10 Facts and History of BMW Cars You Need to Know

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Bayerische Motoren Werke, or what we know as BMW cars, is a German car manufacturer that was founded on March 7, 1916. It is a combination of 3 different companies namely Rapp Motorenwerke, Bayerische Flugzeugwerke, and Fahrzeugfabrik Eisenach.

Initially BMW produced aircraft engines, especially during the war. However, due to the Versailles agreement which stated that Germany could not make its own aircraft engines after World War I, BMW also swerved to create cars.

The first BMW car they created was the BMW 3/15 which was based on the Dixi 3/15 model, a product of Dixi Automobile Werke AG which was acquired by BMW in 1928. And now we are going to share 10 interesting things about BMW cars, which you don’t know yet.

10 Interesting Things About BMW Cars

1. The BMW car logo is not based on an airplane propeller

Many say that the BMW car logo is made based on the rotation of an airplane propeller in the past when it was flying. That information is totally …

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