2020 BMW 2 Series Gran Coupe Cars 

BMW 2 Series Gran Coupe Australia Pricing and Spec

BMW’s new 2 Series Gran Coupe is coming to Australia in 2020. We’ve got pricing, specification and when you might be able to get one. The new sedan, a car to finally match Audi’s pretty A3 sedan and Merc’s CLA will arrive in the first quarter. This isn’t the old 2 Series from China, but it is based on the UKL2 platform along with the new 1er and the X1/X2 pairing. And the Mini, of course. Look and Feel The 2 Series Gran Coupe is that rarest of creatures –…

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BMW M8 Competition: It’s On

Another day, another new BMW, this time it’s the M8, which we reported on a few months ago. I know the site is starting to feel a bit like a BMW fan channel, but hey, I don’t schedule the product releases… The M8 is BMW’s performance flagship and the numbers are truly astonishing. We already know the M850i is a dead-set rocket, so the M8 should be an absolute missile. Look and Feel While we’ve seen the M8 GTE out and about on racetracks of the past 18 months or…

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BMW X7 and X5 Go V8

BMW’s big SAVs (their acronym, not mine) aren’t slow, particularly the ones we get in Australia – we don’t mess about with the slow ones. I drove an M50d for carsguide at the X5’s launch and I thought, “Yeah, this will do.” Well, clearly, it hasn’t done for some people. So BMW has dropped the twin-turbo V8 from the M850i M Performance flagship into the X5. And, as it turns out, the X7. Both are obviously fully-loaded, so pretty much the only thing these cars are missing is a time-travel…

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BMW’s SocMed People are Smart-Arses

BMW’s ad people are smart-arses. I mean that in a good way. With the retirement of industry giant Mercedes’ CEO and man-with-epic-moustache Dieter Zetsche, BMW took the opportunity to say goodbye. There’s a peculiarly German thing where companies can find it in their cold, dark hearts to be gracious to one another. When Mercedes left the DTM, BMW and Audi seemed almost sad to see them go. When Audi left the WEC, Porsche seemed to be hanging on to their legs like a crying child. Although they went with them,…

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