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BMW M6 Gran Coupe Coming to MotoGP

BMW’s long-standing partnership with MotoGP racing continues this year with a special sporty Bimmer: the M6 Gran Coupe. It joins four other BMW models as support and safety vehicles for this year’s motorcycle racing series. BMW’s M division first partnered with MotoGP in 1999 when it added some graphics and a ...
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BMW 6 Series Gran Coupe Framed In Vintage Photos

Mercedes-Benz isn’t the only German automaker involved in the art scene, as BMW plans to exhibit a series of retro photos featuring the 6 Series Gran Coupe at Paris Photo LA, an international photography show held at Paramount Pictures Studios. The photos were captured in the lens of German photographer ...
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BMW M Power App Records Track Sessions, Vehicle Data (W/Video)

This summer, BMW will release M Power App, an  app that records lap times as well as various vehicle parameters during track sessions, Bimmerpost reports. Some of the M Power App’s features are demonstrated in a video we’ve included below. The app uses the car‘s existing sensors to record data for ...
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BMW M6 Gran Coupe Is MotoGP’s Latest Safety Car

In case you were wondering, the “Moto” in “MotoGP” is short for “motorcycle,” but we’d like to think that the M actually stands for BMW’s M division. Why? Take a look at the photo above: BMW is bringing its sporty models back to this year’s MotoGP series as pace/safety cars. BMW’s ...
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BMW M3 DTM Champion Edition Celebrates Race Success

BMW enjoyed strong results in Germany’s 2012 DTM racing championship: driver Bruno Spengler brought home the drivers’ title, BMW won the manufacturers’ points, and BMW Team Schnitzer finished ahead of all other teams. To celebrate those victories, BMW revealed a limited run model called the M3 DTM Champion Edition. The 2012 ...
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2013 BMW M3 Lime Rock Park Edition Announced – Starts at $70,995

It seems the Germans are masters of special editions, whether it’s the dozens of different Porsche 911 models that have rolled out over the years, or lately, the various limited-run variants of the BMW M3, including the Frozen Sliver Edition, the China-only Carbon Edition, and the ultra-exclusive Frozen Black Edition. ...
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Video Find: Boris Said Hoons Electric M3 Competing in Pike’s Peak

What do you get when you combine a 1995 BMW M3 and an electric motor? A whole lot of tail-out, tire-smoking fun, especially when you put NASCAR driver Boris Said behind the wheel. We came across this YouTube video showing the E36 M3 in an impromptu shakedown ahead of its ...
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Video Find: BMW Shares Alex Zanardi’s Inspirational Story

Alex Zanardi is best known for his successful career in the CART racing series in the 1990s. But after his serious crash at the Lausitz speedway in Germany in September 15, 2001, which resulted in the amputation of both his legs, it seemed like his racing career might be over. ...
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M For Milestone: Top 8 BMW M Division Cars from the Last 40 Years

May 1 marked 40 years since BMW Motorsports GmbH was formed and the company assumed the role of BMW’s in-house tuner. Since that day in 1972, BMW has produced incredible machines with the help of its motorsports-rooted M division – some branded with the M logo, and some not. Here ...
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