Research the Cutting-Edge BMW i8 at BMW Portland

Are you researching the BMW i8 in Portland? The i8 is offered as a stylish Coupe that can comfortably seat four, or you can get the striking Roadster that has seating for two. Find out more about the i8 below.

The i8 Coupe is powered by the BMW TwinPower Turbo engine with high-precision direct injection. This engine generates 228 horsepower and 236 pound-feet of torque. The Coupe also has a hybrid configuration that delivers 141 horsepower and 184 pound-feet of torque. When the i8 Coupe is equipped with the Hybrid Sports Car All-Wheel-Drive System, it cranks 

 

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What Should You Know About the BMW X3?

The first thing to know about the BMW X3 is that it is a compact luxury SUV that has everything Portland drivers need. The second thing you should know is that it provides you with satisfying performance and is worth a test drive today. Here are a few of the features that the BMW Portland team would like to share with you.

You will stay comfortable inside of the X3 with features like tri-zone automatic climate control and 10-way power-adjustable front seats. For your entertainment needs, this SUV comes with a 10.2-inch touchscreen, along with both HD and satellite…

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A Used Car Is Good for Decades

Some things you should always buy new, such as your toothbrush and underwear, but some things are perfectly good for a second owner. Cars are one of those items that will last for years or even decades when you take care of it, and you can save thousands of dollars when you buy a used vehicle from BMW Portland.

How you'll save money on a used vehicle depends on how you shop around. First of all, you can save a lot of money on the initial price you pay for a vehicle, but you'll also save money on…

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How to Safely Share the Road With a Bicyclist

You should be aware that bicyclists are allowed to use the road in much the same way that motorists are. Therefore, it is important that you are able to interact with them in a safe and courteous manner. If you find yourself behind a person on a bike, resist the urge to go around that individual.

Instead, simply slow down and wait until he or she has a chance to move toward the side of the road. At that point, there should be enough space for you to maneuver around a bicyclist without causing an accident.

 

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What's The Difference Between Oversteer And Understeer?

Skidding is a scary situation, and it happens mostly to fast drivers. However, if you understand the basics behind a skid, and how to avoid or maneuver through it, you can easily get back your car under control. The two ways that a skid can happen include oversteer and understeer.

Oversteer

This is the situation that you experience when you direct a car to turn at a particular angle, but the car turns more than you direct it. It is as a result of the rear tires losing the first grip, which causes the back end of the car to…

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BMW 7 Series Hits All High Notes

Unbridled luxury is the name of the game with the BMW 7 Series. But you don't have to take our word for it. This venerable lineup of premium vehicles is available for you to tour today at BMW Portland.

The 7 Series boasts five unique models, each suited to a specific preference and driving style. The engine lineup starts with the base turbocharged inline six of the 740i, providing 320 horsepower. The top of the line M760is features a twin-turbo V-12, boasting an impressive 601 horsepower. Every 7 Series features an eight-speed automatic transmission. Regardless of the model that…

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There in No Match for the BMW 8 Series Coupe

The sales associates at BMW Portland are excited to announce the arrival of the BMW 8 Series Coupe. The luxury coupe provides a 3.0-liter BMW TwinPower Turbo inline 6-cylinder engine that is operated via its rear-wheel drive. The engine produces 345 horsepower. It has an active kidney grille that allows the engine to breathe, especially with the smooth transition within the 8-speed Sport Automatic transmission.

The 8 Series Coupe just about guarantees smooth handling and control when driving in 

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Test Drive the BMW 6 Series at BMW Portland

This year, the BMW 6-series consists of one vehicle, the Gran Turismo, the largest convertible BMW offers. The sleek grand touring sedan lets you choose from a 315-hp 3.0-liter engine or a 445-hp 4.4-liter V-8 engine. With either engine, you will enjoy an eight-speed automatic transmission.

At BMW Portland, we want you to know your options for adding to the existing features of the BMW 6 Series. While rear-wheel drive comes standard, you can upgrade to all-wheel drive with all-weather capabilities. 

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Let BMW Portland Give You A Professional Opinion On Your Fuel System

Servicing Your Fuel System Is Easy!

In most instances servicing your fuel system is a short and easy service that is worth performing from time to time on your vehicle.

Unsure about fuel system service? We have all the answers to your problems here in the Portland area. It's always good to get a professional opinion when it comes to your car.

 BMW Portland Has Your Fuel System Answers

We're not going to sugarcoat your fuel system repair needs. Our professional automotive technicians who know exactly how your 

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What Is Car Wax?

Car wax is a product that is designed to provide additional protection for your car. The product can be made out of natural or artificial ingredients. You should use car wax after you have cleaned your car. Applying wax to your car will benefit it in a number of ways.

Your car will be protected from scratches if you apply the wax. It will also shield the paint from dirt. The dirt will have a harder time sticking to the paint. The wax will give your car a shiny appearance. A shiny car is something that you will be able…

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