Tag Archives: BMW

BMW teases i8 Roadster

BMW in March finally confirmed plans to add a convertible version of its i8 plug-in hybrid sports car, having first previewed it in concept form as far back as the 2012 New York auto show. Sales of the i8 convertible, which will be known as the i8 Roadster, will start in 2018, and to build...

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2019 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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Report: BMW to announce electric 3-Series in September

After stumbling with the oddball i3, BMW has changed its approach to electric cars by developing battery-powered versions of its core models rather than launching standalone EVs. The automaker has already committed to an electric X3 in 2020, plus an electric Mini to be launched one year prior. Now...

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Self-proclaimed ‘good driver’ jailed for speeding at 139 mph

If you want to call yourself a "good driver," it's important to follow posted speed limits and obey local laws. That's what being a good driver is all about. Good drivers don't speed 70 mph over the posted limit. However, this is all a precursor to an infraction that actually did occur. NJ.com...

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BMW X3 spied ahead of June 26 reveal

BMW's next-generation X3 has been spotted testing once again. The current X3 is one of the strongest in the segment, offering snappy performance, a nice interior, good features and reasonable value for money. Due for a reveal on June 26, most likely making it a 2018 model, the new X3 will add...

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2020 BMW 8-Series Convertible spy shots and video

BMW is preparing replacements for its 6-Series coupe and convertible but will be positioning the cars higher, into 8-Series territory. The automaker confirmed the move in May with the unveiling of the 8-Series concept at the 2017 Concorso d'Eleganza Villa d'Este. However, the car was...

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2019 BMW X4 M40i spy shots

BMW engineers are out testing a prototype for what's likely to be a new generation of the X4 M40i. Telltale signs this is the M Performance model we're looking at are the enlarged intakes in the front bumper, chunky side sills, blue brake calipers, lowered ride height, and enlarged...

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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 next few years. It is expected to be revealed in late 2017 or early the following year, as a 2019 model. Like past generations, this new...

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