Archive for April, 2013

BMW Diesel Engine

More diesel for the US market

Most car enthusiasts tend to think not so highly of the diesel engines. Mostly because of the noise and the low rev. On the US market, customers had to contend with only a few options of diesel engines on their BMW, but changing trends and technology advances will soon change […]

by April 30, 2013 1 comment Engines, Useful News
4 years ago
BMW Logo

BMW to make gas powered cars

The trend in the car making industry is pointing toward lower and lower CO2 emissions. The hi-revving, fast cars are slowly becoming extinct. To remain one of the best car companies in the world, BMW can’t ignore the big trends, and so their plans will be tailored to suit the […]

by April 29, 2013 0 comments Engines
4 years ago
BMW i3 Carbon Fiber Body

BMW to use more carbon fiber

Ever since the dawn of the industrial age, technology has advanced and developed at staggering rates. It is the same case for the carbon fiber. It started out as a novelty material too expensive to use on just anything. Gradually, with time and the hard work of scientists, carbon fiber […]

by April 27, 2013 0 comments Manufacturing
4 years ago
F23 BMW 2 Series Convertible

F23 BMW 2 Series Convertible spied roofless

The new BMW 2 Series Convertible hits once again the streets, still wearing a thick layer of camouflage but with the top down. We’ve seen several spy shots with models being tested in quite though conditions, mostly in Northern countries. The Germans at BMW decided to take advantage of the […]

by April 26, 2013 0 comments BMW 2-Series, Spy Photos
4 years ago
BMW Group Technology Office USA

BMW funds a Hackathlon

BMW is a very old an cunning car making industry giant. And over the years it has shown that it has what it takes to be one of the leaders in its field. Keeping BMW in top shape are scores of engineers, constantly searching new ways of making the cars […]

by April 26, 2013 0 comments Events, Useful News
4 years ago
BMW M6 Coupe by Manhart Racing

BMW M6 Coupe restyled by Manhart Racing

Manhart Racing releases today initial details and photos on their new tuning kit for the new BMW M6 Coupe. In terms of styling, the Manhart MH6 S Biturbo benefits from a special red finish, carbon fiber front spoiler lip, hood, roof and trunk. The company also provides a new set […]

by April 25, 2013 0 comments BMW M6, BMW Tuning News, Manhart Tuning
4 years ago
BMW and Solarwatt Carport

BMW shakes hand with Solarwatt

More news from the alternative fuels front. With BMW set to launch the i3 soon and then the i8, they started projects supporting electric mobility. One of the latest endeavours BMW embarked on is a partnership with Solarwatt, one of the leaders of photovoltaic (solar panels) solutions in Germany. So […]

by April 25, 2013 0 comments BMW Electric, BMW i
4 years ago
2014 BMW M6 will get power boost

2014 BMW M6 will get power boost

It is well known that the giants of car making industry are constantly trying to get ahead of each other. This is especially true for the manufacturers that hail from Germany. Quite often we witnessed commercials hinting at the competition, placing them somewhat below the standard. And how many models […]

by April 24, 2013 1 comment BMW M6
4 years ago
BMW 1M Coupe

BMW 50:50 weight distribution

Whenever a car is designed, engineers have to consider a lot of factors. Depending on the targeted market and the kind of vehicle they want, they must consider performance, luxury, price accessibility, aesthetics or any combination of these factors. In recent years, more fuel efficient vehicles have also seen a […]

by April 23, 2013 0 comments Videos
4 years ago
2014 BMW M5 facelift

2014 BMW M5 facelift caught again on camera

The new M5 starts to show its metal more often, the facelift version of the high-performance model being spied today once again on European roads. To begin with, you should not expect any performance tweaks as the 4.4-liter V8 under the hood will very likely remain the same. This means […]

by April 23, 2013 0 comments BMW M5, Spy Photos
4 years ago
BMW 4-Series convertible spy shots show less camo

BMW 4-Series convertible spy shots show less camo

The BMW 4 Series continues the legacy of the 3 Series while also allowing the German car maker to better differentiate its vehicle range. The 4 Series convertible has been seen again by diligent photographers and this time more camouflage has been shed. The main thing we can now see […]

by April 22, 2013 0 comments BMW 4-Series, Spy Photos
4 years ago
BMW M1 auctioned off

BMW M1 auctioned off

A while back BMW decided to build a competitor for the supercars that where the dream of every young boy. Out of the project the BMW M1 was born, the only supercar constructed by the German car maker. And although it didn’t get quite as big as the Lamborghini, it […]

by April 22, 2013 0 comments Events
4 years ago
2014 F10 BMW M5

Competition Package for the 2014 F10 BMW M5

With just a few more months until the facelifted version for the F10 BMW M5 hits the market, the M division of the German car maker stepped up its game. They came through with the announcement of a new optional Competition Package to spice things up. The main improvement this […]

by April 21, 2013 0 comments BMW M5
4 years ago
Alpina 6 Series GranCoupe

New Alpina 6 Series GranCoupe spied

It seems that the German specialists at Alpina are preparing their own take on the new 6 Series GranCoupe, a model which will join the freshly introduced B3 and XD3. Under the bonnet, we expect to find a 4.4-liter V8 engine capable to deliver 540 horsepower. The base model for […]

by April 20, 2013 0 comments Alpina, Spy Photos
4 years ago
BMW i3 Concept

Come July, BMW will start taking orders for the i3

It will only be three more months until you can place an order for your very own BMW i3, so sit tight and be patient a little bit longer. At the end of July, BMW will open the books for its electric city vehicle. And you will have two models […]

by April 20, 2013 0 comments BMW Electric, BMW i
4 years ago
New photos of the BMW X4 released

New photos of the BMW X4 released

Before the official unveiling at the Shanghai Auto Show, BMW slowly leaks information on the X4 concept. Based on the BMW X3 platform, this new model in the range is closer to the styling of an X6. While no numbers were released so far, BMW did graciously provide more pictures […]

by April 19, 2013 1 comment BMW X4, Concept Cars
4 years ago
BMW i8 spied at Nurburgring

BMW i8 spied at Nurburgring

The diligent spies of the industry have caught the new BMW i8 testing on the Nurburgring. Clad in camouflage, its presence here can only mean one thing: the i8 is pretty much production ready and needs fine tuning. The BMW i8 will be using a hybrid system to get its […]

by April 18, 2013 0 comments BMW Electric, BMW i, Spy Photos
4 years ago
2014 BMW M5 spied

2014 BMW M5 spied outside Nürburgring

BMW is preparing to refresh the 5 Series range with a facelift treatment later this year. We’ve seen spy photos for the Sedan, Touring and GT, this time the high-performance M model being in the spotlight. You should not expect any major styling improvements, BMW opting to revise the optical […]

by April 17, 2013 0 comments BMW M5, Spy Photos
4 years ago
BMW i3 Coupe Rendering

BMW i3 Coupe and MPV might make an appearance

With the new BMW i3 well under way, it seems that the German car maker might be considering making a Coupe and MPV version. Although a Coupe might be a next logical step for the BMW i3, fact remains that the normal version of the vehicle hasn’t even shed all […]

by April 16, 2013 0 comments BMW Electric, BMW i
4 years ago
More spy shots of the 2014 BMW 5-Series Touring

More spy shots of the 2014 BMW 5-Series Touring

The facelifted version of the BMW 5-Series Touring version is set to make its official debut at the Frankfurt Motor Show later this year. We could wait until then to see what modifications BMW brought to the table, but some spy shots can do a good job too. First off, […]

by April 16, 2013 0 comments BMW 5-Series, Spy Photos
4 years ago