The M-power.com closed room has now been updated with the video of the newest partial unveiling of the 1M coupe, with a clearer look of the body side crease than the photos from earlier today.
For the second consecutive year, the readers of the German Autobild publication “Autobild Sportscars” have chosen the BMW X6 M as the ‘sportscar of the year’ in the SUV category. The ‘Sportscars of the Year’ awards were held for the 8th time in 2010. More than 68,000 readers participated picking their favourites out of 173 models, divided in 17 vehicle categories. The award ceremony took place during the ‘Race Night’ at the Essen Motor Show.
Andy Priaulx and Dr. Segler pushed the ball forward another step this past Sunday December 5, with an additional piece of the BMW 1 Series M Coupé unveiled to the public at the Autosport Awards in The Grosvenor House Hotel, Park Lane, London UK.
German F1 racer Nick Heidfeld, we all know from the Williams F1 and now Sauber days has used the words interesting to describe the notion of re-joining forces with BMW, but this time behind the wheel of a future DTM racer. Heidfeld admits that his career in F1 is not yet over, but he tells Auto Bild that he likes the idea of working with BMW again, for whom he was the top driver from 2006-2009. Considering that he is having trouble finding a … CONTINUED
The driver line-up for the BMW M3 GT2 campaigns remains unchanged. Andy Priaulx (GB), Augusto Farfus (BR), Dirk Müller (DE), Dirk Werner (DE), Jörg Müller (DE), Uwe Alzen (DE), Dirk Adorf (DE) and Pedro Lamy (PT) will race the BMW M3 GT2. As last year, it is planned to contest the big 24-hour races in Europe. A final confirmation for racing at the Nürburgring (DE), in Le Mans (FR) and in Spa-Francorchamps (BE) will be made depending on regulation decisions and the categorisation of the BMW … CONTINUED
Automobile has published its first drive review of the all new 2011 BMW X3. As with most other reviews and first impressions, the 2011 X3 is considered a vast improvement upon the first generation X3. Automobile calls it swifter, more agile, and significantly more refined than its predecessor.
Autoexpress previews the 2012 F30 3-series sedan and 2014 F32 M3 coupe. Not much info is new here than what we have previously posted, but their renders are a fun look at what the next generation F30 and F32 3-series and M3 may resemble.
Consistent with what we have posted in the past, the front fascia features a more upright angle, consistent with BMW’s current designs seen in the Z4, 5-series and 7-series. The F30/F32 3-series is also expected to be slightly larger in size, but with … CONTINUED
Still no accessories brochure available on the .co.uk site (dealer says they havent had any yet either) but you can download the brochure from the .com site (see copy attached)
I will order (will post prices when I hear from the dealer)
Titanium Grille (hopefully a DIY fit or it will be expensive)
Chrome Exhaust Trim (definatley a DIY push on fit)
Snap in adaptor for Blackberry
Thinking about interior chrome package … CONTINUED
Alpina GB have announced the release of 20" Wheels for the new X3…
Adrian van Hooydonk, chief of design at BMW, chimed in on a very interesting New York Times article about the car spy photo business and the interesting patterns that adorn the cars.
Here is a clip, but make sure the read the entire article. Its a short but good read!
The new patterns are often created by designers, according to Adrian … CONTINUED
The 2010 Essen Motor show wraps up this weekend, but not before Dackelone posts his mega show gallery. Between this and the previous set of photos we posted, we have been given a virtual tour of the Essen Motor Show.
BMW just released a new video on an interesting way to say happy holidays from all from BMW.