While the wonderful world of motorsports continues to grow with advancements in performance, technology, and design, BMW adapts to new racing styles while embracing its early-era icons. The BMW 3.0 CSL Race Taxi shapes itself as one of the brand’s most famous race chassis, making a dominating introduction for the BMW M division. This week’s GearBox focuses on creating a timeless fit that holds significance throughout history, just as the 3.0 CSL does for BMW and the automotive world. Shop all of the luxury products and accessories featured in this week’s special by clicking on the links below. Check back into duPont REGISTRY for more upcoming luxury lifestyle news and GearBox specials.
BMW 3.0 CSL
In the initial years, touring cars competed in accordance with Group 2 regulations, including the BMW 3.0 CSL, which had been specifically designed for motor sport. The designation of the two-door coupé was a reference to “Coupé, Sport, Lightweight”. The coupé was the top model of BMW’s great coupé series launched in 1968 and it was an exceptionally successful touring car. A total of six titles were won in the European Touring Car Championship with the BMW 3.0 CSL, the first being in the debut year 1973.
TAG Heuer Carrera Calibre Heuer 02 160 Years Silver Limited Edition
Named after the legendary Carrera Pan-Americana road race, the TAG Heuer Carrera watch collection has built up a reputation for producing iconic and reliable timepieces. Born in 1963, the avant-garde designs focus on being hard-wearing as well as highly fashionable; so that when taking part in sport you look the part and can perform to the best of your ability. TAG Carrera watches are among the very best for those who refuse to sit still.
BMW M Motorsport RE: Collection Baseball Cap
Straight from PUMA’s RE: Collection (reduce, reuse and recycle), a breathable baseball cap made of a recycled cotton blend with an adjustable closure for supreme comfort. A woven RE: Collection logo on the rear tells the world your good intentions, while the premium silicone BMW M Motorsport badge on the front speaks to your taste in luxury automobiles. Pair it with an Oxford button-down shirt and tailored chinos for a preppy, smart-casual look.
Persol 714SM Steve McQueen Sunglasses
Introduced in the 1960s as a folding version of the 649, the 714 was the first-ever folding glasses model. The iconic pilot shape, keyhole bridge, timeless acetates and foldable system make it a masterpiece of Italian craftsmanship, requiring ten additional manufacturing steps compared to standard models. The Steve McQueen™: celebrate an icon with all the details of the original model worn by the actor.
BMW M Motorsport Car Graphic Tee
Celebrate the timeless luxury and unparalleled performance of BMW M Motorsport in our latest collection. Our BMW M Motorsport Car Graphic Tee features a focal graphic inspired by the team and a classic tee fit.
Paige Transcend Federal Slim Straight Leg Jeans
Slim, straight legs streamline standout Paige jeans made of lightweight stretch denim in a neutral tan accented with light sanding and whiskering.
Tod’s 1T Sneakers
The Tod’s T1 Sneakers in smooth leather and suede with fabric inserts. Stamped Tod’s monogram on the tongue and rubber outsole with maxi rubber pebbles.
Authentic Race MK2 – Touchscreen Leather Driving Gloves
Elegance and a racing flavor run head-to-head in the evolution of an iconic driving gloves model, inspired by the style of Gentlemen Drivers. The design is enriched with contrasting leather inserts that emphasize the profile of the fingers and the piping, enhancing the authentic taste of a driving gloves collection in nappa lambskin entirely handmade in Italy by master craftsmen.
Buck Mason Cognac Bi-Fold Wallet
Classic leather wallet that pays homage to vintage hotel key fobs. This full grain cowhide has undergone dual-process tanning: chrome tanning improves suppleness, while vegetable tanning results in a natural, nuanced pull-up over time. Fits both US and international currency and features half moon thumb cutouts for easy access. Burnished for a lived-in feel.
BMW M Motorsport Statement Backpack
Carry all your belongings in BMW M Motorsport style, whether you’re going to the track or the city, with this statement backpack. It has a number of compartments for all your items – including an external laptop sleeve – and is covered in bold, statement-making graphics inspired by some of the team’s most iconic on-track liveries.
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