An ///M model 1-series below the M3 is possibly coming, according to M division sources. It will be based on the next gen 1-series will be designed to introduce younger customers to new M cars
As many of you may know, this past weeks F1 race in the UAE marked the end of BMWs generation long stint in F1 racing. In order to commerorate the good times, the BMW Sauber F1 YouTube channel has put up this video for all of us fans to enjoy.
Heres to the good times..!
Most revealing spy photos of the F10 5-series yet, including closeups of the exact shape of the headlights.
German carmaker BMW AG said Tuesday its net income fell 74 percent in the third quarter as it continued to be affected by the global economic downturn.
BMW, the world’s biggest luxury car company by sales, said net income for the period amounted to euro78 million ($115 million), down from euro298 million in the July-September period of 2008.
BMW’s share price slid 7.1 percent to euro31.20 in Frankfurt after the earnings announcement as net income came in well below the consensus estimate of around euro150 million.
The Munich-based company said it delivered 7.2 percent fewer cars during the July-September period and that its revenue fell 6.6 percent to euro11.8 billion from euro12.6 billion in the July-September period of 2008.
“Although there are some emerging signs that the lowest point of … CONTINUED
Here is info on the upcoming lightweight performance M3 called M3 GT4 Street / M3 GT. As a teaser, it laps the ring in 7:40!! Full details inside.
These new photos posted up by CarAdvice down under give us the clearest picture of what the final shape and body of the F10 will look like. The headlights continue to be masked up but if you stare at these pictures long enough you can mentally unmask that part yourself to see what it will look like in final form. The official internet reveal is upon us….
I did a double take when I read that title. But the guys over at 0-60 mag somehow got their hands on both of these cars and did a head to head. For now, all they are putting out is a teaser of the comparo, so we dont know the results. But the SVT Raptor is nothing to laugh at so it will be interesting to see how the X6M stacks up.
Make sure to pick up the latest issue of 0-60 magazine for the full article!
RIP BMW F1 (2000-2009). Nick Heidfeld places 5th in the final race and BMW bids farewell to F1 racing. This is certainly a bitter sweet moment for everyone involved, but BMW has commited itself to other forms of racing from this point forward and F1 is taking a new direction as well. Although, BMW is racing to sell off all its remaining F1 assets, I think most of us know that BMW will probably make a return to F1 some day in the future when the stars align again (although that might be another 30 years from now..)
Okayama, 1st November 2009. Andy Priaulx (GB) and Augusto Farfus (BR) scored wins for BMW in rounds 21 and 22 of the FIA World Touring Car Championship. Both races in Okayama (JP) were held in the wet, and Priaulx claimed victory for BMW Team UK in the first one. BMW Team Germany