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Emission Free With Plenty of Power
Choose one of the electric, hybrid or plug-in hybrid BMW models from Chapman BMW and you’ll receive the most advanced electric propulsion system available. Known simply as eDrive, the modern power system delivers both impressive performance and fuel savings, but also has zero emissions when driven in the pure electrical state. By developing a totally new motor and transmission system, the engineers at BMW have created an engine with a lot of torque that remains the same whether you are just leaving your garage or have reached highway speeds. This provides surprising agility and a pleasant driving experience when maneuvering through a crowded city or taking your BMW out on the open highway. Inspect the new BMW inventory of electric vehicle options at Chapman BMW.
Powerful Batteries Benefit From Cooling
The lithium-ion high performance battery that comes in all BMWs equipped with eDrive benefits from a high-tech cooling system that lets the battery remain at a prime temperature to both receive and hold a charge. This not only increases the performance of the battery, but also increases its life expectancy. Because the BMW eDrive uses both intelligent energy management and brake regeneration to produce an electrical charge, the range of electric and hybrid BMWs has increased significantly. Utilize one of more than 28,000 charging stations in the U.S., or just plug your vehicle into a 220V socket at home to bring the charge back to the top.
There is an “I” in BMW
Although there may be no “I” in team, there definitely is one in BMW, and that “I” is paving the way for future electric technology. Both the i3 and i8 have not only exceeded expectations in sales, but are also providing a testing ground for the company to increase both range and power. BMW i is the brainchild of the BMW EfficientDynamics group. First released in 2013, the i3 and i8 are built for a changing world where traffic congestion is a normal part of life. The day where these cars not only provide an emission-free travel experience, but also communicate with each other is not far away. You can get onboard the “I” train now by taking a trip to Chapman BMW.
iPerformance Leading the Parade to Lower Emissions
Whether you choose the 330e, 740e or X5 xDrive40e, the new electric and hybrid models from BMW are helping to clean the air and save the planet. For the hybrid and plug-in hybrid models, a small gas engine works in concert with the electric eDrive motor to provide instant acceleration, ensuring you get the same pleasure driving these vehicles as you would any other BMW.
Don’t Need to be Rich to Enjoy Luxury
Although it’s true that luxury car companies like BMW offer vehicles that cost north of $100K, you don’t need to be a hedge fund manager to enjoy all the sophistication that comes with owning an ultimate driving machine. The BMW 2-Series starts at just a bit above $30,000 and offers many of the features of its much more expensive siblings. Offered in a coupe and convertible, the 2-Series has the same quality craftsmanship and attention to detail that makes BMW one of the most honored brand names in the world. Swing by Chapman BMW and take a spin to see just how much luxury you can afford.
Powerful Engine Works With Intelligent Chassis
Once you get past the beauty of the exterior design and the rich atmosphere of the cabin, you’ll enjoy driving a BMW 2-Series as much as any other car in their lineup. The standard 4-cylinder engine comes equipped with a twin turbocharger to generate 248 horsepower and 258 pound-feet of torque. Step up to the M240i Coupe (remember, “M” stands for motorsports) and you get the 3.0L inline 6 cylinder that also comes with twin turbochargers. This motor really gets after it by producing 335 horsepower. A driving mode selector lets you choose between a more comfortable ride and a tuned suspension that will straighten out curves like a hot iron. Adaptive M suspension comes with the M240i and is available on the base model. The rear dampers and front struts constantly adapt to your driving style and road conditions. A special track handling package lets you adjust the suspension on the fly to your mood.
Get the Wind in Your Hair with 2-Series Convertible
Whether you choose the more sedate 230i or the wicked M240i, the BMW 2-Series convertible will put a smile on your face. Designed to push the limits of sensible fun, imagine yourself tooling up the coast highway with your sunglasses on, tunes cranked up and hair blowing in the breeze. Just as the coupe delivers a sensational driving experience, the convertible has BMW’s near-perfect 50/50 weight distribution to help keep you in charge when the curves get tight. When Mother Nature dictates the top needs to be up, the sound-reducing material keeps the outside noises out and lets you enjoy the quiet sophistication of your sound system. Changing from an open-air roadster to a closed top just takes 22 seconds at speeds up to 30 mph. Whether you’re a convertible person or prefer a nice hard top, check out the entire BMW 2-Series inventory at Chapman BMW.
Racing Inspired Coupe Just Got a Little Sassier
By opting to add the Competition Package to the new BMW M4 Coupe, drivers get a little more horsepower but a much-enhanced suspension setup that enables the sporty luxury ride to decrease track times. “Car and Driver” magazine editors note that the increase of 19 horsepower to a total of 444 isn’t really that noticeable. It’s the improvement to the chassis setup that makes the package worth the extra $5K. Even though the M4 is the result of the BMW racing team getting their hands on a regular 4-Series Coupe, the Competition Package takes the already firm suspension and upgrades it with stiffer rear axle springs, anti-roll bars that are twist resistant, and upgraded dampers. Even the software for the driver select modes is changed, in effect upgrading each selection to a sportier alternative. What the normal M4 selects as Comfort mode is now the Sport selection in the car with the Competition Package. To find the BMW that’s right for you, check out the entire inventory at Chapman BMW.
Beefed Up Suspension at Home on Track or Road
Whether you’re crossing the mountains on the way to San Diego or rent some time at a local track, you’ll find the Competition Package suspension enhances your driving experience. The upgraded dampers help smooth out the bumps on normal workday roads when you put the car on Comfort setting. Twist it to Sport Plus and it may be a bit rough for your daily commute, but you’ll really notice the distance in the lack of understeer and drift on the track. “The steering feels crisper and delivers more feedback at road speeds while remaining equally faithful at higher loadings,” according to “Car and Driver.” “Apply some cost-benefit analysis, and the Competition Package scores a resounding ‘yes,’ adding more than enough edge to justify the increase in price for most of those who would pick a BMW M4.”
M Designation Available in Seven Different Models
BMW likes to say “M is the most powerful letter in the world,” with the understanding that the M designation means a BMW coupe, sedan, convertible or SUV has been upgraded with technology and performance that was learned on the toughest race courses in the world. All the 2-Series through 6-Series models have an M-enhanced model available, as does the X-5 and X-6 SUVs. If you’d like to put a little more excitement in your life, take the time to swing by Chapman BMW and take an M model out on the road.
Enjoy the ‘Ultimate Riding Machine’
Although BMWs are known for their performance handling and sporty driving experience, there are times when a driver just wants to sit back, turn up the tunes and enjoy the ride. For those drivers, there is the BMW 740i. The flagship sedan from the Bavarian automaker delivers the ultimate in comfort with a cushy ride, comfortable seat, responsive handling and plenty of electronic gizmos to help the time pass by. As BMW continues to take steps toward a self-driving vehicle, the BMW 740i utilizes sensor-driven safety features such as adaptive cruise control and lane drift assist to help drivers avoid collisions. See all the BMW 7-Series inventory by taking a trip to Chapman BMW.
7-Series “Intuitive Intelligence” Keeps You in Control
With Gesture Control steering the iDrive 5.0 infotainment system, a simple touch, swipe or movement of your hand lets you switch from navigation to music to handsfree communication while leaving your eyes constantly on the road. The large touch screen and center control panel puts you at the center of your own sophisticated universe, where replying to a text or changing to your favorite artist is as easy as waving goodbye to a friend. As long as we’re discussing the inner workings of the 7-Series, this is one car where the back seat takes a back seat to know one. Rich, supple leather reclining seats mean you may want the driver to take another spin around the block before you exit the vehicle. Road trip? No problem as individual available LED monitors play your favorite movies or TV shows at the touch of a button. Dual moon roofs let the sunshine or night sky in, or shut the panels and enjoy the rich cloth headliner.
This Beast Has Some Get Up and Go
There are probably times when you need to punch it just a bit to get the old juices flowing, like when you have to beat a 16-wheeler for a freeway merge, want to pass someone in a dicey situation or simply want to beat that kid in the sports car off the line. With a 445 horsepower TwinPower Turbo V8, the 7-Series has plenty of pop to get you where you want to be. The use of carbon fiber cuts a lot of weight out of the vehicle while still maintaining plenty of structure. The result of the power and weight loss is a stunning 0 to 60 mph time of just 4.3 seconds.
Packages Add Tons of Features
The BMW 7-Series starts with a load of standard features, but there are many different packages to help up the ante on this marvelous touring sedan. Choose the Driver Assistance Plus package and you get a slew of sensor-based driver assistance features. The Interior Design package adds some more wood trim and upgraded headliner, while the Luxury Seating package adds heated seats and rear massage seats. Look over the 7-Series inventory at Chapman BMW and pick the vehicle that best suits your needs.
Put Top Up or Down in Just 20 Seconds
If you’ve considered buying a convertible but didn’t want the hassle of having to pull over and put the top up if confronted with a sudden rain storm, consider the easy transitioning hard top that comes with the BMW 4-Series Convertible. This hard top goes up or down in just 20 seconds at the push of a button, even if you’re moving as fast as 11 mph. That means all you need is a well timed stoplight or a quick turn through a parking lot to make your top nice and secure. Unlike canvas convertible tops, the hard top also offers sound reduction and integrated lighting to make the drop top seem like a conventional coupe. Check out the 4-Series convertible by visiting Chapman BMW.
No Body Flexing in This Convertible
Although traditional convertibles give the open air feeling of sportiness, in fact most of them don’t handle as well as a hardtop coupe. The BMW 4-Series Convertible has a wide track, long wheelbase and lower ride height to help it grip the road and provide a dynamic driving experience. A special suspension setup brings the center of gravity down even further and BMW’s commitment to 50/50 weight distribution means your 4-Series Convertible offers the benefits of the company’s experience on the European racing circuit.
Some of the Features You Can Expect From a Beemer
Do you like riding with the top down in the spring or fall, even when it’s still a bit chilly out? BMW has neck warmers in the headrests of the front seat to bathe you with warm air as you tool about the countryside. You’ll need some tunes as you drive and you’ll want to stay connected to the outside world, so BMW ConnectedDrive provides navigation, real time traffic information, Bluetooth streaming and hands free connection to your smart phone. Choose the Luxury Package and your 4-Series becomes even more special, with a choice of soft leathers, contrasting stitching and gorgeous wood trim.
Twin Turbo Provides Plenty of Pop
The BMW TwinPower Turbo engine comes standard in the 428i convertible, providing 240 horsepower and 255 pound feet of torque that launches you from the starting line like a bottle rocket. Move up to the 435i and you get a turbocharged six cylinder that has all but eliminated turbo lag. Test drive both models for yourself by taking a trip to Chapman BMW.