How to access your BMW ConnectedDrive Store Houston Texas
BMw just released the connected drive store in the iDrive system! BMW is the first manufacturer that allows you access to a virtual store through the car directly.
With the connected drive store, you will be able to access:
-Your BMW assist information
-Ability to renew your services
-Abil...Read more »
Demonstration of BMW Park Assistant on a BMW i3 Houston Texas
The age of the self driving car will be upon us very soon! A great example of this is the ability of a car to park itself. By checking the box for parking assistant (a $500 option), you give your BMW the ability to self parallel park.
Once the feature is turned on, it will look for a sp...Read more »
Information on the 2016 BMW 340i Houston Texas
For the 2016 model year, BMW is doing a light update to the 3 series. Termed the LCI (Life cycle impule) by BMW, this is done around year 3 or year 4 of a body style.
The 2016 BMW 3 series will feature some slight exterior and interior changes, but the biggest change will be the introd...Read more »
2016 BMW 7 series sneak peak preview video Houston Texas
BMW is slowly releasing information on the all new 2016 BMW 7 series. We do know that it will make it's debut at the end of the year. They are also having private events across the country that people can look at the BMW as well.
In the below video, BMW further teases us with some o...Read more »
Features of the BMW drivers guide app Houston Texas
BMW has recently released an app to help people answer their questions on their personal BMW. The app is call the Drivers guide. The great thing about it is that it is vin specific so the information will tailor specifically to the options that are on your BMW.
Available for most BMWs a...Read more »
Production of the BMW X models in South Carolina Houston Texas
Like a lot of people out there, I am amazed to watch a vehicle getting made (especially a BMW!). BMW has a plant in Spartanburg, South Carolina that make the X3, X4, X5, X6 (and soon the X7) for the whole world!
In the below video, you get a preview of what it takes to make the ultimate SAV! ...Read more »
iHeart Radio is now a part of the BMW apps family Houston Texas
BMW recently announced that it has integrated the iHeart radio app to it newest list of BMW apps that are available. The iHeart radio app features access to thousands of radio stations across the country as well as over 20 million songs in their catalog!
The benefit of having the app fully in...Read more »
Update on the Texas State Inspection program Houston
Starting March 1, 2015, you are no longer required to have both a state inspection and vehicle registration sticker! This new program is called the "Two Steps. One Sticker" program. They will be combined into one registation sticker. Thise means that you won't have to...Read more »
2015 BMW M235i Convertible estoril blue review Houston Texas
BMW has just released the M235i convertible and it is an awesome converitible to drive around! Packing the familiar twin turbo inline 6 cylinder, it has 320 horsepower and is capable of going 0-60 in 4.8 seconds with the automatic and 5 seconds with the manual transmission.
Compared to other ...Read more »
2015 BMW X5M features Houston Texas
BMW has just recently released the 2015 BMW X5M to the public. We just got in our very first one!
The all new X5M features 567 horsepower and 553lbs of torque and is capable of going 0-60 in 4 seconds! Not only is it faster vs. the previous generation, but it also gets up to 20 percent ...Read more »
How to check the weather on your BMW iDrive system #Houston
There are a lot of cool tricks that the iDrive system in your BMW can do. One of them is show you what the current weather is like where you are (and surrounding areas).
There are a few steps involved:
1) Make sure your map is showing at least 10 miles up;
2) Make sure you have the weather ...Read more »
Should you consider BMW M sport brakes? #Houston
For people that want a little more "bite" out of their brakes, BMW offers the M sport brakes! These brakes are available on the 2 series (standard on the M235i), 3 series, and 4 series. These brakes offer excellent pedal feel, good fade resistance, and an awesome response.
The...Read more »
BMW ConnectedDrive/BMW Assist Security update #Houston
BMW is releasing an update to all BMWs that are equipped with BMW assist. It will effect all BMWs that have been produced from March 2010-December 2014.
This update will increase the security of the data that is transmitted from your car to BMW. This update will NOT require you to go to...Read more »
Information on the 2015 Houston Auto Show!
The Houston Auto Show will be here from January 21-25 at the NRG (formerly Reliant) center!
The hours for the car show are:
Tickets are $12 for adults; $5 for children 6-12 and under 5 are admitted for free!
If you have...Read more »
Build your own for 2015 X5M and X6M is available!
BMW has released the "build your own" section of their website dedicated to the 2015 X5M and the X6M. Pricing starts at $98700 for the X5M and $102,100 for the X6M.
567 horsepower is available at the tap of your foot through the rear biased all wheel drive system! There are al...Read more »
Spotify now integrated into BMWs! #Houston
For people who drive in their vehicles for long periods of time and are looking for alternative music to listen to, you now have another option available! Spotify is now available to use seemlessly through BMW apps.
Just like other apps that can be used through the BMW apps feature (ex. Faceb...Read more »
2015 BMW 650 LCI facelift #Houston
Starting in the 2015 model year, BMW has done the LCI (Life Cycle Impulse) for the 6 series. This change goes across the coupe, convertible and gran coupe versions; also the M variants of the models as well.
It doesn't represent a drastic change; they are subtle, but for current 6 s...Read more »
Information on the all new X5M and X6M Houston Texas
Starting early next year, you will be able to get your hands on the awesome BMW X5M and X6M. Starting at 98,700 for the X5M and $102,100 for the X6M, they will carry more features and options vs. the previous generation.
One of the major improvements is the engine; pumping out 567 hp a...Read more »
Register for the BMW Ultimate Driving Event in Houston!
BMW will be hosting a free driving course for teen drivers (drivers under 21) on November 9th and November 15th and 16th at the NRG park! This will be a great event for new drivers to learn how to avoid accidents and also ways to maintain focus on the road and not be easily destracted. T...Read more »
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