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BMW’s X1 postponed for the US until further notice

Word straight from Munich is that BMW has postponed its planned X1 small-crossover indefinitely for the US market due to issues with exchange rates and successful sales in other markets. The BMW X1 was originally planned for a fall of 2010 release, and was pushed back to the spring of 2011, but the X1 never […]

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Exclusive: BMW X1 will come to the U.S. with a 240-hp 4-banger turbo

BMW is slowly starting to offer its new 2.0 liter TwinPower turbocharged inline 4-cylinder unit around the world. In the United State, the first model to get the 240-hp 4-banger will be the 2012 BMW Z4 sDrive28i – as we saw at the 2011 New York Auto Show earlier this year. Earlier this year, BMW […]

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2012 BMW X1 sDrive20d EfficientDynamics Edition unveiled in Europe

While we still have yet to get the BMW X1 in the U.S. market, the X1 sDrive20d EfficientDynamics Edition has just been unveiled as a more fuel-efficient option for European buyers. The engine was designed for those who think green. It comes with a 2.0-liter four-cylinder diesel motor, equipped with a TwinPower Turbo, producing 161-hp […]

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What’s up next for BMW future lineup and Rolls-Royce Ghost?

Even though BMW had just recently revealed the all-new BMW M5 Concept, there’s much speculation as to what the German make has planned for the next couple years. Some journalists were invited to Munich for an update on BMW’s latest efforts. Next to the F10 M5, a number of updated 1er hatchbacks were spotted lurking […]

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Rumor: BMW X1 M under consideration

The BMW X1 has become a pretty nice sales success for the German automaker and if rumors are to be believed, BMW is considering an M edition of the compact crossover. Reports suggest that power for the BMW X1 will come from a turbocharged 3.0L 6-cylinder engine making 315-hp with a maximum torque of 332 […]

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Report: All of BMW’s 4-banger engines will be turbocharged

According to new information from inside the company, BMW plans on turbocharging each and every 4-cylinder gasoline engine it produces. BMW’s first 4-cylinder engine recently made its debut in the 2011 BMW X1 xDrive28i for Europe. The 2.0L 4-cylinder TwinPower Turbo engine produces 245-hp and 258 lb-ft of torque. Sources say that all 4-cylinder turbo […]

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BMW’s O’Donnell: 4-cylinder turbo vehicles will arrive before year-end

Speaking today at the 2011 Washington Auto Show, BMW North America CEO Jim O’Donnell confirmed that 4-cylinder turbo vehicles will arrive before the end of 2011. “We will soon announce what vehicles will feature this dynamic new turbo 4-cylinder in the US,” O’Donnell said. “And, they will arrive before year-end. We invite you to stay […]

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