Some news on upcoming F3x (F30, F31, F32, F33, F34, F36) model names and engines.
All re-engined F3x models will get new designations:
Model name change for the re-engined F3x: 328i (N20) -> 330i (B48), 335i (N55) -> 340i (B58).
4-cyl B48 engine will have 330i/430i designation instead of 328i/428i
6-cyl B58 engine will have 340i/440i designation instead of 335i/435i.
PHEV F30 will come as 330e, not 328e.
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
Fifth Gear team tests the BMW 435i coupe (Season 23 Episode 17).
We are no big fans of the changeover from the 3-series to the 4-series moniker, but at least BMW is making the transition as easy as possible. The proven concept remains unchanged, and the styling is so evolutionary that a casual observer might find it difficult to tell the difference.
The 4-series Convertible grows slightly in almost every dimension: At 182.6 inches, it is 0.7 inches longer than its predecessor; at 71.9 inches, it is 1.7 inches wider; and its wheelbase grows by 1.9 to … CONTINUED
Photo shoot of a BMW 435i by Velos Designwerks. The vehicle includes the following:
- Velos Designwerks S1 signature series forged wheels
- Gloss Black Kidney Grill
- Gloss Black Emblem
- Color Matched Reflector
- Lowered on KW V2 coilovers
- Stoptech big brakes 380mm 6 piston front | 355mm 4 piston rear.
- Tires Pireli Pzero 285/25/20 Rear | 255/30/20 Front.
BMW NA has released the full M Performance Parts list and retail pricing for the 4 Series.
Click inside to download full PDF.
Here is the Canadian Price and Order Guide for the 2015 BMW 4 Series Gran Coupe.
At a press conference at the Geneva International Motor Show, the top three finalists for the World Car of the Year, World Luxury Car, World Performance Car, World Green Car and World Car Design of the Year awards were announced yesterday.
The overall winners in all categories will be declared at the New York International Auto Show on Thursday, April 17, 2014.
World Car of the Year
From an initial entry list of twenty-four new vehicles from all over the world, then a short list of … CONTINUED
Live pics of the Alpina B4 Convertible from its debut at the 2014 Geneva Motor Show.
The BMW 4 Series Gran Coupe (F36) [Official Thread] has made its world public debut at the 2014 Geneva Motor Show in 435i M Sport form.
The 435i Gran Coupe starts in the U.S. at $46,725 ($925 destination & handling included) and will arrive at dealers in the early Summer. A 435i xDrive model will become available later in 2014.
North Americans will have a chance to see the 4 Series Gran Coupe for the first time at the upcoming NY International Auto Show next month.… CONTINUED
THE NEW BMW ALPINA B4 BITURBO
The foundation that Burkard Bovensiepen laid in the 1960s in the form of a performance-enhanced BMW 1500, has since developed into a permanent fixture in the luxury sports car segment.
What were then the first technologically advanced products marketed by ALPINA, namely four-cylinder petrol engines with Weber dual carburettors, are now in modern form high-tech automobiles. Equipped from the outset with the best possible genes by BMW, they represent the ultimate in performance, comfort, driving culture and efficiency.
The new BMW … 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)
CAR Magazine reviews the BMW 435i coupe against the Audi S5 and Mercedes E400. Check out the comparison review inside.
BMW previews some 4 Series Gran Coupe BMW Individual options.
- Moonstone Metallic paint
- 19″ V-spoke 626 wheels
- Fine-wood trim Ash Grain White
- Fine-grain Nutmeg merino leather with contrast piping and filigree stitching
Individual colors are named: Citrine, Pyrite Brown, Tanzanite, Brilliant White, and Frozen Cashmere Silver. Interior colors are Merino, Golden Brown, Opal White, Cashmere Beige and plain black.
Here’s a great writeup of a recent 435i M Sport delivery via the BMW Performance Center Delivery (PCD) experience, complete with photos and videos.
The 360 online visualizer for the 4 Series Gran Coupe is now online.
Preview your very own 4 Series Gran Coupe!