Spy pictures of the next BMW X1 on tests

December 31, 2014 at 21:48

Photo spies managed again to shoot the BMW X1 prototype of second-generation on tests. According to preliminary information, the debut of new items is planned for spring 2015 Geneva Motor Show, and the car will be released to the market by the end of next year.
New products will be built on a platform UKL1; the basic version of BMW X1 will be front-wheel drive and xDrive will be offered for a fee. Actively ply and rumors about the extended version of BMW X1, which is to get the seven-seat interior.
On the technical side, it is likely the car will get a set of gasoline engines, familiar from BMW 2 Series Active Tourer, capacity of 136-231 hp and diesel engine 116-190 hp.

next BMW X1  pics

next BMW X1 image

The new BMW 6 Series will become more powerful and easier

December 29, 2014 at 22:29

There are a few years before the release of a completely new generation of the BMW 6 Series, but some information is already seeping into the network.
Recently we wrote about the restyling of the family of the BMW 6-series, and a brand new car will appear only in 2017. On the exterior it is too early to judge, it is not yet fully approved, and the image above is only a fantasy. But precisely it can be argued that the new “six” receive the latest platform 35up, which is preparing to debut a new generation 7 Series.
The new platform is characterized by reduced weight, and it is expected that the BMW 6-series will feel better: if the current machine has a curb weight of about 1840 kg, the new “lose weight” to 1580-1600 kg. Relief provided by the extensive use of aluminum, magnesium, titanium and carbon fiber.

new BMW 6 Series pics

new BMW 6 Series picture

The new BMW X6 next generation

December 27, 2014 at 22:22

Bavarian BMW brand declassified second generation coupe-crossover X6 cars. As before, the developers slightly sacrificed the style for the sake of practicality, but buyers seem to not care about it.
The second generation differs only in a few strokes in the exterior. These bi-xenon headlights, which are now available in a fully LED technology, as well as taillights, copied from the new X5. In addition, the crossover is equipped with an automatic tailgate and 19-inch wheels (optionally available 20-inch). For those who want more aggression there is available from the package of improvements divisions M. It includes an aerodynamic body kit, brushed aluminum grille and air suspension.

new BMW X6 pics

new BMW X6 image

BMW will make the rival of Tesla Model S

December 25, 2014 at 21:48

Bavarians developed a sedan, unlike all-electric “Tesla” is a hybrid. The part of such a facility will include a gasoline engine and two electric motors. This will keep the rear-wheel drive vehicle architecture. Electric motors will turn the front wheels, gasoline – the rear. It is expected that the range of the pure electric sedan will be about 130 kilometers.
There is no more information about the new member of i-family yet, but according to some sources, in its production finds wide use carbon fiber – BMW is the owner of the plant, which produces the necessary i3 and i8 for components of this material.

BMW Project i-Ready 2018 pics

BMW Project i-Ready 2018 picture

New BMW 3-Series

December 23, 2014 at 23:10

BMW has brought to road test the updated sedan and wagon 3-Series. The car of 2015 model year will have not only small changes in appearance, but also interesting technical innovation: it is possible the emergence of a three-cylinder engine versions, as well as plug-in hybrid.
Stylistically model inherits the judgment of the BMW 5 GT, and it will serve as a basis for a common platform extended 3-Series.
Judging by the number and location of camouflage exterior redesign will affect only the front of the car: we can expect redraw grilles, bumpers, headlights and air intakes.

BMW 3 Series Sedan wagon pics

BMW 3 Series Sedan wagon picture

BMW showed the new bike F 800 R

December 21, 2014 at 12:32

BMW Motorrad Company continues its line of motorcycles with expressive twin engine with the cylinders arranged in parallel new model F 800 R.
Due to continuous improvement of its versatile properties of the new sports roadster from BMW Motorrad can be admired not only because of its sports driving characteristics and excellent handling, but also for its versatility and dynamic appearance. Two-cylinder engine with liquid cooling, four valves per cylinder and a working volume of 798 cm3 leads in the motion the motorcycle, as before. Its capacity is now 66 kW (90 horsepower) at 8000 rev / min (previously 64 kW (87 horsepower) at 8000 rev / min) and a short gear ratio of the first and second gear bike allows new faster boast acceleration while maintaining its well-known qualities, among them – high traction, instant response and low fuel consumption. Maximum torque is, as before, 86 Newton-meters.

BMW F 800 R 2015 pics

BMW F 800 R 2015 picture

BMW showed the most powerful hybrid Power eDrive

December 19, 2014 at 23:31

As part of the annual event BMW Group Innovation Days engineers of the company told about the new hybrid powertrains, which will be the most powerful in the history of the brand. Prototype is based on the model 5-Series GT is equipped with a hybrid power plant with total capacity of 500 kW, which is equivalent to 680 horse powers. The car has its arsenal of three engines – two-liter petrol 4-cylinder TwinPower Turbo capacity of 230 hp and two electric motors. One of them is mounted on the rear axle (205 hp), And the other is located in a block with DIC (270 hp).

BMW  hybrid Power eDrive pics

BMW hybrid Power eDrive picture