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First Drives2019 BMW X4: We Like it Even (M)ore
BMW was the first manufacturer to take the "U" out of SUV. By that I mean that they minimized the vehicle’s practical aspects in favour of style and performance. First they did it with the X6, followed next by the X4. Obviously, this winning formula inspired many other manufacturers to …
BlogAn Automaker’s Impact on a Community
I’m not big on politics, but my general understanding of the Trump Administration’s view on foreign carmakers is completely whack. Its desire to impose tariffs and stiffer rules on imported cars, to protect domestic carmakers, seems like it will do little to no good, if not the exact opposite. The …
First DrivesExclusive 2019 BMW X7: The Final Piece of the SUV Puzzle
SPARTANBURG, South Carolina – Although the new BMW X7 is new, it already seems as though it’s always been part of the German luxury carmaker’s expansive product portfolio. This, in no way, means that the X7 is past due, or lacking in modern features. In fact, the new 2019 BMW …
Test Drives2018 BMW M240i: Poor Man’s M Car
With the ever-growing proportions of the BMW 3 Series, BMW purists surely appreciated the introduction of a smaller model which gets back to the basics of a compact, rear-drive car with a powerful engine. Of course, I’m referring to the 1 Series which was introduced in Canada back in 2008.
Test Drives2018 BMW M240i: the Way Things Were Meant to Be
There was a time at BMW when things were rather straightforward. If you wanted a sports coupe, you got a 3 Series. If a sensible, overachieving midsize sedan was your thing, you got a 5 Series. And if you were the CEO of a large business who needed to get …
Test Drives2018 BMW M550i xDrive: Not Quite an M5, But Close
Obviously, if we’re looking for the most potent BMW 5 Series on the market, the M5 is the weapon of choice. With 600 metric horsepower on tap, it can blast from 0 to 100 km/h in just 3.4 seconds and reach a top speed of 305 km/h. It also costs …
Special Events2018 BMW Test Fest: The German Buffet
PALM SPRINGS, Calfornia – From a personal standpoint, a trip to Palm Springs in California to drive BMW M cars on Thermal raceway is a very exciting experience, especially for an automotive enthusiast. But when viewed from a journalistic approach, these events often prove to be hard to cover. There’s …

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New ModelsBehold the All-New 2019 BMW 8 Series Coupe!
Based on last year’s sensational concept, the all-new 2019 BMW 8 Series Coupe has finally made its global debut in production form. It will return to the Canadian market later in 2018—two decades after the original—initially with a single configuration called M850i xDrive. This new, exceptionally sporty flagship model will …
News2019 BMW X5 Unveiled!
In the last year, le German automaker unveiled the new generations of its BMW X3 and BMW X4 crossovers, while the all-new BMW X2 recently arrived in dealerships. We drove a preproduction version of the BMW X7 , whose final design should soon be revealed. Tod…
NewsThe 2019 BMW Z4 is Shaping Up
As usual when it’s about to launch a new or redesigned product, BMW just published a series of images of its new third-generation Z4 roadster , all wrapped up in a psychedelic camouflage. We can see the car being put through its paces on the manufacturer’s Miramas test facility in …
BeijingBMW Concept iX3: a Fully Electric X3!
Last year, the German automaker promised the arrival of a fully electric X3 for 2019 , and it’s now taking form. The concept version of the iX3 just made its world debut at the Auto China 2018 show in Beijing. The eventual production iX3 will benefit from the company’s fifth-generation …
News2019 BMW M2 Competition: Even Hotter!
The German automaker has just announced a new version of its mean little M2 coupe, which will go on sale in the summer of 2018. The M2 Competition should replace the “regular” M2 in the company’s Canadian product lineup, and will benefit from a new, more powerful engine. As a …
GenevaBMW M8 Gran Coupe Concept: A Promising Future
For the past year, German brand BMW has been yelling on every rooftop that its 8 Series will return to its lineup. At the last Frankfurt Auto Show, the automaker announced the renaissance of its prodigal son, and in various configurations, too. Here’s what we can expect. At the moment, …
News2019 BMW X4: This is It!
Whether you like it or not, we now live in SUV kingdom. Due to the immense popularity of these vehicles, carmakers are no longer content of selling one model in their lineup—some of them now sell two, three, and in some cases, even four variants! Take BMW for instance. It …

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2000
Motoring TV 2000 Episode 12
Ford's Sport Trac born from Explorer 2000 BMW X5 2000 Mazda MPV ES don't use alternator to recharge battery Steve Shelski, the man behind MotoringTV's music why 40% of car crashes involve a single vehicle.
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The 2018 BMW M5 - Editors Take
Many consider the BMW M5 to be the king of Sport Sedans. BMW has broken with it's formula to bring us a different kind of monster. It's an improvement over the previous generation but can the latest iteration live up to the legend? Our Senior Editor takes seeks answers and …
2001
Motoring TV 2001 Episode 24
BMW driving school 2002 Ford Explorer annoying license plate fasteners BMW M3 rusty fuel lines Jim Kenzie on driver training schools.
2002
Motoring TV 2002 Episode 2
Freelander comes to North America 2002 BMW Z8 how to check brake light function Iceland power station importance of using proper lubricants in engines is Iceland a future energy source?
2002
Motoring TV 2002 Episode 9
2002 Nissan Altima 2002 Kia Sedona reserve power in today's batteries can vary Mazda RX8 dirty or improper air filters can cause major engine damage BMW's 7-Series is loaded with technology - good or bad?
2002
Motoring TV 2002 Episode 21
BMW Mini Cooper S 2003 Toyota Corolla are 2 fan belts better than 1? life-size ice sculpture of Mini Cooper inadequate fuel pressure can result in poor engine performance Jim Kenzie on the Mini.
2002
Motoring TV 2002 Episode 24
Michelin's return to F1 2002 BMW Mini Cooper changing automatic transmission fluid first drive in a Formula-1 car disconnecting battery cables while engine is running buying proper tires.