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448kW V8-powered Alpina XB7 Super SUV coming soon

Alpina is set to debut their BMW X7-derived XB7 on May 19, the closest thing we’ll get to a BMW X7 M for now. While the range-topping BMW X7 M50i xDrive delivers a respectable 390kW and 750Nm of torque, the Alpina XB7 is expected to pack at least 448kW and …

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2020 BMW X3 xDrive20d Review

BMW was the first premium manufacturer to produce a mid-size luxury crossover with the original X3 in 2003. Despite having the new segment all to its own, the first X3, with its quirky styling and unresolved ride, didn’t do BMW much good. What it did though, was spawn an explosion …

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2021 Alpina D3 S unveiled – enhanced and meaner BMW M340d

Alpina, which sells high-performance versions of BMWs, has unveiled its new D3 S, the company’s take on the G20 BMW M340d. Offered in both sedan or touring models, the D3 S is powered by a B57 3.0-litre straight-six turbodiesel engine developing a respectable 265kW at 4,000rpm to 4,200rpm and 730Nm …

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SPIED: 2022 BMW 2 Series Coupé

A couple of revealing spy photos of the upcoming G42 BMW 2 Series Coupé has been leaked online over the weekend. Posted by a member of 2addict forums on a Facebook group, the photos show the 2 Series inside what appears to be a vehicle lift in Germany. Significantly, what’s …

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2020 BMW X1 LCI sDrive18d Review

Driving a premium car is always quite special. It doesn’t matter if it performs the same basic function as a mainstream model, or that it’s no more powerful than its much cheaper equivalent, because it has that coveted badge – and in this case a BMW badge – you immediately …

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Is this the next-generation 2022 BMW M2?

The next-generation BMW M2 will reportedly continue to be rear-wheel drive, even as the 2 Series Gran Coupe is based on a front-wheel drive architecture. Due to arrive in late 2021, the next-gen M2 will remain as a front-engined and rear-drive 2-door coupe. Details are sacred but this realistic rendering …

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The stunning BMW Shooting Brake that isn’t designed by BMW

The upcoming BMW 4 Series may have an over sized kidney grille that is looking rather hard to resonate with fans, but that doesn’t mean it’s the end for BMW design. This is the BMW Coupe, a 2-door shooting brake concept based on the next-generation 4 Series. Unlike the 4 …

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2020 BMW 118i M Sport Review – entry-level goodness

What we have here, the all-new 2020 BMW 118i, is one of the most controversial BMWs to hit the market in a while, not because of its oversized grille or price increase but the 1 Series move from a unique-to-its-class rear-drive layout to the MINI derived front-drive UKL platform. Purists …

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BMW X5 M and X6 M pricing and specification

BMW Australia has announced the pricing and specification of the brawny third-generation X5 M and X6 M ahead of its local on sale date of May 2020. For the first time, both models will be offered in Competition guise only, starting at $209,900 before on roads for the X5 M …

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BMW M8 Competition Gran Coupe pricing and specification

BMW has announced the pricing and specification of its latest M model. Set to arrive in Q2 of 2020, the BMW M8 Competition Gran Coupé is priced from $349,900 before on-roads and options, $3,000 cheaper than the M8 Competition Coupé. Developed alongside the BMW M8 GTE racer, the M8 is …

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Video: 2021 BMW M3 spied sporting fat rear fenders

An upcoming 2021 BMW G80 M3 prototype has been spotted testing on the street of Los Angeles, just a few days after the alleged front fascia of an M4 surfaced online last week. Posted by YouTube user Life With Serv, the thing that stands out most about the new M3 …

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It’s happening! 2021 BMW 4-Series to feature oversized grille

You know that time when you looked at someone and thought: “You shouldn’t be wearing that!” That’s exactly how I feel about the new BMW 4-Series’ gigantic beaver grille. Shared by the folks at Evolve Automotive, it all but confirmed the upcoming 4-Series will feature an oversized kidney grille first …

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BMW M Pure line-up expands to four new variants

BMW Australia has added four new performance-focused M Pure variants to its local model line-up. BMW M Pure models retain the same powertrain as the model on which they are based but include a revised level of specification, allowing buyers to access a high level of performance at a lower …

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AC Schnitzer gives the BMW 3 Series Touring some attitude

When it comes to fast wagons, Audi is the king but for those wanting something different, AC Schnitzer’s BMW 3 Series Touring might fit the bill nicely. Based on the latest G21 BMW 3 Series, the tuner says it can improve all aspects of the car, from engine performance to …

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