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Volkswagen Golf Recalled For Tyre Placard - BMW i3 Recalled For Fuel Leak

bmw has issues a recall for its i3 range-extended electric models in australia, due to a potential fuel leak. the carmaker has identified a weakness with the i3’s fuel tank ventilation line, which may make contact with the vehicle, rubbing through. Show More Summary

BMW Adds 3 Series, 5 Series, And X5 Models To Takata Airbag Recall

bmw australia has announced recalls for three of its model lines, as part of the still-growing global takata airbag recall. models affected include the e46 generation 3 series, e39 generation 5 series and e53 generation x5 offered for sale between january 2000 and december 2004. Show More Summary

BMW 1 Series sedan detailed for China, not for Australia

4 weeks agoVehicles / Cars : Car Advice

The BMW 1 Series sedan has been detailed and launched this week for the Chinese market, nearly eight months after its initial reveal. Measuring 4456mm long, 1803mm wide and 1446mm tall, the sedan is 127mm longer, 35mm wider and 25mm taller than its hatch-backed sibling, though the 2670mm wheelbase is 20mm shorter. Three engines are offered in […]

2017 BMW Alpina B7 B-Turbo - Price And Features For Australia

bmw tuning ace, alpina, has continued its foray into the australia market with the arrival of the bmw alpina b7 bi-turbo. as the name suggests, the b7 is based on the regular bmw 7 series but the tuner has added a bagful of performance, comfort and tech items. Show More Summary

Alpina B7 Bi-Turbo beast arrives in Australia

last monthVehicles / Cars : Car Advice

The 2017 Alpina B7 Bi-Turbo has arrived in Australia, serving as the brand’s new flagship starting at $369,720 plus on-road costs. Based on the plush BMW 7 Series, the B7 is powered by a 4.4-litre twin-turbo V8 that pumps out a meaty 447kW of power and 800Nm of torque, sent to the rear wheels via an eight-speed […]

BMW M4 GTS v M3 CSL: The latest and greatest at the 2017 Bathurst 12 Hour

last monthVehicles / Cars : Car Advice

In and of itself, this year’s 2017 Bathurst 12 Hour truly was an epic affair – just read Rob Margeit’s race-day recap or Tom Fraser’s BMW M6 GT3 behind the scenes special. The folks at BMW Australia invited CarAdvice along to the monster Bathurst 12 Hour race weekend held at the iconic Mount Panorama Circuit, and they […]

BMW X2 crossover confirmed for Australia

last monthVehicles / Cars : Car Advice

The slick BMW X2 small crossover is a sure thing to come to Australia to rival the Audi Q2 and Mercedes-Benz GLA, most likely in the first half of 2018.  Previewed last September as a concept car, the X2 will be based on BMW Group’s UKL platform, which currently underpins the Mini Cooper, BMW X1 and […]

2017 BMW M140i Performance Edition Revealed - Limited To 60 Units For Australia

bmw has thrown some m performance parts at its 1 series baby performance hatch. the german carmaker is offering an australian-only m140i performance edition, which is limited to just 15 six-speed manual and 45 eight-speed automatic examples. Show More Summary

BMW X7 seven-seat SUV coming to Australia

last monthVehicles / Cars : Car Advice

The 2019 BMW X7, a rival to the Mercedes-Benz GLS and the Range Rover, will come to Australia shortly after production kicks off in the US within a few years. The X7 will be the Bavarian brand’s largest SUV, finally giving it a seven-seater to sit above its top-selling X5. Like the X5, it’ll be made […]

BMW Australia will continue to charge for Apple CarPlay

last monthVehicles / Cars : Car Advice

BMW Australia says it will continue to offer Apple CarPlay as a cost option rather than providing it for free like many entry-grade brands do, because it feels the latest iDrive 5 and iDrive 6 systems render it unnecessary. The German premium brand’s local arm charges $479 for the software download from its ConnectedDrive store […]

BMW Australia's CEO: The autonomous future will cause major disruption

last monthTechnology / Gadgets : Gizmag

BMW Australia CEO Mark Werner has a strong message to send to the Australian government on its lack of support for hybrid and electric low-emission vehicles, and provides some thoughts on BMW's future as a prestige brand in a self-driving...Show More Summary

2017 BMW 5 Series Touring revealed, confirmed for Australia – UPDATE

last monthVehicles / Cars : Car Advice

Update – BMW Australia has confirmed the 5 Series Touring will be offered locally in the second half of 2017. See bottom of article for details The 2017 BMW 5 Series Touring has been revealed, adding a more practical option to the 5er line-up when it arrives in European showrooms this June. Measuring 4943mm long, 1868mm […]

2017 BMW i3 94Ah REx Review | Giving Electric Mobility A Fighting Long-Range Chance

without the support of government incentives and widespread charging infrastructure, electric vehicles have failed to ignite sales charts in australia - a trend that’s likely to continue with petrol remaining relatively cheap and a pricing premium typically applied to evs. Show More Summary

BMW X2 and X7 Confirmed For Australia - Rivals For Range Rover Evoque And Mercedes-Benz GLS Can’t Come Quickly Enough

bmw australia has confirmed that a production version of the x2 concept first shown at the paris motor show in 2016 has been confirmed for a local introduction, to be followed up by the brand’s new flagship x7 suv. final details forShow More Summary

2017 BMW 740e Australian Preview Drive | High End Luxury With A Social Conscience

bmw remains committed to expanding its range of low emission offerings in australia. as well as bmw i branded models, the company also offers plug-in hybrid i performance versions of the 3 series, x5, and now the 7 series. though beaten...Show More Summary

BMW demands Australian government end ’embarrassing silence’ on EV support

last monthVehicles / Cars : Car Advice

BMW Australia managing director Marc-Heinrich Werner says the time for talk is over, and has demanded the federal government come to the table and create some policies to support the rollout of greener vehicles here, including a publicly-funded charging network to cover all brands. Australia has a statistically low take-up of hybrid, plug-in hybrid (PHEV) and […]

2017 Alfa Romeo Giulia - Price And Features For Australia

alfa romeo’s highly-anticipated giulia medium sedan range will go on sale in australia with a sub-$60,000 starting price, ready to go head-to-head with fellow europeans including the bmw 3-series. the range starts with the simply-named...Show More Summary

2017 BMW 5 Series Touring revealed:: Still to be confirmed for Australia

2 months agoVehicles / Cars : Car Advice

The 2017 BMW 5 Series Touring has been revealed, adding a more practical option to the 5er line-up when it arrives in European showrooms this June. Measuring 4943mm long, 1868mm wide and 1498mm tall, the new 5 Series Touring is 36mm longer, 8mm wider and 10mm taller than the previous-generation, while the wheelbase is 7mm longer […]

BMW Connected now available in Australia

2 months agoVehicles / Cars : Car Advice

BMW Australia has released its BMW Connected smartphone app, giving users access to numerous new services. Available as a free download from the Apple App store, BMW Connected is a personal mobility assistant that helps customers plan their journeys, find their car, and remotely control specific vehicle functions. ‘Journey Management’ allows users to store and manage […]

Brothers Save Up For Years To Buy Mom Her Dream BMW For Christmas

3 months agoVehicles / Cars : Jalopnik

Brothers Daniel and Jason Knust of Wollongong, Australia, wanted to show their mom Carol how much they appreciate her by getting her the car she’s always wanted: a BMW 3 Series. So, they saved up for ten years to buy her one for Christmas, per Fox News. Her completely incredulous reaction is just the best. Read more...

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