BMW brand sales up 3.3 percent
MINI brand sales down 42.8 percent
BMW Motorcycle sales up 11 percent
Woodcliff Lake, NJ – March 3, 2014… The BMW Group in the U.S. (BMW and MINI combined) reported February sales of 24,476 vehicles, a decrease of 4.4 percent from the 25,613 vehicles sold in the same month a year ago. Year-to-date, the BMW Group (BMW and MINI combined) is down 1.2 percent on sales of 45,272 in the first two months of 2014 compared to 45,808 in the same … CONTINUED
In 2013, the new BMW X5 celebrated its market launch. Now in 2014, there is another reason for the new SUV giant to celebrate, because the tuning experts at AC Schnitzer have taken it into their workshop to give the third generation X5 a facelift. The result is a vehicle which can scarcely be equalled in terms of power, sporting performance and superiority – and the AC Schnitzer version will be presented for the first time at the 84th Motor Show in Geneva from … CONTINUED
First 2 series crash / accident that we’ve seen
A great video feature giving an all-access look inside Studie, the Japanese BMW tuner.
Registration has opened for BMW i3 test drives throughout the U.S. Follow this link to register.
The submission of the necessary papers for the aerodynamic homologation of the 2014-spec DTM cars to the Deutsche Motor Sport Bund (DMSB) also marks the end of a busy, and yet exciting, period for BMW Motorsport. Development work on the BMW M4 DTM, which will compete in the forthcoming DTM season, has been in full swing in recent weeks and months. As of today, it is no longer possible to make modifications to fundamental areas of the car, heralding a new phase of preparations … CONTINUED
2015 M3 and M4 U.S. lease rates have been released:
36 months rates:
.00130 Money Factor
BMW has announced that the BMW X4 will be revealed on March 6. This short teaser clip on its Instagram page shows a brief flash of the X4 along with the March 6 announcement.
See our recently posted X4 spy photos for even more looks at the X4: http://www.bimmerpost.com/x4/
BMW Museum – special (temporary) display of their concept cars…
As soon as I learned that the BMW Museum would be showing off some of BMW AG’s concept car, I knew I would need to go for a visit. IF you are in the Munich area, I would recommend a visit to the Museum. The special concept cars will only be on display until Sunday March 2nd.
One car that was a big surprise to me was the BMW X Coupé (2001). I had seen the … CONTINUED
BMW of North America, LLC is announcing its annual Center of Excellence honors. The awards go to the top performing BMW dealerships in the U.S. who distinguished themselves through exceptional performance, consistent brand representation, and a center-wide dedication to providing an outstanding customer experience. Thirty-two of the 339 BMW dealers nationwide achieved “2014 Center of Excellence” status based on their 2013 performance.
“We applaud these Center of Excellence winners,” said BMW of North America CEO and President, Ludwig Willisch: “Many of this year’s winners have … CONTINUED
Some i8 document I was kindly forwarded touts how simplified the the order process is compared to an X1 and and i3, with only 1 model, 2 “worlds”, no “packages”.
H&K Premium Sound
Adaptive Cruise Control
Adaptive LED Headlights
E-Call + BMW i Services
Electronic Dim/Fold Mirrors
Park Distance Control
Storage Package ?
Lights Package ?
Surround View Cameras
High Beam Assist
Speed Limit Info
Connectivity BT/USB Devices
BMW Remote … CONTINUED
Check out this beautiful Estoril Blue BMW 4 Series 428i with M Performance Parts.
2014 428i M sport Estoril Blue II:
M Performance 405M 20″ wheel set
M Sports brake
M Performance exhaust (for 28i)
M Performance carbon splitter
M Performance carbon spoiler
M Performance carbon mirror cap
AC schnitzer power kit (294HP)
AFE momentum PRO5R intake
M Performance side decal (upcoming)
M Performance rear diffuser (back order)
Download the official BMW M4 and M3 brochure / catalog (in German).
Production of the BMW M4 F82 has begun! Today DTM race driver Martin Tomczyk (right) and Hermann Bohrer, Managing Director BMW plant Munich, presented the first BMW M4 Coupé built for sale. After 23 years M automobiles are buildt in Munich again, following the first BMW M3 Coupé series ever. — at BMW Werk München.
Exceptional luggage for an exceptional automobile.Louis Vuitton, the pioneer of the art of travel, has created a tailor-made set of luggage for the most progressive sports car – the BMW i8 plug-in hybrid.
The innovative collection of luggage comprises two travel bags, a business case and a garment bag. To ensure optimal use of space, the luggage items have been tailormade to fit perfectly into the interior of the revolutionary BMW i8.
“BMW and Louis Vuitton share both a profound appreciation of tradition and a commitment … CONTINUED
A beautiful photoshoot featuring M3POST member tbone28′s E92 M3 Coupe with BBS, Varis, ModeCarbon, Brembo, Akrapovic, Challenge, OSS, KW coilovers and 3D Design parts.
Added Frozen White M4 and Frozen Red M4 photos.
We bring you the latest and greatest look at the BMW M4 Convertible (F83), which is seen here in Matte Frozen Black and with minimal camouflage.
Mechanically, the M4 Convertible will share with the M4 Coupe and M3 Sedan. Stylistically, it shares much of the M4 Coupe’s design, but is differentiated by its folding metal roof (without double-bubble), lack of B pillar and different trunk lid shape. The trunk lid styling looks to be something halfway between … CONTINUED
The 2014 BMW 328i Sedan won Consumer Reports Top Picks 2014 Award for the Sport Sedan Category.
With its 240-horsepower BMW TwinPower Turbo inline-4 engine, featuring a 6 speed manual transmission or an 8 speed Steptronic transmission, the BMW 2014 328i delivers excellent performance and legendary BMW driving dynamics with class-leading value thanks to its excellent results in retained value and through the BMW Ultimate Service® No Cost maintenance program.
According to Consumer Reports; the BMW 3 Series has long set the standard for sports sedans. … CONTINUED