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All-new BMW 3 Series Touring is bigger and sportier

BMW has unveiled the second body form in the 3 series family, taking the wraps off the 3 Series Touring. Joining the seventh-generation 3 Series sedan, the Touring is bigger than before, yet promises a sportier drive. And for the first time, the mid-size wagon will get a plug-in hybrid …

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Mulgari Icon03 is a bespoke M2 Competition slaying BMW M240i

UK-based tuner, Mulgari Automotive has unveiled its Icon03 project which might just send a shiver or two down the BMW M2 Competition. That’s because its B58 3.0-litre turbocharged straight-six has been tweaked to produce a healthy boost in both power and torque – in fact, significantly more than the M2 …

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First Look: 2020 BMW M8 Coupe and Convertible

The new BMW M8 range has been unveiled as the most powerful car ever produced by the BMW M division. The high-revving V8 petrol unit with twin turbos develops 441 kW/600 hp in the new M8 Coupe and M8 Convertible, and 460 kW/625 hp in the Competition models. The new V8 …

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First look: All-new 2020 BMW 1 Series hatch, gets M135i xDrive

BMW has taken the wraps off its all-new 1 Series hatch – the first-ever 1 Series to be front-wheel driven. Looking like a low riding version of the larger BMW X2 SUV, the third-generation 1 Series is actually slightly shorter at 4,319mm (-5mm), while width has increased to 1,799mm (+34mm) …

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BMW X5 and X7 M50i coming in 2020 with 390kW

BMW has taken the wraps off its X5 M50i and X7 M50i performance SUVs, which are set to go into production later this year. Both models share a stonking twin-turbo 4.4-litre V8 engine generating 390kW of power and 750Nm of torque that is connected to an eight-speed automatic transmission and …

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BMW 8 Series Coupe and Convertible pricing and specs

BMW Australia has announced local pricing and specification of the 8 Series flagship, which is offered in a single M850i xDrive high-spec variant. Available in both coupe and convertible guise, the M850i will check into showrooms this month, joined by the limited run First Edition model this July. Pricing for …

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2019 BMW X3 M, X4 M Competition pricing and specifications

BMW Australia has announced pricing and specifications for its latest pair of hotted-up SUVs – the X3 M and X4 M – which are set to start with price tags breaking the $150k mark. Landing locally in more-desirable Competition specification, the twins-under-the-skin will benefit from an all-new M division-specific 3.0-litre …

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Ultra exclusive BMW M850i First Edition Coupe confirmed for Oz

The exclusive BMW M850i First Edition Coupe has been confirmed for Australia, with an initial allocation of just 8 unit priced at $295,000 each. Arriving in July and part of a highly exclusive production of only 400 global units, the BMW M850i First Edition cuts a fine figure in its …

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SPIED: 2020 BMW M135i xDrive

The upcoming BMW 1 Series has revealed itself in top M135i guise in a series of unofficial photos posted online by Bimmerfile. Snapped here under wraps in a warehouse, the two images give us a glimpse of what looks like a final production example of the M135i xDrive, which brings …

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First details: All-new 2020 BMW 1 Series hatch

With the launch of the all-new 2020 BMW 1 Series getting closer, some juicy details about the model have surfaced thanks to our friends at Auto Express. We already know the next-generation model will switch from rear-wheel drive to front-wheel drive, underpinned by BMW’s new FAAR platform which is an …

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2019 BMW 1 Series 125i M Sport Review

Already confirmed to be going front-wheel drive for the next-generation model, the 2019 BMW 1 Series is officially on the endangered species list as the last rear-wheel drive hatch available. The automotive industry will praise the move to a front-wheel drive platform as bringing improved fuel economy and more interior …

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2019 BMW X7 to land from under $120k, diesel-only for Oz

BMW Australia has announced local pricing and specifications for its flagship X7 SUV which, in a surprise move for BMW, will see the entry-level model introduced upon the model’s initial launch.  The two-strong X7 lineup expected to go on sale locally in May will see the entry-level xDrive 30d variant …

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2019 BMW X4 Review – xDrive20d

The fact that the BMW X4 is now in its second-generation says something about its appeal. People do buy cars like the X4. And yes ‘cars’ were plural because the segment that the X4 single-handedly created has now spawned a competitor in the form of the Mercedes-Benz GLC Coupe, and …

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