As with the M3 CSL before it, production will be extremely limited. It’s been a while since BMW had a Coupe Sport Leichtbau in its lineup considering the last CSL came out ten years before the 3 Series Coupe transitioned to the 4er family. The 2004 M3 CSL Coupe was followed late 2015 by the M4 GTS that took a similar approach by dropping weight and gaining muscle. In 2018, the Bavarians announced a plan to retire the GTS suffix and make way for the return of the Coupe Sport Lightweight . Fast forward to 2021, it looks like CSL is finally making its long-awaited return. According to a BMW insider familiar with the company’s agenda, an M4 CSL will be released as early as next year. A veteran of the Bimmer Post forums, the author claims assembly of the hardcore coupe will reportedly start in July 2022 for what will be a “very short production run.” It is unclear how many units will be built, but chances are fewer than 1,000 examples are going to be sold. Gallery: BMW … [Read more...] about BMW M4 CSL Might Be Coming Sooner Than You Think
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It will premiere at Le Mans to emphasize the coupe's close connection with the GTE race car. It’s finally happening, folks. BMW will dust off the 8 Series badge for a new swoopy coupe the automotive world has been waiting for basically ever since the original model’s demise back in 1999. The venue chosen for the model’s premiere is the 24 Hours of Le Mans and the wraps will come off Friday, June 15. The press release issued today confirms a rumor from early April that was based on a bulletin sent by the company to its sales representatives about the plan to unveil the production-ready car during the endurance race. Update: BMW 8 Series Finally Arrives With Sexy Shape, 523-HP Biturbo V8 Here's How The New BMW 8 Series Compares To The Concept BMW 8 Series Cabrio, Shooting Brake Already Exist In Virtual World Admire The Sinfully Gorgeous BMW 8 Series Coupe In Official Videos A new teaser image shows the road-going BMW 8 Series Coupe in a … [Read more...] about BMW 8 Series Coupe Officially Confirmed To Debut On June 15
The BMW M2 is dead, long live the M2 Competition. BMW took the virtual wraps off the M2 Competition a week ago and now the M4-engined small coupe has arrived in China for the Beijing Motor Show kicking off tomorrow. To generate more buzz around the latest M product, the Bavarians decided to take a few shots to better show the uprated M2 in the real metal. It wasn’t all alone during the photo shoot as the M5 was by its side to keep it company. Ready for Competition: 2019 BMW M2 Competition Review: Dial M Replacing the regular M2 , the new Competition still comes with a standard six-speed manual transmission to the delight of purists. For those only interested in shaving off tenths of a second around a race track, the optional DCT is the one to have and it’s also the quicker of the two gearboxes when it comes to 0-60 mph (0-96 kph) times. With the manual and assuming the driver changes gears at the best times, the car will cover the sprint in 4.2 seconds … [Read more...] about BMW M2 Competition Arrives In China And Poses For The Camera
The C400d EQ Power is expected to do 31 miles on electric juice. You have probably seen your fair share of spy content surrounding the Mercedes C-Class and today we are able to bring some interesting technical specifications courtesy of Autocar . First and foremost, the reveal will take place in March at the Geneva Motor Show where the sedan and wagon will be introduced to the public. If you’re more interested in seeing the coupe and cabrio, these two-door models will take a bow in April at the New York Auto Show. Update: Mercedes Explains Why 2019 C-Class Doesn't Have MBUX Infotainment Get Up Close And Personal With The 2019 Mercedes-AMG C63 S Coupe Mercedes-AMG C43 Live From Geneva Motor Show It is believed the C350e will be retired to make way for a new C400 EQ Power plug-in hybrid with an upgraded electric motor delivering an additional 41 horsepower along with a reworked charging system providing quicker charging capabilities. What’s truly … [Read more...] about Mercedes C-Class Facelift Coming With Plug-In Hybrid Diesel?
Under Liberty Media, F1 is currently headed by Chase Carey as chief executive, with the American on a rolling contract that he is happy to continue with but one that may end after the 2020 season. Speculation has built over who may replace Carey, with Mercedes boss Wolff - one of the key components of F1's dominating team since he took a leadership role in 2013 - among those linked with a position helping run F1. When the rumours about a potential Wolff/F1 link initially grew, the Austrian said there was an "agenda" behind it. "I think that anybody who's really been an active and important player in a certain team within the last years, to take on the responsibility at F1 would automatically create conflicts of interest, perceived or otherwise," said Ferrari CEO Louis Camilleri when asked for his opinion about an ex-team boss like Wolff potentially running F1. "So I personally think it would not be a good thing as to who should ultimately run F1." Read Also: … [Read more...] about Key team personnel shouldn’t be F1 boss – Ferrari