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Germany’s Auto Motor Und Sport magazine claims that BMW will showcase an all-new 9 Series concept at the upcoming 2014 Beijing Motor Show which commences on April 19. The concept will be more of a design study, to judge the business case for a flagship model positioned above the 7 Series, yet below the Rolls Royce Ghost. The 9 Series will be positioned above the BMW 7 Series. The move to show...

BMW launched the M6 Gran Coupe in India today. While the M6 clearly competes with the Audi RS 7, we had to include the Porsche Panamera Turbo S in this comparison as well, as Porsche say this variant of the Panamera is available to order in India. Basically, all three cars are four-door coupes, though the design is executed differently: the Beemer is a natural extension of the 6 Series, the Audi gets...

Posted on Apr 3 2014 - 10:05am by Anjan Ravi

The car which started the entry-level luxury segment in India, the BMW X1, is set to undergo a full model year change next year. In this rendering made by Auto Bild, the German car magazine also gives a few interesting details about the X1′s successor. Firstly, the report indicates that the crossover will no longer use the rear-wheel drive layout which is borrowed from the older 3 Series. The...

The BMW M6 Gran Coupe was spotted in India ahead of its launch which takes place on April 3 (Thursday). The performance-oriented four-door coupe was shown first at the Detroit Motor Show of 2013, following which BMW showcased the car at the Auto Expo last month. Power for the M6 Gran Coupe comes from the same engine seen on the BMW M5. The 4.4-liter V8 features BMWs Twin Scroll and Twin-Turbocharging...

The preliminary on-road testing of the BMW 3 Series facelift has commenced in Europe under heavy camouflage. The current generation 3 Series was launched in February of 2012 (and was brought to India in July 2012). The facelift would help the model retain some freshness and be more competitive against the new Mercedes C Class that was revealed in Detroit two months ago. The facelift will see the 3...

Posted on Mar 31 2014 - 1:58pm by Shrawan Raja

The idea of introducing a big brother to the BMW X5 was abandoned after the financial crisis in 2008. Keeping with the trend of downsizing, BMW thought it was wiser to spend on projects like smaller cars such as the Active Tourer, plugged product gaps with the 2- and 4-Series carlines, released a new crossover X4, and introduced successors of current vehicles. Last week BMW announced that it would...

BMW has announced an investment of $1 billion (INR 5,987 crore) into the Spartanburg, South Carolina plant (USA) to boost annual production to 450,000 vehicles by the end of 2016. This is the fifth time the plant is expanding in its 20-year existence. The start of production of the BMW X4 was another celebration at the announcement. Some of the extra production capacity will be utilized to make the...

Malaysia’s capital Kuala Lumpur and the Klang Valley region around it are home to around four million people. To be future ready for the upcoming urban transit problems and enhance the appeal of this fast growing region, Kuala Lumpur will rely on the metro trains. BMW Group subsidiary DesignworksUSA is designing the new metro of the region Klang Valley. The new transportation system is being...