“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"
Pleasant perception changing surprises don’t come by very often when you are handed the test keys to almost every new BMW that rolls off the showroom floor, but I think we’ve just experienced one of these moments after driving the BMW F45 2-series Active Tourer 225xe iPerformance (phew). Utilising a 134bhp 1.5 inline 3 petrol […]Read more "2ND Time’s the charm: Driving the BMW F45 225xe Active Tourer"
After an entire day of driving around the Alpenstrasse and the BMW Welt and Museum visits done, what else can a petrolhead do when visiting the beautiful city of Munich? If you have the time to spare, a trip to BMW’s Premier Driving Academy in Maisach might be just the thing to satisfy your insatiable […]Read more "Training Day: Taming the M2 at BMW Driving Academy Maisach"
Now that i’ve gotten most of the JDMs covered, i think it’s time to start featuring the “Import” cars from the Auto Salon, and boy, there were a lot of imports this year. Though it’s not entirely surprising when you consider that the cars from Europe and Stateside have been growing in popularity year on […]Read more "Tokyo Auto Salon 2017: BMW"
While that plate on the car might read “The first-ever BMW M2 Coupe”, we all know that this is the successor to the future classic, BMW 1M Coupe. One of BMW M Division’s greats and already a highly sought after car in the used market. With might big shoes to fill, the M2 sure has […]Read more "BMW M2 lands in Singapore"
Traditionalist, it’s time to look the other way as what we have this time might not appease you very much, we are of course talking about the BMW 2-Series Gran Tourer. Mismatched nomenclatures aside, the 2GT represents BMW’s first foray into the World of the MPV, and is in most likelihood, BMW’s most practical offering […]Read more "Fun(c)tional Practicalities: Driving the BMW F46 216d Gran Tourer"
With the rain clouds currently keeping their distance from our sunny islands, what better time than now for a manufacturer to put into our possession, the keys to their shiny new compact cabriolet. Which is what our friendly local BMW agent Performance Motors has done with the local release of the 2 series Cabriolet. Shades […]Read more "Silver Lining: Driving the BMW F23 220i Cabriolet"
The BMW 2 Series Active Tourer. I cannot recall a car from BMW’s modern history which will ever have as difficult an introduction into the Bavarian manufacturer’s stable and as big an uphill climb into the hearts and minds (if ever) of BMW’s faithful following. The reason is simple, the driven wheels are not where […]Read more "Of Lofty Ambitions: Driving the BMW 2 Series Active Tourer"