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Preview: BMW at the 2014 Paris Motor Show

by Tim Jones on September 10, 2014 at 05:07:00 PM

BMW is taking to the stage at the 2014 Paris Motor Show with the latest results of its ongoing model push, revealing even more ways to experience the brandís hallmark driving pleasure.

World premieres of two new models: the BMW 2 Series Convertible and the new BMW X6 are the main attractions. Also on display in the French capital are the new four-cylinder diesel engines for the BMW 5 Series, an exclusive special edition of the BMW 7 Series luxury Sedan, and innovations from BMW ConnectedDrive. Paris also provides the venue for the French premiere of the BMW 2 Series Active Tourer and groundbreaking BMW i8 plug-in hybrid sports car.

2014 BMW 2 Series Takes Home IIHS Top Safety Pick!

by Mark Jurista on June 26, 2014 at 04:58:00 PM
2014 BMW 2 Series Takes Home IIHS Top Safety Pick!

The 2014 BMW 2 Series has managed to make it's way through the battery of tests performed by IIHS and come out with a "Top Safety Pick" rating. Jump through to the link and see the photos (and videos) detailing the tests the 2 Series made it through.

2 Series Harmon Kardon - Only 12 speakers, no EQ

by Tim Jones on March 27, 2014 at 12:11:00 PM
2 Series Harmon Kardon - Only 12 speakers, no EQ

Member have been disappointed to find their HK system comes with less then expected. BMW's marketing was incorrect and the HK option comes with 12, not 16 speakers. If you were expecting a 16 speaker system let BMW Customer Service know.

BMW Debuts BMW i Brand Campaign During Sochi 2014 Olympic Winter Games

by Mark Jurista on February 07, 2014 at 03:51:00 PM
BMW Debuts BMW i Brand Campaign During Sochi 2014 Olympic Winter Games

BMW of North America, the Official Mobility Partner of the United States Olympic Committee (USOC), will start the Olympics off with the launch of their BMW i Brand campaign.

Numerous TV spots will highlight the BMW i brand and there will be additional commercials focused on the BMW X5 and the BMW 2 Series. Tune in to see the new marketing campaigns and see Team USA compete.

First Impressions: The BMW M235i and 228i Coupe

by Mark Jurista on January 16, 2014 at 10:24:00 AM
First Impressions: The BMW M235i and 228i Coupe

We have been excited about the upcoming M235i since it was first announced last year. The car packs a punch in terms of power, gives you an optional LSD and comes in at about the same size as the E46 3 Series.

This new entry for BMW is just about ready for prime time but before it can go on sale, it had to be shown off. We were live in Detroit this week to see the M235i and 228i in person for the first time. Read our first impressions from the Detroit Auto Show now.

BMW 228i and M235i US Order and Pricing Guides

by Tim Jones on December 11, 2013 at 03:10:00 PM
BMW 228i and M235i US Order and Pricing Guides

The BMW 2 series 228i and M235i will be official unveiled at the 2014 Detroit Auto Show in early January. While you wait we have the US order and pricing guides to help you put together your 2 series order.

BMW Concept Active Tourer to Join the 2 Series Line-Up in 2014

by Mark Jurista on June 28, 2013 at 06:01:00 PM
BMW Concept Active Tourer to Join the 2 Series Line-Up in 2014

A new report indicates that the BMW Concept Active Tourer will be added to the 2 Series Line-Up when it launches in 2014. The Concept Active Tourer will also be the first front wheel drive model for BMW.

Additionally, the Concept Active Tourer is set to utilize BMW's new modular 1.5 liter 3-cylinder turbocharged motor bringing another engine to the list of options you have to pick from.

BMW 2 Series Set to Go On Sale in March 2014

by Mark Jurista on June 21, 2013 at 02:37:00 PM
BMW 2 Series Set to Go On Sale in March 2014

A new report out indicates that the new BMW 2 Series will be going on sale in March 2014 with official photos hitting sometime in September around the Frankfurt Auto Show.

The US will get a 228i and M235i variant at first with the chance of an M2 later in production.

2014 BMW M235i Spied Testing on Public Roads

by Mark Jurista on April 25, 2013 at 02:58:00 PM
2014 BMW M235i Spied Testing on Public Roads

One of the most anticipated cars coming later this year is certainly the M235i which will be a smaller BMW 2 Series M Performance automobile. As you can see in the photos, this test M235i has the signature wheels, M sport brakes and twin exhaust pipes which are all present in M Performance vehicles.

The 2 Series will be going into production later this year starting in November at the Leipzig plant. The United States will see two variants - the 228i featuring the N20 TwinPower turbo motor and the M235i will most likely have the same N55 powered motor as the M135i that has gotten rave reviews in Europe.

Spy Video: BMW 2 Series Coupe and Convertible Play in the Snow

by Mark Jurista on February 21, 2013 at 09:47:00 PM
Spy Video: BMW 2 Series Coupe and Convertible Play in the Snow

Just a week or so ago we caught some spy photos of the upcoming 2 Series convertible in the snow and now we have a video of the cars out doing their testing.

The 2 Series starts production in November 2013 in preparation for a shortened production year. These 2014 models will arrive stateside in a 228i version and an M Performance M235i.


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