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2016 Holiday Party

The Sierra Chapter Holiday party 2016 version was celebrated on Thursday December 8, 2016.  The evening for the 47 members who signed …

Message from your editor

The door to 2016 has closed and a new era is upon us. We have a New President, Vice President, members of …

From your new Pres

Greetings my fellow BMW club members, As you know I have become your new club president for the Sierra BMW CCA chapter.  …

2016 Fun Rally

This year’s Fun Rally was held on October 29th where once again the weather gods were in our favor as there was …

2016 Wine Tour

The 2016 Amador Wine Tour held Saturday, September 24, and Sunday, September 25, was blessed with excellent weather and a large turnout.  …

2017 Planned Events

2017 Sierra BMW CCA List of Events Feb 9, Meeting at Bill Pearce, Dinner Skipolini’s at The Summit Mar 9, Meeting at Bill …

From the President’s Desk

I hope everyone had a very Merry Christmas and a Happy New Year! We had a very busy fourth quarter for the …

2016 Holiday Party

If you didn’t get to join us Thursday, December 8th for our Holiday Party you can see what you missed and join us next year!

2016 Street Survival

Sierra Bimmerheads, Thanks to all who pitched in for Street Survival.  I’m sure the new location had a lot to do with …

November 10, 2016

Sierra Chapter BMW Car Club – Reno, NV 10 November 2016 @ Pearce Motors AGENDA New Members & Membership Update (Sharon) Upcoming …

2016 Fun Rally

If you didn’t get to join us Friday, October 31st for the Fun Rally you can still share our experience… Click here to view …

October 13, 2016

Sierra Chapter BMW Car Club – Reno, NV 13 October 2016 @ Pearce Motors AGENDA New Members & Membership Update (Sharon) Upcoming Events …

2016 Street Survival

If you didn’t get to join us Saturday, October 8th for Street Survival you can still share our experience… Parental quotes:  “Great …

2016 Street Survival

If you didn’t get to join us Saturday, October 7th for Street Survival you can still share our experience… Sierra Bimmerheads, Thanks …

2016 Street Survival

If you didn’t get to join us Saturday, October 8th for Street Survival you can still share our experience… Sierra Bimmerheads, Thanks …

2016 Wine Tour

If you didn’t get to join us Saturday & Sunday, September 24th & 25th for the Sierra Foothills Wine Tour you can …

September 8, 2016

Sierra Chapter BMW Car Club – Reno, NV 8 September 2016 @ Pearce Motors AGENDA New Members & Membership Update (Sharon) Upcoming …

2016 BMW M5 Pure Metal Silver Limited Edition announced with 600 horsepower

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Just as BMW’s sporty cars are designated M Performance models to signify their link with the dedicated performance models built by the M division, the automaker’s electrified cars will be designated i Performance models to link them with the eco-focused models from the i division.

Porsche tops J.D. Power APEAL study for 12th year in a row

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Just as BMW’s sporty cars are designated M Performance models to signify their link with the dedicated performance models built by the M division, the automaker’s electrified cars will be designated i Performance models to link them with the eco-focused models from the i division.

Take Me Out to the Ball Game

If you didn’t get to join us Thursday, July 14th at the monthly meeting you can still share our experience (then you …

Take Me Out to the Ball Game

If you didn’t get to join us Thursday, July 14th at the monthly meeting you can still share our experience (then you …

2016 3rd Annual Family Picnic

If you didn’t get to join us Sunday, July 10th at the Annual Family you can still share our experience (then you may …

2016 3rd Annual Family Picnic

If you didn’t get to join us Sunday, July 10th at the Annual Family you can still share our experience (then you may …

2016 Virginia City Drive

If you didn’t get to join us Saturday, June 25th on the Virginia City Drive you can still share our experience (then you …

2017 BMW 3-Series preview

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Just as BMW’s sporty cars are designated M Performance models to signify their link with the dedicated performance models built by the M division, the automaker’s electrified cars will be designated i Performance models to link them with the eco-focused models from the i division.

2016 Cabot Cove Cruise

If you didn’t get to join us Friday-Sunday, May 13th– May 15th on the Cabot Cove Cruise you can still share our …

2016 Cabot Cove Cruise

If you didn’t get to join us Friday-Sunday, May 13th– May 15th on the Cabot Cove Cruise you can still share our …

June 9, 2016

Sierra Chapter BMW Car Club – Reno, NV 9 June 2016 @ Pearce Motors AGENDA New Members & Membership Update (Sharon) Upcoming …

My Turbo/M2

Where to start? I guess at the beginning of this ‘Odyssey’ last Summer, the week before the Monterey Historics Week, our august …

From the President’s Desk

After a very snowy winter, we finally arrived at the start of a wet spring. We have two touring events coming up …

May 2016 Trivia

Question: What other device did BMW build for the Olympics? Answer Bobsled for the US bobsled team (Click here read the article)

May 12, 2016

Sierra Chapter BMW Car Club – Reno, NV 12 May 2016 @ Pearce Motors AGENDA New Members & Membership Update (Sharon) Upcoming …

April 2016 Trivia

Question: Who would win a quarter mile race an M4 or an i8? Answer The i8. (Click here read the article)

2016 April Briefs

From John Strom Hi, friends!  Not a good day for our BMW X3 as we got rear-ended this morning by a Ford …

April 14, 2016

Sierra Chapter BMW Car Club – Reno, NV 14 April 2016 @ Pearce Motors AGENDA New Members & Membership Update (Sharon) Upcoming …

March 2016 Trivia

Question: The X3 is currently being made in Spartenburg but can’t keep up with the demand. Where is the next manufacturing plant …

March 10, 2016

Sierra Chapter BMW Car Club – Reno, NV 10 March 2016 @ Pearce Motors AGENDA New Members & Membership Update (Sharon) Upcoming …

Electrified Cars From Core BMW Brand To Be Designated i Performance Cars

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Just as BMW’s sporty cars are designated M Performance models to signify their link with the dedicated performance models built by the M division, the automaker’s electrified cars will be designated i Performance models to link them with the eco-focused models from the i division.

BMW History: 100 facts from 100 years

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Just as BMW’s sporty cars are designated M Performance models to signify their link with the dedicated performance models built by the M division, the automaker’s electrified cars will be designated i Performance models to link them with the eco-focused models from the i division.

February 2016 Trivia

Question: John Strom showed a photo of this car and asked the members if they new what it was. No one had …

February 11, 2016

Sierra Chapter BMW Car Club – Reno, NV 11 February 2016 @ Pearce Motors AGENDA New Members & Membership Update (Sharon) Upcoming …

2017 Events

NOTE: Club Events are for Sierra Chapter Members Only “Non-Sanctioned” Events are Open to the Public An electronic invitation will be sent …

January 2016 Trivia

So you’re a BMW expert are you? Here’s a tricky one: Name the model shown here! Answer

2018 BMW 3-Series Spy Shots

FYI…from MotorAuthority Check this out from MotorAuthority… 2018 BMW 3-Series Spy Shots (Click here to view the article below) John Strom

2016 BMW M2 Debuts at Detroit

FYI…from Automotive Magazine Check this out from Automotive Magazine… 2016 BMW M2 Debuts at Detroit (Click here to view the article below) …

Detroit Auto Show (NAIAS)

My turbo was used to define BMW MotorSport brand messaging this past Monday at the Detroit Auto Show (NAIAS) as part of …

Tentative 2016 Events

February 13th or 20th Ski Day at Diamond Peak or Mt. Rose – James Russel March 12th Tech Session on Wheel Repair …

January 14, 2016

Sierra Chapter BMW Car Club – Reno, NV 14 January 2016 @ Pearce Motors AGENDA New Members & Membership Update (Sharon) Upcoming Events for …

2016 BMW M4 GTS

Check this out from MotorAuthority… 2016 BMW M4 GTS Priced From $134,200: Video (Click here to view the Motor Authority article below) …

2016 Coming Events

Coming Events Jan 14, Meeting/Social, Bill Pearce BMW/La Vecchia 6pm Feb 11, Meeting/Social, Bill Pearce BMW/TBD 6pm Mar 10, Meeting/Social, Bill Pearce BMW/TBD 6pm Apr …

2016 Virginia City Drive

If you didn’t get to join us Saturday, May 16th on the Virginia City Drive you can still share our experience (then you may …

2016 BMW M2 Review

To hear BMW tell it, the electric exotic i8 rests atop Munich’s product lineup, the “halo” car that shines its high-technology glow over the whole range. Ask those of us who still enjoy driving, though, and the new 2016 BMW M2, much nearer the bottom of the scale, is the hottest prospect in years, the real ultimate driving machine of 2016.