- Get your BMW on track from just £39
- Added peace of mind for BMW owners
- BMW Value Service now available for M3 and M5 models
- Explore BMW ConnectedDrive
- Budget 2012
- BMW do the double at CarBuyer Car of the Year Awards 2012
- Diesel Car names BMW 5 Series Best Executive Used Car
- BMW crowned fleet manufacturer of the year again at the Fleet News Awards 2012
- New March pricelists available for download
Get your BMW on track from just £39 This summer BMW, in conjunction with Club MSV and the BMW Car Club, is once again giving BMW owners the chance to take advantage of an exclusive offer to experience the full capability of their own cars at some of the country’s leading race tracks.
Four novice track evenings, staged just for BMW drivers, are being held with prices ranging from just £39 to £49. Following a safety briefing, participants will be taken on a familiarisation lap before putting theory into practice and discovering what it means to drive the ultimate driving machine on a famous motor racing circuit.
The novice track evenings will be taking place at Brands Hatch, Bedford Autodrome, Cadwell Park and Snetterton. The first evening will be staged at Bedford Autodrome on Monday, 16 April. Experienced instructors will be on hand to offer some first class advice and in-car tuition.
Added peace of mind for BMW owners All BMWs under three years old now come with MOT Protect as standard, in addition to a 3 years/unlimited mileage warranty and emergency breakdown cover. Thanks to MOT Protect all BMWs will pass their first MOT inspection hassle free.
For all BMW models registered from March 2009, MOT Protect covers electrical and lighting equipment, steering and suspension components and many braking system components. Seat belt components and mountings, fuel systems and corrosion damage not resulting from impact damage, are included in the cover and replaced at no cost* to the owner should they be faulty.
*Terms and conditions apply.
BMW Value Service now available for M3 and M5 models For the first time owners of some iconic BMW M power models can take advantage of a BMW Value Service, offering owners all-inclusive, highly-competitive, fixed-price servicing at one of 149 participating dealers.
Available on E46 M3 and E39 M5 models, all work is carried out by BMW Technicians using only BMW Approved consumables and Genuine BMW Parts, complete with a two-year warranty. To complete the package all BMW Value Services are finished with a complimentary valet to ensure these iconic cars look as good as new when returned to the owner. Current generation M car owners can also take advantage of the BMW Service inclusive package offering 5 years or 100,000 miles servicing for just £1,000.
BMW Value Service pricing:
|Model||Oil Service price||Inspection I price||Inspection II price (CSL)|
|E46 BMW M3||£169||£669||£899 (£989)|
|E39 BMW M5||£199||£319||£539|
Explore BMW ConnectedDrive BMW UK has launched an Explore BMW ConnectedDrive app for the iPad, iPhone and Android devices.
For more than a decade BMW ConnectedDrive technology has been pushing the boundaries of automotive innovation, giving drivers access to a wide range of options and services for improved convenience, superior infotainment and enhanced safety. This app offers drivers the chance to interactively discover the full range of ConnectedDrive technologies available in their vehicles.
The Explore BMW ConnectedDrive app is available to download now, free of charge, from iTunes and the Android marketplace.
Budget 2012 Following the 2012 Budget announcement, BMW is pleased to announce that it has 73 models in its range which will qualify for 20 per cent capital right down allowance from April 2013, ensuring business users can choose from across the BMW range.
Whether drivers need a 1 Series Cabriolet, a 3 Series Saloon or 5 Series Touring there are still a host of BMW models to choose from, catering for those who need automatic transmissions as well as those who prefer a manual gearbox. .
BMW do the double at CarBuyer Car of the Year Awards 2012 BMW dominated the executive car categories at the CarBuyer Car of the Year Awards 2012, with the BMW 3 Series Saloon being named Best Executive Car while the BMW 5 Series Saloon took the accolade for Best Large Executive Car.
Continuing its award success, the BMW 3 Series Saloon was noted by the CarBuyer team to be the most complete small executive saloon, constantly raising the bar by
keeping its emissions in check without compromising performance and driveability. While the BMW 5 Series Saloon was lauded for being a brilliant saloon, with the 520d EfficientDynamics being the stand out model with its limousine like luxury and parsimonious economy.
Diesel Car names BMW 5 Series Best Executive Used Car The BMW 5 Series has fought off strong competition to be named Best Executive Car in the 2012 Diesel Car, Used Car, Car of the Year Awards.
The BMW 5 Series, 2004 – 2010 model, was praised for offering a spectrum of choice with cars to suit most budgets and needs, from the economical 520d to the enthusiastic 530d. Commended for its exceptional value, smooth and powerful engines and being an excellent driver focused car the BMW 5 Series was a clear winner.
Ian Robertson, Editor of Diesel Car, commented: “BMW’s staple mix of a rear-wheel drive layout and smooth, powerful engines applies to the 5 Series, rendering it an excellent driver’s car.”
BMW crowned Fleet Manufacturer of the Year again at Fleet News awards 2012 Renowned industry publication, Fleet News, has honoured BMW naming it Fleet Manufacturer of the Year for the second year in a row at the annual Fleet News Awards. BMW fought off strong competition to take home the top accolade, trumping its industry rivals on operating costs, fleet support and product attributes, as voted for by the magazine’s readers.
The BMW 5 Series Saloon defended its title of Best Boardroom Car Fleet, taking home the award for the second year. It was commended for being a well rounded car blending strong performance and low CO2 emissions thank to the use of EfficientDynamics technology.
Stephen Chater, Corporate Operations Manager for BMW Group, said: “To take home these prestigious awards for the second years in a row is a real honour. It’s great to see BMW’s consistent approach to sustainable mobility, through the use of EfficientDynamics technologies, being recognised by the experts in the UK fleet market.”