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  1. BMW's top tuner relishes his new role at HyundaiRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 31, 2016 | Automotive News

    Age: 58 Position: Executive vice president for vehicle testing and high performance development Started at Hyundai: April 2015 Previous position: Vice president engineering, BMW M Automobiles Birthplace: Oestereiden, Germany Education: Master's in mechanical engineering from RWTH Aachen University in Germany Family: Married with adult son and daughter First car owned: 1963 Volkswagen Beetle In garage: Hyundai Equus sedan, Santa Fe crossover Hobbies: Cross-country skiing, bicycle tours, motorsports Personal motto: "There is no finish line."

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  2. BMW is returning to its M car roots and ushering i-Performance into the spotlightRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 8, 2016 | Digital Trends

    ... transmission. It's at the top of the list. Manual, drivers car, racetrack capability, everything. We gave this list to BMW M. They looked at the list and said: this is what people want? To which we said: yes. We're not looking to dumb down the M ...

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  3. Last Year for the Manual in the BMW M5 and M6Read the original story w/Photo

    Apr 6, 2016 | SooToday

    ... only available transmission will be a seven-speed, dual-clutch automatic. In a recent interview for Car and Driver, BMW M division's chief Frank van Meel said that the demand for a high-powered large sedan with a clutch pedal has pretty much ...

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  4. BMW Discontinues Manual Transmission for Next-Gen M5, M6Read the original story w/Photo

    Apr 7, 2016 | Motor Trend

    Manual transmissions are slowly being phased out in many cars, and the most recent powerhouses to axe the row-your-own option are the next-generation BMW M5 and M6. Las year, we reported that this may happen , with BMW M Division's Frank van Meel telling Autocar, "From a technical standpoint, the future doesn't look bright for manual gearboxes.

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  5. BMW M showroom opens in PretoriaRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 7, 2016 | Iol.co.za

    The opening M showrooms form part of the expansion of BMW's retail strategy and will pave the way for additional stand-alone BMW M showrooms in South Africa and the world. The new showroom in South Africa has been established in Montana in Pretoria by Legacy Auto Group managing director Rob Sexton and dealer principal Christo Lindeque, who each have a 50 percent shareholding in the venture and two other dealerships on the site, Zambezi Auto and Legends at Zambezi .

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  6. Jaguar to kick off performance line with 200-mph F-Type coupeRead the original story

    Apr 4, 2016 | Automotive News

    ... and they would not have originally talked to us." SVR is Jaguar Land Rover's equivalent of the Mercedes-Benz AMG and BMW M units. The Range Rover Sport SVR luxury model went on sale last year. Jaguar will not limit production of the vehicles, ...

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  7. LamborghiniRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 17, 2015 | Automotive News

    Lamborghini, looking to mark the 100th birthday of its founder as only the Italian supercar maker can, introduced the $2 million limited-edition Centenario at the Geneva auto show today.... Read More >> Stephan Winkelmann must inject fresh momentum into Audi's Quattro unit when he moves to the high-performance division from Lamborghini. Quattro is struggling to match growth at its competitors Mercedes-AMG and BMW M.... Read More >> Lamborghini named Stefano Domenicali, a former head of Ferrari's Formula One team, as its new CEO.

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  8. BMW M5/M6 to drop manual gearbox option in the USRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 5, 2016 | Paul Tan's Automotive News

    BMW has revealed that the next-generation BMW M5 and M6 will no longer offer a six-speed manual transmission once production for the current models ends this year. Speaking to Car and Driver , BMW M GmbH chief Frank van Meel said that customers have moved on to the seven-speed M Double Clutch automatic option instead.

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  9. It's Last Call for the Manual-Transmission BMW M5Read the original story w/Photo

    Apr 5, 2016 | Car & Driver

    ... production ends in late fall. BMW also plans to drop the option from the M6: "Demand had dropped to zero" on that car, BMW M GmbH chief Frank van Meel tells us. The six-speed manual was developed specifically for the U.S. market at significant cost ...

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  10. Jaguar to kick off performane line with 200-mph F-Type coupeRead the original story

    Apr 3, 2016 | Automotive News

    ... and they would not have originally talked to us." SVR is Jaguar Land Rover's equivalent of the Mercedes-Benz AMG and BMW M units. The Range Rover Sport SVR luxury model went on sale last year. Jaguar will not limit production of the vehicles, ...

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  11. Jaguar to kick off performane line with 200-mph F-Type coupeRead the original story

    Apr 3, 2016 | Automotive News

    ... and they would not have originally talked to us." SVR is Jaguar Land Rover's equivalent of the Mercedes-Benz AMG and BMW M units. The Range Rover Sport SVR luxury model went on sale last year. Jaguar will not limit production of the vehicles, ...

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  12. Volvo's S60 and V60 Polestar hot rods are back with 367 hpRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 1, 2016 | Digital Trends

    ... rotors. Since it purchased Polestar last year , Volvo has schemed to turn it into a full-on performance sub-brand like BMW M or Mercedes-AMG. That process will start with larger production runs. Volvo plans to grow Polestar sales from 750 units last ...

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  13. Ramapo Concours d'Elegance announces 2016 classesRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 1, 2016 | Hemmings Auto Blogs

    ... in this year's festivities, with classes for Rare BMW Models; Early BMW Motorcycles; BMW 2002 - A Brand Icon; and BMW M Cars - New and Vintage. The show's next class, Micro Cars, will likely be populated with more than a few BMW Isettas, the bubble ...

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  14. Watch The 2018 BMW M5 At Full Noise On The NA1 4rburgringRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 31, 2016 | Jalopnik

    ... around 600 horsepower," and pick up better fuel economy according to BMW Blog . Meanwhile Frank van Meel, who runs BMW M after working at Audi quattro, basically confirmed to AutoCar last year that all-wheel drive would be a part of the M5 in the ...

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  15. 2018 BMW M5 spy videoRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 30, 2016 | MotorAuthority

    ... the new 5-Series range , including this M5 variant. The all-wheel-drive system, meanwhile, was previously confirmed by BMW M boss Frank van Meel . Look for the new M5 to debut next year as a 2018 model. The new 5-Series should be out sometime this ...

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  16. BMW's top tuner relishes his new role at HyundaiRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 31, 2016 | Automotive News

    Age: 58 Position: Executive vice president for vehicle testing and high performance development Started at Hyundai: April 2015 Previous position: Vice president engineering, BMW M Automobiles Birthplace: Oestereiden, Germany Education: Master's in mechanical engineering from RWTH Aachen University in Germany Family: Married with adult son and daughter First car owned: 1963 Volkswagen Beetle In garage: Hyundai Equus sedan, Santa Fe crossover Hobbies: Cross-country skiing, bicycle tours, motorsports Personal motto: "There is no finish line."

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  17. Is AMG dead?Read the original story w/Photo

    Mar 28, 2016 | Autoblog

    Open Road, our contributor network. The author is solely responsible for the content, and any opinions do not necessarily reflect those of Autoblog and its editors.

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  18. Range Rover Submits to Peer Pressure, Plans a Coupe-Like Rival to the BMW X6Read the original story w/Photo

    Mar 28, 2016 | Car and Driver

    It may be nonsensical, but the BMW X6 has created quite a wake in the waters of the SUV world. Mercedes-Benz jumped on board the SUV-coupe ship recently with the GLE Coupe and GLC Coupe models, and now Range Rover wants in on the action.

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  19. BMW Unveils Fancypants 7-series Solitaire and Master Class EditionsRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 28, 2016 | Car and Driver

    ... editions," as the press release gushes. The cars were planned and executed under the tutelage of Frank van Meel and BMW M GmbH, of which in-house customizer BMW Individual is a subsidiary. We can think of only one thing that could cap the ensemble ...

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  20. Alfa Romeo Talks Quadrifoglio and How It Will Hook New BuyersRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 24, 2016 | Automobile Magazine

    AM: How do you feel the relaunch of Alfa Romeo in America has gone so far-good, bad, botched, or better than you could've imagined? PH: I think it's been better than we could've imagined for a couple reasons. This first is that we were able to grow our dealer network to 136 dealers already.

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