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JustPark and MINI link up for world first

YOU know the problem… you’re in a strange town and you need to find a parking space but don’t know the choices available. Well, worry no more if you’re thinking of buying a MINI. A new partnership between JustPark, the online service that lets you park wherever and whenever, and MINI has declared that the […]

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Three is the magic number… for some

There are plenty of devotees to two and four-wheeled vehicles, but for some the allure of three wheels is just two strong. And now they have a book just to themselves!

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Back to six cylinders for new BMW M models

BMW has launched two new models — an M3 Saloon and M4 Coupe — the fifth generation of iconic high performance sports cars from the German carmaker. In a break from the past, BMW has given the coupe and saloon models individual model names. Another first is the adoption of a turbocharged engine — the high-revving, three-litre […]

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Latest MINI unveiled in Oxford

TODAY has witnessed the launch of the latest MINI car. The revamped design was unveiled at the UK production plant in Oxford. Among the features of the new MINI is an all-new vehicle architecture and a range of new fuel-efficient engines to give owners even more fun behind the wheel. While not a radical revamp, […]

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BMW M135i 1 Series sports hatch

BMW M135i road test: Power and poise, but not enough noise!

BMW M135i road test report and review: With its blistering performance, BMW’s M135i qualifies for membership of an exclusive club. DAVID HOOPER puts one of the latest models through its paces. THERE aren’t many cars which will hit 62mph from a standing start in under five seconds – but this little hot-shot from BMW is […]

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BMW 320d Efficient Dynamics

BMW 320d Efficient Dynamics is better than the 3-pots!

ROAD TEST REPORT AND REVIEW: BMW 320d Efficient Dynamics has a 0-62mph time of 8.1 seconds, yet sips fuel at a rate that gives the most frugal three-pots a run for their money. DAVID HOOPER  is impressed with BMW’s excellent all-rounder. THERE is a rash of two and three cylinder cars coming on the market […]

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Beaulieu and bikes… the perfect mix

WITH the hot weather forecast to hang around for a while yet, it’s time to get out on your bike and soak up the sun… and the miles. If you are in the area, or fancy travelling from farther afield, why not pay a visit to the Motorcycle Ride-in Day at Beaulieu this weekend? The […]

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When is an SUV not an SUV? When it’s an SAV!

ONCE upon a time there was the humble SUV. A vehicle for leisure pursuits and maybe a little light work. Now the SUV market has come of age with almost every manufacturer making at least one. But BMW is moving the concept along even further and taking it upmarket. So as not to be mistaken […]

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