With a 1.5litre 3-cylinder power-plant slotted under its bonnet, the BMW 116i is currently now the most accessible gateway into the world of BMW motoring but don’t let its entry level credentials fool you into thinking it’s a paired down build offering nothing other than its storied badge because it is quite literally the opposite. […]Read more "An engaging entry: Driving the BMW F40 116i Luxury"
“You have to try the 2 Series Gran Coupe.” These words from a friend certainly piqued my interest as I slotted a key into the ignition before twisting the engine to life. My drive this morning was in no way quick nor rapid, but with minimal weight to throw around, a light yet delicate shift […]Read more "Two be or not to be: Driving the BMW 218i Gran Coupe M Sport"
Earlier this week, BMW Asia launched their latest 1 Series on Singapore’s shores. Now simply called “The 1” (as opposed to “The 1 Series”), the new 1 promises more space and more usability for those wanting to get into their first BMW. Interestingly, BMW has also launched this car in partnership with not Jet Li, […]Read more "BMW’S The 1 Lands in Singapore with Lazada"
Through the years, I’ve had the good fortune of test driving almost all the latest machines coming out of the fabled Munich manufacturer’s front gates but, there were a few that managed to slip by and the much-celebrated 1M was one of them. Somehow, the opportunities to bring the 1M out for a drive just […]Read more "Dear BMW: Driving the BMW 1M"
It’s been a good two-ish years with the Super cool black 1 series cabriolet and with it’s lifespan on our local roads reaching an end due to our unfortunate tax regime, it was time to let her go. In truth, we’ve been randomly looking at cars on and off for the past few months but […]Read more "Introducing De Blond Svensk"
They say, good things come to those who wait. While it does seem like a very sensible principle to abide by, i’ve never really been a very keen follower of that philosophy, until recently. An email appeared on my inbox with an invite to Munich, the BMW M Festival and to the 24hour race on […]Read more "Dream Drives: Navigating the Alpenstrasse in a BMW M140i"
It’s been some time since we last slid behind the wheel of the F20 1 Series. Close to 4 years in fact, but its Life-Cycle-Impulse (BMW-speak for mid-life facelift) couldn’t have come at a better time. On one hand, the 1’s divisive styling was doing it no favours, and on the other, Mercedes’ A-Class is […]Read more "One for the road: Driving the BMW F20 116d"