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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(…)

‘Worst BMW’ for sale on Ebay

It doesn’t sound the most obvious way to sell a terrible car you want to get rid of, but sales manager, Richard Harris of Birkenhead – based Classic Cars on the Wirral, tried the novel approach of being completely honest about a car he was selling and thought was terrible. The advert for the 1998-reg(…)

BMW release ‘The Escape’ – featuring Clive Owen

For the past fifteen years, BMW have been sporadically releasing short films showcasing their premium motors alongside the great and good of Hollywood acting talent; helmed by the most up and coming or assured directors, and leaving no expense spared in terms of stunts and special effects. After a hiatus of a few years, the(…)

BMW insider leaks M5 ahead of official unveiling

Sometimes, it seems as if no-one can keep a secret. Before what will no doubt be a lavish reveal in early 2017, a factory insider working at BMW has leaked images of the highly anticipated M5. The images, sent to a host of ‘The Cammed & Tubbed Podcast’ show the forthcoming performance saloon’s bumper treatment,(…)

BMW reveal i8 Spyder Concept to begin production in 2018

It’s been a while since BMW first unveiled the i8 Spyder Concept to universal acclaim at the Beijing Motor Show, four years in fact. Since then, the clamour for a production edition has grown in volume; something the German carmaker has vaguely promised is on its way…at some point. Finally, it looks like this landmark(…)

Elvis’s BMW 507 restored after being lost for 50 years

After being ‘lost’ for half a century, Elvis Presley’s treasured BMW 507 has been restored to its original condition. The Rock and Roll legend owned the car whilst serving in the US army stationed in Germany, and used it to transport himself from the barracks in Freidberg, to his home in Bad Nauheim. The restoration(…)

Man protects BMW from hurricane by parking in his living room

When you’ve got something truly precious, understandably you might not want to let it out of your sight, especially if there’s a hurricane on the way. Nowhere is this truer than in Port Saint Lucie, Florida, recently battered by hurricane Matthew. Hearing the storm was on the way, Randy Jalil decided not to deposit his(…)

BMW and Hyundai come top in car tech study

BMW has polled top in a recent study into the most popular car technology. Sharing the top spot with Hyundai, the German manufacturer led both the mass market and luxury car segments with regards to how satisfied customers were with the technology in their vehicles. The study, conducted by US research company, J.D. Power is(…)

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