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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(…)

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(…)

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(…)

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(…)

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(…)

In 1986, BMW secretly built a E30 pickup truck

The BMW E30 3 Series was the car that cemented BMW’s reputation as a producer of top notch sports sedans, and to this day, it remains one of the most popular vehicles the German car maker ever produced. What few people know however is that back in 1986, BMW actually built a pick-up truck version(…)

Is this the coolest car on sale right now?

In the seventies, BMW built a race car called the M1. It was conceived for a number of reasons; chief amongst them a desire to stop Porsche winning everything it entered with its frighteningly quick 911. It was constructed from plastic, was staggeringly expensive and took so long to actually make it to the road(…)

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(…)

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