BMW X5 M Competition

By Barbara & Bill Schaffer Eagle, Idaho – When the 2020 model BMW X5 M Performance arrived in our driveway it looked like the typical white BMW X5 SAV (BMW calls their SUVs Sports Activity Vehicles) we see so often on the streets in our area. On closer examination the wheels, tires and brakes screamed…

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2018 BMW X6 M Road Trip

By Barbara & Bill Schaffer One our favorite pastimes is taking road trips. When we needed to make a recent trip from our home, just east of Portland, Ore., to Boise, Idaho, and the 2018 BMW X6 M happen to be available, it was like a match made in South Carolina. (We say that, because…

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2015 BMW X6M Test Drive

?The 2015 BMW X6 M? The ultimate Sports Activity Coupe Austin, TX -??M? power is to BMW what AMG is to Mercedes-Benz, and S-line is to Audi. The first M version was created in 1985, by transplanting a race-bred inline 6-cylinder from their M1 supercar into a 5 Series BMW sedan along with enhanced suspension…

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Test Drive: 2013 Infiniti M Hybrid

The only Hybrid that fights back. Nearly every automaker has its own take on the hybrid. Whether they shape it like the Prius or not, they all want to capitalize on the popularity of hybrids. While I?ve derided some (the Hyundai Sonata Hybrid) and loved others (Prius C) each surprisingly has its own distinctive characteristics….

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How about a BMW 1 Series M by 2012?

Initially shown as a 1 Series tii concept at the 2007 Tokyo Motor show, recent spy photos indicate an M version of the BMW 1 Series may actually be in the works.? Road and Track magazine says sources at BMW indicate the high performance variant of the 1 Series is likely in Europe in 2011…

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Test Drive: Infiniti M

San Diego ? European sport sedans should watch their rear view mirrors closely because there is another Infiniti pulling into the passing lane. Graphically expressed by sweeping brush stokes, the new 2011 Infiniti M styling is a translation of organic lines to sculpted steel.? From the complex face with the trademark Infiniti grille and raised…

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