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The 2020 MINI Cooper SE isn’t going to win over EV critics

The 2020 MINI Cooper SE isn’t going to win over EV critics

BMW has revealed the first all-electric MINI, though the 2020 MINI Cooper SE may not be the EV you were hoping for. Joining the existing plug-in hybrid in the line-up, the distinctive Cooper SE promises punchy performance from its 181 horsepower front-wheel drive powertrain, but range is looking underwhelming.

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2019 BMW Z4 sDrive30i Review: The surprising benefits of restraint

2019 BMW Z4 sDrive30i Review: The surprising benefits of restraint

A bright red German sports convertible may not be the most obvious example of why restraint is in vogue right now, but the 2019 BMW Z4 sDrive30i would like to challenge your conceptions on excess. The entry-level roadster in BMW's line-up, its $50k price tag comes courtesy of a 2.0-liter engine rather than the six-cylinder you might think you need.

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BMW X7 pickup truck is an epic luxury one-off

BMW X7 pickup truck is an epic luxury one-off

BMW may not have a pickup truck in its line-up, but a group of trainees at the automaker clearly decided that needed to change, with a one-off utility version of the BMW X7 SUV. Revealed in time for BMW's Motorrad Days motorcycle event, the unexpected conversion takes the three-row luxury SUV and replaces the rear with a pickup bed you might feel bad about getting dirty.

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At BMW NEXTgen 2019 the Ultimate Driving Machine faces the future

At BMW NEXTgen 2019 the Ultimate Driving Machine faces the future

You can think of #NEXTGen as BMW’s very own auto show. After all, why share the spotlight when you're not only showing off your latest production cars - notably the gorgeous new 8 Series Gran Coupe, with four proper doors, rear-wheel-drive or rear-biased AWD, and an available inline-six or V8 engine - but explaining your vision of sustainable driving and technology in the not-so-distant future.

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2020 BMW X6 adds power, tech and bold light-up grille

2020 BMW X6 adds power, tech and bold light-up grille

BMW has revealed the 2020 BMW X6, and if you like your SUVs to have a coupe-like roofline and up to 523 horsepower, you're in luck. The crossover that BMW insists is actually a category-creating Sports Activity Coupe (SAC) gets bolder styling, a fancier interior, and a new illuminated grille.

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This is BMW’s vision of tomorrow’s electric motorcycle

This is BMW’s vision of tomorrow’s electric motorcycle

BMW has revealed its vision of the future of the electric motorcycle, with the BMW Motorrad Vision DC Roadster promising enough heritage to keep long-time fans onboard, but with all the green tech to coax in new riders. The vision of the future of the iconic 2-cylinder boxer engine was shown off in Munich this week.

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BMW made a prototype Tesla Model S killer

BMW made a prototype Tesla Model S killer

BMW doesn't have an all-electric Tesla Model S rival in its range, but the German automaker is teasing just how such a car might perform with its latest "Power BEV" prototype. Unveiled alongside the striking BMW Vision M NEXT today, the so-called trial vehicle may look like a 5 Series sedan from the outside, but under the familiar sheet metal are a whole lot of electric horses.

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BMW Vision M NEXT is an anti-autonomous 600hp hybrid concept

BMW Vision M NEXT is an anti-autonomous 600hp hybrid concept

In a world of autonomous vehicles, what happens to the driver who enjoys, well, driving? The answer, BMW says, may be something like this: the new BMW Vision M NEXT concept. The latest in the automaker's NEXT series of near-future concept cars, it's a blend of electrification, thoughtful assistance tech, and distinctive style.

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2020 BMW 8 Series Gran Coupe official: 4 doors and M850i flagship

2020 BMW 8 Series Gran Coupe official: 4 doors and M850i flagship

BMW was always upfront about the fact that its 8 Series would be more than just a luxury two-door GT, and now there's the four-door 2020 BMW 8 Series Gran Coupe to whet your appetite. Three versions of the sleek "four door coupe" are being revealed today, topping out at the 2020 M850i xDrive Gran Coupe with a healthy 523 horsepower and 553 lb-ft of torque.

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2020 BMW X3 M and X4 M Competition First Drive: SUVs evolved

2020 BMW X3 M and X4 M Competition First Drive: SUVs evolved

A 503-horsepower crossover seems a little absurd when you think about it. After all, how quickly does one really need to get to Starbucks? However, the all-new 2020 BMW X3 M Competition and X4 M Competition are not your ordinary caffeine-bound crossovers. The engineers at BMW M are no strangers to the company's SUVs line: they arrived on the scene in the high-caliber SUV segment with the launch of the BMW X5 M in 2009. At the time it was the most powerful SUV in the segment with 547 HP, able to beat the competition with ease.

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2020 BMW M8 revealed: Coupe, Convertible and Competition

2020 BMW M8 revealed: Coupe, Convertible and Competition

BMW promised us a more potent version of the 8 Series, but in fact we're getting four: the 2020 BMW M8 Coupe and the M8 Convertible, in both regular and 617 horsepower Competition form. Making their debut this week, the fiercest iterations of BMW's striking grand tourer promise "near-supercar" performance but without sacrificing on comfort.

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BMW and Jaguar Land Rover team up on shared EV tech

BMW and Jaguar Land Rover team up on shared EV tech

BMW and Jaguar Land Rover are teaming up on electric vehicle tech, combining forces to develop next-generation EV motors and make the cars using them more affordable along the way. The deal is part of both automakers' push for electrification that also makes economic sense, along with a motivation to reduce reliance on rare earth materials among other things.

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