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2013 BMW M5

Manual no more: BMW to drop stick from next M5, M6

It will soon be the end of an era for BMW's manual transmission—at least in the company's sporty M5 and M6 models. BMW says that limited interest from consumers is forcing it to drop the manual transmission option in its next generation M5 and M6 to focus instead on dual-clutch gearboxes... read more

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BMW M4 "Factory Trailer"

BMW M4 tears through futuristic city landscape: Video

You’ve already seen the BMW M4 hit the “ultimate racetrack.” Now watch the car tear through a futuristic city landscape on a dedicated track perched high... read more March 30, 2016 by

2015 BMW X5

BMW confirms extra-luxurious, four-seat X7

Rather than sit idly by and watch its rivals lure in well-heeled buyers with new luxury SUVs, BMW will join the fray with an extra-exclusive, extra-luxurious version of its... read more March 29, 2016 by

2017 BMW 3-Series Gran Turismo facelift spy shots - Image via S. Baldauf/SB-Medien

2017 BMW 3-Series GT spy shots

BMW’s latest 3-Series sedan and Sports Wagon recently received their respective mid-cycle updates, which means the various other 3er variants are due to receive some... read more March 25, 2016 by

2017 BMW 330e i Performance

2017 BMW 330e plug-in hybrid U.S. specs, pricing confirmed

BMW has confirmed that the plug-in hybrid version of its popular 3-Series lands in showrooms this summer. The car made its world debut at the 2015 Frankfurt Auto Show, but on... read more March 22, 2016 by

BMW i8 Concept Spyder

BMW confirms i8 Spyder, hints at more high-end models and M cars

At a press conference today, BMW outlined some of its future plans for the coming years. Among those plans is the launch of a convertible version of the i8 plug-in hybrid... read more March 16, 2016 by

BMW Vision Next 100 concept

BMW explains the ideas behind its Vision Next 100 concept: Video

This week BMW celebrated its 100th anniversary with the unveiling of a wild, forward-looking concept car. While the concept didn’t preview a new supercar as many had... read more March 11, 2016 by

2016 BMW i3

BMW considering family-oriented i car above the i3

Update: An earlier version of this story claimed BMW i product chief Henrik Wenders confirmed plans for an i5. A BMW spokesperson reached out to Motor Authority and stated... read more March 10, 2016 by

BMW Vision Next 100 concept

BMW celebrates centenary with Vision Next 100 autonomous concept

It was 100 years ago today that the company currently known as the Bayerische Motoren Werke was first registered, though it would be more than a decade until it started... read more March 7, 2016 by

2016 BMW X4 M40i  -  First Drive

2016 BMW X4 M40i first drive

BMW’s current model lineup is a quagmire. Sure, to the brand’s enthusiasts it’s a nice, ordered progression of models and choices; but to others it’s... read more March 6, 2016 by

Clarion Builds BMW 2002

BMW 2002 reminds us of brand's Golden Age: Time Machine Test Drive

BMW used to tout the tagline The Ultimate Driving Machine, and it resonated with those who paid attention to such things. The people I'm talking about are the ones who love... read more March 3, 2016 by

BMW i8 Protonic Red Special Edition, 2016 Geneva Motor Show

BMW Presents i8 Protonic Red Special Edition: live photos

BMW is patting itself on the back for strong sales of its i8 by rolling out a special edition model. The car is called the i8 Protonic Red Edition, and it was on display this... read more February 29, 2016 by

BMW Pininfarina Gran Lusso Coupe

Report: New BMW 8-Series due in 2020

Tired of watching Mercedes-Benz launch hit after hit in the large, luxury coupe and convertible segment, BMW appears to be finally ready to enter the segment with its own... read more February 23, 2016 by

2016 BMW M2  -  First Drive

2016 BMW M2 first drive review

The 2016 BMW M2 is, at long last, the M car that doesn’t try to please everyone—and will, because of that, end up pleasing far more driving enthusiasts in ways... read more February 16, 2016 by

2017 BMW 740e xDrive i Performance

Electrified cars from core BMW brand to be designated iPerformance cars

Just as BMW’s sporty cars are designated M Performance models to signify their link with the dedicated performance models built by the M division, the automaker’s... read more February 16, 2016 by

2017 BMW M760i xDrive V12 Excellence

2017 BMW M760i xDrive V12 Excellence: A Sleeper Super Sedan

BMW recently unveiled an M Performance version of its 7-Series flagship that came with a V-12 engine and an M760i xDrive title. It also came with a sporty body kit and a host... read more February 14, 2016 by


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