Daily Bite Sized BMW Tips – November 2017

BMW E24 635CSi

November 30, 2017
In the 1980 model year change for the E24 635 CSi, the central locking system could now be operated from the passenger door and trunk.

BMW Z3 M Coupe

November 29, 2017
The E36/8 Z3 coupe models featured a chassis-stiffening hatch area, and were only produced with 6-cylinder engines.

BMW Z18 concept

November 28, 2017
BMW introduced the Z18 concept in 1995 as their first attempt at an offroad roadster.

BMW 1979 M1 front end

November 27, 2017
The BMW M1 wheels are unique to the M1 car only, made by Campagnolo. Dimensions: 16x7 in the front (205/55)with 16x8 in the rear (225/50).

BMW M4 CS front view

November 26, 2017
The BMW M4 CS boasts an impressively high redline for a twin-turbocharged motor of 7,600 rpm.

BMW E60 5 series interior

November 25, 2017
The E60 535i models are powered by the world’s first inline six-cylinder with Twin Turbo, High Precision Direct Injection technology and an all-aluminum crankcase.

BMW E90 3 series interior

November 24, 2017
The E9X 3 series The BMW 3 Series was also the first vehicle in its segment to be fitted with Active Steering (First used on the 2003 5 series). This allows for easier turning at slow speeds such as in parking lots and tighter, more stable steering at higher speeds.


November 23, 2017
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BMW E82 1M Valencia Orange

November 22, 2017
BMW M offered one single wheel and tire package for the 1 Series M Coupe, the same staggered 19-inch M "Y-Spoke" alloy wheels (Style 359M) provided with the E90 / E92 M3 Competition Package.

BMW E30 M3 Sport Evolution Black

November 21, 2017
The BMW E30 M3 Sport Evolution (not the EVO II) was only offered only in Jet Black (668) with red bumper stripes or Brilliant Red (308) with black bumper stripes.

BMW M4 GTS interior

November 20, 2017
The BMW M4 GTS runs at 22psi boost, the standard M4 runs at 17psi. This is due in part by the help of the water injection system.

BMW E21 baur red

November 19, 2017
The BMW E21 was only available in a coupe version. “Baur” versions were available through the Karosserie Baur GmbH company, which BMW allowed and warranted.

BMW M5 F10 night hawk edition

November 18, 2017
A total of 11 different special editions of the BMW F10 M5 were offered worldwide. The Competition Edition and 30 Jahre Edition were produced in the largest quantities as the rest were small quantity production specific to individual countries. (Japan Night Hawk Edition pictured)

BMW 750i drive G12 7 series

November 17, 2017
If the BMW G12 7 series is parked with the panorama glass roof open, the panorama glass roof will automatically move to vent position after 6 hours.

BMW E24 M6

November 16, 2017
Over its production life from 1983-1988, 4,088 E24 M635 CSi cars were built, and 1,767 E24 M6 cars were built for the USA.

BMW E12 M535i

November 15, 2017
Every E12 M535i has four-wheel disc brakes. The vented front rotors measure 11-inches (280mm) in diameter and are no larger than those fitted to other six-cylinder E12 models. However, at 25mm in thickness, they are 3mm thicker than all other E12 rotors. The solid rear rotors measure 10.7-inches (272mm) in diameter and are identical to those used on other E12 models. ABS was not available.

BMW E30 325ix coupe mud

November 14, 2017
The first BMW all-wheel model was the E30 325ix, which went on the market in 1985 (Europe), 1988 (USA).

BMW E21 3 series

November 13, 2017
The E21 was sold in Sweden with the 4 cylinder fuel-injected 1.8L M10 wearing 320i badging (with a higher level of standard equipment to distinguish it from the 318i), because the 320i 6 cylinder was never certified for sale there.

BMW E46 330ci m54

November 12, 2017
The M54 6 cylinder engine was introduced with the 2001 Model Year E46 330i. The displacement of the new engine is 3.0 liters which replaced the 2.8 liter M52 engine in the E46 328i.

2018 bmw 4 series snapper rocks blue sunset orange

November 11, 2017
The 2018 BMW 4 series introduced two new colors: Snapper Rocks Blue Metallic is a new shade of turquoise that projects intense sportiness. And also new is Sunset Orange – a bold, orangey-red color.

BMW E82 1m interior orange stitching

November 10, 2017
The BMW E82 1 Series M Coupe interior was offered exclusively with Boston Black leather upholstery featuring Orange contrast stitching.

2013 BMW M5 Sedan interior manual transmission

November 9, 2017
BMW M offered a 6-speed manual gearbox as a no-cost option exclusively for F10 M5s sold in North America. A total of 577 were produced, including 17 pre-production cars.

BMW E90 330d N57 diesel

November 8, 2017
The N57D30 engine of the facelifted BMW E90 330d delivers an output of 180 kW (241 bhp), 10 kW (13 bhp) more than its predecessor, and a 7% reduction in fuel consumption.

BMW E38 7 series interior navigation

November 7, 2017
BMW was the first auto manufacturer in Europe to introduce a navigation system
 with the E38 7 series, in 1994.

BMW E36 interior steering wheel 3 spoke

November 6, 2017
The BMW E36 M3 coupe models had the 4 spoke steering wheel as standard until mid 1998 where it was replaced by the 3 spoke leather wheel. The 3 spoke leather wrapped M wheel was standard on all convertible E36 M3 models.

BMW E12 5 series

November 5, 2017
The BMW E12 was the first generation 5 series and produced from 1972 to 1981, up to 1984 in South Africa.

BMW E46 M3 CSL wheels

November 4, 2017
The BMW E46 M3 CSL comes standard equipped with Michelin Pilot Sport Cup tires developed specifically for this car and measure 235/35 ZR 19 at the front and 265/30 ZR 19 at the rear.

BMW M4 GTS interior

November 3, 2017
The BMW M4 GTS lightweight center console saves around 30% off the weight of the same component in the standard BMW M4 Coupe.

BMW E31 8 series v12

November 2, 2017
Reducing the operating temperatures of the cylinder head has a positive effect on torque because the lower temperatures improve the volumetric efficiency of the engine (the efficiency with which the engine can move the charge of fuel and air into and out of the cylinders).

BMW E46 coupe interior

November 1, 2017
Starting with the BMW E46, a new method for displaying the Service Interval is used. Colored LEDs are no longer used to display the amount of time until the next service or inspection is due. Instead the actual mileage remaining until the next service will be displayed for five seconds when the ignition is turned on.