BMW in a winter wonderland with innovative four-wheelers

Ordinarily, at this time of year, international car launches take place in southern France or Spain to take advantage of the temperate conditions that prevail in these areas.

23rd December, 2012
BMW xDrive 120d with Snow Drive.

Ordinarily, at this time of year, international car launches take place in southern France or Spain to take advantage of the temperate conditions that prevail in these areas.

Not the BMW 'Snow Drive', however. As the name suggests, the German manufacturer was banking on snow and found it in abundance near Innsbruck, Austria.

Snow was needed for BMW to show off its xDrive four-wheel drive technology (or in the case of the Mini, 'ALL4'). In...

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