Tom Sykes broke the lap record as he claimed his third consecutive World Superbike Championship pole position yesterday.
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Friday 30 July 2010
Jaguar goes head to head with BMW, the Extreme 40 screamers stage the second in their European tour, an international line-up of Open 60s will contest a round the Isle of Wight sprint, and nearly 900 boats in 26 classes will race the Solent's tricky waters ever day.
Sunday 25 July 2010
Tuesday 20 July 2010
Police were investigating today after an officer accidentally discharged a 50,000 volt Taser weapon into a man's groin.
Monday 05 July 2010
A 23-year-old man who stabbed a City banker and a diplomat in a "shocking and violent" attack after one of their friends accidentally threw a lollipop stick at a BMW was jailed indefinitely for public protection today.
Saturday 26 June 2010
Top speed: 155mph
0-62mph: 6.2 seconds
CO2 emissions: 195g/km
Best for: German understatement
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Friday 04 June 2010
A few years back, BMW stole a significant march on its competitors in the premium car segment with the launch of its EfficientDynamics programme. EfficientDynamics isn't about a single breakthrough technology like Toyota's hybrid-drive system; rather it is a banner under which BMW has introduced a whole series of smaller fuel-saving and emissions-reducing tweaks to its cars.
Monday 24 May 2010
A couple were described as lucky to be alive after they plunged 300ft into a ravine when their soft-top car careered off the road.
Tuesday 18 May 2010
Thousands of BMW motorcycles, including some owned by British bikers, are being recalled because of a possible brake problem, it was revealed today.
Sunday 16 May 2010
A BMW may be a "must have" car but many motorists see it as a "must avoid" vehicle on the road, it was disclosed today.
Friday 14 May 2010
BMW has launched a new, hotter version of its rapid 3-Series based M3 model. The M3 GTS should be instantly recognisable to owners of other cars; Henry Ford would surely have approved of a colour chart offering only one shade, even if, in this case, it's a lurid orange, rather than black.
Thursday 06 May 2010
A surge in demand for luxury cars and a doubling of sales in China has helped the German car-maker BMW to return to profit in the first three months of the year.
Monday 26 April 2010
BMW has shown its Concept Gran Coupé at the Beijing Motor Show. Like Mercedes' CLS and Volkswagen's Passat CC, the car is described as a four-door coupé rather than a saloon.
Wednesday 21 April 2010
A young woman was kidnapped at gunpoint and forced to help raiders in a £40 million jewellery heist, a court heard today.
Saturday 17 April 2010
It isn't electric, it isn't a hybrid, and it doesn't run on bio-fuel. Here we have a perfectly conventional BMW 3-Series, but one that has emissions that rival the most environmentally efficient machines on the market today. For with the BMW 320d Efficient Dynamics you have to make few compromises with the familiar joys of driving – if you want or need to drive your BMW hard it will take you to 60mph in around 8 seconds and on to a top speed of 137mph (though obviously the planet, and your bank balance, will pay a penalty for such self-indulgence).
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