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BMW M Division: 4-cylinders doesn’t cut it

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BMW have scoffed at the likes of the Mercedes-Benz AMG A45, Ford Focus RS and Audi S3 in declaring that modern, 4-cylinder turbocharged engines won’t be accompanied by an M Division badge anytime soon.   BMW M Division Chief, Frank van Meel, said that today’s 4-cylinder engines aren’t up to par with the performance offered …
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Used iPhone Traded for Porsche Boxster

Steven Ortiz Porsche Boxster

  It’s been seven years since we first came across this story, but as we gathered around the watercooler at Sparesbox HQ and pondered some of our favourite automotive success stories, this one is still a standout.   There are numerous stories floating around the web of audacious traders who have started small and finished …
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The Mitsubishi Evolution Is Back!!

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Okay, we tricked you a little bit there.   Mitsubishi have set tongues wagging today with the release of an image and details for an upcoming concept car – titled the e-Evolution.   Of course, you don’t have to be a car expert to know the connotations the Evo name carries along with it, but …
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Bugatti Chiron used to film Bugatti Chiron

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How do you film a Bugatti Chiron sprinting to 400km/h? With a second Bugatti Chiron, of course.   The internet looked on in awe last week as the Bugatti Chiron sprinted to 400km/h in a mere 32.6 seconds. Of course, Once the dust settled and we managed to pick our jaws up from the ground, …
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BMW 530d Highway Patrol Cars Join Victoria Police


With the demise of the Australian-made Ford Falcon and Holden Commodore, Highway Patrol Units have been forced to look abroad for similarly powered replacement vehicles. After months of speculation and hearsay, Victoria Police have unveiled their replacement rides- a fleet of 80 BMW 5 Series sedans.   Usurpingly, CEO of BMW Group Australia, Marc Werner …
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McLaren 720S Playing in Hypercar Territory: Video

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We get it, McLaren make fast cars. The plucky British firm has a knack for churning out high-powered, lightweight, aerodynamic Supercars that have a penchant for unsettling the Supercar hierarchy in a way that few companies have managed to do.   McLaren’s latest offering, the 720S, is a 527kW/720Nm 4.0-litre twin-turbocharged V8 monster capable of …
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