Originally Posted by SCOTT26
It is the first prototype of the production X1 SAV.The X3 prototypes will be easily identified by its shortened glasshouse and dynamically sloping roof. They should hit the road in the new year.
Although based on the architechture of the 1er And to be shared with the MINI proposal . The design will offer an individual look seperated from the next generation 1er.
The MINI will be clothed in a small Compact and adventurous take on the MINIs styling with the famous MINI grille becoming much enlarged.
Although this car will share a platform with MINI it is not Same architechture different body style.
The MINIs drivetrain will be programmed differently likewise the X1.
The MINI will definetely not be called “Moke” … CONTINUED
Just came back from an event planned by Bmw Italy. Bmw is making around some Italian circuits some events named “M3 experiences”.
Tomorrow is the last of many of these meetings started in October . Monza was one of those meeting…Misano was mine experience.Very nice experience. Very well organized.
From the 8,30 am to 13 pm….it was all simply so exciting
30 people on the morning. 30 in the afternoon. 6 instructors, 6 cars.
Theory..and practice on the track. The final very funny and instructive experience was the slalom in another area with the Z4 M copuè. A turn on this second circuit was totally wet and with the pavment painted…So many many oversteers-understeers
Six pilots , one after the other (about 15 seconds far), with as a passenger an instructor. Test of the car … CONTINUED
** This video is a must-see for BMW Z4 Owners **
You can watch this on TV on Thursday, Nov. 29, at 9 p.m. ET.
BMW MANUFACTURING CO. TO BE FEATURED ON NATIONAL GEOGRAPHIC CHANNELS “ULTIMATE FACTORIES”
BMW Manufacturing Co. will be the subject of the National Geographic Channels “Ultimate Factories” television show Thursday, Nov. 29, at 9 p.m. ET.
The hour-long program will focus on the building of the famous Z4 Roadster and is a one-of-a-kind, behind-the-scenes tour of the high-tech manufacturing plants that create this world class automobile. The National Geographic Channel team spent a week in Germany, filming at the factory in the Bavarian heartland of Landshut, where the automotive industrys lightest six-cylinder crankcase is made, at the Munich factory that assembles 1,200 engines a … CONTINUED
The BMW V-series. Doesnt seem like the most brilliant naming scheme (it could be confused with the engine designation), but there are multiple reports about this new lineup, these reports have been verified by the BMW brass, and new test mules were spotted around the road and track.
The international media is reporting that although the mule pictures below looks very similar to the X6, this is more of a “crossover” vehicle that will mix the elements of a sedan with the extra comfort and and luxury offered by larger SUVs. It is supposedly 5-series in dimensions, so think of it as a 5-series with extra space in the interior and a higher ride height. The car will not be as tall or large as an X6, although it will have … CONTINUED
Famed BMW Tuner AC Schnitzer finally takes on probably the most important task for the company in recent memory. Namely, applying their tuning skills to the new E92 M3. So far the optical results seem to be top notch, hopefully the drive and performance follow suit.
BMW CS Concept car gets into a slight “fender-bender” with a Ferrari at the Dubai Autoshow. In realty just a few scratches were the result.
This is the BMW M3 test drive review we’ve all been waiting for. Trust me, you want to see this!
As many of you know, I am going through MIL sales. I do not want to quote the MIL sales price estimate exactly. Many of you will be able to figure it out anyway. But, based on the updated estimate and official MIL sales literature I received a few moments ago I can clear up a few things perhaps. Please understand it is MY belief these numbers/must be close to ground truth due to the source. I am not trying to be an e-hero here so Epacy dont flame me
Base Price - 57.5K plus or minus a few hundred dollars. +delivery + Tax
I did get options package info and dollar estimates and groupings. No surprises except the following. Some are surprises, some are confirmation of suspicions already made on this … CONTINUED