What Is a Dual-Clutch Transmission?

A dual-clutch transmission is an automated manual transmission with two sets of gears, each operated by a separate clutch. Related: Are Manual Transmissions Cheaper to Repair and Maintain Than Automatics? One clutch handles the odd-numbered gears, the other clutch the even-numbered gears. A transmission control module (i.e., computer) manages when

2021 BMW M3 and M4: M Stands for Manual

Competes with: Audi RS 5, Lexus RC F, Mercedes-AMG C63 Looks like: We’re really doing this, huh, BMW? Powertrain: Twin-turbocharged 3.0-liter inline-six-cylinder; 473 horsepower and 406 pounds-feet of torque in base models, 503 hp and 479 pounds-feet in Competition models; six-speed manual (base only) or eight-speed automatic transmission; rear- (base,

BMW X8 Spied For First Time With Unique Design Under Thick Camouflage

This will be BMW’s ultimate luxury SUV. Rumors of a BMW X8 came just months after the automaker revealed the Concept X7 iPerformance in late 2017, as one would expect. There’s almost always something bigger in development. Speculation about the SUV continued, slowly laying out what to expect – a

BMW M division electric model in the works – Flasch – paultan.org

BMW’s M division have commenced work on a high-performance version of the all-electric i4, said M division chief Markus Flasch according to Car Advice. This will be the first fully electric model to be worked on by the M division, and there appears to be distinct ‘performance’ and ‘high-performance’ segments

2021 BMW M3, M4 Already Have BMW Individual Color Options

Expect more BMW Individual trims and equipment in the future. Like it or not, the new G80 M3 and G82 M4 from BMW are here. There’s no debating the exterior styling with the big double kidney grille is controversial, but that doesn’t mean the automaker is stepping away from its

BMW Unveils Its New M3 and M4 Lineups

After months of teasing its new 2021 M3 and M4 lineups, German automaker BMW has finally unveiled the sedan and coupe along with their Competition models, boasting more aggressive bodywork emphasized by its new — and massive — kidney grilles. Fast looks aside, the two vehicles’ performance also lives up