“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"
We’re back! Well… most of it at least. While I am still currently in the process of fixing my flickr affected posts, I have after much time and effort, managed to get most of my previous stories restored. Unfortunately, there were some stories that have been lost due to me not having their images as […]Read more "Back to our regular(ish) scheduled programme"
Thank you Straits Times & Tony Tan for the writeup. Strange to see myself in the local papers though.Read more "5 seconds of fame"
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"
The past few weeks have been a rather exciting time to be an auto-otaku in Singapore, with a number of automotive meets and events happening over two consecutive weekends. A showcase of tuned up and dressed up machines over at IAM Singapore, a heritage event for both old and youngtimers, and this casual yet eye-opening […]Read more "Classics Invade Chinatown"
For those who’ve been keeping track, yours truly had unexpectedly managed to win a full month’s worth of access to, erm, Access by BMW. A new automotive subscription service by BMW that promises all the joy of having a BMW to drive, without the commitments that come with vehicular ownership. Coming from an owner’s perspective, […]Read more "Accessing Joy: Day 01"
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 quite hard to imagine it today but back in the post-war era of the late 1950s, BMW was in dire straits. Their cars were either outdated, too expensive or simply not making enough money to keep the ailing manufacturer afloat. Even though the Bavarians had some new models on the drawing board, they simply […]Read more "Neue Sensation: 1973 BMW 2002"
At the unveiling of the new BMW 7 Series in Singapore, BMW Group Asia also had another product waiting in their wings for its official launch. Access by BMW from BMW Financial Services Singapore and Sime Darby Services. A new automotive subscription service that grants members access to a fleet of BMWs delivered right to […]Read more "Accessing Joy"
Say what you will about its rather erm… bold face, but BMW’s latest 7 Series has finally landed on our local shores and beyond that interestingly striking aesthetic lies BMW’s latest executive flagship packed full of their latest We can’t tell you how they will drive yet but being a BMW, there’s no doubt those […]Read more "Big 7 lands in Singapore"