Test Drives

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Test Drives | November 19th, 2015 by Nico DeMattia

The future of our automotive mobility lies in electricity, not fossil fuels, so they say. This is an unfortunate truth that we must all accept as …

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Alpina 2002 Tribute – TEST DRIVE

Test Drives | November 16th, 2015 by Johann Venter

As classic BMWs go, the 2002 is the one to have – it has the largest following the world over. Nick Coetzee has been restoring his 2002tii for the last ten years. It’s hard then to believe that Nick had no interest in BMWs till he bought this 2002 ten years ago.

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One Year with an all-electric BMW i3

Test Drives | November 8th, 2015 by Chuck Vossler

“Born Electric” is BMW’s catch phrase for the i3. Now having lived with a BMW i3 for a year, it makes me realize just how …

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2015 BMW X5 xDrive40e Hybrid – Video Review

Test Drives, Videos | October 28th, 2015 by Chuck Vossler

At the moment, the big name in plug-in hybrid is BMW, with its i8 and now the X5 xDrive40e and 330e. BMW’s first plug-in hybrid …

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Three of the Best – E30 M3 versus E30 333i and E30 325iS

Test Drives | October 19th, 2015 by Johann Venter

So finally the day has come where we can measure up these legendary box-shaped beauties. This has to be one of the BMW showdowns of the century and who would have thought it would happen under African skies.

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2016 BMW X1 vs. 2015 Audi Q3 – TEST DRIVE

Test Drives | October 15th, 2015 by Nico DeMattia

We recently test drove the current-gen Audi Q3, which has been on sale in Europe for a couple of years now but is quite new …

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The Turbo Age: BMW 1M vs. 2002 Turbo On The Race Track

Test Drives | October 12th, 2015 by Johann Venter

We step back forty years into the annals of history and take a look at the early days at the M Division and its ground-breaking Turbo then leap forward four decades to the first bona fide turbocharged M car.

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FIRST DRIVE: 2016 BMW 220d xDrive Gran Tourer

Test Drives | October 11th, 2015 by Chuck Vossler

Here is our first drive of the 2016 BMW 220d xDrive Gran Tourer. We went to Germany to test drive the first seven seater BMW minivan.

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FIRST DRIVE: 2016 BMW X1 xDrive28i

Test Drives | October 8th, 2015 by Nico DeMattia

During our recent press trip to Chihuahua, Mexico, where we drove the brand new BMW 340i, we were also able to drive the new 2016 …

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FIRST DRIVE: 2016 BMW 340i

Test Drives | October 6th, 2015 by Nico DeMattia

First drive and review of the BMW 340i. Overall, the 340i is fast, fun and handles fantastically. The key metrics is fun, as 0-60 times.