The following cars represent the most technically advanced available.
In its base configuration, the 2014 BMW 328i xDrive Sports Wagon doesn't justify its price, but its option sheet includes an abundance of performance and cabin technologies.
The 2013 BMW Z4 sDrive35is is an expensive toy with great power and tech, but at this price we'd recommend that driving enthusiasts choose the Porsche Boxster.
With the 2012 328i, BMW managed to retain its driving virtues while drastically increasing fuel economy. Cabin technology stays on the cutting edge with app integration and other connected features.
We fell in love with the gorgeous curves and excellent performance of the 2014 Jaguar F-Type, but middling tech and a very big price tag have us looking twice at its German competitors.
BMW is a company that pretty much everyone loves. The cars it produces are regarded as some of the best in the world, and as it covers all niches there's a BMW for pretty much everyone. We took a look at the history of its roadsters to see just how far the firm's come since the early 20th century.
BMW combines performance technology and the practicality of a wagon in the new 2014 328i xDrive, but too many features can only be had as options.
As one of the few wagons on the market, the BMW 328i Sports Wagon comes at a high initial price, and to make it really feel like a BMW, you'll need to check off many boxes on the option sheet.
The 2012 Aston Martin V8 Vantage Roadster serves as a fine showpiece, but a balky transmission and poor cabin electronics hurt its everyday drivability.
In addition to speeding up its flagship interchangeable-lens model, Nikon debuts a power-zoom kit lens and a telephoto zoom for its CX mount.
XCAR recently filmed six BMW roadsters from the '30s to the present day. Take an exclusive look behind the scenes at how we captured it on film.