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Editorial: BMW Z2 – A Front Wheel Drive? Warum?

Featured Posts, Rumors | March 17th, 2011 by Hugo Becker

Why? There’s a rumor floating around that BMW is building the Z2. As a two seat front wheel drive roadster!? Why? Front wheel drive is …

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Design Analysis: 2012 BMW 6 Series Coupe

6 Series Coupe | March 13th, 2011 by Hugo Becker

BMW considers the new 6 series the top of their model range. Its role is to be the pinnacle of BMW’s coupe offerings. And yet …

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Editorial: The Convoluted Corporate Roots of BMW

Featured Posts, Interesting | March 11th, 2011 by Hugo Becker

BMW celebrates its corporate birthday on 6 March. That was the date in 1916 that Gustav-Otto-Flugmaschinenfabrik, founded 15 March 1911, became Bayerische Flugzeugwerke (BFW). So BMW was …

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Dr. Lanchester, or How I Learned to Stop Worrying and Love Electric Power Steering

Featured Posts, Interesting | March 9th, 2011 by Hugo Becker

Parallel parking is a skill that many new drivers have a hard time accomplishing smoothly (and many older drivers too). A great deal of entertainment …

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Video: BMW N20 Engine Animation

Videos | February 25th, 2011 by Hugo Becker

BMW releases a new video of the highly praised N20 engine. The four-cylinder TwinPower engine is replacing the six-cylinder naturally aspirated engines found in several …

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Analysis: MINI Rocketman

MINI | February 23rd, 2011 by Hugo Becker

Echoes of Elton John singing in the background, notwithstanding, the Mini Rocketman is an interesting concept for BMW. The first thing that crossed my mind …

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BMWBLOG Analysis: 2012 BMW M5 Transmission Choices

Featured Posts, Interesting | February 17th, 2011 by Hugo Becker

Well what’s all this brouhaha over the next M5’s transmission choices. A little logic may help in understanding what the possibilities will be. Let’s start with what …

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Preview: 2012 BMW 3 Series

3-Series | February 14th, 2011 by Hugo Becker

As the launch date of the new F30 3 Series draws closer, more info will start to appear online and in magazines. It won’t be …

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(Almost) Everything You Wanted to Know About Automatic Transmissions, But Were Afraid to Ask

Featured Posts, Interesting | February 11th, 2011 by Hugo Becker

Introduction Thinking about how automatic transmissions work usually results in the same type of headache you get when eating ice cream too quickly, brain freeze. …

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Poll: BMW X3 sDrive? Why Not!

BMW X3, Featured Posts | February 1st, 2011 by Hugo Becker

Try buying a 4×4 truck with the options and colors you want off the dealer’s lot in Dallas, Texas. Odds are you’ll find the options …

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