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BMW News 29 June – X4 Spyshots, i3 spied, 3 Series GT, M6 Gran Coupe, X5 Gets Pricier.

BMW M6 Gran Coupe: sumptuous but still retains driving edge

What exactly is it? BMW’s 6 Series Gran Coupe with the full Motorsport (M) treatment. Same platform as an M5, same interior styling as an M6 two-door. Powertrain: 4.4-litre twin-turbo petrol V8 producing 412kW/680Nm. Seven-speed dual-clutch automated 

BMW 4 Series Convertible: spy shots reveal M Sport package

The spied BMW 4 Series Convertible wears the new M Sport package, which is distinguished by the aggressive lines and black details of its front bumper, twin-arm five-spoke alloy wheels and large rear diffuser, as well as the interior’s red leather

BMW, VW supplier SGL lowers profit guidance on Asia

FRANKFURT (Reuters) — SGL Carbon SE, which is partly owned by the BMW and Volkswagen groups, lowered its profit guidance for the second time this year, citing increased competition from Asia as it gave up hopes for a business recovery in the second 

BMW M6 Gran Coupe Review

The BMW M6 Gran Coupe lands to compete with two sets of segments – fast sedans, and fast coupes – but it aims to neatly blend both of them. Gran Coupe stands for a four-door version of a two-door coupe, in this case the regular BMW 6 Series. It shares

BMW X4: Acura ZDX flop-in-waiting? Euro price gouging?

Q:Is the BMW X4 the next Acura ZDX-style flop? James R. Healey: Nope. Looks better, is more practical and has that BMW roundel symbol on the hood. Q: We think cars are overpriced here, but, boy, what’s up with Europe? James R. Healey: Taxes.

2013 BMW 5 Series review

The BMW 5 Series has been one of our favourite full-size executive cars since its launch in 2010. The daunting news for rivals – including the Audi A6 and Mercedes – is that it’s just got even better, after a subtle face-lift has given it lower CO2

BMW delivers with 320i

In late 2012, the 328i variant of BMW’s latest 3-series saloon earned a rare five-star rating in a Drivesouth road test. Among the factors that led to this rating were several – exterior styling, cabin space and ambience, and the dynamic excellence of

Redesigned 2014 BMW X5 Gets Pricier

BMW announced this week that the redesigned 2014 X5 SUV will start at $53,725, including destination, which represents an increase of $5,300 over the 2013 model. For 2014, BMW adds a new base model, the sDrive35i, which is the first rear-wheel drive 

Spied: BMW Compact Active Tourer (CAT)

The German based automaker BMW is continuing to surprise us by developing more and more models almost every week and the latest creation to wear the company’s badges all over its body is named the Compact Active Tourer, or the CAT, as it is known 

Facelifted BMW M5 arrives in Romania

According to the German based automaker, the BMW M5 facelift is now coming with the Driving Assistant package which includes features like the lane departure warning, the active collision warning and much more, along with the Online Entertainment 

First Drive: new BMW 5 Series GT

For the vast majority of the petrols, BMW has tweaked the injectors. They’re now smaller with even teenier holes, so the ECU can control the fuel flow much more accurately when the car is warming up. Also, the turbo waste gates are now opened by an

BMW 3 Series Coupe Review: Looks Sharper Than Ever Before

Just about the only thing that critics are able to find wrong with the BMW is the styling. The design language used by BMW is used throughout the car range. However, following a face lift the 2011 BMW 3 Series does happen to look sharper than it ever

BMW Sees Profit Margin in China Falling

Karsten Engel, president and chief executive of BMW’s China region, told reporters that he predicts profit margin to drop between 1% and 2% annually, as customers begin to turn to smaller premium vehicles. According to Lin Huaibin, an analyst at

2013 BMW R1200GS Receives Awesome Wunderlich Upgrades [Photo Gallery]

German aftermarket manufacturer Wunderlich shows their latest collection of parts and accessories for the increasingly popular 2013 BMW R1200GS… yes, the liquid-cooled one. Wunderlich transformed into reality the awesome ideas of reputed designer 

[VIDEO] BMW 4-Series Coupe gets new promo

As a quick reminder, the BMW 4-Series Coupe is 24 mm linger, 43 mm wider and 16 mm lower than its predecessor, running on a 50 mm longer wheelbase. The model is 45 kg lighter (99 lbs) than the outgoing version. Power to the new BMW 4-Series Coupe 

2013 BMW Mountain Bike and Cruise Bike Junior

2013 BMW Mountainbike All Mountain and BMW Cruise Bike Junior are here. 2013 BMW Mountainbike All Mountain is available at a price of €2,995 and is available in matt black and bright green accents, besides Crank Brothers wheels set and rocker.

BMW 3 Series Gets New Stance from TAG Motorsports

Canadian aftermarket developer TAG Motorsports has recently gotten its hands on an F30 BMW 3 Series, with the company offering a new stance to the sedan. We are talking about a BMW 328i, with the car receiving a set of H&R springs that bring it closer

Is BMW Making a Mistake Keeping Apple Out of Its Cars?

In a competition that pits BMW’s iDrive against Apple’s “iOS in the Car,” the luxury automaker is taking a pass on fully embracing Cupertino’s solution to in-car entertainment. Whereas Apple believes that allowing its devices to become fully integrated

BMW 5 Series Vandalized for Bad Parking

Bard parking or just a lover’s quarrel, one thing is for sure: this BMW driver isn’t having a good day. Ryazan is located some 200 km southeast of Moscow. It has a population of over half a million people. ❐ Check out the BMW 5 Series Vandalized in

2015 BMW X4 Spy Photos

What It Is: The BMW X4, which is to the X3 what the X6 is to the X5: a less practical and more expensive derivative with an aggressive, coupe-like roofline. Called by former BMW chief designer Chris Bangle “an awesome statement of beauty and power

Spied : BMW i3 EV in Europe

Shown first as a concept during the 2011 Frankfurt Motor Show, the i3 is BMW’s first fully-electric production vehicle which is set to go on sale in Europe by end-2013. Heavily camouflaged prototypes have been earlier spied testing on a number of

Odd but roomy 3 Series GT reaches SA

As far as BMW is concerned, the Grand Turismo doubles as an “elegant business carriage” and “dynamic, comfortable tourer.” In plain English, it offers more practicality than regular BMW sedans, but without the road holding penalties imposed by BMW’s ‘X

BMW CAT to get 2 Series badge

First revealed at the Paris Motor Show, it was initially suggested that the CAT – short for Concept Active Tourer – was to be titled the BMW 1 Series GT. However, BMW has confirmed to Auto Express that the CAT will in fact become part of the 2 Series

2014 BMW F10 5 Series Review by Edmunds

Starting with July, BMW will usher in the facelifted 5 Series model to the world, including the US. Visually there haven’t been to many alterations done to the car (and why should they, since it’s the best selling 5er ever made) but technologically

This Man’s BMW Isetta And Matching Sweater Are The Best Things Ever

He’s a Mini Cooper owner, a motorcyclist, an avid knitter, and a driver of a 1957 BMW Isetta. And he’s one of the most charming car guys you’ll ever meet. I’ve been a huge fan of Petrolicious’ video series for some time now, but this one may just be my

BMW Continues Its Rapid Development in China, Official Says

Xu Zhijun, President of BMW China Trading made some daring statements in a recent interview for the National Business Daily publication, claiming that the manufacturer’s product and network development plans for the country are still positive. Talking

BMW 1-Series GT seven-seater spied again

BMW mentioned the gasoline engines will be offered in outputs varying from 122 HP (90 kW) to 224 HP (165 kW), while diesels will generate from 82 HP (60 kW) to 184 HP (135 kW). It’s not known at the moment which versions of the engine the 1-Series GT 

BMW i3 spied with minimal camo

A BMW i3 wearing minimal camouflage was spied in Europe during a pre-production test drive. Scheduled for an official unveiling in September at Frankfurt Motor Show, the BMW i3 will be sold as a full electric vehicle or with a range-extending engine.

All turbo for BMW M

BMW M Division engineer and M5/M6 project team member, Max Ahme told motoring.com.au it was unlikely the Bavarian brand’s in-house performance arm would return to ‘atmo’ engines any time soon. “I don’t think so [return to atmo engines]. So we have to 

Styling Showdown: 2013 vs. 2014 BMW X5

Since the bold and controversial styling change on the 2002 BMW 7 Series, changes to Munich’s new models have been characterized more by evolutionary changes than radical stylistic reboots. Other than growing considerably larger in its 

ESS BMW M3 Wins Against Tuned Panamera, Loses Against 1500HP GT-R

In one of their latest videos we got the chance to witness an ESS tuned BMW M3, fitted with a VT2-700 supercharger system, or so they claim, despite the fact that ESS’s top VT system at the moment is the 650 one. According to the same channel, the M3

Revelead: BMW i3 Patent Images

Next month BMW will debut their first electric vehicle to emerge under the “i” sub-brand. The BMW i3 will debut publicly at the Frankfurt Auto Show and will go on sale later this year. Compared to the concept model revealed in 2011, the patent images

707 HP BMW M3 Tuned by Manhart Racing for Sale [Photo Gallery]

707 HP BMW M3 Tuned by Manhart Racing for Sale [Photo Gallery]. 707 HP BMW M3 Tuned by Manhart Racing for Sale [Photo Gallery] ⌖. share: text size: A- A+. As far as hardcore M3s go, we’ve seen quite a few. From 850 HP E46s to 650 HP E90s, we’ve 

Spied – BMW i3 caught nearly uncamouflaged, sales commencing by year end

You can expect BMW to announce the start of production of the i3 in the coming days. The production variant will be shown at the 2013 Frankfurt Motor Show in September this year, and the sales of the electric car is set to commence by the end of this year.

Slammed BMW 5 Series Is Not for Everyone [Photo Gallery]

Slammed BMW 5 Series Is Not for Everyone [Photo Gallery]. Slammed BMW 5 Series Is Not for Everyone [Photo Gallery] ⌖. share: text size: A- A+. The art of slamming cars on the ground, leaving just enough space for air to go through seems to be getting 

BMW E92 M3 Has All the Right Stuff [Photo Gallery]

BMW E92 M3 Has All the Right Stuff [Photo Gallery]. BMW E92 M3 Has All the Right Stuff [Photo Gallery] ⌖. share: text size: A- A+. iND Distribution did it again. In their pursuit of giving their customers only the best possible parts for their cars

Auto review: Understated elegance is hallmark of BMW 7 Series

Besides its billing as “The Ultimate Driving Machine,” BMW also says “luxury,” and the 2013 750i xDrive sedan is the pinnacle of that. “Luxury” doesn’t always mean “fancy,” although my 750i was very nice to look at as well as comfortable and well-equipped.

Man Sells BMW Isetta, Buys It Back by Chance 20 Years Later [w/Video]

It’s hard to believe looking at the current BMW range, but the Isetta was once built and marketed as a BMW. Various companies built the Italian-designed Isetta under license in a number of countries, but to this day, the BMW version remains the best known.

Robert BassMan Washington BMW Experience | Majic 102.1

Robert BassMan Washington BMW Experience. Tags: BassMan » bmw. » Houston BMW Dealers » Robert Bassman Washington » Robert BassMan Washington BMW Experience · ← Earlier Post. Try our FREE e-mail newsletter. Our weekly 

BMW X3 Review – Crunchy Carpets

The X3 is BMW’s smallest of their SUV style models. Small but spacious as it held our family of 5 just fine including dogs and or groceries in the generous cargo space. There are many similar size and shaped vehicles out on the road right now 

3 Series GT: BMW’s Transformer | Wheels24

BMW’s new – and unique to the brand – 3 Series Gran Turismo has an identity problem. It looks like a coupe, has sports-car performance and can treble-up as a  

Bmw X Series Suv Xdrive20d (e83) | Pretoria City | BMW | Junk Mail

Electric Windows.2 year unlimited km,5 year / 100000 km motorplan, 5 year on- call Radio And Cd Player, Aircon, Electric Windows.

BMW 3 Series GT now in South Africa – CarMag.co.za

The BMW 3 Series GT is now available in South Africa. Aiming to offer the dynamics of the saloon with the practicality (plus some) of the Touring (not available in 

Used BMW cars for sale in DURBANVILLE on Auto Trader

Find used BMW cars for sale in DURBANVILLE with Auto Trader. We have the largest range of second hand BMW cars in DURBANVILLE.

iafrica.com | motoring | latest news | BMW biker clocked at 188km/h

A BMW motorcyclist was one of 20 people arrested for speeding in Ekurhuleni at the weekend.

 

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