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BMW - The Unique South Africa Story

\\\ Introduction

FINALLY the Official BMW Group South Africa endorsed book is being published in April this year by Vantage Fine Automotive Art.

This official book highlights the extraordinary history of BMW in South Africa and tells the story of how the first factory outside of Germany was started in Rosslyn. It comprehensively details the people and the cars that made the BMW South Africa story so unique, displaying the passion, determination, ingenuity and competitive spirit.

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Detailing from the very first BMW models that we produced at the Rosslyn plant, using Glas bodies fitted with BMW engines and gearboxes, culminating in the unique 1800 SA and 2000 SA to the 530 MLE, the first BMW to be adorned with the M badge, and the first and only 7 Series to be fitted with a Motorsport engine, derived from the legendary BMW M1.

The iconic 333i and 325iS also feature prominently as they were developed and built exclusively for South Africa and have achieved cult status.

This sensational coffee table book also details how Plant Rosslyn produced the BMW M5 (E28), BMW M5 (E34) and BMW M3 (E36) coupé and sedan, Plant Rosslyn being the only plant outside of Germany to MANUFACTURE M cars. It also reveals how BMW Motorsport played a crucial role in developing the BMW brand, cementing its place as an automotive icon in South Africa.

Detailing from the very first BMW models that we produced at the Rosslyn plant, using Glas bodies fitted with BMW engines and gearboxes, culminating in the unique 1800 SA and 2000 SA to the 530 MLE, the first BMW to be adorned with the M badge, and the first and only 7 Series to be fitted with a Motorsport engine, derived from the legendary BMW M1.

The iconic 333i and 325iS also feature prominently as they were developed and built exclusively for South Africa and have achieved cult status.

This sensational coffee table book also details how Plant Rosslyn produced the BMW M5 (E28), BMW M5 (E34) and BMW M3 (E36) coupé and sedan, Plant Rosslyn being the only plant outside of Germany to MANUFACTURE M cars. It also reveals how BMW Motorsport played a crucial role in developing the BMW brand, cementing its place as an automotive icon in South Africa.

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Pre-orders now available

BMW – cementing its place as an automotive icon in South Africa.

\\\ Pre–order process

How the pre–order processs will work

STEP 1

Pre-order and pay in full for your limited edition or standard book by clicking on the Pre-Order” icon below or above. Complete the form with the relevant details and proceed to checkout. All courier fees will be added to the price and calculated according to your delivery address. Please note that books will only be delivered by courier from 1 June. We ship both locally (South Africa) and internationally. 

STEP 2

You will receive an e-mail confirming your purchase of the book.

STEP 3

You will receive an e-mail once your book has been shipped, with a tracking number.