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Active Roll Stabilization and Safety

The BMW 6 Series of luxury sedans include the Gran Turismo, the Gran Coupe, and the Alpina B6. These popular vehicles include high-performance features like 300-horsepower engines and 8-speed transmissions. These high-performance components create many powerful torsional forces. To tame these forces and promote greater driver and passenger safety, the experts at BMW offer the proprietary active roll stabilization and safety system.

The active roll stabilization system makes use of a network of sensors to control the attitude of the car body during corners and other....

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The Features of the BMW 4 Series

The name BMW stands for quality. These vehicles are noted for their excellent craftsmanship and their reliability. The BMW 4 Series offers three different models that all have a sleek design. A Coupe, Gran Coupe and Convertible model are all available.

All of the members of the BMW 4 Series have powerful Twin Turbo engines. These engines provide up to 320 horsepower for quick acceleration. The 4 Series models can accelerate from 0 to 60 in as little as 4.6 seconds. The 4 Series models also have an adaptive suspension. This type of suspension allows for better cornering and…
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BMW 5 Series

When it comes to finding a new sedan that you will love, there is a lot to consider from many different brands. If you are looking for a vehicle that is truly a work of art both inside and outside of the vehicle, then look no further than the BMW 5 series sedan. This is one vehicle that comes with plenty of power and plenty of comfort. Let's take a closer look.

Interior

The inside of the BMW 5 series is luxurious to say the least. Made with all of the latest technology and styling options, you get heated…
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Check out the New BMW 3 Series at Autohaus BMW

The BMW 3 series is the unquestioned champion of the small luxury car market. When this line of cars was released in the 1970s they were famous for their prowess on the track. These days they are more loved for their style, luxury, and the fact that they are great cars to have in the city where parking can be an issue.

The BMW 3 series comes with many features that would feel more at home in a much more expensive vehicle. The automatic park assist is clutch- if you live in an area where parallel parking is a necessity…

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Are Summer Tires a Better Choice Than All-Season Tires?


Here at Autohaus BMW, we wanted to share some of the reasons the summer tires are a better choice as the weather warms. These reasons include better braking power, handling, cornering, and grip.
  • Summer tires have a unique tread pattern that is made for warmer weather and will allow the tires to better grip the road surface.
  • Fewer grooves on the summer tires mean they have more contact with warmer roads, reducing slippage. The tires grip the road better at high speeds.
  • The summer tires are manufactured with certain compounds that provide flexibility so traction is improved.
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Keeping Your Cool in Spring

The spring season is usually a time of year when more people are on the road. Make sure your vehicle is in proper operating order with a few simple tips. Check your battery after the harder starts in the cold weather of the winter season. You can bring your vehicle to Autohaus BMW so that we can check your alternator and starter as well so that you aren't stranded.

In warmer weather, your vehicle might tend to overheat. Flush the radiator, checking to see if there are any leaks from the hoses. You should also make sure the fan…

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Understand The Differences Between Auto Warranties


The warranty on your next new vehicle is going to be a very important aspect in your decision-making process. It will factor into the price and you will want to make sure that you have a solid understanding of what it is that you are getting.

Typically you will see either a powertrain warranty or a full bumper to bumper warranty offered on most new vehicles. The bumper to bumper warranty typically covers almost everything on the vehicle during the warranty period, making it a very attractive option.

A powertrain warranty covers basically anything that makes the vehicle move...
 
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Avoid Having a Tire Blowout

Having a tire blow out while you are driving can be very dangerous, as the force of the blowout can cause the vehicle to swerve sharply or even flip over. In order to avoid this happening, take these steps to ensure that your tires are in good condition.

Having tires that are underinflated is a major cause of tire blowouts. Check your tires frequently to ensure that they are inflated properly. The correct inflation pressure can be found in your owner's manual, on the glove box door, on the doorsill or on the fuel door. While checking the pressure…

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Diagnosing Your Brake Pedal Problems


If you have ever been minding your own business and driving through the streets of Saint Louis and suddenly felt as though your brake pedal was a bit off, then you might need to get it checked. There are a couple of reasons why your brake pedal might feel a bit off, and if it does, you might need to get it checked before you are a danger to yourself and others. If you have something like air in the brake line, you might realize that when you push down on the brake pedals, you are not getting the same…
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Learning How to Test a Car's Battery


The only way to determine if a car's battery is fully functional is to properly test it. The tool used to measure a battery's state of charge is called a voltmeter. A voltmeter is offered as a digital or analog measurement. Not only is the digital voltmeter easier to use, but it also offers a more accurate read. Before testing, it is important to turn off the car and all electrical components and protect yourself with rubber gloves and goggles. The positive voltmeter lead is connected to the battery's positive terminal, while the negative lead connects to…
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