Author Archives: Victor Faught

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2014 BMW 328d Diesel Sedan Officially Debuts, All-Wheel-Drive Wagon Variant Coming

The breadth of BMW’s U.S.-market 3-series lineup continues to grow—the newest coupe and high-performance variants still have yet to arrive—and the automaker has announced the latest addition to the 3er family: a diesel model. BMW is calling the new diesel 3-series the 328d, and it joins the low-cost, gas-powered 320i; ...
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Switzer Tunes BMW M5 to Nearly 700 HP for $6995

Attention F10 BMW M5 owners: feeling a bit inadequate now that an electric-powered new kid on the block can beat you from 0-60 mph? Then Switzer might have a remedy. With just a few tweaks, the Ohio-based tuner has boosted the M5’s power figures from the factory-rated 560 hp and ...
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2013 BMW X1

A Tasty Bit Of Old School For The New School Against the backdrop of fervent hand-wringing from brand purists, BMW is on the cusp of finally offering front-wheel-drive vehicles. While that's a shock to the constitution, many are pointing to the company's fine-handling Mini offerings as an article of faith that ...
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2014 BMW 5 Series starts at $50,425* and gets a new diesel, 5 Series GT starts at $60,925* [w/video]

BMW itself says it is making 'Precise modifications to the design' of the facelifted, sixth-generation 5 Series, and this is the result. The 2014 5 Series will come in four flavors – sedan, Touring, Gran Turismo and ActiveHybrid 5 – the biggest news probably the addition of a diesel engine ...
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Building a BMW V-8-Powered 1928 Ford Model A Pickup

Hot rodding in its early days was all about being innovative and resourceful with what was available at the time. Prior to 1955, the ubiquitous availability of the Ford flathead V-8 made it the engine of choice of hot rodders. But the Chevrolet small-block V-8 took the crown in 1955, ...
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2014 BMW 4 Series Design, M3 Evolution in New Videos

Crazy about BMW? Then these three videos are right up your alley, with the new 2014 4-Series coupe’s design highlighted in the first video, and a multitude of M3s in the second and third ones. Designers for the new 4 Series appear extremely proud over their newest creation, and we don’t ...
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