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BMW used the Guangzhou Motor Show in China to reveal its new Concept Compact Sedan, showing what a future four-door 1 Series - and rival to the Mercedes CLA and Audi A3 sedan - could look like.

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Is This The 2 Series We've Been Waiting For?

On paper, the M2 looks to be a super-M235i, buffed up with M Division goodies like an active rear differential and lightened suspension components.

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Dynamic Perfection Comes In A Small Package

The arrival of the Dinan M235i won't make you forget about the 1-Series M. The new coupe is so refined that you might start to miss the raw 1M's histrionics.

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BMW is getting more plugged into the green car world with the introduction of the 225xe and 330e PHEVs at the 2015 Frankfurt Motor Show.

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BMW shows a 2 Series Active Tourer plug-in hybrid prototype at its Innovation Days. The model combines an three-cylinder engine and electrically assisted axle up front, and a battery and electric motor at the rear.

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A Softer, More Civilized Coupe, But At What Cost?

Has BMW lost its edge with this more civilized 228i xDrive Coupe? We test one for a week to find out.

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BMW is having issues with the fuel pumps on a number of its 2, 3 and 4 Series models, leading to a NHTSA recall.

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Don't be too concerned by the emergence of the front-drive 2 Series Active Tourer and Gran Tourer, because BMW has reportedly ruled out bringing them to the US.

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BMW is challenging technological progress against human skill in a new video. The company wants to know if a drift champion can hold a slide more consistently than its own autonomous M235i.

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The BMW 2 Series Gran Tourer may not be the prettiest vehicle to wear the Roundel, but it may be the most practical.

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The weather might be nasty, but Jalopnik is showing that the snow and ice can still be tons of fun too in the right vehicle. It took a quartet of performance cars to the Consumer Reports test track to go sliding around the slippery circuit.

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BMW reveals the new 2 Series Gran Tourer, a seven-seat minivan that's about the same size as a Ford Focus wagon but offers two more seats and a good quarter more cargo capacity.

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Drop The Top And Raise The Bar

The 2015 BMW 228i Convertible is a more grown-up take on the small premium convertible than was the outgoing 128i... though it may be a bit less special, too.

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BMW just keeps lopping off cylinders from its engines and sliding the ever-more-diminutive mills into its models. This spring, Europeans will get some of the automaker's smallest yet thanks to a new entry-level 2 Series that will share a powerplant with the Mini Cooper. The Bavarian company will also introduce a few other tweaks to the compact coupe across the pond.

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Car and Driver is keeping new blood pumping into its annual 10Best cars list with three new entries making it on for 2015 and a perennial favorite falling off. Among the biggest shocks this year is that the BMW 3 Series and 4 Series are no longer named, despite years of some portion of that lineup earning a mention. In another surprise, the Tesla Model S (specifically in S 60 trim to fit under the $80,000 cost cap) makes it to the 2015 roster and is the only electrically motivated member of the

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BMW might not be done tweaking its naming scheme quite yet. Of course, at this point, the jumble of numbers on the back of the Bavarian models has no connection to what's under the hood. So there's not much reason to stop changing the monikers now.

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Early next year, BMW will offer droptop versions of its entry-level 2 Series. Available in both 228i and M235i guise, the 2 Series Cabriolet will no doubt take everything we already like (and don't like) about the Twoer and add that wind-in-your-hair experience. Of course, taking in all the extra sun comes at a price – $37,900 for the 228i and $47,700 for the M235i, not including $950 for destination. Those prices represent increases of $5,800 and $4,600, respectively.

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