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2020 BMW 2 Series Gran Coupe teased

The new BMW 2 Series Gran Coupe has been teased at the luxury automaker's annual press conference. BMW has confirmed the new 2 Series Gran Coupe will use the latest version of the company's front- and all-wheel drive architecture...

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2019 BMW X7 review
Rating: 8.610 /10
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2019 BMW X7 review

Following the success of the Audi Q7, it's reasonable to assume that the BMW X7 will make some headway in the Australian luxury SUV market. Here, we look at the two petrol variants at the global launch.

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$119,900 - $169,900

REVIEW: BMW X7 first drive

it’s taken BMW a while to enter this segment, but as with most things BMW does, it has done so with aplomb.


BMW 3 Series Gran Turismo to be axed
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BMW 3 Series Gran Turismo to be axed

BMW has confirmed it will drop the 3 Series Gran Turismo as part of its upcoming cost-cutting efforts, following a 7.9 per cent drop in operating profits in 2018. In a press release, the company outlined its 'strategic course' to tackle 'challenging conditions', with key issues identified including political uncertainty, a cooling global economy, rising production costs, exchange rates and rising raw materials prices...


2019 Alpina B5 review
Rating: 8.210 /10
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2019 Alpina B5 review

It's a storied German BMW tuner, but does the Alpina B5 live up to its proud reputation, or is it too soft?

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$210,000

2019 BMW 3 Series review
Rating: 8.310 /10
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2019 BMW 3 Series review

The seventh-generation BMW 3 Series range has landed in Aussie showrooms in petrol and diesel forms. So why is one version so much better than the other?

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$67,900

REVIEW: 2019 BMW 3 Series, Australian launch

How this new Bimmer fares as an all-rounder against the Audi A4 and Mercedes-Benz C-Class remains to be seen, but if the 3 Series brings with it the expectation of being the natural driver’s car to beat, this new version, in isolation at least, look to be more than capable of carrying the mantle and maintaining what many consider to be a hard-fought and well-earned reputation...


2019 BMW X5 M50d review
Rating: 8.210 /10
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2019 BMW X5 M50d review

The X5 is BMW's most important model. In most ways, the new version remains true to its predecessor, but brings overall improvements. Sensible types will buy the entry grades, but for the bolder there’s the quad-turbo M50d...

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$149,900

REVIEW: 2019 BMW X5 M50d
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REVIEW: 2019 BMW X5 M50d

The new 2019 BMW X5 range kicks off with the X5 30d and 40i petrol and diesel models, which offer all the prestige SUV that anyone really needs. But, of course, some people only want the biggest and the best, which is where the X5 M50d tested here comes in.


2020 BMW 330e, X3 30e, X5 45e review: Quick drive

2020 BMW 330e, X3 30e, X5 45e review: Quick drive

BMW is going plug-in crazy with no fewer than three making their debut at Geneva. We've already driven 'em...


The mysterious origins of BMW's 'kidney' grille

The mysterious origins of BMW's 'kidney' grille

It’s one of the automotive world’s most distinctive features, an enduring design that immediately identifies a BMW as being a BMW. It’s the ‘kidney grille’, a mainstay of all BMWs for over 85 years. The latest BMW to sport the distinctive design is the just-launched X7, a hulking, menacing mass of large SUV with an imposing façade fronted by an in-your-face rendition of the famous ‘kidney grille’...


2021 BMW i4 spied in the snow
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2021 BMW i4 spied in the snow

A prototype believed to be the BMW i4 electric vehicle has been spotted tearing up the white stuff in Europe, ahead of an anticipated market launch next decade. While it was originally thought the new model would draw heavily from the futuristic-designed i Vision Dynamics concept that previewed it, the i4's design looks like it will be quite conventional – so much so you could mistake it for a 4 Series...


2019 BMW X7 pricing and specs
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2019 BMW X7 pricing and specs

The 2019 BMW X7 will launch in Australia with a two-model lineup, both powered by diesel engines, and the most affordable variant available from the get-go. It's a change from recent policy, where BMW would launch a more expensive, mid-grade variant and then add the price leader after the initial launch...


2019 BMW X7 to launch in Australia with two diesel models
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2019 BMW X7 to launch in Australia with two diesel models

The 2019 BMW X7 will launch in Australia with surprisingly sharp pricing, and two diesel models initially. In a departure from recent new – or refreshed – model launches, BMW Australia has announced the entry-level model will be available from launch, starting under $120k, rather than launching with higher-spec models and parachuting the entry-level model in later...


BMW X1 gets 'no credit' in IIHS pedestrian AEB testing
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BMW X1 gets 'no credit' in IIHS pedestrian AEB testing

The BMW X1 has completely flunked pedestrian autonomous emergency braking testing conducted by the Insurance Institute for Highway Safety (IIHS). So poor was its performance, the littlest BMW crossover was the only vehicle to not be rated in a test of 11 compact SUVs. The second-worst rated car was the Mitsubishi Outlander, while the Honda CR-V, Subaru Forester, Toyota RAV4 and Volvo XC40 took top ratings...


2019 BMW M3 CS review
Rating: 7.910 /10
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2019 BMW M3 CS review

Track car, family car, potential future classic. The M3 CS does everything a regular M3 does only better… Mostly.

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$179,529

Daimler and BMW mobility joint venture launch is imminent - report
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Daimler and BMW mobility joint venture launch is imminent - report

BMW and Daimler are set to announce their joint urban mobility venture this week, after being granted approval by the European Union in January. According to reports from Autocar the joint venture will be called Jurbey, replacing the companies' current Car2Go and DriveNow short-term rental services, which are spread across a number of different banners and applications...


2020 BMW 1 Series spied inside and out
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2020 BMW 1 Series spied inside and out

Photographers have snapped the all-new BMW 1 Series during development testing once again, though this time we're getting a first look at the new-gen model's overhauled cabin. Compared to the current car, the new 1 Series gets the design and layout of the company's latest range, which should not only see the introduction of BMW OS7...


Configurator Challenge: 2019 BMW X5
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Configurator Challenge: 2019 BMW X5

Customisation is in vogue at the moment, but choice can be seriously confusing. In our configurator challenge, we let the CarAdvice team loose on a manufacturer’s website to create their ideal spec of a certain model. For this edition of the Configurator Challenge, we’re designing our perfect BMW X5 using the company's configurator...


BMW initiates Takata recall for 2000-03 5 Series, X5
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BMW initiates Takata recall for 2000-03 5 Series, X5

BMW Australia has issued a recall notice for the 2000-2003 model-year 5 Series and X5 as part of the ongoing Takata airbag recall. The Bavarian marque reports 'some' of the 3391 affected units may have received an affected Takata inflator as part of a "steering wheel conversion during the life of the vehicle"...