Tag Archives: Bmw

Pretty Much the Entire Auto Industry Told the Trump Administration Tariffs Are Bad

Good morning! Welcome to The Morning Shift, your roundup of the auto news you crave, all in one place every weekday morning. Here are the stories you need to know.

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We Deserve Better Back Seats

Right now there are pretty much two kinds of rear seats you see in production cars: lounge chairs that swaddle asses in opulence, and basic benches that look like afterthoughts. We need, at least, one more variation of rear seat design.

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Tennessee Man Arrested For Trying To Sell A Stolen BMW i8 On Craigslist

If I were a car thief, which I’m not, I wouldn’t sell my stolen goods on Craigslist. And yet, a guy from Memphis was arrested on Monday for doing just that, according to police. The car in question? A BMW i8, offered for the low price of $87,000.

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This Hacked-Up Off-Road Buggy Is The Greatest BMW X5 Of All Time

The BMW X5! Scourge of school drop-off zones! Bimmer’s big behemoth! A true German luxury crossover if there ever was one. It’s just about the last vehicle you’d expect to get sawzalled apart into a crazy open-top off-road mud buggy, but this exists and it rules hard.

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It Is My Belief That This Is The Fastest Car In The Universe

Look, you may have things like “science” or “math” that will tell you that Kristaps Blušs’ carbon-kevlar BMW M3 with a 9,000 RPM American V8 under the hood isn’t technically the fastest car in the visible universe, but empirical evidence (this video, my own eyes and ears) suggest otherwise.

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Here’s The 2019 BMW X5 Before You’re Supposed To See It (Updated)

Here it is, the 2019 BMW X5, the all-new version of BMW’s big SUV stalwart. These pics that were spotted on a Chinese car forum by Carscoops and a BMW rep confirmed their authenticity to us. It’s a tasteful evolution from the outgoing model, with bigger nostrils, an interior looks slightly fancier, and taillights that…

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What Do You Want To Know About The 2018 BMW M240i Coupe? 

It’s a beautiful day here in Manhattan, Memorial Day is right around the corner and I’ve got a shiny 2018 BMW M240i Coupe to kick off this happy time with. What do you want to know about it?

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The BMW M8 Race Car Sounds Weird As Hell

I have a thing for road cars turned race cars. They’re like the ultimate form of what you see in dealerships and on the street. They’re like as good as the basic car design can be. And that’s what makes this BMW M8 GTE interesting. Inside every 8 Series road car we can expect to see soon lives this version that sounds…

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BMW’s ReachNow Car Sharing Service Is Mostly Dead In Its Biggest Market

ReachNow was BMW’s attempt at launching a car sharing service in Brooklyn to rival Mercedes-Benz’s Car2Go and the independent ZipCar. I saw “was,” because it is now (mostly) dead with the service saying it is “pivoting” from 250 free-floating cars to six cars. All parked in one apartment building.

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The 617 HP 2019 BMW M5 Competition Is The Faster, Louder And More Expensive One

The 2019 BMW M5 Competition is the one with black-chrome kidney grilles that you buy when you want a faster, louder and visibly more expensive car. It’s like an ///M version of the ///M version because we live in branding hell.

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