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The 2014 BMW M5 is a high-performance variant of the midsize BMW 5 Series luxury sedan that comes with an aggressive styling cue that differentiate the M5 from the regular 5 Series. The new M5 is the combination of the power of a supercar and the convenience of a four-door five-seat family sedan. The BMW M5 competes with the Mercedes-Benz E63 AMG, Audi S6, Jaguar XFR and Cadillac CTS-V.
The 2014 BMW M5 comes standard with 19-inch alloy wheels, adaptive suspension dampers, adaptive xenon headlights, front and rear parking sensor, a sunroof, auto-dimming mirrors, dual-zone automatic climate control, leather upholstery, a power tilt-and-telescoping steering column, heated front seats with memory settings, 16-way power front seats, a navigation system, voice commands, iDrive electronics interface, a rearview camera, Bluetooth connectivity and a 12-speaker audio system with a 6-CD changer and an USB/iPod interface. A lot of other features are available as options, independently or grouped in packages.
The Competition Package adds 20″ light alloy Double Spoke wheels with performance tires. The Executive package adds 4-zone automatic climate control, front ventilated seats, soft-close automatic doors, power tailgate, heated rear seats, heated steering wheel and power rear sunshade with manual rear side window shades. Lighting package adds adaptive Full LED lights and automatic high beams. Driver Assistance Plus package adds side and top view cameras, Speed limit info and Active Blind Spot Detection. Also available as options are a rear-seat entertainment system and a Bang&Olufsen sound system.
The redesigned 2014 BMW Z4 is a rear-drive, two-seat convertible sportscar that provides a blend of luxury, style and the expected BMW handling dynamics. The 2014 BMW Z4 has an retractable hardtop, and thanks to it, the Z4 offers the freedom of a convertible and the convenience of a coupe.
The 2014 BMW Z4 comes in three models: sDrive 28i, sDrive 35i and sDdrive 35is. The Z4 sDrive 28i comes standard with 17-inch wheels, automatic wipers, adaptive bi-xenon headlights, heated mirrors, cruise control, keyless ignition, keyless entry, dual-zone automatic climate control, driver memory functions, eight-way power seats, a tilt-and-telescoping steering wheel, auto-dimming mirrors, premium vinyl upholstery, Bluetooth connectivity and a sound system with CD player and an iPod/USB interface.
The 2014 Z4 sDrive 28i comes with a 2.0-liter four-cylinder turbocharged engine, that produces 240 hp and 260 lb-ft of torque. Rear-wheel drive and a six-speed manual transmission are standard. An 8-speaker automatic transmission is available.
The BMW Z4 sDrive 35i adds 18-inch wheels, sport seats and sun-reflective leather upholstery. This model comes with a 3.0-liter 6-cylinder turbocharged engine that produces 300 hp and 300 lb-ft of torque. A 6-speed manual transmission is standard, while a 7-speed automated manual transmission (DCT) is available as an option.
The M6 is a car created by Motorsport GmbH performance division of BMW (therefore uses the “M” prefix) and derived from the redesigned 6-Series. The new 2013 BMW M6 Convertible features an imposing body design, an extremely exclusive character and incorporates many new high-performance features.
The 2013 BMW M6 is offered in one trim level, starting at $114,650 MSRP. Standard features include 19-inch alloy wheels, a power-operated fabric top, adaptive suspension dampers, automatic adaptive xenon headlights, sun-reflective Merino leather upholstery, carbon-fiber trim, heated and power-folding mirrors, automatic wipers, keyless ignition, keyless entry, dual-zone automatic climate control, auto-dimming mirrors, front and rear parking sensors, auto start-stop function, rearview camera, front seats memory functions, a power tilt-and-telescoping leather-wrapped steering wheel and interior ambient lighting. The 2013 BMW M6 Convertible also has a Bluetooth connectivity, BMW’s iDrive interface, a navigation system and an audio system with a CD player and iPod/USB interface.
The Executive package includes LED headlights, a heated steering wheel, soft-close automatic doors, massage functionality for the front seats, and smartphone app integration. Also available is the Driver Assistance packsge which includes a lane-departure warning system, automatic high beams, a blind-spot monitor and a speed limit information system. A premium Bang & Olufsen sound system, ventilated front seats and 20-inch wheels are also available as options.
The X1 is the newest addition to BMW’s crossover lineup and it is also the smallest. The subcompact premium crossover segment is a new one in the U.S. Although new to the US market, the BMW X1 has been on sale in Europe for more than three years. The 2013 BMW X1 is a Sports Activity Vehicle (SAV) that combines a useful passenger package with the driving dynamics like all BMWs.
The all-new 2013 BMW X1 is offered in three trim levels. The all-wheel drive is standard in the xDrive 35i while the models with the smaller engine are offered with all-wheel drive ( xDrive 28i) or rear-wheel drive ( sDrive 28i ).
The 2013 BMW X1 sDrive 28i comes standard with 17-inch alloy wheels, rear privacy glass, automatic wipers, automatic headlights, cruise control, foglamps, eight-way manual front seats, 60/40 split-folding rear seats, a tilt-and-telescoping steering wheel, automatic climate control, the iDrive electronics interface and an eight-speaker sound system with a CD player, HD radio and an iPod/USB interface. The xDrive 28i adds all-wheel drive and hill descent control.
The 2013 BMW X1 xDrive 35i adds a more powerful engine, 18-inch wheels, a panoramic sunroof, adaptive bi-xenon headlights with washers and eight-way power front seats. The Premium package adds keyless ignition, keyless entry, leather upholstery, front-seat power lumbar support and auto-dimming mirrors. The Cold Weather package adds heated steering wheel and heated front seats. The Technology package includes a navigation system and BMW’s Assist Safety telematics system.