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10 SUVs to Steer Clear Of in 2014

Knowing which cars to buy is important, but perhaps almost equally important is know which cars not to buy, considering it’s such a big purchase for …

Selling

2014 BMW 4-Series Coupe with M Performance Parts

Ahead of next year’s highly-anticipated unveiling, BMW provided a preview of its upcoming M4 – by<p>Ahead of next year’s highly-anticipated unveiling, BMW provided a preview of its upcoming M4 – by outfitting the 4-Series Coupe with the M4’s M Performance parts. The result: an automobile significantly …

2014 BMW 6 Series M Sport Edition Offers More Features, Style

BMW has made its 6 Series range more enticing, offering a new M Sport Edition model for each 6 Series coupe, convertible, and four-door Gran Coupe variant. Moderately priced over base models, the new trim level will offer a sportier appearance, more standard features, and exclusive goodies formerly …

Gran + M = Pricey M6: 2014 BMW M6 Gran Coupe Priced from $115,225

What did you expect? Just as is the case with the regular BMW 6-series Gran Coupe, the hotter, new-for-2014 M6 Gran Coupe is quite handsomely more expensive than its two-door M6 counterpart, as well as a comparable 5-series. That’s not to say that the M6 Gran Coupe, which BMW has released full …

Automotive Design

UPDATED: Spied: BMW 440i with M Sport Package Laps Nurburgring

Though a production version of the new BMW 4 Series coupe was recently spotted without camouflage, looking much like the Concept, these new spy photos from the Nürburgring give us our first glimpse at a partially camouflaged 440i equipped with the M Sport appearance package.<p><b>UPDATE: BMW 4 Series</b> …

BMW Launches 4 Series With Racy New Coupe For 2014

The loss of the BMW 3 Series coupe would be worth mourning, revered as it is for its superior handling prowess.<p>But the 4 Series coupe arriving for 2014 is no mere replacement. With sleeker styling and a lower center of gravity, the new coupe is even more of a quasi sports car than its predecessor …

Priced: 2014 BMW 4 Series Coupe Starts at $41,425

The 3 Series Coupe is no more. In its place is the new 2014 BMW 4 Series Coupe, which BMW just unveiled this morning. With the release of the new 4 Series, BMW has announced that the new 3 Series-based coupe will start at $41,425 for the rear-drive 2014 428i, and top out at $48,925 for the …

Automotive Design

2014 BMW 4 Series Design, M3 Evolution in New Videos

Crazy about BMW? Then these three videos are right up your alley, with the new 2014 4-Series coupe’s design highlighted in the first video, and a multitude of M3s in the second and third ones.<p>Designers for the new 4 Series appear extremely proud over their newest creation, and we don’t blame them. …

2014 BMW 4 Series Convertible Spied Testing in Wrong Weather

This BMW 4 Series convertible was snapped testing in less-than-ideal weather for a drop-top, but at least it gave engineers a chance to make sure that roof is leak-proof. This prototype surfaced just weeks after BMW released official info on the coupe version, which replaces the 3 Series coupe in …

BMW i3 Coupe Concept

Author:<p>Patrick<p>Publish date:<p>Social count:<p>36<p>36<p>SHARES<p>BMW is well on its way to building buzz throughout the car world with this preview of their new …

2014 BMW M5 and M6 to Receive 575-hp Competition Package

On the track and on the autobahn, BMW is testing the face-lifted M5, which will be launched this summer as a 2014 model. It will continue to be offered with its 560-hp, twin-turbo 4.4-liter V-8, but there also will be an optional performance pack—first brought to our attention by bmwblog.com, who …

2014 BMW M6 Gran Coupe First Drive

Ultimate M<p>Is the new 2014 BMW M6 Gran Coupe the best M money can buy? It’s certainly the M product that requires the most money to buy, ringing in at $115,225 to start, including $1300 in guzzler taxes. To these eyes it’s far and away the best-looking M product, and its 560-hp/500-lb-ft twin-turbo …

BMW M9 - Every Beemer Enthusiast Dream!

A new take on the future of BMW design.<p>The latest generation of BMW models has been rolling out and onto dealerships as of late, and has proved to be …

Roadsters

Touring the Innovative BMW i3 Assembly Plant

Just How Green Is the BMW i3 PHEV?<p>As BMW fine-tunes the robots and tooling that will soon begin building the i3—the world’s first mass-produced carbon-fiber-intensive electric/plug-in-hybrid car—we were invited for a tour of its innovative Leipzig assembly plant home for a progress report and a …

Electric Vehicles

BMW readying competition pack for M5, M6

According to <i>Car and Driver</i>, citing a report in <i>BMW Blog</i>, BMW will be offering performance upgrades – likely called the Competition package – for its M5 and M6 models (including the convertible and Gran Coupe versions of the M6). Both cars will continue to be offered with the normal 560-horsepower, …

Next-Gen BMW 7 Series Spied Winter Testing in Sweden

With the current BMW 7 Series dating back to the 2009 model year – and the pending arrival of the 2014 Mercedes-Benz S-Class – the next-gen BMW 7 Series sedan has been caught cold-weather testing in Sweden before a potential debut at the 2015 Frankfurt auto show.<p>While the heavily camouflaged test …

Automotive Design

Alpina's B3 Biturbo Cranks the BMW 3-series to 404 Horsepower

Can’t hold out for the next M3? BMW’s close (but technically independent) partner Alpina has an option available now—for those in Europe, at least—in the B3 Biturbo. As the name suggests, the B3 still uses BMW’s superlative twin-turbocharged inline-six-cylinder engine, but with enough mods to turn …

BMW

2013 BMW Alpina B3 Biturbo set for Geneva debut

About the Geneva motor show<p>The 2013 BMW Alpina B3 Biturbo will debut at the Geneva motor show next week. Unfortunately there's no word on whether the …

Baja Blitzkrieg: Taking the Reins of a BMW X6 Trophy Truck in Mexico

All German Motorsports handed us the keys to its Class 1 and pre-runner buggies, too.<p>It’s late on a Tuesday in San Felipe, Mexico, a remote waypoint for Baja racers on the Sea of Cortés.<p>The air is clinging to me like a hot, wet towel as I climb into the passenger seat of an alien-looking BMW X6 in …

Monaco Grand Prix

2014 BMW X5

The new 2014 BMW X5 will kick off its production lines in August of this year while the production of the current E70 model ends in July 2013. BMW …

5 diesel cars America loves the most

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We Hear: BMW 3 Series Diesel AWD Wagon Coming to U.S.

BMW is preparing a slew of new vehicles for launch, according to a dealer product timing list intercepted by our friends at <i>Automobile</i>. Some upcoming models revealed by the list include an all-wheel-drive 3 Series diesel wagon, a 5 Series with a twin-turbo diesel I-6, and the long rumored 2 …

Automotive Design

Zombie Apocalypse BMW X5 | HiConsumption

It looks like the auto customization team at Fluid Motor Union shares the same thoughts as many of us that a zombie apocalypse is certainly on the …

Alpina XD3 BiTurbo - a tuned up BMW X3 xDrive35d

Alpina has a knack of filling in the gaps that BMW M isn’t present in. They did it with the Alpina B7 BiTurbo, and now they’ve done it with the BMW …

Car and Driver Comparo: 2013 BMW X3 xDrive28i vs. 2013 Audi Q5 2.0T, 2013 Range Rover Evoque

One of our favorite BMW SAVs is the entry-level in the U.S. family of X3 vehicles, the xDrive28i.<p>In 2011, BMW announced that will replace the …

2013 BMW X3: specification upgrade boosts SUV value

The entry-level BMW X3 xDrive20i and xDrive20d variants upgrade to 18-inch alloy wheels and gain an automatic tailgate, electric seats with memory …