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 i8

BMW i8 to pack 393hp, 406tq, 0-62 under 5 seconds

Since the BMW i8 began making its motor show rounds around the world it has been speculated that the unique German hybrid sports car would feature a gasoline-only version that would wear the famed M badge and while new reports indicate that there will be no M version of the I8- the sleek BMW sports car could pack more power than originally expected.
The 2012 BMW 3 Series lineup

The 2012 BMW 328i fuel economy slashed by the feds

When BMW introduced the redesigned 2012 3 Series, the German automaker stated that their internal testing found that the new 328i would offer 36 miles per gallon but after going through the rigors of EPA testing, the company has been forced to lower their advertised fuel economy levels to just 33 miles per gallon – a reduction of almost 10% from where the company planned to be.
The 2013 BMW 6-series to debut at Amelia Island Concours D'Elegance

2013 BMW 6-series to be revealed at 2012 Amelia Island Concours d'Elegance.

The totally refreshed BMW 6 Series Gran Coupe four-door Coupe will make its North American debut at the 2012 Amelia Island Concours d’Elegance, joined by the fifth generation M5 Sedan and its sibling, the 3 Series Sedan, at the upscale car show, to be held March 9-11 near the Ritz Carlton Hotel at Amelia Island Florida.

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