With today’s opening of 1M coupe order submissions in the US, the official options and package list and codes have been revealed. Making it easy for 1M owners, there are not many packages or options to choose from. There are only 3 colors, a convenience package, premium package, heated front seats, smartphone integration, sat. radio, and premium sound.
M3post member swamp2 has put together this technically based prediction of the next generation F32 M3′s performance specs. His predictions are 0-60mph of 3.7-3.9s, 0-100mph of 8.6-8.8s, 1/4 mile time of 11.9-12.1s, Nurburgring lap time of 7:53-7:58. These numbers are based on certain assumptions and unknowns, but it’s still a fun topic to discuss and digest.
Here is the BMW Unscripted story of Tiffany, rider of a BMW R80GS Motorcycle, who has circled the world with her motorcycle. Her life experiences through her motorbike is something which most of us can only dream of.
This particular episode is a favorite among the Unscripted series’ production team as they had the chance to camp with her in Turkey.
Here is the BMW Unscripted story of Grant, the “Meerkat Man” and owner of an E34 5-series, who has used his longterm BMW in the wild to observe and interact with Meerkats.
M-Power.com has just announced that in many countries orders for the 1 Series M Coupe may now be placed through your dealer! We already have reports of US 1addicts members being able to submit an order through a US dealer.
Also, if you have already placed your order for the 1M, let BMW know (registration required) and they will send you a small gift.
BMW has posted some new footage of the 1-series M coupe – a behind the scenes look into a photoshoot from this past summer. View inside.
Here is a video covering the GS Bildeler Supercharged E92 M3 2010-year-in-review. The GS Bilderer E92 M3 is primarily a competition drift car powered by a ESS VT2 supercharger putting down 650hp and 500 lb-ft torque.
Bimmerpost members in the west and south are lucky to have agreeable weather for holding meets year-round. This past weekend saw NorCal members gathering for some free food and group molding despite some damp weather.
Bimmerpost members from the Dallas-Ft. Worth area gathered for a holiday meet in some surprisingly cold (for Texans) weather. The backdrop was in a festively lit parking lot of the restaurant in which they would done afterwards. Great to see members getting together for some holiday socializing and eating.
MOTORINGFILE/BIMMERFILE is breaking the news tonight. MINI has released images/details on their newest concept car dubbed the Paceman. This car is exactly what it looks like, a two door countryman. Think of it this way, the Paceman is to the Countryman as the BMW X6 is to the X5.
The paceman is more sporty compared to its countryman counterpart not only by the loss of two doors, but the car has a 20mm lower roofline and runs on 19″ wheels.
According to Motoringfile, there are as yet … CONTINUED
Here’s an older but great review by well respected auto journalist Chris Harris track testing the X6 against some considerably more expensive (and powerful) competitors – the Cayenne Turbo, ML63 AMG, and Q7 V12. The SUV/SAVs are driven around a small and fairly technical track where the X6 turns in an impressive performance. Video and results inside.
Autocar has posted its 90 second review of the F10 530d M-sport, giving it an impressive 4 of 5 stars. The F10 M-sport looks great in motion.