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Blancpain GT Series: Garage 59 McLaren takes win

April 24th 2016 - BMW
An epic fight between Shane Van Gisbergen in the #58 Garage 59 McLaren and Maxi Buhk in the #84 HTP Motorsport Mercedes-AMG decided the Monza round of the 2016 Blancpain GT Series. The two were all over each other during the final half an hour of the race, but Van Gisbergen managed to hold Buhk behind and cross the line with a mere three tenths of a second in hand.

First podiums for the BMW M6 GT3

April 10th 2016 - BMW
The Rowe Racing team enjoyed a well-nigh perfect start to the new season in the Blancpain GT Series Sprint Cup in Misano (IT) at the weekend. Philipp Eng (AT) and Alexander Sims (GB) had to start Saturday’s qualifying race from 30th on the grid, but produced an impressive fightback in difficult conditions to finish second. This represented the first podium for the BMW M6 GT3 in Europe.

„100 Masterpieces“ in the BMW Museum

March 21st 2016 - BMW
2016 is an important year for the BMW Group: The company recently celebrated its centenary. The BMW Museum in Munich is now bringing this century of company history alive in all its facets with the exhibition “100 Masterpieces. BMW Group – 100 years of innovative strength and entrepreneurial courage”.

The new BMW M760Li xDrive

February 12th 2016 - BMW
With the new BMW M760Li xDrive, the freshly launched new BMW 7 Series is gaining a prestigious flagship model. Headlined by its exceptional refinement and supreme power delivery at all times, the 12-cylinder petrol engine with M Performance TwinPower Turbo technology under the bonnet reinforces the new car’s range-topping status. The boldly dynamic driving characteristics of the BMW M760Li xDrive combine with superior ride comfort to make a compelling statement and set a new benchmark in the luxury sedan segment.

The new BMW Alpina B7 Bi-Turbo

February 8th 2016 - Alpina Burkard Bovensiepen GmbH + Co. KG
The new BMW ALPINA B7 Bi-Turbo – exclusive and extraordinary in all senses. The ultimate in performance and luxury paired with precision dynamics and comfort at the very highest level. New generation 4.4 litre V8 engine with Bi-Turbo charging, petrol direct injection and Valvetronic delivers 447 kW (608 hp) and a maximum torque of 800 Nm. The new BMW ALPINA B7 Bi-Turbo impresses with class-leading performance figures in the segment of luxury performance sedans: from 0 to 100 km/h in just 3.7 (4.2)* seconds, with a top speed of 310 km/h

BMW i Vision Future Interaction

January 5th 2016 - BMW
Vehicles with highly automated driving are an important milestone on the road to Vision Zero, the idea of accident-free individual mobility. This increases the aspirations of drivers for the user friendliness of vehicles, for the presentation of information and for digital networking of the information.

BMW i8 Mirrorless

January 5th 2016 - BMW
BMW i is presenting BMW i8 Mirrorless at the CES 2016 in Las Vegas. This is the first time a camera monitor system has been launched that offers BMW drivers a pioneering form of rear view with the potential to replace conventional exterior mirrors. Although different versions of driver assistance cameras are used, there has so far been no digital use of the rearview mirror which can be deployed in series vehicles.

BMW Concept Compact Sedan

November 20th 2015 - BMW
The BMW Group has chosen Auto Guangzhou 2015, one of the largest international motor shows in China, to present a very special new development to the global public: the company’s vision of a four-door sedan for the compact segment. “The BMW Concept Compact Sedan reveals the potential we see in a compact sedan,” says Adrian van Hooydonk, Senior Vice President BMW Group Design.

The new BMW M2 Coupe

October 14th 2015 - BMW
A compact high-performance BMW sports car was already causing heads to turn and hearts to flutter over 40 years ago. Indeed, the BMW 2002 turbo perfectly encapsulated BMW’s resolution to deliver outstanding dynamics, exceptional agility and optimum car control. As if to demonstrate in similarly resounding style that this commitment is alive and well, BMW M GmbH can now unveil the new BMW M2. With its high-performance six-cylinder in-line engine, rear-wheel-drive agility, lightweight aluminium M Sport suspension and extrovert styling, the new BMW M2 Coupe has all the ingredients to deliver the last word in driving pleasure.

The new BMW X4 M40i

October 1st 2015 - BMW
With the introduction of the new BMW X4 M40i, the successful BMW X4 series has gained a new top model. In the Sports Activity Coupe segment (SAC), the BMW X4 M40i is setting new standards with even more keenly honed driving dynamics, a high degree of emotionalism and singular exclusivity.