The BMW Company, which means Bayerische Motoren Werke AG, is a German engine, motorcycle and automobile manufacturing corporation founded in the year 1916. It possesses and manufactures the MINI brand name as well, and is the parent corporation of the Rolls Royce Motor Cars. BMW manufactures motorcycle vehicles under BMW Husqvarna and Motorrad brands. BMW is popular for its quality and luxury cars. The New Class was a series of coupes and compact sedans beginning with the 1500 in year 1962 and going on through the final 2002s in the year 1977. Powered by the 4-cyl M10 engine, which is BMW’s pride, the New Class vehicles featured an entirely self-regulating suspension, front disc brakes, and MacPherson struts in the front. Originally, a group of 2-door coupes and 4-door sedans, the New Class series was widened to 2-door sports sedan when they added the 02 Series 2002 and 1600 in year 1966.