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Going Green for Earth Day 2018

It’s no surprise that Earth Day falls during Keep America Beautiful Month. There are plenty of ways we can celebrate these days and do our part to sustain the many resources Mother Earth provides us.


The automotive industry has a longstanding tradition of caring for the environment by reusing or remanufacturing parts and utilizing recycling programs. To do your part in decreasing your own environmental impact, take a look at these steps to owning a greener car.


  1. Drive smart. Your personal driving habits have a lot to do with fuel economy. By simply avoiding sudden braking and acceleration and…

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Friday the 13th Car Scares

When it comes to your vehicle, are there any myths or superstitions you’ve continued to believe over time? We want to set the record straight on a few tall tales that pertain to the functionality of your vehicle. If you take care of your vehicle it will take care of you, so make sure you know the difference between fact and fiction when it comes to your vehicle!


Temporary Spare Tires

Contrary to popular belief, temporary spare tires, otherwise known as “donuts,” are not made for extended driving. They look and act like regular tires, but they are constructed…

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Exploring Texas Hill Country

South Texas has a rich history and many cities are just a quick drive away from San Antonio. The first week in April is deemed National Read a Road Map week and we knew there was no better way to celebrate than by exploring! So while our BMWs have the best navigation technology, break out the traditional map, grab a friend, and motor over to one of these neighboring towns and check out what the Hill Country has to offer!


  1. Boerne. This San Antonio neighbor is just outside of 30 miles from San Antonio. Lined with antique markets, coffee shops…

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BMW Reveals Plans for Subscription Service

BMW recently announced it would be joining the fleet of automakers testing car subscriptions services. BMW’s program, called Access BMW will first be offered by a dealer in Tennessee beginning next month.


Vehicle manufacturers are beginning to see the popularity of subscription services rise among younger consumers whose shopping behavior is shaped by purchasing one bundled service. Subscription services combine multiple elements of vehicle ownership into one convenient monthly payment. Ultimately the vehicle owner doesn’t have to source and pay for items such as insurance and maintenance separate to the monthly leasing payment.


In addition to bundling almost…

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iX3 EV expected for 2020

BMW recently confirmed that their first fully electric SUV would be an iX3, debuting by 2020. In addition, they had previously announced that by 2025, 25 of their models will be fully electric. A concept version of the iX3 will debut at the Beijing Motor Show next month, as confirmed by BMW CEO Harald Kruger.


At the Frankfurt Motor Show last September, the i Vision concept was unveiled, and claimed to go 370 miles on a single charge.


However, the next vehicle to get the green light for production will be the iNEXT concept. Expected to be manufactured in Germany…

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BMW March Madness

March Madness, one of the most anticipated seasons for sports fanatics is currently underway. If you’re lucky enough to have a decent bracket still in play, then kudos. But regardless, basketball fans from every region look forward to the spring when teams from across the nation face off to see who will win the coveted title of NCAA Tournament champion.


With the Final Four games coming to town next week, this concept got us thinking: who would come out on top if BMW’s latest 2018 models were forced to face off? We’ve picked four of our favorite…

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The New 2018 BMW X5 is the Ideal Family Sports Activity Vehicle

For the San Antonio families who are in the market for a new luxury SUV model, the 2018 BMW X5 is an excellent SAV choice, and it's ready and waiting for your family's approval at our new inventory. We have plenty of X5 trim levels to choose from here at BMW of San Antonio and if you're ready for a vehicle upgrade, here are some standout…

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BMW Collaborates With Drone Racing League

BMW is trying their hand at a new skill: building the world’s fastest racing drone. They are collaborating with the Drone Racing League (DRL) in an attempt to break the current Guinness world speed record set by the reigning fastest drone and to further develop high-performance and professional racing drones.


BMW is offering its technical expertise and wind tunnel at its Aerodynamic Test Center to help the league break the record that was set with the DRL RacerX drone. They also plan to bring a DRL race to their BMW Welt exhibition center and museum in Munich, Germany.


While…

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2018 BMW 320i

If you're looking for a good entry to the luxury market, we offer the 2018 BMW 320i. Part of the iconic BMW 3 Series, the 2018 BMW 320i gives plenty of BMW capability to every kind of driver.

 

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