MotoGP 2009 is to kick off this weekend with the opening race of the eagerly awaited season, once more being held under the spectacular floodlights of the Losail circuit in Qatar. BMW M is continuing to be a partner of MotoGP for the eleventh season, supplying a mouth watering array of Safety Cars to one of motorsports most exciting championships with world first at Qatar in the shape of a BMW X6 M.
The state-of-the-art BMW X6 M will be launched only on Thursday this week at the New York International Auto Show and will already be at the Qatar racetrack for its first official duties in the historic M Power colours. Its 4.4 litre, newly developed V8 high-performance M … CONTINUED
Thanks to Carscoop we have some all new photos of the BMW X1 under half-camoflage. Looks like the car will make its European debut very soon!
MINI Brand is rumored to be developing a “Speedster” which would basicly be a MINI roadster. Sounds cool
Here is the official Wallpaper and Video gallery for the other twin, the BMW X6 M
Here is the official wallpaper and video gallery for the all new BMW X5 M
BMW of Swiss has posted up the entire catalogue of OEM BMW Accessories for the Z4 and it looks like they’ve put some effort into crafting some nice parts for us. I’ve gona ahead and tried to grab all the pictures I can and put them together in one place. Enjoy!
After all the speculation, the cars have officially arrived. Attached below is the official PDF press release from BMW including all the technical details you could ask for!
4.4l twin-turbo V8. 1.5 Bar (21psi). Twin-scroll turbo technology. 555 HP @ 6000 rpm 501 lb-ft torque (1500rpm – 5650rpm) 0-60: 4.5s Pulse tuned exhaust manifold 6-Speed M Sports Automatic Transmission (with paddle shift) Dynamic performance control Nearly 50:50 weight distribution 20" Wheels –> Front: 275/40 R 20 and Rear: 315/35 … CONTINUED
Bimmerfile.com sits down to get somes BMW Performance answers!
Quote: Last week I had the privilege of spending some time with Stephen Zoepf, behind the wheel of a 135i equipped with many of the latest offerings from BMW Performance. Stephen is the Accessory Development Manager
M3Post member complete his own Ericsson M3 conversion!. Damn!
BMW has developed a Magnetic Tow Technology for use on UK model BMWs.
"The unique system, developed in conjunction with NASA, works via a discreet unit located in the front valance that projects an enhanced magnetic beam 20 metres in front of the BMW. Once a suitable target car is located and the BMW is magnetically locked on behind it, the driver is then able to take his foot off the accelerator, turn off the engine and let the car in front do all the work. The towing car will not notice any change in manoeuvrability."
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