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BMW M3 E90 takes over the task of being the Ring Taxi

The 20.8-kilometre Nürburgring-Nordschleife circuit is undoubtedly a great piece of engineering with 73 corners and its special features able to make a single lap one of the most unforgettable memories. The German circuit really deserves the “Green Hell” moniker thanks to its unique characteristics, a large number of important German manufacturers, mainly the Bavarians from BMW, choosing to test their upcoming performance models on the challenging track. The BMW M3 E90 will be the new Ring Taxi with skilled drivers behind the steering wheel.

BMW M3 E90 Ring Taxi

BMW M3 E90 Ring Taxi

As you probably know, BMW lets you enjoy the German circuit by providing the Ring Taxi service. Until now, the Ring Taxi was a BMW M5 E60 with the famous Sabine Schmidt professional driver behind the steering wheel.

VIDEO: BMW promotes the new 1 Series F20 – One Origin. Two Originals.

You probably remember BMW’s campaign called “One Origin. Two Originals”, even a special webpage being created in order to promote the mysterious models with two different personalities but one origin that finally proved to be the new 1 Series generation. If you forgot in the mean time, BMW released a teaser in early May promoting two models, one of them having an artistic character while the second being dynamic.

2012 BMW 1 Series hatchback (F20)

2012 BMW 1 Series hatchback (F20)

The official photo gallery of the new BMW 1 Series F20 is showing two models in the same colors as that vehicles and this could made us think back at the teaser. If this has not happened, BMW clearly shows their idea of a model with two personalities keeping the same story line as in the beginning.

2012 BMW 1 Series M package – details and photos available

Only two days after the official reveal of the new BMW 1 Series hatchback (F20), the Germans from BMW published photos and details with the M Sport package designed for the new 1 Series generation. However, they did not issued a press release with plenty details but let all the clients to take a sneak peek on their German website. To be more precise, using the online configurator you can customize the German model that benefits from the M Sport package.

BMW 1 Series M Sport Package

BMW 1 Series M Sport Package

Of course, the key elements that reveal details on the new BMW 1 Series M Sport are the photos available in the online configurator, images which does not compromise the performance figures. Therefore, we can’t make an idea regarding the performance upgrades that will be brought by the M Sport package to the four-cylinder engine lineup.

Spy Photos: BMW FWD hatchback prototype surprised in action

It’s been already known that BMW is working on a new front-wheel drive model designed to enter the market most likely by the end of 2013. The new entry-level German model is a five-door hatchback and today we face the first spy photos of the model in question. BMW’s new front-wheel drive model which is under development already caused some modifications in the range as the Germans recently trademarked the “M2″ moniker both in Germany and the United States.

BMW front-wheel drive prototype

BMW front-wheel drive prototype

This decision has been taken in order to ensure that the future 1 Series generation will have a name, this is how the future 2 Series range will appear. Of course, the new front-wheel drive model will take the place of the current 1 Series range as its dimensions are slightly smaller than the 2012 BMW 1 Series, a model completely revealed yesterday.

2012 BMW 1 Series hatchback (F20) officially revealed after premature leak

Shortly after the premature leak of the new 1 Series generation, codenamed F20, the Germans from BMW decided to reveal new photos with the Bavarian small model that is scheduled to meet the audience at the Frankfurt Auto Show in September. Of course, the new photo gallery comes together with all the technical and performance details, the engine range of the model being revealed too. As expected, the Germans dropped the six-cylinder units and are now offering a total of five engine choices, four-cylinder units with TwinPower Turbo to be more precise.

2012 BMW 1 Series hatchback (F20)

2012 BMW 1 Series hatchback (F20)

Until then, we can note the increased dimensions, the new 1 Series F20 being 85 mm longer than the predecessor, the width being increased by 17 mm as well. A longer wheelbase is also available, a total increase of 30 mm providing more space for the passengers.

2012 BMW 1 Series hatchback (F20) full photo gallery surfaced

This is not our first contact with the upcoming 1 Series generation as the German model has been caught several times during tests but for sure this will be the most interesting post for the new small family car as, somehow, a large photo gallery with the new BMW 1 Series hatchback (F20) surfaced. The German model is revealed in a set of high resolution photos that most likely appeared on the Internet without BMW’s permission as they released no official details on this.

2012 BMW 1-Series hatchback (F20)

2012 BMW 1-Series hatchback (F20)

Even if we talk about leaked photos or not, we are extremely happy to get a full perspective of the design philosophy adopted by the Bavarians. Without doubt, the exterior of the new 1 Series hatchback received significant changes mainly if we are looking at the front and rear optical blocks.

VIDEO: BMW’s new awareness campaign: “Don’t Text and Drive”

BMW is launching a new campaign addressed to all the drivers who are nothing paying enough attention when they are behind the steering wheel.

BMW "Don't Text and Drive" Campaign

BMW "Don't Text and Drive" Campaign

The new awareness campaign kicked off by the Bavarians touches a really important problem of these days as, according to some reports, more than 100,000 crashes each year are happening due to texting while driving. Moreover, the same study tells us that more than 1 million accidents each year have as main cause the usage of a cell phone.

BMW M3 E92 gets yet another limited edition specially for the Chinese market

BMW is trying to expand even more the limited edition range of the current M3 E92 designed for the Chinese market. If few months ago the Bavarians released the M3 Tiger and M3 Matte special editions, this time they came up with a new variant, called Carbon Edition.

BMW M3 Carbon Edition

BMW M3 Carbon Edition

The BMW M Legendary Experience event held last week was the perfect place to release the model. Sadly, I have to tell you that the M3 Carbon Edition brings nothing about a revised aesthetic part including, of course, carbon fiber components. Therefore, power comes from the same 4.0-liter unit able to deliver 414 horsepower and 400 Nm of torque. With these resources and a little bit of help from the seven-speed dual-clutch transmission, the German model accelerates from 0 to 100 km/h in 4,6 seconds while the top speed is limited at 250 km/h.

VIDEO: BMW M5 F10 pushed to the limit at Nardo Ring

BMW is continuing its campaign to promote the new M5 F10, a model officially scheduled to debut at the Frankfurt Auto Show in September. This time, the M version of the current 5 Series generation is presented while undergoing some high speed tests at the Nardò Ring in Italy.

2012 BMW M5 F10 at Nardo Ring

2012 BMW M5 F10 at Nardo Ring

Sadly, the new video teaser reveals no new information on the total output of the high performance German model but it seems that will get all the interesting information ahead the Frankfurt debut. To be more precise, the Bavarians somehow indicate us that the model will be unveiled at the M Festival which will take place between June 23 and 26th.

BMW officially ends the current 3 Series Sedan production in October

The Bavarians from BMW officially announced that the current 3 Series Sedan (E90) will be pulled out of production in October 2011. This decision mainly comes due to the fact that the next-generation 3 Series, known as F30, which has been surprised several times in spy photos, is expected to enter the market early next year, in the spring to be more precise.

2011 BMW 3 Series Sedan

2011 BMW 3 Series Sedan

The current BMW 3 Series entered the market six years ago, in 2005 and managed to obtain the “World Car of The Year” award at the New York Auto Show just one year later. The fifth generation 3 Series proved to be a very important model for the Bavarian company as, according to the official statements, the model summed almost 50% of the total sales in its debut year, 2005.

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