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BMW 1M Gets the V10 Heart of an M5

BMW 1M Gets the V10 Heart of an M5
The BMW 1M Coupé is a very cool car, even if it looks a bit odd to my eyes. It’s sort of like a slightly smaller M3 with awkward proportions to my eyes. I don’t care at all what the car looks like when you tell me it’s been transplanted with the V10 engine from an M5.
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BMW Art Car to Race the Rolex 24

BMW Art Car to Race the Rolex 24
BMW has been working with artists for years now to create special one-of-a-kind Art Cars. The latest BMW Art Car was designed by John Baldessari as a rolling sculpture. This Art Car isn’t a normal BMW production car though, this time out the artist created his design on the blank, white canvas of the BMW M6 GTLM race car.
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This Wrapped BMW i8 Looks Like an Old Rustbucket

This Wrapped BMW i8 Looks Like an Old Rustbucket
The BMW i8 is a rare car that you don’t see often as it is. For singer Austin Mahone owning a seldom seen $140,000 electric sports car apparently wasn’t enough. He took his i8 to a place called MetroWrapz in Hollywood, Florida to get some customization.
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What’s in the Cards for the Future of BMW M Cars?

What’s in the Cards for the Future of BMW M Cars?
“An M car is about motorsports,” says BMW M CEO Frank Van Meel. “It is about emotion, not only the way it looks but also the character of the car. Also, more technically, that it’s got a lot of precision, agility and dynamics, the key issues for an M vehicle.
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Only 200 BMW M4 DTM Champion Edition Cars to Be Made

Only 200 BMW M4 DTM Champion Edition Cars to Be Made
BMW has unveiled a very limited edition version of the M4 called the BMW M4 DTM Champion Edition. The premium performance model is designed to celebrate the 2016 DTM championship title won by Marco Wittmann. There will be just 200 of these limited edition cars made, and each of them will pack 500 hp, 69 hp more than a stock M4.
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2017 BMW 5 Series Sedan

2017 BMW 5 Series Sedan
BMW has unveiled the new 5 Series sedan and it is a very good looking luxury car. The new 5 Series is up to 137 pounds lighter than the previous model, which should equate to better fuel economy and performance.
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Motor Trend Launches World’s Greatest Drag Race 6

Motor Trend Launches World’s Greatest Drag Race 6
It’s an annual tradition for the fine folks at Motor Trend to gather together some of the greatest supercars of the year to see how they perform, and to choose one driver’s car to rule them all.
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Alleged Toyota Supra Mule Caught on Video, Sounds Great

Alleged Toyota Supra Mule Caught on Video, Sounds Great
If you are anxiously waiting for the debut of the Toyota and BMW sports car tie up that is expected to be the new Supra, you will want to watch the video here. The heavily camouflaged car you see here is rumored to be the new Supra, and it sounds very cool.
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Rainy Racing as Two 1950s Sports Cars Fight to the Finish

Rainy Racing as Two 1950s Sports Cars Fight to the Finish
In 1936, BMW launched the 328, which quickly made its mark with its 2-liter flat 6, gaining class wins at LeMans and winning the overall trophy at the 1940 Mille Miglia. Further evolved after the war by Bristol, the 328 notched a win at the 1952 British Grand Prix.
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BMW Z4 Production Ends as BMW/Toyota Sports Car Draws Near

BMW Z4 Production Ends as BMW/Toyota Sports Car Draws Near
A few weeks back I talked a bit about the sports car that BMW and Toyota are working on together expected to carry the Supra name at Toyota. As it turns out the BMW version is expected to be called the Z4, and to clear the way for that car to enter production BMW has killed off production of the slow selling, current-gen Z4.
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A Hot Lap Around VIR in BMW’s M6 GTLM Racer

A Hot Lap Around VIR in BMW’s M6 GTLM Racer
I’ve been to a whole bunch of tracks around the U.S., but I’ve yet to drive on – or even visit the Virginia International Raceway (aka “VIR”) But if I ever have the good fortune to do it, I can assure you that my lap will never approach the sheer brilliance of this one driven by race pro Bill Auberlen.
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Videos Perfectly Demonstrate Oversteer vs Understeer

Videos Perfectly Demonstrate Oversteer vs Understeer
If you ever go to a track day or know a person who does go to a track day, you have probably seen the old meme about understeer is where you hit the wall with your front end and oversteer is when you hit the wall with your rear-end.
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BMW Restores Elvis’ BMW 507: Viva Concours d’Elegance!

BMW Restores Elvis’ BMW 507: Viva Concours d’Elegance!
BMW made a major discovery for fans of the classic 507 roadster and for fans of Elvis Presley. While Elvis was doing military service in Germany, he owned a slick little 507 that was thought to have been lost forever.
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EPA Finally Approves BMW 2017 Diesel Models for US Sale

EPA Finally Approves BMW 2017 Diesel Models for US Sale
All the additional scrutiny that diesel vehicles in the US have been put under is firmly the fault of Volkswagen, and the hoards of cheater diesels that the company sold here. After a long delay, the EPA has finally approved BMWs latest diesel cars for sale in the US.
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Toyota & BMW’s Collab Likely to Go with Supra Name

Toyota & BMW’s Collab Likely to Go with Supra Name
I was always a fan of the Toyota Supra. A family friend had a late ’80s turbo version that I got to drive a few times and it was a blast. My personal favorite was the last generation that ended production in 2002 and was made popular by the first Fast & Furious flick.
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