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MontrealBMW's Remote Control Parking System
Are parking spots too narrow? Or are modern vehicles simply too large? BMW’s answer to both these questions is: indeed. The German manufacturer was in Montreal in mid-January to premiere the new and fairly large 6 Series Gran Turismo hatchback. It also unveiled a smart key which partly solves that …
On this day in history: November 12
  • 1911: The Constitution, an Atlanta newspaper, publishes an advertisement for a brand of charcoal briquettes. The logo used, a kind of bow tie, is very similar to the one used by the Chevrolet brand, which was founded just 9 days ago.
NewsLast Year for the Manual in the BMW M5 and M6
BMW is abandoning the manual transmission on the M5 and M6. If you want one, don’t wait; for the 2017 model year, the only available transmission will be a seven-speed, dual-clutch automatic. In a recent interview for Car and Driver, BMW M division’s chief Frank van Meel said that the …
NewsTwo New BMW Art Cars Are On The Way
BMW’s Art Cars have been part of the automotive world’s lore since 1975. No less than 17 unique cars were covered in unique designs by some well-known artists: from Andy Warhol to Jeff Koon, each of them were responsible for a design. The tradition started when artist Alexander Calder was …
NewsBMW Unveils 2015 M6 Lineup
When it was launched, BMW’s 6-Series was designed to offer a luxury coupe for buyers who wanted a stylish car to cover great distances quickly. Since it is based on the 5-Series platform, the 6-Series is available with the same drivetrains and equipment as the sedan. For 2015, the M6 …
RacingBMW Will Race In The M6
BMW has been using the Z4 Roadster in their GT3 programs since 2010. While it may have been a success overall, it is now time to modernize their race cars. In racing, lightness is your ally: the lighter your car is, the more nimble it will be. This is why …
NewsBMW 6-Series Stormtrooper: Darth Vilner’s Ride Of Choice
Every Star Wars fans has at one time or another had a moment of weakness and succumbed to the Dark Side by buying something impulsively. It usually is a Luke Skywalker figurine, or one of those cheap lightsabers that break after a few days. A very fanatic (and probably very …
NewsBMW M5 and M6 to become AWD
The main rivals of these two cars from their Audi and Mercedes-Benz competitors are all offered with all-wheel drive systems. They also sell very well. The competition’s successful approach seems to annoy the BMW team, which does not offer all-wheel drive versions for their M5 and M6 models. Today, the …
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