As you are aware, BMW invested not just a lot of time in the small electric car, the i3, but also huge amounts. This money went into developing new technologies, as this is the first EV to come from the Bavarians, and the most important piece of tech seems to be the CFRP. The 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 [...]
The BMW i3 electric city car was not just an EV from BMW, but an innovation for the whole automotive industry. Or, at least, that is what the German car maker kept saying ever since they announced it last year and, for the most part, they were spot on. One of the many innovations, and [...]
I wrote some time ago about the collaboration that the BMW has closed-up with the SGL Group, the company responsible with the carbon fiber delivery for the German cars. As a result, the two firms are expanding the site in Germany in order to handle the high demands for the carbon fiber parts, which the [...]
Since the Lexus RC-F Coupe is the BMW M4`s strongest rival this year, I have decided to put both cars on a short performance test to see if the competition might be so tough. Let`s have a look under the hood of both cars and see the power inside. BMW M4 comes with a bi-turbo [...]
Thanks to BMW TV Series, we can all have a closer look at the BMW i8 totally detailed. Thus, we can know more about its carbon fiber. The BMW i8 is considered to be a “progressive sports car”, fully equipped with high-tech systems, in a combination of “Ultimate Driving Dynamics” with power and performance under [...]
Not exactly least revealing article title ever but there you have it, if you’ve got an M3 and want to make it more aerodynamic and lighter, BMW Performance have got just what you need. The component offering is related to a couple of things, both are related to pricing and exclusivity.