ARTICLES RELATING TO BMW

Launched: 2014 BMW R1200 GS Adventure

2014-04-19 17:25

Bigger, higher, tougher - that's BMW's latest version of the R1200 GS Adventure just arrived in South Africa. DRIES VAN DER WALT rode the launch route from Port Elizabeth to Knysna... the hard way.

Toyota's FCV marks fuel-cell future

2014-04-17 09:52

Toyota's FCV Concept will soon to become a reality for the automaker and marks the automaker's first hydrogen fuel cell-powered car.

BMW to recall over 3000 cars in SA

2014-04-14 14:02

BMW is recalling nearly half a million vehicles due to a possible engine-bolt defect. South African owners are affected!

SA-bound BMW M4 droptop: The details

2014-04-05 21:00

BMW has released details for its M4 convertible in the UK. The 2 series and 4 series droptops have just been launched here too. It’s headed for South Africa, but not before the M3 sedan and M4 coupe arrives first.

6 April Fools' car pranks we wish were true

2014-04-01 13:00

A grass-covered Opel, a tea-powered Mini, a way to beat e-tolls in Gauteng… We’ve compiled a list of the top automotive April Fools' Day pranks. WARNING: This article contains gratuitous use of puns.

6 April Fools' car pranks we wish were true

2014-04-01 11:12

A grass-covered Opel, a tea-powered Mini, a way to beat e-tolls in Gauteng… We’ve compiled a list of the top automotive April Fools' Day pranks. WARNING: This article contains gratuitous use of puns.

SPIED: BMW 3 facelift goes 3-cylinder

2014-03-28 09:16

Despite the current generation BMW 3 Series being launched in 2012, the automaker is already working on a facelift. Check out spy images of the facelifted 3 Series!

BMW 2 Coupe - 3 models, all stars

2014-03-26 07:47

BMW is about to turn the small performance car market on its head - the BMW 2 Series Coupe, including an M235i hotshot, is here. LES STEPHENSON was at the launch...

SPIED: M4 convertible (the real one)

2014-03-20 15:25

BMW’s next M4 hardtop convertible was spotted with minimal camouflage. Check our spy images...

Audis rampant at Zwartkops

2014-03-03 12:11

A 17-lap feature race for Bridgestone Super Production Cars at Zwartkops on March 1, and also resulted in an incident-filled event.

'Blue light' Beemer in hit-and-run?

2014-02-28 14:39

A man has been killed, apparently by a vehicle carrying "blue lights", on Gauteng's Ben Schoeman Highway. Read more.

BMW R 1200 GS Adventure, RT - at last

2014-02-28 07:23

BMW unveiled the latest versions of two of its most popular models, the R1200GS Adventure and the 2014 R1200RT, at Bavarian Motorcycles in Pretoria on February 26.

F1 tech boosts Sochi bobsleigh teams

2014-02-25 09:07

Olympic bobsleigh teams are harnessing the cutting-edge technology of Formula 1. F1 designers meet the bobsleigh need for speed

SPIED: BMW X4 for Paris auto show

2014-02-21 13:07

BMW is testing a prototype SUV that will become the production X4 set to debut at the 2014 Paris auto show.

BMW shows off auto-drifting 235i

2014-02-19 14:02

BMW unveiled a self-drifting car at the 2014 Las Vegas electronics show. Watch the 235i slalom through a line of traffic cones.

BMW shows off auto-drifting 235i

2014-02-19 09:34

BMW unveiled a self-drifting car at the 2014 Las Vegas electronics show. Watch the 235i slalom through a line of traffic cones and drift through curves.

SPIED: BMW M4 Cabrio

2014-02-12 13:49

BMW's drop-top M4 was spotted undergoing winter testing. Take a look at the new M4 cabriolet with minimal camouflage!

Car showrooms go digital

2014-02-06 11:31

Audi has opened a digitised showroom in Berlin to woo young affluent buyers. What's more, other German automakers will follow as rivals chase new customers!

BMW's next X5 for SA

2014-02-06 07:27

BMW storms into the lead in the SA family 4x4 business with its third-generation X5.

Reader: Classic BMWs in action

2014-01-17 13:21

Wheels24 reader JOHAN VERMEULEN sent us a fantastic gallery and an epic video of classic BMW motorcycles in action.

Detroit show: Spotlight on top cars

2014-01-13 14:47

From penny-pinching first-timers to those for whom price is no object - there's something new for everybody at the 2014 Detroit auto this week. Here are some highlights...

Thandi's R1.3m BMW buy probed

2014-01-09 10:18

The Standing Committee on Public Accounts will meet public works MEC Raymond Elisha to discuss the purchase of a R1.3-million BMW 7 Series for premier Thandi Modise.

Video: Audi slams BMW, Merc

2014-01-02 07:38

Audi has taken on Mercedes-Benz and BMW in a cheeky ad stating "Don't regret your first luxury car".

E-tolls, strikes dominate business news

2013-12-27 15:41

Here is your round-up of the top three business news events that sparked debate in the year that was.

Reader: Classic BMWs in action

2013-12-19 10:30

“It’s a celebration of BMW's motorcycle history and the pure enjoyment of riding a motorcycle,” Wheels24 reader JOHAN VERMEULEN sent us a fantastic gallery and an epic video of classic BMW motorcycles in action.

 

Toyota's FCV marks fuel-cell future

2014-04-17 13:46

Toyota's FCV Concept will soon become a reality for the automaker with a fuel-celled car.

BMW to recall over 3000 cars in SA

2014-04-14 15:12

BMW is recalling nearly half a million vehicles due to a possible engine-bolt defect. South African owners are affected!

BMW, Ford considering F1 return?

2014-04-11 13:40

BMW and Ford are each considering making a comeback to Formula 1. Wouldn't that be cool?

SA-bound BMW M4 droptop: The details

2014-04-04 14:44

BMW has released details for its M4 convertible in the UK. The 2 series and 4 series droptops have just been launched here too. It’s headed for South Africa, but not before the M3 sedan and M4 coupe arrives first.

6 April Fools' car pranks we wish were true

2014-04-01 11:16

A grass-covered Opel, a tea-powered Mini, a way to beat e-tolls in Gauteng… We’ve compiled a list of the top automotive April Fools' Day pranks. WARNING: This article contains gratuitous use of puns.

BMW's new flip-top raises roof in SA

2014-03-28 09:30

Once-upon-a-time new station wagons disappeared from SA – now they're called 'crossovers' and ‘lifestyle vehicles’ and everybody wants one. The convertible, however, never went out fashion. BMW's 4 Series Convertible has arrived!

BMW 2 Coupe - 3 models, all stars

2014-03-27 11:35

BMW is about to turn the small performance car market on its head - the BMW 2 Series Coupe, including an M235i hotshot, is here.

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BMW's 2 Series Coupe will be in South African showrooms on April 1 but Wheels24 was at the preview launch event in kwaZulu-Natal - take a look at the M235 on the move...

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SPIED: M4 convertible (the real one)

2014-03-20 12:25

BMW’s next M4 hardtop convertible was spotted with minimal camouflage. Check our spy images of the upcoming M4 drop-top!

BMW R 1200 GS Adventure, RT - at last

2014-02-28 14:46

BMW unveiled the latest versions of two of its most popular models, the R1200GS Adventure and the 2014 R1200RT.

'Blue light' Beemer in hit-and-run?

2014-02-28 14:11

A man has been killed, apparently by a vehicle carrying "blue lights", on Gauteng's Ben Schoeman Highway at the Jean Avenue junction in Pretoria.

F1 tech boosts Sochi bobsleigh teams

2014-02-25 14:52

Olympic bobsleigh teams are harnessing the cutting-edge technology of Formula 1. F1 designers meet the bobsleigh team.

SPIED: BMW X4 for Paris auto show

2014-02-21 13:15

BMW is testing a prototype SUV that will become the production X4 that will be revealed at the October 2014 Paris auto show. Check our exclusive spy images...

SPIED: BMW X4 for Paris auto show

2014-02-21 11:46

BMW is testing a prototype SUV that will become the production X4 that will be revealed at the October 2014 Paris auto show. Check our exclusive spy images...

BMW shows off auto-drifting 235i

2014-02-19 13:15

BMW unveiled a self-drifting car at the 2014 Las Vegas electronics show. Watch the 235i slalom through a line of traffic cones and drift through curves.

World Car of the Year finalists named

2014-02-14 09:44

An international jury of motoring journalists have selected the 2014 World Car of the Year finalists. What's more, the nominees in the World Car Design awards have been announced!

SPIED: BMW M4 convertible

2014-02-12 12:53

BMW's drop-top M4 was spotted undergoing winter testing. Take a look at the new M4 convertible with minimal camouflage!

Next-gen X3 for SA: Details

2014-02-06 10:28

Just as the third generation of BMW's X5 goes on sale in South Africa come details from Germany of the next version of its smaller brother, the X3. The refreshed X3 range sports design tweaks, a new diesel engine option and a rear-wheel drive variant and its headed for SA!

BMW's X5 meisterwagens storm Moz

2014-02-06 07:17

BMW has moved firmly into the lead in the SA family 4x4 business with its third-generation X5 “sport activity vehicle” - BMW-speak for luxury SUV. LES STEPHENSON drove three to Mozambique.

Detroit show highlights: Day 1

2014-01-14 11:51

GM won the Car and Truck of the Year titles but Ford using aluminum in its F150 caused a bigger stir at the 2014 Detroit auto show. Dig through the avalanche of new models. Check out new models launched at the show!

50 000 BMW's recalled - but not in SA

2014-01-09 13:38

BMW has recalled 50 200 motorcycles in the US because of fuel leaks that have apparently caused fires. The problem, it seems, also exists in South Africa... but so far there is no recall.

BMW, Toyota sports cars in the works

2014-01-03 07:19

In 2013, we reported that Toyota's Verso will sport a BMW engine for 2014. Now, the two automakers have agreed to develop a joint platform for future sports cars.

Video: Audi slams BMW, Merc

2013-12-31 12:33

In 2013 we reported luxury automaker Jaguar took on Mercedes-Benz in a cheeky video. Now, Audi has joined the fray as it rips both Mercedes and BMW in a funny new ad featuring its new A3 with the tagline "Don't regret your first luxury car".

200 stolen cars 'owned by Tajikistan elite'

2013-12-20 09:06

About 200 cars stolen in Germany have been tracked down in Tajikistan, where most are now driven by family and friends of President Emomali Rakhmon.

Reader: Classic BMWs in action

2013-12-18 10:19

“It’s a celebration of BMW's motorcycle history and the pure enjoyment of riding a motorcycle,” Wheels24 reader JOHAN VERMEULEN sent us a fantastic gallery and an epic video of classic BMW motorcycles in action.

 
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