Another great BMW related trip journal by Rick focusing on The Civil War, Slavery, and Abraham Lincoln in Washington, DC and Maryland.
Check out the first look at the BMW Individual Pyrite Brown M4 Coupe!
Preview of the much anticipated F80 M3 / F82 M4 video review by Chris Harris.
Here are his testing notes:
Weird noise to begin with. No word of a lie, I laughed out loud when trying to define it – all I could think was ‘mapped 335d’. It’s less musical, lower frequency and less clearly straight-six than the M235i I’m currently driving. At first I didn’t like it much, then it became a non-issue and after thrashing around a circuit for a while I almost liked … CONTINUED
Hamann has released its full tuning program for the BMW X5 F15, featuring an aerodynamics package, exhaust system, wheels and engine software.
The aero kit includes a replacement front bumper with 2 DRL and 2 fog lights, sideskirts, front clip (in fiberglass or carbon fiber) and a 2-piece roof spoiler.
The exhaust system fits the OEM rear bumper and comes in chrome or carbon fiber tips.
For the engine, there are six different options for the different engines.
xDrive50i – 490 HP / 521 lb-ft (from factory … CONTINUED
In the today print issue of AMS (Auto Motor Sport) is an track driving review of the MotoGP M4 on Losail Circuit in Qatar. They also claimed the S55 as not so sharply throttle responsive as the old S65, but because of the overall performance this doesn´t matter much, there is enough power out of the engine and with the Akrapovic Performance Exhaust it sounds like an/the V8.
Included is an small article about an comparison between M3 vs. M4 … in this article they … CONTINUED
Speaking at the 94th Annual General Meeting of BMW AG in Munich today, Dr. Norbert Reithofer, Chairman of the Board of Management of BMW AG again confirmed that the G11 7 Series will make use of carbon fiber in its construction:
BMW i is the spearhead of innovation within the company, with lightweight construction playing a central role. We are now also applying this expertise to other series models. Customers already appreciate the carbon-fibre roofs in our BMW M models. I can also reveal that … CONTINUED
As said by head of BMW M Product Management, Carsten Pries:
BMW M’s product planning chief says the next-generation M3 model family could be powered by a four-cylinder engine, despite the fact the Bavarian performance brand is currently without any four-cylinder models.
Speaking at the international launch of the all-new F80/82 M3 and M4 in Portugal over the weekend, BMW M Division Head of Product Management Carsten Pries told motoring.com.au it was “foreseeable” that a four-cylinder engine could power the next generation of the iconic model.
“We … CONTINUED
Video comparison review of the M235i Coupe versus the CLA45 AMG.
Taste the rainbow M3 shoot.
It’s the battle of the performance coupes as BMW’s new M4 takes on the Mercedes-Benz C63 AMG. Can the M4′s turbocharged 425bhp six-cylinder petrol engine compare to the 6.2-litre V8 of the C63 AMG? Steve Sutcliffe has the keys to both, and he’s about to find out.