2013 BMW 328

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The 2013 BMW 328 maintains its beautiful design and it has a bit of a sporty look to it. This sleek sedan is longer, with the overall length increasing by 3.8 inches to 182 in total. Its new shape includes LED tail lamps, elongated head lamps, as well as the standard Xenon head lamps. The 2013 BMW 328 curb weight checks in at 3,410lbs.

 

 

The 2013 BMW 328 specs include:

  • Engine: 2.0 liter 4-cylinder TwinPower Turbo – 240-hp and 255 lb-ft of torque between 1,250 and 4,800 rpm
  • Transmission: 8-speed automatic
  • 0 to 60 mph: 5.8 seconds
  • Top Speed: 155 mph
  • Curb Weight: 3,360 lbs
  • Fuel-economy: 23/33 mpg (city/highway)

When it comes to the power of the 2013 BMW 328, its single, twin-scroll turbocharger direct injection with Double-VANOS variable valve timing and Valvetronic variable valve lift, allows the l2.0-liter to roar with 241 horsepower and 258 pound-feet of torque. And, there’s no lag from the turbo. The 8 eight-speed automatic shifts with extreme authority. The other big plus is the start/stop function, now standard on all 3 Series models.

 

The controls in the 2013 BMW 328 are easy to see and the graphic display and sensors in  Park Distance Control easily reveal obstacles when backing up. A  Bluetooth system is standard equipment, and drivers enjoy the awesome 9-speaker sound system. The iDrive system which controls everything from navigation to audio is clear and crisp. When it comes to roominess, the new F30 3-Series includes more growth in rear seating. Ergonomics and materials are high quality, solid, and easy to use. The price of the 2013 BMW 328 runs in the $35,000 to $50,000 range.

…The joy of driving this $46,200 all-wheel-drive BMW comes not in the mundane day-to-day commute, but the open country road, where the RPMs can be held higher over straight stretches of clear dry road mixed with long bends and an absence of cars.  – DEREK MCNAUGHTON, POSTMEDIA NEWS

2010 BMW X6

At a base rate of $95,000, the 2010 BMW X6 offers powerful performance, sporty design, and an exciting driving experience. This 2 door, 4 seat SUV contains  brand new twin-Garett-turbo packing 4.4 liter V8 engine that delivers 555 HP with a torque rated at 500 lb-ft. The acceleration rate of this powerful performance car is 0-60 mph in 4.5 seconds. The top speed is artificially restricted to 155 mph. Without the restriction, this commanding fast car would top a speed of 174 mph.

The special M suspension of the 2010 BMW X6 includes Adaptive Drive and newly-developed Servotronic power steering which allows for mind-boggling stability and precisely controlled steering. The turbocharged M V8 is equipped with an advanced cooling system. There are two high-capacity water-to-air intercoolers which are constantly optimizing performance, especially when driving under extremely challenging driving conditions. An aluminum oil sump with a unique finned surface ensures optimum cooling at all times, even during particularly difficult driving. As well, this high performance fast car contains a 6 Speed M Sport Paddle-Shifted Automanual transmission.

The 2010 BMW X6 has outstanding braking power. The high-performance M brake system consists of enormous four-piston fixed calipers at the front with floating calipers at the rear, and combined with internally-vented lightweight brake discs. They feature a riveted connection to join the aluminum rotor hats with the cast-iron rotor discs. When it comes to control, the M Dynamic Mode permits very high speeds on winding and curving bends with the DSC system overriding only when the vehicle reaches its curb gripping limits. Steering can be done with maximum precision allowing for greater control and optimal performance.

The exterior of the 2010 BMW X6 showcases an athletic design. It features special gills in the front fenders, 20-inch light-alloy wheels, quad tailpipes of the exhaust system, and side skirts that are designed to support its high quality aerodynamics. It is composed of M-specific front and rear bumpers, M exterior mirrors and distinctive sills and wheel arches. Commanding lines and pure dynamics are trademark M distinctive features. The coupe-like roofline flows dynamically into the rear, where it meets the flared shoulder area. Classic motor sport features such as the aerodynamically optimized air ducts in the air dam trim and the wheel arch air vents support the athletic character. The sporty design makes this hot roadster a real head-turner.

2010 BMW M5

At a MSRP price of $85,700, the 2010 BMW M5 is a high performance luxury sedan. This extravagant sedan contains a 5-liter V10 that is based on BMW’s F1 engine. It is a powerful car that delivers 500 horsepower and 383 pound-feet of torque. It is can accelerate from 0 to 60 mph in 4.5 seconds and has a top speed of 155 mph. The fuel efficiency of the M5 is 17 mph on the highway and 11 mpg in city.

The tremendous power is delivered to the rear wheels through the 7-speed sequential manual gear box that uses Formula 1 technology so that is able to shift much faster. The BMW M Drive System allows the driver to choose their preferred level of damping that includes normal, comfort, and sport by making use of electronic steering assistance that is tied to damper setting. As well, this system permits the selection of 3 levels of engine power and throttle response, several shift-program settings on the SMG gearbox, and variable dynamic stability control settings.

With a stylish and lustrous look, the exterior of the 2010 BMW M5 includes a unique front spoiler and air intake, side gills, unique rocker panels, M Mobility System, 2-way power glass moonroof with remote, expanded ‘one-touch’ operation, anti-trapping feature, and a sliding interior sunshade. As well, it includes wraparound body-color bumpers with hydraulic energy absorbers and front-compressible elements, M rear spoiler, Xenon adaptive headlights, adaptive brake lights, BMW M front spoiler, and a rear apron/air diffuser.

Interior feature options include: heated M 18-way power-adjustable sport front seats, extended leather upholstery, and brushed aluminum accents. The 2010 BMW M5 is also equipped with a unique gauge cluster with white-illuminated gauges, oil temperature gauge, and variable warning segment on tachometer, power tilt and telescopic steering wheel with automatic tilt-up. It also features Premium Sound audio system, M multi-function leather-wrapped sport steering wheel with SMG paddles, M Drive function and cruise control, Digital Motor Electronics (DME) with on-board diagnostics, on-board computer, check control vehicle monitoring system, and Automatic Climate Control with separate left/right temperature and air distribution controls with automatic air recirculation, and voice command system. Safety features include BMW’s largest brakes with drilled, ventilated brake rotors, 2-stage Smart Airbags, and standard front-seat side-impact air bags with front and rear head protection system, and optional rear-seat side-impact air bags, and the BMW Assist in-car telematics system for four years.

With the release of the 2010 BMW M5, BMW is living up to its reputation as a manufacturer of stylish cars with incredible performance.

2010 BMW 335i

At a MSRP Price of $40,600 – $51,200, the 2010 BMW 335i is a premium 4-door, 5-seater luxury sedan. This high performance fast car can accelerate from 0 to 60 mph time in 4.8 seconds. It takes 11.8 seconds to reach 100 mph. The fuel economy range is 16 MPG (city) and 25 MPG (highway).

2010 BMW 335i Sedan
2010 BMW 335i Sedan

With a 3.0-liter 6-cylinder engine with aluminum engine block, the 2010 BMW 335i contains a twin-turbo inline-six with a 300 horsepower output. It also features a 6-speed manual transmission, a start-off assistant, 5-link rear suspension with cast-aluminum upper transverse arms, double-pivot type front suspension with dual forged-aluminum lower arms, variable-assist power steering Dynamic Stability Control (DSC), and Dynamic Traction Control (DTC).

Innovative features of the 2010 BMW 335i include: Advanced Vehicle and Key Memory that consists of exterior mirror and power seat settings, air-distribution settings, climate-control temperature settings, central-locking preferences, lighting preferences, and two audio tone settings and radio presets with an optional navigation system.

2010 BMW 335i Sedan
2010 BMW 335i Sedan

Interior features of the 2010 BMW 335i include: heated dual power mirrors, leatherette upholstery, front seatback storage nets, 8-way power front seats with 2-way manual headrests with Active Head Restraints, driver memory with 2 presets for exterior mirror and seat positions, heated windshield washer jets, automatic climate control, automatic air recirculation, windshield misting sensor, 2-way power glass moonroof that includes ‘one-touch’ operation, sliding interior sunshade, and wind deflector. As well, there is a micro-filter status indicator, spark plug status indicator, on-board computer with Check Control for the status of the oil level indicator and time to the next service appointment and oil change. It also provides travel information, external temperature information, and an anti-theft AM/FM stereo CD/MP3 player audio system with Radio Data System.

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Innovative exterior features include: a power-folding retractable hardtop with integrated rear window defroster, multi spoke (Style 284) light alloy wheels, xenon adaptive headlights with auto-leveling and Corona headlight ring daytime running lights, chrome-plated exhaust tips, adaptive brake lights, heated dual power mirrors, heated windshield washer jets, rain-sensing windshield wipers, automatic headlight control, and ground lighting situated in the bottom of the exterior door handles.

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Safety and security features of the 2010 BMW 335i include: ventilated anti-lock disc brakes with dynamic brake control, seat-mounted front side-impact airbags, driver and passenger front airbag supplemental restraint system, front and rear head protection, anti-lock braking system, front safety belts with automatic pre-tensioners, automatic-locking retractors on passenger safety belts, and an interlocking door anchoring system to provide more protection when in a side impact.

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2009 BMW M6

At a price from $75,500 – $109,000, the 2009 BMW M6 is one hot roadster. Available as a coupe and convertible, this powerful two door high performance fast car can accelerate from 0 – 60 mph in 4.6 seconds and can reach a top speed of 155 mph. The fuel economy range of the 2009 BMW M6 is 12 mpg city and 19 mpg highway.

The BMW M6 delivers 500 horsepower and holds a powerful 5.0L DOHC 40-valve V10 front engine. The M6 also features tuned suspension, a six-speed transmission w/OD, double-plate clutch-manual transmission, a carbon fiber roof, as well as all of the exterior modifications that are characteristic of an “M” car.

A few noteworthy mechanical features of the 2009 BMW M6 include engine start/stop button w/galvanic pearl-gloss trim, electronic throttle control w/M dynamic driving control, distributorless electronic ignition system, digital motor electronics with on-board diagnostics, traction control with dynamic stability control/M variable differential lock rear wheel drive, gas-pressurized front struts and rear shock absorbers, wider track aluminum trailing-link rear suspension assembly, hydraulic rack and pinion power steering w/Servotronic, high-performance tuned anti-lock braking system w/dynamic brake control, four polished stainless-steel exhaust tips, and much more.

Whether you’re the CEO of Aviva or the manager at a local cafe, it’s hard not to feel like a million dollars in an M-Class BMW. Exterior features include carbon fiber roof, rear lip spoiler, front/rear body-colored bumper w/hydraulic energy absorbers and front compressible elements, aluminum hood w/pwr dome, front side air intake gills, flared front/rear fenders, flared wheel arches, front fender vent “gills”, shadowline trim, chrome grille w/vertical slats, M rear spoiler w/diffuser, front 18? x 8.5? and rear 18? x 9.5? forged aluminum wheels, and much more.

Interior features include power cloth and leather front bucket seats with adjustable seat width and thigh support, seat memory, easy-entry feature, and adjustable lumbar support. There are also fold down rear seats, front center console with climate-controlled storage, M 3-spoke leather-wrapped tilt/telescopic steering wheel w/audio controls, AM/FM stereo system that includes CD player, (10) speakers, radio data system (RDS), and auto-store. The M6 also has MP3 capability, CD changer, satellite radio and cellular phone 3-channel FM diversity antenna, accessory phone controls, and electric analog instrumentation that include a speedometer, tachometer, galvanic pearl-gloss trim, and trip odometer. The on-board computer includes check control vehicle monitoring system with pictogram display.

The 2009 BMW M6 is a stunning high performance fast car that never fails to please.

“Sitting in and driving the M6 is more akin to wearing the car. Like a fine suit, it just fits well, and lends confidence to the maneuvers you’ll attempt while behind the wheel.” – Mark Elias, Left Lane News.

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2009 BMW M3

At a MSRP of $54,850 – $66,500, the 2009 BMW M3 is a 2 or 4 door, luxury sports coupe, convertible sports car, or luxury sports sedan. The 2009 BMW M3 is a powerful force that can go from 0-60 mph in 4.4 seconds and travel a quarter mile in 12.7 seconds. This powerful fast car can reach a top speed of 155mph.

The Sedan is equipped with a standard 4.0-liter, V8, 414-horsepower engine that achieves 14-mpg in the city and 20-mpg on the highway. The Convertible is equipped with a standard 4.0-liter, V8, 414-horsepower engine that achieves 13-mpg in the city and 20-mpg on the highway. A 6-speed manual transmission with overdrive is standard on both trims, and a 7-speed manual transmission is optional. With the addition of a supercharger, German engineers were able to make 635 HP.

The three available trims have a number of notable features. Standard mechanical features based on the coupe include gasoline direct injection fuel system, rear wheel drive, four-wheel ABS, cornering brake control, four disc brakes including four ventilated discs, electronic brake distribution, stability control, strut front suspension independent with stabilizer bar and coil springs, multi-link rear suspension independent with stabilizer bar and coil springs, and much more.

Standard exterior features based on the coupe include body color front and rear bumpers, concealed system convertible rollover protection, electric foldable hard top convertible roof with glass rear window, day time running lights, driver power heated body color door mirrors, passenger power heated body color door mirrors with automatic, front fog lights, luxury trim leather on gearknob, leather on doors and titanium look on dashboard, and much more.

Standard interior features based on the convertible include peripheral interior monitoring anti-lift anti-theft protection, Harman/kardon RDS audio system with AM/FM and CD player CD player reads MP3, computer with average speed, average fuel consumption and range for remaining fuel, delayed/fade courtesy lights, cruise control, door ajar warning, external temperature, sports electrically adjustable driver and passenger seat with height adjustment, lumbar adjustment, thigh support, six adjustments and tilt adjustment, two height adjustable electric adjustable head restraints on front seats, two height adjustable head restraints on rear seats, headlight control with time delay switch-off, dusk sensor and auto off with ignition active and automatic, vehicle speed proportional power steering, Vehicle speed proportional power steering, and much more.

The BMW M3 sets the stage for outstanding fast car performance. Whether it is the coupe, convertable, or sedan, the power and beauty of the BMW M3 will catch the attention of every fast car enthusiast.