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  • VIDEO: BMW 8 Series - the most exciting diesel coupe ever? 17 Jun 2019 (News)
    The BMW 8 Series has its flaws, but in the 840d we have one of the most plain fun diesel powered things ever made.  Click play below to watch our video review.
  • Honest John Awards 2019: BMW 4 Series Convertible scoops drop-top category 2 May 2019 (News)
    Convertible of the Year - BMW 4 Series Convertible UK car buyers love a convertible, and few combine stylish good looks with year-round practicality and affordable running costs as well as the BMW 4 Series Convertible. It might be approaching
  • Jaguar Land Rover and BMW team up to develop EV tech 5 Jun 2019 (News)
    Jaguar Land Rover has announced a collaboration with BMW, which will see the two firms developing electric car technology together. As part of the deal, the two carmakers will develop new generation electric drive units (EDUs
  • Homologation BMW E36 M3 heads to auction 12 Jun 2019 (News)
    A limited-edition BMW E36 M3 is heading to auction. The 1995 BMW M3 GT Individual, one of 50 made, will go under the hammer on Saturday, 3 August. It is expected to fetch between £20,000 and £25.000. Finished in British Racing Green with Mexico Green Nappa
  • A Grand Monday: BMW 518i 24 Jun 2019 (News)
    The E34 generation of BMW 5-Series was a wonderful car - handsome, great to drive and beautifully made. But in a range full of high spec and super-smooth six-cylinder models, the four-cylinder 518i was the poor relation. With 113bhp, it was hardly powerful, nor
  • 2020 BMW 1 Series: £24,430 posh hatch revealed 28 May 2019 (News)
    BMW 's rival to the Volkswagen Golf, Audi A3 and Mercedes-Benz A-Class has been given its biggest revamp since it was introduced in 2004. The third-generation premium hatch is on sale now with prices starting
  • BMW Z4 Coupe in Brightwells 15th May Classic Car Auction 6 May 2019 (News)
    This 2006/56 BMW Z4 3.0Si Coupe caught my eye amidst the many varied and interesting lots in Brightwells Classic Car Auction at Leominster on 15th May. It's a 2006/56 3.0Si with the 2,996cc straight six N52B30 motor putting out 265HP giving it a 0-60 of 5.6 and a top speed limited
  • 1986 BMW E28 M5 in Barons Classic Car Auction on 16th July 15 Jul 2019 (News)
    This 1986 BMW E28 M5 features in Barons Classic Car Auction at Sandown Park on 16th July. Viewing today from 3pm-7pm and from 9am Tuesday 16th, with the auction itself starting at 1pm on Tuesday. Barons has good selection of 79 classicsfor sale, from collectables, vintage and sports
  • Volvo recalls 70,000 diesels in the UK 22 Jul 2019 (News)
    . >> BMW owners still waiting for repairs due to EGR recall The news comes at a time when BMW is still working to fix the 250,000 cars that were recalled due to an EGR issue that could potentially cause a fire. This  affected almost every diesel model
  • Focus On: PMW 18 Jun 2019 (News)
    , repairing cars, taking bookings and even answering the telephone, but gradually expanded to take on more staff. He now has a nine bay workshop with a dedicated MoT testing bay and a four-wheel alignment bay over 6500 sq/ft. Before setting up on his own, Peter worked at Bates BMW Maldon and Mercedes-Benz
  • Future Classic Friday: Lexus IS200 17 May 2019 (News)
    ’ or ‘Lexii’ (he settled on the latter).  Yet despite all this, the IS was a good car - and an interesting one to boot. It was the company’s smallest model yet, a direct rival to the BMW 3-Series and very similarly packaged. It was rear-wheel-drive, with a longitudinally mounted
  • Honest John's Motoring Agony Column 25-05-2019 Part 1 24 May 2019 (News)
    that I’ll have to get something else and I’m considering a Volvo V60, a BMW 3-Series, although the boot may be too small as it has intrusive wheel arches, or perhaps an Audi Avant, although I know nothing about them. I would have automatically chosen a C-Class estate but I’m worried about
  • Honest John’s Motoring Agony Column 27-04-2019 Part 2 26 Apr 2019 (News)
    a nice expensive SUV, but, these days, I would be scared of a lowlife breaking into my house to get the keys. I know someone who it happened to: thieves broke in to steal his BMW and because he refused to give them the keys, they shot him in the leg. Add that to the fact that I feel that modern
  • Keyless car thefts: new cars ranked 'poor' for their security systems 24 Jun 2019 (News)
    from extending their range using a relay kit. As such, the BMW 7 Series, BMW X7 and Porsche 911 have been ranked as 'superior' by Thatcham. Drivers concerned about their car being stolen are advised to use a signal-blocking Faraday pouch which will stop thieves being able to pick up
  • Future Classic Friday: Audi A4 14 Jun 2019 (News)
    , Audi was a small but well-regarded brand, with all of the build quality and engineering prowess of Volkswagen behind it, but little brand identity when compared to the likes of BMW and Mercedes-Benz. A quarter of a century later and the company is on top of the executive car market, has a multi-faceted
  • A Grand Monday: Jaguar S-TYPE 3.0 SE 8 Jul 2019 (News)
    It may not be remembered as Jaguar’s finest hour, but the 1998-on S-TYPE was one of the most significant models the company had ever produced. Designed to compete against the likes of the BMW 5-Series and Mercedes E-Class, it was the first Jaguar to be wholly
  • SAAB 99 in Friday’s 'Flipping Bangers' 25 Jun 2019 (News)
    series all about is finding an unloved old car, bringing it back to life, and attempting to double the investment. Previous episode covered transformations of classics from the Reliant Kitten to the BMW Z3, covering Morris Minors, VW Beetles, Renault 5s, MG Maestros and Skoda Estelles on the way
  • Reliant Kitten Stars in Friday’s ‘Flipping Bangers’ 17 Jun 2019 (News)
    for their work? The 10-part exclusive series of Flipping Bangers showcases transformations of classic cars from the iconic VW Beetle to the much-loved Morris Minor. Other popular classic models such as the MG Maestro and BMW Z3 get the treatment as Gus and Will hope
  • 1982 Brazilian Beetle in Friday's Flipping Bangers 11 Jun 2019 (News)
    features transformations of classic cars from the Morris Minor to the Suzuki SJ. A BMW Z3 also gets bought and flipped. Watch the show at 9.00pm on Fridays at BLAZE on Freeview 63, Freesat 162, Sky 565 and Virgin Media 216. More
  • Renault 5 Features in Friday’s 'Flipping Bangers' 4 Jun 2019 (News)
    from the VW Beetle to the Suzuki SJ. A BMW Z3 also gets bought and flipped. Watch the show at 9.00pm on Fridays at BLAZE on Freeview 63, Freesat 162, Sky 565 and Virgin Media 216. More on the Renault 5 here
 

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