n20 2 750x500

Opening Report on BMW Innovation Day

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

Munich, Germany – BMW held its annual Innovation Day at its Forchungs und Innovations Zentrum (FIZ), located on Knorr Strasse, just a bit northwest of …

bmw 1m european delivery 1 750x500

First BMW 1M European Delivery

1M, Featured Posts | April 5th, 2011 by Hugo Becker

I ran into a bunch of happy Canadians today. They took delivery of a 1M, the first to be delivered to a North American customer …

BMW M5 Concept 461 750x500

Cutting to the Chase of the BMW M5 Press Release

BMW M5 | April 4th, 2011 by Hugo Becker

The purple prose that the PR people have conjured up for the press release of the M5 is thick enough that you can cut it …

bmw z211 750x500

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 …

BMW 6er Coupé F13 Exterieur 031 750x500

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 …

bmw logo plane 750x500

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 …

electric power steering 750x303

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 …

new sho cyl hd

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 …

mini rocketman 262 750x500

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 …

BMW M5 F10 3D Renderings Duron 051 750x500

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 …

BMWBLOG

NEWSLETTER