For the first time in history 2 drift cars made it up to the most impressive road in the world.
The romanian Transfagarasan. Built in the 70ies. 6k tons of dynamite were used to make it and 40 lifes lost. But from above it looks like every great corner from every great race track in the world has been nitted together to create one unbroken grey ribbon of automotive perfection.
Via FIA: The all-electric FIA Formula E Championship has today confirmed that its course cars for the inaugural season will be fitted with Qualcomm Halo wireless charging technology.
With the final specification of car set to be announced shortly, the championship’s technical team took advantage of today’s final test at Donington Park to trial two BMW i8 and two BMW i3 models with the aim to evaluate them for the series’ official course cars. Earlier this year, the German marque was part of the Global … CONTINUED
An entrancing and hypnotic driving video by a BIMMERPOST member encapsulating his 2 day, 22 hour, 9 alpine pass, 885 mile trip in his F20 1 Series.
Supreme Power Part’s Alpine White F80 M3 gets the HRE treatment with a set of 20″ RS103 wheels.
Other mods include:
IND Color Matched Reflectors
IND Gloss Black Side Vents
IND Key Delete Color Match Driver
Update to rear suspension w H&R 435i Rear Sport Springs + M3/M4 H&R 50474 Front Springs
Autocar pits the BMW X4 against the Porsche Macan. Can the new upstart really rival the Porsche Macan, which has been received as one of the best compact SUVs ever? Steve Sutcliffe finds out.
We think that this M4 may have been better off unwrapped…
BMW has introduced the F15 X5 Security Plus model, which will be unveiled at the 2014 Moscow show late this month. Here’s info on the X5 Security Plus, via BMW:
The risk of armed violence – and in particular, attack with automatic weapons like the AK-47 – is a fact of everyday life for certain customers. In response to this threat, a new level of vehicle security is required. At the same time, more and more people want Sports Activity Vehicles, with all the versatility … CONTINUED
Adem Solmaz is pure fan of one special car: the BMW Z1 roadster. Watch his story and find out what’s the unique feature of the BMW Z1.
Autobild renders the next generation G30 5 Series and BMW inside Scott26 chimes in with his input and feedback on the accuracy.
Video of the BMW M4 DTM Safety Car with M Performance Exhaust in action.
The MotoGP Safety Car also runs the M Performance Exhaust, but catless (source), so this DTM Safety Car may possibly also be catless. Hence its loudness.
Congrats to BIMMERPOST member ilikebmxbikes (Marco) for his feature in European Car magazine covering his 1M3 S65 V8 powered 135i conversion!
Quick look and preview of a BMW Individual Fire Orange M4! We’ll have more to share with you soon.
Legends of the Autobahn is a “Celebration of German Automotive Engineering” concours for the BMWCCA, M-BCA, and Audi Club NA. Motorsport is the theme of this year’s concours and BMW showed up in full force with their BMW.Williams FW22 Formula One car, the 1999 Sebring-winning BMW V-12 LMR prototype, the BMW M5 IMSA Bridgestone Supercar Champion, the 1975 Sebring-winning BMW 3.0 CSL racer, the BMW M1 IMSA Group 4 racer, 2015 BMW M5 30th Anniversary Edition, E28 M5, F82 M3, and i8.
Michelin is ///Motorsport, … CONTINUED
Nürburgring (DE), 17th August 2014. Marco Wittmann (DE) took full advantage of his pole position at the Nürburgring (DE), producing an outstanding performance over 49 laps to secure his fourth win of the current DTM season. Wittmann held onto the lead at the start, and gradually pulled away from his rivals over the following laps. After the mandatory pit stop, during which he switched from prime to option tyres, the young German re-joined the race at the head of the field in the Ice-Watch … CONTINUED
On Saturday evening, August 16, in celebration of the U.S. arrival of the revolutionary BMW i8, Jay Leno and Ludwig Willisch, President and CEO, BMW of North America, presented a one-of-a-kind 2014 BMW i8 Concours d’Elegance Edition, which was then auctioned off for $825,00, including buyer’s premier, during Gooding & Company’s annual Pebble Beach Auctions. This is a world auction record price for a BMW i8.
Sold ahead of the official BMW i8 fall sale date for approximately six times the MSRP of $135,700, the … CONTINUED
And here are the very first BMW i8 cars delivered to their owners — at Pebble Beach weekend.
BMW Delivers First BMW i8 Sports Cars in the U.S. at Pebble Beach Concours d’Elegance.
Chef Thomas Keller, Roger Penske and Rick Hendrick Among the First to Take Delivery of the Revolutionary BMW i8 Plug-In Hybrid.
Woodcliff Lake, NJ – August 15, 2014… Today, BMW delivered the first plug-in hybrid BMW i8 sport cars at Pebble Beach Concours d’Elegance, the world’s premier celebration of the automobile, in Carmel, Calif. In celebration of the revolutionary sports car made with carbon fiber, renowned Chef Thomas Keller is hosting … CONTINUED
Here’s a taste of what a frozen grey M4 would look like. This one’s a customer car wrapped in matte vinyl grey, with smoked tail lights.
From our interview with the M4 project manager a few months ago, we know that Individual Frozen colors will be available as factory options (for added cost) from early 2015. How many frozen colors will be offered as factory options and in what markets remains to be seen.