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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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2020 BMW X5 xDrive25d review

It's the most affordable BMW X5 money can buy, but has dropping two cylinders come with a commensurate drop in refinement?

2020 BMW M8 review

The 'fastest BMW ever' lands on local soil. Bold car, bold claim - but is it all it needs to be? James meets the BMW M8.

2020 BMW X6 M Competition review

More beast than beauty, this beefed-up SUV certainly has obvious performance chops, but its reason for being is a little less clear-cut.

2020 BMW X5 M Competition review

You know what every over-the-top mega SUV doesn't need? More of everything. Yet that hasn't stopped the BMW X5 M from supersizing its performance potential.

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BMW Videos

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...

BMW 3 Series: An origin story

Sponsored by BMW For 45 years, the BMW 3 Series has been a fixture of the automotive landscape. Through seven generations, the rear-drive sports sedan set the benchmark, and now, with the all new G20 3 Series, the benchmark has been raised. But to understand where the 2020 BMW 3 Series came from, we have to wind the clock back to where it all started, with the BMW E21 3 Series...

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BMW Comparisons

2020 BMW 118i v Mazda 3 G25 Astina comparison

The most aspirational Mazda 3 model yet is our current mainstream small-car benchmark. Now it faces its toughest test – against the most affordable version of the new BMW 1 Series.

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?

2020 BMW M135i xDrive v Mercedes-AMG A35 v Audi S3 comparison

Three German performance hatchbacks with one shared formula: turbocharged four-cylinder power and all-wheel drive. But which car nails it?

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BMW News

2021 BMW M4 spied without camouflage

The 2021 BMW M4, the performance flagship of the 4 Series line, has been photographed without camouflage just days after the new 4er was revealed. The fresh image, which surfaced on Reddit, further confirms the 2021 M4 will wear a similar oversized kidney grille design to that worn by regular 4 Series variants – a styling cue that has divided BMW fans...

Is BMW design on the nose?

Okay, I’ll put it out there: I like the kidney grille on the new BMW 4 Series. At least in photos; it’s always important to reserve final styling judgements for seeing a car in the metal. I also have to allow for an element of surprise influencing my thoughts...

Electric car sales surge in the first five months of this year

Private buyers are the driving force behind an unprecedented surge in electric car sales in Australia. Demand for electric cars among private individuals – rather than business or government fleets – increased by a staggering 56 per cent in the first five months of this year – at the same time as the overall market slumped by 24 per cent, figures obtained by CarAdvice show...

Gallery: The evolution of BMW's 'kidney' grille

The reveal of the new 2021 BMW 4 Series Coupe, due to hit local showrooms in 2021, has sparked debate surrounding its large 'kidney' grille. Long a signature of the BMW brand, the 'kidney' grille has evolved over the years, starting life on the BMW 303 (below), the first car to sport what is technically called a bifurcated grille...

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BMW Owner Reviews

2003 BMW 330i review

Late 90s/early 2000s European cars have always appealed to me. Considered by some as the golden age for the likes of Audi and BMW, nothing, to me at least, can beat them. So, when the time came for me to purchase a car, it seemed the logical choice. However, before I go any further, a quick disclaimer: I’m a high school student finishing my last year, so I don’t have years of motoring experience under my belt...

2018 BMW M3 review... sorta...

EDITOR'S NOTE: We'd planned to skip this one, but given it's April 1 today... why not? I’ll always remember this BMW Motorsport as my first European car. My first car was a Little Tikes Cozy Coup that Mummy and Daddy bought me when I was still crawling but I was just so embarrassed driving it through the inner suburbs with its lack of lights, its novelty character face and wide turning circle...

2013 BMW M3 review

It's easy to go into a drive in an M3 and get suckered into the hype-train. After all, I'm pretty sure if you look in the dictionary next to "best sports saloon" it won't be long before you stumble across a photo of the famous kidney-grilles (or a questionable load of sports-themed American bars)...

2013 BMW 5 35i review

My family and I have owned this 5 Series since 2016 and it has been garaged everyday, and washed at least once every two weeks. This car has been daily driven, and after four years I can say this has probably been the best car we have owned. The inline 6-cylinder twin-scroll turbo M Sport BMW has adjustable suspension which affords different driving dynamics...

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