The year 1964 was a busy one for BMW. Three years earlier, the Neue Klasse sedans had essentially reimagined the company and breathed life back into its lungs. Many who had written BMWs obituary were forced to retract their words while acknowledging that the once struggling car manufacturer was now back in full swing. After two years of producing the well-received 1500, BMW replaced that model with the slightly more powerful 1600. Somewhat curiously, this replacement was initiated a year after the very popular 1800 was introduced. In some ways, the 1600 seemed like a half measure in terms of beefing up the medium-powered 1500, as the 1964 BMW 1800 was already satisfying drivers who craved a bit more muscle on that handsome Bavarian chassis.
In more ways than one, the New Class sedans were representative of a BMW which had become responsive to consumer wants and proactive in staying ahead of the development curve. Evidence of that change could be found in even a bare bones examination of the 1964 BMW 1800, a car that continued BMWs move towards providing practical cars with design and performance to spare. The M10 OHC engine was central to the vehicles popularity, as it had been with the 1500, but the 1800 version saw the M10 opened up to its maximum 1.8-liter size, which made for a significant change in driving feel. Modern drivers who would like to make that feel familiar to themselves have at least one excellent partner at their disposal, that being the Beverly Hills Car Club.
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A widely recognized and respected operation in the space of classic car sales, the Beverly Hills Car Club brings a great deal of credibility to every customer interaction. Many buyers are hoping to expand their knowledge on the subject of vintage automobiles, while others are heavily researched and ready to take the plunge once theyve found the perfect match. In either instance, the esteemed professionals employed by the Beverly Hills Car Club will be happy to offer their assistance. Trust your 1964 BMW 1800 purchase to a dealership deserving of your patronage.
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