2020 BMW 740i xDrive Test Drive

By Barbara & Bill Schaffer Eagle, Idaho – It’s been our experience that every new BMW we drive automatically qualifies for Ultimate Driving Machine status. The ticket into this status for the 2020 BMW 740i xDrive is strong acceleration, precision cornering and excellent braking….

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2019 BMW M850i xDrive Convertible Test Drive

“2019 BMW M850i xDrive Convertible” The Ultimate Drop-Top Bimmer The iconic BMW 8-Series has returned following a 20-year hiatus. It launched initially with the all-new 2019 BMW M850i xDrive 2+2 Coupe – a quintessential GT, signifying a new chapter in the luxury sports coupe’s history of incredible performance, breathtaking design and the latest in technology….

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2019 BMW X7 xDrive 50i Test Drive

“2019 BMW X7 xDrive 50i SAV” BMW Launches Two models of Stellar First Ever X7 BMW has just entered the full size SUV arena with two stunning models of their first ever X7 SUV (except their term is SAV for Sports Activity Vehicle). And for the first time it will be possible to pre-order a…

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2019 BMW M850i xDrive Coupe Test Drive

“2019 BMW M850i xDrive Coupe” ‘Awesome’ Takes on New Meaning with this GT Screamer Following a 20-year hiatus, the iconic BMW 8-Series returns, launching initially with the all-new 2019 BMW M850i xDrive 2+2 Coupe – a quintessential GT. It signifies a new chapter in the luxury sports coupe’s history of incredible performance, breathtaking design and…

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BMW X2 xDrive 28i Test Drive

By Barbara & Bill Schaffer An All-New Model Last year BMW added the all-new X2 to their extensive lineup of what they call their Sport Activity Vehicles (SAV). The X2 obviously fills the gap between the X1 and X3 completing a roster that extends consecutively from X1 through X7. We?re not quite sure why there?s…

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2019 BMW X4 xDrive 30i Test Drive

?2018 BMW X4 xDrive 30i SAV? Second Gen X4 ups the Sportiness Ante OVERVIEW The second generation BMW X4 launches for the 2019 model year with two available models ? the BMW X4 M40i and the BMW X4 xDrive 30i. Both models serve up an eye-catching and sportier persona. The sportier drive characteristics come thanks…

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2018 BMW X3 xDrive 30i Test Drive

?BMW X3 xDrive 30i? Completely Redesuigned for 2018 The popularity of SUVs is growing at a rapid pace with the hotter segment of the market being compact Crossovers. The BMW X3 has enjoyed tremendous sales success in the past, but the Blue and White Rondelle clan obviously decided to capitalize on this growth spurt by…

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2018 BMW 740e xDrive iPerformance Sedan Test Drive

?2018 BMW 740e xDrive iPerformance Sedan? Plug-in Hybrid Drive System developed from BMW I Models Thanks to both domestic and global vehicular governmental mandates, the auto industry?s focus seems to be shifting from performance excess to more efficient, sustainable transportation. A prime example is the 2018 BMW 740E xDrive iPerformance Plug-in Hybrid sedan. It is…

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2016 BMW 640i Test Drive

By Barbara & Bill Schaffer The BMW 640i is a giant in the petite world of upscale luxury coupes. It?s a mixture of fine art, elegance, comfort and as always with BMWs, it?s ?The Ultimate Driving Machine.? Now in a third generation the 2016 BMW 640i Coupe is going into the fifth model year since…

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2016 BMW 340i Sedan Test DRive

By Barbara & Bill Schaffer No automotive company lives up to its advertising tag line better than BMW?s ?Ultimate Driving Machine.? We don?t always agree with the way BMW engineers design some controls, but that?s more a matter of personal taste than right or wrong, or good or bad. However, there?s no debate that the…

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