Australia now gets its own limited edition M3 called the M3 Pure Edition. The Pure Edition features visual enhancements such as gloss black 19″ wheels, high gloss black hood inlets, and dark chrome front grille, side gills, and exhaust tips. No performance extras, but the car will be cheaper than the standard M3 available in Australia.
5POST members are wasting no time in personalizing their F10 5-series. Member kfiend has done so by fitting his F10 with whiteline taillights, aftermarket wheels, and BMW Performance grilles and trunk spoiler. These pics are our first look at the whitelines in action.
MINI has launched its Countryman advertising campaign, consisting of these first few print ads and TV commercials. The four new, 15-second TV commercials take the versatility of the new MINI Countryman and show it off in a handful of slick and smart short films. The key to the MINI Countryman is how good it is for bridging the gap between urban and country life. The new claim,
Caradvice.com recently had the opportunity to test and review the BMW X5 M and they came away nearly giving the SUV full marks across the board. They even compared its handling back-to-back with a 370z, which it easily outhandled. Click on through for their glowing review.
Alpine325ci is at it again, this time producing an absolutely gorgeous wallpaper render of the upcoming 1M Coupe, set inside a tunnel at high speed. The 1M in the image looks spot on based on all that we’ve seen of the 1M Coupe so far!
Member David06M3 has been invited by BMW M to France for the “Joy Does Not Compromise M Event” at the M test facilities in Miramas, France. He will have direct access to M Division personnel and has asked that you suggest questions for him to address. Chime in inside!
Ever wonder how the BMW’s Navigation System compares to other systems? Cars.com undertook a comparison of the BMW Navigation against the Nissan G37 and Acura TSX. Which NAV took top honors? Check out the results inside.
C&D drives the 2011 335i with N55 motor, focusing specifically on comparing the N55 to the N54 engine (of the earlier 335i model years). 0-60 times were equal, N55 was 1/10 sec. slower in quarter mile and N55 was 1 sec. faster to 140mph.
The F10 aftermarket is starting to fill in and Eisenmann is in on the market early with their F10 535i exhaust system. Featuring quad rolled exhaust tips, this system gives some serious grunt to the N55 motor. Check out the preview photos and videos inside.
Autocar.uk has published a rendering of the upcoming Mini Sport Activity Coupe (or what some have dubbed the Countryman Coupe or Mini X6).
According to Scott26, “Such a vehicle is being worked on which will be seen soon as a Concept.”
The idea for the Mini Sporty Activity Coupe comes in response to Land Rover’s Range Rover Evoque, with its two-door coupe styling and configuration. According to Autocar, if the Mini SAC makes production, it would hit the market around 2013, in a 4 door layout (rear doors … CONTINUED