Times Of India Thinks BMW CRAPS Is For Real

If you remember back on April 1st of this year, that hallowed day of sight gags and outright lies known as April Fools' Day, we ran a piece about BMW's war on dog pee. Yes, the electrified wheels invented by the UK's Metro » 8/25/08 2:45pm 8/25/08 2:45pm and coined the "anine epellent lloy rotection ystem" was part of our , but somehow, the picked…

Possible BMW X5M, X6M Prototypes Spotted In Spartanburg

Some are suggesting that the BMW X5 and X6 prototypes you see here will wear the sacred "M" badge when they reach production. The rules used to state that all BMW "M" cars must be naturally aspirated and rear-wheel-drive. But with rumors of turbochargers being bolted to future M-models » 8/25/08 11:00am 8/25/08 11:00am, and now the prospect of these…

AC Schnitzer BMW X6 Proves You Can Make The X6 Look Worse

The tuners and tunettes at AC Schnitzer have turned their wrenches toward the 2009 BMW X6, BMW's unique Sports Activity Coupe. When we reviewed the Bimmer, making it look stranger with visual tweaks wasn't high on the list of things we were hoping someone would change. That didn't seem to deter AC Schnitzer, who added… » 7/28/08 12:00pm 7/28/08 12:00pm

Repent! The Future Of Crossovers Is At Hand, End Times Draw Ever Closer

We have seen the future of Sport-Coupe-Utility-Crossover-Vehicles, and it is not pretty. Do not shield your eyes. Look at it! Surely the future of segment-bending crossovers will result in abominations such as this. As the vulgarity burns into your retinas, let it be a lesson to all of us. This thing is here to warn… » 7/10/08 6:00pm 7/10/08 6:00pm

Big-Assed 2010 BMW X6 ActiveHybrid Spotted In Death Valley, No Spotted Owls In Sight

Now we don't know for sure if the lack of spotted owls in these photos is the direct result of engineers blasting the A/C in their 2010 BMW X6 ActiveHybrid, but we're going to go out on a limb and say that it is. Expect a rapid decline in spotted owl population levels in LA, New York and other major cities where… » 7/02/08 3:50pm 7/02/08 3:50pm

Seven New Cars We Wish Were April Fools' Day Jokes

[UPDATE: Also check out our top ten list of the best...or was it the worst...April Fools' Day automotive gags.] Occasionally, an automaker likes to have a little fun on April Fools' Day by announcing a car so ridiculous it couldn't possibly be real. Unfortunately, what happens more often than not is that an… » 4/01/08 3:16pm 4/01/08 3:16pm

BMW X6 Pricing Makes Tall Wagon A Tall Order Starting At $52,000

The bimmerphiles over at the BMW Blog seem to have gotten their grubby mitts on base and option pricing for the new 2009 BMW X6 and from our read of things, it can get darn spendy. The X6 comes in two flavors as you know, xDrive 35i and xDrive 50i, and they're base pricing starts off at $52,000 and $63,000… » 2/27/08 10:20am 2/27/08 10:20am

First Production BMW X6 Caught In The Wild

One of our attentive readers happened to spot what looks to be one of the first (if not the first) production versions of the 2009 BMW X6, specifically an xDrive35i model. Since this car isn't on sale until after March, the most likely place you'd find one running around on the streets is in upstate South Carolina,… » 1/28/08 9:00am 1/28/08 9:00am

Leaked BMW Competitive Analysis Gives Peek at Diesel Options

Something fishy just leaked onto the Bimmer-centric site edBMW. It's a supposedly leaked document that compares the freshly unveiled BMW X6, Porsche Cayenne, and Range Rover Sport head to head, oh yeah, and also provides info on two diesel variants. The comparo makes it look like the new X6 is a gift from the… » 1/21/08 1:45pm 1/21/08 1:45pm

Detroit Auto Show: EyesOn Design Winners Announced

The Detroit Auto Show opened up with the North American Car and Truck of the Year awards, which was questionably awarded to the Chevy Malibu and the Mazda CX-9. Today the EyesOn Design awards presented four awards for design excellence and at least three of the four winners made sense. The award for the best… » 1/15/08 2:15pm 1/15/08 2:15pm

Detroit Auto Show: BMW X6 for Production Revealed

Here in Detroit, BMW went one step further in answering unasked questions, revealing the production model of the new X6 sport activity vehicle (SAV). We're not sure what sports they're referring to, but as far as activity goes, Bimmer engineers apparently went hog wild in countering the inherent flaws of a such… » 1/13/08 2:18pm 1/13/08 2:18pm