BMW

BMW 330d Touring (2014) long-term test review

View all BMW 3-Series Reviews Month nine running a BMW 3-series Touring – the end of CAR’s 330d Touring long-term test review Every one of the long-term test cars I’ve run over the last nine years at CAR has fallen into one of two camps. One comprises cars that made you feel good, that were great fun to sit in …

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BMW 335i M Sport Convertible long-term test review

View all BMW 3-Series Reviews BMW 335i Convertible long-term test – September This is the life: a sunny morning, an appointment in Milton Keynes some 60 miles away, and quiet A-roads ahead of me. The perfect opportunity to reflect on the 335i M Sport convertible, which today finishes its ten-month tour of duty on CAR. Drivers of the current E90/E92 range …

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BMW M3 Competition Pack (2010) long-term test review

View all BMW 3-Series Reviews Goodbye to a great car – 21 July 2011 As most of you know, my beloved M3 actually disappeared back to BMW a while ago, from where in went into the dealer network and was probably bought by some unsuspecting punter who thought it was a great buy and had no idea about its past history …

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BMW M4: the long-term test verdict

View all BMW 4-Series Reviews ► CAR’s latest long-term test fleet arrival► Editor, Ben, is at the wheel► Hottest version of 4-series, controversial face This latest-gen M3/M4 entered my consciousness in late 2020, when I interviewed the team behind it and worked to get my head around a car that, according to our early prototype drives, was both heavier than …

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BMW 1-series M Coupe (2011) long-term test review

View all BMW 1-Series Reviews Starring on the small screen: our 1M video – 23 March 2012 Before Jethro Bovingdon departed the CAR offices, he recorded a lovely film about our long-term test BMW 1-series M Coupe. In all the to-ing and fro-ing of him leaving, we never got round to showing his video review of our favourite small long-termer …

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