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BMW Vision Gran Turismo [video]

May
16
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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…)

2014 BMW 2-Series M235i xDrive Coupe

May
15
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2014 bmw m235i coupe t03 2014 BMW 2 Series M235i xDrive CoupeBMW is going to offer 2-Series M235i Coupe equipped with world’s most intelligent all-wheel drive system – xDrive.

2014 BMW 2-Series M235i xDrive Coupe is expected to hit the market this summer. It is powered by the well-known 3.0 liter TwinPower Turbo six-cylinder engine – 326HP (240 kW) and 450Nm (332 lb-ft) of torque. The engine is connected to an 8-speed Steptronic sport transmission. 0-100 km/h in 4.6 seconds and a top speed of 250 km/h (155 mph). For comparison, the RWD version of the model accelerates 0-100 km/h in 5.0 seconds with 6-speed manual and 4.8 seconds with 8-speed automatic. (more…)

BMW i8 – Advertising Campaign

May
14
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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
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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…)

2016 BMW 2-Series M2 [spy photos]

May
12
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2016 BMW 2 Series M2 spy photo t 2016 BMW 2 Series M2 [spy photos]Here are several spy photos of the upcoming 2016 BMW 2-Series M2. The sports coupe has wide front and rear tracks and some elements from the M235i Racing. There are also new blue ///M big brake system and a set of 19” alloy wheels taken from the M3 and M4.

The engine is the well-known six-cylinder 3.0 liter turbocharged petrol with around 380HP (279 kW) and over 500Nm (370 lb-ft) of torque. This is an increase of 54HP and 50Nm compared to the M235i. The acceleration 0-100 km/h in be around 4.2 seconds and a top speed of 250 km/h (155 mph) – electronically limited. The engine is connected to a an 8-speed ZF automatic gearbox sending the power to a variable ///M differential at the rear wheels. (more…)

BMW 7-Series Edition Exclusive

May
10
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 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
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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…)

BMW M5 F10 – “30 Jahre M5″ Special Edition

May
08
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BMW M5 F10 30 Jahre M5 Special Edition t12 BMW M5 F10 – 30 Jahre M5 Special EditionBMW M5 F10 “30 Jahre M5” Special Edition is here! It features a lot of performance improvements and unique details. M5 F10 30 Jahre is designed for celebrating the 30th anniversary of M5. Only 300 units will be produced from the limited edition model.

All units come with Individual Frozen Dark Silver paint with dark chrome accents. There are also 20” bi-color alloy wheels fitted with 265/35 ZR20 front and 295/30 ZR20 rear performance tires. Other highlights include Merino leather and Alcantara interior with special badges and aluminum inserts. (more…)

2014 BMW M3 F80 – 0-280 km/h

May
07
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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
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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…)

BMW 2-Series M235i vs Mercedes CLA 45 AMG – 0-260 km/h [video]

Apr
29
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2014 bmw m235i coupe t BMW 2 Series M235i vs Mercedes CLA 45 AMG   0 260 km/h [video]Here is a nice video comparing the acceleration from 0 to 260 km/h of BMW 2-Series M235i and Mercedes CLA 45 AMG.

Firstly, the BMW is powered by a 3.0 liter turbocharged straight-six engine – 322HP (237 kW) and  448Nm (332 lb-ft) of torque. 0-100 km/h in 4.8 seconds and a top speed of 250 km/h (155 mph) – electronically limited. It also comes with an improved chassis featuring M Adaptive suspension, M Sport braking system and sports exhaust system. The engine is connected to an 8-speed automatic gearbox. The car is able to return 22 mpg US in city and 32 mpg US on the highway. (more…)

2014 BMW M6 GranCoupe F06 Individual

Apr
25
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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…)