Since the debut of the original BMW X5 M , fans have been wanting an X3 M . Its smaller size, lower ride height and sharper handling make the X3 better suited to M duty than the X5.
I don’t know about you but my favorite Top Gear episodes (Clarkson, Hammond and May) were the ones where the trio had to buy ludicrously cheap cars and try and make them stand up to tall challenges. They were always the funniest, the most exciting to watch and the most unpredictable. So this new video from Top Gear makes me smile with nostalgia at those old episodes, despite it not being part of the TG show
We recently drove a BMW M240i kitted out with some M Performance bits and were impressed with how well it blended performance and everyday comfort. It’s a great daily sports car.
As of right now, the BMW X1 is one of the best small luxury crossovers on the market. In its segment, it competes with the Mercedes-Benz GLA-Class and Audi Q3 , among some others, but the X1 is objectively the best of them. It has more cargo space, better performance, better handling, a more comfortable interior and more technology
The launch of the current BMW 7 Series brought forward a lot of new technology customers definitely appreciate but it also brought forward performance figures like never before. To some extent that was to be expected, as every new flagship does come with extensive improvements in all departments compared to its predecessors.
In some parts of the world diesel cars seem to be the incarnation of evil itself, being basically crucified and blamed for all the extreme weather phenomenons happening these days. While their contribution to the climate change we’re experiencing these days can’t be disputed, in other parts of the world authorities don’t seem to be viewing diesels as the Antichrist but instead as a means to achieve a purpose. The Police force in Victoria, Australia, for example, will be getting no less than 80 BMW 530d highway patrol cars by the end of next year.
As the development of the BMW X7 is evolving, more news about the upcoming flagship are starting to surface.
Even though a lot of people have been reluctant about the future of diesel engines, MINI doesn’t seem to be one of the companies that will rid itself of all its compression-ignition models any time soon. At least that’s what VP, Sebastian Mackensen claimed on the sidelines of the Frankfurt Auto Show last week, saying that this hype focused on diesels is just not fair and dropping them altogether can’t be done in a hurry
If you want to find an expensive, exotic or luxurious car painted in an unusual color or finished in an interesting way, Abu Dhabi is always the place to look. There are some funky cars there. One of which is this BMW M760Li xDrive which has been painted in Rallye Green and its, uh….well, it’s interesting.
If you’re wondering why/how Hyundai is coming out with some impressive new cars under its Genesis brand, it’s because of one man — Albert Biermann. Hyundai’s Genesis sub-brand is now run by Biermann, who was formerly the VP of Engineering for BMW’s M Division. So it’s no surprise that a man with such expertise in making high-performance sports cars has helped the Genesis brand pump out some genuinely good driver’s cars