BMW Land│Issue #122
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New BMW X2 M35i Spotted Tested in the Snow and Showing Interior
The new BMW X2 has been revealed in spy photos and renders, showing a more sporty design than its predecessor. It is likely an M Performance model, and may be the upcoming X2 M35i. The interior has unique seats and carbon fiber paddle shifters, and it is expected to have a 2.0-liter turbocharged four-cylinder engine producing over 300 horsepower.
In an SUV showdown, the Porsche Macan T drag races the BMW X3 xDrive30i.
CarExpert conducted a drag race between the BMW X3 xDrive30i and Porsche Macan T and found that despite the Porsche’s extra power and higher weight, it was able to beat the BMW in each race. This demonstrates that customers don’t have to spend a fortune to get decent performance in an SUV or crossover.
Drag racing between stock BMW M340i xDrive and tuned Audi S5 and Genesis G70 3.3T
Sam CarLegion compared a BMW M340i xDrive to a Genesis G70 with a 3.3-liter engine and an Audi S5 Sportback with a 3.0-liter engine. The BMW was the least powerful of the three but surprisingly was neck and neck with the Audi in two drag races. The Genesis was last in the drag races but won both rolling races from 32 and 50 mph. The BMW was stock, suggesting it likely has more punch than advertised.
2024 BMW X5 M Competition Review: The Greatest SUV with 617 horsepower
The 2024 BMW X5 M Competition is examined in more detail in this video. This powerful SUV is one of the most potent ones on the market thanks to its astounding 617 horsepower.
Review of the M340i LCI by a pre-facelift owner of a BMW M340i
BMW recently released an updated version of the M340i, the M340i LCI, which has a new hybrid system and Euro Spec 374 HP tune. The front and rear of the LCI have a more aggressive design and a few changes to the interior, including the iDrive 8, Carbon Fibre trims, and a toggle switch for the gear shifter. BHPian karan561 recently shared a review of the M340i LCI and a comparison to his M340i.
The 2023 BMW M4 CSL is a track monster.
The BMW M4 CSL is a track-focused thoroughbred with a 543-hp twin-turbo 3.0-liter inline-six engine. It has amazing top-end acceleration, grip, and stopping power, but the launch control is not perfect. The car is unforgiving on the road and has an uncomfortable ride. Despite its performance, it is not always a joy to drive.
BMW X7 Review for 2023: Inside Out
Designers at BMW continue to take risks that few other automakers would consider. The 2023 7 Series and the brand-new and significantly enhanced 2023 BMW X7 SUV are the automaker’s largest and most daring cars, and both feature the contentious split headlamp treatment.
The BMW M8 Gran Coupe by G-Power has 900 horsepower and can reach 205 mph.
BMW has given the hot CS treatment to the M3 and M5 super sedans, but has held back on pushing the M8 Gran Coupe over the Competition level. In order to overcome this problem, G-Power has released the G8M Hurricane RR, a hard-core version with a long name.
Mercedes C36 AMG against BMW M3 E36: Icon vs. Underdog
The two vehicles, which were introduced in the early part of the 1990s, were launched concurrently. They both featured a high-revving inline six-cylinder engine, rear-wheel drive, and carried the banner for their respective marques’ performance capabilities. These 1990s sports saloons also offered a bit more refinement and elegance along with their improved performance since, unlike their respective predecessors, they were no longer required to act as homologation specialties for BMW and Mercedes’ racing campaigns.
An Overview of BMW’s iDrive 8.5 and 9
The new iDrive system is based around the “QuickSelect” design concept, which is designed to make using it easier, faster, and more intuitive. The iDrive 8.5 system will be rolled out on select models this summer and it will be based around a touchscreen-focused design. The new iDrive 9 system will be rolled out on newer cars and it will be nearly identical to the iDrive 8.5 system, save for a few new features that are only available with the Android OS.
See the Start of an E46 M3 Touring Build
YouTuber Alex Kersten bought himself a cheap E46 M3, and recently discovered that it’s toast. He turned it into another project by combining it with his already existing E46 3 Series Touring. If Kersten pulls this off, he’ll have among the most special cars in all the UK.
Owner of a BMW M3 Touring Makes Some Improvements
Joe Achilles takes delivery of a BMW M3 Touring and uses it to transfer some aftermarket parts from his M3 Competition to his new car. The modifications done to Achilles’ car include a new carbon fiber front splitter, lowering springs for the front axle, wheel spacers, and a detail. These simple modifications should make a significant difference to the way the car looks and feels.
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