Every petrolhead knows the three stripes and the logo of BMW M. But few know the meaning and origin of the BMW M colors and the iconic logo with the slanted M.
Reason enough for our podcast hosts Jonathan and Sara to dive into BMW history, talk to the BMW Group Classic Archive, and find out for our listeners. Click play to learn who created the famous trademarks, find out if they really originated in motorsports, and hear the curious story behind the color red in the BMW M logo!
If you want to read and see more about BMW M history, go to BMW.com:
And if you‘re wondering what “BMW” actually stands for, make sure to give episode #010 a listen as well.
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