Tag Archives: BMW

Report: BMW i8 Roadster to debut at 2017 LA auto show

BMW is working on a mid-cycle update for its i8, and as part of the update the plug-in hybrid sports car will be available as a convertible. The convertible version of the i8 will be known as the i8 Roadster, and according to Automotive News (subscription required) we’ll see it debut in November at the 2017 Los Angeles auto show. Sales are expected ... Read More »

Roadster Return: 2019 BMW Z5 Spied

What It Is: A new roadster that replaces the departed BMW Z4. The Z4, which itself replaced the Z3, ran for 14 seasons but was dropped from the brand’s U.S. lineup after 2016. With worldwide sales of roadsters weak, BMW has partnered with Toyota in order to reduce development costs of this successor, the Z5 (which may in fact retain the ... Read More »

BMW tech wins big at the 2017 Auto Express New Car Awards

The Auto Express New Car Awards took place yesterday, and among all the awards –  from the Pick-up of the Year to the Small SUV of the Year – there were two slightly newer categories; Best Electric Car and the Technology Award. As you’d expect, the first went to the best EV on the roads today, and the latter was ... Read More »

What Car Reviews the 2017 BMW M140i

The BMW M140i is one of the best driving cars you can get from BMW these days and it’s really a shame it doesn’t reach US soil. The M140i is also the only hot hatch in the industry at the moment using a straight six engine with a RWD layout. We had the chance of sampling it last year and we ... Read More »

2017 BMW 530i RWD

As BMW has branched out from a brand focused on serving enthusiasts to a brand that wants to serve everyone, it has expanded the bandwidth of its offerings. It has done so by means of electronics that can alter its cars’ driving characteristics, as well as via the options sheet, which can tailor individual models to disparate tastes. Thus, how ... Read More »

2018 BMW 440i RWD Coupe Automatic

Although the BMW 4-series coupe was first shown more than four years ago, the trickling out of multiple variants of the model over time means the car still feels fresh. But time marches on, and 2018 brings an update for the luxury sports coupe. BMW tweaked the 4-series’s engine lineup and naming convention in 2017, and those continue for 2018. ... Read More »

used c ardreams:vw golf v bmw 1 series

Apparently, it’s the end for diesel. According to the headlines, anyway. Believe them or not, you may still be wondering what the alternative is like: if you’re a used hatchback buyer seeking a bargain that doesn’t risk being taxed to the hilt, could a petrol car be the smarter choice? That’s what we’re finding out here, by pairing two petrol-powered ... Read More »

Production BMW X2 Will Retain Concept’s Styling

The upcoming addition to BMW’s X range of SUVs premiered as a concept vehicle earlier this year at the Paris Motor Show 2016. The Bavarian carmaker intends to send the X2 compact SUV into production with most of the concept’s styling, according to an AutoExpress report. The new BMW X2 SUV, which will occupy its position between the X1 and ... Read More »

2018 BMW 5 Series plug-in hybrid undergoing testing

The 2018 BMW 5 Series plug-in hybrid is currently undergoing some rigorous tests. One of the prototypes of the upcoming mid-size luxury sedan was caught soaking in the hot desert heat. The 2018 5 Series, as we know, will adopt a plug-in version and these are the clearest shots yet. The vehicle is likely to use the same set up ... Read More »

BMW 1 Series sedan officially revealed

It’s taken them a while but BMW finally has a new entry-level sedan to show to the world. The German carmaker has unveiled this new model in the form of the 1 Series sedan. However, we would like to add that the 1 Series sedan will be sold only in China for now. It previews the Compact Sedan Concept shown ... Read More »