The world wide premiere of the F10 5-series ActiveHybrid concept is not until the official BMW Press Conference tomorrow, but we bring you photos today of BMW’s newest hybrid concept. As you can see by the scene, the 5-series hybrid is a main part of a presentation that will be held by Dr. Reithofer, which will stress BMW’s EfficientDynamics concept.
BMW recently announced a full lineup of BMW Performance Parts for the X6, including both power upgrades and cosmetic enhancements. As you can see, the Performance Parts aero parts is a stunning and aggressive upgrade to the regular X6. We almost mistakened it for an X6M upon first glance! Here is the list of X6 Performance Parts available:
Retrofitable (Available June 2010)
xDrive50i: Power increased to 448 hp and 479 lb-ft.
xDrive35i: Power increased to 326 hp and 332 lb-ft.
xDrive50i: 0-60: 5.2s
xDrive35i: 0-60: 6.5s
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We’re live at the Geneva Motor Show where BMW is displaying for the first time the LCI (facelifted) E92 coupe with M-sport package. BMW recently announced that the regular (non 335is) E92 coupes and E93 convertibles can now be ordered with the optional M-Sport package. Also making its debut here in Geneva is the LCI E93 convertible.
Bimmerpost is coming to you LIVE from the 2010 Geneva Motor Show. We share with you the first pics of the E92 coupe with M-sport package, E93 LCI, X6 with Performance Parts, Z4 sDrive35is, X5 LCI, and world premiere of the F10 5-series ActiveHybrid concept! Tune in all week as we bring you more.
A 5post member has shared this great set of F10 5-series photos from a F10 VIP launch event held in Sweden. See inside for the full set.
The Japanese auto tuning scene is arguably the most dedicated and developed in the world. WSTO recently visited several Japanese tuners with whom they have partnered with, including Dort, Bond, and Studie. Check inside for their great write-up on Dort and the Japanese tuning scene. Coverage of Bond and Studie will follow.
Two millionth engine to be built at BMW Hams Hall
Today, a four-cylinder 2.0L petrol engine will be the two millionth power unit to be built since production commenced nine years ago at the BMW engine production plant in Hams Hall, North Warwickshire.
The engine, will be transported to the Regensburg vehicle plant in Germany, built to order and ultimately destined for a British customer purchasing a 318i Saloon – the UKs best selling BMW model.
Certainly BMW shows this car off soon, until then the photoshoppers will fill the void and give us wonderful takes on what the car could look like. Here is one based on the few leaked details we know about this car thus far.
MINI Cooper S Facelift has been spotted and is likely imminent, follow the link for the full set of photos: http://www.miniforum.com/forums/showthread.php?t=699
The latest spot in the BMW JOY commercial campaign is titled BMW Physics Lesson. The ad features a young school boy who teaches the viewer about BMW’s EfficientDynamics concept. The ad also represents a continuation of the BMW vs. Audi commercial battle. See the ad spot inside.
Here are all the official details, videos and wallpapers related to the newly released Concept ActiveHybrid 5-series. This is still a concept car in name, but expect a production model to follow suit
Coming into the weekend leading into the Geneva Autoshow we’ve posted up some new videos of the LCI facelifted 3 Series coupe and convertible. Expect these cars to be prominently featured at the autoshow and the 3 series remains the bread and butter car for BMW.
E90post member jpsimon has undertaken an N54 turbo upgrade with the help of TiAL Sport & EPL. The upgrade will be made on a set of stock turbos, which will be fitted with a bigger compressor and clipped turbine wheel. jpsimon will be documenting and providing updates on the install process, so tune in and subscribe!
Nothing new in these pictures compared to the already seen F30 spy photos, but new photos always means new angles and perspectives, so we thought we’d post these up.
Here are the first official photos of the F10 5-series hybrid which will be making its world debut at the 2010 Geneva Motor Show in just a few days! Photos courtesy of Auto Motor und Sport.
Here are the photos alot of people have been waiting for. Forget the small little teaser, we are the first to get you these large official wallpapers of the car from every angle. Enjoy! If you are looking for the non-sport wallpapers and videos make sure to visit our official LCI thread.
It seems that almost all prototypes for upcoming BMW models are currently somewhere in frozen northern Scandinavia conducting cold winter testing, and that includes the upcoming BMW F10 M5. Spotted here is the F10 M5 in Northern Sweden, testing its winter handling abilities.
G-Powers creations are never short on power and its latest production, the "Storm," a 760i with 725hp (@5500rpm) and 738lb-ft torque (@2000rpm) certainly does not buck that trend! G-Power was to achieve these monster numbers by boosting the 6.0L V12 bi-turbos boost to .9 bar, adding larger injection valves, custom tuning the ECU, and replacing the factory exhaust system. The Storm is claimed to be capable of 0-62mph in 4.2 seconds and a top speed of 215mph!
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