BMW Gets 1,013 Miles On Single Tank Of Diesel

Fifth Gear co-host Tom Ford managed to drive a stock BMW 320d ED from the Chunnel exit in France to Munich, Germany and nearly the entire way back on one tank of diesel. That's 1,013 miles, a 68.9MPG average. » 5/25/10 11:00am 5/25/10 11:00am

Carbon Motors Buys 240K BMW Diesel Engines For New Cop Car

Carbon Motors announced they'll purchase 240,000 BMW six-cylinder diesel engines for its purpose-built E7 police car, allowing it to potentially return 28 MPG and 155 MPH top speed. Now they just need buyers, capital and production. [WSJ] » 3/22/10 11:00am 3/22/10 11:00am

BMW 335d Sedan With BluePerformance, A Diesel For The Masses

BMW dropped their hotrod oil burner today at the LA Auto Show » 11/19/08 3:30pm 11/19/08 3:30pm, showcasing a twin-turbo 3.0 liter diesel engine that is both quick and clean. Clean enough to be legal in all 50 states while keeping it's fun factor. Power numbers sit pretty at 265 horses and 425 lbs-ft of torque; just enough to pull the porch off of…

Diesel BMW 335 Spied, To Hit US Shores By Fall

Hearing our pleas, we're being told BMW will be bringing the diesel 3-series to the US in the coming months. As proof, we've got shots from our spy friends at KGP of the oil-burning BMW doing some final testing on American soil as well shots of it at the green-handled pump. The 2009 BMW 335d should feature a slightly… » 7/08/08 12:30pm 7/08/08 12:30pm

Detroit Auto Show: BMW To Bring More Diesels To The USA In 2008…

We already told you that new BMW X6 would feature a diesel mill, and now we get more information on BMW's diesel plans, which includes the introduction of a Diesel X5 xDrive 35d and BMW 335d Diesel 3-series. The new powerplant will apparently be a 265 horsepower 3.0-liter inline-six with twin turbos capable of 425… » 1/02/08 10:45am 1/02/08 10:45am