Who Makes BMW Cars?

Bavarian Motor Works and are the same in the original German language.

BMW is headquartered in Munich, Germany in the state of Bavaria that gives the company the first word of its name. Munich is famous as the host city of the 1972 Summer Olympics.

Company History

BMW was founded in 1916 as the successor of an aircraft manufacturer. After World War I, the company was no longer allowed to produce aircraft engines, so it started making motorcycles. In the late 1920s, it began building cars.

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New BMW Models

If you are in the market for a new ride, BMW’s 2017 lineup is destined to leave you impressed. BMW continues to develop world-class vehicles that stand out from the crowd. Here are three of the hottest BMW models on the market.

BMW 230i Coupe

The 2017 BMW 230i Coupe is the perfect match for the drivers who desire a daily dose of driving excitement. Not only does the new 230i look stunning, but it also surrounds drivers with a long list of exciting features. Furthermore, the small coupe continues to offer a top-notch level of crash protection.

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BMW OEM vs Aftermarket parts

At times you may be forced to replace some of your BMW’s parts – and it only makes sense that you only purchase those that would not cause additional problems. Most people are confused by whether they should go for the, most often than not, pricier OEM car parts or opt for the comparably cheaper aftermarket parts.

Basically, BMW OEM or Original Equipment Manufacturer car parts are those that are produced by BMW or other BMW-sanctioned parts manufacturers. They usually align to BMW’s mechanical design specifications and quality standards.

On the other hand, aftermarket parts are what you will find in most independent shops. They are not sourced from BMW and neither do BMW-authorized companies produce them. They are made using the underpinnings of the original parts but outside an OEM production contract.

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New BMW 5 Series

BMW’s 5 Series is redesigned for 2017

BMW’s 5 Series enters the 2017 model year completely redesigned.

It’s bigger than the previous model it replaces and comes with new engine options. And because it’s bigger, the 2017 BMW 5 Series now has a bit more cargo space, going from 18.4 to 18.7 cubic feet of available space.

Models

The 2017 BMW 5 Series comes in two different trim level models: 530i and 540i.

The four-door midsize luxury sedan comes standard with LED adaptive front headlights, LED foglights, power- folding and automatic-dimming heated outside mirrors and 18-inch wheels on the outside. Continue reading “New BMW 5 Series”

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