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We need to talk about the BMW Concept 4

We need to talk about the BMW Concept 4

Nobody can say BMW's latest cars have been forgettable in their styling. The German automaker brought along the gleaming BMW Concept 4 to the Frankfurt Motor Show 2019 this week, and instantly divided opinion about whether its oversized snout was a stroke of design genius or a nasal abomination.

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2020 BMW M4 Edition ///M Heritage limited to 750 units globally

2020 BMW M4 Edition ///M Heritage limited to 750 units globally

BMW has announced a limited edition version of the 2020 BMW M4 that is meant to celebrate the "storied history" since the founding of the M division in 1972. To celebrate BMW has unveiled the 2020 M4 Edition ///M Heritage and the special car will be limited to 750 units globally. Only three colors will be offered that represent the BMW M GmbH logo.

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New BMW 330e plug-in hybrid can drive 41 miles on electricity

New BMW 330e plug-in hybrid can drive 41 miles on electricity

BMW has announced the latest ride added to the 3 Series line and the car is a new plug-in hybrid called the BMW 330e. BMW is celebrating the market launch of the car, noting that it has a 50% higher electric range than the predecessors. The 330e can drive for 41-miles on electricity only.

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BMW expands 530e inductive charging pilot program to the US

BMW expands 530e inductive charging pilot program to the US

BMW has been operating an inductive charging program in Germany and other parts of the world since 2018. The automaker has now expanded the inductive charging pilot program to the US. The pilot program is kicking off in California for 200 interested, qualifying residential home customers who are able to charge inside an enclosed garage space.

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BMW’s 2020 kill-list claims its first three victims

BMW’s 2020 kill-list claims its first three victims

BMW's axe is starting to fall, with the German automaker confirming the first of its models which will be discontinued for the 2020 model year. Three cars from BMW's range have been cut, though the company is believed to be only just getting started when it comes to paring back a line-up that has grown considerably over the past years.

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BMW’s kill-list has leaked as it retools for electric and it’s shocking reading

BMW’s kill-list has leaked as it retools for electric and it’s shocking reading

BMW is preparing to take an axe to its range, with a legitimately surprising array of vehicles - some, like the Z4, only just launched - reportedly facing cancelation as the automaker attempts to refocus on electrification. More demanding emissions regulations, along with the costs involved in maintaining and refreshing an increasingly wide range of cars, coupes, SUVs, and other body styles, are forcing some aggressive decisions at the Bavarian firm.

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BMW Urban X is the brand’s smallest SUV yet

BMW Urban X is the brand’s smallest SUV yet

BMW has a new SUV that is coming to market according to images that have turned up online. The vehicle is called the BMW Urban X, and it is said to be the smallest SUV that BMW has. The preview images show a small SUV that looks much like the other SUVs in the BMW catalog.

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BMW gouges buyers by charging $80 annually for Apple CarPlay

BMW gouges buyers by charging $80 annually for Apple CarPlay

Apple CarPlay has been around for years now and is similar to Android Auto for Android device users. Apple CarPlay allows iPhone users to access some apps and phone content on the screen of their infotainment system. On every car brand out there, save BMW, access to Apple CarPlay is free. BMW has announced plans to gouge its buyers by charging them $80 per year for access to CarPlay.

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2020 BMW M235i and 228i Gran Coupe Prototype First Drive

2020 BMW M235i and 228i Gran Coupe Prototype First Drive

The 2020 BMW 2-Series is a sprightly little compact coupe. Available with either a powerful turbocharged four-cylinder or inline-six motor driving the front wheels, the 2-Series have always felt like a proper BMW. If there’s one thing that has been holding back the existing 2 Series from its places as the Ultimate Driving Machine of German luxury compacts, it’s the fact it only has been available with two doors. And with the Mercedes-Benz A-Class and CLA looming in the distance, BMW needed a proper compact four-door to stand a chance.

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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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