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The BMW Event 2015 Races Into Homestead-Miami Speedway

While Mercedes-Benz and Lexus might have a strong presence in the Florida market, BMW sales are among the highest in the state as well. With nearly 300,000 BMW title registrations in Florida, Homestead-Miami Speedway served as the perfect venue for the first annual ‘The BMW Event’ exclusively for the German luxury brand. Dedicated strictly to the Munich-based automaker, a group of BMW enthusiasts worked tirelessly with event promoters and title sponsor Active Autowerke to make The BMW Event the largest of its kind in the South East region. While West Coast BMW owners…

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Report: BMW to stay true to manual gearboxes, downplays nine- and ten- speed auto

AutoExpress in the UK reports that BMW will be eschewing the possibility of nine- or ten-speed automatics in favor of the classic three-pedal manual–YAY! Click here for our latest review of the 2014 BMW M5 with the Competition Package. According to the report, the outlet spoke with BMW’s small and midsize car chief, Klaus Frolich, who said that the reason the company won’t proceed with these automatics is due to the fact that there will be “almost zero percent” benefit. He added that more gears means greater complexity and weight…

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Official: BMW Individual releases some pictures of decked out M6 Gran Coupe

BMW released some new pictures of an M6 Gran Coupe modified by the automaker’s Individual customization branch. It was made to showcase some of the options that prospective customers can choose to individualize their car. This particular example, revealed on BMW’s Facebook, comes with a unique Frozen Red-painted exterior that’s complemented by black-chrome accenting and trimmings, gold brake calipers, and unique multi-spoke wheels. The custom changes follow on the inside with Opal White Merino leather with contrast red stitching to match the exterior, a black leather dashboard, piano-black trim, and…

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Official: BMW reveals new M Performance Accessories for the M5 and M6

BMW revealed some new M-Performance accessories for the current model M5 and M6 sports cars, aimed at the serious BMW M enthusiast who also has no clue as to what an E30 M3 is. First, is a new M Carbon-Ceramic Brake System, which is designed for the most powerful of all current M-models—the M5 and M6, obviously. Being of the carbon ceramic kind, this means they dissipate heat far better than traditional steel rotors and weigh significantly less, virtually being fade-resistant and adding life expectancy. Their only serious downfall is the premium…

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