Years ago i came across a Japanese site that hosted a wonderful selection of 70s, 80s and 90s import car promotional material. Needless to say, i went crazy downloading these painstakingly scanned brochures onto my own computer. Recently i’ve noticed the site was no longer functioning very well so i guess it doesn’t hurt to […]Read more "Car Graphic: BMW E34 5 Series Promotional Brochures"
Emerging from the underground scene in the 1980s and gaining widespread popularity a decade later, the pioneers of Alternative rock were on a mission. A mission to set themselves apart from the legions of “mainstream” rock musicians. A mission they succeeded so well, they became a paradox of sorts in themselves as it became commonplace […]Read more "Alternative Choices: Driving the BMW G30 530e iPerformance"
For most people who know me, know of my love for all things automotive and all things BMW. Few though are aware that the celebrated marque from Bavaria was never my first love and that it was the serpent from Milan that first captured my heart. How i lusted over having an Alfa of my […]Read more "Red Velvet: Otto’s 1/18 Alpina B10 BiTurbo"
Has it been that long already? With the keys to a brand new G30 in my hand, i tried my best to recall the last time i drove the previous generation 5-Series on its debut and realised 7 quick years have already gone by. If anything, i think it speaks volumes of BMW’s designers for […]Read more "Executive Express: Driving the BMW G30 540i"
When a friend suggested a quick breakfast run over the weekend, i thought it would have been the perfect excuse to exercise the Transaxle’s legs. But of course the car had other plans… No, that’s not oil. That’s fuel. Don’t worry, it has since been fixed (after relieving itself of about a quarter tank of […]Read more "Breakfast run"
Other than Project 944, it’s been some time since i last sent my car into Revol for any bodywork. Don’t get me wrong, it’s not because they aren’t competent, quite the opposite really, they are really excellent. But mostly to do with my old 5er not really requiring anything that i felt needed looking at. Sure […]Read more "Revol Revisit"
It’s been a loooong time coming, 15 years to be exact, and now it’s finally back! Celebrating not just the 15th anniversary of BMW’s groundbreaking “The Hire” short film series, but also as a launchpad for the brand new G30 5 Series. There really is no better way to present a launch video than this. […]Read more "The Escape"