Road Test Review
We put the petrol-powered 3 Series to the test!
The big 5 Series gets a small 2.0-litre motor. What's it like?
Is the bigger engine worth the extra price? We find out.
Cars have a purpose, don't they, There's the hatchback if you want to trot about in the city, there's an MPV if you need to take your extended family on a roadtrip and then are SUVs that are capable of traversing any terrain. There are performance cars too, something that, d make you want to grab th
BMW X3 created a new segment when it was launched in 2003 and since then has sold more than one million units worldwide. Sporty drive, premium interiors and agile engines are some reasons that made the X3 a success. But like many other cases, it got bettered by the competition. When the second gener
Things to look forward to in the car: · Tech loaded, culmination of a petrol power plant and electric motor in one sedan · Exquisite exterior design · Supreme interior comfort
BMWs have been as the ultimate driving machine, cars that you enjoy when you get behind the wheel. However, design hasn't be one of the biggest USPs of the Bavarian automaker. They have the standard kidney bean grille design that has been evolving since the 1970s, when the first 5 Series was launche
A long distance traveller vehicle is given the Grand Tourer (GT) badge. As always, Italians differ by calling their cars as Gran Turismo. It has been years since GT cars be it performance or luxury, have seen the light of the day and our maturing market is now getting such products. BMW had introduc
Convertibles have a niche market share in India and hence we do not find any options if you go out in the market to buy one. The BMW Z4 recently got an update with some cosmetic and mechanic upgrades. There aren't many convertibles in this price bracket at the moment, and the closest rival is the Me
One of BMW?s recent introductions to the Indian market has created quite a stir, not just simply due to it looks but also due to the performance that it provides on road. Is the 530d the ideal city slicker is something that we are just about to find out in our outing in this premium saloon.
First luxury sedans, then SUVs and now the Germans are trying their luck with luxury hatchbacks in India. They seem to ignore the Indian belief of big is always better, and target the new generation? with these new entry-level vehicles? that is more brand-oriented than just the size. The luxury hatc
It defines the ultimate in luxury, wherein design, style, comfort, functionality and performance all attribute to its existence. BMW’s 7 Series is an epitome of a high end saloon that provides the best of everything needed in everyday life. In order to see it for ourselves, we recently got behind th
All entry-level vehicles are their bread and butter models. These do the maximum numbers even for luxury car manufacturers. Hence, these models are crucial for the company as they can change the entire balance sheet for the company. One such vehicle is here in question, and it is the BMW X1.
Why Five? There is the 5 Series and there is the M5, a finely tuned product on the 5 Series platform from the BMW?s performance tuning M division. The M5 has always been a meld of performance, sedan practicality and lavish ambience.
The 3 Series has always been a driver’s car and a great example of what the BMW brand stands for. The previous generation 3 was a bit softer and had a light steering wheel, which drifted it away from its image. This time the Munich-based engineers went back to the drawing board to design something t