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    BMW 7 Series: Facelifted flagship sedan spied testing

    The current-generation BMW 7 Series launched in 2022, though BMW has already begun testing a facelifted version of its flagship luxury sedan. Photographers have captured a heavily camouflaged model testing in Spain, which could indicate a major visual overhaul is on the way. The current...
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    The BMW X3 M will return… as an electric SUV

    The BMW X3 M, the hottest version of the brand’s best-selling SUV, reportedly won’t be renewed with petrol power for the model’s latest generation – instead, it’s going electric in the coming years. After launching the X3 M nameplate in 2019 as the outgoing-generation SUV’s flagship performance...
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    2025 BMW M5 price and specs

    The new BMW M5 is cheaper than its predecessor, despite the plug-in hybrid sports sedan being more powerful than any model in the 40-year history of the nameplate. BMW Australia has detailed the pricing and specification of its new-generation M5 high-performance sedan ahead of its arrival in...
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    2025 BMW X3 price and specs

    BMW Australia has confirmed the pricing and standard specification of the fourth-generation X3 mid-size SUV ahead of its local launch in early 2025. There will only be two petrol-powered BMW X3 variants offered at launch – the 20 xDrive and M50 xDrive – with both featuring a 48V mild-hybrid...
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    What are Australia’s best-selling premium car brands so far in 2024?

    BMW is still the leader among legacy luxury brands, growing its sales while rival brands are going backwards. Whether you consider Tesla a premium or luxury brand or not, we’ve included it here for context. Its only vehicles in Australia, the Model 3 and Model Y, sit at roughly the same price...
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    BMW reveals XM that gets ruined in the rain

    It’s not unusual to see bespoke automotive creations utilising luxury cars and unusual materials, but this BMW might be one of the weirdest. The Italian Alcantara company – yes, THE firm responsible for its namesake fabric – took the BMW XM and used its textile expertise to create this: a...
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    2025 BMW 2 Series Coupe price and specs

    The updated BMW 2 Series Coupe has been detailed for Australia, ahead of its launch in the fourth quarter of 2024. Pricing is up by $2600 on the base 230i and by $3900 on the M240i xDrive, but there’s more standard equipment. The 230i gets heated front seats, tyre pressure monitoring and BMW’s...
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    2025 BMW M2 price and specs

    The updated 2025 BMW M2 has been detailed for Australia, packing more power and a slightly higher price. The M2 Coupe will continue to be offered with either a six-speed manual or eight-speed automatic transmission, though it’s now priced at $123,900 before on-road costs – an increase of $2200...
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    2024 BMW iX5 Hydrogen review: Quick drive

    Depending on who you ask, hydrogen passenger cars are either the best… or worst idea in the world. Action on climate change is here to stay, and so is the transition towards cleaner, greener forms of transport. If you ask some carmakers (and policy makers), electric vehicles (EVs) are the...
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    Are Chinese EVs, PHEVs well-built? BYD, Zeekr star in quality study

    J.D. Power has put the magnifying glass on Chinese electric vehicles (EVs) and plug-in hybrids (PHEVs) to see which are the most trouble-free. The 2024 China New Vehicle Energy Initial Quality Study SM is based on responses from 9791 vehicle owners across 81 Chinese cities who purchased their...
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    The premium mid-sized cars with the best fuel economy in Australia

    Fuel economy is an important consideration when buying a new car. We’ve taken the cars in the medium size for more than $60,000 category on the VFACTS sales charts and compared them based on their best claimed fuel economy. It’s a European-dominated segment, but there are still some...
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    2025 BMW 1 Series price and specs

    BMW Australia has confirmed the pricing and standard specification of the fourth-generation 1 Series hatchback ahead of its arrival in the fourth quarter of 2024. The 1 Series range will only comprise two variants at launch: the entry-level 118 and the flagship M135 xDrive. Pricing for the...
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    The premium mid-sized cars with the most boot space in Australia

    The more expensive side of the mid-sized car segment is one of the most competitive corners of the Australian new car market, with plenty of options to choose from from multiple manufacturers. It’s quite a European-dominated segment too, but there are are few Asian offerings sprinkled in too...
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    2024 BMW iX3 review

    BMW has been on a roll over the last year or so, introducing an ever-growing fleet of electric vehicles (EVs) that fall below the luxury car tax (LCT) threshold for fuel-efficient vehicles. One of the latest is the 2024 iX3 M Sport on test here. It’s almost $16,000 more affordable than the...
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    The large family SUVs with the most boot space in Australia

    These SUVs are some of the biggest cars money can buy short of people movers and commercial vehicles, so you’d expect they would offer a lot of room in the cargo bay. Not all of them are equal, though. How can you be sure you’re getting the most bang for your buck when buying an extra large...
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    Coupe SUV pioneer BMW is killing one of its coupe SUVs – report

    The petrol- and diesel-powered BMW X4 – a coupe-inspired version of the best-selling X3 SUV – is set to get the axe, but an electric replacement is reportedly in the works. Speaking to Motor1 Italy, a BMW representative told the publication there isn’t a place in its lineup for the X4, which is...
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    2025 BMW 5 Series: Diesel sedan returns, priced for Australia

    BMW Australia has detailed the pricing and specification of its 540d xDrive inline-six diesel sedan ahead of its local arrival in the fourth quarter of 2024. The 2025 BMW 540d xDrive is priced from $134,900 before on-road costs, slotting between the turbo-petrol 520i ($114,900 before on-roads)...
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    2027 BMW X5 getting a bold makeover, optional electric power

    BMW has been spied testing what appears to be its next-generation X5, featuring its new design language. The new X5 is expected to gain an electric version called the iX5, which could eventually replace the current electric iX. According to Bimmerpost forum user ynguldyn, who claims to compile...
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    2025 BMW M3 price and specs

    The 2025 BMW M3 lineup has been trimmed down to three variants in Australia, with the performance sedan and wagon due in local showrooms between October and December 2024. BMW revealed its facelifted M3 in May, with the flagship all-wheel drive Competition xDrive grades gaining a power bump and...
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    BMW will decide if hydrogen lives or dies this year

    BMW will make a decision on whether it will send hydrogen fuel cell electric vehicles (FCEVs) into production by the end of 2024. If given the green light, the first hydrogen-powered BMW production model could launch by the end of the decade, joining the German manufacturer’s growing range of...