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Report: Details for next-gen 2018 BMW 3-Series surface

It may seem like the 2018 BMW 3-Series just came out but in reality, it’s actually been around for quite some time–a little over four years. That means we’re about half-way through through the F30’s generation lifespan of around eight years. That also means a new generation of 3-Series is on the way, and it […]

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Recalls: Takata announces and expands one of history’s largest recalls for faulty airbags

We are in the age of recalls where automobile manufacturers realized it was a bad idea to cut corners and budgets in certain places, and it’s costing them greatly. For instance, we just had the largest single recall ever in automotive history with General Motors and their faulty ignition switches. Now, it seems the Takata […]

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Report: Are we to expect a BMW M3 Touring? We gosh-damn hope so…

Avto Magazin, a Slovenian auto publication, reportedly spoke to some representatives at BMW, who apparently hinted that BMW is preparing an M3 Touring (or wagon for you unseasoned American folk) for the Frankfurt Motor Show this year. This sounds like it could be the most epic wagon ever. No details are available, obviously, but this […]

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Report: BMW’s X2 to surface in 2017

BMW’s following the way of Audi and Mercedes-Benz by trying to fill every niche gap possible by innovating with “new models,” or just smaller versions of crossovers and sedans that are less practical for more money. Totally makes sense right? Well, that happened to create the X6 and the X4. So guess what, an X2 […]

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BMW “M-plements” some new changes to the 2016 M3

A minor refresh was applied to the 2016 M3 recently and BMW officially announced what those changes are. According to AutoBlog, who spoke with BMW’s spokesperson, Hector Arellano-Belloc, the M3 now comes with full LED taillights, some new colors a la BMW Individual’s palette–Smoked Topaz Metallic and Champagn Quartz Metallic, which are now offered next to […]

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Video + Poll: Watch BMW indulge themselves by celebrating 40 years of the 3-Series

The BMW 3-Series is indubitably one of the most iconic cars ever made and it’s impressive already to see that it’s endured over 40 years and six generations. It will enter the seventh when it gets completely redesigned in a few years. Of course, Munich knows this and to celebrate, they released a new promotional video […]

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Report: The new BMW M2 to be launched later this year with four colors

If you were living under a rock recently, BMW’s on the heels of revealing the much-anticipated M2 later this year as a rather spiritual, but more accessible successor to the original 1-Series M Coupe. And recently, BMW 2-Series enthusiast site, 2addicts, recently learned the M2’s production will begin in November of this year and will only […]

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Report: The Germans continue their pointless and enigmatic nomenclature numbering w/ the BMW 340i

BMW enthusiast site, BimmerPost reports that Munich just leaked preliminary details on some updated BMW 3-Series models. Sounds perfectly fine and ok, until you look at the new names some of the models are getting. For instance, the current 335i is set to be replaced by the 340i. And if this were 1995 and not 2015, […]

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Report: More rumors of BMW’s M7 project surface

BMW’s known to have a pretty solid position on the idea of an M7, despite the fact that the Mercedes-Benz S-Class AMG, Audi S8, and the Jaguar XJR all exist to create a rather unique niche market. The reason being is that a large, fast land yacht sort of conflicts with the ideology of BMW’s […]

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Test Drive: The 2015 BMW X4 xDrive 3.0si is the answer to a question nobody asked, by AutoNation

Originally published on AutoNationDrive.com by Chris Chin, reedited for updates for 2015 republishing on egmCarTech. The Germans like to answer questions that have never been asked–it’s actually another way of saying they just constantly like to innovate. And because automakers are locked into a relentless sales war with each other, desperate bids to become the top-selling automaker […]

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