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BMW related tips and tutorials from our brand specialists.

Why do automakers camouflage cars?

If you follow a lot of car news, you’re probably familiar with the cycle that bloggers and journalists go through every time a new car is on its way to the street. There’s the initial announcement, followed by some teased sketches, then maybe a concept car or a prototype, and eventually the production model is […]

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Horsepower vs. Torque: A No Numbers Explanation

First of all, we’re not going to do any math. Or science. No math or science. This is a numbers-free space. We’re just not going to do it, and you can’t make us. We will apply a Seinfeldian linguistic analysis, however (don’t worry, it will only take a moment). Ahem: What’s the deal with torque? […]

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How to Calculate MPG: How Fuel Efficient Are You?

We’ve syndicated this post from the Leith Cars Blog to help answer a frequently asked question. You’ve probably noticed the long, laborious disclaimer that shows up any time someone mentions a car’s MPG. You know, the whole spiel about how these numbers are based on EPA regulated testing and actual mileage depends on your personal […]

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What is BMW xDrive?

Lovely weather we’re having, wouldn’t you say? These cold, rainy Januarys we have in North Carolina make for the most cheerful winters. Sarcasm aside, freezing rain is no fun for anyone. It’s as debilitating as snow without even the hint of nostalgia or visual appeal. Fortunately, BMW has a system available that will make winter […]

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This is Why Your Tire Pressure Changes in the Winter

The following is a seasonal post syndicated from the Leith Cars blog. We know that as the temperatures start to drop, many of you might have questions about how the colder weather will affect your car’s tire pressure, so this is us answering those questions and offering help. So you’re on the way out to […]

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