For BMW fans in North America, there is now an alternative to the European Delivery experience in Munich. BMW has now launched “The BMW Experience” in Spartanburg, SC. Combining BMW’s resources along Highway 101 in Spartanburg, SC: The BMW Performance Center, The BMW Zentrum, as well as, BMW’s Manufacturing Plant, “The Ultimate BMW Experience” extends the ability to offer a more customizable, personal approach to all visitors and will become a destination for many enthusiasts and will give BMW a forum to tell BMW’s story in the US.
This has been a big week for the BMW 328! Now it seems that a classic modified version of the car has sold at auction for an undisclosed amount that is north of 5.5 million dollars. Nice!
This is a great story with some excellent videos to go with it, so make sure to read the full article @Jalopnik ( http://jalopnik.com/5532676/ )
Heston Blumenthal, the mad scientist of contemporary British cuisine, cooks with liquid nitrogen and serves food with built-in iPods. Hes also got a thing for M5s
In celebration of the 70th anniversary of BMWs history victories at the Mille Miglia, BMW has marked the occasion with a few events and restoration cars. However, now BMW has gone one step further and taken its top of the line roadster, the Z4 sDrive35is, and created a limited edition Mille Miglia edition.
What makes this car unique?
Run limited to 99 units
Polaris Metallic matte finish
Black front grill
M aerodynamic kit
19-inch wheels finished in Dark Chrome
Unique leather and Alcantara with red stitching
M sports steering wheel and paddles with red stitching
Mille Miglia badges
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Heres a very cool and detailed tech article from motoiq.com.
Some selected quotes
If you do a google search on these cars, you will not find much information on them because until now, no one that cares has gotten a really close look at these amazing machines.
The teams engineers were very quiet when we asked them about the engines specs and we were not allowed within 20 feet of the engines or any internal components.
The engine is forced to breathe through two tiny 29.4mm restrictors by homologation rules. This is the main … CONTINUED
Munich/Brescia. 70 years ago, the BMW motor racing department had a single aim in mind: the 1st Gran Premio Brescia delle Mille Miglia. A total of five racing cars from Munich had registered for the big event. Preparations did not run entirely smoothly, and ultimately the BMW team very nearly ran out of time. But when the silver BMW racers crossed the finish line in Brescia on 28th April, they accomplished what few had dared hope for: overall victory, team victory and third, fifth and sixth places.
That April day saw BMW celebrate its greatest racing triumph so far on four wheels. To this day it epitomises the essence of the brand: "Victory in the 1940 Mille Miglia remains a landmark in … CONTINUED
World Premier in Beijing: The BMW Concept Gran CoupeNew BMW Design concept aimed at giving direction to future BMW design trends in the midsize and premium markets
The underlying theme is the most sporty and elegant high performance 4-door on the market
Flat and coupe like proportions
Over 16 feet long (5 meters)
4.6 ft tall (1.4 meters) [this is 3" lower then a 5 series]
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1addicts member John-Q shares with us his latest project, his M1 hatch. This “M1 hatch” features M3 vents and hood, AC Schnitzer front bumper lip, and BMW Performance Parts goodies. It will also receive a built E92 M3 motor at year end. Whether this is your taste or not, it’s hard not to applaud the amount of work put into this project car.
Check out this great looking professionally edited video feature of Germany’s fastest SUVs – the BMW X6M, ML63 AMG, and Cayenne Turbo.
The second generation BMW X3 is due to be shown off fairly soon, atleast on the internet. This has been a car a long time in the making and there are many anxious fans out there waiting to see what the car will delivery stylisticly, technically and from a quality standpoint. These are areas the car was deemed to be subpar when compared to the rest of the BMW lineup, and so BMW has given alot of attention to the car to bring improvements to market. For now, we have these renders to go by until the official pictures are released.