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The 2020 BMW 5-Series: Subtle Changes and an Infotainment Upgrade

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With the 2020 mid-cycle refresh on the horizon, the BMW 5 Series is getting a little facelift both inside and out. Leaked footage hinted at a revised front end with a larger kidney-bean grille early this past July. Beneath the camouflage, car enthusiasts speculated new headlights and a re-designed front bumper, but the changes are expected to be relatively small since this is only a mid-cycle refresh rather than a new generation.  In addition to new features like the 545e xDrive model, which will use the same powertrain as the 745e, is…

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The Blackest of Black Vantablack® 2020 BMW X6

This September at the Frankfurt Motor Show, BMW will debut a 2020 X6 so black it almost looks two dimensional. Coated in Vantablack, the X6’s three-dimensionality seems to disappear. The duck-tailed rear liftgate, curvaceous side paneling, and rippled hood are practically indistinguishable in a black so dark, it’s like looking into a black hole.

 

2020 BMW X6 Vantablack®

 

How is this possible?

 

Vantablack was developed by Surrey NanoSystems and is the darkest man-made substance in the world. VANTA stands for Vertically Aligned Nano Tube Array, and it's essentially a matrix made from microscopic bits of carbon. Rather than reflecting light as…

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JD Power Satisfaction Rating: How BMW is Changing the Game

JD Power recently unveiled the results of one of its trademark studies on customer satisfaction in the automotive industry. As usual, BMW was at the top of the list. According to the study, improvements in infotainment systems and increased availability of advanced driver assistance systems are making customers increasingly more satisfied with their new vehicles. Earlier this year, BMW’s Live Cockpit ushered in an entirely new era of driver-focused technology with the launch of the…

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Why Buy Pre-Owned?

Have you been battling between the choice of getting a pre-owned vehicle or the latest and greatest model you keep seeing on TV? According to Kelley Blue Book, average used car prices hover around $20,000, while the average new car price was higher than $37,000.While it may feel like your car is an investment after spending almost $45,000, vehicles are a rapidly depreciating asset. New vehicles lose up to a third of their value in the first year alone, making that $17,000 difference a little harder to justify after the new-car smell wears off…

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Last Minute Day-cation Ideas from Richmond!

Last Minute Day-cation Ideas from Richmond!

 

  

Sadly the end of summer is right around the corner. And for those of us who aren’t necessarily ready to give up the fun in the sun or maybe didn’t get to get out as much as they would have like this summer, we have comprised a list of places for your all for quick places to vacation to! Here are few weekend…

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Spring Weather Maintenance Tips for your Ultimate Driving Machine

Spring Weather Maintenance Tips for your Ultimate Driving Machine



 

Spring 2018 is officially here! We are so excited for all of the fun in the sun that’s set to come. As most of us are preparing for spring break vacations and road trips, here are a few tips for our loyal Richmond BMW customers to keep your ultimate driving machine in the tip tops of shapes this new season.

 

 

First Stop: Servicing Check Up…

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The New Kid on the Block: Everything you need to know about the NEW BMW X2!

The New Kid on the Block: Everything you need to know about the NEW BMW X2!


 
Made to fit the urban lifestyle perfectly, the all new crossover BMW X2 is officially here! The more sportier and compact version of the BMW X1, the BMW X2 is described as absolutely unique from its parent company BMW and we here at Richmond BMW are extremely excited for it. Here is everything you need…
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History in the Making: BMW's First Ever 7-Seater SUV is On the Way!

History in the Making: BMW's First Ever 7-Seater SUV is On the Way!



 
As recently as the end of December, 2017 reports started surfacing marking the sneak peek release of the flagship BMW X7 making its way to the assembly line at BMW’s model X plant in Spartanburg, South Carolina. This is a highly anticipated addition to the luxury segment as this comes after four years of planning and preparation on BMW’s…
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3 Tips for Holiday Traveling like a PRO!

3 Tips for Holiday Traveling like a PRO!


 
The holiday season is upon us as we all know! Themed by its colder nights & shorter days and for some of this includes traveling across country to see some of our most favorite relatives…or not. Here are a few ways to help ensure that your holiday travel is as hassle free as possible during this current holiday season and for many more to come from your…
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