The X1 xDrive25Le crossover on the BMW stand in China

September 15, 2016 at 13:07

Few days ago, Chengdu public had a possibility to see the new crossover from BMW Company showed at the International Auto Show. The novelty represents the new variation of the SUV X1 – xDrive25Le iPerfomance destined for the Chinese market. It is a hybrid model with the vehicle to grid option. The manufacturer says about its uniqueness. The new car is based on the stretched X1 model, which is also proposed in China.

bmw 225xe Active Tourer scheme pic

bmw 225xe Active Tourer scheme pic

BMW has presented a new version of sports car in Madrid

May 22, 2016 at 20:46

BMW line-up is presented by the standard two-door M4 coupe and also by a 500-hp GTS model. And now there is an intermediate modification under Competition Sport name, which debuted at the Auto Show in Madrid. True, the novelty is destined only for Spanish market. M4 Competition Sport will be launched in 60 copies. The price for this coupe will make more than 132 thousand 900 Euros.

M4 Competition Sport is a new model in BMW line-up pic

M4 Competition Sport is a new model in BMW line-up pic

Bavarian manufacturers present BMW 740e hybrid modification

March 19, 2016 at 19:02

Hybrid BMW 740e was unveiled in March at the Auto Show in Geneva. The novelty is an ecological model. The new BMW 740e distinguishes by extraordinary dynamic characteristics and at the same time, a reduction of fuel consumption and CO2 emissions in the atmosphere. The car was equipped by a hybrid power plant. It consists of a 4-cylinder turbo petrol engine and an electric motor. This power unit is capable of delivering about 326 horsepower. An average index of fuel consumption in a hybrid mode is 2.1 or 2.3 liters per 100 km. The driver can choose several driving modes; one of them is fully electric that provides a possibility to pass almost 40 kilometers on a single charge at 140 km/h maximum speed.

The hybrid version of BMW 740e image

The hybrid version of BMW 740e image

The luxury novelty will be offered in two versions: the standard and long wheelbase modifications. There also will be proposed all-wheel 740Le xDrive where power of petrol and electric motors apportions between front and rear wheels. Depending on the chosen specification, the car will need 5.6, 5.7 and 5.5 seconds for acceleration from zero to 100 km/h.
An exterior view of 740e model in  iPerformance line-up pic

An exterior view of 740e model in iPerformance line-up pic

The equipment list includes hybrid LED headlamps, an interactive key, multimedia system with navigation and the ability to control gestures, wireless charging for gadgets, and the preheating and interior cooling systems.

The BMW Group has upgraded 6-Series

January 4, 2015 at 23:18

The latest generation of the BMW 6-Series has been updated for the new model year and is preparing for its world debut, scheduled for the Detroit Auto Show, which opens its doors in January this year. The changes affected the exterior of the car and to a lesser extent affected its technical stuffing, and only marginally affected the interior decoration. Expected date of commencement of sales trends – the first quarter of this year, the cost of cars will be announced later.
To identify the latest model of “six” will be possible by the redesigned front bumper, rear bumper another form, a slightly modified radiator grille and updated headlamps with LED running lights. To paint finishes are available five new shades. Six-cylinder version will be equipped with 17-inch alloy wheels and eight-get 18-inch wheels. For a fee you can order a 20-inch wheels and a full LED headlights with automatic high beam with a nearby one. Inside, improved the quality of materials and finishes offered customers new skin tones, as well as an optional two-tone design and the latest projection display.

BMW 6-Series 2015 pics

BMW 6-Series 2015 image

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