I am happy to say todays meet was a complete success. I was blown away by the amount of people there.
This morning (Sunday, Dec. 21) we met in Oyster Bay in LI. The turnout, originally expected to be about 10-15 cars ended up being about 40-50 cars. We had 15 F8Xs show up. Such a great turnout. We had F83, F82, and F80s. We also had a couple GTRs and 507 C63 crash the party.
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More stunning news out of Munich tonight, Albert Biermann, BMW M VP of Engineering will be leaving the brand for Hyundai. It seems none of the current executives at BMW are sure bets anymore. While this does seem to be a shock, maybee it should not be.
We have already reported on BMW’s hiring of Roberto Fedelli from Ferrari “for a yet unspecified role/position”, but with this departure, maybee it was for this newly vacated position at BMW M. We hope to hear more … CONTINUED
This is the stuff of pure fantasy, but who can blame us for loving this! We present to you, the ultimate enthusiast M4 …
Photo session with Schullz51′s Austin Yellow F80 M3 and DoctaM3′s brand new i8 in Pittsburgh.
BR-Performance claims to have cracked the Fxx generation of BMW ECU, resulting in some very impressive tuning numbers. Their latest results are from the F10 M5, which net a 200hp gain from the factory 560hp.
The online configurator / builder for the 2015 X5 M and X6 M is now availble at BMWUSA.COM.
More of the G30 5 Series prototypes.
The G30 sedan spied here is the 530eDrive hybrid plug-in model, which reflects BMW’s plans to offer a hybrid version of each of its core models. We can expect the hybrid powerplant to be similar to the 3 Series hybrid plug-in discussed by BMW last week. That means a battery between the trunk and passenger cabin which propels an electric motor contained within the CVT transmission casing. It will cover up to 20 miles on solely electric power.
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Today, BMW announced plans to allow customers in the U.S. to use an all-new ConnectedDrive Store while inside their BMW vehicle to purchase select ConnectedDrive services, intelligent services and apps that provide drivers with information and entertainment during a drive. BMW is the first auto manufacturer to offer this convenience through the car in addition to sales channels at a dealership or via its BMW Assist™ call center.
At launch, services in the BMW ConnectedDrive Store available for purchase include Concierge, which provides practical information … CONTINUED
How much faster is a race car than a street car? To find out, Matt drove BMW’s newest version of the Z4, the Z4 sdrive35i, and then jumped into a championship winning Z4 that was built by Turner Motorsport.
Fall Line Motorsports, via IND, introduces their F80 M3 / F82 M4 performance parts program. The items now being built by Fall Line Motorsports will be a part of an ever-expanding parts catalog, which will continue to grow as Fall Line gears up to race the F8x M cars at the professional and club levels.
Here are the products revealed so far:
JRZ RS line of dampers
Fall Line front mono ball kit
Fall Line race toe link kit
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Pricing and order guide for the 2015 BMW X5 M (F15) and X6 M (F16).
Congratulations to our first US F16 X6 owner – Barbja. This is a 2015 F16 X6 35i M Sport with 20″ wheels, in Sparkling White and
Ivory/Black interior design. Fineline pure trim. Ceramic controls.
The Punta del Este ePrix in Uruguay marked the third round of the trend-setting race series for Formula vehicles with electric drive. BMW is the “Official Vehicle Partner” of the innovative championship and was in action once again in Uruguay, ensuring safety on the track with the BMW i8 Safety Car and the BMW i3 Medical Car. Also, BMW DTM driver António Félix da Costa made another appearance for Team Amlin Aguri. However, a technical problem forced him to retire before the end of … CONTINUED
See a preview list of newly created options you will likely see in BMW cars 1-2 years from now. It’s unknown, which specific cars will have them. Wheel styles, colors, lines, and trims have been omitted.
5AS BMW laser lights
2VS active comfort drive with camera
6U9 BMW touch command
5AV active guard
407 panorama glass roof “sky lounge”
6WD wifi hotspot
3DS BMW display key
3KA acoustic comfort windows
4HB heat comfort package, front
4HC heat comfort package
443 LED flashing warning light blue/yellow
4VC inductive charging
4VD preparation, inductive charging
4F5 executive lounge rear console
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From 1971 to 1974 Paul Braq was head of design at BMW. In this time, among others, he designed the BMW 7 Series and the famous BMW “Turbo” concept. This is his story.
BMW was already demonstrating at the Consumer Electronics Show (CES) 2014 how perfect control technology can provide highly automated mastery of all drive statuses right through to very tight margins. Innovative sensors will allow BMW to demonstrate a number of features at the CES 2015 (6 to 9 January, Las Vegas) including the possibility of entirely collision-free driving. This success plots another benchmark defined by the specialists at the BMW Group on the road route to individual mobility free of accidents with a driver … CONTINUED
The mystery of this mule is solved. This mule represents the return of the BMW Z3! Currently disguised as a 2 series, the Z3 will be RWD and feature a carbon fiber intensive architecture.
Pure Turbos announces their S55 PURE Stage 2 Turbo Upgrade, which has begun installation and is currently testing on an M4 test car.
- Upgraded Billet Compressor Wheel
- Upgraded Turbine Wheel
- Upgraded Thrust Bearing with increased thrust bearing surface area
- CNC Ported Compressor Housing Inlet Elbows
- CNC Machined Aerodynamic Compressor Bullet Nose
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