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You can’t have BMW’s great new crossover plug-in hybrid

You can’t have BMW’s great new crossover plug-in hybrid

BMW has a punchy new compact SUV plug-in hybrid, but the bad news is that the X1 xDrive25Le is out of reach for the US market. Headed to China, the new plug-in - which BMW bills as a "Sports Activity Vehicle" or SAV, rather than an SUV - increases all-electric range by a whopping 83-percent.

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2019 BMW X7 First Drive: Unexpected agility in a 7-seat luxury SUV

2019 BMW X7 First Drive: Unexpected agility in a 7-seat luxury SUV

The first ever 2019 BMW X7 is, without a doubt, built to satisfy the cravings of modern car buyers. We all know that SUVs - or sport utility vehicles - are the current darlings of the car buying crowd; you have to be a brave automaker to not have an SUV of some sort in your lineup. With BMW, there have been many SUVs to pick from - unless, that is, you needed a bigger people hauler. It's about time that the X7 made its debut, then, casting a huge net in the sea of potential SUV buyers.

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2020 BMW X3 M and X4 M give fierce SUVs up to 503hp to play with

2020 BMW X3 M and X4 M give fierce SUVs up to 503hp to play with

BMW's M division is further spreading its attentions through the automaker's SUVs, with the 2020 BMW X3 M and 2020 X4 M promising up to 503 horsepower in Competition form. The two new models take the X3 SUV and the X3 "Sports Activity Coupe" and drop in the 6-cylinder M TwinPower Turbo engine for a 3.0-liter blast of power.

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2020 Alpina B7 gives new BMW 7 Series the M7 it deserves

2020 Alpina B7 gives new BMW 7 Series the M7 it deserves

Few would turn their noses up at a BMW 7 Series, but for those in the know it's the new 2020 Alpina B7 that has heads turning. Alpina may not be a household name, but the company's handiwork turning mainstream BMW cars into sports-focused specials means the new 2020 B7 is worth paying attention to.

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This stunning BMW 8 Series First Edition marks the M850i’s debut

This stunning BMW 8 Series First Edition marks the M850i’s debut

The BMW 8 Series Coupe is already a pretty striking car, but the automaker aims to make the first examples off the production line even more impressive with a special, limited-run First Edition. Only 400 of the BMW M850i xDrive Coupe First Edition will be made, the automaker says, customized both inside and out over the regular grand tourer.

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BMW M3 with RWD, 6-speed manual coming in 2020

BMW M3 with RWD, 6-speed manual coming in 2020

BMW's 3 Series has steadily been moving away from manual transmissions for several years now, favoring all-wheel drive automatics instead, and culminating with the 2019 models doing away with manual altogether. Fortunately, there's good news on the horizon for enthusiasts in the form of the carmaker's iconic M3, with the upcoming 2020 model to debut with a rear-wheel drive, honest-to-god manual option.

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Four high-tech upgrades in the 2020 BMW 7 Series

Four high-tech upgrades in the 2020 BMW 7 Series

The 2020 BMW 7 Series is more than just a big grille and a lavish rear seat, it's also the Bavarian automaker's latest love-letter to technology. Gone are the days when it was enough for a luxury sedan to have soft leather and a couple of screens in the back. Now, if your flagship four-door isn't also CES on wheels, you're out of fashion.

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2020 BMW 7 Series gets a huge grille, tech and hybrid update

2020 BMW 7 Series gets a huge grille, tech and hybrid update

The 2020 BMW 7 Series has been revealed, and anybody who predicted SUVs and crossovers would be the death of big luxury sedans might want to think again. An update to the sixth generation car, the new 2020 7 Series heaps on more technology and more aggressive styling, in addition to welcoming a new 6-cylinder plug-in hybrid version to the range.

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BMW and The North Face reveal camper concept with advanced fabric shell

BMW and The North Face reveal camper concept with advanced fabric shell

BMW has teamed with outdoor sporting company The North Face to develop a new type of teardrop camper trailer, one featuring a fabric outer shell showcasing The North Face's new innovation "Futurelight." This new fabric is waterproof, yet remains breathable, forming the camper's outer shell as one potential use for a material that can't be limited to just clothing.

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BMW just settled one big Toyota Supra question

BMW just settled one big Toyota Supra question

When Toyota took the wraps off the 2020 Supra earlier today, we were left with one big question: why, on paper, was it faster than the 2020 BMW Z4 M40i? BMW might be supplying the engine, but Toyota was tuning it, and something about the numbers of the two cars just wasn't adding up.

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Porsche and BMW show off ultra-fast EV charging stations that fully charge in 15-minutes

Porsche and BMW show off ultra-fast EV charging stations that fully charge in 15-minutes

There are still significant downsides to EVs on the market today that mean most auto buyers aren't interested in the vehicles. Two of the most significant issues that the average car shopper has with EVs are the time it takes to recharge an EV and the range it can go on a charge. More car buyers would go for EVs if those two issues can be addressed.

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2019 BMW 330i and 2020 M340i First Drive

2019 BMW 330i and 2020 M340i First Drive

15,543,000. That's the number of 3 Series that BMW has produced over the past four decades - and now seven generations - of the iconic sports sedan. BMW enthusiasts often argue about which generation is best, the never-settled discussion generally focusing around the second generation E30 (1982–1994) and the fourth generation E46 (1998–2006). Both of these 3 Series would raise the benchmark of what a great sports sedan should be, with their precise steering, even weight distribution, power delivery, and sheer driving pleasure.

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