Tag: BMW

New BMW M3 and M4 both now have xDrive four wheel drive options

The latest BMW M3 and M4 cars were only just launched this month here in the UK and already BMW has updated the range with a new option for wheel drive, like the latest BMW M5. However the M3 and M4 can be ordered in a rear wheel drive only or four wheel drive configurations. The new M3 and M4 Competition xDrive and will go into production this July, both […]

BMW reduces price of i3 in the UK so it can qualify for electric car grant

This week, BMW has reduced the price of the BMW i3 all electric car in the UK, due to how the government has recently changed the plug-in car grant (PiCG). At the beginning of this month, BMW actually raised the price of the i3 by £3665, bringing the price up to £39,690. However, on the 18th March the UK government changed the scheme, reducing the contribution in provides from £3,000 […]

BMW announces price of all electric iX SUV, starts at £69,000

BMW has announced the prices and more details about the new upcoming iX all electric SUV. The car will have up to 373 miles of range on the top spec version with dual motors, 100kWH battery and up to 500bhp. BMW is launching the iX with a brand new version of iDrive, with a 12.3-inch drivers display and a much larger 14.9-inch display for infotainment. The main screen is touchscreen, […]

BMW will put the new i4 on sale this autumn

This week, BMW showed off the brand new final version of the i4, an all electric saloon car in a similar size class to the Model 3 from Tesla. BMW is now getting ready to put the car on sale, which it says is three months earlier than the company had originally planned. The BMW line of ‘i’ cars has been slowly expanding lately, back in 2013 the company had […]

Audi and BMW both stop offering car subscriptions in the US

Both Audi and BMW are ending their car subscription services in the US, Audi will be ending its service at the end of January on the 31st and Access by BMW will be shut down, but something new is coming soon as the company is working on the “next iteration.” Access by BMW was only available in Nashville anyway. Also Mercedes-Benz has closed down its own subscription service and the root cause, […]

BMW announces prices for new M3 and M4, starting at £74,755 – both are on sale now

BMWs new M3 and M4 have now gone on sale, starting at £74,755 for the top of the line Competition spec. Both cars are available to order now with initial deliveries starting in March this year. The most expensive M3 with all the options can reach over £100,000. Both cars have a six-cylinder engine with 503bhp and for the first time in the 3 Series and 4 Series, the option […]

BMW announces the iX, a fully bespoke, 500bhp, all electric SUV

This is the brand new BMW iX, the company’s first all electric flagship SUV and it’s certainly an interesting looking car. The iX will go on sale in late 2021 and it’s a five seat SUV which looks like it is taking on the very capable Tesla Model X – as it has 500bhp, a range of 373 miles and can do 0-60mph in under five seconds. The first thing […]

All electric BMW iX3 will cost from £61,900 in the UK

The new BMW iX3 was announced back in July and it marks the first all electric SUV BMW has offered to date, this time naturally sitting under the i brand, alongside the existing i3 city car – the i8 super car was recently discontinued. The new iX3 is fully electric and sits on the same platform for the existing X3 combustion car, with a 80kWh battery, 0-60mph in 6.8 seconds […]

New facelifted BMW 6 Series GT won’t be coming to the UK

BMW has revealed that here in the UK, the current 6 Series GT will be pulled from sale next month, due to poor sales. BMW also won’t be offering the new facelifted version in the UK either which was announced recently. Other countries will get it, however. BMW started offering the 6 Series GT back in 2017 which at the time, replaced the 5 Series GT. But due to poor sales […]

BMW shuts down Mini plant in Cowley, Oxfordshire – for one month

Following in suit with other car companies here in the UK, BMW owned Mini has closed its factory in Cowley, Oxfordshire. The plant closed on Friday evening last week. This joins other car companies, Bentley and Jaguar Land Rover which both closed their factories on the 20th March for one month. Earlier this month, Nissan closed its Sunderland based factory for a while too. These closures are due to the […]