Deep sigh of satisfaction Dear Doc, With regard to my Qashqai (Issue 390) noise problems and the back axle replacement, the garage has now replaced it and this apparently also cured the persistent rattle. As for the hissing noise, that…
According to BMW, “the arrival of the all-new BMW 1 Series heralds the dawn of a new era for this successful model that has consistently combined handling excellence, practicality, technology and quality.”
The 68th IAA Cars show in Frankfurt is the venue for the unveiling of the BMW Concept 4 – a future-focused interpretation of the BMW Group’s enduring DNA that represents the magic of coupe driving at its most exciting.
Mini has unveiled the new Mini Electric at the Oxford plant, the home of the brand where the very first Mini was built 60 years ago. After 15,000 potential customers already expressed an interest in the car, the official order books have now been opened. Manufacturing will begin in late 2019, with first deliveries in the spring of 2020 and exports headed around the world.
Almost a decade ago, BMW took the step of blending the attributes of a 4×4 with a coupe, and a new category of car was born: the Sports Activity Coupe. Now, with a refreshed design, updated powertrain and chassis technology, new equipment features, innovative operating tech and driver assistance systems, a new second-generation X6 has been launched.
Jaguar Land Rover and BMW Group have confirmed that they are joining forces to develop next generation Electric Drive Units (EDUs) in a move that will support the advancement of electrification technologies, a central part of the automotive industry’s transition to an ACES (Autonomous, Connected, Electric, Shared) future.
The new updated BMW X1 will be offered with three- and four-cylinder BMW TwinPower Turbo engines, BMW xDrive intelligent all-wheel drive, extensive infotainment options and an updated range of BMW ConnectedDrive Services. Next year the petrol and diesel models will be joined for the first time by the xDrive25e plug-in hybrid model.
BMW says the new 1-Series “features a dynamic design, roomier interior, a raft of cutting-edge technologies as well as BMW’s trademark agility and superior performance”. There’s a shorter bonnet and significantly more space within a footprint almost identical to that…
In addition to exterior and interior design changes, BMW has updated the 7 Series engine range to include a new eight-cylinder engine and an in-line six-cylinder unit with plug-in hybrid system offering extended electric range. The BMW 7 Series will continue to be offered in standard and long wheelbase body variants. The longer version of the luxury saloon has a wheelbase extended by 14 centimetres over the standard car to 3,210 millimetres. Both variants have grown by 22 millimetres over their respective predecessors
The BMW 3 Series went on on sale from 9 March 2019 with diesel prices starting from £33,610 for the 320d. The 318d, priced at £32,450, joins the range in April. The 3 Series Saloon has been in production for more than 40 years and this is the seventh generation model to go on sale.