This new BMW 1 Series is a big departure from the car it replaces. Not only because this new one is front-wheel drive-based, while the old car drove its rear wheels mostly, but also because of its design. Being front-wheel drive has caused its design to change quite a bit from the car it’s replaced
ALPINA and BMW have been working closely together for several decades now. Initially, the two were mainly focused on the motorsport side of things but, as time went by, the priorities changed and ALPINA makes some of the best luxurious land rockets available on the market today
We recently saw the facelifted version of the G30 BMW 5 Series doing some camouflaged testing. Among the few differences we spotted on the heavily-camouflaged test mule was the fact that its Kidney Grilles are now a bit larger, sort of bringing the 5 Series up to date with cars like the 7 Series and X7. Opinions on that aside, it seems to be the direction BMW is headed
Two weekends ago, BMW decided to thrill the audience at the Norisring DTM race with no less than 14 BMW M1 Procar racers doing a couple of hot laps. The crowd went wild for these old grannies taking to the stage and the people driving them were excited to feel the thrill once again. Among former M1 Procar drivers such as Hans Stuck or Marc Surer you could also spot the current BMW M boss, Markus Flasch, taking one of these beauties for a spin
The launch of the new MINI Cooper SE , the all-electric model from Oxford, was a new page in the brand’s history. The car has had a warm reception and a lot of people consider it to be a rather logical move for a brand that started out making small cars, specifically for driving around town. Since air pollution inside city centers is a big issue these days, somewhat naturally, BMW is thinking about making MINI an electric brand altogether
In a lot of ways, the Toyota Supra can be viewed as the coupe version of the BMW Z4 . Since both cars are built on the same bespoke sports car chassis, both use the same engine and both have similar steering/suspension setups. Admittedly, the Supra is tuned a bit differently but their hardware packages are essentially the same.
Despite facing strong headwinds on several markets and plenty of uncertainty for the near future, BMW sales have gone up this year, with the company posting another record-breaking result in 2019. Over the first half of the year, BMW sales have gone up by 0.8 percent overall, worldwide, adding up to over 1.25 million cars delivered. Not only that but last month proved to be the best ever June for BMW, with sales adding up to 203,523 units.
Days after its web debut, the new, all-electric MINI Cooper SE landed in New York City for the 2019 Formula E e-Prix. Hosted actually by Brooklyn, the electric cars championship has become a staple for the city and also an opportunity for automakers to showcase their latest production series vehicles.
It’s not unusual to compare different luxury vehicles to see which is best. However, typically those luxury cars aren’t completely different types of vehicles. In this new comparison test from Auto Express , we take a look a the BMW 7 Series and the Range Rover.
Of all the cars scheduled to come from BMW in the next year or so, one of the most exciting is also one of the least powerful. Sure, we’re all excited about the BMW M8 Gran Coupe , the X5 M and the M2 CS , along with several others