2016 BMW 7 Series
Motoring News, new models, New models

New BMW diesel six ‘is world’s most powerful’

It's the torque that counts - to 760Nm Limited to 250 but what can it really do? Four turbos give sub-five -100km/h SLEEK, SEXY AND DEVASTATING: The 2016 BMW 7 Series is already awesome but find out just what the diesel model can do. Image: BMW MUNICH, Germany - An impressive spread of innovations mark the… Continue reading New BMW diesel six ‘is world’s most powerful’

2016 BMW M2 Gigi Hadi 960
high tech, Motoring News, New models, sports cars

Gigi and M2: Supermodel meets BMW supercar

Hail the progeny of the BMW M3 Off to a racetrack in the Cape mountains What will be BMW's next outrageous car? MUNICH, Germany - A compact high-performance BMW sports car was already "causing heads to turn and hearts to flutter" more than 40 years ago. Indeed, then BMW 2002 turbo encapsulated BMW’s resolution to deliver… Continue reading Gigi and M2: Supermodel meets BMW supercar

BMW M4 GTS
Auto Shows, high tech, New models, sports cars

Sexiest car of the year? Meet the concept BMW M4 Coupe

M Division makes it back to its roots Technology honed in the heat of the track Fully race-capable - still road legal! MONTEREY/MUNICH - A year on from the launch of the BMW M4 Coupe, BMW's M Division has presented an initial preview of a high-performance model for use on the road and, above all, on the… Continue reading Sexiest car of the year? Meet the concept BMW M4 Coupe

2016 BMW GS survival kit
Bike Enduro, motorcycles, motorcycling

BMW does its own Swiss Army knife for GS bikes

Going seriously off-road? This is just for you... BMW Motorrad kit can even chop trees DIY repairs promised for faraway places MUNICH, Germany - All motorcycle adventurers are familiar with the potential challenges: a slip-up in the bush can put your bike out of action, even if it is a BMW, and the nearest mechanic… Continue reading BMW does its own Swiss Army knife for GS bikes

2016 Mini One D Clubman
Motoring News, New models

Mini One Clubman goes high-performance econodiesel

Fleet-focused Mini One D Clubman launched in UK CO2 emissions from 99g/km, 3.8 litres/100km Signature pair of load-bay door The most recent Mini Clubman range was launched in Europe towards the end of 2015 and a Mini Clubman All4 earlier this year (2016). Now there's another automotive sibling. It's the Mini One D Clubman. The… Continue reading Mini One Clubman goes high-performance econodiesel

electric cars, new models

It’s a happy second birthday for BMW’s i3 wundercar

MUNICH, Germany - Two years after it went on sale the BMW i3 has established itself at the pinnacle of its segment worldwide. In Germany, one in every four electrically-powered vehicles sold since then has been a BMW i3; globally it is one in 10. In the listings of the most popular EV cars the… Continue reading It’s a happy second birthday for BMW’s i3 wundercar

2015 BMW motorcycle smartphone holder
Motoring News

Chat’s cradle: BMW bringing smartphone pack for bikers

MUNICH, Germany - Navigating, telephoning, enjoying music and much more more – the skills of modern smartphones are multiple and can make motorcycling and scootering more comfortable and eventful. So, BMW Motorrad has designed a cradle for smartphones up to 12.5cm that can attach quickly and safely to the handlebar clamps horizontal or vertical -… Continue reading Chat’s cradle: BMW bringing smartphone pack for bikers

Cars, electric cars, high tech, new models

Sixth Seven: BMW launches a tech marvel in Europe

MUNICH, Germany – The sixth generation of BMW’s 7 Series is a true flagship of the BMW range, blending comfort, style, dynamic ability and cutting edge technology in equal measure to create an inspiring mode of luxury transport. Those are BMW’s words, taken directly from the media release sent to Carman’s Corner, and we’ve no… Continue reading Sixth Seven: BMW launches a tech marvel in Europe

Cars, motoring, new models

BMW’s sixth-generation 3 Series: Details and pictures!

The sixth generation of four decades-worth of BMW’s 3 Series has just arrived in South African auto showrooms with a choice of six engines for now – among them two diesel units. The thing about BMW vehicle launches is progression. It takes a second glance, sometimes, to identify the new model when it and previous… Continue reading BMW’s sixth-generation 3 Series: Details and pictures!