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For high-end models, BMW’s focus shifts beyond driving pleasure

Remember when a BMW was considered "The Ultimate Driving Machine"? The automaker still makes great driving machines, but the ultimate? That's difficult to gauge objectively but even BMW acknowledges it's focus is changing, at least when it comes to high-end models. For cars like the 7-Series, the i8 and the inbound X7 and 8-Series...

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BMW X7 concept previews new full-size, 3-row SUV

BMW's a bit late to the full-size SUV party, but as they say, "better late than never." The German automaker will use its home show, next week's 2017 Frankfurt auto show, to present the X7 iPerformance concept, a hulking SUV with typical BMW design cues coupled with a plug-in hybrid powertrain and a light and airy cabin. Although...

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BMW i concept teased ahead of 2017 Frankfurt auto show, may preview i5

BMW's oft-rumored i5 had fallen off the radar but now it's back front and center due to confirmation Thursday we'll see a new BMW i concept at next week's 2017 Frankfurt auto show. Along with the confirmation, we received this teaser shot that suggests we're looking at a sleek sedan. This has led to rumors the concept may be a...

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Electrified Rolls-Royce and BMW M cars are coming

BMW revealed it has big plans to begin introducing electric cars for mass production in the near future—and yes, they even include Rolls-Royce and its BMW M-division cars. The German automaker revealed it has 12 new fully-electric vehicles under development and plans to start producing the first of them in 2020. By 2025, the automaker will offer 25...

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BMW i5 back in the spotlight with Frankfurt auto show concept confirmed

BMW's oft-rumored i5 had fallen off the radar but now it's back front and center due to confirmation Thursday we'll see it in concept form at next week's 2017 Frankfurt auto show. As first reported by Autocar, the i5 concept will be an electric sedan with a range between 300 and 435 miles. A production version is expected to follow...

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BMW X7 concept leaked

BMW is working on a full-size SUV to be called the X7. Prototypes have been out testing for months. The automaker will preview the vehicle with a thinly veiled concept version during next week's 2017 Frankfurt auto show and we have the first photos courtesy of a leak on Bimmerpost. As has become commonplace with the latest BMWs, the design is hardly a...

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BMW M8 GTE racer to debut at 2017 Frankfurt auto show

BMW has confirmed it will unveil the racing version of its upcoming 8-Series at next month's 2017 Frankfurt auto show. The version to be shown will be the M8 GTE, BMW's entry for the 2018 World Endurance Championship which includes the famous 24 Hours of Le Mans. That's right...

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2020 BMW M8 Convertible spy shots

A prototype for a new BMW M8 Convertible has been spotted for the first time. It's the open-top version of the M8 coupe that BMW M presented in prototype form during May's 2017 M Festival held at the Nürburgring, and it's being prepped as Munich's challenger to...

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All of the wheels, all of the power; meet the new 2018 BMW M5

Perhaps you've heard rumors that the new BMW M5 would be all-wheel drive. Or whispers that it would be more complicated than grad-level calculus. Or even hints that it may lack a third pedal for the first time in more than three decades. BMW on Monday confirmed all of the above. But there's more...

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BMW is cooking up an M2 Competition Package

Roundel fans, rejoice. While BMW is busy focusing on bringing more crossovers to the U.S., the M side of its business still wants more sports car options. By hook or by crook, the M side seems to have snuck one past the money men: BMW is prepping a Competition Package for its M2. A leaked internal...

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