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BMW V12 Cars Face an Uncertain Future

BMW V12 Cars Face an Uncertain Future

Dec 4 2012, 10:55am CST | by

V12 may not make it to 2016

BMW has been stuffing massive V12 engines under the hood of its high-end 7 Series range for many years. In recent years, BMW has been getting away from large displacement engines going the smaller...

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BMW V12 Cars Face an Uncertain Future

Dec 4 2012, 10:55am CST | by

V12 may not make it to 2016

BMW has been stuffing massive V12 engines under the hood of its high-end 7 Series range for many years. In recent years, BMW has been getting away from large displacement engines going the smaller displacement turbocharged power plants. As of now, BMW hasn't decided if the sixth generation 7 Series set to debut in 2016 will have a V12 engine or not.

A BMW executive has said that whether the V12 will be used in the next generation car hasn't been decided. BMWs high-end 760Li V12-powered vehicle is currently a low-volume model for the company. Many consumers have been opting for cheaper, more efficient, and significantly less powerful 750i and 750Li cars.

The V12 available in the vehicle now uses twin turbochargers producing 400 kW of power and 759 m of torque. Despite the impressive power output, it's hardly any faster than the 750i twin turbo V8 engine with only 0.2 seconds separating the two vehicles in a race to 60 mph.

 
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Kelleners Sport tunes the BMW X5 to 527 PS

Jul 22 2014 3:50pm CDT | Source: World Car Fans

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Kelleners Sport has introduced their new tuning program for the BMW X5. It features a variety of styling an ...
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This E34 BMW M5 Wagon Is Too Expensive And It's All Your Fault

Jul 22 2014 3:50pm CDT | Source: Jalopnik

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I love wagons, you love wagons. We also love the BMW M5, and when you put the two together you get this wonderful combination of performance and utility. So wonderful in fact you might be able to live in it. Which is probably your only option because it ...
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KTM 1190 Adventure Test on Greg’s Garage | Video

Jul 22 2014 3:35pm CDT | Source: Ultimate Motorcycling

The Greenbrier Classic - Round Two
KTM 1190 Adventure Test In the latest episode of Greg’s Garage (Episode 37), known moto-personality Greg White reviews the 2014 KTM 1190 Adventure from the California back country. The 1190 Adventure, and its off-road savvy brother the Adventure R, replaces the previous-year’s KTM Adventure 990. The bike is highlighted by a 1195cc, 75-degree V-Twin that produces 150 horsepower that is usable both on and off the road. To keep up ...
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First 100 vehicles announced for Forza Horizon 2

Jul 22 2014 2:48pm CDT | Source: Autoblog

The Goodwood Festival of Speed - Day 2
Filed under: Toys/Games With its September 30 release date just over two months away, Turn 10 Studios has slowly started releasing the car list for Forza Horizon 2, the sequel to 2012's Forza Horizon. While the final list will be on the smaller side, with just over 200 vehicles, as per usual, those that were selected are decidedly different from your average sports car. We've included the entire list below, in the press release, but we thought ...
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First 100 vehicles announced for Forza Horizon 2

Jul 22 2014 2:40pm CDT | Source: Autoblog

The Goodwood Festival of Speed - Day 2
Filed under: Toys/Games With its September 30 release date just over two months away, Turn 10 Studios has slowly started releasing the car list for Forza Horizon 2, the sequel to 2012's Forza Horizon. While the final list will be on the smaller side, with just over 200 vehicles, as per usual, those that were selected are decidedly different from your average sports car. We've included the entire list below, in the press release, but we thought you'd like to see so ...
Source: Autoblog   Full article at: Autoblog
 

 
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2015 Dodge Challenger Driven, 2016 2-Series Active Tourer, 2017 E63 AMG: Car News Headlines

Jul 22 2014 10:00am CDT | Source: Motor Authority

We’ve just driven the 2015 Dodge Challenger lineup, which includes the 707-horsepower SRT Hellcat variant. Interestingly, the SRT wasn’t our pick of the bunch. BMW’s new 2-Series Active Tourer will hit showrooms early next year, as a 2016 model. BMW is expecting that as many as three out of every four 2-Series Active Tourer ...
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Car Review: 2015 Dodge Challenger

Jul 22 2014 9:09am CDT | Source: Driving Canada

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PORTLAND, ORE. — When the Dodge Challenger was reincarnated in 2008, it was fashioned after the classic 1970 model bearing its name. For 2015, Dodge has refreshed the range and used the 1971 edition as its inspiration. The changes are subtle — new front and rear fascias that feature the ’71’s split grille and tail lights, but nothing too dramatic. This is not to say the changes are not for the better. Everything takes an eno ...
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Buick Regal, Volvo S60 join Consumer Reports' list of top upscale, sports sedans

Jul 22 2014 5:22am CDT | Source: Automotive News

BMW International Open - Previews
The Buick Regal, refreshed with a revamped powertrain for 2014, now ranks among the top upscale sports sedans tested by Consumer Reports, just behind the BMW 328i but high enough to easily top the magazine's road test scores ...
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