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2019 BMW 1-Series Hatchback spy shots and video

The current BMW 1-Series Hatchback is somewhat of an oddity in the world of compact cars, because it comes with a sporty rear-wheel-drive layout and available inline-6 engines. That's odd because the rear-wheel-drive layout eats into interior space, making an already tight cabin even tighter, while the longitudinally-mounted inline-6 makes the front of the...

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BMW M4 Convertible 30 Jahre Edition marks 30 years since the first M3 drop-top

BMW's M division began to celebrate its various anniversaries with special models in 2014, but the party goes on. On Tuesday, the German automaker revealed the M4 Convertible 30 Jahre Edition, which marks 30 years since the first M3 Convertible launched in 1988. Jahre is the German word for "years." Like the 30 Jahre editions that came before it, the M4...

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Buy the late George Carlin’s BMW 8-Series

BMW may have another 8-Series brewing, but that never stops enthusiasts from swooning over the original, especially in V-12 form. Now enthusiasts have their chance to own a rather special one. Listed on the always interesting Bring A Trailer is the great comedian George Carlin's personal 1996 BMW 850Ci. Carlin personally drove the car until his death in...

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BMW i8 Roadster priced at $164,295, will be most expensive Bimmer sold in US

Buyers looking to drop the top with a 2019 BMW i8 Roadster will be met with a $164,295 price tag when the car launches this spring. That makes it the most expensive BMW sold on these shores. Pricing for the roadster and coupe was confirmed through BMW on Tuesday, after an initial report by BMW Blog. The coupe will cost $148,495, including destination...

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BMW i8 Roadster priced at $164,295, will be most expensive Bimmer sold in US

Buyers looking to drop the top with a 2019 BMW i8 Roadster will be met with a $164,295 price tag when the car launches this spring. That makes it the most expensive BMW sold on these shores. Pricing comes from BMW's internal ordering system, though it was published by BMW Blog on Tuesday. The ordering system reveals a standard i8 Roadster will come with...

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Bumper crop: 2019 BMW X4 luxury crossover revealed

When the BMW X4 launched in 2014, the collective eye roll from enthusiasts was audible—including one from yours truly. Four years later and nearly 20,000 examples on the road (almost as many 6-Series were sold in the same time period) and we should eat our hats. I hear steak sauce helps wool caps go down. The 2019 BMW X4 broke cover Wednesday morning...

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BMW X7 to debut at 2018 Los Angeles auto show

BMW is almost ready to roll out the red carpet for its next SUV. It had better make it a large red carpet, because we're talking about the first true full-size, 3-row SUV from the Bavarian brand. Yes, a BMW X7 is coming to take on the likes of the Cadillac Escalade, Infiniti QX80, Lexus LX, Lincoln Navigator and Mercedes-Benz GLS. It's due for a reveal in...

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2019 BMW X7 spy shots and video

After years of sitting on the sidelines, BMW is about to jump into the full-size luxury SUV segment with an X7, which was previewed in concept form just last year. Talk of an X7 dates back more than a decade but BMW was reluctant to launch such a model for most of that time, focusing instead on smaller vehicles. Strong demand for an SUV positioned above the...

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2019 BMW 3-Series spy shots and video

Feast your eyes on the latest spy shots of a prototype for BMW's next-generation 3-Series, arguably the automaker's most important model of the decade. It is expected to be revealed in late 2017 or early the following year, as a 2019 model. Like past generations, this new 3-Series, code-named the G20, will likely end up the benchmark for the...

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Iconic BMW Isetta returns as a Chinese knockoff

Chinese companies have a track record for copying other automakers. Porsches, Hondas, and even tires often have knockoff alter egos in the country. The latest digs deeper into the past, however. Eagle, a Chinese carmaker, has blatantly copied the iconic BMW Isetta, Cars News China reported Tuesday. The Isetta was built between 1956 and 1962, and its design...

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