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Automobile has just tweeted some interesting news on the base Z4 which corroborates a recent report from a ZPOST member. If these reports are correct, the base BMW Z4 will soon be powered by two turbo 4-cylinder variants (sDrive20i and 28i) instead of the current naturally aspirated inline 6-cylinder. This ... CONTINUED
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Autocar Magazine in the UK is speculating that the rumored 3-cylinder engine that BMW has been working on for some time now, will be seen under the hood of the F30 3-Series. This should come as no surprise, as the 3-Series is the bread and butter volume car in ... CONTINUED
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There is currently an inventory of over 27,000 "446" BMW fuel pumps in the USA, which is potentially a good sign that BMW will be using this particular pump design to be the permanent final fix to the HPFP issues affecting N54 and N55 motors. There is usually an ... CONTINUED
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Previous rumors have speculated that the Vision Efficientdynamics production model would be named the i100 or M100, but the latest rumor from BMW insider Scott26 is that it will be called the i8 and there will unfortunately be no M version.
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Motortrend has posted its speculations on the 2012 F30 3 series, ruminating on the F30's size, wheelbase, styling, suspension, and powertrain.
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M3post member swamp2 has put together this technically based prediction of the next generation F32 M3's performance specs. His predictions are 0-60mph of 3.7-3.9s, 0-100mph of 8.6-8.8s, 1/4 mile time of 11.9-12.1s, Nurburgring lap time of 7:53-7:58. These numbers are based on certain assumptions and unknowns, but it's still ... CONTINUED
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Two FWD BMW variants are coming according to Autocar - a FWD 5-door hatchback and a FWD touring / station wagon model. It's scheduled to arrive in UK showrooms in 2013 and is expected to have a roomier layout/interior than RWD 1-series variants due to lack of transmission tunnel and ... CONTINUED
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Autoexpress previews the 2012 F30 3-series sedan and 2014 F32 M3 coupe. Not much info is new here than what we have previously posted, but their renders are a fun look at what the next generation F30 and F32 3-series and M3 may resemble. Consistent with what we have posted in ... CONTINUED
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A 1addicts member reports that the official release/reveal date of the hotly anticipated production 1 Series M Coupe will be December 12, 2010! This date was later corroborated by BMW insider Scott. Be sure to tune 12/12/10 for the reveal.
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Contrary to earlier reports of a 2,700 unit limit on the 1-series M Coupe, based on new info from insider Scott26, it now appears that BMW will build as many 1M coupes as demand dictates during its production run, which will end in the first quarter of 2012. Yesterday's engine ... CONTINUED
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We bring confirmation of the 1 series M coupe's power numbers! Seen here is a screenshot of upcoming BMW motors, including the 1M coupe's 340hp motor, and a potential 451hp motor for a US version (or more likely, the next gen F30/F32 M3)!
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BMW insider Scott26 places the next generation F32/F33 M3's power at approximately 450 PS, with room to be bumped up later. More extreme M3 variants will also likely be in the works, such as the possible return of an M3 CSL.
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Some weeks ago, we brought you news that the Vision Efficient Dynamics was approved for production. This has now been reconfirmed by another report from Autobild which reports on the progress the VED is making on its way to production. They also mention again that an M version is being ... CONTINUED
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Car and Driver speculates that BMW may begin using the 2-series moniker as soon as the front wheel drive 1-series arrives. C&D points to the fact that several 2-series trademarks were registered just this month and an M2 trademark back in June. They further speculate that the future FWD BMWs ... CONTINUED
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Here's a new rumor out of The Roundel - instead of producing an F30 M3 sedan for the next generation of M3s, BMW will produce a Gran Turismo model in its place, based on the future standard 3-series GT. We're not sure how valid this rumor is yet, however.
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BMW has many concepts under study and consideration, spread among 3 segments - UKL-Sub Compact, Compact, and Premium Entry, as well as the Gran Coupe and GT models. Follow the full list inside for an idea of potential future new BMW models.
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SCOTT26 previews the future sub-1-series BMW Compacts family lineup, including the Fast Activity Sports Tourer, Compactive Sports Tourer and Advanced Activity Sports Tourer.
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We have put together these educated speculations on the next generation F30/F32 M3, including potential power output (450hp), displacement (3.5l) and its turbo layout, paired to a seven speed DCT transmission. Details inside.
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