G11 BMW 7 Series will have a new iDrive system with touch screen

The cat is out of the bag. For months, we have learned that the new G11 BMW 7 Series will deliver some of the most advanced technology ever developed by BMW. One of them, was a complete revamp of the iDrive system and how the driver interacts with it. » 11/25/14 11:39pm Yesterday 11:39pm

BMW i3 tuned by 3D Design and Studie Japan

Over the past decade Studie Japan has become synonymous with the BMW tuning scene. Headquartered in Japan, Studie evolved from a single tuning shop into 6 distinctive locations, including their most recent project Studie Thailand. The partnership between Studie and 3D Design is one that has evolved in lock-step. » 11/08/14 9:04am 11/08/14 9:04am

Can Heritage Hurt The BMW Brand?

Recently, while as a group the BMWBLOG team was mulling over the design of the 3 Series – *ahem* – 4 Series we found a moment of pause. During the discussion, Chuck Vossler brought up a hilarious yet poignant quote from Todd Lassa of Automobile Magazine in reference to the accompanying press release with the teaser… » 10/27/14 2:40pm 10/27/14 2:40pm

Test Drive: 2015 Rolls Royce Ghost Series II

When is a car not a car? An odd question, but appropriate for the buyer who views an automobile as something other than mere transportation. How do you celebrate success, indulge your personal sense of style, and insure that your entrance on the world's stage is grand? At what point is a car's competition a piece of… » 10/16/14 12:29pm 10/16/14 12:29pm

F87 BMW M2 is rumored to output 374 hp

The latest rumor around the first BMW M2 comes from Germany where Auto Bild reports that the second compact M car will output 374 horsepower and 520 Newton meters of torque (384 lb-ft). The figures are a bit higher than what we reported previously. Our own sources initially said the output will be between 360 and 370… » 10/12/14 4:10pm 10/12/14 4:10pm

BMW M6 GT3 coming to Motorsport in 2016

BMW Motorsport will add a new chapter to its success story in GT racing in 2016. The BMW M6 GT3 will replace the BMW Z4 GT3, which has been in action since 2010. Development work on the new car is already in full swing. The first tests with the car, which is based in the BMW M6 Coupé, are planned for the first quarter… » 10/11/14 8:32am 10/11/14 8:32am