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BMW X4 M rendering

If it were up to some BMW enthusiasts, pretty much every model the Germans make should have one M Division variant.

Alas, that is not the case, especially when we talk about the car maker’s SUVs, but that doesn’t stop fans from dreaming.

BMW X4 M Rendering

BMW X4 M Rendering

One particular requested M model is a BMW X4 M, and some even went so far as to render one such model. In reality, the chances to actually see it on the streets anytime soon are null, as M Divion CEO, Dr. Friedrich Nitschke states. However, he did not rule it out completely, so for those still hoping for one, hold on.

China market sets a lot of limits for BMW

While communism isn’t as widespread as it once was, there are still a few countries that thrive in such a structure, and China is a prime example.

In recent years, manufacturers from the automotive industry and not only flocked to the country in hopes to take advantage of its blooming economy.

BMW Brilliance Venture

BMW Brilliance Venture

Yet, for all the business that it provides, China also put a lot of obstacles for foreign companies. The biggest issue affecting BMW in this country is the inability to expand freely. China has a strict law that says any car maker wishing to build vehicles in the Asian country, has to be in collaboration with a local company.

BMW 2-Series Lineup by Hartge

The BMW German based luxury automaker has decided to partner with the famous aftermarket specialist Hartge to make some upgrades to the 2-Series lineup concerning the exterior as well as the performance.

If you are the lucky owner of a 2-Series car and would like to upgrade your ride, just head on to Hartge specialist and let them customize it the way they do it.

BMW 2-Series Lineup by Hartge

BMW 2-Series Lineup by Hartge

Hartge will put some new sports spring sets, which will make the car lower with around 30mm at the front as well as with 10 mm at the rear.

BMW M2 Coming with New Shots and Specs

The BMW M2 was frequently tweaked in shots and little details, but the sportscar has been also rendered in some new shots on the web released by famous X-Tomi, along with some new fresh details.

Now since it is almost a certainty that the M2 is coming, more details are revealed about the car.

BMW M2

BMW M2

The BMW M2 is based on the M235i Coupe version, with the sportscar coming with new aggressive front fascia or the bumpers taken from the M3 Sedan and M4 Coupe siblings.

Car Insurance For A BMW

When searching for auto insurance for a BMW, you should consider the market value of the vehicle, the amount of horsepower that the engine is able to produce, the deductibles that the online insurance brokerage offers and whether or not the auto insurance provider offers additional services.

Liability Insurance

Personal liability insurance will cover all of the medical expenses of any individuals who are involved in an automotive accident, and an insurance company that provides property damage liability coverage will pay the costs of repairing or replacing any damaged vehicles or other types of property.

BMW Car Insurance

BMW Car Insurance

The majority of insurance providers recommend that customers should obtain at least $100,000 in personal liability insurance and a minimum of $50,000 in property damage liability coverage.

BMW adds new 2.0-liter engines to the 5-Series lineup

BMW announced two new 2.0-liter diesel engines that will be available on the current 5-Series starting this summer. The BMW 518d will get the 148hp version while a more potent 188hp engine will be seen on the BMW 520d.

If you opt for the entry-level unit of these two, sprinting from 0 to 100 km/h takes 9,5 seconds for the Sedan and 9,1 seconds for the Touring. Moving up to the 188hp version, accelerating from standstill to 100 km/h is possible in 7,9 seconds (Sedan) and 8,1 seconds (Touring).

BMW 5-Series

BMW 5-Series

BMW’s xDrive all-wheel drive system is available for this model but makes the Touring model 0,1 second slower.

The BMW 7 Series Exclusive Edition is now official

The German folks at BMW released official details on the new Exclusive Edition for the BMW 7 Series. The new model benefits from a series of styling tweaks which should offer a more premium experience.

Therefore, the engine range remains untouched being borrowed from the standard model. However, you will start seeing the changes from the exterior as the BMW 7 Series Exclusive Edition wears a special blue metallic paint and 19-inch alloy wheels.

BMW 7 Series Exclusive Edition

BMW 7 Series Exclusive Edition

Entering the cabin you will find a leather-wrapped dashboard, Nappa leather seats and optional an Alcantara headliner.

BMW Z2 Roadster Expected in 2016

The BMW German luxury automaker is planning to launch a new roadster, called Z2 in 2016, which will come with a front-wheel drive system.

BMW is already working on the entry-level Z2 Roadster and it will be that particular hot car that will complete the BMW`s model lineup, coming with affordable prices.

BMW Z2 Roadster Expected in 2016

BMW Z2 Roadster Expected in 2016

Since the car is rumored for some time now, the BMW Z2 Roadster will share the same front-wheel drive system also used on the 2014 MINI Cooper, becoming the second model with a front-wheel after the 2-Series Active Tourer.

BMW M3 and M4 Coupe Finally Reaching Australia

The BMW German based luxury automaker is at a mile`s throw of launching its M3 and M4 models in Australia, with the company also announcing the prices for the two hot rides.

Thus, the BMW M3 Sedan will be available from 156,900 AUD while the beautiful two-door M4 will cost 10,000 AUD more. This model is more expensive even than the previous M3 gen, which cost 155,100 AUD.

BMW M3 Sedan

BMW M3 Sedan

At these prices, both M3 Sedan and the M4 Coupe will wear 19-inch M double spoke alloy wheels, the famous M bonnet and some mirror casings.

BMW will invest an additional $200 million into CFRP

CFRP (carbon fiber reinforced plastic) is, by some, an amazing product and by others, a big gamble that BMW just happened to win.

Either way, it is well known that the material was developed for use in the i models, as a cheaper version of the regular carbon fiber, with a huge investment from the German car maker.

BMW CFRP

BMW CFRP

The success of both the i models and the material itself spurred BMW on to further invest into it. The latest manages to reach $200 million, all of which will be used to expand the Moses Lake plant in charge of producing CFRP. The new wing is expected to be done by 2015, and once it will be operational, it will make the plant the largest carbon fiber producing unit in the world.

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