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2018 BMW i3 facelift spy shots - Image via S. Baldauf/SB-Medien

2018 BMW i3 spy shots

Engineers from BMW are out testing an updated version of the i3. The electric hatch didn’t generate the impact BMW had hoped when the vehicle was launched in 2014. It was cramped, compromised and didn’t deliver the typical BMW driving experience, and its 81-mile range was also down... read more

February 18, 2017 by
 
2020 BMW 8-Series spy shots - Image via S. Baldauf/SB-Medien

2020 BMW 8-Series spy shots and video

BMW is working on a flagship coupe that we're expecting to revive the 8-Series name, and we have fresh spy shots and video of prototypes. BMW hinted at the model in March... read more February 12, 2017 by


 
Jozef Kaban

BMW hires Bugatti Veyron designer

It’s safe to say that BMW design is in a bit of a funk. All that could be about to change, however, as the automaker is injecting some new blood into its design team... read more February 8, 2017 by


 
2018 BMW M2 facelift spy shots - Image via S. Baldauf/SB-Medien

2018 BMW M2 spy shots

An updated version of the BMW M2 has been spotted for the first time. This isn’t a prototype for the oft-rumored “CS” version of the M2 but rather a... read more February 7, 2017 by


 
Desktop Metal workshop located in Burlington, Massachusetts

BMW the latest to invest in 3D printing of metal parts

Last year we learned about a company by the name of Divergent 3D that had partnered with French automaker PSA Group to introduce 3-D-printed metal components in mass-produced... read more February 6, 2017 by


 
Bernhard Kuhnt, CEO, BMW North America

BMW North America to get new CEO

Effective March 1, BMW North America will have a new CEO. Bernhard Kuhnt will take over the position from Ludwig Willisch, who stays on as Head of BMW Group Region Americas... read more February 3, 2017 by


 
BMW 5-Series design video

Video outlines differences between new BMW 5-Series and its predecessor

BMW has just introduced a complete redesign for its 5-Series, though to the casual observer the differences between the new car and its predecessor will be hard to spot. It... read more February 3, 2017 by


 
2017 BMW 5-Series Touring

2017 BMW 5-Series Touring revealed ahead of Geneva debut

BMW has just launched a new generation of its 5-Series, and today we have our first look at the car’s wagon body style which in most markets is referred to as a... read more February 1, 2017 by


 
McLaren Production Center in Woking, England

McLaren to partner with BMW on next-gen engine tech

The last time McLaren and BMW collaborated on an engine, the result was the world-beating McLaren F1. Now the two firms are joining forces again to develop next-generation... read more January 31, 2017 by


 
2018 BMW 530e iPerformance

2018 BMW 5-Series preview

BMW’s redesigned 5-Series was a late arrival for the 2017 model year. That’s why the automaker has already announced the 2018 5-Series which sees the lineup... read more January 24, 2017 by


 
2018 BMW Z5 spy shots - Image via S. Baldauf/SB-Medien

2018 BMW Z5 spy shots

It was in 2011 that we first caught wind of BMW and Toyota’s plans to jointly develop a “mid-size sports car platform” to spawn replacements for their... read more January 24, 2017 by


 
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... read more January 20, 2017 by


 
2019 BMW X7 spy shots - Image via S. Baldauf/SB-Medien

2019 BMW X7 spy shots and video

After years of sitting on the sidelines, BMW is about to jump into the full-size luxury SUV segment with an X7. Talk of an X7 dates back more than a decade but BMW was... read more January 18, 2017 by


 
2018 BMW 4-Series, 4-Series Gran Coupe and 4-Series Convertible

2018 BMW 4-Series preview

BMW’s 4-Series family has reached the midway point in its life cycle and has come in for a little nip and tuck to keep it looking fresh. The updates affect the entire... read more January 17, 2017 by


 
2017 BMW 5-Series

2017 BMW 5-Series first drive review: Playing the middle

BMW’s middle child has always had identity issues. Iterations of the 5er have had their moments, but it’s always worn hand-me-downs from the 7-Series and, quite... read more January 16, 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


 
 

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