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BMW M Performance

  • 2018 BMW M5, 2017 Los Angeles Auto Show

    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 of Mercedes-AMG and Audi Sport products. The report said the next-generation M3 will lead the charge with a 2019 debut, potentially at the Frankfurt motor show. The plan's architect, Frank van Meel, head of BMW’s performance car division, called the M3 a cornerstone for the M division and...

  • 2016 BMW X4 M40i
    2016 BMW X4 M40i M Performance Model Makes Debut

    It’s been known for some time that BMW was working on a performance-oriented X4 destined to fall under the automaker’s M Performance banner, and now the vehicle has been revealed in full ahead of its official world debut at the 2016 Detroit Auto Show next January. Called the X4 M40i...

  • 2015 BMW X6 with BMW M Performance upgrades
    2015 BMW X6 Gets M Performance Upgrades

    The second generation of BMW’s pioneering X6 crossover has just gone sale, and if you were looking to add one to your fleet you can now also dress it up with a range of BMW M Performance upgrades. For the exterior, there are a series of functional aerodynamic mods, many of them made from...

  • 2014 BMW 4 Series convertible fitted with M Performance accessories
    BMW 4-Series Convertible To Get M Performance Parts

    BMW previews a 4 Series convertible with M Performance accessories.

  • 2015 BMW X6 M50d
    First Look At 2015 BMW X6's M Sport Package And X6 M50d Variant

    BMW has just revealed its second-generation X6 crossover, and soon its high-performance X6 M variant will debut. In the meantime, X6 fans looking to add some sport to the new 2015 X6 will have to settle for the crossover’s available M Sport package. Overseas, buyers also have the option of...

  • 2014 BMW X5 equipped with M Performance parts
    BMW Announces M Performance Parts For X5 Owners In The U.S.

    M Performance parts for the BMW X5 will be available in the U.S.

  • 2014 BMW M235i live photos, 2014 Detroit Auto Show

    Last month, BMW revealed its new 2-Series in full and included the all-important pricing details; today in Detroit, the brand took the wraps off the car in its public debut ahead of its early 2014 sales launch. The 2-Series will be a late 2014 model year arrival and its pricing will start at $33,025, including a $925 destination charge. Only two models will be available at launch: a base 228i and sporty M235i. The latter marks the arrival of BMW’s M Performance line of cars here in the U.S. and will set you back at least $44,025, once again including a $925 destination charge. So what...

  • 2013 BMW 760Li V12 M Bi-Turbo
    BMW Presents M-Badged 7-Series In Middle East

    BMW doesn’t plan to launch a dedicated M version of its 7-Series anytime soon, despite the desires of some of its top engineers, but that doesn’t mean we’ll never see an M-enhanced version of the BMW flagship sedan. In fact, BMW is expected to launch an M Performance version of...

  • 2014 BMW X5 equipped with M Performance parts
    BMW X5 Gets M Performance Parts At Essen Motor Show

    BMW’s new 2-Series isn’t the only vehicle getting the M Performance treatment at the 2013 Essen Motor Show this week. BMW also used the German tuning fest to launch new M Performance parts and accessories for its third-generation X5 SUV. M Performance is BMW’s mid-range...

  • 2014 BMW 2-Series with M Performance parts
    BMW Launches 2-Series M Performance Parts At Essen Motor Show

    Buyers of the new BMW 2-Series will soon be able to give their cars the M treatment, with BMW launching at this week’s 2013 Essen Motor Show in Germany a range of upgrades for the car lifted straight out of the M Performance parts catalog. M Performance is BMW’s mid-range performance...

  • 2014 BMW M6 equipped with BMW M Performance parts
    BMW Launches New M Performance Parts For The M5 And M6

    BMW’s M Performance range of go-fast parts and accessories aren’t designed strictly for BMW’s regular models, but can also be used to enhance the automaker’s dedicated M cars. In fact, BMW first used the M3 to test the waters with its new M Performance branding and now...

  • 2014 BMW X5 M50d
    Forbidden Fruit: 2014 BMW X5 M50d

    BMW has no triple-turbo love for the U.S. it seems, as the automaker has just revealed its second-generation X5 M50d performance diesel SUV based on the latest 2014 X5 range, and it’s not coming to local showrooms. If you’re unfamiliar with the X5 M50d, it’s a sporty SUV from...

  • 2014 BMW 4-Series fitted with M Performance accessories

    BMW will present the full line of M Performance accessories for its new 4-Series coupe at the 2013 Frankfurt Auto Show next month. We were given a taste of what to expect back in July but now we have more details on the accessories, which include everything from aesthetic improvements to power upgrades. M Performance accessories are developed by the engineers at BMW M, using their motorsport racing expertise. Importantly, the accessories are perfectly tailored to BMW’s specific models and engineered to the same standard as the cars they are attached to. For the 2014 428i, a kit is...

  • 2014 BMW 4-Series fitted with M Performance accessories
    2014 BMW 4-Series M Performance Parts Previewed

    BMW’s new 4-Series (the replacement for the 3-Series Coupe) isn’t even in showrooms yet but the German automaker has already revealed the first batch of M Performance accessories for the car. They include aesthetic pieces as well as some serious performance mods and should be available...

  • 2014 BMW X5 with M Sport package - Image: BMW Blog
    First Look At 2014 BMW X5 M Sport Package And X5 M50d

    Following this week’s earlier reveal of the 2014 BMW X5, the third generation of BMW’s luxurious and dynamic mid-size SUV, the first photos of the vehicle equipped with its new M Sport package and in its high-performance diesel M50d trim have surfaced. The images are from an official...

  • 2013 BMW 3-Series fitted with M Performance accessories
    BMW Announces M Performance Parts For U.S. 3-Series, 5-Series

    BMW's M Performance range has been expanding for a while now in Europe, to the point of replacing the previous Performance parts range. Now we get some BMW love, American style, with the confirmation of M Performance Parts ranges for the 3-Series and 5-Series. For the 3-Series, the parts include a...

  • 2013 BMW 3-Series fitted with M Performance accessories
    BMW Performance Parts To Be Replaced By New M Performance Range

    In 2007 BMW started offering a range of official modifications grouped under the BMW Performance Parts label that were aimed at improving the overall performance of its cars. The benefit to customers looking to modify their cars was the fact that all the parts came with the same level of quality as...

  • 2012 BMW M135i Hatchback (three-door)
    New BMW 1-Series Sedan Likely To Feature M Performance Model

    BMW is working on a new sedan based on its latest 1-Series range that will be aimed at customers in sedan-loving markets such as the U.S. and China. It will compete against the upcoming 2014 Audi A3 Sedan and 2014 Mercedes-Benz CLA Class, though won’t be available until the 2015 calendar year...

  • BMW M Performance steering wheel

    The BMW M Performance range of vehicles, performance upgrades and accessories are still not available in the U.S., but it’s only a matter of time until they head our way. We’re betting that one of the more popular items will be the BMW M Performance steering wheel featured in this latest video. In addition to featuring a grippy Alcantara surface, highlighted with some carbon trim, the BMW M Performance steering wheel comes with a small digital screen that displays all kinds of information, which is broken down in three main catagories: EfficientDynamics, Sport and Race. In the...

  • BMW M Performance 3-Series Sports Wagon
    BMW M Performance Range Expands At 2012 Essen Motor Show

    For anyone unfamiliar with the Essen Motor Show, think of it as the German version of SEMA, which, incidentally, is taking place this week. The Essen show doesn’t actually commence until December 1, but BMW has given us a preview of some of the vehicles it’s planning to debut there...

  • Chris Harris with BMW's M135i and Audi's RS3
    Chris Harris Compares The BMW M135i And Audi RS3: Forbidden Fruit Video

    German automakers seem to have two absolute rules: there is no such this as “too complex,” and Americans don’t buy hatchbacks. We can’t comment on the first point, but as for the second, well, that means we miss out on some of the best compact cars Germany has to offer. Case...

  • BMW M135i 3dr hatchback quick drive
    2012 BMW M135i Hatchback: Quick Drive

    While European carmakers are slowly coming around to the concept of releasing their best products in the U.S., there are still a few cars denied to American customers. One of these is BMW's latest hot 1-Series model, the M135i from its expanding M Performance range. Available only in three- and...

  • 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's M135i hot hatch
    BMW Teases Its Not-For-North-America M135i: Video

    We’ll admit it: we’re smitten with BMW’s M Performance hatchback, the M135i. It’s the right size, it offers hatchback sensibility and it looks to be a whole lot of fun on twisty roads. In fact, there’s only one problem with BMW’s hot hatch: it’s not for...

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