Very extensive and excellent account of M School at the BMW Performance Center in Spartanburg, SC.
BMW has gone on the record in denying a report from Auto Motor und Sport that BMW is developing a car for Apple. AMS claimed that Apple and BMW were in talks regarding the possibility of developing an electric car based on the BMW i3, in connection with recent rumors that Apple has plans to bring its own car to market by 2020.
Reuters has since reported, however, that BMW denied this:
German carmaker BMW said on Thursday its talks with technology giant Apple did not … CONTINUED
Some footage from the BMW Snow and Ice training driving experience in Arjeplog, Sweden.
EVO pits the BMW M4 vs BMW M5. Evo’s road test editor Dan Prosser pits two of the best M Division cars head-to-head on track.
Lap times, specifications and the pure ‘thrill of driving’ … all is put to the test, but which will come out on top?
Enlaes EGT6 COUPE/GRAN COUPE by Supremepower.
Described by Supremepower: Created in early 2013, ENLAES was formed out of the idea that “ENLightened AESthetics” was to be the driving force behind its designs and productions. Its sole purpose is to bring you the best race inspired, street and track functional pieces that are of the highest quality, with factory like fitment and for the best price point.
Latest reports and rumors that the M4 GTS will get water injection system, laser lights, OLED lights and debut in August at Pebble Beach.
Great documentary on how the BMW i8 is made.
28 March 2015 sees the curtain raised on the market launch of the new BMW 1 Series. Fans of compact driving pleasure can look forward to an even more striking design, a further refined premium ambience for the interior, engines that are extremely powerful and even more efficient, and innovative equipment features. Ahead of the launch, news filtered through from BMW Plant Regensburg of another reason to smile as the two-millionth BMW 1 Series rolled off the production line. The landmark car was built … CONTINUED
BMW X6 (F16) by AC Schnitzer at the 2015 Geneva motor show.
BMW X6 (F16) by Hamann at the 2015 Geneva motor show, featuring a widebody style.
BMW of North America, LLC is announcing its annual Center of Excellence honors. This award recognizes the top BMW dealerships in the U.S. who have achieved an outstanding level of performance in 2014. These dealerships have shown their dedication and enthusiasm for the BMW Brand, their customers and employees.
The dealers were measured on 11 Key Performance Indicators against their peers which include, Customer First, Aftersales and Sales data. This data is then calculated to award the top performing BMW dealers. Only 9% or 32 … CONTINUED
The World Car of the Year final three nominees for each category have been announced at the Geneva auto show. The winners will be revealed at the NY auto show next month.
The Top Three in the World finalists in the 5 award categories are as follows, and the BMW M3/M4 and i8 remain in the running.
Andreas Stadlbauer produces the Carerra racing toys with his company. BMW took him out to test-drive a BMW M4 in real life. Martin Tomczyk and the BMW Laptimer app accompanied him.
Now we turn to the tuner part of the Geneva auto show. First up is the AC Schnitzer “ACS4 Sport” M4 featuring a massive front spoiler lip and tail wing, bumper canards, and rear diffuser. Catalog inside.
BMW Canada has announced a limited run of Individual Launch Spec M3 and M4 models, as well as a 6 day M European Delivery trip, just like the one they arranged last year.
Modified Sakhir Orange M4 coupe by Velos.
Sales of BMW brand vehicles increased 14.5 percent in February for a total of 25,201 compared to 22,017 vehicles sold in February, 2014.
“In spite of ferocious cold and mountains of snow in so much of the country in February, our customers proved they could overcome and made it possible for BMW to post a new record for February sales,” said Ludwig Willisch, President and CEO, BMW of North America. “Improved availability of the always popular X5 and the strong and growing interest in our … CONTINUED
The 2015 season marks the 17th season of BMW M as “Official Car of MotoGP” and the BMW M4 [see Official Thread] will be serving as the safety car. This year’s safety car is fitted with a full array of M Performance Parts, and also features some new technology under the hood — a water injection system.
The water injection system helps to lower temperatures in the combustion chamber, which helps prevent uncontrolled combustion (knock) and a loss in performance. In BMW’s words: cooler supercharged … CONTINUED