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The MINI Adventure Is Over

This article was first published on Automoblog.net, America’s best automotive website: After the tragedy of the Second World War many things changed. It was as if a global decision had been made to change the attitude of living in the past and instead embrace a brave new world. So it was that in Britain the crooners and balladeers of the early 1950’s gave way to the pioneer rock and roll stars and the boss at the antiquated British Motor Corporation demanded that Great Britain should have its own ‘miniature’ car to rival the ‘bubble’ car from Germany. Enter the Mini. Continue reading

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How BMW Is Playing A Huge Role In Eco-Driving

If you are in the market for a new car, you might want to think twice before buying a new model from the showroom. These days it makes a lot more sense both financially and environmentally to buy a used or nearly new car. Continue reading

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We’re Pumped For The New BMW GT, You Should Be Too!

Last month, BMW unveiled the new BMW 6 Series Gran Turismo and wow, is it impressive. It’s the next in line after the 5 Series GT, and this one has five doors with liftback. We have to admit, this latest model has us excited for a wide range of reasons, and it is worth examining everything we know so far about this beautiful new car. Continue reading

A History Of BMW From Cargiant

Cargiant, BMWBMW, one of the world’s biggest multinational automotive manufacturing companies, has an illustrious history; of that there is no doubt. Did you know however that the German brand has been, and is, responsible for a lot more than just prestige motors? Now, thanks to our friends at Cargiant, there’s no need to trawl the internet for more factoids because it is all here in this handy infographic: Continue reading

Rolls Royce Ghost Series II – Short Drive Review

Polls Royce GhostColin Hubbard encounters a Ghost: When you turn the key in a modern Rolls Royce the ‘Spirit of Ecstasy’ elegantly glides out of the top of the vertically staked highly polished grill. Spirit of Ecstasy is Rolls’ mascot dating back to 1911 and roughly translates to heart and soul with overpowering emotion – quite a bold claim for a motor car. Is this BMW owned Rolls Royce Ghost worthy of such a claim? I’m about to sample one to see if it has the power and drama to woo and to wow me. Continue reading

BMW 520d Touring M Sport Auto

Colin Hubbard assesses a frugal 5 Series: There was a time that when you ordered a big Mercedes or BMW the informal rule was that it would have to be at least the 6-cylinder engine for ease of progress and ultimately smoothness. This was also the time that people asked you how fast your car goes, but the question now is how many miles do you get from a gallon of fuel. Continue reading