Boxing champion Joshua buys first coach a £95,000 BMW

Newly crowned IBF boxing world champion Anthony Joshua has repaid the coach who saved his life by buying him a brand new personalised £95,000 BMW 6 Series. The star’s first trainer, Sean Murphy of Finchley ABC, encouraged Joshua to concentrate on his boxing at a young age, when it looked like he was being led(…)

Hints & Tips for caring for your BMW

When driving a BMW, you’re already guaranteed to look fantastic. If you want to keep it in tip-top shape however, there are a few tips to bear in mind for when you’re cleaning it by hand. Clean bird mess ASAP. There’s no elegant way of putting it: Bird mess corrodes your paintwork so clean it(…)

New BMW 1 Series goes front-wheel drive

The new 2018 BMW 1 Series, as seen above, doesn’t look too radically different to the earlier editions that preceded it. Interestingly though, it will be front wheel, as opposed to rear wheel drive. Proper driving enthusiasts and motoring journalists may have reservations about this alteration, but the stark truth is 1 Series customers are(…)

BMW plans biggest ever model launch

Over the next two years, BMW intends to unveil 40 new and revamped vehicles. Amongst them will be the new X2 compact and full-sized X7 crossover. “We are launching the biggest model offensive ever,” CEO Harald Krueger said at BMW’s annual press conference. This is in response to the carmaker losing their crown as the(…)

1,500,000 admit using Snapchat on UK roads – BMW drivers are the worst

Over 1,500,000 Snapchat photos are taken on UK roads each year, with the drivers of BMWs the worst offenders. Despite the increase in penalties for motorists found posing for pictures behind the wheel, the figures show no signs of abating. At the start of March, the UK government raised the maximum fine for phone or(…)

Top tips for maintaining your engine

A BMW will always be a premium car – this isn’t the 1980s after all – so it’s worth taking extra special care of the engine to make sure it lives up to its full potential. Here are a few tips for our BMW owners to bear in mind. Engine oil – When you’re checking(…)

A look back at the BMW 2500, 2800, 3.0 and 3.3 (1969 – 1977)

At Servicing Stop, there’s nothing we enjoy more than taking a good, nostalgic look back at some of the classics of yesteryear. Today we revisit an iconic series of BMW’s. By the mid-1960’s, the German company had managed to pull itself back from the brink, thanks to the success of the 700, ‘Neu Klasse’, and(…)

BMW in which Tupac was shot goes under the hammer

It was back in 1996, that legendary rapper Tupac Shakur was shot whilst being driven on the Las Vegas strip. Now the ill-fated BMW in which he made his final journey is up for sale and is expected to fetch a whopping £1.3 million. The rapper, who was 25 at the time of his death,(…)

Winter is over – Time to spring clean your BMW!

Giving your BMW the spring clean it deserves takes more than a bucket of soapy water and a sponge. So, how can you go the extra miles and have your car looking like it’s just rolled out of the showroom? Here are a few tips: Don’t clean in extreme heat or direct sunlight. In fairness,(…)

BMW top carmaker on Forbes ‘Most Reputable Companies 2017’ list

BMW has emerged as the top car manufacturer on Forbes magazine’s World’s Most Reputable Companies 2017 list. The German company beat off competition from rivals Daimler, VW and General Motors. Forbes list, released annually, “highlights the top 100 most reputable companies based on feedback collected from some 170,000 respondents familiar with them,” According to the(…)

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