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PostHeaderIcon 2018 BMW 3 Series vs. 2019 BMW 3 Series

BMW has unveiled the seventh generation 3 Series, signaling a new era for the company’s iconic compact luxury sedan. The new 3 Series is a lot bigger than its predecessor, effectively questioning why we still call it a compact sedan. There’s nothing “compact” about the new 3 Series. Not only is it larger than any 3 Series on record, but it’s also lighter, more powerful, and filled to the brim with a lot of interesting tech features. At launch, the new 3 Series will be available in 330i and 340i trim levels. More versions, including the next-generation M3, will become available in the future. Pricing for the new 3 Series starts at $41,245.

PostHeaderIcon BMW X6 M

BMW is going to launch an all-new generation of its larger coupe-styled X6 SUV (which it calls SAC, short for Sport Activity Coupe) and, as with the current model, it will also be available as a hot X6M with the full Motorsport treatment.

That means it will be powered by a development of the current 4.4-liter, twin-turbo, V-8 that powers the M5, although it’s been suggested it may get more power, while from a visual standpoint, expect it to look like an X6 on steroids, with bold flared wheel arches, aggressive bumpers, side skirts and rims, as well as the trademark exhausts in the back.

PostHeaderIcon The 2020 BMW X7 has been Showcased in a Teaser Ahead of its Launch Later this Month

Now that the Paris Motor Show is done and dusted, BMW has opened the bar again to get us drunk with the X7. The Bavarian has kicked off the teaser campaign for the mighty SUV by releasing a blurry image of the front fascia. The flagship BMW SUV will debut later this month.

PostHeaderIcon BMW Confirms the i3 Will Continue to Survive

After all the mumbo jumbo surrounding the i3’s existence, the automaker has finally confirmed that the little electric hatchback will continue to live on. When the i4 was announced at the Paris Motor Show, it looked like a legit replacement for the i3; also because BMW did not address the i3. Now, however, BMW has confirmed that it has got future plans for the i3, according to The Drive.

PostHeaderIcon Upcoming 2020 BMW 2 Series Dubbed the “Drift Machine”

The next-generation BMW 2 Series is going to be built to drift, at least if there’s anything to take away from its “Drift Machine” internal nickname. BMW development chief Klaus Frohlich revealed the nickname of the next-generation version of the 2 Series range, which will include a successor to the award-winning M2 Coupe. Frohlich also admitted that he fought for the next-gen 2 Series’ identity, in part because of how important the 2 Series is to establish the performance identity of BMW’s entry-level model.

PostHeaderIcon BMW M550d xDrive – Driven

Europeans have enjoyed plenty of fast diesel cars over the last decade, and even in the wake of Dieselgate, manufacturers are still offering fast oil burners which don’t get much faster than the BMW M550d xDrive. The most unique thing about it is its engine which uses no fewer than four turbochargers on its three-liter straight-six diesel engine to achieve some remarkable performance numbers.

Being a BMW, it drives with great precision too and even if it’s a bit on the heavy side, agility around bends is not an issue. It has plenty of tech on board to ensure fast driving is not only possible, but also enjoyable and surprisingly frisky – unlike other lesser-powered all-wheel drive diesel BMWs, the M550d’s tail will step out when you stab the throttle corner exit.

It also stands out alongside lesser 5-Series models, thanks to the standard-fit M Performance aero pack, trunk lid spoiler and massive M brakes with blue calipers; the only other 5-Series which could attract more attention is the mighty M5.

Only available in Europe, the M550d is not the most powerful diesel in the world, but it is by far for its engine displacement. Being a diesel, it’s also considerably more efficient than a gasoline burning performance car with the same output and if you can refrain from driving it like a hooligan (which it kind of edges you to) its large fuel tank means you can cover quite a lot of ground without having to stop.

PostHeaderIcon 2020 BMW 3 Series Touring Rendered

BMW has only just taken the wraps off its all-new G30 3-Series sedan at the Paris Motor Show, but what I want to know is what the estate or wagon version of it is going to look like. So in order to not have to wait until next year when BMW will probably reveal the 3 load lugger, I’ve made my own digital version of it.

PostHeaderIcon Believe It or Not, the 2019 BMW 3 Series is Bigger than an E39 5 Series

Last week, BMW removed the silk covers from the all-new BMW 3 Series G20. It is possibly the most important car revealed at the Paris Motor Show and definitely the most important car BMW revealed in the last three or so years. Yet, even on the photographs, one could definitely see that the 3 Series grew quite a bit. BMW reported a 2.9 inches increase in length. When I was working on that BMW 3 Series piece I was wondering just how big the new 3 Series really is.

The answer surprised me. The new BMW 3 Series G20 is bigger than the BMW 5 Series E39. Ok, not exactly longer, but I’ll get to that in a jiffy. Considering the E39 is basically my favorite car, I was almost annoyed, but then reason took over. I asked myself, how did we become so strangely obsessed with size and getting things bigger?

PostHeaderIcon This Rendering of the 2020 BMW 4 Series with 3 Series Styling Gives a Glimpse Into the Future

We enthusiasts are hungry people. Even greedy at times. Now that the new BMW 3 Series has finally been revealed, we can begin speculating about the 4 Series and the updates it will receive. BMW is already working on the new 4 Series, as spy shots of the 4 Series convertible with a soft top in heavy camouflage were captured. Even though they hardly revealed anything, it was enough to conclude that there will be a lot design-sharing with the 3 Series. However, now we have a rendering of the hard-top coupe, and we must say it looks delicious.

PostHeaderIcon Check Out the Self-Aligning Wheel Caps on the 2019 BMW 3 Series

BMW’s all-new 3-Series is causing quite a stir at the Paris Motor Show. The model is bigger, more advanced, and more luxurious, and it even has big luxury car details, too. For instance, it features self-righting (or self-centering) wheel center caps, just like you get in a Rolls-Royce (and literally no other car brand).

PostHeaderIcon Best Used 2016 SUV for Fuel Economy

The market trend is quickly shifting from sedans to crossovers and SUVs. However, SUVs have two major cons when compared to their segment counterparts – high retail price and poor fuel economy. Even though they are a practical choice thanks to additional cabin and cargo space, it’s a little difficult for everyone to afford an SUV. So why not go for a used SUV instead? You don’t take the depreciation hit that first owner does, and since SUVs are built to last a lifetime, you can get an almost-new SUV at half the original price.

Now that we’ve planted this seed in your head, let’s have a look at the best used SUVs from 2016 with high fuel efficiency.

PostHeaderIcon The 2019 BMW 3 Series Comes to Paris with a Lighter Footprint, Wider Track, and Longer Wheelbase

The BMW 3 Series has just been shown for the first time at the Paris Motor Show. The new car is longer, wider, roomier, sharper and, altogether better I hope. With the new platform supporting the advanced plug-in system and all imaginable modern tech, the G20 3 Series proves to be one of the most important debuts of the year. Focusing on evolution, rather than on revolution, BMW designers precisely, but subtly, reshaped all the trademark elements of the new 3 Series. Yet, despite growing in size and featuring a somewhat different styling, the 3 Series is still recognizable and rather handsome.

PostHeaderIcon Fresh Batch of M Performance Parts Unveiled for 2019 BMW 3 Series

The 2018 Paris Motor Show kicked off at full blast with many new cars unveiled during the first press day. Among them, the new-generation BMW 3 Series is taking all the headlines. Redesigned from the ground up, the German compact sedan is already available with a batch of new M Performance Parts, which BMW launched during the same event.

The purpose of these accessories is to enable you to customize your 3 Series and even get it to look very close to an M3 without the premium that comes with the performance sedan. The M Performance Parts bundle is mostly about visuals though, so don’t expect any extra performance.

PostHeaderIcon Make Way for the i4 – the Fifth Electric Vehicle in BMW’s Stable

BMW is adding yet another all-electric car to its portfolio – the i4. BMW Chairman Harald Krüger has announced at the ongoing Paris Motor Show that the i4 will be launched in 2021. The i4 becomes the fifth vehicle in the lineup, which already includes the BMW i3, 2019 MINI Electric, 2020 iX3, and the iNext.

PostHeaderIcon SHMEE Gives Us the Full Walkaround for the 2019 BMW 330i M Sport

An all-new BMW 3-Series was unveiled at the Paris motor show, but if the official gallery and information did not tell you enough about the car, then why not check out this static walkaround video by Shmee150.

PostHeaderIcon 2019 BMW 3 Series Goes Official in Paris

So following a series of teasers the new 2019 BMW 3 Series finally lands in full official glory. And oh my God, does it look good! BMW design has been hit and miss lately, but this one’s definitely one of the hits. Well, at least in this unique m look you see here. 

There are apparently other variants of the new 3er which don’t look as savory. In any case, the handsome new 2019 BMW 3 Series injects a healthy dose of macho to the fairly bland look of its predecessor. The angular headlights, the straight taillights, and the sculpted bumpers all project confidence and style. Good news is, the new 3er also has the mechanicals to back those looks.

In the spring of 2019 the 3 Series arrives in the BMW M340i guise. This mid-range sedan packs a straight-six engine developing 382 horsepower and 369 lb-ft of torque. Granted, that is less than the current M3, but with a 0 to 60 time of 4.2 seconds, who needs an M3 anymore? If that is too hot for you, there is the BMW 330i with a 4-cylinder engine churning out 255 hp and 295 lb-ft of torque. The Euro version of the 2019 BMW 3 Series will get a bunch of other diesel and petrol units, but all models share an 8-speed Sport Steptronic transmission. There is also xDrive AWD available for some models, including the M340.

Among the main technological highlights of the 2019 3 Series there is the light weight construction, advanced dampers, adaptive M suspension with electronically controlled dampers, variable steering, M brakes, Active Cruise Control with Stop and Go, Active Guard Collision and Pedestrian Warning with City Braking, Driving Assistant Professional and…





















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PostHeaderIcon The 2019 BMW 3 Series Comes With Revised Engines, Updated Chassis, and a New Six-Speed Manual

Whenever BMW launches an all-new 3-Series, the entire automotive world stops and turns its attention to it. This all-new generation, bearing the G20 internal code name, has officially bowed at the 2018 Paris motor show with fresh styling, an all-new interior, a larger wheelbase and the promise of improved driving dynamics.

PostHeaderIcon Leaked Configurator Images of the 2019 3 Series Show Off the Finer Design Points

Without further ado, here is the all-new 2019 BMW 3-Series G20, without any camouflage or obscured in any way. These configurator photos show the car from all angles, in various trims and give a detailed view of its completely redesigned interior complete with digital gauge cluster and new infotainment.

PostHeaderIcon 2020 Mercedes-Benz GLE Vs. 2019 BMW X5

BMW X5 Spyshots - Fourth Testing Session

Please welcome the heavyweight SUV showdown. This is the Mercedes-Benz GLE versus the BMW X5. No, you will not find out which one is better, nor will I suggest you get one over the other. You will, however, find out how two of the most astounding SUVs of today stack one against another. How do they differ? Do they bring anything new? How cool are they?

I am well aware that many hate SUVs because they find them too flamboyant and too aggressive for the world we live in, but the matter of the fact is that SUVs have become a staple of car design, leaders of technology development, and models that make a lot of money. Every SUV you buy fuels a bit of money into the development of the really cool stuff. So, as far as I’m concerned, you should buy them as much as possible.

With the recent introduction of the BMW X5 and Mercedes-Benz GLE, SUV fandom becomes even richer.

PostHeaderIcon Top 10 Most Blasphemous Models To Turn Into An EV

The world of EVs is ever growing, and as we near a time when there will be no gas to fill our tanks, we realized some of the world’s best-sounding and glorious engines will have to be ditched in favor of electric power. Think of an electric Camaro, Mustang, Corvette, or Lamborghini… does it sound good? Or rather, does it make any sound at all?

With the advent of electrification in the business of car building, you see every major manufacturer scramble to put together a lineup of eco-friendly electric vehicles as a statement of their forward-thinking plans and their bias towards the future of mobility. It all looked foolish almost 20 years ago when Honda introduced the original hybrid Insight, which was shortly followed by Toyota’s Prius, but today, this seems to be the trend that will sell. For some, it might be a marketing ploy to appease a new section of the market, but you can’t dismiss the trend altogether.

Audi just took the wraps off its first fully-electric car, the E-Tron. Mercedes was doing the same just a few weeks ago with its EQC, and just about any manufacturer you can think of has a mid- to long-term plan for at least hybrid, if not electric. For instance, Aston-Martin is looking forward to the year 2030, by which time the British manufacturer’s stable should be made up exclusively of electric cars. Ferrari, well-known for their devotion to making their cars sound perfect, is planning a 60 percent hybridization of its lineup in just four year’s time. You can imagine a Ferrari EV isn’t that far off in the future, then.

All this got us thinking – which cars would you never want to see without a growling V-8, or maybe a high-revving V-12 under the hood? Which car’s move from gas to electric sounds like blasphemy to you? We know there is a Mustang-inspired sports utility vehicle coming from Ford in 2020, and the pony car itself might go electric in the future, so how does that make you feel?

Read on to learn about our top 10 cars that would be blasphemous to turn into EVs.

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