BMW 7 Series News
Car tax how much more will you pay?
Imported cars are hardest hit by the new LCT threshold but some of our homegrown brands also suffer. Read more
BMW line-up sliced
The explosive growth of the BMW model range is about to be defused in Australia. The line-up is being trimmed to cut competition and duplication, making it easier for customers in showrooms.The plan ...Read more
Diesels shatter the class barrier
Audi already has adiesel A8, Mercedes-Benz is about to introduce an S-Class diesel and BMW is committed to a Seven Series diesel by the first half of 2010.All three are chasing the holy grail ...Read more
How safe are your airbags?
If a minor collision sets off all 12 airbags in a 7 Series BMW it could well be written off.Not because of the crash damage but because of the cost of replacing the airbag and seatbelt systems.An ...Read more
Hydrogen help plea
Governments around the world should be doing far more to encourage alternative-powered vehicles, says a BMW expert in hydrogen technology.BMW's director of clean energy, Jochen Schmalholz, believes ...Read more
What 'iDrive makeover'
The complex iDrive system in BMW cars may be getting a revamp by Apple.Since it was launched, the iDrive which houses the cluster of navigation, vehicle information, entertainment and communication ...Read more
Which carmaker is the cleanest?
So which carmaker is the world's cleanest? Not sure? Well, an independent survey released last week has found that BMW has most improved its average fuel efficiency and CO2 emission rate. Indeed, it' ...Read more
BMW's Night Vision
It's not every day you drive along a dark, winding road at night, actually willing a kangaroo to hop out in front of you. But where else could we fully test BMW's freaky, futuristic Night Vision ...Read more
BMW uber-concept for Sydney Show
It's big all right, the biggest BMW to date and it will be at Darling Harbour as part of the Australian International Motor Show. Read more
There's an avalanche of German luxury on the way
The brain's logical left lobe would probably dictate a highly specced and relentlessly reliable Japanese model.The riotous right side might love something Latin.Call it a feeling from the gut, then, ...Read more
The vehicles that made 007 a superstar
Michael Schumacher retired with seven world championships, but 007 is up to 21 movies — with six different macho men in the role — and still going hard.During the past quarter-century and in 21 ...Read more
Honda FCX hydrogen fuel cell car ready for 2008
Faced by even-tougher new anti-pollution rules towards the end of the decade, which put the focus on cutting the car's impact on global warming, motormakers are responding with a growing number of ...Read more
BMW Hydrogen 7 launched
The unique fleet of 100 hydrogen-fuelled BMWs, produced near Munich and now hitting the roads around Berlin, will at first have a special breed of customers - celebrities, politicians, sports stars ...Read more
BMW designer Chris Bangle on style and controversy
Chris Bangle had just demonstrated how to make a perfectly symmetrical origami-style dinghy out of a sheet of paper when he glanced over his shoulder to gaze at one of Australia's most recognisable ...Read more
Diesels in focus with costly fuel
More than 25,000 admirers, tyre kickers and buyers packed the Convention Centre at South Bank on the second day of the show last Saturday, smashing all previous records.The 8000 increase on the ...Read more