Category: BMW Auto News

Former BMW F1 Driver Nonetheless Aiming for a Race Seat in 2019

33-year-old Polish motor racing star Robert Kubica has set his sights firmly on securing a race seat for the 2019 F1 World Championship. The Pole needed to accept a reserve and developmental function with Williams this season after failing to safe a racing berth. The previous BMW Sauber driver turned the primary Polish driver in F1 again in 2006 however sustained a critical harm while collaborating in a rally automobile occasion in Andorra again in 2011. Kubica partially severed his proper forearm, resulting in a prolonged spell on the sidelines. Since 2013, Kubica has made appearances in a bunch of rally and endurance occasions, however he nonetheless harbours an ambition to compete once more on the highest stage in System One. Kubica is a part of the backroom workforce at Williams for the 2018 F1 World Championship, performing because the workforce’s major reserve and occasional Friday testing driver. He has....




Automobile insurance coverage: add-ons, charges and costs

Whenever you need to take out a automotive insurance coverage coverage, you’ll be able to select between three totally different ranges of canopy: third get together; third get together, hearth and theft; and absolutely complete. Although third get together protection is the naked minimal requirement for legally driving on UK roads, you may discover that the very best stage – absolutely complete – is definitely cheaper, as high-risk drivers can typically favor third get together solely. Taking out “absolutely comp” cowl, as it’s colloquially identified, would additionally guarantee you that you’re coated for repairs and replacements to not solely third events but in addition your individual automobile. Nonetheless, it will nonetheless not cowl you for each single eventuality. To make up for this, you possibly can go for numerous “add-ons”, too – and even use of a rudimentary coverage might incur charges and costs like these cited under. Instance add-ons....


Video: British Inexperienced F90 BMW M5 Particular person Shines at Concorso d`Eleganza Villa d`Este

Even when the 2018 Concorso d`Eleganza Villa d`Este has closed its doorways, we nonetheless get pleasure from receiving loads of suggestions from the occasion, particularly whether it is about cool rides introduced by BMW. One in every of them is the beneath M5 with the Particular person package deal, and sporting the unique British Inexperienced hue. The mannequin can also be highlighted within the video beneath whereas revving its engine and offering some cool growls due to the bespoke exhaust system. Moreover the cool exterior inexperienced metallic paintjob, this particular M5 Particular person additionally options some new highlights contained in the cabin. As we are able to depict from the beautiful media gallery beneath, this specific inside comes with darkish beige leather-based on the seats, central console, doorways and on the decrease a part of the dashboard. There are additionally different M goodies that clearly separate the M5 from the....




2019 BMW X5 – Official Trailer Reveals Larger Measurement, Outputs Extra

The all-new 2019 BMW X5 leaked a few days in the past, has lastly reached its vacation spot in a brand new kind. It’s larger, wider and sounds extra highly effective – a minimum of that`s what the corporate states concerning the new mannequin within the official trailer beneath. Visually, on the entrance, the 2019 BMW X5 includes a outstanding entrance grille with smaller headlights which resemble these from the brand new X3, whereas the horizontal consumption between the grille and air dam supplies a extra aggressive look; the rear finish can also be contemporary, that includes new taillights with a contemporary define. The rear bumper additionally options trapezoidal tailpipe finishers which change the spherical ideas. The general design language is complemented by the brand new wheels, with dimension ranging between 19- to 22-inch V-spoke alloy wheels. Sitting on the corporate`s new CLAR platform, the all-new 2019 BMW X5 has....


Spy Video: Hardcore 2019 BMW X3 M Tackles the Ring at Excessive Speeds

The Bavarian primarily based carmaker BMW is on a full swing with its latest prototypes being examined out on completely different elements of Europe; following latest assessments of the brand new 2019 Z4 M40i at Autodrome de Miramas within the South of France, the long run BMW X3 M has been put to work on the well-known Nurburgring observe, in Germany. Judging by the evidently stripped-off camouflage, these are maybe the prototype`s remaining assessments earlier than a remaining debut, presuming on the 2018 Paris Motor Present, this September. To see the SUV`s stage of improvement, it’s also possible to entry the spy video beneath. From a visible standpoint, the hardcore mannequin from the X3 collection presents itself with an especially aggressive physique fashion, highlighted by numerous spectacular M goodies. We’re dealing right here with up to date entrance and rear bumpers, together with new aspect skirts and roof-mounted spoiler. The....




New 2019 BMW Z4 M40i Spied in Miramas, France, Testing Part Is Closing to an Finish

Following a sequence of spy photographs which revealed the upcoming BMW Z4 totally camouflaged whereas performing completely different testing periods, a few new updates have emerged on the floor, showcasing the long run convertible mannequin at BMW`s testing facility in Miramas, France, performing what seems to be the ultimate assessments, simply earlier than heading for manufacturing line in a few months. Autodrome de Miramas within the south of France is the corporate`s second largest well-known centre after Nurburgring the place a few of the best prototypes are being put to the final word assessments rides earlier than reciving the go forward for manufacturing. It provides the right situations to check out the prototypes` driving capabilities, energy and way more. Talking of the check mule`s ultimate assessments on the Autodrome de Miramas, Jos van As, Director of Software Suspension, additionally said: “The automobile idea of the brand new BMW Z4 is....


2019 BMW X3 M40d Arrives in Europe This July, Packs Elevated Energy

After the arrival of the larger and far more trendy X4 M40d sibling, the German based mostly carmaker has additionally introduced the introduction of the identical variant from the X3, with gross sales to start this July. Costs haven’t been but launched however we count on contemporary information within the upcoming interval. In comparison with final 12 months`s mannequin, the brand new 2019 BMW X3 M40d is way larger, wider and enhanced with much more technological gizmos contained in the cabin. Nonetheless, the massive information is that this 12 months`s mannequin is enhanced with extra energy. Coping with the G01 BMW X3 M40d, the beautiful mannequin comes with a B57 three.Zero-liter turbocharged six-cylinder engine, growing an excellent 326 horsepower and spectacular 680 Nm of torque, accessible at as little as 1,750 rpm. Then again, its brother in arms the X3 M40i comes with 370 horsepower and solely 500 Nm of....




BMW M550i xDrive Shines in Abu Dhabi with AC Schnitzer Physique Remedy

For those who actually fancy high-class and exclusively-modified BMW fashions, then you need to positively go to the carmaker`s most spectacular dealership on the earth, positioned in Abu Dhabi. BMW Abu Dhabi Motors provides an actual spectacle on the subject of nice customizations. With greater than 200 fashions (classics, iconic, new) on show, the dealership has achieved world fame and is visited by greater than 250,000 individuals yearly. And should you additionally occur to be there nowadays, don’t overlook to snapshot the newly added BMW M550i with the well-known physique remedy courtesy of AC Schnitzer. Even when it`s not the M5 which all people appears to favour nowadays, it`s intently sitting subsequent to it – it’s the M550i xDrive – standing out from the group with the unique Aventurini Purple and new fashionable bits from AC Schnitzer. Whereas the Four.Four-liter biturbo V8 engine stays inventory with the spectacular 456 horsepower....


G30/G31 BMW 5-Collection with Sterckenn Carbon Fiber Entrance Spoiler Lip

The most recent creation from BMW, the all-new 5-Collection within the G30 and G31 variants is extremely-well constructed, the mannequin coming with superior design language and loads of high-end options contained in the cabin. Greater than that, for those who go for the M Efficiency bundle, you get extra unique styling bits which improve its aggressive appears. Nevertheless, there are tuners worldwide that may take the visible customizations to an entire new stage. Let`s take for example the BMW devoted tuner Manhart, which has already established a reputation for unique and aggressive applications. Looking on the beneath 5-Collection mannequin from BMW, you would possibly assume that it’s one other custom-made constructed from Manhart tuning agency. It does resemble, however it’s truly signed by one other aftermarket store that has added a few carbon fiber bits over the automobile`s physique fashion. So we’re not dealing right here with modified styling cues,....




BMW Declares Particular Version for 1-Collection, New Updates and Engines, Beginning this July

BMW is revitalizing a part of its mannequin lineup by introducing new updates and engines beginning this July. The modifications contain the 1-Collection mannequin in addition to some variants from the 5- and the 7-Collection, together with the newly-launched i8 Roadster. Additionally, SUVs from the X vary will obtain new engine updates. Beginning with the BMW 1-Collection, the carmaker has arrange a particular automotive titled the “Metropolitan Version”, which provides up new options “particularly designed to boost consolation and driving pleasure in city visitors.” These new highlights check with “instrument cluster with prolonged options”, GPS navigation, rear-view digital camera, Consolation Entry pack, Park Distance and Pace Restricted Data. Subsequent is the 5-Collection in each Sedan and Touring disguises, set to reach with the fabulous Frozen Darkish Silver Metallic paintjob, whereas the highest of the road M5 is now dressed with the brand new Frozen Marina Bay Blue Metallic. However, the....