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?
Some sweet BMW toys assembled for this photo shoot.
BMW announced today the launch of the 2015 BMW Individual 6 Series Gran Coupe “BANG & OLUFSEN Edition” which exemplifies the design and engineering prowess of the two luxury-sector manufacturers. This limited run of vehicles seamlessly combines the most exquisite materials and craftsmanship with state-of-the-art technology and the finest high-end sound.
Production is limited to 100 BMW 650i Gran Coupe models equipped with either rear wheel drive or BMW xDrive all-wheel drive and powered by the BMW TwinPower Turbo V-8. Customers looking for an even … 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.
Photo gallery from the most recent Shift S3ctor Airstrip Attack event, which BIMMERPOST and EAS sponsored.
Photos from this past weekend’s tri-state (NY, NJ, CT) F10 owners meet, which of course also welcomed other models such as the M6 and 3 Series.
One-off BMW Individual model created by BMW to showcase its Individual program. Features a Frozen Red exterior with dark chrome accents, Gold M Carbon Ceramic brakes,
Interior features Opal White Merino leather seats, black leather-wrapped dash, Sakhir Orange stitching, piano black trim, Frozen Red accents, embossed headrests, special floor mats and BMW Individual sill plates.
Here’s a look at Yas Marina Blue (on F80 M3) vs San Marino Blue (on M6 Convertible) inside the M Studio at the BMW M headquarters in Garching, Germany.
Check out this Arkym equipped M6 Gran Coupe, featuring:
Akrapovic Evolution Titanium Exhaust System
Arkym Carbon Fiber AeroSport Front Lip Spoiler
Arkym Carbon Fiber AeroSport Rear Diffuser
Arkym Carbon Fiber AeroSport Side Skirts
Arkym Carbon Fiber AeroSport Trunk Spoiler
BC Forged 21″ BE Series Wheel Set
BMW M Performance Carbon Fiber Center Diffuser
H&R Sport Lowering Springs
IND Painted Cosmetic Pacakge
Now in its third generation, the BMW 6 Series makes an important contribution to securing the BMW Group’s success. In 2013 alone, approx. 26,000 of the large BMW Coupés were delivered to customers around the world. In March of last year, BMW Plant Dingolfing celebrated the start of production of the most exclusive way to experience a BMW M vehicle: the BMW M6 Gran Coupé, the BMW Group’s most high-performance, four-door luxury coupe.
The BMW 6 Series has a long tradition at the Dingolfing site: … CONTINUED
Watch BMW Driving Experience chief instructor Claudia Hürtgen set a new track record at the Shanghai International Circuit in a BMW M6 Horse Edition [Details].
The Myth of the “Real M Car,” an op-ed by Jalopnik.
By Johan Lee:
Recently I had the pleasure of staging photo sessions for two very special cars belonging to Hunter5179. This is the story of his M6.
Ever since he can remember, Constantine Sotos has had the urge to change and personalize things around him: cars, houses, businesses, pets, food, even people at times. Whether it was adding carbon fiber interior trim, installing a roaring exhaust system or slapping on the latest aerodynamic kit, nothing could ever be left alone for too long. In reality it … CONTINUED
Chris Harris pits three 550+ hp luxury super saloons against each other in this comparo between the M6 Gran Coupe, E63 AMG and XFR-S.
To commemorate the new Chinese year, which is the “Year of the Horse”, which starts January 31, 2014, BMW has decided to put out a new special edition M car for the Chinese market.
Welcome the BMW M5 and M6 Horse Edition.
BMW will make only 30 copies of the special edition BMW M5 only for the Chinese market. The Horse Edition will feature a unique horse character into the headrests
Tokyo Auto Salon 2014, the major Japanese tuner/aftermarket show, is currently underway in Tokyo and we are there to bring you the BMW models on display!
The F30/F32 3 Series and 4 Series dominate this year’s array of BMWs, but there are still plenty of M3, M5, 5 Series, Z4 and E90/E92 3 Series being trotted out by major tuners.
Enjoy the views!