BMW X2 2018 review

The new BMW X2 is the German firm’s latest SUV BMW’s sporty SUV is designed to battle for honours in the premium compact crossover market. But can it match the Audi Q3, Jaguar E-Pace and Mercedes-Benz GLA? The compact crossover is similar in size to the X1 but with a […]

2017 BMW 330I FIRST TEST REVIEW: GLORY DAYS

2017 BMW 330i BASE PRICE $39,745 PRICE AS TESTED $46,495 VEHICLE LAYOUT Front-engine, RWD, 5-pass, 4-door sedan ENGINE 2.0L/248-hp/258-lb-ft turbo DOHC 16-valve I-4 TRANSMISSION 8-speed automatic CURB WEIGHT (F/R DIST) 3,537 lb (51/49%) WHEELBASE 110.6 in LENGTH X WIDTH X HEIGHT 182.8 x 71.3 x 56.3 in 0-60 MPH 5.5 […]

2018 BMW 520I, 525D ANNOUNCED FOR

For 2018, the global BMW 5 Series lineup receives additional models, both of which are powered by a four-cylinder engine. The new BMW 520i, offered in Sedan and Touring (wagon) forms, will be powered by a 2.0-liter turbo-four that offers 184 hp and 214 lb-ft of torque. It will be […]

LONG-TERM ARRIVAL: SMALL ENGINE IN A BIG PACKAGE 2017 BMW 530I

In Europe, large cars with small, turbocharged engines have been around forever. That’s because there’s not much call for big, torque-heavy engines for stoplight-to-stoplight drag racing; however, brisk-enough acceleration combined with strong highway fuel economy plays well in the autobahn culture. That’s not the case in America, where there is […]

BMW ENVISIONS LEVEL 5 AUTONOMOUS DRIVING IN 2030

BMW published a video outlining its vision for autonomous driving, and it isn’t slowing down its plans for anyone. The short video guides viewers through the five steps of autonomy, suggesting Level 5 self-driving cars could be realized as early as 2030. The video opens on a BMW 7 Series wafting […]

BMW 8 SERIES COUPE CONFIRMED

After months of speculation, BMW has confirmed it will introduce a new 8 Series coupe in 2018. A design concept previewing the new model will debut at this year’s Concorso d’Eleganza Villa d’Este on May 26. BMW boss Harald Krüger announced the plans at the company’s Annual General Meeting today. “The […]

BMW 2 SERIES RECEIVES SUBTLE UPDATES 2018

BMW has updated its smallest two-door model for the 2018 model year. The 2018 BMW 2 Series coupe and convertible gain a revised front end and new exterior lighting as well as revised wheel choices. Up front, both the base 230i and mid-level M240i gain standard bi-LED headlights with a […]

EDRIVE PLUG-IN HYBRID FIRST DRIVE REVIEW: EDRIVE ENIGMA BMW 530E 2018

2018 BMW 530e eDrive BASE PRICE $52,395-$54,695 VEHICLE LAYOUT Front-engine, RWD/AWD, 5-pass, 4-door sedan ENGINE 2.0L/181-hp/214-lb-ft turbocharged DOHC 16-valve I-4 plus 111-hp/184-lb-ft electric motor; 248 hp/310 lb-ft comb TRANSMISSION 8-speed automatic CURB WEIGHT 3,900 lb (mfr) WHEELBASE 117.1 in LENGTH X WIDTH X HEIGHT 194.3 x 73.5 x 58.4 in […]

BMW 4 SERIES FIRST DRIVE REVIEW ” SUBSTANTIVE STYLE 2018 “

2018 BMW 4 Series BASE PRICE $43,195-$60,495 VEHICLE LAYOUT Front-engine, RWD/AWD, 4-pass, 2-door coupe or convertible; 5-pass, 4-door hatchback ENGINES 2.0L/248-hp/258-lb-ft turbocharged DOHC 16-valve I-4; 3.0L/320-hp/330-lb-ft turbocharged DOHC 24-valve I-6 TRANSMISSIONS 6-speed manual, 8-speed automatic CURB WEIGHT 3,500-3,950 lb (mfr) WHEELBASE 110.6 in LENGTH X WIDTH X HEIGHT 182.7 x […]

EDRIVE PLUG-IN HYBRID FIRST DRIVE REVIEW: EDRIVE ENIGMA [2018 BMW 530E]

2018 BMW 530e eDrive BASE PRICE $52,395-$54,695 VEHICLE LAYOUT Front-engine, RWD/AWD, 5-pass, 4-door sedan ENGINE 2.0L/181-hp/214-lb-ft turbocharged DOHC 16-valve I-4 plus 111-hp/184-lb-ft electric motor; 248 hp/310 lb-ft comb TRANSMISSION 8-speed automatic CURB WEIGHT 3,900 lb (mfr) WHEELBASE 117.1 in LENGTH X WIDTH X HEIGHT 194.3 x 73.5 x 58.4 in […]