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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.

BMW Shows off xDrive at Denver Auto Show

by Tim Jones on March 22, 2013 at 04:48:00 PM
BMW Shows off xDrive at Denver Auto Show

To showcase the benefits of xDrive all-wheel-drive system, BMW will is giving Denver auto show attendees the opportunity to drive one of several BMW xDrive models on pre-determined course through Denver and on a purpose built handling course at the Pepsi center.

NHTSA Warns of Counterfeit Airbags in BMW X3, X5, 3 and 5 Series

by Tim Jones on October 11, 2012 at 01:15:18 PM
NHTSA Warns of Counterfeit Airbags in BMW X3, X5, 3 and 5 Series

The U.S. Department of Transportation's National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA) has issued a consumer safety advisory to alert vehicle owners and repair professionals to the dangers of counterfeit air bags. NHTSA has become aware of a problem involving the sale of counterfeit air bags for use as replacement parts in vehicles that have been involved in a crash. While these air bags look...

BMW has another big recall going on that is affecting owners of the last generation 5 Series and 6 Series cars that were built between 2003 and 2010. The recall involves the battery cable cover potentially being incorrectly mounted in the trunk of some vehicles. There is a chance that this could result in the electric system malfunctioning, the vehicle failing to start and in some cases, to charring or...

BMW Unveils the ActiveHybrid 5 to the World

by Mark Jurista on September 30, 2011 at 10:14:25 AM
BMW Unveils the ActiveHybrid 5 to the World

If you are looking for a combination of power and efficiency, BMW is ready for you to take the ActiveHybrid 5 for a test drive.

The new ActiveHybrid 5 features some traditional BMW power coupled with an electric drive system to coax out 335 horsepower while also giving you the option to drive on electric only power up to 37 mph.

Sneak Peek: the Vorsteiner VMS Conversion for the BMW F10 5-Series

by Tim Jones on May 25, 2011 at 02:00:57 PM
Sneak Peek: the Vorsteiner VMS Conversion for the BMW F10 5-Series

Coming out this summer, the VMS Conversion for the F10 5 Series. According to Vorsteiner the VMS conversion will elevate the BMW 5-Series to a higher level of style, sophistication and performance, what do you think? Thanks to Vorsteiner for the pictures and news - http://vorsteiner.com/news/?p=414 Read more news stores about the BMW 5 Series...

AC SCHNITZER Program for the F10 5 Series Sedan

by Tim Jones on January 04, 2011 at 03:52:50 PM
AC SCHNITZER Program for the F10 5 Series Sedan

"Dynamics in its most beautiful form" - the new BMW 5-series saloon has been in the showrooms of BMW dealers since May 2010. Aachen-based tuning specialist AC Schnitzer gives the new dynamic BMW extra wings with its extensive range of special accessories. Acoustically, the AC Schnitzer versions of the BMW 550i and 535i are enhanced with the twin sports rear silencer with its chromed "Sports Trim***8220; tailpipe trims in left/right combination (in development). This not only provides the...

Kelleners Sport BMW 535i (F10)

by Tim Jones on November 17, 2010 at 12:21:36 PM
Kelleners Sport BMW 535i (F10)

For the 2010 Essen Motor Show, Kelleners Sport came up with a complete upgrade package for the new BMW 5 series, the 535i model to be exact, which starts with a chunky bodykit, and ends up with a set of big wheels. Along the way they also upgrade the engine, suspension, and the interior. The ingredients of the styling kit are LED daytime running lights, RS front spoiler lip, side moldings, rear spoiler and rear apron extension with diffuser. Add to that quad stainless steel rear silencers...

Consumer Reports BMW 5 Series (F10) falls short of the "Ultimate Driving Machine"

The BMW 5 Series has a luxurious and quiet interior and a very impressive drivetrain. Unfortunately, its handling falls short of BMW's "Ultimate Driving Machine" slogan. It seems like BMW has been targeting Mercedes and Lexus with this 5 series and not the "Ultimate Driving Machine". http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=36W93eHCqM4&feature=player_embedded Read more news about the BMW 5 Series...

BMW F10 5 Series Receives Five Stars in New More Stringent Crash Test

by Tim Jones on October 05, 2010 at 11:45:22 AM
BMW F10 5 Series Receives Five Stars in New More Stringent Crash Test

First results of new NCAP tests announced by National Highway Traffic Safety Administration The all-new BMW 5 Series was one of only two vehicles to receive an overall five-star rating in the first crash tests conducted by the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration under the new, more stringent New Car Assessment Program (NCAP). New criteria for the NCAP rating system include: more stringent side-impact tests, use of crash-test dummies of varying size (now also simulating a small...


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