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Only 3,000 M4s to receive CS treatment

BMW unveiled the first of a new series of CS models last week at the 2017 Shanghai auto show. The first is the M4 CS which CarBuzz has learned will be built in a limited run of just 3,000 cars for worldwide sale. It's not clear, still, how many will end up in the United States. The M4 CS...

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BMW M exec says dual-clutch, manual transmissions on their way out

There was a time when opting for the manual transmission, and later the dual-clutch transmission, over an automatic was a no-brainer for anyone serious about performance driving. The choice of transmission isn't so straightforward these days as modern automatics are shifting much quicker than...

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BMW 5-Series Li shows off elongated looks in Shanghai

BMW showcased the latest iteration of its long-wheelbase 5-Series developed especially for the Chinese market on Wednesday at the 2017 Shanghai auto show. Referred to as the BMW 5-Series Li, the stretched sedan comes with a 133-millimeter (5.24-inch) long expansion compared to the standard sedan on...

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454-horsepower BMW M4 CS debuts at 2017 Shanghai auto show

When BMW in January announced its round of mid-cycle updates for the M4, many, including us, were disappointed to learn there were no real changes apart from some tweaks to the lights and new colors. That's because BMW was saving the M4's more substantial updates for a new model...

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BMW 5-Series Li shows off elongated looks ahead of Shanghai debut

BMW is planning to showcase the latest iteration of its long-wheelbase 5-Series developed especially for the Chinese market. The BMW 5-Series Li has shown face ahead of its official debut on April 19 at the 2017 Shanghai auto show with a 133-millimeter (5.24-inch) long expansion compared to the...

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BMW 1-Series Hatchback spy shots

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...

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This E30 BMW M3 can pull away from a Lamborghini Huracán

The E30-generation of the BMW M3 is an absolute motoring icon of its day. That day happened to be 1985 to 1991. The E30 continues to be a beloved machine with fans scattered all over the globe. Some of those fans, however, perhaps feel it could use a bit more punch under the hood. One of those...

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2018 BMW X2 spy shots and video

The BMW Group is in the midst of an aggressive plan to roll out 40 new or updated models over the next two years across its various brands. Among the new models will be an X2 for the BMW brand. Long the subject of rumors, BMW's new X2 continues to take shape ahead of its market launch in...

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2018 BMW 2-Series Active Tourer spy shots

BMW sells a frumpy, front-wheel-drive minivan known as the 2-Series Active Tourer in some markets. (There's also a seven-seat version known as the 2-Series Gran Tourer.) The vehicle made its debut in 2014 and was originally pegged for sale in the United States, though BMW's local...

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