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BMW delivers the first i8s in Germany

BMW has officially delivered the first production i8s to its respective customers over in Europe, beating Audi at their game against laser-headlights. As a refresher, it’s powered by a 1.5L TwinPower Turbo three-cylinder with an electric motor and lithium-ion battery. The plug-in hybrid powertrain is good for a total output of 362hp, allowing the car to […]

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BMW reveals X6 M Sport–not quite the X6 M just yet…

Following the debut of the 2015 BMW X6, the Munich-based automaker released pictures of the M Sport version–but hold your horses, ‘cuz it ain’t the full-fledge X6 M. What it turns to be is a standard X6 with M-branded appointments in the form of a typical package. It includes the usual mixture of M-like upgrades […]

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Photo Leak: The second generation BMW X6 gets some web time before debut

Some seemingly official stock photos of the redesigned and second generation 2015 BMW X6 surfaced on the web recently, which can only mean the Munich-based automaker is planning for a reveal very soon on the Internet. As you can see visually, the new 2015 BMW X6 expectedly takes cues from the redesigned X5 as of […]

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BMW i3 REx Monroney

BMW i3 REx receives its official EPA fuel economy estimates

While BMW and the EPA have yet to officially release the fuel economy figures for the all-new BMW i3, AutoBlog recently stumbled on the latest and official window sticker for the i3. In said window sticker–or Moroney, if you want to call it–the 2015 BMW i3 REx, denoting the equipped range extender, is capable of up […]

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BMW Individual makes an example of a 4-Series Gran Coupe

BMW is really pitching their Individual customization program and recently, the Bavarian automaker made an example of the all-new baby 6-Series Gran Coupe, the 2015 4-Series Gran Coupe, to show off some of the things buyers can add when optioning out their new 4-Series GC. For some extra dollars, customers can customize their new 4-Series […]

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Report: Rolls-Royce beginning work on next-generation Phantom, due in 2017

Research and development for the next-generation Phantom has reportedly begun, according to AutoCar. Due sometime in 2017, the new Phantom will continue the legacy of the English ultra-luxurious leviathan. After speaking with the automaker’s head of design, the new Phantom will apparently take on more “charismatic expressiveness,” which comes to no surprise, given the Rolls-Royce stands […]

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Report: BMW M officially says no to performance i8

Dutch media reports that BMW M is officially saying that they won’t get involved with i8, after speaking with “top officials.” Rumors and reports have been tossing the possibility of an M-ified i8, but there also have been counter reports from officials, who said that BMW M and BMW i are trying to stay separate, […]

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Report: BMW M1 still in the rumor mill, use of i8 tech likely

BMW is obviously learning a lot from their new family of i cars, which serve up the latest and greatest in weight saving technology in a rather reachable automotive package–the i3 and i8. That said, in lieu of recent rumors involving a highly-anticipated BMW supercar to follow in the wake of the M1, word is […]

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Report: BMW may lean back towards tradition with a four-cylinder for next M3

Motoring.com from down yonder (Australia) reports that BMW M’s product management team leaked out information saying that the M3 or M4 could eventually be equipped with a four-cylinder engine–one that’s most likely force-fed, rather than the original E30′s naturally-aspirated four. According to the report, Motoring spoke with Carsten Pries, who said that the four would mainly […]

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BMW announces xDrive M235i, to be launched this summer

BMW announced in some quarterly updates that they’ll be launching an all-wheel driver version of the M235i this summer. The M235i xDrive will utilize the same 3.0L TwinPower Turbo inline-sixer good for 320hp and 332 lb-ft of torque. When mated to the ZF-sourced eight-speed Steptronic automatic, 0-62 happens in just 4.6 seconds for a top […]

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