Steven Paul

Steven is a Senior Writer for BMWBLOG. A lifelong BMW enthusiast, he's owned everything from the most abused E36 to a brand-new M2 Competition and almost everything in between. He joined the team in 2020, bringing years of experience as a manager at a BMW dealership. Now he writes full-time with Cox Automotive and BMWBLOG (among others), bringing a unique voice and perspective on what he believes is the most compelling automotive landscape in history. He enjoys all cars, particularly BMW, Toyota/Lexus, and Porsche products.
BMW USA Brings Vintage Racing Cars to Targa 66

BMW USA Brings Vintage Racing Cars to Targa 66

Four days in Florida, ten iconic BMW vehicles, one racetrack; it’s Targa 66. Started in 1991 by Brian Redman (British F1 racer, Le Mans racer 1967-1989, current historic racer), it’s designed as a chance for…

Photo Comparison: BMW i5 Touring vs. VW iD.7 Tourer

Photo Comparison: BMW i5 Touring vs. VW iD.7 Tourer

Volkswagen bills its just-debuted iD.7 Tourer as the “electric all-rounder of a new era.” The same press release acknowledges that, strangely, the electric estate car segment is somehow burgeoning. The new VW product joins the…

Best BMWs Under $20,000 in 2024

Best BMWs Under $20,000 in 2024

If you’ve even glanced at the used car market in the last couple of years, you know that used car prices are higher than ever. But, shockingly, you can still get behind the wheel of…

BMW Should Give the M240i a Manual Transmission

BMW Should Give the M240i a Manual Transmission

Up until a few weeks ago, manual transmission enthusiasts were limited to serious M models if they wanted a row-your-own adventure. That changed with the introduction of the manual Z4 M40i “Handschalter” (German for “hand…

2025 BMW Neue Klasse: Everything We Know So Far

Photo Comparison: F66 MINI Cooper vs. F56 MINI Cooper

Photo Comparison: F66 MINI Cooper vs. F56 MINI Cooper

The fifth generation of the MINI Cooper – the F66 chassis – is finally here. Despite being heavily based on the outgoing F56 generation, there are some remarkable changes. Most notably in key areas like…

2025 BMW 4 Series Live on German Configurator

2025 BMW 4 Series Live on German Configurator

Despite debuting just a couple days ago, the new BMW 4 Series Coupe is already up on the German Build Your Own tool. While we’re certain there will be some differences between the North American…

Photo Comparison: 2025 BMW M4 Facelift vs M4 Pre-Facelift

Photo Comparison: 2025 BMW M4 Facelift vs M4 Pre-Facelift

The BMW M4 facelift – or LCI, “Life Cycle Impulse” in BMW-speak – is already here. The thematic improvements can be summarized as more. There’s more power, more ways to customize, more technology, and more cool…