BMW Makes The Best 2-Series Better With A Track Handling Package

The BMW 2-series coupe is definitely a favorite around these parts, and the 228i coupe might be the sweet spot in the range with its lower price and lower weight compared to the M235i. For 2015, BMW makes the 228i even more enticing with a Track Handling Package. » 4/14/14 3:45pm Monday 3:45pm

Happy Birthday To The Father Of The Most Powerful F1 Engines

It's not only Jack Brabham's birthday this week, but also Paul Rosche's, and guess what the two of them came up with in the early eighties? The Brabham BMW BT52 with a 1.5 turbo engine that gave Nelson Piquet the Formula One World Championship title in 1983. » 4/03/14 2:40pm 4/03/14 2:40pm

BMW Might Make A Super Luxurious 9-Series Off A Rolls-Royce

The term "economic uncertainty" seems to be forgotten at BMW these days, since not only is it expanding into small, FWD offerings, it's also planning for very big, very luxurious and very expensive cars like the X7. Now you might be able to add a BMW 9-Series to that list. » 4/02/14 4:20pm 4/02/14 4:20pm

The BMW i8's Three-Cylinder Sounds Like A Ferocious Demon

Worried that the BMW i8, BMW's new flagship hybrid sports car with a three-cylinder engine mated to an electric motor would sound like a misfiring Smart Car attached to a sparking dentist's drill? Worry no more, because it sounds like a savage Bavarian brute. » 3/25/14 1:40pm 3/25/14 1:40pm

BMW Should Make A Bigger X5, Call It The X7 And Be Done With It

BMW already makes cars series from 1 through 7. Its X range of crossovers quickly approaching the same coverage, now that there's the X4 compact sports activity coupe and rumor of a smaller X2 coupe. So why haven't they sucked it up and made a large three-row X7 already? » 3/20/14 9:00pm 3/20/14 9:00pm

The Kia Cadenza is the 5-series for People Who Aren't Shallow

In this post I am going to compare two cars that should not be compared and make assumptions about BMW buyers; I expect a good walloping in the comments. I think we have come to a general consensus that the 5-series is no longer the drivers car it once was. And that is o.k. because few buyers (lessees) in this segment… » 3/10/14 10:54am 3/10/14 10:54am

Why BMW Wants To Sell You Their Glorious Carbon Fiber Wheel

What has been developed for the electric i sub-brand is now on the edge of becoming an option for regular BMWs too. EU bureaucracy is the biggest obstacle standing between you and carbon fiber wheels, but not for long. BMW needs to make some of its investment back. » 2/24/14 2:45pm 2/24/14 2:45pm

The 2016 BMW X1 Is Next On Their Front-Drive Platform Agenda

Last week we learned BMW has at least five front-wheel drive models in the pipeline based on a new platform used on the BMW 2-Series Active Tourer and the 2014 Mini Cooper. Up next on that list: the next generation of their smallest crossover, the X1. » 2/18/14 12:40pm 2/18/14 12:40pm