BMW time travel with Andy Priaulx

BMW time travel with Andy Priaulx

BMW's M brand reached its 40th anniversary this year. To celebrate, BMW staged a festival at the Nurburgring. AUTOSPORT convinced Andy Priaulx to get behind the wheel of some of the manufacturer's most iconic tin-tops

BMW 320 Group 5 (1977)

The looks. Oh, the looks. The daisycutter of a front splitter, the huge rear wing and the wheel arches so flared they could be at home in one of those retro Top of the Pops episodes BBC4 is so keen on showing these days. It can only be the Group 5 car, that I assume was the focal point of most German boys' bedroom walls (Nena and her 99 red balloons were still a few years away).

And I get to drive it today.

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