BMW works drivers and a host of rookies in action in the BMW M4 DTM.by Bernie McGroarty on December 05, 2014 at 09:15:00 AM
In preparation for the 2015 DTM season, BMW Motorsport travelled to Jerez de la Frontera (ES) this week, where it completed a three-day winter test. The BMW DTM teams used four BMW M4 DTMs over the course of the test.
The BMW i8 wins Top Gear Car of the Yearby Bernie McGroarty on December 05, 2014 at 08:47:00 AM
The BMW i8 has been named as Top Gear magazine’s global Car of the Year 2014. The plug-in hybrid performance vehicle beat off some stiff competition from a host of other premium and luxury manufacturers to win the overall award.
The M4 by AC Schnitzer: World Premiere Essen 2014by Bernie McGroarty on November 30, 2014 at 10:09:00 PM
The tuning experts at AC Schnitzer have given the BMW M4 a further kick of energy. Once again, the Aachen-based tuning specialists have shown that there's still no upper limit to power and sporting performance.
Spied: The 2016 BMW 3 Series LCI Sedan and Wagon!by Mark Jurista on December 04, 2014 at 07:16:00 PM
Right on schedule, the BMW 3 Series is set to get some updates in the 2016 Model Year and the proof is in the spy photos that are starting to leak out. One obvious new feature on the 3 Series sedan and wagon is the presence of adaptive LED headlights that were previously only present on the 4 Series in optional configurations. The biggest news about the upcoming LCI though is in regards to engine changes that will be occuring over a two year span according to sources. In July 2015, the 335i will become the 340i with the B58 engine replacing the existing N55 motor. One year later in the 2016, the 328i with an N20 will be retired to make room for the 330i with the all-new B48 engine.
BMW Sales Slip 2.3% in November 2014 to 31,019 Vehicles Soldby Mark Jurista on December 02, 2014 at 01:15:00 PM
Sales of BMW brand vehicles decreased 2.3 percent in November for a total of 31,019 compared to 31,752 vehicles sold in November, 2013. Year-to-date, the BMW brand is up 9.7 percent on sales of 298,212 compared to 271,891 sold in the first eleven months of 2013.
New generation of BMW plug-in hybrid modelsby Bernie McGroarty on December 01, 2014 at 09:31:00 AM
The BMW Group is preparing to follow up its innovative and revolutionary BMW i models with plug-in hybrid versions of the core-brand models. In Miramas, France, it will present a BMW 3 Series plug-in hybrid prototype and a new generation of hybrid vehicle concepts incorporating technology already used in BMW i models.
BMW i3 wins Green Car of the Year Award 2015.by Bernie McGroarty on November 21, 2014 at 10:14:00 AM
With the Green Car of the Year Award 2015, the BMW i3 has added a further trophy to an impressive raft of honours in its first year on the market. It was chosen for this award, presented by Green Car Journal.
BMW M3 and BMW M4 are voted "Auto Bild Sports Cars of the Year".by Bernie McGroarty on December 01, 2014 at 01:55:00 PM
Just a few months after their market launch, the new BMW M3 and the new BMW M4 Coupé have received the "Auto Bild Sports Cars of the Year" award. The readers’ vote organised by the automobile magazine "Auto Bild Sportscars" saw the BMW M3 Sedan win the "Serial Production Sedan Models" class, attracting 30.21 per cent of the votes cast.
50 years in 123 minutes: “ADRENALIN – THE BMW TOURING CAR STORY” now availableby Bernie McGroarty on December 01, 2014 at 09:23:00 AM
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).
G11 7 Series Dash and Exterior Spy Shotsby Bernie McGroarty on November 24, 2014 at 04:47:00 PM
Check out latest photos showing BMW's next generation BMW 7 series (G11) exterior and for the very first time we get a view of the interior/dashboard, which still has some disguising going on.