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NM Chapter Honors Women In Sports at Isotopes Park

Photo Courtesy of Albuquerque Isotopes   BMW CCA New Mexico Chapter members provided BMW convertible rides around the baseball field for the Women In Sports being honored in front of 12,596 fans before the Albuquerque Isotopes baseball game on April 30,2022. Shown above is NM Chapter member Jason Collin in his E46 M3 with University of New Mexico Lobos Read More

Meet BMW Master Technician Guada Garcia

BMW Master Technician Guada Garcia has garnered quite a following in the local BMW community with many positive comments on social media and word-of-mouth endorsements. Guada works for Independent Vehicle Service (IVS) in Albuquerque where he is their go-to for BMW and Porsche service, diagnosis and repairs. He holds multiple ASE and NAPA Autotech certifications and especially enjoys diagnosing technical issues. Read More

2022 Trinity Site Tour

By Rob Anthony   On April 2, 2022, 12 BMWs and 23 participants joined the BMW Car Club of America New Mexico Chapter for a tour of the Trinity Site, where the world’s first atomic bomb was detonated on July 16th, 1945. Participants drove from as far away as Farmington to the North and El Paso Read More

Nitrous Oxide Bimmer

Photos by NM Chapter Photographer Jason Collin Sometimes what we do to personalize our BMW’s take on visceral qualities like the pleasing “gurgle” of a tuned BMW M62 V8 exhaust or the kick in the pants one gets when nitrous oxide increases the engine’s power output by allowing fuel to be burned at a higher-than-normal Read More

Life With a BMW i3S BEV

By Dan Jones The 2021 BMW i3 Battery Electric Vehicle (BEV) is as much a breakthrough vehicle today as it was in 2014 when it originally came out. It has a carbon fiber reinforced advanced composite body structure (without metal, bolts or welds – like a Boeing 787 Dreamliner) and an all-aluminum chassis module with Read More

December 2021 Chapter Visit to the US Southwest Soaring Museum

The BMW Car Club of America New Mexico Chapter had an interesting and informative visit to the US Southwest Soaring Museum in Moriarty, NM on December 18, 2021. The adventure started with a meetup at the Smith’s on Central and Tramway near the mouth of Tijeras Canyon in southeast Albuquerque. Participants gathered to catch up with one another and ‘kick tires” Read More