Sales of luxury cars produced by German marque Mercedes-Benz surged by 69 percent in India during the first six months of 2010. The figures are a sign of the growing market for luxury car brands in India, where overall passenger sales are expected to grow by 12-13 percent this year by the Society of Indian … Continued
Jeff Koons has unveiled his Art Car at the Centre Pompidou in Paris ahead of its participation in the 24 Hours of Le Mans in France on June 12-13, 2010. On June 1, Koons unveiled and signed his BMW M3 GT2, making him the 17th BMW Art Car artist, following in the footsteps of Warhol, … Continued
In celebration of the 70th anniversary of BMW’s history victories at the Mille Miglia, BMW has marked the occasion with a few events and restoration cars. However, now BMW has gone one step further and taken its top of the line roadster, the Z4 sDrive35is, and created a limited edition Mille Miglia edition. Only 99 … Continued
BMW, Ford and Volkswagen have joined General Motors, Mercedes-Benz and other leading Western brands in unveiling concept vehicles for the Chinese market at the Auto China 2010 motor show in Beijing. Following in the footsteps of German competitor Mercedes-Benz, BMW showed its own four-door coupe, the BMW Concept Gran CoupÃ©. The concept, intended to combine … Continued
BMW DesignworksUSA have teamed up with Brazilian aircraft manufacturer, Embraer, to present a new generation of the company’s executive jets. This interior is intended for the company’s line of medium-range jets. Featured on the Phenom 100 and 300, the cabin blends modern styling with futuristic design. It features a full galley and lavatory and a … Continued
Talk about pimping your ride. US pop artist Jeff Koons’ latest work is a BMW M3 GT2 decorated with exploding, multi-colored rays. Unveiled by Koons in New York on Tuesday, the car will compete this June at the Le Mans 24 Hours road race in France. The garish work is number 17 in a series … Continued
The motorsport division of BMW doesnâ€™t limit itself to producing cars and has developed a new speed bicycle for more serious cycling enthusiasts. The BMW M Bike features disc brakes and an elegant matt anthracite frame with the M logo, combined perfectly with the leather saddle, stunning rims and handles, and shiny red seat inlay. … Continued
Luxury car maker, BMW, said Wednesday it planned to launch its own small car that might be based on its Mini model to serve a sector that is developing rapidly. “We expect by 2020 growth of between four to six percent” in the market for small, high-end automobiles, BMW boss Norbert Reithofer told a press … Continued
Global carmakers have been unveiling concepts that could shape the future of automobiles for the next decade, with a focus on lean, green models. Hybrids and electric cars took center stage on day one of the show, which is open to the public March 4-14.
China has unveiled the world’s largest chocolate wonderland in Beijing. Among the 500 life-size figures exhibited in the fair there are chocolate shoes, clothes and also a life-sized BMW 1-series car. According to a report in the official China Daily newspaper, 10 craftsmen needed four tonnes of chocolate and six months to make the car.
To commemerate the opening of the new BMW Studio One space in Tokyo, Medicom Toy collaborated with the German automotive manufacturer to create a limited edition series of Bearbricks. The toy, which carries the BMW logo on the front, is made with plastic ( 30% of the plastic used in the creation are recycled). The … Continued
The BMW Vision Efficient Dynamics concept car was showcased las week at the Los Angeles Auto Show. The newly unveiled Vision Efficient Dynamics car from BMW is mainly here to show us BMW’s new diesel-based plug-in hybrid drive system. “Conceived with the idea of melding the performance of an M3 with exceptionally low fuel consumption, … Continued
BMW is poised to retain the crown as the world’s best-selling luxury car maker in 2009 after it reported an 11% rise in sales at its core brand in November. “Since September, sales have been back on the growth track. In November we achieved another substantial increase in our global deliveries.” “We intend to continue … Continued
BMW has revealed the new 5 Series Sedan, a beautiful midsize car with a modern design, athletic and executive looks, driving dynamics typical of BMW, and innovative comfort and safety features. Design features emblematic of BMW are to be found at the front with its kidney grille inclined slightly forward, in the stylish and elegant … Continued
Italian luxury sports car manufacturer Maserati is the overwhelming best-seller in the US among niche luxury car brands, according to business magazine Forbes. Maserati is the top-selling brand among cars that sell at least 1,200 models a year in 47 of 50 states, plus the District of Columbia. Three states prefer less flashy English automakers: … Continued
These new headsets are expected to be available starting December 2009 as part of the Original BMW Accessories and Original MINI Accessories.
In the latest TV commercial for the BMW Z4, artist Robin Rhode uses the roadster as a 306hp paintbrush to create a colorful and unique performance. Now, thanks to 3D technology, itâ€™s possible for you to recreate the artistic experience. If you have a webcam you’ll be able to get behind the wheel of your … Continued
BMW released an unexpected preliminary earnings release showing that the Munich-based company made a â‚¬330m net profit, down 90% from 2007. The car makerâ€™s total production fell by 78% during 2008 producing 1.44m cars. The statement cited bad debts, one off costs and risk provision costs on used car markets. Company chief executive Norbert Reithofer … Continued
BMW DesignworksUSA, an independently operated studio owned by the BMW Group, in collaboration with Thermaltake, creates a futuristic PC case for games and cars lovers. Presented at the CEBIT in Hanover (March 3-8, 2009), the BMW-designed PC case is titled “Level 10” and looks like a chassis with its computer’s individual components mounted in separate … Continued
A BMW is always a special car, but you can make it even more special, by choosing BMW Individual, a programme that allows customers to personalize the interior of their 7-Series. These new 2009 Individual exclusive combinations of unique equipment will be rolled out at the Geneva Motor Show. BMW Individual is an unique car, … Continued