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Video: Watch BMW show off its new hybrid carbon-aluminum chassis for the next-gen 7-Series

A new BMW 7-Series is on the way and is rumored to be a segment leader in weight-cutting technology by extensively using CFRP or Carbon Fiber Reinforced Plastic and an aluminum chassis, with some bits and pieces of steel. The result here is a weight-savings of around 286lbs for the next G12 7-Series. This technology’s […]

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Video: Watch a BMW 135i with an M3 V8 swap make for a pretty bonkers car

There are two things in this world that any automobile guru hold to a high-regard–V8s and BMWs. This isn’t to say that current BMW models don’t come with one of the greatest powerplant designs ever in history, but some cars were never given the option–one being the BMW 1-Series. That’s because it relied solely on […]

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Review: The 2015 BMW 740Ld aligns more with those who’d rather like to be driven, efficiently, by AutoNation

Originally published on AutoNationDrive.com by Chris Chin, reedited for updates for 2015 republishing on egmCarTech. The BMW 7-Series is as much of a staple in the automobile industry as IBM/Lenovo is to the world of the laptop. When it comes to sitting down and laying out one’s options on the table for a full-size executive sedan, […]

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Report: A BMW i5 is on the way…?

BMW enthusiast site, BMW Blog reports Munich’s i brand will be unveiling a new i5 in 2018. Supposedly to be based on an extended 5-Series, the new i5 should gain a plug-in hybrid powertrain modeled after the one from the 5-Series GT hybrid concept. To recap, that setup had a gas engine bolstered by two electric motors […]

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Alpina reveals Edition 50 models to celebrate 50 years of tuning BMWs in the UK

BMW and Alpina go together like Jager and Bombs, one compliments the other greatly when combined. And Alpina recently decided to celebrate its relationship with Munich’s finest, BMW, which turned 50 this year. To commemorate this anniversary, BMW and Alpina teamed up once again for some limited production Edition 50 models. The two Edition 50 models […]

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Report: More info about the Toyota-BMW potential Supra successor

CARandDRIVER claims to have received more information regarding the highly-anticipated Toyota-BMW midsize sports car collaboration that has everyone excited about a possible and rumored Supra revival. The new Supra will appear as a 2018 model and will not only rebirth the famed sports car from the 1980s and 1990s, it’ll also give birth to the […]

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Report: The BMW X7 to supposedly get BMW’s nicest interior

BMW is in the process of preparing a new Mercedes-Benz GL competitor, apparently called the X7, as crossovers continue to dominate the market. Bavaria has been known to be working on a large crossover for quite sometime and even then, Rolls-Royce decided to ride the train of crossover fandom by establishing their own plans to […]

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Report: Toyota’s new sports car collab with BMW to sit above GT 86

AutoCar reports that Toyota’s long-awaited midsize sports car collaboration with BMW will sit above the GT 86. Great, tell us something that we don’t know… Toyota Europe’s vice president and product planning head, Karl Schlicht, told the outlet of this somewhat new, but unsurprising development. So far, the midsize sports car in question was teased […]

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Report: BMW E30 M3 to be source of inspiration for future potential hardcore M2 model

AutoCar recently sat down with Adrian van Hooydonk, who said the E30 M3 would be the main source of inspiration for a future M model. This unnamed and potential M model that has the chance of being described as a spiritual resurrection of the famed, “God’s Chariot” as described by hardcore Bimmer lovers, could take […]

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Report: Don’t expect BMW’s FWD 2-Series here, and that’s ok

AutomotiveNews reports BMW’s holding back on any intention to bring their new front-wheel driven 2-Series Active Tourer here. And that’s quite ok with us since the idea of a BMW MPV still doesn’t really sit well with our stomachs. Additionally, BMW also believes the 2-Series MPV is just too small for the US market. Click […]

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