At $15,000, Is This Imported 1978 BMW 316 A Good Deal?

The ad for today’s Nice Price or No Dice BMW 316 claims it to have been imported from Germany and to have all its papers in order. Let’s see if it’s priced to make another big move. Listen To The Dodge Challenger Swinger Edition’s Symphony Of Internal Combustion Masterpiece Based on the comments, there was … Read more

Spend The Next 10 Minutes Listening To A Cadillac Race Car’s V8 Scream

Screenshot: 19Bozzy92 on YouTube Cadillac’s 5.5-liter V8-powered hybrid LMDh race car made its debut just over a year ago at the 2023 running of the 24 Hours of Daytona. While Acura won that day, Cadillac wasn’t far behind with a car on the podium, and by the end of the season, the Whelen Engineering Racing … Read more

BMW i3 Drivers Hit With $30,000 Repair Bills After Batteries Go Bad

The big argument in favor of electric vehicles is that, in the long run, they’re cheaper than their gas-powered counterparts. Sure, they might be more expensive to buy, but you’ll save a ton of money in maintenance and won’t need to pay for gas anymore. However, some BMW i3 drivers have found this week that … Read more

I Can’t Believe I Have To Say This, But 80s Cars Are Good

It could be argued that the 1980s was the greatest decade of automotive production for enthusiasts. Unlike today, manufacturers all around the world were developing street versions of racing cars, compact sports machines, hot hatchbacks, a cadre of analog machines capable of stirring your emotions. Moreover these cars were aimed at appeasing the everyman’s desires … Read more

BMW Owner Suing Dealer Who Denied Her A Loaner Vehicle Because Of Her Service Dog

A dealership may be on the hook for a nice chunk of change for denying a loaner to a customer. Automotive News reports a customer is suing a Southern California dealership over not giving her a loaner vehicle because she has a service dog. BMW 3T Electric Gravel Bike | Jalopnik Reviews The incident happened … Read more

Tesla’s Charging Takeover Is Complete

Good morning! It’s Tuesday, February 13, 2024, and this is The Morning Shift, your daily roundup of the top automotive headlines from around the world, in one place. Here are the important stories you need to know. Electric Car Charging Still Sucks, But That Might Change 1st Gear: Stellantis Adding Tesla Charger In 2026, Now … Read more

BMW Boss Says The Manual Transmission Is Going Away For Good Sooner Rather Than Later

You better act fast if you want a new car with a manual – especially a BMW. In an interview with Italian-language magazine Quattroruote, Frank Weber, a BMW board member, said the days of row-your-own BMW manual transmissions are numbered. 2024 BMW XM Label | Jalopnik First Drive “It’s over,” Weber told the Italian outlet. … Read more

Mini Is Making Car Ads Fun Again

Mini recently unveiled its next-generation F66 Cooper and though I am already a Mini fanboy, when the latest Mini ad campaign came up on my Instagram feed, it genuinely excited me. Car ads used to be funny, irreverent, and bold, but modern car ads seem to have migrated into the realm of serious, stodgy and … Read more

2025 Mini Cooper Will Be The Final Gas-Powered Mini

2025 Mini Cooper SImage: Mini Mini Cooper fans rejoice! A few months after unveiling the fourth-generation Mini Hardtop in fully electric guise, the brand has debuted the gas-powered versions for the 2025 model year. It’s a bittersweet reveal, as these will be the final gas-powered Minis (alongside the new Countryman) as the brand transitions to … Read more

BMW’s Art Cars Ranked

Image: BMW Renowned American sculptor Alexander Calder was the first artist to put pen to paper in the effort to create an art car for BMW. Commissioned by racing driver Hervé Poulain, the original 3.0 CSL art car was little more than a used racing car by the time it reached Calder’s studio. That chassis … Read more