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  1. A Look Back At Alpina's 50-Year History: VideoRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 10, 2015 | MotorAuthority

    Alpina is still not widely known in the United States but for BMW diehards the brand is synonymous with performance, individuality and craftsmanship. Alpina was founded in 1965 as a tuner of BMW cars, making it older than BMW's own M division, and today it's regarded as a semi-official tuner to the German automaker, with BMW even directly selling some Alpina models here in the States like the 7-Series-based B7 and 6-Series Gran Coupe-based B6 .

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  2. Goodbye to manual transmission for BMW M models?Read the original story w/Photo

    Jul 10, 2015 | INAUTONEWS

    Recent reports have surfaced claiming that BMW's performance M sub-brand will quit the manual transmission and that the automaker will limit its M models at 600 HP. Franciscus van Meel, the director of BMW M, stated for Autocar that future models may only give customers the option of dual-clutch or automatic transmissions.

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  3. BMW Ultimate Driving Experience: #DrivingisBelievingRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 9, 2015 | Examiner.com

    Pedal met metal. 300 turbocharged horses launched our BMW X4 off the line and through the winding, cone defined course.

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  4. BMW of North America Announces Corporate Communications Personnel ChangesRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 9, 2015 | The Auto Channel

    ... owned and operated center, BMW of Manhattan. She was born in Munich, Germany and started her career as an intern for BMW M GmbH. She is fluent in German and English. Hector Arellano-Belloc brings more than 20 years of auto industry experience ...

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  5. 2017 BMW Alpina B7 Spy ShotsRead the original story

    Jul 9, 2015 | BenzConnection

    While BMW's M division has no plans to develop its own version of the latest-generation 7-Series , the men and women at nearby Alpina are already hard at work developing a high-performance version of the new BMW flagship sedan. Shown here is a prototype for the new BMW Alpina B7, which we're expecting on the market sometime next year, as a 2017 model.

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  6. As Manual Transmissions Die at BMW, What Does it Mean for MINI?Read the original story w/Photo

    Jul 8, 2015 | MotoringFile

    The head of BMW M recently came out with a hint that manual transmissions might not make it into all M cars in the future. He told Autocar "from a technical standpoint, the future doesn't look bright for manual gearboxes.

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  7. BMW India to introduce new dealerships dedicated for M-Series in IndiaRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 8, 2015 | OnCars.in

    ... performance vehicles and apart for retail the dealership will also offer dedicated after-sales service. The first ever BMW M showroom is coming up right next to the MINI showroom at Bandra, Mumbai. BMW's M range currently includes the M3, M4, M5 and ...

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  8. 2016 Hyundai i30 N Hot Hatch Spy ShotsRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 8, 2015 | BenzConnection

    ... the development of the i30 hot hatch is a man intimately familiar with the NA1 4rburgring. We're talking about former BMW M engineer Albert Biermann , who last year was hired by Hyundai to oversee the development of new performance cars for the ...

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  9. BMW's new X3 variant launched at Rs 59.9 lakhRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 7, 2015 | The Times of India

    Apple distributors have slashed iPhone 4s to below Rs 13,000, taking the battle right to the doors of Chinese giants such as Micromax and Xiaomi. The firm's cloud platform has about Rs 1,000 crore in revenue now.

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  10. BMW M cars may ditch the manual transmissionRead the original story

    Jul 7, 2015 | SlashGear.com

    For many years, the manual transmission was the transmission to get in all cars if you wanted the best fuel economy. In modern cars, the automatic transmission is the more fuel-efficient option.

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  11. We Hear: BMW M Cars Could Lose Manual TransmissionRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 6, 2015 | Motor Trend

    Although a third pedal option is currently offered on BMW M cars , the manual transmission's days could be numbered, according to a new report. Frank van Meel, head of BMW M, told Autocar that the manual transmission could be on its way out.

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  12. BMW M Boss Says 600 HP Is The Limit, Manuals Not Long For This WorldRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 6, 2015 | BenzConnection

    ... of automatic transmissions and the proliferation of dual-clutch gearboxes could soon spell the end of manuals at BMW M, the division's chief claims. Current enthusiasm among buyers may be the only thing keeping them in production. "From a technical ...

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  13. If You Are Holding Off On That New M Car With A Stick You Might Get It Now Rather Than LaterRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 6, 2015 | AutoSpies

    BMW M boss Frank van Meel says competition between the DCT dual-clutch and automatic gearboxes is good for the brand and both 'boxes have a future. Van Meel said: "From a technical standpoint, the future doesn't look bright for manual gearboxes.

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  14. BMW M boss says future 'doesn't look bright' for manual transmissionsRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 6, 2015 | Digital Trends

    ... But as much as petrolheads still love manuals, changing technology is making carmakers themselves less enthusiastic. BMW M performance cars and manual transmissions go together like Republican presidential candidates and music copyright violations, ...

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  15. No more manuals, 600 hp max for future BMW M carsRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 5, 2015 | Paul Tan's Automotive News

    Here's something that hardcore BMW M enthusiasts might find a little off-putting. Due to declining sales figures, future M models might not be getting manual gearboxes anymore.

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  16. BMW M6 GT3 getting positive reviewsRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 3, 2015 | Highlands Today

    ... Marquardt. “That makes it twice as much fun for our engineers, working hand in hand with their colleagues at BMW M, to transform it into a car for the racetrack. We are hugely looking forward to the first race outing of the BMW M6 GT3 in ...

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  17. BMW 1 Series prototype packs direct water injectionRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 2, 2015 | Autoblog

    ... made its debut in a modern-day BMW Group engine under the bonnet of the BMW M4 MotoGP Safety Car. Designed by BMW M GmbH on the basis of the M4 high-performance sports car for use in the world's top motorcycle racing series, it is powered by a ...

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  18. Next-Generation BMW M5 Spied Testing, Packs All-Wheel DriveRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 2, 2015 | Automobile Magazine

    Just like rivals Audi and Mercedes-AMG, BMW M GmbH is spreading all-wheel drive across its lineup. The next-generation BMW M5 sedan will adopt all-wheel drive, as seen on a current-gen M5 prototype caught testing in the snow earlier this year.

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  19. BMW Previews Turbo Water Injection MINI's Three Cylinder EngineRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 2, 2015 | MotoringFile

    ... made its debut in a modern-day BMW Group engine under the bonnet of the BMW M4 MotoGP Safety Car. Designed by BMW M GmbH - on the basis of the M4 high-performance sports car - for use in the world's top motorcycle racing series, it is powered by a ...

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  20. 2018 BMW M5 Spy ShotsRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 29, 2015 | MotorAuthority

    ... this M5 version until sometime in calendar year 2017, meaning it will likely arrive as a 2018 model. However, in BMW M tradition, we may still see a thinly-veiled concept version prior to the launch of the production model. Direct rivals include the ...

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