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2009 BMW X5 Review & Road Test

Take family motoring seriously Model Tested: 2009 BMW E70 X5 xDrive35d Steptronic, 3...

2009 BMW X6 Review & Road Test

Model Tested: 2009 BMW X6 xDrive50i 4.4-litre, twin-turbo V8, six-speed automatic, sport activity coupe - $146,000 (RRP) CarAdvice Rating: Words by Alborz Fallah Photography by Tristan Schoonens A few years ago when someone mentioned the idea of a sports utility vehicle being fun to drive, I'd spend hours arguing that making a sports car and making a big family "mum's car" is not a process that can be combined...

2009 BMW 3 Series Review & Road Test

2009 BMW 325i Review and Road Test Two cylinders more means two thumbs up Model Tested: 2009 BMW 325i automatic - $75,900 RRP Options: Electric sunroof – glass - $2920 Metallic paint (Blue Water) - $1700 BMW light-alloy wheels star spoke 286 with mixed run-flat safety tyres, 17-inch with 225/45 R17, 255/40 R17 - $1000 Interior Trim (Walnut Light) - No Cost Option CarAdvice Rating: I was reading an article in a magazine a few weeks ago that talked about class distinction...

2009 BMW 3 Series Review and Road Test

2009 BMW 320i Review and Road Test 320i has tough competition from within! Model Tested: 2009 BMW 320i Executive auto - $54,500 RRP Options: Professional Navigation System including: TV and voice recognition with control display and 8...

2009 BMW 7 Series Review

BMW 7 Series Review The year was 1977, Apple computers had just been formed, Jimmy Carter became the 39th president of the United States, Star Wars hit the big screen and the Germans launched the BMW 7 Series. Thirty-two years have passed and in that time the world has changed and BMW has established itself as the most successful luxury car maker in the world...

BMW M3 versus Lexus IS-F

BMW M3 vs Lexus IS-F - photography Paul Maric & Matt Brogan Model Tested: BMW E92 M3 M-DCT, 4.0-litre, seven-speed dual-clutch, sedan - from $145,000 (RRP) Lexus GSE20R IS-F, 5.0-litre, eight-speed automatic, sedan - from $127,400 (RRP) Most tests involving upmarket sport sedans provide you with a few laps of a track, and little else...

2008 BMW 135i review

2008 BMW 135i review & road test       Model tested: 2008 BMW 135i Sport Recommended Retail Price: $71,400 Options fitted: Electric Glass Sunroof - $2,750; Metallic paint - $1,600; BMW Radio Navigation with favourite buttons - $2,700 Everything - space, pace, power, poise, quality, dynamics - the lot Um, nothing? CarAdvice rating: (5/5) Review by - Karl Peskett Photography by - www...

2008 BMW 335i review

BMW 335i Review Model tested: BMW 335i Coupe Recommended Retail Price: $111,700; as tested $117,050. Options fitted: Electric sunroof - glass ($2,750), M Sport Package ($2,600). CarAdvice rating:  4.5 - Photographs and review by Paul Maric As a closet BMW fan, I was quietly hoping that BMW’s new 335i Coupe would make Audi’s S5 – which I test drove a couple of weeks back – watch its back a bit more closely, in anticipation of a heated duel...

BMW 530d vs Mercedes Benz E280 CDI

The whole BMW versus Mercedes thing is much like a case of sibling rivalry, except these two haven’t grown out of it. Everything fitted to the BMW in a model refresh is then fitted to the Mercedes in its next model refresh and vice versa. So when it comes to equipment, these two are nearly identical. The difference though exists in all other aspects of their operation...

2006 BMW 116i Road Test

When I initially approached the BMW 1 Series with the thought of reviewing it, I was a little apprehensive. Because just about every review I have read of this car was not a good one. Yet, they didn’t seem to comment on the car itself, it wasn’t liked because it was not a “real” BMW. So, I decided to focus on what it’s actually like as a car and not whether I believe it is a “real” BMW or not...