BMW X6, Part Three

Why you should buy this car:
Odd vehicles fascinate you. You're open-minded and prepared to accept that a big, tall, heavy SUV can out-drive many a sports car. You always wanted a Lamborghini LM002 but are locked into a world of lease agreements. Your heart says sports car but your head says, "You live at the end of a… » 4/08/08 12:00pm 4/08/08 12:00pm

2009 BMW X6, Part One

The 2009 BMW X6 isn't great on a racetrack. This thought occurs during my third lap when I realize — the throttle wide open, exiting a corner at 100mph — this may not be the best sports car out there. My next thought is "But this is a 4,993lbs SUV." And that's the point where you realize what we have here is… » 4/05/08 12:01am 4/05/08 12:01am

Mini Sports Activity Vehicle to be Built by Austrian Magna Steyr

BMW's just revealed that they've contracted the building of what's alternately been called the MINI Monte or MINI Sports Activity Vehicle (SAV) to the Austrian auto manufacturing company Magna Steyr. If you think Magna Steyr and BMW sound like familiar cohorts, it's because they are. Magna was in charge of production… » 12/06/07 9:15am 12/06/07 9:15am