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Report: Mini to introduce a new model later this year

After speaking with Mini US’s product planning manager, Pat McKenna,¬†AutoGuide recently leaned that a new model will be revealed sometime later this year. McKenna disclosed that it’s not an all-new model, but rather a modification of something else, during the press days at the New York Auto Show. Specific that may not be, but speculation […]

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2014 Beijing: BMW treats Auto China to a visionary new Vision Future Luxury Concept

BMW was rumored to be introducing a new ultra-luxo-barge concept that could preview a supposed new 9-Series sedan to compete against the highly-anticipated Mercedes-Benz S-Class Pullman, which is said to continue the legacy of Mercedes limos, particularly after the ill-fated Maybach revival. According to BMW’s own descriptors, the new Vision Future Luxury Concept is designed […]

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2014 NYIAS: BMW showcases the new production 2015 X4

BMW seems to have answered a question that nobody really asked and the result of this answer is the 2015 X4 crossover, which is in essence, a mini-me X6. The X4 slots under the X5 yet above the X3 as a more stylizes “Sports Activity Vehicle.” It is based on the 4-Series and thus the […]

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2014 NYIAS: The 2015 BMW M4 goes topless with the convertible

BMW brought their all-new M3 convertible succeeding M4 convertible to the party in New York this year at the Javits Center. Obviously, like the M4 coupe on which it is based, the M4 comes with a 3.0L TwinPower turbocharged inline-six good for 425hp and 406 lb-ft of torque. It can be mated to either a […]

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2015 BMW 4 Series Gran Coupe

2014 NYIAS: BMW offers up the 2015 4 series Gran Coupe

Having increased the number of trim levels from 30-something to 80-something in the past 7 years, BMW has filled nearly every niche they can and, at the end of the day, decided to create a few more despite allegedly only selling about 5% more cars. With possibly the most attractive four-door coupe this side of […]

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BMW announces Track Handling Package for 228i

BMW officially announced to be offering a Track Handling Package for the basic 228i, which sport’s the automaker’s 2.0L TwinPower Turbo four-banger. The package includes Adaptive M Suspension, Michelin Pilot Super Sport tires with bespoke 18-inch wheels, M Sport Brakes, Variable Sport Steering, and more. It will launch in July of 2014, also offering buyers […]

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Report: BMW may build the 3 Series in North America

In the past 20+ years, BMW has been working to shift automobile assembly away from Germany and into other countries. They set up shop in Spartanburg, South Carolina in the 90s, and currently nail most of their crossovers and the Z4 together there, though components such as the engine still come from the ‘fatherland. After […]

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Report: BMW is in the works with an M2, might be due sometime in 2016

LeftLaneNews reports that BMW will actually be getting around to producing a fully-upgraded 2-Series, sent through the M Performance finishing school, to produce an actual M2. Rumored to launch sometime in 2016, the M2 will utilize a more powerful version of the M235i’s 3.0L TwinPower Turbo inline-six. That said, this supposed M2 will carry on […]

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Report: Next BMW X1 will get 300 horsepower, and a 3 banger

BMW’s X1 rolls through the showroom more quickly than one may expect. With more sales than the 1 and 6 series and Z4 combined, the outsider may think that this compact ute is a glorified Mini Countryman riding around with BMW’s well-known N20 turbo four or their stonking N55 3 liter 300 horsepower turbo six. […]

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1988 Alpina C2 2.7

Randomly Spotted: 1988 Alpina C2 2.7

Okay, it’s been randomly spotted on the internet and not in my real life, but likely in my, and I would anticipate others’ dreams, is a very rare stroker E30. Offered up at about 10,000 GBP, at auction, this car may look like a gray toaster to some, but to some of us are fizzing […]

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