Saturday, September 29, 2012

BMW Sport Cars

BMW Sport

BMW Sport

The BMW Company is considered as the King of Car Manufacturing Industry and they produce the most expensive cars in the World. It is a German Automobile Company and an acronym for Bavarian Motor Works. BMW is one of the oldest international vehicle producers and has been operational since 1916.

BMW Sport

BMW Sport

A brief description of some famous BMW products is given which goes to bring full justice to the "KING" title for BMW.

BMW Sport

BMW Sport

The first series of BMW saloon cars was launched in the autumn of 2004, in which they introduced new hardware, body kits, engine, chassis and other spare parts. The introduction of the BMW vehicles was on a very low point but the 3rd series of BMW vehicles slowly and gradually increased the market value of BMW vehicles.

BMW Sport

BMW Sport

The 3rd series of BMW automobiles is known as the executive class of BMW and was first launched in the market in 1975. The 3rd series is now in its fifth generation and all the new models of the 3rd series has not only revolutionized the car world but has also increased the reputation of BMW in the field of automobiles. The fifth generation of 3rd series includes E90 Sport Sedan, Station Wagon (E91), Coupe (E92) and many more impressive and attractive cars. It offers the buyer with the luxury of Terrific Speaker (Surround System), and also the manual navigation system.

BMW Sport

BMW Sport

These Models of BMW are the most important models due to its worldwide sale. The BMW Company modified these cars more when they added unique BMW Headlights, remote engine start system, DVD Player with 4 LCD Screens and other features.

BMW Sport

BMW Sport

Sports Activity Series is the market name of the BMW sports car series which describes the series of SUV's (Sport Utility Vehicle). BMW, in the sports family enhance the capabilities of their sports car with great on-road handling while generating pace. The sports activity car shows that for the most parts, vehicles are mostly "Action" based rather than being "Utility" based. All the sports car of BMW is categorized under the X-Series.

BMW Sport

BMW Sport

Bayerische Motoren Werke AG short form is BMW is a self-governing organization from German. It is the producer of motorcycles, automobiles and top cars all over the world. Actually BMW is the mother company of the MINI and Rolls-Royce car brands.

BMW Sport

BMW Sport

It as established in the year 1922 and Camillo Castiglioni, Josep Popp and Max Friz were considered as its foundation fathers. It started work by manufacturing aircraft engines and then gradually with the growing spans of time it manufactured a wide range of products and shifted to produce automobiles and motor cycles in the year 1929 and 1923 respectively. The logo of the company is in circular shape with blue and white colored and from which the BMW Trademark is derived.

BMW Sport

BMW Sport

The present array of BMW model is divided into "Series". In 2004 it was proclaimed by BMW to produce odd-numbered series on models like estate or wagon models and saloon or sedan and even-numbered series were of two-door cabriolets and coup├ęs. These applications were invigorated as the Z4 and in 2003 which was replaced by the aging Z3 roadster and the latest 6 Series supplementation continued with the existing BMW 5 Series.

BMW Sport

BMW Sport

With BMW's premiere of the new BMW 1 Series, it is clear that this 5-door compact is a cut above the rest. Remaining the only rear-wheel drive model in its class, the new BMW 1 Series is even more sporty, comfortable, fuel-efficient, and driver-friendly than its predecessor.

BMW Sport

BMW Sport

The exterior of the BMW 1 Series with its youthful design and striking angles creates the sporty, lively look of this compact. The front of the car displays the classic BMW kidney grille and double-round headlights combined with four contour lines on the bonnet that direct attention to the dramatic front. The roof slopes slightly towards the rear with its angled back windscreen, presenting a coupe-like design. The angular style of the BMW 1 Series makes it a sports compact unlike any other.

BMW Sport

BMW Sport

This sporty design does not get in the way of comfort, however. The new BMW 1 Series remains the same height as its predecessor but is 85 millimeters longer and 17 millimeters wider, providing a more spacious interior while keeping the powerful look of the exterior intact. It also offers more legroom and storage space.

BMW Sport

BMW Sport

All engines in the 2012 BMW 1 Series are four-cylinder models which utilize BMW TwinPower Turbo technology. The TwinPower Turbo engine maximizes fuel efficiency while boosting responsiveness and performance. The car's four cylinders enhance driving dynamics through increased maximum speeds and torque. The new BMW 1 Series is also the first and only car in its class to be optionally available with an eight-speed automatic transmission, providing yet another way to increase fuel-efficiency. This technology combines the speed of a sports car with the fuel efficiency of a compact.

BMW Sport

BMW Sport

The BMW 1 Series focuses on the driver experience, offering several personalized engine, model, and design options. Firstly, Buyers can choose from five model versions: the BMW 118i, BMW 116i, BMW 120d, BMW 118d, and BMW 116d. The BMW 120d, 118d, and 116d models offer lower fuel consumption and emit the least amounts of CO2 while still reaching maximum speeds of 142, 132, and 125 MPH.

BMW Sport

BMW Sport

For an even more personalized touch, buyers can choose from two exclusive interior and exterior design features: the BMW Sport Line or the BMW Urban Line. The BMW Sport Line consists of 16-inch light-alloy star-spoke wheels, high-gloss black exterior and interior trim, leather sports steering wheel with red stitching, and sports seats. The BMW Urban Line offers 16-inch V-spoke alloy wheels, white exterior trim, acrylic glass interior trim available in white or black, and orange and LED blue ambient and courtesy lights.

BMW Sport

BMW Sport

The interior design provides elegance and comfort for the driver. The interior display and controls are angled for optimal driver use and the center console is ergonomically designed to be at maximum visibility. Keyless ignition, power adjustable and heated seats, electric sunroof, and BMW Business radio and CD with six speakers come standard with every BMW 1 Series model.

BMW Sport

BMW Sport

The standard safety features also ensure comfort and control for the driver. Front, side and head airbags, three-point automatic seatbelts, and crumple zones with defined load paths have improved the crash test performance of the BMW 1 Series. The drive is not only smoother and more dynamic, but also safer.

BMW Sport

BMW Sport

The new BMW 1 Series is more than just another compact car. It embodies the style and appeal of a sports car, the convenience and comfort of fuel efficiency, and the elegance and exclusivity of a personalized vehicle.

BMW Sport

BMW Sport

When it comes to the world of the exotic BMW, what should you expect? Economical, style and power, is what BMW is all about. Let's look at the BMW 1 Series sports car. It seems pretty clear that this compact sports car is a cut above the rest. A sporty, comfortable, fuel-efficient, and driver-friendly ride, with low auto maintenance required, BMW 1 Series has far exceeded its predecessor and is still a rear-wheel drive model.

BMW Sport

BMW Sport

The exterior of the BMW 1 Series is compact but very sporty. Still displaying the front classic BMW kidney grille and double-round headlights, people will pay attention to the tight frontal look. The roof has a cool slight slope towards the rear and its angled back-glass is a precision design. The unique style of the BMW 1 Series makes it a sports compact dream.

BMW Sport

BMW Sport

Auto mechanics love the quality design of the electrical systems, the iDrive system, automatic transmission and several engine styles to offer, these BMWs are mechanically sound and auto repairs are minimal when the oil service and vehicle maintenance are performed as recommended. Mechanics know that with fewer auto repairs needed, these cars are quality made and last.

BMW Sport

BMW Sport

The 2012 BMW 1 Series are four-cylinder models but do not underestimate its BMW TwinPower Turbo technology. The Twin-Power Turbo engine maximizes fuel efficiency and at the same time it boosts responsiveness and power. This car, with its four cylinders, creates a drivers paradise when maximum speeds and performance are matched with its pickup and torque. These BMW 1 Series are one of the first to offer the eight-speed automatic transmission. This automatic transmission design provides another form of fuel-efficiency. You almost have to ask is this still a compact car?

BMW Sport

BMW Sport

The pre 2012 BMW 135i can even deliver 230 horsepower with its inline 6-cyinder engine creating 200 lb-ft of torque. But wait, the 135i twin-turbocharged 3.0-liter inline six-cylinder engine produces 300 horsepower and an incredible 300 lb-ft of torque. These BMW models are not as fuel efficient as the newer ones, but very fun to experience and drive.

BMW Sport

BMW Sport

The BMW 1 Series primarily focuses on an excellent driver experience, offering many personalized engine, transmission, body, and interior design options. First, the buyers can choose from several models such as the BMW 128i coupe, BMW 128i convertible, BMW 135i coupe and BMW 135i convertible. The BMW 128i coupe, BMW 128i convertible, BMW 135i coupe and BMW 135i convertible models offer very low fuel consumption and emit the least amounts of emissions. Top speeds of these cars can go up to 155 MPH and 0-62 mph in 5.3 seconds.

BMW Sport

BMW Sport

The interior design, is pure elegance and style which is no surprise. The driver can enjoy an interior display and vehicle controls that are angled for optimal use and the center console is designed to display maximum visibility. The iDrive system, keyless ignition, heated seats, power sunroof, heated seats, and BMW SIRIUS satellite radio, HD radio, Premium Sound system, Bluetooth, MP3 player, Auxiliary input jack, and a USB port for direct control of an Apple iPod or iPhone media player is available as an option on BMW 1 Series models.

BMW Sport

BMW Sport

For an even more personalized touch, you can choose from several interior and exterior design features. Upholstery options are sporty with your choice of comfortable Leatherette or rich Boston Leather. The BMW Sport models consist of 16-inch alloy spoke wheels, 17-inch and even 18-inch luscious alloy wheels. The sport brake systems ensure these cars stop safely and effectively. These brakes and wheels just enhance the already sweet ride these cars will provide.

BMW Sport

BMW Sport

The safety features that come standard are still comfortable and very well tested for safety. Standard front airbags, side airbags, head airbags, automatic pretensioner seatbelts, and crash crumple zones just show how far BMW 1 Series cars have improved over time and the crash test performance of the BMW 1 Series shows this. You still need to have regular inspections form your local auto mechanic to help prevent unnecessary auto repairs or an unsafe situation. Nevertheless though these newer BMW's are certainly much better built and a lot safer than years past.

BMW Sport

BMW Sport

The BMW story starts way back in 1913 with the formation of the Rapp-Motorenwerke company by Karl Rapp. The firm were engaged in the production of aircraft engines from a former bicycle factory located near Munich. It was close to this plant that Gustav Otto established the Bayerische Flugzeugwerke AG aircraft factory and in 1922 these two organisations merged to form BMW. The letters stand for: Bayerische Motoren Werke.

BMW Sport

BMW Sport

In their early years BMW produced mainly aircraft engines, but also some motorcycle engines. In fact the BMW badge is supposed to resemble a spinning aircraft propeller. It wasn't until 1928 when BMW bought a car factory at Eisenach/Thuringia that BMW began producing cars. Along with the factory they bought the license to produce a small car called the Dixi. The first cars produced by BMW at the plant were badged BMW Dixi, but the word Dixi was soon dropped. They introduced a new model called the BMW 3/15 DA-2 and the success of this car enabled them to survive the great depression.

BMW Sport

BMW Sport

It was in 1936 that BMW introduced the type 328 roadster which quickly became the most successful sports car of the time. The 328, designed by Fritz Fiedler, featured a number of innovative features including a stylish, aerodynamic body shape. It used an inline 6-cylinder engine which gave the car excellent performance and it was renowned for its excellent handling. The type 328 roadster accumulated a number of prestigious wins on the racing circuit and was nominated as car of the century in 1999.

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