BMW Group ConnectedDrive increases data security. Rapid response to reports from the German Automobile Association ADAC.
As the leading manufacturer in the networking of driver, vehicle and the surrounding environment, the BMW Group is increasing the security of data transmission in its vehicles. This is the company’s response to reports from the German Automobile Association (ADAC). The motorist’s association had identified a potential security gap when data is transmitted. The BMW Group has already closed this gap with a new configuration.
The experts from the ADAC … CONTINUED
We’ve uploaded a bevy of 2015 X6 M videos from on location at The Circuit of the Americas in Austin, Texas, where the press launch for the all-new X6 M (F86) is taking place.
Check out footage of the car in the paddocks, on the track, driven by DTM drivers, and technical animations.
The BMW 5 Series clinched victory in the readers’ vote “BEST CARS 2015” of the trade magazine “auto motor und sport” in the upper midrange segment and confirmed its achievements of the previous year. Five times in succession since 2011, the 5 Series was voted best business car by the readers. In addition, the “International Paul Pietsch Award” honouring particularly innovative technological developments again went to BMW. This year the prize was bestowed on the BMW i8, following the success of the BMW i3 … CONTINUED
Hallmark M power, outstanding driving dynamics and an emphasis on sporting design are signature attributes of the two large BMW X models from BMW M GmbH. In order to shine an even brighter spotlight on these characteristics, the Original BMW Accessories range for the BMW X5 M and BMW X6 M offers a raft of special BMW M Performance Parts designed to allow precise individualisation of the cars’ exterior and interior design.
Attractive BMW M Performance Parts for the exterior.
Among the features included in the … CONTINUED
Have a look at our first Java Green M4 owner. This one’s not only bright on the outside, but also on the inside with its Sakhir Orange interior.
Congrats to its owner!
Chris Harris has released a Christmas Special in which he picks the best car of 2014 out of an impressive array of cars – F80 M3, 918, GT3, F12, 458 Speciale, Trophy R, and V12 Vantage S.
EAS put an M4 convertible on the scale. The specs were:
- 0ZEC Executive Package
- 2MK M Double-clutch Transmission
- 02VF Adaptive M Suspension
- 02VY 19″ Wheel 437 M Mixed Tires
- 1/2 tank fuel
The M4 weighed in at 4088 pounds.
F80 M3 Sedan (Total weight: 3590lbs.): http://f80.bimmerpost.com/forums/sho….php?t=1000776
F82 M4 Coupe (Total weight: 3564lbs.): http://f80.bimmerpost.com/forums/sho…4&postcount=25
The convertible appears to be right on par with BMW’s claim of ~500lb. heavier than fixed-top variants.
For the fifth straight year, the BMW 3 Series (4 Series included) was the best selling premium car in 2014 in the United States.
Here are the 2014 stats:
142,232 3-Series / 4-Series sold in U.S. in 2014
3-Series / 4-Series made up 42% of U.S. BMW sales
3-Series / 4-Series was America’s 16th-best-selling car in 2014
3-Series / 4-Series sales reached highest level since 2007 (when 142,490 were sold)
3-Series hasn’t been outsold in premium category since 2009
The runner up was the Lexus RX with … CONTINUED
Increasingly, China has become a source of undisguised new BMW models. The last F48 X1 exposure revealed the front end and headlights, but now we have the full monty. These new photos reveal nearly the entire car.
The F48 X1 rides on BMW’s UKL platform and will come in both FWD and AWD models while engine offerings will range from 3 to 4 cylinders.
Our 2016 model map shows that the US will receive both a sDrive25i and xDrive25i. Production of the sDrive25i begins in November … CONTINUED
First look at the BMW M135i LCI facelift model, including in the wild.
Platte Form details their F80 M3 track build.
Commissioned by Maxxis tire, the goal was to build a street spec car with all bolt-on performance components while retaining full interior. The car is set up with JRZ Suspension and custom aero pieces with all fabrication work done in-house in our California facility. The areas of main focus on this project are suspension tuning, aerodynamics development, and the overall balance and track performance of the car.
The car is currently running with Global Time Attack … CONTINUED
First look at the beautiful Tanzanite Blue Individual paint on a F80 M3.
BMW explains how its intelligent four-wheel drive xDrive system works.
Beautiful F80 M3 from Taiwan, owned by BIMMERPOST member PNF. Modifications list:
- BMW performance electronic steering wheel
- BMW performance CF shift knob
- BMW performance CF shift knob base trim
- BMW performance CF hand brake
- BMW Advanced Car Eye
- Turn off the annoying auto-start/stop function.
- DVD player
-IND full front grill trim
-IND side gill
-IND M3 emblem gloss black
-BMW M Performance CF Rear Lip Spoiler
-BBS RID 19×9,ET22, 19×10 ET25 (weigh only 15.7lb for 19×9!)… CONTINUED
Watch how an F80 M3 and F82 M4 with upgraded turbos (on their S55 engine) perform in the latest Shift Sector races.
Today, BMW officially premiered the new, 60-second spot for the all-electric BMW i3 that will air during the first quarter of NBC’s broadcast of Super Bowl XLIX on Sunday, February 1, 2015. After a 4-year hiatus, BMW will be returning to the big game with “Newfangled Idea,” featuring Katie Couric and Bryant Gumbel. The spot juxtaposes the famous 1994 Today Show clip of Katie Couric and Bryant Gumbel’s initial confusion surrounding “what is the internet?”, to Katie and Bryant in 2015 grasping the newfangled … CONTINUED
BMW Team RLL finished second and fourth in this weekend’s 53rd Daytona 24 Hours on the 40th anniversary of BMW Motorsport’s very first race in North America and the start of the 1975 IMSA season for the iconic BMW 3.0 CSL.
With car numbers chosen to honour that car, the no. 25 BMW Z4 GTLM finished second and the no. 24 BMW Z4 GTLM took the chequered flag fourth. Bill Auberlen (US), Augusto Farfus (BR), Bruno Spengler (CA) and Dirk Werner (DE) completed 725 laps … CONTINUED