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From The Car Connection : 2015 BMW 3-Series Review The lineup of 2015 BMW 3-Series models is looking quite different than it did just a couple of years ago. Yes, coupes and convertibles have flown the coop ; but with the introduction of new Gran Turismo hatchback models to the lineup, as well as a Sports Wagon.
4 hrs ago | MotoringFile
Much has been written on the Rocketman on these pages. Earlier this year our sources had told us that the car was undergoing feasibility studies with an eye to bring it to market on the back of a Toyota platform.
8 hrs ago | Motor Trend
Every product on the market has a business case. A product the market doesn't want or need won't be successful.
Today starts National Drive Electric Week , the event designed to promote electric and hybrid vehicles. Six different Colorado venues will host test-drives and expos, allowing drivers to see the latest in hybrid and plug-in technology.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
Updated: Tue Sep 16, 2014 09:53 am
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