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An all-wheel drive vehicle (AWD vehicle) is one with a powertrain capable of providing power to all its wheels, whether full-time or on-demand.
BMW (Bayerische Motoren Werke in German, or Bavarian Motor Works in English) is a German multinational company which currently produces luxury automobiles and motorcycles, and also produced aircraft engines until 1945.
The BMW 02 Series is a range of compact executive cars produced by German automaker BMW between 1966 and 1977, based on a shortened version of the New Class Sedans.
The BMW E30 is the second generation of BMW 3 Series, which was produced from 1982 to 1994.
The BMW 3 Series Compact is a 3-door hatchback version of the BMW 3 Series, which was produced from 1993 through 2004.
The BMW 3 Series Gran Turismo (also referred to as "3 Series GT") is the 5-door fastback body style of the 3 Series model range.
The BMW 4 Series is a range of coupé, convertible and fastback models manufactured by the German automaker BMW since 2013.
The BMW F32/F33/F36 series is the first generation of the BMW 4 Series range of compact executive cars.
BMW M GmbH (previously: BMW Motorsport GmbH) is a subsidiary of German car manufacturer BMW AG.
The BMW M3 is a high-performance version of the 3 Series, developed by BMW's in-house motorsport division, BMW M GmbH.
The BMW M4 is a high-performance version of the BMW 4 Series automobile developed by BMW's motorsport division, BMW M GmbH.
The BMW M50 is a straight-6 DOHC petrol engine which was produced from 1990 to 1996.
The BMW M52 is a straight-6 DOHC petrol engine which was produced from 1994–2000.
The BMW M54 is a naturally aspirated straight-6 petrol engine which was produced from 2000 to 2006.
The BMW S14 is a straight-4 DOHC piston engine which was used in the E30 M3.
The BMW S65 is a naturally aspirated V8 petrol engine which replaced the S54 straight-six engine and was produced from 2007–2013.
The BMW X3 is a compact luxury crossover SUV manufactured by German automaker BMW since 2003.
BMW xDrive is the marketing name for the all-wheel drive system found on the BMW X1, X2, X3, X4, X5, X6 and X7 crossover sport activity vehicles.
The BMW Z1 is the first model in BMW's line of Z series roadsters (two-seater convertibles), and was produced in limited numbers from 1989 to 1991.
The E36/7/8 BMW Z3 is the second generation of the BMW Z range of two-seater sports cars, produced from 1995 to 2002.
Car and Driver (CD or C/D) is an American automotive enthusiast magazine.
Car and Driver 10Best is a list annually produced by Car and Driver (C/D), nominating what it considers the ten best cars of the year.
Governments and private organizations have developed car classification schemes that are used for innumerable purposes including regulation, description and categorization, among others.
A compact executive car is a premium car smaller than an executive car.
A convertible or cabriolet is a passenger car that can be driven with or without a roof in place.
A coupé — also known as coupe — is a car with a fixed-roof body style usually with two doors, however some four-door cars have been marketed as four door coupés or quad coupés due to their coupé-like roofline at the rear.
In automotive design, an F4, or Front-engine, Four-wheel drive layout places the internal combustion engine at the front of the vehicle and drives all four roadwheels.
In automotive design, an FR, or front-engine, rear-wheel-drive layout is one where the engine is located at the front of the vehicle and driven wheels are located at the rear.
Grassroots Motorsports (GRM) is an American print and digital periodical devoted to hardcore sports cars, driving skill improvement, technical advice, and amateur motorsports such as road racing, autocross and rallying.
A hatchback is a car with a hatch-type rear door that opens upwards and often a shared volume for the passenger and cargo areas.
The Paris Motor Show (Mondial de l'Automobile) is a biennial auto show in Paris.
A plug-in hybrid electric vehicle (PHEV) is a hybrid electric vehicle whose battery can be recharged by plugging it in to an external source of electric power as well by its on-board engine and generator.
A retractable hardtop — also known as "coupé convertible" or "coupé cabriolet" — is a car with an automatically operated, self-storing hardtop, as opposed to the folding textile-based roof used by traditional convertible cars.
A run-flat tire is a pneumatic vehicle tire that is designed to resist the effects of deflation when punctured, and to enable the vehicle to continue to be driven at reduced speeds - under - and for limited distances - generally between to, depending on the type of tire.
A sedan (American, Canadian, Australian, and New Zealand English) or saloon (British, Irish and Indian English) is a passenger car in a three-box configuration with A, B & C-pillars and principal volumes articulated in separate compartments for engine, passenger and cargo.
A sequential manual transmission (or sequential manual gearbox) is a non-traditional type of manual transmission used on motorcycles and high-performance cars for auto racing, where gears are selected in order, and direct access to specific gears is not possible.
A station wagon, also called an estate car, estate wagon, or simply wagon or estate, is an automotive body-style variant of a sedan/saloon with its roof extended rearward over a shared passenger/cargo volume with access at the back via a third or fifth door (the liftgate or tailgate), instead of a trunk/boot lid.
A turbocharger, or colloquially turbo, is a turbine-driven forced induction device that increases an internal combustion engine's efficiency and power output by forcing extra air into the combustion chamber.
Variable valve lift (VVL) is an automotive piston engine technology which varies the height a valve opens in order to improve performance, fuel economy or emissions.
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