A great detailed review from a track veteran and new owner of an M4 coupe, from his recent experience at the Spa Francochamps Circuit and Nurburgring.
By karussell (Jim Chambers):
Finally uncompressed a little after a very busy 2 week trip across the pond. I wanted to write my impressions on the car while everything is still fresh in my mind.
Background. I’m not biased towards any brand of auto. I evaluate all types of cars and the badge on them is the least of my concerns. … CONTINUED
Here are some first real life photos of the all new F16 X6 in Flamenco Red, in base model form.
The BMW M4 coupe takes on the ultimate racetrack – an aircraft carrier.
A BIMMERPOST member takes us on a journey as he revisits his and his wife’s European Delivery trip for their fourth BMW – a 335i M Sport. His journal starts as follows:
We planned to spend two weeks in Europe. We would leave Corpus Christi on a Friday, and arrive in Munich on a Saturday. We would spend Saturday and Sunday adjusting and sight-seeing in Munich. Monday was scheduled for the ED. We would then drive from the Welt to Prague, where … CONTINUED
TAG Motorsports teamed up with BMW Encinitas and AC Schnitzer to pump out this fully AC Schnitzer equipped ACS4 4 Series Coupe, featuring:
-AC Schnitzer Front Spoiler for M Sport Bumper
-AC Schnitzer Rear Apron For M Sport Bumper
-AC Schnitzer Rear Skirt Foil
-AC Schnitzer Designation Emblem
-AC Schnitzer Label Front
-AC Schnitzer Side Emblem Foil
-AC Schnitzer Sport Lowering Springs
-AC Schnitzer Sport Exhaust System with Racing Evo Tips
-AC Schnitzer Type VIII Bi-Color 8.5×19″ and 9.5×19″
-OEM Tires 22/35/19 and 255/30/19 Rear… CONTINUED
The BMW i8 participated in the 2014 Goodwood Festival of Speed Hill Climb recently. Here’s BMW’s hybrid electric car in beautiful crystal white on display and in action during the hill climb.
S54 M Coupe + E90 M3 + Livery Dromo. M Coupes are rare birds to see in real life. M Coupes in Phoenix Yellow are rarer yet. M Coupes in Phoenix Yellow with custom extended leather and such deep dish wheels are one of a kind. Check out this one of a kind S54 powered M Coupe by BIMMERPOST member hexagon.
Mat Watson of Auto Express takes the new BMW M4 F82 on a 1,000 mile review, taking on the Austrian mountains, an autobahn and even the Nurburgring.
Six wins thanks to Efficient Dynamics: with its current range of models and engines, BMW has achieved outstanding success in the 2014 “Green Mobility Trophy” awards presented by the automobile magazine “Auto Zeitung”. Based on a reader survey, the awards were won by the Munich premium automobile manufacturer in six out of a total of seven categories. Three of these class victories were achieved by automobiles of the new BMW i brand, while two others went to the BMW 320d EfficientDynamics Edition and the … CONTINUED
The BMW Group will build a new plant in Mexico in close proximity to the city of San Luis Potosí in the state of the same name. This move is in line with the company’s clear strategic policy of ensuring globally-balanced growth.
“Mexico is an ideal location for the BMW Group and will be another important plant within our production network. We will invest one billion US dollars in the new production site over the next few years. Production is planned to start in 2019 … CONTINUED
Results from an exhaust resonator delete on the F80 M3 / F82 M4. The owner cut open the factory resonators and welded in a straight pipe – bypassing the factory resonator.
Videos and photos inside.
BIMMERPOST member BoostedTerp shares this great European Delivery journal with us, featuring his Black Sapphire F80 M3 beauty:
Hey all, just wanted to document my journey through Europe…first off I’d like to thank BMW for allowing such an amazing experience to be possible. The whole process was seamless from the time I arrived at the Munich Airport to my eventual dropoff in Nice, France. I started out flying out of Washington Monday June 23rd, and landing in Munich the following Tuesday afternoon. My delivery wasn’t … CONTINUED
A look inside the very first BMW Individual Lookbook, showcasing the latest in custom BMW Individual options and ideas for BMW cars.
The ultimate white BMW M3 photo shoot featuring an M3 from every single generation (and model) ever made, and the latest F80 M3.
A recap of this past weekend’s 2014 German Car Fest in Vancouver, in 145 photos.
We’ve shown you the photos, now see a video of Tiff Needell piloting the Pistonheads BMW M4 (in Individual Tanzanite Blue) coupe equipped with BMW M Performance Parts – in the Goodwood Festival of Speed Hill Climb.
BMW M4 M Performance Parts include:
Titanium M Performance exhaust system with carbon finishers
Front splitter with carbon fiber blades
Carbon Fiber rear diffusor
Carbon fiber trunk … CONTINUED
Here is the U.S. pricing guide for the first BMW i8 model year. The 2015 i8 starts at $135,700 base price.
A technical deep dive and interview with BMW M engineer on the chassis underpinning the F80 M3 and F82 M4.
Mr. Barbisch, the BMW M3 that has now been replaced already had an excellent suspension …?
Bernd Barbisch: The previous BMW M3 already offered a very good suspension basis. It was a benchmark – the one to beat.
Using intelligent lightweight construction we were able to take a considerable step forward in terms of driving dynamics.
The role model here was the BMW M3 CSL, where reduced weight … CONTINUED