A report from Automotive News indicates that the next BMW i model won’t be introduced until after 2020.
Exactly what model that will turn out to be is still being decided. “We are still in the strategic research phase where we brainstorm,” BMW Group R&D chief Klaus Froehlich told Automotive News. “Teams that start with a white sheet of paper. They talk with customers, hold workshops, then present their ideas and we decide.”
Whatever it turns out to be, it won’t be a re-packaged existing model. … CONTINUED
More F85 X5 M have landed at dealerships across the US, including this beautiful white F85.
BMW is launching the Ultimate Driving Experience, a nationwide tour that will offer dynamic behind-the-wheel driving programs through 10 events in nine markets for a total of 90 event days. A popular component of The Ultimate Driving Experience will be the Teen Driving School, which is an extension of the BMW Teen Driving School curriculum taught at the BMW Performance Center in Spartanburg, SC. The first Ultimate Driving Experience kicks-off March 21- 29 in Atlanta, GA at Atlanta Motor Speedway. The tour will consist … CONTINUED
The M3 and M4 do not currently have a proper red color, so this owner decided to take matters into his own hands, ordering up his F80 in a red hot Ferrari Red Individual color.
Some more renderings of the rumored upcoming BMW “XCite” or “1 Series Sport Cross.”
Alpina had a very nice display of their cars at the Geneva Auto Show. The B5 and B6 (LCI models) celebrating the 50th Anniversary of Alpina automobiles.
Introducing the BMW X5 xDrive40e.
The first plug-in hybrid production car from the BMW core brand is a Sports Activity Vehicle. Permanent all-wheel drive and the BMW EfficientDynamics eDrive technology endow the BMW X5 xDrive40e with sensational sportiness and supreme poise on the one hand and outstanding efficiency on the other. With a total system output of 230 kW/313 hp generated by a four-cylinder petrol engine with BMW TwinPower Turbo technology and a synchronous electric motor, the BMW X5 xDrive40e achieves a combined … CONTINUED
BIMMERPOST moderator brings you a mega gallery from the show floor of the 2015 Geneva Auto Show.
Today, BMW of North America publicly unveiled a special livery, which pays homage to the IMSA 3.0 CSL, for the two BMW Team RLL Z4 GTLM cars that will race in the 2015 edition of the 12 Hours of Sebring on March 21st. The unveiling took place during “Cars & Coffee at the Concours” which is part of the Amelia Island Concours d’Elegance weekend in Northern Florida. 1975 12 Hours of Sebring winning drivers Brian Redman, Sam Posey and Hans Stuck, 1972 -1980 BMW … CONTINUED
X4 M40i preproduction tester cars have now been spotted in Spartanburg, SC.
Like the other M Performance Automobiles, the X4 M40i will receive the full M Sport treatment (aero kit, wheels, brakes, interior) along with a sportier suspension and chassis.
But, the X4 M40i is particularly important because our upcoming models info shows that it will be powered by a new reworked N55 3.0L turbo six engine (N55B30T0) producing around 370-380 PS (365-375 HP), which will also power the BMW M2 when it arrives in early … CONTINUED
The cookie monster may prefer donuts, but BMW DTM champion driver Marco Wittmann prefers donuts.
BMW Individual interior and exterior colors are now showing on the US configurator, despite being available for order since last summer.
The currently available Individual exterior colors are Tanzanite Blue, Pyrite Brown, Azurite Black and Moonstone Metallic.
Individual interior leather and trim are also now listed.
Time flies! The next gen BMW X3 has already begun testing. The next X3 is due around 2016-2017 and here’s the first spotted prototype. It was spied testing with the current X3, and a check into German records confirmed this prototype registered as an X3.
It’s still covered in substantial camouflage, so don’t be fooled by the heavy covering. The lights are especially covered in a way in order to deceive as to their true shape below.
We’ve also put together some quick comparison photos against … CONTINUED
The F85 X5 M has landed stateside! This beast belonging to a site member just landed on the West Coast. More photos soon.
Great little video showing the M4 coupe from a drone’s perspective.
Think the Taiwanese love their F20 1 Series? These pics should answer that question!
Autos.ca compares the M235i xDrive vs the Audi S3 Quattro.
Recent comments by BMW hint at a possible longer than usual model life for the current E89 Z4. The usual model life for a BMW is 6-7 years, which means that the current Z4, which began production in 2009, is up for a brand new redesign soon.
However, BMW development boss Klaus Froehlich, recently stated that “I would like to see a Z4 successor in this decade,” when asked about the timing of the Z4’s replacement. This seems to indicate that … CONTINUED