BMW wants to lift urban mobility to new heights

Innovative urban mobility concepts for the future Elevated roads the future with “BMW Vision E³ Way” Emissions-free two-wheeler mobility in megacities As a provider of premium mobility products and services, the BMW Group is constantly in search of answers to the question: what will move us (forward) in the future? As part of the strategy…

BMW 6 Series GT: Diesel or petrol for new big tourer

New take from BMW on the classic fastback Two engine choice for now – petrol or diesel? More high-tech, driving assistance PRETORIA, Gauteng – BMW SA is presenting what it describes as “an extensively updated successor to one of the most creative vehicle concepts of recent years” -which the automaker says blends the long-distance comfort…

Bike touring? Think BIG with BMW’s new Grand America

Motorrad expands range of full-dresser tourers BMW K1600 Grand America premieres at EICMA Six-cylinder engine, exclusive gear, long-distance MILAN, Italy – The design of the BMW K1600 Grand America, the Germany bikemakers says, translates into relaxed, luxurious two-wheeled travel – a lifestyle common in the US, but growing in acceptance in Europe for trans-Continent touring….

Whole new BMW 2 Series – for the X range

All new model within BMW 2 and X Series Four models ready to go in new range One engine only from launch – three coming MUNICH, Germany – BMW has added another X-car range to its already prolific automotive portfolio, one engine for now but more to come in 2018. “With its unmistakable design and…

BMW M4 CS: See for yourself at Kyalami muscle weekend

Another premium M Sport flyer from BMW It’s a very limited edition so get in quick Fully road legal – but all ready to race KYALAMI RACETRACK, Gauteng – One of the most anticipated BMW M models of 2017 has arrived in South Africa. It’s the M4 CS and it was unveiled here today (Oct…

Getting safer: BMW Motorrad and the R1200 RS Connected

Striving towards better protection for bikers Connected Drive will ‘talk’ across many brands Meet the R1200 RS Connected Ride prototype MUNICH, Germany – BMW Motorrad claims to be regarded as a front-runner when it comes to motorcycle safety, a trailblazer with anti-lock brakes, anti-slip control, dynamic traction control  and riding equipment. BMW Motorrad adds that it…

Latest Mini puts BMW in top gear for all-electric option era

Flexible architecture taking all models electric Fully electric Mini confirmed as three-door German electric drivetrain, car assembly in UK MUNICH, Germany – Electrification is one of the central pillars of the BMW Group’s corporate strategy and now it has been announced that all brands and model series will be electrified. A full-electric or plug-in hybrid…

BMW Motorrad goes high-tech with bike info screen

All bike info through one-touch controller Take a phone call on move, get full route Rider distraction kept to the minimum MUNICH, Germany – BMW Motorrad has brought to market what it describes as “a high-quality”, 16.5cm, full-colour, TFT display to providing fast and clear information to riders. The intention of the new Connectivity option…

Beat traffic commute with this high-tech battery scoot

Put foot to work (maybe) with the scoot Cruise at 25km/h through town or country BMW tech – but at (in SA) a tough price MUNICH, Germany – The new BMW Motorrad X2City folding scooter is yet another fresh new face at the BMW Group in the segment of zero-emissions, two wheels, mobility. The kick-scooter…

Journey of a lifetime with cult Bulli VW’s

Malaysia to Germany by three intrepid VW Bullis Round trip will cover more than 50 000km Vintage VW buses, five guys, and a load of pluck HANNOVER, Germany / KUALA LUMPUR, Malaysia – It was the Bulli journey of their lives: three months, two continents, 20 000km but one destination: the Volkswagen Commercial Vehicles assembly…

BMW’s latest X3: More power, more features, more rugged-rider

More than 1.5 million units sold since 2003 Range-topping BMW X3 M40i expected Comprehensive protection with new BMW CoPilot MUNICH, Germany – This the third-generation BMW X3 is said to have gone more rugged-rider than either of the first two with its off-road looks and “greater sporting presence”. BMW says the new 4×4 has built…

Hot for Daytona – the 2018 BMW M8 GTE

Daytona race debut for BMW M8? It’ll be an 8 Series with track capability First the M8, then an M8 GTE mid-2017 MUNICH, Germany – BMW engineers working on the upcoming 8 Series are already busy creating an M performance version. Pictured is a fully camouflaged early prototype of the coming BMW M8 which will…