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Video: What happens when you pin a BMW M4 Coupe against a BMW i8 in a drag race?

As the title says–AutoBild in Germany decided to answer this question in a recent video, to see if classic internal combustion still reigns to be superior in the performance department, when compared to the i8’s clever and high-tech hybrid electric powertrain, which comes with a tiny, but potent 1.5L turbocharged motor. That might not sound […]

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Photo Leak: The 2016 BMW 7-Series gets leaked by some spotter photos

It appears BMW may or may not have intentionally let the 2016 BMW 7-Series slip out into the open, completely undisguised as some new photos of the next-generation model have surfaced from some user-submitted photos, uploaded by AutoBuzz. The design appears to be far more streamlined than the current 7-Series, making the outgoing model look stodgy […]

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Report: The next-gen 2016 BMW 7-Series to offer front passenger with their own infotainment system

BMW’s looking to innovate with as many ways possible for their flagship 2016 7-Series for the next generation. Adding to the mix of new technologies in the next 7, which include the latest techniques of saving weight from using exotic materials and manufacturing techniques and semi-autonomous driving functions, is the apparent choice to have a […]

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Video: Watch MotorWeek take a nostalgia trip to when they reviewed their favorite BMWs of 1986

MotorWeek decided to dust off some of their archived videos by posting them on YouTube. The latest nostalgia run involves early staffers posting a video review of the E30 BMW 325e and the E24 635CSi from 1986, which in their words, were the most tempting offerings from the famous Bavarian Motor Works, at the time. […]

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BMW ConnectedDrive Store to debut at the CES in Las Vegas

BMW officially announced some more plans for the Consumer Electronics Show in Las Vegas next year, where they’ll also be revealing some new self-parking tech for the i3 and the i8. These new plans include the revealing of BMW’s new ConnectedDrive Store for US shores, which plans to mesh the idea of showcasing tech at […]

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Report: Hyundai scores, scoops up former BMW M chief to build performance brand

Some big news hails in from Seoul as Reuters via AutomotiveNews reports Hyundai Motor Corp. just scooped up the former chief engineer for BMW’s M Performance brand, Albert Biermann, in order to form a performance branch of their own. No matter what way you look at it, Hyundai just picked up some big guns for its arsenal, […]

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Report: BMW’s next-gen 7-Series to lose up to 375lbs

BMW’s taking their research and development gained from the i3 and i8 projects to heart and lately, they’ve been boasting about plans to use this new technology and knowledge to help reduce the curb weight of their future models. And now, it seems like the work really is paying off as the next-generation 7-Series is […]

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Video: Watch BMW reminisce on the good ‘ol days with famous former head of design, Paul Bracq

If you know who Paul Bracq is, then you can officially consider yourself a very knowledgeable car enthusiast. For those who don’t know and may or may not heard of Mr. Bracq, Paul is one of the most famous automotive designers in history and is most known for his work with Citroen, Peugeot, BMW, and […]

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Report: BMW retracts plan to reveal hydrogen fuel-cell vehicle at Detroit

BMW and BMW Blog report that Munich is retracting their plans to reveal a hydrogen fuel-cell vehicle at Detroit next month for the 2015 North American International Auto Show. The Roundel didn’t disclose the reasons why, but according to press speculation, the BMW could be focusing more on their projects with Toyota. This doesn’t mean BMW’s […]

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Report: BMW sets its sites directly on Tesla with an i5 and i7

BMW isn’t taking kindly to Tesla Motors, especially since they’re working overtime to build a competing brand under their i lineup along with supporting infrastructure, like a network of fast EV chargers to combat Tesla Motors’ Supercharger network. Now, BMW wants to tighten their aim even more with a Tesla Model S and Model X […]

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