It's no surprise that the 2015 BMW 740Ld xDrive is a comfortable cruiser, but the big Bimmer handles like a much smaller sport sedan.
The following cars represent the most technically advanced available.
At a starting price of $38,850 the 228i Convertible is hardly cheap, but it is a beauty.
Don't call it an SUV. BMW's 567-horsepower "sport activity vehicle" defies the laws of physics on one of America's greatest race circuits.
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The 2015 BMW X4's odd design may narrow its appeal, but it holds up the BMW reputation for excellent handling, and its dashboard electronics include the widest range of connected features in the business.
The 2015 i8 commands a very high price, but it is the most exotic car currently bearing the BMW badge and offers a dual personality between efficient electric and powerful sport driving.
BMW M cars must meet high performance standards, even when that letter gets put on an SUV. The X5 M looks like it's got the tech to meet its mission.
With excellent power and handling, the 2015 BMW M4 makes for an intense ride on backroads and will really shine on the track, but it falls short on comfort for day-to-day transportation.
The 2014 BMW i3 looks and feels like the compact car of the future, but its high price tag will be a huge sticking point for thrifty small-EV drivers.
The usefulness of connected features outweighs their hodgepodge organization in the 2014 BMW X5 xDrive35i, and the mediocre fuel economy might be a price worth paying for the excellent driving dynamics.
The 2015 BMW 428i Gran Coupe artfully blends the style of a coupe, the accessibility of a sedan, and the utility of a hatchback thanks to its liftback design.