At the BMW Group, the fourth Industrial Revolution has already begun: A project in the bumper production of the Landshut plant shows how the virtual and the real worlds can merge in everyday production procedures even today. Thanks to a non-contact gesture detection system, after bumpers have passed through the paint shop they now undergo an efficient and highly reliable quality control – via hand gestures.
Innovation from the gaming world.
Automated gesture detection has long been introduced in various industries, such as the gaming market: … CONTINUED
BMW M4 owner wastes no time in modifying with a set of H&R springs, 20-inch ADV wheels, and body color (Yas Marina Blue) matched kidney grilles and brake calipers.
There was to be no happy ending for the BMW Sports Trophy teams at this year’s Nurburgring 24 Hours (DE). Despite strong performances and leading at times, the podium eluded BMW as the endurance classic was held for the 42nd time in front of a total of 205,000 spectators. BMW Sports Trophy Team Schubert, with the number 20 BMW Z4 GT3, was embroiled in a fascinating three-way battle at the head of the field with an Audi and a Mercedes until two hours from … CONTINUED
Have a first good look at the BMW M4 coupe in Mineral White.
Check out these F80 M3 dyno and weight figures from EAS.
Here’s what we’ve all been waiting for! This being the first F80 at EAS’s facility, forum member tightie decided to inspect this Yas Marina Blue M3 on a lift, weigh it on the scales and strap it to the dyno.
On the scales, this F80 M3 weighed in at 3590 lbs (pounds) with a nearly 50/50 weight distribution. The dyno numbers are what really impressed us, though. BMW claims this motor makes 425hp … CONTINUED
We’re here attending the annual BMW M Festival at the Nürburgring 24 Hours race this weekend where BMW has just debuted the BMW M4 equipped with a catalog of M Performance Parts, including:
Titanium M Performance exhaust system with carbon finishers
Front splitter with carbon fiber blades
Carbon Fiber rear diffusor
Carbon fiber trunk spoiler
Carbon fiber mirror caps
Congratulations to our very first 4 Series Gran Coupe owner! Site member tomegun just took home his Alpine White 428i Gran Coupe in Las Vegas.
Have a first look and audio sample of the BMW M4 (F82) Akrapovic Exhaust.
Sakhir Orange M4 Coupe gets a new home in the UK.
Autocar looks at the M325i coupe vs the A45 AMG and answers the question – Which is the Better Driver’s Car?