02/01/2014     5:58 PM
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Introducing the first ever BMW 4 Series Gran Coupe!

Introducing the first ever BMW 4 Series Gran Coupe!

Launch / U.S. Pricing

2015 435i Gran Coupe: $46,725 ($925 destination & handling included)
2015 428i Gran Coupe: $41,225 ($925 destination & handling included)
2015 428i xDrive Gran Coupe: $43,225 ($925 destination & handling included)
Arrives early Summer of 2014
435i xDrive available later in 2014
World Debut at 2014 Geneva Motor Show in March
U.S. Debut at 2014 New York International Auto Show in April

Physical

Length: 182.6 in / 4,638 mm (same as 4 Series Coupe)
Width: 71.9 in / … CONTINUED

01/31/2014     2:00 PM
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A fully revealed Sakhir Orange F80 M3 has finally been spotted!

01/31/2014     11:30 AM
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The BMW M235i Coupe is now on display at the BMW Welt.

01/31/2014     10:40 AM
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XCAR reviews the BMW i3 electric city car.

01/30/2014     5:10 PM
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BMW’s development boss has revealed the company is unlikely to offer a competitor to the Audi A3 Sedan and Mercedes CLA.

Speaking to Wards Auto, Dr. Herbert Diess [BMW board member] said the company sees little need for a sedan smaller than the 3-Series in the United States. He went on to say he sees a “high risk of substitution” where customers would buy the smaller car – presumably the 1-Series sedan or 2-Series Gran Coupe – instead of a more expensive model like the 3-Series.

Speaking of small cars, Diess confirmed the company will launch the 2-Series Convertible “toward the end of the year.” He declined to go into specifics but the model will likely share engines with the 2-Series Coupe.

When asked about the status … CONTINUED

01/30/2014     2:30 PM
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BMW starts 2014 with four awards from the automobile magazine “auto motor und sport”. The BMW i3 (combined fuel consumption: 0.6-0.0 l/100 km, combined CO2 emissions: 13–0 g/km), BMW 4 Series Coupé (combined fuel consumption: 8.4-4.6 l/100 km, combined CO2 emissions: 197-121 g/km), and BMW 5 Series (combined fuel consumption: 9.6-4.5 l/100 km, combined CO2 emissions: 224–119 g/km) were the winners in their respective categories. The BMW i3 was also recognised by the editors-in-chief of “auto motor und sport” as well as more than 30 international partner automobile magazines worldwide for its highly innovative technology with the “International Paul Pietsch Award”. Meanwhile the successful overall showing by BMW in the readers’ vote was underpinned by second places for the BMW 3 Series (combined fuel … CONTINUED

01/30/2014     12:00 PM
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If the futuristic designs of the i8 and i3 are still too tame for you, Lumma Design is hoping they have a solution.

These renderings show their future plans for gussying up the i8 and i3 with some more aggressive aero parts.

01/30/2014     9:00 AM
COMMENTS: 94

Check out this Estoril Blue II M235i from the Montreal Auto Show.

01/29/2014     4:40 PM
COMMENTS: 260

BMW has released the 2015 BMW M3 and M4 spec panels (the ones you see displayed at dealers and auto shows next to the cars). These sheets show us the model highlights, as well as confirming the options and packages for the U.S. M3/M4 models. Full pricing/ordering guides are forthcoming, so check back soon.

Packages include the Driver Assistance Plus (ZDB), Executive Package (ZEC) and Lighting Package (ZLP).

From the U.S. Military Price Estimates Guide, here are the descriptions of these packages.

Executive Package:
Head-Up Display
Comfort Access
Front and Rear Park Distance Control
Rear View Camera
Satellite Radio w/1 Year Sub in US
Heated Steering Wheel
Retractable Headlight Washers
Full Merino Leather

Driver Assist Plus: (Requires Executive Package)
Side and Top-View Cameras
Lane Departure Warning
Forward Collision Warning
Pedestrian Warning
City Collision Mitigation
Active Blind Spot Detection

Lighting Package
Full LED Lights
Automatic High … CONTINUED

01/29/2014     1:40 PM
COMMENTS: 320

Heave the best listen yet at the factory BMW M4 (F82) and M3 (F80) exhaust system yet.

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