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2017 BMW M4 facelift spied again

The facelifted BMW M4 coupe has been spotted again, and this time around the spy photographers also managed to snag photos of what might be a slightly more aggressive new variant in the range. The white car seen in this set features a more prominent front splitter and a fairly tall lip spoiler on the boot...

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BMW Z4 successor spied at the Nurburgring, cabin glimpsed
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BMW Z4 successor spied at the Nurburgring, cabin glimpsed

BMW’s Z4 roadster replacement has been caught by our spy photographers making its Nurburgring debut as the development nears its completion. We’ve previously seen it undergoing cold weather snow testing. This time, we’ve also scored a glimpse inside the new BMW soft-top’s cabin, which appears to show a more conservative approach than that used on the now-dead Z4...


Comparison: Mercedes-Benz C300 Coupe v BMW 430i
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Comparison: Mercedes-Benz C300 Coupe v BMW 430i

The battle for stylish coupes is on. We pit the Mercedes-Benz C300 Coupe head-to-head against the BMW 430i. Which is best? Only one way to find out.


BMW M2 CS reported with M4 twin-turbo power boost
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BMW M2 CS reported with M4 twin-turbo power boost

As if BMW’s stunning M2 wasn’t already potent enough, speculation out of Germany is hinting at even more powerful M2 in the near future. German news outlet bimmertoday is reporting a 400 horsepower M2 is being developed, due for release in 2018. Dubbed the M2 CS (not CSL) it’s understood the pocket M-car will receive a makeover, courtesy of its bigger M3 and M4 brothers...


BMW electric future in the balance as board debates direction - report
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BMW electric future in the balance as board debates direction - report

BMW's eight top managers will take the unusual step of skipping next month's Paris motor show to discuss the future of its electric vehicles program, a new report suggests. Like most car makers, BMW's top executives will usually make themselves available to media and partners in the opening days of the world's biggest motor shows...


BMW X1 xDrive25Le iPerformance: China-only PHEV revealed
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BMW X1 xDrive25Le iPerformance: China-only PHEV revealed

The BMW X1 xDrive25Le iPerformance plug-in hybrid (PHEV) has been revealed at the Chengdu motor show in China this week. Adding to the company’s growing family of electrically-assisted iPerformance models, which already includes the X5 xDrive40e and 740e, the new X1 variant is capable of consuming fuel at a rate of just 1.8L/100km on the combined cycle...


2017 BMW 5 Series sedan spied showing more skin
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2017 BMW 5 Series sedan spied showing more skin

The upcoming next-generation BMW 5 Series sedan has been spotted with significantly less camouflage than earlier prototypes. Like the wagon that was captured a few days ago, these latest sedan prototypes no longer features disguising tape over the bonnet, roof, sills, and the lower portion of the rear bumper...


2018 Toyota Supra spied testing at last: FT-1 concept closing in on production debut
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2018 Toyota Supra spied testing at last: FT-1 concept closing in on production debut

Finally, evidence in the streets. The fact that Toyota and BMW had already confirmed collaboration on a next-generation sports platform was one thing. But, until now, the latter company's offering was the only one to have been spied out in the open...


2016 BMW M4 Competition Review
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2016 BMW M4 Competition Review

The Competition Pack throws a bunch of upgrades at the M4 Coupe – but is it what the M4 should have been from the start?


2017 BMW 5 Series Touring sheds layers in new spy photos
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2017 BMW 5 Series Touring sheds layers in new spy photos

The new 2017 BMW 5 Series Touring wagon has been spied again, this time with less camouflage. For the first time we can see some sheetmetal on the bonnet and lower doors, along with the rear bumper. The more practical 5 Series maintains an athletic profile despite its load-lugging potential, with its sloping roofline and fast-back tailgate...


Audi's secret 70-strong 'car-to-x' fleet collects over six billion data points in one year
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Audi's secret 70-strong 'car-to-x' fleet collects over six billion data points in one year

In a bid to build a self-learning database of road and vehicle data, Audi has been using employees to collect over 400Gb of data across 70 vehicles in a bid to push autonomous driving even further. Audi's car-to-x test car fleet logs data from real-world conditions by strapping data-logging transceivers to a fleet of 70 vehicles driven by employees across Europe (a mix of Q7, A4 and A5)...


2017 BMW 5 Series GT spied inside and out
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2017 BMW 5 Series GT spied inside and out

The second-generation BMW 5 Series GT has once again been caught by spy photographers, but this time around they've managed to snap a photo of its interior. Compared to the 5 Series GT prototype spotted in November 2015, this latest unit wears pretty much the same amount of camouflage, although it is now fitted with production-ready headlamp and tail-light units...


CarAdvice News Desk: the weekly wrap for September 2, 2016
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CarAdvice News Desk: the weekly wrap for September 2, 2016

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...


BMW i8 Protonic Red Edition revealed, five confirmed for Australia
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BMW i8 Protonic Red Edition revealed, five confirmed for Australia

If the 2016 BMW i8 hybrid sports car wasn’t already exclusive enough, the brand has just confirmed an ultra-exclusive Protonic Red Edition - and only five are coming Down Under. Starting at $299,000 plus on-road costs, the special i8 features the bespoke Protonic Red metallic with contrasting Frozen Grey metallic accents, riding on 20-inch W-spoke alloy wheels...


BMW Z4 production ends, roadster fans wait on 'Z5' announcement
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BMW Z4 production ends, roadster fans wait on 'Z5' announcement

The last BMW Z4 has rolled off the production line, marking the end of a two-generation, 14-year run for the Bavarian two-seater sports car. German publication BimmerToday reports the last Z4 rolled out of the factory on August 22. Previously, the company had confirmed production would end sometime this month...


BMW '7 Series coupe' to give sales boost against S-Class - report
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BMW '7 Series coupe' to give sales boost against S-Class - report

The current-generation BMW 7 Series may have only launched less than a year ago, but the company is already planning a coupe version in the hope to boost slow sales, a new report says. According to an article by US’s Bloomberg, the new 7 Series hasn’t been as big a hit as BMW would have liked, with global sales falling roughly 40 per cent behind the Mercedes-Benz S-Class...


2017 BMW 5 Series previewed with Remote 3D View
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2017 BMW 5 Series previewed with Remote 3D View

The next-generation BMW 5 Series has been teased in a new video on the company's Twitter profile, which previews a new ‘Remote 3D View’ technology. Few details have been revealed about the new system or the car itself, however the Remote 3D View feature will use the car’s surround-view camera system giving the driver a virtual overhead view of their 5 Series remotely via the BMW Connected smartphone app...


BMW M4 GT4 spied at the Nurburgring
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BMW M4 GT4 spied at the Nurburgring

Photographers have snapped a hardcore BMW M4 development vehicle wearing an extensive aero package near the Nurburgring circuit in Germany. From the front, the prototype doesn’t look too different from the ‘regular’ M4, with the exception of the deeper front splitter - reminiscent of the recently-revealed M4 GTS...


CarAdvice News Desk: the weekly wrap for August 26
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CarAdvice News Desk: the weekly wrap for August 26

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...


2016 BMW X5 xDrive 40e Review
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2016 BMW X5 xDrive 40e Review

The BMW X5 40e is part of a whole new generation of ‘hide in plain sight’ hybrid vehicles on the market. While the efficiency numbers look good on paper, how does it perform in the real world?