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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(…)

Alex Zanardi tests BMW M6 GT3 ahead of return to motorsport

For the first time since bagging a further two gold medals to add to his collection, Alex Zanardi once again found himself back behind the wheel, turning in lap times, as he prepares for his return to motorsport. The Italian, now 49 and the holder of four gold medals in hand cycling, took the BMW(…)

BMW collaborates on i3 and i8 with Garage Italia

Earlier in the year, BMW formed a glamorous collaboration with Lapo Elkmann’s Garage Italia to design an i8 that takes style to a whole new level. Inspired by Giacomo Balla’s “Lampada ad Arco”, what they came up with was the superb i8 Futurism Edition, inspired by the colours cast by a “street lamp under moonlight”.(…)

BMW to make electric Mini

Of all the most iconic cars in the world, the Mini has to be up there with the best of them. It’s come in a wide range of different guises over the years, and is soon to have its most drastic makeover yet. BMW have confirmed that they are to produce an all-electric Mini, to(…)

BMW unveils concept X2 at Paris Motor Show

BMW is set to expand its Sports Activity Coupe range by releasing a new model to slot in the handily vacant spot between the X1 and X3 SUVs. The planned offering will be called the Concept X2 and was formally debuted at the Paris Motor Show currently underway in the French capital. It becomes the(…)

BMW returns to Le Mans

BMW is set to return to the FIA World Sportscar Championship in 2018. The German powerhouse will take on the likes of Ferrari, Ford, Aston Martin and Porsche with a brand new GTE racer. This will naturally see BMW competing once again at the legendary Le Mans 24 Hours race for the first time in(…)

BMW designers focus on the interior

Not one to let its 100th birthday pass without the release of something truly spectacular; back in March, BMW revealed their most innovative concept since the i8 plug-in hybrid started appearing on our roads. Taking a revolutionary new approach to design, BMW’s Vision Next 100 team started development on the newest BMW set of concepts(…)

BMW drivers are ‘Britain’s worst motorists’ says new survey

In a recent survey, aimed at identifying Britain’s worst motorists, as well as the worst types of driver, BMW owners have come out on top, or bottom – depending on how you look at it. The survey – conducted by the Jennings Motor Group Driving Survey – showed that more than 60% of those questioned(…)

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