The BMW X5 is being updated for 2011 as part of an LCI (Life Cycle Impulse). Here are the facts:Debut at the New York Autoshow: April 2010
Redesigned front bumper with new foglamp placement and matte silver bottom bumper guard
Redesigned rear bumper
New colors: Deep Sea Blue, Platinum Grey, and Sparkling Bronze
New Nevada Leather colors: Oyster and Cinnamon Brown
New 8-Speed Automatic Transmission (with steptronic control)
Brake Energy Regeneration system (KERS) — special deep-cycle Glass Mat battery with programmed alternator disengagement, most of … CONTINUED
Los Angeles – April 17, 2010… The BMW Rahal Letterman Racing Team M3 GT Coupes finished 3rd and 5th in Saturday’s American Le Mans at Long Beach event. In a 100-minute action-packed sprint slowed by three caution periods, BMW drivers Bill Auberlen and Tommy Milner brought the No. 92 M3 home in 3rd place with 65 laps completed, 5.4 seconds behind the GT class leader. Dirk Mϋller and Joey Hand finished the race with the No. 90 M3 in 5th position.
Auberlen and Mϋller started the race … CONTINUED
Arrives July 2011
$45,425 including $875 Destination & Handling ($1,400 lower than the 528is 2010 predecessor)
3.0-liter inline-6 engine
8-Speed automatic transmission
BMW has announced pricing for the all-new 2011 BMW 528i Sedan. The new 528i … CONTINUED
We previously reported on the first E92 coupe Formula Drift car build by Michael Essa of Tech Trix Motorsports, powered by the BMW V10 from the E60 M5. Here is now some footage on the car at its inaugural event which began with some good drift runs, but unfortunately ended in a crash. Details inside.
Here’s an update from Scott on the BMW M1, including the naming/badging process, launch cycle, testing schedule, filming in Los Angeles, and social media marketing.
The 2012 F31 3-series touring has been spotted! The picture comes from the Autocar magazine. The F31 BMW 3 series Touring is expected to follow after the Geneva 2012 launch of the F30 3-series sedan by possibly following the route taken with the 5er Touring (F11) And debuting in it’s home market, Germany @ Leipzig a month later. The 3-series sedan debuts in November 2011. The 3er Touring (F31) will also follow the same pattern as the (F11) and not be introduced in … CONTINUED
Those new to N54 engine tuning or who can’t keep up with the fast evolving world of N54 tuning finally have a resource guide to turn to. An E90post member has compiled this N54 Tune Comparison Chart explaining the various tuning options in great detail. It will also be updated and revised as new features come out. Bookmark this folks!
The first reported 335is delivery has been posted on E90post! Lucky member j330xi just brought home a beautiful blue E93 335is convertible with its stunning saddle interior. Such a happy occassion requires pics of course, so see inside.
BMW, the world’s leading manufacturer of premium cars, is consistently enlarging its wide range of all-wheel-drive models. Starting in June and, respectively, September 2010, all engine variants of the BMW 5 Series Gran Turismo will also be available … CONTINUED
Auto adjusting seats & iPads dont mix…
So I buy my wife a new iPad, and shes REALLY digging it. It goes everywhere with her so she can read, take notes, show pics, etc etc etc.
We end up going out in the Z4 running errands. Im about a foot taller than she is, so theres obviously a huge difference in the seat adjustment between the two of us. … CONTINUED
Here’s a rendering by Gerald Alvarez of the F12 6-series coupe rear view, based on a recent set of 6-series photos we posted. The render is of course gorgeous, so do you think it’s accurate? Share inside.
Congrats to M3post member noxredna for placing 1st in the Enthusiast Class at the Redline Time Attack Race held last weekend in New Jersey. He clocked a time of 1:17.638 with his 2008 M3 coupe and beat the 2nd place car by 3 secs! Check inside for his great writeup, videos, and photos.