Donut Media presents an Evolution of the BMW 3 Series
Regular readers may remember the ‘Evolution of the Porsche 911’ video posted by Donut Media a few months ago. Never ones to let the timely development of some of the motoring industry’s most legendary models slip them by, the team has now done the similar time-lapse business to cover more than 40 years of the BMW 3 Series.
Seems particularly apt, given that new contenders for the 3-Series’ sainted ‘best mid-sized saloon’ moniker include the new Jaguar XE and revised Audi A4, a fight that dates back to the second gen E30 that took on the then-new W201 from Mercedes-Benz. Sure, BMW may have had it largely their own way since the E21 replaced the outgoing – and rather cheeky – 2002 in 1975, but it’s been Germanic mano y mano ever since.
And since no BMW video – animated or otherwise – is ever fully complete without at least a couple of GT2 and DTM models, you’ll find the ‘09 E92 M3 and Group A ’87 E30 M3 in here among others. Our advice? Pause at the 8s mark to take in a ’78 Group 5 E21 320i. It’s just…I mean, it’s just…
Source – Donut Media