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BMW Group Welcomes iHeartRadio into BMW and MINI Vehicles

Apr
02
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BMW Group Welcomes iHeartRadio into BMW and MINI VehiclesBMW Group today announced that iHeartRadio, iHeartMedia’s free all-in-one streaming music and live radio service, is now available to BMW and MINI drivers, providing easy access to their favorite Live and Custom iHeartRadio stations and podcasts directly from BMW ConnectedDrive and MINI Connected services. Demos of the iHeartRadio integration are available Wednesday, April 1 and Thursday, April 2 on the BMW Stand at the 2015 New York International Auto Show, inside the Jacob K. Javits Convention Center in Manhattan. (more…)

The New MINI with Chrome Line Exterior Deluxe

Apr
01
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2015 Mini Chrome Line Exterior Deluxe Concept Front AngleIt has driving fun in its genes – and it seems that the chromosomes are responsible for its stunning appearance, too. The new MINI is dazzling wherever it goes, but the special equipment feature Chrome Line Exterior Deluxe finally transforms it in a truly irresistible eye-catcher. For decades, chrome surfaces have been applied to the headlamp, rear light and radiator grille surrounds as well as other typical design elements: for the first time, this feature is now extended to the entire body. The effect is instantly compelling: with the Chrome Line Exterior Deluxe, the MINI holistically reflects the aesthetic awareness of the brand and its fans. (more…)

BMW M4 Safety Car with Water Injection

Mar
31
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BMW M4 Safety Car with Water InjectionThe opening round of the 2015 MotoGP World Championship in Qatar marked the start of a 17th season as “Official Car of MotoGP” for BMW M. BMW has been involved in MotoGP since 1999 and provides the official fleet of vehicles. BMW M Division’s commitment also incorporates many other activities, including the presentation of the coveted BMW M Award.

As a long-term partner of MotoGP organiser Dorna Sports, BMW M Division is once again introducing a number of new features (more…)

New World Record! G-Power M550d with 271,4 km/h Top Speed

Mar
30
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2015 G-Power BMW M550d Front AngleThe BMW M550d is not just impressive because of its pioneer engine layout – speaking of multi-stage turbocharging and variable turbine geometry with three turbochargers – but because of its power output as well: 381 hp (280 kW) and a 740 Nm of torque enable a “M”- like driving dynamics, thus this Power-Diesel is allowed to carry the legendary “M” in its name. The first Diesel in the BMW history!

But this is not the end in terms of power output, yet. Thanks to the microprocessor controlled power module D-Tronik 5 V1 the M550d becomes a real G-POWER amongst the BMW diesel models. More than 435 hp/(320 kW) and an awesome 850 Nm of torque are the result of the dyno test. (more…)

Vorsteiner GTS BMW M4 on V-FF 103 Wheels

Mar
27
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2015 Vorsteiner BMW M4 GTS Front AngleJust a few months ago, Vorsteiner released their widebody kit, and now they follow up with a new GTS aero kit and custom wheels.

This Mineral Grey BMW F82 M4 features a full Vorsteiner GTS aero kit and Flow Forged wheels. The sporty M4 was also lowered and adorned with an abundance of carbon fiber parts. The GTS kit consists of a front lip spoiler and a rear diffuser made from Vorsteiner’s Autoclaved Pre-Preg Carbon Fiber structure that gives their parts superior stiffness, aerospace strength and durability (more…)

ALPINA B5 Bi-Turbo Edition 50

Mar
26
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2015 ALPINA B5 Bi-Turbo Edition 50 Front AngleBespoke car manufacturer ALPINA will create 50 remarkable saloons (or estates) and 50 similar coupes to celebrate the company’s half century this year. Based on the B5 Bi-Turbo and the B6 Bi-Turbo respectively, each vehicle will include hand-crafted Edition 50 body and trim features and a remarkable, heavily revised V8 that will propel the luxury five seater from 0-100 km/h (62 mph) in 4.2 seconds and on to a top speed of 204 mph. ALPINA’s fifty year heritage includes the creation of some of Europe’s most highly-regarded luxury performance road cars and iconic race cars including the legendary BMW 3.0 CSL. (more…)

New entry-level Engines and Model Variants for the BMW 2 Series Coupe

Mar
25
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The BMW 2 Series Coupe Front AngleNew 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 Coupé.

With the market launch of the new BMW 218i Coupé, 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 130hp and a maximum torque of 220Nm. The new BMW 218i Coupé accelerates from zero to 62mph in 8.8 seconds. Prices start from £22,355 OTR. (more…)

BMW Ultimate Driving Experience

Mar
24
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BMW Ultimate Driving ExperienceBMW is launching the Ultimate Driving Experience, a nationwide tour that will offer dynamic behind-the-wheel driving programs through 10 events in nine markets for a total of 90 event days.  A popular component of The Ultimate Driving Experience will be the Teen Driving School, which is an extension of the BMW Teen Driving School curriculum taught at the BMW Performance Center in Spartanburg, SC.  The first Ultimate Driving Experience kicks-off March 21- 29 in Atlanta, GA at Atlanta Motor Speedway.  The tour will consist of 10-nine day events across the U.S. in the following markets; New Jersey at MetLife Stadium (more…)

BMW Z4 GTLMs Finish Fourth and Eighth

Mar
23
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BMW Z4 GTE Sebring 2015Lucas Luhr (DE), John Edwards (US) and Jens Klingmann (DE) finished fourth in the GTLM class for BMW Team RLL in the 12 Hours of Sebring (US), the second round of the United SportsCar Championship (USCC). The three drivers completed a total of 329 laps with the number 24 BMW Z4 GTLM. The Corvette crew of Antonio García (ES), Jan Magnussen (DK) and Ryan Briscoe (AU) claimed GTLM victory. (more…)

Vorsteiner BMW F13 M6 GTS-V

Mar
21
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2015 Vorsteiner BMW F13 M6 GTS-V FrontVorsteiner designed the front spoiler specifically for the F12/F13/F06 M6 which creates downforce at high speeds and also features our unique GTS-V brake ducts that forces air directly to the rotors.

Our front spoiler carries leading edges from the factory bumper to the front spoiler itself for a seamless transition. The M6 GTS-V front lip features our signature PrePreg Carbon Fiber to match the Rear Diffuser, and Deck Lid Spoiler. (more…)

Carbon Aero Package and Power Upgrade for The M4 by Alpha-N Performance

Mar
20
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2015 Alpha-N BMW M4 Coupe FrontTuning specialists, Alpha-N Performance, who are located in Bad Neuenahr-Ahrweiler, not too far from the Nürburgring, are offering an attractive carbon-fibre aero package to highlight the motorsport character of the new BMW M4 Coupe.

The M4’s sleek nose can be aerodynamically enhanced with two possible styles of carbon-fibre front spoiler, both of which reduce lift over the front axle. The fixed spoiler costs 999-euro, while the adjustable version is 1.999-euro. (more…)

The New BMW 6-Series Coupe

Mar
19
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2015 BMW 6-Series Coupe Front AngleA 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…)