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BMW X6 M50d triple-turbo diesel heralds arrival of M Performance

The BMW X6 M50d has arrived in Australia as the first in a wave of new M Performance vehicles that are essentially a diluted version of the German car maker’s high-power, flagship models. BMW says the M Performance models will fill a gap between the top end versions of its regular models and its renowned high-performance cars and SUVs produced by M Gmbh...

BMW Australia prices triple-turbo M Performance SUVs

BMW Australia has confirmed the price of the X5 xDrive M50d and X6 xDrive M50d – the first models in the German brand’s new M Performance range. The triple-turbocharged torque monsters have been positioned just above the xDrive 50i variants from the standard SUV range and more than $30,000 below the high-performance M models...

BMW M5 and M3 M Performance Editions revealed

The BMW M5 and M3 M Performance Editions have been revealed in a video and a series of new photos. Featured in three colours - Frozen Red, Frozen White and Frozen Blue – the 30 UK-bound limited edition models feature matt black 20-inch alloy wheels, black leather interior and matching piano black cabin trim...

BMW 1 M RS: race car looks for the street

German tuning house Tuningwerk has unleashed the BMW 1-Series M Coupe for those who feel the standard car's 250kW of poke and up to 500Nm of shove just wasn't adequate. The Tuningwerk BMW 1 M RS appears to be an all-out racer with its roll cage, carbonfibre GT4 front lip, bonnet, boot lid and rear wing, massive optional 380mm carbon ceramic brakes, forged 19-inch ATS Superlight wheels and Recaro Pole Position racing seats, but it’s actually designed with the street in mind...

2012 BMW 125i & M Sport package available in Australia

The BMW 1-Series hatch range has received a performance boost, with the introduction of the flagship 125i and the availability of the M Sport package for all but the base model in Australia. As reported by CarAdvice last month, the new BMW 125i scores a 2.0-litre turbocharged petrol engine that produces 160kW of power (at 5000rpm) and 310Nm of torque (from 1350rpm)...

BMW M Performance Automobiles: Comment

Even for BMW enthusiasts and aficionados, the whole ‘M’ thing is about to get confusing. You see BMW M GmbH is about to launch an all-new product category called BMW M Performance Automobiles. Let’s be clear, right from the outset, this new M line of automobiles are not the bona fide M cars, as we know them, but they are related, kind of...

BMW M Performance Automobiles to launch at Geneva

BMW will launch a new range of sports cars to sit between its standard range and its high-performance M line-up. The first vehicles in the new BMW M Performance Automobiles range will be revealed at the 2012 Geneva motor show on March 8, specifically targeting drivers who want the enhanced performance and emotion of a BMW M car without sacrificing the practicality and comfort of the mainstream products...

2012 BMW 3 Series M Sport package revealed

Hot on the heels of the all-new 2012 BMW 3 Series unveiling, the wraps have come off the new model’s performance-themed M Sport package. The new aero package gives the new 3 Series a more aggressive face, incorporating the dramatic flowing character lines that preview the upcoming M3...

2013 BMW 6 Series Gran Coupe M Sport spy shots

BMW has been spotted road testing the upcoming 2013 BMW 6 Series Gran Coupe fitted with the M Sport pack. This is the first time we've seen a sporty version of the new model out during testing. Like other M Sport option packs on BMW's current line-up, the 6 Gran Coupe M Sport looks like it will get large alloy wheels, a subtle yet aggressive front bumper bar layout and lower spoiler, as well as an equally sporty rear bumper bar layout...

2012 BMW 5 Series GT M Sport spy shots

BMW has been spotted testing the upcoming BMW 5 Series GT M Sport out on public streets. Like all M Sport packages, the car has been dressed up with relatively modest yet sporty details inside and out. The BMW 5 Series GT isn't exactly an attractive, head-turning design to start with; you could say it looks a little bit like a hippopotamus trying to stand up - 0f course, we could be wrong...

Video: BMW 1 M Coupe drives through cement walls

BMW Canada has put together a rather intriguing commercial promoting the new BMW 1 M Coupe. The footage goes for that raw theme, providing great visuals, sound and an overall high level of entertainment. There is debate about whether the walls in the film are real or etched in digitally, but it doesn't really matter...