The World Car of the Year final three nominees for each category have been announced at the Geneva auto show. The winners will be revealed at the NY auto show next month.
The Top Three in the World finalists in the 5 award categories are as follows, and the BMW M3/M4 and i8 remain in the running.
Andreas Stadlbauer produces the Carerra racing toys with his company. BMW took him out to test-drive a BMW M4 in real life. Martin Tomczyk and the BMW Laptimer app accompanied him.
Now we turn to the tuner part of the Geneva auto show. First up is the AC Schnitzer “ACS4 Sport” M4 featuring a massive front spoiler lip and tail wing, bumper canards, and rear diffuser. Catalog inside.
BMW Canada has announced a limited run of Individual Launch Spec M3 and M4 models, as well as a 6 day M European Delivery trip, just like the one they arranged last year.
Modified Sakhir Orange M4 coupe by Velos.
Sales of BMW brand vehicles increased 14.5 percent in February for a total of 25,201 compared to 22,017 vehicles sold in February, 2014.
“In spite of ferocious cold and mountains of snow in so much of the country in February, our customers proved they could overcome and made it possible for BMW to post a new record for February sales,” said Ludwig Willisch, President and CEO, BMW of North America. “Improved availability of the always popular X5 and the strong and growing interest in our … CONTINUED
The 2015 season marks the 17th season of BMW M as “Official Car of MotoGP” and the BMW M4 [see Official Thread] will be serving as the safety car. This year’s safety car is fitted with a full array of M Performance Parts, and also features some new technology under the hood — a water injection system.
The water injection system helps to lower temperatures in the combustion chamber, which helps prevent uncontrolled combustion (knock) and a loss in performance. In BMW’s words: cooler supercharged … CONTINUED
Also making its world public debut at the 2015 Geneva auto show is the F20/F21 1 Series LCI. Here are the highlights of the LCI update and our photos from the show.
One of the headlining BMW models at the 2015 Geneva auto show which just kicked off is the BMW 2 Series Gran Tourer, making its public debut.
The 2-series Gran Tourer [Official Thread] is a derivative of the Active Tourer and features both a taller and longer body. It also comes with third-row seating.
On display are the 220i M Sport and 220d xDrive models. Have a look from the show!
The ultimate drift challenge: man vs. machine. A self-drifting car vs. a drift champion.
The F52 1 Series sedan has been spotted cold climate testing in Sweden. Check out the newest spy photos inside.
We don’t often see the X5 in Individual color, so this one’s a treat. Of course it helps that the color is so gorgeous. Here’s an X5 in Azurite Black Individual. It’s also been spec’d with:
Soft close doors
21″ 310M wheels
M Performance brakes
Alcantara roof liner
6WB LCD instrument cluster
M Sport grills
Another F80 M3 European Delivery journal, this time of a Silverstone M3.
Today in the ETK (Electronic Parts Catalog, as the Germans say: Electronik Teile Katalog) an interesting thing popped up! Looks like BMW AG will offer GoPro mounts in the near future. I say near future because while these two mounts are shown in the ETK, the part numbers are not. That comes later. So for now this is confirmation that BMW will offer special BMW specific GoPro mounts.
First looks at the F80 M3 in Individual Grigio Telesto, a factory Lamborghini color.
Its a difficult decision, but I go i8 in the end..
This F80 M3 gets a gorgeous satin white vinyl makeover.