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VIDEO: The only BMW 507 boat - BMW Boat?

by Tim Jones on October 24, 2014 at 05:01:00 PM
VIDEO: The only BMW 507 boat - BMW Boat?

It was an experiment in the late 50s to make a speedboat with a BMW 507 engine and design. A unique beauty. But then the boat disappeared for decades, until a young guy heard of the boat, found and restored it.

The BMW 507 is a very rare BMW roadster, only around 250 cars have been produced in the 1950s. And this is the only BMW 507 boat.

BMW announces October price increase for many BMW models

by Tim Jones on September 30, 2014 at 05:02:00 PM

BMW of North America announced a modest inflationary price increase for some Model Year 2015 vehicles, effective October 1, 2014. The Destination and Handling fee for all models is $950 and is included in the following list for current and new prices.

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.

The 2015 BMW 2 Series Convertible

by Tim Jones on September 09, 2014 at 06:01:00 PM
The 2015 BMW 2 Series Convertible

Hot on the heels of the widely acclaimed BMW 228i and M235i Coupe, BMW announces the new BMW 2 Series Convertible. Available in the US as the 228i and M235i, the 2 Series Convertible blends the style and dynamic driving character for which the 2 Series Coupe is already renowned with the open-air pleasure of a folding soft-top.

The 2015 M235i and 228i as well as the 228i xDrive, featuring BMW's intelligent all-wheel drive system, will arrive in US showrooms in early 2015.

Moving Andy Warhol's M1 Art Car

by Tim Jones on August 26, 2014 at 05:32:00 PM

ndy Warhol's 1979 BMW M1 Art Car was on display at the Saratoga Automobile Museum. Watch the process of getting such a vehicle in place for showing.

With a rolling piece of art like this, white gloves, slow movements and a lot of spotters are required. Just watch as each step is methodically planned out to make sure nothing happens to this priceless work of art.

Bimmerfest member Dave 20T heads to Jaguar XE World Premier in London

by Tim Jones on August 22, 2014 at 12:52:00 PM member Dave T, posting as Dave 20T, is on a mission to find out about the Jaguar XE. He's a loyal owner of a 2013 BMW 320i and will bring back a BMW owners perspective on the new Jag.

Details of the Jaguar XE will be coming soon in early September on Bimmerfest. For those interested in the travelogue part of the trip, follow @MeAndMyWagen on Twitter then return to Bimmerfest for details of the Jaguar XE!

New Product: AGA N62 Carbon Removal Hook Tool

by Tim Jones on August 21, 2014 at 05:13:00 PM
New Product: AGA N62 Carbon Removal Hook Tool

Carbon build up in the secondary air injection system of the N62 V* engine that you can't get out? Use the new AGA carbon removal hook, saving you thousands.

Another simple and effective tool from AGA that allows you to cheaply repair an otherwise very expensive issue.

M235i M Performance Parts at Las Vegas Speedway

by Tim Jones on August 21, 2014 at 02:50:00 PM

With 2 series coupes arriving to eager owners the modifications can begin. BMW M Performance parts is BMW's attempt to take a chunk of the modification market place, offering factory level parts, at basically factory (expensive) pricing. These parts might not be the cheapest on the market but the quality is as good as it gets.

Latest G11 next gen 7 Series spy pics

by Tim Jones on August 21, 2014 at 02:14:00 PM
Latest G11 next gen 7 Series spy pics

The launch of the G11 next generation 7 Series is coming soon. BMW has been out testing prototypes again, this time in production body panels. While still heavily disguised the final form is starting to be visible.

The biggest changes will take place beneath the skin with the 35up platform. This new platform, which will also underpin the next gen 5 series, is super light weight using technology from the BMW i3 and i8. The G11 will be officially unveiled at the Frankfurt Auto Show in 2015.

3 series / 4 series changes for MY 2015 production

by Tim Jones on August 14, 2014 at 10:21:00 AM

MY 2015 vehicles are just hitting the US and BMW has announced a series of changes. Vehicles starting production in July 2014 have the following new features.

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