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BMW Tuning House Turner Motorsport Takes On the Baja 1000

BMW Tuning House Turner Motorsport Takes On the Baja 1000

BMW Tuning House Turner Motorsport Takes On the Baja 1000

The Baja 1000 isn't somewhere you'd expect to see a BMW (unless it's a motorcycle, of course). There's something about over 1100 miles of gruesome desert terrain that doesn't exactly scream 'let's get an M3 out there.'

Replacing Your BMW Remote Key Fob

Replacing Your BMW Remote Key Fob

Replacing Your BMW Remote Key Fob

Modern remote keys have plenty of security benefits and make it easy to get into your car and hit the road — particularly if your BMW or MINI has the Comfort Access feature. But for all...

BMW: Use Amazon Alexa Behind the Wheel From 2018

BMW: Use Amazon Alexa Behind the Wheel From 2018

BMW: Use Amazon Alexa Behind the Wheel From 2018

There's nothing quite like speaking and having things automagically happen around you. Or, at least, that's what BMW seem to betting on, with their announcement that Amazon's Alexa pers...

What's the Future of BMW i?

What's the Future of BMW i?

What's the Future of BMW i?

BMW isn't about to let Tesla run away with the EV market. It was announced Tuesday that we'll be seeing an all-electric four-door concept car from BMW at next week's Frankfurt Motor Sho...

iDrive vs. CarPlay vs. Android Auto: Which Is Best for Your BMW in 2020?

iDrive vs. CarPlay vs. Android Auto: Which Is Best for Your BMW in 2020?

iDrive vs. CarPlay vs. Android Auto: Which Is Best for Your BMW in 2020?

The iDrive interface has been a mainstay in BMWs since it was launched in 2001. Although this initial version was pretty cumbersome to use and wasn't exactly attractive, the system has...

How BimmerTech Is Making It Easier To Enjoy Your BMW

How BimmerTech Is Making It Easier To Enjoy Your BMW

How BimmerTech Is Making It Easier To Enjoy Your BMW

For many, Comfort Access is a must-have convenience feature. And if you've ever experienced it, you'll understand why... A remote sensor recognizes your unique key as you approach your vehicle, letting you unlock your doors by simply touching the handle. Now, BimmerTech lets you add this feature to your BMW.

5 Things To Do in Your BMW This Spring

5 Things To Do in Your BMW This Spring

5 Things To Do in Your BMW This Spring

Before the joy of springtime driving comes the not-really-much-joy-at-all of getting rid of the mud and grime and barely functioning tires winter was cruel enough to leave on your BMW. That means checking your tire pressure, examining (and, if necessary, changing) all your fluids and cleaning every last bit of salty gunk off your bodywork before it has a chance to rust a hole in the undercarriage big enough...

Everyday Convenience, or a Taste of the Extraordinary?

Everyday Convenience, or a Taste of the Extraordinary?

Everyday Convenience, or a Taste of the Extraordinary?

BimmerTech: You’re clearly passionate about classic cars. What is it about them that appeals to you so much? Michael: Almost everything. From the designs of the period to the experience...

How To Turn Your Smartphone Into the Perfect Mixtape for a Valentine's Car Ride

How To Turn Your Smartphone Into the Perfect Mixtape for a Valentine's Car Ride

How To Turn Your Smartphone Into the Perfect Mixtape for a Valentine's Car Ride

Of course, the fact that nobody uses cassette tapes any more means you’re going to have to be a little imaginative if you want to create an authentic retro experience. Rather than tryin...

What Did We Do in 2016?

What Did We Do in 2016?

What Did We Do in 2016?

2016 has been a busy year for BMW, as it celebrated a century of automotive excellence. And it’s been no less busy for us here at BimmerTech. We’ve continued to develop innovative multi...

Is Your BMW Connected Yet?

Is Your BMW Connected Yet?

Is Your BMW Connected Yet?

When BMW says it will produce an autonomous iNext electric car within five years, it's not hope talking. It's expectation. Reality. These aren't utopian dreams any more. They're not nea...

OEM Rear View Camera Installation in BMW X1 at Mod Squad Motorsports

OEM Rear View Camera Installation in BMW X1 at Mod Squad Motorsports

OEM Rear View Camera Installation in BMW X1 at Mod Squad Motorsports

When a BMW dealer mistakenly did not order a backup camera for a customer ordered 2016 X1, Kelly @ Mod Squad stepped up to the plate. He installed the first ever BimmerTech-provided OEM reversing camera kit for the F48 X1, just one of the BMW reverse camera kits available from BimmerTech. Since it was a “first ever” kind of installation, there were small details in the installation that Kelly had to masterf...