WR TV: 1976 BMW 2002 - POV Test Drive
By Winding Road Staff
November 26, 2014
Even as their vehicles get larger and more complex, BMW has made a point of recalling the diminutive and beloved 2002 as a frame of reference for the inspiration behind cars like the new M235i
. First sold in 1968, the 2002 was instrumental in establishing BMW's reputation in the realm of compact sports sedans and coupes, and served as the predecessor to the 3-Series.
Today we got a chance to take an in-depth look at this Sahara Beige example, which is equipped with a 98hp, 2.0-liter four cylinder engine mated to a 4-speed manual transmission. First we'll give the 2002 a thorough once-over inside and out, then hit the street to see what it's like at speed:
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