EVO Mag further confirms a high performance 1-series is coming, and a BMW supercar. The question is which will be called the new BMW M1.
The eternal battle…. Now in its 5th generation the all new F10 5-Series goes head to head with the newly released Mercedes Benz E-Class. These comparisons have always been made, but now with a new sense of speed. Courtesy of the german language magazine http://www.autobild.de we now have a head-to-head photoshoot and comparison of the two cars. In this case, they decided to compare the popular Mercedes Benz E350 CDI vs. BMW 530d. Both cars being elegant yet very powerful diesel powered cars.
Included here is the photo set, but please make sure to read the full writeup @autobild: http://www.autobild.de/artikel/vergl…i_1020073.html
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Xbimmers member Jay Ell is our first member to take delivery of an X1 (black xDrive23d)! See his initial reaction and photo inside.
The NCAP has awarded a full 5 star crash test rating to the BMW X1. Here are the X1s full crash test results, details and video.
This is some great news! It sounds like BMW made a little uptick this last month as an overall global group.
BMW sold 90,383 cars, up 11.1% (compared to Nov 2008)
MINI sold 17,199 cars, up 13.8%
The increase in BMW cars sales were on the backs of the new 7 series and the Z4, with smaller gains seen with the 1 series, 3 series and 5 series. The newcomers did well also: 2,940 BMW X1s and 1,110 BMW 5 Series Gran Turismos were delivered November.
Rolls Royce and BMW Motorcycles were both down compared to Nov 2008. Overall, the entire year is still down 12.2% as compared to 2008, mostly … CONTINUED
The crew at WSTO is back with an improved version of their project 135i featuring new quad exhaust, carbon fiber diffuser, Advan RZ wheels and new matte black racing stripes. Check out the stunning new photos of this project car.
Top Gear reviews the BMW X5M against the Audi Q7 V12 and Range Rover. Tune in to see the winner.
The new F11 aka the 5-Series touring (wagon) seen here in a basicly de-camod state reveals that the midsize BMW wagon will continue with the tried in true format now packaged under the F10 style skin.
The car is elegant as it is sporty and clearly places an emphasis on style over absolute load lugging capacity (after all, thats what the GT is for right?..).
Engine offerings should be similar to the F10 Sedan which range from a 2.0d (in europe) all the way up to the firebreathing 550i V8.
The sedan is expected to arrive in dealerships this Spring, so I would guess this car will arrive shortly thereafter, possibly in … CONTINUED
We bet you’ve never seen a Gran Turismo gaming rig as cool as this one involving an E30 M3, by Studie AG, a Japanese tuner.
The best part — the games controls are actually operated utilizing the E30s steering wheel and pedals! From carscoop
A titanium silver F10 5-series was recently caught on the Autobahn. One of the first sightings of a production version F10 5 series in public.