Not too long ago, Car paparazzis or… ‘Carparazzis’ spotted the facelifted BMW M5 F10 with very light camouflage to hide away it’s updates. Then recently, it seems that BMW may have ‘accidentally’ leaked the looks of the new facelift online. Where? – in their car configurator!~
The Sepang International Circuit was where the stage was set for BMW Group Malaysia to unveil their latest two-wheel offering; the BMW HP4 (High Performance), that’s pretty much worthy of all your lusting for this particular high-powered Bavarian crotch-rocket with a 999cc 4-cylinder motor screaming its way up to 13,000rpm.
BMW Group Malaysia today just revealed their latest Motorrad offerings which comes in the form of the BMW F 700 and 800 GS; to which the German manufacturer is touting them as the new benchmark in superior riding and off-road motorcycle performance for enduro bikers with the depiction of exceptional fuel saving efficiency while being the most advanced motorcycle in the world in terms of dynamism, efficiency and having active safety technology.
We initially reported about Alpina’s upcoming F30 offering for the 2013 Geneva Motor Show in mid February and now here it is, up front and personal, the new BMW ALPINA B3 Bi-Turbo with its inline-6 3.0L petrol engine that’s capable of delivering 410bhp and a maximum torque of 600Nm.
BMW Group Malaysia has just revealed their latest offering for their ever-popular Sports Activity Vehicle (SAV), the BMW X5, which sees them presenting it to the Malaysian masses with a “Performance Edition” tag.
Although some European makes such as Audi and Mercedes-Benz are adding AWD drive-trains to their latest line-ups these days, Friedrich Nitschke who is the head of the M Division at BMW has given assurances that they’re sticking to their heritage by launching rear-wheel drive (RWD) M models only.
German tuner, Alpina, known for their BMW specialties have got themselves some new information to reveal, regarding their upcoming 3rd generation B3 that’s due to take a bow at the upcoming Geneva Motorshow.
Admittedly, we’re a tad sad to have heard that the BMW’s M3 GT will be retiring after four years of serious service, having won the it’s GT Class title in 2010 and 2011 at the American Le Mans Series (ALMS). So out with the old and in with the new, as the BMW Z4 GTE now replaces the M3 – with a rather tall order to fill if you asked us.
The rumors and speculations of the next-generation Toyota Supra had been circulating for quite a while and generated quite a stir among the automotive community. After a long time of leaving the gap for a proper sports car, Toyota finally came out with the critically-acclaimed 86 and will soon be announcing the return of the legendary Supra somewhere in late 2017.
Written by Rob James
The BMW 2002 was crucial to helping to save BMW from bankruptcy in the late 1960s and early 1970s. Coming as part of the German automaker’s ‘New Class’ series in the 1960s, the 2002 was particularly popular in the United States, and helped to brand BMW as a leader in sporty compact and luxury cars. The two door compact sedan 2002 and its sportier 2002tii also paved the way for the success of the BMW 3 and 5 Series, setting up a legacy that underpins BMW’s success today.