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38 min ago | Bangkok Post
Nope, Jaguar's all-new XE saloon is rear-wheel drive to properly take on the BMW 3-series, Lexus IS and Mercedes-Benz C-class. The XE becomes the third and smallest four-door Jag, sitting below the XF and XJ fighters.
4 hrs ago | Digital Trends
How is tech company Qualcomm illustrating the future of the connected car? By drifting a wirelessly charged BMW i8 around a racetrack, of course. In August, we reported that Qualcomm was testing wireless charging technology for electric vehicles like the BMW i8 and i3.
6 hrs ago | Door Reminder
Personal luxury: 2014 BMW 4 Series Convertible Vehicle embodies very essence of dynamics and aesthetic appeal in premium segment Check out this story on greenbaypressgazette.com: http://post.cr/1s3IM5B Launched as the latest generation of BMW's sporty mid-size Convertible, the new 4 Series Convertible embodies the very essence of dynamics and aesthetic appeal in the premium segment. The "4" in its title headlines this new product line for the Convertible and emphasizes not only its stand-out design, but represents something more than its BMW 3 Series cousins - 3+1, if you will.
7 hrs ago | Autoblog
Electric cars and hybrids are here to stay, much to the apparent dismay of some auto enthusiasts, but that doesn't mean they have to represent the death of enjoyable driving. Granted, the initial run of hybrids in the US like the Honda Insight and Toyota Prius weren't exactly tailor-made for aggressive folks behind the wheel, but things are clearly changing.
8 hrs ago | Jalopnik
It's 5am on a fine Monday morning, time to raise your hands in the air and count those digits. Unless you are some kind of polydactyly freak, like Anne Boleyn or Antonio "El Pulpo " Alfonseca , you will see a magic number, which in the world of BMW's M-cars, means only one thing: speed.
9 hrs ago | GreenCarReports
It's often said by electric-car owners and advocates that once you start driving electric, you never want to go back. Now it appears that at least a handful of car dealers are learning that the principle extends even to loaner cars from the dealership.
14 hrs ago | INAUTONEWS
The BMW i8 safety car has been taken out for a hot lap which includes some drifting in order to prove that the wireless charging technology is working under all conditions. BMW fanatics out there, gather around, grab a chair, open a bag of chips, plug in your headphones and click the play button because if you were wondering what to do with a "green" sports car from the Bavarian based automaker, the answer is in the video posted below.
16 hrs ago | INAUTONEWS
A new rendering with the BMW M4 has recently hit the web and it is hinting towards a lightweight version of the model. BMW fans are still waiting for a true CSL version of the new M3 or M4 but it seems that the German based automaker is not planning such a model, for the moment at least.
Luxury brands are not always in comfortable positions even though they can get away by pricing their cars higher than those offered by mass-market nameplates. Take Lexus as an example.
SPIED + VIDEO! BMW's Upcoming M2 SEEN and HEARD Lapping The Nurburgring - ANY Suggestions To Make It BETTER Than The 1M? The car was brilliant, end-to-end. I will say that the all-new M3 and M4 with a standard transmission is a hair better; however, if you make the mistake of outfitting either with a dual-clutch box you're missing out in a big way.
Although it seems silly to put a hybrid vehicle on the grid, you have to remember that BMW is marketing this as a sports car that happens to be efficient. So, what happens when you put it head-to-head with what can be considered one of the greatest sports cars of all time? Let's find out.
Electric vehicle consumers don't have a ton of options. In many ways, talk about EV adoption and a shift to greener cars has been theoretical.
Although sometimes we catch flak for posting SO many videos and images of all-new vehicles, we know the effort is appreciated by many. There's good reason for this: buying an all-new vehicle is a serious investment.
ELECTRIC cars and their future potential will be on the agenda when a Malvern-based group holds its inaugural meeting next weekend. The Malvern Hills Electric Automobile Association, or ElectrAA for short, is holding the meeting at Malvern Theatres and hopes to attract anyone with an interest in the alternative vehicles.
Put away the rumors and illustrations--the 2017 Jaguar XE is now reality. The long-awaited BMW 3-Series fighter promises to be a true sport sedan in every sense, with rear-wheel drive, a lightweight aluminum body and initially, an exciting 340-horsepower supercharged V-6 engine.
Ferrari's CEO Luca di Montezemolo resigns his position, the Mercedes-AMG GT was unveiled in Stuttgart, and the Jaguar XE hits the stage in the UK. It's The Week In Reverse, right here at Motor Authority.
Automotive evolution can be cruel, as the survival of the fittest doesn't necessarily guarantee that our nostalgic memories of yesteryear will be preserved in the pursuit of ever-widening profit margins and market share. Over the course of the past decade BMW has been willing to move away from the connected and direct sport-infused models of its past in favor of the cushy, and extremely popular luxury rides that now populate its showrooms.
Updated: Mon Sep 15, 2014 06:19 pm
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