BMW is better than Tesla thanks to the update

Charging planning is key on e-car long trips. Lots of electronic car drivers. With the updated route planner, BMW now wants to outpace the electric company Tesla. With the i3, BMW has long been considered a leader in electric mobility. As far as cargo convenience functions were concerned, the Bavarians were still far from being … Read more

BMW iX M60 (2022) | Car engine and sports

The chassis sways, the seats vibrate: the M60 top-end version of the BMW iX prepares to start the snobbish 1,100 Nm with “force vibration”. How much M is in a 455 kW electric SUV? Let’s get acquainted with the first driving of an electric SUV. What is actually expected of BMW’s M-Performance models? In essence: … Read more

Marquez also surprised: Great save from Toprak / Superbike World Championship

With more luck, Superbike Toprak world champion Razgatlioglu could have won two races on his Yamaha R1 at Estoril. What he had to say after ranks 2, 2 and 3. In the first race on Saturday, Alvaro Bautista (Ducati) knocked out Toprak Razgatlioglu from the last corner to win by 0.126sec over the Yamaha star. … Read more

Estoril, Round Two: Superb response defeats Ducati/Superbike World Championship

With a stunning final lap in Race 2 for the 2022 World Superbike Championship in Estoril, Jonathan Rea (Kawasaki) knocked out already winner Alvaro Bautista (Ducati). The starting grid for the second round of the Superbike World Championship in Estoril corresponds to the result of the Superpole race in the top three rows. The front … Read more

Estoril, Round 1: Bautista wins the World Championships in an epic/superbike duel

The first race for the 2022 Superbike World Championship in Estoril was a tough fight. First, Toprak Razgatlioglu (Yamaha) defeated Jonathan Rea (Kawasaki), but then the world champion lost to the victor Alvaro Bautista (Ducati). The 2022 World Supersport Championship races will be held in Estoril without Michael van der Mark (BMW), Philip O’Tel (Ducati) … Read more

Actual costs and consumption: the BMW 520d Touring

Adaptive suspension, 18-inch wheels with sport tyres, integrated rear axle steering, rear air suspension – everything installed. However, the five engines lack a sense of humor, much like a comfortable E-Class. It calmly executes steering commands, accurately and steadily follows the marked line, while the ESP carefully organizes fast maneuvers. Equally reliable: high suspension comfort. … Read more

What BMW Racing Chief Says About Scott Redding’s Complaint / World Superbike Championship

Although Scott Redding finished fifth in the second main race at Assen for BMW’s best result so far in the 2022 Superbike World Championship, the gap between the leaders was huge. Michael van der Mark’s injury hit BMW’s pre-season hard, and the podium was very far away in the first two events in Aragon and … Read more

Actual costs and consumption: BMW X4 xDrive30i

How much does a four-wheel drive SUV with a 245 hp gasoline engine cost in everyday life? This is exactly what we explained in our comprehensive cost check. “The narrow chassis and narrow body prevent the X4 from climbing here (in comparison test with the Audi Q5 and Porsche Macan). The economical engine and transmission … Read more

Volker Wessing wants to increase the premiums for electric cars to 10,800 euros

Berlin Federal Transport Minister Volker Wessing plans to use huge subsidies to quickly persuade Germans to buy electric cars. This stems from a government report in which several research institutes evaluated the draft of the immediate climate protection program. The report is available to Handelsblatt. Accordingly, the FDP politician plans to extend and significantly increase … Read more