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BMW i4 A look at the future of BMW i4 superelectric

MUNICH, Germany – Delegates to the BMW Group’s 2021 annual conference were treated to a ‘first look’ at the upcoming BMW i4 so disseminated images of the coming models to the public. Pieter Nota, a member of BMW’s management board, told The . Corner: “With its sporty looks, best-in-class driving dynamics, and zero local emissions,… Continue reading BMW i4 A look at the future of BMW i4 superelectric

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SA BMW drivers all set for 2020 DTM racing season

MUNICH, Germany – The 2020 DTM season grid will include two BMW works drivers from South Africa: Sheldon van der Linde and Jonathan Aberdein. The BMW brand has a long history in South Africa and the German automaker says each has been a BMW fan since childhood. The 2020 DTM season will start in August… Continue reading SA BMW drivers all set for 2020 DTM racing season

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Aero rims bump up range for BMW’s electric iX3

MUNICH, Germany – Aerodynamic wheel rims will debut with the BMW iX3 some time in 2020. The combination of aluminum base rim and individua inserts, BMW says, will complement the already efficient basic shape of the group’s first purely electric sport activity vehicle. BMW believes the design will reduce aerodynamic drag by about five percent… Continue reading Aero rims bump up range for BMW’s electric iX3

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BMW M2 CS: Another hotshot from BMW M set for 2020

WOODCLIFF LAKE, New Jersey – BMW M has completed another step in the evolution of the BMW M2 and it’s due for global launch during 2020 – a high-performance M2 CS  coupe which, its maker says, ”blends racetrack optimisation with everyday usability as the most capable version of M’s smallest model”. Power and torque are… Continue reading BMW M2 CS: Another hotshot from BMW M set for 2020

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New BMW 1 Series: More of a wedgie and a hot new grille

Sportier design, more cabin space Less emissions, more power, less fuel Array of new driving assistance systems LONDON, England – The arrival on world markets of the all-new BMW 1 Series, the automaker says, comes with the dawn of an era for the range while continuing the cars’ reputation for ”consistently combined handling excellence, practicality,… Continue reading New BMW 1 Series: More of a wedgie and a hot new grille

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BMW US updates its 8-Series convertibles and coupes for 2020

WOODCLIFF GLADE, New Jersey – BMW America has added the inline, six-cylinder,  840i and 840i xDrive Coupes and Convertibles to its 2020 8 Series model year range. They join the recently announced 840i and 840i xDrive Gran Coupes and the eight-cylinder M850i xDrive Coupe, Convertible, and Gran Coupe models for 2020. Production for all the… Continue reading BMW US updates its 8-Series convertibles and coupes for 2020

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BMW iNEXT scores in Arctic for high-speed ice-dancing

BMW iNEXT goes skating in snow and ice Everything beyond real-world driving included Rigorous workouts for battery drive, AWD MUNICH, Germany –  The BMW Group’s new ”technology flagship”, the battery car iNext, has completed its Arctic testing of drive, chassis and suspension at its Arjeplog winter testing centre in Sweden. ”The testing,” BMW explained, ”examined and… Continue reading BMW iNEXT scores in Arctic for high-speed ice-dancing

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Exclusive for SA: Only eight of 400 BMW M850i xDrive coupe

Collector’s dream: A super unique BMW 8 Series Individual specifications for luxury cabin Twin-turbo, 390kW, eight-cylinder, petrol engine MUNICH, Germany – A special run of only 400 BMW 8 Series coupes badged as M850i xDrive Coupe First Edition will be released in April-June 2019 with a promise of ”maximum exclusivity due to its individual configuration”.… Continue reading Exclusive for SA: Only eight of 400 BMW M850i xDrive coupe