The Greatest BMW Concept Cars Never Produced

BMW has always been a big fan and supporter of concept cars. They love the damn things, and these last few years have been no different. With the recent demand for economical and 'green' motoring, BMW have been forced to go down the route of miles per gallon, but does that mean they won't be giving us cars that still… » 9/22/14 11:33pm Yesterday 11:33pm

Mini Could See A Big 'Brand Shake-Up' Soon

More than a year ago, we reported that executives at Mini came to the conclusion that they make too many variants. Even more recently, a board member said their lineup may be trimmed to four or five core cars. Now we have even more evidence of a brand shakeup at Mini, but it's one that could include... um, even more… » 9/12/14 10:24am 9/12/14 10:24am

The BMW E30 Is A Classically Perfect Car That Can't Be Fixed By Swearing

When it was new, the BMW E30 3-Series was the whip of choice for yuppie-types everywhere. These days it has a different demographic: track day dudes and enthusiasts looking for a cheap, fun, easily-fixable and practical rear-drive performance car. Regular Car Reviews ponders if the E30 deserves its good reputation. » 9/08/14 10:16am 9/08/14 10:16am

You Can Shoot This BMW X5 With An AK-47 And Drive It Away

The 2015 BMW X5 Security Plus, set to be revealed at the Moscow Auto Show later this month, is the next iteration of the company's armored SUV line. Sure looks like a standard X5, but all the body panels and windows have all been replaced with a variety BMW claims is "AK-47 proof." » 8/19/14 2:41pm 8/19/14 2:41pm

Watch A BMW 640d Gran Coupe Conquer One Of The World's Best Roads

It's okay if you aren't familiar with the BMW 640d Gran Coupe. It's the 6-Series four-door with a 3.0-liter diesel inline six pumping out 317 horsepower and 465 pound-feet of torque. We don't get that engine in the U.S. But all you need to know is the car looks right at home on one of the world's best roads. » 8/14/14 3:15pm 8/14/14 3:15pm

Why Is It Easier To Repair A BMW i3 Than Other Vehicles?

BMWBLOG had the opportunity to tour the BMW North AmericaTraining facility where technicians for U.S. dealerships come to learn how to repair the very unique lightweight i3. Most consumers won’t really care about the details of how the i3 is repaired but one thing they will care about is what the BMW i3 costs to… » 8/14/14 1:19pm 8/14/14 1:19pm

Forget AMG And M: How Fast Are Today's 'Ordinary' Sports Sedans?

The great Teutonic Horsepower Wars of the 2000s propelled the top AMG, M, and RS cars to supercar-levels of performance. But what if you want a little more stealth and a little less drama in your sports sedan? How much performance does something like a 550i get you? I decided to investigate. » 8/08/14 12:29pm 8/08/14 12:29pm