Author Archives: Martha Lusk

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Awron DGA Gauge Display

The Awron DGA Gauge is an all-in-one display unit that presents a wide array of real time data for BMWs. Featuring a sharp, full color OLED display, the Awron DGA gauge is controlled using the factory steering wheel buttons for on the fly commands. All Awron gauges ship expertly pre-assembled ...
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BMW, Pininfarina Tease Jointly Styled Gran Lusso Coupe

BMW has teased a new concept built in collaboration with famed design studio Pininfarina. Called the Gran Lusso Coupé, the jointly styled creation will make its debut at this year’s Concorso d’Eleganza Villa d’Este in Italy on May 24, sporting a V-12 engine under the hood. The concept continues BMW’s tradition ...
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Recharging EV Interest: GM, BMW Finish DC Fast Charger Testing

Quickly recharging electric vehicles is about to get much easier. BMW and General Motors engineers have finished testing on SAE Combo DC Fast Charge stations developed by different suppliers, making sure each is capable of providing a quick charge for electric vehicles including the BMW i3 and Chevrolet Spark EV. ...
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Cocktail Chatter: April 19, 2013

What cocktails go best with all this car chatter? Automobilemag.com is here to help with weekly recipes. Remember, this is for talking about cars, not driving — always designate a driver. We were teased with a taste of summer-like temperatures here in Ann Arbor this week, so to fool ourselves ...
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2013 Concorso d’Eleganza Villa d’Este – Photo Gallery

A glittering parade of all the competition entrants and the announcement of this year’s prize-winners brought the Concorso d’Eleganza Villa d’Este 2013 to a fitting conclusion this Sunday. Thousands of visitors had once again travelled to the shores of Lake Como for this tradition-steeped event in the grounds of Villa ...
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Cross-Cultural Custom: 1928 Ford Model A Pickup Powered By A BMW V-8

If you follow the hod-rodding scene with any regularity, you’re well aware of the basic formula for a street rod. A ’32-’34 Ford body with some variation of a Chevrolet small-block V-8 (usually around 350 cubic inches) between the front wheels. While the combination of a Ford body and Chevy ...
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