Cadillac ATS Wins Motor Press Guild Vehicle of the Year

Cadillac ATS Wins Motor Press Guild Vehicle of the Year
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Support for the Cadillac ATS is building quickly among the automotive press, most recently resulting in it claiming the Motor Press Guild Vehicle of the Year Award.  Continue Reading...

BMW 3 Series GT Gets Wild on the Nurburgring – Spy Photos

BMW 3 Series GT Gets Wild on the Nurburgring – Spy Photos
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BMW threw a curve ball when it didn’t show off its 3-Series GT model at the 2012 Paris Motor Show, choosing instead to debut its Concept Active Tourer. But if these spy photos are of any indication, the German automaker will reveal its 3 Series GT very soon. Continue Reading...

BMW ActiveHybrid 3 Packs 335-HP, Eight Speed Transmission

BMW ActiveHybrid 3 Packs 335-HP, Eight Speed Transmission
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BMW has announced its all-new ActiveHybrid 3 model, featuring a 3.0-liter TwinPower Turbo inline-six mated to an eight-speed Steptronic automatic transmission, combined with an electric motor to deliver 335-hp and 332 lb-ft of torque. Continue Reading...

2013 BMW 3-Series Wagon Revealed

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2013 BMW 3-Series Wagon Revealed
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BMW gave its popular 3-Series a revamp for the 2013 model year with the sedan model revealed back in October. We knew the 3 Series wagon variant wouldn’t be far behind, having seen spy photos back in February and now the German automaker has made it official for the European market. Continue Reading...

2012 BMW 3 Series Recalled for Head Restraints

2012 BMW 3 Series Recalled for Head Restraints
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BMW is recalling 7,600 of its 2013 3 Series models because of an issue with the head restraints. Units built between October 19, 2011 and March 18, 2012 are affected. Continue Reading...

2012 BMW 3-Series Fuel Economy Figures Lowered to 33-MPG Highway

2012 BMW 3-Series Fuel Economy Figures Lowered to 33-MPG Highway
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BMW has issued out a statement that its 2012 328i automatic now has a rated highway fuel rating of 33-mpg as opposed to the originally announced 36-mpg. The EPA reserves the right to validate the fuel economy figures that automakers submit through their own testing and reporting. Most of the time, the discrepancy is negligible… Continue Reading...

BMW to Continue Providing Munich Police with Vehicles

BMW to Continue Providing Munich Police with Vehicles
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BMW will continue their tradition of providing patrol cars to the Munich police force thanks to a new contract that will contribute several hundred vehicles a year to the force. The German automaker provided cruisers for the past 50 years and will continue to do so with its new 2012 3-Series and 5-Series sedans and… Continue Reading...

New BMW 3-Series to Get Diesel Option, Eventually

New BMW 3-Series to Get Diesel Option, Eventually
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BMW’s new 3-Series is poised to hit showroom floors shortly, and sometime in the near future a diesel model will join the 328 and 335 sedans in the North American market. There’s no exact timeframe or official release from BMW in regards to a diesel model, but a company insider has confirmed that one will… Continue Reading...

BMW Announces 2013 328i, 335i Pricing: 2011 LA Auto Show

BMW Announces 2013 328i, 335i Pricing: 2011 LA Auto Show
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At the LA Auto Show today, BMW announced pricing on their new 2013 3-Series. The 328i will start at $35,775 while the 335i will start at $43,275. Even though the 2013 BMW 3-Series hasn’t yet hit North American soil – it will do so at the Detroit Auto Show on January 12th – they are… Continue Reading...

2013 BMW 3 Series To Debut In Detroit

2013 BMW 3 Series To Debut In Detroit
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Snow or no snow, BMW will be braving the Detroit winter to show off the 2013 F30 3 Series in its public debut January 12. The announcement comes after the initial debut earlier this month in Munich and reveals that there will be the standard and M Sport packages along with three new lines: sport,… Continue Reading...

2012 BMW 3-Series Detailed In Multiple Videos

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We’ve already gotten the details on BMW‘s new 2013 3-Series sedan, but now we have plenty of videos to go along with the specs. BMW released 10 videos highlighting the upcoming sixth-generation 3-Series sedan, allowing us to check out BMW’s revamped bread-and-butter model inside and out. The North American market will be seeing the new… Continue Reading...

BMW 3 Series ActiveHybrid on the Horizon

BMW 3 Series ActiveHybrid on the Horizon
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The walls of BMW headquarters whispered rumors of a BMW 3 Series ActiveHybrid model, according to Autobild. If a 3 series hybrid is in the works, expect technologies from the big brother ActiveHybrid 7 series to be mated to BMW’s staple straight six engine. A compact electric motor will provide the hybrid with an additional… Continue Reading...

BMW Recalling 241,000 3 Series Models Due To Faulty Tail Lights

BMW Recalling 241,000 3 Series Models Due To Faulty Tail Lights
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BMW is recalling 241,000 3-Series models due to faulty tail lights. The National Highway Traffic Safety Administration has confirmed that certain 2002-2005 325i, 325xi, 330i and 330xi models built between September 1, 2001 and March 1 2005 may experience resistance in the electrical contacts of one or more rear lamp functions. The resistance could eventually lead… Continue Reading...

Hyundai Product Plan Includes 3 Series, Prius Rivals and More Upscale Veracruz

Hyundai Product Plan Includes 3 Series, Prius Rivals and More Upscale Veracruz
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Hyundai is continuing to enter new product segments, including upscale niche markets, but will continue to update lower priced models over the next three years. Three vehicles the Korean automaker wants to launch sometime soon include a dedicated plug-in hybrid sedan (a Prius rival), a sporty sedan to compete with the BMW 3-Series and more… Continue Reading...

Jaguar, Land Rover Target 50,000 Sales Per Year In America… Each

Jaguar, Land Rover Target 50,000 Sales Per Year In America… Each
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Andy Goss, President of Jaguar Land Rover North America has bold plans for Land Rover to hit 50,000 U.S sales by 2012 and for Jaguar to reach the same goal within five years. Land Rover sold 31, 864 units in 2010 and has sold 20,000 vehicles through July of 2011. “Both brands have some similarities in… Continue Reading...

BMW London Performance Edition Models Celebrate 2012 Olympics

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BMW London Performance Edition Models Celebrate 2012 Olympics
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In celebration of sponsoring the 2012 London Olympics, BMW has announced two new Performance Editions for the popular 1-Series and 3-Series. Inspired by their very own BMW London 2012 Performance Team, the Performance Edition models will feature M inspired body styling and accessories outfitted to the three-door and five-door 1-Series while the 3-Series Performance Edition… Continue Reading...

2012 BMW 3-Series M Sport, Exclusive Edition Revealed

2012 BMW 3-Series M Sport, Exclusive Edition Revealed
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BMW has unveiled a new M Sport tuning package for the 2012 3-Series alongside a special European Exclusive Edition package available for either the coupe or convertible. The Exclusive Edition package keeps the classy styling the 3-Series intact, but adds 18-inch V-spoke wheels painted in Space Grey. In addition, customers will be treated to an… Continue Reading...

BMW M3 Competition Package Announced for Japan

BMW M3 Competition Package Announced for Japan
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BMW is certainly rolling out a lot of special edition models lately. The Japanese have already seen the BMW X6 Performance Unlimited, while the Australians got the M3 Pure Edition and China got the M3 Tiger Edition. BMW has come back full circle by offering the Japanese market with another special edition vehicle, this time… Continue Reading...

BMW Planning 3 Series Gran Turismo for 2011

BMW Planning 3 Series Gran Turismo for 2011
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BMW will build a Gran Turismo version of the 3 Series, to follow the introduction of the 5 Series GT model. Offered as a high-performance 335i model at first with BMW’s 300hp, twin-turbocharged inline-six, the 3 Series GT will fill an odd space between the 3 Series sedan, Wagon, X3 SUV and X1. Much like… Continue Reading...