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"
Seven years is a pretty long time for a car to be around, but that’s how long BMW’s second generation X3 has been out. While by no means a bad car (the second generation is actually pretty in my opinion), the X3 had always sat in the shadow of the Bavarian marque’s bigger brother even […]Read more "We Cairn, we saw, we conquered: Driving the G01 BMW X3"
The last time we drove the BMW i3, it was a little over 3 years ago. Back then, BMW’s electric city runabout revolution looked and drove like a Shuttlecraft straight out of Star Trek (albeit, one with wheels). In the few short years that have gone by, we’ve also seen electrical vehicles (EVs) explode (sorry) […]Read more "Amped Up: Driving the 2017 BMW i3 Range Extender"
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"
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"
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"