Not only is the BMW i3 the first ever premium electric car, but thanks to its standard built-in SIM card it also stands out for its unprecedented level of connectivity. Even today, the BMW i Remote app allows various functions of the BMW i3 to be remote controlled using either a smartphone or a smartwatch. These devices allow the intermodal route guidance started in the BMW i3 to be continued once the driver has left the vehicle. This form of navigation is perfectly tailored … CONTINUED
BMW, the world’s leading provider of online-based in-car services, is strengthening its lead by bringing out yet more innovative applications. The Navigation system Professional has represented the ultimate in convenience and information en route to the destination ever since it was launched. When paired with the latest generation of this system, BMW ConnectedDrive enables regular automatic navigation updates. With the help of the vehicle’s built-in SIM card, the data is transmitted over the air via the mobile phone network, with no licensing fees or … CONTINUED
At the 2015 Consumer Electronics Show (CES), BMW and MasterCard have jointly presented a contactless MasterCard credit card that can be used to hire, unlock and operate a BMW or MINI vehicle from the DriveNow carsharing fleet. BMW and MasterCard are continuing to cooperate on the development and introduction of this new smart mobility solution.
DriveNow, the car-sharing service by BMW and Sixt, is a premium mobility service from the BMW Group and one of the biggest car-sharing operators in the world, with more than … CONTINUED
Driver orientation is one of the premium hallmark qualities of every BMW. At the CES in Las Vegas, BMW is now presenting a system that has been perfectly tailored to the needs of the passengers in the rear: Touch Command. It uses a Samsung tablet computer that has a wifi connection to the vehicle and serves as a control console for both the infotainment and the comfort functions. Passengers are able to use this tablet in the usual way to make the rear of … CONTINUED
BMW ConnectedDrive offers an exclusive range of functions including driver assistance systems, digital services and apps. BMW’s leading-edge technology is also demonstrated in the iDrive control system, which allows safe control of infotainment systems even while the vehicle is on the move. In Las Vegas, BMW is now displaying a research application that shows how it will be possible in future to control functions not only with the iDrive Controller but also by means of a touchscreen and non-contact gesture recognition.
Perfect complement: touchscreen and … CONTINUED
At the CES, BMW is presenting a new ultra-modern key fob with display for the pioneering BMW i8 plug-in-hybrid sports car. Its technically sophisticated design featuring a novel three-dimensional glass surface and aluminium clasps perfectly matches its state-of-the-art functionality. Besides all the convenience functions of a remote key – unlocking, locking and failsafe identification of the key for starting the vehicle – this premium key fob also shows vehicle status displays on a 2.2-inch LCD screen. The display provides information on the fuel level, … CONTINUED
Munich/Las Vegas. At the Consumer Electronics Show (CES ) 2015 in Las Vegas, BMW is providing further evidence that it is a world leader in the development of Laserlight. Having already supplied its first models with Laserlight to customers, it is now presenting further laser functions for vehicles of the future. Laserlight is now able to offer its impressively long beam range of up to 600 metres in combination with the BMW Selective Beam function (anti-dazzle High-Beam Assistant). At CES, BMW is unveiling ways … CONTINUED
The BMW Group in the U.S. (BMW and MINI combined) reported December sales of 48,141 vehicles, an increase of 9.5% percent from the 43,981 vehicles sold in the same month a year ago. At year end, the BMW Group (BMW and MINI combined) is up 5.3 percent on sales of 395,850 compared to 375,782 in 2013, a new record for the BMW Group U.S.
“The record result in 2014 for BMW proves that solid growth is still possible when you have the right products that … CONTINUED
BIMMERPOST member is the lucky owner of a BMW M4, but also the lucky owner of the M4 which recently crashed leaving a Cars and Coffee event in NorCal. The crash and video have since gone viral, but trinim3 owns up to his mistake and explains what happened exactly.
Here’s a video from BMW looking back at the E36 3 Series, produced from 1990 to 2000.
Engineers from Munro & Associates show some of the innovations in the BMW i3.
Check out Icy J’s beautiful 2 Series with:
- PUR Wheels RS07 (custom monoblock forged) 19×8.5, 9.5, finished in Gloss Charcoal Bronze
- Exotics Tuning F2X Carbon Fiber kit
- KW V1 Suspension
- Michelin PSS 225/35, 255/30
- OEM M135i Exhaust/Resonator delete
- M Performance Grilles
Photos from the most recent No Fly Zone Arizona 1/2mi Airstrip Battle, featuring some serious hardware, including the F80 M3 and F82 M4.
BMW of North America today announced a modest inflationary price increase for some Model Year 2015 vehicles, effective January 5th, 2015. The Destination and Handling fee for all models is $950 and is included in the following list for current and new prices.
The revised pricing covers the 4 Series, X1 and X5.
Follow the official Signal Green Individual M4 build thread, by Autocouture Motoring.
BMW Press Release: BMW innovations at the Consumer Electronics Show (CES) 2015
Intelligent Laserlight and OLED technology point the way to the future.
Munich/Las Vegas- January 2, 2015… At the Consumer Electronics Show (CES) in Las Vegas from 6 to 9 January 2015, BMW presents a concept vehicle that showcases the kind of lighting innovations we can expect in the future, while at the same time reinforcing its leadership position in the field of lighting technology.
BMW Laserlight becomes intelligent thanks to connectivity.
The Laserlight technology that … CONTINUED
PistonHeads evaluates the BMW 1M coupe four years after its introduction. Verdict? They believe the 1M has attained hero status. Read on inside…
The very first customer owned X5 ACS5 5.0i is owned by BIMMERPOST member bond77. It’s fitted with wheels, suspension, exhaust system, exterior kit, interior pieces and engine tuning).
The engine output has been bumped from 450 hp to 525hp and an increase of 100 Nm torque.