And since we are in the area of the trunk, enter inland through it. It has 620 liters capacity, and although one of the novelties of the 2010 version is that a third row of seats in the area of the boot (2,442 euros) is offered as an option, this testing unit not brought it.
Thus, these 620 liters of capacity are divided between area located on the floor of the luggage compartment, and a large compartment below. Simply lift the lid and find a space equivalent to the spare wheel (carries RunOnFlat tires), which take account of its size, is sufficient to save too much luggage.
The boot we jump to the back row of seats, which include both the available width and ample space for the legs. What BMW X occurs with other SUV style as his brother 6, the X 5 offers five places real and not four. It is a major point in its favor that rewards the practicality front fad than other cars in its segment. Continue reading
We have already spoken of the BMW i3, which will be the first electric (and front) of the Bavarian brand. Its range on a single charge, will be between 130 and 160 kilometers, according to Kellner said Maximilian, product manager of the sub-brand BMW i. But there is more. It will have two operating modes for Eco autonomy can be up to 220 kilometers:
EcoPro: delivery reduces torque and power used by systems such as climate control. With this energy saving adds 20 km range.
EcoPro +: Shut down all systems that use electricity less safety-related (such as ABS or ESC) to gain another 40 km of autonomy.
Not bad, but still not enough, like other electric cars. In Detroit, Herbert Diess, head of R & D, said that there will be an extended range pack. A twin engine, located in the trunk, will be connected to a generator to convert the i3 in extended range electric, like the Chevrolet Volt we tested. Autonomy would increase to 350 kilometers (few compared to the Volt or its twin Opel Ampera). Continue reading
According to the second-generation BMW X6 bear a SUV with an even more differentiated compared to X5 model which shares a platform. Their lines are more risky coupe. X6 new components will be selected so that, despite the increase in size, they weigh less than the current model. The list of engines also adapt to changing times.
The BMW X6 was a success by the German firm. This line coupe SUV that hit the market in early 2008 created a new segment, which many brands today introduced its proposal. Since its launch barely suffered visual changes and enjoys almost the same visual impact that he had seven years ago. After so many years of success it is high time to be proposing its second generation and BMW, in fact, already thinking about it. Continue reading
BMW promises to be one of the stars at the Detroit Motor Show 2013, which will open in mid-February. To do this, the brand comes loaded with an interesting new battery, which will be led by the BMW prototype awaited Series 4: the BMW Concept Coupe that advances four lines that will be the replacement of the variant of the BMW 3 Series Coupe.
On the other hand, representing his athletic side, the BMW stand at the 2013 Detroit Motor Show will also feature the presence of the BMW M6 Gran Coupé, the 6 Series more stylish and sporty, moved by the impressive TwinPower Turbo engine, which generates 560 hp and 680 Nm of torque. Continue reading
BMW is preparing a new special edition for the Series 1, the smallest model in the range. Under the name of ‘Lifestyle’, the limited edition of the Coupe and Convertible will be presented at the upcoming Detroit Motor Show.
BMW and lovingly prepares the next round of the Detroit Motor Show, scheduled for the upcoming January. They will present the new BMW 4 Series Concept, BMW Z4, BMW Gran Coupe and M6, among others, a limited edition of the 1 Series Coupe and Convertible called ‘Limited Edition Lifestyle’. With various new aesthetic and equipment for both the exterior and the interior, the German compact becoming increasingly attractive and also be combined with the BMW M Sports Package. Continue reading
BMW has unveiled the new features presented in the next Hall of Detroit in their roadster, the Z4. New version of access to a greater range and number of customizable elements outside and inside are some of the highlights of the new Z4.
After the Hall of Los Angeles, we get fully into the territory of the next Hall of Detroit, the first major event of 2013. BMW will be there, how it could be otherwise, with important new features, among which is the new Z4. The second generation of German roadster is renewed. Continue reading
BMW presented at the Hall of Los Angeles a new electric version of its BMW i family. Based on the i3, the new Coupe Concept i3 is clear from the two rear doors to make way for a new electric compact futuristic.
The Hall Los Angeles is the place chosen by BMW to introduce a new family prototype BMW i: the i3 Concept Coupe. Based on the i3 we already know, benefits from the same design language created specifically for this family, formed in present by itself i3 and BMW i8. Continue reading
The BMW M6 Gran Coupe 2013 has been unveiled for the first time at a private event the Bavarian manufacturer. It goes on sale in summer 2013. Inherits the M6 Coupe front and rear bumpers as well as the 4.4 engine 560 hp V8 and automatic transmission of double clutch.
The journalist of CAR had to make photos with the mobile phone camera, hence the poor quality of the images, but certainly better than nothing. Anyway the pictures we make it clear that the M6 Gran Coupe has little to envy the M6 Coupe aesthetically and also has the practicality of the four-door body. Continue reading
BMW launches new limited version on one of his most coveted sports, the M3. Without presenting many changes to the series model, the Bavarian brand market only 150 units of this limited edition called Frozen for 59,101 euros each.
The BMW M3 is one of the sports most coveted and desired market is not called into question. The Munich brand knows and exploits creating special versions, in the case of being limited, are depleted in record time just be thrown. It happened with the M3 Frozen Black, who last year sold 20 units in just 22 minutes. Continue reading
BMW has shown in the Concours d’Elegance in Pebble Beach the Zagato Roadster Concept. This is the cabrio version of the prototype BMW Coupe Zagato presented a few months ago. Its development has taken only six weeks to exhibit at the American event. It will stay in a prototype and will not be brought to production.
This weekend has been presented at the Concours d’Elegance in Pebble Beach, California, the BMW Roadster Zagato Concept. This is the Bavarian manufacturer’s latest collaboration with designer Italian and is the natural evolution of the BMW Concept Coupe Zagato presented a few months ago in the contest Italian Villa d’Este.
The Coupe Zagato collected some very positive reviews from the public that Zagato and BMW join forces again to offer open-top version. Only six weeks passed since this convertible prototype passed from the table of design to be converted a reality and if the first one already was precious this roadster will not leave us to sleep. Continue reading