Jeremy Clarkson reviews the BMW i8 hybrid electric sports coupe.
Verdict: 4 out of 5 Stars and “Green as a Prius, desirable as a Ferrari.”
A special BMW M235i Track Edition model has been introduced in the Netherlands.
The “exclusive” and “sporty” version of the M235i Coupe incorporates numerous BMW M Performance parts, including an aerodynamics package, a special exhaust system and a limited slip differential.
The M performance aerodynamic pack comes complete with a front splitter, carbon trunk spoiler and a diffuser at the rear. The model additionally features a black grille, a trunk-mounted spoiler, a stainless steel sports exhaust system and 19-inch lightweight alloy wheels.
Inside, you’ll find an Alcantara … CONTINUED
Behind-the-scenes look at Akraprovic R&D team working on the BMW M4 Akrapovič exhaust in order to achieve the perfect sound.
The BMW i8 build your own configurator has hit the BMWUSA website.
Dirk Müller secured BMW Team RLL’s first podium finish in four TUDOR United SportsCar Championship races with an excellent closing stint in the No. 56 BMW Team RLL Z4 GTLM to take a second place finish in today’s Road Race Showcase at Road America. Hounded from behind by the No. 93 Viper for the final minutes Müller stayed ahead to complete 61 laps of the 4.048-mile, 14-turn circuit in the 2.75-hour contest. He ultimately finished only 1.588 seconds behind the winning No. 62 Ferrari. … CONTINUED
BMW M4 Drift Training from a BMW Driving Experience course.
Photo journal from Mode Carbon’s journey across California.
Here’s how a BMW M4 dynos against a supercharged E92 M3.
In celebration of the US arrival of the BMW i8, the world’s most innovative sports car, a one-of-a-kind 2014 BMW i8 Concours d’Elegance Edition will be auctioned during the weekend of the 2014 Pebble Beach Concours d’Elegance, ahead of the official fall sale date. The i8 Concours d’Elegance Edition will be distinguished by a unique paint scheme and interior treatment as well as other features that will make it unlike any other BMW i8 in the world. The BMW i8 Concours d’Elegance Edition will … CONTINUED
BIMMERPOST member Neil McRae has compiled this helpful list of F82 M4 M Performance Parts part numbers.
splitter apron 51192350711
bottom lip 51192350712
m stripes 51142351090
front grills left 51712352811
front grills right 51712352812
side gills right 51712356982
side grills left 51712356983
mirrors right 51142348098
mirrors left 51142348099
I’ve ordered all bar the stripes and mirrors.
carbon gear selector 61 31 2 343 709
carbon gear trim RHD 51 16 2 358 359
LHD 51 16 2 358 358
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