Hurricanes are no joke and unfortunately, almost every year, some of us have to go through the ordeal of either securing or leaving our homes. And while some material things are easily replaceable, there is always that one thing you can’t part ways with. Take for example Randy Jalil, the owner of not just one car, but of two iconic ones: BMW E30 M3 and an ’84 Golf GTI.
Back in February of 2015 , a winter storm rocked Halifax port as a ship containing thousands of BMWs and MINI had arrived. Due to the extensive “exposure to standing water and salt for an extended period,” Transport Canada – the transportation regulatory department of the Canadian government – issued a recall for the 2,966 vehicles in port affected by the storm. The same recall determined the BMW models were at increased risk of crash because “lubrication of some internal components within the steering rack may have been exposed to excessive water or salt which could result in higher than normal steering effort or steering binding.” Even since then, according to Jalopnik , the cars have been sitting at ADESA Vancouver , a salvage auction yard.
Welcome to The Driveway by BMWBLOG! My name is Rod Werly and to say I am passionate BMW fan is an understatement! While I am now on my thirteen BMW, I actually have built a Second Home near Greenville, SC, as of course that is BMW’s second home. I have also travelled to Germany several times renting BMWs to drive on the Autobahn and became friends with a variety of people throughout the BMW family. That family consists of people of all titles throughout BMW i, BMW and of course the MOST POWERFUL letter in the world, BMW M
The biggest criticism the BMW Concept 4 has received was around the oversized and imposing kidney grille . The new BMW 4 Series will feature an eccentric design which is a clear departure from the safe and conservative design of the previous generation. The message is clear – BMW wants to further differentiate between their models while offering a polarizing design that could bring new customers to the brand
The famous driving road in the middle of Transylvania has been in the news more often than usual. Automakers from around the world are starting to take notice of the iconic and scenic road built through the Carpathians Mountains in Romania, and have used it as a launch place for several new models. Same goes for BMW and MINI, including the recent MINI Cooper SE photoshoot .
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Rolls-Royce has a certain reputation it has to live up to. It’s not for nothing that the brand’s name is now being used as an adjective, to describe the best of the best in any field.
A few years ago, we kicked off a series called The Driveway which aimed to bring your story live to the entire BMW community.
There has been a lot of talk lately about the future of the iconic BMW i8 . While some magazines said it would not get a successor, our sources claim otherwise. According to our info, the i8 Roadster won’t have a second generation but the Coupe will live on .
Evolve Automotive has been tuning their F90 BMW M5 for some time now and they’ve achieved some pretty impressive performance with it.