BMW News

Monday, 9 December 2019

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09 December
2020 BMW X3 M40i And X4 M40i Get More Power In The U.S.

The M550i xDrive also gets a big boost for 2020MY.

Motor1

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09 December
Lynk&Co 05: China-only BMW X4 rival revealed

Lynk&Co 05 Geely's ambitious, Europe-bound Chinese brand showcases its fifth model Chinese brand Lynk&Co, which is owned by Volvo's parent company, Geely, has unveiled its fourth model, the 05 coupé-SUV. The BMW X4 rival joins the 01 SUV, 02...

Autocar

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09 December
Someone Built A BMW M3 CS Touring

BMW has not ventured into the wagon or estate market with the F80 BMW M3 which has resulted in at least one enthusiast taking matters into their own hands. Take one totalled M3 CS, spend many hours and a lot of money on it and you have the first...

Zero2Turbo

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09 December
2022 BMW M4 GT3 Teaser Confirms Giant Grille For Production M4

From 2022, the customer racing range of products in the BMW M Motorsport programme is getting a new top-of-the-range model. Privateers and privateer teams around the world will have the opportunity to do battle for wins and titles in a GT3 model...

Zero2Turbo

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09 December
Used car buying guide: BMW M6

The hood of a healthy M6 convertible takes just 22sec to fold Picking up a snappy 500bhp M car for just £9000 may seem like an easy win, but buy a dud and the cost of repairs can be crippling They start at around the same prices (less than...

Autocar

09 December
2019 BMW X5: Everything You Need to Know

BMW redesigned its mid-size X5 SUV for the 2019 model year, and the fourth generation of the X5 has a little bit more of everything: space, horsepower and tech features — plus a slew of newly standard safety equipment. Related: Wireless Apple...

cars.com

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09 December
Bavarian Bond — A Brief History of James Bond BMWs

Just a few days ago, the first official trailer for the all new James Bond movie, No Time to Die, was released. As a fan of the Bond franchise, I was very excited to see the new trailer and am waiting very impatiently for it to hit theaters. While...

BMW Blog

09 December
Dahler cranks up BMW X3 M to 600hp

Yes, yes, another SUV made quicker, but don't forget this engine is going in the M3...

PistonHeads

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08 December
VIDEO: The BMW X6 M50i gets reviewed by Throttle House

Humans may never know why the BMW X6 M50i exists. It’s a car that seemingly has no real purpose. Want a bit, fast SUV? Get a BMW X5 M50i or X5 M. Want a stylish performance car? Don’t buy an SUV. However, for some reason, the X6 M50i actually sort...

BMW Blog

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08 December
G80 BMW M3 production to kick off November 2020, deliveries in 2021

The next-generation G80 BMW M3 is scheduled to enter production in November 2020. Deliveries of first units are expected by Spring 2021. Even though the new M3 and M4 won’t arrive to market until 2021, we expect to see both cars, fully unveiled,...

BMW Blog

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08 December
Former BMW Design Chief Jozef Kaban Returns To VW Group

After a short stint at BMW Group, former head of design Jozef Kaban returns to VW Group. This week, VW Group has announced a reshuffling of its design department. Kaban was previously the chief of exterior design at Skoda from 2008 to 2017 before...

BMW Blog

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08 December
M3 CS Touring Is The M Wagon BMW Should’ve Built

Pay attention BMW, this is the wagon we want!

Motor1

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08 December
BMW M4 GT3 Race Car Teaser Confirms Ridiculous Grille, More Than 500 HP in Road Car

BMW has released a teaser for its future M4 GT3 race car pretty much confirming that that controversially large kidney grille seen in the Concept 4 and that leak from October will indeed be coming to production. The company also took the opportunity...

The Drive

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08 December
BMW M4 GT3 Teaser Reveals Awesome Surprises

Get ready for the best M4 ever.

CarBuzz

08 December
Alcantara's one-off BMW i8 Roadster LimeLight is aptly named

Filed under: Design/Style,Green,BMW,Convertible,Hybrid Continue reading Alcantara's one-off BMW i8 Roadster LimeLight is aptly named Alcantara's one-off BMW i8 Roadster LimeLight is aptly named originally appeared on Autoblog on Sun, 8 Dec...

AutoBlog

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08 December
BMWBLOG garage is getting a BMW M3 CS

The BMWBLOG garage is getting a shake-up! Roughly 2 years ago after picking up my custom-built hero F80 M3 and publishing my video review which detailed my impressions of the car and what it was like during the first year of ownership (watch the...

BMW Blog


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07 December
These are our Top Three Winter Tires for your BMW for 2020

One of the most overlooked aspects of yearly car maintenance (BMW cars included) is a set of winter tires. Most drivers feel as if they can get away with the same all-season tires they’ve been driving on all year. And in most cases, they’ll survive...

BMW Blog

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07 December
VIDEO: Doug DeMuro checks out the BMW M8 Competition Coupe

Now that BMW finally has an M8 in its stable, something that’d been missing for decades, it’s the darling of the Bavarian lineup. But most journalists and publications have been focusing on its track capabilities and performance. In this new video...

BMW Blog

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07 December
The 2020 Genesis G70 Gives BMW a Run for Its Money

It’s easier than ever for an automaker to stand out from the crowd. Before the proliferation of touchscreen infotainment systems and advanced safety features, luxury automakers relied on a car’s high-quality interior materials, high-end stereos,...

The CarGurus Blog

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07 December
2021 BMW M4 (G82) Confirmed With Oversized Kidney Grille, More Than 500 HP

As you already know from prototypes of the G80, the M3 is getting a pig snout for the 2021 model year. The controversial design will be carried over by the M4, and this teaser for the M4 GT3 confirms how bad the kidney grille has evolved. As if the...

autoevolution

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07 December
BMW Motorsport poaches WRT Audi DTM Program Manager

BMW Motorsport team announces that former program manager of the WRT Audi DTM team, Maurizio Leschiutta, has joined BMW. Leschiutta will oversee BMW’s track operations for the 2020 season. Prior to Audi, Leschiutta worked for Ferrari Formula 1 team....

BMW Blog

07 December
BMW quietly increases power of some M-branded cars for 2020

For 2020, BMW has upped horsepower figures for certain M-branded vehicles thanks to engine improvements. The 2020 BMW M550i xDrive and 2020 BMW X3 and X4 M40i xDrive received sizable bumps in horsepower and torque outputs from similarly sized...

MotorAuthority


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07 December
BMW joins Getting to Zero Coalition, aims to cut logistics CO2 emissions

When talking about the automotive industry and the part it’s playing in climate change, one has to take into account every possible aspect, not just tailpipe emissions. The approach towards cutting CO2 emissions must include not just the end product...

BMW Blog

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06 December
BMW M4 GT3 teaser gives us our first glimpse at the M4’s massive grille

The next-generation of BMW M4 is almost here. When it makes its debut, it won’t be alone, as it will be joined by its racing sibling, the M4 GT3. With the BMW M4 GT3, a new era of customer racing will be born and BMW feels it will be an iconic one....

BMW Blog

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06 December
Next BMW M4 will have over 500 hp, GT3 race car in the works

The controversial 4 Series concept grille is absolutely going into production.

CNET - ROADSHOW

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06 December
BMW Again Confirms G82 M4 Will Exceed 500 HP in M4 GT3 Preview

BMW Confirms G82 M4 Will Exceed 500 HP in M4 GT3 Announcement

bimmerpost

06 December
BMW adds Apple CarPlay for free

When BMW added Apple CarPlay as an option to its vehicles, it decided to charge an $80 a year subscription fee, which was obviously a bad decision since other automakers don’t charge an additional fee for it. Now BMW has changed its ways and has...

The Torque Report

06 December
2021 BMW M4 Coupe makes its spy photo debut, hiding the grille beneath

Filed under: Spy Photos,BMW,Coupe,Luxury,Performance Continue reading 2021 BMW M4 Coupe makes its spy photo debut, hiding the grille beneath 2021 BMW M4 Coupe makes its spy photo debut, hiding the grille beneath originally appeared on...

AutoBlog

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06 December
BMW X5 xDrive45e M Sport 2020 UK review

A six-cylinder petrol engine and a bigger battery work wonders for BMW's plug-in hybrid SUV The new BMW X5 plug-in hybrid (PHEV) has gained two extra cylinders yet somehow become more economical (officially) and more BIK tax-efficient at the...

Autocar

06 December
2015-2019 BMW X6: Recall Alert

Vehicles Affected: Approximately 32,800 model-year 2015-19 BMW X6 SUVs equipped with rear-seat lower anchor bars used to secure child-restraint seats The Problem: The lower anchor bars may become damaged over time when used with a Latch-type,...

cars.com

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06 December
Mercedes-AMG A45 S vs BMW M2 Competition vs Audi RS3 Drag Race

The Italian side of Motor1.com has lined up some potent machines in a juicy drag race. A 45 S: 310 kW and 500 NmM2 Competition: 302 kW and 550 NmRS3 Sportback: 294 kW and 480 Nm Hit the video below and remember to turn on English subtitles if you...

Zero2Turbo

06 December
BMW

BMW set to bulk up electrified line-up

Go Auto

06 December
Kubica eyes DTM drive with upcoming BMW test

Polish F1 driver could switch to Germany's top class next year BMW looks to up the ante

PistonHeads

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05 December
New Takata airbag recall triggered, BMW tells owners to park their cars

This new issue has produced one known fatality in Australia, and the issue also affects Audi, Honda, Toyota and Mitsubishi.

CNET - ROADSHOW

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05 December
BMW Group Invests 400 Million Euros for the BMW iNeXT in the Dingolfing Plant

BMW Group invests 400 million euros for the BMW iNeXT in the Dingolfing plant

bimmerpost

05 December
Son Keys BMW in Showroom to Force Father to Buy It

Son keys BMW to force Father to buy it

bimmerpost

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05 December
BMW Makes Apple CarPlay Free

In 2018, when BMW launched it's 7.0 operating system for its in-car infotainment, it included Apple Car Play for free for the first 12 months.  After that, the owner was asked to pay $80 for a 1 year subscription to Car Play or $300 for a 240...

Cheers & Gears

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05 December
BMW NA Reports 10 Percent Sales Increase in November 2019, Led by New 3 Series

BMW NA Reports 10 Percent Sales Increase in November 2019, Led by New 3 Series

bimmerpost

05 December
BMW Sues Suppliers Over Price Fixing, Despite Being Found Guilty of Price Fixing Themselves

BMW really does want to eat their cake, all of it including the cherries and the crumbs. When we read that BMW was suing component suppliers Denso and Valeo over price-fixing we couldn’t believe the double standards involved. between 2004 and 2013...

Daily Car Blog

05 December
Free and clear: BMW relents on charging for Apple CarPlay

Our editorial team doesn't agree on many things, but we were unanimous in calling out BMW for fleecing shoppers by charging a subscription fee for Apple CarPlay. "BMW still irks us with an $80 annual CarPlay user fee that begins a year after...

The Car Connection

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05 December
BMW i8 Roadster LimeLight Edition Shows Highlighter Spec

BMW Italia has partnered up with Alcantara S.p.A to bring you the in your face BMW i8 Roadster LimeLight Edition. Sadly it is a one-off model and it was built to show off not only it’s bright colour but also the stunning custom interior. The...

Zero2Turbo

05 December
BMW i8 Roadster LimeLight Edition revealed

One-off special built in conjunction with Alcantara's own designers. Think furry...

PistonHeads

04 December
BMW 1 Series range

Lots of hits and a few misses for BMW as new 1 Series shifts to front-drive platform

Go Auto

04 December
BMW 1 Series range

Driven: BMW thinks big with new 1 Series

Go Auto

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04 December
BMW does about-face, drops CarPlay annual subscription requirement

Enlarge / A BMW X7 navigating an off-road course (credit: Eric Bangeman) When you buy a new car, you own it. Make the payments, and the car is 100 percent yours, with the only standing relationship between you and the carmaker consisting of...

Ars Technica

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04 December
2021 BMW 6 Series GT Facelift With Bigger Grille, New Lights

Despite what the rumors said, the 6 Series GT or Gran Turismo is still the only model in its family after the coupes all migrated to the 8 Series. This odd combination between sedan and crossover characteristics isn't that popular, but we're glad to...

autoevolution

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04 December
BMW X5 M & X6 M Competition Comparison

Don’t judge a book by its cover. In the battle of Super SUVs, BMW likes to offer familiar styling with unprecedented power. If you are in the market for 4WD and 617 horsepower, here is the BMW X5 M & X6 M Competition comparison. Both the X5 M and...

Autofluence

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04 December
2020 BMW 2 Series Gran Coupe starts at $38,495

BMW unveiled the 2020 2 Series Gran Coupe two months ago and now it’s released the pricing, which starts at $38,495 for the 228i xDrive Gran Coupe, including the destination fees. The 2020 2 Series Gran Coupe will be offered in two versions in the...

The Torque Report

04 December
2020 BMW 4-Series

The 2020 BMW 4-Series has us all tied up, and that’s before we’ve taken any turns. What’s likely to be its last year in the current iteration, the two-door coupe and convertible, and five-door hatchback (which BMW calls a Gran Coupe) earn a 6.0 on...

The Car Connection

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04 December
2020 BMW M235i and 228i Gran Coupe US Pricing Announced

2020 BMW 228i and M235i Gran Coupe US Pricing

bimmerpost

04 December
2020 BMW 2-Series Gran Coupe costs about the same as the two-door, is still not a coupe

When it goes on sale next year, base versions of the 2020 BMW 228i xDrive Gran Coupe four-door sedan will cost $38,495, including destination, the automaker announced Wednesday. That's $200 more than a 2020 230i xDrive coupe, which is already on...

The Car Connection

04 December
This Is Why BMW Is Quite Literally Shit

It was meant to be proper journalism day at DCB HQ, no potentially dangerous slander, no foul language just normal middle of the road, inoffensive middle-class journalism. We’re trying to rehabilitate our tremendously fantastic reputation… AHEM!...

Daily Car Blog

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04 December
2020 BMW M850i xDrive Gran Coupe Review & Test Drive

While the automotive market certainly has some big changes on the horizon, the current state of vehicles never ceases to amaze me with staggering horsepower numbers and stunning designs that even captivate the less enthused. BMW happens to be a...

Automotive Addicts

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04 December
BMW U-turns on Apple CarPlay subscription fees in UK

BMW to make software standard on most models for the lifetime of the car, rather than charge customers after the first 12 months BMW is set to announce today that it has reversed its controversial decision to charge Apple CarPlay users £85...

Autocar

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03 December
December 2019 BMW Lease Rates

December 2019 BMW Lease Rates

bimmerpost

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03 December
BMW's 1800cc 'Big Boxer' Is The Bike World's Biggest Ever Flat-Twin

BMW has provided a closer look at its most powerful ever flat twin, which has a gloriously retro aesthetic

Car Throttle

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27 November
Funny MBUX – What does a Mercedes-Benz say when asked about BMW?

MBUX is the partner that makes life easier onboard the Mercedes-Benz vehicles. The artificial intelligence-based system is capable of learning the habits and the ... The post Funny MBUX – What does a Mercedes-Benz say when asked about BMW?...

MercedesBlog

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27 November
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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