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BMW 5 Series Gran Turismo Review

It's a coupe; it's an estate; it's an SUV: It's the BMW 5 Series Gran Turismo.

BMW 5 Series Review & Road Test

Bargain basement fuel economy without compromising credibility Model Tested: 2009 BMW E60 520d; 2.0-litre, four-cylinder, turbo-diesel; six-speed automatic; sedan - $76,400* Options: Electric Glass Sunroof $3,495 (Fitted) CarAdvice Rating: As the motoring world tightens its collective belt, drivers have become far more savvy vis-à-vis economy motoring...

BMW 330d Review & Road Test

BMW’s 330d is an extraordinarily capable car with performance and fuel consumption figures that seem utterly implausible until you drive it. Model Tested: BMW E90 330d; 3...

BMW 120d Review & Road Test

BMW 120d: the economic hot-hatch Model Tested: 2009 BMW E87 120d; 2.0-litre, four-cylinder, turbo-diesel; six-speed manual; five-door hatch - $46,790* Options Available: See bottom of page...

BMW 5 Series Review & Road Test

Germans do it better Model Tested: 2009 BMW 530i; 3.0-litre, six-cylinder, petrol; six-speed automatic; sedan - $116,824* Options: Electric glass sunroof - $3495; sports leather steering wheel - $300; Professional Package is standard on the 530i and includes: Preparation for Bluetooth mobile Business, Control Display with 8...

BMW 120d Efficient Dynamics Challenge

BMW recently called CarAdvice to see if we were interested in participating in a car challenge of a different variety. By Paul Maric Instead of seeing who was quickest around a track or who could post the fastest speed, BMW enlisted their latest Efficient Dynamics vehicle – the 120d – and sent 16 motoring journalists, in four separate groups, through a set of challenges that would test the vehicle’s efficiency, along with its sporting edge...

BMW Z4 Review & Road Test

2009 BMW Z4 sDrive35i Review & Road Test Frugal, fast and feisty. There's no other Z4. Model Tested: 2009 BMW Z4 sDrive35i Roadster; 3.0-litre, twin-turbo, six-cylinder; seven-speed dual-clutch transmission; two-door roadster: $116,900* Options (As Fitted): Character package $2600; Seven-speed sports automatic transmission $3500; Metallic paint (Orion Silver) $1840; Lumbar support $640; BMW 18-inch light alloy wheels $NCO...

BMW 7 Series Review & Road Test

2009 BMW 730d Review & Road Test Good things come in sevens Model Tested: 2009 BMW 730d; 3.0-litre six-cylinder diesel; six-speed automatic; sedan - $198,900* Options: None fitted CarAdvice Rating: By Karl Peskett There was an interesting attempt at salving someone's conscience recently...

BMW M5 Review

BMW M5 Review & Road Test If Skynet was to make a car, the BMW M5 would be it. Model Reviewed: 2009 BMW M5; 5.0-litre V10; 7-speed; sedan - $241,816 CarAdvice Rating: - by Alborz Fallah with George Skentzos George: So there I was, late night in a German car park, Alborz was attempting to speak German to the BMW's computer, hoping it would turn the heater on before we both froze to death and I was fondling the dashboard of the BMW M5...

BMW 330d Review

2009 BMW 330d - First Steer This über-diesel isn't going to lower any expectations By Matt Brogan When it comes to building a strong, no-nonsense diesel, BMW has the equation pretty well sorted. Similarly when you think of a popular German mid-size with perfect on-road manners, and a rewarding drive experience, then not too many people would argue that the 3 Series tops that list as well...

BMW X6 M Review

In many respects, the BMW X6 is impossible to classify. With respect to its dimensions, it’s an SUV, plain and simple. By Mark Hacking, Atlanta, Georgia Further proof; it’s built on the same platform as the X5, and that’s an SUV, right? However, the X6 has a coupe-like shape and BMW steadfastly refuses to refer to it as an SUV...