When BMW launches a new car, the world takes notice. As a leading performance/luxury carmaker, BMW often sets the trends the rest of the industry will be following for years to come. The stage is set for that to happen once again with the new BMW Concept 8 Series. The new BMW 8 Series is set for a mid-2018 launch and BMW is already making it clear that this vehicle will be a force.
BMW’s most recent offering to the electric-vehicle market comes in the shape of the BMW i3 which has just been recognized as “World Urban Car of the Year” at the New York International Auto Show. The extended-range i3 is made almost exclusively from carbon fiber and illustrates the German carmaker’s commitment to motoring sustainability. With all the performance you would expect from the storied brand, the 2017 BMW i3 is one of the best all-around cars for energy economy, comfort and practicality on the market.
The BMW brand has achieved stellar status after recently showing off its latest line-up of plug-in hybrid electric vehicles at the recent Auto Show in New York. The model range embodies the brand’s commitment to cutting-edge engineering with an eye on the future. Not only does this range deliver on performance, it sets a new bar when it comes to practicality and, of course, environmental friendliness. Here we take a look at some of the new BMW models at the show.
The BMW i8, one of the most unique-looking vehicles on the road today will soon have a variant that many BMW diehards have been clamoring for. The convertible BMW i8 Spyder was recently spotted going through rigorous winter testing in the freezing conditions of Sweden’s coldest and harshest climate.
You’re probably familiar with BMW’s 4 Series. It is after all one of BMW’s most popular models, offered in three different variants: coupe, convertible and Gran Coupe. They all ride on the same platform, but with very different drivers in mind. Originally named the 4 Series to further distinguish the sportier side of the vehicles compared to the 3 Series, all three 4 Series variants gained its reputation thanks to stellar performance, practical and luxurious cabins, as well as drop-dead gorgeous styling. The new 2018 4 Series, available as the 430i and 440i arrive in March 2017.
The 2017 BMW X1 and 2017 BMW 2 Series received the Insurance Institute for Highway Safety’s “Top Safety Pick.” BMW produces some of the safest vehicles on the planet, and this most recent achievement is just a testament to the company’s commitment to developing and further enhancing safety technologies with each new model. Continue reading
The future of sheer driving pleasure is electrified. BMW is reinventing itself for an electric, autonomous future. The 100-year-old Bavarian carmaker has accelerated the development of pure battery-electric and plug-in hybrid technologies, committing to electric versions of every model by 2020.
The newest generation of the BMW 5-Series, now in its seventh generation, is almost here. It will officially roll out to dealerships in February 2017 boasting an even more elegant and refined look, with sportier credentials than ever before.
Produced by BMW from 1989-99, the BMW 8 Series accumulated quite a following during the brief time it was on the scene. Now, more than a quarter-century after its introduction, BMW seems poised to resurrect the sleek V12 luxury coupe that impressed so many all those years ago.
So when spy photos recently surfaced of the mysterious BMW 8 Series, people got excited! If these spy shots are any indication, the return of the 8 Series will be celebrated by drivers all over the globe.