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Haval Confirms Plug-In Hybrid ‘Coupe’ For 2020 Australian Launch

great wall motors’ premium suv arm, haval, has confirmed that it will join the likes of mitsubishi and bmw by offering a plug-in hybrid suv for sale in australia. the new model, to be based off the hb-03 suv coupe shown recently at the...Show More Summary

BMW X1 | Peugeot 508 | Various Mercedes-Benz Recalled In Australia

bmw has recalled its x1 suv in australia, due to a potential problem with the vehicle’s dashboard. the german carmaker says that parts of the dash deliberately weakened during production may have been missed. the softened dash partsShow More Summary

2017 BMW 2 Series revealed ahead of September launch

2 weeks agoVehicles / Cars : Car Advice

An updated version of the BMW 2 Series coupe and convertible will arrive in Australia in late September this year, at the same time as the similarly upgraded 1 Series hatch. The minor mid-cycle upgrade to the smallest BMW sports car is in line with the Bavarian company’s strategy of making continuous, incremental changes to […]

BMW 6 Series Coupe reportedly ends production, Australian supply unaffected… for now

2 weeks agoVehicles / Cars : Car Advice

Slowing sales have reportedly led BMW to end production of its big 6 Series Coupe, although the Convertible and four-door Gran Coupe models are understood to be safe – for now. A BMW Australia spokesperson has confirmed with CarAdvice that supply to our market remains unaffected, for the time being. But, with the 6 Series built […]

Australian Genesis G80 to benchmark E39 BMW 5 Series’ handling

2 weeks agoVehicles / Cars : Car Advice

The reworked Genesis G80 large sedan – an update of what is currently sold in Australia as the standalone Hyundai Genesis – will get a substantial local suspension re-work ahead of its September launch to make it more dynamically adept. And Hyundai’s local team based in Sydney (read our deep-dive of their operations) has benchmarked the car […]

2017 BMW 4 Series review

4 weeks agoVehicles / Cars : Car Advice

The upgraded BMW 4 Series range will hit Australia shores in June, bringing some relatively modest running changes to one of the Bavarian company’s most important models from a branding perspective. The small upgrades for the latest 4 Series LCI (Life Cycle Impulse, the company’s vaguely pompous phrase for update) include new LED lighting, iDrive […]

2017 BMW 530e iPerformance Confirmed For Australia

bmw has confirmed the australian arrival of the plug-in hybrid 530e iperformance, revealing the first details of the fuel-efficient sedan ahead of its mid-year arrival the 530e iperformance marks the first time bmw has applied its plug-in...Show More Summary

2017 BMW 4 Series pricing and specs

4 weeks agoVehicles / Cars : Car Advice

The upgraded 2017 BMW 4 Series range will arrive in Australia this June, with headline changes being the addition of new LED lighting, iDrive 6 and revised suspension tuning — and price hikes of up to $2000. The latest 4 Series LCI (short for Life Cycle Impulse, the company’s term for update) also spells the […]

BMW 530e iPerformance PHEV in Australia from July

4 weeks agoVehicles / Cars : Car Advice

The BMW 530e iPerformance plug-in hybrid (PHEV) luxury sedan will launch in Australia in July, joining the 330e, 740e and X5 xDrive40e in the company’s growing green fleet, alongside the more radical i3 and i8. Reflecting the brand’s wider strategy, the 530e will be priced there or thereabouts with the $108,900 BMW 530i petrol (the company hasn’t announced […]

Infiniti Australia keen on Q60 performance hero

last monthVehicles / Cars : Car Advice

Infiniti Cars Australia has voiced its desire for a high-end performance flagship version of its Q60 coupe to take on the heavy-hitters from BMW’s M division and Mercedes-AMG. Speaking with CarAdvice at the launch of the flagship Q60 Red Sport this week, Bernard Michel, product planning manager for Infiniti’s local arm, said despite previous comments that there would […]

Westfield Shopping Centers Throughout Australia Get 40 New ChargePoint EV Charging Bays

The popular Westfield shopping center network in Australia is now home to 40 new ChargePoint electric vehicle charging bays (spread across 10 different locations), thanks to a new partnership with BMW Australia Westfield Shopping Centers...Show More Summary

Kia Stinger to get BMW-style, dynamic suspension tweaks for Australia

last monthVehicles / Cars : Car Advice

The Kia Stinger GT’s Australian-market suspension tuning will focus on maximising driving character and response, with product from BMW, Mercedes-Benz and even Lexus cited as key benchmarks, as much as the beloved Commodore SS. Due in Australia around September — before any other export market — the rear-wheel drive Stinger liftback is being billed as […]

Australia’s luxury car market suddenly struggling

2 months agoVehicles / Cars : Car Advice

Australia’s luxury vehicle market is showing signs of slowing down in 2017 after a few years of disproportionate sales growth and increased market penetration. Key luxury brands such as Audi and BMW are both down by double digits this year — in an overall market down 2 per cent — after years of setting records, […]

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

3 months 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

3 months agoVehicles / 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

3 months agoVehicles / 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

3 months agoVehicles / 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 […]

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