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The Power Behind the BMW 5 Series

If powerful performance is important to you, take a look at the BMW 5 Series. It's a popular luxury mid-sized sedan that's available with five different engines. Each engine offers a different level of performance, allowing you to choose a car that works for you.

The base model utilizes a light and smooth 530i engine. It provides 248 horsepower and 258 pound-feet of torque. Also available is the 530e, which is a 2.0-Liter turbo twin-power engine. The mid-level option is the 540i. 

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Explore the New BMW 3 Series in Visalia

People around the globe have acknowledged that the BMW 3 Series is among the best small car automotive lines ever created. While the 3 Series began life in the racing world, it has grown to a cultural phenomenon. The 3 Series is consistently voted one of the best small cars on the planet - and for good reason.

The 3 Series comes standard with a touring package that allows for a heightened driving experience. You are able to change the suspension on your vehicle to match your terrain - snow, gravel, rain, etc. The 3 Series also has some truly world-class safety…

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What Can the BMW 7 Series do for Your Commute?

Whether you get the base model or upgrade to one of the higher trims, the BMW 7 Series super luxury car is ranked third in its market. BMW combines German engineering and classy luxury to deliver an impressive sedan with lots of room and high-tech features. Inside, you'll get the roomy comfort and lots of options for interior colors, as well as an infotainment system.

There are several engine types ranging from a four-cylinder hybrid to V8s and V12s. At the base, the 720i delivers 320-horsepower with a six-cylinder engine. The 750i has a 4.4-liter V8 engine. 

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BMW Series 2 Features and Performance

Have you seen the latest from BMW? The 2018 lineup is refreshed and clean, and the BMW 2 Series is picking up a lot of attention for its performance. With just a four-cylinder, drivers are able to get 248 horsepower in the base model. German engineering steps it a notch for M240i, the premium sports car, which gives you 384 horsepower in such a small package.

Most drivers are talking about BMW's sleek design, both in the exterior and interior. On the outside, BMW doesn't disappoint with LED headlights, premium trim, and a nice re-design for the tail…

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What's the Difference Between RWD and FWD?

When you're in the market for a new vehicle, one of the first decisions you need to make is whether you'd prefer front or a rear-wheel drive. Purchasing a vehicle is a major decision, and we here at BMW of Visalia want to make sure you have all of the information you need so you'll be happy with your choice.

Rear-wheel drive vehicles are built for durability. They can typically withstand a reasonable amount of rough driving without suffering damage. Weight is more uniformly distributed in these vehicles resulting in more responsive handling. 

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Protect Motorists by Obeying Move Over Law

As we all know, being a first responder to the scene of an accident can be a very dangerous job, and in today's busy and tech-distracted society, it is not getting any easier. However, there are things we can do as private citizens to make their job a little bit safer on the roads of Visalia, CA and beyond.

If you have been driving for any length of time, you have more than likely seen police officers on a traffic stop. The traffic stop is dangerous by itself depending on the reason for the stop, but imagine the dangers…

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How Horsepower Works & What It Means

We have all heard the term horsepower used to try and tell us how powerful an engine is but do we really know what this word means or even where it came from? The origins of this term goes back to the 18th century when a Scottish inventor, chemist and mechanical engineer named James Watt wanted to find a way to tell people how powerful steam engines were.

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Plan Your Road Trip With Tips From BMW of Visalia

With the holiday season approaching, it just might be a great time for a road trip. Whether it's "to grandmother's house you go," or maybe to visit old time friends, these pre-trip tips will get you "over the river and through the woods" without fail.

The skilled technicians at BMW of Visalia right here in sunny Visalia, CA will be glad to assist you in any maintenance or repairs you may need to ensure a safe and happy journey. Prior to the trip, be certain to check the following items:

  • Tire pressure, tread and alignment
  • Gauges 
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Get on The Path to Success and Get Your Auto Loan Pre-Qualified

We here at the BMW of Visalia strive to help our customers with a better buying experience, so we have initiated an online financing pre-qualification process. All you have to do is go to our dealer website, and you will find a form to fill out to begin this process. The form only takes a few minutes to complete, and you will receive your results in a short period of time.

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Enjoy an Uncompromising Ride with the 2017 BMW X5

 

What do we here at BMW of Visalia appreciate about the 2017 X5, our beloved Bavarian brand's midsize luxury crossover?

 

Well, to be totally transparent here ... practically everything. It seems to us that BMW pulled out all the stops in building this one.

 

And if you're at all wondering what we mean, we suggest you scope the clip below. Here now to enumerate some of the X5's most salient qualities is carwow reviewer Mat Watson:

Scale the X5 trim totem pole to its summit and it is there you'll be met by the feature-rich xDrive50i.

 

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