Entries from The Torque Report tagged with 'BMW'

All-new 2016 BMW 7-Series debuts with an emphasis on new technology

BMW has finally unveiled the new 7-series with more space, more technology, and more powerful yet efficient engines. The new 7 arrives this fall, as a 2016 model, in 740i and 750i xDrive guises no longer offering the short-wheelbase.

BMW may build a Tesla Model X rival

A new report claims that BMW is working on plans for an all-electric SUV that will take on the upcoming Tesla Model X.

2016 BMW 7-Series leaked ahead of its debut this week

BMW is going to reveal the all-new 2016 7-Series this week on June 10, but a photo of the new 7-Series has already been released thanks to an accidental push on the automaker's website.

All-new 2016 BMW X1 now looks like a mini X5

The BMW X1 only came to the US in 2012, but it's been on sale in the other markets since 2009. The new X1 will be a 2016 and goes on sale this Fall, which is why BMW has revealed in full ahead of a likely debut at September's 2015 Frankfurt Auto Show.

2016 BMW 7-Series teased ahead of its debut on June 10th [VIDEO]

BMW has announced plans to officially unveil the all-new 2016 7-Series next week on June 10th. Even though we only have to wait a week to see it, BMW has revealed a teaser video of the new 7-Series.

BMW X2 confirmed, coupe-like crossover expected to arrive in 2017

BMW has reportedly approved the launch of another crossover - a coupe-like crossover called the X2.

2016 BMW 435i ZHP Coupe revealed, production limited to 100 units

BMW has unveiled the new special edition 435i ZHP Coupe, which pays tribute to the original ZHP Performance Package that was offered on the 2003-2006 3 Series. The 435i ZHP Coupe not only gets improved styling and aerodynamic upgrades, but its also quicker with more precise handling.

BMW 3.0 CSL Hommage concept teased

BMW has released a teaser photo of the new 3.0 CSL Hommage concept that is going to debut on May 22 at the Concorso d'Eleganza Villa d'Este. The concept is a tribute to the BMW 3.0 CSL coupe from the 1970s.

Restyled 2016 BMW 3 Series revealed: 340i and 330e models debut

BMW has revealed the restyled 2016 3 Series sedan and wagon. The updated 3 Series lineup gets some styling updates, but the bigger updates will improve the driving dynamics, since it gets new front struts, new rear damper technology and redesigned electric power steering.

2016 BMW 7 Series teased ahead of its debut in Frankfurt

BMW is expected to reveal the all-new 2016 7 Series later this year at the Frankfurt Motor Show, but BMW has decided to give us a preview of the new 7 Series now.

BMW i5 will be based on the 5 Series?

It's being reported that BMW is indeed working on a third model for its i sub-brand called the i5 and that it will be based on the 5 Series.

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.

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