The 2014 Engine of the Year Awards have just been announced in Stuttgart, Germany today and taking home the prize for best engine in the 2.5-Liter to 3-Liter category is the BMW N55 twin-power turbo 6-cylinder engine. BMW six-cylinder designs have picked up this trophy nine times in the last 10 years, and 13 times overall.
This engine is currently used in nearly all models across BMW’s range – the BMW 135i, 640i, 740i (320ps), 235i (326ps), 335i, 435i, Z4 35i, 535i, X3 35i, X5 … CONTINUED
The BMW M235i has received a most impressive 98/100 score from Consumer Reports, the highest ever for a BMW model and beating the costlier Porsche 911 and Chevrolet Corvette in road-test reviews.
According to the report, the M235i, which earned 98 out of a possible 100 points, scored better that the discontinued BMW 135i, making it the Munich-based carmaker’s highest-rated vehicle of all time, according to Consumer Reports. That puts BMW close to the score of 99 Tesla Motors Inc. (TSLA) received from the magazine … CONTINUED
XCAR reviews the BMW M4 coupe in its typically beautifully shot style.
Counterpart to the M4 Coupe mountain feature video, here’s one of the F80 M3 in the European mountains.
Support your fellow BIMMERPOST member Jameson as he appears on Motor City Masters, a car designer competition. It airs today – June 24.
Our mega gallery from the I ///M Delivered BIMMERPOST group european delivery event!
As always, it did not take long until the very first crash for the M4 coupe.
The I ///M Delivered BIMMERPOST group european delivery is well underway as you can see from these photos.
Over 20 BIMMERPOST members will collect their F80 M3 and F82 M4 from the BMW Welt today and tomorrow. They then embark on a week-long European Delivery adventure together!
The Goodwood Festival of Speed, 26-29 June 2014, will see a trio of spectacular BMWs drive up the famous 1.16 mile hill. BMW’s most advanced sport car ever, the new BMW i8, will be seen for the first time in the UK along with the BMW M5 30 Jahre Edition – the most powerful production car in the history of the brand. With a special M4 Coupe in action too, and a line-up of the hottest new BMW M cars on stand, this summer’s … CONTINUED
At the BMW Group, the fourth Industrial Revolution has already begun: A project in the bumper production of the Landshut plant shows how the virtual and the real worlds can merge in everyday production procedures even today. Thanks to a non-contact gesture detection system, after bumpers have passed through the paint shop they now undergo an efficient and highly reliable quality control – via hand gestures.
Innovation from the gaming world.
Automated gesture detection has long been introduced in various industries, such as the gaming market: … CONTINUED
BMW M4 owner wastes no time in modifying with a set of H&R springs, 20-inch ADV wheels, and body color (Yas Marina Blue) matched kidney grilles and brake calipers.
There was to be no happy ending for the BMW Sports Trophy teams at this year’s Nurburgring 24 Hours (DE). Despite strong performances and leading at times, the podium eluded BMW as the endurance classic was held for the 42nd time in front of a total of 205,000 spectators. BMW Sports Trophy Team Schubert, with the number 20 BMW Z4 GT3, was embroiled in a fascinating three-way battle at the head of the field with an Audi and a Mercedes until two hours from … CONTINUED