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12/17/2013    8:30 AM
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Autoexpress compares the BMW M6 Gran Coupe versus the Audi RS7.

12/16/2013    8:05 PM
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Congrats to BIMMERPOST member Nightcreature for taking delivery of his X5 M50d.

12/16/2013    3:00 PM
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Here are some other looks at the BMW F80 M3 and F82 M4 in other colors, via renderings by BIMMERPOST member armymen.

12/16/2013    12:00 PM
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As we recently reported, the car that everyone has been calling the “1 Series GT” has now been fully revealed — as a 225i. Its full official name will be the 225i Active Tourer.

Also as predicted, the production version retains the Concept Active Tourer’s styling. The differences are the smaller kidney grilles, revised fascias and different lights. The shots of the interior reveal the same multi-layered styling seen in other late model BMWs.

The 2 Series Active Tourer will share the newest MINI’s engines and FWD “UKL” platform, but also come in AWD models. And, it will come in a longer-wheelbase version with a third row of seats.

It’s one of several new FWD vehicles which BMW will use to push into new segments. Ian Robertson, … CONTINUED

12/16/2013    10:00 AM
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As the motoring world still mourns the loss of amazing car enthusiast and all around genuine and decent guy, Paul Walker, this video from The Smoking Tire showcases his fantastic collection of some priceless BMW cars (no less an M1 in Procar livery) and some other incredible cars. Definitely a must see for us car enthusiasts.

12/16/2013    8:00 AM
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BIMMERPOST member ddk632 shares another great pictorial journal with us, this time of the BMW i8 at the SLS Hotel in Miami, Florida. Here’s his journal:

I found out about this event while I was at the LA Auto Show and of course attended last week.

The SLS Hotel is really (really!) beautiful and was an excellent stage for BMW to show off the i8 in a relatively private setting. The event was an official BMW event and customers could get on the list to attend by calling BMW.

The front entrance to the SLS Hotel in Miami during Art Basel 2013. BMW brought a fleet of 100 7-Series to shuttle people around, plus a number of the new BMW i3′s (some of them in this … CONTINUED

12/15/2013    4:00 PM
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BMW M Product Managers talk about and show off more of the all new 2015 F80 M3 Sedan and F82 M4 Coupe.

12/15/2013    1:45 PM
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We recently saw Chris Harris have a go in the BMW M3 DTM, now watch Dutch auto raing driver Tom Coronel, the most successful privateer BMW driver of the 2013 season, experience the M3 DTM.

These video features are a send-off for the M3 DTM, which will be retired in favor of the M4 DTM when it makes its debut for the 2014 DTM season.

12/14/2013    3:00 PM
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Here are the official final specs released for the BMW M235i Racing car.

Here are the official final specs released for the BMW M235i Racing car.

DIMENSIONS
Length: 4,454mm
Max. width: 1,862mm (without mirrors)
Height: 1,380mm
Wheel base: 2,690mm
Max. track width: 1,608mm

ENGINE / TRANSMISSION
Straight six-cylinder petrol engine
BMW M Performance TwinPower Turbo
Capacity: 2,979ccm
Output: 245kW (333bhp)
Torque: 450Nm
Racing exhaust with racing catalytic converters
Steering wheel with shift paddles
BMW M Performance limited-slip differential
TANK Motorsport safety tank

SUSPENSION / STEERING
KW dampers
H&R suspension springs
Front: H&R anti-roll bar (2-way)
Rear: H&R anti-roll bar

BRAKES
Front: High-performance motorsport braking system -
Performance Friction (PFC); 4-pot fixed calliper
Rear: BMW M Performance 2-pot braking system

ABS / DSC / ASC
BMW Motorsport specific racing application

TYRES / WHEELS
18×10 inch alloy rims

SAFETY COMPONENTS
Cage with DMSB certificate and FIA approval
6-point racing harness from Schroth
Racing seat RECARO Pro … CONTINUED