BMW Models

BMW to approve 25 electric models by 2025, says CEO

The chairman of BMW, Harald Kruger, has announced that the car maker’s line-up will be boosted with 25 models featuring electric tech by 2025 – 12 of these will be all-electric. In a statement, Kruger said:  “In electric mobility, the BMW Group will also be the leading provider in the premium segment. By 2025, we(…)

BMW reveal Concept Z4 ahead of Pebble Beach

BMW has revealed its latest reimagining of the roadster – the Concept Z4. The company have taken the original Z4, whose production run finished last year after 14 years, and reworked the design. It adopts BMW’s new design philosophy with more striking lines on the side of the vehicle, a smaller grille and a more(…)

A look back at the BMW 503 Coupe (1956 – 1959)

The 1950s were a tricky time for BMW; in many ways the brand was fighting for its very survival. Amongst the overall difficulties for the company, the 503 was a shining light in the upmarket sporting car market. Sadly, the obvious quality was ultimately to be underappreciated. Sitting top of the BMW range, just above(…)

BMW to build electric Mini in UK

In good news for the UK car industry, BMW has stated that it intends to build the electric version of the Mini in the country, despite the company initially warning that Brexit could potentially see them up sticks and move production to the EU. The Mini’s batteries and motors will still be manufactured at the(…)

Has BMW secretly approved what its next i model will be

Lots of rumours have been circulating about the next i-branded model to be announced by BMW. The i8 Roadster is the next slated vehicle from the segment scheduled to be with us by 2018, but what about after that? It’s looking likely – say several well informed sources – that the next edition will be(…)

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(…)

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(…)

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(…)

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