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  • BMW M6 (2008) CAR review

    BMW M6 (2008) review

    Price:  £82,685

    31 December 2008 by Ben Barry

    Time to reappraise BMW's barmy M6. The ultimate coupe, or excess all areas?

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  • BMW 730d (2009) CAR review

    BMW 730d SE (2009) review

    Price:  £54,160

    18 December 2008 by Glen Waddington

    BMW 7-series re-evaluated. Full test of new Seven

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  • BMW X6 XDrive 35i (2008) review

    Price:  £43,160

    24 September 2008 by Greg Fountain

    Announcing the launch of the world’s first sports activity coupe is rather like announcing the world’s first six-decker sponge cake – probably quite tasty, but hardly a Jaffa cake moment, and way too...

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  • BMW 335i facelift (2008) review

    Price:  £33,660

    16 September 2008 by Glen Waddington

    If you’ve already read what we’ve written about the revised 330d, you’ll know about the changes BMW has wrought on the 3-series. It looks a bit sharper, has a bit more presence, some new tech –...

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  • BMW 330d (2008) facelift review

    Price:  £30,930

    02 September 2008 by Glen Waddington

    Since the current BMW 3-series was introduced it’s faced new competition from the Mercedes C-class and the Audi A4. BMW is fighting back with a revised version that benefits from refreshed looks and a...

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  • BMW X3 2.0d (2008) review

    Price:  £29,715

    05 August 2008 by Ben Barry

    Previously untouchable in the premium compact SUV segment, the BMW X3 now finds itself with some impressive competition. Audi has the Q5 and coming over the hill, looking like a monster, is Mercedes’...

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  • BMW M5 (2008) review

    Price:  £65,890

    29 July 2008 by Ben Barry

    The E60 BMW M5 is the fourth-generation M5 and, at £65,890, the third-most expensive car in the M-Division range – sitting below  the M6 Coupe/Convertible but above the M3...

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  • BMW 740i (2009) review

    Price:  £60,000

    28 July 2008 by Richard Aucock

    We've just been behind the wheel of BMW's new 7-series, at the company's Miramas test base. And while this 7-series might be a taped-up pre-production car, it's all but ready. So we've taken the...

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  • BMW M3 Convertible M-DCT (2008) driven review

    Price:  £54,655

    01 May 2008 by Chris Chilton

    The BMW M3 Convertible is not a Footballers’ Wives kind of car. The convertible M3 might be heavier and bendier than the coupe but, along with that glorious V8, this  car also hasa...

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  • BMW 120i SE Convertible (2008) driven review

    Price:  £25,215

    25 April 2008 by Glen Waddington

    Remember when the BMW 3-series convertible had a fabric roof? It wasn’t always an upmarket folding tin-top. So a gap’s opened up beneath it. A gap that’s a perfect fit for a smart and decently...

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  • BMW M3 saloon (2008) review

    Price:  £49,415

    22 April 2008 by Ben Barry

    The BMW M3 saloon has two more doors, weighs 25kg extra, features blander taillights and, at £49,415, costs £1415 less than its E92 coupe sibling. Anyone with an internet connection can work that out.

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  • BMW X6 XDrive 35d (2008) review

    Price:  £44,145

    05 April 2008 by Richard Aucock

    We’ve heard of niches, but come on – an SUV coupe? Sounds a bit roast beef with ice cream to us. But from June 2008, that’s what BMW has in store. The X6 is the latest addition to the maker’s SUV...

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  • BMW 730Ld SE (2008) review

    Price:  £54,550

    13 March 2008 by Glen Waddington

    Big sports saloon or limo? Actually, the long-wheelbase BMW 7-series aims towards the genuine limo class. And it's huge. Huge enough to make you wonder if a 3.0-litre turbodiesel could ever be enough...

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  • BMW 125i Convertible (2008) review

    Price:  £26,195

    29 January 2008 by Richard Aucock

    BMW teased us with the 1-series concept back in 2002. Remember the CS1, a stubby two-door drop-top, with flame surfacing fanning the flames of controversy? The BMW firewall, roasted by a million...

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  • BMW 330d M-Sport (2007) review

    Price:  £33,095

    06 November 2007 by Steve Prentice

    Admit it, it’s an oil-burner in a sports jacket … why fool yourself? Who said diesels can’t be nippy? You’ve not noticed a diesel’s won Le Mans? This 330d is an unashamedly rapid thing. With 231bhp...

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  • BMW 635d (2007) review

    Price:  £53,910

    30 October 2007 by Richard Aucock

    A 635d? Hmm, potentially an interesting combo… Indeed. Mating the excellent twin-turbo 3.0-litre diesel to BMW’s mildly-facelifted 6-Series Coupe and Cabriolet, creating (they say) the world’s first...

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    BMW 123d Coupe M Sport (2008) review

    Price:  £26,290

    29 October 2007 by Richard Aucock

    We quite liked the BMW 135i, but the bulk of the 1-series Coupe sales will be diesel. How times change. The 120d boasts 177bhp (to think we thought a 1990s 325i, with 170bhp, was fast) but it’s...

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  • BMW's Efficient Dynamics (2007) review

    26 October 2007 by Richard Aucock

    I’m seeing a lot of talk about EfficientDynamics from BMW… You are, because while we’ve read all about the technology – intelligent alternator control, glass mat battery, low-rolling-resistance...

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  • BMW 135i Coupe (2007) review

    Price:  £29,745

    21 October 2007 by Ben Whitworth

    So, is this the ‘One’ that everyone has been waiting for? Very good. The thought of a small, highly focused BMW, with the full M Sport works, powered by one of the finest engines on sale has certainly...

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  • BMW M5 Touring (2007) review

    Price:  £67,725

    08 August 2007 by Ged Maxwell

    An M5 with a massive boot - sounds win-win to me. It is, almost. The anomalous M5 Touring is M-division chalk to the M6 convertible's cheese. Both have the same 500bhp V10, yet that the M5 looks...

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