145,902 vehicles sold worldwide in August, up 4.5%
Year-to-date sales total 1,330,077, rise of 6.7%
Munich. The BMW Group saw its most successful August ever with 145,902 vehicles delivered to customers around the world (prev. yr. 139,650 / +4.5%). Sales for the first eight months of the year are also higher than in any previous year with a total of 1,330,077 BMW, MINI and Rolls-Royce vehicles sold, an increase of 6,7% over the same period in 2013 (prev. yr. 1,246,502).
“Our worldwide sales continue to grow, with … CONTINUED
We’ve just spied the rumored M4 GTS prototype testing at the Nurburgring today.
Using MotoGP M4 Safety Cars as a basis (or as decoys), we see a large front spoiler lip and high trunk wing on the prototype. These parts are different than the M Performance front lip and trunk spoiler featured on the MotoGP M4 Safety Car and instead resemble the protuding front spoiler lip and elevated trunk wing from the E92 M3 GTS.
The prototypes also features M Carbon Ceramic Brakes and race bucket … CONTINUED
GTHAUS introduces their F80 M3 / F82 M4 flagship exhaust — the Meisterschaft GTC, featuring 100% manually operated electronic valve control to provide the most convenience to the user. Aggressive when you want it, quiet when you dont.
Full details inside.
Few new cars have been more anticipated than the BMW 2 Series Coupe when it arrived in early 2014. Hot on the heels of the widely acclaimed BMW 228i and M235i Coupe, BMW announces the new BMW 2 Series Convertible. Available in the US as the 228i and M235i, the 2 Series Convertible blends the style and dynamic driving character for which the 2 Series Coupe is already renowned with the open-air pleasure of a folding soft-top. The BMW 2 Series Convertible will make … CONTINUED
Even more dyno and weight scale results of the BMW M4 – this time producing 415 rwhp, and 415 rwtq and weighing in at 3461 pounds.
2 Series 220i gets fitted with aftermarket aero kit and M135i exhaust.
Photos and coverage of the M Car Day at Griot’s Garage – BMWCCA Puget Sound Chapter by Sir Loin:
Today was BMWCCA Puget Sound Chapter’s M Car Day at Griot’s Garage. Lups’ AY M4, Tocoma290′s SO M4 (with Sonoma Beige leather, pictures of it included in this post), my SSII M3, and another gentleman’s AW M4 (I missed his name) were there to represent the F8x cars. We got to park our new cars right in front of Griot’s Garage shop. There were also all … CONTINUED
Scott26 gives some insight into the next generation 6 Series:
There are several ideas on where to take the 6er visually and there is a lot of ideas being communicated in the design process. Some ideas are progressing ideas showcased within recent concepts. Some can be interpreted as the Vision Future Luxury turned into a smaller mid-sized Coupe but with a more dynamic roofline and shallow glasshouse which creates problems but offers other solutions for a Gran Coupe model.
The outline remains as sport-orientated as it … CONTINUED
Congrats to BIMMERPOST member UK_ for being our very first F83 M4 convertible owner! And he did it in style by receiving one in Tanzanite Blue Individual.
Check out photos from the lucky new owner inside.
2015 BMW X5 M colors, packages, and options have now been spotted in the BMW computer system. Two new colors are coming – Long Beach Blue and Donington Grey Metallic.
Great looking photos from a recent shoot of a BIMMERPOST member’s Yas Marina Blue F80 M3.
Drive Magazine takes a Mineral White F80 M3 up to the Grossglockner, the highest road in Austria and one of the most demanding for both the car and the driver.
Check out this E89 Z4 build by PSI. Words by Sean@PSI:
Every so often, as we trek through life, we really score big. Perhaps not in the traditional sense of a bank heist or lottery win, but in an area that truly matters to us. Looking back, we wonder how we came to be so fortunate. While sometimes owning a car can be mundane or even frustrating, occasionally there is such a highlight that everything else pales in comparison.
By way of illustration, have a … CONTINUED
BMW M4 Car and Driver Lightning Lap times are in. The M4 coupe laps Virginia International Raceway about 5 seconds quicker than an E92 M and approximately 7 seconds slower than a Corvette C7 Stingray.
See the results list inside.
Hamann has released a few pictures of its classic wheels fit onto the new X4.
While we are all probably just focused on the aesthetics of this car, as the wheels really make the X4 perfect, don’t forget that Hamann also offers a range of ECU tuning options as follows:
xDrive20i: 208 HP and 315 Nm of torque
xDrive20d: 231 HP and 464 Nm of torque
xDrive28i: 272 HP and 392 Nm of torque
xDrive30d: 295 HP and 605 Nm of torque
xDrive35i: 348 HP and 449 Nm of … CONTINUED
A BMW Individual Java Green M4 has just been delivered at the BMW Welt.
New feature video from BMW M — From Nürburgring to Paris with the new BMW M4 Coupé.
CAR’s technical editor Nicol Louw joins both an E46 and E92 BMW M3 owner to drive and discuss these past heroes as well as the new F82 BMW M4.