This morning’s Nordschleife Touristenfahrten session was closed today – because of the M5 Ring-Taxi crashed on Nürburgring track – with paying customers aboard! Luckily no one was hurt except for the driver’s ego. At first(early reports said) it was thought the crash was caused due to the driver drifting in the Brunchen-II turn. Turns out the driver of the Ring Taxi was just driving way over his head and the “red mist” got the better of his judgment. He really ought to have yielded … CONTINUED
BMW’s has created the first mass produced plugin hybrid sportscar, the i8. XCAR take to the road to see if our preconceptions of hybrid cars can be changed forever.
Behind the scenes look at the making of a BMW i8 commercial.
Official video from BMW Canada capturing some moments from our Canadian member’s special European Delivery trip!
Chris Harris shows us how to drift, using the BMW M235i.
The BMW M3 coupe has morphed into the new M4, and with its closest rivals from Audi and Mercedes now very long in the tooth, we went seeking a rival from further up the food chain. Can the M4 do itself proud on Anglesey circuit against a proper sports car, the Porsche 911 Carrera? See the results inside by EVO magazine.
Is it possible to make a drift-choreography in a rotary traffic? BMW took some hollywood stunt drivers and added the same amount of BMW M235i cars. The result: About 90 seconds of driving pleasure and smoking tires. Please note that all these driving-scenes are real.
To avoid accidents, BMW had to block the road.
Watch the behind the scenes story inside also.
…or watch the drifting world champion Rhys Millen testing the BMW M235i.
Slicks + Nordschleife = Scary Movie. Impressions of RCN race #5 from Green Hell Nurburgring extraordinaire lukester.
Watch a top speed acceleration run up to 291 kmh (180 mph) in an F82 M4 using DCT and launch control.
Steve Sutcliffe has the keys to two very fast versions of the BMW 3-series: the 435bhp petrol BMW M3 and the 345bhp diesel Alpina D3. Should you satisfy your high-performance saloon cravings with a petrol or a diesel engine? Let’s find out.
In late June, IND released photos featuring one of the more detailed projects any member at IND has been a part of. This project titled Ear to Ear featured cosmetic and mechanical work that was a culmination of nearly 5 months of work. From the custom bumper and rocker panels to the paintwork, every surface of this vehicle was addressed with some form of individuality. With the amount of time spent addressing every detail of the E93 it was only natural that the M3 … CONTINUED
39x BMWs from M1 to the new M4 on the Nurburgring. You will see everything from the classic M1 to the new M4 (also with Akrapovic exhaust system) M1, M3 (E46 CSL, E92 GTS, F80), M5 (E60, F10), M6 (F12/F13), X6M.
BMW M4 vs. Mercedes C63 AMG Edition 507 Comparison Review by Caradvice.
Where the new M4 is the first of a new generation, the Edition 507 intends to see this 2008 C-Class out with a bang (pop, crackle and bark). It is the final car ever to utilise the Mercedes-Benz 6.2-litre naturally aspirated V8 engine also used in the SLS AMG supercar.
The next C63 will follow the M4 (and its E63 and CLS63 siblings) and go smaller and turbocharged (but still with eight cylinders … CONTINUED
Steve Sutcliffe of Autocar reviews the BMW i8 hybrid electric sports car.
Porsche 911 Lemon (Nine-a-Lemon) guy, Nick Murray, has gone for the F82 M4 coupe now. He shares his pick up and first impressions with us.
Watch a member pilot his E92 M3 GTS vs. 911 GT3 RS and F10 M5 on the Nurburgring.
Sport Auto compares the F80 M3 vs. E30 M3 DTM around the Hockenheim Short Track.
Lap time results from this test:
F80 M3: 1.13,1 min
E30 M3 DTM: 1.09,1 min
Catch the video inside.
Videos from the Slipstream Pocono Raceway drag race event. Races were over a distance of 1600 feet with a 60 mph rolling start.
Watch the F80 M3 take on the C63 AMG (tuned and catless), RS5 and ESS supercharged E92 M3.