Check out this BIMMERPOST member’s M235i fully decked out in M Performance Parts.
Here’s part 3 of BMW’s inside the BMW M3 and M4 interview series. This one interviews BMW M engineer Juergen Poggel, Head of Development M Engines.
So a new engine has been developed for the BMW M3 and BMW M4?
Jürgen Poggel: Yes. The previous engine was a naturally aspirated V8. For the new BMW M3 and BMW M4, we in the M engine development department in Munich’ Preussenstrasse have designed an M TwinPower Turbo inline six-cylinder design and readied it for series production.
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Have a look at the first real life photos of the F80 M3 (in Yas Marina Blue) vs the E90 M3 (in Fire Orange).
The BMWUSA page for the BMW i8 has been updated, with a pleasant surprise – the 0-60 mph has dropped to 4.2 seconds (from earlier estimates of 4.5 seconds).
Sights from the BMW exhibit at the 2014 Beijing International Auto Show, where the BMW Vision Future Luxury Concept made its world debut.
Here is the 2015 model year map for U.S. BMW models. Check out the entire schedule inside.
Here are some of the notable models coming:
• 2 Series Active Tourer (F45) coming to US, with production beginning March 2015
• 228i xDrive Coupe coming
• M235i xDrive Coupe coming
• 2 Series Convertibles (F23) coming in 228i, 228i xDrive and M235i models
• 4 Series xDrive Convertible coming
Check out these live video looks at the interior and exterior of the BMW Vision Future Luxury Concept car.
We are pleased to formally announce that twenty BIMMERPOST Members have been officially confirmed for BMW European Delivery on June 23, 2014. This represents the first major organized group to accept US Welt Deliveries for the most anticipated BMW vehicle in recent history, the new 2015 F80/F82.
Over 7,000 people applied, with just 40 making the final cut to battle it out for the chance to become BMW’s Ultimate Driver. The prize at stake? The opportunity to drive every BMW launched in 2014. It’s time to reveal the winner. Watch the film to find out who took the title.
Large set of photos from a BMW UK i8 Customer Preview Event held at the BMW UK headquarters.
There were two i8 models on hand
1) Sophisto Grey (with iBlue accent), i W-spoke 470 wheels, and Dalbergia Tan interior (part of the ‘Halo’ interior package in the UK).
2) Ionic Silver (with iBlue accent), i Turbine-spoke 444 wheels, and Amido Black interior (part of the ‘Carpo Dark’ interior package in the UK).
Fifth Gear team tests the BMW 435i coupe (Season 23 Episode 17).
Great set of photos from the 2014 BMW SummerFest recently held in Johannesburg, South Africa.
The BMW Vision Future Luxury Concept has just made its world debut at the 2014 Beijing Auto Show.
It’s a concept that BMW says is a long-term outlook on the perception of modern luxury for the BMW brand.
And here are its first live photos from the show.
Beijing/Munich – April 19, 2014. . . The BMW Vision Future Luxury furnishes a long-term outlook on the perception of modern luxury for the BMW brand. It stands for a forward-looking fusion of exclusivity and innovation, for a driving experience that is at once emotional and exclusive. All this is conveyed through the outstanding exterior and interior design of the BMW Vision Future Luxury along with its innovative technology, a pioneering lightweight engineering concept and a seamlessly integrated user interface and driving experience that … CONTINUED
Cringe-inducing look at a drift contest gone wrong for this E90 M3.
This driver did redeem himself with some decent drifting before and after the accident however.
Check out this beautiful BMW Individual Frozen Bronze F10 M5 Competition with Individual Nutmet interior.
Specs as follows:
Nutmeg interior with Piano Black finish
Carbon Ceramic Brakes
The 2014 NYIAS press days are over and the public days have now kicked off. There were several exciting debuts (global and North American) at this year’s New York show, which we covered earlier this week in the following threads.
And here are some video looks at the BMW and MINI displays at the show, along with the BMW press conference.
TST Road Test Editor Zack Klapman takes the all-new BMW M235i out for a few hot laps of Laguna Seca to see what all the buzz is about.