tires

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BMW i3 – What’s up with tire life?

21,000 miles and your tires are toast. This is common with ultra high performance tires on M3’s and the like. But on a 2,800 lbs ultra efficient all electric i3 with all seasons? Yep. Toast….

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How to prepare for Old Man Winter

It’s currently Autumn, the time of year when the leaves fall from the trees, teenage girls eat and drink pumpkin spice everything and the weather starts to get colder. When Autumn comes, it’s time to…

Do you need winter tires on your BMW?

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Under the Lights in Austin

Beneath my feet a blur of yellow trails behind a white cone of light cutting through the darkness bringing with it a cacophonous roar. As the yellow blur pushes through the corner it illuminates a…

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Michelin Pilot Sport A/S 3 – REVIEW

I was facing a dilemma, what should I purchase to replace the Continental ExtremeContact DW tires coming off the 135i. The rears were essentially slicks, even the wear bars were getting worn. Worse, one front…

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New free BMW and MINI tire warranty in Europe

By offering the new free BMW and MINI tyre warranty, the BMW Group is again affirming the confidence and peace of mind offered by the sustainable quality of tyres sold through its dealer network in…

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Winter Tires: To Buy or Not to Buy?

With winter upon us in many North American regions, we would like to revive one of our previous articles on winter tires for your BMW or any other vehicle. Our own road editor Shawn Molnar…

BMW Group is leading promoter of run-flat tires

In the past years, across the entire car industry we have seen an increase in the number of vehicles equipped with run-flat tires as a safety system. BMW, MINI, Lexus, Audi or Chevrolet have all started…