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E30 M3 vs Mercedes Benz 190E - Head 2 Head

by Tim Jones on July 16, 2012 at 05:34:22 PM
E30 M3 vs Mercedes Benz 190E - Head 2 Head

For a BMW enthusiast it doesn't get more special then the E30 M3. The E30 M3 is the first BMW I ever feel I love with, a friend had one in high school and I was the coolest car I had ever seen. It is on my bucket list to own one, and I cannot wait. Built in the same era the Mercedes Benz 190E is equally special to MB enthusiasts and provided the motivation for BMW to build the original M3. On this episode of Head 2 Head, Automobile...

40 Years BMW M GmbH - The Story of BMW M

by Tim Jones on July 08, 2012 at 06:00:00 AM
40 Years BMW M GmbH - The Story of BMW M

"A company is like a human being. As long as it goes in for sports, it is fit, well-trained, full of enthusiasm and performance." These were the words of Robert A. Lutz, BMW AG Board Member Sales, back in 1972. They were the words christening the youngest subsidiary of BMW AG at the time, BMW Motorsport GmbH. Today the company is called BMW M GmbH. But it is just as fit, well-trained, full of enthusiasm and performance as it was 40 years ago.

Limited Edition 2013 BMW M3 Lime Rock Park Edition in Fire Orange

by Tim Jones on July 07, 2012 at 02:00:00 AM
Limited Edition 2013 BMW M3 Lime Rock Park Edition in Fire Orange

BMW of North America announces another limited edition M3. This summer BMW will produce 200 2013 M3 Lime Rock Park Edition Coupes, 25 cars per week for 8 weeks. The production starts in August with deliverers staring in September.

Pricing will start at $70,100 plus $895 for destination and handling. The limited edition M3s are going to go fast so call your local dealership to reserve one now. Each dealer will only get one allocation so you may have to call around to several dealers to get one.

Limited Edition 2013 BMW M3 Lime Rock Park Edition in Fire Orange

by Tim Jones on July 06, 2012 at 03:15:27 PM
Limited Edition 2013 BMW M3 Lime Rock Park Edition in Fire Orange

BMW of North America announces another limited edition M3. This summer BMW will produce 200 2013 M3 Lime Rock Park Edition Coupes, 25 cars per week for 8 weeks. The production starts in August with deliverers staring in September. Pricing will start at $70,100 plus $895 for destination and handling. The limited edition M3s are going to go fast so call your local dealership to reserve one now....

BMW Art Car Collection on Display for the London Olympics

by Tim Jones on July 06, 2012 at 10:20:22 AM

The Institute of Contemporary Art (ICA), in partnership with BMW, the Mayor of London and the London Olympics, will take over a landmark car park in Shoreditch for two weeks only from 21 July to 4 August for a unique exhibition of the BMW Art Car Collection on show for the first time in the UK. The exhibition is part of the London 2012 Festival, a spectacular 12-week nationwide celebration running until 9...

40 Years of BMW M GmbH - The Story of BMW M

by Tim Jones on July 05, 2012 at 08:20:02 PM

***8220;A company is like a human being. As long as it goes in for sports, it is fit, well-trained, full of enthusiasm and performance.***8221; These were the words of Robert A. Lutz, BMW AG Board Member Sales, back in 1972. They were the words christening the youngest subsidiary of BMW AG at the time, BMW Motorsport GmbH. Today the company is called BMW M GmbH. But it is just as fit, well-trained,...

Turner Motorsport Finishes Second in GT at Road America - Back to Back Podiums

Bill Auberlen and Paul Dalla Lana, driving the No. 94 Turner Motorsport BMW M3, finished second in Saturday's two-hour Rolex 250 at Road America, in Elkhart Lake, Wis. The duo's second consecutive GT class podium finish - following a win at Mid-Ohio two weeks ago - moves the Turner Motorsport team to fourth in the GT point standings. Turner Motorsport now heads into the second half of the 2012 Grand Am...

BMW Wins 4 Engine of the Year Awards for 2012

by Tim Jones on June 14, 2012 at 02:36:18 PM
BMW Wins 4 Engine of the Year Awards for 2012

BMW has always won all sorts of awards for their engines and this year is no different with BMW winning 4 2012 Engine of the Year awards. The winning engines were from the 328i, M3, 1M Coupe and Mini.

If you haven't had a chance to go out and drive a car with one of these engines...what are you waiting for?

We Sit Down with Thomas Schemera and Matt Russell to Discuss the M5/M6 and F8X M3

This past week we had the opportunity to sit down with Thomas Schemera (VP of Sales and Marketing for the BMW M Brand at BMW AG) and Matt Russell (M Brand Manager for the BMW of North America) to talk about the new M5/M6 and to see what kind of insight we might get into the upcoming F80 M3.

Find out what we learned about these ///M cars in our interview.

The BMW M3 CRT - Intelligent Lightweight Design for Even Higher Performance

The BMW M3 CRT (Carbon Racing Technology) embodies a concentrated blend of state-of-the-art development expertise inspired directly by motorsport in the areas of drive system, chassis technology and intelligent lightweight design. It also represents the worldwide debut of a new production process for carbon-fiber reinforced plastic (CFRP) components in the automotive industry. This process allows CFRP to be...










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