BMW is reportedly going to introduce an all-new X3 crossover for the 2017 model year. The big news is that the next X3 will see the introduction of a plug-in hybrid version as well as the first M version.
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BMW is expected to unveil a revised 3 Series next spring and while we still away from the debut some details have already started to leak out. The biggest news to date is that the current N20 (2.0L 4-cyl) and N55 (3.0L 6-cyl) engines are being replaced.
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Ever since the BMW 4-Series Gran Coupe was unveiled we've been waiting to hear news about an M version. A BMW executive has revealed that the rumors about an M4 Gran Coupe were false as the automaker has no plans to build one.
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The first batch of 2015 Four Door MINI Coopers have started rolling off the assembly line at MINI's plant in Oxford. The new four-door model is the second member of the all-new MINI family, following the introduction of the hatchback earlier this year.
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The 2014 BMW 2-Series has just received the highest safety rating possible from the IIHS with a "Top Safety Pick +" rating. The 2-Series is also the first BMW model to earn either of the Institute's safety awards for 2014 and the first BMW to earn a good or acceptable rating in the challenging small overlap front crash test.
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BMW and GoPro have announced the first-ever, mass-produced integration of a GoPro camera with an automobile's on board infotainment system. In BMW vehicles equipped with the BMW Apps or MINI Connected option, a GoPro camera may now be configured and controlled using BMW's iDrive controller and high-resolution screen.
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BMW has announced the pricing and details of the 2015 BMW Individual 6 Series Gran Coupe Bang & Olufsen Edition, which starts at $116,240.
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Following this morning's photo leaks, BMW has unleashed all the photos and info about the second-generation 2015 BMW X6.
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The first official photos of the all-new 2015 BMW X6 have leaked online ahead of BMW's official reveal. The second-generation X6 continues to share its platform with the X5 and even borrows many of its styling cues.
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MINI has just unveiled the 2015 MINI Cooper 4 door, which takes the iconic shape of the standard MINI Cooper, but thanks to a longer body and two rear doors, it's more usable.
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The 2015 BMW M3 and M4 are both powered by a 425-hp 3.0L six-cylinder engine, which is more fuel efficient than the V8 engine used in the previous generation. Now there's a chance that the next-generation M3 and M4 could lose two more cylinders by being powered by a turbocharged four-cylinder.
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BMW has unveiled the Vision Gran Turismo concept, which is a virtual race car for Gran Turismo 6. Based on the M235i Racing, the Vision Turismo Concept takes it to the next level.
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The BMW i5 is reportedly going to be the third model in BMW's new "i" green vehicle range. The i5 is expected to arrive by the 2017 model year and will build upon the i3 with larger rear doors and possibly a 200-mile driving range.
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BMW has announced that the M235i Coupe is going to be available with xDrive all-wheel-drive starting this summer in Europe, but the U.S. will reportedly have to wait until sometime next year to get it.
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BMW has unveiled the new i Solar Carport concept in Los Angeles, which is designed as a greener way to recharge the i3 and i8 vehicles.
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To celebrate the 30th anniversary of the M5, BMW has unveiled a very limited 30th Anniversary Edition of the 2015 M5. The BMW M5 "30 Jahre M5" (German for 30 years of the M5) will be produced in a limited run of 300 examples worldwide, and only 30 of them will be imported to the United States.
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BMW has announced that the first 2014 BMW i3 electric car has been delivered in the U.S. Boston resident and Tufts University professor of practice, Charles Rabie took delivery of his i3 yesterday at the BMW of Boston dealership.
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It's being reported that the much rumored BMW M2 has been given the green light and will enter production by the end of 2015.
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Just like the 2015 MINI Countryman, its two door brother the Paceman is also getting a few tweaks for the new year. MINI has unveiled the 2015 Paceman at the Beijing Motor Show ahead of its arrival in showrooms this July.
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BMW has unveiled the Vision Future Luxury concept, which it says provides a long-term outlook on the perception of modern luxury for the BMW brand. It's also an early look at the rumored 9-Series flagship sedan.
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MINI is giving the 2015 MINI Countryman a small facelift, which is debuting this week at the New York Auto Show. The Countryman is MINI's second best-selling model and the small changes will keep it looking a bit fresh until an all-new Countryman arrives.
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BMW is updating its Concept X5 eDrive for next week's New York Auto Show. Even though the Concept X5 eDrive looks almost identical to the version we saw last year, BMW says that the concept has received "a series of detailed refinements."
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Following the debut of the 2015 BMW M4 Convertible a few days ago, BMW has now released the starting price. The 2015 M4 Convertible will start at $73,425 when it arrives in showrooms this summer.
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In addition to the 2015 BMW M4 Convertible, X4 crossover and the 4-Series Gran Coupe, BMW has announced that it is also going to unveil an updated version of the Concept X5 eDrive plug-in hybrid at the New York Auto Show.
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It was rumored that BMW is going to unveil the 2015 M4 Convertible at the New York Auto Show later this month and now BMW has unveiled it ahead of the show. with the exception of the retractable hard top, the M4 Convertible is nearly identical to the M4 Coupe.
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After several rumors, BMW has announced that it will be investing $1 billion in its Spartanburg, South Carolina plant, which will produce a new larger X7 crossover in addition to a plug-in hybrid version of the X5.
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The first photos of the 2015 BMW 2-Series Active Tourer with the M Sport package have been released following the 2-Series Active Tourer's debut earlier this month in Geneva.
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BMW continues to expand its crossover lineup and just a few weeks ago it unveiled the 2015 X4 crossover, which is essentially a smaller X6 that is based on the X3 crossover. BMW is going to stop there and it's reportedly confirmed that an X2 is coming for 2017 and a larger X7 crossover may also be in the works.
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Earlier this month BMW took the wraps off the 2015 BMW 2-Series Active Tourer five-door hatchback, which is the first of many front-wheel-drive BMW's in the works. The 2-Series Active Tourer is expected to go on sale in Europe this fall, but since BMW has low expectations for a sales success in the U.S., we have to wait at least 15 months for its arrival.
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BMW has already announced that it's bringing new models like the 2015 X4 to the New York Auto Show, but could the M4 Convertible also debut at the show? BMW hasn't announced any details about the 2015 M4 Convertible, but according to Bimmertoday, the M4 Convertible is going to have its world debut at the show.
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It's being reported that some of MINI's current models may not be replaced when the next-generation MINIs are released. According to a recent report MINI has decided to focus on three "pillar" models, which likely means that the current Paceman and Coupe/Roadster models will not be replaced.
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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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