How much faster is a race car than a street car? To find out, Matt drove BMW’s newest version of the Z4, the Z4 sdrive35i, and then jumped into a championship winning Z4 that was built by Turner Motorsport.
Promo Video for BMW Driving Experience Race Track Training Courses
We’ve added photos of the 2015 M6 with its new LED headlights and videos of the 6 Series LCI facelift.
Presenting the refreshed 2015 BMW 6 Series LCI model.
The full press release can be read inside, but here are some highlights:
Power remains 315hp for 640i, 445hp for 650i, 560hp for M6
Sports exhaust system now included on 640i models
Reduction in fuel consumption/emissions (i.e. 640i now burns 0.2 liters less fuel per 100km than before)
New front apron with single lower air intake styling
Decorative surround for LED foglights (chrome on convertible and high gloss black for coupe and gran coupe)
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Experience the holiday spirit through the eyes of a child.
Exhaust Valve Mod Comparison Video – Duelling F80 M3: factory versus modified exhaust valve.
A great look into BMW’s hallowed sanctuary car collection of cars past, including everything from race cars, to one off cars, to cars featured in movies.
BMW M5 30 Year Anniversary Edition review by Autoblog.nl.
A one-off documentary on the 50-year history of BMW Motorsport in touring car racing is available now: “ADRENALIN -THE BMW TOURING CAR STORY”, produced by brothers Tim and Nick Hahne (both DE). Together with their crew, the two filmmakers spent an entire year travelling throughout Europe, during which time they conducted about 30 interviews with BMW Motorsport drivers and management past and present. They also dug out previously unreleased archive material.
Because of this they were able to produce a 123-minute, in-depth, breath-taking and emotional … CONTINUED
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.