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BMW patent schematic of V-6 twin-turbo engine

Is BMW Planning A Heretical V-6 Twin-Turbo Engine For The Next M3?

The V-6 engine is a great thing. Many carmakers, notably Volkswagen and Nissan, have used them to great effect in various implementations. But BMW has a history of inline sixes, not Vs. That may be about to change if the latest patent drawings and reports hold up. As dug up by Bimmerpost, the... read more

September 9, 2011 by
 
2012 BMW M3 DTM concept

2012 BMW M3 DTM Concept Revealed

Just a short while ago a few sketches of Audi's 2012 DTM race car, based on the A5 Coupe, were revealed, and now BMW has released three official images of its... read more July 15, 2011 by


 
Corvette Racing's C6.R in the rain at MId-Ohio Sports Car Course Photo: Anne Proffit

ALMS Mayhem As GT Cars Pile Up In Chain-Reaction Wreck: Video

Lime Rock Park is known for its deceptive simplicity. At just about 1.5 miles long, with only 7 turns, and only one of those a left-hander, it sounds like it should be the... read more July 11, 2011 by


 
BMW M3 CRT (Carbon Racing Technology)

First X3 M, Now Next-Gen M3 Reported To Feature Triple-Turbo Six

If you thought our previous report on the rumored X3 M performance SUV from BMW’s hallowed M division coming with a triple-turbocharged straight-six engine was strange... read more July 8, 2011 by


 
2011 BMW 1-Series M Coupe first drive

Which Is Better: 2011 BMW 1M Coupe or 2011 BMW M3? #YouTellUs

For years BMW fans have longed for the return of the original M3 philosophy. That philosophy was a light weight sports car bred for racing and built for the street. The... read more June 30, 2011 by


 
BMW M3 CRT (Carbon Racing Technology)

BMW M3 CRT (Carbon Racing Technology) Mega-Gallery

BMW used a special M Night event in Germany to reveal its new M3 Carbon Racing Technology (CRT) sedan just days before the 2011 Nurburgring 24 Hours endurance race, which... read more June 27, 2011 by


 
BMW M3 Carbon Racing Technology (CRT) Edition

BMW M3 Carbon Racing Technology (CRT) Preview: Video

It's getting hard to keep track of all the various special-edition M3s, but this one marks itself out with an unusual name, and a set of modifications that set it apart from... read more June 23, 2011 by


 
BMW M3 GT race car

BMW To Unveil M3 DTM Race Car Concept Next Month

In preparation for next year’s DTM touring car race series BMW will be unveiling a new concept car previewing its M3 DTM race car that will compete in the 2012 season... read more June 22, 2011 by


 
BMW's Frozen Black M3 Coupe. Image: BMW

Frozen Black BMW M3 Coupe Sold Out In 22 Minutes

Frozen Gray M3 Coupes, Frozen Black M3 Coupes...next, maybe the Frozen White M3 Coupe? It seems to be a winning formula for BMW, as the heavily marked-up and extremely... read more June 20, 2011 by


 
BMW's Frozen Black M3 Coupe. Image: BMW

2011 BMW M3 Frozen Black Coupe: Like Frozen Gray, Only Darker

If you liked BMW’s limited production run of Frozen Gray M3 Coupes, chances are you’ll love its new special edition 2011 M3 Coupe, done up in what BMW calls... read more June 10, 2011 by


 
Sabine Schmitz

BMW M5 And Sabine Schmitz Retired From Ring-Taxi Duty

One of the Nurburgring Nordschleife’s living legends, ‘Ring Queen Sabine Schmitz, will no longer be offering enthusiasts the chance to ride shotgun with her in a... read more June 9, 2011 by


 
Chinese exclusive BMW M3 Carbon Edition

BMW M3 Carbon Edition: Forbidden Fruit

Chinese M3 fans sure are a lucky bunch. Not only did they receive the previous BMW M3 Tiger Matte Edition, but now they get yet another special edition M3, the new BMW M3... read more June 2, 2011 by


 
Special BMW M3 Sedan Concept

BMW Says No Plans For Lightweight M3 CSL/GTS Sedan In U.S.

A lightweight E90 BMW M3 Sedan has been lurking about Munich and its environs for a few weeks now, at least. The story is that it's a CSL or GTS-type take on the four-door... read more April 25, 2011 by


 
Klaus Graf and Lucas Luhr beat all comers on the streets of Long Beach Photo: Anne Proffit

ALMS Puts On A Great Show In Long Beach

The American Le Mans Series held its second race of the season on the 1.968-mile, 11-turn street course at Long Beach, CA on Saturday. Without the Audi and Peugeot teams... read more April 18, 2011 by


 
Junior Strous on track at Spa Francorchamps

Modified BMW M3 On Track At Spa Francorchamps: Video

Dutch IndyCar and GT racer Junior Strous recently hit up the track at Spa Francorchamps, producing a blistering time and this exquisite video. Strous claims it's a record for... read more April 14, 2011 by


 
Lightweight BMW M3 Sedan spy shots

Spy Shots: Lightweight BMW M3 Sedan

Just a few days ago at a special event in Munich BMW presented a lightweight M3 Sedan concept that came fitted with many of the hottest parts from the track-focused M3 GTS... read more April 4, 2011 by


 
 

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