BMW News

Wednesday, 1 April 2020

01 April
2021 BMW 5-Series spy shots

The BMW 5-Series is currently into its seventh generation and the latest model will soon reach the midway point in its life cycle. In BMW tradition, the car will receive a facelift to keep it looking and feeling fresh over the second half of its...

MotorAuthority

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01 April
2021 BMW 5 Series Facelift Spied With New Headlights And Taillights

One of the two prototypes we've spotted is an M Sport model.

Motor1

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01 April
217-MPH BMW M5 By G-Power Rocks You Like A Hurricane With 829 HP

The Hurricane RS offers ludicrous performance by accelerating like a Bugatti Veyron.

Motor1

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01 April
Spring 2020: 48V system coming to BMW 3 Series, X3 and X4

The 48V mild-hybrid system debuted in the BMW 520d in Fall 2019. Today, BMW is announcing that starting in Spring 2020, the 48V technology will be extended to the BMW 3 Series, BMW X3 and BMW X4 ranges. The exact models are the BMW 320d Sedan, BMW...

BMW Blog

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01 April
BMW 3 Series, X3, X4 Mild Hybrids Confirmed For 2020 Launch

The electrified models will help BMW cut emissions to meet more stringent regulations.

Motor1

01 April
2020 BMW X6 Review: Ignore the Why, Enjoy the How

The verdict: The 2020 BMW X6 M50i doesn’t make a lot of sense, but its superb powertrain and technology make it enjoyable anyway. Versus the competition: The X6 M50i doesn’t have trouble keeping up with its competitors, but some of them offer better...

cars.com

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31 March
VIDEO: Check out Papadakis Racing’s 1,000 hp BMW-powered Supra

Last we saw the Papadakis Racing Toyota Supra project, Stephan Papadakis himself was doing an engine teardown to check out the BMW B58 turbocharged I6 that powers it. He wanted to see if it would be possible to make 1,000 hp from the stock engine...

BMW Blog

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31 March
VIDEO: Check out this stunning Individual Dakar Yellow BMW 850 CSi

While flawed, the E31 BMW 8 Series was and still is a highly desirable car. Sure, it doesn’t handle as well as enthusiasts would like and it’s a bit overly complicated for a car of its era. But it looks fantastic and, in BMW 850 CSi form, sports a...

BMW Blog

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31 March
BMW M3 CSL With Manual Gearbox Is A Purist’s Delight

The ultimate driving machine made even better?

Motor1

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31 March
BMWBLOG Podcast Episode 22: Scott Villeneuve from Limited-Slip Blog Talks About His F80 M3 and M235i Gran Coupe

If you’re suffering from a bit of Corona-cabin-fever, we might just have an hour of relief for you in our latest episode of the BMWBLOG Podcast. In this week’s episode, we talk to Scott Villeneuve, co-founder of Limited-Slip Blog, about a variety of...

BMW Blog

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31 March
Video: Five Reasons to buy and own a BMW E46 M3

The BMW E46 M3 needs no introduction. It is one of the most respected and loved cars BMW ever made and that makes it a prime candidate to have its own cult following. It’s not just its reputation that makes it so loved, it’s also the fact that it...

BMW Blog

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31 March
Genesis G70 Shooting Brake With Facelift Looks Like a BMW 3 Series Killer

Genesis seems to have the time and resources to mess with BMW. After launching the GV80, a luxurious and sporty SUV, the Korean automaker may even be looking to target the 3 Series wagon. It already has a rival for the normal 3 Series sedan, the...

autoevolution

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31 March
Mid-Engined Chevy Camaro Gives Off BMW Hybrid Vibes

The new mid-engined Corvette has people confused. Can we or can we not call it a supercar? With almost 500 hp it doesn't quite have Huracan levels of power, but its heart is in the right place. And for those of you thinking that it's so wrong to...

autoevolution

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31 March
BMW Group uses Blockchain to drive supply chain transparency

Blockchain technology is ever more present and now BMW Group is preparing to implement it as to further optimize and increase the transparency of the supply chain across the network. Due to its clear, timestamped structure, blockchain ensures data...

BMW Blog

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31 March
Can the new Genesis G80 Pose a threat for BMW, Audi models?

A couple of days ago, Genesis took the virtual veils off their latest creation – the Genesis G80. The new luxury sedan has a design that reminds of the previous-generation Mercedes-Benz CLS and has some really nice curves to it. Even the huge front...

BMW Blog

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31 March
2021 BMW 4 Series Convertible Shows Off Massive Grille

Does BMW's larger kidney grille look better with a license plate attached?

CarBuzz

31 March
BMW fuel-cell SUV, BYD safety battery, EPA gas-mileage targets: Today’s Car News

BYD is thinking safety first with a new battery. BMW’s upcoming fuel-cell SUV will be quick. And the U.S. EPA has released its controversial final rule that could relax vehicle fuel efficiency below what automakers say they can easily meet. This and...

Green Car Reports

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31 March
The EfficientDynamics success story: BMW writes the next chapter

Thanks to the innovative measures of the Efficient Dynamics package, BMW is already able to fully comply with the stricter European Union requirements regarding CO2 targets for 2020 and 2021. Efficient Dynamics has completely reshaped BMW’s approach...

BMW Blog

31 March
Here's what the giant kidney grille looks like on a BMW 4 Series Convertible

Filed under: Design/Style,Spy Photos,BMW,Convertible,Luxury Continue reading Here's what the giant kidney grille looks like on a BMW 4 Series Convertible Here's what the giant kidney grille looks like on a BMW 4 Series Convertible...

AutoBlog

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31 March
Fifty Five years of “Freude am Fahren”: The quintessential BMW slogan

The widely known and highly popular “Freude am Fahren” slogan of BMW celebrates the 55th anniversary in 2020, but its roots can be traced even further back in the history of the brand. Say it “Freude am Fahren” in German or “Sheer Driving Pleasure”...

BMW Blog

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31 March
Yay or Nay: BMW E39 530d pickup project wants $32,000

Straight from the land of peculiar projects, I’m bringing you yet another example of human ingenuity. This is a modified BMW E39 530d which has somehow morphed into a pickup truck and is now available for purchase. Yes, you read that right. Just in...

BMW Blog

31 March
BMW i Hydrogen Next fuel-cell SUV: With battery boost, more power than Mirai

BMW has released the first technical details of the i Hydrogen Next, a fuel-cell vehicle based on the X5 SUV. First seen at the 2019 Frankfurt Motor Show, the vehicle's hydrogen fuel-cell drive system benefit from joint development between BMW and...

Green Car Reports

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31 March
The 5 Things Automobile Mag Loves Most About the 2020 BMW X3 M Competition

5 Things We Love Most About the 2020 BMW X3 M Competition

bimmerpost

31 March
BMW M135i xDrive | PH Fleet

So the cult classic baby BMW has changed quite drastically - is it any better to live with?

PistonHeads

31 March
BMW M5 (F10) | PH Used Buying Guide

The F10 super saloon is as thrilling as it is usable - and has the added allure of being the last pure rear-drive M5

PistonHeads

30 March
BMW hydrogen-electric powertrain to enter production in 2022, deliver 368 horsepower

BMW plans to put a hydrogen-electric vehicle into limited production in 2022, which the automaker previewed last September with the X5-based i Hydrogen Next concept. On Monday, BMW provided the first details on the powertrain that will feature in...

MotorAuthority

30 March
BMW X5 to get a 374-hp hydrogen powertrain

BMW has been so focused on electric vehicles lately, like the i4 and iX3, but the brand isn’t just looking at EVs as it moves to a zero emissions future. Back in 2013 BMW teamed up with Toyota to develop new fuel-cell technology, which was previewed...

The Torque Report


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30 March
BMW i Hydrogen NEXT – BMW’s Hydrogen X5 – will be good for 369bhp

The BMW i Hydrogen Next – BMW’s hydrogen fuel cell X5 – will come with 369bhp when it goes in to small series production in 2022. Back in the days when we had motor shows, BMW took the i Hydrogen NEXT to the Frankfurt Motor Show which, although...

Cars UK

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30 March
369 HP (275 kW) Hydrogen-Powered BMW X5 Confirmed for 2022

i Hydrogen NEXT concept premiered at the 2019 Frankfurt Motor Show BMW has confirmed that they will be launching a hydrogen-powered version of the X5 in 2022 and it will pack 369 hp (275 kW). It features two 700-bar tanks that can hold 6kg of...

Zero2Turbo

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30 March
BMW details hydrogen plans including 369bhp powertrain

BMW's Hydrogen Next concept Pilot of X5-based hydrogen fuel cell electric vehicles is due in 2022, ahead of full launch later in decade BMW’s first hydrogen-fuelled electric vehicles are most likely to be its larger SUVs, such as the X5,...

Autocar

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30 March
BMW M235i Gran Coupe Pricing for South Africa

The first-ever BMW 2 Series Gran Coupe sees BMW bringing the four-door coupe concept that has already enjoyed great success in higher vehicle classes into the premium compact segment for the first time. It is now available in South Africa. Topping...

Zero2Turbo

30 March
BMW Reveals its Vision of a Hydrogen Future

BMW has revealed its vision of a hydrogen fuel cell powertrain solution for its future products. The BMW i Hydrogen Next concept powertrain generates up to 166bhp while it stores around 13lbs of liquid hydrogen in two 700 bar tanks to claim a “long...

TU Automotive

30 March
BMW vs Mercedes – Which Brand Is Better For 2020?

Folks always mention that if you want a luxury automobile, always buy German. It’s an overly succinct answer that leaves … Read more » The post BMW vs Mercedes – Which Brand Is Better For 2020? appeared first on Motor Verso.

MotorVerso

30 March
BMW reveals 374hp hydrogen hybrid tech

Part hydrogen, part battery electric powerplant due later this decade

PistonHeads

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30 March
Gaze in wonder at this astonishing BMW CSL render

Digital wizard cooks up a road-going IMSA 3.0 CSL, and our brains have stopped working

TopGear

27 March
BMW 3-Series plug-in, parking an EV, slow progress for pickups: Today’s Car News

Pickups haven’t become more fuel-efficient at the rate of other vehicles. Storing electric vehicles requires being thoughtful about the battery. And the 3-Series plug-in hybrid is back. This and more, here at Green Car Reports. BMW’s has rolled out...

Green Car Reports

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27 March
2021 BMW 330e Plug-in Hybrid Unveiled

Workers in Munich have weathered the worst of the virus to offer something unprecedented. Everyone has a fond memory of a 3 Series, so get ready for a new chapter in the history of the fun sports sedan because the 2021 BMW 330e Plug-in hybrid has...

Autofluence

27 March
2021 BMW 3-Series plug-in hybrid gets more electric range, new home-charging options

The 2021 BMW 3-Series plug-in hybrid gets a redesign, migrating to the G20-generation 3-Series platform and gaining more electric range in the process. BMW will offer the plug-in hybrid sedan, which was first announced in 2019, in both rear-wheel...

Green Car Reports

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27 March
Extended Test: 2019 BMW 3 Series Touring (G21) review

Specifications Model 2019 BMW G21 330d xDrive M Sport Plus Edition Touring B57O 3.0d Price £48,115 OTR Price with options £55,455 OTR Colour Dravit Grey metallic Cost options fitted Black with Blue stitching Vernasca Leather (£500); Visibility...

Sunday Times Driving


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23 March
Don’t dismiss the 2020 Toyota Supra just because of the BMW bits

The 2020 Toyota Supra will put a smile on your face, especially if you can take it to a track day. [credit: Toyota ] Let's get one thing out of...

Ars Technica

20 March
Electric BMW 7 Series due in 2022

Fri, 03/20/2020 - 17:20 Like the next Jaguar XJ, the BMW 7 Series will be available as an EV

Carbuyer

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18 March
BMW 4 Series Coupe Looks Hot, Will Get Fewer Engines

The brand new generation of the BMW 4 Series Coupe has just been spied again, undergoing testing in Europe. With some of the camouflage coming off at the front, it's finally starting to look like the concept car of last year. The new twin-kidney...

autoevolution

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18 March
2020 BMW 840i Convertible Review & Test Drive

The BMW 8 Series can be thought of a mysterious vehicle when it was first added to the German brand’s lineup in the early 1990s. Captivating a unique audience, the BMW 8 series moved the needle for the luxury ground tourer of the time. For a second...

Automotive Addicts

12 March
New Mercedes GLA vs BMW X2, Volvo XC40 & Audi Q2: specs comparison

Thu, 03/12/2020 - 10:01 How does the Mercedes GLA compare to its premium small SUV rivals?

Carbuyer


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