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2020 BMW 8-Series Gran Coupe spy shots and video

BMW has just launched a new generation of its 8-Series but this time around there will be more body styles than just a coupe. We've already spotted prototypes for an 8-Series Convertible and now we have the first shots and video of a tester for the 8-Series Gran Coupe. Despite the coupe in the name, the 8-Series Gran Coupe is actually a sedan. It's due on...

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Microlino modern Isetta already has 7,200 orders

Two brothers from Switzerland in 2016 presented an electric city car whose design was inspired by the iconic Isetta—right down to the front-mounted door. Called the Microlino, the car is the result of Oliver and Merlin Ouboter's desire to free up space in cities and promote environmentally friendly mobility in a way that's “fun and cool.”...

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2018 BMW M5 recalled for faulty fuel level sensor

The 2018 BMW M5 is a powerful beast, but some owners may also think they are getting fantastic fuel economy. Sorry, that's not the case. The 2018 BMW M5 is being recalled for a faulty fuel level sensor. The fuel gauge in the new M5 may show more fuel than is actually in the tank. That's because a fuel level sensor could become stuck against an in-tank fuel...

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BMW swears its 3-Series is going to be a sport sedan again

BMW's 3-Series has traditionally been the benchmark for the executive sport sedan, however in recent years its top perch has been crowded out by impressive alternatives such as the Mercedes-Benz C-Class and Cadillac ATS. The fact has not been lost on BMW, which is why the automaker is working extra hard to ensure its redesigned 3-Series, the G20, sets the...

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2020 BMW 8-Series Gran Coupe spy shots

BMW has just launched a new generation of its 8-Series but this time around there will be more body styles than just a coupe. We've already spotted prototypes for an 8-Series Convertible and now we have the first shots of a tester for the 8-Series Gran Coupe. Despite the coupe in the name, the 8-Series Gran Coupe is actually a sedan. It's due on sale in...

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BMW’s X7 has been tested to the extremes

BMW is working on a full-size SUV with third-row seats called the X7. Prototypes have been testing for a while and a world debut is expected at the 2018 Los Angeles auto show this November. While most owners of the X7 will likely never venture off the pavement with their luxury SUVs, for the few that may, BMW's engineers have gone to great lengths to ensure...

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BMW M explains how to use its dual-clutch transmission

Do you remember when BMW was self-described as the Ultimate Driving Machine? Those days are long gone but BMW still cranks out a few hits. It's nevertheless clear that BMW's core demographic has changed, and thus the automaker has to put out a video explaining how to use its own dual-clutch transmission. While you have the likes of Honda instilling a love...

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Watch Tom Cruise flog a classic BMW M5 in "Mission: Impossible – Fallout"

Sometimes, a film's cars become nearly as iconic as the stars themselves. See "Bullitt" or "The Fast and the Furious." It can be just as important that a character's car matches his or her persona. In "Mission: Impossible - Fallout," BMW earned the leading automotive role. In the film, Ethan Hunt, played by Tom Cruise, receives wheel time in and on a...

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BMW X7 full-size SUV leaked via patent drawings

BMW is working on a full-size SUV with third-row seats called the X7. Prototypes have been testing for a while and a world debut is expected at the 2018 Los Angeles auto show this November. We've got an early look at the design thanks to patent drawings submitted by BMW to a patent office in Brazil. Discovered by Motor1, they show that the design of the...

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BMW drops price of car subscription in battle with rivals

Car subscriptions are uncharted territory for major automakers, especially as it remains unclear how much partakers will be willing to spend for the ability to swap in and out of cars nearly seamlessly. BMW is the first to realize it perhaps asked a bit too much. The German brand has slashed the monthly price of its Access by BMW subscription from $3,700 to...

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