New 5-series Upgrades From Business To First

YOUR NEXT 5-SERIES will be lighter, more aerodynamic and bring the latest generation of BMW’s high-tech features to the masses (or masses of executives, at least), including self-parking and car-to-car communication for the first time. What it will not do, however, is amaze you with its cutting edge looks. Seldom can such a radical light … [Read more…]

Electrifying New X3 And MINI Models On Way

BMW has revealed that it’s planning all-electric versions of the next X3 SUV and MINI hatchback The German manufacturer released the information in a report detailing its financial results for the third quarter of 2016. First to arrive will be the all-electric X3 in 2019.The plug-in SUV will join the i3 as a BMW without … [Read more…]

BMW 340i M Sport


Last year, BMW treated its big-selling 3 Series to a mid-life facelift. With it came a slightly revised look, with new air intakes and fresh headlights, along with a rejigged engine line-up that saw the range-topping 335i replaced by this – the 340i. Our first taste of the new 3 Series came courtesy of this … [Read more…]

BMW M240i


Revised performance coupe now packs a bigger punch and a new name The BMW naming convention music has stopped once again and, in this year’s scramble for a seat, the M235i has been elbowed aside by the new M240i and made to sit in the corner. But in truth, there is more to this replacement … [Read more…]

New Toyota Supra And BMW Z5 Gear Up For 2018 Assault

The highly anticipated all-new Toyota Supra has now reached a final phase of development and is destined to form the basis of a newly created Toyota performance sub-brand. Lightly veiled prototypes of the sleekly styled coupe are now seen frequently on the roads around the vast R&D operation of Toyota’s project partner, BMW, in Munich, … [Read more…]

From Naturally Aspired to Turbocharged Engines: BMW, Honda and Porsche Show Off Their Muscles


BMW, Honda, and Porsche have built some of the finest naturally aspired engines in the world. In the last two years, they have all turned their backs on tradition in favor of turbocharged engines for their most iconic models. So what have the M3, Civic Type R and 911 gained? And perhaps more important, what … [Read more…]

BMW 740e iPerformance


Great numbers, but you’ll have to play to its strengths out in the real world Yes, it’s a2.0-liter limousine,but if that offends you, consider this the halfway house between a luxo barge and a BMWi8. This isn’t your off-the-shelf four-banger. It’s actually BMW’s most powerful, at 258hp. Between the flywheel and the eight-speed auto is … [Read more…]

BMW Guns For Bentley With 600bhp-plus M8

A rapid 600bhp-plus M8 performance flagship is set to crown a resurrected BMW 8 Series model line-up by the end of the decade. The upmarket coup# is tentatively scheduled to make its world debut during the second half of 2019 and will rival the Aston Martin Rapide. Bentley Continental GT and Mercedes-AMG S63 Coupe in … [Read more…]

BMW 740Le X Drive


Since the release of the revolutionary i8 in 2014, BMW has been striving to remain at the forefront of both plug-in hybridand pre-impregnated carbonfibre technology – and the BMW 740Le xDrive, as seen here, represents the vanguard of those developments thus far. The 740Le is essentially two cars in one: an electric car with a … [Read more…]