Visiting Klassikstadt in Frankfurt

Frankfurt might not be the most obvious choice for automotive fans travelling to Germany. Whilst Stuttgart has the amazing Mercedes-Benz and Porsche museums and Munich the BMW equivalent, Frankfurt doesn’t quite have the same reputation when it comes to speedhunting. But if you are willing to travel a short distance out of the main city […]

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Accessing Joy: Day 01

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, […]

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Dear BMW: Driving the BMW 1M

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 […]

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Neue Sensation: 1973 BMW 2002

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 Their cars were either outdated, too expensive or simply not making enough money to keep the ailing manufacturer afloat.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 […]

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Accessing Joy

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 […]

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