BMW is a top German brand with the initials standing for Bavarian Motor Works. This Torque News page covers all BMW models, and the latest news and stories from the Bavarian Automaker. It is located in Munich Germany, and is known as “The Ultimate Driving Machine” which comes from their sporty driving dynamics. BMW is now a top brand in the U.S. market, because of models like the BMW 1600 and 2002 introduced in the late 60s, when their popularity skyrocketed. The high performance 2.0 liter powertrain, defined what a 'sport sedan' is, and created a generation of performance enthusiasts around the globe. BMW evolved over the years into a luxury brand with models like the 320i, 528i, 630 CSI and 733i luxury 4-door sedan.

Now BMW has a wide-range of sedans, sport coupes, crossovers and SUVs. The BMW 3 Series still defines the modern sport sedan, while the '5', '6' and '7'-Series are now recognized as top models in their respective categories. The top-selling vehicles now include the entry-level X1 to top-of-the-range X6 crossover coupe. BMW is also a global leader in the all-electric revolution and now includes the BMW i3 model and i8 performance car in their lineup.


MotoGP should use a BMW bike with a sidecar for the safety vehicle

BMW is once again supplying the official safety vehicle for the 2014 MotoGP series. A 2014 BMW M4 Coupe especially prepared for the task will handle the on-track safety duties. In a press release, BMW M said it is proud to be part of this success story for the 16th season running. Since 1999, we have been the “Official Car of MotoGP”, helping keep the racetracks of the Motor Cycling World Championship safe all over the world.
BMW EV Winter Charting

The BMW ActiveE: a great EV but a better BMW for snow

How is the ActiveE in the winter, I get that a lot, mostly because it is an EV and also because it is a BMW. EVs are known for losing range in cold temps and BMWs are just known for losing it in snow, most or at least in the past, have been rear wheel drive. So after driving in more snow storms than I care to remember I can tell you that the ActiveE performs better than expected though there are some drawbacks.