Laguna Seca Racetrack Review: ALPINA B7 – A 194 mph 4-Door Sedan

Regrettably, Laguna Seca's back straight is about as straight as Richard Simmons, runs uphill, and is far too short. There was no top-speed run to be had – this is not Monza, nor is it the Nevada salt flats. But much like Jeep buyers, I suspect ALPINA buyers are drawn to the fact that they could – not that they… » 9/15/14 4:22pm Monday 4:22pm

7 Years Later, BMW CS Concept Still Looks Amazing

In 2007 BMW unveiled the CS Concept at the Shanghai Auto Show. The Chinese market was hot – and would soon overtake the United States for the lead in new car sales. This visually stunning concept of what could have been a range topper, an 8 Gran Coupe if you will, was very well received. And it was finished as if… » 9/12/14 2:51pm Friday 2:51pm

See The BMW M4 Convertible Reaching 270 km/h

Last week, BMWBLOG headed over to Munich, Germany, to test drive and review the new BMW M4 Convertible. Our full review can be found here. While putting the M4 Convertible through its paces on curvy roads and on the Autobahn, we decided to see if we can reach its top electronically-limited speed. » 9/09/14 3:56pm 9/09/14 3:56pm

BMW i App for the new Apple Watch

In an exciting keynote, Apple has just unveiled a new category of products for the Cupertino-based company. The Apple Watch is the latest gadget to join the exciting products made by Apple and from launch time it will integrate with several apps built specifically for the watch. One of them is a BMW i app that… » 9/09/14 2:38pm 9/09/14 2:38pm

New BMW M3 featured in Mission Impossible 5

The Mission Impossible franchise continues along with their BMW partnership. While MI4 featured the BMW i8 concept car, now the fifth installment will not only bring Tom Cruise back to front but also the new F80 BMW M3. » 9/03/14 2:01am 9/03/14 2:01am

What two BMWs would you own if they were the only cars you could have?

What would be your dream BMW garage if you could ONLY own two bimmers? Pricing and availability are no cause for concern so feel free to go deep into the BMW history. » 8/27/14 3:34pm 8/27/14 3:34pm

How Much Does it Cost to Charge an Electric Car?

There are many reasons for considering making an electric car the next car you buy or lease. Besides the many environmental benefits, the promise of energy security, the silky-smooth driving experience with instant torque available without delay and low maintenance, one of the best characteristics of electric… » 8/27/14 3:29pm 8/27/14 3:29pm

Should I Pay $100,000 Markup For The BMW i8?

Supply and Demand. It's what makes the capitalist economy go round and round. It's no secret that the first year's run of BMW i8s are sold out. But here's the kicker, if you are willing to pay over sticker, they are still available. The question is, how much will they cost you. » 8/20/14 12:04pm 8/20/14 12:04pm