Today everyone recognizes BMW as a sports luxury car manufacturer. Fans all over the world praise the performance of the modern-day M3's and M5's. BMW is a dream car for many, symbolizing prosperity and high social status. But a few decades ago, the future does not look so bright for the German manufacturer. The ’40s and ’50s are hard financial times for BMW.
However, BMW manages to raise some money and produce a car model that is about to change the brand's history forever. Of course, this is the BMW New Class (German: Neue Klasse) series and its iconic legacy, the BMW 2002. The car lays the foundations of BMW's fame as the ultimate driving machine.
Now a quick crash course. BMW 2002 is first launched in 1976. It comes with an underpowered 2-litre M10 engine, pumping out just 101 hp. Its “sporty” version 2002ti is with a double carburettor and 119 hp. Thankfully, BMW realises the potential of the model and creates the 2002 Turbo that utilizes a KKK turbo and pumps out 170 hp. This is the first turbocharged production car sold in Europe. The 2002 also features McPherson front struts with independent semi-trailing arm suspension in the rear, all aiding the fantastic handling characteristics.
These days it is kind of normal that a cheap 316 has just 136hp and a range-topping M3 has around 444hp. But back in the day having a 70 hp increase throughout the course of production of a single model is unimaginable.
Fine art prints
285 gsm, 100% a-cellulose mould-made
Fine art prints are made on German Etching Hahnemühle traditional mould-made copperplate printing paper of highest quality.
The unique surface texture showcase the works of art in all their splendour with impressive three-dimensional effect and depth.
This paper is designed for FineArt applications.
180 gsm photo matt
The high-quality matt photo inkjet paper is particularly suitable for printing photorealistic quality images. The special coating guarantees high resolution and high friction resistance levels.
Frequently asked questions
How long does it take to ship?
Since our prints are made on-demand, production times can vary. On average, it takes about 2-3 business days for production.
Shipping times depend on your location and the shipping method chosen during checkout.
Standard shipping within EU usually takes 3-7 business days, while air shipping may take longer, up to 10 work days.
What materials are used?
We use high-quality materials to ensure the best possible results.
For fine art prints, we use 285 gsm German Etching Hahnemühle art paper.
Poster prints are typically printed on durable, 180 gsm heavyweight paper with a slight satin finish.
What sizes are available?
Our art prints come in various sizes to accommodate different needs and display options. Common sizes include 20x14 inches, 28x20 inches, 40x28 inches. It's fair to say our prints are on the bigger spectrums of prints offered.
What is your return and refund policy?
Wea 60-day, no questions asked return policy on all print products otherwise noted on the item. Their condition must be the same as received to qualify for an exchange or refund. To start an exchange or return, please email us.
Please refer to our dedicated Return Policy page on our website for more detailed information.
Do you ship internationally?
Yes, we offer international shipping to many countries worldwide.
However, please note that shipping times and customs procedures may vary.
Can I track my order?
Absolutely! Once your print is shipped, you will receive a shipping confirmation email with a tracking number. You can use this tracking number to monitor the progress of your shipment and estimate its arrival date.