So far, ActiveHybrid cars have been interesting reads, but very much out of reach for the average BMW enthusiast. The system has exclusively been fit to the 7 series and X6, two of the most expensive cars in the BMW lineup. Whats worse, the mere addition of Active Hybrid to those cars has shot the price tag up even higher.
Now for the good news, the system is working its way down the lineup, and will arrive under the hood of … CONTINUED
This is a video released on an official level by BMW with a really nice tour of BMWs stand and technologies at the NAIAS. They basicly go over and show you the main features at the show: the Z4 sDrive 35is, the Concept ActiveE (electric 1-series) and the ActiveHybrid cars including the 7 series and X6. Enjoy!
The 2010 autoshow in Detroit saw the official presentation of a few cars that are very important to rounding out BMWs vehicle portfolio, especially in the United States.
Notably, the all new BMW Z4 sDrive35is which is the first car to feature the new uprated N54 Twin Turbo engine mated to specifically tuned DCT drivetrain and suspension. This car is the closest one will get to an ///M Z4.
In addition, BMW brings its ActiveE … CONTINUED
The Z4 sDrive35is which features the uprated N54 Twin Turbo engine makes its US debut at the Detroit Autoshow. Here is a collection of photos from the show!
Hamann brought out its F01 7-series to the Frankfurt IAA featuring a Hamann bumper with LED lights, sideskirts, roof spoiler, quad exhaust pipes, and trunk spoiler. Hamann wheels finish off the exterior look.
The 7 series M-sport was recently introduced at the Frankfurt IAA. This is the first time it has been shown to the public.
Its the 740d, with biturbo 3.0L diesel outputting 306hp.
Photos by Bimmertoday
The special limited edition “BMW M3 Edition” made its appearance at Frankfurt IAA in a stunning Monte Carlo Blue metallic paint. Production is limited to 6 months and all BMW M3 Edition cars come with a host of special touches, such as:
- Dark eloxy-plated chrome kidney grille, side gills, and the dual tailpipes on the exhaust system
- Black finish on the the caps on the special BMW M exterior mirrors, attached to the A-pillar by dual arms finished in body colour.
- The surfaces on the center … CONTINUED
These are the first photos of the stunning BMW M6 Competition Limited Edition in frozen gray metallic “matte finish”, unveiled at Frankfurt IAA today.
Day 1 of the IAA Frankfurt Autoshow 2009 has passed and this looks like its by far the biggest show for BMW Group EVER. Follow this thread for pics and reveals of the cars at the show, we will update it as we see interesting photos. Every car in the BMW range looks like its going to have a nice representation there.
The BMW Vision EfficientDynamics hybrid sports car concept was unveiled to the public for the first time at a BMW hosted preview event at the Frankfurt IAA. CEO Dr. Norbert Reithofer took part in the uncovering and had some words to say as well…
BMW — "Experiencing Joy."
BMW has historically always had a strong presense at the IAA, but this year looks like it may be the biggest show for BMW yet.
September 15 marks the start of the show and BMW will be situated in the all new Hall #11. This is a newly constructed addition to the IAA and BMW is making the most of the new space. First and formost, BMW will finally be able … CONTINUED
BMW will roll out a BMW M6 Competition Limited Edition (in “Frozen Gray Metallic “matte finish”) at the Frankfurt Motor Show just 1-2 weeks.