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Opposite Lock: M Diesels Take the Stage

BMW M, Featured Posts | January 31st, 2012 by Shawn Molnar

For some time BMWBLOG has been a proponent of M diesels. Why? Because we knew they could do it, and well. Also, because we have …

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The Spun Bearing: ZF 9HP, FWD, and Looms

Interesting | January 27th, 2012 by Hugo Becker

ZF 9HP In the remote reaches of Cobo Hall one can find a number of vendors tucked away at the NAIAS. ZF was there with …

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Opposite Lock: Why the E30′s True Successor is a Toyota

Featured Posts, Interesting | January 24th, 2012 by Shawn Molnar

The iconic BMW E30 has now been debated, glorified, worshiped and written about ad nauseum. If you haven’t owned an E30, and you’ve never had …

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Opposite Lock: The ATS Lands a Few Punches; Gets Knocked Out

Featured Posts, Interesting | January 20th, 2012 by Shawn Molnar

You have to respect an underdog. That skinny man at the bar who stands up to the Schwarzenegger-looking ‘roid-popping dude hitting on his girlfriend. The …

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The Spun Bearing: Fuel, Design, and More On the ATS

Interesting | January 19th, 2012 by Hugo Becker

Fuel During a discussion of the BMW ActiveHybrid 3 recently, the subject of energy density came up. Batteries have so much lower energy density than …

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The Spun Bearing: New M Strategy, Cars At the CES, and Chevy Code 130R

Featured Posts, Interesting | January 13th, 2012 by Hugo Becker

New M Strategy It was just a matter of time. The M bits have been sneaking into BMW’s mainstream products for awhile, a shift knob …

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The Spun Bearing: Once Upon a Car, Connected Drive, and Pure Speculation

Interesting | January 5th, 2012 by Hugo Becker

Once Upon a Car I just finished reading Bill Vlasic’s, “Once Upon a Car”, and highly recommend it. It’s a fast paced look at the …

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