01/26/2014     6:45 PM

We’ve shown you plenty of Austin Yellow M4 photos from under the bright showlights at auto shows, but now have a good look at Austin Yellow under the natural lighting of the outdoors.

01/26/2014     4:31 PM

BMW Motorsport and BMW Team RLL experienced a successful start to the United SportsCar Championship (USCC), securing an impressive podium result in what was the start of a new era in American motor racing. The number 55 BMW Z4 GTLM crossed the line second in the GTLM at the 24-hour race of Daytona (US), after completing a total of 679 laps of the iconic “Daytona International Speedway” road course. Bill Auberlen (US), Andy Priaulx (GB), Joey Hand (US) and Maxime Martin (BE) struggled to match the pace of their direct opposition on the long straights, due to the significant top speed deficit of their BMW Z4 GTLM. However, BMW Team RLL made up for this thanks to a great strategy, consistent lap times and … CONTINUED

01/26/2014     2:50 PM

The Myth of the “Real M Car,” an op-ed by Jalopnik.

01/26/2014     12:40 PM

By Johan Lee:

Recently I had the pleasure of staging photo sessions for two very special cars belonging to Hunter5179. This is the story of his M6.

Ever since he can remember, Constantine Sotos has had the urge to change and personalize things around him: cars, houses, businesses, pets, food, even people at times. Whether it was adding carbon fiber interior trim, installing a roaring exhaust system or slapping on the latest aerodynamic kit, nothing could ever be left alone for too long. In reality it is precisely because of car enthusiasts like Constantine that the car industry has been stirred to think outside of its commercial box. We enthusiasts have inspired and paved the industry’s way, demanding that it generate imaginative ways to bring the … CONTINUED

01/26/2014     10:30 AM

BMW announced today that the BMW 7 Series would become the latest model line to benefit from BMW Advanced Diesel technology in the US in the form of the BMW 740Ld xDrive Sedan. The new model will feature BMW’s 3.0-liter TwinPower Turbo diesel engine in the long-wheelbase 7 Series body and will include xDrive, BMW’s intelligent all-wheel drive system. The 2014 BMW 740Ld xDrive Sedan will have a Manufacturer’s Suggested Retail Price of $83,425, including $925 destination and handling. It will make its US auto show debut at the Chicago Auto Show in February 2014 and arrive in US showrooms in Spring 2014.

BMW Advanced Diesel now available for BMW’s flagship sedan
The 3.0-liter inline-6 BMW Advanced Diesel engine with BMW TwinPower Turbo technology makes 255 … CONTINUED

01/25/2014     12:00 PM

G30 the BMW
Yes, we are already entering the G chassis realm, having very swiftly passed through the F series cars. The current BMW 5-Series is the F10 and the upcoming next generation 5-Series will be the G30.

According to Car Magazine’s sources, BMWs next generation platform is called 35up. What it basicly means is that everything from the 3-series/5-series and up will be based on this shared super platform. Utilizing the increasing mix of elements including steel, aluminum and certainly CFRP, weight is expected to drop substantially for the next generation.

Well, previously Autocar and now Car Magazine are all reporting that the new 3-cylinder BMW engine will power the new 5. And that should be no shock or surprise, as the new modular platform of … CONTINUED

01/25/2014     9:00 AM

BMW drivers swept the top-four finishing positions in Grand Sport class and the top-two spots in Street Tuner class in today’s BMW Performance 200, the opening round of the 2014 Continental Tire Sports Car Challenge.

“An ultimate start to the year, “said Gordon McDonnell, BMWNA Motorsport Manager. “We know the BMW is strong at Daytona and a 1-4 in GS and a 1-2 in ST is fantastic – especially in the BMW Performance 200. Congratulations to all the BMW teams and I hope this kind of success is something we can continue.”

Bill Auberlen and Paul Dalla Lana won overall in the No. 96 Turner Motorsport BMW M3, but were excluded from the results following post-race technical inspection giving the victory to Shelby Blackstock and Ashley … CONTINUED

01/24/2014     5:30 PM

Latest video released from BMW M.

Nice onboard engine sound. The info on the m-Power.com website explains that DSC was switched off and that this was an inside look into the development process two years ago.

01/24/2014     2:15 PM

Different colored 2015 M3 sedans and M4 coupes continue showing up at various auto shows across the U.S..

Here we see a Mineral Grey F82 M4 coupe and Austin Yellow F80 M3 sedan at the Houston Auto Show.

01/24/2014     1:00 PM

Take a walk with us around the Melbourne Red M235i and Black Sapphire 228i Coupes from the 2014 Detroit auto show.

Photos of the cars from the show can also be seen below.

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