BMW

BMW has temporarily stopped including touchscreens on some models

Due to the ongoing chip shortages, BMW has temporarily stopped including touchscreens on some models and gone back to the iDrive controls. This change is affecting the 3 Series, X5, X6, X7 and Z4. Any new models produced going forward will feature the the older iDrive controller for navigation. BMW is giving customers $500 in credit for those who receive such models, labelled “Deletion of Touchscreen.”

BMW launches new redesigned 2 Series Active Tourer

BMW has launched a new redesigned 2 Series Active Tourer recently, with a new engine line up, new front end look and more space inside. This is now the second generation of the Tourer and it is due to go on sale here in the UK starting in March 2022. BMW says the 2 Series Active Tourer is related to the existing 2 Series couope, but this is only in […]

The BMW i3 won’t be sold in the US anymore, come next month

BMW is going to stop selling the all electric i3 in the US come July, it’ll remain on sale here in the UK and Europe but the American’s desire for ever larger vehicles is killing the smaller car market. Ford stopped selling the Fiesta a couple years back and now only sells trucks and SUVs state side. Now the i3, is arguably one of BMW’s first all electric cars – […]

BMW teams up with RingGo to offer payment for car parking on iDrive

BMW has announced today that it has partnered up with RingGo to offer its parking app on the integrated iDrive head units on its new cars. The RingGo app offers users to pay for parking without the need for a separate phone app or using cash. BMW is only offering the app on newer models running iDrive 7 or later and it’ll be installed on all BMW systems built after […]

BMW announces new X3 M and X4 M

Today BMW has updated its X3 and X4 SUVs with new styling and other tweaks during the cars midlife facelift. Part of the new update, are the revised M models, both with more torque and with some part sharing between the new M3 and M4 models. The BMW X3 M Competition and X4 M Competition both have the same level of power as the outgoing models, with 503bhp from the […]

BMW announces new i4 electric saloon

This week, BMW has announced the new i4, which is the company’s first all electric saloon and it aims to challenge the Tesla Model 3 and the Porsche Taycan. The i4 will go on sale later this year in the UK, with prices starting at £51,905. Range for the i4 is between 255 and 367 miles depending on the trim level. It can also charge at up to 210kW where supported, […]

BMW launches new charging service in the UK

BMW has launched a new charging service recently here in the UK, which offers one simple package with various pricing options. The service will have main app and give BMW and Mini customers access to charging stations from BP Pulse, ESB, Osprey, Source London, Instavolt and Ionity. There are a few options on how to pay, with the Flex tariff, BP Pulse package and the Ionity Plus package. The first […]

BMW announces new convertible M4 Competition

As BMW is completing its line up for the new M3 and M4 Competition, with an estate version of the M3 coming soon as well as the new cars having the option of four wheel drive for the first time. BMW has now launched a new convertible version of the M4 Competition. The new car now opts for a fabric roof, ditching the metal folding roof and therefore saving a […]

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 […]