Tag Archives: BMW

BMW M3 CS (2018) review: the best F80 M3 yet

The F80-generation BMW M3 hasn’t enjoyed universal critical acclaim in its standard form. For every one of its plus points, there’s a drawback, two particular criticisms being unpredictable handling on the limit and the diesel-like torque delivery of its gruff-sounding twin-turbo straight-six. Following on from the well-received Competition Package upgrade of 2016, BMW has taken the fettling a stage further with this new ... Read More »

When you have to search the ranks of Ferrari’s fastest supercars for comparisons, you know there’s something special about the new BMW M5

The idiom “too much is never enough” has never been so vociferously challenged Pros Power. More power. Way too much power. Oh, and it handles like a treat, too Cons Uhm, speeding tickets and outrageous insurance bills. Not enough rear seat legroom, either Value for money Jeez, I don’t know. What price a four-door Ferrari? What would I change? A little less weight would ... Read More »

BMW G 310R & GS 310R premium sporty motorcycles: Launch timeframe announced

TVS Motors has been manufacturing the BMW G 310R and the GS 310R motorcycles at its Hosur factory for the past many months but these motorcycles have been shipped only to export markets. Finally, these bikes will be launched in India as well, and BMW Motorrad dealers have announced that July 2018 will be when both the G 310R and ... Read More »

Used BMW and Mercedes cheaper than Honda City? It’s true!

Let’s admit it, we all aspire to buy a luxury car. However, thanks to the exorbitant prices, which are courtesy of some crazy import duties, it becomes almost impossible for most of us to drive home in a Merc, Audi, or BMW. Right? Wrong! Buying a luxury car is a lot easier if you take the used-market route. Consider this ... Read More »

Used BMW and Mercedes cheaper than Honda City? It’s true!

2010 BMW 3-Series 320d – Rs 9.25 Lakh Let’s admit it, we all aspire to buy a luxury car. However, thanks to the exorbitant prices, which are courtesy of some crazy import duties, it becomes almost impossible for most of us to drive home in a Merc, Audi, or BMW. Right? Wrong! Buying a luxury car is a lot easier ... Read More »

2018 BMW 6-series GT India review, test drive

There’s always been a huge chasm, in India, between the mid-size luxury sedans – the 5-series, E-class, A6 and XF, and their larger, limousine siblings – the 7-series, S-class, A8, and XJ. This is partially because those larger cars get larger engines, but more so because they’re only sold in India in their stretched, long-wheelbase guises. The result is, if ... Read More »

New BMW M5 Slides Into Guinness World Records With Longest Vehicle Drift

The new BMW M5 was drifted for 8 hours and had to be refueled five times mid-drift Highlights BMW broke the world record with the new F90-generation BMW M5 While drifting for 8 hours the M5 covered a distance of 374.1 km The M5 had to be refuelled 5 times mid-drift to complete the world record The new BMW M5 ... Read More »

CES 2018: BMW, Nissan, Volkswagen, Ferrari To Use Intel’s Autonomous Driving Technology

Intel Corp Chief Executive Brian Krzanich said on Monday 2 million vehicles from BMW, Nissan Motor Co Ltd and Volkswagen AG would use its unit Mobileye’s autonomous vehicle technology to crowdsource data for building maps that enable autonomous driving. The world’s largest chipmaker bought Israeli firm Mobileye last year to compete with peers such as Qualcomm Inc and Nvidia Corp ... Read More »

Next-Gen BMW M3 Spotted Testing For The First Time

A test mule of the new BMW M3 performance sedan was recently spotted testing on the international roads. The car was rumoured to be in the making for a quite a while now and this is the first time that a prototype of the upcoming BMW M3 has been spotted testing. The next-gen BMW M3 is likely to be introduced sometime in ... Read More »

2017 BMW X3 review, test drive

What is it? The third-generation X3 carries on BMW’s tradition of making sporty but practical SUVs. Where the first-generation car was clearly focused on delivering driving pleasure and sporty dynamics, and the second-generation X3 was more practical, this new car promises to deliver both, more luxury and more driving pleasure. Set to rival the Audi Q5 and Mercedes GLC when ... Read More »