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Luxury car brand BMW is at the forefront of the green movement, developing environmentally friendly but still lavish and exciting cars and concepts. BMW is a timeless brand, a classic that proves again and again that it can set the standard, and continue to evolve with the times. A BMW rental is an ideal way to travel in class for your business trip, or just an indulgent South Beach escape. There is a reason you see so many BMW’s in the world’s most productive cities, they retain their value and impress. So to impress on your next trip, indulge in one of our luxury BMW rentals!

The BMW M6 Gears Up for GT Racing Awesomeness

Renderings of a potential BMW M6 GT3 car are out there and they are looking good. Should the BMW Z4 GT3 be left in the dust for an M6 racing future? Some say not so fast, others could not be more pleased at the possibility. Not only is the newcomer easy on the eyes, it is on the fast track to becoming a finished product. Testing for the BMW M6 GT3 is to commence as early as 2015 and deliveries could be as early as 2016. What will this model contribute to motorsports? Let’s check out the challenge: The BMW … Continue reading

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Bulletproof BMW Offering Can Withstand AK-47 Fire

BMW is a luxury brand that addresses the needs of its clients, even the most extreme ones like personal security. The latest bulletproof BMW offering has been unveiled recently in Moscow–where certain crimes are on the decline yet still require vigilance. The star of the show was undoubtedly the AK-47 proof version of the BMW X5 SUV. More options for BMW armored and bulletproof vehicles emerge. They are nondescript and can resist fire from an AK-47! The cool part of the bulletproof BMW options are that they appear no different from the standard versions, therefore they will not end up attracting … Continue reading

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Finally: BMW i8 Plug-in Official Details Released

After many years of concepts and teasing, BMW has officially released the final details for its i8 luxury hybrid car. Eager buyers can now account for actual cost, added options costs and special trim packages. All details aside, it will be an exhilarating first for BMW i8 hybrid buyers! The BMW i8 should perhaps be shown in green? For the money I would personally rather have an Audi R8, but this is great for BMW addicts. The BMW i8 base model will begin at $135,700 plus that pesky standard $950 destination charge. BMW shared in their blog that the first … Continue reading

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Unhappy BMW Customer Smashes M6…Again!

Who could forget the jaw-dropping display at the 2013 Frankfurt Motor Show when a disgruntled BMW customer used the publicity of the show to smash up his E63 BMW M6? The extreme display was to draw attention to an incident regarding BMW customer service. The clincher: The man made the promise that he would do it again if the issue remained unresolved…and he has! This is one passionate BMW protest. Crazy or crafty? Man takes another go at protesting BMW by destroying the same car…twice. Watch the short clip above of the men smashing up the BMW. They should have … Continue reading

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The Innovatively Seductive 2014 BMW i8 Visits Geneva

The BMW i8 has served as the brand’s attention-grabber since it first emerged in concept form. The stunning supercar is on stage this week at the 2014 Geneva Motor Show, looking particularly seductive in a charcoal gray coat with brilliant pops of blue. The 2014 BMW i8 emerged back at the 2009 Frankfurt Motor Show.  Since that time, the futuristic exotic has only gotten better. The BMW i8 has taken many powertrains, from a fuel-efficient diesel to a petrol sipper to a plug-in petrol hybrid. While the powertrain remains quite versatile, the look has stayed close to its concept form, … Continue reading

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BMW and Toyota Releasing Twin Exotic Cars

Successful automakers BMW and Toyota are collaborating on a set of twin exotic cars, which will be confusingly related yet separate. One lovechild will be BMW and one Toyota, but they will share aspects of both brands including design and technology.  BMW and Toyota opt to pair their resources for a set of exotic sports cars. What will they learn during this awesome experiment? Will brands begin to collaborate as well as compete? The automotive industry is all about smoking the competition. For this reason, the unique union between typically competitive automakers Toyota and BMW has wheels spinning. The talks … Continue reading

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The 2015 BMW i8 Convertible?

BMW first began taunting us with the stunningly futuristic i8 at the 2009 Frankfurt Motor Show. Now that production is slated to begin for the plug-in hybrid i8 sometime next year, they have begun to steer excitement toward a potential roadster version. Glorious. Will there be a BMW i8 convertible?  This is not the first time the i8 has been caught with its top off, mind you. There was a BMW i8 Spyder concept at the 2012 Beijing Auto Show. Because the chatter and topless version is back, it appears that both the coupe and convertible will be a reality. … Continue reading

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Plug Into the BMW Concept X5 eDrive

BMW continues to enhance its i line, with the recent unveil of the BMW Concept X5 eDrive at the 2013 Frankfurt Auto Show. The next generation of the X5 is still gorgeous and performance oriented, but has a newfound love for its environment. That is to say, it is a plug-in hybrid. The BMW Concept X5 eDrive at a glance: The plug-in hybrid powertrain features a 4-cylinder gas engine paired with a 95-horsepower electric motor. The electric motor was developed in-house. The system also packs a lithium-ion battery pack for extra range. Automated transmission sends power to all four wheels … Continue reading

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BMW i8 Plugs Into Supercar Status

The BMW i8 has only been revealed in concept form so far, but the brand is being proactive in the type of reception it wants for the hybrid. Surprisingly, BMW will not be lining the hybrid up next to the likes of Tesla, but rather, challenging gas-guzzling supercars like Ferrari or Porsche. The idea is that the BMW i8 may attain 80 miles per gallon thanks to a hybrid powertrain, but that it is still as tough and desirable as a Ferrari and should be on par with those types of brands.  BMW takes aim at Ferrari and other supercar … Continue reading

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The 2014 BMW i3 Electric Car Deliveries Begin

BMW is poised to release its first-ever electric luxury car on July 29th, 2013. The long-awaited 2014 BMW i3 electric car will join its thirstier siblings and offer up something new for clients while opening up full throttle with a new niche for the BMW brand. While European deliveries for the i3 began in November, they are just starting stateside. The 2014 BMW i3 at a glance: 70-100 mile electric-only power range There will also be a range-extended version made available with a twin-cylinder gas engine derived from a motorcycle. This will offer backup comfort for those with range anxiety. … Continue reading

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