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BMW was founded by Franz Joseph Popp in 1916 in Germany, however the first BMW car didn’t go on sale until 1929 as it originally produced aircraft engines and motorcycles. BMW currently has a range of nine different passenger vehicles including the 3 Series, 5 Series, & 7 Series, 8 Series and 4WD/SUV models such as X1, X2, X3, X4, X5, X6, & X7 available in Australia. BMW is today highly regarded for performance and luxury. Creating some of the most exciting sports cars in the world as well as exploring and creating new niche segments.

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The lasting legacy of BMW's iconic 2002ti

Some cars are born great, while others are made legendary with a healthy dose of under-the-skin fettling. And there are some that become great by accident. The now-legendary BMW 2002ti is firmly in the last category, an accidental car that wasn’t on anyone’s radar at BMW’s Bavarian headquarters. Enter two very unhappy – and slightly sneaky – BMW executives...

The little M3 that could

With the new M3 (and M4) polarising opinion around the world, it's timely to look back at where it all began.

2020 BMW X2 sDrive18i review

BMW’s smallest SUV may not be its cheapest, but can style stand in for substance?

2020 BMW X5 M50i review

BMW isn’t the first brand you’d associate with muscle cars in 2020, but the X5 M50i is, surprisingly der muskelwagen among full-size prestige SUVs.

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BMW Videos

Video: 2020 BMW M235i Gran Coupe v Mercedes-AMG A35 sedan comparison

Which is quicker in the real world? We throw former racing driver Ian Dyk the keys to find out in a series a performance tests.

2020 BMW X5 M review

The BMW X5 M was one of the pioneers of the super-fast SUV segment, but cars like this are still an engineering marvel. How anyone can make a 2.3-tonne lump of metal slip through the air like a teardrop – even though it has the aerodynamic efficiency of a block of flats – boggles the mind.

2020 BMW Z4 sDrive20i v Toyota GR Supra GT comparison

They’re twins under the skin and both famous nameplates. But if you’re after the best driver’s car for about $90,000, do you pick the German roadster or Japanese coupe?

RANGE REVIEW: 2020 BMW 3 Series – which model should you buy?

The BMW 3 Series family currently comprises four engine and spec-level choices, kicking off with the 320i (there’s no 318i for now). Next step is the volume-selling 330i, then there’s the left-field 330e plug-in hybrid (PHEV), and finally the M340i xDrive flagship in lieu of the yet-to-be-released new M3 coming soon enough...

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BMW Comparisons

2020 BMW 330i v Jaguar XE HSE comparison review

Can the new BMW 3 Series reclaim its Best Mid-sized Sports Sedan crown from the Jaguar XE?

2020 BMW M550i v Audi S6 comparison

Heavy-hitting performance and high levels of luxury meet in this pair of stately sedans.

2020 BMW X5 M50i v Mercedes-AMG GLE53 comparison

A family SUV doesn't make a great sports car, and vice-versa. These two bulked-up family freighters buck the trend, with one in particular doing a very convincing job of being both things.

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BMW News

2021 BMW X5 M and X6 M Competition First Edition models confirmed locally

The 2021 BMW X5 M and X6 M Competition First Edition performance SUVs have been announced, with just two of the 250 build slots available for each model confirmed for the Australian market. The special-edition models – announced by BMW overnight – offer a number of interior and exterior styling options for buyers who want something a little bit special on the X5 M Competition and X6 M Competition...

2022 BMW i4 M spied: First images of the fully-electric M car

The 2022 BMW i4 M has been spied in heavy camouflage, giving us a first glimpse at the performance variant of the all-electric model. BMW's M version of the i4 distinguishes itself from the standard model in a few key ways: M mirrors, body kit, a wider rear wheel track, and the signature blue brake callipers of M cars...

2021 BMW 128ti hot hatch coming to Australia – UPDATE: in a detuned form

UPDATE, October 8: In an evolving storyline, the Australian-market 128ti has now been confirmed with a 180kW, 380Nm tune of the 2.0-litre turbo petrol engine that delivers 195kW and 400Nm in the European version revealed earlier this week. Speaking to CarAdvice today regarding the reduced outputs, a spokesperson would say only: "BMW Australia’s 128ti is especially configured for our market and its position in the segment"...

2021 BMW X2 M Mesh Edition to arrive with unique styling

The 2021 BMW X2 M Mesh Edition has been announced for Australia, bringing with it some personalised pizazz normally associated the Mini range. Offering more individual styling cues, the M Mesh Edition of the X2 small SUV gets an all-new mesh grille, high-gloss black highlights, Frozen Black-Brown exterior contrasting, and the option of an exclusive Brooklyn Grey metallic with orange decals...

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BMW Owner Reviews

2008 BMW M3 review

My story begun when I was a young. I have always been into performance cars and as I grew up becoming more financially capable, I set out to save enough money to find my dream car. Being at the age of 20, my main criteria for the car were cheap and fast, not a hatch, manual trans and preferably a coupe...

2019 BMW X4 M40i review

It's an SUV that isn't boring. It's a machine that's versatile. Want to overtake that Camry driver doing 20 'kays under in a 100 zone? Want an SUV that's practical and fast? Want an SUV that's built with passion and excitement? Well the M40i is the car you need. It's not your average run-of-the-mill SUV; it's a beast that will pop and burble every time you start it up, and it will scream whenever you overtake someone...

2020 BMW 330i M Sport review

I looked at three cars; the Audi A4, the Mercedes CLA250 and this 330i M-Sport and I found that the BMW was more comfortable inside and the finish was far superior. The car was smooth and the gear changes were also smooth. I found the acceleration was more than what most would need. The technology in this car far exceeds many other cars in this price range...

2018 BMW X3 xDrive30d M Sport review

I have driven my X3 30D for over two years and 35000km now and I have been very happy with the ownership experience. I bought this model due to the quality, space of the cabin, and value for money considering the features and superb driving traits. The power and economy of the 6-cylinder, 3.0-litre, 195kW/620Nm diesel is simply outstanding...

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