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The current BMW M GmbH director, Kay Segler, to take the lead of MINI brand

BMW officially announces that Kay Segler, the current director of the BMW M division will leave the Germans in order to take the lead of the British brand MINI. As long as MINI is a sub-brand of the BMW Group, nothing wrong happened there and considering that Segler is not at the first contact with the British brand, this decision seems to be the best.

Friedrich Nitschke

Friedrich Nitschke

Since 1988 when Kay Segler joined the BMW Group, four years, between 2004 and 2008 were spent at the lead of MINI. Segler’s place at the lead of the M division will be taken by Friedrich Nitschke, the man who currently takes care about the British brand.

VIDEO: BMW M5 F10 concept officially revealed

The premature leak of the new BMW M5 F10 forced the Germans to officially introduce the new M model based on the current 5 Series generation. Scheduled to debut at the Shanghai Auto Show, the appearance of the new M5 F10 gets revealed through the photo gallery while some of the important details are still unknown.

BMW M5 F10 concept

BMW M5 F10 concept

We know that the new M5 generation will pack the 4.4-liter unit that benefits from the TwinPower Turbo technology and comes together with a seven-speed DCT gearbox. Don’t bother too much as we will get all these details on April 19 when the Bavarians will introduce the model at Shanghai.

The new BMW M5 Concept leaked ahead the Shanghai Auto Show

After the latest information on the new BMW M5 F10, which was a half an hour raw footage while the model was tested in Sweden, the German M model gets leaked in the following photos shot at a private event in Munich.

2012 BMW M5 Concept

2012 BMW M5 Concept

Unfortunately for the Germans, the new BMW M5 F10 got leaked ahead of its official debut at the Shanghai Auto Show. The journalists selected to participate at the event decided to give us some photos with the new M5, more exactly with a concept version that most likely will be exactly the same with the series version.

Further details on the M Sport package and diesel units for the new BMW 6 Series Coupe (F12)

BMW released new details on the M Sport package that will be available for the German Coupe. Actually, a prototype wearing the M clothes has been spotted recently in Germany, a model coming with few aesthetic improvements such as new front and rear bumpers and side skirts.

BMW 650i (F12)

BMW 650i (F12)

At that time we didn’t knew for sure when the M Sport package will be available but we assumed that it will debut somewhere next year. Well, BMW stated that from the first day you can opt for the M package, the BMW 6 Series Coupe being scheduled to enter the market in September.

BMW officially revealed their April Fools joke – the BMW M3 pickup

About one week ago, the German engineers were seen on Nurburgring testing an unexpected prototype, a pickup version of the current BMW M3 generation. Today, they decided to release the official details on the pickup model, the Germans yet trying to tell us that everything is somehow serious, but we know it is not.

BMW M3 Pickup

BMW M3 Pickup

However, there is a BMW M3 pickup, the prototype in the photos of course, a model that packs the 4.0-liter V8 engine developing 414 horsepower and 400 Nm of torque.

BMW preparing the M Sport package for the new 6 Series Coupe (F12)

The new BMW 6 Series Coupe (F12) has been revealed about two weeks ago and already the German specialists from Prior Design decided to release the first details on a tuning kit starring the new-generation 6 Series.

BMW 6 Series Coupe M Sport spied

BMW 6 Series Coupe M Sport spied

This time, the Bavarians from BMW took for a ride the new 6 Series Coupe but fitted with the M Sport package. From the first details we know that the M Sport package brings no performance upgrades, thus, the 4.4-liter V8 manages to develop the same 402 horsepower and 600 Nm of torque sprinting from 0 to 100 km/h in 4,9 seconds.

VIDEO: BMW releases full length video with the new M5 F10

Few days ago the Bavarians from BMW revealed a three-minute video starring the new BMW M5 F10, a model that is set for debut at the upcoming Shanghai Auto Show.

2012 BMW M5 F10

2012 BMW M5 F10

We talked several times about BMW’s decision to unveil the new M model in China, not in Europe as it would have been expected, thus, we won’t insist on this anymore. This time, we get a thirty-minute video, raw footage of course, because editing every shot of a video this long needs too much. However, without any editing, we see exactly what we get from the new BMW M5 F10.

A new special edition for China, BMW M3 Matte Edition

BMW decided to introduce yet another special edition for the Chinese market. The new Matte Edition is based on the current generation BMW M3 E92 and offers some aesthetic tweaks while under the bonnet it packs the same 4.0-liter V8 engine developing 420 horsepower and 400 Nm of torque.

BMW M3 Matte Edition

BMW M3 Matte Edition

The interior of the new BMW M3 Matte Edition gets revealed through a photo showing us the carbon fiber trim that is used alongside black leather for the seats and red seams.

2012 BMW 3 Series F30 previewed in a new teaser

Time is running out and the Frankfurt Auto Show seems to be closer as its gates will open in September this year. The Germans from BMW revealed a new teaser starring the next-generation 3 Series, known as F30, while doing some tests in Death Valley, a common and very hot place where the car manufacturers test their models.

2012 BMW 3 Series F30 teaser

2012 BMW 3 Series F30 teaser

The new BMW 3 Series F30 has yet its camouflage layer but considering the low quality of the teaser, expect to see the full video within the coming days. As you can see, the German model is followed by other three vehicles bearing BMW’s badge, namely the X5 M, the new 7 Series but also something which seems to be a revised version of X6.

The Intermarine 55 Luxury Yacht previewed by BMW DesignworksUSA

People from BMW DesignworksUSA decided to reveal the first photos and details on the new Intermarine 55 yacht, a 17 meter luxury boat that is scheduled to hit the.. hmm.. water somewhere this summer, in July to be more exact. The Intermarine 55 yacht offers you pretty much anything you can expect from a modern boat in terms of comfort and not only.

Intermarine 55 yacht

Intermarine 55 yacht

The live photos of the exterior revealed by BMW DesignworksUSA show an imposing yacht while few renderings for the interior reveal a modern design and philosophy including three cabins, a gallery, a salon and also two bathrooms, all of these being able to offer enough space and comfort for seven passengers at least.

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