How To Sleep In Your Car If You Absolutely Have To

Sleeping in your car used to be something that automakers used to be proud of. Seats that reclined into beds were a major selling point for cars like the Rambler, for example. Now, thanks to anti-homeless laws and a sick desire not to spend a miserable night in a car, hardly anyone still does this. But I thought it… » 11/17/14 12:05pm Monday 12:05pm

This Is By Far The Best Way To Pick Up Your New BMW

Earlier today, I mentioned I was starting on a cross-country trip to LA to drop off a reader-spec'd BMW 2 Series to our contest winner. What I didn't mention was that the trip has sort of started already, since I went to pick up the BMW from their Greenville, SC factory. This is by far the best way to pick up a new… » 11/10/14 2:00pm 11/10/14 2:00pm

BMW i3 tuned by 3D Design and Studie Japan

Over the past decade Studie Japan has become synonymous with the BMW tuning scene. Headquartered in Japan, Studie evolved from a single tuning shop into 6 distinctive locations, including their most recent project Studie Thailand. The partnership between Studie and 3D Design is one that has evolved in lock-step. » 11/09/14 9:01am 11/09/14 9:01am

Why CPO when you buy a Used Car? This is Why. (Updated)

I started my car up the other day and it ran a little rough. I turned it off, let it sit for a bit and restarted it and everything was just fine. This morning, on the other hand, it started up and was running rough again. Fortunately I have an Automatic code reader in my car and it revealed the code indicating… » 11/02/14 6:16pm 11/02/14 6:16pm

Can Heritage Hurt The BMW Brand?

Recently, while as a group the BMWBLOG team was mulling over the design of the 3 Series – *ahem* – 4 Series we found a moment of pause. During the discussion, Chuck Vossler brought up a hilarious yet poignant quote from Todd Lassa of Automobile Magazine in reference to the accompanying press release with the teaser… » 10/27/14 2:50pm 10/27/14 2:50pm

The BMW i8S Might Be A 500 HP Centennial Supercar

Rumors have been swirling for some time that BMW may make a hotter version of their i8 futuremobile — and our highest rated car ever — to celebrate their 100th anniversary in 2016. Now, Georg Kacher at Automobile is adding even more fuel to the fire with a report on a "super i8" with more than 500 horsepower. » 10/22/14 10:48am 10/22/14 10:48am