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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 Games held in the automaker’s home town of Munich. Two examples were used to shuttle VIPs and serve as support cars in... read more

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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


 
2019 BMW X7 test mule spy shots - Image via S. Baldauf/SB-Medien

2019 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


 
2016 BMW Alpina B6 xDrive Gran Coupe

2016 BMW Alpina B6 xDrive Gran Coupe Preview

The Alpina line of factory-approved improved BMW vehicles has an new member today: the 2016 BMW Alpina B6 xDrvie Gran Coupe. Built around BMW’s much-lauded 6-Series... read more February 11, 2015 by


 
BMW 220d xDrive Gran Tourer (European spec)

BMW 2-Series Gran Tourer Preview

With BMW’s re-naming scheme mostly in place, and a small handful of new models bearing those names, BMW is using the new nomenclatural real estate to introduce yet... read more February 11, 2015 by


 
2014 BMW i3 and 2014 Tesla Model S   [photo: Tom Moloughney]

BMW Building i5/i7 To Target Tesla Model S: Report

The Tesla Model S remains the undisputed king of electric cars at the moment primarily because it’s the only real car that is entirely electric. But that will change... read more February 10, 2015 by


 
2016 BMW M6 GT3 race car

2016 BMW M6 GT3 Race Car Starts Testing

BMW is set to phase out its Z4-based race car from GT competition at the end of this year and replace it in 2016 with a new car based on the M6 platform. The new race car is... read more February 5, 2015 by


 
2016 BMW M6

2016 BMW M6 Is A Thrill For The Senses: Video

For anyone that’s thinking BMW has lost its way with cars like the oddly-shaped Gran Turismos and the blasphemous front-driving 2-Series Active Tourer, this promo video... read more February 4, 2015 by


 
Scene from BMW’s ad for Super Bowl XLIX

BMW Highlights i3’s Inventiveness In Super Bowl Ad--With Some Celebrity Help: Video

For many people, Super Bowl ads are more important than the game itself, which is why car companies put so much effort into them. They may only last a few seconds, but... read more January 26, 2015 by


 
 

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