Tuesday , September 21 2021
Home / Tag Archives: BMW (page 3)

Tag Archives: BMW

Concept crazy: BMW’s birthday bonanza

BMW 100

The BMW Group has marked its centenary with more concepts, giving a hint of what its cars of the future might look like. Under the motto “The next 100 years”, BMW unveiled radical designs for two more of its brands – Rolls-Royce and MINI. Rolls-Royce VISION NEXT 100 and MINI …

Read More »

What Car? Car of the Year 2016 – winners

What Car Awards

The Volkswagen Group cleaned up at the prestigious What Car? Car of the Year Awards 2016, despite being engulfed by the diesel emissions scandal. Top prize went to the Audi A4 3.0 TDI 218 Sport, while the Group (which consists of VW, Audi, SEAT, ŠKODA, Bentley and Bugatti) was victorious in nine of the …

Read More »

Volvo V60 Polestar review

Volvo V60 Polestar

If ever there was a car that will become a future classic, it’s the Volvo V60 Polestar. The standard V60 is good in itself, but once Polestar – a Swedish tuning company now 100% owned by Volvo – got their hands on it… it became a car transformed. And it’s …

Read More »

Electric Cars Providing A Boost

B Class Electric Drive

Electric Cars Providing A Boost For The Industry As Mercedes Benz Joins The Fight A package of financial aid from the UK government to ramp up the infrastructure for electric cars has left the sector poised to boost the already buoyant UK motor industry. Add to this the raft of …

Read More »

Goodwood Revival 2015: picture highlights

Goodwood Revival

We thought we’d share a few of our favourite photos from the glorious Goodwood Revival of 2015. Enjoy… One of our favourite shots of the historic on-track action that sums up the Goodwood Revival weekend Thanks to Ford for letting us enjoy a memorable parade lap as a passenger is …

Read More »

BMW Group treat

BMW Group driving day

Every now and again the major car manufacturers invites the likes of us along to “driving days” where journalists gets to sample the latest additions to the range. The BMW group invited us along to one such day in deepest Buckinghamshire where we got to sample shiny new MINIs and …

Read More »

Alpina’s 204mph special editions

BMW Alpina 'Edition 50' cars

BMW performance specialists Alpina are celebrating their half century in style with 200mph+ ‘Edition 50’ Bi-Turbo beasts. Alpina will hand-craft 50 saloons or estates, plus 50 coupes, of these special editions – their most powerful road cars ever. The even hotter versions of the B5 and B6 Bi-Turbo feature a …

Read More »

BMW i8: UK Car of the Year 2015

BMW i8

BMW i8 crowned UK Car of the Year for 2015, beating off nearest rivals, the Citroën C4 Cactus and Renault Twingo. The plug-in hybrid sports car also fought off stiff competition to win the Performance Car of the Year category. The win for the i8 – powered by combination of …

Read More »

7-up for Go Ultra Low

Go Ultra Low line-up

Audi, Mitsubishi and Volkswagen have joined the Government’s Go Ultra Low campaign. The trio have teamed up with existing members BMW, Nissan, Renault and Toyota to increase awareness of ultra-low emission vehicles (ULEVs) among British car buyers. Between them, the seven Go Ultra Low members boast 15 ULEVs – from …

Read More »

7-up for BMW

BMW 2 Series Gran Tourer

BMW launches its first seven-seat MPV – the new BMW 2 Series Gran Tourer – and the newest car to join the range is sure to appeal to families. The Gran Tourer is 214mm longer and 53mm higher than the five-seater BMW 2 Series Active Tourer, but a longer wheelbase …

Read More »