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BMW Concept 8 Series Makes Worldwide Debut

BMW revealed the concept 8 Series at the Villa d'Este Concours in Italy last month. Even though this is considered to be just a concept vehicle, it's anticipated that the final production vehicles will appear quite similar to what was shown at Lake Como, with a few exterior modifications needed to ensure that it meets specific safety standards.

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2017 BMW 5 Series Named Top Safety Pick +

The Insurance Institute for Highway Safety (IIHS) declared that the 2017 BMW 5 Series had been named a "Top Safety Pick +." This award recognizes BMW for continuing the company's long-term commitment to automotive safety.

The 2017 BMW 5 Series received the award due to its performance over the following five crash tests: small overlap front, moderate overlap front, side, roof strength and head restraints, as well as an optional front crash prevention system that received a "Superior" rating and headlights that earned a "Good" rating.

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Car and Driver Takes a First Drive in the 2018 BMW M550i xDrive

Recently, a writer from Car and Driver was fortunate enough to receive the opportunity to take the 2018 BMW 550i xDrive for a drive on an autobahn in Germany, and he took full advantage of the chance to open up the throttle and relish the 4.4-liter V8 twin-turbo engine's forceful nature.

Expected to land on US shores soon, the 2018 550i xDrive is the fastest 5 Series vehicle BMW has produced to date, sprinting to a 0 to 60 mph time of 3.8 seconds. The 4.4-liter, DOHC V8 engine matches with an 8-speed automatic transmission to…

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BMW i3 Receives World Car Award at New York International Auto Show

The new BMW i3 was honored with the inaugural 2017 World Urban Car Award at the New York International Auto Show in April. The award was conceived by World Car Awards to honor alternative energy vehicles that offer a new solution to rapidly increasing city traffic and congestion.

The higher energy density of the lithium ion cells allow the new 94 Ah battery in the BMW i3 to offer 50 percent greater capacity (33kWh). The BMW i team kept the battery's dimensions the same while delivering a significant increase in the vehicle's range.BMW.

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BMW iPerformance Vehicles Highlight the 2017 New York International Auto Show

Recently, BMW showcased the company's latest innovations at the New York International Auto Show, including the full roster of iPerformance plug-in hybrid electric vehicles.

The BMW iPerformance vehicles feature innovative eDrive technology borrowed from BMW i (a BMW brand that places an emphasis on sustainability in the new vehicle technologies and concepts), employing it in core vehicles through the use of battery cells, electric motors and electronic control systems.

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BMW U.S. Sales Increase in March

Earlier this month, BMW Group U.S. released their sales results for the month of March 2017, and noted a gain of 3.3 percent over results from March 2016. BMW is off to a stellar start the year, with 71,682 vehicles sold -- a 1.5 percent improvement over the 70,613 vehicles sold through the first three months during 2016.

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The 2017 BMW 5 Series Retains Its Harmony

Whenever a car as lauded as the BMW 5 Series is updated, fans often express concerns about the “dumbing down” of the driving experience. One glance at the 2017 models’ spec sheet shows us why: the new 5 Series relies heavily on new technology, and can even park itself. But don’t fret, friends. Reviewers and others who have driven it have told us the 2017 5 Series is still fun to drive, and more so, puts that experience first.

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The BMW M2 Offers Genuine Performance At Every Level

While early reviews of the BMW M2 expressed guarded optimism that it would be a solid entry-level performance coupe, many decided to wait until they’d spent some more time behind the wheel before making comparisons. Now, a year since it was introduced, outlets like Autoblog are showing us that the comparisons to the 1M Coupe and 2002 Turbo are more than warranted.

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Car Care Essentials: Jump-Starting Your Car

There are a few basics that you need to know as a driver, and how to properly jump-start your vehicle ranks near the top. Nobody ever expects their battery to die, but extreme temperatures can do a real number on your battery, and Arlington certainly sees its fair share of extremes. Here's what to do if you should find your car unresponsive...

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BMW Massage Control Explained

 

When it comes to the different features found BMW vehicles one feature that gets lots of people excited is the massage controls on select models. Not only do you get added comfort when you drive, but it works in other ways. So, how does it all work? Here at BMW of Arlington, we'll tell you.

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