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This BMW 2002 Project Car Is Powered By An M5 V8 23
Nov
Posted by Sergiu Tudose in BMW, BMW 2002, BMW M, BMW M5, BMW Videos, Classics, Restomod, tuning, video on 11 23rd, 2017


When BMW first launched their 2002 model in the late 60s, it’s unlikely they ever imagined somebody would fit a 400 horsepower V8 underneath its bonnet.

Then again, the title of this video is “Dream Build”, where the dream was to get this 2002 Bimmer to accept the S62 V8 engine from a 2001 E39 M5.

Now that the build is ready, the owner of the car thought fit to talks us through everything that went into this project and how this car differs from your regular 2002 model, even though you might not know it just by looking at it.

For starters, a lot of mechanical changes were made in order to help this car handle all the extra muscle. So despite it looking mostly stock, some major underbody reinforcement took place, while a Nissan 240SX “donated” its front and rear suspension to help the cause. Other mods include brand new fenders, new doors, a new quarter panel, rear tail section, basically a lot of changes that thankfully didn’t do much to alter the car’s appearance.

Inside, you’ll find Recaro seats, a momo steering wheel, custom gauge cluster and some nice white contrast stitching all over the black leather.

Earlier this year, we saw Jay Leno drive a 1976 BMW 2002 with an S14 M power unit, from a 1989 BMW M3. It’s safe to say this one here is way quicker.

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Jay Leno Drives Restomod 1976 BMW 2002 With M3 S14 And Loves It 2
May
Posted by Sergiu Tudose in BMW, BMW 2002, BMW Videos, celebrities, Classics, Jay Leno, Restomod, reviews, tuning, video on 05 2nd, 2017


Aside from looking spiffy bumper to bumper, this 1976 BMW 2002 is the perfect Bavarian restomod, says Jay Leno.
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BMW’s Retrolicious 2002 Hommage Turbomeister Concept [w/Video] 19
Aug
Posted by Sergiu Tudose in BMW, BMW 2002, BMW Concepts, BMW Videos, concepts, Pebble Beach, video on 08 19th, 2016


Built as a tribute to the original BMW 2002 turbo from the early 70s, the 2002 Hommage was first displayed earlier this year at Villa d'Este.
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BMW Updates 2002 Hommage With Racing Livery For Pebble Beach 19
Aug
Posted by Brad Anderson in BMW, BMW 2002, BMW Concepts, concepts, Pebble Beach on 08 19th, 2016


Continuining its 100th anniversary celebrations and remembering its very first turbocharged model, BMW has unveiled a refreshed version of its 2002 Hommage concept at the Pebble Beach Concours d'Elegance.
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BMW Bringing Refreshed 2002 Hommage Concept To Monterey 9
Aug
Posted by Carscoops Staff in BMW, BMW 2002, BMW Concepts, Pebble Beach on 08 9th, 2016


BMW has big festivities planned for Monterey Car Week this year. Not only is it the brand's centenary, but also the 50th anniversary of the legendary 2002. So to mark the occasion, the Bavarian automaker will roll out a new version of its 2002 Hommage concept.
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BMW 02 Celebrates 50th Anniversary With Special Postage Stamp 20
Jul
Posted by Carscoops Staff in BMW, BMW 2-Series, BMW 2002, Classics on 07 20th, 2016


BMW delved into new territory just a couple of years ago when it launched its new compact two-door and front-drive minivans. But neither of those represent the first time the company used the number 2 on a new line of small cars. And now the original is celebrating its 50th anniversary.
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BMW 2002 Hommage Concept Reshapes A Legend 21
May
Posted by Cristian Gnaticov in BMW, BMW 2002, BMW Concepts, BMW M2, concepts, Concorso d'Eleganza on 05 21st, 2016


Paying tribute to one of their most iconic cars, the classic BMW 2002, the Germans have shown the retro-futuristic looking Hommage 2002 Concept at Lake Como.
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BMW Reimagines M2 As 2002 Hommage Concept For Villa D’Este [w/Video] 20
May
Posted by John Halas in BMW, BMW 2002, BMW Concepts, BMW M2, BMW Videos, concepts, Concorso d'Eleganza, Galleries, video on 05 20th, 2016


Celebrating both its 100th birthday as a brand and the 2002 Turbo’s 50th anniversary, BMW created the 2002 Hommage Concept for this year’s Concorso d’Eleganza Villa d’Este that runs from May 20 to 22.
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Clarion’s Restomodded BMW 2002 Is One Of The Finest Examples Out There 14
Apr
Posted by Michael Karkafiris in BMW, BMW 2002, BMW Videos, Classics, video on 04 14th, 2016


Vintage and delicious BMW metal brought up to modern standards? Yes please.
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The Classic 1600 ‘Neue Classe’ Built The Foundation Of Modern BMWs 8
Mar
Posted by Michael Karkafiris in BMW, BMW 2002, BMW 3-series, BMW Videos, Classics, video on 03 8th, 2016


BMW 2002s regularly receive all the love from gearheads these days, but there are more models of that era that deserve some attention, like this 1600 which is essentially the model that saved BMW.
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This BMW 2002 Will Remind You Why You Love Cars 26
Nov
Posted by Michael Karkafiris in BMW, BMW 2002, BMW Videos, Classics, video on 11 26th, 2015


This story is not just about a classic BMW, but about the very essence of the bond between man and machine.
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Built For Driving, This Custom BMW 2002 Is A Designer’s Pride And Joy 30
Sep
Posted by Michael Karkafiris in BMW, BMW 2002, BMW Videos, Classics, video on 09 30th, 2015


Old BMWs are beautiful machines that deserve being driven and enjoyed, and this restomodded 2002 is a prime example of the above.
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