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BMW Landβ”‚Issue #40

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Spy Photos




BMW 2-Series Active Tourer Spied


Despite the initial rumors of dropping the nameplate, BMW is getting ready to unveil the new generation 2-Series Active Tourer. The German MPV was spied during its final stages of development at the NΓΌrburgring, before its official premiere before the end of 2021, possibly at the IAA Mobility in Munich.


BMW X7 Facelift Rendering


When it goes on sale in 2022, the BMW X7 Facelift will feature one of the most extensive visual facelifts we've seen in recent memory. We believe this is a strategic move by the BMW design team to prepare us for the next generation of luxury vehicles which will be previewed by the upcoming BMW 7 Series.





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Drag Races



Golf 8 GTI vs BMW 128ti 


In this new video from Cars.co.za, we get to see a drag race between the BMW 128ti and the new Mk8 Volkswagen GTI. It’s an interesting time for hot-hatch supremacy because the GTI is actually in a bit of a weakened state, as the Mk8 isn’t quite as widely loved as its predecessor, the near-perfect Mk7. Adding to that is the surprisingly good BMW 128ti proving that the Bavarians actually know how to make a good hot hatch.


VIDEO: BMW M5 CS Takes On Tuned Rivals From Audi And AMG


Is it strong enough to take down its two main rivals, the Mercedes-AMG E63 S and the Audi RS6 Avant, if they've both been heavily tuned. In this video, a bone stock BMW M5 CS drag raced a tuned Audi RS6 Avant and a tuned Mercedes-AMG E63 S. The M5 CS uses a 4.4 liter twin-turbo V8 to make 626 horsepower and 553 lb-ft of torque.



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Tests



VIDEO: EAG Checks Out A Very Special E39 BMW M5


Almost all BMW enthusiasts are aware of Enthusiast Auto Group, the premiere BMW restoration shop in North Americas. In this video we get to see an E39 BMW M5 which was sold to a former BMW North America employee, Kenn Sparks. This specific E39 BMW M5 is a fantastic example; Alpine White with Caramel interior, and it's in absolutely stunning condition.


VIDEO: Watch This 790 Horsepower BMW M8 Hit The Autobahn


In this video, you get to see the M8 Gran Coupe hit over 290 km/h, which is a shocking speed for a public road. In today's world of YouTube, in which you can see literally any sort of insane feat of speed, 290 km/h might not seem all that shocking but it should.


VIDEO: Check Out Part Two Of Joe Achilles' Petrol Head Tours


A large portion of BMW enthusiasts are young people. Never before has it been easier for young people to enjoy dream cars. In his latest video, Achilles shows off the second part of his Petrol Head Tours adventure, in which he covered thousands of miles in his brand-new M3 Comp.


2021 BMW M4 Competition Lap The Nurburgring


First, in late June, Porsche claimed a new record for a production car with a time of 6 minutes, 43 seconds flat using a 911 GT2 RS. Then, earlier this week, Audi set a new record in the compact segment with a lap time of 7 minutes, 40.748 seconds, and dethroned the Renault Megane RS Trophy-R. Now, it's time for another fast lap around the famous track.



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News



BMW ALPINA XD3 and XD4 Facelift


Two new videos and an extensive photo gallery give us a better look at the facelifted BMW ALPINA XD3 and XD4. The new footage and photos highlight the beautiful design of the premium SUVs, along with their driving performance



VIDEO: BMW M3 Competition Driving School Car Gets A Much Needed Wash


If you've ever been to a BMW Performance Driving School, you'd know that the cars used get worked. So BMW took one of their BMW M3 Competition driving school cars and brought it to AMMO NYC to get a proper freshening up. The BMW M3 Competition in question was still wrapped in the driving school livery, which actually poses a bit of a challenge.


Manhart Gives The BMW M5 A Massive 800 Horsepower Output


German tuning shop Manhart reveals a new project based on the F90 BMW M5. And as always, it's all about the power upgrade. With all these upgrades, the Manhart MH5 800 now delivers 804 horsepower and a massive 1050 Nm of torque.


VIDEO: AutoTopNL Tunes Their G80 BMW M3 With Race Chip


The biggest difference between the G80 BMW M3 and the M3 Competition is power. AutoTopNL's G80 BMW M3 is a standard model, with a six-speed manual gearbox and a fantastic Zanzibar Metallic paint color, In this video, they took the M3 to Race Chip to get a tune.




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