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Report: Another rumor points to BMW turbo four and supercapacitors for new Supra revival

Another rumor is out from Motoring.com, who claims that the new Toyota Supra successor is set to be revealed in the next few years. BMW and Toyota’s collaboration isn’t news, but everyone seems to be shooting speculation out of their arses, left and right, and this latest development is not much different. For this report, BMW […]

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Report: BMW is US’s largest automobile exporter in the industry

Bloomberg recently compiled some statistics and in those statistics, they found that BMW is the largest exporter of automobiles in the United States. Observing the Roundel’s South Carolina assembly plant’s 20th anniversary, BMW was found to shift more cars than all of Michigan’s Big Three combined. BMW’s Spartanburg, South Carolina factory opened up in 1994, […]

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Report: BMW working on i9 to celebrate company’s centenary

BMW has been known to be working on something special for the 2016 model year, which represents the automaker’s first 100-years in existence. Rumors were posted in the past about a successor to the legendary M1 supercar from the 1970s, the only mid-engined car ever built by Munich’s finest (Rumor One, Two, Three, and Four). All […]

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Report: BMW predicts 75 percent of 2-Series Active Tourer buyers will be first-time BMW customers

AutomotiveNews Europe recently sat down with BMW’s product management chief, Frank Niederlaender, who said that around 75 percent of 2-Series Active Tourer owners will be first-time BMW buyers. This doesn’t really seem surprising, especially if you consider that the 2-Series Active Tourer is one of the first BMWs to truly cater to the boring-riffic portion […]

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Video: Drag race version BMW X5 M50d vs. Range Rover Sport–who will win?

The BMW X5 M50d is one of those models that we wish we got here in the states–what’s not cool about a super-luxo crossover with a potent diesel that returns a commendable 35.1 mpg? But the BMW X5 isn’t alone in its game as there exists the Range Rover Sport. And in this latest video, the […]

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Report: BMW to change model nomenclature again

BMW has been doing things all wrong with their nomenclature, causing fans and enthusiasts alike to revolt. There once was a time in history where BMW’s model names coincided with engine displacement and thus, trim model as a logical way of deciphering which model one had. So, for those who aren’t familiar, 20 years ago, […]

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Report: BMW-Toyota collaboration to produce something by 2017, a new Supra and Z4

Rumors, oh we love rumors–because it makes us think about how likely or unlikely they are. Though this one isn’t exactly out of someone’s ass, but neither has it led to something truly concrete, except for a general direction. This latest one involves the next supposed follow up to the BMW-Toyota sports car collaboration, which Nikkei […]

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Video: Watch the new 2015 BMW M3 hit the dyno

The new 2015 BMW M3 and M4 are rated by BMW to produce 425bhp at the crank from it’s new 3.0L TwinPower turbo inline-six and with a typical account for a 10 percent drivetrain loss, the amount of power at the wheels should be around 382hp. Click here for more news on the BMW M3. […]

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Report: 2017 BMW X3 to gain M40i and X3 M versions

Germany’s AutoBild reports that the BMW X3 will be getting some new variants added to its portfolio. Details are sparse, but so far, word is the next-generation X3 will be built on the same platform as the new and incoming X4. With that, in addition to the typical turbo-four and turbo-six engines with expected power boosts, […]

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Video: What happens when a BMW M4 and an aircraft carrier come together?

Aircraft carriers are some of the queens of the ocean and while they’re used to keep our seas relatively safe, launching some of the world’s most technologically advanced fighter jets and what not, BMW of Canada had another reason to use a carrier. Ok ok, BMW hasn’t really gone through the trouble of converting an […]

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