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Here are some informative size comparison slides from the official BMW X3 presentation. The first slide shows the new F23 X3 size compared to the outgoing E83 X3 and the second slide compares the sizes of the X3 to the X1 and X5. The all new X3 is not quite as much larger than the outgoing X3 as some have made it to be.
Here are some unique look colors for the E90/E92 – Mineral White, a metallic white color which just became available this year, and Dakar Yellow, a special order only color and last seen as a standard color on the E36 M3.
The F11 5-series Touring is currently the BMW we most wish was available in the US, but it’s not. Featured here is a beautiful F11 M-sport showing off its latest night vision technology, rear view camera, parking assistant, and badass self.
BMW is considering adding a 4th model to be produced at the Spartanburg, S. Carolina plant, to further compete with Lexus and Mercedes in the U.S. The 3-series may wind up being that extra model, given its high volume and Mercedes announcement last year that its Alabama factory would also begin building its C-Class.
BMW has just completed a $750 million expansion of the Spartanburg plant to make room for the all new X3, which will join the X5 and X6 … CONTINUED
Hong Kong E90post members meet as frequently as members from any other region and always manage to share some great photo coverage of the event. The group met earlier today. Some event coverage inside.
2011 BMW X3 first drive reviews have now hit the web. Road and Track, Car and Driver, and Motor Trend have each weighed in on their initial impressions of the all new X3 (F25). We will be compiling all reviews as they are released, so make sure to check in for updates.
BMW shows how it is able to produce lighter weight, stronger strength materials with its super heated / water cooled press methods. Also some interesting insight into how it manufactures the actual tooling used to stamp and produce BMW auto parts.
Autobild is reporting that a carbon fiber roof will be an available option on the upcoming 1 series M coupe, the first we have heard of this. The lack of denial by BMW insider Scott26 who chimed in on the topic makes us think this one potentially has some solid credibility.
Think the 1M Coupe has Alpine325ci’s attention and interest? He has been prolifically rendering 1M coupes, and the latest (and best) render updates the front view of the 1-series M coupe to include the LCI (facelift) lights which have already been spied and confirmed to be featured on the 1M.