02/28/2014     3:30 PM
COMMENTS: 24

BMW Museum – special (temporary) display of their concept cars…

As soon as I learned that the BMW Museum would be showing off some of BMW AG’s concept car, I knew I would need to go for a visit. IF you are in the Munich area, I would recommend a visit to the Museum. The special concept cars will only be on display until Sunday March 2nd.

One car that was a big surprise to me was the BMW X Coupé (2001). I had seen the BMW Concept Study CS1 (2002) before at BMW Classic, but the X Coupe I found really interesting.

I spoke with one of the Museum guides who told me something interesting about the Gina concept car. That car used to be on … CONTINUED

02/28/2014     12:30 PM
COMMENTS: 152

BMW of North America, LLC is announcing its annual Center of Excellence honors. The awards go to the top performing BMW dealerships in the U.S. who distinguished themselves through exceptional performance, consistent brand representation, and a center-wide dedication to providing an outstanding customer experience. Thirty-two of the 339 BMW dealers nationwide achieved “2014 Center of Excellence” status based on their 2013 performance.

“We applaud these Center of Excellence winners,” said BMW of North America CEO and President, Ludwig Willisch: “Many of this year’s winners have achieved this award over multiple years, which is proof they are delighting their customers at every turn. We trust they’ll use the designation proudly in their marketing, and we know they’ll enjoy the trip to Anguilla as their reward.”

Dealers listed … CONTINUED

02/28/2014     11:00 AM
COMMENTS: 51

Some i8 document I was kindly forwarded touts how simplified the the order process is compared to an X1 and and i3, with only 1 model, 2 “worlds”, no “packages”.

Standard equipment

Navigation Pro
H&K Premium Sound
Adaptive Cruise Control
Adaptive LED Headlights
Alarm System
Display Key
E-Call + BMW i Services
Electronic Dim/Fold Mirrors
Park Distance Control
Storage Package ?
Lights Package ?

Surround View Cameras
High Beam Assist
Collision Mitigation
Pedestrian Protection
Speed Limit Info

Heads-Up Display
Real-Time Traffic
Connectivity BT/USB Devices
BMW Apps
BMW Remote Servies
Concierge

02/27/2014     7:53 PM
COMMENTS: 107

Check out this beautiful Estoril Blue BMW 4 Series 428i with M Performance Parts.

2014 428i M sport Estoril Blue II:

M Performance 405M 20″ wheel set
M Sports brake
M Performance exhaust (for 28i)
M Performance carbon splitter
M Performance carbon spoiler
M Performance carbon mirror cap
AC schnitzer power kit (294HP)
AFE momentum PRO5R intake

M Performance side decal (upcoming)
M Performance rear diffuser (back order)

02/27/2014     3:00 PM
COMMENTS: 58

Download the official BMW M4 and M3 brochure / catalog (in German).

02/27/2014     11:25 AM
COMMENTS: 164

Production of the BMW M4 F82 has begun! Today DTM race driver Martin Tomczyk (right) and Hermann Bohrer, Managing Director BMW plant Munich, presented the first BMW M4 Coupé built for sale. After 23 years M automobiles are buildt in Munich again, following the first BMW M3 Coupé series ever. — at BMW Werk München.

02/27/2014     10:15 AM
COMMENTS: 43

Exceptional luggage for an exceptional automobile.Louis Vuitton, the pioneer of the art of travel, has created a tailor-made set of luggage for the most progressive sports car – the BMW i8 plug-in hybrid.

The innovative collection of luggage comprises two travel bags, a business case and a garment bag. To ensure optimal use of space, the luggage items have been tailormade to fit perfectly into the interior of the revolutionary BMW i8.

“BMW and Louis Vuitton share both a profound appreciation of tradition and a commitment to constant further development,” says Adrian van Hooydonk, Senior Vice President BMW Group Design. “The use of CFRP in the revolutionary BMW i8 sports car is indicative of an intelligent lightweight construction philosophy. And Louis Vuitton has demonstrated a similar … CONTINUED

02/27/2014     7:30 AM
COMMENTS: 156

A beautiful photoshoot featuring M3POST member tbone28′s E92 M3 Coupe with BBS, Varis, ModeCarbon, Brembo, Akrapovic, Challenge, OSS, KW coilovers and 3D Design parts.

02/26/2014     3:55 PM
COMMENTS: 209

Added Frozen White M4 and Frozen Red M4 photos.

We bring you the latest and greatest look at the BMW M4 Convertible (F83), which is seen here in Matte Frozen Black and with minimal camouflage.

Mechanically, the M4 Convertible will share with the M4 Coupe and M3 Sedan. Stylistically, it shares much of the M4 Coupe’s design, but is differentiated by its folding metal roof (without double-bubble), lack of B pillar and different trunk lid shape. The trunk lid styling looks to be something halfway between the high curvy CSL-style ‘duckbill’ trunk of the M4 Coupe and the flat trunk design of the M3 Sedan.

The M4 Convertible will be introduced later this year.

Follow all our M3 and M4 news at:

http://www.bimmerpost.com/m4/
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02/26/2014     2:15 PM
COMMENTS: 15

The 2014 BMW 328i Sedan won Consumer Reports Top Picks 2014 Award for the Sport Sedan Category.

With its 240-horsepower BMW TwinPower Turbo inline-4 engine, featuring a 6 speed manual transmission or an 8 speed Steptronic transmission, the BMW 2014 328i delivers excellent performance and legendary BMW driving dynamics with class-leading value thanks to its excellent results in retained value and through the BMW Ultimate Service® No Cost maintenance program.

According to Consumer Reports; the BMW 3 Series has long set the standard for sports sedans. The current model delivers excellent handling and a high fun-to-drive factor. It’s also roomier, more luxurious, and more fuel-efficient than past models. The 328i’s 2.0-liter, turbocharged four-cylinder engine is quick and thrifty, posting 28 mpg overall, which is best among … CONTINUED

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