BMW

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.

The BMW M5

BMW issues stop sale of new M5, M6-prepares oil pump failure recall

BMW has reportedly issued a stop sale of their high performance 2013 M5 sedan along with the 2013 M6 Coupe and Convertible over a concern that a sudden loss of oil pressure could cause dramatic engine damage – going so far as to contact owners of the new M5 and M6, asking them not to drive their cars until the problem is fixed.
The 2013 BMW M5

2013 BMW M5 packs more horsepower than advertised

Even though the horsepower war raging across the global automotive industry is all about having a few more ponies than your nearest competitor, the act of underrating your big dogs is as popular now as it was in the 1970s – with the most recent news of a production car making more power than advertised being the 2013 BMW M5 sedan.

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