Liam Bird

03 Oct 2014
    First, some bad news: You can’t buy a new BMW 3 series convertible anymore, BMW no-longer makes them. But, I here you cry, that’s what you’ve been driving. That’s what I’m reading about now. Just look at the pictures!   You’re right of course, but, you’re wrong too.    Allow me to explain. BMW now use even numbers on their coupes and convertibles, and odd numbers on their saloons. Well,...
07 Aug 2012
BMW’s 3-series seems to have been around for about as long as I can remember. Launched in 1975 it’s only a couple over years (yes, honestly) younger than me, and ever since then it seems, it’s been considered the benchmark aspirational executive saloon. Recently though, it’s faced some stiff competition.  Obvious contenders include the Mercedes C-class and Audi’s increasingly competent and...
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