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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(…)

BMW make stunning dress from carbon fibre material used in their i8 supercar

Two top designers have been hired by BMW to make a beautiful dress from the same carbon-fibre material found in its hybrid supercar. The Carbon Dress is woven from the same high-tech fibres that make up the body of the £105,000 i8 BMW. London based design duo Felder Felder – made up of German twins(…)

BMW 3 Series turned into real life Transformer

Since they first appeared on our screens over thirty years ago, many of us have wondered what it would be like to have our very own Transformer. Many of us who grew up watching Optimus Prime battle it out against Megatron, have allowed our imaginations to run riot, at least once or twice over the(…)

BMW films to return with ‘The Escape’

It’s the 15th anniversary of BMW’s celebrated film series, and to coincide with this they are to release a new addition to the campaign titled “The Escape”. The film will premiere on Sunday, October 23rd at BMWFilms.com, which is currently showing a teaser trailer of what can be expected. Clive Owen reprises his role as(…)

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