20 Jul 2021

2021 BMW S 1000 R detailed

Lighter drivetrain and frame, new suspension and S 1000 RR-inspired elements added to 2021 big naked. After being previewed back in November, BMW’s latest S 1000 R naked arrived in Australia in late June. The latest version of BMW’s naked sibling to the fully-faired S 1000 RR comes to our

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28 May 2021

BMW Motorrad GS Experience Programme Australia confirmed

Extended test-ride programme to be held in Queensland, NSW and Victoria. BMW Motorrad’s GS Experience is back for 2021, offering the chance for existing and potential GS owners to put their bikes from the entire GS range to the test. Unlike the multi-day GS Safari and GS Safari Enduro, which

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16 Apr 2021

BMW R 18 custom from Blechmann

With sci-fi styling and classical inspiration, this BMW R 18 custom from ‘Blechmann’ is truly unique. BMW Motorrad is no stranger to the factory-supported custom game. Now, with their R 18 cruiser, BMW is looking to get that model in front of as many eyeballs as possible, so they’ve commissioned

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12 Mar 2021

2021 BMW 530d Review

Our independent 2021 BMW 530d review in Australia, including price, specs, interior, ride and handling, safety and score. Five years since the G30 5 Series launched and the executive salon has had a facelift, or in BMW, ‘Life Cycle Impulse’ (LCI). Neatly, there’s nothing contentious about the penwork here, with

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12 Jan 2021

BMW’s new iDrive generation to showcase at CES

BMW previews the next generation of iDrive for the CES 2021 show. German car maker BMW will use the now online-only 2021 CES (Consumer Electronics Show) in Las Vegas, USA to reveal and showcase its new iDrive operating system. The software is used as the backbone of entertainment and connectivity

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10 Dec 2020

2021 BMW 4 Series review

Our independent 2021 BMW 4 Series review in Australia, including price, specs, interior, ride and handling, safety and score. For some, the 4 Series name is still settling in. Now in its second generation after departing from the 3 Series nomenclature, the G22 two-door coupe has taken important and positive

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09 Dec 2020

2021 BMW M440i xDrive review

Our independent 2021 BMW M440i xDrive review in Australia, including price, specs, interior, ride and handling, safety and score. Brooding storm clouds hover overhead and, despite being early afternoon, light is fading. Soft mist begins to coat the tarmac, just enough to make the surface slippery, but not wet. Strewn

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01 Dec 2020

BMW 128ti priced from $57k

BMW is reviving the ti badge with new 128ti with pricing announced for Australia, though it is missing just one ingredient we’d love to see. BMW has pulled the wraps away from the first modern-day BMW to wear ‘ti’ lettering, revealing what will be the 128ti sitting one wrung underneath

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27 Nov 2020

BMW R 18 ‘Classic’ preview

Upcoming version of big boxer twin adds touring-ready features. Following the launch of the R 18 earlier this year, a new variant of BMW’s big, bold and black boxer twin cruiser will be coming in 2021 – the R 18 Classic. While the name suggests that the Classic increases the

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23 Sep 2020

The new BMW M3 and M4 revealed

Plenty of power with a manual transmission meets polarising look for new M3 and M4 duo. Ready to launch next year the new M3 and M4 models from BMW bring a brave new look that has already proven to be contentious, but it will certainly stand out. The strong kidney

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13 Aug 2020

BMW M3 Touring wagon confirmed for Australia

BMW will give us a direct rival to the Audi RS4 Avant with the next-gen M3 wagon. BMW has confirmed it will for the first time add an M3 Touring to its performance lineup. The model will soon begin testing and development ahead of a launch in 2022. The new

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31 Jul 2020

BMW 330i M Sport v Genesis G70 3.3T Sport

It’s the new South Korean Genesis G70 vs stalwart German BMW 330i in this luxury sedan shoot out. This isn’t the first time a premium-sedan newcomer has tried to take on the German establishment. Over the years we’ve seen the Lexus IS, Jaguar X-Type/XE, Volvo S40 and Infiniti Q50 all

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05 Jun 2020

2020 BMW M8 Competition review

IN A NUTSHELL: The fastest M car yet feels every bit as impressive as it should. It’s not the Porsche 911 Turbo killer BMW first said it would be, though it comes close and excels for luxury and comfort. What is it? BMW’s original 1990 8 Series coupe was the

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03 Jun 2020

New BMW 4 Series officially revealed

BMW 4 Series coupe will launch in Australia October 2020. BMW has unveiled its new 4 Series coupe which will rival the latest Audi A5 and Mercedes C-Class Coupe in Australia, with the new model packing up to 275kW in flagship M440i form – at least until the weaponised M4s

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01 Jun 2020

Radical new BMW 4 Series look leaked

No surprise, another new BMW and another big new grille, though this time it’s different. Images of the new BMW 4 Series have leaked online, ahead of the model’s official debut tomorrow, with what is alleged to be marketing material of the upcoming new-generation Coupe. Originally posted to Twitter, the

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