Jenny McAdow

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The Science That Makes Car Engines Sound So Different

The physics of engine notes, explained.<p><b>What separates a Porsche flat-six from a Toyota Avalon V-6</b>—aside from the bank angle, the power output, the engine location, and your interest in owning one? At full throttle, the Porsche belts out an aggressive mechanical rasp while the Avalon mutters a …

This Is What It's Like to Drive BMW's i8, the Car from the Future

Some have compared the i8 to BMW's last mid-engine sports car, the M1 of the late Seventies. This is rubbish.<p><i>(All Photos by Shelby Knick)</i><p>BMW's i8 is both a car and a preview of the marque's future. This is fitting, because everyone who sees the i8 assumes it is, in fact, from the future. But before …

20 Short Hairstyles for Fall (That Made the Short List)

1. Bohemian Bob<p>This is fall is all about a heavier bob, using blunt bangs and soft waves to create an ageless style.<p><b>How To Style</b>:<p>Using a large round …

BMW throws a cord to i3 EV owners with cheaper fast chargers, year of free juice

On the first day, BMW said let there be charging stations. And there were. And they were good … also, cheap.<p>Today BMW unveiled two new programs to …

BMW Announces Wireless Inductive Charging System for the i3 and i8 Electric Vehicles

Electric vehicles are the future of personal transportation – but hooking your car up to a cable every time you stop can be a drag. Several …

Electric Vehicles

Edmunds.com tests Tesla, with mixed results

The automotive research company Edmunds.com took a long drive in a Tesla Model S, and has given the electric sedan a decidedly mixed review.<p>------------<p><b>FOR THE RECORD</b><p>An earlier version of this post said Edmunds reported that on three occasions the drivers testing the Tesla experienced a "car died …

2015 BMW M3 vs. E30 M3 DTM at Hockenheim

BMW's latest squares off against its greatest.<p>Save the M1, no car is more steeped in BMW lore than the E30 M3. In road-going form, it's touted as "God's Chariot"; in racing guise, the Bavarians claim it's the world's most successful touring car. The staff has extensive history with them. Even more …

5 reasons BMW nuts should respect the 2015 M3 and M4

These twins are seriously compromised—that is, performance over comfort.<p>Many recent BMW headlines read like an Apple store catalog: <i>i</i> this and <i>i</i> that. OK, we get it. BMW builds a couple of plastic cars with<br>electric motors—great. What about your loyal Bimmer enthusiasts? You know, the folks who have …

Apple Store

BMW i8 Full Pricing, Options Revealed

Follow Antony<p>BMW announced the list price of its i8 plug-in hybrid sports car some time ago, but now we know how much it will actually cost to get …

Plug-in Hybrid EVs

BMW i3 Electric Vehicle Wins 'World Green Car' and 'Design of the Year' Awards at the 2014 New York Auto Show

The World Car of the Year Awards were given out today at the 2014 New York Auto Show, and the BMW i3 electric car was crowned the Green Car Of The …

Charging Electric Vehicles Across America: How We Did It & Where

The recent photo contest on this site to find a picture from readers of the most unusual place they'd ever charged an electric vehicle.<p>But we had our …

10 things we learned about the BMW i8, with test numbers

The hybrid halo car is full of surprises.<p><i><br>Senior Editor Jason Cammisa recently tested with the 2015 BMW i8, and everyone in the office has been waiting to hear what he had to say about it.<br>Here are some of his notes, taken right from his logbook, and 10 things Cammisa learned about the hybrid halo</i> …

BMW

BMW i3 declassified: Why the Bavarian Motor Works' little EV has big potential

When young, nimble companies displace established, stalwart ones, it forces everyone to keep on their toes. Disruption has pushed the consumer tech world to insane levels of churn, but even the humble automobile is not immune. Tesla is the poster child for vehicular disruption, a new brand …

Carbon Fiber

340-HP BMW Concept X5 eDrive Plug-in Hybrid Coming to New York

The BMW Concept X5 eDrive looked pretty much production-ready when it debuted in Frankfurt last year, and that will still be the case when the plug-in hybrid SUV is shown in New York next week. BMW previously didn’t give us many details on the model’s powertrain, even when we recently drove a …

Plug-in Hybrid EVs