Here are the first live photos of the BMW Gran Coupe Concept from the Beijing unveiling. The concept is reportedly already green lighted for production and will become the 6-series Gran Coupe, a low slung 4-door “coupe” to take on the likes of the Mercedes CLS and Audi A7.
We’ve been given some very strong hints that the front and rear design of the just unveiled stunning BMW Gran Coupe Concept signals the design of the upcoming F12 6-series coupe. Our resident photoshop guru Gerald Alvarez has wasted no time in rendering a 6-series coupe based on this knowledge.
BMW insider has revealed that the BMW Concept Gran Coupe has already been approved for production as the 6-series Gran Coupe. The new 6-series line will thus have 3 variants – the coupe, Gran Coupe, and convertible. A shooting brake model concept has also been built for evaluation. The BMW Concept Gran Coupe will make its debut at the 2010 Paris auto show.
BMW has just revealed the BMW Concept Gran Coupe at the Beijing Auto Show. It’s a stunning, sleek low slung 4-door sports coupe ready to take on the likes of the Mercedes CLS, Porsche Panamera and upcoming Audi A7. The Gran Coupe concept will debut at the 2010 Paris autoshow. Full details and photos inside!
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We previously reported on jpsimon’s turbo upgrade on his 335′s N54 motor. The upgrade to larger compressor and clipped turbine wheel is now complete and the performance increases have been documented. The peak gains were an impressive 40awhp/50awtq on pump gas. Full details and dyno inside.
Here is Autoexpress’ latest interpretation of what the 2012 F30 3-series will resemble. They believe that it will be a mix of influences from the CS Concept and 5-series. What do you think of this look?
BMW has announced that its all-electric “Megacity Vehicle” line will launc in 2013. This line of vehicles was designed from the ground up to be fully electric vehicles and will be significantly lighter than conventional cars with heavy use of carbon fiber. It will be a zero-emission urban car for the world’s metropolitan regions. It is currently being developed as part of project i and will be available from 2013 under a sub-brand of BMW.
Heres a nice initial overview of the 2011 335is experience from our friends at BIMMERFILE
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Heres a thought; the 335is is more of a replacement for et E46 M3 than the current M3. Its got similar power (320 hp) with decidedly more torque (332 … CONTINUED
Testing season is fully underway in Germany and the upcoming F12 BMW 6-series is fully involved. Here we see the upcoming 6-series still wearing heavy camoflage over the entire front and rear ends, which will be the most drasticly changed parts of the car when compared to the current example. This is a car that as some may remember has been said to be the "Best-looking BMW in years" by BMWUSA officials.
A folding hardtop seems to be a … CONTINUED
Check out this rare delivery of two M3 ZCP Competition models. The two lucky owners beat the closing of the European air space and took delivery together in Munich. They are currently stuck due to the ash cloud, but we can think of much worse things than being stuck with a pair of M3 competition models in Europe!
Didn’t get enough of the BMW M1/1M clip from the Nurburgring yesterday? We bring you even more footage in this extended version clip. Over 2 more minutes of footage on and around the track!