Homemade 1989 BMW M3 Art Car

BMW CCA racer Miguel Aponte-Rios creates his own 1989 E30 M3 BMW Art Car

November 12, 2011 – Apparently, Miguel Aponte-Rios has wanted a BMW E30 M3 since high school:

“I wanted to do something different with it. Something that would evoke its ‘80s era. A dozen designs, scribbles, napkins, papers and drawings later, I chose this one.”

“Colors include the early days of BMW Motorsport themes and it is also a design that does not matter where you stand to look at the car, it is always different. I loved that. It also made the car ‘wicked’ fast even standing still.”

“We’ve got to stay as far as we can from calling it a BMW Art Car, so we call it ‘Artistic Car.'”

However, this art car isn’t destined for a gallery, it’s going to be raced nationally with the BMW Car Club of America and the SCCA. You’ll also be able to see it at the Rolex 24 under the Grassroots Motorsports tent on January 28 – 29, 2012.


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Technicolor Dream

German Auto News | Matt McCarron

Color. This word can be described as many different things, such as vividness of visual appearance resulting from the presence of brightly colored things. In the case of BMW enthusiast and BMW CCA racer Miguel Aponte-Rios’ 1989 E30 M3 race car it describes an over-the-top artistic …


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