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BMW 2002 Hommage 'Turbomeister' celebrates turbo racing at Pebble Beach

The BMW 2002 Hommage will hit California's Pebble Beach as part of the Concours d’Elegance, celebrating the company’s turbocharged history. First unveiled for this year’s Concorso d’Eleganza Villa d’Este, the 2002 Hommage pays tribute to the iconic 02 Series, which was launched 50 years ago...

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CarAdvice News Desk: the weekly wrap for August 19
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CarAdvice News Desk: the weekly wrap for August 19

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, Tegan Lawson presents a weekly video from the CarAdvice Garage, with everything you need to know about the week in news and reviews...


2017 BMW 2 Series pricing and specifications: new engines, more equipment across the range
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2017 BMW 2 Series pricing and specifications: new engines, more equipment across the range

The 2017 BMW 2 Series coupe and convertible range has landed in Australia, bringing new 230i and M240i variants, along with the addition of more standard equipment across the range. For the new model year the 2 Series benefits from similar power and specification upgrades seen in the recently-updated 1 Series range...


2017 BMW 7 Series adds remote parking tech for Australian range
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2017 BMW 7 Series adds remote parking tech for Australian range

The updated 2017 BMW 7 Series range lands in Australia in October, bringing the company's 'Remote Parking' function, along with a new air-cleaning air conditioner as standard across the range. Already available in overseas markets, the autonomous self-parking system was previously disabled due to government legislation that requires a person to be in the vehicle while it is being operated...


BMW 9 Series coming to fight Maybach - report
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BMW 9 Series coming to fight Maybach - report

A big new BMW 9 Series is reportedly in the works for a 2020 debut, aimed squarely at the new Mercedes-Maybach S-Class. According to AutoBild, the 9 Series will be based on a stretched version of the 7 Series's platform, and will have a unique body inspired by the Vision Future Luxury concept, which was unveiled at the 2014 Beijing motor show...


BMW X3, X4: more than 17,000 SUVs recalled locally for ISOFIX fault
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BMW X3, X4: more than 17,000 SUVs recalled locally for ISOFIX fault

A total of 17,894 BMW X3 and X4 SUVs have been recalled locally due to a fault relating to brackets used for mounting ISOFIX-compatible child seats. Affecting 15,097 'F25' BMW X3s and 2797 'F26' BMW X4s built between December 2010 and April 2016 for the X3 and between May 2014 and April 2016 for the X4, the recall encompasses every second-generation X3 and first-generation X4 sold in Australia to date...


2017 BMW i3 pricing and specifications: EV range increased to 200km
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2017 BMW i3 pricing and specifications: EV range increased to 200km

The radical BMW i3 electric car has scored an upgrade, giving it a greater driving range in exchange for a small price increase. The rather clumsily-named new 2017 BMW i3 94Ah contains a battery with denser lithium-ion cells, yielding greater energy. The range in real-world driving increases to 200km on the pure EV (up from 160km) and grows to 320km for the plug-in hybrid...


2017 BMW X2 bound for Paris, 8 Series coming to replace 6 - report
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2017 BMW X2 bound for Paris, 8 Series coming to replace 6 - report

The small sports-themed SUV expected to be known as the 2017 BMW X2 will reportedly debut October's Paris motor show, and the anticipated return of the 8 Series name is in the spotlight once again. The so-called X2 was spied testing earlier this year, with only a light layer of camouflage to disguise what is clearly intended as a sporty, tapered roofline...


CarAdvice Podcast episode 16: New CX-5 spied, NSX reviewed, Winton FoS, and much more
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CarAdvice Podcast episode 16: New CX-5 spied, NSX reviewed, Winton FoS, and much more

Welcome to episode 16 of the CarAdvice.com podcast! If you missed last week's episode, or you'd like to know more about the show, catch our earlier articles here. Yes, Paul Maric is back! After two weeks holidaying in Hawaii (slacker), he joins regular co-host Mandy Turner and professional sidekick Mike Stevens to discuss the latest CarAdvice news and reviews from across the automotive landscape and Australia's new-car market...


Next BMW i8 could have 560kW, autonomous EV coming - report
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Next BMW i8 could have 560kW, autonomous EV coming - report

The next-generation BMW i8 hybrid supercar could produce as much as 560kW and drive all four wheels, while a new BMW i-model will debut the company's most advanced autonomous driving systems at the turn of the decade, according to a new report out of America...


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!


2017 Alpina B5 Touring spied at the Nurburgring
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2017 Alpina B5 Touring spied at the Nurburgring

A sporty 2017 BMW 5 Series wagon prototype, believed to be the new Alpina B5 Touring, has been snapped doing laps around the famed Nurburgring circuit. The Bavarian brand hasn’t offered an M5 Touring since the ‘E61’ generation that debuted in 2007, meaning the company lacks a competitor to the likes of the Audi RS6 Avant and Mercedes-AMG E63 wagon...


2017 BMW 740e iPerformance pricing announced: S500e rival here from late 2016
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2017 BMW 740e iPerformance pricing announced: S500e rival here from late 2016

Australian pricing and specifications have been revealed for the new 2017 BMW 740e iPerformance today, ahead of a late 2016 market launch. Revealed at the Geneva motor show earlier this year, the 740e iPerformance succeeds the old ActiveHybrid 7 and debuts as BMW's assault on the Mercedes-Benz S500e...


2016 BMW 430i Gran Coupe Review
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2016 BMW 430i Gran Coupe Review

The 2016 BMW 4 Series Gran Coupe is a good'n, but the 430i GC could be the best of the bunch.


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...


BMW restores the King’s 507 roadster for Concours d’Elegance
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BMW restores the King’s 507 roadster for Concours d’Elegance

A 1950s BMW 507 once driven by Elvis Presley has been completely restored for the Concours d’Elegance show in Pebble Beach, California. Only 254 examples of the BMW 507 were produced between 1955 and 1958, making it one of the most sought-after BMW models ever built. This particular car’s links with the 'King of Rock and Roll' made it an even more exclusive...


CarAdvice News Desk: the weekly wrap for August 5
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CarAdvice News Desk: the weekly wrap for August 5

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, Tegan Lawson presents a weekly video from the CarAdvice Garage, with everything you need to know about the week in news and reviews...


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...