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Winter Driving Safety Tips for North Carolinians

 
The East Coast is definitely one of the colder regions of the country. With the cold comes wet and potentially even icy roads. As fall ends and winter begins, be sure to be extra safe when on the road. Remember to follow these safety driving practices as the temperature dips.

First, be sure to observe the speed limit and know that the limit pertains to dry roads. You should go about 5 to 10 mph…
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2018 BMW X3 Tested in Game of Thrones Set in Morocco

 
We will admit that the BMW brand isn't the first manufacturer to come to mind when it comes to off-roading. Nevertheless, select models under the German automaker are designed with state-of-the-art off-road capability. 

The 2018 BMW X3, in fact, was spotted being tested in the deserts of Morocco. This is not just any Moroccan desert, though. This is also the same location where several scenes from the hit HBO series Game of Thrones have…
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BMW X8 Possibly Eyed for 2020 Launch

 
If you thought the 2018 BMW X7 was spacious, wait until you see the BMW X8. That is, of course, if it's ever released. The German automaker has confirmed that it is indeed contemplating about releasing a BMW X8, with a possible 2020 launch date.
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Check Out Our Road Home Sales Event

 

Most dealerships hold their own month-long Black Friday event. We have our own offer that is pretty much the same, just with a different name. From now until November 30th, 2017, stop by BMW of Asheville to check out our Road Home Sales Event.

So, what does our event consist of? Eligible customers can receive up to $3,000 holiday credit on select models. More specifically, the maximum $3,000 credit applies to the 2017…

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2018 BMW M3 May Get Carbon Fiber Roof

 
In previous BMW M3 and BMW M4 models, the driveshaft was made from carbon fiber parts to bring down the total weight. However, the German automaker recently announced that it will be returning to steel for the driveshaft in order to conform to emission regulations.
 
Of course, more steel means a heavier base weight. However, it looks like the carbon fiber will be fitted elsewhere. It was first reported in the official BMW blog that…
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Spy Shots Reveal BMW 2 Series Gran Coupe

 
The latest round of spy shots reveals a heavily camouflaged BMW 2 Series Gran Coupe being tested on public roads. 

The vehicle's design is similar to the Gran Coupe for the 2017 BMW 4 Series and 2017 BMW 6 Series. However, the BMW 2 Series version has a more upright greenhouse with shorter rear and front overhangs. It is also suspected that the model will have a rear hatch, similar to the BMW 4 Series Gran Coupe. The prototype seen in test photos also appears to be an M variant due to the presence of blue brake calipers, a…
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Understand the Warning Lights on Your BMW Car Dashboard

 
Some lights on your BMW dashboard are pretty self-explanatory, such as the left and right arrows indicting the turn signals are on, or the high beam icon. However, other icons only switch on once in a blue moon to indicate a problem with the vehicle. You may not recognize these symbols due to almost never seeing them. We will explain what some of the common icons on a BMW car dashboard mean.

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Future BMW Vehicles May Not Use Traditional Keys

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It looks like BMW automakers has been toying around with the idea of making traditional keys obsolete. The brand is contemplating the transition to a mobile app that enables remote lock and unlocking. This will completely replace a standard car key and even the fairly recent wireless key fobs.
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The New 2018 BMW i3 Confirmed

 

Several new details have been released about the 2018 BMW i3. This includes the rollout of the 2018 BMW i3, coming soon to BMW of Asheville later this year. 

For the BMW i3, some changes include a minor refresh. The vehicle’s trademark A-pillar roofline will now have a glossy black finish that matches some of the accent pieces. The front and rear bumper have also been redesigned and now have a slightly wider frame…

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