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BMW 2-Series Active Tourer with xDrive is real now

BMW officially announced the introduction of the xDrive system on the 2-Series Active Tourer, making this model the first front-wheel drive model to gain the xDrive system.

The four-wheel drive system will be available only on the 220d and 225i models. In the diesel version, fuel economy figures are rated at 4,8 liters/100 km with CO2 emissions of 127 g/km.

BMW 2-Series Active Tourer with xDrive

BMW 2-Series Active Tourer with xDrive

The petrol model returns an average of 6,5 liters/100 km with CO2 emissions of 152 g/km.

BMW Will Size Down MINI Model Lineup

Since the BMW`s important subsidiary British based MINI has encountered rough times in the past few years, especially for the 2014, the German carmaker has recently decided to size down the MINI lineup.

This way, BMW would prefer less models but higher-end MINI products, this way reducing costs and reviving the entire MINI fleet. Out of eight, only five models will be left on the market.

MINI Lineup

MINI Lineup

Rumors have been long stating the keeping on the market of the three-door and five-door versions of the Countryman crossover, the Clubman wagon as well as the classic hatchback. Now, the rumors are confirmed by Peter Schwarzenbauer, the head at MINI.

BMW 3-Series Plug-in Hybrid Prototype Unveiled at 2014 Group Innovation Days

The BMW German premium carmaker has specifically chosen the 2014 Group Innovation Days to unveil the one-off BMW 3-Series Plug-in Hybrid prototype, the model standing side-by-side with the BMW 5-Series GT prototype.

This would be the first facelift carried out on the 3-Series, the model now coming with a lot of interesting changes at the body, as we could also depict from the camouflaged shots. Under the hood, the model is also coming with a conventional engine hooked to an electric motor.

BMW 3-Series Plug-in Hybrid Prototype

BMW 3-Series Plug-in Hybrid Prototype

From a visual point of view, the BMW 3-Series Plug-in Hybrid prototype will be coming with a revised rear bumper, changes to the headlights and the taillights, as well as other tweaks that will make it stand out from the crowd.

BMW 3-Series plug-in hybrid prototype presented at Group Innovation Days

BMW pulled the wraps off the 3-Series plug-in hybrid prototype at this year’s edition of the Group Innovation Days.

While we can’t see the exact exterior styling as this hybrid model is based on the upcoming model, which is currently in the works, we get to know what sits under the hood.

BMW 3-Series plug-in hybrid prototype

BMW 3-Series plug-in hybrid prototype

We talk about a 2.0-liter turbocharged gasoline unit and an electric motor for a total of 245 horsepower and 400 Nm of torque. Fuel economy figures are rated at only 2 liters/100 km or 117 mpg US.

BMW 5-Series GT Prototype Launched at 2014 Group Innovation Days

With the 2014 Group Innovation Days event taking place these days, the BMW German based considered it a good opportunity to unveil the 5-Series GT prototype, alongside the 3-Series Plug-in Hybrid prototype.

What is revolutionary about the 5-Series GT is that the prototype will be coming with the eDrive and the Twin Power Turbo Technology, which will set the paces for the future of plug-in hybrid vehicles.

BMW 5-Series GT Prototype

BMW 5-Series GT Prototype

The BMW 5-Series GT prototype will be fed by a conventional unit which will be used as a generator to produce electricity for the two electric motors, while a 20kW lithium-ion battery will also supply an extra mile range.

Video: F80 BMW M3 Tested by Chris Harris

The F80 BMW M3 is ending up in our news again, this time with the model being tested be world famous UK journalist Chris Harris.

The entire tests were also caught on video, which is a part of the Youtube car series, showcasing the journalist behind the almighty F80 BMW M3.

F80 BMW M3 Tested by Chris Harris

F80 BMW M3 Tested by Chris Harris

The tests conducted on the Portimao track in Portugal, also include some drifting sessions, both on track as well as on the road, to see the car`s handling in different conditions.

G11 BMW 7-Series Will Tweak B &W Audio System

Since the present model is still using the Bang & Olufsen audio system, the upcoming 7-Series is rumored to come with a different audio system, which will perfectly complement the car`s iDrive system.

As said, rumors state that the upcoming G11 BMW 7-Series will be installed inside with a state of the art and hi-fi system from the Bowers & Wilkins British based audio manufacturer.

G11 BMW 7-Series with B &W Audio System

G11 BMW 7-Series with B &W Audio System

The audio system will consists of 12-channel Harman 1,400 watts Class D amplifier, coming with an overall of 19 Bowers & Wilkins speakers. So performance would be at its best.

BMW M4 Yas Marina Blue by EAS

A thousand words cannot express what these pictures with the BMW M4 Yas Marina Blue have to reveal about this extraordinary German machinery. And in the hands of the aftermarket specialists from the EAS tuning division, the sports car becomes a truly amazing work of art. And the work of art could not have been completed without the M Performance Parts.

This particular BMW M4 wearing the one-of-a-kind Yas Marina Blue has received a customized tuning program from the European Auto Source tuning division, which has used a lot of M Performance Parts to transform this car into a real masterpiece.

BMW M4 Yas Marina Blue by EAS

BMW M4 Yas Marina Blue by EAS

First off, the M Performance Parts are visible all around the body, tweaking the BMW M Performance carbon fiber front splitters with the ABS lower splitter, the ABS side blade attachments, the BMW M Performance gloss black kidney grilles and the black side markers.

F8X BMW M3 Trophy S1 Front Splitter by Mode Carbon

The F8X BMW M3 has received in a premiere the Trophy S1 front splitter from the American based Mode Carbon tuning division.

The Trophy S1 front splitter is entirely made out of fiber carbon, which has been specially customized for the next generation BMW M3/M4, coming with some high-performance specifications.

F8X BMW M3 by Mode Carbon

F8X BMW M3 by Mode Carbon

Speaking about performance, the front splitter by Mode Carbon leads the airflow to different important parts of the car, designed to produce more downforce. But this is not a certain fact, as the Mode Carbon is still testing the front splitter in wind channels.

G11 BMW 7-Series Spied Wearing the New iDrive system

Rumors with the G11 BMW 7-Series coming with a new iDrive system have now been confirmed, as the model was caught on shots, wearing the refreshed iDrive system. Now, all the latest innovative technologies are put together in this extraordinary system, which was once considered dangerous for the driver.

But what innovation does it bring fresh? First off, seen in the shots pictures from Poltan.org, the new iDrive system allows receiving inputs through gestures and touches, with the help of the iDrive controller.

G11 BMW 7-Series with New iDrive System

G11 BMW 7-Series with New iDrive System

Moreover, the new iDrive system will come with a friendly interface that would not divert the driver from its usual driving, making sure that the touch sensitive LCD screen can now be controlled via voice commands.

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