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BMW 2002 Hommage at the Pebble Beach Concours d’Elegance

by Tim Jones on August 18, 2016 at 09:20:00 PM
BMW 2002 Hommage at the Pebble Beach Concours d’Elegance

To celebrate BMW is centenary at Concours d’Elegance in Pebble Beach BMW has unveiled this BMW 2002 Hommage. Designed to celebrate BMW's successful history with turbocharged engines it will certainly turn a lot of heads with it's iconic orange paintwork.

Its styling, while controversial, bridges a gap of 50 years in combining the characteristic, horizontal grill graphic of the 02 series with modern elements of BMW design.

2017 BMW X2 spied - Debut in September at Paris

by Tim Jones on August 16, 2016 at 03:22:00 PM
2017 BMW X2 spied - Debut in September at Paris

The BMW X2 expands the BMW model line up with another sport activity coupe. Based on the X1 the X2 will have it's world debut as a lightly disguised concept at the Paris Motor Show.

Do you think BMW needs another model in the lineup?

Next gen 3 Series (G20) coming in 2018

by Tim Jones on August 15, 2016 at 09:12:00 PM

The new 3 Series will be revived in 2018, less than two years from now. To make sure the next gen 3 Series is a worthy successor BMW is already out testing this very rough test mule.

The new 3 Series needs to step up it's game visually and quality wise to keep the competition at bay.

10 Things You Didn't Know About The BMW i8

by Tim Jones on August 11, 2016 at 03:21:00 PM
10 Things You Didn't Know About The BMW i8

Engineering Explained runs through 10 things you might not know about the BMW i8. The BMW i8 brings a lot of firsts not only to BMW, but to the automotive world.

BMW 330e pokes fun at Tesla's Model 3 - Why Wait?

by Tim Jones on August 09, 2016 at 05:54:00 PM
BMW 330e pokes fun at Tesla's Model 3 - Why Wait?

BMW pokes a bit of fun at anyone waiting for a Tesla Model 3. Sure, Tesla has consumers lining up, but can you drive it now?

Seven classic BMW race cars in Centenary Celebration

by Tim Jones on August 09, 2016 at 01:54:00 PM
Seven classic BMW race cars in Centenary Celebration

BMW is bringing out some of the greatest BMW race cars for their Centenary celebration at the 2016 Rolex Monterey Motorsports Reunion.

Cars include the 1970 BMW ALPINA 2002ti, 1975 BMW 3.0 CSL IMSA Group 4 No. 25, 1981 BMW M1 IMSA Group 4 No. 2,
1996 McLaren F1 GTR Powered by BMW, 1998 BMW (E36) M3 GT-2, 1999 BMW V12 LMR and the 2001 BMW (E46) M3 GTR V8!

Next gen M5 shows off front bumper design

by Tim Jones on August 09, 2016 at 07:38:00 AM
Next gen M5 shows off front bumper design

While out testing the next generation M5 gives us a good look at the front bumper design. It can be summed up in one word, aggressive!

To keep the M5 rumored 600 hp cool the front bumper is all air intakes for the engine and auxiliary cooling. The styling borrows heavily from the M3/M4.

A preview of BMW at Monterey Car Week

by Tim Jones on August 08, 2016 at 06:28:00 PM
A preview of BMW at Monterey Car Week

In the largest celebration this year outside of Munich, BMW will celebrate the 100th anniversary of its founding and its illustrious racing history at the four premiere events of Monterey Car Week.

2018 BMW M2 LCI Spied

by Tim Jones on August 06, 2016 at 10:32:00 AM
2018 BMW M2 LCI Spied

The first photos of the BMW M2 LCI have surfaced. The M2 LCI, the mid life cycle refresh, will come out in 2017 as a 2018 model.

With the sales success of the M2 thus far the changes are expected to be minimal. The camo covering suggests tweaks to the front and rear bumper, the interior will also get a refresh.

65,000 E83 X3s recalled for driver's front air bag module

by Tim Jones on August 04, 2016 at 01:26:00 PM
65,000 E83 X3s recalled for driver's front air bag module

BMW is conducting a Voluntary Safety Recall involving Driver's Front Air Bag Module on certain BMW vehicles that are equipped with non-desiccated Takata PSDI-5 inflators.










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