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Clive Owen returns as The Driver for the BMW Films "The Hire" series

Clive Owen returns as The Driver for new BMW Films

If you've never heard of the the BMW Films series, you need to get off the computer and go ask your parents to revoke your Internet privileges. The series ran under the theme The Hire. It brought Clive Owen to the world. He plays a character named The Driver, and each episode of the original eight... read more

September 21, 2016 by
Teaser for seventh-generation BMW 5-Series

BMW to outsource some 5-Series production to Magna Steyr

BMW is gearing up for the start of production of its seventh-generation 5-Series. Already spied extensively in prototype form, the new sedan and wagon adopt the carbon... read more September 15, 2016 by

2016 BMW X1 xDrive25Le iPerformance (Chinese spec)

BMW X1 gets plug-in hybrid option in China

BMW’s second-generation X1 is a huge improvement over its predecessor, if you can look past its front-wheel-drive shortcomings. It’s currently offered with only... read more September 7, 2016 by

BMW Safety Moto GP Water Injection

More automakers to adopt BMW M4 GTS water-injection system

BMW in 2015 launched a version of its M4 equipped with a water-injection system. The technology, available in the aftermarket for years, is able to boost output while also... read more September 2, 2016 by

2018 BMW M4 GT4 race car spy shots - Image via S. Baldauf/SB-Medien

2018 BMW M4 GT4 spy shots

A prototype for BMW’s new race car based on the M4 has been spotted for the first time. The race car is being developed in line with FIA GT4 regulations and will make... read more August 26, 2016 by

2017 BMW Alpina B7

2017 BMW Alpina B7 first drive review: A better BMW

BMW’s flagship sedan, the 7-Series, has never received the M performance treatment. That’s OK, though—Alpina is here to help. In fact, the small... read more August 24, 2016 by

BMW M3 almost "drifts" into oncoming traffic

Idiot in BMW M3 nearly 'drifts' right into oncoming traffic

Dear Everyone Who Attends Cars and Coffee-type events, Stop. Just stop. I know what you're thinking right now. Your super sweet ride is idling at the exit, and you're primed... read more August 24, 2016 by

BMW 2002 Hommage concept, 2016 Monterey Car Week - Image via Carspotter Jeroen

BMW 2002 Homage concept gets retro livery for Monterey Car Week

BMW trotted out a surprise concept car at the Concorso d'Eleganza Villa d'Este back in May. It was called the 2002 Homage, and it started out life as a standard M2 before... read more August 19, 2016 by

2017 BMW 740e xDrive i Performance

2017 BMW 740e plug-in hybrid gets 64 mpge, 14-mile electric range

BMW’s 7-Series gets a few new additions for the 2017 model year, one of which is a plug-in hybrid model in the form of the 740e xDrive i Performance. The eco-friendly... read more August 12, 2016 by

2016 BMW 330e

BMW 330e ads poke fun at Tesla Model 3 wait times

The 2017 BMW 330e i Performance may be a plug-in hybrid rather than an all-electric car, but BMW hopes to snag some customers who don't want to wait for the Tesla Motors... read more August 9, 2016 by

BMW 507 formerly owned by Elvis Presley

BMW 507 owned by Elvis fully restored, heading to Monterey

Elvis Presley may have left the building, but his BMW 507 is making a comeback. Following a two-year restoration by BMW's Classic division, the sports car will appear at the... read more August 5, 2016 by

2017 Jaguar F-Type SVR first drive review

Report: Jaguar Land Rover going back to BMW engines

Remember when BMW owned Land Rover and put BMW V-8s under the hoods of Range Rovers? History might repeat itself. According to Automobile, a deal is in the works between BMW... read more August 3, 2016 by

2017 BMW M3 30 Jahre Edition

Just 150 BMW M3 30 Jahre Editions head to U.S.

BMW’s M3 nameplate turned 30 this year and to celebrate the automaker rolled out the 30 Jahre Edition based on the latest, fifth-generation M3. Just 500 are being built... read more August 3, 2016 by

1991 BMW M5

Why I sold my 1991 BMW M5

On May 31, a collective gasp bellowed from every soul that knew me: My 1991 BMW M5 went live on Bring A Trailer. The moment I actually saw it hit the collector car classified... read more August 2, 2016 by

2018 BMW X5 spy shots - Image via S. Baldauf/SB-Medien

2018 BMW X5 spy shots

BMWs typically have a shelf life of seven years but that won’t be the case for the current X5 whose successor is already out testing. This may look like one of the... read more August 2, 2016 by

Teaser for 2018 BMW M4 GT4 race car

BMW M4 GT4 to go racing in 2018

BMW is set to join the growing list of automakers offering FIA GT4-spec race cars straight from the factory. The German automaker on Thursday announced plans to launch an M4... read more July 29, 2016 by


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