As should be no surprise, BMW Research and development is always working on tackling the issues that are coming around the bend.
The Car of the Future…
Light. More specifically, interior lighting. So what? Well, some time ago, BMW had made a conscious effort to improve the interior lighting and give the car an actual ambiance while inside, in the same way a clubs lighting gives the place a certain feel. So far they have made … CONTINUED
In the course of its history, BMW has repeatedly provided impulses for the further development of personal mobility through innovative vehicle and drive concepts. Last years special exhibition Concept Vehicles at the BMW Museum presented a selection of these unusual concepts. Now two more vehicles from the recent past are about to be added to the exhibition. Known as SIMPLE and CLEVER, this brace of concepts goes on show at the Museum on 9th October, bearing eloquent witness to BMWs innovative strength.
Last week we posted a video of the M5 on the nubrugring. We now bring you a longer (and clearer sounding) video. Enjoy!
This impression rendering is probably a fairly accurate guess of what the E92 coupe facelift will resemble, based on what weve seen from its spyshots.
On the heels of their X6M test, Insideline proclaims “It’s hard to imagine a more complete high-performance SUV package than the 2010 BMW X5 M.”
Looks like both the regular F10 5-series and the F10 M5 have been busy being tested in Germany. Latest pics as of 10/8/09.
Here’s another round of F10 5-series sighting, and some fresh pics. Although no less camoflage on this car, the rear lighting elements can be seen clearly, as well as the general shape and lines of the F10′s rear.
Incredibly, test mules of the next gen 3-series (F30 / F35) will be spotted perhaps within the next year. So, what’s your wish list for the next 3?
InsideLine tests the X6 M and provides their feedback. Check out all the performance #’s they achieve, including a 4.3 second 0-60mph !
The latest issue of Car Magazine has an article about new compact class BMW in the works. It’s known internally as the UKL1 (Untere Kompaktklasse (lower compact class)) and is supposed to target the Audi A1 and Mercedes A-Class. It will be based off the 3rd gen Mini and is said to be coming in 3 variants — 3 door hatch, 5 door hatch, and 2 seat roadster.
Power will come from 3 and 4 cylinder engines.
BMW has used its http://www.bmw.tv site and its YouTube channel to release a new promotional video for the BMW M5 Ring Taxi. This is the car that was famously piloted by Sabine. For those that dont know, the ring taxi is basicly a roller coaster ride around the Nurburring. You pay a fee, and a professional BMW driver will take you out in an M5 and show you the time of your life. The cost is steep, but well worth … CONTINUED
This is the first professional review of the BMW Performance 135i and 335i that we have seen. Verdict? Read inside.