Week Recap: Feb 1-8

Others | February 9th, 2009 by 1

Another week and lots of BMW news, from the usual spy photos, car reviews to car lease advice and How-To articles. I know it’s hard …

Another week and lots of BMW news, from the usual spy photos, car reviews to car lease advice and How-To articles. I know it’s hard to keep up with the abundance of news being published here, so therefore, we will continue our weekly recap.

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No doubt, the news of the week revolves around the resignation of BMW’s Head of Design, Chris Bangle. An unexpected move that kept the headlines of all the major online and offline publications. We paid our tribute just a few days later.

Andrew gave us an advice on whether we should CPO our BMW or simply go with a warranty.

The new 2009 BMW Z4 has been caught undisguised near the Spartanburg Plant in South Carolina. Our friend Palbay was there once again to snap these shots.

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BMW X6 Hybrid, due to launch later this year, was testing in snow and winter conditions.

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We have also had an interesting debate on what one should choose in their BMW: leather or leatherette

Alpina B7 shows its muscles prior to the Geneva Auto Show.

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BMW and IRS get generous with the diesel buyers and offer a significant tax credit on the BMW 335d and X5d.

Alpina B6 GT3 is being unveiled and it will make its appearance at the Geneva Auto Show.

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The 2010 BMW X3 makes an appearance as well. With all the focus on the Z4 and PAS, we forgot about the upcoming redesigned smaller SAV.

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And to end the week properly, Jeremy Clarkson gives us one of his “famous” reviews, this time, it’s the BMW 730d‘s turn to go through his purgatory.

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