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BMW Unveils Limited Edition M5 To Celebrate The Model’s 30th Anniversary

To celebrate the completion of three decades of the BMW M5 in the automotive industry, the German marque has announced the new 30th Anniversary Edition BMW M5. Named BMW M5 “30 Jahre M5”, the car will be available as a 2015 model and BMW plans to make only 300 examples of the same, of which 30 will be imported to the US market. Customers in the US who purchase the vehicle will also be invited to a one-day M Driving School at The Thermal Club in California. Interested buyers do not need to nearest dealership or wait for an invite to book the car as BMW will announce the reservation hotline phone number via its Instagram channel.

The hotline will be active for 5 days, beginning on May 17 and ending on May 21. Now coming to the most important part, the specifications, you must be expecting this special edition



BMW Motorrad Unveils New C Evolution Scooter In Barcelona

Following the success of C 600 Sport and C 650 GT maxi scooters, BMW Motorrad has unveiled the new C evolution in Barcelona.  The C 600 Sport and C 650 GT offered agility of a conventional scooter alongside the ride qualities of a motorcycle,  but the new C evolution steps up the ladder and offers even more dynamism. The powertrain of the new BMW C evolution comprises of a liquid cooled electric motor and an air cooled battery. The liquid-cooled permanent magnet synchronous electric motor pushes 15 hp or 11 kW of power to the rear wheel in standard mode which can increase to a max of 47 hp.

With 47 horses in hand, the new C evolution can reach a top speed of 75 mph or 120 km/h. Coupled to the decently powerful motor is an 8 kWh capacity lithium-ion high-voltage battery that delivers a full-charge range of up



MINI Paceman Adventure: A Go-Anywhere MINI Concept

BMW has unveiled a completely different version of the Mini Paceman which is a collaborative effort of the young apprentices and their instructors at BMW’s Munich and Dingolfing facilities. Called the Mini Paceman Adventure, the unique version is based on the Mini Cooper S Paceman. The students used the standard model and converted it into a two seater pickup concept. And to complement the pickup-inspired design, BMW has equipped the Paceman Adventure with all-wheel drive ALL4, a turbocharged engine, a modified suspension and much more.

Powering the MINI Paceman Adventure is a turbocharged engine that puts out 184 hp/135 kW. The cockpit of the Paceman Adventure only has two seats and the remaining estate is occupied by a spacious cargo area that can be used to carry equipment, tools and luggage. Additionally, there is also a rack on the roof of the Adventure that can carry a spare wheel. Thanks



BMW Vision Future Luxury Concept Debuts At 2014 Beijing Motor Show

Making a bold statement at this year’s Beijing Motor Show is the Vision Future Luxury concept by BMW. The sedan concept, as its name says, is BMW’s vision for future vehicles and next generation models are certain to draw some inspiration from it. Starting with the design of the Vision Future Luxury, it is an evolution of the design language first seen on the Gran Lusso Coupe unveiled last year. At the front is a grille which is by far the biggest one we have seen on any BMW model so far. The massive grille is complemented by a pair of sleek laser headlights and air curtains that sit below the headlights.

The overall profile of the car is all about channeling air as efficiently as possible. Other exterior highlights include taut surfaces, a coupe like profile and a sloping trunk lid, all of which together reduce drag. A unique



BMW X5 eDrive Hybrid Concept SUV Unveiled: Details Inside

The X5 is one of the well known names when we talk about fuel efficient SUVs but BMW knew it could do even better and so, they have introduced a new hybrid concept based on the X5 which is claimed to raise efficiency to a whole new level. Dubbed BMW Concept X5 eDrive, the car not only comes with a hybrid drivetrain but also equips BMW’s X-Drive Intelligent all-wheel-drive system, meaning it will be ultra efficient even while using all the four wheels. The hybrid drivetrain comprises of an internal combustion engine and BMW eDrive technology, Majority of the power comes from the four cylinder, BMW TwinPower Turbo technology petrol engine that produces 245 hp or 180 kW while an additional 95 hp or 70 kW is offered by an electric motor.

The torque output of the electric motor is 250 Nm and offers a top speed of 75 mph.



BMW X4, M4 Convertible, X5 eDrive, 4-Series Gran Coupe At 2014 NYIAS

The 2014 New York International Auto Show is going to be even bigger, thanks to the exciting range of products BMW is going to showcase at the event. The lineup will include a number of important products, including the newly introduced BMW M4 Convertible and BMW X4 Sports Activity Coupe. Completing the NYIAS lineup will be the BMW 4 Series Gran Coupe, BMW ALPINA B6 xDrive Gran Coupe, updated BMW X3 Sports Activity Vehicle and an X5-based concept called BMW Concept X5 eDrive . Of the long list of cars to be present at the show, 2015 M4 Convertible and X4 SAC will grab the majority of the attention.

The all new X4 Sports Activity Coupe is said to represent a new dimension in the compact SUV segment. Being a sibling of the bigger X6, the X4 combines the capability and performance of an SUV with the styling of a



2015 BMW M4 Convertible Is Here: Specifications And Features

BMW has introduced the all new 2015 BMW M4 convertible model which is all set to reach US dealerships to join the M4 Coupe late this summer. The M4 is a replacement to the M3 and from the day BMW announced the same, we were expecting a droptop version of the same. Perhaps the most important change on the M4 Convertible model is the new engine. The M4 Convertible equips the same BMW M TwinPower Turbo 3.0 liter inline-6 cylinder heart that powers the M3 Sedan and M4 Coupe. Compared to the previous generation which was powered by a V8 engine, the M4 Convertible’s inline-six puts out an identical 425 hp and a 40 percent increased peak torque of 406 lb-ft.

The high revving engine helps the M4 Convertible sprint from 0 to 60 mph in just 4.4 seconds on the manual version while the automatic variant takes 4.2 seconds.



MINI Paceman GoalCooper Special Edition Pays Homage To FIFA

The 2014 Fifa World Cup is just around the corner and fans have already started preparing for the biggest sporting event of the year.  As expected, demand for jerseys and flags has risen by multiple folds and it is going to increase further in the months to come. The auto industry is just as excited for the event as any football fan is and since it is the most popular sport in the world, carmakers are preparing for the event in their own unique ways. Paying homage to the beautiful game of soccer, MINI has introduced the MINI Paceman GoalCooper, a special edition car equipping a range of features and a unique livery.

Based on the MINI John Cooper Works Paceman, the special model was designed by MINI Design Team supervised by Oliviero Weilinho who came up with an exclusive Danielson multi-coloured livery which uses yellow, green and blue. The



All New MINI Hatch Range Gets More Personalization Choices

The all new MINI has been thoroughly reworked, right from the exterior up to the technical components that make the car one of the most fun to drive vehicles. For the new hatch range, MINI has tweaked the design, made the car more refined, more comfortable than before and has also added more choices to the already long list of personalization options. The Original MINI Accessories program offers an exciting range of products specific to the model the customer is going for, meaning the buyer can make his/her MINI completely unique to the bits.

Just to give an idea, the Original MINI Accessories program offers exclusive alloy wheels, roof graphics, optional headlamps, exterior mirror caps, high quality interior detailing and more. To attract more customers this year, MINI has redesigned its program and has included four new designs: John Cooper Works Pro, Vivid Green, Essential Black and Speedwell Blue. In



All New BMW X4 Unveiled; To Debut At New York Auto Show

BMW has finally unveiled the hotly anticipated BMW X4. This is latest member of the BMW X family and follows the footsteps of BMW X6 in terms of design and drivability. BMW has proved itself over and over again by creating cars out of standard models that did great on the sales charts. For instance it created the X6 from X5, 6 Series Gran Coupe from the 6- and 5 series sedan, and now they have come up with the X4 which essentially is a Coupe version of the X3. In comparison to the X3. the X4 is slightly longer (by 14 mm) at 4671 mm but also lower (by 36 mm) at 1624 mm, to impart a dynamic profile.

The X4, just like its bigger brother X6, combines the sportiness of a coupe and the character of SAV (Sports Activity Vehicle), as BMW calls it. Design highlights of the



2015 BMW ALPINA B6 Gran Coupe Launched; Debut At New York Auto Show

BMW has launched the all 2015 Model Year BMW ALPINA B6 Gran Coupe. In the month of April, the new BMW ALPINA B6 Gran Coupe will make its North American debut at the International Auto Show which will be held in New York. Shortly after the official debut, the car will go on sale for $118,225, which includes the $925 handling and destination charge. Starting with the engine first, the B6 Gran Coupe is powered by the 4.4 liter ALPINA Bi-Turbo V8 unit which is capable of putting out 540 horses and peak torque of 540 lb-ft.

Mated to the powerful engine is an 8 speed Sport auto transmission featuring ALPINA Switch-Tronic. Complementing the engine-transmission pair is BMW’s renowned xDrive all wheel drive system and with the help of all these systems together, the B6 ALPINA Gran Coupe records a 0 to 60 mph sprint time of 3.7 seconds and



BMW i8 Gets Tailor-Made Luggage From Louis Vuitton

The BMW i8 is one of the most well appreciated vehicles lately, and the level of attention that this very car has drawn is simply unmatched. For long there has been this tradition  wherein fashion and design houses come up with custom products which match the sophistication and exclusivity of the some of popular four wheel machines. And following the same tradition, popular design house Louis Vuitton has launched custom tailor-made luggage for the i8. Louis Vuitton has crafted an entire collection of bags which includes a business case, a garment bag and two travel bags.

Since these bags are made exclusively for the i8, they have been so designed to fit perfectly into the interior of the car. The collection features a chequered Damier pattern complemented by a laser-etched Louis Vuitton signature. Apart from the size, even the color of the bags matches the i8’s color theme as Louis



All New BMW 2 Series Active Tourer Unveiled: Images And Details

Expanding the company’s entry level, 2-Series’ lineup, BMW has unveiled the all new BMW 2 Series Active Tourer. And this is the first time when BMW has added front wheel drive and smaller, 3-cylinder engines to the model lineup. In terms of proportion, the BMW 2 Series Active Tourer is 4,342 mm in length, 1,800 mm in width and 1,555 mm in height. The exterior of the new model is elegant enough, thanks to L-shaped rear lights, crisp contours, short overhangs, attractive swage lines and a long wheelbase.

While the exterior looks relatively compact yet stylish, the car offers appreciable amount of leg room and cargo space. At the rear of the cabin is 40:20:40 split-folding seats that can enlarge the luggage compartment capacity from 468 to 1,510 litres. Access to the luggage area is allowed by a push button, automatic opening and closing tailgate. Perhaps, the most important addition



BMW Introduces 4 Series Gran Coupe Performance Luxury Model

BMW has recently added the all new 4-Series Gran Coupe to the company’s newest model range. In December 2013, BMW unveiled the BMW M3 and M4 Coupe and this week, BMW has announced the new four door performance coupe model of the latter. In comparison to the two door M4 Coupe, the 4 Series Gran Coupe model shares the same width, wheelbase and length but features an elongated roof line. The roofline is 4.4 inches longer and slopes seamlessly in the boot. Also the silhouette is now 12 mm higher, thus offering more headroom for rear passengers.

Proportion wise the car is 182.6 inch (4,638 mm) long, 71.9 inch (1,825mm) wide and has a 110.6 inch (2,810mm) long wheelbase. Although the fascia is much similar to what we see on other BMW models, it still looks extremely pleasing thanks to features like full LED dual headlights, the iconic kidney grille,



All New BMW X3 For UK Is Here: Features And Specifications

BMW has announced the all new BMW X3 for UK, which is more fuel efficient, better looking, better to drive and will prove to be more practical than its predecessor. For the new model year, not only the engines have been improved but there are new exterior colors and a revised interior. Furthermore, customers will also more equipment as standard. Let us start with the powertrain options first. The X3 features an all turbo-diesel lineup starting with the X3 xDrive18d, followed xDrive20d, xDrive30d and xDrive35xd.

The xDrive20d is powered by the new generation 2.0 liter diesel engine that now puts out 190 hp of power and 400 Nm of peak torque, an improvement of 6 hp and 20 Nm. This helps the model achieve a 0 to 62 mph sprint time in 8.1 seconds, a 0.4 second improvement. When the model equips the 8 speed automatic gearbox, the fuel efficiency



New 2014 BMW 740LD xDrive Model For US: Starts From $83,425

Customers in the US who are considering buying a top end luxury segment car such as the Mercedes Benz S-Class, Audi A8 and the BMW 7-Series, would be glad to know that BMW has introduced an all new model to its 7 Series lineup. BMW has announced the new BMW 740Ld xDrive model for the US market which is the latest model line to benefit from BMW’s Advanced Diesel technology. The name, 740Ld xDrive, clearly tells you about the structure of the car i.e it is an extended/long wheelbase version of the the 7 Series and will equip xDrive, a BMW – developed intelligent all-wheel drive system.

The most important feature of the new model is its BMW Advanced Diesel technology equipped engine. It is a 3.0-liter inline-6 cylinder with BMW TwinPower Turbo technology that produces 255 hp at 4,000 rpm and peak torque of 413 lb-ft between 1,500 –



BMW At CES 2014: Autonomous Driving, Enhanced BMW i Remote App and More

The Consumer Electronics Show is the best platform to showcase technological advances and BMW is just doing the same. At 2014 CES, the German automaker is displaying a host of new innovations such as automated driving technology, camera based assistance systems, new parking assistant and more. Automated driving is not completely new and we have seen a couple of autonomous cars in the past but BMW’s latest prototype takes the technology to the limit. BMW claims the new prototype uses advanced control technology ensuring maximum safety.

The prototype features a new generation of control systems that intervene in the direction-changing decision-making process and ensures the steering works in accordance with the brakes and accelerator. One of the technologies that we really liked is developed in collaboration with Samsung. It is a fact that smartphones are being widely used now a days and wearable gadgets like the Samsung Galaxy Gear are



2013 BMW Z4 Roadster: All You Need To Know

Not may cars are known for the kind of dynamics they offer and the BMW Z4 is one of them. Last year BMW unveiled the updated version of the Z4 roadster, which happens to be the German automaker’s only two seat drop top model. For the new Z4, BMW has added a new entry level Z4 sDrive18i model, Pure Traction Design package and even more standard equipment. Talking about the new entry level model first, the Z4 sDrive18i is powered by a detuned version of the 2.0-litre four-cylinder twin-scroll turbocharged engine.

This very 1997cc unit produces 156hp at 5,000rpm which is good enough to propel the car from standstill to 62 mph in 7.9 seconds and attain a top speed of 137 mph. The sDrive18i manages to records 41.5 mpg along with a CO2 emission figure of 159 grams per kilometer. Aside from the new model, the Z4 sDrive20i also



BMW i8 Hybrid Coupe: Details and US Price

The i8 from BMW is the German automaker’s first production plug-in hybrid and a part of its all electric sub-brand, BMW i. With an aerodynamically groundbreaking body design complemented by a luxurious and stylish interior, the BMW i8 immediately grabbed the attention it deserved when presented at the Frankfurt Motor Show this year. Accentuating the design of the car is a layer over layer approach which gives a distinctive visual impression. Each section of the car has been designed with attitude and the clean lines impart lots of appeal to the i8.

Dimension wise the i8 stands at 4,689 mm long, 1,942 mm wide and 1,293 mm tall, and features a 2,800 mm wheelbase. Being a hybrid car it has to be efficient in all aspects and this is reason behind the car’s low drag coefficient of 0.26. Other noticeable exterior highlights include air ducts along the upper surface, partially-blanked



2015 BMW M3 Sedan and M4 Coupe is the answer to all the US Sport Car Passionate

The US car lovers will be more than happy to hear the arrival news of the BMW M3 Sedan and BMW M4 Coupe Models which high decorated with very sturdy features that will cope up with all the rough and rocky roads and the brand value of BMW is always a winning tag carried off by the cars. Both these cars will be debuting in the 2014 North American International Auto Show in Detroit and will be on the showroom floors by 2015. These cars are also promising them as the high performance sports cars which will also be treated as the decent as well as significant features of a luxurious ride.

The technical specifications of these cars will be consisting of 3.0-liter BMW M3 and M4 engine that are turbocharged with six-cylinder unit fitted in the two new cars is approximately 10 kilograms lighter than its V-8 predecessor and