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Rare BMW

Have you seen this BMW around town? This is Ray Seller and his 1957 BMW Isetta. It is rare to see a car like this in the United States, let alone Idaho! Ray says that whenever he goes somewhere people love to look at his car.  This “bubble car” runs on a 300 cc, 1 […]

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BMW 8 Series

Featured BMW Vehicles: i4, x7 and 8 Series

BMW i4 BMW has now confirmed that a production version of the i4 EV will arrive by 2020 and that it will have Tesla-beating range. As reported by Auto Express, BMW CEO Harald Kruger says that brand’s fully electric eDrive line-up, which includes the i4, will be able to do 550-700 kilometres (340-435 miles) on a single […]

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M5

Just in…the BMW M5

After five generations of rear-wheel-drive M5s, BMW’s heavy-hitting sport sedan will drive all four wheels for the first time ever for 2018. The new model is quicker and more powerful, but it is also more refined than the car it replaces. The 2018 BMW M5 gets the latest version of the automaker’s twin-turbo 4.4-liter V-8 […]

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BMW X2 now available

The new and first BMW X2 has landed on US soil and starting this month it’s available for purchase at Peterson BMW. In America, the new crossover will only be offered as a BMW X2 xDrive28i, which means it will only come with all-wheel drive and only have the brand’s B46 2.0 liter turbocharged four-cylinder […]

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90th Anniversary

L.G. Peterson had a fascination for cars. As an ambulance  driver and mechanic during WW1 he saw the motorized automobile make its way into the military and the American lifestyle. In 1928, his dream of owning his own car business became a reality and he established Peterson Motor Company in the Treasure Valley. His love for the car […]

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BMW Bobsled

Medal Winning Bobsled

The two-man Olympic bobsled event determines winners and losers in 100ths of a second. The USA Bobsled team hadn’t won a medal in the two-man event since 1952 until BMW decided to get involved. BMW has worked closely with the Skeleton and Bobsled team to create a faster, more agile sled to help break the […]

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BMW X1 February 2018

BMW X1–Endless Excitement

It’s compact yet spacious. Refined yet sporty. And the new BMW X1 is the perfect balance of thrills with peace of mind wrapped up in one Sport Activity Vehicle. Whether bounding down a country road or taking on the city streets, the X1 has your back. And right now, is the best time to buy […]

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Snow Sculptures

There’s “Snow” Place Like Home

Celebrate winter at the Winter Carnival in McCall, Idaho that starts this weekend. An event that started in the 1960’s has evolved to an annual tradition bringing more than 60,000 people to McCall each year.  During the carnival enjoy the famous snow sculptures, Torchlight and Mardi Gras Parades, live music, daily events spanning everything from […]

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BMW 3 Drivers

Two Guinness World Records Set

John Schwartz, BMW driving instructor, recently set the record for “Greatest Distance Vehicle Drift” traveling sideways driving an all-new BMW M5. He traveled for a total of 232.5 miles which took eight hours around the skid pad at the BMW Performance Center in Greer, South Carolina. Just to make things more exciting, the car was […]

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BMW Concept X7

The BMW Third Row Crossover

BMW recently announced that the all-new third row BMW X7 was in the preproduction phase at the BMW plant in Spartanburg, South Carolina.  Preproduction is the phase in between prototyping and production, which gives the automaker the chance to make sure there aren’t any issues. Because the vehicle isn’t completely ready it has only been seen with […]

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