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1987 BMW E30 manufacturing

BMW E Chassis Codes

The “E” designation in early model BMWs such as E21, E30, E36, E46 stands for “Entwicklung” in German which in English, this translates to “Development”.  The numbers simply stood for the sequential project in development.  Many of the very early models from the 1950s through to the 1970s such as the Isetta, 700, 2002 or

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