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BMW introduces the new 2.0 TwinPower Turbo 245HP unit

The new 2.0-liter petrol unit will debut on the BMW X1 xDrive28i while many other models are on the waiting list to benefit from the new engine. The new 2.0 TwinPower Turbo unit is able to develop 245 horsepower at 5000 rpm while the Germans announced a torque of 350 Nm available at 1250 rpm.

The new 2.0 TwinPower Turbo 245HP unit

The new 2.0 TwinPower Turbo 245HP unit

The new four-cylinder engine is able to meet the Euro5 requirments as the average fuel consumption stops at 7,9 liters/100 km while the CO2 emissions reach 183 g/km. The new petrol unit also offers a system which recovers the braking energy together with the well-known Start/Stop system, all these in order to make the new engine more eco-friendly.

ADAC awards BMW 5 Series F10 with the “Car of the Year” distinction

The current BMW 5 Series generation managed to gain the biggest amount of appreciations from the German journalists from ADAC but also from about 19 million people who participated at this contest. ADAC Motorwelt together with its readers even we talk about the printed version or the online webpage decided to award the BMW 5 Series F10 with the “Car of the Year” distinction, in Germany indeed.

BMW 5 Series F10

BMW 5 Series F10

This is one more proof that the German model is a trustworthy premium model which provides outstanding quality and innovative technology.

BMW 6 Series Coupe (F12) camouflage free prototype spied

Shortly after the convertible version of the new generation 6 Series had been unveiled at the Detroit Auto Show, the latest spy shots reveal us the coupe version of the new generation, codenamed F12.

2012 BMW 6 Series Coupe (F12) prototype

2012 BMW 6 Series Coupe (F12) prototype

Even the new BMW 6 Series Coupe (F12) will be unveiled at the incoming Geneva Motor Show or later at Frakfurt, we know for sure that the model is very close to debut, especially considering that its testing process rechead an advanced stage as we see the model undistinguished.

BMW Megacity to come with a price tag of €30,000+

According to a statement made by someone within the German manufacturer which said that the new BMW Megacity will have a slightly big price tag than the Nissan Leaf, we assume that the new electric model known as Megacity will have a price of more than €30,000 considering Leaf’s prices.

BMW Megacity rendering

BMW Megacity rendering

Even the German official within BMW decided to keep its identity secret, we find a key detail on the new BMW Megacity which is expected to debut somewhere in 2013. Even this information is not very welcome as anyone would want a more affordable price, the German innovative model may offer something more than we expect, something to justify this price.

The competition version of BMW 1 M Coupe to take shape very soon

Back in December 2010, we talked about a rendering made by Jon Sibal based on the new BMW 1 Series M Coupe, a well-known designer and BMW fan in th same time. At that time we thought that we won’t see this model as a real car too soon but the designer just contradicted us recently.

Jon Sibal's rendering of BMW 1 Series M Coupe

Jon Sibal's rendering of BMW 1 Series M Coupe

We have some fresh details coming up exactly from his blog according to, the BMW 1 Series M Coupe competition version will take shape thanks to a massive collaboration with a large number of tuners.

Detroit’s Police recovered the stolen BMW 7 Series

It seems that the BMW 750i xDrive has been found by the American police after just a day since the German model was stolen by a group of thieves from Detroit Auto Show. The thieves found the best moment to stole the car while the BMW worker who was loading the model into a truck in order to transport it left the model with the keys inside.

The stolen BMW 7 Series found

The stolen BMW 7 Series found

The thieves were not amateurs as they disabled the BMW Assist system which is a system that uses the GPS system to locate the model. Actually, when the model was founded, the Police confirmed that the wiring of the GPS system had been cut.

BMW 7 Series F01 unit stolen at Detroit right under the eyes of the Germans

It seems that the Detroit Auto Show brings also some strange happenings as a group of thieves managed to stole a BMW 7 Series model, the BMW 750Li more exactly, in a moment of careless, the model being left opened and with the keys inside.

BMW 7 Series F01 stolen at Detroit

BMW 7 Series F01 stolen at Detroit

The case happened somewhere near Westin Book Cadillac hotel were the Germans from BMW were loading the model into a transport truck, one of the workers left the model probably with the engine functioning and after he returned to the vehicle, few seconds later, it wasn’t there anymore.

2012 BMW 1 Series M Coupe price and live photos from 2011 NAIAS

The Germans from BMW announced the price for the new 1 Series M Coupe, the smallest M model ever created by BMW’s Motorsport division. Together with the new 1 Series M, BMW introduced the new 6 Series Convertible (F13) we already talked about.

2012 BMW 1 Series M Coupe

2012 BMW 1 Series M Coupe

Packing under the bonnet a twin-turbo 3.0-liter six-cylinder engine, the German small model manages to provide 335 horsepower and 450 Nm of torque while the sprint to 100 km/h is achieved in 4,7 seconds. The metallic orange exterior colour found usually on the competition M3 versions brings a plus in terms of appearance.

G-Power’s BMW M5 Hurricane GS (E60) is the fastest LPG-powered vehicle

The Germans from G-Power developed the fastest vehicle using LPG, named M5 Hurricane GS based on the E60 generation. G-Power’s BMW M5 Hurricane GS defeated the top speed of the BMW E92 GP3.10 GAS Powered, a model tuned by AC Schnitzer, using the same LPG fuel but able to reach a top speed of 318 km/h.

G-Power BMW M5 Hurricane GS (E60)

G-Power BMW M5 Hurricane GS (E60)

The new M5 Hurricane GS is able to achieve a top speed of 333 km/h being now the fastest LPG vehicle. Under the bonnet the modified 5.0-liter V10 engine is able to develop 650 horsepower and 650 Nm of torque. In order to reach the performance mentioned above, BMW M5′s engine suffered few modifications such as a new water-cooled intercooler, a revised ECU unit and two new compressors.

2012 BMW 6 Series convertible (F13) introduced at the 2011 NAIAS

Few months ago, namely November last year, the Germans revealed the convertible version of the new generation 6 Series, codenamed F13. Here are some live photos with the new BMW 650i F13 directly from Detroit, the Bavarian model being equipped with the V8 engine able to develop 400 horsepower and 610 Nm of torque.

2012 BMW 6 Series Convertible (F13) at 2011 NAIAS

2012 BMW 6 Series Convertible (F13) at 2011 NAIAS

The BMW 640i will benefit from the N55 TwinScroll propeller able to develop 320 horsepower and 450 Nm of torque, weighting 1,840 kilograms, the German model is able to sprint from 0 to 100 km/h in 5,7 seconds. In terms of size, the new 6 Series F13 is 4,89m long and 1,36m wide.

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