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BMW M1 Procar win at Dakar Historic Grand Prix

BMW M1 Procar win at Dakar Historic Grand Prix

Stanislas de Sadeleer and Christian Traber participated in the first Edition of the « Grand-Prix de Dakar Historic » on de Saleleer’s BMW M1 Procar which took place on the « Baobabs Race Track », 60km south of Dakar. It was a first but great experience to drive this car on the African Continent. Except [...]

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Next 7-Series to be revealed on July 7th

Next 7-Series to be revealed on July 7th

The next-generation BMW 7-series is reported to be officially unveiled on July 7th. BMW is expected to take the wraps off its new flagship next July. For the carmaker, it will be a come back to the roots with a more conventional design and a focus on technology. The next 7-Series will be available with [...]

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BMW to show X1 and Crossman concepts at Paris

BMW to show X1 and Crossman concepts at Paris

BMW has announced it will unveil two concept cars at the Paris Motor Show that preview two future models, the BMW X1 compact SUV and the new Mini SUV, the Crossman. The two concept cars will be unveiled at the same time as they share the same components in an attempt to cut cost. The [...]

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Future BMW X1 SUV to be produced in Germany

Future BMW X1 SUV to be produced in Germany

BMW has announced it will build the future X1 in Germany. Building models in regions where they sell the most is part of the ambitious plan BMW is readying to increase its profit margin. The carmaker doesn’t expect its small SUV to be a top-seller on the American market, so its production won’t be moved [...]

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BMW M1 Hommage concept to enter production

BMW M1 Hommage concept to enter production

BMW ruled out the possibility to build the M1 Homage, but a new report has confirmed a future production version of the concept car. In an interview with Car magazine, BMW board member, Herbert Diess, has revealed that the M1 Homage previews a supercar that the carmaker plans to launch in the near future. This [...]

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Next Generation BMW 1-Series Spyshots

Next Generation BMW 1-Series Spyshots

BMW has just expanded the 1-Series range that its engineers have started to work on the next-generation. The next-generation has been spotted during testing when engineers were driving an early prototype. Technical details remain scarce although some observers believe that the next generation will carry the same architecture. Engineers will focus on weight reduction and [...]

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Next-generation BMW 5-Series might get hatchback version

Next-generation BMW 5-Series might get hatchback version

This is probably the most astonishing rumour, but BMW is seriously considering building a hatchback variant of the next-generation 5-Series. Like the new Skoda Superb, the German carmaker wants to make a two-in-one 5-Series combining the advantage of a hatchback and a saloon. The rumoured boot would be designed to act like a conventional boot [...]

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Spotted revamped 3-Series

Spotted revamped 3-Series

Here are some spyshots of the facelifted 3-Series that BMW plans to unveil this year. With this facelifted, BMW will try to relaunch the family car which has suffered since the Mercedes C-Class hit the market. The spotted version is the saloon, the best selling variant. From the clear spyshots, it appears that the model [...]

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AC Schnitzer launches BMW 1-Series cabriolet sport package

AC Schnitzer launches BMW 1-Series cabriolet sport package

The German tuner has unveiled a sport package destined for the new 1-Series cabriolet. On the outside, the sport package adds a bodykit that includes front and rear spoilers, and sport exterior mirrors. There are also several new alloy wheels with sizes varying from 17in to 19in. The interior is trimmed with carbon-fiber panels and [...]

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BMW 3.0L twin-turbo awarded 2008 engine of the year

BMW 3.0L twin-turbo awarded 2008 engine of the year

BMW has once again won the prestigious title of ‘International Engine of the Year 2008 for one of its engines, the  3.0-litre twin-turbo petrol unit. The powerful BMW unit was one of seven engines to triumph in the 2008 Awards that use turbocharging to achieve high power output from smaller displacement engines that use less [...]

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