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    Dyno Tested: BMW's past and present turbo sixes
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    2010 BMW 335i Sedan – Click above for high-res image gallery
    BMW has always had a gem of an inline-six on its hands, regardless of which particular powerplant you're referring to. But over the last couple of years, it's the German automaker's turbocharged 3.0-liter N54 engines that have ...

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    Spy Shots: BMW 3 Series Touring closer to hauling into showrooms
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    BMW 3 Series Touring spy shots – Click above for high-res image gallery
    The 3 Series is perhaps the most important vehicle in BMW's lineup, and though the automaker has given it a few minor tweaks for the 2011 model year (fascia nip/tuck, new N55 single-turbo mill), an all-new version is in ...

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    Chicago 2010: Bad Timing Dept. - Prius MotorWeek Drivers' Choice winner; Toyota declines JDM award
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    2010 Toyota Prius – MotorWeek Drivers' Choice Award winner for Best of the Year
    By February of each year, we are always right in the middle of awards season, and no, we're not talking about the Golden Globes, Grammys or Oscars. We are, of course, referring to Car and Truck of the Year ...

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    First Drive: 2011 BMW 335is - Munich finally builds a special one for U.S.
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    2011 BMW 335is - Click above for high-res image gallery
    It's fair to say that few automobiles have ridden atop their segment for as long as the BMW 3 Series has managed. Admittedly, there have been occasional frights from other German automakers or the odd Asian upstart, but it's as if Munich's ...

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    Report: BMW to launch 335iS coupe to slot in above new 335i, below M3
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    2011 BMW 335i – Click above for high-res image gallery
    Now that BMW has replaced the twin-turbo 335i with the new twin-scroll, direct injection model, the question everyone's been asking – and by everyone, we mean Bimmer fanatics – is what will happen to the outgoing N44 ...

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    Pics Aplenty: 2011 BMW 335i coupe & convertible go snap-happy
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    2011 BMW 335i coupe and convertible – Click above for high-res image gallery
    The BMW 3 Series coupe and convertible rank among the hottest sellers not only for BMW, but also in their respective segments. They're the benchmark against which rivals compare themselves and the target for both ...

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    Is BMW poised to take the luxury sales crown from Lexus?
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    2009 BMW 3-Series - Click above for high-res image gallery
    Lexus has been the undisputed king of luxury automotive sales in the U.S. for the 21st century. It hasn't even been close. BMW has played second fiddle the entire decade, but through the first eight months of 2009, the German luxury car ...

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    BMW recalling 2008MY 1- and 3-Series; plus 2009MY X5 and X6 models over safety concerns
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    BMW 135i Coupe - Click above for high-res image gallery
    A potential fault with the side airbags fitted to 2008 BMW 1- and 3-Series cars has lead to a recall notice from the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration. Apparently, possible fitment of the wrong crimp connector can cause the ...

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    Audi, BMW ad war taken to the streets of SoCal
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    Autoblog reader Conor sent us this photo of Santa Monica Blvd. in Southern California where a billboard advertising the new Audi A4 has apparently been up for months. The ad throws down a gauntlet at the feet of BMW with an image of the new A4 and the statement, "Your ...

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    BMW announces pricing for 2009 7 Series, raises prices on everything else
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    Click above for high-res image gallery of the 2009 BMW 7 Series
    The latest iteration of BMW's all-singing, all-dancing plutocrat limo will roll out the door starting at $81,125. That sum will get buyers the 2009 750i (including $825 for destination charges), but those who are looking for a bit more ...

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    BMW bumps its prices for 2009
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    High commodities prices and the unflattering value gap between the Euro and U.S. Dollar are forcing a lot of European automakers to bump their prices here in the States. We told you a few weeks ago that BMW was planning on raising the sticker price on many of its products, and now we're starting to ...

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    BMW 3-series refresh confirmed for Paris debut
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    The 2009 BMW 3-series will be revealed in all its facelifted glory at the Paris Motor Show and sales will begin across North America this October. The only discernible differences up front are a new fascia that apes the recently unveiled 7-series, new headlamps with "altered graphics," a contoured ...

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    BMW considering tii version of the next 3-series?
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    Click above for high-res gallery of the BMW Concept 1-Series tiiOf all the BMW 2002s still on the road, the tii models have remained the most highly prized. The combination of lightweight parts, Kugelfisher mechanical fuel injection and upgraded braking and suspension components made it the ...

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    Over 370 BMWs bound for New Jersey port damaged in shipping
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    Click the image above for a high-res view.The carrier M/V Courage tipped at the port in Jersey City on Friday causing damage to over 370 BMWs. The ship was loaded with new 3-series and 1-series vehicles, including new M3s. Around 70 of the damaged cars are reported to be total losses with others ...

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    BMW USA offering factory performance parts, with full warranty
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    BMW has officially thrown its hat in the performance parts game here in the U.S., likely rivaling the products available from aftermarket firms and coming complete with a factory-backed warranty.Beginning with the 3-series and Z4, BMW is offering a host of components, from brake upgrades to engine ...

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    Spy Shots: BMW 3-Series sedan facelift
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    E90Post has several spy shots up that show the facelifted 3-Series sedan due around a year from now as an '09 model. While the car is still wearing camo, some things immediately jump out, like the more rounded grilles and sportier-looking lower front fascia. If you click through to the thread, ...

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    Better luck next year: M3 sold out in the UK for '07
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    Click image for photo galleryBMW plans on selling 700 M3s in the UK this year, but if you haven't already put in your order, better luck next year. Not only are the Brits excited to get their own M3, they're also packing on the options, as this year's orders average £4,700, with the optional ...

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    Volvo aims for BMW
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    As long as BMW doesn't own Volvo, then the Swede is allowed to target the roundel's cars as competitors. Autocar reports that Volvo is shaking up the lowest two rungs on its sedan line to put more space between them, and to better compete with the 3 Series. The smallest sedan, the S40, will be be ...

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    Inside Line rips rubber in the Hartge H50 V10
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    The BMW 3-Series has always been impressive, with deft handling combined with some of the world's best powertrains. The newest 3 may have grown in size and weight, but new engines like the 335i's twin-turbo I6 and the upcoming M3's 400hp V8 help mitigate the car's added girth. Both engines ...

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    Hamann does up the 3-series 'vert, massages engines across the board
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    Click the image above for more high-res pics.German tuning powerhouse, Hamann, is back doing what it does best: massaging the exterior and interior, while making sweet love to the drivetrain of BMW's 3-series. Its newest line of products leaves no 3 untouched, covering the range from the 320i to ...

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