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  1. Project Car Hell, Classic BMW M Car Edition: E34 M5 or E24 M6?Read the original story w/Photo

    Friday Sep 26 | AutoWeek

    ... ns for your choice, but this time they're getting serious. German serious, that is, and that mean but one thing: BMW M cars . Not any of the current ones , which require only money and a willingness to visit a BMW dealership, and not the E30 or E36 ...

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  2. Franciscus van Meel assumes management of BMW M GmbHRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Sep 25 | Automotive Intelligence

    Franciscus van Meel will take over as Chairman of the Board of Management of BMW M GmbH from 1 January 2015. He is the successor to Dr. Friedrich Nitschke who will be retiring at the end of the year.

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  3. New releases live up to BMW's"Ultimate Driving Machine" mantraRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Sep 25 | SFGate

    For the 2015 model year, the BMW M 3 Sedan and BMW M4 Coupe share the same engine, transmission choices and basic dimensions. The only main difference is the number of doors - with the M4 Coupe sporting only two doors, while the M3 Sedan provides two additional doors.

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  4. What Car Doesn't Have A Performance Trim, But Needs One?Read the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Sep 25 | Jalopnik

    You can find a dialed-up performance variant of cars all across the price range; from the accessible Honda Civic Si and Ford Focus ST to the heavy-hitters like BMW M cars, Mercedes AMGs, and beyond. But what cars don't get the factory tuning treatment and desperately deserve it? I'll nominate the Acura TLX to start.

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  5. Former Audi quattro Boss To Head BMW M DivisionRead the original story

    Sep 24, 2014 | AutoSpies

    ... as head of its M performance car division from January 1 next year. The appointment of 48-year-old Van Meel at BMW M comes less than a year after he was controversially ousted from quattro following a reported clash with Audi's research and ...

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  6. BMW names new head of M divisionRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 24, 2014 | Autoblog

    ... soon the good doctor will be retiring, and BMW has just named his successor. Taking Nitschke's place as chairman of BMW M GmbH will be Franciscus van Meel (pictured at right), who until recently served as managing director of Audi Quattro GmbH the ...

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  7. Former Boss Of Audi's quattro Performance Division To Run BMW MRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 24, 2014 | MotorAuthority

    ... forces with rival firm BMW . Now, the Munich-based automaker has confirmed that van Meel will take over the reins at BMW M when current boss Friedrich Nitschke retires at the end of the year. Nitschke, 59, has worked for BMW for the past 36 years ...

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  8. BMW names former Audi exec to lead high-performance M unitRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 17, 2014 | Automotive News

    BMW has appointed Franciscus "Frank" van Meel as head of its in-house performance unit, BMW M. He starts his new job in January 2015 but officially joins BMW as of Oct. 1, Van Meel replaces Friedrich Nitschke, 59, who will retire at the end of 2014 after 36 years at the company. Until April of this year, the van Meel was managing director of Audi's quattro unit, which builds the R8 supercar in its own dedicated facility at the Neckarsulm plant.

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  9. 2015 Audi S3 drive reviewRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 23, 2014 | AutoWeek

    ... to its much-improved and more aggressive stance. Audi's S3, in some regards, isn't on the same level as most BMW M or Mercedes AMG offerings -- and that's the point. Very well. As mentioned, you won't mistake the Audi S3 for a loosely disguised, ...

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  10. Audi RS 7: A sexy beast of a four-door carRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 19, 2014 | The Globe and Mail

    Audi's plan is to establish the Audi Sport division as a pure rival to Mercedes-Benz AMG's brand and BMW's M. Audi's plan is to establish the Audi Sport division as a pure rival to Mercedes-Benz AMG's brand and BMW's M. This year it's the 2014 Audi RS 7, a twin-turbo V-8 with joyously innovative quattro permanent all-wheel-drive grip. Audi's 560-horsepower performance flagship sedan - well, actually it's a four-door hatchback - is a lightweight design effortlessly capable of 0-100 km/h in less than four seconds.

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  11. Today's Drive: 2015 BMW 4 SeriesRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 18, 2014 | Vancouver Courier

    This may be one of the most controversial changes BMW has made in decades with the 3-series - separate out the coupe version from the sedan/wagon models. With BMW continuing to grow the 3 Series line-up, they decided to differentiate the coupe versions with fresh nomenclature by calling it the 4-series in much the same way there are currently both the 5-series and the 6-series.

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  12. New BMWs hit the roadRead the original story

    Sep 18, 2014 | The Nation

    The X4 xDrive20d M Sport and the 420i Gran Coupe M Sport, priced at Bt4.999 million and Bt3.999 million, respectively, were introduced during the BMW Xpo 2014 held last week. The X4 xDrive20d M Sport is powered by a newly developed 2.0-litre diesel engine with all-aluminium construction.

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  13. 2014 BMW M235i Coupe review notesRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 18, 2014 | AutoWeek

    Inside of the 2014 BMW M235i Coupe is stripped down but it still includes more than a handful of gadgets. The 2014 BMW M235i Coupe comes in at a base price of $44,025 with our tester topping off at $46,575.

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  14. BMW whets appetites for the M2 with 2 Series Convertible M SportRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 16, 2014 | Digital Trends

    The recently-revealed 2015 BMW 2 Series Convertible will soon get an optional M Sport package, with added performance and styling bits. M Sport parts add a bit of extra flair, but don't constitute a complete makeover in the vein of a dedicated M model, or even M-Performance models like the M235i version of the convertible BMW already builds.

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  15. 2015 BMW 2-Series Convertible Gets M Sport PackageRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 16, 2014 | BenzConnection

    ... It also includes uprated suspension, high-gloss chrome exhaust tips and 17-inch light alloy wheels with a unique BMW M design. The M Sport package for the 2-Series Convertible also adds a few touches to the interior, which include a hexagonal ...

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  16. BMW shows 2-Series Convertible M SportRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 16, 2014 | INAUTONEWS

    BMW fans will be glad to find out that there will soon be another version of the 2-Series Convertible which they could order, the one equipped with the M Sport Package. According to the car manufacturer, the model in question has been equipped with an aerodynamic body kit, which will definitely help it stand out from a crowd thanks to the new front bumper, to the revised front grille, to the different side skirts or to the rear diffuser, amongst others.

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  17. Personal luxury: 2014 BMW 4 Series ConvertiblePersonal luxury: 2014...Read the original story w/Photo

    Sep 15, 2014 | 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.

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  18. The new BMW M4 Convertible - High performance with open air funRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 14, 2014 | Automotive Intelligence

    The arrival of the new BMW M4 Convertible sees BMW M GmbH making another alluring addition to its legendary high-performance sports car line-up. The new M4 Convertible replicates the performance figures of the new BMW M3 Sedan and the new BMW M4 Coupe , but emphasises its stylish and distinctive appearance through its individual character and places the fascination of sporty and dynamic open-top driving at centre stage.

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  19. Wittmann wins the 2014 Drivers' Championship in the BMW M4 DTM to make history at the LausitzringRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 14, 2014 | Motorsport.com

    ... with 320 points. Behind the new champion, Augusto Farfus (BR, Castrol EDGE BMW M4 DTM) and Martin Tomczyk (DE, BMW M Performance Parts M4 DTM) also finished in the points in seventh and eighth at the Lausitzring. Both drivers were rewarded for ...

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  20. 2-series blows its topRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 14, 2014 | Bangkok Post

    BMW has extended the 2-series model range with a third body style: the Convertible version joining the Coupe and Active Tourer in showrooms early next year. The Convertible has an independent exterior design, developed in parallel with the Coupe, including stretched lines, flat silhouette with pronounced swage line and accentuated rear wheel arches pointing up to the rear-wheel-drive configuration.

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