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Test Drives2020 BMW X5: Six Cylinders are Enough
Completely redesigned and improved last year, the BMW X5 is making headlines in 2020 with the ultra-high-performance X5 M generating up to 617 horsepower. And for 2021 the plug-in hybrid variant returns with 389 horsepower and nearly 50 kilometres of range. That’s all very nice, but just how many people …
First Drives2020 BMW X5 M and X6 M: Sweet Monsters
PHOENIX, Arizona—The 2020 BMW X5 M ’s specs are just as intimidating as its flared fenders, massive bumpers and oversized wheels. Simply put, this high-performance midsize SUV is a monster. Under the hood is a twin-turbocharged 4.4-litre V8 engine that produces 600 horsepower and 553 pound-feet of torque. We tested …
First Drives2020 BMW 2 Series Gran Coupe: This One’s a Homerun
Some manufacturers refuse to throw all their money at SUVs and crossovers. Count BMW among them. While its lineup of X-branded models has considerably evolved over the past decade, we can say the same about BMW cars. In fact, most luxury automakers nowadays are exploring previously unchartered territories in hope …
Test Drives2020 BMW X1 xDrive28i: Looking Good with Racier Styling
The BMW X1 is the German brand’s best-selling SUV globally. In Canada, where utility vehicles are on the rise, it ranks third behind the larger X3 and X5 , in that order. Sharing its platform with the MINI Clubman and Countryman , the second-generation X1 gets an update for the …
Test Drives2020 BMW Z4: The Better of the Two
Sales of sports cars are falling right now and with development costs continuing to rise, it only makes sense for automakers to join forces and create a common platform that has the ability to spawn different products. That’s what Toyota and BMW did with the GR Supra and Z4, respectively.

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NewsThe Car Guide’s 2020 Best Buys: BMW 5 Series
Every year, The Car Guide publishes its Best Buys in nearly 30 different vehicle categories. Today we continue our review of the 2020 winners with a look at midsize luxury cars . There is no change to the ranking set in 2019, which means the BMW 5 Series (MSRP from …
News2021 BMW M5 Coming to Canada With No Less Than 617 Hp
Three weeks after introducing the updated 2021 5 Series , BMW is adding the final piece of the puzzle, the M5. There are no changes to the twin-turbocharged 4.4-litre V8 engine, mind you. However, unlike other countries that will also get the regular M5 with 600 horsepower, BMW Canada chose …
New Models2021 BMW 4 Series Unveiled With More Power, Giant Grille
We’ve been waiting for it since the introduction of the Concept 4 at the Frankfurt Auto Show last September. Now, it’s finally here. Meet the all-new 2021 BMW 4 Series . As you can see right away, this new generation of the sporty Bavarian coupe is dominated by a massive …
News2021 BMW 5 Series is Armed With New Weapons
The BMW 5 Series can’t afford to let its arch-nemesis, the Mercedes-Benz E-Class , draw all the attention these days. While the latter enters the 2021 model year with a heavily redesigned, fifth-generation model, the former strikes back with key updates to its seventh generation. First, designers slightly enlarged the …
NewsMore Exciting Details on the Future BMW M4
It’s been a long while since we last talked about the BMW 4 Series , a sporty coupe that’s still waiting for a complete redesign unlike the 3 Series sedan. Last September at the Frankfurt Auto Show, the German automaker introduced the stunning Concept 4 (pictured above), giving us a …
NewsThe Car Guide’s 2020 Best Buys: BMW X7
Every year, The Car Guide publishes its Best Buys in nearly 30 different vehicle categories. Today we continue our review of the 2020 winners with a look at full-size luxury SUVs . Our Best Buy from last year is now sandwiched by a pair of freshly upgraded German rivals. The …
NewsBMW Doesn’t Want to Flatten the Power Curve
Any reasonable person may wonder if car engines will ever reach a peak, but performance enthusiasts are typically not so reasonable; they always seem to want more. Well, BMW has some good news. Markus Flasch, head of the German automaker’s M division, recently told Australian website Which Car that there …

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2000
Motoring TV 2000 Episode 12
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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.
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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?
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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?
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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.
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Motoring TV 2002 Episode 24
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