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BMW 530e

BMW 530e

| April 7, 2018 | 0 Comments

  In 2017, BMW shifted almost 100,000 plug-in or EV models, with the BMW 330e accounting for 25% of all 3 Series sales. Fast forward to 2018 & with the end of the old fuel economy lab test, called the New European Driving Cycle (NEDC) imminent & the European Union’s newly developed test, called the […]

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BMW 520d M Sport

BMW 520d M Sport

| March 29, 2017 | 0 Comments

  Perfect. Definition: Having all the required or desirable elements, qualities, or characteristics; as good as it is possible to be. Munich 1972, the venue for the Summer Olympics. Russian gymnast Olga Korbut caught the attention of the world with her performance, including a 9.8 on the uneven bars, a score the assembled crowd thought […]

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BMW 1 Series

BMW 1 Series

| February 15, 2017 | 0 Comments

It’s a Knockout ! Back in the 1970’s, I still believed that Englands football team could win a major competition after the 1966 World Cup. I should have known better. I remember watching West Germany destroy England at Wembley 3-1 in the European Championship quarter final in 1972 & then go on to win the […]

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BMW 320d M Sport saloon

BMW 320d M Sport saloon

| January 18, 2017 | 0 Comments

Back in 1991, I shared a house in Chorlton cum Hardy with a group of friends, who drove respectively, a Citroen BX, a Rover Maestro ( my company car ) & a Rover 216. Opposite our house, lived a couple with a young baby, who were the first people we knew, to drive a new […]

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BMW 2 Series Active Tourer 220d X-Drive

BMW 2 Series Active Tourer 220d X-Drive

| February 4, 2016 | 0 Comments

  Return of the MPV While most car manufacturers have backed away from making MPVs, replacing them with a plethora of SUVs, at the end of 2014 BMW bucked that trend by launching its very first MPV, the 2 Series Active Tourer. The BMW 2 Series Active Tourer is front-wheel drive and based on the […]

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BMW 420d SE Coupe

BMW 420d SE Coupe

| March 17, 2014 | 0 Comments

    I hate to bring up the 1990’s again, but it was this decade that witnessed the greatest change in the way we lived our lives, as it became acceptable to have aspirations of social mobility. This could be seen in the growth of DIY TV shows unheard of before the early nineties, where […]

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BMW 3 Series GT 318 Sport

BMW 3 Series GT 318 Sport

| July 17, 2013 | 0 Comments

    A weekend to remember. In early July I was given the opportunity to visit Abersoch in North Wales, ostensibly for a dads & lads football weekend with 13 boys & 11 dads. It’s about 120 miles from Altrincham to the Abersoch area & as I was driving & taking my son, one of […]

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