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Old 5th April 2010, 23:47   #1
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February end, I visited the museums and adjoining top of the class showrooms of two legendary automotive companies, Bayerische Motoren Werke (BMW) and Mercedes-Benz.
What an experience it cannot be explained in words. Posting some random pictures more will follow.
Notice the BMW headquarter building and the new white Mercedes SLS, its promotional video was being shot. And its sound was whoa, I got to learn how to post a video.


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Lucky you! Amazing pictures. These are places that one MUST VISIT before he leaves this world The 300SL looks amazingly gorgeous! I feel even the current SLS can't match it's beauty and proportions.
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Thanks ragingbull, the environment was just breath taking. As an automobile lover I walked here and there so fast to absorb as much as possible. Very rightly said about the 300 eternal beauty.
I guess not much people are interested in this anyways some more pics

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Dude you just lived the dream of many people around here!

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Lucky you! Amazing pictures. These are places that one MUST VISIT before he leaves this world The 300SL looks amazingly gorgeous! I feel even the current SLS can't match it's beauty and proportions.
Totally agree with you, the 300 SL has got a timeless shape.

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Notice the BMW headquarter building and the new white Mercedes SLS, its promotional video was being shot. And its sound was whoa, I got to learn how to post a video.


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awesome!! In addition to these two, I've also visited the Porsche Museum. The Porsche Museum when I visited it was a tiny hall. Now though, it has been shifted to a new location with a huge display area!
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This is an AWESOME thread. NDMS, you just lived the life we car-mad people always dream about! Waiting for pictures from the BMW museum. I remember when my dad had been to Germany. He'd picked up some scale models for me. Brought back the memories.
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I appreciate your comments guys, thanks a lot. Very true, it was an experience of a lifetime, in my 10 days trip These two were the places I enjoyed most.
Here you go aman, I knew this but wondering about uploading on youtube but it was simple. Enjoy.

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Nikhil, Porsche man I am still regretting not visiting there.

Here you go shamik, first of all view of the BMW arena from top of the Olympic tower. At the left BMW Velt (pronounced as walt) showroom then at the right the round structure is the museum and behind that is the BMW headquarters in front of the manufacturing plant.
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Some more from BMW, ignore my pictures. I am in those pics because, uh I have to be there
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Brilliant architecture of the BMW HQ and museum. What a place!
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Great thread NDMS.. we lived your experience vicariously..
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You brought back the lovely memories in a flash! I wish I could go there again.

Did you drive the F1 simulator?
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