02/01/2011     7:00 PM

In this video, BMW experiments with sticker designs on the X1 and gauges public sentiment to the somewhat different, but non-radical look. We just like the video because it gives us some nice looks of the X1.

02/01/2011     3:30 PM

The new F10 5-Series has really proven to be a hit in the BMW community, and has drawn interest from all different types of owners, even those with the mod bug. Here is one such example of a nicely done F10 5-Series with AC Schnitzer front lip, 20″ wheels and RD Sport Springs.

02/01/2011     3:15 PM

The BMW Group in the U.S. (BMW and MINI combined) reported January sales of 18,656 vehicles, an increase of 21.1 percent from the 15,410 vehicles sold in the same month a year ago.

“The combination of strong December sales and miserable weather in many areas provided a real challenge for January,” said Jim O’Donnell, President and CEO of BMW of North America, LLC. “On the other hand, the new BMW X3 and MINI Countryman played a strong role in January’s percentage gain even though both continue building up their model range, which we will see in the next couple of months.”

02/01/2011     1:20 PM

A talented 1addicts member has produced this most exciting 1-series promo video project. Shot alongside the Crystal Springs Reservoir just South of SF, this black and white clip looks like it would be right at home in any true BMW marketing video.

02/01/2011     11:55 AM

BMWActivatethefuture.com’s first episode has come online. Called “The New City,” the feature takes a look into how the shift of the global population towards ever bigger cities will impact and necessitate mobility and transportation habits and changes – in BMW’s words “How the way we live will impact the way we move.”

Catch the episode here – http://www.bmwactivatethefuture.com/newcity.php

02/01/2011     11:00 AM

In front of the largest GRAND-AM Rolex Sports Car Series crowd, the TELMEX Target Chip Ganassi Racing with Felix Sabates BMW Rileys swept to a 1-2 victory at the 49th Rolex 24 At Daytona.

The No. 01 TELMEX/Target BMW/Riley of Scott Pruett, Memo Rojas, Joey Hand and Graham Rahal finished 2.46 seconds ahead of the No. 02 Target/TELMEX machine of Scott Dixon, Dario Franchitti, Jamie McMurray and Juan Pablo Montoya. Both cars covered 720 laps of the 3.56-mile Daytona International Speedway road course during the race with Hand leading a race-high 116 laps. All of the BMW engines in the Rolex 24 were prepared by Dinan Motorsport.

02/01/2011     7:00 AM

The BMW 5-series and all new X3 have made the 10 finalists list for the 2011 World Car of the Year Awards. The winners will be announced at a press conference co-hosted by Bridgestone at the New York International Auto Show on Thursday, April 21, 2011.

Prior to that the top three finalists in all the award categories will be announced at the Geneva Motor Show on March 1st, 2011.

A jury of 66 experienced international automotive journalists, including CAR

02/01/2011     6:00 AM

The annually presented GOOD DESIGNTM Award for 2010 went to a full quartet of vehicles and concepts: the BMW 5 Series Sedan, the MINI Countryman, the BMW S 1000 RR and the BMW Concept 6. This most prestigious of international honours yet again recognised the exceptional standard of BMW Group Design. The prizewinners

01/31/2011     7:10 PM

An Active Autowerke supercharged E90 M3 sedan run by Schaut Motorsports will participate in this year’s 2011 One Lap of America. Read about the background to this race and a preview of the race route inside.

01/31/2011     3:40 PM

Hamann has released some great looking new aero parts to enhance the factory F10 M-sport package – consisting of the Hamann Competition Front Spoiler and Rear Center Molding/Panel. Paired with factory whiteline tail lights on a black F10, these parts look seriously mean!

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