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BMW’s 2019 Z4 Roadster is already controversial

BMW’s 2019 Z4 Roadster is already controversial

BMW's Z-series roadsters are arguably the epitome of the brand: punchy two-seaters, begging to be thrown at a curvy mountain road. The all-new 2019 Z4 - revealed in Z4 M40i form this week at Monterey Car Week - should follow right in those tire-marks, but not everybody is convinced. Only one route seemed fair: throw it open to your vote.

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2019 BMW Z4 M40i Roadster revealed: Sleek droptop looks shark-sharp

2019 BMW Z4 M40i Roadster revealed: Sleek droptop looks shark-sharp

There's arguably no better place than the Pebble Beach Concours d'Elegance to launch a convertible, and so the all-new 2019 BMW Z4 M40i Roadster First Edition has picked the perfect spot to make its debut. Arriving twelve months after the automaker teased its droptop at Pebble last year, the new BMW Roadster promises more enthusiastic driving and more technology than before.

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BMW 3 Series Sedan Nürburgring chassis testing complete

BMW 3 Series Sedan Nürburgring chassis testing complete

BMW has announced that the next-gen 3 Series Sedan has completed its final suspension and chassis development. The chassis and suspension tuning were completed at the Nürburgring in Germany. BMW says that for over 35 years testing at the infamous Green Hell has served as an important validation step for its cars.

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First look at 2019 BMW Z4 revealed in leaked pics

First look at 2019 BMW Z4 revealed in leaked pics

It's been a full year now since BMW revealed the concept version of the new Z4 roadster, set to be the first update to the model in over seven years. While the car has spotted testing in camouflage since then, BMW is still dragging its feet on revealing the final design of the 2019 Z4. It could be debuting soon, however, as a set of pictures have leaked to a number of BMW enthusiast sites, offering a look at the convertible from several angles.

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Manual transmissions to live on at BMW M division for now

Manual transmissions to live on at BMW M division for now

Sports cars are lots of fun and while back in the day the only way to have them was with a stick shift, things are changing. The advent of the dual-clutch flappy paddle gearbox may have made sports cars faster and even more efficient, but purists still want to shift their own gears. The problem is that there are too few purists buying cars for many automakers.

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Inside the bratwurst factory: How BMW is prepared for the EV age

Inside the bratwurst factory: How BMW is prepared for the EV age

Usually you don’t want to see how the sausage is made, you really don’t. At best it leads to disillusionment, at worst downright disgust. However, when the offer comes up to tour one of BMW's largest plants, that's not one of those situations.

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2019 BMW M850i xDrive to Start at $111,900

2019 BMW M850i xDrive to Start at $111,900

Last month we talked about the all-new 2019 BMW M850i xDrive and aside from pricing information BMW gave up the details on the car then. BMW is now back with pricing on the 2019 M850i xDrive and the car will start at $111,900 plus a $995 destination charge. This marks the first BMW 8 series luxury sports coupe in 20 years.

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2019 BMW X5 Sports Activity Vehicle pricing announced

2019 BMW X5 Sports Activity Vehicle pricing announced

BMW went official with the 2019 X5 Sports Activity Vehicle early last month. It's certainly a nice-looking SUV and those interested in the vehicle wanted to know about pricing, but BMW was mum on that with the initial announcement. BMW has now announced pricing on the X5 and offered up a few more details.

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2019 BMW 8 Series official: M850i xDrive packs 523hp V8

2019 BMW 8 Series official: M850i xDrive packs 523hp V8

The 2019 BMW 8 Series Coupe has made its official debut, shedding the camouflage and revealing the 2019 M850i xDrive underneath. First of the all-new 8 Series, the car resurrects an oft-missed nameplate for BMW's newest grand tourer.

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BMW and MIT create printed inflatable material

BMW and MIT create printed inflatable material

BMW and MIT have announced that they have teamed up to create the first printed inflatable material. The breakthrough was created at the MIT Self-Assembly Laboratory and the material can self-transform, adapt, and morph from one state to another. The material can be customized to any shape or size.

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2019 BMW X5 adds more tech and power to luxury SUV

2019 BMW X5 adds more tech and power to luxury SUV

Your eyes do not deceive you. The 2019 BMW X5 may not look, at first glance, much different from its predecessor, but the fourth-generation luxury SUV is, in fact, all-new. Longer, wider, and taller than the old X5, not to mention more gadget-packed and more powerful, it's BMW's answer to upstart SUV rivals.

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BMW Z4 undergoes driving dynamics trials in the south of France

BMW Z4 undergoes driving dynamics trials in the south of France

BMW has offered up some details on the coming BMW Z4 and the fact that the car is undergoing driving dynamics trials in the south of France. BMW says that the car is a purebred roadster and that the driving dynamics testing is a "particularly important" stage of the process. As you see in the images, the car is camouflaged, but we can get an idea of what BMW has planned.

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