We previously saw the next generation 5 Series touring (G31) out testing over a year ago, and now its 4 door sedan sibling has emerged with a production body.
The G30 sedan spied here is the 530eDrive hybrid plug-in model, which reflects BMW’s plans to offer a hybrid version of each of its core models. We can expect the hybrid powerplant to be similar to the 3 Series hybrid plug-in discussed by BMW last week. That means a battery between the trunk and passenger … CONTINUED
Two BMW engines have won the 2015 Ward’s 10 Best Engines award, but they might not be the first ones you’d guess.
We’ve added photos of the 2015 M6 with its new LED headlights and videos of the 6 Series LCI facelift.
Presenting the refreshed 2015 BMW 6 Series LCI model.
The full press release can be read inside, but here are some highlights:
Power remains 315hp for 640i, 445hp for 650i, 560hp for M6
Sports exhaust system now included on 640i models
Reduction in fuel consumption/emissions (i.e. 640i now burns 0.2 liters less fuel per 100km than before)
New front apron with single lower air intake styling
Decorative surround for LED foglights (chrome on convertible and high gloss black for coupe and gran coupe)
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A digital guesstimation rendering of the upcoming BMW M2 front end styling, based on spy photos.
November saw global demand for BMW Group vehicles increase to a new record high. Worldwide, a total of 188,342 BMW, MINI and Rolls-Royce vehicles were delivered (prev. yr. 174,992 / +7.6%). In the first eleven months of the year, sales of BMW Group vehicles totalled 1,902,699, an increase of 7.1% on the same period last year (prev. yr. 1,777,012).
Ian Robertson, Member of the Board of Management of BMW AG responsible for Sales and Marketing BMW said, “November continues the sales growth we have seen … CONTINUED
Check out the first project of its kind – turning the F30 3 series into an F80 M3 body, using all factory original parts.
Experience the holiday spirit through the eyes of a child.
F80 M3 rolling shots, in the wet.
The F30 LCI facelift test mules continue their testing on public roads and we’ve got the latest photos to show you.
Harald Krüger to become Chairman of the Board of Management in May 2015
Dr. Norbert Reithofer proposed to succeed as Chairman of the Supervisory Board
Prof. Joachim Milberg to take leading role in the BMW Group’s worldwide CSR activities and charitable foundations
Klaus Fröhlich appointed to Board of Management with responsibility for Development
Munich . At its meeting today, the Supervisory Board of BMW AG took the first steps to initiate a generational change at the head of the company’s Board of Management and Supervisory Board. Harald Krüger … CONTINUED
Rinspeed always seems to impress. Their MO: Take a seemingly already forward looking car and take it to the next level as a concept. But their goal isn’t to just make the car look different, they usually try to go a step further and introduce new ideas to the motoring world or give their take on cutting edge ideas.
In this case of their upcoming Budii concept, they are tackling the idea of Autonomous drive, ie. self driving cars. And really, I can’t think of … CONTINUED
Check out the first F80 M3 in Laguna Seca Blue Individual, a fully custom color costing five thousand dollars.
Motor Trend written review of the BMW M4 against the Lexus RC F.
A rare sight. Two blue BMW i8 meet up on Long Island for a mini-meet, one in standard gloss blue and the other in matte blue.
Bimmerpost member Arbee orchestrated another fun event for our members down in South Africa.
Here is the gallery from a recent Breakfast Run to a small town called Cullinan near Pretoria.
Great looking F80 M3 build by Richy Rich. Featuring:
Mods thus far:
Satin Clear Bra
Spectra Photosync Tint (35% all around, including windshield)
M Performance kidneys
IND front reflectors
IND side gills
JB4 (Map 7)
Installing next week:
Secondary cat delete
Extended wheel studs
Installing in two weeks:
ONEighty black headlights
M Performance spoiler
AC Schnitzer splitters
M Performance side skirts
M Performance carbon mirrors
In near future:
3″ Turbo back exhaust (not TPG)
M Performance wheel
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A beautiful M6 Gran Coupe decked out in 3DDesign parts and powered by their tuning.