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BMW was founded by Franz Joseph Popp in 1916 in Germany, however the first BMW car didn’t go on sale until 1929 as it originally produced aircraft engines and motorcycles. BMW currently has a range of nine different passenger vehicles including the 3 Series, 5 Series, & 7 Series and 4WD/SUV models such as X1, X3, X5, & X6 available in Australia. BMW is today highly regarded for performance and luxury. Creating some of the most exciting sports cars in the world as well as exploring and creating new niche segments.

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2016 BMW 730d Review

The new BMW 7-Series remains the choice for driver-focused luxury sedans and the 730d might be the smartest choice in the range.

2016 BMW C650 Sport and C650 GT Scooter Review

In a departure for CarAdvice, we take a look at the latest BMW maxi scooters, to assess how they stack up for new riders making the switch from four wheels to two.

2016 BMW 330e Plug-in Hybrid Review

The plug-in hybrid BMW 330e is a welcome addition to the range of Australia's greenest car brand.

2016 BMW 318i Review

The BMW 318i badge returns, packing a three-cylinder engine. Yes, a three-pot 3-Series. Does the package work?

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BMW Videos

BMW M history - a quick look at 40 years of M

For the past 40 years, the letter M has signified something special beneath the blue and white BMW badge. And now, with the addition of the M2, BMW’s M-car range is at its most diverse ever – but what makes these tri-colour road warriors so special? Let’s take a closer look.

2016 BMW 750Li Review

Read the article here. Cast your mind back almost 20 years to the James Bond film Tomorrow Never Dies. Pierce Brosnan drove an E38 BMW 750iL from the back seat to its eventual destruction. While the modern Bond once again has a penchant for British cars, the sixth generation BMW 7 Series in 750i and 750Li is the definition of luxury and performance for the brand...

2016 driving experiences : new skills and adrenaline-pumping thrills

There are some fantastic driver training and driving experiences on offer in Australia. The Germans lead the way with Audi, BMW, Mercedes-Benz, Porsche and Volkswagen offer a wide range of courses to the general public. Others like Isuzu, Land Rover and Jaguar run special events for owners that involve expert instructors, race-tracks and off-road adventures...

BMW Alpina B7, B3 and B4 BiTurbo : 2016 Geneva Motor Show

BMW Australia has updated us on the feasibility study it has been working on with specialist tuner Alpina, to bring a line of the company’s performance-tuned cars here. You may recall our chat with Alpina in Frankfurt last September, in which the lauded, independent tuning company confirmed its interest in expanding to Australia...

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BMW Comparisons

Audi A4 2.0 TFSI quattro v BMW 330i v Mercedes-Benz C250 Comparison

The new ninth-generation A4 quattro is out to prove it's the new mid-sized premium sedan benchmark, taking on the German standard-bearers in BMW 330i and Mercedes-Benz C250...

2016 Tesla Model S P90D v BMW 730d Comparison

These are two cars that barely need an introduction. One is a long-time luxury vehicle from a respected German brand, while the other is a lightning-fast newcomer from an American brand with a focus on green credentials. We’re talking, of course, about the BMW 7 Series and the Tesla Model S...

BMW X6 xDrive30d v Mercedes-Benz GLE350d Coupe v Audi A7 Comparison

There is a segment of cars on the market that carries a crowd of unique followers. They’re cars that are not universally loved for their designs, but they offer buyers a unique styling proposition backed by efficient engines. In a bid to see what this segment is all about and get a better understanding of why people buy these cars, we lined up the 2016 Audi A7, the 2016 BMW X6 xDrive 30d and 2016 Mercedes-Benz GLE350d Coupe to see which is best...

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BMW News

BMW M2 supply for Australia grows

It will surprise few to learn that the 2016 allocation of just 300 BMW M2 coupes for Australia was quickly exhausted. Orders flew out the door so quickly, BMW says, that many who missed out were spending up for an M3 or M4 rather than wait around for next year's deliveries. A clever strategy to boost sales of its more expensive M cars? Perhaps, but you can hardly begrudge a business acting like a business...

2016 BMW 4 Series pricing and specifications: New engines, sharpened pricing

Australian pricing and details for the updated 2016 BMW 4 Series range have been announced today, bringing new engines, more standard equipment and significant price cuts to echo recent changes to the accompanying 3 Series range. Available in Australian dealerships later this month, the refreshed 4 Series range starts with the familiar 420i and 420d models, and is now joined by new 430i and 440i variants - which replace the 428i and 435i offered previously...

40 years of M: a quick look at the history of BMW Motorsport

For the past 40 years, the letter M has signified something special beneath the blue and white BMW badge. And now, with the addition of the M2, BMW’s M-car range is at its most diverse ever. But, what makes these tri-colour road warriors so special? Established in 1972 to support BMW’s motorsport activities, the M division initially turned its attention to the iconic E9 3...

2017 BMW X3 M spied at the Nurburgring

A prototype for the anticipated (although yet to be confirmed) BMW X3 M has been spied again, this time running hot laps around the famed Nurburgring circuit in Germany. First snapped on the streets of Germany just over a fortnight ago, this beefed-up X3 test mule is shown here being put through its paces on the demanding 20.83-kilometre race track...

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BMW Owner Reviews

2014 BMW 1 M135i Review

The ultimate drivers hatchback search has been on for some years. A couple cars ago I had a 2008 STi, but had a job that needed 25,000kms of Sydney driving, and whilst a nice gearbox and not too bad ride, eventually went for a diesel auto Wrangler for a few years, then onto a BMW 130i that was also P plate compliant, so ticked the box of a capable track car and is still in the family with my son driving it...

2013 BMW X3 xDrive 20d Review

We bought the X3 as our first luxury car on my recommendation and believe me we have been enjoying it ever since. The 2 litre diesel barely leaves a person wanting for more especially when it's their first luxury car. The comfort is extremely good. My dad also test drove the X5 but apart from the 3 litre engine, he didn't find anything special like he did with X3...

2016 BMW 3 40i M-sport Review

Beautifully built. Comfortable and quiet with the engine purring if you want or snarling if that is your thing. M sport brakes are a good option and better to have than variable steering. I do not understand the comments about the standard steering, which makes for a sharp ride on straights or in corners...

1994 BMW 540i Review

My wife drives a 2014 F10 LCI BMW 520d (“Luxury” model according to the badge). I get the impression that while she may not be disgruntled, she is far from being gruntled with it. That’s a little unfair because the 520d has never put a foot wrong. It does a lot of miles taking her to work and taking us and our two young boys all over Sydney...

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