BMW Land│Issue #21
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The current BMW 2 Series Coupe is the oldest car in the portfolio of the Bavarian brand today and it shows. Of course, BMW is not sitting by idly right now, doing nothing about it. A new model is being developed right now and it was just spotted doing some tests in and around Munich in Germany.
There’s no official word from BMW about the potential X8 yet, but now we have more evidence that the Bavarian company is working on a new flagship SUV. A new video published on Instagram by kurt.
BMW won’t have a new dedicated electric vehicle platform until 2025 but that doesn’t mean the Bavarian company won’t introduce new EVs. With more and more customers now interested in battery-powered cars, the automaker plans several new zero-emission models, and among them is the all-electric iX1.
The BMW M Performance division has some impressive models in their portfolio and that includes cars like the BMW X4 M40i. This model also has some stiff competition to deal with and we’ve gathered here to see how it stacks up against a traditional rival – the Mercedes-AMG GLC 43.
This new BMW X5 M Competition is absurdly fast in a straight line. Realistically, it shouldn’t be as fast as it is, being that it weighs as much as a school bus full of depleted uranium. Yet, its 4.4 liter twin-turbocharged V8, making 617 horsepower and 553 lb-ft of torque, combined with its immense grip allows it to flat-out embarrass some supercars. But can it take on a superbike in a straight line?
Usually when an all-wheel-drive car goes head to head against a similarly powerful rear-wheel-drive car in a drag race, the all-wheel-drive car comes out on top. The reason being the AWD car tends to have more traction off the line, getting a better launch and a big advantage.
Without question, one of the oddest cars to ever wear a blue and white Roundel was the BMW Isetta from the ’50s. After the war, BMW wasn’t exactly an automotive giant, so rather than design and build a small city car by itself, it bought one from Iso and called it the Isetta. Looking back at it, the Isetta was a bit problematic, which is why Doug DeMuro considers it the worst car he’s ever driven.
If you want to understand why people love the BMW E30 M3 so much and why prices for mint models are so high, all you need to do is check its history. Back in the 1980s, the E30 M3 was dominating touring car racing, which was extremely popular back then.
The new BMW M4 Competition is shockingly fast, both in a straight line and around a track. From what we’ve heard, it’s also quite good to drive, regardless of lap times. It’s said to have great steering, superb precision, and all-around fun driving dynamics. However, is it as good as the fan-favorite Porsche Cayman GT4? In this new video from Fifth Gear, we get to find out.
In this clip, Horatiu shows off the new BMW M4 up close; its design, interior, specs, and colors; so you can get a better look at the new M car. The cars in this video have vibrant color specs that you likely won’t see on dealer lots.
We take a visual tour of the newly released BMW G80 M3 in Brooklyn Grey Metallic as well as the BMW G82 M4 finished in Toronto Red Metallic. The Youtube footage was shot entirely via drone, and now you’ll see a clear view of the now famous/infamous front kidney grille design.
Rumors have swirled suggesting that BMW could offer a full-blown M4 Gran Coupe, though the company has officially put those to rest. M3/M4 Project Manager Robert Pilsl told BimmerToday that the company has no need for an M4 Gran Coupe right now. Several years ago, BMW split the 3 Series sedan and coupe into two distinct models, introducing the 4 Series Coupe as a 3 Series coupe replacement.
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