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Next generation BMW voice assistant to be based on Amazon Alexa technology.

28.09.2022Press Release

Munich. The next-generation BMW voice assistant will be built on Alexa technology. This was announced today by Stephan Durach, Senior Vice-President Connected Company and Development Technical Operations BMW Group, and Dave Limp, Senior Vice President of Devices and Services, Amazon, at Amazon’s annual Devices and Services launch event.

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From a barren island to a trendy tourist destination: Discover Iceland's breathtaking nature with the MINI Cooper S Clubman ALL4.

28.09.2022Press Release

Let’s be honest: Whoever found themselves daydreaming about going on holiday to Iceland 20 years ago? Today, Iceland is one of the big winners on the tourism scene. In the summer months, it’s almost impossible to find a free bed or a rental car on the northern island. People enjoy Iceland's pristine and breathtaking nature and marvel at how sustainable everything is. Reason enough for us, as Iceland “beginners”, to tour the island in the MINI Cooper S ...

MINI Clubman

The 2023 BMW Z4 Roadster: Pure driving pleasure.

28.09.2022Press Release

Woodcliff Lake, NJ – September 27, 2022…A pure-bred roadster, more sporting and visually appealing than ever: this is the BMW Z4 for model year 2023. The latest version of the open-top two-seater incorporates a raft of detail updates, brings fresh design accents to the exterior, expands the range of standard equipment and adds new items to the options list. The 2023 Z4 sDrive30i and M40i have the ideal elements with which to build on the model’s success ...

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The First-Ever BMW XM: A BMW M Original.

28.09.2022Press Release

Woodcliff Lake, NJ – September 27, 2022… As its 50th anniversary celebrations continue, BMW M GmbH unleashes high performance in a form never experienced before. Innovative drive system technology, a unique vehicle concept, a door opened into a whole new market segment and the ambition to attract new groups of customers – the first-ever BMW XM wraps all these elements in a confidently dramatic exterior design that exudes power and emotion and an interior ...

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Special Vehicles

MINI USA AND THE MINI JOHN COOPER WORKS RACE TEAM TAKE TWO MORE PODIUMS AT SEBRING.

27.09.2022Press Release

Woodcliff Lake, N.J. – September 27, 2022 –MINI USA and the MINI John Cooper Works Team, who ran five MINI race cars for the first time at Sebring International Raceway this weekend in the 2022 SRO TC America series, secured two podiums at the famed central Florida race track. Clay Williams raced the #60 MINI JCW Pro to a 3rd place finish in Race 1 on Saturday and a 2nd place finish in Race 2 on Sunday in the Touring Car (TC) class.

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MINI USA AND THE MINI JOHN COOPER WORKS RACE TEAM TO RUN FIVE CARS AT SEBRING FOLLOWING SWEEP AT ROAD AMERICA.

23.09.2022Press Release

Woodcliff Lake, N.J. – September 23, 2022 – For the first time, MINI USA and the MINI John Cooper Works Team will run five MINI race cars at Sebring International Raceway for the sixth race weekend of the 2022 SRO TC America series. Team regulars Clay Williams, Cristian Perocarpi and PJ Goenke will be joined by MINI Canada’s Alain Lauziere and MINI JCW team owner Luis Perocarpi, who will get behind the wheel of a LAP Motorsports MINI JCW race car for the ...

 
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MINI USA CELEBRATES 20TH ANNIVERSARY IN THE U.S. WITH SPECIAL EDITION.

21.09.2022Press Release

Woodcliff Lake, N.J. – September 21, 2022 – MINI USA today announced the launch of the MINI 20 Years Edition, in celebration of the brand’s 20 years in the U.S. The special edition has been produced as a 2023 MINI Cooper S Hardtop 4 Door and will arrive at dealers in the U.S. this month with a Manufacturer’s Suggested Retail Price (MSRP) of $36,315 plus an additional $850 for Destination and Handling.

Special Vehicles

BMW Motorrad presents Akrapovič rear silencers for the BMW R 18.

20.09.2022Press Release

Woodcliff Lake, NJ – September 20, 2022…The extensive accessory program from BMW Motorrad for the BMW R 18 is now getting a sonorous boost from new Akrapovič rear silencers. 3.8-inches shorter in length than the two standard rear silencers, the Akrapovič units are made of durable stainless steel, coated in matt black and, together with a silver end cap which can be rotated in 90-degree steps, give the rear end of the R 18 a sportier appearance.

The 2023 BMW ALPINA XB7: The Force of Emotions.

20.09.2022Press Release

Buchloe, Germany – September 20, 2022…Impressive driving dynamics, explosive performance, luxurious comfort. For 2023, the BMW ALPINA XB7 benefits from a host of updates, including a new generation engine, an even sharper, more progressive design, and advancements in driving assistance and connectivity. The new ALPINA 4.4-liter V8 with BMW mild-hybrid technology now produces 630 hp (up 18 hp from the previous generation) and 590 lb-ft of torque, placing ...

Special Vehicles

BMW i Ventures Leads Series A Investment in Optical AI Technology Company, Alitheon®

20.09.2022Press Release

Mountain View, Calif. – September 20, 2022… BMW i Ventures announced today a lead investment in a $10M Series A round for Alitheon, an Optical AI technology company. The company’s FeaturePrint® technology quickly and easily digitizes physical objects for irrefutable identification, authentication, and tracing, and eliminates misidentification and misuse of items. BMW i Ventures previously invested in the company’s seed round and is co-leading this round of ...

BMW i

Garrett Gerloff joins the BMW Motorrad Motorsport family in 2023.

15.09.2022Press Release

Woodcliff Lake, NJ – September 15, 2022…BMW Motorrad Motorsport will welcome an addition from the United States of America next year. American Garrett Gerloff will line up as a BMW Motorrad factory rider in the 2023 FIM Superbike World Championship (WorldSBK). The 27-year-old will start for the Bonovo action BMW Racing Team next season.

Climate Technology Startup Platform URBAN-X by MINI Launches Newest Cohort.

15.09.2022Press Release

Brooklyn, NY, September 15, 2022 — URBAN-X, the platform by MINI for climate and urban technology startups, in partnership with leading venture capital firm Jerusalem Venture Partners (JVP), today announced five new early stage startups that will be participating in its 11th cohort. Selected out of a pool of over 250 applicants from across the globe, these startups are building solutions to combat the world’s climate emergency, with a particular focus on ...

Lifestyle

BMW M Team RLL Finishes Fifth in GTD PRO at VIRginia International Raceway. Paul Miller Racing P3, Turner Motorsport P7 in GTD.

29.08.2022Press Release

Woodcliff Lake, N.J. – Aug. 28, 2022 . . . The No. 25 BMW M Team RLL BMW M4 GT3 finished fifth in the GTD PRO class in today’s two-hour-and-forty-minute Michelin GT Challenge at VIR, the result not indicative of the team displaying a much more competitive day than shown in the last few rounds of the IMSA WeatherTech SportsCar Championship. Connor De Phillippi and John Edwards completed 86 laps around the beautiful 3.27-mile, 18-turn VIRginia International ...

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BMW M Team RLL BMW M4 GT3 will start Michelin GT Challenge Fourth in GTD PRO at VIRginia International Raceway. P3 for Paul Miller Racing, P7 for Turner Motorsport in GTD.

27.08.2022Press Release

Woodcliff Lake, N.J. – Aug. 27, 2022 . . . Connor De Phillippi qualified the No. 25 MOTUL BMW M Team RLL BMW M4 GT3 fourth in the GTD PRO class for tomorrow’s two-hour-and-forty-minute Michelin GT Challenge at VIR race. De Phillippi recorded a 1:44.791- minute lap around the 3.27-mile, 18-turn VIRginia International Raceway circuit. The Californian will share the car tomorrow with John Edwards. The pair stands fifth in GTD PRO class driver point standings ...

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BMW M Motorsport

MINI USA CELEBRATES SECOND ANNIVERSARY OF ‘WTF’ DAY ON 63RD BIRTHDAY.

26.08.2022Press Release

Woodcliff Lake, N.J., August 26, 2021 – There are plenty of friendly waves to go around on the road today, as MINI USA celebrates both its 63rd birthday and the second anniversary of National MINI Wave to Friends (WTF) Day. Following its creation in 2021, MINI looks to make WTF Day a fixture in the owner community in order to further solidify the longstanding tradition of waving to fellow MINI drivers on the road.

Lifestyle

Playful cooperation: MINI is sponsor and mobility partner of gamescom for the first time and presents the MINI Concept Aceman with Pokémon Mode.

23.08.2022Press Release

MINI is the new main sponsor of the gamescom merch area as well as the official mobility partner of gamescom and will exclusively present the MINI Concept Aceman with Pokémon Mode at the world's largest games event in Cologne. The most coveted One-Off for MINI fans and gaming enthusiasts is the first result of the collaboration between MINI and Pokémon.

MINI

MINI USA AND THE MINI JOHN COOPER WORKS RACE TEAM SWEEP TC AND TCA CLASSES IN TC AMERCA SERIES AT ROAD AMERICA.

22.08.2022Press Release

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Woodcliff Lake, N.J. – August 22, 2022 – MINI USA and the MINI John Cooper Works Team left nothing on the track, or the podium, this weekend at Road America for the fifth race weekend of the 2022 SRO TC America series. After bringing home two victories last month at Watkins Glen International, the team doubled up and captured four first places finishes and one second place finish at Road America.

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