Bavarian Motor Works (or BMW to you and I) is a German car and motorbike company founded in 1916. It is one of the most well known and respected car makers in the world. BMW also owns Mini cars and Rolls-Royce Motor Cars. Most interesting to the Supercars.net reader is the fact that BMW has produced some of the most amazing sports cars in history, largely through its BMW M division. More recently, BMW moved into the world of sports cars that are plug-in electric cars under the BMW i sub-brand. It is one of the best-selling luxury automakers in the world. Learn more about BMW. See all Popular Car Brands (A-Z).