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BMW Opens New Driver Training Academy outside of Munich

by Tim Jones on September 14, 2012 at 03:20:04 PM

On 14 September 2012 the BMW Driving Academy opened for business. This new BMW Group driver training center just outside Munich lies close to the heart of the company, with barely 30 kilometers separating it from BMW headquarters. The site of what used to be the Fürstenfeldbruck airfield in Maisach covers some 130 hectares (1.3 million square meters) – an ample area on which to simulate and practice every...

Watch a BMW being stolen in 3 minutes...

by Bimmerfest.com Member - on July 06, 2012 at 04:57:38 PM

Not sure if this has been posted, but here goes: The essential theft process varies in detail, but all seem to have a fundamental methodology in common. First, the car is entered, either via nearby RF jammers that block the lock signal from the fob from reaching the car, or, more crudely, by breaking a window, as seen in the video in this post of the 1 Series being stolen. In cases of the window break, the thieves seem to be exploiting a gap in the...

VIDEO: BMW 1M and Audi TT RS - Track day!

by Tim Jones on May 31, 2011 at 05:10:36 PM
VIDEO: BMW 1M and Audi TT RS - Track day!

No results to be had from this video other than it is always a good day when you have an open track and two brand new 300+ horsepower monsters. http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=zHwcPD3oo6Y...


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