Hugo Becker

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Lexus RC F Engine Tech Tidbits

Interesting | January 9th, 2014 by Hugo Becker

The 5.0L V8 contains some interesting technology, Atkinson cycle operation under certain throttle/load conditions and a combination of direct and port injection (higher RPM operation). …

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2015 BMW M3 and M4 Technology Takeaways

BMW M4 | December 11th, 2013 by Hugo Becker

With the demise of the naturally aspirated V8 of the outgoing M3, the world of M is exclusively powered through forced induction. And that’s not …

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A Visit to BMW DesignworksUSA

Interesting | December 2nd, 2013 by Hugo Becker

Newbury Park, CA – BMW has design studios scattered across the globe. And one of its studios is located in the hills north of Los …

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2013 LA Auto Show Outtakes

Auto Shows | November 26th, 2013 by Hugo Becker

Porsche Macan Porsche stuck its new Macan into a backroom in its isolated display space. Porsche was in a completely separate space from the other …

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BMW i3 – Driving Impressions

Test Drives | November 23rd, 2013 by Hugo Becker

Los Angeles, CA – BMW has assembled a fleet of i3s for the Los Angeles auto show. Los Angeles is the perfect venue to show …

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Test Drive – Rolls-Royce Wraith: Something Slightly Wicked This Way Comes

Test Drives | November 6th, 2013 by Hugo Becker

BMWBLOG heads over to Scottsdale, AZ to test drive the all-new 2014 Rolls Royce Wraith

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BMW M235i – Not a full-on M, but a welcomed addition

2 Series | October 27th, 2013 by Hugo Becker

The M235i should be a welcomed addition to the US market. While it’s not quite a full-on M, it serves as a bridge between the 228i and eventual M2.

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Movie Review: Rush

Interesting | September 27th, 2013 by Hugo Becker

Movies about racing are gambles, and generally the odds aren’t in the director’s or producers’ favor. Steve McQueen’s ‘Le Mans’ is a prime example, loved …

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BMW Displays X5 eDrive Concept at Frankfurt

BMW X5 | September 19th, 2013 by Hugo Becker

BMW introduced the concept X5 eDrive at he Frankfurt IAA auto show, as a continuation of BMW’s hybrid offerings. Utilizing the 2014 X5 SAV as …

Interconnected Safety, the Future of Travel

Interesting | September 19th, 2013 by Hugo Becker

BMW sent out a press release regarding ongoing research into connecting the vehicle to the real world. They are exploring making the vehicle more aware …

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