Confirming earlier reports, BMW is reportedly testing M-tuned versions of the 2-Series coupe that are powered by a more powerful version of the N55 engine in the M235i coupe.
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BMW continues to roll out new versions of its existing lineup and now it's created another one. BMW has unveiled the 2015 BMW X4 crossover, which is basically a baby X6, but is built on the X3 platform.
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MINI has announced that it will unveil the new MINI Clubman concept at the Geneva Motor Show next week. The Clubman concept is a near-production concept, which previews the new bigger 2015 Clubman that now features six doors.
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Following the debut of the Concept X5 eDrive plug-in hybrid, BMW has now unveiled a prototype of the upcoming X5 plug-in hybrid. BMW has announced that the X5 plug-in hybrid, which will likely be called X5 eDrive, will be powered by a turbocharged four-cylinder mated to an electric motor and BMW's xDrive all-wheel-drive system.
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Last week BMW unveiled the 2015 BMW 2-Series Active Tourer, which is the first of many future front-wheel-drive BMW models. The 2-Series Active Tourer already shares its platform with the new 2014 MINI, but now it's being reported that the next-gen 2016 BMW X1 crossover will also make a switch to the same FWD platform.
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BMW has taken the wraps off the new front-wheel-drive 2015 2-Series Active Tourer, which is going to have its public debut next month at the Geneva Motor Show.
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When the 2015 BMW i8 arrives later this year it will be the first production vehicle to be available with laser headlights. Compared to the standard LED headlights, the optional laser headlights can boost high bean range to just over 1,900 feet, double that of the standard LED high beam.
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Following this morning's leak, BMW has unveiled the 2015 BMW X3 SUV. The 2015 X3 gets a revised face with modified headlights, a restyled grille and new front and rear bumpers. The interior gets some small updates like chrome trim, new cupholders and an optional automatic climate control system in high-gloss black-panel look.
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The refreshed 2015 BMW X3 is getting an early reveal thanks to two photos that have leaked online today ahead of BMW's official debut. The 2015 BMW X3 is set to get a modest facelift that brings its styling more up to date with the rest of the BMW lineup.
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If the BMW 3 and 4-Series lineup couldn't get even more confusing, BMW has just pulled the covers off the 2015 4-Series Gran Coupe. The 4-Series Gran Coupe is another take on the four-door coupe and is the third model to join the 4-Series lineup.
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The first official photos of the 2015 BMW 4-Series Gran Coupe have leaked online ahead of its debut at the Geneva Motor Show. Based on the 3-Series sedan, but with a sleeker more coupe-like body, the 4-Series Gran Coupe is basically a poor man's 6-Series Gran Coupe.
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MINI has announced the pricing for the all-new third generation 2014 MINI Cooper Hardtop, which will start at $19,950 when it arrives in showrooms this spring. The 2014 MINI Cooper was unveiled late last year and arrives with new three and four-cylinder engines, more features and an exterior that is slightly bigger than before.
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Mercedes-Benz has seen tremendous success with the introduction of the new CLA and now Audi is hoping that it can see similar results with the new 2015 A3 sedan. It was rumored that BMW is working on a 1-Series sedan to compete with both the CLA and A3, but BMW's development boss, Dr. Herbert Diess recently stated that it has no immediate plans for a sedan smaller than the 3-Series.
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BMW has announced that the first ever diesel powered 7-Series is going to arrive in the spring. The 2014 BMW 740Ld xDrive is powered by a 3.0L six-cylinder diesel engine with 255 horsepower and 413 lb-ft of torque. The engine is mated to an 8-speed automatic transmission and BMW expects it to be between 25-30 percent more fuel efficient than its 3.0L gas engine.
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The results of the 2014 Dakar Rally are in and this year MINI can celebrate because it walked away with the top three finishers in the race. Joan "Nani" Roma finished the race in 50 hours, 44 minutes and 48 seconds, which was just 5:32 minutes in front of his teammate Stéphane Peterhanselin the black MINI ALL4 Racing. Nasser Al-Attiyah in the predominantly white MINI ALL4 Racing finished 3rd.
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The 2015 MINI 5-door has been caught completely undisguised as it was being loaded onto a cargo jet in Holland. It's expected that the 2015 MINI 5-Door will replace the MINI Clubman when it arrives later this year.
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BMW and Toyota have officially agreed to jointly develop a new sports car, according to BMW's development chief Herbert Diess. Back in June 2012, the two automakers signed a partnership to co-develop a fuel cell system and lightweight technologies. A sports car was a possibility, but now it is a done deal.
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Although we're eager to see the 2015 BMW M3 and M4 at the Detroit Auto Show in a few weeks, it's being reported that another new BMW is going to debut just a few months later. The 2015 BMW 4-Series Gran Coupe is going to debut at the Geneva Motor Show in March.
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These patent drawings may give us our first look at the upcoming BMW 4-Series Gran Coupe. The 4-Series Gran Coupe is a new four-door "coupe" version of the 4-Series lineup, which is just like the 6-Series Gran Coupe, which gives buyers a sportier choice than the 3-Series sedan.
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The 2015 BMW i8 plug-in hybrid sports car is scheduled to arrive in showrooms by next spring, but what about the spyder version that was one of the original concepts? According to Bimmerpost the i8 Spyder was just approved for production and will arrive towards the end of 2015.
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Last month MINI took the wraps off the all-new third generation MINI Cooper at the LA Auto Show, but one version was missing, the John Cooper Works version. Well MINI has announced the John Cooper Works concept, which is going to debut at the Detroit Auto Show next month and is basically a preview of the production model.
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BMW has revealed the new Pure Fusion Design package for the Z4 roadster, which will officially debut next month at the Detroit Auto Show. On the outside you won't notice that many changes, since most of the package's features are on the inside.
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BMW has officially unveiled the highly anticipated 2015 BMW M3 Sedan and M4 Coupe ahead of their debut next month at the Detroit Auto Show. The biggest news is that the new M3 and M4 models are lighter than the previous generation and get a new turbocharged 3.0L six-cylinder engine with 425 horsepower.
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It was rumored that BMW is going to officially unveil the 2015 BMW M3 and M4 models tomorrow to coincide with a new release for Gran Turismo 6, but the first official photos have already leaked online. We still have to wait until BMW releases an official press release to get our hands on all the specs, but while we wait you can enjoy your look at the new M3 sedan and M4 coupe.
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BMW has released the first teaser video of the all-new 2015 BMW M3 sedan and M4 coupe, which are rumored to debut in just two days on December 12. The video reveals very little about the new M3 and M4, other than previewing a set of headlights and a sneak peak at each model's profile.
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It's being reported that BMW is going to officially unveil the 2015 M3 sedan and M4 coupe in just a few days on December 12. Why December 12? Sony is reportedly going to release a downloadable content the Gran Turismo 6, which will include the 2015 BMW M4 coupe.
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The 2014 BMW X5 is one of the latest models to get a line of BMW's new M Performance parts, which add a bit more "sport" to the Sports Activity Vehicle. The parts can simply add a sportier design touch to the exterior or if you're craving more power, the Performance Power Kit will add up 20 more horsepower under the hood of the BMW X5 xDrive35i.
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The all-new 2014 BMW 2 Series Coupe is set to arrive early next year and BMW has previewed the line of M Performance parts that will be available when the coupe arrives. The M Performance parts add improvements to the coupe's drivetrain, suspension, aerodynamics and cockpit perceptibly to boost its driving dynamics.
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MINI is reportedly mulling the idea of bringing a diesel-powered MINI Cooper to the U.S. based on the strong interest that its dealers have received. Over the past few years the U.S. has started to welcome new diesel models from VW, Audi and BMW, so there is a possibility that MINI could bring its diesel-powered Cooper to the U.S.
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BMW is going to release a production version of the front-wheel-drive Active Tourer concept in early 2015. The Active Tourer will share its platform with the new Mini Cooper, including the Cooper's new three and four-cylinder engines when it arrives in the U.S.
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Even though it's going to be officially unveiled tonight, MINI has released all the photos and information for the 2014 MINI Cooper Hardtop. The 2014 Cooper Hardtop marks the introduction of the third-generation, which is now built on a new platform that will also be used by future front-wheel-drive BMWs.
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Later today MINI is going to officially unveil the 2014 MINI Cooper, but the first two official photos have already leaked out. Compared to the outgoing Cooper, the 2014 Cooper's design isn't a huge departure.
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MINI is going to officially unveil the all-new 2014 MINI Cooper next week, but in the meantime MINI has released a new promo video of the new Cooper. The 2014 Cooper is going to debut on November 18 on a new platform and with new three and four-cylinder engines.
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Two years ago BMW and Toyota announced an agreement that would see the release of a new sorts car with a hybrid powertrain. It was reported earlier that the sports car would be a midsize model, but now a source is reporting that the two automakers have decided to produce a supercar.
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We're still a few months away from the 2014 Geneva Motor Show in March, but BMW has just confirmed that the production version of the X4 crossover is going to debut at the show. The X4 is a more scaled down version of the X6, but it borrows its powertrains from the more traditionally styled X3.
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We have yet to see the 2015 BMW M3 sedan without any camouflage, but the sedan was recently caught on a photoshoot without any of the usual BMW camouflage. The M3 in this video was caught by a helmet cam during a closed-road photo shoot.
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As promised, BMW has officially unveiled the new 2-Series coupe, which will arrive early next year as a 2014 model. The 2014 BMW 2-Series will be offered as the 228i and M235i. The 2014 228i will start at $33,025, while the M23i will start at $44,025.
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BMW is going to officially unveil the 2015 2-Series tomorrow, but new leaked photos are giving us our look at the M235i. The M235i is the top version of the new 2-Series coupe, well at least until an M2 Coupe is confirmed.
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BMW is going to unveil the all-new 2015 2-Series in a few days, but the replacement for the 1-Series coupe/convertible has already leaked online. 2Addicts has posted a few pictures from a recent dealer meeting that gives us our first look at the 2-Series coupe, which is going to arrive next spring as a 2015 model.
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Last week BMW confirmed the death of the 1-Series Coupe and Convertible, which are going to be replaced by the upcoming 2-Series. BMW has now released a teaser video for the 2-Series Coupe and announced that it will be unveiled on October 25.
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