Journey through Southwestern United States in the first-ever BMW X3 M or BMW X4 M.

BMW M ULTIMATE TOUR.Journey through Southwestern United States in the first-ever BMW X3 M or BMW X4 M.

The BMW Ultimate Tours are designed to arouse the senses and ignite the driver within. Following the delivery of your brand new BMW X3 M or X4 M at the BMW Performance Center in sunny Palm Springs, you will embark on a 1,500+ km journey taking you through multiple states over the course of a week. Along the way, drivers and passengers alike will take in breathtaking scenery as they forge through some of the best sights Southwestern United States has to offer.


As a guest of BMW Canada, your time with us will be complimented by stays in leading five-star hotels. A sense of camaraderie will set on as you finish each day of driving by dining with fellow BMW enthusiasts from across Canada.


Calling all BMW enthusiasts. This is your chance to participate in a driving experience like no other – an experience that could only be delivered behind the wheel of a BMW.


The 2019 Tour will begin with you and your guests arrival into Palm Springs, California on Sunday, August 18, 2019 and conclude with your departures on Saturday August 24, 2019 from Salt Lake City International Airport by Park City, Utah.


The tour is open to eligible clients of the first-ever 2020 BMW X3 M or the 2020 BMW X4 M. The cost for the tour is $9900.00 CAD per vehicle based on double occupancy. Space is limited as a maximum of 15 vehicles will be accepted for the tour. Please contact your local BMW Retailer to register.


2017 Tour Route


AUGUST 18, 2019

The Ritz-Carlton – Rancho Mirage

Palm Springs, California


Overlooking the Coachella Valley from its clifftop setting, this award-winning Ritz-Carlton resort offers luxury inspired by the desert. Carved into the natural rock, the two-story mountainside haven features walls of glass for unrivalled views. Cactii stand sentry around the cliff-side swimming and serenity pools, while artfully designed terraces have exquisite firepits and loungers where you can lie, drinking libations into the night – a perfect place to start your BMW M Ultimate Tour adventure. The extensive facilities include exclusive arrangements at premier golf courses and clubs, a luxurious two-story spa which features treatment and meditation rooms, as well as complimentary yoga classes. 

  • Condé Nast Traveler, Top 20 Resorts in Southern California: Readers' Choice Awards, 2018.

AUGUST 19, 2019

The Four Seasons Scottsdale

Scottsdale, Arizona


This unique Four Seasons resort sits close to downtown Scottsdale, an area rich with Native American art and an equally impressive dining and nightlife scene. After an exhilarating day on the track and getting to know your new M vehicle, you will arrive at the base of a winding mountain road that will bring you 1,000 feet above the city. Located in the foothills of Pinnacle Peak, this 40-acre Sonoran Desert property feels more like a small village. In adobe-style architecture, your unforgettable stay begins in your very own private one- or two-story Southwestern casita with the most mesmerizing cacti-strewn terrace vista. Dive into one of three gorgeous swimming pools and soak in the desert scene. Or take advantage of priority tee times at Troon North’s two golf courses – considered among the best in the world. At night, take a romantic stroll on the immaculately-groomed desert grounds aglow with fire-pits— and get ready for the night sky’s natural light show.


  • Condé Nast, #16 Top Resorts in The Southwest: Readers' Choice Awards, 2018
  • Forbes Travel Guide, Four Star Awards, 2017 
  • Travel & Leisure, Top 20 Resorts in the Continental U.S., 2012

AUGUST 20-22, 2019

L’Auberge de Sedona

Sedona, Arizona


L’Auberge de Sedona is one of the Southwest’s foremost retreats nestled on the banks of Oak Creek in Sedona’s renowned Red Rock region. Prepare to indulge in Sedona’s finest as you will enjoy this remarkably distinct location for two nights. The resort features luxury cottages and lodge-style guestrooms decorated in lush country-European style, with wood-burning fireplaces and panoramic views of Sedona’s spectacular red rocks. On-site, the award-winning, Four Diamond Cress on Oak Creek serves French-inspired American cuisine, which complements the elevated comfort food of Etch Kitchen & Bar, while the newly renovated L’Apothecary Spa offers luxurious treatments infused with natural ingredients. Grab a drink on the Creekside patio or minutes away, the treasures of Sedona await with numerous art galleries and boutiques as well as outdoor activities including golf, horseback riding, and jeep tours.


  • Condé Nast Traveler, Gold List – Top 50 Hotels in the U.S., 2013-2018

AUGUST 22, 2019

Sorrel River Ranch Resort and Spa

Moab, Utah


Expansive green pastures cradled by red rock cliffs create a stunning first impression as you and your guest approach Sorrel River Ranch Resort & Spa – a member of the Small Luxury Hotels of the World. This upscale resort overlooking the Colorado River near Moab, Utah, is set amid some of the most spectacular scenery to be found anywhere in the desert Southwest. The whole area was a favourite filming location for John Wayne–era Westerns. The resort's 55 luxurious rooms and suites are designed for space and comfort – inside you'll find a quintessential ranching experience, with hewn wooden interiors and the added luxury of claw-foot hydrotherapy bathtubs, plush beds and porches or decks that allow you to bask in the solace of the surroundings. The 160-acre property also features two tennis courts, a swimming pool, a fitness center, a riverfront full-service spa and an endless array of activities from evening bonfires to river-rafting.


  • Condé Nast Traveler, Johansens Awards for Excellence, 2019

AUGUST 24, 2019

Waldorf Astoria Park City

Park City, Utah


Nestled in the middle of the Wasatch Mountains, Waldorf Astoria Park City is a luxurious lodge-like retreat anxiously awaiting to greet you and your guest on completion of your epic journey. A sweeping staircase, Baccarat crystal chandelier, and 300-year-old marble fireplace lend grandeur to the first Waldorf Astoria hotel in an alpine location. The extensive facilities boast a modern fitness center, an award-winning spa, and a hair and beauty salon. The area’s world-class activities will also provide something exciting for everyone such as mountain biking, hot air balloon rides, kayaking, fishing, and more, with complimentary transportation to the Park City Base Area, Deer Valley Resort, and downtown’s Historic Main Street.


  • Condé Nast Traveler, Readers’ Choice Awards, 2016, 2017
  • Travel & Leisure, The World’s Best Hotels, 2015
  • Forbes Travel Guide, Four-Star Award, 2012-2017


BMW Performance Center West

The BMW Performance Center West is one of the world's premier motorsports facilities with beautiful mountain scenery and dry desert conditions in a world-class destination. The day will start with you taking delivery of your new vehicle all the while enjoying an exhilarating BMW brand experience. Following delivery, you and your guest will immerse yourselves in the culture of BMW and take part in thrilling driving rotations under the guidance of highly trained instructors.

Camelback Mountain

End Day 1 of the tour by riding along Phoenix’s prominent landmark Camelback Mountain. Named as such for its two summits resembling the hump and head of a kneeling camel – it was once a holy place for ancient Native Americans. Today it is among the most scenic hiking spots in Arizona. With the highest peak at 2,704 feet, this natural wonder awaits you. Set among picturesque array of reds, oranges and pinks created by the combination of granite, sedimentary sandstone and bubbly conglomerate rock it’s made of.

Red Rock State Park

Many claim the memorable drive to Red Rock State Park on the route’s highly acclaimed recognized National Scenic Byway is unparalleled anywhere else in the nation with its natural beauty and winding road. Enjoy the park’s astonishing views that bring western movie scene favourites to life as you ride past its iconic red rock formations. Take in the oasis of nature and wildlife, which alters from high-desert to riparian habitats. Then stop by its most famous landmark, Cathedral Rock – one of Arizona's most-photographed sights.

Grand Canyon

Now for one of the most scenic drives you will ever take, to admire an ever-changing and dramatic scenery of enormous proportions – The Grand Canyon. One of the seven natural wonders of the world, this majestic place is estimated to be 5 or 6 million years old. Look out your window and into the region's geological and cultural past as you explore the world's most visually powerful landscapes.

Arches National Park

Follow the banks of the Colorado River, winding through picturesque red rock formations and sometimes hugging the cliff sides in the narrower stretches of the road. Along the way, wide pullouts offer drivers the opportunity to stop for photographs or simply take in the breathtaking scenery that makes Canyon Country in southeast Utah such a popular outdoor destination for visitors. Next up, the Arches National Park, where you will discover a landscape of contrasting colors, landforms and textures unlike any other in the world. With over 2,000 natural stone arches, in addition to hundreds of soaring pinnacles, massive fins and giant balanced rocks – the formations of this red-rock wonderland will amaze you and your guest at every turn.