The D4 Biturbo is Alpina’s follow up to the stunning D3. It’s capable of reaching 60mph in 4.6 seconds and can return up to 53mpg. Sounds like the perfect package, then, but are there any drawbacks? Steve Sutcliffe of Autocar finds out.
To find out how thirty years of evolution has changed the BMW supercar, Auto Express we took along a classic M1 to meet the new i8 at the Auto Express test track. The BMW i8 features a 1.5-litre three-cylinder turbocharged petrol from the MINI Cooper driving the rear wheels, while an electric motor drives the front. Under the engine cover of the M1 is something altogether much more traditional: a 3.5-litre six-cylinder unit putting out 277bhp and 330Nm of torque. This compares to 357bhp … CONTINUED
Chris Harris is now out with his new (free to watch) youtube channel.
Among videos that have been uploaded you can find a full review of the F80 M3. For those who subscirbed and paid for drive+, you have already seen it. For everyone else.
The official Guinness World Record this establishes is “The most donuts (spins) around a car driving on two wheels in one minute is 10″ and it was achieved by Han Yue (China) and Zhang Shengjun (Taiwan) driving a MINI 3 Door Hatch and a BMW M4 Coupe in Chongqing, China on 14 November 2014.
Matt Farah takes the M4 coupe around Willow Springs (big track) with Donnie Isley, BMW Performance Center driving instructor at his side.
Great video by a BIMMERPOST member showing various modes and sounds of the M Performance Exhaust for the BMW M4 – revs / inside / outside / flybys.
The M235i is a substantial 4 seconds quicker than the M3 around the track, a huge advantage (as also commented by the Auto Bild crew).
The E46 M3 is still the rawer and more entertaining car (according to one of them), but the guy “sponsoring” the M3 has to admit defeat in the end.
Dont know if this is a Repost.
But this guys reaction to Tiffs M4 Hot lap is epic!
Remus launches its axle-back exhaust system for the F80 M3 and F82 M4.
Directed and Produced by William Stewart: http://www.twitter.com/fireatwill
Scott Hughes is the first owner of the amazing BMW i8 in South Carolina. He gave us full access to the car and sat down for an interview of his thoughts on it.
BMW 2 Series Coupe (228i) vs Mercedes-Benz CLA vs Audi A3 sedan, by Auto Trader
Have a listen at the TPG RACE exhaust for the F80 M3 / F82 M4.
Photos and VLOG from a new BMW i8 (and Lamborghini Huracan in same week) owner!
The BMW M4 is featured in the just released Top Gear Perfect Road Trip Special, in which the F82 is raced and evaluated against the Jaguar F-Type R (V8) on the track. Segment is hosted by Jeremy Clarkson and Richard Hammond.
Check it out inside!
Check out some photos and a video of the first installed Eisenmann Exhaust System for the BMW M235i.
Check out this little monster 1M with S65 V8 and DCT transmission transplant!
Mike Spinelli of DRIVE sits down with BMW’s V.P. of Engineering, Albert Biermann, to talk about how they approached the F80 M3 and F82 M4, why they’re so good, and why it’s all about steering.
We’ve uploaded a ton of videos for the all new 2015 BMW X5 M (F85) and X6 M (F86), including an interview with Albert Biermann, head engineer at BMW M.