Entries from The Torque Report tagged with 'BMW'

BMW i3 vs. Mercedes-Benz B-Class Electric Drive: Which luxury EV is better? [REVIEW]

Luxury automakers are even throwing their hat in the ring, with BMW and Mercedes-Benz being the two latest luxury brands to enter the segment with the BMW i3 and Mercedes-Benz B-Class Electric. Both the i3 and B-Class Electric have similar prices and even driving ranges that are close (if you don't buy the i3 with the range extender). Which one is better?

BMW exec says small MINI Minor unlikely

There have been off and on again reports about a new smaller MINI, but now a BMW exec has downplayed the rumors.

BMW contemplates next i model, but it won't arrive until after 2020

BMW is currently deciding what its next "i" model will be, following the launch of the i3 and i8 models last year. There have been rumors about a Tesla-fighting i5 model, but a BMW source has revealed that the automaker is still contemplating its next model.

MINI Superleggera Vision concept approved for production?

It's being reported that the MINI Superleggera Vision concept has been approved for production.

BMW X5 eDrive40e plug-in hybrid unveiled

BMW has unveiled a plug-in hybrid version of the X5 - called the X5 eDrive40e. The plug-in hybrid SUV was originally previewed almost two years ago and its now officially BMW's first non-i badged plug-in hybrid model.

BMW i3 gets a much needed software update to fix acceleration issue

BMW is giving the i3 models equipped with a range-extender a much needed software update. The i3 with the two-cylinder range extender currently suffers from an acceleration issue, which was first reported by Consumer Reports.

BMW kills plans to bring the 2-Series Active Tourer to the U.S.

BMW has reportedly decided against bringing its new 2-Series Gran Tourer to the United States, since it has deemed it too small for the U.S. market.

2016 BMW Alpina B6 xDrive Gran Coupe is the fastest BMW you can buy

BMW has announced that the 2016 BMW Alpina B6 xDrive Gran Coupe is going to debut next month at the New York Auto Show. When it arrives it will be the fastest BMW you can buy with a 0-60 time of 3.6 seconds and an electronically-limited top speed of 200 mph.

BMW releases M Performance Parts for the X5 M and X6 M

If you want to dial up the style and sportiness of BMW's high-performance SUVs, BMW has announced the availability of its new M Performance Parts for the 2015 X5 M and X6 M.

Next-gen BMW X1 caught undisguised

Two photos of the next-generation BMW X1 have shown up on the internet. These two photos, which come courtesy of China's AutoHome, show an undisguised X1.

BMW's i3 Super Bowl spot features Katie Couric and Bryant Gumbel [VIDEO]

BMW has revealed its 60-second spot for the BMW i3 that will air during the first quarter of Super Bowl XLIX on Sunday, February 1. After taking four years off, BMW will return to the game with "Newfangled Idea," featuring Katie Couric and Bryant Gumbel.

BMW and VW join forces to create an EV charging network

BMW and VW are set to emulate Tesla by creating an electric vehicle charging network across both the East and West coast of the U.S.

BMW and Toyota are reportedly working on entry-level hatchback

The partnership with BMW and Toyota is reportedly expanding to include the joint development of a new entry-level hatchback.

BMW returns to the Super Bowl with a spot for the i3

After a four year hiatus, BMW has announced that it is going to air a commercial during Super Bowl XLIX on Sunday, February 1, 2015. The 60-second spot will feature the BMW i3.

2015 BMW 1 Series gets a facelift

BMW has revealed the updated 2015 BMW 1 Series hatchback that is sold in Europe and other global markets, besides the U.S. The mid-cycle update brings an updated exterior and new engines.

BMW may build an X3 M and X4 M

Building on the success of the BMW X5 M and X6 M SUVs BMW may soon release high-performance versions of the smaller X3 and X4 models.

BMW M4 Concept Iconic Lights Debuts at CES

BMW has unveiled the M4 Concept Iconic Lights at the 2015 Consumer Electronics Show in Las Vegas.

2016 BMW 7 Series Photos Reveal Undisguised Next-Gen

A few photos of the all-new 2016 BMW 7 Series have surfaced online that reveal the undisguised flagship sedan.

BMW i3 Prototype Debuts Fully-Automated Parking System

BMW has announced that it has developed a fully-automated parking system for the i3, which will debt next month at the Consumer Electronics Show in Las Vegas.

BMW 2 Series Borrows its 3-Cyl Engine from MINI

BMW has announced the introduction of the new BMW 218i, which will be powered by the same 1.5-liter turbocharged three-cylinder engine that powers in the MINI Cooper.

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