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Evolution of the BMW 3 series in 7 generations – still the ultimate sedan?

Hailing from Munich is the famous German automaker, BMW. The brand has been around since 1916 and its badge proudly displays the colours of the Bavarian flag. If there is one BMW model that well-represents the brand, it has to be the BMW 3 series. The model is compact, accessible, and has an iconic status. Gracing our roads today is the 7th generation of the 3 series, the G20. Like many other long-running car models, the 3-series has evolved over the years, grown larger, and has adapted much mor


Oct 25, 2020

BMW M8 and BMW M8 Competition revealed

Another week, another new BMW M car. BMW M GmbH has unveiled the all-new BMW M8 and BMW M8 competition. Both of which comes in coupe or convertible form. Power is served by the flagship 4.4-litre twin turbo V8 producing 600 PS and 750 Nm mated to an 8-speed M Steptronic transmission, and the engine’s power is channelled to all four wheels. The Competition model bumps the power up by 25 PS, making a total of 625 PS. 0-100km/h is completed in 3.3 seconds for the Coupe and 3.4 seconds for the Conve


Oct 9, 2019

Sejarah BMW E46 – Permulaan keghairahan BMW 3 Series

Setiap penggemar kereta mesti ada satu model yang buatkan mereka gilakan industri ini. Antara yang sering menjadi idaman ramai ialah BMW 3 Series. Dengan saiz yang kompak, ia masih menawarkan ruang yang mencukupi untuk memuatkan 5 orang sekaligus. Ditambah pula dengan penghasilan yang cukup berkualiti, tidak dinafikan bahawa ia merupakan antara jentera premium yang menjadi idaman kalbu. Antara BMW 3 Series yang paling diminati ialah generasi E46. Generasi ini dihasilkan dari tahun 1997 hingga ta


Nov 30, 2020

Minat BMW? RM 100k untuk BMW 3 Series generasi F30, ini panduan membeli BMW terpakai

BMW 3 Series Ketua Editor Wapcar, Hans pernah makan malam bersama-sama dengan Ryo Yanagisawa, antara pereka kereta muda terbaik Mazda. Beliau adalah sosok di sebalik rekaan Mazda CX-30, Mazda 2 dan Mazda BT-50. Mengajukan persoalan “model kereta mana selain Mazda dan kereta eksotik, adalah paling cantik di mata anda?”, Ryo Yanagisawa tanpa teragak-agak menjawab BMW 3 Series generasi F30. Untuk konteks, perbualan ini terjadi pada tahun 2015, sebelum BMW 3 Series generasi G20 melakukan debut. Kami


Nov 7, 2020

BMW Malaysia introduces CKD 2019 BMW X3 M Sport

It’s a very sporty month for BMW Malaysia as they launch yet another M Sport equipped car - the 2019 BMW X3 xDrive30i M Sport. The kitted up X3 is now available for sale for RM328,000. Kulim will only be building 120 units of this variation of the X3 so if you’re a fan of M Sport, you do not want to miss this opportunity. On the exterior, the 2019 BMW X3 M Sport gets new 20-inch M light alloy wheels in Double Spoke Style 699 M along with M Aerodynamic body styling like the rear bumper with gloss


Sep 27, 2019

BMW Malaysia launches AR feature for 2020 BMW X5

Last month, BMW Malaysia launched the 2020 BMW X5 plug-in hybrid vehicle (PHEV) in Malaysia and it costs around RM 440,000 which is a huge price for most of us. However, if you’re the sort of person who’s awkward to step into a BMW showroom, you can view the new X5 all from the comfort of your phone. BMW Malaysia has just launched their first-ever augmented reality (AR) experience with the latest BMW X5 PHEV. This web-based experience allows users to see, hear, and experience the SUV all from th

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Jul 20, 2020

BMW Shorties celebrates local film makers with Tayangan BMW Shorties event!

Can you believe it? It has been 13 years since BMW Malaysia started their annual BMW Shorties Award to support local film makers. Now in the 13th year of the event, BMW is proud to say that 2019 is also their most successful year yet with 130 short film entries. To further show their support to local film makers, BMW Malaysia has decided to bring films back to the iconic institution of film, REXKL, with a week long screening event, Tayangan BMW Shorties. Tayangan BMW Shorties will witness the sc


Oct 23, 2019

All-new BMW X6 M and BMW X6 M Competition unveiled

In an era when SUVs are booming and cars’ performances are continuously rising, BMW M GmbH has unveiled the third generation BMW X6 M and X6 M Competition. Under the bonnet of the BMW X6 M sits the latest iteration of the 4.4-litre twin turbo V8, also found in the F90 BMW M5, producing 600 PS and 750 Nm of torque. And if that isn't enough for you, the Competition model takes the output to 625 PS while torque is maintained at 750 Nm. All of that power goes through an 8-speed M Steptronic transmis


Oct 7, 2019

My BMW App dan MINI App baharu ganti aplikasi BMW/Mini Connected

BMW Group Malaysia pada hari ini telah memperkenalkan My BMW App dan MINI App yang terbaharu untuk memperkayakan lagi Pengalaman Pemilikan Premium yang dijanjikan dengan keupayaan personalisasi digital yang bertaraf lebih tinggi. Aplikasi baharu tersebut akan menggantikan aplikasi BMW Connected dan MINI Connected yang sedang digunakan ketika ini. Aplikasi My BMW App dan MINI App ini hadir dengan penampilan baharu yang serba intuitif dan dilengkapi dengan pelbagai fungsi yang komprehensif untuk m


Mar 31, 2021

Behold the BMW M8 Gran Coupe, BMW M is on the roll

Now the BMW 8 Series is even more powerful! Hot off the launch of the BMW X5 M and X6 M, BMW M introduces the BMW M8 Gran Coupe. The new BMW M8 Gran Coupe is powered by a 4.4-litre V8 engine with M TwinPower Turbo. The car produces 600 PS and 750 Nm of torque. The V8 engine is paired to an eight-speed M Steptronic transmission with Drivelogic and M xDrive all-wheel-drive system linked with M Differential. This allows the M8 Gran Coupe to make that century sprint in just 3.3 seconds and has a fue


Oct 9, 2019

2021 BMW G310R dan BMW G310 GS generasi baharu bakal didedah Oktober 2020?

BMW Motorrad India dilaporkan sudah mula mengambil pra tempahan bagi 2 model generasi baharu BMW G310R dan BMW G310 GS. Tiada sebarang maklumat yang diberikan namun pengamal media menjangkakan kedua-dua model tersebut dijangka akan dilancarkan pada bulan Oktober 2020. Berikutan daripada gambar intipan yang tular pada bulan April 2020, pengamal media telah menimbulkan spekulasi mengenai kehadiran motosikal ini dalam tahun yang sama. Kemaskini yang dijangkakan pada 2021 BMW G310R dan BMW G310 GS a


Oct 2, 2020

BMW M unveils the all-new BMW X5 M and X5 M Competition

BMW M has introduced the third generation all-new 2019 BMW X5 M. Also introduced alongside the X5 M is the even more powerful BMW X5 M Competition variant. The 2019 BMW X5 M’s new engine gives the car a push of 750 Nm and a power output of 607 PS. That is a 25 PS power hike compared to the outgoing X5 M. Meanwhile the all new 2019 BMW X5 M Competition has been tuned to the music of 625 PS while the maximum torque of the X5 M Competition is maintained at 750 Nm, similar to its less powerful sibli


Oct 7, 2019

Next-gen BMW M3 and M4 discussed by BMW M Head of Development

With the upcoming 2020 BMW M3 and M4 set to launch in Sept, BMW is slowly trickling info to set tongues wagging. This week's properly juicy - we have the top M engineer offering insights into the new M cars' development process. Dirk Haecker, BMW M’s head of development shares his views on the cars as he races around Sachsenring. It’s a pretty technical track, and it bodes well for M fans as he says the car offers improved overall driving performance over its predecessor. The new upcoming perfor


Aug 31, 2020

Panduan membeli BMW 3 Series E90 - sekitar RM 29k, model BMW klasik masa hadapan?

BMW memang terkenal dengan rekaan yang radikal. Dengan tema terbaru BMW yang berkisar tentang cara memaksimumkan penggunaan kidney grill, model-model zaman 2000 kelihatan seperti generasi terakhir yang memiliki rekaan yang malar segar. Jika anda mempunyai pendapat yang sama, mungkin anda akan mempertimbangkan model BMW 3 Series generasi E90 ini. Hasil tangan Joji Nagashima ini menjadi rujukan pada model F30 seterusnya, memberikan suatu penampilan moden dan menangkap arus zamannya. Atas sebab ini


Apr 10, 2021

BMW Malaysia updates price list for 2021, BMW 320i cheaper by RM 1,911

BMW Malaysia has released the updated price list for 2021 with a few notable changes. Prices have fluctuated for some models while some remained the same, like the BMW 218i Gran Coupe and BMW X1 sDrive 18i. Here’s the interesting part – the prior 5-year warranty and service package is now optional; standard is a 2-year warranty without free service. This means prices have dropped across the board with the standard 2-year warranty, but goes back to the same price as before should customers opt fo


Jan 18, 2021

BMW and MINI owners can now renew their insurance with BMW Malaysia online

BMW Group Financial Services Malaysia introduces the i-Renewal digital service for the BMW MINI Comprehensive Motor Insurance Programme. The new service is a simplified programme that allows customers to renew their motor insurance with just a few clicks at any time of the day. The new i-Renewal service is provided in collaboration with Allianz General Insurance Company (Malaysia) Berhad. It is part of BMW Malaysia Group’s efforts to further improve the convenience of the ownership experience. A


Dec 1, 2020

The South African E23 BMW 745i was the BMW M7 most didn't know existed

BMW 1M, M1, M2, M3, M4, M5, M6, and M8. See what number is missing there? BMW has made an M model for just about every Series except for one – the 7 Series. BMW said the ‘M’ adds a track element and there may not be a lot of demand for the 7 Series on the track. But there was an M7 back in the 80s, kind of, in South Africa. It was the first BMW 7 Series that came about in 1977, codenamed E23. The range-topping variant was the 745i which came with the M102 turbocharged 3.2-litre straight-six engi


May 17, 2020

BMW Malaysia perkenalkan harga yang lebih rendah, BMW 320i jimat sehingga RM 1,911!

BMW Group Malaysia telah mengumumkan senarai harga baharu bagi kenderaan BMW dan MINI untuk mempelbagaikan lagi pengalaman pemilikan yang diingini oleh para pelanggan. Struktur terbaru ini menawarkan pelanggan BMW dengan harga yang lebih fleksibel dimana mereka boleh memilih pakej jaminan 5 tahun tanpa had perbatuan atau pakej servis percuma untuk 5 tahun/100,000km. Pelanggan juga mempunyai pilihan untuk membeli kenderaan yang diingini dengan kedua-dua pakej di atas (digelar Extended Warranty &


Jan 18, 2021

The one problem with the G20 BMW 3 Series that BMW needs to fix

There is no doubt that about the BMW’s superior dynamics, which is far ahead of the Mercedes-Benz C-Class and the Audi A4. We absolutely love the way it drives and sounds, even in the four-cylinder 330i. In terms of evolution of character, the G20 BMW 3 Series is closer to the more driver-focused E90 3 Series than the previous F30 model, which closer to the comfort-biased E46 than the sharper handling E90. The G20 BMW 3 Series is more spacious than the E90, without losing any of the excellent dr


Dec 31, 2019

You can now buy a BMW without visiting a showroom, just go to BMW Shop Online

Car manufacturers are taking new measures to carry out new car sales by bringing their brand experience online as their physical showrooms are closed due to the Movement Control Order (MCO) imposed. The latest brand to do so is BMW Group Malaysia, which just launched its BMW Shop Online - a digital showroom to view and place a booking for a brand-new BMW. BMW Shop Online allows customers to get to know specific models entirely online. Besides that, there will also be online exclusive offers such

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Apr 24, 2020

2020 BMW R 18 First Edition dilancarkan. Cruiser moden 1,800 cc BMW bermula dari RM 149,500

BMW Motorrad Malaysia hari ini telah melancarkan 2020 BMW R 18 First Edition terhad sebanyak 18 unit saja di Malaysia. 2020 BMW R 18 menyertai barisan model motosikal BMW Motorrad di Malaysia dan menandakan ketibaan model cruiser BMW ke pasaran ini. Sekilas pandang, 2020 BMW R 18 First Edition mengambil inspirasi dari warisan cruiser BMW sebelum ini iaitu BMW R5 tetapi dengan secubit teknologi terkini sebagai pelengkap. Kemasan krom memenuhi segenap penjuru motosikal ini seperti lampu hadapan, e


Oct 9, 2020

80 Malaysians bought a BMW M last year, BMW Group Malaysia sold 9,890 cars in 2020

BMW Group Malaysia ended 2020 with a total of 9,890 BMW and MINI cars delivered, down 5 percent from 2019’s 10,442 units, due to the Covid-19 pandemic of course. Including BMW Motorrad bikes, the Group sold a total of 11,016 vehicles in 2020. Of the 9,890 cars delivered, over 2,200 units are plug-in hybrid models, contributed mostly by the 530e and 740 Le.xDrive. A very high 87 percent of the Group’s total sales come from locally-assembled (CKD) models, made at BMW’s vehicle assembly facility in


Feb 19, 2021

BMW X8 M to be the most powerful BMW yet; plug-in hybrid, over 700 PS

Yes, the BMW X8 is happening. BMW has reportedly filed a trademark for the X8 M name plate in Germany’s DPMA database. And if the rumours are true, the X8 M will be a plug-in hybrid that makes somewhere in region of 700 PS and 750 PS. The BMW X8 will be slotted above the X7, likely to be the “coupe” version of it like the X6 is to the X5, and X4 to the X3, and yeah, you get the picture. Presently, no BMW M models are electrified. However, the President of BMW M division, Markus Flasch said in an


May 1, 2020

BMW sends off the last BMW i8 in an exclusive Portimao Blue

BMW announced last year they will be discontinuing their hybrid supercar, the BMW i8. To celebrate the occassion, 1 unit is to be painted in the exclusive Portimao Blue. Power comes from a 1.5-litre turbocharged three-cylinder that does 231 PS and 320 Nm, hooked up to an electric motor that does 131 PS and 250 Nm. Combined system output is 362 PS and 570 Nm. BMW launched the i8 back in 2014. Since then, 20,500 units have been produced worldwide. The outgoing i8 coupe in Malaysia is priced from R


Jun 16, 2020

Ex-BMW Chief Designer grills the BMW 4 Series grille. But should you care?

It is not every day that you would get a car designer doing a critique of another designer’s work. Most of the time designers would be either working their drawing hand to the bone or staring at mood walls. There aren’t enough hours in the day for them to throw shade at one another. However, having left the car design world and with everyone locked at home, designer Frank Stephenson has started his own YouTube channel. On his channel, Stephenson goes into detail about the inspiration behind some


Aug 11, 2020

BMW 320e and BMW 520e make global debut, new entry-variant PHEVs with 204 PS/350 Nm

BMW Group has announced new plug-in hybrid variants for the BMW 3 Series and BMW 5 Series for the European market - the BMW 320e and BMW 520e. Both the BMW 320e and 520e feature an identical powertrain that makes a combined output of 204 PS and 350 Nm of torque. The 2.0-litre 4-cylinder petrol engine alone makes 163 PS. Drive is sent to the rear wheels via an 8-speed ZF automatic transmission. The BMW 320e will have an option for xDrive to power all four wheels. The BMW 320e Sedan does 0-100 km/


Jan 27, 2021

BMW commemorates the discontinuation of the BMW i8 with 18 custom-built units

As you know, BMW has officially discontinued the BMW i8. The last of the i8 will roll out by 16th June. And to commemorate the occasion, BMW custom built 18 special edition of their first PHEV sportscar. Each i8 is painted in a unique colour previously not available to any other units. All of the 18 custom-built units are fitted with Alcantara seats and steering wheels, special trim strips and custom-built digital instrument panels. All changes are purely cosmetic, as it is still powered by the


Jun 29, 2020

Mengapa gril hadapan BMW kini hangat diperkatakan?

Setiap jenama mempunyai identiti tersendiri. Begitu juga dengan BMW dimana ia mempunyai identiti unik yang dikenali sebagai “kidney grille” (gril buah pinggang). Melewati arus pemodenan, gril hadapan yang berbentuk seperti sepasang buah pinggang ini telah mengalami perubahan bagi mengekalkan impak dalam pasaran. Cerita hangat yang diperkatakan baru-baru ini ialah gril hadapan pada BMW M3 dan M4 yang baru. Sesetengah pihak berpendapat bahawa gril yang berdiri tegak ini menyakitkan mata terutama p


Sep 25, 2020

All-new BMW M3 caught undisguised

Here’s the upcoming BMW M3 codenamed G80. Don’t call it the G20 because BMW has stopped giving their M models the same codenames as their regular counterpart since the previous F generation (F80 vs F30). From the sneaky shot, we can see the flared wheel fenders as per BMW’s tradition for M models. There’s also a carbon fiber-esque spoiler, body-coloured rear diffuser and the signature quad exhaust tips. Though as Horatiu Boeriu from BMW Blog mentioned, this is most likely a pre-production model,


Oct 22, 2019

BMW M4 Gran Coupe might be happening but the BMW i4 has more power – 530 PS/813 Nm

The BMW i4 has been confirmed a while ago and recently, Autocar reported that the BMW M4 Gran Coupe is in the works as well. But funnily, since they both share the same 4 Series Gran Coupe body, the M4 won’t be the most powerful in the 4 Series lineup, the i4 will be. Yes, the BMW i4 will be the most powerful 4 series yet, with 530 PS and over 800 Nm from the electric motors. 0-100 km/h takes around 4.0 seconds and it will accelerate to over 200 km/h. The upcoming BMW M4 on the other hand, is ex


May 13, 2020