I’ve gone on record a few times saying that BMWs should only be powered by inline-six cylinder engined, but having spent some time first in the M550i, and now in the X5M, I’m starting to revise that opinion. BMW is making wicked twin-turbo V8s these days, and after spending a long weekend in the hottest […]

Review: 2017 BMW X5M

July 09, 2017

The BMW X3 was the car that launched the mid-size SAV (Sports Activity Vehicle) segment in 2003. And now the new X3 is set to write the next chapter in this success story with an even more striking, dynamic design language, powerful yet also efficient drive systems and luxurious appointments. Like all members of the successful X family, it blends outstanding driving qualities […]

Preview: the all-new BMW X3

June 26, 2017

The headlines about the BMW M550i have all been about its speed – how its 0-100 km/h time of just over four seconds is faster than the current (and outgoing) M5. And indeed it is very, very fast, its turbocharged 4.4-litre V8 producing 462 horsepower, which drives all four wheels through an eight-speed automatic gearbox […]

Review: the BMW 550i is a pure-bred bahnstormer

June 13, 2017

Short version M GmbH is presenting another exclusive limited-run special-edition model in the shape of the new BMW M4 CS (fuel consumption combined: 8.4 l/100 km [33.6 mpg imp]*; CO2 emissions combined: 197 g/km*). The M4 CS fills the gap in the line-up between the M4 Coupe with Competition Package and the uncompromisingly track-focused BMW […]

Presenting the limited-run BMW M4 CS

June 01, 2017

Customers can now order the new BMW M4 GT4, the latest model in the BMW Motorsport product range. The technologically advanced car has completed over 20,000 kilometres of tests, multiple hours in the wind tunnel, extensive application runs for fine-tuning purposes, and successful test outings under race conditions.

BMW Motorsport Director Jens Marquardt, together with Dirk […]

Sales launch for the newly-developed BMW M4 GT4

May 29, 2017