BMW Press Release: BMW innovations at the Consumer Electronics Show (CES) 2015
Intelligent Laserlight and OLED technology point the way to the future.
Munich/Las Vegas- January 2, 2015… At the Consumer Electronics Show (CES) in Las Vegas from 6 to 9 January 2015, BMW presents a concept vehicle that showcases the kind of lighting innovations we can expect in the future, while at the same time reinforcing its leadership position in the field of lighting technology.
BMW Laserlight becomes intelligent thanks to connectivity.
The Laserlight technology that … CONTINUED
Tuner F80 M3, F82 M4, 228i and E36 M3 participate in the 2014 European Car Tuner GP. The relatively low powered E36 M3 nearly takes the win. See inside for the winner.
Watch the BMW i8 drag race against the F82 M4 (manual transmission).
Motorhead hosted their first Hill Climb event held on the winding stretch of road that makes up the amazing Mazda Turnpike located on Hakone mountain. This special event played host to a wide range of racing machines from Super GT (BMW Z4 GT3) to classic race cars along with a high powered drift machine all with the sole intentions of attacking these fast paced, dangerous road.
This is the story of Dirk Schulz, the first BMW i8 customer. He optioned the car when he saw the concept vehicle back in 2010. At that time he did not know the price or any technical data or even if the car will be produced.
We’ve shown you BMW-centric cars from the Essen Motor Show, now see the rest of the show!
Results and videos from the 2015 BMW X5 (F15) crash tests, where the X5 scored an overall full 5 star rating from the NHTSA.
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