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2023 BMW M2 spy photos

The 2023 BMW M2 has been spied testing for the first time, ahead of its rumoured unveiling late in 2022. Images captured by our spy photography partners show BMW's fan-favourite compact M2 performance coupe for the first time, combining the traditional coupe proportions of 'standard' 2 Series prototypes spied in recent months with a range of M-specific touches, differentiating the flagship from its regular range-mates...

2021 BMW 330i Iconic Edition price and specs: $81,900 drive-away for limited-run model

2021 BMW 330i Iconic Edition price and specs BMW says $81,900 drive-away price includes $10,000 worth of extras Illuminated grille, black trim, laser headlights and a sunroof top the equipment list Just 200 examples available in Australia Pricing and specification details for the 2021 BMW 330i Iconic Edition have been published...

2022 BMW iX1: Baby electric SUV imagined

The upcoming 2022 BMW iX1 promises to be one of the first models in the company's new electrified line-up, based on the company's smallest SUV. The electric version of the X1 was spotted undergoing cold-weather testing in November 2020, adorned in camouflaged – but now illustrator Jean Francois Herbert from SB-Medien has put together this render to provide a glimpse of what we can expect from BMW's baby electric SUV...

BMW i1 electric vehicle still years away from production – report

The long-rumoured BMW i1 electric vehicle – based on the existing 1 Series hatchback – could still be years away from production, according to German publication Automobilwoche. The outlet claims that a lack of market appeal in China and the US has resulted in existing plans for the BMW hatchback being "put on the back burner" for the time being...

Paul Walker's 1980 BMW M1 goes under the hammer

UPDATE, 8 February 2021: The ex-Paul Walker BMW M1 has sold for a neat US$500,000 (AU$651,310). 1 February: A rare 1980 BMW M1 once owned by Fast & Furious star Paul Walker is going under the hammer in California this week, with bidding for the low-kilometre example currently sitting at US$445,000 (AU$583,000)...

Around the tracks: Justin Bieber's bizarre custom Rolls-Royce Wraith

When we’re not creating it ourselves, the CarAdvice team spends a lot of time finding and consuming motoring content from all over the world. Here’s a handful of the photos, articles, videos or social media posts that most caught our eye last week. Some of them are brand new, others have been online for a while. Enjoy them – just not too much, okay? 1...

BMW Australia introduces third round of price rises in eight months

BMW Australia has applied another round of price rises across its most popular models – some by as much as $6000 – representing the third increase since June 2020. The majority of BMWs in the pricing overhaul have gone up by $2000, while the smallest increase is $910, reserved for 1 Series and 2 Series models...

Video: 2022 BMW 2 Series caught testing in camouflage

The 2022 BMW 2 Series has been caught on video testing on a Californian highway by KindelTechAuto. BMW's small coupe was hidden behind heavy camouflage, with a number of fake pieces added to conceal the details of the new-generation 2 Series. The current model is one of the oldest vehicles in the German car maker's line-up, introduced in 2014 and now nearing (and living beyond) the end of its eight-year lifecycle...

2021 BMW 320e, 520e plug-in hybrids revealed for Europe, Australian launch unconfirmed

The 2021 BMW 320e and BMW 520e plug-in hybrids have been unveiled, ahead of their European market launch in March 2021 – however, Australian launches for both models are not in the brand's local plans. Unveiled as part of a raft of Model Year 2021 updates for the wider BMW line-up in Europe, the new 3 Series and 5 Series plug-in hybrids mate a 120kW 2...

2020 BMW X5, X6, and X7 recalled with welding fault

BMW Australia has recalled 14 cars – across three SUV models – citing a potential fault with the axle welds. The affected models are X5, X6, and X7 SUVs, all of which were sold between 1 May 2020 and 31 October 2020, with all affected examples stamped Model Year 2020...

2021 BMW M5 CS price and specs: 20 units set for Australia in mid-2021, $305,900 drive-away

The 2021 BMW M5 CS has been officially unveiled, ahead of its Australian launch in limited numbers in mid-2021, priced from $305,900 drive-away. The M5 CS follows a similar formula to that set out by previous CS-badged BMW models the likes of the M2 CS, M3 CS and M4 CS, adding more power and stripping weight to create a sharper, more track-focused package than the already-rapid M5 Competition...