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All-new Audi RS 6 Avant storms in

The new third-generation Audi RS 6 demonstrates all that’s wrong with the latest RS 4 – a car which was launched less than six months ago. Like its smaller sibling the RS 6 comes as an Avant version only, they both come with a V8 TFSI engine, but that’s about where the similarities end.

BMW’s New M3 and M5 M Performance Editions go on sale

Would you like one? BMW are producing a limited run of M Performance Editions for the BMW M3 and BMW M5 – just for the UK market. Fitted with their familiar 414bhp and 552bhp V8 engines, the new BMW M3 M Performance Edition will cost £74,080, while the BMW M5 M Performance Edition will set you back a cool £95,140.

BMW UK announces the M3 Coupé Frozen Silver Edition

To mark the 40th anniversary year of M GmbH, BMW are offering a limited-edition M3 Coupé Frozen Silver Edition model for UK customers. 2012 will also be the final year of production for the E90/E92/E93 Model M3, before the V8-powerplant is replaced with a new turbocharged six cylinder unit in the new 3 Series, so this might also become a collectible last edition.

Loris Capirossi becomes BMW M’s MotoGP expert

Veteran MotoGP racer, Loris Capirossi, who retired at the end of last season, has become the MotoGP series organiser’s safety advisor. Alongside this new role, BMW has chosen Capirossi as a BMW M MotoGP expert, responsible for stewarding guests around the MotoGP paddock and providing an exciting glimpse behind the scenes.

BMW Concept M135i set to appear at Geneva

Don’t get bogged down in the name – M135i – or try and correlate its powerplant with that of the previous generation 1 M. This is a straight six twin-turbocharged 1 Series from the new BMW M Performance range, that recently brought us the M550d and M50d X6/X5.