BMW X4: The baby X6
By Jens Meiners, BIMMERPOST Correspondent
May 22, 2014
While others, such as Audi and Mercedes-Benz, are busy bringing their first generation of SUV-based coupes to market, BMW is launching the second round. Just a few months before the next generation of the X6 will be unveiled, the BMW X4 comes to market – as a sporty derivative of the X3.
Ever since the X4 concept was launched at the Shanghai auto show last year, it was clear what the Bavarians were up … CONTINUED
Good video showing the technologies and engineering used to reduce weight and increase efficiency of the BMW i8. Look for these ideas and processes to flow down to traditional powered models in the coming years.
The build your own online configurator for the 4 Series Gran Coupe has also now hit the BMWUSA.com website.
Now you can build, configure and preview your own BMW M4 Convertible (F83) on the BMWUSA website.
The 2014 BrandZ Top 100 Global Brands Ranking has been released by Millward Brown, a global research agency specializing in advertising, marketing communications, and media.
The list places BMW as the world’s second most valuable automotive brand, behind only monolith Toyota. BMW places 32nd overall with a $25 billion brand value.
Mercedes placed 42nd, Honda 70th, Ford 84th and Nissan 90th.
A review of the BMW On Demand experience.
Check out how the 4 Series Convertible looks decked out in BMW M Performance Parts.
Here is a translated version of some of the highlights of Sport Auto review of the F80 M3 and F82 M4.
No rpm, no sound and irritating turbo lag? By corner 9 and 11 all the concerns of the traditionalist have disappeared. Lightfooted the M3 storms through the Samsung corner and up the hill.
5600, 6600, 7600rpm, the new engine doesn’t reach the high 8300rpm limit of the old V8. But for a turbo it revs astonishingly high. … CONTINUED
BMW today launched the BMW Un4gettable Test Drive Experience, which allows drivers to test drive the all new BMW 4 Series at 324 BMW centers nationwide. The Un4gettable Test Drive Experience runs from May to October 2014. Drivers will have the opportunity to test drive the following 4 Series vehicles: BMW 428i Convertible, BMW 428i Coupe, BMW 435i Convertible and BMW 435i Coupe.
“Getting people behind the wheel of our vehicles is the most powerful marketing tool we have. We are excited to give people … CONTINUED
We have posted the first ever video of the 2016 BMW M2 (E87) prototype in testing – caught today on the Nurburgring.