The BMW X6 is one of those cars it’s impossible not have an opinion about. A cursory surf of social media might lead you to believe the general sentiment leans toward the negative, and yet a little over a decade after the original X6 was launched here we are with BMW well on its way to chalking up half a million sales of its big coupe-SUV. Not bad at all for a huge car with a no doubt healthy profit margin built in.[Read more…] about 2020 BMW X6 M50d Review: More capable and controversial than ever
For a very long time, anybody who wanted a luxury 4×4 with acres of space had no option but to buy a Land Rover. It invented this type of vehicle with the Range Rover in 1970 and dominated the space for decades. Nowadays, however, the high-end SUV is as much a fixture of any premium manufacturer’s model range as the executive saloon. They’re all it. Even the likes of Bentley and Rolls Royce are involved these days, so popular have these vehicles become among the very wealthy.[Read more…] about 2019 BMW X7 Review: Testing the X7 30d M Sport
A sports car maker departing from its established norms is guaranteed to provoke a reaction from enthusiasts. The most fervent response appears to arise when a brand announces that, for the first time, it’s going to make an SUV – despite the fact that the decision is often a sensible business move.[Read more…] about Automotive Reincarnations: Lamborghini LM002 and Lamborghini Urus
Of the 10.83 million cars, vans, lorries and motorcycles built by the Volkswagen Group in 2018, 6.2 million came from VW itself. And so for all the prestige of Audi and Bentley, the growth of Seat, and the unstoppable rise of Skoda, the company contributing the largest volume is still the one that builds the Golf.[Read more…] about 2019 Volkswagen T-Cross Review: Worth the Wait?
The array of options available to customers, in this day and age, is often simultaneously remarkable and confounding. Punch a simple request into a search engine and you’ll get millions of results; shop online for a straightforward item and you’ll be offered tens of thousands of possibilities.[Read more…] about Automotive Anniversary: 20 years of the BMW X5