BMW will outsource some production of the 5-series range to Magna Steyr in Graz, Austria, after the contract manufacturer stops building the Paceman and Countryman for sister brand Mini at the end of this year, a German report said.
Magna Steyr will build between 50,000 and 70,000 next-generation 5-series models a year, Automobil Produktion reported, citing company sources. No decision has yet been reached on which variants of the 5 series will be built in Austria, the report added.
The current 5 series is built at … CONTINUED
A look at the acceleration between the BMW i8 in Sport Mode and the Tesla Model S P85D in Insane Mode.
Follow the progress of this custom frozen blue M4.
Pictorial journal of an M3 owner’s trip to VIR (Virginia International Raceway).
We’ve shown you the spy photos of the new G11/G12 Alpina B7 undergoing testing, but we’ve taken it a step further and digitally uncovered the next B7 by way of this rendering.
The new Alpina B7 may feature more than 600 horsepower (vs 540 hp of current B7).
The BMW M CEO recently reaffirmed that there will be no M7 coming, so the Alpina B7 will once again represent the top performing 7 Series for this newest generation.
More information about what may show up at Pebble. What’s interesting is the Hommage CSL car. Supposedly it’s different from the concept revealed in Italy. According to the author, this model may make it to production.
BMW will present two concept cars at the Pebble Beach Concours next month, with one set to preview the upcoming M4 GTS, and the other an evolution of the 3.0 CSL Hommage concept revealed in May.
The hot M4 GTS will take inspiration from BMW’s M4 MotoGP safety car, revealed … CONTINUED
We’ve posted some official BMW 340i videos. Check them out inside.
Here are the lease rates (residuals and money factor) for the first month of the 2016 M3 and M4 production.
IND takes their M4 to the AutoBahn race track for some performance testing. Words by IND:
As many BimmerPost readers know, IND Distribution and Fall Line Motorsports have been cooperating to push the envelope of what’s possible with F8x M chassis street cars, nearly as soon as the cars arrived in the United States. Our goal is to maintain the everyday driving comfort of these incredible cars, while improving not only the ability of an M3 or M4 to generate an excellent lap time, … CONTINUED
A M4 was involved in a heavy crash in Germany today. The accident took place during a test drive. The driver was a representative from the auto dealer while the passenger was an American citizen. Cautionary tale to drive safe everyone!
Car and Driver ranks the 10 best engines currently in production, and the BMW S55 engine which powers the M3 and M4 gets plenty of praise.
Check out this beautiful and unique M4 coupe in Grigio Medio, a Ferrari color. The full list of modifications includes:
BMW Performance side gills
BMW Performance front grills
BMW Performance splitters
BMW Performance front lip
BMW Performance rear spoiler
BMW Performance rear diffuser
Akrapovic Evo system (CF tips)
ER Catless DPs
HRE 20″ P101s (Satin Black)
ESS piggyback tune
Macht Schnell Valve Control Module
iND color matched front reflectors
Watch the BMW 340i acceleration and the exhaust in action. The 0-60 mph is factory quoted at 4.8 seconds and 4.6 seconds (xDrive).
Nearly all generations of the M5 (E28 missing) lined up for a rare look together, and the group thought it fun to do a little exhaust sound-off. Here’s how the E34, E39, E60 and F10 M5 sound against each other.
Beta online configurator for the BMW 340i is now available.
Rick F takes us on a tour in his BMW 335i convertible of New York and New England.
Here’s some great photos from MPact East 2015 at Pocono Raceway.
Official launch film and videos of the BMW X1 (F48).