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BMW Australia talks manual gearbox sales

8 hours agoVehicles / Cars : Car Advice

BMW’s sales figures suggest there is still a market for passenger cars with manual gearboxes in Australia, albeit a small one. Unlike many luxury brands, and even some mainstream ones, which have discontinued the manual option from their products here in response to minuscule demand, you can still opt to shift your own cogs in […]

BMW Australia’s M Division booming, but Mercedes-AMG and Audi have the edge

2 days agoVehicles / Cars : Car Advice

BMW Australia’s hardcore M and warmed-up M Performance divisions are both showing strong growth in 2016, as local buyers continue to flock to hotted-up cars despite our low speed limits. The Munich marque’s success at this end of the market partially mirrors even stronger performances from rivals Audi and Mercedes-AMG. Speaking at the launch of the revised […]

2017 BMW 5 Series G30:: Australian first-look walkaround

3 days agoVehicles / Cars : Car Advice

Last week, the wraps officially came off the all-new 2017 ‘G30’ 5 Series. Right after, BMW Australia took the extra step of flying two pre-production cars in for an early preview. CarAdvice went in for an exclusive first look, and you can catch our walkaround video above. Measuring 37mm longer, 8mm wider and 15mm taller, the […]

2017 BMW 2 Series Review:: M240i and 230i

3 days agoVehicles / Cars : Car Advice

The mid-life updated BMW 2 Series range has arrived in Australia, headlined by the hotted-up M240i and a revised mid-range 230i, both of which we drove at this week’s launch. Pitched as a slightly softer alternative to the red-hot M2 track star, the M240i replaces the M235i, and sports a number of updates to make […]

2017 BMW 1 Series Review:: M140i and 125i

3 days agoVehicles / Cars : Car Advice

The updated BMW 1 Series range has launched in Australia, with the Bavarian company placing a typical emphasis on the performance end of the spectrum. Headlining the 2017 model update is the new M140i, an anachronistic rear-wheel drive, turbocharged six-cylinder hot hatch that can be had with a six-speed manual gearbox (in place of the […]

Incoming new Alfa Romeos comparable to Maserati product, boss claims

last weekVehicles / Cars : Car Advice

The new boss of Fiat Chrysler Australia says the upcoming revolution of Alfa Romeo will see the brand compete head-to-head with the likes of BMW and Mercedes-Benz, with its future offerings more akin to Maserati than Alfa models of old. Asked if he is actively working on reducing the on-road cost of the next-generation Alfa […]

2017 Volvo S90 launched in Australia from $79,900

last weekVehicles / Cars : Car Advice

The 2017 Volvo S90 range has officially launched Down Under, giving the Swedish marque a rival to the German duo of the Mercedes-Benz E-Class and BMW 5 Series. Starting at $79,900 plus on-road costs for the entry-level T5 Momentum and topping out at $98,900 plus on-road costs for the flagship T6 Inscription all-wheel drive variant, the S90 […]

BMW Connected update adds Android compatibility, coming to Australia soon

2 weeks agoVehicles / Cars : Car Advice

The BMW Connected personal mobility companion smartphone application has been updated and showcased during the Paris motor show, bringing compatibility with Android devices, and will be rolling out in markets including Australia very soon. Show More Summary

“Call Security” - Mercedes-Benz S 600 Pullman Guard Is 5.1-Tonnes of VIP Protection

australia’s prime minister uses a fleet of armoured bmw 7 series limousines for ground transportation but perhaps it’s time to review that with the mercedes-maybach s 600 pullman guard now unveiled. heads-of-state, entertainers, corporate...Show More Summary

BMW To Introduce Limited Edition i8 Protonic Red Edition

bmw australia has announced that a small batch of limited edition i8 plug-in hybrid coupes is bound for australia. and when bmw says limited, it means limited, with just five units of the protonic red edition making their way here, priced from $299,000 plus on-road costs. Show More Summary

BMW i8 Protonic Red Edition revealed, five confirmed for Australia

2 months agoVehicles / Cars : Car Advice

If the 2016 BMW i8 hybrid sports car wasn’t already exclusive enough, the brand has just confirmed an ultra-exclusive Protonic Red Edition – and only five are coming Down Under. Starting at $299,000 plus on-road costs, the special i8 features the bespoke Protonic Red metallic with contrasting Frozen Grey metallic accents, riding on 20-inch W-spoke […]

250kW/ M240i Headlines 2017 BMW 2 Series Range - Price And Features For Australia

prices are up but so are the specifications and technology in bmw’s updated 2 series coupe and convertible range which is now available to order from dealerships. the star of the lineup is the ripping m240i which usurps the previous m235i and is priced at $74,900 (plus on-roads) for the coupe and $83,900 (plus on-roads) for the convertible. Show More Summary

2017 BMW 7 Series Gains Remote Parking In Australia

as part of a running change to the 2017 bmw 7 series range, the remote parking feature that was previously only available overseas has now been included for the australian market. via the display key, drivers will be able to pull inShow More Summary

2017 BMW 7 Series adds remote parking tech for Australian range

2 months agoVehicles / Cars : Car Advice

httpv:// The updated 2017 BMW 7 Series range lands in Australia in October, bringing the company’s ‘Remote Parking’ function, along with a new air-cleaning air conditioner as standard across the range. Show More Summary

2017 BMW 2 Series pricing and specifications: new engines, more equipment across the range

2 months agoVehicles / Cars : Car Advice

The 2017 BMW 2 Series coupe and convertible range has landed in Australia, bringing new 230i and M240i variants, along with the addition of more standard equipment across the range. For the new model year the 2 Series benefits from similar power and specification upgrades seen in the recently-updated 1 Series range. Starting at $51,300 […]

BMW X3 And X4 Recalled For ISOFIX Child Restraint Issue

bmw has issued a recall in australia regarding a potential breakage risk concerning the isofix child restraint anchorages fitted to its x3 and x4 range. vehicles concerned were offered for sale in australia from the start of september, 2010 until the end of april, 2016. Show More Summary

Volkswagen Australia aspires to premium brand status

2 months agoVehicles / Cars : Car Advice

Volkswagen Australia wants people to perceive its brand as semi-premium, placing it below the high-end German luxury offerings from Audi, BMW and Mercedes-Benz but a cut above the mainstream Japanese and Korean contenders in the market. The company’s mission, encapsulated by the corporate slogan ‘premium for the people’, is being led by managing director Michael Bartsch, […]

2017 BMW i3 94Ah - Price And Features For Australia

bmw’s i3 range has been boosted by the arrival of a new model this week, bringing improved range and better fuel economy but increased weight and a higher price-tag. as per its 94 ampere-hour battery pack, the new model is called the bmw i3 94ah and will eventually replace the current offering as the ‘2017 i3’ in australia. Show More Summary

Custom Bikes Of The Week: 7 August, 2016

2 months agoLifestyle / Vehicles : Bike EXIF

A tuned Thruxton from the bonnie banks of Loch Lomond, a super-sleek BMW R nineT from Australia, and the Indian that’s going to shake up flat track racing in 2017. It’s all about speed this week. Triumph Thruxton by White Crow Customs After the release of Triumph’s newest twins, I keep wondering when the pipes will run dry on air-cooled builds. Show More Summary

Takata Airbag Recall Strikes Another 28,000 BMWs In Australia

bmw has expanded its recall list for models affected by the ongoing takata airbag saga, with a further 28,577 vehicles added to the list this week. the german carmaker’s popular 3 series, 5 series and x5 suvs are the new additions, sold in australia between january 2002 and december 2005. Show More Summary

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