Sebastian Vettel (DE) has done it: At the Abu Dhabi Grand Prix the 23-year-old secured the drivers’ title in the FIA Formula 1 World Championship in a nail-biting season finale to become not only the sport’s youngest-ever world champion, but also the first Formula BMW graduate to win world motorsport’s premier title.
BMW has posted a video describing the philosophy and idea behind the special limited edition 7-series inspired by Steinway & Sons.
Mineral White Metallic is a new 3-series coupe and M3 coupe color for 2011 model years. The difference from Alpine White has been difficult to see in previous photos, but these are the best comparison photos yet. Its metallic finish give more depth and luster than the non-metallic Alpine White color.
Members are reporting that BMW X3s have started hitting US dealership floors this weekend, with some having their official launch events on Monday, November 15. If you haven’t yet checked out the X3 in person, now’s the time.
Palbay brings us some photos of the New 2011 X3 navigating the Off Road Course at the BMW Performance Center in Spartanburg. This also provide some good looks at some of the different colors the X3 is offered in.
The Vision Efficient Dynamics hybrid concept was most recently previewed just last week at an event in Leipzig. Besides the press members who received test rides, so did three lucky BMW enthusiasts. Here is a look into their experience.
Hartge’s ECU tuning solution for the F10 550i claims gains of +83hp and +89tq. How is real world performance increased? 5POST member cidair was able to pick up 0.4 seconds in 0-100km/h and 3.0 seconds 0-200km/h, measured by VBOX.
Insideline has posted its first ride impressions of the BMW Vision EfficientyDynamics hybrid concept, saying that it is destined to be a BMW halo car and that it’s set to blow customers away.
Fall-Line Motorsports, builder of road and race cars, and Bobby Rahal, owner of the championship Rahal Letterman Race Team were the guests of honor at a Laurel BMW hosted event yesterday. On display were E46 and E92 M3 race cars, and the new X3.
Member Checkcaptain is now the lucky owner of one of less than twenty M3 GT4 built, this one by the Black Falcon Racing and Schubert Motorsport. The M3 GT4 is offered as part of BMW Motorsport’s customer racing program. It runs in amateur racing series with emphasis on carryover of production parts, reduced running costs, and high reliability.
G-Power has released its BMW M6 Hurricane RR which they claim to be the world’s fastest 4-seater coupe. Its V10 produces a whopping 800 PS (789 bhp) and reaches a top speed of more than 370 kph (230 mph). G-Power uses the record-setting engine already found in the M5 Hurricane RR to get more power out of the M6.
As part of an exclusive new partnership, BMW will be supporting the international talent program of piano manufacturer Steinway & Sons. The BMW Individual 7 Series Composition inspired by Steinway & Sons will be presented in two perfectly coordinated color variants. Deliberately reminiscent of the piano keyboard, the colour schemes reflect the contrast between black and white. The exclusive appearance of these luxury saloons is characterised by top-quality craftsmanship and the use of exquisite materials. At the same time, the paint finish