2022 BMW i4 M50 review: Lightning quick, dynamically dull

The 2022 BMW i4 M50 is the first fully electric performance vehicle from BMW’s M division. Essentially a battery-powered version of the 4 Series Gran Coupe, this vehicle offers explosive acceleration, lots of great tech and a few compromises you might not expect. A paint job that POPS Before getting to this vehicle’s driving dynamics, […]

by Craig Cole
Last Updated: 1/23/2023
2024 BMW iX2 caught on camera playing in the snow

The BMW X1 and X2 models aren’t a huge success in the U.S., where buyers prefer the larger X3 and X5 models, but internationally, the compact crossovers are quite popular. Last year, the third-generation BMW X1 was introduced to the market and now we can expect the next-generation X2 to arrive sometime this year as […]

by Jason Siu
Last Updated: 1/10/2023
BMW i Vision Dee is a color-changing concept car

Last year at the Consumer Electronics Show (CES), BMW showed off the iX Flow concept with the ability to change its color from black to white using technology called E Ink. At CES 2023, the German automaker unveiled a new concept called the BMW i Vision Dee that can change into 32 different colors. To […]

by Jason Siu
Last Updated: 1/5/2023
BMW bolsters supply chain by investing in company that extracts copper from waste ore

It doesn’t receive the same attention as cobalt, lithium, manganese or rare-earth metals, but copper is still an indispensable and highly valuable material that’s absolutely critical to our modern world. Through BMW i Ventures, its venture capital fund, BMW announced on Thursday that it’s taken a stake a Colorado-based company called Jetti Resources that is […]

by Craig Cole
Last Updated: 12/1/2022
Updated BMW hybrid-powered M5 shows of its glowing rotors at the ‘Ring

BMW practically invented the super saloon with the M5. With each new iteration, the car gets better and better (though also bigger). Now that we’ve seen the mid-cycle refresh of the car, it’s time for BMW to start testing the next version of the world beater. That car was recently spotted by our crack team […]

by Chad Kirchner
Last Updated: 11/1/2022
Take a journey through 50 years of BMW electric vehicles

This year, BMW is making a huge deal about the 50th anniversary of its M brand. While the motorsports arm of the brand is certainly due for a celebration, the automaker should also be celebrating the 50th birthday of its first electric vehicle, not to mention its other milestones in electrification. While the automaker offers […]

by Sami Haj-Assaad
Last Updated: 7/6/2022
Rapid-fire electric vehicle roundup: Five EVs tested, none disappoint

Every year, the Midwest Automotive Media Association (yep, that’s MAMA for short) hosts its popular Spring Rally at Road America in Elkhart Lake, Wisconsin. The annual event gives automotive journalists a chance to get seat time in a wide range of vehicles from a host of automakers. This year, nearly 20 brands brought around 70 […]

by Craig Cole
Last Updated: 6/14/2022
The BMW iX1 is another piece of electric forbidden fruit

The third-generation BMW X1 lineup has officially debuted and as expected, there’s a range of electrified models. Plug-in hybrids will be offered but BMW didn’t provide any details on those powertrains. We suspect it’s the same one found in the 2 Series Active Tourer, which makes up to 326 hp. However, details were provided on […]

by Stefan Ogbac
Last Updated: 6/3/2022
2023 BMW XM teaser previews the M division’s first plug-in hybrid system

The 2023 BMW XM has been teased ahead of its official debut and the spotlight has been put on the M division’s first plug-in hybrid powertrain. It takes a new V8 engine and couples it with an electric motor for a combined output of 644 hp and 650 lb-ft of torque. BMW didn’t reveal the […]

by Stefan Ogbac
Last Updated: 5/20/2022
2023 BMW iX M60 first drive review: Creamy Bavarian high performance

The folks and BMW M have made a living taking mainstream, premium Bimmers and turning them into excitable, energetic, and emotional rides. Now their attention turns to the electrified iX, which gets more power, speed, and a few extra tweaks to make the experience more enjoyable. Officially known as the 2023 BMW iX M60, this […]

by Sami Haj-Assaad
Last Updated: 5/19/2022