Tag Archives: BMW News

Buy the late George Carlin’s BMW 8-Series

BMW may have another 8-Series brewing, but that never stops enthusiasts from swooning over the original, especially in V-12 form. Now enthusiasts have their chance to own a rather special one. Listed on the always interesting Bring A Trailer is the great comedian George Carlin's personal 1996 BMW 850Ci. Carlin personally drove the car until his death in...

Read More »

BMW i8 Roadster priced at $164,295, will be most expensive Bimmer sold in US

Buyers looking to drop the top with a 2019 BMW i8 Roadster will be met with a $164,295 price tag when the car launches this spring. That makes it the most expensive BMW sold on these shores. Pricing comes from BMW's internal ordering system, though it was published by BMW Blog on Tuesday. The ordering system reveals a standard i8 Roadster will come with...

Read More »

Bumper crop: 2019 BMW X4 luxury crossover revealed

When the BMW X4 launched in 2014, the collective eye roll from enthusiasts was audible—including one from yours truly. Four years later and nearly 20,000 examples on the road (almost as many 6-Series were sold in the same time period) and we should eat our hats. I hear steak sauce helps wool caps go down. The 2019 BMW X4 broke cover Wednesday morning...

Read More »

BMW M2 Competition name confirmed via leak

It seems the more hardcore and powerful BMW M2 finally has a name. Thanks to a leak from BimmerPost published this past Sunday, we know the car will bear the M2 Competition name. The M2 Competition has been all but confirmed for about a year, but we've also referred to the car as the M2 CS (Competition Series), as the M2's bigger brothers, the M3 CS and M4...

Read More »

BMW X7 to debut at 2018 Los Angeles auto show

BMW is almost ready to roll out the red carpet for its next SUV. It had better make it a large red carpet, because we're talking about the first true full-size, 3-row SUV from the Bavarian brand. Yes, a BMW X7 is coming to take on the likes of the Cadillac Escalade, Infiniti QX80, Lexus LX, Lincoln Navigator and Mercedes-Benz GLS. It's due for a reveal in...

Read More »

2021 BMW iX3 spy shots

The first prototypes for an electric version of the BMW X3 have been spotted. The vehicle, which is expected to go by the name iX3, is confirmed for launch in late 2020, meaning we'll likely see it arrive as a 2021 model. After stumbling with the oddball i3, the BMW Group decided to change its approach to electric cars by developing battery-powered versions...

Read More »

2019 BMW X7 spy shots and video

After years of sitting on the sidelines, BMW is about to jump into the full-size luxury SUV segment with an X7, which was previewed in concept form just last year. Talk of an X7 dates back more than a decade but BMW was reluctant to launch such a model for most of that time, focusing instead on smaller vehicles. Strong demand for an SUV positioned above the...

Read More »

2019 BMW X4 M spy shots

Behold the first spy shots of the first-ever BMW X4 M. Yes, the folks at the M division are bowing to demand pressures for more SUVs and will add the new X4 M as well as a new X3 M to join the existing X5 M and X6 M. This way the M division will have direct rivals for Mercedes-AMG's GLC63 and GLC63 Coupe duo in the small SUV segment. Just note that the X4 M...

Read More »

2019 BMW 3-Series spy shots and video

Feast your eyes on the latest spy shots of a prototype for BMW's next-generation 3-Series, arguably the automaker's most important model of the decade. It is expected to be revealed in late 2017 or early the following year, as a 2019 model. Like past generations, this new 3-Series, code-named the G20, will likely end up the benchmark for the...

Read More »

Iconic BMW Isetta returns as a Chinese knockoff

Chinese companies have a track record for copying other automakers. Porsches, Hondas, and even tires often have knockoff alter egos in the country. The latest digs deeper into the past, however. Eagle, a Chinese carmaker, has blatantly copied the iconic BMW Isetta, Cars News China reported Tuesday. The Isetta was built between 1956 and 1962, and its design...

Read More »