Why a BMW 7-Series gets you looks from men in LA

Is there a "gay" car? The folks at Gaywheels say if you're in LA the answer is "yes!" with the most fabulous of all being the BMW 7-Series. It explains so much about my last trip to California. » 7/28/11 1:30pm 7/28/11 1:30pm

New BMW 7 Series out in public with bandages from minor facelift

Because BMW is nothing if not punctual, the company's already doing outdoor tests of a refresh to the 7 Series expected for the 2013 model year. Outside of turn signals in the rearview mirrors, change may not be a selling point. » 6/21/11 4:30pm 6/21/11 4:30pm

Thieves Swipe 7-Series From BMW At Detroit Auto Show

Tired of their usual fare of Cadillac Escalades, Detroit's car thieves raised their sights Wednesday night by stealing a BMW 7-Series that the automaker had hauled in for the show. » 1/13/11 9:00am 1/13/11 9:00am

How To Hyperstalk A New Car From Factory To Your Door

It's hard to not be detail-oriented when buying a new car. Jeff G. went all out for BMWBlog, hyperstalking his car from the factory to his dealer. This one of the most obsessive things we've ever seen. —Ed. » 7/22/10 12:30pm 7/22/10 12:30pm

The BMW 5-Series: A Personal Look Back

Last year, sales of BMW's midsize sedan hit 5.5 million. The outgoing 5er, known as the E60, represented the car's fifth generation. I have at least five personal stories to tell about the 5-series. Coincidence? I think not! » 4/14/10 2:00pm 4/14/10 2:00pm

Six BMWs Destined For NY Auto Show Stolen From Port

Thieves recently stole six BMWs destined for the New York Auto Show, including a rare 5-series worth $90,000, from a processing center at the New Jersey port. » 4/09/10 2:00pm 4/09/10 2:00pm

In A BMW Limo, You're Always Overpaid

The E38 BMW 7-Series has been and will always be one of the most significant executive sedans of all time. Doesn't protect the later E65 from the occasional jerk-off who advertises their success. Example? This guy and his license plate. » 2/01/10 9:00am 2/01/10 9:00am

BMW 740i And 740Li Want To Six Up Your Life

The six-cylinder 7-series has been absent from our shores since 1992, when BMW gifted base U.S. Sevens with a DOHC V8. Think luxury cars should have a swingin' six and creamy power delivery? Rejoice! Your prayers have been answered. » 1/11/10 1:45pm 1/11/10 1:45pm

2011 BMW 7-Series Brings Inline-6 Back To U.S. With 315 HP

In 1994 BMW dropped all six-cylinder engines for the 7-series in favor of the V8/V12 power needed to haul their bloated-by-features luxobarges. Now, inline-six fans rejoice! The 2011 BMW 740i is back with an inline-six powerful enough to haul itself. » 12/16/09 2:00pm 12/16/09 2:00pm

Michael Phelps Has Another Black Car, Stupid Hat

Joining his custom black Mercedes SL63 is Michael Phelps' custom BMW 7-Series. We guess he needs the extra space for when he goes shopping for stupid hats and "hard" poses with his hangers-on. » 10/16/09 1:30pm 10/16/09 1:30pm

2010 BMW 760Li: V12 Power For A V12 Price

The 2010 BMW 760i and 760Li, the automaker's two flagships will now offer new eight-speed gearboxes, 544 HP 6.0-liter twin-turbo V12s, and sub-5.0 second 0-to-60 MPH acceleration. And all this for a base price of only $136,000. » 7/27/09 1:00pm 7/27/09 1:00pm

BMW M7 Possibly Spied Lurking About In The Dark

BMW's Motorsport division said it would never tune an SUV, yet they've gone back on their word on that one. Does that leave room for a big-daddy M7? Looks like a definite "maybe." » 1/09/09 10:00am 1/09/09 10:00am

3-Banger Or V12, The Crusher Does Not Discriminate: BMW 750i Checking…

I was scoping BMWs at the Half Price Sale at a local self-service wrecking yard on Thanksgiving weekend, looking for a good long battery cable from a trunk-mounted-battery model (so's I could get the race car rigged with the battery cutoff switch now mandated by 24 Hours Of LeMons rules), and something about this one… » 12/03/08 4:00pm 12/03/08 4:00pm

2009 BMW 7-Series, ActiveHybrid Hit LA Show Floor

BMW rolled out the red carpet for the debut of the new 2009 BMW 7-Series » 11/19/08 4:00pm 11/19/08 4:00pm and , both driving across the carpet under power of BMW's twin-turbo 4.4-liter V8. The difference is while the moved with the force of 400 HP and 450 lb-ft of torque, the had an additional 20 HP and 155 lb-ft of torque on tap thanks to the…

BMW Concept 7 Series ActiveHybrid Adds Power, Efficiency

Ahead of its official reveal at the LA Auto Show » 11/19/08 12:30pm 11/19/08 12:30pm, the official details on the have finally been released after months of us sitting on the edges of our seats, waiting with bated breath. The ActiveHybrid (as opposed to the other name considered, "LazyHybrid") is a "preview of potential" for things to come from BMW and…

2009 BMW 7-Series, Now With 400 HP Twin-Turbo V8

The next generation 7-Series has officially arrived, though if you've been paying attention you've already seen the 2009 BMW 7-series » 11/19/08 10:30am 11/19/08 10:30am and therefore know that the design team has gone to great effort to correct the car's awkward-looking posterior. A new twin-turbocharged, direct-injection 4.4-liter V8 manages 400 HP…

$160,000 Neiman Marcus 2009 BMW 7-Series Shows Off On Today Show

Remember the blatantly overpriced Neiman Marcus BMW 7-Series » 10/17/08 4:00pm 10/17/08 4:00pm? Well the figured the $160,000 car, of which just 31 examples will be made, was important enough to feature on their program, you know, to provide a relevant shopping tip for all the people struggling through the . Happy holidays!

1986 BMW 735i

Welcome to Down On The Street » 10/17/08 9:00am 10/17/08 9:00am, where we admire old vehicles found parked on the streets of the Island That Rust Forgot: Alameda, California. There's been no shortage of BMWs in this series, but I've sort of overlooked the 5 and 7 series cars so far. No more! Today we'll look at one of the last of the , a somewhat…