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Additional Thoughts On The New BMW 3 Series

The F30 3 Series sedan represents the sixth generation of the 3er. BMW followed the captivating 2002 with the 3 series, and while the 2002 brought the buzz to the brand; the 3 series brought the sales.

    The E36 3er was the last of the truly 'compact' 3 series. The F30 may be bigger than the original E23 7 series (a quick check of the numbers show that the wheelbase of the F30 3er is…

New BMW 3 Series

Earlier this month, BMW unveiled the sixth generation 3 Series Sedan. Similar to the new F20 1 Series and for the first time, the new 3 Series will be offered with a standard package and M Sport package, as well as three new lines: Sport, Luxury and Modern. These will provide an extensive customization program for customer by offering more upfront options.

    Customers can therefore adapt the appearance of their car to their personal lifestyle…

Best Third Quarter for BMW Group

The BMW Group remains on its successful course. "We have recorded the best third quarter in the company's history. During this period, we achieved new records for sales volume, revenues and earnings. The main reasons for this excellent performance have been strong demand worldwide for our vehicles and considerable efficiency improvements", stated Norbert Reithofer, the Chairman of the Board of Management of BMW AG on Thursday in Munich.

    Revenues rose by 3.8% to…

F30 3 Series Sport, Modern, and Luxury Lines.

    Well I know some questions have popped up about the three new lines being offered by BMW as options on the new F30 3-Series. I myself had quite a few questions, and here is a breakdown of what these lines are all about.

    First and foremost, these lines are not the only 3 cars we can choose from. A 3-Series can be ordered as is and optioned how you want to option it, just as…

BMW M3 E46 CSL- The Best Performance Car BMW Has Ever Built?

    Could the E46 M3 CSL be the best car to come out of BMW M division? And can BMW build another one just as good?

    CSL stands for "Coupe Sport Lightweight", a moniker first given to the legendary race winning BMW 3.0 CSL. First appearing in 1972, the 3.0CSL homologation special model was very successful in racing, especially in the European Touring Car Championship and the Deutsche Rennsport Meisterschaft, thus securing BMW's…

Innovation Days Connected Drive 2011 – Dynamic Light Spot

Dynamic Light Spot - targeted light beam for improved safety.

Spot on: BMW Night Vision of the next generation will feature the Dynamic Light Spot. Thanks to this targeted beam of light, pedestrians will become even more visible at night and accidents can be avoided.

    The risk of a pedestrian being killed or injured in a traffic accident is four times as high at night or during twilight than in daylight. The same applies to the…

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Global Sales: BMW stays ahead of rivals Audi, Mercedes

    September sales are out and BMW stays on course to remain the world's top-selling premium automaker. Last month, the Munich-based automaker reported sales of 128,446 units, a 9.3 percent increase over the same month last year.

    Audi continues to challenge BMW as the top premium automaker with an increase of 17 percent or 120,200 units sold globally. Even though Mercedes-Benz showed a small increase, 2 percent, the company retains the second…

New Power Kits for BMW 135i and 335i Models

Now, more invigorating horsepower and torque, is available with two new power kits bring crisp stimulating performance to the Ultimate Driving Machine. BMW 135i and 335i Models can now be retrofitted at BMW centers or via the Port Installation Program to an unprecedented level of performance. These new Power Kits ensure that new car buyers and current owners are in for that extra thrill beyond the outstanding performance that can already be realized with these…

BMW to Supply Fisker with N20 Four-Cylinder Engines

   Fisker Automotive signs a new engine sharing agreement with BMW. The maker of the recently launched Karma extended-range plug-in vehicle will make use of BMW's newest N20 2.0 liter four-cylinder TwinPower engine which will serve as on-board power generators for Fisker's Nina line of plug-in cars.

   The Nina model starts production next year at a Delaware plant previously operated by General Motors. The Nina family will include a sedan, coupe and crossover…

BMW's Sibling Rivalry: M3 vs 335iS

    Which car would find space in your driveway? That is to say, which car offers you the best all-round package for your driving needs? BMWBLOG recently compared both BMW sports cars back-to-back on a proper racing circuit - the ensuing family feud was hard fought, the likes of which we've only seen among in-laws. Read on to learn which brother lands the final blow.

2011 BMW 335iS

    Starting out behind the wheel of the "underdog…