First X6 M (F86) spotted in beautiful Donington Grey Metallic.
The G11 7 Series has now been spied out and about with a production-level interior. The biggest change that we can now see compared to the previous sighting is new iDrive software. The screen shows a never before seen iDrive menu and we now also see the climate control display and controller layout.
The official Guinness World Record this establishes is “The most donuts (spins) around a car driving on two wheels in one minute is 10″ and it was achieved by Han Yue (China) and Zhang Shengjun (Taiwan) driving a MINI 3 Door Hatch and a BMW M4 Coupe in Chongqing, China on 14 November 2014.
U.S. electric carmaker Tesla Motors is in talks with Germany’s BMW over a possible alliance in batteries and light-weight components, Tesla’s Chief Executive Elon Musk told German weekly Der Spiegel.
In an interview published on Sunday, Musk described BMW’s production of carbon fibre reinforced car body parts as “interesting” and “relatively cost efficient.”
BMW uses carbon fibres from its joint venture with materials supplier SGL to make reinforced passenger cell parts for its i3 electric hatchback and i8 plug-in hybrid sports car.
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Very unique M235i with a matte grey vinyl wrap and M Performance Parts highlighted with red accents.
The online builder configurator for the 2015 2 Series convertible is now available.
BMW NA has issued a recall for certain 4-cylinder powered 20i and 28i models for potential brake power assist problems. Here is the recall information from the NHTSA.
The affected models/years are as follows:
NHTSA Campaign Number: 14V-627 (14V627000)
SERVICE BRAKES, HYDRAULIC:POWER ASSIST:VACUUM
SERVICE BRAKES, HYDRAULIC:POWER ASSIST:VACUUM:HOSES, LINES/PIPING, AND FITTINGS
Potential Number of Units Affected: 8,988
BMW of North America LLC (BMW) is recalling certain model year 2014 BMW 328i xDrive Sports … CONTINUED
BMW M product head, Carsten Pries, talks about a potential M supercar using i8 technology.
With the Green Car of the Year Award 2015, the BMW i3 has added a further trophy to an impressive raft of honours in its first year on the market. It was chosen for this award, presented by Green Car Journal at the Los Angeles Auto Show 2014, as the first dedicated all-electric vehicle in the premium segment. This latest honour, which adds to a long tally of awards the BMW i3 has picked up over the past months, is a further endorsement of … CONTINUED
Watch the highlights of the first season in the BMW M235i Racing Cup. Action-packed racing on one of the most demanding race tracks on the planet: the Nürburgring-Nordschleife. Enjoy!
The M235i has been named to Car and Driver’s 10 Best list for 2015, replacing the 3-series, which had until this year been on the list for more than 20 consecutive years.
Matt Farah takes the M4 coupe around Willow Springs (big track) with Donnie Isley, BMW Performance Center driving instructor at his side.
A little monster – a E87 1 Series hatchback with full S65 M3 and 1M body swap.
The all-new 2015 X5 M (F85) and X6 M (F86) are here at the 2014 LA Auto Show, making their auto show world debuts. The X6 M is presented in Laguna Beach Blue Metallic and the X5 M in Donington Grey Metallic.
The twin M SAV monsters pack 567 hp / 553 lb-ft from their 4.4L V8 twin turbo engines and cover 0-60 in just 4.0 seconds.
Production on both models begins in December-January and they will arrive in US showrooms in early 2015 at starting … CONTINUED
Great video by a BIMMERPOST member showing various modes and sounds of the M Performance Exhaust for the BMW M4 – revs / inside / outside / flybys.
Retail price guide for the 2015 BMW 2 Series Convertible (F23).
The M235i is a substantial 4 seconds quicker than the M3 around the track, a huge advantage (as also commented by the Auto Bild crew).
The E46 M3 is still the rawer and more entertaining car (according to one of them), but the guy “sponsoring” the M3 has to admit defeat in the end.
BMW announced today that Spotify – the world’s leading music streaming service – can now be brought into the car, delivering the perfect music for every journey. Spotify already brings you the right music for every moment on your computer, your mobile, your tablet and your home entertainment system.
Starting today, all Spotify users on iOS – both free and Premium – can enjoy a seamless music experience to BMW and MINI drivers:
Access your own music and playlists or use features like Radio and Browse … CONTINUED