BMW Design Chief Karim Habib on the Zagato Roadster

There’s no shortage of sexy sheet metal at Pebble Beach, so if you’re going to bring a design concept it’s got to be stunning. Fortunately,  the gorgeous one-off Zagato Roadster BMW brought to the show fits the bill—and then some. Over the years, we’ve seen the legendary Italian firm’s work on machines from Ferrari, Aston Martin, Bentley, Alfa […] More »

  Comments | By - September 11, 2012

Rent an Electric 1 Series… By the Half Hour?

Don’t get me wrong, I like the idea of renting an electric 1 Series. And I think there are plenty of BMW fans who’d jump at the chance to get behind the wheel of one of these babies. But is San Fran the right place for it? I’m not sure. Every time I’ve been there, […] More »

  Comments | By - September 11, 2012

Is the F10 M5 Underrated from Factory?

When someone is selling you car, they’d like you to think that the car is more special in some way. With German tuners, however, they tend to underrate their motors a little bit for whatever reason. BMW isn’t any different, but if this dyno test from iND is to believed, they’ve been sandbagging the numbers […] More »

  Comments | By - September 8, 2012

Spy Video of the 2014 M3 Testing at the Nurburgring

Purists might howl at the idea of a turbocharged M3, just as they did when the I6 was swapped in favor of the V8. But while there might be fans who can’t live with the idea of forced induction, the rest of us can take comfort in the fact that performance-wise, the new car should […] More »

  Comments | By - September 7, 2012

Koons’ M3 GT2 Art Car Helicoptered to Norway’s “Pulpit Rock”

Sure, there are lots of Volkswagen vans with psychedelic paint jobs. But as far as proper art cars go, BMW is king. And while some might see letting artist Jeff Koons go to town on your race car as a little bit nuts, it takes a special kind of crazy to want to put said car […] More »

  Comments | By - September 7, 2012

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