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BMW M135i Prototype Continues Track Testing
Powered by a 320hp version of the N55 3.0-litre inline 6, the M135i will be the fastest 1-series currently available. As BMW puts it, "moreover, the characteristic handling precision of BMW M Performance automobiles is obtained through model-specific suspension technology that includes an M sports braking ... CONTINUED
04.21.12 | Comments (95)

M135i to Get Manual & xDrive. M Performance 7 Series Possible. BMW M Supercar?
Some interesting info comes out of a recent interview by Jens Meiners of Car and Driver with the BMW M President, Dr. Friedrich Nitschke. M135iIn the interview, when asked about the M135i concept, Dr. Nitschke confirms that the production version will be virtually identical to ... CONTINUED
04.20.12 | Comments (54)

Rumor: Z4 M Performance Model to Come With LCI Refresh
Is an M Performance Z4 model coming? Yes, if BMW insider Scott26's response to our M related interview at the 2012 NYIAS actually comes to fruition. This is what he had to say on the matter: "The forthcoming Z4 Life Cycle Impulse will see the Z4 35iS ... CONTINUED
04.6.12 | Comments (146)

Video: BMW M135i Spied In Track Action
We've now added a spy video of the M135i seen in live action for the first time, as well as an F21 135i 3-door hatchback. Powered by a 320hp version of the N55 3.0-litre inline 6, the M135i will be the fastest 1-series currently available. As BMW ... CONTINUED
03.29.12 | Comments (95)

M135i Spied Testing at the Ring
At the Geneva Motor Show three weeks ago, BMW gave a first preview of the upcoming M135i in Concept form. Today, we're happy to share the first clear spyshots of the M135i production version currently being tested on the Nürburgring. Dual tailpipes and the trademark M ... CONTINUED
03.27.12 | Comments (95)

We Interview BMW M President, Dr. Nitschke, at 2012 Geneva Motorshow
We had the opportunity to sit down with the gracious Dr. Friedrich Nitschke, current BMW M GmbH President, at the 2012 Geneva Motorshow last week. We were primarily interested in discussing future M models and developments and here's what we are able to report. Is it safe ... CONTINUED
03.12.12 | Comments (125)

2012 Geneva: M135i (F21) Concept Debuts with M3 DTM
The M135i Concept has debuted at the 2012 Geneva Motorshow. It previews the upcoming M135i, the next vehicle which will join the ranks of BMW's new M Performance vehicle lineup (in addition to the already revealed M550d and X5/X6 M50d). It also represents the first petrol/gasoline ... CONTINUED
03.7.12 | Comments (44)

BIMMERPOST Review: M550d xDrive [M Performance Automobile]
BMW is closing the gap between its most powerful regular cars and the M GmbH's ultra high-performance models. Under the "M Performance" moniker, a number of new vehicles will be released soon. Munich is starting out with several powerful diesel models, but gasoline-powered M Performance cars ... CONTINUED
02.27.12 | Comments (14)

BMW M135i Concept Revealed and Announced for Geneva
BMW presents the concept study of a BMW M Performance automobile featuring a six-cylinder petrol engine – consistent further development of the new BMW 1 Series’ dynamic characteristics – world premiere at the 2012 Geneva International Motor Show. Munich. Simultaneously with the world premiere of the first ... CONTINUED
02.24.12 | Comments (115)

First BMW M550d Driving Videos and 0-250km/h Acceleration Test
The first test drives of the all new BMW M550d xDrive model [official info/specs] are underway and here is the first video footage courtesy of Sport Auto. The M550d represents one of BMW's new lineup of M Performance Vehicles (together with the X5 and X6 M50d ... CONTINUED
02.21.12 | Comments (65)