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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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BMW 1M Full Specs

1M | May 13th, 2011 by Hugo Becker

For those of you technical aficionados out there, here are the specifications for the new 1M. It shares the track of the M3, front and …

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BMWBLOG Test Drive: 2011 BMW 1 Series M Coupe

Featured Posts, Test Drives | May 12th, 2011 by Hugo Becker

My in-laws stopped by today to show off their new Honda Accord; V6, four doors, automatic, it’s a nice, well built, comfortable car . . …

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BMW 1M: Quick Driving Impressions

1M | May 10th, 2011 by Hugo Becker

This is a preview of our upcoming full test drive of the new 2011 BMW 1 Series M Coupe. Stay tuned! The new 1M is …

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