Jeremy Clarkson has long been accused of being anti BMW. A reputation he certainly earned. But as of late, he has changed his tune and has been actually praising most recent BMWs. Unfortunatly, it seems in this episode, Clarkson isnt very fond of the X6. Regardless, in typical Top Gear style, his review is very entertaining and he mixes his opinion with great visuals and entertainment all the way through. The sub plot of the entire review is hilarious!
Here is a photoshoot with telling photos of the BMW X1 stacked up against the size of the Audi A4 Allroad.
Car and Driver’s 2008 BMW M3 has won them over so much during its 40k of service that they contemplate whether it’s indeed today’s perfect sports car. Details inside.
Road and Track magazine always put out great first drive write-ups and I was pleasantly surprised that they got their hands onto an ActiveHybrid X6 to do some road testing on this quick into the game. R&T go over the must know info about the car and give a quick thought on their two bits.
The following are some excerpts
During full electric running, we achieved stints of about a mile in light city traffic before the gas engine would activate. Regardless of engine load or speed, the transition from electric to gas was seamless.
Autoblog enjoyed their experience with the Z4 sDrive30i, complimenting that it excels in the everyday world, as a genuine pleasure and a worthy addition to BMW’s roadster lineage.
M3post members have compiled this excellent M3 exhaust compilation video featuring 9 exhausts under light and heavy acceleration and fly-by.
Roadflys Charlie Romero does a nice review of the E89 Z4 in the Los Padres mountains
BMW X5 M vs. Jeep Grand Cherokee SRT8, Land Rover Range Rover Sport Supercharged, Porsche Cayenne Turbo S
I have to say, this is one amazing lineup of vehicles for a road test. Hats off to Car and Driver magazine for putting this together! You have to read this road test. Here are some select quotes
Astoundingly quick, period, come to think of it. The slowest of the lot—if slow is the right word—rumbles to 60 mph in 5.1 seconds.
Austrailian magazine CarAdvice reviews the X6M and at the same time previews their full road test. Great pictures of the car in action accompany the short article which is itself a good read: