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Overview of the BMW i Models

Aiming to provide drivers with high performance electric cars that also offer classic luxury features, BMW has two submissions for the luxury electric vehicle market. Both give drivers an all-electric car that still delivers the BMW performance that they expect.

The BMW i3 is a compact and peppy two-door model with a carbon fiber chassis that keeps the car light and strong. The interior boasts ecologically sustainable materials throughout, as well as offering cutting edge technology features found in other BMW models. 

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Maximum Choices with the BMW 4 Series

Nobody knows luxury like the experts at BMW. The highly customizable 4 Series gives drivers the choice of a coupe, four-door, or convertible model. Offering an outstanding standard of performance, the 4 Series sports the patented BMW TwinPower Turbo engine delivering up to 320 horsepower. The unparalleled power boasts a 0-60 time of as fast as 4.6 seconds. The available LED headlights combine with standard LED fog lights to give off an extra light when needed in hazardous driving conditions. The distinct LED rear lights add an additional layer of expert styling. 

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Dynamic Drive Control and BMW 6 Series Athleticism

Many so-called performance car manufacturers put out vehicles that are long on power but very short on adaptability. Unlike such vehicles, the BMW 6 Series of sports cars provide drivers and passengers with a number of systems designed to cater to their specific tastes and needs. One such system is called Dynamic Drive control.

The Dynamic Drive system brings together several proprietary BMW stabilization systems and settings to provide both experienced and inexperienced drivers with enhanced control. 

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BMW 3 Series Cars Are Very Efficient

When the BMW 3 Series was built, many engineers included intelligent hardware to enhance performance and efficiency. One of the new features is the 50/50 weight distribution frame, which gives the automobile very efficient suspension tools and steering abilities.

While on the road, a BMW 3 Series vehicle relies on an engine that generates 320 horsepower. All information about MPH, gas usage, and oil levels can be monitored in the cabin on the full-color display panel. Also, since iDrive is wired with various cabin tools, you can configure certain options according to your driving habits.

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Explore the BMW 5 Series in Portland

In the midsized sedan market there are many options for luxury vehicles. Some people do not want the stress of having a large vehicle and opt for something more in the middle. This makes parking easier, storage, and is great for mileage. The 5 Series manages to have all of the creature comforts of larger cousins while not being a land boat.

A standout set of features for the 5 Series is the hardcore safety protection. Very few vehicles in this class have anything comparable to the 5 Series standard safety features. All of the same features that are on…

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How to Replace a Flat Tire

Have you noticed your tire looks a little flat or are you getting tire pressure warnings? You don't want to ignore a tire that continuously goes flat. You should have some tools in your trunk to help you remove the tire and place a spare, or you can purchase a can of Fix-A-Flat if you are in a pinch.

Replacing a flat tire requires a lug wrench, spare tire, and a jack. All three are very important. You also want to have wheel wedges that you can place on your wheels before removing the tire to keep your car…

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How to Identify Trouble with Hoses and Belts in Your Car

If you can identify a potential failure with the hoses and belts in your car, you'll be in a better position to avoid serious trouble.

There are a number of belts on the car that is responsible for powering things like the water pump or the radiator fan. If you can hear squeaking from these areas, you want to get a mechanic on the job because if the belt snaps, you lose the ability for those parts to work.

The hoses have to allow engine coolant to travel from the radiator to the engine block and back. 

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Signs Your Car Needs a Wheel Alignment

Has your car been driving funny? Is your wheel pulling to the left or right? Proper wheel alignment is one of the ways that your car controls fuel efficiency. If your car is off center, you could cause damage to the other wheels. These are some signs that you may need to get your wheels rotated and aligned.

If your steering is off center and your car veers to the left or right, then you probably have a wheel off-balance. An alignment can return to your wheels to their proper position, ensuring your vehicle's safety and efficiency. If you…

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Always Be Prepared for a Possible Roadside Emergency

Just like the Scout motto, you should always be prepared. When it comes to roadside emergencies, the unpredictable nature of these incidences means that it is essential for you to have necessary emergency items in your vehicle and know how to use them.

Firstly, make sure you have water, jumper cables, emergency lights and flares, kitty litter for traction, tire tools and a reliable, charged cell phone. Acquaint yourself with using jumper cables and the tire tools. Secondly, if an emergency occurs, stay well away from the traffic if possible. If someone stops to help, stay in the vehicle...

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Know the Warning Signs that Your Brake Pedal Needs to be Repaired

When you press on your car’s brake pedal, it should feel firm, as though there’s enough strength to stop and hold your vehicle. A spongy pedal can be the result of several possible situations occurring within your brake system. They usually involve the brake fluid not reaching its destination to operate the parts properly.

Air in the lines is one scenario. When that occurs, the air bubble blocks the fluid’s continuous flow. To solve this situation, may only require bleeding the lines. Other problems caused by corroded lines or parts could have created blockage from rust.

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