Archive for the ‘BMW’ Category

BMW M4 DTM Champion Edition revealed

BMW has decided to celebrate Marco Wittman‘s DTM championship win with a limited edition M4 model. Called the M4 DTM Champion Edition only 23 will be made, in honour of Wittman’s race number this year. All the cars will be delivered in Alpine White with decals and trim inspired by his Team RMG livery. There’s […]

Does your PlayStation setup look like this?

How real can a driving simulator get? This video showing the SimXperience Motion Simulator looks pretty convincing. Look at the way the seat moves around to match the inputs of the driver gamer at the wheel. The effect of super imposing the footage of the simulator into the game itself also brings a new level […]

The BMW M2 and its 275kW power claims

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German publication Autobild predicts the new BMW M2 will boast 374PS (275kW). Further, the article also states maximum torque will be 520Nm. This is inline with previous reports we’ve posted: There’s been no change to the predicted power source, which means you can pencil in around 370–380PS (272–280kW) being offered from an N55B30T0 3.0 litre […]

BMW M2 development continues

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A new BMW M2 prototype has been spotted testing at the Nürburgring in recent days. It appears as though this new F87 test mule is wearing a bodykit much closer to the final production spec. At this stage, we can’t really tell you much else about the car’s details or performance expectations to add from […]

Front-wheel drive BMW 1 Series sedan spied

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Despite previously suggesting it would leave Audi and Mercedes-Benz to play alone in the sand pit with the A3 sedan and the CLA, BMW now appears to making a 1 Series sedan after all. It’s being reported the F52 1 Series sedan will be built on the front-wheel drive platform which will form the basis […]

BMW M4: Initiation ceremony

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Until this year we didn’t know the BMW M4. To help us get to know its new icon a little better BMW has released this introductory video. It’s a pretty cool clip and BMW is to be applauded for embracing its history and its loyal owners. Those of you playing at home may also remember […]

VIDEO: BMW X4 v Porsche Macan

If you can stomach the planet’s insatiable desire for SUVs then you’ll be primed for this review from Autocar. It’s the BMW X4 up against the Porsche Macan. Two SUVs likely to polarise opinions on numerous levels, but two SUVs that are likely to be among the best in their class. Specifically, Autocar has compared […]

BMW’s muscular M2 spied on the prowl

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We’re always happy to follow the gestation of a new M product and here’s one of the latest snaps of a BMW M2 prototype in testing. Obviously all that crazy camouflage makes it hard to see, but if you plant your eyes just behind the front wheel arch you’ll see how much the front guard […]

BMW M4: M Performance exhaust preview

As good as BMW is at extracting performance from the engines it makes it is better at extracting money from its customers. So when you make yourself a new hero car, aka the F82 M4, it doesn’t make economic sense to put the best exhaust you have in your parts bin on the car at […]

Behind the scenes with Epic Driftmob

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Riley Harper, Rhys Millen, Samuel Hübinette, Conrad Grunewald, Rich Rutherford and Dai Yoshihara are the guys who’ve been brought together to form BMW’s Epic Driftmob. A bunch of drifting champions hooligans, each given an M235i to play with and carte blanche on the streets of Cape Town. You’ve already seen the finished article, so why […]

VIDEO: BMW M4 v Porsche 911 Carrera

Evo magazine has taken to the picturesque Anglesey Circuit with a brand new BMW M4 and pitched it against a Porsche 911 Carrera. The M4 (née M3) v 911 debate is one that’s been around for years now. Two cars that compete against each other in the minds of revheads even though they don’t really […]

Epic drifting master class in the BMW M235i

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Ever wanted to know how to drift a rear-wheel drive car? Take one Chris Harris, one BMW 235i, one heavy right foot and a video camera then watch and learn. Once you’ve got all that under control you can then form an Epic Driftmob with your mates, close the streets of Cape Town in South […]