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Bigger Batteries and More: What’s New for the BMW i8

The two-seater open-top BMW i8 Hybrid Roadster was recently added to the i8 lineup, slated to go on sale in the spring of 2018. The plug-in hybrid has been engineered to hold more battery power, with an accelerated battery capacity and range. Bigger batteries for the BMW i8 include an increase in capacity to 34 ampere hours—up from 20 ampere hours. Additionally, the bigger battery power for the BMW i8 includes the ability to drive the first 18 miles in electric mode, which beats the outgoing coupe by 30 per…

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2017 BMW 540i Test Drive Review

There was a time in history where no matter which BMW 5-Series trim level you chose, you would enjoy the exhilarating and sporty drive that the model was known for. Every 5-Series model, while they had various power ratings, was extremely fun to drive. Well, things have unquestionably changed. Once known for being “The Ultimate Driving Machine,” BMW is now building cars that attract a wider audience and that’s not entirely a bad thing. See, BMW realized that not everyone wants a tight-handling and quick-accelerating sports sedan, and, while you…

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2017 BMW X5 xDrive40e Test Drive Review

When it comes to crossovers and SUVs, the BMW X5 has to be one of the most versatile models in the segment. Anyone looking at the BMW X5 for their next family cruiser has the choice of a regular gasoline model, a fuel-efficient hybrid, or a high-performance beast. Heck, you can even pick up the BMW X5 with a diesel engine. Match the multiple powertrain options with an outstanding ride quality, a stylish exterior, along with a flexible interior, and you’ll realize that the BMW X5 is one of the…

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2017 BMW 430i Convertible Test Drive Review

The BMW 4-Series has taken the sports coupe segment by storm. While the model made its debut over four years ago, additional variants have been slowly coming to fruition, keeping the lineup fresh and exciting. One of our personal favorite additions to the 4-Series lineup is that of the 4-Series Convertible. Building on the dynamic and elegant look of the 4-Series Coupe, the 4-Series Convertible brings open-top style to the lineup, and before we even get into giving you the tidbits – this thing is absolutely gorgeous. One of our…

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2017 BMW X3 xDrive28i Test Drive Review

The year 2017 is the end of an era. Correction: It’s the end of a generation. This is the last year of the F25 version of the BMW X3. It may be hard to believe, but it’s been nearly 15 years since BMW introduced the world to its follow-up to the X5 Sports Activity Vehicle. The first-generation (aka E83) X3 hit the market as a 2004 model with smaller dimensions and even greater agility than its big brother. By the time BMW stopped making the original X3, the automaker had…

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