Looking at the image above there’s only one way this BMW Ring-Taxi ride is going to end. And it’s not pretty. To be fair BMW has experiences worse crashes at the NÃ¼rburgring with its famed Ring-Taxi, but this one stands out because it looks a bit like a rookie error. The accident happened on the […]
A few days ago this was the site on the NÃ¼rburgring after the BMW Ring-Taxi bit the dust after some heavy impact just after the Karussell. We’ve not come across any reports of serious injury or an explanation of what happened in the moments leading up to the accident. Reports suggest the Ring-Taxi could have […]
The short reign of the BMW M3 as the company’s Ring-Taxi of choice is officially over. Currently in between seasons, when the Ring-Taxi returns the new F10 M5 will take over, as shown above out testing in traditional Ring-Taxi livery. For now no dates or prices have been announced, but if you feed your email […]
If ever you needed a reminder that the NÃ¼rburgring can bite then this pic is it. According to a German Police report eight cars were involved in this accident which included a BMW Ring-Taxi and a hired Corvette. The incident happened near the Bergwerk section of the track and the damage bill is reported to […]
Last night on the NÃ¼rburgring webcams I noticed a group of BMWs at the TF gates. Turns out it was an ‘M Festival’ promo event announcing plans to return the new BMW M5 to Ring-Taxi duties in 2012. Currently the M3 sedan is being used for Ring-Taxi rides, filling the void between the end of […]
As we expected back in March, BMW has confirmed they will be using the M3 Sedan for Ring-Taxi duties. It’s proved to be a popular choice as well with the official Ring-Taxi website currently indicating there are no tickets available.
Fears the BMW Ring-Taxi was a thing of the past have been put to rest with news the company will return to the NÃ¼rburgring in 2011. However, instead of using the familiar V10-powered M5 they will be using the lighter V8-powered M3. This probably makes some sense as the M5 is nearing the end of […]