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BMW Concept 8 Series Makes Global Debut

Last month, BMW unveiled the concept 8 Series at the Villa d'Este Concours in Italy. While this stunner is technically a concept, the finished design should be quite similar to what was shown at Lake Como, with slight exterior changes made to ensure safety standards.

From first impressions, the 8 Series is a beauty. Laser headlights frame the iconic kidney grille as a long hood line flowing roofline and rear fender flares give off a sporty, yet elegant appearance. All of this sits on 21-inch wheels, which we sincerely hope will be available as an option on the finished…

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2017 BMW 5 Series Receives Safety Award

Last month, the Insurance Institute for Highway Safety (IIHS) announced that the 2017 BMW 5 Series had been named a "Top Safety Pick +." This award honors BMW for continuing its long-established commitment to class-leading safety.

The 2017 BMW 5 Series earned the award thanks to how it performed in five crash tests: small overlap front, moderate overlap front, side, roof strength and head restraints, an optional front crash prevention system that earned a "Superior" rating and headlights that received a "Good" rating.

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Car and Driver Takes the 2018 BMW M550i xDrive for a Spin

A writer from Car and Driver recently had the extreme good fortune to take the 2018 BMW 550i xDrive for a trip on the A8 autobahn in Germany, and he took full advantage of the chance to opportunity to open the throttle wide and experience the full unleashed power of the 4.4-liter V8 twin-turbo engine.

Due to arrive on United States shores soon, the 2018 550i xDrive is the quickest 5 Series vehicle BMW has produced, dashing to a 0 to 60 mph time of 3.8 seconds. That 4.4-liter, DOHC V8 engine pairs with an 8-speed automatic…

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BMW i3 Earns Award at New York International Auto Show

The new BMW i3 received the very first 2017 World Urban Car award at the New York International Auto Show held last month. The award was conceived by World Car to recognize vehicles that offer a quality, value-driven mobility solution to the problem of increasingly dense cities.

The i3 features a new 94 Ah battery that has 50 percent greater capacity (33kWh), due to higher energy density in the lithium ion cells. The BMW team has endeavored to make sure that the battery's dimensions remain the same size even as it offers significantly greater range.

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BMW iPerformance Vehicles Stars of 2017 New York International Auto Show

At the New York International Auto Show, BMW featured the company's latest lineup, including the iPerformance plug-in hybrid electric vehicle family.

The BMW iPerformance vehicles make use of eDrive technology that has been borrowed from BMW i (the BMW brand that focuses on sustainability in vehicle concepts and technologies), applying it to core vehicles by way of electric motors, battery cells and electronic control systems.

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BMW Sales Grow in March

Recently, BMW Group U.S. announced that sales for March 2017 were up 3.3 percent compared to results from March 2016, as the brand continues to enjoy a positive start to the year. For 2017, BMW has sold 71,682 vehicles, which is a 1.5 percent increase over the 70,613 vehicles sold during the first three months of 2016.

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2017 BMW X5 Epitomizes Luxury SUV Excellence

 

In the conversation of the industry's most impressive midsize luxury SUVs, the 2017 X5 is without question a centerpiece.

 

Yet, what -- specifically -- makes it so?

 

Keep reading to receive the inside scoop.

 

No doubt the bad boy of the X5 lineup, the top-of-the-line xDrive50i trim promises to be a popular selection among performance enthusiasts.

 

Propelled by a turbocharged 4.4-liter V8 engine, the xDrive50i makes a monstrous 445 horsepower and 480 pound-feet of torque. What's more, it receives a snappy, eight-speed automatic transmission and the xDrive all-wheel platform as ...

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Inject Some Excitement into Your Daily Drives with the 2017 BMW M4

 

Upon meeting the 2017 M4, our beloved German brand's superstar sports car, we here at BMW of Annapolis fell for it like a sack of bricks. This vehicle, in our estimation, is a stunner in every sense.

 

Might the M4 elicit a similar response from you? Read on to learn a bit more about it.

 

If we had the time (and requisite digital real estate), we'd sing the praises of the M4's powertrain for days on end.

 

Offered with your selection of a six-speed manual transmission or an optional seven-speed dual-clutch automatic, the M4's turbocharged 3…

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Cold Weather Essentials: Jump-Starting Your Car

Living in Annapolis, we're all too aware of the joys that come with cold weather: frozen pipes, sore throats, dead car batteries. When it comes to resolving the first two issues, you're on your own; we can, however, offer some advice for how to handle the third...

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Get Support with BMW Massage Control

 

At BMW of Annapolis, we like to inform all our drivers of the many different benefits you get when you drive a BMW. One that people do like is the massage control seats, because they help you stay comfortable, and also alert as they drive. So, what does it do and how to you work it? Here's how:

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