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

yesterdayVehicles / 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 days 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 […]

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 weekVehicles / 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 weekVehicles / 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

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 weekVehicles / 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 weekVehicles / 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 weeks 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

last monthVehicles / 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

2 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...

2017 BMW M550i xDrive:: M5-beater detailed, but don’t get your hopes up

2 months agoVehicles / Cars : Car Advice

BMW has handed down fresh details of its new M550i xDrive, the flagship (for now) of the new G30 5 Series range, ahead of its European launch in March next year. That flagship status won’t apply to Australia, however, with the M550i xDrive confirmed as yet another all-wheel-drive BMW sedan that won’t be offered in right-hook form. […]

2017 BMW 530e iPerformance in Australia from second quarter

2 months agoVehicles / Cars : Car Advice

The 2017 BMW 530e iPerformance plug-in hybrid (PHEV) has been detailed in European form ahead of its expected launch in Australia in the second quarter of 2017. Joining the core range in Europe just weeks after the March launch, the 530e is the latest model in BMW’s iPerformance PHEV range, which already includes the 330e, 740e and 740Le, […]

BMW M4 DTM Champion Edition confirmed for Australia:: 10 units heading Down Under

2 months agoVehicles / Cars : Car Advice

The motorsport-themed BMW M4 DTM Champion Edition has been confirmed for the Australian market this week, with only 10 of the 200 global units allocated to our market. Essentially another version of the limited-edition M4 GTS launched earlier this year, the M4 DTM is even more exclusive, and celebrates the company’s 2016 drivers’ championship win in […]

BMW partners with Westfield for free EV charging, Tesla tops 200 destination points

2 months agoVehicles / Cars : Car Advice

BMW Australia has partnered with shopping centre network Westfield to offer electric vehicle charging stations at 10 locations across New South Wales, Victoria and Queensland. The stations, installed by Chargepoint, will be free to use for any EV drivers and not just owners of electrified BMW models. But, as with all ChargePoint locations, the stations […]

BMW Connected Australian rollout confirmed, timing to be announced

2 months agoVehicles / Cars : Car Advice

BMW Australia has confirmed the local rollout of the company’s app-based BMW Connected system, giving owners expanded access to online services. Building on the ConnectedDrive functions already available to most BMW models, the moreShow More Summary

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