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Tech Tidbit: How a Differential Works

Interesting | July 3rd, 2011 by Hugo Becker

Every car (of recent vintage) has a differential and most people take them for granted without any idea of what they do, why they’re needed, …

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M3 CRT Sedan Highlights

BMW M3 | June 25th, 2011 by Hugo Becker

Engine At the heart of this car is the stroker motor BMW built for the M3 GTS. It’s got that extra dollop of torque to …

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Highlights of the new BMW M5 Press Release

BMW M5 | June 16th, 2011 by Hugo Becker

The V-10 M5 is dead – long live the turbo V8. Or something to that effect. The glorious S85 5 liter V10, that rev’d to …

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BMWBLOG Comparison: BMW X1 xDrive28i vs BMW X3 xDrive28i

BMW X1, Featured Posts | June 9th, 2011 by Hugo Becker

In the June 2011 edition of the BMW CCA magazine, Roundel, a copy of sharp eyed readers pointed out that the esteemed Editor-in-Chief, Satch Carlson …

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2012 BMW 1 Series F20 Press Release Highlights

1-series | June 5th, 2011 by Hugo Becker

Disclaimer – What we are seeing is the meat and potatoes version of the new 2012 BMW 1 Series, the five series hatch. We haven’t …

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2012 BMW 1 Series – Styling Analysis

1-series | June 5th, 2011 by Hugo Becker

To open the proverbial can of worms, the styling of the new F20 is controversial (based on the volume of negative tweets seen after the …

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BMWBLOG Test Drive: BMW X1 launches in Canada

Featured Posts, Test Drives | June 2nd, 2011 by Hugo Becker

Toronto, Canada – Canada is doing alright. Employment and the economy are good and the Canadian dollar is going from strength to strength against the …

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Today’s Tech Tip: Triple Turbos

Interesting | May 31st, 2011 by Hugo Becker

I swore off turbo-charged cars after the mid 1980s, I’d had enough of the lag until 3500 RPM and then the boost would come on …

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BMWBLOG Visits BMW Classic

Interesting | May 31st, 2011 by Hugo Becker

Munich, Germany – The last stop for me on Innovation Day was a walk from the FIZ on BMW-Allee to the BMW Classic facility. Located …

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Editorial: The BMW 1M – Further Reflections

1M, Featured Posts | May 14th, 2011 by Hugo Becker

During the BMW NA M Brand Manager’s (Matt Russell) presentation of the 1M after our morning road trip and track session, the 1M was shown …

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