• 2023 BMW XM

    The BMW XM will arrive as a plug-in hybrid flagship with 644 hp that will cost $159,995 when it goes on sale early next year.

  • E34 BMW M5 convertible prototype
    BMW secretly made a convertible E34 M5 and Z3 Roadster powered by a V-12

    Celebrating 50 years of its M performance division, BMW revealed two M prototypes from its skunkworks now on display in its museum.

  • BMW M 1000 RR
    BMW M 1000 RR is the M division's first motorcycle

    BMW's M division takes its first shot at two wheels with the 212-horsepower BMW M 1000 RR motorcycle.

  • Franciscus van Meel
    BMW names new chief for M division

    After four years on the job, current BMW M boss Frank van Meel will exit the role. BMW has appointed van Meel, formerly of Audi Quattro GmbH (Audi Sport), to chief of total vehicle development. Replacing van Meel will be Markus Flasch, chief engineer for the new 8-Series. Evo reported on the...

  • BMW M Town
    BMW M launches M Town digital community for gearheads

    BMW's M division has a new appropriately titled home in M Town. The company announced on Wednesday that M Town has opened its gates as a digital community for owners of BMW M cars. M Town's theme is "where too much is just right." The motif follows BMW's launch of the "Too Much" ad campaign, and M...

  • 2018 BMW M5, 2017 Los Angeles Auto Show
    BMW plans barrage of M Performance models by 2020

    BMW won't be short on M Performance models in the near future after a new report from Autocar published on Thursday revealed plans for 26 new or refreshed cars by 2020. The long list of new M Performance cars, which will expand outside thoroughbred M vehicles, will help BMW retaliate against a slew...

  • 2018 BMW M5

    The automotive industry at large may be working to downsize engines to extract greater fuel efficiency from cars, but not BMW's M division. Today's modern 4-cylinder engines aren't up to par for the performance division and BMW M's chief, Frank van Meel, said there won't be an M car powered by a 4-cylinder anytime soon. The executive made the comments to Australian media in Munich, and they were reported on by Car Advice. According to van Meel, the division he oversees is keen to keep its inline-6 engines for the foreseeable future. “We are really happy with our 6-cylinder [engines]...

  • BMW 3.0 CSL Hommage R concept, 2015 Pebble Beach Concours d’Elegance
    BMW bringing back CSL nameplate as part of 4-tier M strategy

    Right now, if you want the most potent version of a BMW M model, the GTS badge represents the top of the ladder. There is only one on offer, the M4 GTS. Soon, however, the GTS is likely to go away, and in its place we will find a CSL badge. In fact, multiple M cars could get the badge. These will...

  • 2018 BMW M2 refresh leaked
    BMW M2 facelift leaks showing subtle styling changes

    BMW of Belgium has let the cat out of the bag. And by cat, we mean arguably one of BMW's best sport coupes in recent times. The Belgian company published images to its website and it shows the 2018 BMW M2 in all its glory, first reported by Bimmer Today. If it looks the same, that's because the...

  • 2013 BMW M5
    BMW M Boss Says 600 HP Is The Limit, Manuals Not Long For This World

    The head of BMW's M division says the future of manual transmissions "doesn't look bright."

  • 2014 BMW M4 spy shots
    2014 BMW M3 & M4 Dealer Order Guide And Options List Leaked

    The 2014 BMW M3 sedan and M4 coupe will debut at the Detroit Auto Show in January.

  • BMW M Performance Parts for the 1-, 3-, and 5-Series
    BMW ‘is’ Models To Be Replaced By M Performance Line: Report

    In the past couple of years BMW started offering a new range of performance-oriented models aimed at customers looking for something a little sporty but not quite ready to upgrade to a dedicated M car. These models featured a small “is” badge on the end of their regular model...

  • BMW celebrates 40 years of BMW M Power

    For BMW M fans all around the globe, 2012 marks a special anniversary--40 years of BMW M Power. It was back in 1972 that BMW brought together the company’s motor racing activities under the umbrella of a new company, BMW Motorsport GmbH. Former racing driver and team boss Jochen Neerpasch took over the reins and built the wholly-owned BMW subsidiary into a powerful race team and brand--one that would go on to earn BMW countless triumphs in motorposrt over the following decades. BMW Motorsport started racing with a BMW 3.0 CSL Coupe, the first model developed by the division, and the...

  • BMW M's mysterious V-12 powered Z3 roadster, as posted to Facebook
    BMW Reveals V-12 Powered Z3 Prototype

    BMW’s Z3 roadster, built from 1996 - 2002, wasn’t exactly the Bavarian automaker’s finest effort. Essentially a parts-bin car, it’s primary claim to fame was affordability, and it was relatively successful in bringing the BMW roundel into a new batch of buyers’...

  • 2013 BMW 7-Series
    Next BMW 7-Series To Feature An M Model, Just Don't Call It An M7

    Mercedes-Benz has been selling AMG versions of its S Class quite successfully for the past several years, and soon Audi will launch a new generation of its potent S8, but BMW doesn’t have a similar performance-themed full-size sedan in its portfolio, and that doesn’t appear to be...

  • 2008 BMW M1 Homage Concept
    BMW M1 Successor Coming In 2016: Report

    BMW bosses have vehemently denied that a successor to the legendary M1 supercar is in the works, yet that hasn’t stopped reports of a new super sports car being developed by the M Division from surfacing every now and then. One of the main reasons cited by BMW for the lack of such a model is...

  • 2010 BMW 7-Series M Sport Package
    A Search Of BMW Trademark Filings Reveals M7 And M10 Names

    BMW recently launched a whole range of new models grouped under its M Performance division. In order to reserve the use of each of the model names, BMW set about registering them, such as M50d and M135, with relevant trademark offices around the world. BMW, like most other automakers, also...

  • 2012 BMW M6 Convertible
    2012 BMW M6 Convertible: First Drive

    If you're at all familiar with chili peppers and the zing they bring, you know that a little heat's a good thing, but too much spice can completely numb the senses—or bite back. It's how we couldn't help but feel about the new 2012 BMW M6 Convertible, top down, in one of its many Sport-mode...

  • 2011 BMW 1-Series M Coupe first drive

    Produced for just one model year, BMW’s 1-Series M Coupe will surely be one of the most sought after models by collectors in years to come so if you have one in good nick it may be a good idea to look after it well. Models with such short life spans traditionally become favorites among collectors, especially when they are the first generation of a new line or better yet, when they don’t spawn a direct successor. With BMW’s next-generation 1-Series Coupe expected to be rebadged a 2-Series, and thus its M variant likely to be called an M2, it’s entirely possible that...

  • 2013 BMW M5
    BMW 5-Series M Diesel Sedan Production Confirmed: Report

    A German website says that BMW M Group head, Dr. Friedrich Nitschke, has confirmed production of a diesel-powered, 5-Series M sedan.

  • 2013 Chevrolet Corvette 427 Convertible Collector Edition
    2013 Porsche Boxster, Corvette 427 Convertible, M Performance: Car News Headlines

    Today is a good day for sports car fans. Perhaps even a great one. The 2013 Porsche Boxster has been unveiled online, with some styling new curves and slightly better performance. A new 2013 Chevrolet Corvette 427 Convertible Collector Edition has also made its way onto the web, packing 505...

  • BMW's mystery X6M.
    BMW Shows More Of Its Mystery X6 M: Video

    BMW has released a second teaser video of a new X6 M variant believed to be the first diesel-powered M vehicle.

  • Mysterious BMW X6 M testing in Europe.
    BMW Teases A Higher-Performance X6 M: Video

    BMW is showing a new variant of the X6 M in a newly-released video. Could this be the rumored X6 M550d?

  • BMW's promotional motor oil cologne.
    BMW Uses 'Motor Oil Cologne' In Marketing To PGA Pros

    In an effort to market M Series cars to PGA Tour pros, BMW is using a campaign the offers racetrack test drives and motor oil scented cologne.

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