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Manhart unleash 463kW BMW M2

Just like death and taxes, people are going to tinker on performance cars. And right on cue for BMW’s new M2, Manhart Performance has gone ballistic on the coupe. Using its 30th birthday as an excuse, the German-tuner cooked up

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2016 BMW M4 Competition

WE’VE been gazing with envy for a few months now as overseas owners of BMW’s F series M cars – the F80 M3, F83 M3 Convertible and F82 M4 – have been optioning up their cars with something called the

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BMW M2 CSL coming

A stripped-down hardcore BMW M2 CSL is coming, with the brand’s local boss letting slip about plans to close the $50,000 divide between M2 and M4 coupes. Speaking at the local media launch of the M3 and M4 Competition this

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BMW M2 at Targa Tasmania

The most challenging and tempting drivers’ roads in Australia – closed to all other traffic. And an arsenal of playthings from BMW’s M division fun factory. It’s tantamount to answering a knock on your front door and finding the trim

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2016 BMW M4 GTS

The BMW M4 GTS is this year’s helping of Bavarian temptation for anyone who’s been in the market for a Porsche 911 GT3 RS or a Mercedes-AMG GT S and who’s ready for a change. Clearly track-intended but road-legal, the

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Peter Brock BMW E30 M3 for sale

AHH, 1987. The dulcet tones of Whitney Houston and Kylie Minogue, Bob Hawke as PM… sweet times. It was a sweet year for BMW, too, as the local distributor decided to get into the Australian Touring Car Championship. And in

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BMW Alpina launches in Australia

What HSV is to Holden, Alpina is to BMW – and the fastest, tuned versions of the 3 Series and 4 Series have officially launched Down Under. Alpina will initially become available through Melbourne dealerships Doncaster BMW and Bundoora BMW

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BMW 440i Gran Coupe

Now there’s no mistaking me as a smart guy. In fact, the only difference between me and, say, an automated forklift is the fact the automated forklift wouldn’t lose its keys every other 30 seconds. But when the BMW coves

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BMW M2 vs Porsche Boxster S vs Ford Focus RS

This trio does not exactly look like the makings of your classic three-car comparison. Maybe it’s better to look at this as a get-to-know-you session with three of the hottest new hard-charging performance cars. The good news is we’re not

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BMW M135i long-term update 5

All good things must end – and our time with the Bang For Your Bucks class-winning BMW M135i has indeed been good, such that we’re quite sorry to see it off. For this author, the combination of hot hatch nimbleness,

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