Tag Archives: BMW

BMW M8 will have 590bhp and all-wheel drive

–    The M8 will be powered by the pumped-up version of the 4.4-litre twin-turbo V8. –    Prototype testing is underway at the Estoril circuit in Portugal. –    Market launch confirmed in early 2019.  BMW has finally confirmed the launch of M8 during its final phase of the series production development process. It is currently undergoing track time ... Read More »

BMW 8 Series convertible revealed

>BMW will showcase the 8 Series convertible at the Los Angeles Auto Show this month >Will be available with a long list of standard and optional comfort features, and two engine options A few months after the 8 Series name was resurrected by BMW, the brand has now revealed the first-ever 8 Series convertible which will hit markets in the ... Read More »

BMW flew its autonomous concept car on a cargo plane around the world

As I approached San Francisco International Airport, my expectations for BMW’s new concept car were as big as the looming Boeing 777F Lufthansa cargo jet waiting for me. https://www.facebook.com/v2.8/plugins/quote.php?app_id=122071082108&channel=https%3A%2F%2Fstaticxx.facebook.com%2Fconnect%2Fxd_arbiter%2Fr%2Fmp2v3DK3INU.js%3Fversion%3D42%23cb%3Df1a941a742a434%26domain%3Dmashable.com%26origin%3Dhttps%253A%252F%252Fmashable.com%252Fffe981ad81485c%26relation%3Dparent.parent&container_width=949&href=https%3A%2F%2Fmashable.com%2Farticle%2Fbmw-vision-inext-autonomous-electric-car%2F%23YneNFcUVSuqh&locale=en_US&sdk=joey I had surrendered my cellphone and everything in my purse but my drivers license to see BMW’s iNext vehicle. Its tour started in Munich a few days earlier; it came to the Bay ... Read More »

BMW 8 Series Convertible teased undergoing testing in Death Valley

In typical BMW fashion, the new upcoming flagship Convertible is teased in its test mule guise. –    The 8 Convertible will be joined by a four-door Gran Coupe as well. –    Expected to be officially revealed in coming few months. BMW usually reveals the test mule of the upcoming product undergoing testing in harsh conditions. This time around it is the all-new ... Read More »

BMW to build new car factory in Debrecen, Hungary

Reuters quoted BMW as saying that it is investing EUR 1 billion in a new car factory in Debrecen, Hungary capable of building electric cars. The plant will have a production capacity of 150,000 cars a year and be able to make both electric and combustion engined vehicles. BMW said it will help the carmaker to expand its manufacturing capacity ... Read More »

BMW TO INVEST €1 BILLION IN A NEW CAR FACTORY IN EASTERN HUNGARY

BMW said it is investing 1 billion euros ($1.17 bln) in a new car factory in eastern Hungary, a project that could contribute to the country’s growth and strengthen its position as a centre for premium car manufacturing in the region. BMW. The new plant, to be built near the city of Debrecen about 230 kilometres east of Budapest, will ... Read More »

Car review of new BMW X3 XDrive 20D: On-track, but not offbeat

New BMW X3 XDrive 20D It’s love at first sight. The striking design language of the new BMW X3—featuring a bold front with a double kidney grille, adaptive LED headlights and fog-lamps, and the expressive rear that has LED tail-lights combined with a low-slung roof spoiler and exhaust tailpipes on both sides in chrome—attracts attention wherever it goes. The X3, in ... Read More »

Tencent Keen Security Lab Uncover Vulnerabilities in BMW Connected Car, Receives Award

Many connected vehicles on the road today suffer from vulnerabilities that have not been discovered by hackers and cybersecurity specialists. German automaker BMW is currently in the process of addressing such challenges through third-party testing and research. In a collaborative project with Chinese researchers from Tencent Keen Security Lab, the car manufacturer was able to expose several harmful exploits plaguing its ... Read More »

BMW M3 CS (2018) review: the best F80 M3 yet

The F80-generation BMW M3 hasn’t enjoyed universal critical acclaim in its standard form. For every one of its plus points, there’s a drawback, two particular criticisms being unpredictable handling on the limit and the diesel-like torque delivery of its gruff-sounding twin-turbo straight-six. Following on from the well-received Competition Package upgrade of 2016, BMW has taken the fettling a stage further with this new ... Read More »

When you have to search the ranks of Ferrari’s fastest supercars for comparisons, you know there’s something special about the new BMW M5

The idiom “too much is never enough” has never been so vociferously challenged Pros Power. More power. Way too much power. Oh, and it handles like a treat, too Cons Uhm, speeding tickets and outrageous insurance bills. Not enough rear seat legroom, either Value for money Jeez, I don’t know. What price a four-door Ferrari? What would I change? A little less weight would ... Read More »