Tim Jones - Executive Editor

Tim Jones is the Executive Editor at Bimmerfest and has worked in the automotive industry for over 15 years. Tim has owned and driven many different BMWs on the street and track over his career.

The most recent articles by Tim Jones are listed below.

Next BMW X3 in Motion

Posted on March 27, 2017 at 06:16:00 PM
Next BMW X3 in Motion

Long before a new model arrives on the market, BMW will put it thought the most severe endurance tests.

Has BMW started to test the new BMW M6 at the Nurburgring?

Posted on March 28, 2017 at 03:01:00 PM
Has BMW started to test the new BMW M6 at the Nurburgring?

Looking at this prototype we are starting to believe it. This one has a totally different camouflage at the front bumper.

BMW 530e ditches the cord with inductive charging

Posted on March 21, 2017 at 03:04:00 PM
BMW 530e ditches the cord with inductive charging

BMW is forging ahead with factory equipped inductive charging, a first to our knowledge in the industry.

2018 G30 5 Series Diesel 540d starts production in July

Posted on March 23, 2017 at 04:54:00 PM
2018 G30 5 Series Diesel 540d starts production in July

BMW diesel fans have been waiting to know if BMW was going to bring a 5 Series diesel to the US.

BMW increasing price for 2017 & 2018 models starting April 1st

Posted on March 16, 2017 at 04:55:00 PM
BMW increasing price for 2017 & 2018 models starting April 1st

BMW is increasing global prices effective April 1st, 2017. For the US check out the chart for effected 2017 and 2018 models.

Fire shuts down 6 Series production for February, March and April

BMW has been forced to shut down production of the 6 Series for February, March and April production as the result of a fire in the factory of a supplier.

Delivery Delay for 1000 BMW 2 Series Convertibles

Posted on March 14, 2017 at 01:04:00 PM
Delivery Delay for 1000 BMW 2 Series Convertibles

BMW is delaying delivery for approximately 1000 F23 2 Series Convertibles that have been produced without the convertible top compartment lid trim.

BMW i3 fuel tank vent line recall 17V-088

Posted on March 07, 2017 at 04:26:00 PM
BMW i3 fuel tank vent line recall 17V-088

On approximately 19,130 BMW i3s, a section of the fuel tank vent line adjacent to the ribbed wire protecting sleeve of the B+ cable may become chafed.

BMW M2 wins AUTOMOBILE Magazine’s 2017 All-Stars Award

Posted on March 11, 2017 at 05:49:00 PM
BMW M2 wins AUTOMOBILE Magazine’s 2017 All-Stars Award

The BMW M2 received AUTOMOBILE Magazine’s All-Stars award at Amelia Island Concours d ’Elegance.

BMW temporarily stops offer F30 M Performance spoiler

Posted on March 11, 2017 at 06:04:00 PM
BMW temporarily stops offer F30 M Performance spoiler

Due to quality concerns BMW is temporarily removing both Painted and Black Rear Spoilers (Z50 and Z51, respectively) from 3 series models.

2017 BMW i3 takes 3rd in KBB Electric Vehicle resale value award

Posted on January 27, 2017 at 06:13:00 PM
2017 BMW i3 takes 3rd in KBB Electric Vehicle resale value award

KBB has awarded the 2017 BMW i3 a third place in their annaul Resale Value Awards electric vehicle category.

Updated Residual Value policy for BMW's sold with 5K miles or more

Posted on February 17, 2017 at 07:12:00 PM
Updated Residual Value policy for BMW's sold with 5K miles or more

BMW is rolling out a new residual value policy for all vehicles sold with 5,000 or more miles on them.

The BMW 5 Series History - The 6th Generation (F10)

Posted on February 06, 2017 at 07:56:00 PM
The BMW 5 Series History - The 6th Generation (F10)

With the 6th Generation F10 5 Series, BMW developed the most successful 5 series to date.

BMW settles $478M water damage class-action lawsuit affecting 318,000 5-Series

If you have 2004 to 2010 BMW 5 Series you might be eligible for up to $1,500 in trunk electronics repairs.

2018 BMW i3 LCI spied - Power bump and 'S' model coming

Posted on February 24, 2017 at 09:18:00 AM
2018 BMW i3 LCI spied - Power bump and 'S' model coming

The BMW i3 is getting a facelift for model year 2018 and we spotted a prototype just outside of Munich in Germany.

So that's what you use Remote 3D View for - Paparazzi

Posted on February 13, 2017 at 08:05:00 PM
So that's what you use Remote 3D View for - Paparazzi

BMW's latest commercial shows off the Remote 3D View feature.

BMW Z5 and Toyota Supra spied together

Posted on February 20, 2017 at 07:35:00 PM
BMW Z5 and Toyota Supra spied together

The Z4 is due for replacement this year. The new roadster from BMW will be the Z5 and will share a platform with the Toyota Supra.

All new 5 Series (G30) M Performance Parts & Accessories Now Available

BMW has released the first round of accessories and M Performance Parts for the all new 5 Series sedan.

BMW M2 Pricing Increase starting March 1st

Posted on February 09, 2017 at 11:39:00 AM
BMW M2 Pricing Increase starting March 1st

With three months until the model year 2018 switch over BMW has decided to jack the price of the M2.

S55 powered M2 CS will eat other M2s

Posted on February 08, 2017 at 07:03:00 PM
S55 powered M2 CS will eat other M2s

The upcoming BMW M2 CS has been spotted during cold weather testing in Northern Sweden.