2013 BMW X1

BMW X1 Raises Money For Nature Via Facebook

The 2013 BMW X1 is the company's latest addition to its sport activity vehicle range, and while it shares much with the MINI Countryman and, in some ways, the BMW 3-Series, it is also the greenest of BMW's X vehicles. Accordingly, BMW is leveraging its relative eco-friendliness (the 2.0-liter... read more

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BMW i Launch Event, Frankfurt, July 2011

Move Aside LED Lighting Tech, BMW Is Firing Up The Lasers

Sometimes the pace of development in the automotive segment has echos of Moore's Law, the trend for power in the computing world to double every two years. No sooner have... read more September 1, 2011 by

BMW ActiveE electric car production line, Leipzig, Germany

Blowin' In The Wind: Turbines To Power BMW Leipzig Factory

However green cars are able to get, the process of building thousands of them every year still isn't particularly environmentally friendly. The manufacturers are doing all... read more August 22, 2011 by

BMW North America CEO Jim O'Donnell

BMW USA Chief Jim O'Donnell To Be Replaced By Ludwig Willisch

BMW of North America's current CEO Jim O'Donnell will retire this fall, with German executive and former head of sales in Europe and Japan Ludwig Willisch taking his place... read more July 22, 2011 by

BMW Megacity Vehicle official teaser

Report: BMW MegaCity Vehicle To Get Optional Range Extender

The MegaCity Vehicle (MCV) is BMW's soon-to-be-built all-electric urban wonder machine, if you buy the markting spiel. But it may be more than that. BMW's Chief Financial... read more February 14, 2011 by

BMW 1-Series with snow chains on front wheels, Staffordshire, England, Dec 2010, photo by Andy Smith

BMW Stuck In The Snow? Guess Which End Your Chains Go On...

Back in the day, buying a BMW was something only true sports sedan fanatics understood. But the legendary 2002 is long gone--35 years now--and all sorts of new folks are... read more December 20, 2010 by

BMW iPad/iPhone accessories video

Video: Tired Of Plywood And Duct Tape For Your iPhone/iPad Mount? BMW Has An Answer

Aftermarket solutions for mounting iPhones, iPods, and now iPads abound, but as anyone that's used many knows, they don't all work as well as advertised. Doing it yourself... read more November 5, 2010 by

World Champions Calendar

2011 Calendar 'World Champion Cars' by Jorge Garcia

Formula 1 fans will want to check out Argentinean artist Jorge Garcia’s 2011 calendar "World Champion Cars," available now from an online retailer. Covering the most... read more September 14, 2010 by

Lyndon Conrad Bell

Lyndon Conrad Bell Joins Sports Car Monitor

Right off the top, thanks for the attention you’ve lavished upon Sports Car Monitor. We appreciate the time you spend here and strive to do our best to make sure you... read more September 2, 2010 by

2010 Nissan 370Z Roadster

Fun In The Sun Roundup (ADTKTC Series)

When shopping for a new car, some folks don’t need the most practical of vehicles and simply want to enjoy the two-seater convertible experience. And why not? Driving a... read more August 25, 2010 by

2010 Mercedes-Benz SLK-CLass

Fun In The Sun - 2011 Mercedes-Benz SLK (ADTKTC Series)

On paper, the 2011 Mercedes-Benz SLK and the 2011 BMW Z4 have a lot in common. Like its Bavarian rival, the Merc also comes in three different variations, which vary in... read more August 25, 2010 by

2011 Porsche Boxster Spyder

Fun In The Sun - 2011 Porsche Boxster (ADTKTC Series)

While Porsche is celebrating its 60th year in the U.S., the Boxster has been winning the hearts of Americans for only the last fourteen. This teenaged love affair between... read more August 25, 2010 by

2011 Audi TTS Coupe - New Face Lift

Fun In The Sun - 2011 Audi TT/S Roadster (ADTKTC Series)

The Audi TT/S Roadster, a soft-top convertible that comes as either a manual or an automatic top that opens and closes in a lightning-quick 12 seconds, boasts a lot of big... read more August 25, 2010 by

2011 BMW Z4 2-door Roadster sDrive30i Angular Front Exterior View

Fun In The Sun - 2011 BMW Z4 (ADTKTC Series)

Although BMW has been making Z series roadsters for twenty years, the latest Z4 represents a significant leap forward for the German brand. While previous iterations of the Z... read more August 25, 2010 by

2011 Ford Mustang GT 5.0

Motor Trend Starts Fight Between The BMW M3, Ford Mustang GT

It may seem odd to compare the BMW M3 and Ford Mustang GT, but their traits are too similar to ignore. Both have V-8s producing over 400 horsepower and are available as rear... read more August 25, 2010 by

McLaren MP4-12C

Plenty Of Unveilings At Monterey Last Weekend

 The week of Pebble Beach Concours d’Elegance and the Monterey Historic Races are a time for remembering the past. People get to see long-dead marques on a golf course or... read more August 16, 2010 by


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