Published August 2002
1 - Starting Over Again - BMW looks for Seventies Success; 2 - Exports Ahoy! - BMW Attacks The US Market; 3 - Tackling Hard Times - A Spoonful Of Technology; 4 - Motorsport 5 series - The Early Years; 5 - More Of The Same, or More Than Meets The Eye?; 6 - Gizmos, Gadgets and Diesels?; 7 - Atlantic Crossing II; 8 - The End Of The Road; 9 - A Clean Slate - The all new e34 5-series hits town; 10 - The Old Marketing Ploy!; 11 - Lower The Atlantic; 12 - Forging Ahead - BMW unleashes the new e39 5 series; 13 - The Return Of A Legend and a 4x4? - The M5 is reincarnated and BMW lets us meet the X5!
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