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PostHeaderIcon BMW M5

The new-generation 5 Series arrived for the 2017 model year, replacing the seven-year-old and rather successful F10 model. Not only redesigned inside and out, the new sedan also lost some weight and gained new engines, including four-cylinder, six-cylinder, and V-8 mills. Now up to 137 pounds lighter, it’s quicker, more dynamic, and returns improved fuel economy. It also features state-of-the-art tech that brings it in line with the latest Mercedes-AMG E-Class. As usual, a high-performance M5 version is set to follow, and BMW just introduced it to the world with loads of new tech and an upgraded V-8 engine.

Arguably the most intriguing fact about the new M5 is that gained all-wheel-drive. The rumor has been circulating for quite a few years, and BMW has confirmed that xDrive will be offered as an option (but standard in the United States). The move is far from surprising, as both Audi and Mercedes-Benz have adopted all-wheel-drive for most of their performance cars. So basically BMW is bringing the M5 in line with its main U.S. rivals, the Mercedes-AMG E63 S and the Audi RS7. The new sedan will go on sale starting September 2017, with deliveries set to commence in the spring of 2018.

Updated 09/19/2017: The new M5 was one of the many cars BMW displayed at the 2017 Frankfurt Motor Show. Check our gallery to see how amazing the car looked on the show’s floor.

Continue reading to learn more about the 2018 BMW M5.

PostHeaderIcon BMW X4 M

The BMW X4 came to be in 2014 as a coupe version of the popular X3. Although sporting a sloping roofline and a redesigned rear end, the X4 is actually an X3 underneath, using the same chassis and drivetrains. The purpose of this crossover was to offer customers a sportier looking X3, as well as expand the company’s SUV lineup to four models. Unlike most Bimmer, the X4 has yet to gain a proper M version, although BMW did launch an M40i for the 2016 model year. In 2017, rumors that an X4 M might be underway began to turn into reality with more prototypes spotted on public roads. Come 2018 and the first-ever M version of the crossover is getting closer and closer to its official debut.

With the X4 having received a facelift , there’s no doubt that the X4 M will benefit from the same visual cues. It’s still a mystery as to why BMW delayed the X4 M for so long, especially with Mercedes-Benz already offering AMG version of the GLC, but we at least know that the performance-oriented SUV is on its way. An official launch date has yet to be announced, but we gathered all the information we have in a speculative review. We also created a new rendering of the X4 M based on the latest data provided by test cars seen on public roads.

Updated 04/04/2018: Our spy photographers caught the upcoming BMW X4 M during hi-speed testing on the Nürburgring in Germany.

Continue reading to learn more about the BMW X4 M.

PostHeaderIcon BMW X3 M

BMW launched the X3 back in 2003 as its second SUV and the market’s first compact luxury crossover. Updated in 2010, the X3 ditched its weird-looking front fascia in favor of a nose that resembled the X5’s. The second-gen crossover also saw production move from Graz, Austria, to BMW’s U.S. factory in Greer, South Carolina. As a result, the X3 entered the North American market as a locally built vehicle with a more affordable sticker. After six successful years on the market, the second-gen X3 was replaced by a brand-new model for 2018. The big news here is that the crossover will finally get a proper M version.

With Mercedes-Benz already offering two AMG versions of the GLC and Audi reportedly working on a beefed-up version of Q5 models, BMW is finally considering green-lighting a high-performance version of the X3 for the third-generation model. Likely to arrive sometime in 2018, the X3 M has been somewhat confirmed by BMW M chief Frank van Meel at the 2015 Detroit Auto Show, who also revealed that the X4 is scheduled to receive an M version as well. While the X3 M is being kept under wraps as of June 2017, we put together a speculative piece on what the crossover might have to offer once it arrives. Read on for the details.

Continue reading to learn more about the upcoming BMW X3 M.


PostHeaderIcon BMW Could Electrify Its M-Car Lineup in the Near Future

BMW’s i division may have brought us the electric BMW i3 and the Plug-in BMW i8, but it also brought fear that BMW would merge the the i and M divisions, potentially taking away from the “Ultimate Driving Machine” image associated with the brand’s M-car lineup. Even still, BMW remained adamant that the two divisions would remain separate for the foreseeable future. Well, until now, that is, as BMW’s Head of Product Management – Alexander Kotouc – has hinted that the two brands could eventually merge: “If we built something like a high-performance car or a supersports electric car, why shouldn’t it be something like an iM car?”

That’s the word that comes from Car Advice, who was on the scene in Australia when the BMW 530e iPerformance made its local debut. Kotouc claims that the reasoning behind this possibility in the future stems from the fact that people are willing to step into a car that is “part-electric,” but they still want all of that M goodness we’ve all grown to love. It’s the main reason why the brand’s plug-in models with the M Sport package sell so well. According to Kotouc, the brand’s cars will always retain that “ultimate driving machine” heritage, regardless of drivetrain, so there are at least some reassurances on the table. But, what does that really mean for future i and M models? Keep reading to find out.


PostHeaderIcon BMW Trademarks Point To Family Of Track-Focused CS Models

Trademarks a can be a tricky thing because while they do point to potentially big things for the future, there are no guarantees that these “big things” will pan out. But this one is more than interesting because it involves BMW and the possibility of seeing a whole family of CS models down the road. According to Auto Guide, the German automaker has filed trademarks for a handful of CS-badged models, ranging from the M1 to the M8, with the World Intellectual Property Organization.

Why is this big? Well, the answer goes back a few months ago when reports of BMW introducing an M4 CS model, a performance-oriented version of the coupe that’s rumored to sit between the M4 and the track-focused M4 GTS. If the M4 CS is an indication of what we can expect with these new trademarks, there’s a possibility that the M4 CS won’t be the only CS-badged model we’ll see in the future. Is it possible then that a full family of CS models, beginning with the M1 all the way up to the M8, is on the way? We can dream, right?

Take it a step further and you can even point to the M4 Competition Sport that BMW introduced in Spain as a limited edition model to serve as a precursor to the M4 CS. That or BMW could just build off of what it already has with the M4 Competition Sport and rechristen it as the M4 CS. A lot of possibilities are beginning to come into play here and it all points to a lot of exciting possibilities.

Beyond the ramifications of having an entire lineup of CS-badged M models, the trademarks also provides a hint that BMW may finally give the 1 Series a full-fledged M model. More importantly, an M8 CS model adds another layer of proof that the German automaker is going full steam ahead with bringing back the entire 8 Series family, M models included.

Then again, these trademarks could end up being nothing more than BMW performing its due diligence to prevent other brands to trademark the same names. That’s a possibility, but I think we’re all unanimous in hoping that these trademarks lead to something more than that.

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PostHeaderIcon BMW M240i

For the moment, anyone who climbs the BMW 2 Series model ladder will eventually reach the M235i Coupe. Essentially the penultimate step before the top dog M2, the M235i offers copious sporting cues and performance-oriented hardware, but doesn’t bash the sensibilities (or bank account) quite like its hardcore sibling. Now at the halfway mark in its lifecycle, the compact is due for a refresh for the 2017 model year, which means an updated engine, and consequently, a new name – M240i. So far, official details from the Bavarians are limited, but given what we’re hearing from the rumor mill, you should also expect to see new equipment for the headlights and the cabin.

By all accounts, the M240i is exactly what we need from Bimmer, with more ponies, lower fuel consumption, quicker acceleration, and presumably, the latest gadgetry. Further details will drop this summer, but for now, read on for what we’ve learned so far.

Continue reading to learn more about the 2017 BMW M240i.


PostHeaderIcon BMW M4 GTS

Like many high-performance vehicles, the BMW M3 has provided the perfect platform for a dozen special-edition models throughout its history. Who can forget the E36-based GTR and the E46-based CSL, or even the Cecotto and Ravaglia editions of the first-generation M3? Then there’s the GTS, arguably one of the best-performing M3s in history.

Launched for the 2010 model year and with only 250 units built, the GTS was a more powerful and lighter version of the E92 M3. The coupe had a 4.4-liter V-8 rated at 444 horsepower and weighed 300 pounds less than the standard M3. These specs made it incredibly fast in the sprint to 60 mph, which took only 4.2 seconds, and it was quite popular with collectors. All 250 units sold immediately, despite a sticker of €115,000 (more than $130,000 as of 2015). Although the E92 remained the sole GTS-badged Bimmer for half a decade, the nameplate returned for the 2016 model year, this time around on the M4.

Tested for many months camouflaged as a MotoGP Safety Car and then previewed as a concept at Pebble Beach, the production M4 GTS just broke cover ahead of its official public debut at the 2015 Tokyo Motor Show. Granted, the GTS’ debut in Japan is rather exotic, but the Bimmer should debut in the U.S. at the Los Angeles Auto Show this November.

Updated 04/14/2016: BMW dropped a series of new images for its new M4 GTS, images taken during the car’s international press launch in Barcelona, Spain. We also want to remind you that the new M4 GTS will arrive on the U.S. market in the second quarter of 2016.

Click past the jump to read more about the 2016 BMW M4 GTS.


PostHeaderIcon BMW M1

Although BMW had been racing its cars since the 1920s, it didn’t develop its first true-blue sports car until the late 1970s. A few years after the M division started making headlines with its beefed-up sedans and coupes, BMW signed an agreement with Italian manufacturer Lamborghini to build a mid-engine sports car in sufficient quantity for racing homologation. The collaboration didn’t go as planned, and BMW eventually decided to produce the car itself with input from its Motorsport division. The M1’s body was designed by Giugiaro, which explains its very Italian cues, while production was handled by Baur. The end result was sold to the public from 1978 to 1981, with only 453 examples built.

To this day, the M1 remains one of BMW’s rarest models. Likewise, it is also one of the company’s most successful race cars, with its track career surpassing that of the road car’s well into the 1980s. Unfortunately, the M1 is also BMW’s first sports car, which makes it that much more important to the Munich’s storied history as an automobile manufacturer.

The M1 Homage Concept launched in 2008 to commemorate the 30th anniversary of the M1 spawned rumors that BMW might build a successor, but a modern-day M1 has yet to arrive as of 2014.

Updated 08/23/2016: RM Sotheby’s auctioned a very well preserved Ferrari Enzo during the 2016 Monterey Car Week. Check out the “Prices” section to see how how much it was auctioned and the “Pictures” tab for some images taken during the event.

Continue reading to learn more about the 1978-1981 BMW M1.


PostHeaderIcon BMW M2

The BMW 1 Series M was an amazingly fun and agile car, but its limited two-year run from 2010 to 2012 resulted in the 1M being more of a unicorn than a track-slaying monster. BMW tried to bring some of the 1M’s charm back into dealerships with the M235i, but the performance-oriented coupe was too heavy and lacked the aggressiveness of its forerunner. Fortunately, the BMW M2 has finally arrived for the 2016 model year, bringing a similar combination of high power and lightness as its predecessor, while being produced in larger numbers for more track enthusiasts to enjoy.

Essentially an M235i on steroids, the M2 promises to be a true driver’s car. Although the 2 Series was only launched in 2014 as a successor to the 1 Series Coupe, BMW links the M2’s heritage to iconic Bimmers such as the original E30 M3 and the 2002 Turbo of 1973. It may seem a bit out of place to link the M2 to the E30 M3 with the M4 around, but the littlest M offering yet seems to have what it takes to be considered a worthy successor of the legendary mid-1980s coupe. Keep reading to find out why.

Updated 05/06/2016: BMW dropped a new video in which it shows the new M2 Coupe in action in Beijing, China. The video was show during the BMW M Night. Hit “play” to watch it.

Click past the jump to read more about the 2017 BMW M2.


PostHeaderIcon Modified BMW Z3M Coupe Stars in Petrolicious Video

The the 1998 – 2002 BMW Z3M Coupe is an odd-ball that took its lumps but ended up being incredibly fun; the same can probably be said for the latest Petrolicious video. Normally focusing on rare, low-production vintage and classic cars, Petrolicious switched gears a bit to focus on Alex McCulloch and his interestingly tuned BMW Z3M Coupe.

McCulloch, an airline pilot and avid hang glider, chose the car for its challenging nature, which he says is an “exercise in frustration,” but he has turned the M Coupe into an impressive track car that tackles the NASA Time Trial (TTB) class. Watching him drive around the track shows just how much of a handful the Z3M Coupe can be to drive. Perhaps the best part about his car is that he has tuned it in a way that it can easily be put back to stock in 48 hours, if needed.

The tuning was never an issue with the Z3M Coupe, though. It was the awkward shooting brake design. As McCulloch put it, the Z3M Coupe was “not a product of marketing or branding.” Instead, it was an effort to make a more rigid, track-friendly version of the Z3M leading to the Coupe’s unusual design that has earned the car numerous nicknames over the years including “clown shoe,” which is referenced in the episode title.

Sure, this Petrolicious lacks a gorgeous vintage car and obnoxious, burbling exhaust notes, but it offer some cool aerial videography and colorful viewer comments (hurray, Internet!). Seriously, reading the comments on this one is almost as fun as watching the video itself… go ahead, check them out!


PostHeaderIcon Future BMW M Models Will Drop Manual Gearbox

Deep down, we all knew this would happen eventually. BMW’s new M boss, Frank van Meel, has announced that the manual transmission likely won’t be around too much longer on M models. The reasons are the same ones we hear every time this kind of announcement is made: dual-clutch transmissions are faster and better for fuel economy, and of course the big reason: people just aren’t buying enough manuals. It was acknowledged that there are still quite a few fans of manuals on M cars, but with those sales continuing to decline, the future “isn’t bright.”

As a further piece of bad news, Van Meel also announced that M would be putting a 600-horsepower cap on all M models. For the higher-volume models like the M3 and M4, this won’t be much of an issue, at least not for the foreseeable future, but bigger models like the M5 are pretty close to that line already. That’s not to say that BMW won’t be working on ways to make better use of that power in future versions of the car, but the words “horsepower cap” are never something you want to hear in connection to something like the M division.

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PostHeaderIcon BMW M4 Vs. BMW M6: Video

For the longest time, the M3 and M5 were the only two M cars you could buy, but now the M badge has proliferated across the BMW lineup. What was once the just the M3 has now spawned the M4. The M6 comes in both coupe and four-door coupe flavors. Want a faster SUV or crossover? Look no further than the 2015 BMW X5 M and 2015 BMW X6 M. And that’s not even counting M Performance cars like the 2014 BMW M235i or the upcoming M2 sport coupe and M7 fast full-size sedan. I might need a new “M” key by the time I finish typing this.

For my money the M4 and M6 Coupe are probably the two most desirable M cars in the current range, and the two came together for this half-mile drag race caught on camera by the Bay Area Racing YouTube channel. By the looks and sounds of the two, they’re far from stock. Both wear Vörsteiner body kits and wheels. I’m normally not a body-kit-kind-of-guy, but the kits for both cars land in good place on the understated/obnoxious continuum.

In stock form, the M4’s twin-turbo, 3.0-liter, straight-six engine puts down 425 horsepower and 406 pound-feet of torque, while the twin-turbo, 4.4-liter V-8 in the M6 produces 560 horsepower and 501 pound-feet of torque. We’re not sure how much power these two are making, but we imagine it’s a good bit more than that. Both drivers stomp the loud pedal after a rolling start, and get on with the job of making it to the other end of the half-mile stretch of runway as quickly as possible. Can the lighter M4 hold off the (presumably) more-powerful M6? Watch and find out.


PostHeaderIcon BMW M3 Will Star In Mission Impossible Rogue Nation: Video

What qualities would you look for in a getaway car? Obviously, you would want something fast, but you would probably also want something with four doors to make entry and egress easier for your accomplices. You’ll probably also want something inconspicuous that can melt into the background and relatively compact incase you need to maneuver through any tight alleyways.

Whether you’re a secret agent or have just made some bad choices in life, we would recommend the latest F80 BMW M3. Coincidentally, that’s the exact car Tom Cruise and Simon Pegg will use to outrun a pack of armed and angry motorcyclists through the streets of Casablanca, Morocco in this summer’s Mission: Impossible Rouge Nation. The Impossible Missions Force M3 appears to be equipped with a few additional features, including a handprint recognition system on the drivers-side window that can be used to unlock the door. Unfortunately, Tom Cruise’s handprint on the window is the least of this M3’s problems: It gets shot at, driven through a flea market, smashed into motorcycles and then driven off a veranda in reverse.

It’s the second BMW to appear in a Mission: Impossible movie. The first was the BMW VisionEfficient Dynamics (the conceptual predecessor to the i8), which had a brief cameo the in the fourth movie, Mission: Impossible Ghost Protocol.

This is the second trailer for the movie, and it looks like fun!

BMW M3 Will Star In Mission Impossible Rogue Nation: Video originally appeared on topspeed.com on Sunday, 7 June 2015 06:00 EST.

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PostHeaderIcon Next BMW X3 Will Get An M Version With M3-Engine

The German luxury-car manufacturers have been locked in a horsepower war for the past decade. Between Mercedes-Benz’ AMG models, Audi’s RS cars and BMW’s M Division cars, we’re getting more and more powerful sports cars coming from Europe. The M Division in particular has proven to be particularly adept at crafting impressive performance upgrades for just about any BMW product. According to comments made by BMW M’s CEO Frank van Meel , the next shot to be fired is likely to be an M version of the X3 compact crossover.

It makes perfect sense. The X5 was BMW’s first SUV (or SAV, as BMW likes to call it—a “sport activity vehicle”), and the 567-horsepower X5 M debuted in 2009, to do battle with an AMG-massaged Mercedes ML-Class, among others. The X3 is came along in 2003 as the second member of BMW’s SAV family. Now in its second generation, there’s been speculation that the third generation will bring an X3 M variant. If BMW’s usual model-introduction practice remains the same, an X3 M might debut some time in 2016 in Europe, with a North American intro following soon after.

Because the BMW’s 3.0-liter straight six already fits in the X3, it’s very likely that the X3 M will be powered by the 425-horsepower twin-turbo six that powers the M3 and M4. Of course, other than the confirmation that an X3 M is coming, all of this is speculation.

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Next BMW X3 Will Get An M Version With M3-Engine originally appeared on topspeed.com on Thursday, 4 June 2015 16:00 EST.

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PostHeaderIcon BMW M4 GTS Will Drop Rear Seats And 220 LBS

BMW’s badging for special versions of M products sometimes feels a bit like it’s being made up as they go along. But the upcoming M4 GTS is not only a return of the GTS badge, first used on the 2010 M3 GTS, but it is also shaping up to be quite an impressive car. We’ve been getting piecemeal bits of information about the car for a little while, and the latest news from Bimmerpost tells us a bit about the weight savings we can expect from the car.

The first thing to look for is that there will be no back seat. Rear seat deletes are pretty much standard for all really serious track-focused versions of 2+2 coupes. The body will also be 220 pounds lighter than that of the standard M4, doubtless through the use of carbon fiber, as was the case with the previous GTS. A number of other creature comforts will be deleted, such as the infotainment and climate control systems, and racing seats will replace the remaining two seats. There might be options available in Europe which won’t be available in the US, but this is still undetermined.

Continue reading to learn more about the BMW M4 GTS.

BMW M4 GTS Will Drop Rear Seats And 220 LBS originally appeared on topspeed.com on Wednesday, 3 June 2015 13:00 EST.

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PostHeaderIcon BMW Car Club of America Raffles M4 Dinan Club Edition

For the first time in its 14-year history, the BMW Car Club of America’s annual Car of Your Dreams Raffle will give away a fully tuned and custom-built Bimmer sporting a huge array of performance parts from one of the world’s leading go-faster shops, Dinan Engineering. The Grand Prize will be a 2015 M4 Coupe Dinan Club Edition with over 20 grand in upgrades, a total package value of $110,000.

Draped in an Alpine White paint job and boasting 530 horsepower, 504 pound-feet of torque, and a slew of tasty carbon-fiber add-ons, the hyper-powered two-door is ostensibly one of the most valuable and powerful M4s in existence.

“This year, we’re proud to present a Grand Prize raffle car engineered by Steve Dinan, rolling on Forgeline metal and gripping the road courtesy of Michelin. Three of the top names in automotive excitement join the Ultimate Drivers’ Club in bringing you the M4 of your dreams,” said Frank Patek, executive director of the BMW CCA.

In addition to the uber-Bavarian sled Grand Prize, the raffle will also give away a brand-new F80 M3 sedan, MSRP $62,000, and a brand-new M235i coupe, MSRP $43,100. There will also be special drawings for every ticket purchased during specific designated periods, with prizes including $1,000 gift cards for IHG Hotels, Michelin Tires, Shell gas, Best Buy, and Amex.

Tickets are currently available for $25 a pop to BMW CCA members only, so you’ll need to join if you want to win. Each ticket offers a 1-in-5,000 chance of winning a car. There is no limit to the number of tickets you can purchase. The entry deadline is September 10. 

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BMW Car Club of America Raffles M4 Dinan Club Edition originally appeared on topspeed.com on Tuesday, 2 June 2015 17:00 EST.

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PostHeaderIcon 2016 M3 and M4 Pricing Revealed Via Leaked Ordering Guide

Both the BMW 3 Series and the M3 have just received their facelifts for the 2016 model year, and, as many of you are aware, updates are far from significant. Aside from the new 3.0-liter, inline-six in the 340i model, which replaces the previous 335i, both cars are about new light clusters and slightly revised dashboards. As a result, it was expected prices would see only minor adjustments compared to 2015. Now, an ordering guide that has just hit the Interwebz via Bimmer Post confirms that pricing for the 2016 M3 has seen a modest increase.

According to the guide, customers looking to buy the facelifted M3 would have to pay $63,200 before options. That’s an increase of $1,200 over 2015. Also, bundles such as the Driver Assistance Plus, the Executive Package, and the Lighting Package would cost $1,700, $3,500, and $1,900, respectively. Also, the available double-clutch transmission retails for $2,900, while the Adaptive M suspension fetches $1,000.

Having received similar updates, the M4 coupe is also $1,200 more expensive than last year’s model, meaning it retails from $65,400 for 2016. Likewise, the 2016 M4 Convertible sports a $1,400 premium, taking the new sticker to $74,900.

Pricing for the milder 3 Series and 4 Series have yet to be announced, but BMW should spill the beans later this summer. Stay tuned for updates.

Continue reading for the full story.

2016 M3 and M4 Pricing Revealed Via Leaked Ordering Guide originally appeared on topspeed.com on Monday, 1 June 2015 17:00 EST.

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PostHeaderIcon BMW M2 Caught Testing At Nurburgring: Video

Take a look at the original E30 M3 next to the current M3 and M4 twins, and one thing is apparent: the current M cars are huge. The bigger the M3 got over the years, the bigger the gap grew for a smaller (and cheaper) M car in BMW’s portfolio. The fantastic 1 Series M Coupe rectified this to some extent, but it was built in such small numbers that it was nearly impossible to get your hands on one. Even today they’re selling for well over MSRP.

But relief is on the way in the form of the 2 Series-based M2, seen here putting in some hot laps on the Nürburgring. From the looks of these test mules, BMW appears to be in the final stages of M2 development. The psychedelic camouflage hides wider front fenders, similar to the ones seen on the M235i race car, and stylized M-specific front and rear fascias. Of course, there’s also the requisite quad exhaust exits.

Expect to see a detuned version of the same twin-turbo 3.0-liter straight six from the M3/M4 producing around 365 horsepower and 343 pound-feet of torque.The regular 2 Series is actually pretty heavy for its size, so expect the M2 to be put on a diet of carbon-fiber-reinforced plastic body panels and aluminum chassis components. That, combined with a short wheelbase, should translate to some agile handling characteristics too. Look for the M2 to be unveiled later in 2015 and to hit showrooms in 2016.

We’re really looking forward to this one.

BMW M2 Caught Testing At Nurburgring: Video originally appeared on topspeed.com on Tuesday, 26 May 2015 12:00 EST.

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PostHeaderIcon BMW M Parade At Nurburgring: Video

For fans of German performance cars, not much can top the sights and sounds of 43 BMW M cars all on a parade around the Nurburgring.f Most of the cars in this video are, as you’d expect, M3s, but there are 1M’s, M4s, M5s, M6s, X5 Ms and X6 Ms. Even the Safety cars are an M4 and an M6. Sadly, there is no M1, but that was going to be a long shot anyway. The footage comes from a parade held as a preliminary event before the 24 Hours Nurburgring race. With BMW fans’ joy being only somewhat diminished when a BMW took second behind an Audi in the actual race.

AMG didn’t come under Mercedes control until 1990, and has only been a wholly owned division of the company for a decade. Audi made its first RS-badged car in 1994, but BMW was well ahead of both of its major competitors in the performance department when it rolled out the first M-badged car in 1978. M heritage therefore stretches a bit further back, and it makes the cars a logical choice for such a storied race track.

BMW M Parade At Nurburgring: Video originally appeared on topspeed.com on Friday, 22 May 2015 10:00 EST.

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PostHeaderIcon BMW M4 GTS Will Arrive In The U.S. In Early 2016

If you live in the United States and you’ve been holding out for a hotter BMW M4, then it appears your patience has been rewarded. Newly leaked information suggests that the racier 2016 M4 GTS will make its way across the Atlantic to be sold in North America. You might remember that BMW didn’t think we Americans were cool enough to buy the very fast and very orange E92 M3 GTS.

User MikeBMWVegas at Bimmer Post brought the info to light after he came across the 2016 M4 GTS Coupe in BMW’s North American ordering system. Info on colors, pricing and options isn’t available yet, but it appears sales will begin in March of 2016.

BMW hasn’t released anything official on the GTS or even confirmed its existence, but we have a pretty good idea of what to expect from the lighter, more powerful M4. Our spy shots show some clearly visibly new exterior features, including a jutting front splitter and a fixed rear wing. Power should be bumped up to the 450 horsepower range and weight reduced by around 200 pounds. Look for the M4 GTS at the 2015 Frankfurt Motor Show in September.

Continue reading to learn more about the future BMW M4 GTS.

BMW M4 GTS Will Arrive In The U.S. In Early 2016 originally appeared on topspeed.com on Thursday, 21 May 2015 18:00 EST.

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End Date: Sunday Oct-28-2018 12:00:00 PDT
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1966 Chevrolet C-10 1966 Chevrolet C 10 Pickup
$2,475.00 (7 Bids)
End Date: Sunday Oct-28-2018 7:54:58 PDT
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1969 Ford F100 Ranger 1969 Ford F100 Ranger Pickup, VERY clean!
$4,550.00 (14 Bids)
End Date: Thursday Oct-25-2018 12:21:45 PDT
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1946 Chevrolet Other Pickups 1946 chevy pickup truck
$4,550.00 (0 Bids)
End Date: Saturday Oct-27-2018 13:00:26 PDT
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1972 Chevrolet C10 1972 Chevy C10 Pick Up Frame Off RESTO 350 Vintage AC PS PDB 350Trans
$10,200.00 (2 Bids)
End Date: Tuesday Oct-23-2018 10:00:00 PDT
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1972 Chevrolet C-10 1972 C10 shortbed LS3, 6 speed auto
$12,600.00 (6 Bids)
End Date: Sunday Oct-28-2018 8:53:00 PDT
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1946 Chevrolet Other Pickups 1946 chevy coe
$4,500.00 (29 Bids)
End Date: Monday Oct-22-2018 20:08:49 PDT
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1971 Chevrolet C-10 Custom 1971 C10 Custom 3 Door Crew Cab
$29,500.00 (0 Bids)
End Date: Monday Oct-22-2018 14:00:00 PDT
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1957 Chevrolet Other Pickups Standard 1957 Chevy Custom Patina Truck
$15,100.00 (29 Bids)
End Date: Wednesday Oct-24-2018 10:46:28 PDT
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1949 Chevrolet Other Pickups 1949 Chevy 3100 Truck Patina Rat Rod
$14,400.00 (12 Bids)
End Date: Sunday Oct-28-2018 12:45:00 PDT
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1966 Ford Mustang GT350 1966 Ford Shelby GT350 GT350 73,822 Miles Ivy Green Fastback V8 Manual 4 Spe
$149,550.00
End Date: Thursday Nov-8-2018 8:17:54 PST
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1965 Ford Mustang 1965 Ford Mustang Shelby GT 350 Clone Built 289 Tremec 5 Speed Power RackPinon
$48,100.00 (7 Bids)
End Date: Tuesday Oct-23-2018 10:00:00 PDT
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1957 Chevrolet Other Pickups 1957 CHEVY Restomod Truck
$33,600.00 (14 Bids)
End Date: Thursday Oct-25-2018 17:35:14 PDT
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2019 Chevrolet Corvette 2LT $8,605 OFF MSRP 2019 CORVETTE GRAND SPORT
$67,955.00
End Date: Saturday Nov-3-2018 9:19:44 PDT
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1972 Chevrolet C-10 1972 CHEVROLET C10 FACTORY SWB SHOP TRUCK RAT ROD
$6,600.00 (35 Bids)
End Date: Friday Oct-26-2018 16:00:00 PDT
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1967 Ford Mustang Fastback 1967 Ford Mustang Fastback
$27,000.00 (70 Bids)
End Date: Monday Oct-29-2018 14:15:00 PDT
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2017 Chevrolet Camaro SS 2017 CHEVROLET CAMARO SS 50TH ANNIVERSARY 6.2L V8
$17,200.00 (15 Bids)
End Date: Friday Oct-26-2018 17:45:00 PDT
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1953 Chevrolet Other Pickups 1953 Chevy 3100 pick up truck
$15,300.00 (18 Bids)
End Date: Monday Oct-22-2018 9:33:07 PDT
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1964 Chevrolet C-10 NO RESERVE AUCTION 1964 C10 AIR BAGGED LONG
$3,250.00 (20 Bids)
End Date: Monday Oct-22-2018 17:59:45 PDT
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1972 Chevrolet Other Pickups 1972 Chevrolet C/50 ( 1 owner 15,800 original miles )
$5,500.00 (1 Bid)
End Date: Friday Oct-26-2018 6:28:56 PDT
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1940 Chevrolet Other Pickups 1940 CHEVY PICK UP RAT ROD
$2,025.69 (15 Bids)
End Date: Wednesday Oct-24-2018 15:34:09 PDT
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1967 Chevrolet Camaro Rally Sport 1967 CHEVROLET CAMARO RS 327 V8 #s Matching 1 Owner Ca Black Plates Rally sport
$16,100.00 (13 Bids)
End Date: Saturday Oct-27-2018 17:46:02 PDT
Buy It Now for only: $23,500.00
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1936 Chevrolet Other Pickups stock 1936 pickup truck 350 350 trains very nice hot rod street rod
$42,000.00
End Date: Saturday Oct-27-2018 17:51:50 PDT
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1969 Chevrolet Camaro Z/28 1969 Chevrolet Camaro Z28 Matching # 302 Rotissere Resto Build Sheet + Orig Docs
$35,100.00 (24 Bids)
End Date: Thursday Oct-25-2018 13:34:28 PDT
Buy It Now for only: $99,995.00
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1971 Chevrolet C-10 custom 1971 chevrolet c10
$2,500.00 (1 Bid)
End Date: Friday Oct-26-2018 18:18:07 PDT
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Chevrolet Corvette Coupe 3LT 2007 Chevrolet Corvette Coupe 3LT, VERY clean! TRADES?
$25,468.00
End Date: Thursday Nov-1-2018 7:07:49 PDT
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1970 Chevrolet Other Pickups 1970 Chevy C10 Pickup truck 4x4
$8,500.00
End Date: Saturday Oct-27-2018 12:16:39 PDT
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1946 Chevrolet Other Pickups automobile
$12,000.00 (0 Bids)
End Date: Thursday Oct-25-2018 18:38:58 PDT
Buy It Now for only: $16,500.00
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1968 Ford Mustang GT Coupe 1968 Ford Mustang GT Coupe
$10,700.00 (6 Bids)
End Date: Saturday Oct-27-2018 18:00:31 PDT
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1955 Chevrolet Other Pickups deluxe cab 1955 chevy truck 3100
$6,653.00 (26 Bids)
End Date: Thursday Oct-25-2018 17:11:36 PDT
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