Almost two million units of the BMW 1 Series have been sold worldwide over the last ten years, and this latest edition is poised to set another new benchmark in driving pleasure in the premium compact segment. The new 3-door and 5-door BMW 1 Series models come with a comprehensively revised engine line-up and additional measures designed to reduce fuel consumption and emissions, allowing them to lead the way once again in the introduction of new BMW EfficientDynamics technology. (more…)
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BMW announced plans to feature the all-electric BMW i3 in a 60-second spot during Super Bowl XLIX on Sunday, February 1, 2015. After a 4-year hiatus, BMW will be returning to the big game with a commercial during the first quarter.
“As one in three Americans will tune in to watch the Super Bowl, we are thrilled to use this platform to educate viewers on the importance of electric mobility,” said Trudy Hardy, Vice President of Marketing, BMW of North America. “Big ideas like the BMW i3 take a little getting used to, and the creative idea surrounding our spot will play on this analogy.” (more…)
The never ending rumor around a future BMW supercar is back once again. According to German magazine Autobild, the future BMW CEO Harald Krüger might revive the M8 project which has been often denied by the current BMW board.
The rumormill churns out that the M8 supercar, or whichever moniker carries, will produce 630 horsepower and will arrive in 2018-2019.
Just as rumored before, the M8 supercar would be a hybrid with a powerful electric motors paired with a 3.0 liter six-cylinder tuborcharged engine. (more…)
Coinciding with the market launch of new models in the spring of 2015, BMW will guarantee enhanced diversity and driving pleasure through the deployment of additional engines and equipment options in already familiar series. Across the BMW 2 Series, the BMW 3 Series and the BMW 4 Series, the number of models featuring power units with BMW TwinPower Turbo technology from the new family of BMW Group engines will improve the efficiency edge even further. Above all, the new BMW 214d Active Tourer, the new BMW 316d Sedan and the new BMW 316d Touring, the new BMW 418d Coupe as well as the models BMW 218i Coupe and BMW 218i Convertible score particularly well thanks to the exceptionally low fuel consumption and emission levels achieved by their three and four-cylinder engines. (more…)
At BMW the letter M signals the presence of high performance and a very special brand of sporting allure. And now Original BMW Accessories from the M Performance range can be specified for the new BMW 2 Series Convertible, stylistic and technical modifications combining to elevate the joy of sporty driving to even higher levels.
Extra dynamism for the exterior.
Side skirts and skirt decals with M Performance lettering lend the BMW 2 Series Convertible extra sporting appeal, as does the rear diffuser. They also match up nicely with the exclusive front grille with black trim surround and the carbon exterior mirror (more…)
Lately, the combination of a white BMW M4 and bronze finished wheels has been the talk of the town! Not always in a good way.
With many aftermarket wheel manufacturers trying to establish themselves as the best wheel company out there, designing a flashy wheel might be the winning ticket.
The build we’re showing is not only getting new shoes but also a series of aero parts.
The wheels are custom machined with exact build specifications in mind. This means, whenever there is an order for a set of wheels, the particular overall size and width is taken into account which, together with the fitment, layout and configuration of the wheels, allowing the wheel company to create a perfect aftermarket solution for each build. (more…)
If you’re wondering what’s the best color finish for the F30 3 Series, then here is the answer. In this photoshoot done by VMR Wheels, an Estoril Blue BMW F30 3 Series is showcased, equipped with a set of their custom, lightweight wheels. The Estoril Blue works perfectly with the somewhat aggressive lines of the BMW F30 model range, while the VMR 803 wheels further accentuate the gorgeous exterior paint of the vehicle. (more…)
The MINI ALL4 Racing has once again proven its excellent drivability and reliability under tough conditions: Nasser Al-Attiyah (QT) and his co-driver Mathieu Baumel (FR) have clinched yet another stage win at the 2015 Dakar Rally . The duo was quickest on leg four from Chilecito (AR) to Copiapo (CL), extending their lead in the overall classification to 8:15 minutes.
“It was good to win the stage and to finish the day without any punctures or any other problems,” Al-Attiyah said. “But it really wasn’t easy. We could push a bit after the dunes, as we didn’t want to take too many risks. The main thing was to take time from Giniel (de Villiers) as he is always there: in the top two or three on every stage. He will be the man to beat.” (more…)
Extremely popular in the online automotive culture with his down-to-earth videos, Shmee150, is taking a new BMW M4 Convertible for a spin and shares his impressions with the large following.
Sharing its platform with its Coupe siblings, the M4 convertible has all the punch and roar you would expect from such a vehicle, and fits perfectly in places like Southern California and South Florida. (more…)
At the Consumer Electronics Show (CES ) 2015 in Las Vegas, BMW is providing further evidence that it is a world leader in the development of Laserlight. Having already supplied its first models with Laserlight to customers, it is now presenting further laser functions for vehicles of the future. Laserlight is now able to offer its impressively long beam range of up to 600 metres in combination with the BMW Selective Beam function (anti-dazzle High-Beam Assistant). At CES, BMW is unveiling ways in which Laserlight, extensively integrated with assistance systems and vehicle sensors, can be used to implement new intelligent lighting functions for enhanced safety and comfort. For example, it can work with the navigation system to illuminate corners well in advance, while a laser-based Dynamic Light Spot can provide early warning of people or animals at night from a distance of up to 100 metres. (more…)
At BMW, connectivity between driver, vehicle and environment is about to get even simpler, even more personalised and even more flexible. The extensive range of digital services and features available under the umbrella of BMW ConnectedDrive can be booked and updated via the internet on your home computer or directly from the car – thanks to the BMW ConnectedDrive Store. The services are ready to use in the car in a matter of minutes. BMW is the only premium manufacturer to offer this convenient route to accessing online-based services. Following the successful launch of the BMW ConnectedDrive Store in Belgium and Luxembourg in early summer and in Germany in October of last year, it will also be available in the USA from spring 2015. (more…)