BMW will be having a world
premiere of the BMW M4 GTS at 44th Tokyo Motor Show from October 30 to November
8, 2015. The new BMW 7 series will be, meanwhile, celebrating its Asian
premiere. Likewise making their Asian debut are the completely newly designed
BMW X1 and the plug-in hybrid models, BMW 330e and BMW 225xe – the eDrive
variant of the BMW 2 Series Active. BMW will also greet visitors to the Tokyo
show with a range of pioneering services, including mobility features.
The BMW M4 GTS improves on the
potential of the BMW M4 Coupe and has its sights set squarely on the race track
– yet it is also equipped for life on the road. The special edition is limited
to a production run of 700 units and celebrates the 30th anniversary of the BMW
M3, which has been in production since 1986. The engine of this M4 coupe
produces 500 hp. Rear lights with OLED (organic light-emitting diode)
technology make their series-production debut in this sharpest of all BMW M4
The new BMW 7 Series.
Key factors in enhancing
dynamics, efficiency, comfort and safety of the new BMW 7 Series while on the
move are the use of carbon-fibre-reinforced plastic (CFRP) in the body
structure, engines from the BMW Group’s new generation of power units, the
plug-in hybrid system in the new BMW 740e, the Executive Drive Pro active
chassis system, the Driving Experience Control switch with ADAPTIVE mode, and
BMW Laserlight. Maximising well-being in the interior, meanwhile, are the
Executive Lounge feature with massage function, the illuminated Sky Lounge
Panorama glass roof, just the right amount of accent lighting and a smartphone
holder with inductive charging station.
The new generation of the BMW
7 Series also boasts standout innovations when it comes to operating system and
driver assistance technology. The various new features that are unprecedented
in the luxury sedan segment include, for example, the extension of the iDrive
system to include a touch display and BMW gesture control, as well as Touch
Command for controlling comfort and infotainment functions in the rear
compartment using a tablet computer. In addition to all this, BMW is also
presenting the latest generation of the BMW Head-Up Display in its new flagship
model, not to mention Crossing traffic warning, the Steering and lane control
assistant, active side collision protection, the Surround View system with 3D
View and Panorama View, and a Remote Control Parking system.
The new BMW X1
The second generation of the
BMW X1 successfully transfers the trademark qualities of a Sports Activity
Vehicle to the compact segment with greater intensity than ever. The new
edition of this highly popular model makes its mark with powerful proportions
and clean lines in the style of its larger BMW X siblings. Inside, the new BMW
X1 offers far more space for both passengers and luggage, a state-of-the-art
premium ambience and sophisticated functionality.
Petrol and diesel engines from
the BMW Group’s latest generation of power units, an efficiency-optimised
version of the BMW xDrive intelligent all-wheel-drive system and newly
developed chassis technology combine to produce a notable increase in
sportiness and ride comfort along with far greater efficiency. Equipment
features available for the BMW X1 for the first time include full-LED
headlights, Dynamic Damper Control, the BMW Head-Up Display that projects
driving-related information onto the windscreen as in the larger BMW X models,
and the Driving Assistant Plus system.
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