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(…)

Diesel sales plummet as electric cars shine

Diesel is set to “almost disappear” from the international car market over the course of the next decade as it faces a “perfect storm” from the competition posed by more affordable electric cars and tougher legislation imposed by regulators, a UBS report has predicted. The once competitive price advantage diesel enjoyed by diesel vehicles for(…)

Boxing champion Joshua buys first coach a £95,000 BMW

Newly crowned IBF boxing world champion Anthony Joshua has repaid the coach who saved his life by buying him a brand new personalised £95,000 BMW 6 Series. The star’s first trainer, Sean Murphy of Finchley ABC, encouraged Joshua to concentrate on his boxing at a young age, when it looked like he was being led(…)

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(…)

1,500,000 admit using Snapchat on UK roads – BMW drivers are the worst

Over 1,500,000 Snapchat photos are taken on UK roads each year, with the drivers of BMWs the worst offenders. Despite the increase in penalties for motorists found posing for pictures behind the wheel, the figures show no signs of abating. At the start of March, the UK government raised the maximum fine for phone or(…)

BMW in which Tupac was shot goes under the hammer

It was back in 1996, that legendary rapper Tupac Shakur was shot whilst being driven on the Las Vegas strip. Now the ill-fated BMW in which he made his final journey is up for sale and is expected to fetch a whopping £1.3 million. The rapper, who was 25 at the time of his death,(…)

Winter is over – Time to spring clean your BMW!

Giving your BMW the spring clean it deserves takes more than a bucket of soapy water and a sponge. So, how can you go the extra miles and have your car looking like it’s just rolled out of the showroom? Here are a few tips: Don’t clean in extreme heat or direct sunlight. In fairness,(…)

BMW top carmaker on Forbes ‘Most Reputable Companies 2017’ list

BMW has emerged as the top car manufacturer on Forbes magazine’s World’s Most Reputable Companies 2017 list. The German company beat off competition from rivals Daimler, VW and General Motors. Forbes list, released annually, “highlights the top 100 most reputable companies based on feedback collected from some 170,000 respondents familiar with them,” According to the(…)

10 top tips on how to maximise fuel efficiency for your BMW

As a BMW driver, there may not be an awful lot you can do to influence the cost of fuel, but it is possible to drive in a more fuel efficient manner. Here are a few tips to help you save money on your weekly fuel bill. Drive smoothly. Research shows that heavy acceleration, abrupt braking(…)

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