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1 Series vs 3 Series - which one is right for you?

With a similar breadth of talents but a number of key differences, which of the hatchback 1 Series and saloon 3 Series would be the best for you?


BMW 3 Series - Saloon, Touring or GT?

The BMW 3 Series range is one of the widest in the company’s portfolio, but which is best for you?


The evolution of the BMW 6 Series

With a history stretching back 40 years, the 6 Series is a long-serving, executive coupe.


Why you can afford a car from your BMW dealer today

BMW is proud to cater for most people’s budgets so that you can get the car you want for a reasonable and affordable price


Getting your 2 Series interior just right

The 2 Series is a well-built, practical and surprisingly spacious small coupe, and BMW offers many interior options to make it feel as comfortable and useful as possible.


How BMW revolutionised the electric car

The future of motoring if continually looking towards the use of electric power, and BMW is beginning the electric revolution.


The M Series: A Guide

Motorsport and BMW have been seen together for a long time now, over 70 years in fact, and since the late 1970s, BMW has been making road-going ‘M’ machines to rule the road as well as the track.


What's the best BMW for me?

Catering for all needs, the BMW model range packs in more than 25 different vehicles across 15 model lines, so picking the right BMW may be a challenge.


Hybrid BMWs: What do you need to know?

The hybrid vehicle is becoming increasingly common on the UK's roads and with several ways to add electric motion to your BMW there's no better time to get on board.


What you need to know before choosing a BMW dealer

Find out about the wide range of BMW products and services only available at BMW Centres


The benefits of a BMW electric car

BMW is a spearhead in the pursuit of sustainable motoring and the premium i models are helping to lead the charge towards a greener future.


BMWs Through the Decades

Since the establishment of Bayerische Flugzeug-Werke as an aeroplane manufacturer in 1916, BMW has been striving to create the best and have done so for the past 100 years.


BMW concept tech used in real life

Concept cars are considerably more important than you might immediately think. Although many seem like unrealistic prospects as production cars, it's often the components that are key rather than the whole, as concepts feature technologies that filter to future models.


BMWs for the Business Commuter

For business users, style, comfort and performance are important features on their cars that help to make them more efficient workers and can get them to and from events in good time.


BMW at the Movies

Films are an important tool to show off cars for any company, and for BMW, there have been some iconic models in movies, with some being more prominent than others.


M3 and M4 Competition Package

It's fair to say that BMW didn't exactly bring the M3 and M4 to market short on performance, yet 2016 sees both receive an upgrade in that department.


30 years of BMW AWD

Although BMW's reputation has been traditionally built on the driving experience of rear-wheel drive, it's been a four-wheel drive pioneer for 30 years too.


BMW model updates for Spring 2016

BMW has made a few model revisions fresh for 2016 to keep the range lineup as attractive as ever.


Why the BMW 3 Series is still the leader of the pack

The BMW 3 Series is now 40 years old and has been the car to beat in the family saloon sector since the first generation model was launched in 1975.


BMW tops sustainable company survey

BMW has topped the Global 100 table of the world's most sustainable companies in 2016 conducted by Corporate Knights.


BMW i3 the perfect emergency vehicle

BMW already has an excellent reputation in the UK for providing emergency vehicles. The 3 Series, 5 Series and X5 particularly see use as police and rapid response cars.


Understanding BMW Efficient Dynamics

If you're familiar with BMW's model range, you'll have seen the term 'Efficient Dynamics' applied to a selection of cars - but what is Efficient Dynamics?


BMW Retail Online - buying a new BMW the easy way

We're now deep in the internet era and everyone is better connected - even our cars are connected. With 97% of car buyers researching their purchase online beforehand, it's time that car buying became connected too.


Classic BMW Concept Cars

Few manufacturers are as active in the concept car world as BMW.



BMW is almost synonymous with motorsports.


Introducing the BMW M4 GTS

Every BMW M car is special, but the M4 GTS is something beyond that.


Happy Christmas from Cooper Exclusive Pay Next Year Offer

There is nothing quite like a spot of retail therapy to get you through the long dark days of winter, but our latest offer is exceptional – it is an offer that will take you all the way through to the warm days of spring!


Ultimate BMW Winter Checklist for drivers

It is that time of year again, time to get ready for a cold snap!


Test Drive The All Wheel System at Cooper BMW xDrive Event

Want to know what superior handling and performance feels like?


5 Reasons You Want a BMW 2 Series Coupe in 2014

It’s bigger, better and more powerful than its predecessor – it’s the BMW 2 Series Coupé – here to replace the previous 1 Series!


5 Reasons that you should buy the BMW 4 Series Convertible

There are some tough choices on the horizon for BMW drivers because from the 8th March 2014 there are three new convertible models to choose from.


BMW i3 Production Part 3 of How Do They Do It

Just what you have been waiting for - the finale of BMW’s video blogs that shows exactly what goes into piecing together an i3, the electric car of the future.


BMW i3 Production Part 2 of How Do They Do It

Things are hotting-up on the production line at the BMW Dingolfin Plant in Germany.


BMW i3 Production Part 1 of How Do They Do It

We aren’t sure what the Grandfathers of automotive engineering would make of the production line of theBMW i3, as there isn’t a hint of oil or grease in sight!


BMW i Genius Launched

In a world-first, BMW is employing artificial intelligence to promote its ground-breaking new electric cars through an automated information service for UK customers.


BMW Vision Gran Turismo Designed for Gran Turismo 6

To celebrate the fifteenth birthday of Gran Turismo, BMW has partnered with Polyphony Digital, the game’s creators, to design a concept car that will be recreated as part of Gran Turismo 6, which is due to be released in December this year.


Cooper 199 Promotion

New ’63 plate BMWs available for a monthly payment that you wouldn’t expect.


BMW i8 The Car of the Future is Here

So the car of the future is shortly to be unveiled in the UK. But is it worth the wait?


CtrlZDay BMW Goes Viral To Promote Regret Free Sports Car

Earlier this month hundreds of thousands internet users in China shared their number one regret on twitter using the hashtag #CtrlZDay to mark what was believed to be a new Holiday in the country.


The All Electric BMW i3 Grand Unveiling

The international premier of the BMW i3 took place across three continents, and was featured live on YouTube.


BMW Sales Event Starts Friday

Do not miss this unique window of opportunity to secure exceptional packages across the entire BMW range.


BMW i3 Trailers Anticipating Pleasure

Ahead of the arrival of BMW i models at a selection of Cooper dealerships we thought we would whet your appetite with stunning footage, and a tantalising teaser trailer from BMW.


BMW i a concept car coming to a dealership near you

BMW i, BMW’s revolutionary new sub-brand, is a long awaited treasure that features electric drive systems and premium mobility services, and it is available through a selection of high profile locations in the UK – including five Cooper BMW Centres!


Saratoga Museum Features BMW

The Saratoga Automobile Museum is a non profit education organisation which is located in Saratoga Springs, New York and is completely dedicated to preserve and exhibit to the public pieces of automotive history.


BMW Gran Lusso Concept

Recently BMW have teamed up with famous Italian design house and renowned coachbuilders Pinninfarina to produce this striking Gran Lusso Coupe.


The BMW 4 Series

From £31,575 OTR, the BMW 4 series hits the showrooms in October 2013 and is set to impress those who are looking for a car with a sporty image.


BMW 3 Series Saloon Stars in High Octane Hollywood Action

Judging by the automotive action in a trailer for the soon-to-be-released Now You See Me, there could well be a BMW 3 Series Saloon making its way up the red carpet at the next Oscars.


BMW 328 Gearbox Recreated for Vintage Motoring Enthusiasts

The news that BMW Classic have collaborated with ZF, a renowned automotive supplier to reproduce a classic gearbox comes as welcome news to the vintage racing crowd.


BMW 429ELi The Concept Car of a 4 Year Old Designed by BMW

Concept cars are nothing out of the ordinary in the motor industry, and BMW have had a fair few designs over the years that have left automotive enthusiasts waiting with baited breath for the future to arrive!


The Ultimate Drive Event Is This Weekend At Cooper BMW



BMW 02 Series A Brief History with Vintage Footage

“Lightweight, sporty and compact”, what a great introduction to an iconic series of cars from the voice of BMW.


BMW 225d edges out Audi TT in CAR Magazine showdown

MW's top of the range diesel 2 series coupe, the 225d, has come out on top in a twin test review with the Audi TT in CAR Magazine - Britain's oldest monthly motoring publication.


M Sport Plus Package launched

From the end of July BMW will be offering an M Sport Plus package across the new BMW 1 Series, 3 Series and 5 Series ranges.


BMW powers down the cost of electromobility

BMW UK today announced the pricing of one of the most anticipated cars in its history. The all-new BMW i3 will be delivered to customers in the UK in November, 2013 with a leasing price starting from just £369* a month.


The new BMW 3 Series and 5 Series win at the Auto Express awards

A taste of the BMW PGA Championship comes to London - ‘Performance Putting Challenge’ to be launched by 2006 BMW PGA Champion and two-time Ryder Cup winner, David Howel


Colin Turkington Hopes to be Champ in BMW 125i M Sport

Easter Sunday is the big day for Colin Turkington and his BMW 125i M Sport because together they hope to make a formidable team and take the first steps towards claiming the British Touring Car Championship crown.


10 Days Only To Witness Incredibly Low Prices on Used BMWs

For 10 days only you can get an approved used BMW for less than you’d think from Cooper dealerships.


Royals To Get Armour Plated BMW Protection

If you were ever in any doubt about the awesome engineering behind BMW, then the news that the high security royal vehicle built by the German manufacturer has been dubbed an ‘uber-technical land yacht’ should set the record straight.


Spectacular One Day Sale at a Cooper BMW Centre Near You

Tune into a BMW event like no other.


Vote for BMW 5 Series to be Executive Car of the Year 2013

Last week we brought news of the Festival of Motoring Online Motor Show, the very first motoring awards to be held by The Telegraph.


Is BMW 7 Series the Luxury Car of the Year 2013

In conjunction with the Festival of Motoring Online Motor Show, The Telegraph is holding its very first motoring awards.


Bigger Better Future for BMW ConnectedDrive in 2013

BMW drivers will welcome the news of a newer and even more refined version of ConnectedDrive.


Unbeatable 13 Plate BMW Offers For Three days Only

Get a brand new ’13 Registration BMW from Cooper BMW cheaper than anywhere else in the UK!*


BMW Welt A Paradise for BMW Fans

If you have never visited BMW’s exhibition facility and distribution centre BMW Welt in Munich, Germany, it should be at the top of your top destination wish list for 2013 – along with 2.5 million other BMW fans!


Top Winter Tips from Cooper BMW on how to Stay Safe on the Road

As the big freeze hits Britain, we thought it was time for a quick recap on winter road safety and of course top tips on safe driving in snow.


Save 1000s of pounds in the Cooper BMW January Sales Event

Welcome in the New Year with the best bargain of the year – the Cooper BMW January Sales Event. You could save yourself £1000s* on selected BMWs at Cooper.


Championship Hat Trick for BMW at the DTM in Hockenheim 2012

There is nothing quite like watching a BMW M3 perform out on the track to truly appreciate the power that is packed under the bonnet, and when the race features three title wins – it is truly amazing!


All I Want this Winter is a BMW 3 Series xDrive

Automotive safety is a big issue as the colder weather draws in and driving conditions deteriorate.


BMW Take on Rivals with Next Gen Compact SUV The X1

The next generation of BMWs is set to take the automotive market by storm in India, as well as bring a new type of BMW to market here in the UK.


SOLD BMW Special 2013 760Li V12 25 Years Anniversary Edition

You may have heard that BMW is marking the 25th anniversary of V-12 powered 7 Series sedans by releasing a limited volume special edition 2013 BMW 760Li.


Sustainability Is The Future with BMW i3

The benchmark for sustainability in the automotive industry has been raised, and once again without compromising the high standards of style and quality craftsmanship we have come to expect from BMW.


Best Executive Car of the Year at the What Car Green Awards 2012

Yes, BMW have done it again, The BMW 320d EfficientDynamics Saloon was declared the Best Executive Car of the Year at the What Car? Green Awards 2012.


Thumbs Up for New BMW Real Time Traffic Information Ad

This latest video instalment from BMW is a great way of highlighting the greatness of the Real Time Traffic Information (RTTI) feature of BMW ConnectedDrive.


Introducing the 2012 BMW 3 Series Touring

BMW has excelled itself with the dazzling new BMW 3 Series Touring.


The Beauty of BMW Going Back to the Future in Light Design

Emotional. Fluent. Precise. These are the three words that Sebastian Morgenstern, a designer at BMW used to describe the future of BMW lights, inspired by the iconic designs of past models.


BMW and Google Maps Create Signposts Campaign

No strangers to innovation, BMW has joined forces with Google Maps to launch a great campaign in Sweden which invites people eager to slide behind the wheel of a BMW 3 Series to search for a hidden car on Google Maps.


My BMW Remote App Review

Remotely accessing a car sounds like the stuff of sci fi – well, the future is here and along with it an app called My BMW remote.


BMW iDrive Explained

Innovative technology revolutionises the way a driver connects with a vehicle, and works to enhance the overall driving experience.


BMW Charges Up Electric Car Charging Service

BMW continue to distinguish themselves as one of the most forward-thinking car manufacturers, this time by unveiling an innovative new electric car-sharing initiative called DriveNow in San Francisco.


The BMW Servotronic System Represents The Future Of Power Steering

Power steering has been a common inclusion to modern day cars for many years now, but most recently BMW have yet again looked to push the technology to even greater heights with their own system called the Servotronic steering.


Choosing a Reputable Used Car Dealer

Some may think that the Arthur Daley days are thing of the past, but according to the Office of Fair Trading (OFT) around 3 million people a year experience problems after buying a secondhand car.


Classic cars to become exempt from MOTs from November

If you’re the owner of a classic BMW, or indeed any classic car, you may be happy to hear that your prized auto will no longer be obliged to undergo an MOT.


Is the new BMW M135i IT

The promo video for the new BMW M135i makes it clear who the German automaker is targeting with their new motor: It is night time, moody black and white film, a freight yard filled with containers.


One Mans Love For His 1987 BMW 325i

The calm and unwavering passion David Duran has for his '87 BMW 325i has been captured perfectly by Frazer Spowart in his first video of many where he explores ‘cool cars and people’s relationships to them.’


BMW M Double Clutch Transmission Explained

In times when fuel efficiency is big deal, the technology behind double-clutch transmission is of increasing importance for many car owners, as the way it works reduces disruption to power transmission, reduces friction and thereby reduces the amount of fuel needed to get from A to B.


High Performance Art From BMW

BMW over in Canada have just released a new 2 minute film called Bullet showcasing the M5, the world’s fastest sedan.


BMW To Build New Three Cylinder Engines In UK

Amidst the recent patriotic events in the UK, it is great news to hear that production of new BMW engines will be coming to the UK.


Cooper BMW Helps You Get Ready For Summer

With summer just around the corner, now is the perfect time to ensure your car is in first class condition following the wet and cold winter weather.


Cooper BMW Helps You Get Ready For Summer With Special Seasonal Offers

With summer just around the corner, now is the perfect time to ensure your car is in first class condition following the wet and cold winter weather.


Making Summer Special

Most of us can’t help feeling good when the sun shines and the evenings are long and light.


Stay Cool this Summer with our Air Con Check

The air conditioning system in your BMW works harder than you realise: it helps keep you and your passengers comfortable, whatever the weather, and it offers a number of health benefits, such as filtering out pollen and traffic fumes.


Press Praise for the new BMW 3 Series

Three times winner of the ‘What Car? Compact Executive Car of the Year’, the outgoing BMW 3 Series dominated its class from launch, and attracted unrivalled praise from the motoring media.


New Car Range Upgrade Offers

The latest 1, 3, 5, 6, X and Z series BMW models, provided by Cooper BMW.


BMW Gets Behind The London 2012 Olympic And Paralympic Games

BMW Group is proud to be the Official Automotive Partner of the London 2012 Olympic and Paralympic Games.


Join us on 14 and 15th May to Celebrate the BMW Drive to London 2012

Whatever you are planning for the weekend of 14-15 May, you just have to make time to visit Cooper BMW for our unmissable ‘BMW Drive to London 2012’ weekend.


Introducing the New BMW X3

The new BMW X3 will arrive in dealerships across the Cooper Group on the 20th of November. This


Stunning New BMW 6 Series Coupe Arrives October

The beautiful new BMW 6 Series Coupé joins the recently launched BMW 6 Series Convertible at Cooper BMW on 15 October.


2009: New Challenges, New Opportunities

Now that 2008 is drawing to a close, it’s fitting to look back at the last 12 months – and forward to the next.



When BMW’s EfficientDynamics programme was launched in 2007, it immediately raised the technological bar for competitors, providing drivers with a range of cars that not only offered enhanced performance over their predecessors, but also unrivalled fuel efficiency and significantly reduced running costs.


Top tips to get your BMW ready for Summer

With summer finally upon us, it is time to make sure that your car is ready to hit the road under sunny conditions.


New Efficient Engines Deliver Economical Driving

There was a time when driving a Sports Activity Vehicle, executive saloon or high performance roadster meant high fuel costs and high CO2 emissions.


Cooper Convertible Event 17 to 18 March

Exclusive Cooper Convertible Event - Saturday 17 - Sunday 18 March.


Cooper Ex-Demo Event from 20 to 30 April



New models, new services and some great new offers

If the forecasts are to be believed, we’re in for some harsh weather this winter, but help is at hand here at Cooper BMW with a range of winter services and some great offers.


Scrappage - Fancy a New BMW on the Government?

The vehicle discount or ‘scrappage’ scheme means we could give you £2,000 off a new vehicle if you let us scrap your old one.


Going The Extra Mile: Our Promise To You

Here at Cooper BMW, we make it our mission to go the extra mile for our customers.


BMW Value Service: Think We're Expensive? Think Again.

You and your BMW deserve the very best level of service available, but in the current climate none of us want to be paying over the odds.


Twice the joy at Cooper BMW this October

October promises to be an exciting month at Cooper BMW with the launch of two new mould-breaking BMW models: the new BMW 5 Series Gran Turismo and the new BMW X1.



The new BMW 3 Series Saloon is a winner in every respect.


Podium Finish for BMW Z4 GT3 at Nurburgring

It was the first ever podium finish at the Nurbergring 24 Hour Race for the BMW Z4 GT3.


How Winter Ready Is Your BMW?

The forecasters may be predicting another harsh winter but at Cooper BMW we have the models, accessories and expertise to make your winter driving safe and enjoyable – whatever the weather.


BMW 3 Series Achieves Over 1000 Miles on One Tank of Fuel

BMW’s cleanest and greenest 3 Series, the new BMW 320d EfficientDynamics Saloon, has just completed a record-breaking journey from the UK to Munich and (almost) back - on just one tank of fuel.


Experience Joy at Cooper BMW: 11 to 13 September 2009

We’re pleased to bring you news on our forthcoming BMW Ultimate Drive Weekend, taking place at all Cooper BMW Dealerships between 11th-13th September.


Important Announcement

The Cooper Group - one of the largest Authorised BMW Retail Motor Groups in the UK - have secured a limited number of BMWs, all in stock, available for immediate delivery, and all with a price that may surprise you.


Ultimate Driving Pleasure With BMW Performance Accessories

When the car that dominated its class for over 30 years yet again raised the benchmark in September 2008, the new BMW 3 Series set a new standard in its segment by combining a harmonious blend of interior and exterior styling with an unrivalled range of innovative driver features.


1 Series range sees arrival of most efficient BMW yet

This year Cooper BMW is pleased to announce the arrival of the new BMW 116d and the new BMW 1 Series Sport models into the showroom.


The New BMW 1 Series Convertible

Open-topped motoring comes to the 1 Series range.


The New BMW 1 Series Coupe

Intense driving pleasure with the BMW 1 Series Coupe.


Get the BMW Experience without sitting in a car

Would you like to see, feel and experience a BMW even before you put your foot inside the car?


New BMW 7 Series arrives at Cooper BMW in November

Launching at Cooper BMW on 15 November, the new BMW 7 Series is exceptionally elegant, both inside and out.


EfficientDynamics wins BMW What Car? Green Award

BMW has won What Car?’s coveted Green Award.


New Edition models offer increased specification for less

Now is the perfect time to drop into Cooper BMW and find out about the new BMW 2008 model range.


New BMW X6 Sports Activity Coupé redefines off-road sector

BMW has redefined the off-road sector with the launch of the first ever Sports Activity Coupé.



Thirty-eight years after the launch of the first BMW 5 Series, the new, sixth-generation 5 Series Saloon makes its UK debut on 20 March 2010.


Good News Event from 12 - 21 September

If it’s not the supposed economic downturn or the price of fuel, it’s the not so great British weather.


Credit Crunch...what Credit Crunch?

Cooper are delighted to announce £1,000 - £3,000 Dealer Deposit Contributions available on a wide range of BMW models, until 30th September 2008(9.9% APR Typical)*


BMW: the benefits of smart investment

In today’s economic climate, many of us will be looking for ways to make our money go further.


Even more reasons to visit Cooper BMW this summer

With new engines, new models and a new range of accessories, there are now even more reasons to drop into Cooper BMW.