The rumormill churns for the next gen M5/M6 returning to an all new V10 engine, and the introduction of a X1 M model and M5 Touring based off the upcoming G31 5 Series Touring?
Today, BMW Group celebrated the official opening of its newest Vehicle Distribution Center at the Port of Baltimore. The facility will serve 96 dealers within the Central and Eastern regions of BMW’s dealer network. Ludwig Willisch, President and CEO, BMW of North America, and Craig Westbrook, Vice President – Aftersales, BMW of North America, were in attendance and spoke at the opening.
“BMW Group year-to-date sales in the U.S. set a new benchmark, topping 246,000 vehicles in the first eight months of this year, and … CONTINUED
A member shares some notes and photos from the 1200 mile service of his F80 M3 (same process as for the F82 M4).
A look at the BMW M4 M Performance Exhaust pre installation.
An M4 owner shares his VBOX performance results against his full-bolt-on E92 M3.
M4 0-60: 4.35
M4 60-130: 9.38
M4 1/4 Mile: 11.82 @ 122.3
M3 0-60: 4.23
M3 60-130: 10.13
M3 1/4 Mile: 11.95 @ 120.5
The next generation G11 7 Series shows off more of its lighting – laser headlights, LED headlights and some of its tail lights.
BMW M235i takes on the Opel Astra OPC and Subaru WRX STi.
Watch the official Formula E Safety Car, the BMW i8, move like you’ve never seen – pulling out some impressive drifts and slides.
Dinan has just announced its DINANTRONICS performance tune Stage 1 for the F80 M3, F82 M4 and F83 M4.
Full release is inside, but here are the specs.
Peak Horsepower: 516
Peak Torque: 489
Labor Hours/Installation Hours: 1.50
The BMW i8 represents a significant shift in the way people view hybrid sports cars. EVO’s Henry Catchpole takes a look at the recent history of hybrid and electric cars, and ponders what the future holds for the performance car.
A beautiful Silverstone F80 M3 shoot.
Here’s our newest product / model information for the upcoming BMW X2, 7 Series and FWD models, courtesy of ynguldyn.
F47 X2 will come to the U.S. as 25i with sdrive and xdrive.
The complete family of BMW FWD vehicles at the moment looks as follows:
- F45 hatchback
- F46 MPV (not for the U.S.)
- F47 X2
- F48 X1
- F49 X1 LWB (China only?)
- F52 1 series something or other
A few things to expect in the G11/G12 7 series:
- LED … CONTINUED
CAR’s technical editor Nicol Louw and journalist Wilhelm Lutjeharms compares the new F80 BMW M3 with Alfa Romeo’s 4C. Although they are two totally different cars, they both cost around the R1 million mark. How do they perform back-to-back? Watch the video inside to find out.
Some more close-ups of the BMW M4 GTS prototype at BMW M’s test center at the Nurburgring.
Check out this great little home homage to the 1M coupe by a 1M owner.
BIMMERPOST moderator Dackelone tours the Italian Alps:
Well… for the last few years, every summer – some of us Euro 1Addicts have met for an awesome driving tour experience. One that we will never forget! The last two years – we have met and driven the infamous Stelvio Pass. You can see our past Stelvio 1.0 and Stelvio 2.0 tours under my signature. But for this year, we all wanted to try something different. Enter Sella 1.0
First off, I want to say I could … CONTINUED
The DTM has a new champion: Marco Wittmann (DE) of BMW Team RMG wrapped up the title in the Drivers’ Championship in the eighth round of the ten-race season at the Lausitzring (DE). Sixth place on Sunday was sufficient for the 24-year-old, at the wheel of the Ice-Watch BMW M4 DTM, to ensure he can no longer be caught by his rivals. Wittmann started from seventh place, and once again produced a flawless race in difficult conditions to pick up eight points at the … CONTINUED
BMW combines high performance with a time-honoured brand of driving pleasure and consummate everyday usability – that was the confirmation provided once again by the readers’ poll conducted by German motoring magazine “sport auto”. Five class wins and a second place represented an outstanding return for the BMW Group’s brands in the “sport auto Award 2014”. The BMW M3 Sedan and BMW M4 Coupe were among the biggest voter favourites, with the two BMW M Division models asserting their superiority in the classes for … CONTINUED