It might just be that time. Hey, I’m not complaining—the reciprocation of the E60 M5’s ten cylinders still feels like a first kiss—especially when it’s happening north of seven grand.
Joey Hand, Dirk Müller, and Andy Priaulx in their BMW Team Schnitzer M3 finished third in the 79th running of the 24 Hours of Le Mans.
Smith’s 1938 BMW 327 cabriolet has a number of unusual features, including steel windshield posts, a lack of space under the doors, the windshield-wiper mounting location, and the lack of fresh-air ventilation.
But the drive turns out to be uneventful. The rain continues for another 30 miles or so, stopping just north of Los Angeles International Airport, and the remainder of the trip is in dry conditions.