Jalopnik scores the BMW i8 a 92/100 in their latest review. Their score composite:
Their wrap-up: On performance and price, the i8 technically competes with cars like the Audi R8, Porsche 911, Mercedes-AMG GT, Corvette, and others of that ilk. But in the real world, this is like flying an F22 Raptor in 1945. Compared to everything else in its class, the i8 feels like … CONTINUED
This Yas Marina Blue M4 owner took some inspiration from the movie Tron when giving his M Performance aero kit a unique custom look.
This is the official trailer for our action documentary ADRENALIN – THE BMW TOURING CAR STORY. Coming this November on DVD, Blu-ray and VoD.
It’s about charismatic drivers and fascinating racing cars from five decades. Times were changing rapidly from the drifting touring cars in the 60s to the victories of the BMW M4 in the highly sophisticated new DTM.
The legends behind the wheel tell their stories from the cockpit view and let the golden era of touring car racing come alive again.
JOHNNY CECOTTO … CONTINUED
The all new 2015 BMW X5 M (F85) and X6 M (F86) will soon make their simultaneous debuts at the LA Auto Show next month and prototypes are now out in their final pre-production forms.
This X5 M prototype features the accents we’ve come to expect from BMW M — M front fascia styling with large air intakes and double-slatted kidney grilles, sportier sideskirts and rear diffuser, blue M brakes, cross drilled rotors, quad exhaust pipes and M style wheels. It appears however, that the … CONTINUED
BMW has hired Roberto Fedeli, Ferrari’s ex technical director, for a yet unspecified role/position. Fedeli is set to join BMW officially in November, “but we currently can’t say what his role will be,” a BMW spokesman told Automotive News Europe. This news comes shortly on the heels of news of another notable pickup for BMW – Franciscus van Meel, former head of Audi Quattro, who will become the next chief of BMW M.
According to Automotive News:
A Ferrari spokesman said Fedeli left the sports … CONTINUED
Custom built 2013 E93 M3 by ONEighty. Roaming on the streets of NYC. Modifications include custom headlights, vinyl work, paint work, carbon fiber lip and diffuser, H&R lowering springs, BC Forged 19″ HB29 wheels, Stoptech BBK, Borla full exhaust, AFE intake, ESS tune.
Sad sight of many F80 M3 sedans (or clones of) smashed up during the shooting of Mission Impossible 5 which will once again feature many BMW cars.
AC Schnitzer shows us its take on the 4 Series Gran Coupe — dubbed the ACS4 Gran Coupe.
On the performance side, the ACS4 gets power bumps for the following models:
428i – 294hp (+94 hp over factory)
435i – 350hp (+50 hp)
420i – 245hp (+61 hp)
420d – 218hp (+34 hp)
430d – 309hp (+51 hp)
435d – 360hp (+47 hp)
The gasoline engines are all available with an intercooler. Suspension upgrade includes 1) a sports suspension which lowers the front by 10-25mm and the … CONTINUED
A very unique and individual 435i – in BMW Individual Mint Green.
BMW Motorsport will add a new chapter to its success story in GT racing in 2016. The BMW M6 GT3 will replace the BMW Z4 GT3, which has been in action since 2010. Development work on the new car is already in full swing. The first tests with the car, which is based in the BMW M6 Coupé, are planned for the first quarter of 2015. Customers will be able to purchase the BMW M6 GT3 from the end of 2015, allowing them to … CONTINUED
Nice photoshoot featuring M4, M5 and M6.
Beautiful post-delivery pics of a beautiful i8, from The Netherlands.
An owner’s review of Dinan’s Dinantronics software tune for the F80 M3 / F82 M4.
As promised, I decided to throw together a review of my recent Dinantronics install. I posted this in my Journal, but I thought more might be interested here.
First, let me explain why I chose it. I’ve been down the voided warranty road too many times, and for some reason I feel like my luck is about to run out. The only Turbo car I’ve ever owned was a 1988 … CONTINUED
Photos, videos and results from the M3 / M4 dyno shootout event held this past weekend at EAS.
Great little short film featuring e30 by Max Daines.
Beautiful night time photoshoot featuring the BMW i8, M6 and M4.
Follow Borla’s research and development of exhaust systems for the F80 M3 and F82 M4.
BMW of North America today announced the opening of the new BMW Performance Center West, the company’s permanent performance driver training facility located in Southern California. BMW partners with The Thermal Club, the new premier private motorsports club, to create a dedicated road course and training facility just a few minutes outside of La Quinta, California. Opening in late 2014, the BMW Performance Center West will offer the full complement of performance driving courses for which the BMW Performance Center in Spartanburg, South Carolina … CONTINUED