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  1. German Pipeline «Deutsche Rohrleitung»

    European Competition
    hier ist ein thread for ALLES German/Yurpland new 'stoff'... or else! » Future Product Pipeline » Deutsche Rohrleitung » BMW crams more into its lineup 8 series returns, and a big crossover will follow AutomotiveNews - Amy Wilson - August 7, 2017 ...pix swiped from Cheers&Gears and AM222 :thumb...
  2. Why Lincoln Won’t Take the BMW Path to Success

    Lincoln Brand News
    Why Lincoln Won’t Take the BMW Path to Success Autoguide It seems like every luxury automaker is chasing BMW, trying to create faster, sportier, more engaging vehicles than the builder of Ultimate Driving Machines. But not all have drawn a bead on this Bavarian rival. “We’re not doing that,”...
  3. BMW 5-Series: a leaner Beamer

    Ford Inside News Design Talent Center
    Here is my vision of what I would like from the next 5-Series. Gone are the bloated proportions of the modern BMW - replaced by more the more classic BMW proportions of the 80s and 90s: a long, low bonnet and a short, high tail. A single gently-rising crease connects the two ends of the car - a...
  4. BMW CEO fall on stage at Frankfurt Auto Show

    FIN Auto Show Coverage
    The new BMW CEO Harald Krueger suffered a fall or collapse on the stage during a presentation of the new line up for BMW. The situation is not severe and the BMW CEO only will take a short time of 2 days to recovery at home. here the link...
  5. Motor Trend did it again: Cadillac ATS-V vs Mercedes-Benz C63 S vs BMW M3

    Competition News
    Every once in a while a muscular middleweight rose up to challenge the Bavarian champ—Audi's exquisitely lunatic B7 RS4 springs to mind—but then BMW's boffins would tweak the formula and wind up back on top. Mercedes' in-house gang of maniacs (aka AMG) has done admirable work on the previous...
  6. "Design Pure Excellence" - BMW

    European Competition
    I'm just coming across this Program(?) via an exemplary video, since the dates seem very current, there should be lots more to post... ...otoh, maybe it's just the latest marketing ploy? The international BMW website
  7. BMW 3.0 CSL Hommage Concept - NetCarShow

    European Competition
    for your consideration . . .. . . from 2015 Concorso d'Eleganza Villa d'Este BMW 3.0 CSL Hommage Concept - NetCarShow ...Boasting one of the broadest and lowest front ends of any vehicle in the BMW Group, the BMW 3.0 CSL Hommage's front exudes... ...The sides - contrapuntal elegance... pix...
  8. Return of the Straight-Six Jaguar, BMW & more - MT/Leftlane

    European Competition
    Cat's Out of the Bag: Jaguar-LandRover Future Plans Revealed - MotorTrend by Kelly Pleskot / April 29, 2015 Jaguar Land Rover has ambitious plans for the next few years, when it will bring out the XE sedan and F-Pace crossover. But that's only the beginning of what the British automaker has in...
  9. $tart$ @ 130k Euros: X7 BMW FlagSuv - CarScoops

    European Competition
    BMW X7 Will Reportedly Get V12 Engine, Base Model To Be Priced From €130,000 - CarScoops Posted by Dan Mihalascu Renderings courtesy of Theophilus Chin ...yada yada BMW’s upcoming X7 seven-seat SUV expected to launch in late 2017 or early 2018... yada yada behemoth SUV, which will be...
  10. Lincoln MKC vs. BMW X4 vs. LR Evoque

    Competition News
    Hey guys. Someone posted an article about winter testing of the MKC and I noticed this same Canadian reviewer had the MKC in a comparison test against the Evoque and the X4. Overall, it seems to have held its own pretty well, and the price gap is undeniably sweet. I thought you might enjoy the...
  11. 2016 BMW 7 series spied

    Competition News
  12. Hyundai 'raids' BMW chief M engineer - AutoNews

    Asian Competition
    file under O M G Hyundai Motor hires longtime BMW executive in performance-car push - AuroNews Reuters December 21, 2014 SEOUL (Reuters) -- Hyundai Motor Corp. and affiliate Kia Motors Corp. hired Albert Biermann, chief engineer for BMW's M performance cars and light trucks, to develop...
  13. BMW's Tesla killer(?) - C&D

    Competition News
    I can't resist putting this in [Competition] since I wish '''someone''' WAS competing... Meet BMW’s Silent, 700-Horsepower Tesla Killer — C&D December 10, 2014 at 3:14 pm by Michael Taylor ...combination of the company’s next-generation battery tech, two electric motors, and a front-mounted...
  14. New GLE Coupe is Mercedes' Solution to its BMW X6 Problem

    Competition News
    New GLE Coupe is Mercedes' Solution to its BMW X6 Problem The GLE Coupe sits on the same chassis as the facelifted ML, but with modified suspension, steering and electronic systems to improve handling and feel. The crossover model is 4,900mm long, 2,003mm wide and 1,731mm tall, with a...
  15. BMW details 3-Series plug-in hybrid

    Competition News
    BMW details experimental 3-Series plug-in hybrid Leftlane BMW has introduced an experimental 3-Series powered by a gasoline-electric plug-in hybrid drivetrain. Based on the facelifted 3-Series that will be introduced next year, the plug-in hybrid model is powered by a turbocharged 2.0-liter...
  16. LA preview: 2015 BMW X5 M and X6 M

    Competition News
    LA preview: 2015 BMW X5 M Tweaked by BMW's high-performance M division, the 2015 X5 M arrives with the distinction of being the brand's most powerful all-wheel drive vehicle to date. That title comes courtesy of a revised 4.4L twin-turbocharged V8 that makes 567 horsepower and 553 lb-ft of...
  17. Lincoln MKS, BMW 5 struggle in small-overlap crash test

    Lincoln Brand News
    Lincoln MKS, BMW 5 struggle in small-overlap crash test Automotive News Driver space in the Lincoln MKS was “severely limited” after the crash, the IIHS said. WASHINGTON -- Luxury sedans from BMW and Lincoln were the worst performers in the most recent batch of vehicles subjected to the...
  18. Cadillac Incentives Top $7700; Audi: $3200; BMW: $4900; MB: 4200

    Competition News
    September 5, 2014 Article Quotes: To bolster sales, Cadillac is heaping an average of $7,701 in incentive spending on its vehicles to entice buyers, the most in the industry, researcher Autodata Corp. reported Wednesday. Bigger deals helped automakers report August sales that reached an...
  19. BMW Launches New Campaign to Showcase Innovations [Video]

    Competition News
    [SIZE=5]BMW Launches New Campaign to Showcase Innovations
  20. 2016 BMW 7-Series spied with production headlights

    Competition News
    2016 BMW 7-Series spied with production headlights BMW has been testing the 2016 7-Series for months but it's finally inching closer to production as our spies have caught a prototype with production headlights. While the lights are partially camouflaged, they are significantly smaller than...