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BMW i Pedelec (2012): all about BMW's electric bike

Rated 3.5 out of 53.5

Tim Pollard, 15 June 2012 09:51

BMW will launch around 200 i Pedelec electric scooters in London this summer as part of its fleet for the 2012 Olympic games. We've had a good chance to pore all over a prototype i Pedelec and can see what all the fuss is about. BMW is the sole provider of vehicles to London 2012 and will test a couple ...

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BMW i Pedelec (2012): all about BMW's electric bike

Rated 3.5 out of 53.5

Tim Pollard, 15 June 2012 09:51

BMW will launch around 200 i Pedelec electric scooters in London this summer as part of its fleet for the 2012 Olympic games. We've had a good chance to pore all over a prototype i Pedelec and can see what all the fuss is about. BMW is the sole provider of vehicles to London 2012 and will test a couple ...

BMW unveils i3 edition (2012), explains i strategy

Rated 4 out of 54

Tim Pollard, 13 June 2012 13:24

BMW today revealed a new i3 concept car edition at the formal launch of the first bespoke BMW i dealership in London's Park Lane. The facility was also fitted with the BMW i Pedelec electric scooter, a new complementary bike with a 33-mile range. The i3 is identical to the concept car unveiled at the 2011 Frankfurt motor show apart from some ...

BMW M Performance Editions (2012) official pics, pricing

Rated 3.5 out of 53.5

Ollie Kew, 01 June 2012 11:17

BMW has announced prices for its M Performance limited-run editions of the M3 coupe and M5 supersaloon. Brace yourself: both command around a £20,000 premium over the standard versions. The M3 comes in at £74,080, and the M5 is £95,140. How is BMW justifying an extra £20k for an M3? Two words: equipment, and rarity. As with the M5, just ...

BMW Zagato Coupe (2012): first official pictures

Rated 2.5 out of 52.5

Ollie Kew, 29 May 2012 10:07

This is Zagato's take on a modern Bavarian sports car: the BMW Zagato Coupe, based on the Z4. Handcrafted as a one-off by the famous Milanese coachbuilders, it takes pride of place at the Villa d'Este Concours in Italy. What makes the BMW Zagato Coupe so special? No standard BMW surface has been left untouched by the hand of Zagato ...

BMW 7-series facelift (2012) first pictures

Rated 3 out of 53

Tim Pollard, 28 May 2012 10:21

BMW has given the 7-series the mildest of mid-life facelifts for 2012 – with a series of cosmetic tidy-ups, fettled engines, extra kit and the UK's first hybrid 7-series. The ActiveHybrid7 isn't the most expensive 7-series (that's the 760Li at £101,805), but at £66,040 the petrol-electric saloon is some £8k pricier than the biggest-selling 730d. As the diesel is also ...

BMW M135i (2012) first official pictures

Rated 3.5 out of 53.5

Ben Pulman, 14 May 2012 10:30

This is the new BMW M135i, a 316bhp hot hatch and the fifth model to emerge from BMW's new M Performance Automobiles tuning arm. We've already seen the 5-series (in saloon and Touring guises) and the X5 and X6 with triple-turbo diesel engines from this new sub-division of BMW's infamous M Division, but the M135i the first petrol offering. The M135i was ...

BMW 3-series Touring estate (2012) first official pictures

Rated 3.5 out of 53.5

Tim Pollard, 14 May 2012 09:37

BMW has unveiled the new 3-series Touring estate. It goes on sale on 22 September 2012 in UK dealers, priced from £26,180. Although not a big seller globally - it accounts for just 6% of 3-series sales globally - the Touring is popular in Britain, where it makes up 15% of all Three sales. We're the third biggest market, after Germany ...

Win a year driving BMWs: CAR's amazing competition

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Ben Pulman, 13 April 2012 14:21

****THIS BMW COMPETITION IS NOW CLOSED**** For more BMW content click here   Have you entered CAR's competition to win a year driving brand new BMWs? Time is running out - we close the competition at 11.59pm BST this Thursday 12 April 2012. It's a doddle to enter and only takes a couple of minutes to fill in the form below. ...

BMW X1 facelift (2012) first pictures

Rated 3 out of 53

Tim Pollard, 04 April 2012 13:39

BMW is unveiling a pepped-up X1 facelift at the 2012 New York auto show. Why launch it in the US? Because soon the smallest BMW soft-roader will be sold Stateside. What's new on the facelifted 2012 BMW X1?  It's modestly facelifted with detail changes outside, an improved cabin and some minor specification tweaks to get the X1 ready for US launch in ...

BMW i8 Spyder concept car (2012) first pictures

Rated 4.5 out of 54.5

Tim Pollard, 02 April 2012 09:04

BMW will chop the top off the i8 hybrid at the 2012 Beijing auto show - and it's unveiled photos of its new i8 Spyder convertible supercar a few weeks ahead of the expo in China. It's a sign that Munich will offer a convertible i8 alongside the tin-top coupe when BMW i8 sales kick off in 2014. This one ...

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