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Auto 03-07-2019

Photo Comparison: BMW X6 M50d vs Audi SQ8 TDI

When the Audi Q8 first debuted, it was only the latest addition to a fairly popular segment of coupe-like SUVs. The original was the first-gen BMW X6, which created a segment that the industry didn’t even know customers wanted. Now, the X6 is in its third-generation, so it seems as if customers wanted such cars […]

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Auto 03-07-2019

BMW X6 M50d will take on the Audi SQ8 TDI directly

When Audi first debuted the SQ8 TDI, a lot of journalists and enthusiasts were curious as to why Audi would create yet another high-performance diesel. After the brand’s infamous diesel scandal, and the fuel’s worldwide negative stigma that followed, you’d figure Audi would stay away from diesel. Not only has it not shied away from […]

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Auto 02-07-2019

TEST DRIVE: BMW X7 xDrive50i — Don’t Let the Looks Fool You

At the moment, the BMW X7 is sort of the internet’s automotive punching bag. Fair or not, enthusiasts across the globe like to poke fun at the X7’s styling each and every time the opportunity arises. Most of that fun-poking is directed at the X7’s massive kidney grilles which, let’s face it, are comically over-sized. […]

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Auto 02-07-2019

EXCLUSIVE: ALPINA once built a secret i8 prototype with 460 horsepower

Back in February of this year, while attending the unveil of the new ALPINA B7, I had the pleasure to share a meal and beer with Andreas Bovensiepen, the charming CEO of ALPINA. Bovensiepen is always a fascinating person to talk to and his knowledge of cars goes beyond many executives I’ve met in the industry. […]

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Auto 01-07-2019

Simple ECU Chip brings BMW Z4 sDrive30i under 5 seconds to 60 mph

The BMW Z4 M40i is an incredible car; one that packs proper M car performance and surprisingly good agility in a funky looking roadster buy with infinite headroom. There’s one problem, though — it’s a bit expensive. Considering that the lesser-powered BMW Z4 sDrive30i is quite a bit cheaper, yet has the same great handling […]

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Auto 01-07-2019

VIDEO: BMW M2 CS continues to test its extra power

When it comes to performance, BMW fans are always going to want more and more from their M cars. For instance, as soon as the BMW M2 Competition made its debut, despite being more powerful and more capable than ever before, fans were almost immediately begging for something more. Fortunately, they’re going to get more, […]

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Auto 30-06-2019

BMW M8 Competition gets unveiled in Japan

The 2020 BMW M8 Competition, in the coupe form, just made its debut in Japan as well. The super sporty coupe was unveiled weeks ago and it’s now slowly to arrive in countries around the world. The images below show the Frozen Marina Bay Blue Metallic and, of course, with the right-hand steering wheel. Obviously, […]

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Auto 29-06-2019

BMW X3 M Sport gets visual upgrades from 3D Design

We’ve been working with 3D Design for some time now, as they make some of the very best aftermarket BMW parts on the market. That’s evident in their new upgrade kit for the G01 BMW X3. The BMW X3 isn’t exactly the most enthusiast-oriented car on the market, as it’s mostly just a family crossover […]

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Auto 29-06-2019

ALPINA B8 Gran Coupe could come to US market and I can’t handle it

Yesterday, a group of journalists had the chance to drive the newly facelifted ALPINA B7, our own Horatiu among them. While driving impressions are still under embargo, there is some other information coming from Buchloe. Some very exciting information. According to this report from CNET’s Roadshow, there will be an ALPINA B8 Gran Coupe and […]

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Auto 28-06-2019

Pre-Facelift E36 BMW M3 is now eligible for US Import

As a big E36 3 Series fan, that generation of M3 has always had a special place in my heart. However, the prospect of owning one has always felt like it would bring an asterisk with it. While the US market E36 BMW M3 is a great car, it’s not as good as the Euro-market […]

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