Autoweek has posted a spy video of the upcoming F20 1-series hatchback running hotlaps at the Nurburgring. The new 1-series three and five door models will debut next year at the 2011 Frankfurt IAA in September.
BMW CEO Norbert Reithofer provides a quarterly update of BMW’s current and future state of the company, including mention of future vehicles and sales. He also announced BMW’s increased earnings forecast for 2010.
Well respected auto journalist Chris Harris of EVO shares his glowing review of the 1M Coupe in a rare test drive video. Anyone excited before about the 1M coupe will be even giddier after hearing that it feels like a true M car, for real enthusiasts!
BMW insider Scott26 places the next generation F32/F33 M3′s power at approximately 450 PS, with room to be bumped up later. More extreme M3 variants will also likely be in the works, such as the possible return of an M3 CSL.
The F10 5-series helped lead BMW to an overall vehicle sales increase of 17.2% for a total of 19,272 vehicles from the 16,443 units sold in October of last year. Year-to-date, BMW sales were up 10 percent to 176,736 vehicles from the 160,666 units sold in the same period of 2009.
ARKYM has released its AeroRace ONE, a full aerodynamic kit for the E90 M3 sedan. This unique and aggressive full aero solution features the AeroRace CF vented hood, CF trunk, CF full front bumper, CF full rear bumper, CF sideskirts. Oh, and an ESS supercharger tops off this particular M3!
Reminder: the deadline to enter this contest ends tomorrow. BMW has announced a drawing for 12 spots to test drive the prototype 1 Series M Coupe and one 1addicts/Bimmerpost member will be one of the lucky participants, all expense paid! Winners will be announced by November 8th.
BMW Motorrad has announced its latest creation – the BMW Concept C scooter. This stylish scooter bears some of the signatures of a BMW Motorrad design – its “split face” and a twin-tipped front spoiler. This scooter even draws upon the Vision Efficient Dynamics.
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GT Haus will premiere its custom orange F10 535i at the 2010 SEMA show this week. Preliminary details include its custom orange paint, a carbon fiber front lip, KW coilovers, lowered on 19″ gloss black wheels and a full Meisterschaft quad exhaust system. More photos to come later.