We're no stranger to the BMW 1 Series hatchback, we've had enough of them through our studio door that's for sure. Although, the BMW in question today is the top dog, the head honcho, the daddy - the new M140i. Replacing the earlier M135i with a new upgraded engine with an additional 14bhp from the six-cylinder engine which now extenuates the power output to 335bhp - which in a hatchback is certainly not to be taken lightly. As we've featured a few M135i models previously, we
The BMW M4 has recently taken over the legendary M3's place as BMW's two-door performance coupe, moving the ever-loved M3 to the four-door chassis. The M4 took no hesitation to take the M3's place in the M division as go-to M-car. The 'standard' M4 was never a shy performer with 425bhp and 410ft/lbs torque from its 3-Litre straight six twin turbocharged engine. BMW then unveiled a concept of the GTS at the prestigious Pebble Beach Concours d'Elegance 2015 before the productio
Hot hatchbacks are loved by all generations for their cheap to repair costs and with the ability to perform on a track day as comfortably as they do heading to the supermarket they're the perfect choice for anyone. Due to the market of hot hatchbacks is of course based around taking an ordinary day-to-day little car and adding a larger engine, upgraded suspension and possibly a few creature comforts removed in the pursuit to save weight, the market is as near as makes no diff
BMW are always innovating new ways to be one of the dominant manufactures of the German automotive market. Recently the brand has launched a few newer models amongst the re-naming of the current range - turning the 1 series coupe into its own model aptly named the 2 series. Leaving the 1 series to remain with the hatchback body type. The X series has also seen its recent additions, with the X5 being the most commonly known from a few years previous. The Range of X cars, like
BMW have produced a previous array of roadsters over the last few decades such as the Z1, 507, Z3 and Z8 to name a few. Introduced in 2002, the BMW Z4 was put into production to replace the Z3 and continue BMW's presence in the sports roadster market. Featuring an array of engines, upgrade packages and the option of a hard top coupe later on in production meant the Z4 had something to spark the interest of anyone. Not to mention the front engine, rear wheel drive layout that
There are a high number of high spec 4x4's roaming around the roads over recent years. Whether you're looking for luxury, image, practicality or saftey it goes without saying that the market is well catered for. The BMW X5 was introduced into the market in 1999 and ever since they have grown in size and popularity to make these one of the best German SUV (Sports Utility Vehicle) that is available today.
This 2012 model in Carbon Black brought in for a Maintenance Detail af
With 2016 now upon us, many people have made their resolutions to better themselves and their lifestyles. Whether it to be eat healthier or visit the gym more often, everyone seems to have theirown way to better themselves. Our new year resolution is to give even more to our clients. This is why throughout January we are running a discount offer on our 'Protection Detail' service. From the 1st to the 31st January, all Protection Details will be discounted by 10% of the origin
This 135i has previosly had work done by myself a few months ago. Previous work removed swirling, bird etchings and more defects in the form of an Enhancement Detail. This time the client returns to get his beloved BMW (alongside his sisters Seat Leon FR) protected ready to fight the less favored time of the year for car lovers. So, onto the detail.. Firstly removing the licence plates from both front and rear of the vehicle, the heavily covered wheels were misted with a fall
When the BMW name is mentioned it more often than not creates an image of businessmen hurling up and down the motorways or of a sports saloon that dominates the market in terms of smiles-per-gallon. The manufacture has created some of the best sports saloons to this day; M3, M4, M5 and the more recently released 1M just to name a few. All of which have theirown charm, sharp lines and dripping with such materials as carbon fiber, aluminium and other composites all in the name
This stunning german super saloon is a regular visiter to us for general washdowns and tidy ups. This time however, after many discussions with the owner, we were finally given the go ahead to get this car looking how it should.
The car was started by cleansing the freshly refurbished wheels free of light brake dust from both faces and inner barrels. A citrus pre-wash was used to cleanse the wheels whilst an ssortment of wheel brushes and wheel woolies allowed all areas of