Tag: BMW 8-Series

BMW Announces European Range Updates Including New Engine Options

BMW has announced a host of updates for its range of European models coming into autumn on the Old Continent. One of the key updates made to the BMW family is the availability of five plug-in hybrid variants of the ever-popular 5-Series that now includes the BMW 545e xDrive Sedan, 530e Touring, and 530e xDrive […]

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2021 Alpina B8 Gran Coupe Is Coming To Make You Forget About The BMW M8 GC

Subsequent to the introduction of the XB7 flagship SUV earlier this year, Alpina has started working on the B8 Gran Coupe, which will be based on the BMW M850i GC. A pre-production car was spied testing on the road, with a bespoke front bumper partially wrapped in camouflage and the typical multi-spoke Alpina wheels. Mind […]

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BMW’s Not Mid-Engine M8 Plays Ping-Pong On The ‘Ring, Hits Two Guardrails In One Crash

BMW recently confirmed its mysterious M8 prototype doesn’t feature a mid-mounted engine, but maybe it should have as the model crashed on the Nürburgring earlier today. According to spy photographers who caught the aftermath, the car “crashed into the guardrail on both sides of the track” near the Pflanzgarten section of the Nordschleife. It then […]

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BMW Official Confirms Mysterious 8-Series Was Not A Mid-Engined Car

Earlier this week, our spy photographers managed to snap a few pictures of a mysterious prototype based on the 8-Series Coupe. Due to the vented rear window quarter panels, some suggested that it might be  a development vehicle for a future mid-engined model, you know, like as a new supercar, perhaps a modern-day M1. However, […]

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Is This BMW 8-Series Prototype Hiding A Mid-Engine Secret Or Just Trying To Fool Us?

A mysterious BMW 8-Series coupe has been spied near the Nürburgring and it might feature a mid-mounted engine. While the car doesn’t look too special at first glance, it has unique rear quarter ‘windows’ with what appears to be air intakes. We can also see a partially camouflaged rear window, which suggests BMW doesn’t want […]

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BMW’s Remote Engine Start Pre-Conditions The Car’s Interior

Modern cars become more and more loaded with novel technology, and a prime example of that is BMW, who is offering a special ‘Remote Engine Start’ feature for select models with its iDrive Operating System 7.0 and Remote Software Upgrade functionality. Remote Engine Start is available in the facelifted 5-Series and new M5 / M5 […]

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Hell Freezes Over As Dodge Tops J.D. Power’s Initial Quality Study

Just when you thought 2020 couldn’t get any crazier, Dodge has tied Kia to win J.D. Power’s Initial Quality Study. Yes, you read that right, Dodge won. A quality study. Seriously. To say the result is surprising is an understatement as Dodge hasn’t released an all-new vehicle in what feels like an eternity. In fact, […]

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