Over 1000 BMWs go on display at the Museum

Photo courtesy of Darren Teagles

Over 1000 BMWs will go on display at the British Motor Museum when it hosts one of Europe’s largest gathering of BMW’s on Sunday 12 August. The BMW Car Club GB National Festival promises to be even bigger than before, with thousands of visitors enjoying the huge number of activities on offer. Vehicles on display will include M Power, Alpina, Z’s and i’s, as well as modern, classic and modified BMW models including MINI’s.

New for this year is the ‘New Car Village’ showcasing new BMW products from the BMW and MINI Ranges with additional displays from 2 German specialists ALPINA and AC Schnitzer. There will also be a new ‘Motorsports Village’ dedicated to BMW cars prepared for racing, rallying, track days - including a number of cars from the 2018 season BMW Car Club Racing series.

Trade Stands will be on site offering a broad range of products from brakes, exhausts, tuning packages, detailing products, leather care and restoration plus accessories and goodies. Visitors can also enjoy the popular BMW Car Club Concours with classes from Pride of Ownership through to Elite and Masterclass.

This years ‘Car Club Village’ will offer a place to sit and chat, meet with fellow enthusiasts. New members can sign up and benefit from ‘event specials’ and new merchandise offerings, whilst all members can exchange their vouchers for tickets for the Prize Draw and traditional tombola.

Pirelli and BMW Car Club Insurance will be present to promote their product offerings to Club Members and answer questions. This is in addition to the club’s register and regional displays. Entertainment will be provided by 'Reprise of the Oompah Band' along with professional presenter Steve Deeks.

Tom Caren, Show Manager at the British Motor Museum said “The BMW Festival is a fantastic family day out plus there will be plenty of additional activities to entertain visitors. Please come along in your Historic, Classic, ALPINA, E-series, F-series, G-series, I series, M series, X-series, Z-series or MINI and enjoy the day!”

Tickets cost £17 for adults, £10 for children (under 5’s are free) and £45 for a family. Entry to the Museum is also included in the ticket price. Discounted tickets are available in advance from the BMW Car Club web-site  or by phone 01970 267989.


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