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BMW’s March car sales break all monthly records

FRANKFURT (Reuters) — BMW said first-quarter new-car sales were the highest ever on the back of March sales that broke all previous records as its three largest markets posted double-digit growth. Read more at Automotive News

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 […]

BMW M goes diesel, introduces M550d, X5 M50d, X6 M50d

Rumors of BMW M launching a diesel model have been circulating for over a year, and confirmation has finally arrived in the form of not one, not two, but four M-fettled oil-burners, each sporting all-wheel drive and the oft-rumored tri-turbocharged 3.0-liter inline six. And before you get excited, none of them are slated for sale […]

2012 BMW 1-Series Hatchback M Performance Spy Shots

Seen here testing on the streets of Munich, Germany, for the first time is the upcoming M Performance version of the latest BMW 1-Series Hatchback.  Set to debut in March at the 2012 Geneva Motor Show, this sporty variant of the regular 1-Series Hatchback is just one model from a new range of M Performance […]

2012 BMW M3 DTM Safety Car Revealed

The six race-prepped BMWs won’t be the only M3s on the track, however, since the series will also get a specially-prepared BMW M3 as a safety car. BMW isn’t releasing a lot of details just yet, but it did post these images of the new DTM safety car on its BMW Motorsports Facebook page…. Read […]

2013 BMW M6 Gran Coupe Spy Shots

No, this isn’t a regular 2013 6-Series Gran Coupe equipped with its M Sport package. Rather, it’s a fully-fledged M version of the new four-door coupe, spotted testing by one [of] our sleuth spy photographers [at the] new BMW headquarters in Germany… Read More from MotorAuthority.Com

BMW tops Mercedes for U.S. luxury car sales crown

(Reuters) – BMW (BMWG.DE) grabbed the top spot in the U.S. luxury auto market in 2011, edging out Daimler AG’s (DAIGn.DE) Mercedes-Benz brand, as both German automakers took advantage of inventory problems for Toyota Motor Corp’s (7203.T) Lexus lineup, according to company figures issued on Thursday. Read More from Reuters

Video: BMW M – The Fastest Christmas Card In The World

BMW had an interesting idea for this season. Their M racing division asked an illustrator to draw a classic Christmas greetings card… while being driven over a race track in the 560 hp BMW M5. Check out what happened in the video here below. Source: BMW M5 – The fastest Christmas Card in the […]

Spy Video of the 2013 BMW M3

Check out the video of the latest spy shots of the 2013 BMW M3. 2013 BMW M3 Spy Video

BMW Announces New 5-Series Hybrid

According to Forbes, BMW has unveiled its latest gas/electric hybrid-powered model, the BMW ActiveHybrid5. Based on the capable BMw 535i sport sedan, the ActiveHybrid5 augments the 5 Series already powerful 3.0-liter twin-turbo six-cylinder engine with an electric motor/generator that’s integrated into the vehicle’s eight-speed automatic transmission to combine strong acceleration with improved fuel economy. Together, […]