Production of the BMW X1 has begun for the European market, for deliveries starting next month. The US will get the X1 in 2011.
Here are some more photos caught once again by the guys over at spyshots.nl. Its still unclear if this front bumper will be the standard new bumper on the X5 or if this represents an M-Sport edition bumper for the X5. At the rear, there will be similar matching changes to the rear bumper and LED taillights which would likely be the most obvious of all the changes.
A M3post member was stranded in Montana with an unfixable flat tire, but luckily BMW Assist proved its worth by coming to the rescue.
BMW has released english versions of the “Story of Joy” marketing spot (which was previously only in German) as well as behind-the-scenes video of the spots.
Seen here is the next gen Alpina B5 already in testing. That Alpina already has a F10 5-series to work with shows the close relationship that the Germany manufacturer/tuner continues to have with BMW. This continues a trend of Alpina having access to still-in-development BMWs prior to the models debut. We most recently saw the Alpina B7 in development prior to its introduction.
BMW insiders have confirmed that the next F10 M5 engine will be BMW’s turbocharged 4.4L V8 as seen in the current X6M / X5M, good for 555hp/500tq.
The topic is dyno cheating – how it’s done, and how to prevent it. Come share your expertise and opinions on different dyno machines, or come and learn about dyno cheating.
Motor Trend discusses some of the technology highlights behind the upcoming 5-series Gran Turismo “GT”, including the engine, 8 speed tranny, brake re-gen, active steering, LED lighting.
These E90POST t-shirts now available is the product of a collaborative effort among E90POST members who put their creative minds together throughout the design process.
The 231hp M54 engine from the E46 330i & E85/E86 Z4 3.0 is getting a boost (to 306hp) from G-POWER’s SK Plus NG supercharger system.