There is no denying the fact that the BMW M5 is a fast and powerful car. For those who want more power than the M5 has to offer can pay more and get the M5 Competition Package that adds a bit more power at 15hp more than stock. If you want even more than that, you need to go to Alpina.
Audi owners who have a diesel powered car know that some of those rides are cheating on emission, specifically the A3 TDI. We already know that VW has promised owners of diesel-powered rides some cash to help make up for the dishonesty. Audi has now announced that owners of the A3 TDI will also be getting loot back.
Karma Automotive, formerly known as Fisker Automotive, has announced a new business deal with BMW that will have the latter supplying Karma with various electric car tech. This includes EV systems and hybrid system, as well as high-voltage battery charging systems. Karma announced the news on Thursday, praising BMW for the quality of its parts while teasing that it will be bringing “a stunning car back to the market.” The first of BMW’s supplied parts will be put in Karma’s plug-in hybrid flagship model.
MINI has offered up some images and details on the all-new MINI convertible ahead of the official launch of the car in Tokyo. The new convertible will hit dealerships next March and will come in Cooper and Cooper S versions. Both versions will be built on the BMW front-wheel drive platform and will have three and four cylinder engine options.
BMW was hit with a leak ahead of its M2 Coupe debut, with details about the model surfacing online. Following that, the auto maker has officially unveiled the model and fleshed out all the details, as well as showing it off in all its shiny, slim glory. The BMW M2 Coupe brings with it the M family design flavors and couples them with “dynamic attributes”, says the auto maker. That M family foundation is likewise reflected with the interior design, with, among other things, M embossing and an M gearshift.
If trying to walk through a poorly lit parking lot weren't exasperating enough, struggling to find where your car and its door is could very well be. Imagine if you could, at the push of a button on the key fob, shine a light on the problem. That's exactly what BMW did with its BMW 7 Series and its new "Welcome Light Carpet" feature that illumines the ground on both sides of the car, guiding owners to the safety and comfort of their high-tech, luxurious car.
BMW has announced one of the most special M4 models ever offered to American buyers, the M4 GTS. In the past most of the special higher performance versions of the M3 and M4 were only offered to buyers in Europe. This time out BMW has announced that it will be offering the potent M4 GTS to buyers in the US for the first time.
BMW has rolled its latest SUV into the lime light and it’s a new version of the popular BMW X4 sports activity coupe known as the BMW X4 M40i. The car will hit dealerships in February 2016 and is a member of the BMW M performance family of vehicles. The M40i gets some exclusive touches to make it stand out from the normal X4s running the streets.
BMW and McLaren have a history of working together to make some incredible supercars. The legendary McLaren F1 was powered by a 6.1L BMW M 12 cylinder engine. Rumors are swirling that BMW and McLaren are in talks about teaming up on another supercar. Sources claim that the new supercar is set to debut at the Frankfurt motor show in two years.
BMW has revealed two very sexy and fast versions of the M6 coupe. One of the cars is a pure race version set for future GT racing called the BMW M6 GT3 and the other is the M6 Coupe Competition Edition. The new GT3 racing car was developed for drivability improvements and economy improvements. The racing car uses M TwinPower Turbo technology.
It may have been a while since we've heard anything new about Qualcomm's Halo, the wireless car charging system. That's changed today, as the company has just announced its new official safety car for the second season of the FIA's Formula E Championship. The car, a BMW i8, has been outfitted with Qualcomm's Halo 7.2kW wireless charging system, said to be able to charge the vehicle's batteries in one hour.