Since 1975, artists from throughout the world have turned BMW automobiles into art signifying a particular period through the Art Car programme. In 2007, the latest instalment was revealed with Olafur Eliasson’s “Your mobile expectations: BMW H2R project.” [Source: trendland]
Destined to be one of the most dramatic vehicle unveilings at this week’s 2010 Beijing Auto Show, the all-new 2010 BMW Concept Gran Coupe has been revealed, finally confirming BMW’s intention to enter the burgeoning four-door coupe market. The new concept shows the classic features of all BMW coupes, and stretching the entire length of
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The 2011 BMW 3-Series Coupe and Convertible were just unveiled this weekend, but already photos of the M-Sport upgrade package have appeared on the Web. Far from the gaudy “improvements” made by aftermarket tuners, the factory M-Sport treatment offers a sharp and aggressive take on core 3-Series styling. [Source: MotorAuthority]
The BMW Vision Efficient Dynamics Concept is a full hybrid powered by a three-cylinder turbodiesel connected to a pair of electric motors pumping out 265 HP and 590 lb-ft of torque. Oh, and it looks like it’s from Tron.
It’s called the Halbo, and it’s got a BMW stamp on it. It’s tiny and it’s got a front wheel motor combined with a sphere form rear wheel. The target user for this vehicle is a “vibrant eco-minded young individual.” Speed on! It’s half the size of the “regular high end motorcycle,” and it’s full
Looking at some of the controversial recent designs coming out of BMW, many enthusiasts might think that it’s not hard to imagine that study hall doodles would be preferable. Not exactly a schoolboy anymore, Iulian Bumbu has applied skills learned at a Milanese automotive design program to a BMW etude. [Source: AutoBlog]
Along with the vids, BMW put out a brief statement (below the fold) confirming the X1’s arrival in the U.S. sometime in 2011 and its plans to offer both rear-wheel and all-wheel drive (xDrive) versions, along with “a wide variety of gasoline and diesel powertrain choices.” BMW won’t officially confirm what mils will make the
A new, entry-level roadster based on the 1-series and powered by a range of economical four-cylinder engines may be brewing at BMW. The company’s board of directors are expected to make a decision on the car by the end of the year, and if it’s approved it could be in production in time for the
There’s no shortage of tuners offering upgrades for the new BMW X6, and to add to this specialist BMW tuner Hartge has just unveiled its new aerodynamic kit for the sporty crossover. For those of you that have seen pictures of the high-performance X6 M and felt underwhelmed by the crossover’s rather mundane appearance, then
If there’s one thing you can count on the internet, it’s that everyone has an opinion and they aren’t afraid to deliver their two cents. So when dueling billboards from Audi and BMW turned up on Santa Monica Blvd., the Photoshoppers got to work with what they felt would be appropriate counter responses. Some of
BMW’s next-generation 6-Series Coupe and its Cabrio variant aren’t due to arrive until late 2010 at the earliest as the current model was only given its mid-cycle facelift a little over a year ago. However, prototypes of the new car are already testing in Germany but heavy camouflage material have kept most of the details
Racer X Design has caught our attention before with some arresting concepts, including the KC-427 and the RZ Formula. The RZ-M6, however, takes the existing 6 Series and retros it up a bit, in turn paying a bit of homage to BMW’s own M1 Hommage concept. The modified body panels would also widen the coupe
BMW’s MINI now has its biggest challenger: Audi A1 Sportback. The concept sports what appears to be a new mild hybrid powertrain with a 150-horsepower 1.4L TSI engine mated up to a 27-horse electric motor. And it will run up to 60mpg with low emissions. [Source: AutoBlog]
With their scopes aimed squarely at the upcoming Porsche Panamera and Mercedes-Benz CLS, BMW’s M performance division is rumored to be working on their own four-door luxury GT for a 2010 launch. [Source: AutoBlog]