BMW is to launch a plug-in hybrid model in China next month, designed specifically for the Chinese market, it has emerged. The company’s boss Norbert Reithofer said recently that the new “new energy vehicle” model would be based on the 5-Series and unveiled at Auto Shanghai, describing it as “our e-car from China for China.” [...]
BMW has unveiled the production version of the 6 Series coupe ahead of the car’s debut at Auto Shanghai 2011. To be released in 2012, this car has a 4.4 litre, twin turbocharged V8 engine. It goes from 0-60 mph in 4.8 seconds. Designed to be the ultimate “dream car,” the coupe features a “shark [...]
Italian fashion house Trussardi celebrates its 100th anniversary, and to mark the occasion has teamed up with BMW for a special edition 5 Series Gran Turismo. For the exterior look, the choice fell on an exclusive color – a characteristic warm metallic brown that has been named Heraldic Brown. The paintwork is executed in three [...]
BMW has unveiled a new brand for its electric vehicles, confirming the first models at a press conference February 21. BMW i was announced in BMW’s home town of Munich with the promise that the first two models would be launched from 2013, with the names i3 and i8. The i3 concept was previously referred [...]
Brazilian yacht maker Intermarine has collaborated with BMW DesignworksUSA to develop an ultra luxury yacht that has been dubbed Intermarine 55. Intermarine 55 is inspired by modern architecture and automotive surfacing, such as the BMW X6, and is scheduled to go on sale this July. Highlights of the new yacht include two head compartments along [...]
BMW has teamed up with piano manufacturer Steinway & Sons to create the Individual 7-Series Composition. Deliberately reminiscent of the piano keyboard, the colour schemes reflect the contrast between black and white. The Composition features a hand polished paint job with three-stage clear coat, high-gloss Shadow Line trim, a gold coachline and 20-inch alloy wheels.