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2018 BMW 420i Coupe review

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2018 BMW 420i Coupe review

The BMW 4 Series – two-door cousin to the 3 Series – has been given another lifecycle tweak, though the entry-level 420i’s performance isn’t as handsome as the styling.

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2018 BMW X1 sDrive18i on sale from $45,900
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2018 BMW X1 sDrive18i on sale from $45,900

The 2018 BMW X1 range will be bolstered by the arrival of a new sDrive18i entry-level model in February, starting at $45,900 before on-road costs - $4000 more affordable than the sDrive18d variant. Powering the new price leader will be the 1.5-litre three-cylinder turbo petrol used in various Mini models, developing 100kW of power and 220Nm of torque...


2018 BMW M4 CS pricing slashed
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2018 BMW M4 CS pricing slashed

Revised pricing for the 2018 BMW M4 CS has been announced this week, cutting almost $21,710 from the $211,610 asking price revealed in July. The lighter, more powerful two-door M hero now kicks off from $189,900 before on-road costs, sitting above the existing M4 Pure ($139,900) and M4 Competition ($156,710) in the range...


BMW M4 GT4 race car hits Australia
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BMW M4 GT4 race car hits Australia

BMW Australia has pulled the covers off its factory backed Team SRM M4 GT4 caged race car, ahead of its planned entry into the Bathurst 12 Hour and Australian GT Championship. The M4 track car - which has about 80 per cent road car components, differentiating it from the more honed M6 GT3 - will also be sold to privateers for local events, from around $300,000...


2019 BMW M3 spied
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2019 BMW M3 spied

The next-generation BMW M3 sedan has been spied for the first time, with the car undergoing testing on public roads in Germany. Spotted (completely by chance) by the head of our spy photography agency, he only managed to snag some photos of the new high-performance sedan from the rear...


Toyota Supra won't be shown in Detroit - report
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Toyota Supra won't be shown in Detroit - report

Toyota says the Supra isn't ready to go yet, meaning the hotly-anticipated sports-car collaboration with BMW won't be on show in Detroit. Rumours suggested the 2018 Detroit motor show could be where the Japanese manufacturer would finally unveil a production-ready version of the FT-1 concept, initially shown in 2014...


BMW batteries to have 15-year lifecycle
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BMW batteries to have 15-year lifecycle

BMW says its range of electric vehicles will have the same life-expectancy as current internal-combustion vehicles, despite some degradation in battery efficiency. Speaking with CarAdvice in Munich this week, BMW head of battery development, Andreas Raith, said talk of longevity issues is not backed up by field data...


2018 BMW M5 review
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2018 BMW M5 review

Six generations on, and BMW's M Division has produced its finest sedan yet, the 2018 M5. A genuine tour de force in every respect.


BMW autonomous cars won’t make "life and death" decisions
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BMW autonomous cars won’t make "life and death" decisions

BMW says it will have the technical know-how to develop Level 5 autonomous vehicles by 2021, but won't allow its vehicles to make life-or-death decisions in an accident. Speaking to media at an event in Munich, Dr. Ian Robertson, BMW group board member, said regulation is likely to slow the rollout of full autonomy...


2018 BMW i3s review
Rating: 8.110 /10
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2018 BMW i3s review

So, you want some hot sauce with your BMW i3? It's called the i3s and it's got more juice, better handling and still looks cool – doesn't it?

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$68,700 - $75,900

BMW planning unique electric motors and batteries; working on emotionally appealing sound for EVs
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BMW planning unique electric motors and batteries; working on emotionally appealing sound for EVs

BMW says that while the current design of electric motors across the world's various brands may not be as varied as with internal combustion engines (ICE), its investment in battery technology and integrated electric motor units will see it step ahead of the competition in the years to come...


BMW autonomous vehicles coming in 2021
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BMW autonomous vehicles coming in 2021

BMW says it will release Level 3, 4 and 5 autonomous vehicles from 2021, accounting for market needs, demands and legislation around the world. Speaking at a special event in Munich, outgoing member of the BMW board of management, Dr. Ian Robertson, said the company wants to lead autonomous driving, having teamed with the likes of Intel, MobileEye, Fiat Chrysler Automotive and, to a lesser extent, Mercedes-Benz and Audi through a partnership with HERE...


BMW outlines its modular, electric future
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BMW outlines its modular, electric future

BMW has outlined plans for the next phase of its evolution, as it works toward modular architectures across the range, allowing internal combustion and full-electric variants of all its models. The move is a crucial part of preparing for the uncertain future facing the automotive world. The company wants to have 25 electrified models on sale by 2025, 12 of which will be pure-electric...


2018 BMW M5 review
Rating: 9.210 /10
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2018 BMW M5 review

Six generations on, and BMW's M Division has produced its finest sedan yet, the 2018 M5. A genuine tour de force in every respect.

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$199,900 - $229,900

2018 BMW i8 Roadster revealed in Los Angeles
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2018 BMW i8 Roadster revealed in Los Angeles

The BMW i8 Roadster has been revealed at the 2017 Los Angeles motor show.


2018 BMW i8 Roadster unveiled alongside coupe update
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2018 BMW i8 Roadster unveiled alongside coupe update

  The long-awaited BMW i8 Roadster has been unveiled overnight, alongside an updated i8 Coupe at the 2017 Los Angeles motor show. The much-discussed Roadster features an electric folding soft-top, stored in a space-saving vertical position. It can be raised or lowered in 15 seconds, and is operable at speeds up to 50km/h...


2018 BMW X3 scores five-stars ANCAP safety rating
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2018 BMW X3 scores five-stars ANCAP safety rating

The 2018 BMW X3 has been awarded a five-star rating from independent crash-test authority ANCAP. With a total score of 35.41 out of 38 for adult occupant protection, the X3 returned a perfect score in the side-impact test, and 7.3 out of 8 for the pole test. The car also scored well in child occupant protection testing, with a score of 84 per cent, and offers good pedestrian protection (70 per cent) too...


BMW iDrive 6 review
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BMW iDrive 6 review

The latest generation of BMW's well-regarded infotainment system is making its away across the company's line-up, featuring in every new and updated model for the past year or so. Dubbed iDrive 6, the new system maintains its familiar style, with control available by both touchscreen and a button-flanked rotary dial mounted in the centre console...


BMW iDrive 6 review: A detailed look at the latest infotainment system
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BMW iDrive 6 review: A detailed look at the latest infotainment system

We take a look at the latest incarnation of BMW's iDrive infotainment system. It's more advanced than ever, but is it now a little too complicated? Paul explores!


2018 BMW X3 xDrive30i review: video
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2018 BMW X3 xDrive30i review: video

The all-new BMW X3 is finally here and is expected to be BMW's best selling model. Does it have enough to take on the competition?