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BMW X7 [spy photos]

Apr
24
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BMW X7 spy photo t BMW X7 [spy photos]Here are several spy photos of the possible BMW X7, which is expected sometime in 2017 or 2018 as a direct rival of Mercedes-Benz GL-Class. The X7 will ride on the same platform as the next generation 5- and 7-Series.

The full-size SUV was spotted parked on a street somewhere in Bavaria, Germany hiding its identity with a camouflage pattern that we have seen on previous BMW prototypes. It will be manufactured at BMW’s factory in Spartanburg, South Carolina where the automaker plans on investing over $1,000,000,000 .
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BMW i8 – Problem During Nurburgring test [video]

Apr
23
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2014 bmw i8 t BMW i8   Problem During Nurburgring test [video]BMW i8 had some problems during a test around the Nurburgring. The sports hybrid car encountered some technical issues with the braking system. The test driver of the vehicle was pressing the brake pedal several times while the car was stationary.

After a 15-minute stop, the driver eventually got back on the road but maintained a low speed at all times. He was later seen around the Nürburgring complex so probably the i8’s problems were not that severe.

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2015 BMW 2-Series 228i Coupe Track Handling Package

Apr
17
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2015 BMW 2 Series 228i Coupe Track Handling Package t2 2015 BMW 2 Series 228i Coupe Track Handling PackageBMW US has presented the 2015 2-Series 228i Track Handling Package. The performance car will be available to order in July.

The Track Handling Package includes ///M Adaptive Suspension, Michelin Pilot Super Sport tires on unique 18” light-alloy wheels , Variable Sport Steering, and M Sport Brakes. The package will be available from July 2014 for both 6-speed manual and 8-speed Sport Automatic transmission-equipped BMW 228i Coupe models.

The /// M Adaptive Suspension lowers the ride height by 10mm and makes use of several sensors to provide a “comprehensive real-time profile of damping needs at all four corners to effectively read and adapt to the road” in a few milliseconds. In other words, the 228i with Track Handling Package will corner even sharper. (more…)

BMW Driving Experience in Sweden

Apr
15
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BMW Driving Experience in Sweden t BMW Driving Experience in SwedenThe BMW Driving Experience program has recently visited Arjeplog, Sweden, which is no less than 60 km south of the polar circle.

The test aimed to teach the drivers and owners of ///M cars, what to do on ice and snow, when sitting behind the steering wheel of BMW M3 and particularly the E92 model.

BMW E92 M3 is powered by S65B40 – 4.0 litre V8 delivering 420PS (309 kW) at 8300RPM and 400Nm (295 lb-ft) at 3900RPM. 0 to 100 km/h in 4.8 seconds and a top speed of 250 km/h (155 mph) – electronically limited. Without the limiter, E92 M3 can easily pass 300 km/h (186 mph).

Of course, the tested models were fitted with spiked tyres to maintain traction. (more…)

BMW 3-Series and 4-Series Winners – 2014 Annual Magazine Awards

Apr
11
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2014 bmw m4 25 4 BMW 3 Series and 4 Series Winners   2014 Annual Magazine AwardsBMW managed to take two more awards from Automobile Magazine in the US. This time the winners are the 2014 BMW 3 Series Sedan and all-new BMW 4 Series Coupe.

“The BMW 3 Series is a perennial Automobile Magazine All-Star award winner, with this being its eighteenth year on the list. For 2014, the 3 Series name refers to four-door models, while coupe and convertible versions get the 4 Series badge. The 3 Series/
4 Series sums up a lifetime of automotive hopes and dreams for generations of American automotive enthusiasts.”, said the editors at Automobile Magazine. (more…)

2015 BMW M4 Convertible – Price $73,425

Apr
10
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2014 BMW M4 Convertible 651 22 2015 BMW M4 Convertible – Price $73,4252015 BMW M4 Convertible is now available to order in the US with pricing starting from $73,425 (including Destination & Handling). The stylish drop-top will make its official US debut at the 2014 New York Auto Show.

2014 M4 Convertible is powered by a a 3.0 liter TwinPower Turbo six-cylinder engine with 430HP (317 kW) and 550Nm (406 lb-ft) of torque. 0-100 km/h in 4.2 seconds with 7-speed M Double Clutch Transmission and 4.4 seconds with the standard 6-speed manual. The top speed is limited to 250 km/h (155 mph). (more…)

BMW X5 eDrive Concept

Apr
09
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bmw x5 edrive concept tt BMW X5 eDrive ConceptBMW will introduce a new version of X5 eDrive Concept at the 2014 New York Auto Show. The super-efficient SAV comes with impressively low fuel consumption and will actually go in production as an xDrive40e model.

BMW X5 eDrive Concept was unveiled in September, last year at the 2013 Frankfurt Motor Show. Its more refined version will be showed in New York this month. The specs remain the same – a four-cylinder 2.0 liter BMW TwinPower Turbo engine with 245 HP (180 kW) and 540Nm (400 lb-ft) of torque working together with an electric motor that generates 95 HP (70 kW). The combined power is 272HP (200 kW) and the fuel consumption is just 3.8 liters / 100 km – 61.9 mpg US or 74.3 mpg UK. (more…)

2014 BMW M4 Convertible

Apr
08
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bmw m4 convertible tt 2014 BMW M4 Convertible2014 BMW M4 Convertible is finally here! The stylish coupe-cabriolet is powered by the same BMW M TwinPower Turbo 3.0-liter inline-six as its siblings.

The exterior boasts twin headlight arrangement with optional LED technology, distinctive twin-bar kidney grille with black painted bars, BMW M double-spoke wheels and the ///M logo all over the car. BMW M design features on display is the characteristic power dome on the hood and striking mirrors, with their suggested twin-stalk mounts, optimize the aerodynamics of the new BMW M4 Convertible. (more…)

Prior Design BMW M6 F13 Pickup [render]

Apr
07
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Prior Design BMW M6 F13 Pickup tt Prior Design BMW M6 F13 Pickup [render]Prior Design has published a render picture of BMW M6 F13 Pickup. For now it is just an idea, but Prior actually said that it could become a reality. There is a lot of positive feedback from fans on the Facebook page of Prior Design.

The tuning package for M6 F13 Pickup by Prior Design includes  new front bumper, a carbon fiber front lip spoiler and carbon fiber fins. There is also a new ventilated hood, a pair of widened side skirts and extended wheel arches. The rear bumper is also new and comes with an integrated diffuser.

BMW M6 F13 Coupe is powered by a 4.4 liter twin-turbo V8 (S63B44TU) – 560HP (412 kW) at 6,600RPM and 680Nm (502 lb-ft) of torque available at just 1,500RPM. 0-100 km/h in 4.2 seconds (more…)