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Karim Habib

BMW chief designer leaving the company

Automotive News (subscription required) has confirmed that BMW chief designer Karim Habib is quitting the company. It is not known where Habib will end up. Habib, 46, has been the chief designer for the BMW brand since 2012. He started at BMW in 1998 and worked there since, with the exception of a... read more

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2017 BMW 5-Series

2018 BMW 5-Series video preview

Look hard. You'll need to focus to spot the differences between the new BMW 5-Series and the old BMW 5-Series. The 2017 BMW 5-Series saves most of its heavy lifting for all... read more January 11, 2017 by


 
BMW i Inside Future concept, 2017 Consumer Electronics Show

BMW previews next-gen interior complete with hologram technology

BMW is currently leading the way when it comes to in-car technology with its Gesture Control system that debuted on the 2016 7-Series. The system allows you to make basic... read more January 5, 2017 by


 
2017 BMW 7-Series

BMW to begin testing self-driving cars this year

Stopping short of calling itself the purveyor of the "ultimate riding machine," BMW announced at the 2017 Consumer Electronics Show in Las Vegas that its first cars capable... read more January 4, 2017 by


 
2019 BMW X3 M spy shots - Image via S. Baldauf/SB-Medien

2019 BMW X3 M spy shots and video

Feast your eyes on the latest spy shots and video of BMW’s upcoming X3 M. The high-performance crossover SUV will be based on the next generation of the X3 due out in... read more December 31, 2016 by


 
BMW M1 garage find

BMW M1 found after 34 years in Italian garage

What's the best thing to do with a BMW M1 supercar? If your answer is to drive it just under 4,600 miles then let it sit in a garage for 34 years to be used only as a... read more December 29, 2016 by


 
2017 BMW 5-Series

2017 BMW 5-Series priced from $52,195

The BMW 5-Series is all new for 2017, and now BMW has announced pricing for some sedan versions of its new mid-size car. The base price goes up by $1,000 to $52,195, which... read more December 22, 2016 by


 
2018 BMW M550i xDrive

Bring the 5 alive! New 2018 BMW M550i xDrive detailed

We haven't even received our first new BMW 5-Series this side of the Atlantic, but already BMW is announcing performance models to whet our appetites. On Saturday, BMW... read more December 17, 2016 by


 
2018 BMW 530e iPerformance

BMW announces 530e iPerformance plug-in hybrid model for U.S.

BMW today showed its latest green model for the U.S., the 530e iPerformance plug-in hybrid. It's part of the newly redesigned 5-Series lineup. The 530e is powered by a... read more December 17, 2016 by


 
2018 BMW M5 spy shots - Image via S. Baldauf/SB-Medien

Report: New BMW M5 will let drivers switch between rear- and all-wheel-drive modes

BMW is in the final stages of development of a new M5 and we hear the car will be unlike any of its predecessors. That’s because the car will be coming with an... read more December 15, 2016 by


 
Teaser for 2018 BMW M4 GT4 race car

2018 BMW M4 GT4 racer makes surprise appearance at BMW Motorsport celebration

BMW on Saturday hosted its end of year celebration for its motorsport program at its headquarters in Munich, Germany. The event is traditionally where the automaker announces... read more December 13, 2016 by


 
2016 BMW M2  -  First Drive

BMW M too busy for standalone sports car

While Audi Sport (formerly Audi Quattro) and Mercedes-AMG are already up to the second generation for their respective standalone sports cars, there’s still no answer... read more December 8, 2016 by


 
2017 BMW X6

More than 100 BMWs damaged in SC train derailment

About 120 BMWs were damaged on Sunday when a train they were being transported on derailed near Blair, South Carolina. Fortunately there were no injuries to staff onboard the... read more December 6, 2016 by


 
John Baldessari BMW M6 GT3 Art Car

BMW’s latest Art Car is the John Baldessari M6 GT3

It was in 1975 that French racer and art lover Hervé Poulain in collaboration with BMW’s motorsport boss at the time, Jochen Neerpasch, asked artist Alexander... read more December 1, 2016 by


 
2016 BMW M2 Coupe

BMW M rumored to be planning family of ‘CS’ models

Recent trademark filings reveal that BMW has protected the names of a range of potential M cars wearing the CS designation. The names range from “M1 CS” through... read more November 30, 2016 by


 
2018 BMW 2-Series facelift spy shots - Image via S. Baldauf/SB-Medien

2018 BMW 2-Series spy shots

The 2-Series coupe is one of our favorite cars in the BMW lineup. In fact, the high-performance M2 variant was just voted Motor Authority’s Best Car to Buy 2017... read more November 30, 2016 by


 
 

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