BMW looks to be expanding its eDrive plug-in hybrid offerings, with a 3 Series plug-in hybrid model now spied in testing. The X5 eDrive plug-in hybrid has already been testing since last year.
This prototype wears an obvious ‘Hybrid Test Vehicle’ sticker, but also shows a second fuel cap cover on the front left fender, covering the electric socket for charging.
As for specs? It’s likely to use the same engine and technologies from the X5 eDrive, which features a turbo 4 cylinder engine outputting 171hp, … CONTINUED
Chris Harris reviews the new 2014 BMW 320i at Chuckwalla Valley Raceway in California.
We compare the BMW 4 Series Gran Coupe (F36) versus the 3 Series Sedan (F30) and the 4 Series Coupe (F32), both visually and specs-wise.
BMW starts 2014 with four awards from the automobile magazine “auto motor und sport”. The BMW i3 (combined fuel consumption: 0.6-0.0 l/100 km, combined CO2 emissions: 13–0 g/km), BMW 4 Series Coupé (combined fuel consumption: 8.4-4.6 l/100 km, combined CO2 emissions: 197-121 g/km), and BMW 5 Series (combined fuel consumption: 9.6-4.5 l/100 km, combined CO2 emissions: 224–119 g/km) were the winners in their respective categories. The BMW i3 was also recognised by the editors-in-chief of “auto motor und sport” as well as more than … CONTINUED
BMW recently announced that an extensive BMW Individual program would be offered for the BMW 4 Series (and 3 Series) from the spring of 2014.
Some of the options to be made available include Individual exterior paints, BMW Individual light-alloy wheels, extended BMW Individual leather trim, a Merino leather steering wheel as well as an instrument panel finished in leather.
We now have some first looks, via BMW’s facebook page.
BMW Individual fine-grain Merino leather in Gold Brown and BMW Individual fine-wood trim Plane Auburn dark.
BMW … CONTINUED
Note: This is a global press release (not applicable to all markets).
January 22, 2014
Munich. From the spring of 2014, the pleasure of driving can be experienced in a whole new dimension. BMW is extending its range of engines for the latest additions to the model portfolio and is presenting at the same time four further models equipped with BMW xDrive. The intelligent four-wheel drive system, for example, will be available for the first time in the BMW 4 Series Convertible. In addition, an extensive … CONTINUED
The 2014 BMW 328i has been selected as the winner of the Cars.Com Lifestyle Award as the Luxury Car of the Year. The BMW 328i is the perfect blend of luxury, sport and prestige. Cars.com tested it against the industry’s best luxury sport sedans in 2013 and it came out on top, beating its competitors.
According to Cars.com
This is the trailer of the movie “Jack Ryan: Shadow Recruit”. Including a special appearance of the BMW 3 Series (and other BMW models).
Tokyo Auto Salon 2014, the major Japanese tuner/aftermarket show, is currently underway in Tokyo and we are there to bring you the BMW models on display!
The F30/F32 3 Series and 4 Series dominate this year’s array of BMWs, but there are still plenty of M3, M5, 5 Series, Z4 and E90/E92 3 Series being trotted out by major tuners.
Enjoy the views!
A very unique F31 3 Series Touring in M Sport trim and in BMW Individual Santorini Blue color.
Check out this stunning BMW Individual leather and carbon fiber interior. Unfortunately, it’s not available in the U.S.
Congrats to BIMMERPOST member rjberry for taking delivery of this beautiful BMW Individual Moonstone Metallic F30 3 Series.
It’s the first F30 we’ve seen in this color and it’s looking particularly great with the M Performance aero parts and wheels.
Detailed installation journal for an M Performance Power Kit (MPPK) install on a N55 335i engine.
Great comparison photo gallery of Estoril Blue M Sport models – the 4 Series against the 3 Series.
Photos from the SoCal chapter F30post gathering/coding meet at the LA zoo.
More real life looks at the F30 3 Series against the F32 4 Series Coupe.
Another limited edition 335i M Performance Edition model has been delivered to a Canadian member, this time in Laguna Seca Blue.
The 335i M Performance limited edition comes standard with:
Comes standard with:
20″ M Performance Alloy Wheels
Black Kidney Grilles
Front Diffuser (body color)
Rear Diffuser (body color)
M Side Skirts
M Power Kit
M Performance Exhaust
320d Sport Line in Individual Yas Marina Blue Metallic, same color as on the spied F80 M3.
This will be a standard color option for the upcoming F80 M3 and F82 M4.