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Video: Who drifts a BMW better? A driver or the BMW itself?

Autonomous driving technology seems to be the next big trend in the industry. But to answer one of the pressing questions, can autonomous cars drift? To find out, BMW ran a test and recorded it on some moving pictures with sound. But first, they decided to tease the challenge with a brief clip. Check it […]

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Report: BMW wants a Z4 successor to come before 2020

Rumors a plenty have been floating about regarding a new Z4 roadster to replace the current and aging model. However, plans for the new Z4 replacement have been up in the air and at this point, nobody has the slightest clue as to when a Z4 replacement will happen and what will come of it. […]

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Report: Details on next BMW 3-Series and M3 surface

Although the BMW M3 was recently just replaced, that doesn’t mean BMW isn’t stopping from developing the next-generation model, due sometime in 2018. According to a new report from Automobile, the next BMW M3 should sport at least 500hp, 69hp more than the current model, thanks to the help of electric turbocharger technology and a new […]

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The BMW i8 gains a leather engine cover and some new options

Some rumors once popped up once that BMW would be adding leather engine covers to some of their cars…because new BMW owners totally know how to or even take the time to open their hoods. As it turns out, the rumor reigns true…sort of. The BMW i8 was officially updated with a leather engine cover […]

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Test Drive: 2015 BMW M5 by AutoNation

The BMW M5 is a sedan that’s immediately recognizable by name, being one of the most iconic cars ever made. When it was birthed upon a rather simple concept of taking a normal, humdrum 5-Series and stuffing it with BMW M’s racing-derived 3.5L straight-six at the time, the recipe was an instant success. Now, five generations […]

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Report: BMW, Toyota, Mini could work on future entry-level Minor

The Mini Minor, or Austin Seven, or Morris-Mini Minor, might be some familiar nameplates, and that’s because that was the original name used to market the original Mini Cooper–but they’re not to be confused with either the original Austin Minor or Morris Minor, since they are different vehicles. While the Mini Cooper itself, even in its […]

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Report: There’s demand for a BMW M7, according to top executive

BMW fans are all too familiar with the idea of a BMW M7, or a 7-Series that’s been given the full-fledged M treatment to compete against the likes of Mercedes-Benz’s S-Class AMG, Audi’s S8, or Jaguar’s XJR. However, after generations of 7-Series, to this day, BMW still refuses to build an M7, despite a growing […]

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Report: BMW X3 and X4 M possible, M5 could get optional all-wheel drive

AutoCar recently received some big news from BMW after speaking with BMW M’s chief, Frank van Meel. According to their finding, the Bavarian automaker might be in the works with full-fledged M versions of the X3 and the X4. But further more, van Meel hinted that the M5 might also gain all-wheel drive as an […]

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Report: BMW takes the cake as top-selling luxury automaker in US in 2014

Bloomberg happily reports BMW regained the lead as the top-selling luxury automaker in the United States. According to the recent publishing, BMW’s sales rose about 9.8 percent when compared to last year, totaling 339,391 units total for the year, surpassing Mercedes-Benz by quite a bit, who sold only 330,391 units. Lexus was in third place […]

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Report: BMW to power all their cars primarily with electric motors in the future…?

A new report hails in from AutoCar, who heard that BMW is planning to make some drastic changes to their future lineup. How drastic? Well, one thing is for sure we love BMW for their ability–or past ability–to make some seriously fun-to-drive cars, including the epic power and drivetrains that just seem to work so harmoniously well together. But […]

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