BMW Models

A look back at the BMW M3 (1986 – 1990)

We have the worlds of touring and rally car racing to thank for being the inspiration behind some of the best vehicles to grace our roads. If you were to conduct a roll call asking people to name the 50 most desirable cars they could think of, it’s a good bet that most of them(…)

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(…)

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(…)

2018 BMW X7 – first glimpse of Range Rover rival

First sightings of the forthcoming BMW X7 have been trickling in as the prototype vehicles begins road testing in Germany. Despite the model being put through its paces being heavily disguised, the scale and design of the SUV are apparent for the first time. The X7 is aimed as being a rival for the Mercedes(…)

BMW aiming for 100,000 electric vehicle sales in 2017

BMW intends to push sales of electric cars by as much as two thirds in 2017 aiming to hit a target of 100,000 vehicles, as more battery-powered models are released, says the company’s CEO Harald Krueger. In an interview with the German newspaper Sueddeutsche Zeitung, he revealed that the Munich based car maker intends to(…)

2018 BMW X5 undergoing road tests

The 2018 BMW X5 has been spotted wearing its own bodywork for the first time as its undergone the first stage of public road testing. Earlier development versions of the car have sported similar adaptations of the present X5’s exterior, but the new test vehicle reveals a new bumper and boot lid design. An earlier(…)

BMW confirm second generation i3

When BMW dropped the i3 on the market, it was the first time the German car maker had attempted to deliver a completely eco-friendly vehicle. The process had been risky; every attempt to adopt green technology was taken throughout each cycle of the cars development. From the initial build itself, to the sources it would(…)

BMW shift 100,000 electric vehicles in 3 years, now company to focus on autonomy

Electric vehicle technology has come on leaps and bounds in a relatively short space of time. Tesla revolutionised the industry back in 2012 with the introduction of the Model S. Since then, Nissan has now sold its 100,000 Leaf in the US alone, BMW too have some impressive statistics in their advancement of the technology,(…)

M3 and M4 given a makeover by BMW in Las Vegas

The SEMA Motor Show in Las Vegas was the venue for BMW’s unveiling of its newly souped-up M3 and M4 – with added performance parts. The sporty upgrades will no doubt become ‘must haves’ for those wanting their regular versions to have a bit more grunt than normal. So, what exactly was on display in(…)

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