M – The Heart and Seoul of BMW

Over easter; BMW invited me to Seoul to stretch the legs of their M-Sport range on the tarmac of its Driving Centre in Incheon, South Korea. It was a once-in-a-lifetime opportunity that I sure wasn’t going to ‘passover’! For those of you that don’t know, here’s a brief history lesson. Officially founded on March 7, 1916, BMW (Bayerische Motoren Werke GmbH/Bavarian Motor Works) has come a long way in its 100+ years. Originally an aircraft engine manufacturer, its first automobile (the Dixi) rolled off production lines in 1927. This (Austin 7-based) 4-cylinder 747cc/11kW powerhouse came in body styles ranging from…