Tag: xDrive

NYIAS 2014: Day 2

The tired, poor, huddled masses of journalists have left the building. The press preview days of the 2014 NYIAS auto show have come to a close and we’ve escaped the city limits. As the show floor prepares for the public, we review the biggest news from Day 2 […]

NYIAS 2014: Day 1

Day 1 of the New York International Auto Show 2014 has drawn to a close. The morning began with a keynote address from Ford COO Mark Fields and ended with a celebration of the 50th Anniversary of the Ford Mustang. In between the bookends of Ford Motor Company […]

First Drive: BMW 428i xDrive

Four. It’s a new number for BMW. Back when I first drove the new BMW 328i, the questions was: “Is it a still a proper 3 Series?” Earlier this week, our friends at Capital Cities BMW called and said they had gotten their first 4 Series. Sitting in the […]

Gold Coast Concours 2013

Each year, we attend the Gold Coast Concours/Bimmerstock.  Some readers might remember that we brought the Mini Cooper S Roadster to the show last year.  This year, we brought a pair of BMW 3 Series to the show. It’s really two car shows in one; large enough to […]

An Engine for All Seasons: BMW’s N55

Chances are, if you’ve been near a BMW dealership in the past few years, you’ve come across a car powered by the N55.  That’s manufacturing code for what BMW calls their TwinPower Turbo inline six cylinder engine.  That’s BMW-speak for a 3.0 liter engine with a single twin-scroll […]

Fresh Faces: BMW 328i vs. Audi A4

-Christopher Little There’s a bit of a war going on in Germany, and it’s been going on for quite some time.  For years, the BMW 3 Series and the Audi A4 have challenged each other over bragging rights to be the top German sports sedan.  85 kilometers separate […]

The E9X Generation – Final Drive

-Scott Villeneuve & Christopher Little It’s always hard to say goodbye to an old friend.  Now though is the time for those goodbyes if you’re a fan of the BMW 3 series.  After the 2012 model year the E90, E92, and E93 body-style will forever be a mark […]