The BMW 7 Series unmasking continues!
A very lucky member of 1Addicts has installed the full 135i Performance Package parts on his car and the difference is certainly striking
Located somewhere in the center of Moscow City in Russia, this humongous billboard that advertises BMW’s sporty “M” models, covers an area of approximately 65,000 square feet or about 6,000 square meters. The billboard is so big that BMW has actually placed life-size versions of its “M” car range on it!
Hey guys, finally caught a couple of TT V8s out on the PC track.Sometimes its better to be lucky than good!!!I rigged up a little wind noise baffle today for my camera.I said what the hay,Ill go stand at the place I shoot from at the PC.The wind was still blowing 35-40 MPH,a real world test.I had planned on shooting test vids,having no idea cars would be on the track on a Sunday afternoon.Well,I top the berm that I stand on and there are two X6s tearing up the track.They … CONTINUED
What is this car exactly? Looks like an X6 with a hood scoop. You might be fooled into thinking that this is some sort of ///M variant. In fact this is a planned hybrid drive version of the X6 and the hood scoop is used to mount the monitoring equipment needed for testing.
Quote: Of all the things that have hampered performance over the last two decades, vehicle weight is at the top of the list. Automakers have responded by putting more power under the hood to make up for the extra pounds, and BMW is as guilty as the rest – particularly with its M cars. The first (E30) M3 came packing a 2.3-liter four-pot and was able to put out an astonishing (at the … CONTINUED
First post community-manager:
We wanted to allow you getting an idea of the experience the new M-DCT with Drivelogic provides as early as possible, hence the mods of the MPW in advance had the opportunity of a co-drive on the test track.
Let me add a comment to the mentioned "torque oversteer".
Simplified this means: When performing an upshift, the engines still revving too high for the next ratio.
In case of a quite fast … CONTINUED
Here are the first photos of the heavily covered interior of the F10 5-series. Getting a glimpse of an upcoming models interior always provides good insight into the future design language of other upcoming BMW models.
Notice the new side-by-side placement of the gear selector and i-drive knob in the middle console. It appears to resemble the new X5s console. We also get a peak at the new steering wheel.
Ok, this is part of the new viral marketing campaign that BMW wants to do for the new 1-series.
They have actually built a giant ramp and will supposedly "launch" a new 1-series off it. Considering the 1-series is now officially out and can be seen at the dealership and ordered, I dont know when this "launch" will happen, but check out the website here: http://www.rampenfest.com/. And here is the blog for the ramp "filmmaker": http://jeffschultz.wordpress.com/… CONTINUED
EUROPEAN BMW 118d ADVANCED DIESEL NAMED 2008 WORLD GREEN CAR AT THE 2008 NEW YORK INTERNATIONAL AUTO SHOW
Jury of Nearly 50 Distinguished Automotive Journalists Recognize Emissions, Fuel Consumption and Power Plant Technology of BMWs 118d as Best in the World
Woodcliff Lake, NJ – March 20, 2008… The selection committee for the 2008 World Car Awards announced today that the European BMW 118d Advanced Diesel was named the 2008 World Green Car. Tom Purves, President and CEO of BMWNA, accepted the honor on behalf of … CONTINUED
An upcoming crossover variant based off of the 3-series has been caught testing again. Its current form is that of a E91 touring body on a raised suspension platform (probably just for testing drivetrain/suspension/etc..), which will no doubt be replaced eventually by the crossovers actual body shell.
@7:00am sharp, e90post HK very first group of 9 E9Xs entering the official opening of Hong Kongs highway Route #8 costed 50 billions HK$ to built.
( cruise straightly compliance with 2 seconds safety rule )
Even won "turnheads" from traffic policemen!
(more info about Route #8