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BMW Records Positive Sales Performance in September

On October 3, BMW Group U.S. announced that 25,571 BMW brand vehicles were sold in the United States during the month of September. Countering an industry trend, BMW passenger cars fueled the month's results, bringing home a 9.7 percent sales gain over results from September 2016.

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BMW i Vision Dynamics Gives a Glimpse at BMW's EV Future

With the presentation of the BMW i Vision Dynamics Concept, the company continues to progress with its plans to offer pure electric power as a viable option in its vehicle lineup. The four door Gran Coupe boasts a driving range of 373 miles, and with a top speed of 120 mph is able to deliver a 0-60 mph time of around 4.0 seconds.

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BMW Unveils the Concept X7 iPerformance Vehicle

BMW recently revealed the BMW Concept X7 iPerformance at the IAA Cars 2017 show in Frankfurt, Germany, presenting the automotive world with a first glance at BMW brand's new vision of luxury -- which is, in turn, an entirely new notion for the luxury segment as a whole.

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Introducing BMW Connected+ Technology

Let's face facts. We live a life that's increasingly connected, and we sometimes struggle to manage our technologies in a productive, safe manner. BMW is celebrating their Innovation Days 2017, so we thought this was a great time to shine a spotlight on one of the company's developments that has the potential to make your life more orderly and convenient. That wonder is BMW Connected+, which provides next level smartphone integration and personalization between your phone and your BMW.

 

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Two BMW Concept Vehicles to Debut at Pebble Beach

BMW will pull the wraps off of two concept BMW vehicles at a press conference to be held on Thursday, August 17 at the Pebble Beach Concours d'Elegance Reviewing Stand. An all-new BMW Concept vehicle is making its world premiere, while the much-admired BMW Concept 8 Series will make its North American premiere. Among the notable speakers scheduled for the event are Bernhard Kuhnt, President and CEO, BMW of North America, and Adrian van Hooydonk, Senior Vice President, BMW Group Design.

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KBB.com Reviews the New BMW X4

Recently, a reviewer for Kelley Blue Book's KBB.com stated that the X4 offers the timeless appeal of a luxury European vehicle, the practicality of cargo space and all-wheel drive, and the dynamic driving nature of a true Sport Activity Vehicle.

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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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