A new rechargeable hybrid 5 Series for China

November 29, 2014 at 22:58

At the auto show in Guangzhou, which was in China, BMW presented the new 5 Series sedan with rechargeable hybrid engine. New car with 530Le index will be collected in a joint venture in China, for the market of which is presented a new modification. Bavarian novelty is based on an extended version of the sedan 5 Series. In the BMW did not make changes in the appearance of the car presented, the only difference is the badges “530 Le”, which are placed on the front fenders of the car.
Plug-in hybrid “Five” is equipped with a new power unit, consisting of a petrol 3-liter four-cylinder turbo engine N20 with capacity of 242 horse powers, and an additional electric motor developing 30 hp Transmission in Le-version of the 8-speed automatic.

BMW rechargeable hybrid 5 Series pics

BMW rechargeable hybrid 5 Series picture


The best Green Car 2014

November 21, 2014 at 19:21

As part of the Los Angeles Auto Show, the jury of the American edition of Green Car Journal named the winner of the “Best Green Car” in 2014. It received the honorary title of the Electric BMW i3. According to experts, in determining the best eco mobile considered not only the influence of the vehicle on the environment, but also its “accessibility for the mass market.” In the US, the cost of German compact car with electric drive will start from 41 350 dollars. For the title of “the best”, BMW i3 had to fight in the final stage with such cars as the Chevrolet Impala Bi-Fuel, engine that can run on gasoline or natural gas, Audi A3 TDI with a familiar, yet economical turbo diesel, Honda Fit with a 1.5-liter gasoline power unit and the VW Golf with turbo diesel.

BMW i3 2014 pics

BMW i3 2014 picture

Paris Motor Show: the new convertible BMW 2 series Part II

November 9, 2014 at 17:36

The convertible also has got other changes. Salon is roomier mostly in favor of the second row passengers, and the trunk volume is increased for 30 liters (335 liters) with the roof raised and for 20 liters (280 liters) with folded. Moreover, the size of the luggage compartment is expanded for 35 mm. The rear seats can be folded using a lever in the boot. The doorway is increased for 150 mm (450 mm) in width, and 28 mm (246 mm) in height. Electric fabric top is also completely new and it differs with additional heat and sound insulation. It can be raised and folded at the speed up to 50 km / h with a single button press.

2015 BMW 2-Series Convertible picture

2015 BMW 2-Series Convertible pictures

Paris Motor Show: the new convertible BMW 2 series Part I

November 7, 2014 at 17:36

Despite the autumn, BMW brought the new convertible BMW 2 series to the Paris Motor Show. Four-seated soft-top convertible would be better to show in Geneva on spring of 2015, but the Bavarians have waited this autumn to show their car in the capital of world fashion – Paris. But it will be not possible to buy the new car until February 2015. Though, fans of the sports convertibles will be able to simultaneously order a charged version of the BMW M235i Cabrio range M Performance. The car presented at the Paris Motor Show in 2014, resembles in the form of a body with the shifted back cabin and powerful wheel arches to the classic model convertible with a rear-wheel drive.

2015 BMW 2-Series Convertible pictures

2015 BMW 2-Series Convertible image

The hot second generation of BMW X6

November 5, 2014 at 23:20

The second generation of BMW X6 was presented at the Paris Auto Show 2014. The new car received its platform from the X5 SUV. And apparently it looks like the X5 very much. Of course, if you do not look back – it’s heavily chamfered in coupe style. And for sure the second generation is at least for millimeters but larger than the first one – it is 32 mm long (4909 mm), 6 mm wider (1989 mm) and 33 mm higher (1702 mm). The same with the wheelbase- it did not changed (2933 mm).

The second generation of BMW X6 pics

The second generation of BMW X6 image

The leading German carmaker BMW at the 2014 Paris Motor Show

September 27, 2014 at 12:01

At the Paris Motor Show, the most important Europe’s motor show of the year, the German premium automaker is going to demonstrate its latest models. The two world premieres will be BMW 2-Series Cabriolet and the enhanced BMW X6. The show will be opened for the public at the French capital from 4-19 October. Also BMW is going to display the new generation of four-cylinder diesel engines for the BMW 5 Series, the BMW 2 Series Active Tourer, an exclusive special edition of the BMW 7-Series luxury Sedan and many others.

2015 Sporty and elegant BMW 2-Series Cabriolet pic

2015 Sporty and elegant BMW 2-Series Cabriolet pic

BMW 740Li xDrive Horse Edition – special version for China

April 21, 2014 at 17:04

At the international auto show in Beijing, which will be held from 20 to 29 April, the Bavarian Automobile BMW will introduce a limited exclusive sedan 7-Series Horse Edition. The car is based on the long version of the 740Li xDrive, differing from it more expensive and individual finish exterior and interior. Also special version for demanding clients from China received extensive standard equipment, which included accessories and stylish accessories.

BMW 740Li xDrive Horse Edition side photo

BMW 740Li xDrive Horse Edition side photo