️🕵️The BMW i5 seems to be a regular 5 Series

Apr 07, 2023 10:06 am


BMW LandIssue #126

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The BMW i5 seems to be a regular 5 Series on German highways.


BMW's next generation 5 Series is set to have traditional styling, with a normal grille, dual-halo headlights, and no interior gimmicks. The spy photos from Germany feature a heavily camouflaged car with red brake calipers and "Connected Test Vehicle" badging. The i5 is expected to have a large appeal, with traditional BMW customers likely drawn to its styling.

BMW M135i hot hatch seen before introduction in 2023


BMW is preparing to release a facelifted 1 Series featuring hybrid power and updated interior technology. It will include a range of petrol and diesel engines, as well as a potentially new plug-in hybrid engine, and will go on sale in 2023. The interior will have a 12.3-inch digital driver's display and a 10.25-inch touchscreen. Exterior changes will include a wider grille, new bumpers, and tweaked headlight and rear light signature.

Based on spy photos, the BMW M4 facelift is imagined and is rumored to have greater power.


BMW is preparing to give the 4 Series a 'Life Cycle Impulse' update, which will include visual changes such as sleeker headlights and sharper LED daytime running lights. It is also rumored that the xDrive version may get an extra 15 hp. Production is expected to begin in March 2024, and there may be an M4 CS model released as well. The M3 Touring will not be receiving a facelift.



BMW M3 Competition xDrive Hits 0-60 MPH in 2.8 Sec


The BMW M3 Competition xDrive has surprisingly achieved a 0-60 mph time of 2.8 seconds, according to Car and Driver, making it comparable to an Italian supercar that costs three times more. This impressive performance is due to its 503 horsepower and all-wheel drive, despite its weight of almost 4,000 lbs. The BMW M3 is not just fast but also offers excellent handling, precision, and feel.

On a dyno, a BMW M4 with a M Performance exhaust reached 300 km/h.


The current-generation BMW M4 has spawned several special editions and has been tested on the dyno to determine its power output. It has been reported that the M4 Competition xDrive may gain extra horsepower, and the M4 will remain in production until 2027.

First-Drive Review of the 2023 BMW M2: Too Much or Just Right?


The 2023 BMW M2 packs a powerful six-cylinder engine, BMW's best in-car tech, and advanced suspension, propelling it from 0-60 in 3.9 seconds. It has a burbly exhaust note and a quick-ratio steering, but the car is fairly heavy and the ride can be jolting. It has two unique seats and BMW's iDrive 8 two-screen interface. Furthermore, it is a smaller and more affordable version of the M4 but with many of the same features.

Hybrids Can Be Awesome, as Shown by This 520 HP BMW 545e


Who says hybrids can’t be cool? With a combination of old-school internal combustion and new-school electrification, hybrids can offer the best of both worlds to many customers. Especially when you combine the electric motors with brilliant, highly tunable engines like the BMW 545e and its fantastic B58 engine. In this video from AutoTopNL, you get to see what a BMW 545e is like when it’s tuned to 520 horsepower.

3.3 seconds are needed for the BMW M3 Touring to reach 60 mph.


An inline-six-powered M3 Touring had to be released as soon as possible since electric cars were on the horizon. BMW took its sweet time creating a long-roof M3 that consumers could really purchase as the E46 M3 Touring from 2000 was a one-off design. Even nations with right-hand drives, like the UK, where this video was shot, may now purchase it. Carwow had access to the AMG C63 Estate rival, and sure enough, it was really quick.

Comparing the G82 M4's six-speed manual transmission to the G87 BMW M2's


Both the BMW M2 and M4 are sought-after premium cars, and they have undergone considerable updates recently. The arrival of a six-speed manual transmission in the G87 BMW M2, which has been missing from the M4 since 2021, is one of the most noticeable distinctions. This BMW Blog post delves deeper into how these two vehicles' handling and performance are impacted by the inclusion of the manual transmission.



G-Power Bids BMW M2 F87 Farewell With 660-HP Epilogue


BMW canceled the M2 F87 after selling around 60,000 units to make place for the new G87. The first-generation model is being retired by German tuner G-Power with a much enhanced CS.

Rebuilding an F90 BMW M5 is shockingly expensive.


For several months, YouTuber Mat Armstrong has been working to reconstruct a wrecked F90 M5. The project first appeared to be nearly insurmountable because it called for replacing all the body panels, rebuilding the crash structure, and rebuilding the engine.

At auction, a rare 1989 BMW M3 convertible for more than $101,000.


In a recent auction, a rare 1989 BMW M3 convertible brought about $101,000. Just 786 convertibles were made, and this one was one of them. It had only 11,000 miles on it and was in immaculate condition. One of the most recognizable sports cars of all time, the BMW M3 is a high-performance variant of the BMW 3 Series.

Get Information About the BMW M1 from Jason Cammisa.


Well-known automotive writer and broadcaster Jason Cammisa examines the BMW M1 closely and offers his thoughts on what makes it such a unique vehicle. Cammisa begins by emphasizing the M1's distinctive design, which was developed by Giugiaro at ItalDesign. He also discusses the amazing performance of the M1, which was made possible by a 3.5-liter straight-six engine that generated 277 horsepower.

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