Archive for August, 2013

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
5 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
5 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
5 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
5 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
5 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
5 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
5 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
5 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
5 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
5 years ago