Berkshire SL5 7JX
Saturday 2 October 2010 at 3pm
The BMW Neue Klasse was a line of compact sedans and coupes produced by German automaker BMW starting with the 1962 1500 and continuing through the last 2002s in 1977.
Powered by BMW's celebrated four-cylinder M10 engine, the ‘New Class’ models featured independent suspension, and front disc brakes. Initially a family of four-door sedans and two-door coupes, this new line of BMW was broadened to two-door sports sedans with the addition of the 02 Series 1600 and 2002 in 1966.
Sharing little in common with the rest the line beyond power train, the sporty siblings caught auto enthusiasts' attention and began to established BMW as the international brand it has become today. Precursors to the famed BMW 3 Series, the two-doors' success cemented the firm's future as an upper tier performance car maker.
The Touring models were one of the world's first hatch backs. The cars were produced with 1.6, 1.8 and 2-liter c