The woman in the photo is smiling because she just did three hot laps in a brand-new 2014 BMW 228i on an autocross course.
Electric vehicles have only been around in force since late 2010, and even then the Tesla Model S and BMW i3 were still far from realization.
The all-new electric i3 from BMW is thrilling new owners in the US as the launch continues successfully for the automaker.
The Chevrolet Volt and the BMW i3 REx are two electric vehicles that rely on gasoline backup to alleviate range anxiety.
Torque News has done our own poll of BMW i3 owners and those with cars on order in the US market.
Pounding around a closed course in a new sports car or sports sedan is something you can pay for at most race tracks in the US, but wouldn’t you rather do it for free?
Whether or not EV sales have lived up to expectations thus far depends on, well, your expectations.
Lexus outsold Mercedes Benz in the US in the month of May. Although all companies are enjoying good sales numbers right now, the Toyota family is doing better than most.
The Lexus IS350 and IS250 are all new for 2014.
The show Top Gear has always appealed to so-called ‘petrol heads’ and is not known for its glowing reviews of hybrid and electric vehicles; in fact, Tesla actually sued the BBC program for
MINI has been moving in the right direction with design ever since the company began in the modern era.
Today with Nissan and others putting “gamers” in the seat of very real GP race cars and winning, we can no longer dismiss race simulation as a toy.
We recently had an unplanned opportunity to put run flat tires to the test. Our impromptu test vehicle was a 2013 BMW X3 xDrive 28i crossover.