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Is the offer worth it?
The 2020 BMW F900 R immediately got a rousing response when it was launched in the local market last month. The naked category, under which fall multifaceted machines that are equally capable on countryside roads and urban jungles, is a hotly contested
Wake us up when September ends
We all need some good news at the moment, right? And that good news has arrived with confirmation that the new BMW M3 and M4 are very nearly here, and they'll arrive with a choice of manual or paddle-shift gearboxes,
Should more bike manufacturers adopt the tech, too?
Active cruise control (ACC) isn't new-car companies have long been using the tech to make drives on the highway more comfortable, convenient, and, of course, safer. For motorcycles, though? The feature isn't as common. BMW Motorrad is looking to
Each one is a bespoke creation
This is it: The last BMW i8 cars have left Plant Leipzig, marking the end of the line for the German carmaker's high-powered hybrid sports car.End-of-production specs tend to be special, but what makes these even more
Meet the Yamaha MT-09’s nemesis
The middleweight class is probably the most fiercely contested segment in the motorcycle market. Recognized as multifaceted bikes that can perform different tasks, these two-wheelers need to have a well-rounded personality to become a hit.To creat the perfect middleweight,
Will conventional keys become a thing of the past?
Apple has teamed up with BMW to make unlocking a wide variety of Bimmers possible via iPhone. This feature was previously available for Android devices as well. According to the car brand, BMW Digital Key for the iPhone will be available in
Here’s a worthy option for eager buyers
After a delay of almost two months due to the COVID-19 pandemic, the much-awaited local launch of the 2020 BMW F900 R finally pushed through over the weekend via a virtual presentation by BMW Motorrad Philippines.During the online event,
Production begins in September 2020
Gold can be a tricky color to apply to a vehicle. Depending on how and where you go about using on a car, you could end up with an end product that looks laughably tacky or incredibly stylish.For the most part,
It comes 1.5-liter BMW TwinPower Turbo that generates 140hp and 220Nm
It's been quite the busy year for SMC Asia Car Distributors Corporation (SMCACDC) so far. Back in February, the company launched the new BMW 1-Series and X1 here in the Philippines. Now, just a few months after, it has officially
We love those Ms
Rather like the Queen, BMW has several birthdays (and German blood). The initials stand for 'Bayerische Motoren Werke GmbH,' which in turn translates as 'Bavarian Engine Works Company.'Its roots begin in 1913, and a company called Rapp-Motorenwerke that made aircraft
It features some fancy new dampers
This is the new, freshly facelifted BMW M5 Competition, the range-topping version of the definitive batsh*t-fast BMW sedan. Looks the same, yes, but there are new things.Chief among which is the addition of a brand-new set of
An exciting battle among midsize roadsters looms
Last March, we came out with an article on the forthcoming launch of the 2020 BMW F900 R happening in a few weeks. But due to the COVID-19 outbreak that put everything on standstill, "a few weeks" was extended to "a
Its engine puts out 613hp and 799Nm
Still can't decide which latest release deserves a spot in your dream garage? Well, Internet, here's a serious contender that most definitely occupies a space in mine. It is of course the updated Alpina B5, which is based on the
It’s still on track for a 2020 launch
Good news for all you electric-SUV enthusiasts out there-the BMW iX3 is still on track for a 2020 launch. The homologation process-which involved 340 hours and 7,700km of testing in the space of just four weeks-is now
One way to modify an executive sedan without going overboard
With its-ahem-large grille, the BMW 7-Series is no longer the understated limo it once was. All the more reason, then, for the world's tuners to start picking them up and slapping on some aftermarket bits, surely?Normally, that
To tide us over until the M4 arrives
The new BMW 4-Series doesn't pull any punches. At least not stylistically. Yet if you're one of the few people who've seen the launch pictures and thought, 'hmm, bit too demure,' then, we'd suggest lockdown hasn't
The character is still there
Like many of the world's biggest car brands these days, Mini was once just a model name. Of course, you already knew that, didn't you? And you already know the story behind the original Mini's conception, but we'll
Sometimes less is more
You've likely seen the new BMW 4-Series by now. It's got grille. You'll love it or you'll hate it, but we suspect no one occupies the space between the two.But how about when it's shorn
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