Not often do you just happen upon beautiful works of art in lost garages\u2026 but that\u2019s exactly what happened with this BMW M1. Hidden away in a southern Italian garage since 1982, 36 years later this M1 was rediscovered and reclaimed with only 7,000km on the odometer.\r\n\r\n\r\n\r\nWhile buried amongst tools, trash, and odds and ends, this M1 was in remarkable condition for its age and was able to be taken in quickly to begin restoration. Not only has this car been refinished and repaired, it is more than road-ready after its going-over by the BMW Classic Group in Munich.\r\n\r\n\r\n\r\nWhat makes this even more special is that this is the only M1 in existence that has never been registered. All original tools, books, luggage, and other add-ons were found with the car and restored to their former glory as well.\r\n\r\n\r\n\r\nWe\u2019re bummed we haven\u2019t had a chance to see the car in person for ourselves, but even from the pictures, you can see how meticulous and careful the restorers were with this historic car.\r\n\r\nSometimes you just get lucky.\r\nCheck it out\r\nHave you subscribed to Man of Many? You can also follow us on Facebook, Twitter, and Instagram.