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Bert Smith BMW Is Your Go-To Pre-Owned BMW Dealership in Saint Petersburg!

 

When shopping for a new, pre-owned, or certified pre-owned BMW car, SAV, coupe, or convertible, you have a lot of decisions to make. First, there's which model BMW is right for you. Then, there's the choice of new or pre-owned. If you go the pre-owned route, do you spring for a Certified Pre-Owned BMW or a pre-owned BMW? Not to worry - we can help you navigate the new and used car buying process here at Bert Smith BMW of Saint Petersburg, Florida.

 

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BMW Wants to Integrate Your Life and Car with IoT Concept

What if you could have all of your important information connected throughout your home, vehicle, and mobile devices? What if you could wake up and see the mornings’ weather report displayed on an integrated mirror-screen? Or if you could conduct a business meeting on your drive to work, even syncing calendars with the other participants? Would you say, “can’t be done,” or would you be open to the innovations of the future? With BMW’s just-launched IoT concept, BMW Connected, the hypothetical questions posed before are soon to become less hypothetical and more indispensable.

 

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It’s Spring, Time for a Little Color

Springtime brings out the best in almost everyone, and it certainly adds more color to our lives. Another place you can find an extra pop of color is on your BMW. BMW Individual offers a wide selection of excellent colors to give your BMW whatever sort of aesthetic feel you want. Check out the top five colors as demonstrated on a BMW 4 Series Gran Coupe.

BMW Individual lets you personalize your vehicle with stand-out colors such as Frozen Bronze metallic, Santorini Blue uni, Dakar Yellow uni, Purple Silk metallic, British Racing Green uni—the five most popular colors available…

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Get Your Hands on a BMW i8


We can't wait to get our hands on one! It's a really exciting car and BMW fans all over are aching to get ahold of one. Check out the video below to see the first i8 owner share his story.

Here are a few reasons why can't wait for the BMW i8.

  • It has an innovative and gorgeous design.
  • The Pure Impulse full equipment package contains all available features plus extra enhancements.
  • It comes with three different driving modes: COMFORT, ECO PRO, and SPORT.
  • It's super fuel efficient with an aerodynamic design and hybrid power.
  • It…
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Cool Story on Famous BMW 507 Boat



BMW is most well-known for its vehicles that you can find here in our Saint Petersburg, FL, but everyone knows that motorcycles are part of the portfolio, too. But, did you know that boats were at one point? And, that BMW set out to make one using one of its rarest and most celebrated vehicles as inspiration?

The boat was styled after the iconic BMW 507, and even used the engine, and other parts from the vehicle for inspiration. It's basically this classic car in convertible form, as a boat. It was made in the 1950s, but suddenly disappeared…

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BMW Celebrates a Quarter Century of the 8 Series Coupe



If you've been a fan of the BMW brand for a long time, chances are that you'll recall the Bavarian automaker's flagship coupe from the 1990's. The BMW 8 Series first appeared on the automotive scene in 1989 at the Frankfurt Motor Show and is now celebrating its 25th birthday. To honor this stylish two-door, the BMW brand is taking a look back and interviewing one special owner of a model in this exclusive video found below.



The first 8 Series featured a 5.0-liter V12 engine under its hood, which generated 295 horsepower and 332…

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BMW Demonstrates Self-Driving Car at CES



We'd call the people who attend and present at the Consumer Electronics Show geeks, but in the good way. After all, BMW has made its presence known there for many years, showing off its latest innovative tech features that enhance the overall experience of a new BMW. This year, the had an interactive exhibit that showcased the future of driving as we know it.


A lot of advancement has been made in autonomous driving, and BMW has been a leader in that regard. Its own unique system is called BMW ActiveAssist, and in Las Vegas, where the CES show…

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Competition Package to Add Speed to 2014 BMW M5 and M6 Models

Among all the new BMW models out there, the M5 and M6 receive a lot of attention, and for good reason. They are high-performing, stylish luxury automobiles where the excitement never stops. The 2014 editions of each vehicle should debut in the next couple of months, and when they do, a new package will be available to increase the pleasure behind the wheel.

Dubbed the Competition package for the time being, BMW has given the M5, M6, and M6 Gran Coupe both auto parts and engine upgrades to enhance the overall experience.

In terms of new parts, there's 20-inch…

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BMW Tackles Chinese Auto Market with New 'Zinuo' Brand

As the burgeoning Chinese automobile market continues to expand, intelligent automakers, such as our favorite luxury brand, BMW, are committed to keeping up with this market's trends. Recently, BMW announced that it would be debuting a new brand in the country called Zinoro, or "Zinuo" in Chinese.

So, what does Bert Smith BMW, serving the Saint Petersburg, FL area , know about this new automotive brand? Well, we've heard rumors that the new brand will kick of its production lineup with an EV (electric vehicle), which will likely take the form of an SUV. We've also heard that…

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New BMW M Performance Power Kit is Now Available at Bert Smith BMW

BMW has great news for BMW M Performance fans; it will be releasing a new BMW M Performance Power Kit for the 2012 model and later BMW 335i Sedan and BMW 335i  xDrive Sedan models. The new kit joins the current BMW M Performance Parts Line, which includes aerodynamics, a specific chassis, trim accessories, and exhaust system components. The BMW M Performance Power Kit was developed through consultation by the engineers at BMW M GmbH.

The new Power Kit is available at BMW dealerships around the country, including here at Bert Smith BMW, where our friendly BMW service department can…

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