STORY OF THE WEEK

ALL THE WAY TO CHINA WITH 15 HP: THE VERY FIRST BMW CONTINUES ITS JOURNEY

On 22 March 1929, the first BMW 3/15 PS rolled out of the production building. Since 1984, Lutz Schmidt from Thuringia has owned one of around 16,000 units that were built – and so far he has driven 80,000 kilometres in the vehicle. The legendary small car will be on display in the BMW Museum until May. Lutz will then get behind the steering wheel again. Where is he going? “All the way to China!”