M3. One letter and one number. A combination that can really stir the old emotions.
Fear, trepidation, anticipation. Will I get home safely tonight or will the traffic get me.
Only here were talking about a different M3. The two sit well together, but only when the traffic is light and you can get a decent run in BMW’s powerhouse saloon. Continue reading
EVERYONE seems to be buying in to the compelling need to tidy up our motoring act and the plans are in place for a big change come 2030 or thereabouts.
But thank goodness, in the meantime, they still make cars like the BMW M440i Coupe – a blistering barnstormer of a machine. Continue reading
BMW are aiming to raise the bar with their latest all-new 4 Series Coupe.
So among the heady list of equipment on offer you’ll find mild hybrid technology, weight saving chassis wizardry and, for the first time, their M Sport Pro package.
Launched worldwide back in October 2020, the UK media got a first drive soon after, where its excellent performance and handling credentials were there to sample.
MINI circa 2020 bears little or no resemblance to the one born out of the Suez crisis in the mid 1950s and the ensuing oil shortage that hastened the demand for affordable motoring.
But with the world now facing new environmental and economic challenges, it was inevitable that MINI would ditch fossil fuels and go electric.
So does pairing up one of the world’s most iconic cars that’s small, nimble and has kart-like handling, with a powertrain that brings instant acceleration, low running costs and near silent progress, work? Continue reading