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BMW Shows Off Emergency Vehicles at RETTmobil 2013by Mark Jurista on May 08, 2013 at 11:50:00 AM
At the RETTmobil trade show in Fulda, the BMW Group will be presenting from 15 to 17 May 2013 an up-to-date overview of its range of purpose-built emergency vehicles.
BMW will be exhibiting a total of seven different models – a BMW X6 M50d designed as a medical car for the racetrack and a BMW X3 as a fire brigade command vehicle at the main entrance, a BMW X1 “First Responder” and, at the exhibition booth, a BMW X3 and a BMW 3 Series Touring as emergency medical services vehicles, a BMW 5 Series Touring as a fire brigade command vehicle as well as a public authority version of the new F 800 GT motorcycle.
3 Series Gran Turismo in Motionby Tim Jones on April 29, 2013 at 06:26:00 PM
Say what you will about the 3 Series Gran Turismo, you can't help but find it attractive in this well put together BMW product spotlight. Think of the 3 GT as a 3 series +, with a bit more room, a bit more comfort and a bit more functionality. Styling wise, BMW has left plenty of room for debate.
BMW 5 Series on 20 inch CEC c882 wheels in machined gloss blackby Tim Jones on April 29, 2013 at 05:12:00 PM
CEC's latest project 535i gets a 20 inch set of their c882 with a gloss black and machined finish. In addition to the aggressive wheels they've added body parts from AC Shnitzer. The ACS parts list includes: side skirt add-ons, rear spoiler, rear diffuser, roof spoiler.
Top ten for Turner Motorsport BMW M3 at Road Atlantaby Tim Jones on April 24, 2013 at 12:13:00 PM
Despite setbacks and a rained out qualifying the Turner Motorsport No. 94 GT class M3 finished 7th in GT keeping Paul Dalla Lana 4th in the driver points championship. In GS class the No. 96 M3 retired after 10 laps with a gearbox issue.
BMW i3 in exclusive Solar Orange metallic paintby Tim Jones on April 24, 2013 at 10:50:00 AM
Spotted in Solar Orange metallic paint the all electric BMW i3 goes on sale in Europe in July with production vehicles hitting Euro showrooms in October. US customers will have to wait until 2014. Converted Euro pricing puts the starting price around $53,500.
First pictures of the BMW i3 production lineby Tim Jones on April 23, 2013 at 06:48:00 PM
We have the first pictures of the BMW i3 production line in Leipzig. With full production starting in August the finish touches and testing are in the works. The i3 arrives in European dealerships in October, US buyers will be forced to wait until early 2014 for their i3s.
Look, listen and learn: F80 M3 on the Nurburgringby Tim Jones on April 22, 2013 at 05:01:00 PM
Watch the next generation F80 M3 get wrung out on the Nurbrugring. This video gives us the best soundtrack yet. If you're wondering what the F80 M3 is going to sound like give this a listen.
BMW i3 on sale July starting around $53,500by Tim Jones on April 18, 2013 at 07:19:00 PM
The all electric BMW i3 will go on sale in Europe in July with a starting price of roughly $53,500 USD. The range extender version with a 650cc electric generator starts around $58,000 USD. Production i3 arrive in dealership in October.
BMW Customers Get One-Year Subscription to SiriusXM’s All Access Packageby Mark Jurista on April 18, 2013 at 04:13:00 PM
BMW of North America and Sirius XM Radio (NASDAQ: SIRI) today announced that BMW and MINI customers will receive a one-year subscription to SiriusXM’s All Access Package when purchasing any Model Year 2013 or newer BMW vehicle, MINI vehicle or BMW Motorcycle equipped with a satellite radio starting this month. The All Access Package offers SiriusXM’s most complete programming line-up, including premium channels and access to SiriusXM Internet Radio. “Our customers expect exceptional...
The evolution of the BMW Kidney Grillby Tim Jones on April 18, 2013 at 11:15:00 AM
At the BMW brand store in Paris BMW has an art piece showing off the evolution of the iconic BMW twin kidney grills. The two-section, rounded radiator grille was first seen on the BMW 303 at the 1933 International Motor Show in Geneva.
The design has evolved during the course of time into one of the most distinctive BMW features. Over decades the characteristic kidney grille has been interpreted in many different ways and still characterises the unmistakeable face of every BMW vehicle.