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 CP-E and RevoZport built BMW 1 Series M Coupe

CP-E and RevoZport murder out the 1 Series M Coupe for SEMA

The new BMW 1 Series M Coupe is one of the sexiest compacts on the road today but at the 2011 SEMA Show, Custom Performance Engineering and RevoZport brought out an all-matte-black 1 Series M Coupe fitted with a variety of CP-E performance products to make it as great as it looks with the new 1M Raze P450 kit.
2012 BMW M3 Competition Edition

Hot New 2012 BMW M3 Competition Edition Available in Limited - Make That Very Limited – Quantities

The 2012 M3 Competition Edition features Frozen Silver exterior paint and other enhancements to honor the 40 years since the founding of BMW M in 1972 but you're going to have to act quick because supplies are very limited and you'll need $81,000 to cover the cost.

German study finds next generation spending less time behind the wheel

In the land that gave us BMW, Mercedes-Benz and the Volkswagen, a new study has discovered the next generation of German youth are driving less and riding public transit more. It is believed, nevertheless, they are not eschewing personal mobility for a greener lifestyle but delaying one of life’s more expensive purchases until after college, just as American students are worrying about paying off their student loans.
Entry luxury sales are softening

2012 BMW 3 Series Debuts To Strong Competition from Mercedes C Class, Lower Luxury Car Sales

The 2012 BMW 3 series that debuted in Munich has the automotive media abuzz with excitement but it's been borne into a world where it faces tightening competition from the 2012 Mercedes C Class and an overall ennui in the luxury car sales market.
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Premium prices above MSRP common now for used cars in U.S.

NADAguides reported today that American car buyers are paying a premium for new and preowned 2011 models that they really want. It's an unusual trend that more than 100 used 2011 models have a premium showroom value that surpasses 2011 MSRP prices – some preowned 2011s are worth almost 40% more than their original MSRPs.

BMW's environmental stewardship lauded by Carbon Disclosure Project

The BMW Group achieved its best performance ever in the just published Carbon Disclosure Project (CDP) ranking wherein the BMW Group was named number one automotive manufacturer, ranking in the Top 10 of all participating international companies. Scoring 96 out of a possible 100 points, the company is listed in both the Carbon Disclosure Leadership Index (CDLI) and the Carbon Performance Leadership Index (CPLI).

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