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  • 2016 BMW X1 xDrive 28i, Bear Mountain, NY, May 2016

    It looks like a BMW, offers relatively sporty roadholding for an SUV, and delivers a quiet, solid ride. The 2016 BMW X1 is so cleverly proportioned, in fact, that many buyers will never noticed that it's actually a transverse-engined car with a front-wheel-drive base—the company's first. And the BMW styling, interior, and road feel entirely camouflage the fact that its underpinnings are actually (more or less) from a Mini Cooper. DON'T MISS: 2016 BMW X1 first drive review More precisely, the new BMW X1 and the latest, third-generation Mini share a common architecture, in this case with...

  • 2014 BMW 535d xDrive, Catskill Mountains, Feb 2014
    2014 BMW 535d xDrive Diesel Sedan: Fuel Economy Drive Review

    For 2014, BMW offers diesel engines in its three sedan lines, and now we've spent a long weekend with the mid-size 5-Series sedan fitted with the fuel-efficient engine. Given the depth-of-winter test schedule, its xDrive all-wheel-drive system was very welcome--and almost a necessity for our...

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