Not that it needed another “confirmation” , but the BMW X2 has been once again reported to launch in 2017.
A 2014 BMW M4 with M Drivers Pack takes us, virtually, on a ride from 0 to 291 km/h (181 mph) showing the acceleration with Launch Control. The 0 to 62 mph (100 km/h) time is showing 4.1 seconds as tested.
German magazine Autobild compares the BMW i3 against the Nissan Leaf and VW e-Golf . Worldwide Nissan Leaf is already the best-selling electric car in history, with 110,000 sold globally since December 2011. The e-Golf is VW’s first bet for the electric market and will launch this fall
BMW UK releases a video of the BMW i8 in London. A series of people talk about their fascination with the hybrid sportscar and what it means for them. BMW i8 uses a plug-in hybrid system consisting of a turbocharged three-cylinder BMW TwinPower Turbo petrol engine and BMW eDrive technology in the form of an electric drive system
For years to come, BMW will not only compete in the premium segment with the likes such as Mercedes-Benz, Audi, Infiniti or Cadillac, but also with new companies that aim to take on and conquer the electric vehicles premium segment.
Highly respected and longtime reviewer of products, Consumer Reports, makes a bold claim by saying the latest Buick Regal is about the equal of the much more expensive BMW 328i and Mercedes-Benz C250.
Autocar UK compares the F80 BMW M3 sedan and the diesel-powered Alpina D3 . The Bi-Turbo drivetrain of the Alpina D3 draws on the excellent characteristics of the underlying BMW fully aluminum, straight-six 3-liter capacity engine, the latest generation of common rail direct injection and a two-stage turbocharger with variable turbine geometry. The engine produces 350 bhp (257 kW) at 4,000 rpm and an impressive 700 Nm of torque (516 lb-ft) between 1,500 and 3,000 rpm.
Chicago-based iND releases a new exciting BMW project.
In celebration of the US arrival of the BMW i8 , the world’s most innovative sports car, a one-of-a-kind 2014 BMW i8 Concours d’Elegance Edition will be auctioned during the weekend of the 2014 Pebble Beach Concours d’Elegance, ahead of the official fall sale date.
The Appeal of the Roundel About ten years ago a co-worker wandered into my office at the phone company to interrupt my goofing off and talk about cars.