Check out this EPIC (not hyperbole in this case) project car – a 1933 Ford Roadster with the S65 M3 V8 engine and manual transmission.
BMW M Owners Club Indonesia (MOCI) members arranged a BMW personalised M Driving Experience crossing 4 countries (Austria, Switzerland, Italy, and Germany) in 7 days, with a cherry on top finishing with a driver training course in Nurburgring. Equipped with the latest BMW M3 and M4, the pack get to drive through some amazing scenic routes and pampered with top notch hospitalities!
Sales of BMW brand vehicles increased 11 percent in October for a total of 30,602 compared to 27,574 vehicles sold in October, 2013. Year-to-date, the BMW brand is up 12 percent on sales of 267,193 compared to 238,469 sold in the first ten months of 2013.
“The momentum is still with us as shown by back-to-back monthly records for BMW in October and September,” said Ludwig Willisch, President and CEO, BMW of North America. “Our new models, especially the 2 and 4 Series, are giving … CONTINUED
Check out this little monster 1M with S65 V8 and DCT transmission transplant!
Mike Spinelli of DRIVE sits down with BMW’s V.P. of Engineering, Albert Biermann, to talk about how they approached the F80 M3 and F82 M4, why they’re so good, and why it’s all about steering.
Some new X5M and X6M wallpapers for your desktop!
Here’s some first looks at the cars of SEMA — the ones on display outside the Las Vegas Convention Center.
Masakuni Hosobuchi, owner of every BMW M model ever produced(!) and chairman of BMW Club Japan, received his BMW M1 procar this morning at the BMW Welt | BMW Museum. Restored by BMW Classic.
F80 M3 Austin Yellow 6MT CCB
-KW Two-way Club Sport external reservoir coil overs
-HRE Wheels Classic 303M Monoblocks
-OEM Performance CF Splitters with painted lower tray
-OEM Performance M4 Side Skirt extensions modified for M3
-ACM Sport Rear Diffuser
-Custom blacked out front winglet
TAG Motorsports presents their Black Betty M4 for SEMA.
The car will be showcased with the Akrapovic booth this year and is currently equipped with the Akrapovic Evolution Exhaust system.
The first online 360 degree visualizers for the 2015 X5 M and X6 M has appeared on BMW.DE.
It confirms all the exterior and interior colors available.
There are 8 exterior color options:
Long Beach Blue
Russian billionaire Viktor Kharitonin reportedly buys controlling share in Nurburgring
Our friend Dale Lomas over at Bridgetogantry.com is reporting that our beloved ‘Ring has been sold again. Well… actually it’s Wirtschafts Woche that is reporting the sale. Dale has just translated the article and let his followers on BtG and PistonHeads know.
The Nurburgring seemingly has a new owner, as Russian billionaire Viktor Kharitonin has reportedly swooped into the void left by a struggling Capricorn. So says respected German business weekly Wirtschafts Woche.
The state of … CONTINUED
Vorsteiner reveals their F82 M4 GTRS4 Widebody ahead of the SEMA debut next week.
The Special Edition GTRS4 Package Includes:
ZIMA Motorsports presents their 2014 BMW M4 build for SEMA 2014:
SEMA is on the forefront for many manufactures out there bringing out the best of the best. Our car will be featured in the CCW Wheels / Weld Racing booth #24957
Project Bella has been being built for SEMA since the arrival of the car about 2 months ago. We first started out with creating a set of our very own DP’s and from their the project kicked off.
The car’s exterior features a number of … CONTINUED
Sport Auto has a story on the new X5M/X6M and quotes Herbert Bayerl, project leader for the car.
-The new car will “pulverize” the RR Sport’s *Ring lap record of 8:14
-The X6M is now at the performance level of the E9x M3
-No special parts needed to set the lap times
-No plans to set a record by BMW. “We’ll leave that to you guys” laughs Bayerl…
X6 M at the level of the old M3
How about, for example, with a good 20 kilometer Nürburgring-Nordschleife? In his three … CONTINUED
We’ve uploaded a ton of videos for the all new 2015 BMW X5 M (F85) and X6 M (F86), including an interview with Albert Biermann, head engineer at BMW M.
The F85 and F86 looking great under the studio lights at Auto Bild’s facilities.
Matt Farah of The Smoking Tire tests the 228i M Sport on the track.