BMW announces brand new iX1, an all electric SUV with 272 miles of range

Yesterday, BMW revealed its latest all electric model, the new iX1, an all electric SUV with 272 miles of range. This launch follows on from the launch of the brand new X1 model which has some traditional combustion engines too. The new iX1 joins BMW’s ever growing electric car lineup, with now EV versions of the BMW 4 Series, BMW X3 and the BMW 7 Series now on sale. BMW has […]

History: When Rover Met BMW

At the beginning of the year 1994, Rover Group was sold to BMW for £800m (£1.3b in 2022). Behind the scenes, the Germany company was really only after Land Rover, but was told the two weren’t going to be sold separately. Over the six years Rover was answering to BMW, millions of pounds of investment was poured into the British company, without a significant profit to be made. BMW also […]

Some new BMW cars are being shipped out without Apple CarPlay and Android Auto

BMW is temporarily sending out brand new cars to customers, without any support for Apple CarPlay and Android Auto. The company has stated that this is due to a chip shortage, but it will be fixable later this year via an over the air update. BMW has been using new chips, but they require some updated software in order to support Apple ‌CarPlay‌ and Android Auto. To this end, BMW […]

BMW reveals all new 7 Series for 2022

BMW has this week, revealed an all new 7 Series which is now the seventh generation of the luxury saloon. The new car is larger and more luxurious than any previous version. Note: BMW has also revealed an all electric version, the i7 but we’ll be covering that in a separate article. BMW has chosen to give the front end design a striking look, with large grille and split headlights. […]

BMW reveals new, updated X7 with refreshed design

BMW has introduced a new facelifted version of its flagship SUV, the X7. The new updated model features a completely redesigned front end, with split headlights as well as a new upgraded interior, new technology and new engines. This new refreshed model comes three and a half years after the X7 was originally introduced, it rivals the Mercedes GLS and Audi Q8 and is manufacurtred in the US, in Spartanburg […]

BMW announces new all electric 3 Series, but only for China

BMW has today revealed the all new BMW i3 eDrive35L, which is an all electric 3 series. The car will only be available in China and will go on sale over there in May 2022. The BMW i3 eDrive35L will share the same technology and powertrain as the BMW iX3, BMW i4 and BMW iX. The new 3 series will also ship with the new OS8 operating system which also […]

BMW will be making an electric 3 Series

BMW has recently confirmed that it’ll be launching a fully electric 3 Series, as part of its rollout of EVs. The company has also said it will have 15 EV models in production by the end of this year. BMW currently has the BMW i4, BMW iX and Mini Electric – the company will expand with electric versions of the BMW 5 Series, BMW X1 and the BMW X3. However, […]

New BMW 2 Series now on sale in the UK from £34,980

Earlier this month, BMW put the new 2 Series up for sale here in the UK, with prices starting at £34,980. Three models are currently available, with the entry level 220i, 220d and M240i. Later this year the iconic M2 Competition will join the lineup. The entry level 220i has a petrol 2.0-litre four cylinder engine with 181bhp, the 220d has a 2.0-litre four cylinder with 188bhp. The current top […]

BMW teases new M3 Touring in YouTube video

BMW has previewed the new upcoming M3 Touring today in a new YouTube video, which will mark the first ever estate version of the super saloon. Previously, BMW has always offered estate versions of the M5 which saw two models in its lifetime. The M3 Touring will be made available layer this year and will share a lot of the same styling as the saloon version. BMW has not yet […]

BMW 2 Series Active Tourer now on sale in the UK

BMW has put the new second generation 2 Series Active Tourer on sale in the UK this week, with prices starting at £30,265. Three engine options are on offer, with a three-cylinder petrol 220i mild hybrid which has 168bhp and a four-cylinder 223i mild hybrid with 215bhp. BMW is also offering a diesel, with the 218d which has 148bhp. The Tourer model is related to the existing 2 Series Coupe, but […]