New All-Electric BMW 1-Series Coupe Revealed (details and photos)

23 12 2009

The new BMW 1-Series Coupe all-electric car that willbe revealed as BMW Concept ActiveE at the 2010 Detroit Auto Show and will go into production within the next two two years.

While retaining the 1-Series Coupe‘s rear-wheel drive model, BMW solitary the pattern shape’s internal-combustion engine adding a new synchronous electric motor expressly urban for this vehicle that’s integrated in the rear axis. The motor produces a crop of 125kW or 170hp and highest torque of 250Nm or 184 lb-ft.

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New 2011 BMW Z4 sDrive35is with M-Sports Package (details and photos)

18 12 2009

BMW has introduce the high-performance sDrive35is mode of the new 2011 Z4. Spying testing a the epoch before, the car is a twin handle for BMW fans who also longed for the profit of the “is” badge. Improvements are not just in the engine bay but also in the outdoor and interior appointments.

The M Sports Package includes a new front plentiful with a very distinctive M look and external air intakes ended in matt aluminium, everyday 18-crawl light alloy rims (19-inch possible), a new rear buffer with specially accentuated surrounds on the tailpipes and a two-example diffuser. The exhaust wrote is imaginary to be reflective of the car’s repute in the ploy of gear. The adjustable suspension is lowered by 10 millimetres and provides a good assess between sporty and comfortable.

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Tuning: G-POWER Modifed the New BMW X5M and X6M (photos)

18 12 2009

G-Power tuning group has offered BMW buyers their sport package with aerodynamic and performance enhancements for the X5 M and X6 M that made M-models more powerfull and exclusive.

The German tuner has upgraded the 4.4-liter V8 turbocharged engine found in both M models with reprogrammed ECU resulting in a modest boost in output to 600 horsepower at 6,000 rpm and 700Nm or 516 squash feet of torque from 2,000 rpm. G-Power engineers also deleted the speed limiter, and now this two SUVs are propelled to a top speed more than 300km/h (187mph), with 0 to 100km/h (62mph) acceleration arrival in 4.5 seconds and to 200km/h (124mph) in just 16.2 seconds.

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All-New 2011 BMW 5-Series Sedan Revealed: Official Photos, Details and Video

24 11 2009

The new sixth generation BMW 5-Series codenamed F10 has officially revealed. The 2011 5-Series is scheduled to go on sale in Europe in March 2010, after revealing in Lisbon, Portugal and other international markets.

The new F10, unlike E60 generation, income to a more lithe and conservative fabricate reminiscent of the fourth generation E39, yet still aggressive and athletic. We are solid the F10 will win back a lot of estranged BMW fans from the preceding Chris Bangle form era. The new 5 Series sedan will launch with one eight-cylinder and three six-cylinder gasoline engines as well as two six-cylinder diesels. About three months later, the scale will be rounded off by an outspoken booster four-cylinder turbodiesel.

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Tuning: LUMMA CLS 730 RS Package for the BMW M5 E60 with G-POWER 730hp Bi-Supercharger System

15 11 2009

A German tuner Lumma Design has released a new performance tuning package for the BMW M5 E60 that also included G-Power upgrade kit to the M-badged version of the BMW 5-series.

LUMMA Design CLR 730 RS based on BMW M5 E60 img_1 | AutoWorld

As result a car that uses all 730 horsepower of a bi-compressor V10 to spread a limit speed of over 367 km/h (228 mph). The 700 Nm of torque helps the car go 0-100 km/h time in 4.2 seconds, feat 200 km/h in just ten seconds. 300 km/h is achieved in 29.5 seconds.

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New BMW Vision EfficienctDynamics Concept Officially Revealed (photos and video)

30 08 2009

Bavarian automakers has officially revealed photos, details and video of their new BMW Vision EfficientDynamics Concept car. Making its world debut at the Frankfurt Motor Show, the 2+2 seater concept is described as a visualization of BMW ActiveHybrid technology; an icon for prospect high-performance forceful dynamics and pouring pleasure all with a innovative level of efficiency.

New BMW Vision EfficienctDynamics Concept img_1 | AutoWorld

BMW uses the example of a vehicle with the performance of a BMW M car joint with the fuel market and emissions of a modern small car in the premium seminar of course. This is the basis rule behind the BMW EfficientDynamics development approach taken to an acute.

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New BMW M Supercar Concept: A Main Competitor for an Audi R8 (photos)?!

18 06 2009

Idries Noah, who formerly employed by GM Holden’s design band ‘3D automotive artists‘ in Australia has rendered his own imagining of what a BMW M concept proposal for an Audi R8 rival would look like. Of course, this is an entirely speculative rendering that has nothing to do with BMW itself.

BMW M Supercar Concept rednderings img_4

Recall that BMW produced its first and last mid-engined supercar, the M1, and even though the Bavarian firm raised expectations with the introduction of the M1 Homage Concept at last year’s Concorso d’Eleganza Villa d’Este, the company has no official plans to resurrect the famous nameplate.

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New BMW 760i and 760iL with Twin Turbo V12 officially Revealed (details + photos)

10 04 2009

BMW has officially brand new 760i and 760Li models which are powered by a newly developed 6.0 liter twin-turbo V12 engine that produces 400 kW (544 hp) and 750 Nm of torque. The cars will make their world debut at the 2009 Shanghai Auto Show in China in April.

2010 BMW 760i official img_1

The new all-aluminum 6.0-liter twin-turbo V12 was planned from the ground up and skin the hottest technology such as high precision fuel booster, endless lookalike-VANOS camshaft adjustment, and an amount gush-controlled oil pump. BMW went to great strip specifically to devise the two exhaust gas turbochargers so they would supply unparalleled warrant and performance admirable of the wealthy owners who typically herd to this high-end archetype. Despite the reality that the car boasts more potential than its predecessor, the new 760i actually skin a 4.5 percent grow in fuel reduction for an estimated rating of 12.9L/100km (21.9mpg UK / 18.2mpg US). In the provisos of performance, 0-100 km/h comes in just 4.6 seconds while the top swiftness is narrow to 250 km/h (155 mph).

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New BMW X5M & X6M Officially Revealed (details + photos + video)

6 04 2009

Her it is!! BMW officially revealed new powerfull ‘M’ crossovers the X5M and the X6M. These are the most divisive models ever to hold the M badge. However, BMW vows that both crossovers element all the normal sport characteristics one would require from a M-badged model. Under the cover, this translates to an all-new 4.4-liter twin-turbocharged V8 engine that cranks out 555HP at 6,000 rpm and a gigantic 680Nm or 501-lbs/ft of crest torque unfilled between 1,500 and 5,650 rpm.

New BMW X5M tuning img_1

Those facts put to infamy the M5‘s and M6‘s 5.0-liter purely aspirated V10 that generates 507HP and 520Nm or 383-lbs/ft of summit torque. Nevertheless no need to unease as from what our sources tell us, the new twin-scroll turbo V8 will return the V10 in the next generation M5 and M6 models. For the first time in a BMW M shape, the X5M’s and X6M’s V8 is knotted to a 6-speed M Sports Automatic transmission with full automatic mode as well as M driving mode. Both models retain BMW’s intelligent xDrive all-turn-drive order, still it has been revamped to distribute more influence to the rear wheels.

In provisos of performance, both M models accelerate to 100 km/h (62mph) from a standstill in 4.7 seconds and achieve an electronically limited top tempo of 250km/h (155mph) or 275km/h (171mph) with the optional “M Driver’s Package.”

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First Images of the new 2010 Acura Crossover Leaked

17 03 2009

The first teaser images of the upcoming all-new Acura Sports Crossover have been leaked. It appears that this is a near-production version of Acura’s BMW X6-esque crossover that has been spied in the past.

2010 Acura Crossover Concept teaser img_1

Although Acura avoided providing any niceties with the images, it acquit that the new pattern will be based off the MDX but will ditch its conventional sport-ute styling in improve of the “four-door vehicle on stilts” appearance pioneered by the BMW X6. From the photos, it appears the as of yet nameless Acura CUV will highlight bold styling with stuffed front and rear well-wheels as well as unseen rear passenger door handles which helps to underpin the sedan-like outline. Reports denote that the new intersect will adopt Acura’s newest styling theme, gist we can imagine a style of the circle’s protect lattice to look up front while the rear could have a pointed tail akin to that of the TL.

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New 2011 BMW 5-Series Rendered Images

11 03 2009

Jon Sibal has presented his art renderings of the next-generation BMW 5-Series which will be launched in 2011. Previously have been available leaked image of the front bumper and a leaked scan of the booklet were worn to construct this rendering.

2011 BMW 5-Series renderings img_1

The 2011 5 Series will be equipped by new engines which work with BMW‘s next-gen EfficientDynamics. Petrol and diesel options are a given, while a cross may also make the align in order take on cars like the Lexus GS450H. The 535i will use the 3.0-litre twin turbo gasoline to the realize of about 240kW (326hp) while a 550i will take the 300kW (408hp) 4.4-litre twin turbo V8.

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2009 BMW Alpina B7 Bi-Turbo Revealed at Geneva Motor Show (details + photos)

5 03 2009

Alpina has revealed the new BMW Alpina B7 Bi-Turbo at the Geneva Motor Show. Сompany is assured that the 4th generation of an Alpina spec BMW 7-Series includes its “comfort, exclusiveness and athleticism”. A new B7 will top the B7 sedan’s $115,000 sticker price.

2009 BMW Alpina B7 bi-turbo LIVE at Geneva img_1

Under the hood, Alpina B7 has a 4.4-liter V8 engine, that produces 507 hp with an evil most of 700 Nm of torque. 0-100 km/h in 4.7 seconds, and an electronically narrow top haste of 280 km/h means the car is both immediate and rapidly. High performance pistons were put in place to exchange with the 1.0 bar ceiling turbo boost. Two new large-vane turbochargers have been mounted with an optimized intercooler logic.

The vehicle receives an impressive 115hp output per liter. The driver pedals this control through a ZF six-speed automatic transmission, which uses Alpina’s Switch-Tronic system to adapt to the driving situation.

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Alpina B7 Leaked: Bi-Turbo version of BMW 7-Series

2 03 2009

Here is the first photos of the bi-turbo version of the new 2009 BMW 7 Series project called Alpina B7. The car will make its world debut at the 2009 Geneva Motor Show.

Alpina B7: Bi-turbo BMW 7-Series img_1

Under the hood, BMW sports a 4.4-litre V8 engine which has been supercharged by Alpina. In the end it forks out 507bhp (378kW) and a confuse-pulling 700Nm of torque. Zero to 100km/h is stomped out in 4.7 seconds and the B7 goes all the way to 280km/h (174 mph). Alpina is famed for calibrating its speedos 100% so you can be cool that when the needle reads 280km/h that is the actual tempo of the car.

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