Archive for August, 2013

2014 BMW X5 Individual

2014 BMW X5 Individual breaks cover

The Bavarians at BMW officially introduced the BMW X5 Individual, just few hours after they unveiled the high-performance diesel version, namely the X5 M50d. The new range of accessories is dedicated to the new-generation X5 and comes with two special exterior finishes, the Pyrite Brown metallic and Ruby Black metallic. […]

by August 31, 2013 0 comments BMW X5
3 years ago
New information surfaces on the BMW-Toyota supercar

New information surfaces on the BMW-Toyota supercar

It was not long ago that we were shaking our head in disbelief hearing about BMW planning a joint venture with Toyota. The result is supposed to be a supercar, and we all wondered “why does BMW need Toyota’s help for a supercar?” More news have arrived to the internet, […]

by August 30, 2013 0 comments Concept Cars
3 years ago
2014 BMW X5 M50d

2014 BMW X5 M50d officially introduced

The Germans at BMW officially unveiled the 2014 X5 M50d, a diesel model based on the new-generation of the Bavarian SUV. Under the hood we find a 3.0-liter tri-turbo unit producing 381 horses and 740Nm of torque. An eight-speed automatic transmission sends the power to the wheels enabling the 0-100 […]

by August 30, 2013 0 comments BMW X5
3 years ago
2014 BMW M4 Convertible spied

All-new BMW M4 Convertible spied for the first time

Few days ago we’ve seen the BMW M4 Coupe prototype being tested but today we get the opportunity to get a closer look at its open-top brother. As you guessed, the main change of the new BMW M4 Convertible is the three-piece folding hardtop. The exterior styling features the same […]

by August 29, 2013 0 comments BMW M4
3 years ago
New pictures of the BMW i3 emerge

New pictures of the BMW i3 emerge

BMW i3 is now on its final stretch to reach dealerships, and yet not many pictures are out there of the electric city car. Those that we do know, are few and overused, and fresh snaps are dearly needed. And thanks to the Pebble Beach event and a industrious photographer, […]

by August 28, 2013 0 comments BMW i
3 years ago
2014 BMW M3 spied

2014 BMW M3 prototype spotted again

Joining its bigger brother, the new BMW M3 hits the road for more testing prior the model’s debut at the upcoming North American International Auto Show, in January. At the exterior, the German sports car comes with new front and rear bumpers, side skirts, a rear diffuser, a quad-pipe exhaust […]

by August 28, 2013 1 comment BMW M3, Spy Photos
3 years ago
2014 BMW M4 Coupe

2014 BMW M4 Coupe drops more camouflage

There are no doubts that the new BMW M4 Coupe is getting closer and closer as the newest spy photos show a prototype which slowly starts to drop the camouflage. We’ve already seen the concept version few weeks ago, therefore, we have an idea of how the upcoming high-performance German […]

by August 27, 2013 0 comments BMW M4, Spy Photos
3 years ago
BMW i8 Inteior

BMW i8 interior spy photo

Over the weeks since the BMW i8 was announced by the German car maker, a steady stream of spy shots have been coming in. While the vehicle has yet to shed any camouflage, we already know how it will look for the most part. Now we also get to see […]

by August 27, 2013 0 comments BMW i
3 years ago
BMW 3 Series Touring by BBM Motorsport

E91 BMW 3 Series Touring by BBM Motorsport

BBM Motorsport reveals a quite comprehensive tuning package for the E91 BMW 3 Series Touring, namely for the 330d version. Under the hood, the 3.0-liter six-cylinder unit is capable to produce 274 horsepower and 859Nm of torque, a boost of 43 horses. The additional power is available thanks to a […]

3 years ago
BMW M6 Coupe by G-Power

G-Power tunes the BMW M6 Coupe

The tuning specialists at G-Power revealed photos and details on their newest package, this time for the F13 BMW M6 Coupe. The German sports car gets both performance and styling tweaks, all part of the G-Power Bi-Tronik III kit. Under the bonnet, the 4.4-liter V8 powerplant is now capable to […]

by August 25, 2013 1 comment BMW M6, G-Power Tuning
3 years ago
CFRP BMW i3 will be easily repaired

CFRP BMW i3 will be easily repaired

When BMW announced that the BMW i3 electric city car will sport a full carbon fiber passenger cell, pretty much everyone concentrated on the advantages of the carbon fiber. Now more and more the question “how will it behave in a crash?” pops up and plenty skeptics are born. As […]

by August 24, 2013 0 comments BMW i
3 years ago
BMW M4 might be ditching manual transmission altogether

BMW M4 might be ditching manual transmission altogether

The industry is slowly phasing out the manual transmission, bringing up the automatics. And a recent rumor says that the BMW M4 will also ditch the manual transmission in favor of an automatic. Thing is, the M4 will not only come available in the automatic gear box configuration, the same […]

by August 24, 2013 0 comments BMW M4
3 years ago
BMW Concept X5 eDrive

BMW Concept X5 eDrive to make official debut at Frankfurt

BMW released photos and details for the new Concept X5 eDrive, a hybrid variant of the new X5 which will be revealed in world premiere at the Frankfurt Motor Show, next month. Under the hood we find a 95-horsepower electric motor alongside a four-cylinder gasoline engine. Together with a lithium-ion […]

by August 23, 2013 0 comments BMW X5, Concept Cars
3 years ago
BMW Sportback Concept

Ismet Cevik renders a BMW Sportback

While the artist might have gone a bit over the board with naming his creation, after you see what he drew up, the name won’t seem so wrong. Even if renderings don’t usually come as a wide photo gallery, the sole picture is called even by the artist a preview […]

by August 22, 2013 0 comments Concept Cars
3 years ago
2014 BMW M4 Coupe

BMW M4 confirmed to compete starting with 2014 season

The replacement of the old M3 with the brand new BMW M4 raised many controversies lately, so the carmaker had to come up with some strategies that should grow the popularity of its newcomer. Consequently, BMW M4 will enter sports competitions beginning next year and the first one will be […]

by August 22, 2013 0 comments BMW M4
3 years ago
BMW

BMW’s recall extends into Australia

Recently BMW issued a recall involving the E70 BMW X5, with 1.540 units being called into the shops for fixes. The problem discovered by the NHTSA put the fuel filter heater at fault, and while no incidents cause by it were registered, there are certain risks. While at first the […]

by August 21, 2013 0 comments Manufacturing
3 years ago
BMW M1 at Salon Prive

1978 BMW M1 will be displayed at Salon Prive

Today, BMW M Division is a very respected part of the German car maker, and every M Bimmer is held in high regard. But before BMW’s M models became know for their performance, there was one very special vehicle that might cause confusion for some. Called the BMW M1, it […]

by August 20, 2013 0 comments BMW M1
3 years ago
BMW issues a 1.540 units E70 X5 recall

BMW issues a 1.540 units E70 X5 recall

It seems that even premium manufacturers like BMW are sometimes plagued by faulty merchandise and are forced to issue recalls. The most recent debacle involves the E70 BMW X5 model, and problems affect some 1.540 units. The National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA) reported that said units have a faulty […]

by August 19, 2013 0 comments BMW X5
3 years ago
Putting BMW Z4 Project slingshot tuning under the spotlights

Putting BMW Z4 Project slingshot tuning under the spotlights

It was only a few days ago when we all got to take a look at the latest tuning work of Alpina BMW, the famous Alpina D3 prototype that should be unveiled during the Frankfurt Motor Show and here we are today, putting under scrutiny another recent tuning work, for […]

by August 18, 2013 0 comments BMW Tuning News, BMW Z4
3 years ago
More colors for the BMW M4

More colors for the BMW M4

The first thing that struck me when I saw the recent pictures and videos of the BMW M4 Coupe Concept was the paint job. Apparently it is something called Aurum Dust, and it’s quite uncommon to see a golden BMW, unless a prince decides to gold plate one. With the […]

by August 18, 2013 0 comments BMW M4
3 years ago