The BMW 850Ci and BMW 2002 span the breadth of Bimmer brilliance


BMW’s legacy in the United States traces its roots to the 2002, the car that defined the sport sedan segment in the 1970s and spawned a host of imitators. Light, nimble, and with just enough spunk from its 2.0-liter four-cylinder engine, the 2002 mastered the balance between basic conveyance and driving pleasure. Even today, its simple engineering and tasteful styling have proven both enduring and timeless.

This is a companion discussion topic for the original entry at https://www.hagerty.com/articles-videos/articles/2018/09/07/bmw-850ci-and-bmw-2002-bimmer-brilliance