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BMW celebrates 40 years of the 7-Series with special edition

It was in 1977 that BMW's first 7-Series was launched. To celebrate the car's 40th anniversary this year, BMW has introduced the 7-Series Edition 40 Jahre based on the current, sixth-generation model. Prior to the launch of the first 7-Series, known as the E23 to all the fans, BMW was...

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VW Group, Daimler and BMW accused of cartel behavior

As investigations into diesel emissions cheating deepens, accusations have arisen that the Volkswagen Group, Daimler and the BMW Group may have colluded on development of diesel engines and other areas. Germany's Der Spiegel on Friday reported that the three automakers have since the 1990s...

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454-horsepower BMW M3 CS in the works?

BMW seems to be making use of its multiple "CS" trademark filings because the latest news pegs a 454-horsepower BMW M3 CS to arrive next year. In 2016, BMW filed to protect the "CS" name with trademarks ranging from "M1 CS" all the way to "M8 CS." The strategy is most certainly a way to keep up...

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BMW M8 race car first look

Behold the new BMW M8 race car that will be taking to top circuits around the globe in 2018. The car is still heavily camouflaged but it's easy to make out the general shape. And take away the pumped fenders and aerodynamic elements and you're pretty much looking at the new BMW 8-Series...

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BMW Z4 spy shots

It was in 2011 that we first caught wind of BMW and Toyota's plans to jointly develop a "mid-size sports car platform" to spawn replacements for their respective Z4 and Supra models. Today we have new spy shots of a prototype for the BMW which was previously thought to be called a...

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2020 BMW X5 M spy shots

A new generation of the BMW X5 is just around the corner, and once again there will be a high-performance model developed by the M division. A prototype for the high-performance model, the X5 M, has been spotted for the first time. It features the large intakes typical of an M car, as well as...

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BMW i boss joins Faraday Future

Struggling electric car startup Faraday Future has hired former BMW executive Ulrich Kranz for the new role of Chief Technology Officer. Kranz, 59, is a BMW veteran and has led the German automaker's i sub-brand for electric mobility since 2008. He said he was motivated to join Faraday Future...

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BMW 6-Series preview

The BMW 6-Series started out life as a sporty coupe, though with the current generation BMW expanded the range to include a sedan (Gran Coupe). For the 2018 model year, BMW's dilution of the storied nameplate has reached a new extreme. For 2018, BMW has completely done away with the...

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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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