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Test Drives2020 BMW Z4: Resuming Where it Left Off
The Z4 roadster is back, fully redesigned and ready for action. It’s more powerful than ever and its performance and handling have been enhanced, in addition to boasting a more luxurious cockpit and new technologies. Simply put, it’s better than ever, but is it too late? See, just when the …
Test Drives2019 BMW M850i Cabriolet: Expensive Bargain
As if the BMW 6 Series wasn’t prestigious enough, the German brand replaced it with the recently introduced 8 Series, available in coupe, convertible and—very soon—four-door Gran Coupé body styles. Leapfrogging the BMW 7 Series sedan, it means the 8 Series is now the flagship model line and must be …
First Drives2021 BMW 330e: Plug-in Hybrid with AWD, How Nice!
Munich, Germany— Unlike the previous 330e, which was available with rear-wheel drive only, the plug-in hybrid variant of the seventh-generation BMW 3 Series will be sold in Canada in a single configuration equipped with the company’s xDrive all-wheel drive system when it arrives just in time for next spring. The …
First Drives2020 BMW X3 M and X4 M Competition: 503 Hp FTW!
The SUV craze, combined with the sales success of BMW’s M vehicles including the X3 M40i and X4 M40i , drove the performance division of the Bavarian automaker to launch the first-ever X3 M and X4 M. These models are powered by a new turbocharged 3.0-litre inline six-cylinder engine that …

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New Models2020 BMW X5 M and X6 M Debut with up to 617 Horsepower
BMW has just introduced the third-generation 2020 X5 M and X6 M, the high-performance, track-ready versions of its midsize X5 and X6 SUVs. In addition to increased power and sportiness, owners will enjoy improved luxury and comfort over the previous models. But let’s start with the all-important numbers. Power in …
NewsStudy: These are the Best Multimedia Systems of 2019
When it comes to infotainment and multimedia systems, some automakers understand precisely what today’s car buyers want and need, while others either stick to outdated technology and interfaces or try to do too much and end up confusing users. Evaluating the best systems out there is not an exact science, …
ElectricConfirmed: BMW i3’s Days are Numbered
The BMW i3 electric hatchback is no longer part of the German automaker’s plans, meaning the model will retire when this generation—the first and only—will come to an end. And there will be no more updates, as well. The news was confirmed to the Financial Times by Pieter Nota, BMW’s …
FrankfurtBMW Concept 4 Unveiled at Frankfurt Auto Show
Yes, this is the inspiration for the next-generation 4 Series line of cars, which will likely distance itself from the BMW 3 Series regarding exterior design. The BMW Concept 4 was presented at the 68th Frankfurt Auto Show, and according to Senior Vice President of BMW Group Design Adrian van …
Hybrid/Plug-in HybridBMW 530e Gets a New Battery for a Bit More EV Range
Announced in March at the Geneva Motor Show, the new 2020 BMW 530e xDrive plug-in hybrid sedan is coming soon to Canada with standard all-wheel drive and the latest version of the German automaker’s battery cell technology. Battery capacity has increased from 9.2 kWh to 12 kWh even though the …
NewsSeveral BMW Models Apparently on the Brink of Elimination
German luxury automakers are living through tough times. Daimler recently posted its first quarterly loss in a decade and, earlier this year, BMW announced it would implement various money-saving measures to make up for significantly decreasing profits. That’s because, just like most other companies, BMW has to spend massive sums …
News2020 BMW M3 and M4 are Going to be (Manually) Awesome
Ever since we drove the redesigned 2019 BMW 3 Series in Portugal at the end of last year, we can’t stop thinking about the next-generation BMW M3 and M4. And if you’re a fan of the German automaker’s high-performance compact sedan and coupe, you’re probably wondering the same things as …
NewsThe Most Appealing Brands and Models in 2019 According to J.D. Power
J.D. Power today released its 2019 Automotive Performance, Execution and Layout (APEAL) Study and found out that customers are increasingly satisfied with their new vehicles, mostly due to improvements in infotainment systems and increased availability of advanced driver-assist technologies. The study measures owners’ emotional attachment and level of excitement with …

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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.
Motoring TV
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.