Brandirectory has published its 2014 list of most valuable global brands. Toyota was listed as the most valuable automotive brand (and #11 overall), while BMW was ranked as the second most valuable auto brand (#17 overall).
As with all brand ranking lists, the methodology behind the brand valuation has a huge impact on the ranking order. The values used to rank the companies on Brandirectory’s list was were determined using Brand Strength Index, Brand Royalty Rate and Brand Revenues [full explanation].
Some track footage of the M235i Coupe.
I was in Munich for a bit last week and was hoping to catch a Yas Marina Blue M4 in the wild to see the color for myself. Seen plenty of photos at car shows in the bright lights but wanted to see how it looks in real world. As luck would have it I did happen upon one later in the day. I didn’t get great photos but did get to see what I came for. I can say its a very nice … CONTINUED
CAR Magazine reviews the BMW 435i coupe against the Audi S5 and Mercedes E400. Check out the comparison review inside.
The U.S. pricing for european delivery of the BMW M235i and 228i coupes have been announced at $40,135 and $29,905, respectively.
Here’s a rare sight – an E93 M3 fitted with a rollcage, by Carrozzeria.
Here it is, finally. The 2015 BMW M3 and M4 pricing guide showing all pricing for options and packages!
Click on image to download the full pricing PDF. Enjoy configuring your M3/M4!
A detailed review by a BIMMERPOST member of his M235i test drive.
When you first see the car it depends on which angle you see it from from the front 3/4 is nice. If you look at it from a dead profile it looks a little strange. As if somebody chopped off the back and the front. When I get a chance to post the pictures I think you’ll see what I mean. But from an angle, the car looks quite nice. … CONTINUED
The BMW i8 looking beautiful in white, with one of the cars sporting a different look by way of its body colored bumper styling elements and black kidney grilles.
The German BMW.DE configurator for the 2015 M4 and M3 (F82 and F80) is now online.
Received this Email today, the first pic of the ///M4 DTM !
And i know it’s almost nothing , but still something
BMW announcement about BMW M4 DTM car: http://f80.bimmerpost.com/forums/showthread.php?t=878366
BMW US has announced the initial lease deals for the BMW M235i and 228i. The M235i can be had for $479 per month and the 228i for $359 per month, both on a 36 month lease.
Both deals require a $3000 down payment and a total of $4204 cash due at signing.
BMW Group is building a second production hall at a carbon-fiber factory jointly run with SGL Carbon SE to respond to growing demand for its i-subbrand models.
The automaker says it also expects to use the material in other vehicles in its lineup.
“We’re preparing the roll out of carbon fiber material in models beyond the i- model range” and the M performance-car unit, Mathias Schmidt, a BMW spokesman, said.
German business daily Handelsblatt reported today that the carmaker is planning to use carbon fiber for its … CONTINUED
The BMW Group and publisher Hatje Cantz are pleased to present the first comprehensive publication about the legendary BMW Art Cars. The richly illustrated book presents a unique overview of the history of this automotive collection, launched in 1975, and designed by major modern and contemporary artists. Various portraits and interviews provide an insight into their creative processes while giving a descriptive account of the historical development of the collection.
For over 40 years, the BMW Art Car Collection has fascinated art and design enthusiasts … CONTINUED
Now in its third generation, the BMW 6 Series makes an important contribution to securing the BMW Group’s success. In 2013 alone, approx. 26,000 of the large BMW Coupés were delivered to customers around the world. In March of last year, BMW Plant Dingolfing celebrated the start of production of the most exclusive way to experience a BMW M vehicle: the BMW M6 Gran Coupé, the BMW Group’s most high-performance, four-door luxury coupe.
The BMW 6 Series has a long tradition at the Dingolfing site: … CONTINUED
BMW, along with Tesla, is doing what looked impossible a few years ago. Electric cars are finally becoming desirable. Maybe it took the power of a couple of premium brands to help them on the way. Or maybe it’s the radical looks and carbonfibre structure of the BMW i3? Either way, EVs are here to stay. And if the BMW i3 is anything to go by, they’re here to be enjoyed, rather than endured.
The F80 M3 and F82 M4 are now on display at the 2014 Toronto Auto Show.
Congrats to member Touring for being our very first BMW i3 owner!