BMW is well on its way to meeting the C02 emissions standards set by the European Union which auto manufacturers must reach by year 2015. BMW only needs to reduce its fleet emissions by 8 percent to reach its target of 139g/km (from 151g/km in 2009).
On the heels of its X5M, Mansory, the tuner of high end German and Italian marques, has now unveiled its second 670 PS BMW – the Mansory BMW X6M. Like the Mansory X5M, the Mansory X6M comes with a full replacement front bumper featuring aggressive air inlets even larger than those on the factory X6M bumper. Carbon fiber lips and LED lights finish off the front bumper’s new look. The front fenders have been widened by 70mm (2.75 in.) and also receive aggressive vents on … CONTINUED
Think you got some driving skills? Think again after you see this clip of an E30 M3 driven by Patrick Snijers at the 1988 Manx rally stage en route to winning the Rally Isle of Man, widely acknowledged as one of the great drives in British rallying history.
Are you brothers and sisters with very individual personalities? Perfect! BMW is searching for individual brothers or sisters with different personalities to play the leading roles in photo shoots, movie shoots, interviews, appearances in TV adverts and everything that goes with it for a new international BMW advertising campaign.
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The F10 5-series has often by called a baby 7-series, especially since its size has grown over the outgoing E60 5-series. Just what is the size difference between the current 5 and 7 series? Lets have a look.
The M3 ZCP Competition ranks #5 on UK publication AutoExpresss just announced 2010 Performance Car of the Year list, which includes cars ranging from the VW Golf R to the 911 GT3 to the Ferrari 458. The 3 day tests were conducted the Anglesey Circuit in England and included cars/editions launched in 2010.
The cars range from the Skoda Fabia VRS, the Seat Ibiza Cupra, Peugeot RCZ and Volkswagen Golf R to the Mercedes SLS AMG, the Ferrari 458 … CONTINUED
Next year, BMW is offering amateur sportsmen throughout Europe a unique opportunity to win an X3. Sixty teams, each consisting of three members, will go head to head in six challenging disciplines at the BMW X3 Games. Sailing, mountain biking, skiing, golf, running and driving are in store for the international competitors when they test themselves from 27th April to 1st May 2011 in Geneva (CH). The teams must also successfully complete a creative task. The winning team can look forward to a sporting all-rounder: each … CONTINUED
MW Group sales recorded double-digit growth once again in October. With 128,593 BMW, MINI and Rolls-Royce brand automobiles sold worldwide (+11.6%, prev. yr. 115,278 units), the BMW Group achieved its best-ever October sales result. A total of 1,190,796 (prev. yr. 1,054,841) vehicles have been delivered to customers since the start of the year
This isn’t BMW related, but entertaining enough that we thought we’d share anyway. To promote its selection of a new Stig, Top Gear has released this amusing look into the selection process – at the Stig Farm.
Director of BMW Motorsports, Dr. Mario Thiessen, answers some questions and provides some further insight on BMWs return to DTM racing in 2012. Q&A inside.