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  • A closer look at the 2020 G30 BMW 5 Series facelift - 530e looking classy!

    The new 2020 G30 BMW 5 Series facelift isn’t exactly a very new car. We covered the launch of the refreshed executive sedan back in May and even did a comparison with the pre-facelift model.Classy-looking 530e on top, sporty 540i xDrive below. Which would you choose?BMW has released more images of the G30 facelift with the 530e Sedan and the 540i xDrive Sedan.As we had mentioned during its launch, the G30 5 Series will expand its plug-in hybrid variants which now includes 5 models whi

    CY Foong

    CY Foong

    Oct 20, 2020

  • Top 5 most comfortable cars for "Balik Kampung" journeys

    There’s a term we use to convey refinement of a car – NVH, which stands for Noise, Vibration, Harshness. The lower the NVH, the more refined and comfortable it is. NVH is, more often than not, judged based on subjective feeling. In other words, we feel the car through our bums and ears. Though in the aspect of noise, we do measure it using a sound level meter to maintain a level of objectivity.Before we begin, we’d like to rule out ultra-luxurious cars like the Rolls-Royce

    Shaun

    Shaun

    Jul 30, 2020

  • Next-gen BMW X1 and 5 Series to feature electric powertrains

    BMW is pushing ahead its ‘Power of Choice’ agenda as the next-generation BMW 5 Series and BMW X1 will feature an all-electric powertrain.Like the 2020 BMW iX3, BMW will offer four powertrain options for these next-gen models, including the BMW 7 Series: conventional petrol and diesel engines, both with 48-volt mild-hybrid technology, plus a plug-in hybrid and a pure-electric drivetrain. By the time these models arrive, BMW would have already rolled out the iNext electric SU

    Sanjay

    Sanjay

    Jul 28, 2020

  • Owner Review: The family heritage sedan - Story of my family's BMW 525i

    ** This article is the personal experience of a 1990 BMW E34 525i owner and does not necessarily reflect the views of WapCar.Facebook: Ariff ShahAbout the BMW E34 525iFirst of all, this is not my car, it is my dad's one which I inherited from him. So, the car is a 1990 BMW E34 525i and he bought it brand new from Auto Bavaria back in 1990 which cost him around RM 200k at that time if I’m not mistaken. My dad has chosen this BMW 525i as his workhorse since he had to travel for

    Owner Review

    Owner Review

    Jul 25, 2020

  • Soon you will need to pay to unlock features on your new BMW

    Like modern day smartphones, BMW sees their cars as a digital platform. As such, like a smartphone, BMW plans to roll out features/upgrades remotely, over-the-air style.That means that owners will need to pay to “unlock” features that are already installed on their cars, such as Active Cruise Control (ACC) with Stop & Go feature, High Beam Assistant, BMW Driver Recorder, BMW IconicSounds Sport, and Adaptive M Suspension.BMW drew lots of flak as they wanted to charge USD 80/year t

    Eric

    Eric

    Jul 07, 2020

  • Production of 2021 BMW 4 Series Coupé starts alongside four new models

    A month after its online premiere, BMW commenced production of the 2021 BMW 4 Series Coupé (G22) at its Group Plant in Dingolfing. The sports coupé starts production alongside the updated BMW 5 Series, BMW M5, BMW 5 Series Touring and BMW 6 Series Gran Turismo. The BMW 430iStaying true to its aggressive style, the 4 Series Coupé sits on a bespoke chassis and combines lightweight construction and driver-focused options to emphasise sharp driving dynamics, handling a

    Sanjay

    Sanjay

    Jul 02, 2020

  • Wireless Android Auto is now available on selected BMW models

    BMW recently released a new video showcasing the recently-updated BMW 5 Series running wireless Android Auto, roughly 6 months after announcing their plans to include support for Android users.With that in place, BMW models running on Operating System 7.0 now support both Android Auto and Apple CarPlay, both wirelessly.As shown in the video, once the phone is paired to the car, no cables are required for Android Auto to run. Just place the phone in the Qi wireless charging pad and you’re g

    Eric

    Eric

    Jun 30, 2020

  • Now Apple devices can unlock your BMW via Digital Key!

    BMW has just announced Digital Key for iPhone, allowing Apple iPhone users to unlock a compatible BMW model.This comes after slightly after two years BMW introduced Digital Key for NFC-equipped Samsung devices.Typical of Apple, getting started is easy – you just need to pair your iPhone or Apple Watch to a BMW that supports Digital Key for iPhone, then hold your Apple device to the door handle. Once that’s completed, the authentication process with start and you can use either FaceID

    Eric

    Eric

    Jun 23, 2020