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BMW April Fools Trade In Prank

Woman Trades 15-Year Old Wagon For Free BMW In April Fools' Day Prank: Video

April Fools' Day jokes can run the gamut from sophomoric to sublime. But this year, a BMW dealership in New Zealand decided to reward one lucky 'fool' with a brand-new 1-Series Hatchback. MUST WATCH: Ferrari 599 GTO Crashed By Valet Is A Write-Off: Video News of the profoundly positive prank comes... read more

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2016 BMW 3-Series Plug-In Hybrid Spy Shots

The new i3 and i8 aren’t the only plug-in cars on BMW’s agenda; plug-in hybrid versions of regular models like the automaker’s sedans and SUVs are also in... read more March 23, 2015 by 

2016 BMW M2 spy shots - Image via S. Baldauf/SB-Medien

BMW Looks To E30 M3 For Inspiration Of Next M Car: Report

For fans of BMW's M Brand, there are a few examples that stand a few ticks above the rest. The E39 M5 is certainly high on the list, as is the E46 M3. It's the E30 M3... read more March 19, 2015 by 

1972 BMW 1602e

1972 BMW 1602e: BMW’s First Electric Car Detailed In New Video

BMW’s first electric car, a 1602 with its engine swapped for an array of batteries, in this case ordinary 12-volt car batteries, made its debut at the 1972 Olympic... read more March 19, 2015 by 

2016 BMW X1 spy shots – Image via S. Baldauf/SB-Medien

2016 BMW X1 Spy Shots

The BMW X1 only reached U.S. shores in 2012 but overseas it’s been on sale since 2009. The vehicle received a host of updates for the 2015 model year, but these will be... read more March 18, 2015 by 

BMW 2-Series Active Tourer

BMW Backtracks On 2-Series Active Tourer U.S. Plans

Anyone looking forward to BMW’s new front-wheel-drive range in the U.S. is going to be disappointed, as the automaker has reversed a previous decision to bring the cars... read more March 18, 2015 by 

Cookie Monster Does Donuts

D Is For Donuts: DTM Champ Takes Cookie Monster For Spin In Updated BMW 1-Series

Sure, these videos are in German. But figuring out what's happening here is about as easy as eating pretzels and drinking beer. Like anything featuring Cookie Monster... read more March 17, 2015 by 

BMW Team RLL Z4 GTLM joins classic 3.0 CSL at Sebring, 2015

BMW Rocking Old-School-Cool Livery On Z4 GTLM Racers For Sebring

BMW used to churn out serious race cars with some seriously cool style back in the day. One car in particular is the Batmobile. No, not the one Bruce Wayne uses to fight... read more March 17, 2015 by 

2016 BMW X5 xDrive40e

Production BMW X5 Plug-In Hybrid Headed For 2015 Shanghai Auto Show

After a series of concept versions, BMW has finally revealed its plug-in hybrid X5 in production trim. The vehicle makes its debut next month at the 2015 Shanghai Auto Show... read more March 16, 2015 by 

BMW i8 joins the Dubai Police fleet

BMW i8 Joins Dubai Police Fleet: Video

Socially conscious criminals of Dubai, rejoice: soon, you may be apprehended in a very efficient vehicle. The BMW i8 has joined the Dubai Police force. ALSO SEE: Top... read more March 11, 2015 by 

2016 BMW M4 GTS spy shots - Image via S. Baldauf/SB-Medien

BMW To Introduce Water-Injection System On New M4 GTS?

BMW recently unveiled a new water-injection system that’s said to result in both efficiency gains and more power by improving engine combustion. The technology, popular... read more March 9, 2015 by 

BMW Drifting

BMW Apparently Likes Drifting Now, Sort Of: Video

The above video clip is a trailer for a video that BMW has created called "The Drift Challenge". It will pit two BMWs against each other to see who can drift better. One car... read more March 6, 2015 by 

BMW Safety Moto GP Water Injection

BMW Brings Water Injection System To Its M4 Safety Car

Since 1999, BMW has been the official car of the MotoGP motorcycle race series. This new year is more of the same for the automaker, but it's also more of the new. BMW has... read more February 17, 2015 by 

Rinspeed Budii concept, 2015 Geneva Motor Show

Rinspeed Budii Concept Revealed Ahead Of 2015 Geneva Motor Show: Video

Swiss design and engineering firm Rinspeed made it clear last year that its vision of driving in the future is an autonomous one, and that cars, rather than being a tool to... read more February 17, 2015 by 

2018 BMW X7 test mule spy shots - Image via S. Baldauf/SB-Medien

2018 BMW X7 Spy Shots

It was almost exactly a year ago that BMW announced plans for a new full-size SUV and now we have our first spy shots of a very early test mule for the vehicle. To be called... read more February 16, 2015 by 

2015 BMW 2-Series Convertible

2015 BMW 228i Convertible First Drive

Fifty shades of grey may be a box-office phenomenon this weekend, but at BMW, it's business as usual. Ever see a Bavarian brochure without some halftone hue? Or five of them?... read more February 15, 2015 by 


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