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  • BMW will persevere with i3 range

    The BMW i3 went on sale towards the end of 2013 but uptake to the car’s nascent technology hasn’t been sustained beyond the bubble of early adopters with a little over 60,000 units delivered to date. As you would imagine, BMW was expecting the i3 to be a better...
  • Sasol GTC title chase heats up after Kyalami

    Midrand, South Africa – The sun-drenched spectators were the winners after the Sasol GTC Championship visited Kyalami for Round 4 of the series.  The internationally renowned Midrand circuit held a number of surprises for the GTC drivers who collectively have 30 South African motorsport championships between them. The qualifying...
  • Racy carbon dress is inspired by BMW i8

    The extravagant world of fashion takes its inspiration from time to time from the car industry and the end result in most cases is quite odd. That being said, Daniela and Annette Felder working at their London-based design studio Felder Felder have come up with an unusual dress serving...
  • Special edition BMW i8 prepares for Paris show

    BMW i8 heads to Paris Motor Show with new reflective paint finishes like the latest Protonic Dark Silver Just in case interest is beginning to dwindle, Munich-based carmaker BMW has started launching special edition versions of the i8 to give the range a bit of a kick. First came the Protonic...
  • BMW reconsiders the 8-Series to build 911 rival

    BMW is rearranging its model line-up with the aim of producing (and then positioning) a car that will put them in a fierce battle against the Porsche 911, Mercedes GT and Jaguar F Type. Until now BMW has largely ignored this segment but the recent spate of new competitors...
  • Video: E30 M3 has a dirty secret under the hood

    Are we angry that the owner of this BMW E30 M3 divested the car’s original 2.3-litre 4-cylinder engine and shoehorned a 5.0-litre V10 of M5 pedigree into its place? We’ll leave that up to you but it’s the only way of pushing past a Jaguar F Type R from a rolling...
  • New BMW M140i will get 250kW B58 engine

    While the BMW M2 is considered firm’s closest rival to Audi RS3 and Mercedes A45 AMG, we’re going to throw another player into that mix with the upcoming BMW M140i – the replacement for the M135i hatch we still rate highly to this day. Set for 2017 production, the...
  • Driven: Junior BMW M2 gives back to the purists

    “The most anticipated BMW this year” is the term thrown around for Bavaria’s latest introduction to the family. As glossy as that phrase is, it’s true, an entry level M model is exactly what BMW has needed since their current offerings in the M stable have been slightly out...
  • Video: BMW M2 quickly reaches 275km/h

    This BMW M2 has the optional driver’s package fitted, giving it the software code to hit a top speed of 275km/h, from a previously restricted 250km/h. Although the video is a bit long for anybody only interested in acceleration, it is worth listening to the noise from the M2’s 6-cylinder...