BMW's 5 Series range has been given a light going-over for the 2014 model year, but you'd be forgiven for pulling out the magnifying glass. On the outside, there's a new front bumper and a subtly revised grille, along with a number of small accents and higlights at both ends. Show More Summary
Reason No. 1,684 to love Australia: This video that Street Legal TV found this week of a Ford Falxon XY GT tearing up some off-road rally courses. The guy behind the BMW Isetta blog found this photo of his father selling foreign cars around 1960 in Kansas City. Can you name them all? [...]
In the battle for the wallets of Australian motorists, there is a whole lot of biting and scratching going on away from the main field of contest. Take the prestige brands segment; it’s not huge, but it’s growing and there are no holds barred there. Show More Summary
Folks perusing Google Street View find all sorts of strange things in random corners of the world, but how about a couple having sex on the hood of a BMW? A Google Street View shot in what appears to be the-middle-of-nowhere Australia, a man and a woman are snapped doing the deed on the hood [...]Show More Summary
BMW has announced Australian pricing and specifications for its all-new M6 Gran Coupe, following the big performance sedan's unveiling in December. Available in Australia in the coming months, the M6 Gran Coupe will wear a $299,500 price tag (plus on-roads), entering above the $292,500 M6 Coupe and the $308,500 M6 Convertible. Show More Summary
BMW has bolstered its 3 Series line-up with the addition of the new 316i petrol sedan, available in dealerships from June. Priced at $50,900 (plus on-roads), the 316i forms a new entry point for the range, slotting in below the $56,400 318d diesel and the $58,600 320i petrol. Show More Summary
The BMW K1600GTL is a luxury mega-tourer. It falls into that category of bikes that has next to zero relevance to me at this point in my riding life cycle, as I've got no current plans to circumnavigate Australia or have a crack at the Saddlesore 1000. Show More Summary
The BMW 640d Gran Coupe has been released, adding the first ever diesel-powered 6 Series to the local line-up. Available from March production priced from $184,800 (plus on-road costs), the BMW 640d Gran Coupe is set to join the existing 640i...Show More Summary
The all-new mid-sized Jaguar XS will be available with a range of powertrains diverse enough to rival the BMW 3 Series. Jaguar global brand director Adrian Hallmark told a small group of Australia’s automotive media including CarAdvice the XS (the … Continue reading ? The post Jaguar XS to rival 3 Series for powertrain diversity appeared first on CarAdvice.
Luxury wagons such as the new BMW 3 Series Touring remain relatively niche models in Australia, struggling to match their popularity in Europe as Australians mostly snub them in favour of SUVs. BMW, for example, is only hoping to convince … Continue reading ? The post 2013 BMW 3 Series Touring Review appeared first on CarAdvice.
BMW Australia has boosted the appeal its 6 Series Gran Coupe line-up this week with the introduction of the diesel-powered 640d. Available from March production, the big 640d is priced at $184,800 (plus on-roads), adding the familiar M Sport package as a no-cost option. Show More Summary
The all-new BMW 3 Series Touring range has launched in Australia with a range of turbocharged petrol and diesel variants priced from $58,900, before on-road costs. Based on the same platform as the rear-wheel drive 3 Series sedan, the latest … Continue reading ? The post 2013 BMW 3 Series Touring launched: from $58,900 appeared first on CarAdvice.
BMW's new 3 Series Touring wagon is now on sale in Australia. The line-up includes the 318d diesel, the 320i petrol and the more powerful 328i petrol - the latter available from around May. Starting at $58,900, the 318d Touring carries a $2500 premium over the sedan equivalent, while the $62,600 320i is priced $5000 above the petrol sedan. Show More Summary
BMW Australia today announced it will launch a new entry-level 3 Series sedan in June, known as the BMW 316i. Priced from $50,900, the BMW 316i will feature the 1.6-litre turbocharged petrol engine currently employed in the 116i and 118i … Continue reading ? The post BMW 316i: new $50,900 entry-level 3 Series coming appeared first on CarAdvice.
BMW Group Australia has so far ruled out their xDrive (BMW speak for all-wheel drive) for their sedan range, but BMW Head of Product and Market Planning, Tony Andreevski, has told CarAdvice that xDrive could make sense for some of … Continue reading ? The post BMW M 135i xDrive considered for Australia appeared first on CarAdvice.
BMW Group Australia today announced that they will launch a new entry-level 3 Series sedan known as the BMW 316i in June. Priced from under $50,000, the BMW 316i will feature the 1.6-litre TwinPower turbocharged petrol engine currently employed in … Continue reading ? The post New entry-level BMW 316i sedan coming: from $50,900 appeared first on CarAdvice.
The Mercedes-Benz A45 AMG will be priced from $74,900 when it lands in Australia in September. AMG’s first four-cylinder model, and first all-wheel-drive model, will cost $2500 more than an automatic-equipped BMW M135i hatchback – its closest rival. The Mercedes-Benz … Continue reading ? The post Mercedes-Benz A45 AMG from $74,900 appeared first on CarAdvice.
BMW's 3 Series Gran Turismo will hit Australia later this year, but this week the German carmaker is showcasing the new model in Geneva. The new 3 Series variant is the second to wear the Gran Turismo badge, following the 2009 unveiling of the larger 5 Series GT. Show More Summary
BMW has added a number of new features to the standard equipment lists of its 2013 X3 SUV range, available from April. Depending on model, BMW says it has added up to $8000 in value to the range, with no change to existing prices. For...Show More Summary
BMW Australia has again injected new appeal into its 1 Series and 3 Series Coupe and Convertible models, announcing a limited-edition High-Line package this week. The new options arrive a year on from the offer of an expanded M Sport Plus package, keeping the two-door models ahead of the pack until all-new replacements arrive. Show More Summary