BMW Road Tests

The 1 Series really lives up to BMW’s reputation for being fun to drive, while also feeling very modern provided you’ve added the necessary options.
Fri, 14 Dec 2012
The refreshed 1 Series is as good to drive as ever, but gets improved economy and sharper styling.
Wed, 29 Apr 2015
There's more competition than ever when it comes to premium hatchbacks, so how does the new 1 Series fare?
Wed, 25 Sep 2019
The 1 Series Coupe takes the standard hatchback and turns it into something a lot more stylish.
Sat, 27 Oct 2007
BMW's smallest model finally gets the M treatment - but has it been worth the wait?
Tue, 17 May 2011
Does BMW's first ever MPV - powered by engines from the MINI - hit the mark?
Mon, 28 Jul 2014
With seven seats, a luxurious cabin and enjoyable driving dynamics, the BMW 2 Series Gran Tourer is easy to recommend.
Sun, 21 Jun 2015
This latest generation of the BMW 3 Series saloon is the most spacious and comfortable yet.
Tue, 07 Feb 2012
With its sleek styling and superb handling, the 3 Series Coupe has always been a driver's favourite.
Wed, 13 Sep 2006
The 3 Series Gran Turismo is a stylish hatch version of the 3 Series and sits above the saloon and Touring models in the range.
Tue, 30 Apr 2013
With the Jaguar XE arriving along with an all-new Audi A4 on the horizon - BMW is giving the 3 Series a subtle mid-life refresh.
Fri, 04 Sep 2015
The new BMW 3 Series is as good to drive as ever, with added technology and a premium interior.
Mon, 18 Mar 2019
The new generation BMW 3 Series Touring is more practical than its predecessor, with neat features like an electric tailgate as standard.
Thu, 11 Oct 2012
The successor to the popular 3 Series Coupe, the new 4 Series is a great looking and very desirable coupe that shows BMW at its best.
Thu, 29 Aug 2013
While it's called the 5 Series GT, this is more a cross between the luxury BMW 7 Series saloon and the BMW X5.
Sat, 24 Oct 2009
There's no shortage of high-quality executive saloons, but none can match the quality of the BMW 5 Series.
Tue, 16 Mar 2010
The newest addition to a tweaked BMW 5 Series range is the 518d which sees the entry price of a 5 Series drop to below £30k.
Sun, 29 Sep 2013
If you're after a big premium estate, you've never had it so good. But the 5 Series Touring makes a good case for itself as the best.
Mon, 03 Jul 2017
The 5 Series is a superb executive saloon, with top notch refinement and quality throughout.
Mon, 27 Feb 2017
BMW 5 Series PHEV delivers small car economy with dynamic handling and performance.
Fri, 16 Jun 2017
The 6 Series Gran Coupe the latest rival to the Audi A7 Sportback and Mercedes-Benz CLS. How does it fare against them?
Mon, 21 May 2012
Replacing the 5 Series GT, the 6 Series GT is designed to 'set new levels of comfort' while still being 'dynamic' to drive.
Fri, 13 Oct 2017
The luxury 7 Series may not be a looker but it offers sumptuous travel and space.
Fri, 09 Jan 2009
This generation BMW 7 Series is the largest car the German brand has ever produced. But is it as good as the S-Class?
Thu, 15 Oct 2015
Has the new BMW 8 Series got what it takes to battle with the likes of the Mercedes-Benz S-Class Coupe?
Tue, 18 Dec 2018
The BMW M2 is one of the best cars in the BMW range with outstanding performance and the handling prowess you'd expect.
Mon, 18 Apr 2016
The BMW M3 is the car that single-handedly sealed BMWs reputation as a maker of some of the very best drivers' cars.
Tue, 14 Aug 2007
Quicker, lighter, more powerful and now four-wheel drive - the new M5 is the sum total of BMW's finest engineering. It shows.
Wed, 28 Mar 2018
The BMW X1 is the smallest model in the X line-up and - as BMW is proud to claim - was the first premium compact SUV on sale in the UK before the Range Rover Evoque.
Tue, 20 Oct 2009
The BMW X1 has been updated in a bid to remain competitive against the Audi Q3, Range Rover Evoque and Volvo XC40. Is it still top of the class?
Tue, 01 Oct 2019
The BMW X2 is the sporty version of the X1 crossover, with better handling, more luxury and coupe-like styling.
Mon, 05 Mar 2018
It may not be BMW's most handsome design but the X3 remains one of the best all-round SUVs.
Mon, 29 Nov 2010
The latest X3 is so good it makes a case for itself as the best alternative to the larger X5.
Sun, 19 Nov 2017
The X4 has been on sale for just four years, but a replacement X3 means it’s also time for the SUV-coupe to be refreshed.
Tue, 17 Jul 2018
Is the big and brash BMW X7 the ultimate all-rounder? It's certainly good enough to take on the likes of the mighty Range Rover.
Thu, 18 Apr 2019
Does the Z4 have what it takes to rival the Porsche Boxster as the best sports car out there?
Fri, 07 Jul 2006
Where the first Z4 was very much a gruff, up and at ’em sports car, this version is a more refined sportscar.
Fri, 15 May 2009
Based on the new 5 Series, the Z4 is bigger than before. But does that make it better?
Wed, 20 Mar 2019

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