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Spied: 2014 BMW 3 Series Gran Trismo - Without Camo

by Tim Jones on December 03, 2012 at 12:54:01 PM

The spy photographers at MotorAuthority have caught the model year 2014 BMW 3 series Gran Trismo fully exposed. The hatch back F34 3 series variant retains the sedan headlight shape and front end, adds in the the F32 coupe side vents (see the F32 4 series coupe exposed) and grafts on the hatch back and rear end of a 5 series GT. The initial reaction to the design is not entirely positive. The...

Apple iPhone 5 and iOS6 integration with your BMW

by Tim Jones on December 01, 2012 at 10:00:00 AM
Apple iPhone 5 and iOS6 integration with your BMW

There are three key differences between it and earlier iPhone models that affect its integration in BMW vehicles. First, the physical dimensions of the body of the new phone are thinner and longer.....

2013 Frozen Gray M5 DROPPED on H&R springs

by Tim Jones on November 29, 2012 at 06:31:38 PM
2013 Frozen Gray M5 DROPPED on H&R springs

Turner Motorsport continues their relentless modification pace installing H&R sport springs on their 2013 frozen gray M5. This comes on the heels of installing the carbon fiber Gruppe M intake. This M5 is shaping up to be a one of a kind performance machine and knowing TMS this will be far from the last modifications they do. Turner Motorsport H&R Sport Spring Review We installed the H&R Sport Springs on...

Horsepower vs Torque: Explanation and Relevance to you

by Bimmerfest.com Member - on November 29, 2012 at 05:25:52 PM

POWER/TORQUE/GEARING Engine horsepower and engine torque is perhaps the single most misunderstood subject amongst people and even proclaimed car enthusiasts. The importance of the two values have been argued for as long as engines have existed and that is solely due to lack of understanding in physics and how powertrains really work in cars. In order to fully form an understanding, the very basics must be thoroughly grasped. Defining Horsepower and Torque: There are certain basic and...

Spied: BMW F23 2 Series Convertible

by Tim Jones on November 29, 2012 at 02:27:05 PM
Spied: BMW F23 2 Series Convertible

After months of rumors, speculation and waiting we've spied the new 2 series. The current 1 series coupe and convertible are being converted into the 2 series coupe F22 and show in these spy pictures the F23 convertible. To match up to the existing 3, 4, 5, 6 and 7 series line up the 1 series will be the new entry level sedan and the 2 series is the entry level coupe. Complaints about the...

Apple iPhone 5 and iOS6 integration with your BMW

by Tim Jones on November 28, 2012 at 12:30:39 PM

Recently Apple released the much anticipated iPhone 5, offering a larger screen, faster processor and LTE coverage. BMW and Apple have a strong partnership with Apple iPhone being featured prominently in concept cars and supported in production cars with ConnectedDrive and BMW Apps. The new iPhone 5 hardware and iOS6 operating system has a lot of BMW owners wondering if they upgrade to the latest and greatest...

BMW Shows Off the Concept Active Tourer Ahead of Paris Debut

by Mark Jurista on September 14, 2012 at 07:50:43 AM
BMW Shows Off the Concept Active Tourer Ahead of Paris Debut

The BMW Concept Active Tourer will be shown off at the 2012 Paris Motor Show but details and photos have already made it to the web. Read on to get all the details.

F30 3 Series Fuel Economy NOT as Good as Advertises: EPA Revises MPG Down

The EPA has revised the fuel economy numbers for the 2012 BMW 3 series from the preliminary numbers. These numbers are still preliminary as the EPA has not yet test the SULEV N26 powered 328i. Once the SULEV 328i is tested the EPA will release the final fuel economy numbers. The updated numbers for the 328i sedan are BMW 2012 328i Sedan Automatic City 23 / Highway 33 /...

Everything You Ever Wanted to Know About the Start Stop Feature on your F30 3 Series

Are you wondering just how the Start / Stop feature works on your 3 Series or why you would want to use it? We have gone through the process of understanding the feature and learning how it all works to answer your questions.

Read on to see what we learned and to ask us questions if something is not explained as well as you would like!

Bimmerfest Long Term Review 328i breaks the 500 mile barrier.  Read on to get the scoop.

We have been hard at work putting miles on the long term review 328i and just pushed past the 500 mile barrier. Time for our initial review of the latest BMW 3 Series ... find out what makes the new 328i a winner.


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