Funny that the trailer for BMW’s Unscripted series has come out after the first BMW Unscripted video (“Murray”), but here is a preview for the upcoming episodes, including one of M5 Ring Taxi driver – Sabine Schmitz, which we’re particularly looking forward to.
The ZF 8 speed automatic transmission currently equips the current F10 5-series and all new X3, and will be the automatic transmission in the next generation BMWs. For those not familiar with this transmission, here is video primer.
Most if not all 1 Series M Coupe initial drive reviews are now in. We’ve compiled the list for your review and reference. The next set of reviews should be actual drives of the production version sometime next year after the 1M coupe’s reveal at 2011 NAIAS in Detroit.
The M3 Competition takes down the Alpina B3 bi-turbo, C63 AMG Performance Pack, CTS-V, and IS-F in this latest performance sedan showdown. Full results inside.
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A report from Autocar claims that MINI is currently deciding between two MINI Beachcomber concept versions – one internally known as the “Moke” which is similar to the concept version and another shorter 3-door version known as the Canyon Coupe. Both versions will be based on a pillarless version of the Countryman platform.
These two models are being considered in addition to a coupe version of the Countryman.
Both models are under consideration alongside a Countryman coupe and both are being based on a pillarless version of … CONTINUED
We have put together these educated speculations on the next generation F30/F32 M3, including potential power output (450hp), displacement (3.5l) and its turbo layout, paired to a seven speed DCT transmission. Details inside.
The new F25 BMW X3 has just hit the streets and the reviews have been generally positive claiming the new X3 has far surpassed the predecesor. So this new M Sport variant should be a real piece of work. Taking an already dynamic SUV to the next level will be the order of the day. We will of course bring more details on this car when they become available.
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Here are some informative size comparison slides from the official BMW X3 presentation. The first slide shows the new F23 X3 size compared to the outgoing E83 X3 and the second slide compares the sizes of the X3 to the X1 and X5. The all new X3 is not quite as much larger than the outgoing X3 as some have made it to be.
Here are some unique look colors for the E90/E92 – Mineral White, a metallic white color which just became available this year, and Dakar Yellow, a special order only color and last seen as a standard color on the E36 M3.
The F11 5-series Touring is currently the BMW we most wish was available in the US, but it’s not. Featured here is a beautiful F11 M-sport showing off its latest night vision technology, rear view camera, parking assistant, and badass self.