BMW M2 Prototype Spotted In Munich

The upcoming BMW M2 was spotted during testing in Munich. Just like the previously spotted prototypes, this orange painted M2 has yet to include the quad-tips exhaust system and still features the two tailpipes seen on the M235i. Just last month, the...

The upcoming BMW M2 was spotted during testing in Munich. Just like the previously spotted prototypes, this orange painted M2 has yet to include the quad-tips exhaust system and still features the two tailpipes seen on the M235i. Just last month, the first F87 BMW M2 prototype was spotted during a testing session and we had the chance to see, despite the light camouflage, some of the design features, starting with the aggressive front fascia and the rear spoiler and the signature M four-exhaust pipes. Kinda what BMW has previewed with their M235i Racing car.

BMW M2 Prototype Spotted In Munich

With an aggressive

BMW M2 Prototype Spotted In Munich

package, the M2 will strongly differentiate itself from the M135i hatch and the M235i Coupe model. BMW M2 is expected to adopt much of the new chassis technology found in the M3 and M4, including an electronically controlled limited slip rear differential dubbed Active M Differential. It was also revealed last month that a BMW M2 prototype is currently running under the hood an updated version of the N55 TwinPower 3.0 liter engine (N55B30T0). The same source reveals that the M2 prototype runs with both a manual and automatic transmission

BMW M2 Prototype Spotted In Munich

. BMW M2 will most likely have more ponies under the hood than the M235i (340 hp), so expected anywhere from 360 to 380 ponies, leaving enough space to the 425 hp from the new BMW M3

BMW M2 Prototype Spotted In Munich

Sedan and M4 Coupe. The BMW M2 will begin production in November 2015 with sales beginning in March 2016. [Source: Autogespot] The article BMW M2 Prototype Spotted In Munich appeared first on BMW BLOG

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BMW i3 vs Nissan Leaf – Comparison

AutoExpress UK compares the new BMW i3 against the current EV industry leader, Nissan Leaf. Worldwide Nissan Leaf is already the best-selling electric car in history, with more than 110,000 sold globally since December 2011. The BMW i3 went on sale e...

AutoExpress UK compares the new BMW i3 against the current EV industry leader, Nissan Leaf. Worldwide Nissan Leaf is already the best-selling electric car in history, with more than 110,000 sold globally since December 2011. The BMW i3 went on sale earlier this year and BMW is currently working at full capacity to fulfill the requests. In Europe, the Leaf is officially rated at 123 miles but recent tests showed real life range to be around 90 miles. Same tests report on the i3 having a driving range of 105 miles from a 22 kWh battery pack.

BMW i3 vs Nissan Leaf   Comparison

Motor-Talk.de But how do the two electric vehicles fare against each other? Here is an excerpt from their review: Charging Both cars feature illuminated charging sockets, helping to take the strain out of plugging in at night, plus they can be charged to 80 per cent capacity in between seven and eight hours when using a standard household socket. However, if you’ve got an off-road parking space, then a powerful wall-mounted charger will be a better bet. Nissan uses the free British Gas unit, but you’ll pay £315 for BMW’s i Wallbox. Space race The BMW has the upper hand when it comes to interior room. Its neat pillarless door opening makes for easy access to the back seat – although the wide, carbon fibre door sill will be a hurdle for some. Light materials and large windows also help make the i3’s cabin feel brighter and more airy than its rival’s more traditional interior. Residuals Mainstream manufacturers are embracing electric cars, but the used trade is less convinced about their long-term appeal. Our experts predict the BMW will hold on to just 30.8 per cent of its value after three years, while the Nissan will retain a woeful 26 per cent. The article BMW i3 vs Nissan Leaf – Comparison appeared first on BMW BLOG

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2013 BMW 328 i xDrive Sedan

2013 BMW 328 i xDrive Sedan Black color, Beige interior Canton, OH 44708 20 months lease $0.00 per month ...

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Mad Max: Fury Road Trailer Debuts at Comic-Con

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Superman F80 M3 via Performance Center Delivery

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BMW i3 crashes in Los Angeles

Not the most breaking news on the planet, but nonetheless interesting enough to see how a BMW i3 does in a small car crash. We’ve already showed you how to fix a BMW i3 after an incident and judging by the photos below, the process seems to be ...

Not the most breaking news on the planet, but nonetheless interesting enough to see how a BMW i3 does in a small car crash. We’ve already showed you how to fix a BMW i3 after an incident and judging by the photos below, the process seems to be simpler than in conventional cars. A writer of Complex.com spotted a lightly wrecked BMW i3 at the RDBLA Collision Center in Hollywood, California. The model spotted has the Giga World package with 19-inch wheels and a leather/wool interior.

BMW i3 crashes in Los Angeles

BMW i3 crashes in Los Angeles

Here is how he describes the incident: However, fortunately for those involved, and unfortunately for the curious, the accident wasn’t severe enough for the car to test its real-world crash capability. It appears that it was a big enough to ruin the front bumper and knock out the fog light (seen in the passenger seat), but small enough not that it appears not to have compromised the frame or main construction of the 81-mile-range, 170hp car. With the full details missing, it is hard to assess how the i3 really does in a more severe crash but nonetheless, the i3 scored 4 out of 5 starts in the NCAP crash test. The article BMW i3 crashes in Los Angeles appeared first on BMW BLOG

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See how the BMW i3 parks itself with….no driver aboard

A group of Romanian journalists headed to Austria to test drive the new BMW i3 and instead of focusing on just the driving experience, they decided to test out some of the unique features of the i3. One of them is the Parking Assistant feature. The $...

A group of Romanian journalists headed to Austria to test drive the new BMW i3 and instead of focusing on just the driving experience, they decided to test out some of the unique features of the i3. One of them is the Parking Assistant feature. The $1,000 Parking Package, with a push of a button using ultrasonic sensors, will park the i3 in a spot with as little as 22 inches of extra space. The i3 completes the procedure without any driver input on gas or braking. To make the video even more interesting, the driver courageously jumps out of the car and simply puts his faith in the car’s ability to perfectly park itself. Let’s have a look. The article See how the BMW i3 parks itself with….no driver aboard appeared first on BMW BLOG

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2012 BMW 528 i Sedan

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