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The 2017 BMW G30 5 Series is here and looks better than ever

Velocity (0– 100 km/h [62 miles per hour]: 7.5 s.
Fuel consumption, combined: 3.9 l/100 km (72.4 mpg imp)*. CO2 emissions, integrated: 102 g/km.

BMW M550i xDrive: Eight-cylinder gas engine, eight-speed Steptronic transmission.
Capacity: 4,395 cc.
Output: 340 kW/462 hp at 5,500 rpm.

Maximum torque: 650 Nm (479 lb-ft) from 1,800 rpm. Acceleration (0– 100 km/h [62 mph]: 4.0 s.
Fuel usage, combined: 8.9 l/100 km (31.7 mpg imp). CO2 emissions, combined: 204 g/km.

BMW 540i M Sport Plan – Outside

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VIDEO: BMW M2 in Exhaust Shot Put Automotive Olympic Games

It’s day three of the Carwow Automotive Olympic Games. We’ve currently seen the Balanced Gymnastics and the Reverse Drag Race occasions up until now. The four competitors in the video games are the Caterham 620S from Terrific Britain, the BMW M2 from Germany, the Jeep Grand Cherokee SRT-8 from U.S.A and the Honda Civic Type R from Japan. The medal count is as follows, the Caterham has simply one silver. BMW’s M2 has a bronze, as does Jeep, but the Honda leads with the only gold. But the next Olympic event for the four vehicles is the Exhaust Shot Put. The event is simple,

each automobile lines up at the beginning line one at a time and policy sized balls are suited their exhaust pipelines. The cars then start their engines and the back pressure fires the balls out. The overall range of all the balls are determined for each car and whoever has the highest overall range wins. Up, representing America, is the Jeep SRT-8. Four balls are stuffed into its four exhaust pipes and its magnificent 6.4 liter, 475 hp V8 rumbles to life, pushing the balls out. It gets a respectable push, with a total distance of 16.43 meters for all 4 balls integrated. It sounded truly excellent, too.

Next up is the Caterham, representing its host country of Fantastic Britain. Its 310 hp supercharged


engine pushes all its exhaust through one pipeline. So just one ball is used for this test, however with all of that pressure on simply one ball, it needs to shoot far. And it certainly does. The single ball fires out like a rocket and rolls to an excellent 28 meters. That’s going to be tough to beat. Following the Caterham is the Honda Civic Type R, for Japan. It, like the Jeep, has four exhaust pipes. It’s down on power in this test,

with only a 306 hp turbo-four. The Civic begins up and the balls somewhat slackly fall out and only add up to 14.06 meters. It’s an uninspiring effort from Honda. After the Honda is the BMW M2. It likewise has 4 exhaust pipelines, but they appear a bit narrower and the balls fit a bit tighter, so it might have excellent pressure to press.

The M2’s 365 hp turbocharged I6 engine roars to life and the balls get a good shot. While none of them go nearly as far as the Caterham, it’s the total that matters. Can the M2 match the Caterham with a combined total? Nearly, with 22.79 meters. The Caterham takes home its first gold and is now leading the Automotive Olympic medal chart with one gold and one silver. Honda is available in second with one gold medal.

The BMW M2 is third, with a silver and a bronze. While America gets the tail end with just 2 bronze medals. However, BMW looks to be considering a lead, as it will likely take gold in the Balanced Gymnastics. The outcomes from the ballot survey aren’t in yet, the M2 is leading with a tremendous 82 percent of votes for the gold. Stay tuned for more Automotive Olympic occasions. — video–

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BMW 2002 Hommage at Villa d’Este

Karim Habib and his design team at BMW have unveiled a brand-new hommage idea at the 2016 Concorso d’Eleganza. The BMW 2002 Hommage pays respects to the original and famous 2002 Turbo. The automobile was designed by young French/Belarus designer Alexey Kehza and it incorporates retro design hints with modern accents, a trend that we’ve seen in all previous hommage principles. Based on the BMW 2 Series, the 2002 Hommage is a sensational looking automobile. Its horizontal carbon fiber that runs the length of the vehicle separates matte and gloss surfaces of the Area Race Metal paint, with the top section being matter and the bottom being gloss. It likewise has single-circle yellow-tinted headlights to match the original 2002 Turbo and consumes familiar M-colored livery in choose locations.

The front chin spoiler provides genuine downforce to the front end and those enormously flared wheel arches likewise funnel air through them and aren’t just there to resemble the 2002 Turbos. The huge rear wing is also there for aerodynamic functions and, coincidentally, also reminds us of the

E46 M3 CSL’s rear wing. The bulging fenders are remarkable and sharp in their extension from the body, practically as if they were added after the vehicle was created, which is done intentionally to evoke the bolt-on fender flares of the 2002 Turbo, which were included for homologation functions after widening the wheel track. In a manner, it reminds us of the flared fenders of the 1M.

The 2002 Hommage is just a design workout but it reveals exactly what the M department could do with the 2 Series/M2 product packaging, which ideally will translate in the future into a very sporty, track-ready coupe.

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WORLD LAUNCH: 2017 BMW i3 with higher-density battery

Today BMW announced that BMW i will offer a new model range of its compact electric car, the BMW i3 and from the 2017 design year will be offering a new version with more than 50 % increased battery capacity. The 2017 BMW i3 (94 Ah) has a capability of 33 kilowatt hours (kWh) thanks to the greater energy density of the lithium ion cells. The BMW i group worked to make sure that the battery measurements stay unchanged while still providing a considerable variety boost. Even in daily conditions 2, the brand-new Battery Electric BMW i3, in varying weather and with the cooling or heating turned on, a variety of up to 114 miles combined1 (hwy/city) is possible as revealed by independent BMW testing cycles3. The driving performance figures of the 170 hp Air Conditioning concurrent electrical motor stay practically unchanged. The motor propels the BMW i3 from 0 to 60 miles per hour in just over 7 seconds. This makes the BMW i3 both the sportiest and most effective electrical vehicle in its section with an expected EPA electricity usage of 27 kWh/100mi. In addition to the Battery Electric BMW i3, the Variety Extender design will also feature the 94 Ah battery. When equipped with the Range Extender, if the driver needs added variety, the 2-cylinder gas engine is turned on when the battery is depleted to 6.5 % state of charge and keeps the charge level of the battery constant while driving and supplies an additional range thanks to a 25 % larger fuel tank (2.4 gallons). With the intro of the BMW i3 (94 Ah), BMW i now likewise offers a brand-new BMW House Charger Connect, a property charging station designed for comfortable and fast house charging featuring added linked functions. Prices for the 2017 BMW i3 (94 Ah) will be released closer to market launch.

Greater storage density of the battery cells.
The BMW i3 (94 Ah) sets a new standard in its sector with 94 ampere hours (Ah) cell capability, 33 kWh total battery energy, and an electrical range of approximately 114 miles combined1 (hwy/city) on one full battery charge. Consuming only 27 kWh/100mi the BMW i3 is the most efficient vehicle in its sector with the least expensive electricity usage expenses of roughly 2.81 USD/100mi4.

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BMW Quad Turbo Diesel 6 Cylinder Engine. Brings 394 HP/ 760 NM

At the Vienna engine seminar today, BMW confirmed its brand-new, top-of-the-line oil burner. The brand-new, state-of-the-art 3.0-liter i-6 will be suited the 750d xDrive; other design lines will follow. It will make 394 horse power from 4000 to 4400 rpm; optimum torque is ranked at 561 lb-ft, available from 2000 to 3000 rpm. On the road and suited the 7-series, it equates into a 0-60 mph time of around 4.5 seconds; top speed will be governed at 155 miles per hour.

The goals were clear: More power, better reaction, high-revving capability, and creating a convincing “” V8 fighter.”” Based on BMW’s brand-new modular engine design, it is testament of that architecture’s abilities. The incredible design features four exhaust turbochargers – two high-pressure chargers and two low-pressure ones. In regards to turbocharging, the main modification was changing the massive low-pressure turbocharger with 2 smaller sized typical exhaust turbochargers; they came at a cost benefit and without a weight penalty.

While the engine delivers immediate response and unbelievable high-end power, fuel consumption has been minimized by around 5 percent. Maximum torque, by the method, is restricted by the capabiliies of the XF 8HP 8-speed automatic. The engine, by itself, could deliver more. Not surprising that the diesel is so popular in Europe; we praise BMW’s transfer to raise the bar once again.

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World Debut BMW Indivdual 7 Series

Today BMW announced the “BMW Individual 7 Series THE NEXT 100 YEARS” designs to mark the company’s centenary, representing the historically progressed technological skills of the world’s leading manufacturer of premium vehicles and emphasize the exclusivity with which both high-end and development are revealed. The BMW 7 Series centennial designs are being produced in a restricted quantity with only 100 units readily available worldwide with three various engine variations.

The United States market will get 5 devices and it will be specifically offered as the “BMW Person M760i xDrive Design V12 Quality THE NEXT 100 YEARS” centennial design, featuring a 12-cylinder engine producing 610 hp (preliminary) and an unique mix of cutting edge comfort, high-end and dynamic dexterity. This centennial model will be offered by the end of 2016.

The BMW 7 Series centennial model is available with three drive versions:

BMW Person 740Le iPerformance THE NEXT 100 YEARS.
BMW Individual 740Le xDrive iPerformance THE NEXT 100 YEARS.
BMW Individual 750Li THE NEXT 100 YEARS.
BMW Person 750Li xDrive THE NEXT 100 YEARS.
BMW Person M760Li xDrive Model V12 Excellence THE NEXT 100 YEARS.

These BMW 7 Series centenary models integrate the innovation, efficiency and dynamics of the high-end sedan with unique and harmoniously matching design and equipment functions from BMW Person.

Despite the option of engine, the look, driving experience and interior environment of the luxury sedan are bestowed with a distinctively distinctive character thanks to the unique centenary design paint surface, 20-inch BMW Individual light-alloy wheels, BMW Individual great grain Merino full leather trim and more interior details from BMW Individual. The equipment range also consists of a fountain pen of the Montblanc brand, the colour and design of which are specifically lined up to the anniversary edition of the BMW 7 Series. It is likewise produced in a restricted quantity and is only exclusively available in combination with BMW 7 Series centennial models. As a result, the “BMW Person 7 Series THE NEXT 100 YEARS” embodies both a brand-new understanding of high-end at the top of the BMW design range in addition to a deeply ingrained awareness for client orientation, ageless design and unmatched quality.

Together, standard development abilities and outstanding ingenious stamina form the basis of the business’s exceptional success and the apparent character of BMW cars. The carmaker’s technological know-how is authentically shown in the brand-new BMW 7 Series’ attributes, which are more extensive and remarkable than ever in the history of the brand. The new high-end sedan impresses with a design that is specified by trendy presence, ageless elegance and supreme dynamics, its manifold innovations enhancing sportiness, trip convenience and effectiveness. At the same time, the sixth generation of the BMW 7 Series sets standards when it concerns operating comfort, intelligent networking and feel-good environment inside the automobile. With innovation and design highlights such as the Carbon Core body structure, BMW eDrive innovation, anti-dazzle BMW Laserlight, chassis control system Executive Drive Pro, BMW gesture control, remote regulated parking, Executive Lounge and panorama glass roofing system Sky Lounge, the BMW 7 Series highlights in the company’s anniversary year its claim to leadership in the luxury sedan sector more than ever previously.

Special outside colour, selected BMW Individual equipment functions.
The “BMW Individual 7 Series THE NEXT 100 YEARS” is produced at the BMW Dingolfing plant in a limited amount of 100 devices. The automobiles feature exclusive BMW Individual devices information created by a manufacturing procedure that is specified by uncompromising quality requirements, conventional style awareness, and handcrafted precision. The anniversary design’s prominent status is recognisable in the beginning glimpse by the BMW Individual outside colour Centennial Blue metal and the handcrafted signet. The colour alternative available exclusively for the 100 centennial designs is obtained by an especially intricate painting process that accentuates the sedan’s meaningful design through impressive sparkle and an extensive depth impact. Technology and design at the greatest level likewise combine together in the created 20-inch BMW Person light-alloy wheels in V-spoke design that come in a bi-colour Silver/Ferric Grey look and with mixed tires.

An exclusive, handmade signet bearing the lettering “THE NEXT 100 YEARS” decorates the B pillars, the interior strips above the glove compartment on the traveler side in addition to the front and rear seat headr

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The brand-new BMW F90 M5 going fast around the Nurburgring

Spring is here and BMW resumes its Nurburgring screening for the upcoming releases. Today, the BMW F90 M5 blessed us with its existence at the famous race track where it performed some hot laps providing us a more detailed take a look at its performance and engine sound. The M5 will be a lighter car than the present F10 M5, thanks to the brand-new G30 5 Series platform. BMW has actually found out a lot from BMW i and CFRP and aluminum parts will be at the core at all future vehicles, not simply the F90 M5.

Under the hood, the brand-new M5 will make use of a revised version of the 4.4 liter V8 TwinTurbo with around 600 horsepower. The engine is likely to receive some elements upgrade which will help deliver not only better performance but likewise higher effectiveness.

Design sensible, the F90 M5 will take advantage of a refreshed BMW design language, with a more aggressive front fascia, 3D sculpted kidney grille and sleeker LED headlights connecting to the external edge of the grille. The spy video verifies it’ll get a more heavily raked rear window and a sloping boot deck, giving it a sleeker profile than the existing F10 M5.

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BMW i8 Special Edition: Protonic Red

That was practically three years ago today, and the BMW i8 is still a marvel of technology, having the ability to load incredible efficiency along with fantastic effectiveness into a stunning design. The BMW i8 is one of the most highly amazing car in automobile history and has actually brought the idea of a hybrid supercar into a cost point that’s actually affordable to numerous, as opposed to what Porsche, Ferrari and McLaren are doing. Now, however, there’s a new edition of the BMW i8, one that will make its launching at the Geneva Motor Program in March, the BMW i8 Protonic Red Edition.

This special limited-edition of the BMW i8 offers consumers a brand-new way to tailor their BMW i8 much more closely to their tastes. The Protonic Red Edition i8 is only the first in a series of scandal sheet BMW i8s. These scandal sheet variants will permit customers to delight in a choice of bespoke devices highlights and everything starts with the Protonic Red Edition.

If you had not currently seen, the BMW i8 Protonic Red Edition will be painted in a new color called, you guessed it, Protonic Red which will have Frozen Grey Metallic contrast accents. This is far better than painting the entire automobile in Frozen paint, as that can be problematic to preserve during ownership. This scandal sheet i8 will also feature new W-spoke 470 light-allow wheels painted in Orbit Grey Metallic with hubs painted in Aluminum Matte. The contrast of the car to the wheels make the Protonic Red i8 appearance excellent and very unique.

The interior will likewise acquire some special touches, such as “i8” embossing on the front head restraints and the door sill strips bearing the lettering “Protonic Red Edition”. The seats feature double lap seams in red, and the red stitching is in evidence once more in the door and side trim panels, echoing the outside paintwork to excellence. Exclusively designed embellishers made from state-of-the-art carbon fiber for the center console and control panel reinforce the cool, sporty appearance of the BMW i8 interior, as do the carbon-fiber pull manages on the withins of the doors. The gear selector with black ceramic detailing, the grey-colored seat belts and the specifically created floor mats with leather piping and red contrast stitching put the finishing touches to the cabin’s extremely specific styling.

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BMW M7 | Alpina B7
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BMW of North America revealed the brand new 2017 BMW ALPINA B7 xDrive, the third generation of ALPINA vehicles based upon the BMW 7 Series provided in the United States.

The B7 Gets A New Heart

The 2017 B7 is powered by a new 4.4 liter eight-cylinder engine with twin-turbo charging, gasoline direct injection and Valvetronic provides an impressive output of 600 horsepower between 5750 rpm and 6250 rpm, while the optimum torque of 590 lb-ft is offered from 3000 rpm. The resulting performance figures are exceptional– the all-new BMW ALPINA B7 xDrive accelerates in simply 3.6 seconds from 0 to 60 miles per hour, 0.8 seconds faster than its predecessor while reaching a top speed of approximately 193 mph (initial figure).

A variety of significant technical information are accountable for this engine’s power output and performance characteristics– especially the air intake system, the intercooler and turbocharger configuration and the high-performance cooling system. The twin-turbo charging system makes up 2 specially established turbochargers positioned in the V of the 8-cylinder engine. These feature twin-scroll turbochargers with bigger inlet and outlet sizes. This configuration ensures optimum use of exhaust gas energy even at low engine speeds. The result is a fast power accumulation and more torque at low engine speeds for general exceptional engine response. At 2000 rpm the ALPINA’s V8 twin-turbo engine already produces 494 lb-ft of torque guaranteeing optimum efficiency.

All elements of the high-performance cooling system are developed to eliminate traffic jams and maximize efficiency– special large-volume coolers are interconnected by huge size hosing for optimum throughput. An indirect intercooler system (air to water) facilitates the implementation of short charge-air consumption courses. Integrated with additional external water coolers and a transmission oil cooler, the system ensures the thermodynamic stability of the V8 twin-turbo engine at all times, even under the greatest loads and ambient air temperatures.

Inside the engine unique Mahle pistons and NGK trigger plugs are created to handle the temperature levels and loads associated with 20 psi of boost pressure and a compression ratio of 10.0:1.

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