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Blog Lauds the 2018 BMW X4

In an expert review, Kelley Blue Book's pointed out that the 2018 BMW X4 offers a hatchback's utility, a coupe's style and an SUV's ride-height, the combination of which makes it a uniquely fun-to-drive vehicle. The reviewer observed that the X4 offers the practicality of cargo space and all-wheel drive, while still featuring the timeless appeal of a luxury European vehicle.

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5 Great Family Day Trips

Summer is a great time for quick day trips with the family, since you get to take advantage of the longer daylight hours to explore and can still get home in time to sleep in your own beds. Here are a few of our favorite destinations to enjoy.

  • Lawrence -- Home to the University of Kansas, Lawrence also offers the Prairie Park Nature Center and the Museum of Natural History.
  • >Topeka -- The Kansas Children's Discovery…
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IIHS Bestows Top Safety Pick + Rating on the 2017 BMW 5 Series

The Insurance Institute for Highway Safety (IIHS) recently rated the 2017 BMW 5 Series a "Top Safety Pick +", a welcome recognition of BMW's long time commitment to state-of-the-art automotive safety.

To earn the rating, the 2017 BMW 5 Series had to earn "Good" ratings in the five IIHS crash tests for small overlap front, moderate overlap front, side, roof strength and head restraints. The optional front crash prevention system also earned a rating of "Superior," while the headlights received a "Good" rating.

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BMW Has Quite the Head-Turner in the 2017 3 Series


If you've been scouring the compact luxury class for your next vehicular purchase, please allow your buds at Baron BMW to throw you a bone:


Ours -- the 2017 3 Series -- is, by all accounts, a must-see machine.


Yet, what -- specifically -- makes it so?


Continue reading to receive the need-to-know info.


Though every 3 Series trim has its appeal, arguably none can compare its range-topping model, the 340i.


Standard features on this version include a ferocious, 320-horsepower turbo-six engine, LED headlamps, keyless entry and ignition, a sunroof, Bluetooth connectivity, the ...

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2017 BMW X4 is Much More than Just Another Pretty Face


One part SUV, one part sports coupe and all parts awesome, the 2017 X4 has fast become a favorite of ours here at Baron BMW.


Wondering what it is that this chameleonic compact crossover brings to the table?


Allow us to explain ...


You see, the level of luxury offered by the X4's base trim -- the xDrive28i -- is, on its own, enough to make most folks flip their lid completely.


Standard fare includes 18-inch alloy wheels, automatic adaptive xenon headlamps, a sunroof, a power liftgate, dual-zone auto climate control, a leather-wrapped steering wheel with paddle shifters, Bluetooth ...

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How the 2017 BMW 7 Series Sets Itself Apart from Other Large Luxury Sedans


So, you want next-level automotive luxury, huh? A big-bodied sedan that delivers style and substance in spades, perhaps?


Well, if we may be so bold, we here at Baron BMW think you're likely alluding to ours, the 2017 7 Series.


And, if you're not, well ... you're soon to be singing a very different tune. Read on to get a feel for what we mean.


No doubt the most significant change to the 7 Series lineup for 2017 is the addition of a hybrid model, the 740e xDrive.


Coupling a turbocharged four-cylinder engine with a lithium-ion-backed electric motor…

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What Makes the 2017 BMW X5 an SUV-Segment Standout?


Are you seeking a midsize luxury crossover for your next automotive purchase? Well, if so, please allow your buds here at Baron BMW to offer a word of advice:


Ours -- the 2017 X5 -- is, by all accounts, a must-drive. And today, we'll tell you why.


Quite possibly our favorite of the X5 fleet, the range-topping xDrive50i trim is altogether out of this world.


Standard features on this model include a massively muscular, 445-horsepower turbo-V8 engine, keyless ignition and entry, leather upholstery, 16-way power front seats, quad-zone climate control, a rearview camera, as well as a spine- ...

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2017 BMW M4 is a Must-See Machine


Has the luxury sports car class been calling your name? Well, if so, we here at Baron BMW suggest you do yourself a solid and give ours -- the 2017 M4 -- a try.


And why's that, exactly?


Keep following today's blog post to find out.


In many ways, we feel the M4's engine -- a turbocharged 3.0-liter inline six-cylinder -- is worth the price of admission alone.


Syncing with a six-speed manual transmission, this rear-drive ride produces a prodigious 425 horsepower and 406 pound-feet of torque. A seven-speed dual-clutch automatic transmission is available as an option.


And it's…

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