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Teams complete validation on BMW i3 and Chevrolet Spark EV using stations manufactured by various suppliers.
BMW recognized for “Best Safety & Security Solution” with move to make BMW Assist™ eCall and Teleservice standard on nearly all 2014 models with 10 Years of service included
The BMW 3 Series continues living up to its hard-earned reputation as the best compact sports sedan in the world, and AUTOMOBILE MAGAZINE backs that up by presenting it with a coveted 2013 All-Star award. As the class benchmark since its debut in 1977, the BMW 3 Series has collected over a dozen of AUTOMOBILE MAGAZINE’s highly sought-after awards by remaining the best in the business.
Want to know more about the soon to launch BMW i3? This video is a nice summary of some of the key concepts behind BMW’s first all electric vehicle for the masses.
Not that long ago on the A72 near Zwickau (closer to Leipzig than Munich) an engineer testing a 228i prototype reportedly lost control at high speed hitting the guard rail.
A year ago here at BF we had revealed that BMW M was working on CF suspension components. More specifically they were to be used in the M3 and M4 as the goal for the M engineers was to get the power to weight ratio of the F80 generation better than that of the E90 CRT. To do that they were exploring every option they had to shave weight, much like a hardcore mountain biker using titanium bolts the guys and gals at M were focussed on the scale.
The 4 Series continues to lose its swirls in preparation for its internet debut in a just a few short weeks.
In 1989, Randy Balingit-Hartmann bought the first BMW M5 brought to San Diego and has owned it ever since. As someone on the shy side, Randy wanted a car that fit his personality—one that was fast and powerful yet unassuming. In all its unassuming four-door glory the E28 M5 is often overlooked, but this sedan packs the same amount of power as Ferrari 308 GT and if not respected will surprise you in the turns of your favorite road.
All-New BMW X5 Sports Activity Vehicle The vehicle that launched an entire segment set to enter its 3rd generation again setting the standard for luxury, versatility and driving dynamics. Woodcliff …
Couldn’t make it to Lake Como this year for one of the greatest auto events in the world? We’ve got you covered.
Debuting at the Concorso d’Eleganza Villa d’Este 2013 was the latest BMW collaboration with an Italian design house; the Gran Lusso Coupe by Pininfarina. As Fabio Filippini, Head of Design at Pininfarina and BMW Design bosses Adrain Van Hooydonk and Karib Habib worked together on this project one thing was certain: it was to remain true to what makes a BMW a BMW in terms of design language.
Nürburgring (DE), 19th May 2013. The first few hours of the 24-hour race at the Nürburgring (DE) have been a turbulent affair. BMW Sports Trophy Team Marc VDS has made a good start to the endurance classic. As night fell over the Nordschleife, the team had established itself in the leading group with both BMW Z4 GT3s.
Brands Hatch, UK: After turning the fastest lap in qualifying, Martin Tomczyk’s team RMG had his car underweight and he was stripped of the pole. A devastating blow- but with Augusto Farfus (BR) now lining up in second place, in front of Joey Hand (US) in third. Bruno Spengler (CA) starts the second race of the season from fourth. Marco Wittmann (DE), Andy Priaulx (GB), Timo Glock (DE) and Dirk Werner (DE) start from sixth, seventh, tenth and 14th respectively giving BMW a fighting chance to take home a victory.
Munich/Brescia. BMW Group Classic is about to enter the 2013 Mille Miglia suffused with memories of a glorious premier. It was 75 years ago that the BMW 328 sports car first lined up amongst the starters for this legendary long-distance event. Now BMW Group Classic is sending nine such models to compete in the latest edition of this historic race.