BMW Car Magazine is the world’s number 1 magazine for all things BMW, independently written for real enthusiasts. News of all the latest developments and future projects, as well as regular features on classic’s, make this magazine essential reading for fans of this prodigious marque. The pages of BMW Car Magazine will keep you fully up to date with all the latest releases from the BMW production line and give a unique insight into the cutting-edge technologies powering the cars. Expect in-depth commentary on all the latest features and specs of your favourite models as well as plenty of magical stories about the all-time classic beamers. It doesn't stop there though as BMW Car Magazine also takes you under the hood of the top tuning firms to give you unrivalled insight into their unique upgrade packages!
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BMW STRIVES FOR SUSTAINABILITY • BMW underlined its aim to become one of the world’s most sustainable car manufacturers, and its ambitious goal for a 100% recyclable electric car, at the 2021 IAA Mobility event in Germany.
Electric Mobility on Two Wheels
X5, X6 & X7 LIMITED EDITIONS • New limited number X5 and X6 Black Vermilion Edition models have been joined by an exclusive new X7.
The Power of Ten • The E64 6 Series was an intelligent choice in the GT market, with its clever weight-saving and stylish flame surfacing. And with the addition of a brawny V10, the M6 made for a very entertaining option indeed…
S85 V10: Saint or Sinner?
BUSINESS in the front, PARTY in the back • £35,000 puts you behind the wheel of a G12 7 Series like this – a five-year old executive express designed to ooze luxury and destroy distance. But, in an age of electrification, is this diesel already a dinosaur?
ELLIOTT STILING • Elliott looks at the future of the classic car market…
BOB HARPER • Bob considers the future of classic BMWs…
WSR Marks 700 Races in Style • Back-to-back weekends at Croft and Silverstone saw West Surrey Racing mark its 700th BTCC race with a win courtesy of Colin Turkington.
BMWcar • READ YOUR FAVOURITE MAGAZINE ANYWHERE IN THE WORLD…
i4 M50 • Our first drive in the all-electric i4 is at the wheel of the range-topping M50 variant, the first-ever M Performance Vehicle powered solely by electricity.
Classic BMW Special
Top 10 Classic BMWs • Here’s our ‘money no object’ run down of the ten best classic BMWs… Do you agree with our choices?
Expert Opinion • What’s the next big thing in the classic BMW world? We ask some of the UK’s experts what to keep an eye on in 2022…
E34 535i Vs E36 M3 Convertible • These two charismatic BMWs can be bought for similar money. But which makes the best classic buy?
Sport Tech Zero? • From a car that was already halfway there, this E30 325i – originally owned by former McLaren and Ferrari Formula One Chief Designer, John Barnard – is the sum total of Sport Tech 1.
15-Minutes With: John Barnard • The E30 325i you’ve just read about was first owned by legendary Formula One designer, John Barnard, we thought it rude not to take the opportunity to speak to the man himself about it, and his fascinating life in F1.
Still Firing On All 6 • Four and a half decades on we look back at the first 6 Series via South African contributor Johann Venter’s very own 1984 635CSi.
The Cut-Price CSL? • Many of us would love to own the iconic 3.0CSL “Batmobile”, but does the 2800CS offer much of the experience for a quarter of the money?
Lucky Seven • Is the E23 7 Series a forgotten classic? As prices of cars from its era continue to rise, we explore what might be the next big thing...