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BMW Vision Gran Turismo [video]

May
16

bmw vision gran turismo t12 BMW Vision Gran Turismo [video]BMW Vision Gran Turismo will take part in the all-new Gran Turismo 6, exclusively available on PlayStation3. The race car is created by BMW Group Design. It comes with a three-litre six-cylinder inline engine, developed by BMW M GmbH.

The power is over 550HP (404 kW) 680 Nm (502 lb-ft). The Vision Gran Turismo also promises fast laps and optimum handling and control. The front and rear spoilers ensure optimum down-force, while all air conduction elements reduce drag. They also lower the vehicle’s total weight via the use of carbon fibre. The paint finish in BMW M colours traces the flow of the airstream. (more…)

BMW i8 – Advertising Campaign

May
14

BMW i8 Launch Campaign tt BMW i8   Advertising CampaignThe first plug-in hybrid of BMW – the i8 will have its own global campaign. With outstanding design that redefines the concept of premium and sheer driving pleasure. The BMW i8 combines the performance of a sports car with the fuel economy of a small car and therefore represents the next stage of development in the BMW Efficient Dynamics philosophy.

“We deliberately decided on a campaign that tells of the genesis of the BMW i8 – a journey from the impossible to the possible. Visuals showcase the beauty and power of the BMW i8 in pure, genuine, intense images, which give the campaign greater, more iconic impact.”, commented Dr. Steven Althaus, head of BMW Brand Marketing and BMW Group Marketing Services. (more…)

Hartge BMW 2-Series

May
13

Hartge BMW 2 Series t1 Hartge BMW 2 SeriesHartge is now offering a lot of performance packages for the 2-Series Coupe line-up. The tuning specialists have developed new special engine management programs to deliver a significant power boost for 2-Series Coupe. As an official BMW tuner – Hartge offers warranty for all upgrades.

The diesel range includes 218d, 220d and 225d. The first one is boosted to 174HP (128 kW) and 380Nm (280 lb-ft) – an increase of 31HP and 60Nm. The second now has 218HP (160 kW) and 450Nm (332 lb-ft) – an additional 34HP and 70Nm. The top-of-range 225d is boosted to the impressive 258HP (190 kW) and 530Nm (391 lb-ft) of torque – an increase of 40HP and 80Nm.

For now, only the 220i from the petrol variants is boosted – 218HP (160 kW) and 320Nm (236 lb-ft) of torque – an additional power of 34HP and 50Nm. (more…)

BMW 7-Series Edition Exclusive

May
10

 2014 bmw 7 series edition exclusive tt BMW 7 Series Edition ExclusiveBMW has presented 2014 7-Series Edition Exclusive coming with a number for styling upgrades bringing even more personality to the luxurious saloon. The new limited edition car comes just after the introduction of 7-Series Horse Edition made specially for China.

Edition Exclusive will be available for the BMW 7 Series Sedan and the BMW 7 Series Sedan with long wheelbase. It will be introduced to the markets this summer. (more…)

2015 BMW M3 F80 – 0-267 km/h Sprint

May
09

2014 bmw m3 tt1 2015 BMW M3 F80   0 267 km/h SprintHere is another on-board video of BMW M3 F80 doing acceleration test. This time, the test is done by Sport Auto, who put the sports saloon on its paces during a press event organized by BMW.

Launch control was used once again and the driver managed to achieve 267 km/h (166 mph).

2014 BMW M3 is powered by a 3.0 liter TwinPower Turbo Inline six-cylinder – 431HP (317 kW) at 5,500RPM and 550Nm (406 lb-ft) at 1,850RPM. The engine is mated to a 6-speed manual gearbox as standard. 0-100 km/h in 4.3 seconds and a top speed of 250 km/h (155 mph) or an optional 280 km/h (174 mph). The acceleration is even better, when fitted with the optional 7-speed ///M DCT – 4.1 seconds to 100 km/h. The new M3 is able to cover 100 km with just 8.8 liters of fuel in the combined cycle with the manual transmission and 8.3 liter with the DCT. (more…)

2014 BMW M3 F80 – 0-280 km/h

May
07

2014 bmw m3 f80 t 2014 BMW M3 F80 – 0 280 km/hA petrolhead from Abu Dhabi, UAE has decided to check how fast is his all-new 2014 BMW M3 F80. The sports car has just turned over 2,000-mile break-in period and is ready for full throttle. He managed to reach 276 km/h (171.5 mph), but obviously there wasn’t enough road for more. The car is limited to 280 km/h (174 mph) with the optional M Driver’s Package.

2014 BMW M3 is powered by a 3.0 liter TwinPower Turbo Inline six-cylinder – 431HP (317 kW) at 5,500RPM and 550Nm (406 lb-ft) at 1,850RPM. The engine is mated to a 6-speed manual gearbox as standard. 0-100 km/h in 4.3 seconds and a top speed of 250 km/h (155 mph) or an optional 280 km/h (174 mph). The acceleration is even better, when fitted with the optional 7-speed ///M DCT – 4.1 seconds to 100 km/h. The new M3 is able to cover 100 km with just 8.8 liters of fuel in the combined cycle with the manual transmission and 8.3 liter with the DCT. (more…)

Six Public Service Vehicles at RETTmobil

Apr
30

BMW X3 Paramedic Vehicle t1 Six Public Service Vehicles at RETTmobilBMW has presented several public service vehicles at the RETTmobil auto show. They are practical and purposefully designed and meet the highest standards in terms of performance, practicality, safety, cost efficiency and fuel economy.

The highlight of the show is the BMW X3 Paramedic Vehicle, which is based on the BMW X3 xDrive20d. It will offer the medical services its iconic credentials of robust agility, dynamic performance and extensive interior adaptability. Two powerful and fuel-efficient 2.0 turbodiesel engines come as a choice: 190HP (140 kW) and an average fuel consumption of just 5.4 to 5.0 l/100 km. (more…)

2014 BMW M6 GranCoupe F06 Individual

Apr
25

2014 BMW M6 GranCoupe F06 Individual t1 2014 BMW M6 GranCoupe F06 IndividualBMW has announced an Individual program for M6 GranCoupe F06. The one-off model comes with styling upgrades for the exterior and the interior.

The exterior of Individual M6 GranCoupe features a Frozen Red paint scheme with dark chrome accents and gold-painted brake calipers which reside behind attractive alloy wheels fitted with performance tires.

The interior boasts Opal White Merino leather seats with black leather-wrapped dashboard and Sakhir Orange stitching. The model has also been equipped with piano black trim, Frozen Red accents and embossed headrests. Last but not least, there are the special floor mats and BMW Individual sill plates. (more…)

BMW Vision Future Luxury Concept

Apr
23

BMW Vision Future Luxury Concept t1 BMW Vision Future Luxury ConceptBMW has officially unveiled the Vision Future Luxury Concept. The car is quite interesting and stands for a forward-looking fusion of exclusivity and innovation. It boasts unique driving experience combining nice emotions and exclusivity. All this is conveyed through the outstanding exterior and interior design of the BMW Vision Future Luxury.

“We use visionary concept vehicles like the BMW Vision Future Luxury to show where we may be going with these themes in the future, and to give us new inspiration and motivation. The BMW Vision Future Luxury – with its innovative technologies and with meticulous precision and quality in every detail – takes our thinking on modern luxury a logical stage further.”, said BMW’s Senior Vice President of Design, Adrian van Hooydonk. (more…)

Vorsteiner BMW 4-Series F32 435i Alpine White

Apr
16

Vorsteiner BMW 4 Series F32 435i Alpine White t Vorsteiner BMW 4 Series F32 435i Alpine WhiteVorsteiner has unveiled their latest project based on BMW 4-Series F32 435i. The tuned stylish coupe boasts a nice Alpine White paint finish.

Other highlights include a set of 8.5J x 20” Flow Forged V-FF 101 wheels finished in Matte Black at the front and 10J x 20” at the rear.

The 435i is powered by a 3.0 liter turbocharged petrol engine with 300HP (224 kW) and 406Nm (300 lb-ft) of torque. 0-100 km/h in 5.3 seconds and a top speed of 250 km/h (155 mph). (more…)

BMW 7-Series F02 Horse Edition

Apr
14

BMW 7 Series F01 Horse Edition t BMW 7 Series F02 Horse EditionBMW is going to offer a 7-Series F02 Horse Special Edition for China, which is expected to be exhibited at the 2014 Beijing Motor Show starting on April 20th. The German manufacturer has already presented the exclusive M5 and M6 Gran Coupe Horse Edition, now it is turn to the luxurious flag-ship.

2014 BMW 7-Series F02 Horse Edition is specially developed to celebrate the year of the horse. It is based on the 740Li xDrive (long wheel base and all-wheel drive) and can be finished in some the exclusive color schemes: a metallic Black Sapphire, Moonstone, Citrine Black paint or with this pictured Ruby Black hue. (more…)

2014 BMW M4 Convertible

Apr
08

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…)