We’ve now added the first tunnel video of the first delivered F80 M3 showcasing the engine and exhaust sounds of the car, as well as a photoshoot gallery.
April 24 (Bloomberg) — The ultra high-end electric and hybrid car space is suddenly getting a bit more crowded in China. Tesla had the first deliveries of the Model S to Chinese customers this week, while BMW will roll out its hybrid i8 super sports car for the China market by the end of the year. Bloomberg’s Stephen Engle got behind the wheel of BMW’s new offering in Beijing. (Source: Bloomberg)
One-off BMW Individual model created by BMW to showcase its Individual program. Features a Frozen Red exterior with dark chrome accents, Gold M Carbon Ceramic brakes,
Interior features Opal White Merino leather seats, black leather-wrapped dash, Sakhir Orange stitching, piano black trim, Frozen Red accents, embossed headrests, special floor mats and BMW Individual sill plates.
BMW has opened a new display of ///M cars at the Welt. The M3 and M4 are now on display there. I could not make it down to the Welt but I had a few friends of mine sneak into behind the scenes and take some pics for all of us! Earlier this week the Welt staff started to move the new ///M cars into position. Here is a back stage look…
The new F8x M3/M4 display opens to the public on Friday April 25th. … CONTINUED
See updated impressions, photos and videos of the world’s first delivered BMW F80 M3.
Here’s a look at Yas Marina Blue (on F80 M3) vs San Marino Blue (on M6 Convertible) inside the M Studio at the BMW M headquarters in Garching, Germany.
The next generation BMW X6 (F16) will be revealed this Summer and dealers have just recently received ordering forms for their demo/initial models. As before, these demo ordering guides have proven to be a good predictor of what options, packages, equipment will be made available for the regular customer ordered models.
The 2015 model year guide we posted yesterday shows that the F16 X6 will come to the US in xDrive35i and xDrive50i models for the 2015 model year. Demo/initial models will begin production this … CONTINUED
Congrats to BIMMERPOST member DLSJ5 (Drew) and his ESS VT3 Supercharged E92 M3 for setting the world trap speed record and winning the BIMMERPOST BMW/AMG Shootout Trophy at the Airstrip Attack 5 event.
Updated photos of the first delivered F80 M3 – interior photos as well as comparison pics posing with an E90 M3. Also a great video clip of the F80 M3 exhaust.
We’re thrilled to announce our very first F80 M3 delivery! The lucky BIMMERPOST member is uae247, who just took home an Alpine White F80 M3 with Sakhir Orange interior, DCT transmission, Carbon Fiber roof, and all loaded options.
Check out the first pics and his impressions inside!
Some videos from Istanbul, Turkey where many M4 coupes have now been spotted and recorded on video. The cars are there for the M3/M4 M Power Experience 2014 event, which begins May 18.
Check out this BIMMERPOST member’s M235i fully decked out in M Performance Parts.
Here’s part 3 of BMW’s inside the BMW M3 and M4 interview series. This one interviews BMW M engineer Juergen Poggel, Head of Development M Engines.
So a new engine has been developed for the BMW M3 and BMW M4?
Jürgen Poggel: Yes. The previous engine was a naturally aspirated V8. For the new BMW M3 and BMW M4, we in the M engine development department in Munich’ Preussenstrasse have designed an M TwinPower Turbo inline six-cylinder design and readied it for series production.
What is … CONTINUED
Have a look at the first real life photos of the F80 M3 (in Yas Marina Blue) vs the E90 M3 (in Fire Orange).
The BMWUSA page for the BMW i8 has been updated, with a pleasant surprise – the 0-60 mph has dropped to 4.2 seconds (from earlier estimates of 4.5 seconds).
Sights from the BMW exhibit at the 2014 Beijing International Auto Show, where the BMW Vision Future Luxury Concept made its world debut.
Here is the 2015 model year map for U.S. BMW models. Check out the entire schedule inside.
Here are some of the notable models coming:
• 2 Series Active Tourer (F45) coming to US, with production beginning March 2015
• 228i xDrive Coupe coming
• M235i xDrive Coupe coming
• 2 Series Convertibles (F23) coming in 228i, 228i xDrive and M235i models
• 4 Series xDrive Convertible coming
Check out these live video looks at the interior and exterior of the BMW Vision Future Luxury Concept car.