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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 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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2020 BMW X3 M and X4 M unveiled, blitz 0-100km/h in 4.2 sec

BMW has taken the wraps off its new 2020 X3 M and X4 M which will join the brand’s expanding high-performance line-up come April when it goes into production. Powered by a new twin-turbo 3.0-litre straight-six petrol that pumps out 353kW (480hp) and 600Nm of torque, the engine is connected …

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BMW M140i sent off as last rear-drive hot hatch with Finale Edition

BMW Australia has created an M140i Finale Edition as a final send off for the rear-wheel drive M140i hot hatch. With the next-generation 1 Series adopting BMW Group’s UKL platform utilised in the 2 Series Active Tourer and shared with MINI models, the current 1 Series and the M140i flagship is not only …

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BMW M850i First Edition unveiled, only eight headed Down Under

BMW has unveiled a new limited production ‘First Edition’ version of its M850i xDrive coupe, with only 400 to be made available worldwide – eight of which are destined for our shores.  Setting itself apart from the standard range-topping 8 Series, all First Edition models are finished in a unique …

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Three-tier 2019 BMW Z4 range kicks off at sub-$85k

The new BMW Z4 roadster is set to hit showrooms down under in April priced from $84,900 plus on-road costs. The full pricing and specification of the 2019 Z4 range has been confirmed today with the three-tier line-up kicked off by the Z4 sDrive20i, moving up to the mid-spec Z4 sDrive30i and …

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2020 BMW 7 Series facelift – Giant nostrils comes standard

If you think the kidney grille on the BMW X7 is huge, the one on the facelifted 2020 BMW 7 Series is massive! It’s probably smaller than its SUV sibling in actual size but crafted on the 7 Series’ smaller front fascia, it definitely stands out and will no doubt …

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