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2020 BMW G 310 R and G 310 GS launched. Gets new colour scheme and LED headlights
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2020 BMW G 310 R and G 310 GS launched. Gets new colour scheme and LED headlights

BMW has updated the GSG 310 R and G 310 GS. The bikes are priced at Rs. 2.45 lakh and Rs. 2.85 lakh (ex-showroom) respectively. The G 310 R features a 'Style Sport' colour scheme with Limestone metallic colour, red rims and red frame. The G 310 GS features a 'Style Rallye' colour scheme with Kyanite Blue metallic colour and a red frame. The adventure bike also comes in a special '40 Years GS' edition colour scheme based on the classic R 100 GS. Barring the paint schemes, the rest of the body panels, be it the tank, BMW GS-correct beak and wheels are exactly like on the BS4 G 310 GS. In terms of equipment, BMW has updated the motorcycle with an LED headlamp that has an integrated DRL. The turn indicators and tail lamps are LEDs too. The motorcycle also gets new adjustable lev...
Walkaround Video: BMW R 18 cruiser
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Walkaround Video: BMW R 18 cruiser

BMW Motorrad has launched the R18 cruiser offering in India. The motorcycle is available in a Standard and a First Edition variant which are priced at Rs 18.90 lakh and Rs 21.90 lakh, respectively (both prices are ex-showroom).  Watch the walkaround video of BMW R 18 by Athira Murali https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=rdKT9iB3JFQ&feature=youtu.be&fbclid=IwAR19jqz-leGxg3p2_fxJqV09Jfc760_nkHzp27LpSHmLKi2EDMlIGArIhuM
BMW R 18 launched in India at INR. 18.90 lakh
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BMW R 18 launched in India at INR. 18.90 lakh

Update: BMW Motorrad has launched the R18 cruiser offering in India. The motorcycle is available in a Standard and a First Edition variant which are priced at Rs 18.90 lakh and Rs 21.90 lakh, respectively (both prices are ex-showroom).  Watch walk-around video. Click here 14-Sep-2020: BMW Motorrad India will be launching its flagship and the only cruiser offering, the R 18 on September 19. The company dealerships all across the country have started accepting bookings for a token amount of Rs 1 lakh.  Most of the BMW Motorrad dealerships have display units that are being previewed to prospective customers as well as the general public. This flagship offering is being brought to the country through the CBU route. The BMW R 18 cruiser could be priced at Rs. 20 lakh...
BMW 3 Series GT Shadow Edition launched. Limited-edition variant offered in top-spec M Sport trim
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BMW 3 Series GT Shadow Edition launched. Limited-edition variant offered in top-spec M Sport trim

BMW has launched the 3 Series Gran Turismo 'Shadow Edition'. The car is powered by a petrol engine and comes with the M Sport design package. It is priced at Rs. 42.50 lakh (ex-showroom). On the exterior, the 3 GT Shadow Edition gets a gloss black finish for the grille and tailpipes, M badging on the front fenders, black 18-inch M alloy wheels and an M aerodynamics package, which includes the front apron, side skirts and rear apron finished in ‘Dark Shadow Metallic’ paint. The interior housing of the headlamps and tail-lamps are also darkened to complete the look. On the inside, the Shadow Edition comes with aluminium door sill plates, key with M logo, M sports leather steering wheel, ambient lighting, wireless charging and a panoramic sunroof. It has an 8.8-inch touchscreen...
BMW X7 M50d – range topping trim launched in India
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BMW X7 M50d – range topping trim launched in India

The top-spec X7 M50d has been priced at ₹1.63 crores (ex-showroom, India). The German carmaker’s flagship SUV is now available in four variants – the 30d DPE (Rs 92.50 lakh), the 30d DPE Signature (Rs 1.02 crore), the 40i M Sport (Rs 1.07 crore) and the M50d. The BMW X7 M50d is powered by a 3.0-litre, in-line six-cylinder, quad-turbocharged diesel engine that produces 400hp and 760Nm of torque. The engine is mated to an 8-speed automatic transmission as standard, which sends power to all-four wheels via BMW’s xDrive system. The M50d does 0-100kph in a claimed 5.4secs and has a limited top speed of 250kph. The new BMW X7 M50d comes with a host of features and equipment. Most of them are carried over from the current model on sale, although there are a few additional equipment...
2020 BMW 4 Series Coupe revealed. Features ‘imposing’ grille
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2020 BMW 4 Series Coupe revealed. Features ‘imposing’ grille

The new BMW 4 Series Coupé gets a sleek and distinctive new exterior design, premium interiors, upgraded driver assistance technologies and even greater efficiencies from the introduction of the mild hybrid technology. At 4,768 millimetres, the new car is 128mm longer than its predecessor and 27mm wider (now 1,852mm), and its wheelbase has grown by 41mm to 2,851mm. Only 6mm has been added to the vehicle height, which is now 1,383mm. Increased track widths (+ 28mm at the front and + 18mm at the rear). Short overhangs, slender pillars, long doors with frameless windows and a flowing roofline combine to deliver a sleek look. A defining element of the striking front end is the BMW trademark kidney grille and, with its upright elements connected in the centre, it reprises a desig...
2021 BMW 4 Series Coupe leaked. Debut soon
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2021 BMW 4 Series Coupe leaked. Debut soon

Here are the leaked images of the new BMW 4 Series and the car now gets a massive twin-kidney grille !! The front grille is for real, signaling a whole new corporate face for future BMWs. The design is based on the Concept 4 unveiled last year. If you can learn to live with the grille, the rest of the car has some beautiful lines. It is flanked by twin-pod LED headlights. The front bumper has also been completely redesigned. The car has fewer feature lines on the sides giving it a cleaner look. At the rear, it gets slimmer tail lamp clusters with typical L-shaped LEDs. The reveal of the 2021 BMW 4 Series will take place next week on June 3rd. The corona pandemic is still a hindrance and that means the debut will take place online. Source: instagram.com/bmworldm
2020 BMW 5 Series facelift revealed
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2020 BMW 5 Series facelift revealed

BMW has revealed 5 Series facelift internationally which include new technology and engines, and the introduction of a 530hp M Performance variant. Exterior changes for the 5 Series are concentrated on the front grille, which is now wider and positioned lower than before. It also receives a new single-frame design, with a central element in chrome, and sits within a reprofiled front bumper. Further along there is a new look to the alloy wheels while the tail-lamps get the same L-shaped 3D effect we've seen on newer BMWs. Lastly, the rear bumper too has been reworked, chromed exhaust surrounds have been added here too. The M-Sport version has also been redesigned to look a bit sharper than before. The cabin has evolved over the current version and the new BMW 5 Series wel...
BMW Motorrad rides in F 900 R and F 900 XR to India. Bookings open
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BMW Motorrad rides in F 900 R and F 900 XR to India. Bookings open

BMW Motorrad India has launched its F 900 twins in India. While the F 900 R is available in only the Standard variant, at INR 9.90 lakh, the F 900 XR sports tourer is available in two variants – Standard (Rs 10.50 lakh) and Pro (Rs 11.50 lakh). The bikes are imported as CBUs and bookings for both bikes open today. These two motorcycles were unveiled at the 2019 EICMA in Milan and have been launched in the middle of 2020, as planned. BMW F 900 R Powering the bikes is a new 895cc, inline-twin engine that is based on the 2018 BMW F 850 GS' motor, albeit with a slightly larger bore (by 2mm) and higher compression ratio. The displacement has been increased from 853cc. Also, the power output has been increased to 105PS from 95PS in the GS. The torque rating, however, has bee...
BMW 5 Series facelift teased. To pull wraps off soon
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BMW 5 Series facelift teased. To pull wraps off soon

BMW has released a teaser campaign of the upcoming 5 Series facelift with a shadowy image. The updated sedan is set to debut in the coming weeks, featuring a tweaked exterior design and a new plug-in hybrid powertrain option. Compared to the current model, the facelifted 5 Series will get a larger grille (why are we not surprised), restyled bumpers, slimmer LED headlamps and new alloy wheels. Overall, the front fascia has become more aggressive now. Inside, the 5 Series will now feature the BMW Operating System 7.0. That means BMW will finally offer support for Android Auto as opposed to only having Apple CarPlay connectivity in the current generation of 5 Series! Inside, the 5 Series facelift is expected to get only minor updates. However, a major feature addition will be the...
Cornering Brake Control (CBC) explained
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Cornering Brake Control (CBC) explained

For greater safety when braking on curves - Cornering Brake Control stabilises your vehicle by applying braking pressure asymmetrically (unevenly). Using the revolutions of the wheel, CBC regulates the pressure in the different wheel brake cylinders so that wheels operate separately and brake optimally. (more…)
Paris Motor Show: BMW Concept X2 debuts. Breaks design code
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Paris Motor Show: BMW Concept X2 debuts. Breaks design code

BMW revealed the Concept X2 at the Paris Motor Show 2016. The Concept X2 is the new addition to the compact segment has a distinctive design that stands apart from that of the other X models. The concept draws on the BMW Group’s history of coupe-making. resulting in a compact concept exuding urban sporting appeal. (more…)
BMW 7 Series Individual to mark the company’s centenary year. Limited to 100 units globally
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BMW 7 Series Individual to mark the company’s centenary year. Limited to 100 units globally

BMW has unveiled the  7 Series Individual to mark the company’s centenary year. Only 100 units of BMW 7 Series Individual will be available globally. The anniversary model’s prominent status is recognisable at first glance by the BMW Individual exterior colour Centennial Blue metallic and the handcrafted signet. The colour variant available exclusively for the 100 centennial models. (more…)
BMW G 310 R – the first BMW roadster under 500 cc
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BMW G 310 R – the first BMW roadster under 500 cc

BMW recently unveiled a sub-500cc model called the BMW G 310 R- a dual purpose compact roadster that will be unveiled at the EICMA motorcycle show in Milan next week (November 17-22, 2015) . The 2016 G310R- built in India by TVS Motor Company, a partner of BMW Motorrad—is designed to compete with the likes of the KTM 390 Duke, Honda CBR300R, Kawasaki Ninja 300 and the Yamaha YZF-R3. (more…)