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2014 BMW M3 and M4 leaked

2014 BMW M3 and M4 leaked

The first official images with the 2014 BMW M3 and M4 have surfaced the web, ahead of an imminent online reveal. The all-new M3 Sedan comes with a bold new front fascia with black kidney grilles and beefy dual front air intakes along with a redesigned hood featuring a power dome. These official images confirm rumors concerning [...]

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Sharp and Dark: No-Reserve 1972 BMW 3.0 CSI

Sharp and Dark: No-Reserve 1972 BMW 3.0 CSI

This 1972 BMW 3.0 CSI is a European market E9, and comes with a larger 3.5L B35 engine and 4-speed manual. The seller indicates the car has remaining wiring needs, but appears to be nearly complete. With 16″ exposed-lug Alpinas, this would be a killer looking coupe and those split front turn signal lenses are [...]

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Official: 2014 BMW 5 Series starts at $50,425* and gets a new diesel

Official: 2014 BMW 5 Series starts at $50,425* and gets a new diesel

BMW itself says it is making “Precise modifications to the design” of the facelifted, sixth-generation 5 Series, and this is the result. The 2014 5 Series will come in four flavors – sedan, Touring, Gran Turismo and ActiveHybrid 5 – the biggest news probably the addition of a diesel engine for the US market. When they go on sale in August, [...]

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2014 BMW M5 facelift leaked

2014 BMW M5 facelift leaked

The 2014 BMW M5 has hit the web a little early thanks to an employee who accidentally uploaded the car’s configurator ahead of schedule. Looking instantly recognizable, the updated model has a new grille with larger vertical slats that echo those on the M6. There doesn’t appear to be any other major changes but the headlights could receive some [...]

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BMW 4 Series Coupe Spied

BMW 4 Series Coupe Spied

These spy shots show the new BMW 4 Series coupe completely undisguised, ahead of the car’s expected debut at the Frankfurt motor show in September 2013. Mixing Concept 4 Series proportions with regular 3 Series details, the 4 Series replaces the current 3 Series coupe, and will spawn a high-performance M4 version.

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2014 Cadillac ATS-V Spy Photos: M3 in the Crosshairs

2014 Cadillac ATS-V Spy Photos: M3 in the Crosshairs

What It Is: A prototype 2014 ATS-V, the upcoming high-performance iteration of Cadillac’s rear-drive 3-series competitor. Just as BMW’s M cars represent the pinnacle of performance in Munich, Cadillac’s V models are the burliest to wear the wreath and crest. Similar to the V treatment applied to the CTS-V, the super ATS will get a full suspension, [...]

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Comparison: Audi S7 vs. BMW 650i Gran Coupe vs. Mercedes-Benz CLS550

Comparison: Audi S7 vs. BMW 650i Gran Coupe vs. Mercedes-Benz CLS550

This comparison represents a peek into three heavyweight luxury German carmakers’ state of the art. The Audi S7, BMW 650i Gran Coupe xDrive, and Mercedes-Benz CLS550 4Matic represent a good chunk of their respective brands’ best thinking. But what are these swoopy four-door coupes?

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Report: Audi to spend $17 billion through 2016 to overtake BMW in sales

Report: Audi to spend $17 billion through 2016 to overtake BMW in sales

Audi, which is now the world’s second-largest luxury auto manufacturer, said that it plans on spending close to $17 billion through 2016 to develop new models and increase production capacity in a move to surpass BMW in sales. The Volkswagen AG owned luxury brand will spend a chunk of the money on new vehicles and [...]

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2014 BMW X5 Spy Photos: The Next X5 Will Look Like, Well, Most Other Current BMWs

2014 BMW X5 Spy Photos: The Next X5 Will Look Like, Well, Most Other Current BMWs

What It Is: The next-generation BMW X5, which is rapidly losing its camouflage. We last saw BMW’s big SUV almost a year ago, when it was more difficult to recognize. Now the production headlights, taillights, and grille have been applied, and are only partially hidden beneath the psychedelic graphics.

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The Next Benchmark – THE BMW 4 SERIES

The Next Benchmark – THE BMW 4 SERIES

The future for BMW starts here. New car, new name, potentially a new benchmark. The images of the 4 Series Concept that have been released today are a hint that BMW is taking this new generation of their hottest selling coupe very seriously.

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240hp 1986 Hartge H35

240hp 1986 Hartge H35

This 1986 BMW Hartge H35 is said to be a 2-owner genuine Hartge that still wears all original paint. Compared to a regular e30 325, the Hartge features the larger ‘big six’ M30 3.5L motor, upgraded brakes and suspension, and Hartge wheels and badging. While perhaps not as famous as Alpina, Hartge has its own following, and this example [...]

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Video: Watch the G-Power G1 Hurricane RS sprint to 195 mph

Video: Watch the G-Power G1 Hurricane RS sprint to 195 mph

If you don’t remember the batty G-Power G1 Hurricane RS, here’s a little refresher: imagine 600 horsepower from a supercharged version of the 4.0-liter V8 that powers the BMW M3, shoved into the engine bay of the 1 Series M Coupe. G-Power says the creation is good for a top end of 205 mph, and the crew at Auto [...]

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Watch the next M3 Go around the ‘Ring

Watch the next M3 Go around the ‘Ring

It’s the next M3, and it’s driving on a race track. Which track? Guess.

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A case study in how not to drive a BMW M3 on a deserted road

A case study in how not to drive a BMW M3 on a deserted road

Warning: This is not going to end well. What you’re about to see is a young man driving a very fast car – an E46 BMW M3, it appears – down a deserted road in the desert. We can’t say for certain where it took place, but it looks a lot like Arizona.

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2013 BMW X1, 328i xDrive now on sale at your local dealer

2013 BMW X1, 328i xDrive now on sale at your local dealer

For those you waiting for BMW’s new compact SUV and the all-wheel-drive 328, today is your lucky day. The 2013 BMW X1 and the 328i xDrive sedan are now available to test drive and purchase at your local dealer. The 2013 BMW X1 sDrive28i will be the only rear-wheel-drive model offered and will be powered by [...]

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First Drive: 2013 Cadillac ATS [w/video]

First Drive: 2013 Cadillac ATS [w/video]

Let’s face it: The BMW 3 Series is more vulnerable now than it has been in over two decades. The poster child of the sports sedan community is currently in the throes of some unpleasant growing pains as it tries to balance efficiency, mass-market appeal and the machine’s impressive heritage. Though lighter than its predecessor, the F30 [...]

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Event-Ready E3: Clean 1973 BMW Bavaria

Event-Ready E3: Clean 1973 BMW Bavaria

This 1973 BMW Bavaria 4-speed is said to be in very good and almost entirely original condition. According to the seller, the Bavaria spent most of its life in Arizona and California, and as such is nearly rust-free with most of its original paint. Unlike many E3 sedans today, this one still sports its original 3.0L motor and [...]

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