If your idea of a car is a means of getting from point A to point B, look away. If it’s about being the loudest and most obnoxious, perhaps this isn’t the right one for you. If it’s about hypermiling and travelling the longest distance on the lowest possible amount of fuel, what are you […]Read more "While my sledgehammer gently weeps: Driving the BMW G30 M5 Competition LCI"
This is it ladies and gents, 35 years in the making and after a slightly shorter period of hopeful anticipation, the new BMW M3 and M4 have finally landed on our local shores and thanks to the kind people at BMW Asia, we were given first dibs behind the wheels of the most controversial iterations […]Read more "A love letter from BMW: Driving the G80 M3 Competition and G82 M4 Competition"
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"
The year was 2007. Steve Jobs, alive and well, had just announced one of the most influential products ever created in modern history, the iPhone. An Airbus A380 takes to the skies in the its first ever commercial flight, and the final instalment of the Harry Potter saga was finally released onto the World in […]Read more "Lose the weight! Ottomobile’s 1/18 BMW E36 M3 LTW"
It’s not often that we in Singapore get to enjoy a brand new car’s unveiling before the rest of the World does and it’s not often that a car is brought here that’s worth a mention by automotive news outlets outside of Asia. But over the weekend, that was exactly what happened as BMW Asia […]Read more "Of Passion and Joy: BMW G29 Z4 M40i sneaks into Singapore"
All things considered, it’s been a pretty good season for automotive enthusiasts on our local island with F1 right around the corner, plenty of small grassroots styled meets happening (like our very own Cars & Kopi) and a number of events brought onto the scene by manufacturers themselves. One of these shows is of course, […]Read more "Showtime: BMW World of Passion and Joy 2018"
It’s been a long time but i’ve finally made it for another one of T-Site’s fantastic Cars and Coffee-esque morning meet ups! Dubbed, “Morning Cruise”. For one reason or another, i’ve never had much luck with these meets on my previous visits to Tokyo but this time, it’s happening! And on the day i was […]Read more "Tokyo Auto-Otaku 2018: Daikanyama Morning Cruise Part 1: May we meet?"
Having covered both the Old and Young timers, it’s time to move on towards the cars of a more recent era. Today, we cover the modern classics as well as the latest Ultimate Driving Machines from Bavaria. There were quite a number of first generation Z4s around and while this car’s design was initially quite […]Read more "Bimmermeet 2: Modernist"
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"
For fans of BMW M cars, one of the biggest highlights of the M Festival is the M Corso, an event that allows owners of M cars to take to the Nordschleife in their very own cars in a parade lap just before the start of the 24 hour of Nurburgring race. With a limited […]Read more "2017 BMW M-Festival / 24H Nurburgring: Going to Hölle and staying for the Weekend"