April 24 (Bloomberg) — The ultra high-end electric and hybrid car space is suddenly getting a bit more crowded in China. Tesla had the first deliveries of the Model S to Chinese customers this week, while BMW will roll out its hybrid i8 super sports car for the China market by the end of the year. Bloomberg’s Stephen Engle got behind the wheel of BMW’s new offering in Beijing. (Source: Bloomberg)
See updated impressions, photos and videos of the world’s first delivered BMW F80 M3.
Congrats to BIMMERPOST member DLSJ5 (Drew) and his ESS VT3 Supercharged E92 M3 for setting the world trap speed record and winning the BIMMERPOST BMW/AMG Shootout Trophy at the Airstrip Attack 5 event.
Updated photos of the first delivered F80 M3 – interior photos as well as comparison pics posing with an E90 M3. Also a great video clip of the F80 M3 exhaust.
Some videos from Istanbul, Turkey where many M4 coupes have now been spotted and recorded on video. The cars are there for the M3/M4 M Power Experience 2014 event, which begins May 18.
Sights from the BMW exhibit at the 2014 Beijing International Auto Show, where the BMW Vision Future Luxury Concept made its world debut.
Check out these live video looks at the interior and exterior of the BMW Vision Future Luxury Concept car.
Over 7,000 people applied, with just 40 making the final cut to battle it out for the chance to become BMW’s Ultimate Driver. The prize at stake? The opportunity to drive every BMW launched in 2014. It’s time to reveal the winner. Watch the film to find out who took the title.
Fifth Gear team tests the BMW 435i coupe (Season 23 Episode 17).
Cringe-inducing look at a drift contest gone wrong for this E90 M3.
This driver did redeem himself with some decent drifting before and after the accident however.
The 2014 NYIAS press days are over and the public days have now kicked off. There were several exciting debuts (global and North American) at this year’s New York show, which we covered earlier this week in the following threads.
And here are some video looks at the BMW and MINI displays at the show, along with the BMW press conference.
TST Road Test Editor Zack Klapman takes the all-new BMW M235i out for a few hot laps of Laguna Seca to see what all the buzz is about.