BMW haven’t managed to overtake Lexus as top seller in the United States over the past ten decade despite a great product lineup. This year however, Lexus have suffered quite a bit due to the company recalls.
Fuel efficiency has definitely become an important criteria for buying cars, therefore it has been reported that BMW is considering to introduce a four-cylinder BMW 3-series for North America. By doing this, BMW’s sales will certainly boost its sales, especially if we think about the fact that the European BMW 320i, which had a 167hp [...]
These are probably the clearest spy photos taken of the forthcoming sixth-generation BMW 5-Series yet. The shots reveal the fact that the new BMW 5-Series will have several design cues in common with the BMW 7-Series that was launched this summer. The 2009 BMW 7-Series was inspired from the Beijing Show CS Concept, so it [...]
BMW is thinking of selling the popular European 320i and 120i models in the US, as quoted by BMW’S Project Director Oliver Friedmann in Edmunds’ Insideline. BMW is looking into putting larger, not so efficient engines and focusing on the smaller ones, allowing them to keep prices “acceptable”. BMW isn’t pleased with the 135i Coupe [...]
BMW’s Chief of Development Klaus Draeger declared in July that despite the widely spread spy photos of the BMW M3 CSL, the model would not be released. A few days ago, in an interview for the UK Carmagazine, Ludwig Willisch, the Head of the BMW M Division, reinforced Herr Draeger’s statement by announcing that there [...]
Back in the E34 era, BMW had plans to build the convertible version of the popular M5 model. Engineers from Motorsport had indeed developed such a vehicle, with two lengthened front doors and four seats, which was very close to production. All the preparations were made: the price was set at 50,000 GBP and there [...]
Due to economic problems in the US and Europe, Norbert Reithofer, BMW’S CEO, has announced that BMW will no longer continue its plan to build a larger sport-ute to surpass the range currently occupied by the X3, X5, and X6 crossovers, as sales of SUVs are dropping at a fast rate. Other reports state that [...]