Main interest surrounds the top-shelf M235i, which promises 240kW and 450Nm from its 3.0 litre turbocharged six cylinder engine.
Expect to see the 2 Series arrive in local showrooms in the first half of next year. (We suspect second-quarter.)
Power and torque have risen from 130kw and 470Nm to a maximum of 147kW and 500Nm respectively. The 2.4 litre engine has been dropped from the range.
There’s a new six-speed manual, a new range of accessories, plus the MyLink system has found its way into the range.
The pickup starts at $22,990 drive-away for the 4x2 Single Cab Chassis model, rising to $29,990 for the 4x4 Dual Cab.
Each model in the range is powered by the same combination of a 2.2 litre turbo-diesel engine and five-speed manual transmission.
In other news, Audi’s RS 5 Cabriolet is now on sale in Australia, priced from $175,900 plus on-roads.
The Fiat Panda arrived in local showrooms this week; it's sure to win fans with its cute styling and $16.500 drive-away starting price.
Will this impact on Holden's local manufacturing operations? Time will tell...
New artwork of the stylish 2014 Hyundai Genesis hit the internet this week, with a release date yet to be announced.
What matters most to the new McLaren P1 is the numbers, and this week we learnt that the 673kW supercar will do 0-100km/h in 2.8 seconds.
What better way to travel around Italy than in an Italian car? So here at TMR we decided to do just that, taking to the wheel of a Fiat Panda TwinAir Turbo to make the journey. Check out Day One, Day Two and Day Three of our trek.
We drove Holden’s updated Colorado ute and Colorado 7 SUV, impressed with the pair’s more powerful 2.8 litre turbo-diesel engine and performance off-road.
And finally, we drove the 2014 Fiat Panda Pop, Easy, Lounge and Trekking in Australia ahead of the new car's arrival in local showrooms.
And that’s… the week that was.
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