Hugo Becker

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BMW i8 – A Look Back At This Marvelous Sportscar

BMW i | January 17th, 2020 by Hugo Becker

Frankfurt, Germany – June 2011. BMW was about to wow the world’s automotive press by presenting their vision of an electric future at the Frankfurt …

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BMW i3 Charging – The Charging Guide

Car Tips, Interesting | November 15th, 2019 by Hugo Becker

So you have decided to go electric – great news, and in buying a BMW i3 you have managed to get one technically sophisticated machine …

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Electric Automobility – A Promise Yet Fulfilled

Interesting | November 3rd, 2019 by Hugo Becker

The automobile has been amongst us for over a century. And automobility has been obtainable for the middle class since the end of World War …

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BMW Announces Engine Contract With INEOS Automotive

Engines, News | March 19th, 2019 by Hugo Becker

BMW announced Monday that they had signed a contract to supply engines to an off-road vehicle startup known as INEOS Automotive. BMW mentioned that the …

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We Dig Into the Koenigsegg Jesko’s revolutionary Light-Speed Transmission

Interesting, News | March 16th, 2019 by Hugo Becker

When Koenigsegg announced the Jesko at the Geneva auto show, a number of us at BMWBLOG zeroed in on the Light Speed Transmission. The idea …

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Morgan Announces the Plus Six with a BMW engine

Auto Shows, Interesting | March 6th, 2019 by Hugo Becker

One of our favorite quirky automobile marques here at BMWBLOG is Morgan. And, as Nico DeMattia has covered, Morgan introduced a new ‘Plus Six’ model …

The Original Rolls Royce SUV: the 1914 Mk. 1 Pattern Armored Car

Rolls Royce | May 14th, 2018 by Hugo Becker

The unveiling, to the public, of the Rolls Royce Cullinan, reminded me that Rolls Royce has been down this road (or is that, ‘off road’) …

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Editorial: Range Rover – the Speed Bump On the Road to Strategy One

Interesting | January 25th, 2018 by Hugo Becker

The Rover logo was a stylized image of a Viking long ship. And, keeping with the Viking theme, by the end of the 1970s Rover …

Review: Pirelli P Zero All Season Plus

Car Tips | October 15th, 2017 by Hugo Becker

Last year, after my 2008 BMW 135i was wrecked for a 135i to be named later (right rear quarter taken out by an uninsured driver), …

The BMW 321: The Car That Saved the Eisenach Works

Interesting | September 11th, 2017 by Hugo Becker

Our Senior Editor Chuck Vossler, uncovered this gem on the interwebs not long ago. On Copart’s site was one “1948 BMW .01”. Odd BMW wasn’t …

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