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"