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Engineering Explained tackles the BMW Valvetronic throttle system

Learn what makes BMW's throttle system different

You're an under-hood expert by now, aren't you? We've been sharing a whole lot of information thanks to Engineering Explained and that means you should be fluent now in "gearhead." Still, there's always more to learn and today we're taking on a subject that's a bit more complicated, which must mean... read more

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BMW to enter Formula E?

BMW may be the next major automaker to join the Formula E Championship. The electric car racing series already sees the likes of Audi, DS, Mahindra and Renault either... read more July 19, 2016 by


 
2017 BMW 1-Series (Chinese spec)

BMW unveils 1-Series sedan built exclusively for China

For decades the 3-Series has been BMW’s entry-level sedan but from today on that honor goes to a new notchback dubbed the 1-Series. The arrival of the 1-Series is no... read more July 17, 2016 by


 
2019 BMW X3 M video

2019 BMW X3 M spy video

The third of generation BMW’s X3 crossover SUV isn’t far from its debut. We’ve been spying prototypes for over a year but recently a very different... read more July 17, 2016 by


 
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Report: Hardcore BMW M2 coming, could revive CSL badge

The BMW M2 is already one of our favorite cars here at Motor Authority, but it seems the formula is about to be improved upon. According to a report in the print version of... read more July 12, 2016 by


 
BMW Vision Next 100 concept

Fully autonomous BMW coming in 2021

BMW on Friday announced a partnership with Intel and Mobileye to help spur the development of autonomous driving technology. Intel is a leader when it comes to artificial... read more July 5, 2016 by


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

2018 BMW Z5 spy shots

It was back 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 July 5, 2016 by


 
2016 Goodwood Festival of Speed Central Feature honors BMW

BMW centennial celebrated with 2016 Goodwood Central Feature

The 2016 Goodwood Festival of Speed is finally upon us and as usual the celebrations kicked off with the unveiling of the Central Feature. This is an oversized sculpture that... read more June 23, 2016 by


 
2018 BMW 4-Series Gran Coupe facelift spy shots - Image via S. Baldauf/SB-Medien

2018 BMW 4-Series Gran Coupe spy shots

BMW engineers are out testing an updated version of the svelte BMW 4-Series Gran Coupe. It’s the first time a car from BMW’s 4-Series range has been spotted in... read more June 23, 2016 by


 
2018 BMW 3-Series spy shots - Image via S. Baldauf/SB-Medien

2018 BMW 3-Series spy shots

Feast your eyes on the latest spy shots of a prototype for BMW’s next-generation 3-Series, arguably the automaker’s most important model of the next few years... read more June 23, 2016 by


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

No M for you! BMW won't build hotter version of sports car it's developing with Toyota

A full M version of BMW's next roadster isn't likely to happen, an engineer with the German automaker has revealed. Road & Track recently learned that the new sports car... read more June 21, 2016 by


 
2016 BMW 3-Series

Your next BMW 3-Series might come from Mexico

It was almost four years ago that we first heard BMW was considering building 3-Series sedans in Mexico, and now the automaker has confirmed it. BMW on Thursday started... read more June 17, 2016 by


 
2017 BMW Alpina B7 xDrive

2017 BMW 7-Series preview

BMW’s 7-Series has always been seen as the sportier option in the full-size luxury sedan segment, and we’re glad to report that hasn’t changed with the... read more June 15, 2016 by


 
2017 BMW 330e i Performance

2017 BMW 3-Series preview

The current generation of BMW’s venerable 3-Series is now entering its sixth year on the market and even though a successor has been spotted there are still some... read more June 14, 2016 by


 
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LAPD picks BMW i3 over Tesla Model S: Here's why

The Los Angeles Police Department will buy 100 BMW i3 electric cars for non-emergency use. The LAPD announced plans for this order last year, when it took delivery of an i3... read more June 13, 2016 by


 
2017 BMW 5-Series Sports Wagon (Touring) spy shots - Image via S. Baldauf/SB-Medien

2017 BMW 5-Series Sports Wagon (Touring) spy shots

BMW’s next model to ride on the carbon fiber-infused modular platform known as CLAR (formerly 35up) that debuted in the 2016 7-Series flagship sedan will be the... read more June 6, 2016 by


 
 

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