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BMW raises prices for the second time in six months

Less than six months after prices increased by up to $5000 across the range, BMW has upped prices again. Buyers will need to dig deeper to purchase a 1 Series, 2 Series Gran Coupe, 3 Series, 5 Series, X3, X4, or X6. Smaller BMW models models see increases of $1000, while SUVs and 5 Series models have gone up by $2000...

Five underrated cars you might buy for a bargain price

New-car sales were down by 12.8 per cent in July compared to the same month last year. When looking at the figures on a year-to-date basis, this downward trend grows to 19.2 per cent in decline. You can read colleague Joshua Dowling's full July VFACTS report here, which goes through the nitty-gritty of the market in great detail...

2021 BMW 2 Series Coupé rendered: M245i - UPDATE

UPDATE: We've revised our renderings to more directly reflect the look of the silver car that leaked some time ago. What do you think of the design? July 16: Revealing new spy photos last week of the upcoming 2021 BMW 2 Series coupe gave fans their first look at the new model, but a number of details were still comprehensively camouflaged...

2021 BMW M135i xDrive Pure, M235i xDrive Pure announced at lower price

BMW has announced the addition of 2021 BMW M135i xDrive Pure and 2021 BMW M235i xDrive Pure models to its line-up. The new M Pure treatment gives buyers a bundle of standard equipment, but at a $5000 saving over the standard models. The BMW M135i xDrive Pure is priced at $63,990 plus on-road costs, while the BMW M235i xDrive Pure is priced at $67,990 plus on-road costs...

2021 BMW 2 Series coupe spy photos

The new-generation 2021 BMW 2 Series coupe has been spied testing in Mexico this week, adding credence to a pair of leaked photos that surfaced on Instagram in April. While those earlier shots revealed what we can expect from the new coupe's front and rear styling, these new on-road photos offer our best look yet at the new model's muscly proportions and overall shape...

2021 BMW 220i Gran Coupé price and specs revealed

BMW Australia has announced the 2021 BMW 220i Gran Coupé will be added to the 2 Series model line-up, arriving Down Under sometime in late 2020. The BMW 220i Gran Coupé will be priced from $53,990 plus on-road costs, slotting in between the BMW 218i Gran Coupé at $49,990 plus on-road costs and the 220i Coupé at $56,900 plus on-road costs...

2020 BMW price rises: Every model listed

BMW Australia has updated pricing across its range for June, with price rises of up to $5000 on some of its most popular models. CarAdvice has been told there is no change to specification of the vehicles, and that the increases are due to "normal economic changes"...

2021 BMW 2 Series coupe leaked

The 2021 BMW 2 Series coupe has been caught unmasked well before it is due in showrooms either later this year or early next. The images – discovered on a Facebook group by a user of the 2Addicts forum – appear to show a partially covered example of the next 2 Series coupe parked in an enclosed holding area...

2020 BMW 2 Series Gran Coupe pricing and specs

BMW has announced pricing for its first-ever 2 Series Gran Coupe, a style-focused four-door rival to the Mercedes-Benz CLA. The range will kick off with the 218i, priced from $47,990 before on-road costs. Power comes from a three-cylinder making 103kW and 220Nm, hooked up to a seven-speed dual-clutch transmission...

BMW Australia launches downloadable dashcam, auto high-beam

BMW owners in Australia can now download active high-beam headlight software, and a factory in-built dashcam, through its ConnectedDrive online store. These upgrades can be downloaded onto cars fitted with the latest BMW network capable iDrive 7.0 media system. It's one of the earlier examples of a new paradigm, replacing the ticking of options boxes at purchase...

Car News Daily podcast: Your daily download

Plenty has happened in the world of car news over the last 24 hours. If you haven't had time to read all the news on CarAdvice.com, catch up on your way home with Car News Daily, as Mandy Turner reads each news story word-for-word...