BMW is hosting 8 days of BMW M Track Days event at The Thermal Club in Palm Springs, CA. BIMMERPOST member SEWELLGT (Chris) shares a great recount of the whole experience:
I’m always appreciative of the members who take the time to sit down and write up trip summaries, event summaries, etc. Typically, I read those posts and enjoy living vicariously through them. I was fortunate enough to get an invite to the BMW M Track Day being hosted out at The Thermal Club … CONTINUED
The rumormill churns for the next gen M5/M6 returning to an all new V10 engine, and the introduction of a X1 M model and M5 Touring based off the upcoming G31 5 Series Touring?
SimonMotorSport’s 800hp BMW M5 at the Challenge 2014 Rally.
Some sweet BMW toys assembled for this photo shoot.
600hp and a peak torque of 700 Nm. BMW took the BMW M5 “30 Jahre M5″ (30 Year Anniversary M5) out for a ride.
This car is not only the most powerful BMW M5 ever to emerge from series production under the auspices of BMW M GmbH, but also the most powerful car in the history of the brand.
Some great rolling shots of an impressive color on the F10 M5 – Individual Frozen Cashmere Silver.
Finding rivals to pitch the Nissan GT-R against on circuit is tough – its performance far outstrips traditional foes at its price point. But what about the king of the super saloons, the BMW M5? EVO finds out which is quicker round the challenging turns of the Anglesey Circuit.
This morning’s Nordschleife Touristenfahrten session was closed today – because of the M5 Ring-Taxi crashed on Nürburgring track – with paying customers aboard! Luckily no one was hurt except for the driver’s ego. At first(early reports said) it was thought the crash was caused due to the driver drifting in the Brunchen-II turn. Turns out the driver of the Ring Taxi was just driving way over his head and the “red mist” got the better of his judgment. He really ought to have yielded … CONTINUED
39x BMWs from M1 to the new M4 on the Nurburgring. You will see everything from the classic M1 to the new M4 (also with Akrapovic exhaust system) M1, M3 (E46 CSL, E92 GTS, F80), M5 (E60, F10), M6 (F12/F13), X6M.
The Goodwood Festival of Speed, 26-29 June 2014, will see a trio of spectacular BMWs drive up the famous 1.16 mile hill. BMW’s most advanced sport car ever, the new BMW i8, will be seen for the first time in the UK along with the BMW M5 30 Jahre Edition – the most powerful production car in the history of the brand. With a special M4 Coupe in action too, and a line-up of the hottest new BMW M cars on stand, this summer’s … CONTINUED
Effective July 1, 2014
2015 BMW M5 Sedan
Changes to the standard equipment:
Comfort Access Keyless entry is now standard
SIRIUS Satellite Radio with 1 year subscription is now standard.
6NS ‘Enhanced USB and Bluetooth plus Smartphone Integration’ is no longer standard because the Bluetooth audio streaming functionality moves to a new standard option (6NH ‘Hands-free Bluetooth and USB Audio Connection’). The remaining functionality of 6NS is now a standalone option for $500.
Lines and Packages changes:
A fisheye look at the BMW M Day 2014 recently held in St. Petersburg, Russia.
A review of the BMW On Demand experience.
Instructions on how to disable BMW Active Sound Design (ASD) without disabling the entire audio system.
First real life look at the 30th Anniversary Edition F10 M5 in Frozen Dark Silver Metallic, from the M sales awards / M Power Experience event in Istanbul, Turkey.
BMW M president Friedrich Nitschke has now given more hints at a possible all-wheel-drive xDrive next-gen G80 M5, with likely weight reduction.
Photo gallery from the most recent Shift S3ctor Airstrip Attack event, which BIMMERPOST and EAS sponsored.
Another stunning project from iND.
The release of the F10 M5 brought an excitement and clamor to the BMW tuning community that had not been seen in many years. The amazing S63tu engine showed a tremendous amount of promise, and the chassis seemed mechanically ready for anything. IND’s own initial testing of the M5 proved this car to be simultaneously an incredibly competent track monster, and a docile and polite street car. BMW Motorsport had certainly achieved their lofty goals and created the ultimate executive … CONTINUED