Dackelone once again provides some great coverage, this time of the cutaway views of runflat tires versus normal tires. Although RFTs have proven unpopular with many, it’s clear that the RFT is much more reinforced than the traditional tire.
The BMW Group recorded a significant increase in sales volume, revenues and earnings in the second quarter of 2010. Group revenues increased by 18.3% while the profit before financial result (EBIT) rose to euro 1,717 million. This corresponds to an EBIT margin of 11.2%. BMW is targeting an overall 10% increase in sales for 2010.
Unsatisfied with the tamer look and sound of the factory split dual exhausts of the 2011 535i, 5POST member Lacster has gone the aftermarket route and replaced the stock exhausts with a quad tipped exhaust producing a more aggressive sound and look.
Lumma Tuning has released photos of its widebody BMW 760Li Individual. Most prominently, it features aggressively flared fender arches front and rear with cosmetic vents, aggressive rear bumper with diffuser, and carbon fiber grill and mirrors.
For its time, the 328 Kamm Coupe was the evolved expression of BMWs ability in aerodynamics and design. BMW. Heritage group has resurrected this car in 2010, making its wide public debut at the Villa dEste in Italy and then later at the 2010 Mille Miglia where the car won again.
Japanese market edition : BMW 120i Coupe Performance Unlimited Edition.
The Japanese Market has added another "Performance Unlimited" model in the same vein as the "Performance Unlimited" X6 Sport Activity Vehicle.
A combination of BMW Performance and BMW individual.
The BMW 120i Coupe is exclusive Performance for the Japanese Domestic market.
This car will be limited to 30 units and will wear the familiar BMW Performance Parts options such as black kidney grills, carbon mirror cover, rear … CONTINUED
There’s been many exterior M3 GTS videos, but no in-car driver’s perspective videos, until now. Here is a video of Dirk Adorf, a German race car driver, behind the wheel of a M3 GTS at Ascari. Great video for appreciating for the sound and fury of the GTS.
Brno, 1st August 2010. His fifth win of the FIA World Touring Car Championship season in Brno (CZ) not only saw BMW Team RBMs Andy Priaulx (GB) making up ground on the leaders in the Drivers Championship, but also writing history: in the 14th race of the year, the triple world champion clocked up the 50th BMW victory in the World Touring Car Championship since 2005. In the first race of the day, Priaulx fought his way from 11th to fifth place to score more World … CONTINUED
Rumors of a 3 Series GT variant in the same vein as the 5 Series GT (but obviously smaller) have been swirling for some time. In fact, if such a car was coming BMW would definitly keep the shape and proportions under the wraps for a very long time and would want to surprise the world. Here, a french magazine has tasked its photoshop artists to dream up what such a car could look like.
Dackelone certainly lives a good car life. Every weekend he seems to visit a new part of automotive history, and this past week he was drawn back to the addictive Nurburgring in Germany, more specifically the automotive history museum @ the ring. Follow the jump to see the absolutly massive gallery of photos he has posted as well as his writeup of the experience, well worth it!
In AutoBild’s latest issue they have a nice photo spread on BMW’s new M100 sports car. There will be even a “green” model called the “BMW i100 Coupe ActiveHybrid”.
The M100 will compete with Audi’s R8 V10 and MB’s SLS. AutoBild reports that BMW will show the M100 at the 2011 IAA (Frankfurt Auto Show). Production will start two years later, in 2013. The car will cost MORE than 100,000 euros. The magazine says the M100 will cost a good 170K euros! Planned production numbers are … CONTINUED
JLeviSW has moved into a new location and putting the finishing touches on the showroom and rest of the office area. And today they are hosting an official grand opening celebration (July 31 2010). Check it out if you are in the area!