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BMW Compact Sedan concept, 2015 Guangzhou Auto Show

BMW Previews New Compact Sedan At 2015 Guangzhou Auto Show

The dust is just starting to settle on the floors of this week’s Los Angeles Auto Show but over in China things are heating up as the country’s Guangzhou Auto Show gets underway. It’s at this event that BMW unveiled the Compact Sedan concept, which previews a new sedan from the... read more

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2017 BMW 1-Series sedan spy shots - Image via S. Baldauf/SB-Medien

2017 BMW 1-Series Sedan Spy Shots

A prototype for BMW’s upcoming 1-Series sedan has been spotted yet again. Yes, after watching Audi and Mercedes-Benz have all the fun in the luxury compact sedan... read more April 21, 2015 by 

BMW April Fools Trade In Prank

Woman Trades 15-Year Old Wagon For Free BMW In April Fools' Day Prank: Video

April Fools' Day jokes can run the gamut from sophomoric to sublime. But this year, a BMW dealership in New Zealand decided to reward one lucky 'fool' with a brand-new... read more April 2, 2015 by 

Cookie Monster Does Donuts

D Is For Donuts: DTM Champ Takes Cookie Monster For Spin In Updated BMW 1-Series

Sure, these videos are in German. But figuring out what's happening here is about as easy as eating pretzels and drinking beer. Like anything featuring Cookie Monster... read more March 17, 2015 by 

2015 BMW 1-Series Hatchback equipped with M Sport package

Forbidden Fruit: 2015 BMW 1-Series Hatchback

BMW’s 1-Series Hatchback has come in for its mid-cycle update and has received new some styling and powertrains in the process. The 1-Series Hatchback isn't sold in the... read more January 16, 2015 by 

Teaser for 2015 BMW 1-Series Hatchback

BMW Teases New 1-Series Hatchback, Reveal Coming Tomorrow: Video

BMW is set to reveal a new model tomorrow, and from what we can ascertain from this teaser video the new model will be the updated 1-Series Hatchback that we’ve been... read more January 15, 2015 by 

2015 BMW 1-Series Hatchback facelift spy shots

2015 BMW 1-Series Hatchback Spy Shots (With Interior)

BMW is planning a subtle facelift for its 1-Series Hatchback sold overseas, as these latest spy shots reveal. The shots include prototypes for both the three- and five-door... read more December 4, 2014 by 

BMW 135 with M3 V8

BMW 135i Becomes Truly Glorious With M3 V-8 Engine Swap: Video

The BMW 135i is a great car. It's a blast to drive thanks to its fantastic handling and responsive turbocharged engine. Still, there are always ways to make a car better. A... read more November 7, 2014 by 

2014 BMW 1-Series DTM Sport Edition

BMW Celebrates 10th Anniversary Of Its 1-Series, Launches DTM Edition

It was back in 2004 that BMW first entered the compact segment with its original 1-Series Hatchback. The vehicle offered some of the best dynamics among its peers thanks to... read more October 21, 2014 by 

BMW 2-Series Active Tourer, 2014 Geneva Motor Show

Possible Seven Front-Wheel-Drive BMWs In The Works, Including Z2 Roadster

It was in the spring of 2010 that BMW first confirmed plans for a new front-wheel-drive car, and now that car has arrived in the form of the 2016 2-Series Active Tourer... read more September 1, 2014 by 

2012 BMW 1-Series Hatchback (three-door)

First Details On Next-Generation BMW 1-Series

BMW’s current-generation 1-Series hatchback (sold overseas) is somewhat of an oddity in the world of compact cars because it has a sporty rear-wheel-drive layout and... read more June 10, 2014 by 

BMW 130i crash at Circuit Park Zandvoort

Racer Crashes Hard While Giving Family Member A Ride-Along: Video

Racing drivers take their lives into their hands when they strap into their cars, but they usually don't have passengers to share the risk with them. Rob ten Herkel was... read more December 13, 2013 by 

2014 BMW 1-Series Gran Turismo spy shots

Front-Wheel-Drive BMW 1-Series Sedan Due In 2017: Report

The front-wheel drive BMW 1-Series is coming, even though 80 percent of current 1-Series owners think their car is already front-wheel-drive. A new report today puts a... read more September 26, 2013 by 

BMW 1-Series (European model) fitted with prototype 1.5-liter 3-cylinder engine

BMW's 1.5-Liter Three-Cylinder Engine: First Drive Of Test Car

It's inevitable: With increasing pressure from fuel-efficiency and emission regulations globally, engines are going to get smaller. But BMW has simply taken its time-tested... read more March 26, 2013 by 

2011 BMW 3-Series Coupe

Half A Million BMWs Affected By Wide-Ranging Recall

BMW has issued a wide-ranging recall on several of its model lines, ranging from the 1-Series to the Z4 sports car. In total, there are 504,545 vehicles affected by the... read more February 18, 2013 by 

2014 BMW 1-Series Coupe and Convertible Limited Edition Lifestyle

BMW Announces Limited Edition 1-Series, Confirms Detroit Lineup

The BMW 1-Series Coupe and Convertibles, on sale since 2008, are about to enter their final model year, and to mark the occasion BMW is launching a pair of special edition... read more December 18, 2012 by 


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