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5 Most Iconic BMWs Ever Made

About to go on display in LA.

In celebration of BMW's 100th anniversary, the legendary marque is partnering with L.A.'s Peterson Automotive Museum to display the most iconic BMWs ever made in an exhibit opening Sept. 1. 

Dubbed “BMW: 100 Years of Performance,” the cars on display include a 1970 ALPINA 2002ti racecar, a 1977 IMSA 320i Turbo race car driven by David Hobbs, an M1 ProCar (above), the 2001 FW22 Formula 1 car driven by Ralf Schumacher, a classic BMW 507 roadster (below), and the M3 GT2 BMW Art Car by Jeff Koons.

The 2000 FW22 F1 car (below) was designed by the famous Williams F1 team and features a carbon fiber chassis, pushrod suspension and BMW’s E41 2.9 liter V10 engine.

The 1979 Giorgetto Giugiaro-designed M1 (top) was BMW’s first mid-engine production car, and remains a design classic that is building acclaim from collectors with prices rising steadily.

The 2010 M3 GT2 BMW Art Car by Jeff Koons (above) was the 17th vehicle to into entered into BMW’s famed Art Car collection. Based on the production E92 M3 it was run at the 2010 24 Hours of Le Mans.

The ALPINA 2002ti racecar (above) is the sportiest version of the beloved 2002 model that BMW enthusiasts have long prized for looks over speed. Tuned up to 220 hp however this example was certainly no slouch.