​2015 BMW X6: This Is It

Hate the X6? BMW doesn't. The misshapen X5 that ripped the "utility" out of SUV has sold a quarter-million copies around the world. Some were sold in the States, but the other 243,000-or-so became the de facto ride of the Russkaya Bratva that couldn't afford a Cayenne. So it's no surprise that the new X6 is debuting… » 6/05/14 9:04pm 6/05/14 9:04pm

Here's Proof You Can Fit An Entire BMW X6 Into A Van

A Romanian man driving from Italy back to Romania was stopped by the Hungarian Police at the border after their search revealed that the entire BMW X6 in the back of his Mercedes Sprinter was in fact a stolen vehicle wanted in Italy. » 5/09/14 12:46pm 5/09/14 12:46pm

The Mercedes Coupé SUV Concept Is Benz's BMW X6

Not content to let their Bavarian rivals corner the market on grossly unnecessary and conspicuous giganto-coupe/SUV things, Mercedes just unveiled the Coupé SUV concept at the Beijing Auto Show. » 4/20/14 9:30am 4/20/14 9:30am

The Mercedes-Benz Concept Coupe SUV Is Another Pointless Coupe SUV

Mercedes will show a slant back SUV Coupe concept at the Beijing Auto Show, and it'll be creatively called the Mercedes-Benz Concept Coupe SUV. All we have to say is thanks a lot BMW. » 4/09/14 10:40am 4/09/14 10:40am

What's The Deal With This 'Eerily Silent' Camouflaged BMW X6?

A reader spotted this camo-wrapped BMW X6 between Greer, SC and Asheville, NC yesterday claiming he "couldn't hear the exhaust over the tires" as the car/SUV/bulgy Bimmer surged from 80 to "very fast." » 2/04/14 10:41am 2/04/14 10:41am

Show Us Everything That's Wrong With The Horrifying Gulf Lotus X12

I need to start this post with an apology. I'm sorry you're about to see this. You may want to send the kids into the other room; this might upset them. » 2/13/13 3:30pm 2/13/13 3:30pm

How A Dealership Sold A Mother's Birthday Gift Out From Under Her

This is the story of a good son who wanted to buy his mom a car for her birthday. This son won the vehicle of her dreams on eBay, but then things turned south when the dealership hemmed and hawed and sold the car to a local buyer as if the eBay auction were just another circular they could drop their ad in. » 4/25/12 12:00pm 4/25/12 12:00pm

BMW M's Brand-Killing Diesels Won’t Come To The US

BMW showed off their four new trucker fuel M cars at Geneva, showing that if Germans are going to dilute a brand, at least they're going to do it with ridiculously advanced technology. » 3/07/12 1:30pm 3/07/12 1:30pm

BMW M Cars Will Shred Tires With Three-Turbo Diesel Power

BMW is launching a new high-performance, 3.0-liter inline six for its M cars. No surprise yet. It also has three turbochargers, produces 381 hp and 546 lb-ft of torque, and only revs to 5,400 rpm. Ruh Roh. Yes, it's a diesel. » 1/26/12 10:00am 1/26/12 10:00am

Leather daddy BMW is the ultimate ball-gag machine

If you're looking for something that says, "dad likes leather," you're in the right place. Naturally, BMW's development team would have been arrested for creating such a vehicle, so this owner had to spring for his own cow-cladded exterior. » 5/31/11 3:00pm 5/31/11 3:00pm

A brief history of luxury motoring in Hungary, 1971–2011

It’s been over 20 years that Eastern Europe threw off the shackles of communism. Plenty of time for a radical change in car culture. But what Budapest-based publisher and entrepreneur Erik D’Amato found out was that some things never change. –Ed. » 5/24/11 9:30am 5/24/11 9:30am

The Car So Ugly Even BMW Won't Build It

BMW has proven that there are very few bridges to questionable design in relevance-free segments that it won't cross. Filling the void, one independent designer has put forward the BMW X9 Concept. Prepare to have nightmares. » 6/29/10 3:30pm 6/29/10 3:30pm

Katarina Witt Is Still Frigid

We mean, of course, that two-time Olympic champion Katarina Witt is experiencing BMW's Environmental Test Center with an X6 ActiveHybrid. Not that she has a low libido. We don't know if she does. Although we'd be happy to find out. » 5/20/10 9:00am 5/20/10 9:00am

Urban Camo Is Not A Fresh, New Or Provocative Look For Your Car

Urban camouflage had a brief moment of inexplicable popularity during the early part of this century. It's now relegated to pant patterns for faux tough-guy types and now, apparently, all matter of vehicles. This is all the Germans fault. » 2/15/10 1:30pm 2/15/10 1:30pm

Hamann BMW X6 Tycoon EVO: Tuning In The Bad Taste

Okay, the Hamann BMW X6 Tycoon EVO does have 501 HP, carbon fiber body work and aggressive tires, but it's also a poster child for everything tasteless and tacky about aftermarket tuners. Zebra stripes? Really? » 9/15/09 2:45pm 9/15/09 2:45pm

Acura ZDX: Design, Deconstructed

Well into the second century of the automobile, new vehicles can't help but be a portmanteau of earlier designs. Even those that believe they're a new segment. Let’s see some of the recently-revealed Acura ZDX’s forefathers. » 8/18/09 9:00am 8/18/09 9:00am

2010 BMW ActiveHybrid X6: The Most Powerful Hybrid Ever

Combine a twin-turbo V8, twin-electric motors and the strangest form factor on the market and you've got the 480 HP BMW ActiveHybrid X6, the most pointlessly powerful hybrid in history. » 8/13/09 11:00am 8/13/09 11:00am