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Andrew Graham "Andy" Priaulx, MBE (born 8 August 1974) is a British professional racing driver from Guernsey, currently racing for Ford Chip Ganassi Team UK in the FIA World Endurance Championship, having been a former BMW factory driver.
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 3 Series is a compact executive car manufactured by the German automaker BMW since May 1975.
The BMW E46 is the fourth generation of the BMW 3 Series, which was produced from 1997 to 2006.
The BMW F30/F31/F34/F35 series is the sixth generation of the BMW 3 Series, which was launched on February 11, 2012 as the successor to the E90 3 Series.
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.
The BMW M47 and Rover Group M47R are diesel straight-4 engines.
The BMW M57 is a straight-6 diesel engine produced from 1998.
The BMW N43 is a straight-4 naturally aspirated DOHC engine which was sold from 2006-2013.
The BMW N45 is a naturally aspirated straight-4 DOHC engine which replaced the N40 and was produced from 2004-2011.
The BMW N46 is a straight-4 DOHC piston engine which replaced the N42 and was produced from 2004 to 2015.
BMW N47 is a four-cylinder common rail diesel engine that has many improvements over its predecessor, the M47.
The BMW N52 is a naturally aspirated straight-6 petrol engine which was produced from 2004-2015.
The BMW N53 is a naturally aspirated straight-6 petrol engine which was produced from 2006 to 2014.
The BMW N54 is a turbocharged straight-6 petrol engine that was produced from 2006 to 2016.
The BMW N55 is a turbocharged straight-6 petrol engine that began production in 2009.
The BMW N57 is a family of aluminium, turbocharged straight-6 common rail diesel engines.
The BMW S65 is a naturally aspirated V8 petrol engine which replaced the S54 straight-six engine and was produced from 2007–2013.
The British Touring Car Championship is a touring car racing series held each year in the United Kingdom, currently organised and administered by TOCA.
Canadian Car of the Year winners, as chosen by the Automobile Journalists Association of Canada.
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.
Car of the Year (COTY) is a common abbreviation for numerous awards.
The annual Car of the Year Japan award, also known as Japan Car of the Year (or JCOTY), is given to newly released, or redesigned vehicles released to the Japanese car buying market from November 1 of the previous year, to October 31 of the current, and each award spans two calendar years.
Chennai (formerly known as Madras or) is the capital of the Indian state of Tamil Nadu.
Colin Henry Turkington (born 21 March 1982) is a Northern Irish auto racing driver, who is currently competing in the British Touring Car Championship for Team BMW WSR in a BMW 125i M Sport.
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.
The European New Car Assessment Programme (Euro NCAP) is a European car safety performance assessment programme (i.e. a New Car Assessment Program) based in Brussels (Belgium) and founded in 1997 by the Transport Research Laboratory for the UK Department for Transport and backed by several European governments, as well as by the European Union.
An automotive facelift (also known as mid-generational refresh, minor model change or minor model update, life cycle impulse) comprises changes to a car, truck or bus's styling during its production run – including, to highly variable degree, new sheetmetal, interior design elements or mechanical changes – allowing a carmaker to freshen a model without complete redesign.
The Fédération Internationale de l'Automobile (FIA, English: International Automobile Federation) is an association established as the Association Internationale des Automobile Clubs Reconnus (AIACR, English: 'International Association of Recognized Automobile Clubs') on 20 June 1904 to represent the interests of motoring organisations and motor car users.
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.
A hardtop is a rigid form of automobile roof, which for modern cars is typically constructed from metal.
Homologation (Greek homologeo, ὁμολογέω, "to agree") is the granting of approval by an official authority.
The Infiniti G-series is a line of compact executive/entry-level luxury sports car produced by the Infiniti division of Nissan for the 1991–1996 and 1999–present model years.
The inline-four engine or straight-four engine is a type of inline internal combustion four-cylinder engine with all four cylinders mounted in a straight line, or plane along the crankcase.
The Insurance Institute for Highway Safety (IIHS) is a U.S. nonprofit organization funded by auto insurers, established in 1959 and headquartered in Arlington, Virginia.
Jakarta, officially the Special Capital Region of Jakarta (Daerah Khusus Ibu Kota Jakarta), is the capital and largest city of Indonesia.
Joji Nagashima (born 1955; 永島譲二) of Munich, Germany is an automobile designer for BMW.
Kaliningrad (p; former German name: Königsberg; Yiddish: קעניגסבערג, Kenigsberg; r; Old Prussian: Twangste, Kunnegsgarbs, Knigsberg; Polish: Królewiec) is a city in the administrative centre of Kaliningrad Oblast, a Russian exclave between Poland and Lithuania on the Baltic Sea.
A keychain, or keyring, is a small chain, usually made from metal or plastic, that connects a small item to a keyring.
The Kulim District is a district and town in the state of Kedah, Malaysia.
Leipzig is the most populous city in the federal state of Saxony, Germany.
The Lexus IS (Japanese: レクサス・IS, Rekusasu IS) is a compact executive car sold by Lexus since 1999.
The MacPherson strut is a type of automotive suspension system that uses the top of a telescopic damper as the upper steering pivot.
The model year (MY) of a product is a number used worldwide, but with a high level of prominence in North America, to describe approximately when a product was produced, and it usually indicates the coinciding base specification (design revision number) of that product.
A multi-link suspension is a type of vehicle suspension design typically used in independent suspensions, using three or more lateral arms, and one or more longitudinal arms.
Munich (München; Minga) is the capital and the most populated city in the German state of Bavaria, on the banks of the River Isar north of the Bavarian Alps.
The National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA, pronounced "NITS-uh") is an agency of the Executive Branch of the U.S. government, part of the Department of Transportation.
Norbert Reithofer (born 29 May 1956 in Penzberg, West Germany) is a businessman and former chairman of the board of management (CEO) of BMW.
Pillars are the vertical or near vertical supports of a car's window area or greenhouse—designated respectively as the A, B, C or (in larger cars) D-pillar, moving from the front to rear, in profile view.
Regensburg (Castra-Regina;; Řezno; Ratisbonne; older English: Ratisbon; Bavarian: Rengschburg or Rengschburch) is a city in south-east Germany, at the confluence of the Danube, Naab and Regen rivers.
Rosslyn is a suburb of Pretoria, part of the City of Tshwane Municipality in the Gauteng province of South Africa.
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.
Shah Alam is a city and the state capital of Selangor, Malaysia and situated within the Petaling District and a small portion of the neighbouring Klang District.
Shenyang, formerly known by its Manchu name Mukden or Fengtian, is the provincial capital and the largest city of Liaoning Province, People's Republic of China, as well as the largest city in Northeast China by urban population.
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.
The straight-six engine or inline-six engine (often abbreviated I6 or L6) is an internal combustion engine with the cylinders mounted in a straight line along the crankcase with all the pistons driving a common crankshaft (straight engine).
Turbo-diesel, also written as turbodiesel and turbo diesel, refers to any diesel engine equipped with a turbocharger.
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.
Ultra-low-sulfur diesel (ULSD) is diesel fuel with substantially lowered sulfur content.
A V8 engine is an eight-cylinder V configuration engine with the cylinders mounted on the crankcase in two sets (or banks) of four, with all eight pistons driving a common crankshaft.
What Car? is a long running United Kingdom monthly automobile magazine and website, currently edited by Steve Huntingford and published by Haymarket Consumer Media.
The World Car Awards (WCOTY) (Prix mondial de la Voiture de l'année) is an automobile award selected by a jury of 82 international automotive journalists from 24 countries.
The FIA World Touring Car Championship was an international touring car championship promoted by Eurosport Events and sanctioned by the Fédération Internationale de l'Automobile (FIA).
The 2010 24 Hours of Le Mans (24 Heures du Mans 2010) was the 78th running of the 24 Hours of Le Mans, also known as the Grand Prix of Endurance.
6th of October Cityمدينة السادس من أكتوبر is a city in Giza Governorate, a satellite town and part of the urban area of Cairo, Egypt, 32 km (20 miles) outside the city.
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