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2013 BMW X1 Spy Shots

BMW is planning an update for its compact X1 crossover in time for the 2013 model year, a prototype for which has been caught once again in the wild.  The good news is that this ‘updated’ model is the one that’s expected to finally arrive in U.S. showrooms around the end of the year.  The […]

BMW Releases Details on M6 Coupe and Convertible

After a two-year absence, the BMW M6 coupe and convertible are returning to the German automaker’s lineup, with the hardtop scheduled to be unveiled at the Geneva auto show next month. The drop-top variant arrives at the New York auto show about a month later.  Powered by a 560-horsepower twin-turbocharged 4.4-liter V-8 engine, which is […]

BMW Plants Seeds of Silicon Valley in the West Village

BMW iVentures, an investment arm begun in tandem with the automaker’s i subbrand, has established a start-up incubator on Morton Street in the West Village.  The space was inaugurated with a party and panel discussion on Tuesday. With the brand’s recent dalliances in smart-grid management in Mountain View, Calif., and the incubator opening party, the […]

The All-New, Completely Redesigned 2012 3 Series

ITS ROOTS HAVE BRANCHED OUT. Since introducing the sports sedan concept to the world more than 35 years ago, the BMW 3 series has been a perennial favorite of owners, enthusiasts and critics.  But there has never been a 3 Series like the all-new, sixth-generation 3 Series for 2012.  For the first time, in addition […]

BMW Design and Contemporary Art : From the Guggenheim to Art Basel Miami

BMW has a lustrous history of supporting the arts. I was reminded of this on Monday night when  I attended the launch of designer Stefan Sagmeister’s book-on-wheels “CULTURE” at the Guggenheim Museum. The limited edition book is part cheeky remote control car and part overview of BMW’s 40 year investment in contemporary arts, perhaps best […]

BMW Factories Work Over Time on Strong Demand for X3, X1 Models

According to Business Week, BMW, the world’s biggest maker of luxury cars, is operating factories at more than 110 percent of capacity on record demand for models like the X3 and X1 sport-utility vehicles. The automaker plans to make a decision to add new production facilities in growing markets, including Brazil, as it aims to […]

Active Sound Design brings the M5 engine sound into the cabin

M5 drivers will be given an even more direct reminder of their car’s performance capability by technology that brings the distinctive sound of the high-performance V8 – in all its glory – into the cabin of the new BMW M5. The Active Sound Design technology specially developed for the new BMW M5 takes its cues […]

Spy Photos: 2012 BMW X6 Facelift

New spy photos of the 2012 BMW X6 facelift model emerge from Spartanburg, South Carolina. BMW continues to test the xDrive35i and 50i models which will be unveiled later this year. For the first time, spy photographer Palbay spotted the 35i model which based on the photos below will feature a different front fascia compared […]

186 mph in a 2012 BMW M5

  By all accounts, the 2012 BMW M5 is nothing short of a mechanical miracle. With two fewer cylinders than the previous generation, the big bruiser manages to retain the acceleration and handling prowess that M buyers have come to expect. But where exactly can you use the full breadth of the four-door’s 560 horsepower […]

BMW offers 72 Month Financial Terms

For a limited time, get up to 72 month terms on a Certified Pre-Owned BMW. With payments so affordable, it’s never been this easy to get into BMW. Or, take advantage of 0.9% on most 2008 models for up to 36 months.* While you’re deciding, check out the one day M Driving School offer on […]