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MINI at the NAIAS Detroit 2015

Dec
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MINI at the NAIAS Detroit 2015 MINI at the NAIAS Detroit 2015One year after the US premiere of the new MINI, the British premium manufacturer presents another spectacular addition to the model range at the 2015 North American International Auto Show (NAIAS) in Detroit. The new MINI John Cooper Works is raring to go and now sees its world premiere at the Mecca of the US automotive industry. This model takes hallmark MINI driving fun – already intensified in the latest generation – to a level of irresistible racing passion. A particularly powerful turbo engine, suspension technology precisely attuned to the race track and an aerodynamically optimised body design give the new MINI John Cooper Works outstanding performance properties. (more…)

G-Power BMW M3 and M4 Bi-Tronik 5 Performance Upgrade

Dec
18
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G Power BMW M4 Bi Tronik 5 V1 2014 Front Angle G Power BMW M3 and M4 Bi Tronik 5 Performance UpgradeIn its 6th edition, the BMW M3/M4 presents with a 3.0 litres six-cylinder serial motor, thanks to its default Biturbo charge the ideal basis for additional power increases: optimisation of the motor electronics by G-POWER Bi-Tronik 5 V1 already increases power by 89 to a total of 520 PS. Raising the V-max limit permits the G-POWER M3/M4 a maximum speed in excess of 325 km/h at the same time.

The additional module Bi-Tronik 5 V1 used in the BMW M3/M4, connected upstream of the original motor control unit, records the information measured and submitted by the vehicle sensors before they reach the serial control unit. The data that are read in are modified by the Bi-Tronik 5 microprocessor and thus submitted to the serial control unit. This in turn determines the parameters required for the output, such as fuel amount and ignition time, before initiating a moderate increase of the charging pressure. (more…)

BMW at the North American International Auto Show 2015 in Detroit

Dec
17
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BMW 6 Series Convertible 2015 front BMW at the North American International Auto Show 2015 in DetroitOn 12 January 2015, BMW will welcome in the new car year by unveiling a raft of new products at the North American International Auto Show (NAIAS) in Detroit.

A fixture on the calendar since 1907, the event originally known as the Detroit Auto Show has a long tradition in the USA. This year will be the 27th time it has been held on an international stage, and more than 200 exhibitors will gather at the COBO Center on the Detroit River to present their latest offerings to a large audience. More than 18 million people have visited the show since 1989. The public days take place from 17 – 25 January. (more…)

BMW Innovations at the 2015 Consumer Electronics Show in Las Vegas

Dec
16
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BMW Remote Valet Parking CES 2015 BMW Innovations at the 2015 Consumer Electronics Show in Las VegasBMW was already demonstrating at the Consumer Electronics Show (CES) 2014 how perfect control technology can provide highly automated mastery of all drive statuses right through to very tight margins. Innovative sensors will allow BMW to demonstrate a number of features at the CES 2015 (6 to 9 January, Las Vegas) including the possibility of entirely collision-free driving. This success plots another benchmark defined by the specialists at the BMW Group on the road route to individual mobility free of accidents with a driver and also in fully-automated mode with no driver at all. (more…)

The New MINI John Cooper Works

Dec
15
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Mini John Cooper Works 2015 Front Angle The New MINI John Cooper WorksMINI has carried a passion for motor racing in its genes for 55 years and this is expressed more intensely than ever before in the extreme driving fun offered by the latest generation. The tradition-steeped premium car manufacturer now launches the current edition of the top athlete in the small car segment – the new MINI John Cooper Works. The exceptional standing of the new MINI John Cooper Works is due to the most powerful engine ever installed in one of the brand’s serial production models, suspension technology refined with racing expertise and model-specific design features which not only optimise the car’s aerodynamic features but also underscore its exclusive charisma. With its irresistible temperament and enthralling performance figures, it outperforms the sportiest variants of the new MINI just as strikingly as it does the predecessor model with the John Cooper Works logo on the radiator grille. (more…)

New Version of The BMW 2-Series Coupe from 2015

Dec
13
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New BMW 2 Series Coupe 2015 Rear Angle New Version of The BMW 2 Series Coupe from 2015From March 2015, new entry-level engines, a further four-wheel drive model and additional equipment options will increase the diversity of features available for the BMW 2 Series Coupe. With the market launch of the new BMW 218i Coupe, a three-cylinder petrol engine from the BMW Group’s latest engine family will be featured for the first time in the brand’s sporty and elegant compact model. State-of-the-art BMW TwinPower Turbo technology featured on the new power unit provides a maximum power output of 100 kW/136 hp and exemplary efficiency (combined fuel consumption: 5.6 – 5.1 litres; combined CO2 emissions: 130 – 118 g/km). Furthermore, from 2015, the intelligent four-wheel drive system BMW xDrive will also be available for the BMW 220d Coupe. The new equipment options will create further possibilities for individualisation that is directly aligned to the driver’s personal preferences. In future, the models Advantage, Luxury Line, Sport Line and M Sport will offer an alternative to the basic equipment range. (more…)

The New BMW 6 Series Model Range

Dec
12
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BMW 6 Series Gran Coupe 2015 Front Angle The New BMW 6 Series Model RangeA combination of intoxicating sports performance, majestic ride comfort, a luxurious interior ambience and innovative equipment features marks out the members of the BMW 6-Series model range. The new BMW 6-Series Convertible, new BMW 6-Series Coupe and new BMW 6-Series Gran Coupe meet the highest expectations of a sporting luxury car in terms of driving dynamics, comfort, advanced technology and imposing elegance. Eyecatching accents and pinpoint refinements highlight the aesthetics of their body design and the exclusive flair of their interiors. The introduction of the Design Pure Experience and Design Pure Excellence equipment lines, meanwhile, gives customers attractive options when it comes to injecting these extraordinary cars with an even sportier or more luxurious aura. (more…)

Yas Marina Blue BMW M4 With M-Performance Parts

Dec
10
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Yas Marina Blue BMW M4 With M Performance Parts Yas Marina Blue BMW M4 With M Performance PartsAnother BMW M4 goes back to European Auto Source in order to receive some fresh M Performance Parts. The California-based shops is focusing quite a bit on  tuning up the new M3s and M4s and so far the projects have been quite exciting.

The M Performance parts are high-quality aftermarket solutions for BMW owners that gives the car owners a choice of improving their cars. To many, the carbon fiber outlook of these additions perfectly uplift cars like the BMW M4 seen here. They are also a viable solution for owners who would like to keep everything produced in-house by the car marker as well. (more…)

BMW i8 Wins Top Gear Car of The Year

Dec
09
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BMW i8 2014 Front Angle BMW i8 Wins Top Gear Car of The YearThe BMW i8 has been named as Top Gear magazine’s global Car of the Year 2014. The plug-in hybrid performance vehicle beat off some stiff competition from a host of other premium and luxury manufacturers to win the overall award.

The editorial team of Top Gear commended the BMW i8 for its breadth of abilities. Its 1.5-litre three-cylinder turbocharged petrol engine combined with an electric motor gives searing acceleration and driver enjoyment but all wrapped in a package that takes BMW’s EfficientDynamics philosophy to the extreme courtesy of CO2 emissions less than 49g/km and a 135mpg combined cycle figure. (more…)

BMW X6 M Performance Parts

Dec
08
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BMW X6 M Performance Parts 2015 Front Angle BMW X6 M Performance PartsA wide selection of new BMW M Performance Parts available for the BMW X6 from the Accessories range allows owners to give the character of their large Sports Activity Coupe an even sharper sporting edge. As well as attractive design enhancements for the interior and exterior, the line-up also includes functional accessories which increase the engine’s power, for example, and lace its soundtrack with a stronger emotional appeal. In so doing, the new BMW M Performance Parts add further panache to the sporting driving pleasure available on board the BMW X6. (more…)

BMW Individual Program BMW X5 M and BMW X6 M

Dec
05
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BMW X5 M and X6 M Individual 2014 Front Angle BMW Individual Program BMW X5 M and BMW X6 MThe first photos just hit the web and indicate what the customers should expect from the personalized catalog. To showcase some of the paint jobs available in the Individual pool, the new F85 BMW X5 M was dressed up in the Pyrite Brown Metallic color while the F86 X6 M gets the Azurite Blue paint job. (more…)