You’re Expecting? Car-Buying Advice for Future Parents

An educated buyer is a skilled buyer. ...

An educated buyer is a skilled buyer.

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2015 Cadillac ATS Coupe Review

Fewer doors, more focus. ...

Fewer doors, more focus.

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2016 Jaguar XE Front End Shown, Confirms S Model

“S” badge on the grille hints at supercharged V-6 under the hood. ...

“S” badge on the grille hints at supercharged V-6 under the hood.

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Alpha-N Performance Tuning BMW M4 with 520 hp

Alpha-N Performance announces their first tuning program for the new BMW M3 and M4. Under the hood, the 3.0 liter six-cylinder engine can be paired with the EVOX tuning kit which produces 520 horsepower and 600 Nm (501 lb-ft) of torque, an increase o...

Alpha-N Performance announces their first tuning program for the new BMW M3 and M4. Under the hood, the 3.0 liter six-cylinder engine can be paired with the EVOX tuning kit which produces 520 horsepower and 600 Nm (501 lb-ft) of torque, an increase of 89 PS (65 kW) and 130 Nm (95 lb-ft). A future Stage 2 and Stage 3 kits will deliver even more power from the same engine. A lightweight sports exhaust system will be offered as well.

Alpha N Performance Tuning BMW M4 with 520 hp

Alpha-N Performance is working on other accessories as well including an Öhlins sports suspension and adjustable front and rear spoilers and a rear diffuser.

Alpha N Performance Tuning BMW M4 with 520 hp

Alpha N Performance Tuning BMW M4 with 520 hp

Alpha N Performance Tuning BMW M4 with 520 hp

The article Alpha-N Performance Tuning BMW M4 with 520 hp appeared first on BMW BLOG

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2014 MINI Cooper Countryman was declared a 2014 Top Safety Pick

The MINI Cooper Countryman is the only small car to receive a good rating in the crash tests. The IIHS performed its newer “small overlap” test on 12 small cars. IIHS says that the Countryman’s “safety cage held up reasonably ...

The MINI Cooper Countryman is the only small car to receive a good rating in the crash tests. The IIHS performed its newer “small overlap” test on 12 small cars. IIHS says that the Countryman’s “safety cage held up reasonably well” and that its airbags prevented the test dummy from moving around the cabin too much. IIHS also says the risk of serious injury to occupants would’ve been low. Since the Countryman scored a “good” rating on the IIHS’ four other crash tests, it has received the honor of being an IIHS Top Safety Pick.

2014 MINI Cooper Countryman was declared a 2014 Top Safety Pick

Other models that received an “acceptable” rating include the Chevrolet Volt and Ford C-Max Hybrid, Mitsubishi Lancer, and Scion FR-S/Subaru BRZ, all of which are Top Safety Picks from the IIHS. “Marginal” performers include the quirky and popular Hyundai Veloster, and the aging Scion xB. The article 2014 MINI Cooper Countryman was declared a 2014 Top Safety Pick appeared first on BMW BLOG

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BMW 6 Series Gran Tourer rumored to arrive in 2017

A year after celebrating its 40th anniversary and the debut of its fourth generation, the 6 Series family is rumored to add a new variant to its lineup: a Gran Tourer. The 6 Series Shooting Break is said to not sacrifice on aesthetics in favor of pra...

A year after celebrating its 40th anniversary and the debut of its fourth generation, the 6 Series family is rumored to add a new variant to its lineup: a Gran Tourer. The 6 Series Shooting Break is said to not sacrifice on aesthetics in favor of practical aspects. The Gran Coupe will serve as a design inspiration for the Gran Tourer but it will come with a very inclined tailgate, fine glass surfaces, lower ride height and no roof track. The niche model will also deliver enhanced luxury and exclusivity and it will be more convenient than the Gran Coupe, thanks to its electric tailgate opening.

BMW 6 Series Gran Tourer rumored to arrive in 2017

The 2017 BMW 6 Series, presumably named G32 and G33, is based on the 2016 G30 BMW 5 Series so will feature a lighter chassis and will make use of lightweight materials. The luxurious two-and four-door will remain priced clearly above the BMW 5 Series and retain their own interior. At least one variant with a plug-in hybrid drive will be added to the 6 Series family, while most of the variants will continue to be powered by conventional petrol and diesel engines. BMW 6 Series Gran Tourer, if greenlighted, will arrive in 2017. [Source: Automobile-Magazine] The article BMW 6 Series Gran Tourer rumored to arrive in 2017 appeared first on BMW BLOG

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M4 vs 911 Track Battle at Anglesey (EVO)

The BMW M3 coupe has morphed into the new M4, and with its closest rivals from Audi and Mercedes now very long in the tooth, we went seeking a rival from further up the food chain. Can the M4 do itself proud on Anglesey circuit against a proper spor...

The BMW M3 coupe has morphed into the new M4, and with its closest rivals from Audi and Mercedes now very long in the tooth, we went seeking a rival from further up the food chain. Can the M4 do itself proud on Anglesey circuit against a proper sports car, the Porsche 911 Carrera? See the results inside by EVO magazine.

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BMW or MINI Spark Plug Fouling – Misfire Fault Codes P0300, P0301, etc.

Are you having trouble with random or specific cylinder misfire fault codes?  These OBD-II fault codes can often be troublesome and difficult to track down and eliminate.  OBD-II fault codes for ignition misfires are commonly displayed as shown bel...

Are you having trouble with random or specific cylinder misfire fault codes?  These OBD-II fault codes can often be troublesome and difficult to track down and eliminate.  OBD-II fault codes for ignition misfires are commonly displayed as shown below: P0300 – Random misfies; this is indicating that the engine management system is detecting misfires intermittently [...]

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BMW or MINI Spark Plug Fouling – Misfire Fault Codes P0300, P0301, etc.

Are you having trouble with random or specific cylinder misfire fault codes?  These OBD-II fault codes can often be troublesome and difficult to track down and eliminate.  OBD-II fault codes for ignition misfires are commonly displayed as shown bel...

Are you having trouble with random or specific cylinder misfire fault codes?  These OBD-II fault codes can often be troublesome and difficult to track down and eliminate.  OBD-II fault codes for ignition misfires are commonly displayed as shown below: P0300 – Random misfies; this is indicating that the engine management system is detecting misfires intermittently [...]

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2015 Range Rover Sport SVR Posts Nurburgring Lap Time of 8:14

Only 10 seconds slower than the Alfa 4C. ...

Only 10 seconds slower than the Alfa 4C.

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