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Which BMW Model Do I Have?

Which BMW Model Do I Have?

Which BMW Model Do I Have?

In this article we will outline all the BMW series and model information you might need. Understanding the letters and numbers BMW uses to refer to its vehicles is easier than you think.

BMW Amplifier or Speaker Upgrade? What to Buy First

BMW Amplifier or Speaker Upgrade? What to Buy First

BMW Amplifier or Speaker Upgrade? What to Buy First

Our aftermarket speakers for BMW and audio amplifier retrofit can make a world of difference to your car's sound system. But what should you buy first for great car audio? We take a loo...

Everything You Need To Know About BMW Key Fobs

Everything You Need To Know About BMW Key Fobs

Everything You Need To Know About BMW Key Fobs

If you've just upgraded from an old vehicle and have a totally new BMW key fob, or you've just got a BMW key fob replacement, we've answered the questions most people have!

How to Code Your BMW at Home With Coding Software

How to Code Your BMW at Home With Coding Software

How to Code Your BMW at Home With Coding Software

With the right coding software for BMW, or the help of a skilled technician, it's easy to add new features to your vehicle thanks to BMW iDrive coding. But how is it done?

Upgrading the BMW F30 3 Series - All you need to know

Upgrading the BMW F30 3 Series - All you need to know

Upgrading the BMW F30 3 Series - All you need to know

The 3 Series is always among BMW's most popular models, and the sixth-generation F30 was no different. But with the seventh-generation G20 hitting the roads, its predecessor is starting...

Basic BMW Navigation Systems: CHAMP2, ENTRY, ENTRYNAV & ENAVEVO

Basic BMW Navigation Systems: CHAMP2, ENTRY, ENTRYNAV & ENAVEVO

Basic BMW Navigation Systems: CHAMP2, ENTRY, ENTRYNAV & ENAVEVO

When buying a new BMW, you usually purchase not only a vehicle for transportation, but also a tech convenience that has limited or extended navigation & a certain degree of integration with your smartphone. While setting up your future vehicle, you generally have 2–4 media packages. The Media Package is a number of multimedia and technical features that you will get in your car, and the more it includes, th...

Using and Updating the BMW iDrive System

Using and Updating the BMW iDrive System

Using and Updating the BMW iDrive System

iDrive is BMW's native infotainment system, through which drivers can access a range of content on the dashboard screen. This content includes vehicle settings and journey data, as well as more typical infotainment features, such as navigation, music and communication. The system is a combination of hardware and software.

How to Retrofit Android Auto into Your BMW in 2019

How to Retrofit Android Auto into Your BMW in 2019

How to Retrofit Android Auto into Your BMW in 2019

When it comes to the native iDrive & Android Auto integration, BMW vehicles can be retrofitted with a BimmerTech original upgrade — Android Auto MMI Prime. What does it mean?

What is Apple CarPlay and Why Should You Have It in Your BMW?

What is Apple CarPlay and Why Should You Have It in Your BMW?

What is Apple CarPlay and Why Should You Have It in Your BMW?

Apple is able to offer iPhone users a compelling alternative in the form of iPhone CarPlay, an in-car multimedia hub that lets you use many of your favorite iOS apps safely behind the w...

NBT Evo ID5/ID6 iDrive Upgrade for BMW F- & G-Series

NBT Evo ID5/ID6 iDrive Upgrade for BMW F- & G-Series

NBT Evo ID5/ID6 iDrive Upgrade for BMW F- & G-Series

BimmerTech NBT Evo ID5/ID6 kit includes genuine BMW parts, assembled for each vehicle individually. What exactly you need to swap out to get a newer system version depends greatly on yo...

How To Bring the Convenience of Comfort Access to Your BMW's Trunk

How To Bring the Convenience of Comfort Access to Your BMW's Trunk

How To Bring the Convenience of Comfort Access to Your BMW's Trunk

BMW's Comfort Access feature is sometimes known as keyless entry, but that's a bit of a misnomer. Locking and unlocking your vehicle with Comfort Access still relies on your BMW key fob...

BMW Enhanced Bluetooth Explained

BMW Enhanced Bluetooth Explained

BMW Enhanced Bluetooth Explained

In BMWs there are two types of features you can get depending on the package or on the vehicle configurations you choose: 1) Basic Bluetooth & 2) Enhanced Bluetooth. Let’s see what’s the fuss around Enhanced Bluetooth is all about.