BMW and Pininfarina are two of the most tradition-swathed names in the motoring world. Fabio Filippini, Head of Design at Pininfarina and Karim Habib, Head of BMW Design discuss the new concept. With the BMW Pininfarina Gran Lusso Coupe, the two time-honoured companies are unveiling the outcome of their first collaboration at the Concorso d’Eleganza Villa d’Este 2013. The BMW Pininfarina Gran Lusso Coupe is a one-off and represents the exclusive interpretation of a luxurious BMW Coupe as seen through the eyes of Pininfarina. Working … CONTINUED
A review by a M5POST member of the Watkins Glen 2-Day Track Event with his F10 M5.
We have added new X5 F15 wallpapers, along with some videos.
Introducing the all new 2014 BMW X5 (F15) SAV!
It isn’t often that an automobile manufacturer gets to launch an entirely new vehicle segment, but that’s exactly what BMW did in 1999 when it introduced the world’s first Sports Activity Vehicle – the BMW X5. Two generations and some 1.3 million vehicles later, the BMW X5 is set to enter its third generation. As its predecessors have done before, the all-new 3rd generation X5 will again set new standards for luxury, versatility and – … CONTINUED
Excellent short feature film capturing the scenes and action at the 2013 24 Hours Nurburgring race.
BMW put on one unique light show at the Concorso d’Eleganza Villa d’Este by way of a vintage five-cylinder BMW radial engine powered Klemm L25 airplane.
This light show will undoubtedly perpetuate the common myth that the BMW roundel symbolizes a spinning airplane propeller blade – from the days when BMW built aircraft engine in the early 20th century. But, as we’ve reported before, the roundel has a different origin. See the second video below where Kai Jacobson, BMW’s in-house historian explains the true origin of … CONTINUED
Street vs. Air, Racecar vs. Aircraft, Drift Ace vs. Action Pilot: Drift pro Dominic Tiroch with his Dotz BMW E92 (M3) DD1 drifting versus former Red Bull Air Race world champion Hannes Arch in his Zivko Edge 540. A nail-biting battle that couldn’t be any more thrilling and comes with a surprising, action game showdown.
Some first real life video and photos of the BMW Pininfarina Gran Lusso Coupe from its debut at the Concorso d’Eleganza Villa d’Este 2013 in Lake Como, Italy.
Some photos and video from another great fun event by M Owners Club Indonesia (MOCI) last month, attended by 200+ cars, including other local car clubs and exotics. Started out with drag race, followed by laps around the track.
This is one extreme 1 Series Coupe (E82) build! It has received a heart transplant and is now powered by a turbocharged S54 motor, good for approximately 800 WRHP! Here are the full build specs so far:
- 2012 make factory new bodyshell
- Glassfiber bodykit and doors
- Carbonfiber hood, roof, trunk, inner fenders and dash
-E92 front and rear subframe incl diff and electric steering
-Custom K-sport E92 M3 spec coilovers
-K-sport 356mm front and 330mm rear brakes
-Custom exhaust with twin pipe… CONTINUED
Steve Sutcliffe of Autocar takes the Alpina B6 and the Nissan GT-R for a track (Brands Hatch) and open roads comparison.
Nearly a month ago, we spotted the first non-black F82 M4 coupe prototype (in Silverstone) on the road (reposted below). We’ve just spied a Silverstone F82 M4 testing on the Nurburgring, wearing M Carbon Ceramic Brakes. This prototype doesn’t reveal any new physical details, but we do have a new technical detail to share.
We were recently told by a high-ranking BMW M official intimately familiar with M3/M4 development that the engine powering the M3/M4 will feature a nearly 8000 RPM redline. As we’ve reported all … CONTINUED