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Auto 21-07-2019

Volvo CEO Hints at Possible BMW X7 Rival

Despite the initial controversy on the BMW X7 and its huge nostrils, the car is turning out to be quite successful. BMW already sold 13,555 units of the 7-seater and the car has only been around for about three months. The prospects are good and it looks like other car makers are getting interested in […]

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Auto 20-07-2019

Marco Wittmann celebrates third DTM win of the season

Difficult conditions, excellent result: Marco Wittmann (GER) has triumphed in the ninth race of the 2019 DTM season for BMW at Assen (NED). At the legendary ‘TT Circuit’, the BMW Team RMG driver in the Schaeffler BMW M4 DTM celebrated his third win of the season, from pole position. Philipp Eng (AUT, ZF BMW M4 […]

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Auto 20-07-2019

MINI might revive the Rocketman concept as an electric car

One of the best MINI concepts of the last decade was the 2011 MINI Rocketman, a stylish urban-based concept. Over the years, there were several rumors that the Rocketman will enter production, but none of those rumors came to fruition. Until now, or at least that’s Autocar UK claims in their latest report. The UK […]

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Auto 19-07-2019

BMW files new trademark registrations for electric car models

Initially set for 2025, the BMW electric offensive has been moved up by two years. According to the now outgoing CEO Harald Krueger, the Bavarians plan to launch 12 fully electric vehicles by 2023. Some of those vehicles have been known before – i4, iX3, iNext and MINI E – but others have been fairly […]

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Auto 18-07-2019

Mid-Engine C8 Corvette could be deadly for European Sports Cars

Tonight is finally the night that the public will see a real-deal mid-engine Corvette. Chevrolet has teased the idea of a mid-engine Corvette for decades but it’s never been more than an idea on paper. Now, it’s finally for real and tonight is the night the public will see it. When it finally makes its […]

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Auto 18-07-2019

Oliver Zipse is the new BMW CEO starting August 16, 2019

Oliver Zipse will assume the role of Chairman of the Board of Management of BMW AG effective on 16 August 2019. The company’s Supervisory Board made this decision today during its meeting in Spartanburg, South Carolina (USA). Zipse will succeed Harald Krüger, who informed the Chairman of the Supervisory Board at the beginning of July […]

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Auto 18-07-2019

Photoshoot with the new 2020 BMW 330e Plug-in hybrid

One of the most intriguing models in the new 3 Series lineup is the BMW 330e, the premium, midsize plugin hybrid. We were just in Germany driving the 330e so we used that opportunity for a photoshoot with the car. Shown here is the 330e in Frozen Dark Grey paired with a brown interior and […]

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Auto 18-07-2019

2019 BMW 3 Series Touring – New Photos

The latest and last member of the new G2x 3 Series family is now joining the pack. The G21 BMW 3 Series Touring is one of BMW’s best selling cars in Germany and arguably, one of the most intriguing sport wagons. If there was any doubt before, then these photos should set the record straight. […]

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Auto 16-07-2019

FIRST DRIVE: 2019 BMW M135i xDrive – The Start Of A New Era

Ever since BMW acknowledged the switch to a front-wheel drive platform for its highly popular 1 Series, the change has been met with criticism and it has polarized most conversations. The advantages of the new platform were clear: more space inside the 1 Series for passengers and cargo, and lower manufacturing costs. The cons were […]

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Auto 16-07-2019

BMW Exec: “No way to tell” between FWD and RWD 1 Series

There’s a lot being said about the new BMW 1 Series and its switch to front-wheel drive, most of which isn’t great. The idea of BMW using front-wheel drive is unpleasant enough to most BMW fans but when it comes as a replacement for one of the brand’s most beloved rear-wheel drive cars, it really […]

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