Videos featuring drag races which pit a Stage 2 Hartge F10 M5 (650 HP) against Aston Martin Vanquish as well as a PP-Performance tuned F13 M6 Coupe (680 HP).
The 2013 BMW 135is has a lineage that goes back over 40 years to the original BMW 320i of the 1970s. CNET’s Brian Cooley shows you how the Bavarian automaker keeps the spirit of the original alive with some new ideas added in.
The Hong Kong BMW M135i Owners Group had a gathering over the weekend which saw a great turnout — 10 x M135i, 4 x 328i (F30), 1 x GTR, 1 x E36, 1 x Evo and 2 x M135i that met up later.
Here’s everything you could ever want to know or question on the F30 3 Series. These are the full technical training guides / documents covering all aspects of the car, from general to powertrain, to chassis, electronics, and communications.
It’s a goldmine for any F30 enthusiast or owner, so be sure to grab the PDF documents we’ve posted.
BMW teases the unveil of the i3 electric car, coming on July 29.
The one feature of the BMW 4 Series Concept which unfortunately did not make the production 4 Series Coupe are the hexagonal LED headlights.
Of course, our ever resourceful BIMMERPOST members sought their own solution. Check out these custom hexagonal headlights fitted on a F30 3 Series!
Road & Track has a long term M6 Gran Coupe with manual transmission and they’ve put it to some real world testing, achieving some very impressive figures:
0-60 in 3.9 seconds.
0-100 in 8.6 seconds.
Quarter-mile in 12.1 seconds @ 120 mph.
Meet The Rusted Jackets, the Malaysian fraternity built around the F30 3 Series sedan.
First BMW revealed the upcoming BMW X4 in concept form, then came the photoshops of what it could look like in various colors, and now in the next stage of online followship of the new BMW, come the very first prototypes of the production version.
Just like the bigger siblings in the BMW X family, the BMW X5/X6, the BMW X4 will be closely paired with the X3 in both looks and underlying architecture. The styling is where the real differences seem to be. And thankfully, … CONTINUED
The patent designs of the upcoming production BMW i3 electric car has been revealed.
Photo gallery from the 2013 German Car Fest, which took place recently at Waterfront Park in North Vancouver. It is hosted by the BMW Car Club of BC, Porsche Club of America – Canada West Region, and the Mercedes-Benz Club of America – BC Section. It was open to all German cars, and proceeds and non-perishable food donations benefit the North Shore Harvest Project.
My pictures mostly covers the BMWs in attendance, plus a smattering of general pictures from the other makes.
The production BMW i3 will finally make its debut this Summer and as BMW’s first electric car available for purchase, there’s plenty of anticipation for it as 100,000 people are reported to have reservations to test drive the i3.
The following video demos some of the connectivity / infotainment features of the i3 concept, previewing some (if not all) of the features to expect in the production i3. Also re-posted below are videos explaining the philosophies and technologies behind the BMW i3 (and i8) and BMW’s … CONTINUED
The 2014 BMW M6 Gran Coupe boasts plenty of power out of the box, but adequate power has never stopped the aftermarket from shooting for more.
AC Schnitzer has now tuned the M6 Gran Coupe to an impressive 665 HP / 652 LB-FT, up from the factory quoted 560 HP / 500 LB-FT.
No exact details yet on the hardware upgrades used to achieve these power levels and the software has yet to be finalized, but that should be forthcoming, eventually. For now, we get a preview … CONTINUED
The 2014 5 Series (LCI refresh) receives both cosmetic and mechanical updates [full details] and many of you have wondered what effects the updates to the suspension and steering will have.
Edmunds shares their first drive review of the 2014 5 Series and gives their take on this:
The 5′s chassis has also seen a light rethink in the form of retuned dampers for improved comfort, quietness and reduced roll, besides some fresh mapping of the electric power steering to sharpen its precision.
These dynamic upgrades are subtly … CONTINUED
Autocar’s hot hatch shootout featuring the BMW M135i, Mercedes A45 AMG and the VW GTI.
A BIMMERPOST member shares this video with us detailing the steps needed to properly launch an M5/M6 using the factory Launch Control feature.
See our photo gallery from the “BMW – The Ultimate Driving Machine.” exhibition at the Saratoga Automobile Museum.
We’ve all been impressed by the first E91 M3 Touring conversion by 63NP, and now be impressed by another full touring conversion!
This Mineral White E91 M3 was built by M3POST member HAMDAN1000 and also features a full S65 V8 and DCT transmission fitted into what was originally a 335i touring.
As you can see, it features full M3 body panels, hood, mirror and a custom rear M3 bumper. The interior features BMW Performance seats and BMW alcantara steering wheel.
Total build time and cost for this radical … CONTINUED