BMW Group U.S. Reports May 2014 Sales
Record May for BMW Brand
BMW i3 charges into the market
Strong recovery for MINI brand
Woodcliff Lake, NJ – June 3, 2014… The BMW Group in the U.S. (BMW and MINI combined) reported May sales of 35,331 vehicles, an increase of 13.3 percent from the 31,174 vehicles sold in the same month a year ago. Year-to-date, the BMW Group (BMW and MINI combined) is up 4.9 percent on sales of 145,957 in the first five months of 2014 compared … CONTINUED
It was streets ahead of its time at launch and maintains an ageless glow to this day, yet a glance at the calendar reveals the disarming truth: 25 years have passed since the BMW 8 Series was presented to the world at large for the first time. The car’s international fan community duly came together last weekend at its Bavarian birthplace to celebrate the anniversary, with events including a spectacular parade of 120 cars at the BMW Group headquarters highlighting their collective adoration of … CONTINUED
Great photoshoot featuring a collection of M cars – 2 S65s, 2 S62s, 2 S54s powered BMWs.
BMWUSA.com now lists EPA MPG figures for the F80 M3 and F82 M4: 17 MPG city, 26 MPG highway (DCT), 24 MPG highway (Manual).
Although 6MT is standard, the 26 mpg applies to the DCT. The 6MT achieves 24mpg as noted in parentheses.
There is no Gas Guzzler Tax. The formula used for combined gas mileage as it applies to the GGT is different from the one used for the EPA combined number on the window sticker.
Congrats to BIMMERPOST member TomTom///M on being our second lucky owner of the new 2015 BMW F80 M3 sedan! His Yas Marina Blue F80 M3 was delivered in Dubai, UAE. See his first photos and reactions inside.
A fisheye look at the BMW M Day 2014 recently held in St. Petersburg, Russia.
Another great writeup from a Performance Center Delivery of a M235i coupe.
We ride in Tuningwerk’s 1M and M235i on the Nordschleife Nurburgring GP courses…
Recently our friend’s over at Tuningwerk.de asked me IF I would like to come to the Nordschleife to sample some of their products. I asked if they were kidding… because this is like CHRISTMAS DAY to any car (loving)guy!! Why sure, I would LOVE to come! A few days later I found myself in the pit paddock of Nordschleife Grand Prix course. A great place to be! Tuningwerk brought their 720 … CONTINUED
Marco Wittmann (DE) celebrated his second win of the year at the third race of the DTM season in Budapest (HU). The BMW Team RMG driver took full advantage of his pole position in the Ice-Watch BMW M4 DTM to comfortably lead the race from start to finish. After 41 laps of the Hungaroring, Wittmann came home 6.615 seconds ahead of Miguel Molina (ES, Audi). The 24-year-old has regained the lead in the Drivers’ Championship with 50 points ahead of his home race at … CONTINUED
First look at the BMW M4 in Individual Tanzanite Blue, on display at the 2014 Leipzig auto show.
BMW is not only about cars. It`s a way of living. There are millions of people out there who make BMW part of their life and who influence BMW. These are some stories. Watch more stories:
The 2 Series Convertible (F23) is coming at the beginning of 2015 and we’ve got photos of a M235i convertible in nearly fully uncovered form. The F23 convertible features a cloth folding top.
The US market will receive 228i, 228xi and M235i convertible models. Production of demo/dealer models will begin this November and customer cars begin production in January 2015 (per the 2015 model year schedule).