Showing posts in the category of BMW Concepts

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.

BMW Vision Future Concept Turned into an Estate


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Aside from its hideously large and disproportionate grille, the BMW Vision Future Concept bears the promise of bringing about the first elegant 7-Series since the time of the imposing and angular E38.

How About a BMW i8 Gran Coupe to Rival the Tesla Model S?


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We know an i8 Gran Coupe sounds and looks far-fetched, but if you're old enough to rewind the clock back to the 1990s, just think about how absurd an SUV or a…front-wheel drive compact minivan featuring the BMW roundel seemed like at the time.

BMW i8 Rendered with Spoilers and Beefy Aftermarket Wheels


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What are the chances of the BMW i8 hybrid-electric sports car landing on the radar of the tuning industry? Well, right now, we're getting the sense that tuners are in stand by mode, waiting for more reviews, initial sales numbers and how interested the public will be once the initial wow-factor tones down to see how they will proceed.

BMW X5 and X3 Dress Up to Play Doctors for RETTmobil


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Every year about this time, the German city of Fulda prepares to host the annual RETTmobil show, Europe's largest trade fair for emergency services and mobility. BMW has been an active player at the show, having presented some interesting vehicles over the years, such as the 406PS X6 ambulance (don't ask about a stretcher).

BMW Vision Future Luxury Concept Points to Next 7-Series [63 Photos]


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BMW's new Concept car unveiled today at China's Beijing Motor Show Visions the future for the brand's next generation 7-Series Luxury sedan. Word play aside, this was confirmed by BMW officials who put an end to previous speculation that the study may hint at a bigger and more opulent 9-Series sedan.

New BMW Vision Future Luxury Concept Allegedly Leaked, Looks Like a Sedan Gran Lusso


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Could this be the luxury saloon concept that BMW plans to reveal at the Beijing Auto Show in China on April 20? It certainly looks like it, but we won’t know for sure until tomorrow.

Would You Care for a BMW Sportback Concept?


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It's anyone's guess if Audi would feel flattered or offended about a BMW model borrowing their Sportback moniker, but this concept wasn't made by the Bavarians, so it doesn't really matter, now, does it? The pictured BMW Sportback Concept is the finalized work of industrial designer Ismet Çevik.

BMW Confirms New Luxury Concept for Beijing Auto Show


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We heard the rumor about BMW preparing a luxurious 9-Series study for this week's Beijing Auto Show, and now it's official – at least the part about the "luxurious study", as the Bavarian firm is keeping a lid on the name and other details until April 20.