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BMW comes home with third podium finish at Long Beach

by Bernie McGroarty on April 14, 2014 at 08:04:00 AM
BMW comes home with third podium finish at Long Beach

In the third race of the 2014 TUDOR United SportsCar Championship, BMW took home a third podium finish. BMW teams finished second and sixth in Long Beach (US). John Edwards (US) and Dirk Müller (DE) scored their first podium of the season, racing the number 56 BMW Z4 GTLM to second place.

Frozen in time: An Abandoned BMW Dealer in Canada

by Bimmerfest.com Member - helmet75 on April 08, 2014 at 02:12:00 PM
Frozen in time: An Abandoned BMW Dealer in Canada

In 1988, Citation Motors, a BMW Dealership in Ontario, shut its doors with little explanation. The simple answer seems to be that the dealership had its concession license revoked, but nobody seems to be able to track down why exactly.

VIDEO: BMW 4 Series Gran Coupe in motion

by Tim Jones on April 11, 2014 at 12:16:00 PM
VIDEO: BMW 4 Series Gran Coupe in motion

The new BMW 4 Series Gran Coupe combines the sleek look and sporty character of the 4 Series Coupe with the functionality provided by four-doors with a spacious, flexible luggage compartment. The 2015 BMW 4 Series Gran Coupe arrives in the US in early summer of 2014 with two engine choices. The 428i Gran Coupe will feature BMW's award-winning 240hp TwinPower Turbo 2.0-liter four-cylinder while the 435i Gran Coupe will be powered by the much-lauded 300hp TwinPower Turbo 3.0-liter inline six.

What happens when you park your BMW next to a fire hydrant in Boston?

by Bimmerfest.com Member - BostonB6 on April 10, 2014 at 10:11:00 AM
What happens when you park your BMW next to a fire hydrant in Boston?

The one time (probably not) you happen to park in front of a fire hydrant...and there's an 8 alarm fire? There's not much the firefighters can do, they need to reach the hydrant in order to get the water they need. Let this be a lesson to those who like to block hydrants.

Recalled: 156K N55 powered BMWs for VANOS issues

by Tim Jones on April 10, 2014 at 02:23:00 PM
Recalled: 156K N55 powered BMWs for VANOS issues

BMW is recalling 156,137 vehicles powered by the 6 cylinder N55 for issues with the VANOS bolts.

BMW at the 13th Beijing International Automotive Exhibition

by Bernie McGroarty on April 08, 2014 at 11:08:00 PM
BMW at the 13th Beijing International Automotive Exhibition

With several Asian and Chinese premieres, BMW is using this year’s Beijing International Automotive Exhibition from 20 to 29 April 2014 to present an array of compelling production models which are geared to meeting present-day customer requirements and in some cases usher in all-new market segments.

Three Minis in the top ten at the Abu Dhabi Desert Challenge

by Bernie McGroarty on April 08, 2014 at 11:20:00 PM
Three Minis in the top ten at the Abu Dhabi Desert Challenge

After finishing second at the Baja Russia, Vladimir Vasilyev (RU) continues to be in top shape in the FIA World Cup for Cross Country Rallies. The Russian is currently leading the Abu Dhabi Desert Challenge in the MINI ALL4 Racing entered by the Monster Energy X-raid Team.

A Modern take on a classic: The BMW CS Vintage Concept

by Bernie McGroarty on April 01, 2014 at 02:57:00 PM
A Modern take on a classic:  The BMW CS Vintage Concept

I'm a big fan of the E9 BMW's, always loved the body styling. These are usually the cars I gravitate toward at Bimmerfest. I make it a point to try to check out every one and try to get pics. Imagine my excitement, when I found out that there is concept that pays homage to the 1968 BMW E9, the BMW CS Vintage Concept.

BMW M235i faces off with the MB CLA45 AMG and Subaru WRX STI

by Bernie McGroarty on March 31, 2014 at 10:10:00 AM
BMW M235i faces off with the MB CLA45 AMG and Subaru WRX STI

BMW has made it in to another Motor Trend comparison, this one being for 300 plus horsepower turbocharged cars, geared toward the enthusiast. This time, it was BMW's M235i that got called upon to show its stuff. The other two cars in the comparison were the 2014 Mercedes Benz CLA45 AMG and the 2015 Subaru WRX STI (Launch Edition).

The 2015 BMW M4 Convertible in 360, all colors and trims.

by Bernie McGroarty on April 05, 2014 at 08:02:00 PM
The 2015 BMW M4 Convertible in 360, all colors and trims.

The 2015 BMW M4 Convertible will arrive in showrooms this summer. For those itching to see it personalized a bit more, BMW has put up their 360 degree configurator to do just that. Pick your color, wheels, interior and trim.








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