Tag: BMW

NEW METAL PREVIEW 2008

NEW METAL PREVIEW 2008

ANOTHER year brings with it another crop of bikes; and 2008 looks set to be a vintage. That’s right; it’s already that time of year when money burns holes in our pockets and we manage to convince ourselves that the perfectly capable bike we bought last Spring is now no […]

THE RUMBLE IN THE JUNGLE (BMW M635CSI & 630I)

THE RUMBLE IN THE JUNGLE (BMW M635CSI & 630I)

WHAT differentiates a two-door sports coupe from a GT? Size and price would be among the main criteria. When the BMW M635CSi first went on sale in 1984 it was big in both departments. The £33,875 it would have cost you to get your hands on one of the 5585 […]

HEADS AND TAILS (BMW Z4 M COUPE & Z3 M COUPE)

HEADS AND TAILS (BMW Z4 M COUPE & Z3 M COUPE)

IN AN AGE when scrupulous planning and business cases are the norm, the birth story of the BMW Z3 M Coupe is a refreshing delight. A group of engineers took a prototype of the roadster, squirreled it away in a quiet corner of the Munich headquarters and set to work […]

TOP TEN: CARS YOU THOUGHT YOU COULDN’T AFFORD

TOP TEN: CARS YOU THOUGHT YOU COULDN’T AFFORD

FACE IT: that lottery win is just as likely as a six-figure pay rise, so you can forget about the dream mansion in the country, chalet in the Alps and a yacht in Monaco, as well as getting a surgeon to remove that beer belly to avoid visiting the gym. […]