BMW iNEXT SUV concept to debut later this year

The iNEXT SUV concept will give us a sneak peek at BMW’s new autonomous and electric SUV, which is set to arrive in 2021. BMW will give us a glimpse at its new ‘groundbreaking’ autonomous vehicle, which has been referred to as the iNEXT, later this year. The new fully electric model will launch in 2021, debut BMW’s new vehicle architecture and take the form of an SUV similar in size to an X5, Auto Express can reveal. It will be one of 12 new fully electric vehicles from BMW…

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BMW to fit smarter traction control from i3s across range

BMW will outfit its cars with a more intelligent traction control system, capable of responding faster than traditional setups. The system was first fitted to the i3s, and responds 50 times faster than conventional traction management systems. How? Rather than working out what it needs to do in a remote unit, the setup makes its calculations from within the powertrain. Although it was initially developed for electric vehicles, which place more strain on traction management systems with their instant low-down torque, BMW says it also works in front-, rear- and…

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BMW are planning a pocket-rocket

Stunning TVS Apache sportsbike is expected be the base for a striking new BMW G310RR. TVS have just released the Apache RR 310, a lightweight sportsbike that should be big news for BMW fans. Eh – BMW? Back in 2013, the German brand struck a deal with Indian motorcycle manufacturer TVS to produce a range of small-capacity bikes. The first fruit born of that partnership was the BMW G310R (a baby S1000R) in 2016, followed by the G310GS (a baby R1200GS) earlier this year. So, the TVS Apache RR 310…

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New 2018 BMW X5 spied on the road

New spy images capture the latest BMW X5 SUV in testing, and new platform will allow for plug-in hybrid version. Spy shots have emerged of BMW’s 2018 model year X5 SUV undergoing development testing ahead of a potential Paris Motor Show unveil next September. We previously received spy shots of a heavily camouflaged X5 undergoing winter testing, with these latest images showing a test mule wearing a different and more revealing camouflage. BMW’s iconic kidney grille has clearly grown in size, while a more intricate LED headlamp design is also…

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Video: BMW release F850GS teaser

BMW are the latest manufacturer to release a teaser video. Giving us just enough info of their new F850GS to keep us excited ahead of next week’s Milan show, where most of 2018’s bikes will be officially revealed for the first time. The F850GS will be an entirely new bike for 2018, replacing the F800GS, which proved a capable machine, but is a bit long in the tooth compared to newer adventure models such as Honda’s Africa Twin, the Ducati Multistrada 950 and KTM’s 1090 Adventure R. The most notable…

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