On the Monday morning after Germany had won the football World Cup final against Argentina, the Landshut/Ellermühle speedway stadium at the AC Landshut club witnessed one of sport’s more unusual match-ups. It was the first time a representative of a leading German car magazine took a BMW M235i with M Performance Parts onto the almost 400-metre-long track to compete in a drifting contest against BMW motorcycle dealer and four-times dirt-track world champion Karl Maier on a speedway bike.
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The BMW 2 Series Convertible has just made its world premiere at the 2014 Paris Auto Show. Here are photos from our first live look at the droptop 2 Series, and the speech transcript from its introduction during the BMW press conference.
The 2015 M235i convertible starts in the US at $48,650 (including $925 destination & handling), the 228i model starts at $38,850 and the 228i xDrive is priced from $40,650. They’ll arrive in US showrooms in early 2015.
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Exotics Tuning releases its full aero kit program for the F2x 2 Series (M235i, 228i, 220i with M Sport package).
Programe-F2X Aero kit consist of Front aero cooling lip spoiler, aero canards, mirror cover replacement, rear spoiler and rear vented diffuser.
The limited M235i M Performance Edition arrives in Canada.
This 2 Series gets equipped with some goodies from Hartge.
BMW M235i takes on the Opel Astra OPC and Subaru WRX STi.
Here’s our newest product / model information for the upcoming BMW X2, 7 Series and FWD models, courtesy of ynguldyn.
F47 X2 will come to the U.S. as 25i with sdrive and xdrive.
The complete family of BMW FWD vehicles at the moment looks as follows:
- F45 hatchback
- F46 MPV (not for the U.S.)
- F47 X2
- F48 X1
- F49 X1 LWB (China only?)
- F52 1 series something or other
A few things to expect in the G11/G12 7 series:
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BMW combines high performance with a time-honoured brand of driving pleasure and consummate everyday usability – that was the confirmation provided once again by the readers’ poll conducted by German motoring magazine “sport auto”. Five class wins and a second place represented an outstanding return for the BMW Group’s brands in the “sport auto Award 2014”. The BMW M3 Sedan and BMW M4 Coupe were among the biggest voter favourites, with the two BMW M Division models asserting their superiority in the classes for … CONTINUED
If BMW insider Scott26 proves accurate, the decision behind switching to FWD or retaining RWD for the next generation 2 Series based on the UKL platform is still being debated within BMW. Per Scott26:
Interesting update – UKL platform is a modular chassis and can be adapted/subtracted as FWD or RWD.
Full decision on the next 2 Series is not final yet (full decision will be taken by the end of the year) and can use the UKL chassis but can adapted for RWD. (BMW … CONTINUED
Few new cars have been more anticipated than the BMW 2 Series Coupe when it arrived in early 2014. Hot on the heels of the widely acclaimed BMW 228i and M235i Coupe, BMW announces the new BMW 2 Series Convertible. Available in the US as the 228i and M235i, the 2 Series Convertible blends the style and dynamic driving character for which the 2 Series Coupe is already renowned with the open-air pleasure of a folding soft-top. The BMW 2 Series Convertible will make … CONTINUED
2 Series 220i gets fitted with aftermarket aero kit and M135i exhaust.
Photos and coverage of the M Car Day at Griot’s Garage – BMWCCA Puget Sound Chapter by Sir Loin:
Today was BMWCCA Puget Sound Chapter’s M Car Day at Griot’s Garage. Lups’ AY M4, Tocoma290′s SO M4 (with Sonoma Beige leather, pictures of it included in this post), my SSII M3, and another gentleman’s AW M4 (I missed his name) were there to represent the F8x cars. We got to park our new cars right in front of Griot’s Garage shop. There were also all … CONTINUED
KW 3 Way Suspension (three spec)
Steel Brake Lines
BMW M Performance Front Splitter
BMW M Performance Carbon Rear Spoiler
BMW M Performance Side Skirts
Apex EC7 wheels 18×8.5 ET35
(It will run Pilot Sport Cups/ Dunlop Dirreza for track 235/40/18)
10mm spacer for the front
BMW Alcantara Steering Wheel
BMW Black Kidney Grills
JF Musial of /DRIVEN takes a BMW M235i across South Africa’s Western Cape, exploring some of the most scenic mountain passes and roads in the world.
Autocar pits the M235i, M4 and Alpina B4 against one another in this comparo to determine which they think is the real modern day M3 coupe.
Short but neat listen and look at the BMW M235i Racing, M4 MotoGP Safety Car and M4 DTM cars.
The M4 Safety Car utilizes the F82 M4 M Performance Exhaust.
Here are some highlights of the changes for the 2015 BMW models lineup.
New features as of 7/14 vehicle production:
The memory button for the electric seat settings is now marked with “SET” instead of “M.”
All models except Z4 Roadster:
When equipped with Navigation, an advanced version of Real Time Traffic Information (RTTI; option 6AM) provides a new function. Additional route suggestions are offered, highlighted by a “globe” icon in the NAV screen. This is especially helpful when traveling in heavy traffic situations such as rush … CONTINUED