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New BMW M GT Design Concept: Thoughts?


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BMW M2 Gran Tourer Is Straight Outta PhotoShop


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BMW will build an M2, but fortunately, it’s not the one you see in these renderings. Production of the BMW M2 Coupe will start this November, but we may see it as a pre-production concept at next month’s Geneva Motor Show.

Budii Concept is Rinspeed's Redesigned BMW i3 [w/Video]


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The Budii is what you get if you give prolific Swiss designer and founder of Rinspeed, Frank M. Rinderknecht, the opportunity to reimagine the BMW i3.

Would You Be Interested in a BMW X3M?


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Despite some faint hints at an X3M from BMW executives, the possibility of something like this happening to the current generation model is near zero.

BMW Demonstrates the i3's Self-Parking and Collision Avoidance Systems


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BMW has really been on a roll lately, showing the world a multitude of new technologies at the 2015 Consumer Electronics Show in Las Vegas. These include an i3 concept featuring self-parking and a very complex collision avoidance system.

BMW Gives the M4 Coupe a Cool Set of Laser and OLED Lights at CES 2015


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At the Consumer Electronics Show (CES) 2015 in Las Vegas, BMW is showcasing new functions of its Laserlight technology with the M4 Concept Iconic Lights model.

BMW Reportedly Considering 9-Series Flagship to Rival Mercedes-Maybach S600


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Although the BMW Vision Future Luxury Concept from last year's Beijing show was seen by many as a preview of the next-generation 7-Series, it is now clear that was not the case.

Rumor Says BMW is Readying FWD Z1, New Z3 Based on Next Toyota GT86 and Z5


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You’ve definitely heard this before: it’s a rumor about a possible BMW Z1, a sporty model based on the same FWD underpinnings as the MINI. What is new here is the possibility of a revived Z3 model which would allegedly share its underpinnings with the next Toyota GT86.

BMW Previews 245PS Plug-In Hybrid Model Based on Facelifted 3-Series


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BMW has released details about the upcoming 3-Series Plug-In Hybrid model at the BMW Group Innovation Days 2014. Based on the upcoming facelift of the 3-Series lineup, the plug-in hybrid version combines a four-cylinder TwinPower Turbo petrol engine with an electric motor and an 8-speed Steptronic transmission.

BMW X6M Convertible Would Be as Useful as a Maître at McDonalds


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In theory, combining attributes from completely different vehicle categories can produce a multi-task vehicle, but that doesn't usually work in practice.

Another Rendered Take on BMW's New M2 Coupe


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"What will the new M2 Coupe look like?" is a question that has been sizzling in the minds of automotive artists for a while now, but there's no definitive answer to that.

Design Students Make a Slightly More Practical BMW X4 [w/Video]


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The BMW X4 sacrifices space and usability to a plunging roofline and aggressive looks, and BMW thinks there's a market for an SUV like that. However, Clemson University students have a better compromise.

BMW to Base Future RWD Cars Off Of Next Lighter 7-Series, Could Get M Version


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Considering BMW's stronghold on the luxury market in general, it may come as a surprise that the current 7-series, its most prestigious sedan, has struggled in recent years to stay up-to-date.

Next-Gen BMW 6-Series Rumored to Spawn Grand Tourer Variant


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Expected to launch in 2016, the next-gen BMW 6-Series will continue to be offered in Coupe, Convertible and Gran Coupé guises, but will reportedly add a fourth variant, a Gran Tourer estate.

BMW 1 Series Sedan Concept Rendering Doesn't Look Half Bad


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Back in the fall of 2013, a number of rather interesting reports from Germany started suggesting that BMW is not too happy with the recent success of the Audi A3 Sedan and the Mercedes-Benz CLA, and that the Bavarians are preparing a competitor of their own for the two aforementioned models.

New BMW X6 Conceptualized as an X6M and X6 Three Door


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The official release of the all-new, second generation BMW X6 crossover last week was bound to ignite some creative thinking in the design-o-sphere and here are some of the very first results.

BMW Designer Wanted to Make the E34 5-Series Look Like an 8-Series Before the 8-Series


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Back in the days when automotive designers didn't need crafty marketing lines of the four-door coupe-hype to entice consumers, a sports saloon was just that; a four-door sports car. Before you click through the jump to find out, can you tell who sketched this BMW 5-Series E34 prototype in the early 1980s?

BMW's Kinky Concept Roadster with a Boxer Engine in 55 Photos


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Joining the Mini Superleggera Vision on the BMW Group's stand at the Concorso d’Eleganza Villa d’Este 2014 this weekend is a new motorcycle study from BMW Motorrad. Named the Concept Roadster, it follows the Concept Ninety that was presented at the same event last year.

See the BMW Vision GT in Action in GT6


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With 541 hp sent to the rear wheels and an exterior kit that puts the wide back into widebody, the BMW Vision GT is the kind of car you’d lick clean every night if it were a real thing with you as its owner. It’s not, though, unlike the Toyota FT-1 Concept, but like the other Vision models from other manufacturers, you’ll only ever get to drive it in Gran Turismo 6 (GT6).

M2 Anyone? BMW Designs Stunning Vision Racecar for Gran Turismo 6 [w/Videos]


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In most cases, virtual reality exceeds real life and BMW’s new virtual racecar called the Vision Gran Turismo makes no exception. Designed for the Gran Turismo 6 video game available exclusively on PlayStation 3, the Vision GT appears to be an evolution of the real-life BMW M235i Racing, both in terms of design and performance.