Category Archives: BMW

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!

April Fool’s Day: BMW Is Doing It Right

BMW pulled a fast one on April Fool’s Day when it dared fans to dream big. The brand released an unbelievable ad in the New Zealand Herald, inviting people to swap their old car for a brand-spanking-new BMW 1 Series. According to the ad, the first person to arrive and meet the terms and conditions, would receive the car. While many disregarded it as too-good-to-be-true, Tianna Marsh learned it was no joke when she arrived at the dealership with her old Nissan Avenir and pulled away in a gleaming new $50,000 BMW! BMW shared the story on their official blog … Continue reading

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2 Millionth BMW 1 Series Produced—Popularity is Good

A decade ago, the BMW 1 Series rolled onto the scene. Since that time the mega-brand has produced two million units of the 1 Series, a true testament to the popularity of the more affordable option. It would certainly seem that everyone wants to drive a BMW. (Photo from BMW official blog) BMW will be touting the next version of the 1 Series at dealerships all over, and has much to celebrate in terms of success. To commemorate the long-term love of the model, car number two million is a BMW 120i M Sport Package. It was created for a … Continue reading

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Video Teaser: BMW Self-Driving Car Vs. Drift Champion

BMW intends to have the first-ever autonomous drift car. They released the teaser below of the BMW self-driving car taking on a champion drifting driver. While it is not Ken Block, the drift driver is familiar with the procedure and the autonomous BMW seems perfectly capable of maneuvering. Check it out: The short clip above was released to generate excitement over the BMW self-driving car’s drifting capacity. There are quite a few BMW offerings that make decent drift machines and they are certainly no stranger to special events like Driftmob. The video of the autonomous BMW drifting above is a … Continue reading

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Rivalry: BMW Charging Stations With Shocking Twist

It seems that relations have become electric between BMW and rivals like Tesla in the electric vehicle charging station arena. Word is circulating that BMW is developing EV charging stations that it intends to circulate throughout the United States. The BMW charging stations will provide a charge for all electric vehicles except those made by Tesla and Nissan—now that is a below the belt jolt! This chatter creates many questions in the way of what the future will hold with electric vehicles and hybrids. Should the decisions be made by the carmakers themselves? This strategy certainly lends much competitive drive … Continue reading

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Park and Summon BMW with a Smartwatch? How James Bond!

BMW is testing a car that can be controlled via a smartwatch. Imagine, having the ability to park and summon your BMW using a touchscreen watch. With the new James Bond film coming out next year, this technology seems to be right on time. With technology moving so fast, we must wonder how long even a BMW smartwatch will remain the next big thing. Park your BMW with a smartwatch. The future is pretty much here! James Bond could control his BMW with a Nokia phone back in 1997, so why not a smartwatch? The BMW i3 research vehicle is … Continue reading

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More Details Emerge for the BMW i8S Centenary Supercar

The BMW centenary supercar will celebrate 100 years of future-focused German engineering. To ring in the enormous milestone, BMW is touting a special-edition centenary supercar. Rather than label it an i9 model, word is that it will be dubbed the BMW i8S and share that platform with added perks. The BMW i8S is coming to celebrate the brand’s 100th birthday. While the festivities likely will not be quite as lavish as those of Maserati or Aston Martin, a new supercar offering is always a plus. The model is due to emerge in 2016, when the celebrations shall commence. The new … Continue reading

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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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