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2017 BMW M3 Pure: Cut-price Competition joins updated range from July

The updated 2017 BMW M3 range has been bolstered by the addition of a new entry-level M3 Pure variant, which will start from $129,900 when it arrives locally in July...

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2018 Genesis G70 spied near Dubai, first interior shots snapped
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2018 Genesis G70 spied near Dubai, first interior shots snapped

The upcoming 2018 Genesis G70 sedan has been spied again this week during development testing near a very hot Dubai. Snapped by our very own Paul Maric, the vehicles in the images appear to be two variants of the forthcoming Mercedes-Benz C-Class rival - just take a look at the different tailpipes protruding out of the rear bumper of each vehicle...


2000-2004 BMW 3 Series, 5 Series, X5 recalled for faulty airbags
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2000-2004 BMW 3 Series, 5 Series, X5 recalled for faulty airbags

BMW has issued a recall for its old-generation 'E46' 3 Series, 'E39' 5 Series and 'E53' X5 lines built between 2000 and 2004 over concerns the vehicles could be fitted with faulty Takata airbags. Unlike previous Takata recalls, the Bavarian automaker says the affected vehicles may have had their original airbags replaced with faulty inflators during their service life, or as part of the recent Takata airbag recall...


2016 BMW 330i 100 Year Edition review
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2016 BMW 330i 100 Year Edition review

A limited-edition 3 Series to celebrate a century of BMW, James takes the 2016 BMW 330i 100 Year Edition for a spin.


2017 Alpina B3 Touring review
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2017 Alpina B3 Touring review

James finds himself a unicorn – a 301kW BMW 3-Series wagon. We drive the 2017 Alpina B3 Touring.


2018 BMW 3 Series spied with M Sport package
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2018 BMW 3 Series spied with M Sport package

The next-generation BMW 3 Series sedan has been spied again, this time fitted with the M Sport package. Compared to earlier prototype vehicles, this latest prototype features a small boot lip spoiler, sits slightly lower to the ground, and rides on a larger alloy wheels and lower profile tyres...


BMW EV range to include electric 3 Series, X3, X4, Mini models - reports
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BMW EV range to include electric 3 Series, X3, X4, Mini models - reports

The BMW X3, X4, 3 Series, and Mini hatch, will be among the company's mainstream vehicles to gain pure-electric drivetrains from 2019. Harald Krueger, BMW's CEO, has told Bloomberg the company will begin offering EV variants in its mainstream vehicle lines beginning in 2019 with an electric Mini hatchback...


CarAdvice News Desk: the weekly wrap for August 12
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CarAdvice News Desk: the weekly wrap for August 12

Welcome to the CarAdvice.com News Desk, a regular video wrap of the latest happenings in the automotive world and Australia’s new-car market. Keeping you in the loop, Matt Campbell - filling in for Tegan Lawson - brings you this week's video from the CarAdvice Garage, with everything you need to know about the week in news and reviews...


BMW M3 v Lexus GS F v Mercedes-AMG C63 S comparison
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BMW M3 v Lexus GS F v Mercedes-AMG C63 S comparison

BMW M3 or Mercedes-AMG C63 S? Hell, why not throw in a Lexus for good measure!


2018 BMW 3 Series interior and exterior spied
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2018 BMW 3 Series interior and exterior spied

The interior of the next-generation BMW 3 Series has been spied for the first time, accompanied by fresh images of the new car's exterior. Unfortunately, the latest 3 Series prototypes seem to be wearing a similar amount of disguise to the vehicles spotted during cold weather testing at the beginning of the year...


BMW 3 Series, 5 Series, X5 added to Takata airbag recall: 28,600 vehicles affected
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BMW 3 Series, 5 Series, X5 added to Takata airbag recall: 28,600 vehicles affected

BMW has issued a recall for 28,577 of its older-generation 3 Series, 5 Series and X5 vehicles as part of the ongoing Takata airbag recall. The notice affects the ‘E46’ 3 Series, ‘E39’ 5 Series and ‘E53’ X5, produced between 2002 and 2005. In this latest Takata recall, BMW reports the driver airbag’s gas generator can malfunction due to high levels of humidity...


2017 BMW 3 Series GT LCI pricing and specifications: Tweaked looks, more equipment
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2017 BMW 3 Series GT LCI pricing and specifications: Tweaked looks, more equipment

The 2017 BMW 3 Series Gran Turismo range is the latest recipient of the German car maker's 'Life Cycle Impulse' (LCI) facelift, and will arrive in Australia during the fourth quarter of this year. First revealed in June, the 3 Series GT LCI facelift receives a new daytime-running light signature for the standard-fit LED headlights, lightly refreshed front and rear bumpers, along with new LED tail-lights with an LED signature similar to the LCI-updated 3 Series sedan and wagon...


2016 BMW M3 and M4 Competition Review
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2016 BMW M3 and M4 Competition Review

The new Competition updates promise to flex more M3 and M4 muscles. So are the new boys on the block a revelation or just mild evolution?


2017 BMW 3 Series Gran Turismo revealed ahead of Australian debut
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2017 BMW 3 Series Gran Turismo revealed ahead of Australian debut

The newly refreshed 2017 BMW 3 Series Gran Turismo has been revealed today, ahead of an Australian launch likely to occur in late 2016 or early next year. Due to enter the European market after July, the revised 3 Series GT makes its debut some three years after first joining the 3 Series range...


BMW M3 30 Jahre celebrates three decades since the legendary E30 M3
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BMW M3 30 Jahre celebrates three decades since the legendary E30 M3

This year, the BMW M3 ticks over three decades old. To celebrate, BMW has announced the limited-edition M3 30 Jahre ('30 years') model. The M3 30 Jahre is based on the $144,900 M3 Competition pack sedan, which, with 331kW and 550Nm is already up 14kW on the standard M3 - the 30th Anniversary M3 features some exclusive highlights...


2016 BMW M3, M4 Competition pricing and specifications
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2016 BMW M3, M4 Competition pricing and specifications

Pricing and specifications have been announced today for the new 2016 BMW M3 Competition sedan, along with the M4 Competition coupe and convertible. Arriving in local showrooms from mid-May, the new Competition versions of the M3 and M4 include a host of added features and performance improvements. Headlining the Competition upgrades is a 14kW power bump for the 3...


2016 BMW 330e Plug-in Hybrid Review
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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
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2016 BMW 318i Review

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


BMW eDrive plug-in hybrid X5 and 3 Series pricing announced
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BMW eDrive plug-in hybrid X5 and 3 Series pricing announced

A pair of BMW eDrive plug-in hybrid models - the X5 xDrive40e and 330e - will hit showrooms with attractive pricing in May 2016. The new plug-in hybrid pairing models are said to "reinforce BMW’s commitment to sustainable mobility by offering a plug-in hybrid alternative within the brand’s two highest-selling model ranges"...


2017 BMW 3 Series sedan spy photos
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2017 BMW 3 Series sedan spy photos

The next-generation BMW 3 Series sedan has been spotted by our spy photographers in northern Europe undergoing harsh winter testing. Beneath the swathes of camouflage, this prototype wears a version of the body that will grace the next-generation 3 Series sedan...