BMW

Tech-Know: Four Stand-Out Features Of The 2017 Genesis G90

Vehicles come loaded with so much technology these days that it can be difficult to take it all in during a short test drive. Because I test more than 50 cars a year, it’s easy for me to compare features across vehicles within a segment, and certain tech features stand out for either positive or …

Transportation

Alfa Romeo is back and it's a blast

The Alfa Romeo Giulia Quadrifoglio is just about the most fun, in the most everyday situations, of any car four-door sedan I've ever driven. It's sharp, it's powerful, it's quick.<p>But, before we get too excited, let's get a couple of important things out of the way.<p>For starters, there's the price. …

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BMW 4 Series Coupe

Overview<p>What is it?<p>The BMW 4 Series Coupe is the two-door sister car to the BMW 3 Series saloon, and that’s one heck of a good base to be starting …

Autos

2018 BMW X2 caught testing at the 'Ring

BMW’s latest entry to the most popular automotive segment on Earth, the X2 crossover, has just been caught testing at the famed Nurburgring. This …

Supercars

Inside LAX’s exclusive terminal aimed at celebrities

Membership is $7,500 a year<p>A new, ultra-private terminal at LAX for celebrities, “high-profile executives, and any traveler that demands privacy” is almost up and running at the airport, and is it ever luxurious, says Forbes, which took a tour of the gated terminal. Called The Private Suite, the …

Luxury

New BMW 'M' 5-Series Model: Revitalising diesel with its new M550d xDrive

Diesel has been seeing downturn on its luck in recent years. But thanks to a diesel powertrain, BMW‘s latest ‘M’ badged 5-Series model—the M550d …

Autos

BMW 530e iPerformance review: hybrid family saloon tested

<b>BMW 530e iPerformance? What sort on ungainly name is that?</b><p>Indeed. Clearly BMW is allergic to just writing ‘PHEV’ on the bootlid of its plug-in …

Autos

BMW designed a car without any mirrors

Cars without mirrors are really a thing. And they'll be here before you know it.<p>Automakers are aiming to replace rearview and sideview mirrors in vehicles with camera monitoring systems during the next few years. Japanese automakers have already gotten the okay to begin producing vehicles without …

Transportation

BMW’s plug-in hybrid 530e iPerformance will get wireless charging

BMW revealed its newest electric vehicle, a plug-in hybrid called the 530e iPerformance. The variant’s options include a forthcoming wireless charging pad, targeting a 2018 release window, which will include a charging pad drivers can install in their garage and drive over to provide a power supply …

Electric Vehicles

BMW 4-series driven – refreshed range includes 440i Coupe, our ultimate driving machine

Since 2013, BMW has muddied the waters of 3-series ownership with its 4-series coupé, a lower and stiffer two-door version. As it flogged masses of 3-series saloons into discounted fleet markets and the car became a ubiquitous badge of corporate worth on wheels, the 4-series, it was reasoned, could …

Autos

Test Drive: 2018 Audi S4 + S5: Behind the wheel of the subtly, but impressively, updated cars in Palm Springs

by Sue Mead<p>A snaking, high-desert road course is the ideal test of the all-new 2018 Audi S4 and S5—cars that are spawned from the petri-dish of their ultra-high performance stablemates, the Audi R8 and RS. (To clarify: the German automaker’s nomenclature for sedans, coupes and roadsters begins with …

Autos

Alfa Romeo Giulia 2.0T (2017) Review

<i>It may be the Quadrifoglio version of the Giulia that has been grabbing the headlines, but what about the not so hot models? We tried out the</i> …

Autos

Why Do “New” Leica Film Camera Owners Always Seem to Want the M3?

A Leica M3. A Beautiful Camera, No Doubt<p>It’s a question I’m increasingly asking myself. It seems rather predictable these days: prospective first …

Leica Cameras

BMW testing Mini concept that changes colour to suit driver mood

It is the ultimate in customisable cars - one that recognises its owner and automatically adjusts its seats, colour and driving style as they …

Autos

3 tech features on this sports sedan that push the envelope

Sports sedans are the exact opposite of a self-driving car.<p>You hold on for the ride — you would never let a computer control your steering.<p>And yet, in a recent test of the Alfa Romeo Giulia Quadrifoglio, it became obvious that there is more tech under the hood, in front of the fascia, and in the …

Autos

BMW, Norway take on the race for cleaner hydrogen

Hydrogen's automotive future is unclear right now. With plug-in cars achieving more range at lower costs, and with a lack of a robust hydrogen fueling infrastructure, it feels like battery electric vehicles are pulling out ahead of their fuel cell counterparts. Still, H2 has some momentum, and …

Alternative Fuel

Check out these 18 BMW M3/M4 Special Editions

The BMW M3 has always been the benchmark for the small performance sedan segment. You can argue all you want that the modern F80/F82 M3/M4 has …

Supercars

Stefan Pierer elected president of the European Association of Motorcycle Manufacturers

KTM CEO Stefan Pierer has been elected President of the European Association of Motorcycle Manufacturers (ACEM) for the second time, and will take up …

Motorcycles

Maserati has decided to sell a petrol Levante after all

Rewind the clock to springtime 2016 for a second. Aah, that’s better. A simpler time. Politics didn’t make people’s neck veins pop with indignation …

Trucks

10 great used convertibles you can buy today

As the sun comes out, so do the people in their convertibles with the roof down and the music blasting, looking every inch the west coast celebrity. …

Autos

Shortage of Auto Mechanics Has Dealerships Taking Action

If the sticker shock faced by car shoppers in the showroom isn’t enough to provoke a cardiac episode, a visit to the dealership’s service department might do the job. That’s where a tire-kicking customer is likely to spot the sign announcing labor charges upward of $125 an hour, a rate typical in …

Education

2017 Audi A4 Allroad

Equipped with a new, more capable Quattro system, Audi's A4 Allroad defies compromise.<p>From the May 2017 issue<p>The tracks in the virgin powder tell the story: Four of them, each flanked by its own spent roostertail of snow, are hallmarks of all-wheel-drive grace. That Audi’s A4 Allroad doesn’t …

Autos

Car Designers Need To Quit Hiding Radar Emitters In Grilles Because It's Not Fooling Anyone

Have you looked at the grille of a new Mercedes-Benz S Class? At first glance, it looks essentially like the modern version of the iconic Benz …

Design

Diesel-powered 2018 BMW 5 Series coming to North America

BMW is expanding its redesigned 5 Series lineup in North America with an optional diesel powertrain.<p>According to <i>Car and Driver</i>, the BMW 540d is …

Autos

2017 Toyota Etios Facelift Test Drive Review

2017 Toyota Etios Facelift Review – Click above for high resolution image gallery2017 Toyota Etios Facelift Review<b>Car Tested:</b> 2017 Toyota Etios; <b>Road</b> …

Trucks

BMW tops off the 5 Series range with the new M550i

For those who can't wait for the new M5.On the edge of your seat waiting for the next-generation M5? BMW is still keeping their new super sedan under …

Autos

Shed Of The Week: Volvo S80

Big Volvo, big luxury, very little money - fancy it?

Volvo

LAX has a terminal only rich and famous people can use

A new terminal in LA has opened – and it’s making sure that the everyday traveller doesn’t come into contact with the rich and famous who fly back …

Airports

2017 Hyundai Xcent Facelift Test Drive Review

2017 Hyundai Xcent Facelift Review – Click above for high resolution image gallery2017 Hyundai Xcent Facelift Review<b>Car Tested:</b> 2017 Hyundai Xcent;</b> …

Trucks

Toyota Will Never Do A Turbo 86 But A Used BMW 2 Series Is Cheap As Heck

Hello there, relatively young millennial with your first real job looking for a sporty coupe! You might have had your eye on a Subaru BRZ or Toyota …

Supercars