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New BMW X4 Gets the Polizei Treatment from AC Schnitzer [w/Video]


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AC Schnitzer has transformed a BMW X4 20i into a police vehicle for the Tune It! Safe! initiative by the Association of German Automobile Tuners (VDAT), which celebrates its 10th birthday this year.

BMW 2-Series Active Tourer Now Available with xDrive AWD


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BMW has released full details on the xDrive-equipped versions of the 2-Series Active Tourer, the 220d xDrive AT and 225i xDrive AT.

AC Schnitzer Brings Out Tuned BMW M4 to Essen's Catwalk


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BMW-tuner AC Schnitzer plopped out its aftermarket take on the new M4 Coupe at the 2014 Essen Motor Show in Germany today.

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.

New Guinness World Record for Most Donuts Around a Car on Two Wheels


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There are all sorts of Guinness World Records involving cars, but did you know about the record for the most donuts around a car driving on two wheels?

BMW Reportedly Plots New i Car With Toyota Fuel Cell Tech


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While BMW and Toyota have already confirmed a sports car deal, their pact could also deepen towards expanding BMW's fuel-efficient range.

BMW i3 Wins the Green Car of the Year 2015 Award


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A year after its launch in November 2013, the BMW i3 has already sold more than 12,000 units, which makes it the third best-selling all-electric model today. In fact, BMW concedes that demand exceeds even its own expectations.

Driver Almost Wrecks Corvette Stingray while Drag Racing BMW M3


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When a BMW M3 and a Chevrolet Corvette Stingray wait at the traffic lights there’s a good chance a drag race will happen when the lights turn green.

Take That Kim Kardashian: Vortsteiner's BMW M4 Gains Some Hefty Love Handles


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Some like them thin, some like them thick. If you're a fan of curvy, Vorsteiner just released its BMW M4 Coupe GTRS4 upgrade package following its debut at SEMA earlier this month.

Scoop: New 2016 BMW 7-Series G11 Opens Up and Shows Interior


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Our spies have caught the very first shots of the next generation BMW 7-Series luxury sedan's dashboard.

Is BMW's 4-Series Gran Coupe Worth The Premium Over 3-Series Sedan?


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I don’t know about you, but I struggle to find a logical explanation for the existence of the BMW 4-Series Gran Coupe. It is identical with the 3-Series sedan from a technical point of view, it doesn’t look better and is about £6,000 more expensive (in the UK). So why would you buy it?

The BMW i3 Portrayed as a Cheaper Premium EV


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Electric vehicles are still far from being mainstream, although the situation seems to be changing and picking up pace in that sense. You can now even buy premium EVs, like the familiar Tesla Model S, but if that’s too expensive and you still want something to show off to your friends, the BMW i3 is a cheaper option.

BMW Develops "Light and Charge" Street Lights for All EV Users


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Simple ideas are usually the best ideas: BMW has developed street lights equipped with sockets to charge electric cars and said it will test the new technology in Munich next year.

BMW's New X5M and X6M for Power Hungry SUV Lovers


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Now in their second generation, BMW's brand new 2015 X5M and X6M SUVs are making their world premiere at the LA Auto Show this week.

Japan Gets 110 Units of New BMW 740i Executive Edition


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Another month, another special from BMW for Japan, and by special, we mean it comes with numerous standard features which you could already get on regular models.

Tech Review Says New BMW M4 is “The Essence of M”


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While the new BMW M4 has been significantly digitalized over its predecessor, and it’s lost the naturally aspirated V8 (plus the associated bark), it’s actually never been better.

Sure, it’s not as raw as before, but as a technical achievement, it beats the M3 Coupe in pretty much all areas.

Boston Firefighters Have Trouble Fighting Fire Because Of Another BMW Blocking Hydrant


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The curb doesn't have to be red. You should just know not to park in front of a fire hydrant, because you never know when there might be... a fire.

Luxury Carmakers Finally Admit To Making Too Many Models


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We may have hit "peak variant" after all the special editions, turbos and four-door coupes in the luxury car market.

BMW i3 Stands No Chance Against Suzuki Swift Sport on Track


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The BMW i3 may have more power than a Suzuki Swift Sport (168 hp vs 135 hp), but it proved no match for it around a track when AutoExpress pitted the two against one another.

New BMW M3 and M4 Get M Performance Parts for Essen


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Besides tuning parts for the X3 and X4, BMW’s booth at the Essen Motor Show will also include styling and equipment upgrades for the M3, M4 Coupe and M4 Convertible.