It’s not often that any BMW related pricing drops, but luckily for all E9x 3-series owners, BMW has reduced the retail pricing of its entire range of BMW Performance Parts for the E9x 3-series lineup! New pricing is listed below. Full pricing list inside.
BMW’s sport utility and crossover vehicles had a most impressive showing in the Off-Roader of the Year awards. The BMW X5 was voted “Off-Roader of the Year” in the “Luxury SUV” category, and the BMW X1 and BMW X6 came first and second in the “Crossover” category. Even the outgoing BMW X3 took second place in the “SUV” category. The BMW ActiveHybrid X6 took the Eco Award for its innovative powertrain.
Currently, BMW/MINI engines are supplied from a partnership between BMW and Peugeot, and now BMW have signed an agreement with PSA Peugeot to continue the relationship indevelopment of a next generation 4 cylinder engine which would likely be found again in the MINI, but the application there is certainly not limited.
Paris. The BMW Group and PSA Peugeot Citro
Larry Koch, M Brand Manager of BMWNA, finally shares the reasons why the M3 GTS will not be available in North America (namely, high cost of preparing the GTS to be US-compliant). Also discussed is the just announced M3 competition package (which will be coming to NA).
Here is the full pricing information for the 2011 BMW 3-series coupe, sedan, cabrio, touring, and 335is, including MSRP and INVOICE pricing for the base model and all options and packages.
Check out this absolutely stunning restoration and engine upgrade by the loving owner of this 1979 BMW CSi (E9) coupe. The car has been upgraded with a 3.5 (M90) motor with CR dogleg and 3.07 lsd.
Its not clear if these are very well done photoshops or real photos which have been slightly degraded, regardless, the result is the same. This is the X5 LCI which is coming very soon. Photos leaked from the MOTOR-TALK forums
On the heels of their 2011 pricing structure press release, BMW now has listed pricing for the exclusive 2011 BMW Alpina B7 and B7L.
Standard wheelbase sedan: $122,875. Long wheelbase sedan: $126,775. Debut at the Chicago Autoshow. Onsale Spring 2010. Just to recap: 4.4L V8
515 lb-ft torque (@ 3,000 to 4,750 rpm)
electronicaly-adjustable suspension with Active Roll Stabilization
21" Alpina Classic Wheels
New front and rear spoilers (reduce lift by 30% front and 15% rear).
New exhaust with … CONTINUED
We previously showcased press photos of the E89 Hartge Z4 35i, but here are in-the-flesh photos from a ZPOST member of the newest Hartge Z4. Changes include add-on front spoiler lip / bumper, carbon fiber mirrors, hartge wheels (different set on each side), Hartge suspension, Hartge wind deflector, rear trunk spoiler, and Hartge quad exhaust.
We’ve added a few more updates to the official F10 5-Series thread. We’ve added a new gallery of an Titanium Silver F10 with multiple action shots, and a new video of the design sketches that went into the design of the F10.
There are some very talented videographers out there. Luckily, some of them also own BMWs and can really marry two hobbies with some amazing results. Check it out. Well worth it!
According to Auto Motor Und, BMW is expanding its lineup with 2 small models in 2014 – a “Mini” BMW and the BMW City car. The “Mini” BMW will compete with the Mercedes A class and upcoming Audi A1 with a 3 cylinder engine good for 90-170 hp. The other is what the mag is calling “BMW City / Mega City” and is being developed under Project i, BMWs city car and super efficient car program. It’s 4 meters, seats 4, is lighweight, powered … CONTINUED
Wald International is working on a full aero kit for the F01 7-series, which features aggressive bumpers, spoilers, sideskirts, larger wheels and suspension lowering. We will post full pics when released.
Insideline claims that a senior BMW authority in Munich has confirmed that the BMW Vision EfficientDynamics hybrid concept car is headed for production! Volume is expected to be between 5,000 and 10,000 units and the powertrain (356hp / 590lb-ft tq) and the less than 3,000 pound weight will be retrained. More details inside.
The guys at kilometer magazine were at the recent driving event at Portugal and have put up their review of the 335is, whats unique about this one is that there is some orgasmic video to go along with the writeup. This review and autospies are the only two ive seen with this good of video so far. Ive included the video portion of the review here, but you should follow the link for the written review.
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Since BMW owns Rolls Royce, we can post this here But honestly, I can say I’d never in my life thought I would see this, so this makes it hoon worthy, possibly news worthy. At the very least it’s something fun to send you off into the weekend.
We bring you the full 2011 BMW Model Year ordering guide (in PDF) for all 2011 models. This guide lists ALL start of production dates, available options, colors, packages, and related notes for every single BMW model for 2011.
Just a small public service annoucement. We’ve updated and added a few new wallpapers of the 5-Series for those of you interested in this car.