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2017 BMW 1-Series (Chinese spec)

BMW might bring the front-wheel-drive 1-Series to the US after all

BMW has expanded its "Ultimate Driving Machine" mantra to include front-wheel-drive vehicles around the globe, but a sedan? Blasphemy. Such a car exists in China—the 2017 BMW 1-Series—and it seems the German brand may have plans to introduce the car in the U.S. as well. A new report... read more

August 10, 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 will revive the 8-Series name, and we have fresh spy shots and video of prototypes. BMW confirmed the model in May with the reveal of... read more July 27, 2017 by


 
2014 BMW M4 DTM race car

With Mercedes leaving DTM, Audi and BMW say they may follow

Following Mercedes-Benz's shock decision to pull out of DTM (German Touring Car Championship) in favor of a factory Formula E team, Audi and BMW said they're considering... read more July 26, 2017 by


 
Ludwig Willisch, Head of BMW Group Region Americas

Ludwig Willisch, Head of BMW Group Region Americas to retire August 1

BMW will soon execute an executive shuffle: on August 1, Ludwig Willich, Head of BMW Group Region Americas, will retire after 21 years with the German automaker. Ludwig has... read more July 25, 2017 by


 
2017 BMW 7-Series Edition 40 Jahre

BMW celebrates 40 years of the 7-Series with special edition

It was in 1977 that BMW’s first 7-Series was launched. To celebrate the car’s 40th anniversary this year, BMW has introduced the 7-Series Edition 40 Jahre based... read more July 24, 2017 by


 
2015 Audi Q7 TDI

VW Group, Daimler and BMW accused of cartel behavior

As investigations into diesel-emission cheating deepen, accusations have arisen that the Volkswagen Group, Daimler and the BMW Group may have colluded on development of... read more July 21, 2017 by


 
2017 BMW M3

454-horsepower BMW M3 CS in the works?

BMW seems to be making use of its multiple "CS" trademark filings because the latest news pegs a 454-horsepower BMW M3 CS to arrive next year. In 2016, BMW filed to protect... read more July 20, 2017 by


 
Teaser for 2018 BMW M8 race car

2018 BMW M8 race car first look

Behold the new BMW M8 race car that will be taking to top circuits around the globe in 2018. The car is still heavily camouflaged but it’s easy to make out the general... read more July 20, 2017 by


 
2019 BMW X5 M spy shots - Image via S. Baldauf/SB-Medien

2020 BMW X5 M spy shots

A new generation of the BMW X5 is just around the corner, and once again there will be a high-performance model developed by the M division. A prototype for the... read more July 18, 2017 by


 
Faraday Future FF 91 prototype

BMW i boss joins Faraday Future

Struggling electric car startup Faraday Future has hired former BMW executive Ulrich Kranz for the new role of Chief Technology Officer. Kranz, 59, is a BMW veteran and has... read more July 18, 2017 by


 
2018 BMW 6-Series Gran Turismo

2018 BMW 6-Series preview

The BMW 6-Series started out life as a sporty coupe, though with the current generation BMW expanded the range to include a sedan (Gran Coupe). For the 2018 model year... read more July 17, 2017 by


 
2018 BMW X2 spy shots - Image via S. Baldauf/SB-Medien

2018 BMW X2 spy shots and video

The BMW Group is in the midst of an aggressive plan to roll out 40 new or updated models over the next two years across its various brands. Among the new models will be an X2... read more July 14, 2017 by


 
BMW to take over Andretti Formula E team for 2018/2019 season

BMW to race in Formula E starting in 2018/2019 season

Days after Audi confirmed plans to field its own team in the Formula E Championship, BMW has said it will do the same. BMW will trail Audi by a year, however, having... read more July 11, 2017 by


 
1991 BMW M5

To buy back the old toy, that is the question

May 31, 2016 will be a day I relive in my head forever. It's the day a part of me died inside as I listed my 1991 BMW E34 M5 for sale on Bring A Trailer (BaT). The buyer... read more July 10, 2017 by


 
BMW X2 patent drawing

Patent drawings reveal design of production BMW X2

Patent drawings submitted by BMW in February with a patent and trademark office in Japan have recently surfaced online. They show the design of a new model to be badged an... read more July 5, 2017 by


 
Teaser for BMW i8 Roadster debuting in 2018

BMW teases i8 Roadster

BMW in March finally confirmed plans to add a convertible version of its i8 plug-in hybrid sports car, having first previewed it in concept form as far back as the 2012 New... read more July 5, 2017 by


 
 

 
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