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Auto 10-01-2020

CES 2020: New Ac2ated Sound removes speakers — How will we hear BMW’s Engines?

At CES 2020, some really radical futuristic car concepts and technologies made their worldwide debuts, such as the electric/autonomous car from Sony, of all companies. However, there was also another interesting technology on display in Las Vegas, which came from Continental and Sennheiser — speakers. Or, I should say, a lack thereof. Essentially, both brands […]

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Auto 09-01-2020

WORLD PREMIERE: BMW X2 xDrive25e joins an extensive fleet of BMW plug-in hybrids

The lates addition to the BMW Group plug-in hybrid family is the 2020 BMW X2 xDrive25e. The chic urban crossover joins its more practical brother – the BMW X1 xDrive25e – which was unveiled a few months ago. The two PHEVs use the latest and greatest generation lithium-ion battery to deliver an estimated WLTP range […]

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Auto 09-01-2020

BMW Vision M Next – The Ultimate Photo Gallery

In early Summer 2019, BMW hosted their first ever NextGen event at the BMW Welt. In the heart of Munich, BMW gave us a glimpse into the future of the brand, one that’s clearly heading towards electrification. One of those future projects unveiled in Munich was the BMW Vision M Next. The Vision in the […]

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Auto 08-01-2020

BMWBLOG Podcast Ep. 13: 7 Series LCI, Hyundai/Genesis and M850i Gran Coupe

It’s about that time of the week again, folks. The latest episode of the BMWBLOG Podcast is now live and in it we discuss some interesting topics, like the 7 Series LCI Part II. We also received a couple of good questions earlier in the week, so I was glad to answer those. It’s a […]

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Auto 08-01-2020

Rolls-Royce posts record-breaking, historic sales in 2019

Rolls-Royce ended year 2019 on a high, posting record-breaking, highest global sales numbers in its 116-year history. Rolls-Royce topped its record sheet in 2019 with a total of 5,152 vehicles delivered worldwide. It is the best sales result in the history of luxury automotive company, which spans over 116 years. As well, the recent sales […]

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Auto 06-01-2020

Bosch’s transparent LCD Virtual Visor might eliminate the pesky sun

There are a few automotive designs that, despite their incredible simplicity and age, are still around, virtually unchanged since their inception. One of which is the side mirror, which didn’t really change at all until Audi decided to replace it with a camera and it’s barely an improvement. However, another, and even simpler, automotive technology […]

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Auto 06-01-2020

This is the World’s First BMW M3 CS Touring (F81)

The idea of a BMW M3 Touring is unfortunately a doomed one. Not only has there never been such a car but the Bavarians have been very clear that such a car will never exist. Their actual reasoning for that is still unknown to us, as BMW’s two main German competitors make their own versions […]

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Auto 05-01-2020

VIDEO: Watch this hilariously ’80s BMW 7 Series Video Manual

Personally, I love the ’80s. I’m fascinated with the entire decade, from the cars to the movies to the wars. Everything about the ’80s either intrigues me or makes me laugh, due to the sheer absurdity of it all. This old video manual for the BMW 7 Series from 1989 is part of that, as […]

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Auto 05-01-2020

VIDEO: Why was BMW behind Mercedes-Benz in sales for many years?

It’s just been learned that BMW surpassed Mercedes-Benz in sales for 2019, marking the first sales victory for the Bavarian brand since 2016. Admittedly, there might be an asterisk on that sales victory, due to some potential sales inflation on BMW’s end. As it stands right now, though, the Bavarians are ahead of Mercedes-Benz for […]

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Auto 05-01-2020

BMW Reclaims Luxury Sales Crown in the US after 4-year hiatus

Yesterday, carmakers published their sales totals for the US market. Most manufacturers published record numbers, with slight increases overall for the US market. In the luxury segment, BMW managed to beat its main rival, Mercedes-Benz, for the first time since 2015. The hard efforts put in by everyone at BMW of North America finally paid […]

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