Earlier this year, BMW released a viral video of the BMW S 1000 RR superbike performing an acceleration-tablecloth trick to show off its massive acceleration. It made for an impressive visual, but did BMW fake or doctor the video? Mythbusters puts it to the test by trying to replicate the results.
Here are a series of new videos just released of the X3 xDrive35i and 20d in various environments and showing off new features. Just navigate to the Videos tab and then scroll down for the new videos and enjoy!
One of the first driver assistance systems which we will see in the near future is BMW’s Remote Controlled Parking technology. All the driver needs to do is park his BMW in front of the garage and the vehicle will then maneuver itself into the garage
Heres the first 2011 X3 commercial we have seen, posted by BMW UK on its youtube channel. The scenes and music portrays the X3 as a fun and versatile SUV/SAV.
Im sure you’ve seen all the data, poured over all the numbers and facts, but pictures are always worth a thousand words right? This short video clip really says it all when it comes to the Q5 vs. X3 debate.
We love mad scientist projects where huge BMW motors are stuffed into smaller models which it was never intended to power. A german E85 Z4 M roadster owner has shoehorned the V10 from the M5/M6 and the resulting aural experience isn’t too shabby. Videos inside.
Autospies provides a video walkthrough of the 2011 BMW X3 exterior and interior, as well as a brief demo of the Connected Drive and Mobile Office features.
Funny that the trailer for BMW’s Unscripted series has come out after the first BMW Unscripted video (“Murray”), but here is a preview for the upcoming episodes, including one of M5 Ring Taxi driver – Sabine Schmitz, which we’re particularly looking forward to.
The ZF 8 speed automatic transmission currently equips the current F10 5-series and all new X3, and will be the automatic transmission in the next generation BMWs. For those not familiar with this transmission, here is video primer.
The F11 5-series Touring is currently the BMW we most wish was available in the US, but it’s not. Featured here is a beautiful F11 M-sport showing off its latest night vision technology, rear view camera, parking assistant, and badass self.
BMW shows how it is able to produce lighter weight, stronger strength materials with its super heated / water cooled press methods. Also some interesting insight into how it manufactures the actual tooling used to stamp and produce BMW auto parts.
The dedication ceremony for the all-new 2011 BMW X3 and the Spartanburg Plant Expansion Completion was held yesterday at BMWs Spartanburg plant in South Carolina. On hand were various members of BMW management as well as important dignitaries. On hand and making speeches were:
President of BMW Manufacturing – Josef Kerscher
German Ambassador to USA – Dr. Klaus Scharioth
Governor of South Carolina – Mark Sanford
BMW CEO – Dr. Norbert Reithofer
South Carolina US Senator … CONTINUED