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2015 BMW 218d Active Tourer: Week with Review

The team in Melbourne drive the BMW 2-Series Active Tourer...

BMW M235i Convertible Review

The BMW M235i Convertible represents fast and fun ragtop motoring. But who is it really made for?

2015 BMW 2 Series Active Tourer Review: LT1

It’s hard to imagine a BMW that doesn’t have a direct connection from the engine to the rear wheels. Then again, not too long ago it would’ve been hard to imagine a BMW that was a mixture of a hatch and a people-mover. But as the first front-wheel-drive BMW MPV, the BMW 2 Series Active Tourer breaks all sorts of conventions, for all the right reasons...

2015 BMW 2 Series Convertible Review

BMW chops the top off its coupe 2 Series; creates a convertible that slices up country roads brilliantly...

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BMW 2 Series Videos

Car technology: driving on a flat run flat tyre

Read the article here. What are run flat tyres? Essentially an RFT is a self-supporting tyre with a very different construction to that of a conventional pneumatic tyre. The sidewall is made of thicker rubber and has been reinforced to make it stiffer. It's this section that will bear the weight once the air pressure is gone...

BMW Touch Sensitive Radio Preset Buttons

Did you know that running your fingers along the radio preset buttons in a BMW displays where it leads on the iDrive screen? Dave Zalstein shows you what we mean.

BMW 2 Series Comparisons

Audi TT Quattro Sport v BMW 228i Sport : Comparison Review

One brief, two different approaches. It's AWD Audi against RWD BMW for the battle of the sports coupes.

Audi A3 Cabriolet v BMW 2 Series Convertible : Comparison review

With the sunlight hours diminishing by the day, the Audi A3 Cabriolet and the BMW 2 Series Convertible may not be at the top of your automotive wish list. Ironically, however, as we’re busy digging out our trackies and Uggs in preparation for circa-20-degree days, our friends in parts of Europe are doing the same – though they’re stripping off snow jackets and boots (in place of our footy shorts and thongs) in anticipation of what they depressingly label ‘summer’...

BMW 2 Series Active Tourer v Mercedes-Benz B-Class v Citroen C4 Picasso : Comparison review

Names can be deliberately suggestive. Out of nowhere the other day – actually not quite, as it was published in the newspaper that day ahead of, say, conflict in Syria – my better half decided to send me a list titled ‘most attractive baby names of 2015’. Topping the list were Alessandro for blokes and Scarlett for girls, as voted by people on a website somewhere (it was that kinda poll)...

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BMW 2 Series News

2017 BMW M140i, M240i lines revealed: Power boost for hatch, coupe, convertible

The newly powered-up 2017 BMW M140i and 2017 M240i models have been announced today, debuting with the same new powertrain featured in the new 340i, 440i and X4 M40i. Headlining the changes to the small M140i hatch and M240i coupe and convertible models is the same all-new 3.0-litre turbocharged six-cylinder petrol engine that features in their larger mid-sized stablemates...

BMW M2 v M235i: a technical look

The new BMW M2 has a starting price of $89,900 plus on-road costs, which puts it just $12,400 above the M235i, the smallest price gap between a top-spec standard range variant and its M derivative. The BMW M2 is the first modern-day M to sit below $100,000, undercutting the four-door M3 by $50,000 and the M4 coupe by $60,000 in M2 Pure manual form...

BMW 1 Series M ‘needed another year of development’

The BMW 1 Series M that went on sale in 2011 was a vehicle that needed more time in development, the engineer behind the car has revealed. Speaking at the launch of the all-new BMW M2, Frank Isenberg – the chief engineer behind both the 1 Series M Coupe and the new M2 – said he felt that there were some elements of the existing model he would have liked more time to iron out...

BMW M2 Convertible ruled out

There will be no BMW M2 Convertible, because the German brand’s performance arm doesn’t see the need for it. CarAdvice has just been at the launch of the all-new BMW M2 Coupe, where the chief engineer of the model, Frank Isenberg, made it clear that a drop-top model wasn’t on the cards. “We’ve got such a nice M235i Convertible...

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BMW 2 Series Owner Reviews

2015 BMW 2 Series Review

The BMW “New Class”, most well known for the venerable 2002 Turbo, was something of a saving grace for a company that was struggling through a post-war financial crisis. It also created a dynamic precedent, one the German marque has tried valiantly to uphold. Either on-track or on-road, the 2002 created a cult following...

2014 BMW 2 Series M235i Review

I have only owned my BMW M235i for a month but I know enough to realise that this machine is amazing. But first I'll start with some of the more boring stuff. The interior is either a highlight or boring depending on what you're looking for. It's classy and has excellent build quality. But for a sports car it lacks some drama...

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