The title of this story alone is the stuff of legend, but this may be more then a far off dream. Car Magazine’s Georg Kacher reveals some exciting new rumors in a new article today, laying out the so-called “Silk Road 2″ project. The project title is a nod to the fact that this car will be a second vehicle to be developed in concert with Toyota.
While we have yet to find out the end result of the first BMW/Toyota collaborative project, this second … CONTINUED
The next gen X6 M (F86) interior has been spied and it confirms that the transmission will be upgraded from the previous 6 speed automatic to a 7 speed DCT (dual clutch transmission).
Total of 177,741 vehicles delivered in May, increase of 6.8%
Year-to-date sales up 7.4% to 826,865
BMW 5 Series continues to lead its segment with rise of 10.6% in May
Munich — June 10, 2014…Deliveries of BMW, MINI and Rolls-Royce brand vehicles increased 6.8% to total 177,741 in the last month, making it the best May ever (prev. yr. 166,381). A new sales record was also reached in the year-to-date with a total of 826,865 vehicles delivered in the first five months of the year (prev. yr. … CONTINUED
Trip journal from a 320i xDrive owner recounting his trip on the Coquihalla Highway, which took him from Vancouver, BC to Edmonton, Alberta.
Alpina BMWs are already rather rare, but this D3 in Individual Moonstone Metallic is even more so.
The new BMW Smart Charging App makes it possible for BMW i customers to automatically identify the best rates and times for charging their electric vehicles at home. Developed by the BMW Group and available for Android and iOS devices, the BMW Smart Charging App is integrated with the BMW i Remote App, which allows drivers to get vehicle information via their smartphone. The BMW Smart Charging App has the potential to save customers as much as $400 annually on their electric bills. BMW … CONTINUED
Some impressions and enthusiast review (and photos) of the F80 M3 and F82 M4 from the M Driving Experience event in Dusseldorf, Germany.
BMW AG: made history on June 5th by delivering the first eight i8′s to their customers at the BMW Welt. The i8 is on schedule to break our preconceived notions of what a “green” car is. I envy these first eight customers, of the i8. The i series cars are breaking new ground – and it’s an exciting time for BMW to be leading the way into the future.
A beautifully shot M235i coupe review.
Some great slow-mo footage feature from the TUDOR United Sportscar Championship from Mazda Raceway Laguna Seca.
Enjoy our photo tour from the Louwman Museum in the Haag, Netherlands.
BMW announced today the launch of the 2015 BMW Individual 6 Series Gran Coupe “BANG & OLUFSEN Edition” which exemplifies the design and engineering prowess of the two luxury-sector manufacturers. This limited run of vehicles seamlessly combines the most exquisite materials and craftsmanship with state-of-the-art technology and the finest high-end sound.
Production is limited to 100 BMW 650i Gran Coupe models equipped with either rear wheel drive or BMW xDrive all-wheel drive and powered by the BMW TwinPower Turbo V-8. Customers looking for an even … CONTINUED
We’ve uploaded new wallpapers and the first videos of the 2015 BMW X6 (F16) SAV.
Autozeitung tests the BMW M4 Coupe vs the Audi RS5 Coupe around the Nurburgring GP track
BMW M4 Coupe vs Audi RS5 Coupe
Weight:….1615 kg……….1788 kg
0-40 km/h:….1,4 s……….1,2 s
0-100 km/h:…4,2 s……….4,3 s
0-160 km/h:…8,5 s……….9,3 s
0-200 km/h:…12,9 s……..14,5 s
Laptimes Nurburgring GP (3.7km):………1.38,9 min……….1.41,5 min (fastest laptime list)
Slalom (18m): 70,8 km/h……….67,5 km/h
Braking (100-0 km/h, warm):….33,3 m……….32,8 m
Fuel Consumption:…..11,9 l/100 km……….13,8 l/100 km
Rating: M4: 2915 points
RS5: 2837 points
M4 wins because of his better Safetyequipment (+19 points), the better Driving Comfort (+26 … CONTINUED
We introduce to you the all-new 2015 BMW X6 SAV!
2015 X6 Models:
sDrive35i / xDrive35i
3.0L TwinPower Turbo inline-6 (N55)
300 hp @ 5800 rpm
300 lb-ft @ 1200-5000 rpm
0-60 in 6.0 seconds (0.3 seconds faster than predecessor)
EPA MPG to come
4.4L TwinPower Turbo V8 (N63TU)
450 hp @ 5500-6000 rpm
480 lb-ft @ 2000-4500 rpm
The 2016 M2 (F87) is taking shape, now testing with the quad exhaust that’s become a hallmark of BMW M vehicles. This time the prototype is fitted with 18″ Style 513M wheels from the M3/M4. Earlier prototypes were testing with the M3/M4 19″ Style 437M wheels.
As before, we see the aggressively flared fenders and wider track, M brakes (which will be painted blue on the production M2), drilled rotors and M limited slip differential.
Although its front and rear bumpers are now taped up, … CONTINUED
Check out the official UK catalog of BMW M Performance Parts for the F80 M3, F82 M4 and F83 M4.
Effective July 1, 2014
2015 BMW M5 Sedan
Changes to the standard equipment:
Comfort Access Keyless entry is now standard
SIRIUS Satellite Radio with 1 year subscription is now standard.
6NS ‘Enhanced USB and Bluetooth plus Smartphone Integration’ is no longer standard because the Bluetooth audio streaming functionality moves to a new standard option (6NH ‘Hands-free Bluetooth and USB Audio Connection’). The remaining functionality of 6NS is now a standalone option for $500.
Lines and Packages changes: