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Upcoming BMW M5 Hybrid Will Pack 700-HP V8 From XM SUV
Upcoming BMW M5 Hybrid Will Pack 700-HP V8 From XM SUV

Posted On: November 17, 2022
We've known for some time that the current BMW M5 would likely be the last fully gas-powered model. The upcoming hybrid M5 has been spied several times before, and now we have a lead on where t...[More]


2023 BMW X1 M35i spy shots and video
2023 BMW X1 M35i spy shots and video

Posted On: November 9, 2022
BMW's X1 compact crossover has been redesigned for 2023, and our latest spy shots and video show a prototype for a new performance flagship that's still in the works. The 2023 X1 currently tops out at...[More]


2025 BMW M5 spy shots and video: Hybrid power set for redesigned super sedan
2025 BMW M5 spy shots and video: Hybrid power set for redesigned super sedan

Posted On: October 27, 2022
BMW has been spotted testing a prototype for its redesigned M5, which is set to be the first in the nameplate's history to feature electrification. It's expected to start sales in 2024, or about a yea...[More]


BMW spending $1.7B to build EVs in US
BMW spending $1.7B to build EVs in US

Posted On: October 19, 2022
BMW on Wednesday announced a major investment in its U.S. plant to prepare it for production of electric vehicles. The automaker said it will spend $1 billion on its plant in Spartanburg, South Caroli...[More]


BMW i4 M50 By Kith Sells For An Astonishing $327600
BMW i4 M50 By Kith Sells For An Astonishing $327600

Posted On: October 18, 2022
When you attach a prominent designer's name to a car, it truly is astonishing what that can do for its value. Earlier this month, we were shown BMW's and Kith founder Ronnie Fieg's latest ...[More]


2023 BMW M2 arrives with 453 hp $63195 base price
2023 BMW M2 arrives with 453 hp $63195 base price

Posted On: October 11, 2022
A car with two doors, a turbochagned inline-6, a manual transmission, and rear-wheel drive? BMW doesn't make those anymore, right? Well, it actually has two vehicles that fit that description. There's...[More]


Lamborghini Aventador successor 2024 Mercedes-Benz AMG C 63 2023 BMW Alpina XB7: This Weeks Top Phot
Lamborghini Aventador successor 2024 Mercedes-Benz AMG C 63 2023 BMW Alpina XB7: This Weeks Top Phot

Posted On: September 24, 2022
Lamborghini's successor to the Aventador was spotted this week. With a new V-12 engine and hybrid technology, the redesigned supercar will move Lamborghini into the next era. Brabus P 900 Rocket Editi...[More]


BMW Z4 Looks Sleek With Subtle Upgrades
BMW Z4 Looks Sleek With Subtle Upgrades

Posted On: September 18, 2022
The BMW Z4 has all the ingredients you'd expect of a successful roadster. A simple soft top, a powerful engine shared with the Toyota GR Supra, and power to the rear axle. However, its styling seems t...[More]


BMW promises 30 improvements in range charging speed with next-gen battery
BMW promises 30 improvements in range charging speed with next-gen battery

Posted On: September 9, 2022
BMW on Friday provided the first details on its new sixth-generation battery design. Due around the middle of the decade, the sixth-gen battery promises significant performance improvements over the c...[More]


2022 BMW X4 M Competition Review and Test Drive
2022 BMW X4 M Competition Review and Test Drive

Posted On: August 31, 2022
In today’s automotive landscape, SUVs and compact crossovers tend to be highly sought-after vehicles over coupes and sedans. BMW’s X3 and X4 compact crossovers have benefited from the popularity o...[More]


300-MPH Hennessey Venom F5 Roadster Acura Reveals Precision EV Concept BMW M Teases M4 EV: Cold Star
300-MPH Hennessey Venom F5 Roadster Acura Reveals Precision EV Concept BMW M Teases M4 EV: Cold Star

Posted On: August 19, 2022
Rise and shine! It's Friday of one of the biggest weeks of the automotive show season as Monterey Car Week begins to pick up the pace. But before looking to the future, let's go back 24 hours with Col...[More]


2022 BMW i4 M50 2024 Kia EV9 Mercedes-Benz AMG One: This Weeks Top Photos
2022 BMW i4 M50 2024 Kia EV9 Mercedes-Benz AMG One: This Weeks Top Photos

Posted On: August 13, 2022
BMW's latest 4-Series family has an electric option in the form of the i4 hatchback. The car is a new addition to the BMW lineup for 2022 and in i4 M50 guise, it delivers up to 536 hp and is a hoot to...[More]


2022 BMW i4 M50 Review and Test Drive
2022 BMW i4 M50 Review and Test Drive

Posted On: August 11, 2022
Believe it or not, BMW has long been in the EV (Electric Vehicle) movement with the i3 EV introduced a decade ago. Since the conception of the i3, a lot has changed, and BMW has repositioned itself to...[More]


Rimac Nevera 2023 Genesis G90 2025 BMW X3: This Weeks Top Photos
Rimac Nevera 2023 Genesis G90 2025 BMW X3: This Weeks Top Photos

Posted On: August 6, 2022
After a development period that seemed like forever, the first Rimac Nevera has finally been delivered. The first of the electric hypercars went to none other than 2016 Formula 1 world champion Nico R...[More]


BMWs first Neue Klasse EVs will be 3-Series segment sedan SUV
BMWs first Neue Klasse EVs will be 3-Series segment sedan SUV

Posted On: August 4, 2022
BMW has just launched the iX and i4 electric vehicles, as well as an electric version of the current 3-Series exclusively in China, but these will be superseded starting from 2025 by a new generation ...[More]


BMW Want Cars To Drive Themselves Around The Factory
BMW Want Cars To Drive Themselves Around The Factory

Posted On: July 20, 2022
BMW Startup Garage is a division of the BMW Group dedicated to joining forces with young tech companies. It recently announced a partnership with Seoul Robotics and Embotech, enabling its BMW 7 Series...[More]


BMW M3 Touring gains available M Performance parts
BMW M3 Touring gains available M Performance parts

Posted On: July 19, 2022
BMW's M3 sedan has spawned a wagon sibling for the first time, and sadly there are no plans to bring this particular longroof to the U.S. Elsewhere it will go on sale in November and buyers will have ...[More]


BMWs LMDh racer pairs a DTM V-8 with turbos and a hybrid system
BMWs LMDh racer pairs a DTM V-8 with turbos and a hybrid system

Posted On: July 14, 2022
BMW in June provided a first look at its new M Hybrid V8 LMDh (Le Mans Daytona hybrid) race car set to compete from next year in the new GTP (Grand Touring Prototype) class of the IMSA SportsCar Champ...[More]


2022 BMW M440i Coupe Review & Test Drive
2022 BMW M440i Coupe Review & Test Drive

Posted On: July 7, 2022
There’s something special to be said about the way a modern BMW drives. There’s nothing else like it, and that’s a good thing considering how most of the new lineup, including the latest M440i C...[More]


BMW 3.0 CSL homage teased by M CEO reportedly to cost almost $800000
BMW 3.0 CSL homage teased by M CEO reportedly to cost almost $800000

Posted On: June 27, 2022
The rumors were true. BMW is indeed building a 3.0 CSL model as an homage to the original, and it's set to be unveiled soon. The car was confirmed Monday on Instagram by BMW M CEO Frank van Meel in a ...[More]


BMW created a secret 2018 M2 CSL prototype
BMW created a secret 2018 M2 CSL prototype

Posted On: June 26, 2022
BMW recently revealed previously secret M5 CSL, M6 CSL, and V-8-powered M3 CSL prototypes, but the automaker had one more surprise in store. Feast your eyes on the 2018 BMW M2 CSL prototype that never...[More]


2022 Subaru WRX BMW M3 Touring 2023 Mercedes-Benz AMG GLC 63: The Week In Reverse
2022 Subaru WRX BMW M3 Touring 2023 Mercedes-Benz AMG GLC 63: The Week In Reverse

Posted On: June 24, 2022
We drove the 2022 Subaru WRX, the BMW M3 Touring debuted, and we spotted the 2023 Mercedes-Benz AMG GLC 63. It's the Week in Reverse, right here at Motor Authority. We spent a week behind the wheel of...[More]


Alpina D4 Revealed As Diesel-Powered M4 Gran Coupe
Alpina D4 Revealed As Diesel-Powered M4 Gran Coupe

Posted On: June 20, 2022
You wouldn't know it from reading internet comments, but owners of the BMW 4 Series are extremely happy with their cars, even with that massive kidney grille up front. Among all 4 Series models, the 2...[More]


2022 BMW 230i Coupe Review & Test Drive
2022 BMW 230i Coupe Review & Test Drive

Posted On: May 24, 2022
Once in a while, I’m exceptionally appreciative of getting a vehicle in for review that brings back the feeling of more analog sports cars of the past with this week’s tester being a newly redesig...[More]


The New BMW 7 Series Has A Banging Stereo With Diamonds In The Speakers
The New BMW 7 Series Has A Banging Stereo With Diamonds In The Speakers

Posted On: May 21, 2022
It's no secret the BMW 7 Series has a pretty killer interior. It's a flagship luxury sedan. You practically can't bring one to market without a bunch of sweet new tech and comfy reclining seats. Of co...[More]


2023 BMW M4 CSL arrives resets BMW Ring record
2023 BMW M4 CSL arrives resets BMW Ring record

Posted On: May 19, 2022
The quickest BMW (to date) around the Nürburgring has been revealed, but it's unclear if you can even buy it. On Thursday, the 2023 BMW M4 CSL broke cover. When production begins in July, only 1,000 ...[More]


New Car Preview: 2023 BMW 3 Series Sedan
New Car Preview: 2023 BMW 3 Series Sedan

Posted On: May 18, 2022
The BMW 3 Series has undoubtedly been a benchmark for the luxury compact sports sedan segment for nearly as long as it has been in existence. To keep the 3 Series a trend-setter, BMW updates it slight...[More]


2023 BMW 3-Series receives nip and tuck with upgraded technology
2023 BMW 3-Series receives nip and tuck with upgraded technology

Posted On: May 17, 2022
The seventh-generation 3-Series has been tweaked and upgraded to keep up with the newer competition. On Tuesday, the 2023 BMW 3-Series was revealed with larger screens, revised styling, and a new plac...[More]


2023 BMW M4 CSL teased ahead of debut
2023 BMW M4 CSL teased ahead of debut

Posted On: May 4, 2022
The 2023 BMW M4 CSL will debut at Italy's 2022 Concorso d'Eleganza Villa d'Este that will run May 20-22. BMW M released a teaser for this more hardcore version of the M4 on Facebook Wednesday. A BMW p...[More]


2023 BMW 7-Series Kia EV9 next-gen Jeep Trackhawk: The Week In Reverse
2023 BMW 7-Series Kia EV9 next-gen Jeep Trackhawk: The Week In Reverse

Posted On: April 22, 2022
The 2023 BMW 7-Series broke cover, we learned key details about the upcoming Kia EV9, and Jeep's boss talked next-gen Trackhawk and performance Jeep Grand Cherokee with us. It's the Week in Reverse, r...[More]


A Fully Loaded BMW i7 Will Cost You Mega Bucks
A Fully Loaded BMW i7 Will Cost You Mega Bucks

Posted On: April 21, 2022
Last week, BMW teased the arrival of the all-new 7 Series and its all-electric i7 sibling before revealing both to us this week. The latter is the one that we're particularly interested in, as the Mer...[More]


2023 BMW 7-Series teased one last time ahead of April 20 debut
2023 BMW 7-Series teased one last time ahead of April 20 debut

Posted On: April 18, 2022
BMW is almost ready to show us its redesigned 7-Series, and to help build the excitement the automaker has released a few new teaser photos and provided an update on the debut. The new flagship sedan ...[More]


2022 GMC Hummer EV 2023 BMW M3 CSL Koenigsegg Gemera: The Week In Reverse
2022 GMC Hummer EV 2023 BMW M3 CSL Koenigsegg Gemera: The Week In Reverse

Posted On: April 8, 2022
We drove the 2022 GMC Hummer EV, spied a possible BMW M3 CSL, and saw the first Koenigsegg Gemera prototype. It's the Week in Reverse, right here at Motor Authority. Customer examples of the 2022 GMC ...[More]


2023 BMW M2 spy shots and video: Next generation of drivers coupe spotted
2023 BMW M2 spy shots and video: Next generation of drivers coupe spotted

Posted On: March 23, 2022
BMW has a new generation of the 2-Series coupe for the 2022 model year, and yes, the car sticks with rear-wheel drive. This means that our favorite 2-Series variant, the M2, won't lose its hardcore ed...[More]


The New BMW M3 CS Is Going To Pack A Big Punch
The New BMW M3 CS Is Going To Pack A Big Punch

Posted On: March 22, 2022
Every time BMW announces a new M Performance model, the motoring community sits up and takes notice. After all, these are some of the best sports cars around and they usually have a major influence on...[More]


BMW reveals its secret E46 M3 Touring prototype
BMW reveals its secret E46 M3 Touring prototype

Posted On: March 15, 2022
BMW is almost ready to reveal a new M3 Touring based on the latest G80 M3 generation, but it won't actually be the first M3 to receive the longroof treatment. Just over two decades ago, BMW developed ...[More]


Fully Loaded BMW iX M60 Is Better Value Than An X5 M Competition
Fully Loaded BMW iX M60 Is Better Value Than An X5 M Competition

Posted On: February 21, 2022
At the recent Chicago Auto Show, one of BMW's most impressive models on display was the iX M60. With 610 horsepower and up to 811 lb-ft of torque, this powerful electric SUV will hit 60 mph in just 3....[More]


Super Bowl LVI Car Commercials Feature BMW Hyundai GM Kia Nissan and Others In Electrifying and Funn
Super Bowl LVI Car Commercials Feature BMW Hyundai GM Kia Nissan and Others In Electrifying and Funn

Posted On: February 10, 2022
Super Bowl LVI is sure to be something different in more ways than one when it takes place on Sunday, February 13th. When it comes to Super Bowl commercials, Super Bowl LVI looks to not disappoint wit...[More]


Tesla Model 3 Easily Outsells BMW 3-Series
Tesla Model 3 Easily Outsells BMW 3-Series

Posted On: January 31, 2022
The BMW 3-Series has been one of the most popular, if not the most popular midsize luxury sedans across Europe for many years. In 2021 there was new best-seller, the Tesla Model 3. From January to Dec...[More]


2023 BMW 8 Series Debuts With Attractive Updates
2023 BMW 8 Series Debuts With Attractive Updates

Posted On: January 26, 2022
BMW revived the 8 Series for 2018 and now it's time for a midlife refresh. Introducing the 2023 BMW 8 Series Coupe, Convertible, and Gran Coupe, revealed together for the first time today. Bear in min...[More]


BMW Confirms The M4 Weve Been Waiting For
BMW Confirms The M4 Weve Been Waiting For

Posted On: January 13, 2022
This has been spotted more than once by our spy photographers. We always suspected it was coming but BMW had yet to confirm it. Until now. The BMW M4 CSL is expected to make its first appearance somet...[More]


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