Archive for the ‘3 Series’ Category

BMW celebrates 40 years of BMW Art Cars

May
27

2015 BMW Art Car Concorso dEleganzaEver since the invention of the motor car, artists have drawn inspiration from the thrill of speed, from the phenomenon of mobility and from racing cars as examples of modern sculpture. Since 1975, BMW Art Cars have been a central feature of this story. The idea behind the BMW Art Cars was the brainchild of French racing driver and art enthusiast Hervé Poulain: 40 years ago, Poulain asked artist friend Alexander Calder to apply his creative (more…)

The New BMW 3 Series

May
08

2016 BMW 3-Series Front AngleThe BMW 3 Series is the founder of the modern sports sedan segment and has been fêted as an icon of this vehicle class for 40 years. Over what is now six model generations, the BMW 3 Series has set the standard for dynamic excellence, efficiency and design, forging an emotionally rich connection between a sporting driving experience and unbeatable everyday practicality. Around one in every four BMWs sold is a BMW 3 Series Sedan or BMW 3 Series Touring, which makes this model series the most successful in the BMW brand’s line-up. Sharper design, even more advanced technology and cutting-edge engines ensure the new BMW 3 Series Sedan and new BMW 3 Series Touring are a more attractive proposition than ever before. The new BMW 3 Series (more…)

40 Years of the BMW 3 Series

May
07

 BMW 3-Series 40 Anniversary Front AngleThe BMW 3 Series can look back over an extraordinary career path. Among the key milestones along the way have been its success in pioneering a new category of vehicle, establishing itself as the embodiment of driving pleasure in its segment and becoming the world’s top-selling premium car. The model range was launched 40 years ago to replace the already legendary BMW 02, and is now set to enter its sixth generation. Today, as in 1975, purchasing a BMW 3 Series represents an expression of joy in sporty, agile handling, enthusiasm for innovative technology and appreciation of premium quality. (more…)

G-Power V-Max Increase Now Available for Almost All M Models

Mar
16

2015 G-Power BMW M3 E92 V-Max Front AngleG-POWER V-MAX increase: Unfortunately the philosophy of electronically limiting the top speed has spread in the past from the BMW M models to all other powerful BMW models. That even includes the high-performance diesel engines.

Key Facts: G-POWER V-MAX increase

  • Increase of the theoretical limit of the top speed up to 350 km/h.
  • Recodes original BMW engine control unit.
  • Fully exploits the potential of standard and upgraded BMW models. (more…)

BMW Celebrates 40th Anniversary of First US Race Win

Mar
11

2015 BMW Amelia Island Concours dElegance FrontBMW of North America will mark the 40th anniversary of two key milestones in the company’s history in the United States at the 20th-annual Amelia Island Concours d’Elegance at the Ritz Carlton Amelia Island, March 12-15, 2015.  Forty years ago, BMW of North America began operating as a subsidiary of BMW AG, and only days later, BMW Motorsport scored its first US victory at the 1975 12 Hours of Sebring. (more…)

The BMW F30 Carbon Fiber Front Spoiler

Feb
27

2015 Vorsteiner BMW M328d FrontThese lightweight wheels fitted specifically for the BMW F30 3-series are pictured in Carbon Graphite in a staggered 20×8.5 front, 20×10 rear. In addition, the Alpine White 3-series M-Sport is fitted with our BMW F30 Carbon Fiber Front Spoiler.

Vorsteiner BMW F30 3-Series

Additional +20 hp for G-Power M3 V8 Supercharger Systems

Feb
16

2015 G-Power BMW M3 Front AngleDespite BMW finishing production of the BMW M3 E9X with its legendary 4.0l V8 high-revving engine in 2013, the demand for performance increases has been unabated. In order to accommodate, G-POWER has technically upgraded its range of supercharger systems. By doing so, the new systems with the increased performance of +20 hp have been labeled as the “TU” version (technical update) compared to previous versions. Prices of the new M3 V8 TU systems have not been increased, however. (more…)

Alpine White BMW F80 M3 With VMR V810 Wheels

Jan
28

Alpine White BMW F80 M3 With VMR V810Flow-Form V810 on the 2014 F80 BMW M3 are a perfect fit.  Not only do these look great, but because they’re manufactured with the latest lightweight, performance technology, the V810s are the perfect option for those looking to take it hard on the track the way it should be. Street driven, track proven. (more…)

Kaege BMW M3 Fifth-Generation

Jan
26

2015 Kaege BMW M3 Front AngleKAEGE GmbH in Rhineland-Palatinate Stetten is divided into two spheres- automobile and performance. The first area comprises the procurement and, if necessary, even (re-) import of new vehicles, auto service with authorized dealer quality and transparency, as well as vehicle and body construction. The second performance category includes in addition to power improvements all activities related to „tuning“, with impregnable intention to make a good thing even better. The implementation of the customers’ automobile needs is definitely one of the passions of Roger KAEGE and his team. (more…)

BMW Model Upgrade Measures in The Spring of 2015

Jan
14

BMW Model Upgrade Measures in The Spring of 2015BMW Model Upgrade Measures in The Spring of 2015Coinciding 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…)

Estoril Blue BMW F30 3-series On VMR 803 Wheels

Jan
09

Estoril Blue BMW F30 3-seriesIf 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…)

BMW 3 Series History – The Third Generation E36 [VIDEO]

Jan
05

Source: BMW via YouTube