Category: BMW

Bowker BMW technician Mick Eastham has retired after 47 years with the company.

Mick Eastham, from Preston, began his career in 1977 at Kinders Garage. He joined Bowker Motor Group shortly after, dedicating his professional life to the company and witnessing significant changes in the automotive industry over the decades.

Over the years, Mick has seen numerous advances in automotive technology. In the 80s, technicians had extensive time to service vehicles, performing tasks such as stripping brakes and tuning engines. Today, improved oil quality and digital systems allow for faster and more efficient service.

Mick said: “In the old days, you just got a job and you fixed it. Now, with digital systems and quality oils, we can do more miles and work quicker. It’s a big change from how things used to be.”

Most recently Mick has worked at the aftersales centre at Bowker in Preston. Bigger than a football pitch, the centre is located on a 6.5 acre site on Watery Lane in Preston. It has 30 ramps, two dedicated MOT lanes and a state-of-the-art laser wheel alignment machine.

This is where Mick’s dedication to his craft and his honest approach earned him the respect of colleagues and customers alike. He mentored many apprentices at Bowker, imparting the importance of nurturing young talent for the future of the business.

As Mick steps into retirement, he looks forward to spending more time with his family, particularly his grandchildren, and taking on more leisurely pursuits.

Mick added: “I’ll be doing the school runs and spending more time in the garden. We also plan to take family holidays to create lasting memories for our children and grandchildren.”

For Bowker Motor Group, Service manager Dave Mechan said: “It’s quite an achievement to work for so long in one industry, let alone with one company. We’re grateful for Mick’s long service and proud that it was with Bowker. We wish him all the best in his retirement. It feels like the end of an era! But his quick wit and plain advice will remain with many of his colleagues. And hopefully, he’ll pop in from time to time to catch up.”

YOU DON'T NEED WORDS FOR A BOLD STATEMENT.

 
For the BMW 3 Series 

The BMW 3 Series M Performance Parts bring the exhilarating feeling of motorsport onto the road. Offering supreme quality for optimum performance and a distinctively sporty design, while maintaining maximum safety and durability. Available for a variety of BMW 3 Series.

Kit available for the BMW 318i, BMW 330i, BMW 318d, BMW 320d, BMW 330d and BMW 330e includes:

  • Rear Spoiler in Matt Black
  • Rear Trim
  • Rear Diffuser in High Gloss Black
  • Side Sills
  • M Performance Decal

RRP – £1,886.62

Bowker Offer – £1,550.00 including fitting

Kit available for the BMW 318i, BMW 330i, BMW 318d, BMW 320d, BMW 330d and BMW 330e includes:

  • Front Splitter
  • Carbon Rear Spoiler
  • Rear Trim
  • Carbon Rear Diffuser
  • Side Sills
  • M Performance Decal

RRP – £3,564.82

Bowker Offer – £2,795 including fitting

Kit available for the BMW 320i, BMW 320d and BMW 330e includes:

  • Rear Fins
  • Rear Spoiler
  • Side sills
  • Rear Bumper Trim
  • Carbon Rear Diffuser

RRP – £3,583.55

Bowker Offer – £2,750.00 including fitting

For more information or to place your order, please complete the enquiry form on this page or call our Parts Team at Preston on 01772 769976 | Blackburn on 01254 274444

 
Terms and Conditions: Exterior enhanced kit applies to BMW 3 Series G20 and G212 model. Vehicle must be registered prior to fitment. Prices include VAT and fitting. Must be M Sport specification and either BMW 318i, BMW 330i, BMW 318d, BMW 320d, BMW 330d, BMW 330e. Offers available while stocks last.

YOU DON'T NEED WORDS FOR A BOLD STATEMENT.

 
For the BMW 1 Series 

Inspired by racing: BMW M Performance Parts highlight the sporty, athletic nature of your BMW. Get ready to stand out from the crowd with our BMW M Performance Parts for the BMW 1 Series. Available for a variety of BMW 1 Series.

Interested in an M Performance kit with alloy wheels? Ask us about part-exchanging your current wheel and tyre set.

Kit available for the BMW 128ti and BMW M135i includes:

  • Black M Performance Decals
  • Aero Flick
  • Rear Spoiler
  • Front Splitter
  • Black Kidney Grille
  • Carbon Rear Diffuser
  • 19″ Alloy Wheels – Style 555M
  • Floating Hub Caps

RRP – £6,992.47

Bowker Offer£4,995.00

Kit available for the BMW 118i, BMW 116d, BMW 118d and BMW 120d includes:

  • Black M Performance decals
  • Aero flick right
  • Rear Spoiler
  • Front Splitter
  • Spoiler
  • Black Kidney Grille

RRP – £2,505.95

Bowker Offer – £1,995

Kit available for the BMW 118d and BMW 120d includes:

  • Black M Performance decals
  • Aero flick
  • Rear Spoiler
  • Front Splitter
  • Rear Spoiler
  • Black Kidney Grille
  • Carbon Rear Diffuser

RRP – £3,583.55

Bowker Offer – £2,750.00

For more information or to place your order, please complete the enquiry form on this page or call our Parts Team at Preston on 01772 769976 | Blackburn on 01254 274444

 
Terms and Conditions: Exterior enhanced kit applies to BMW 1 Series F40 models. Vehicle must be registered prior to fitment. Prices include VAT and fitting. Must be M Sport specification and either BMW 128ti, BMW M135i, BMW 118i, BMW 116d, BMW 118d, BMW 120d. Offers available while stocks last.

For safer, reliable and more comfortable journeys.

We’re just as ready for summer as you are. Whatever you’re doing and wherever you’re going this season, ensure your BMW is ready to perform at its best with our Summer Service Offers.

Take advantage of one of the offers below and let our expert BMW Technicians help you to maintain the perfect climate when driving and enjoy safer, reliable and more comfortable journeys this Summer.

Air-conditioning Refresh – £39.99

  • Air-conditioning Refresh – We’ll clean and disinfect the evaporator and air duct systems, as well as treat the air vents and the interior with a fluid that kills 99.9% of viruses.
  • Fluid Top-up – Includes anti-freeze, engine oil, AdBlue and screen wash*.
  • Summer Health Check – A check over all your BMW’s key elements including brakes, steering, suspension, lights, wipers, tyres and battery.

Air-conditioning Service –  R134A Gas – £79.99 |  R1234YF Gas – £99.99

  • Full Air Conditioning Service with Refresh – Full system operation check for pressure, as well as a complete drain and refilling of refrigerant and lubricants in order that it maintains a comfortable temperature. We also clean and disinfect the entire air conditioning system with fluid that kills 99.9% of viruses.
  • Fluid Top-up – Includes anti-freeze, engine oil, AdBlue and screen wash*.
  • Summer Health Check – A check over all your BMW’s key elements including brakes, steering, suspension, lights, wipers, tyres and battery.

Our Technicians will prepare a health check report and, using the latest technology, share a personalised talk-through video whilst your vehicle is on a ramp in the Workshop – so you can see what they see. Your BMW will also have any manufacturer required quality enhancements carried out and we’ll review any warning notifications.

For more information, or to make a booking, please call Bowker Blackburn on 01254 274444 or Bowker Preston on 01772 769976. Alternatively, click below to book online 24/7 at your nearest Bowker Centre:

* Up to 1 litre per fluid. 

£1,000 DEPOSIT CONTRIBUTION ON SELECTED BMW M APPROVED USED MODELS.

Buy a selected Approved Used BMW M2, M3, M4, M5, M6, X3M, X4M, X5M or X6M, before 1 July 2024 and enjoy a £1000 deposit contribution with Representative 10.9% APR*.

Click the button below to explore our current stock.

 For more information or to arrange a test drive†, please complete the enquiry form on this page and a member of the team will be in touch. Click here to view our Centre opening hours.

Bowker Blackburn Ltd and Bowker Preston Ltd are credit brokers and not lenders.
£1000 deposit contribution and Representative 10.9% APR available on a BMW Select agreement with terms between 30-60 months or Hire Purchase agreement with terms between 36-60 months for Approved Used BMW M models (BMW M2, M3, M4, M5, M6, X3M, X4M, X5M, X6M) and sold between 3 April 2024 and 1 June 2024 and delivered by 1 July 2024. Offer is not available to BMW M Performance models (e.g. 3 Series M340i). £1,000 Deposit Contribution cnanot be used in conjunction with any low rate APR offer such as the GKL 7.9% (relevant for the M8 / XM), therefore only available once these models are greater than 18 months old). All vehicles must be at least 4 months old at the point of entering the finance agreement. 
Subject to availability. Participating Retailers only. Cannot be used in conjunction with any other offer. If you chose Select, optional final payment and option to purchase fee not payable if you opt to return the vehicle at the end of the agreement (vehicle condition, excess mileage and other charges may be payable). Finance available subject to credit acceptance to UK residents aged 18 or over. Guarantees and indemnities may be required. Terms and conditions apply. Offer may be varied, withdrawn or extended at any time. ‘BMW Select’ is a form of hire-purchase agreement provided by BMW Financial Services, Summit ONE, Summit Avenue, Farnborough, Hampshire GU14 0FB. BMW (UK) Limited introduces customers to BMW Financial Services only and does not receive any commission or other payment for the introduction. The introduction does not amount to independent financial advice. Your Retailer will receive commission for introducing customers to BMW Financial Services.

A Bowker Group manager is set to run his first marathon since a snowmobile accident nearly cost him his leg 11 years ago.

In February 2013, Group Implementation Manager Richard Cowell sustained serious injuries, including a six-inch bone-deep gash in his leg, after losing control of a snowmobile and colliding with a tree at approximately 50mph. The accident happened during a trip in Vancouver sponsored by BMW. 

On the 14th of April, Richard from Rawtenstall will compete in the Adidas Manchester Marathon, the UK’s second-largest marathon. Known for its welcoming atmosphere and support for runners of all levels, the event is an ideal platform for Richard’s first-ever marathon challenge.

He hopes to raise funds for Kieran’s Angels, a charity group formed for his friend, Kieran Keigher, which supports cancer research in the UK.

“The accident happened a long time ago now. I’ve fully recovered. But, if you’d asked me ten years ago about running a marathon – I’d have thought you were mad. But here I am. I’ve been training hard and am optimistic I can finish the race. 

“More importantly than the personal challenge, I want to raise as much money as possible for an important cause. I received great medical care when I needed it ten years ago. I’m very grateful for that. If taking on the marathon challenge helps others – even in a small way – it’s a simple way I  can show my gratitude.”

Back in 2013, despite doctors advising a twelve-week recovery period, Richard returned to work after just four weeks. The accident left him with injuries that posed a significant threat to his mobility.

BMW has continued its impressive run at the coveted Fleet News Awards, securing the Fleet Manufacturer of the Year title for the sixth consecutive year in 2024. This achievement is particularly significant as the award is voted for by Fleet News readers, who are certified fleet decision-makers, reflecting the brand’s strong reputation across the wider sector.

The award ceremony was held on the 13th of March at Grosvenor House in London, where the achievements of the fleet industry were celebrated in style. In addition to the Manufacturer of the Year accolade, BMW also triumphed in individual vehicle categories. The BMW i4 claimed the Best Premium Car title, acknowledging its leading position in the premium electric vehicle market and its appeal to corporate customers and company car drivers.

Furthermore, the new BMW 5 Series was named Best Executive Car, solidifying its position as a leading choice for business users in the UK. Launched in October 2023, the eighth-generation BMW 5 Series fuses advanced technology with an elegant and sporting saloon style, generous space, and exceptional refinement. The BMW 5 Series offers a choice of powertrains – petrol, plug-in hybrid, and the all-electric BMW i5, providing fleet customers complete flexibility depending on the needs of their drivers.

Matt Collins, General Manager of Corporate Sales at BMW UK, said, “We are immensely proud to be recognised once again as Fleet Manufacturer of the Year, and I’d like to express my sincere thanks to Fleet News and its readers for their continued support and recognition. We are also delighted to receive individual accolades for the BMW i4 and 5 Series. These awards are a testament to the hard work and dedication of our team and our commitment to delivering vehicles that meet the evolving needs of the fleet sector.”

The Fleet News Awards are well-known for their meticulous judging process and focus on real-world fleet usage, thanks to a panel of industry-leading judges, making BMW’s continued success at these awards a testament to the brand’s leadership in the fleet sector.

For further information on BMW’s award-winning fleet and corporate offerings, please visit https://www.bowkermotorgroup.co.uk/bmw/bmw-business-and-corporate-sales

LOW MONTHLY RENTALS
CHOICE OF COLOURS & SPECIFICATIONS
IMMEDIATE DELIVERY 
TEST DRIVES AVAILABLE
TAILORED SUPPORT

OFFERS END 28 MARCH 2024.

At Bowker, we have a select number of BMW i5 eDrive40 M Sport Saloon, BMW i5 xDrive M60 Saloon, and BMW 330e M Sport Saloon available for immediate delivery at both our Preston and Blackburn Centres. Benefit from competitive Business Contract Hire rates and choose from a selection of models, colours and specifications. 

BMW electric cars offer a compelling range of benefits for business owners from cost savings and tax incentives to environmental responsibility and future-proofing.

Explore our stock below. For more information or to book an appointment with our sales team, please complete the contact form on this page or call us:

CHOOSE YOUR MODEL:

BMW i5 eDrive40 M Sport Saloon

ELECTRIC

BMW i5 xDrive M60 Saloon

ELECTRIC

BMW 330e M Sport Saloon

PLUG-IN-HYBRID

BMW i5 eDrive40 M Sport Saloon

BMW i5 eDrive40 M Sport Saloon

SOPHISTO GREY
Interior: Silverstone II/Atlas Grey
Individual Leather, Tech Pack, Comfort Pack

23 x £379 Monthly Rentals + £4,553 Initial Rental

BMW i5 xDrive M60 Saloon

BMW i5 xDrive M60 Saloon

BLACK SAPHIRE
Interior: Smoke White Veganza
Comfort Plus Pack & Tech Plus Pack
Sunroof
23 x £576 Monthly Rentals + £6,915 Initial Rental

BMW i5 xDrive M60 Saloon

BLACK SAPHIRE
Interior: Black Veganza 
Comfort Pack & Tech Plus Pack
23 x £557 Monthly Rentals + £6,689 Initial Rental

BMW i5 xDrive M60 Saloon

FROZEN PURE GREY
Interior: Black & Atlas Grey Merino
Individual Leather, Sunroof, Comfort Pack & Tech Plus Pack
23 x £658 Monthly Rentals + £7,897 Initial Rental

BMW 330e M Sport Saloon

BMW 330e M Sport Saloon

BROOKLYN GREY
Interior: Alcantara/Sensatec
Sun Protection Glass
23 x £306 Monthly Rentals + £3,681 Initial Rental

BMW 330e M Sport Saloon

BLACK SAPHIRE
Interior: Alcantara/Sensatec
Sun Protection Glass
23 x £306 Monthly Rentals + £3,681 Initial Rental

BMW 330e M Sport Saloon

SKYSCRAPER GREY
Interior: Alcantara/Sensatec
Sun Protection Glass
23 x £306 Monthly Rentals + £3,681 Initial Rental

BMW 330e M Sport Saloon

SKYSCRAPER GREY
Interior: Alcantara/Sensatec
Sun Protection Glass
23 x £306 Monthly Rentals + £3,681 Initial Rental

BMW Business Contract Hire Finance Examples.

Model BMW 330e M Sport Saloon BMW i5 eDrive40 M Sport Saloon BMW i5 xDrive M60 Saloon
Initial Rental £3,681.48 £4,553.88 £6,915.84
Monthly Rental 23 x £306.79 23 x £379.49 23 x £576.32
Annual Mileage 6,000 6,000 6,000
Excess Mileage Charge 12.6p 21.9p 27.3p
Bowker Preston Limited & Bowker Blackburn Limited are credit brokers.
Business users only. Prices exclude VAT at 20%. Prices shown are for a 24 month Business Contract Hire agreement. Applies for stock vehicles ordered between 07/03/2024 and 28/03/2024 and registered by 28/03/2024 (subject to availability) or within 10 days of vehicle arriving at Retailer. At the end of your agreement you must return the vehicle. Excess mileage, vehicle condition and other charges may be payable. Available subject to status to UK residents aged 18 or over. Guarantees and indemnities may be required. The amount of VAT you can reclaim depends on your business VAT status. Terms and conditions apply. Offer may be varied, withdrawn or extended at any time. Hire provided by BMW Group Corporate Finance, a trading name of Alphabet (GB) Limited, Alphabet House, Summit Avenue, Farnborough, Hampshire GU14 0FB. Bowker Blackburn Limited and Bowker Preston Limited introduce customers to a selected panel of lenders, which includes BMW Financial Services. We receive a fixed commission for introducing you to BMW Financial Services calculated by reference to the vehicle or as a percentage of the amount you borrow. We do not have any discretion to vary the interest rate or APR you pay under your finance agreement. An introduction from us does not amount to independent financial advice.

BMW M. HIGH PERFORMANCE VEHICLES. BORN ON THE RACETRACK. AT HOME ON EVERY ROAD.

OFFERS END 28 MARCH 2024.

LOW MONTHLY RENTALS
CHOICE OF COLOURS & SPECIFICATIONS
IMMEDIATE DELIVERY 

At Bowker, we have a select number of BMW M vehicles available for immediate delivery at both our Preston and Blackburn Centres. Benefit from low monthly rentals and choose from a selection of colours and specifications. 

These high-performance cars meet even the highest demands with respect to agility, dynamics and power. Equipped with powerful engines which are combined with design enhancements that push levels of functionality.

Explore our current stock below. For more information or to book an appointment with our sales team, please complete the contact form on this page or call us:

CHOOSE YOUR MODEL:

BMW M2 Coupe

Engine Performance: 460hp
Acceleration (0-62 mph): 4.1 s

BMW M3 Competition M xDrive Saloon

Engine Performance: 510hp
Acceleration (0-62 mph): 3.5 s

BMW M4 Competition M xDrive Coupe

Engine Performance: 530hp
Acceleration (0-62 mph): 3.5 s

BMW M2 Coupe

From £6,588 Initial Rental + 23 x £549 Monthly Rentals

BROOKLYN GREY
Interior: Full Merino Leather in Black 
M Race Track Pack
BLACK SAPHIRE
Interior: Black with Blue Stitching Vernasca 
M Race Track Pack

BMW M3 Competition M xDrive Saloon

From £9,144 Initial Rental + 23 x £762 Monthly Rentals

SKYSCRAPER GREY
Interior: Silverstone and Black Bicolour Full Merino Leather
Comfort Pack, Visibility Pack, Tech Plus Pack
LIQUID COPPER
Interior: Black Extended Merino Leather

Comfort Pack, Visibility Pack, Tech Plus Pack
DRAVIT GREY
Interior: Black Extended Merino Leather

Comfort Pack, Visibility Pack, Tech Plus Pack
SKYSCRAPER GREY
Interior: Silverstone and Black Merino Leather
Comfort Pack, Visibility Pack, Tech Plus Pack
PORTIMAO BLUE
Interior: Silverstone and Black Merino Leather
Comfort Pack, Visibility Pack, Tech Plus Pack
SKYSCRAPER GREY
Interior: Black Extended Merino Leather
Comfort Pack & Tech Plus Pack
BLACK SAPPHIRE
Interior: Black Full Merino Leather
Ultimate Pack

BMW M4 Competition M xDrive Coupe

£9,252 Initial Rental + 23 x £771 Monthly Rentals

BLACK SAPPHIRE
Interior: Black Extended Merino Leather
Comfort Pack, Visibility Pack, Tech Plus Pack

BMW Personal Contract Hire Finance Examples.

Model BMW M2 Coupe BMW M3 Competition M xDrive Saloon M4 Competition M xDrive Coupe
Initial Rental £6,588.00 £9,144.00 £9,252.00
Monthly Rental 23 x £549.00 23 x £762.00 23 x £771.00
Annual Mileage 6,000 6,000 6,000
Excess Mileage Charge 14.69p 23.44p 22.82p
Bowker Preston Limited & Bowker Blackburn Limited are a credit brokers.
Prices shown are for a 24 month Personal Contract Hire agreement for the model above with a contract mileage of 12,000 miles and excess mileage charges. Applies for new vehicles ordered between 07/03/2024 and 28/03/2024 and registered by 28/03/2024. Retail customers only. At the end of your agreement you must return the vehicle. Excess mileage, vehicle condition and other charges may be payable. Hire available subject to status to UK residents aged 18 or over. Guarantees and indemnities may be required. Terms and conditions apply. Offer may be varied, withdrawn or extended at any time. Hire provided by BMW Financial Services, Summit ONE, Summit Avenue, Farnborough, Hampshire GU14 0FB. Bowker Preston Limited & Bowker Blackburn Limited introduce customers to a selected panel of lenders, which includes BMW Financial Services. We receive a fixed commission for introducing you to BMW Financial Services calculated by reference to the vehicle or as a percentage of the amount you borrow. We do not have any discretion to vary the interest rate or APR you pay under your finance agreement. An introduction from us does not amount to independent financial advice.

Special offer £23.40∗ 

There are a number of very good reasons reasons to choose BMW Service. One of them: the fact that Genuine BMW Parts are used at all times. Because nothing is more important than having “The Original”. Even when it comes to engine oil.

BMW engines unleash a driving dynamic like no other manufacturer. Innovative high-performance engines require premium oils that keep up with rapid development. In cooperation with Shell, Original BMW Engine Oils were developed based on the unique Shell PurePlus Technology.

Engine oil quality depends largely on its main components: the base oils. They make up approximately 75-90% of an engine oil. Original BMW Engine Oils are based on the new patented Shell PurePlus Technology, which makes base oils from natural gas instead of crude oil. The result: crystal clear base oils that contain virtually none of the impurities found in crude oil. Shell PurePlus Technology marks a breakthrough in how engine oils are formulated to provide enhanced viscosity, reduced friction and lower volatility.

So, what are the benefits?

SAFETY – Customers can count on BMW Service Centres to only use high-quality original products, including Genuine Parts and Original BMW Engine Oil. This guarantees the customer’s mobility.

SUSTAINABILITY – Original BMW Engine Oils reduce oil and fuel consumption – ensuring sustainable driving pleasure!

VALUE PRESERVATION – Using Original BMW Engine Oil keeps the engine clean and efficient. Along with BMW Service expertise, it helps maintain the vehicle’s value.

BMW oil top up kit

To purchase your top-up kit,  please contact your nearest Centre – Bowker Preston on 01772 769976 or Bowker Blackburn on 01254 274444. Alternatively, complete the enquiry form and we’ll be in touch!

*Offer ends 30 June 2024. Price includes VAT.

FROM £369 PER MONTH & UP TO £6,397 BOWKER DEPOSIT CONTRIBUTION.

FROM 3.9% APR REP.

OFFERS END 29 FEBRUARY 2024.

UP-TO £6,397 DEPOSIT CONTRIBUTION 
CHOICE OF COLOURS & SPECIFICATIONS
IMMEDIATE DELIVERY 
COMPLIMENTARY BMW M PERFORMANCE FLOOR MATS & MUG
TEST DRIVES AVAILABLE

At Bowker, we have a select number of BMW M Performance vehicles available for immediate delivery at both our Preston and Blackburn Centres. Benefit from low monthly payments, enhanced deposit contributions, and complimentary front and rear BMW M Performance Mats & a BMW M Performance Thermos Mug with any car purchased. Plus, choose from a selection of colours and specifications. 

Explore our stock below. For more information or to book a tailored appointment with our sales team, please complete the contact form on this page or call us:

CHOOSE YOUR MODEL:

BMW 128ti Sport Hatch AUTO

Engine Performance: 198 kW (265hp)
Acceleration (0-62 mph): 6.1 s

BMW M135i xDrive AUTO

Engine Performance: 225 kW (306hp)
Acceleration (0-62 mph): 4.8 s

BMW M240i xDrive Coupé AUTO

Engine Performance: 275 kW (374hp)
Acceleration (0-62 mph): 4.3 s

BMW 128ti Sports Hatch AUTO

– Black
– Sun Protection Glass
– 128ti Pack
– Park Assist
– £389 Per Month + £2,000 Deposit
– £4,408 Deposit Contribution 
– 3.9% APR Representative
– Black
– Sun Protection Glass
– 128ti Pack
– £379 Per Month + £2,000 Deposit
£4,459 Deposit Contribution 
3.9% APR Representative 
– Skyscraper Grey
– Sun Protection Glass
– 128ti Pack
– £379 Per Month + £2,000 Deposit
£4,459 Deposit Contribution 
3.9% APR Representative 
– Skyscraper Grey
– Sun Protection Glass
– 128ti Pack
– £379 Per Month + £2,000 Deposit
£4,459 Deposit Contribution 
3.9% APR Representative 
– Storm Bay
– Sun Protection Glass
– 128ti Pack
– £379 Per Month + £2,000 Deposit
£4,459 Deposit Contribution 
3.9% APR Representative 
– White
– Sun Protection Glass
– 128ti Pack
– £369 Per Month + £1,500 Deposit
– £4,300 Deposit Contribution 
– 3.9% APR Representative

BMW M135i xDrive Sports Hatch AUTO

– Black
– Sun Roof & Sun Protection Glass
– Comfort, Pro & Tech Pack 
– £479 Per Month + £2,000 Deposit
– £6,397 Deposit Contribution 
– 3.9% APR Representative 
– Black
– Sun Protection Glass
– Pro Pack
– £399 Per Month + £3,000 Deposit
– £5,852 Deposit Contribution 
– 3.9% APR Representative 
– Black
– Sun Protection Glass
– Pro Pack
– Park Assistance
– £399 Per Month + £3,300 Deposit
– £5,937 Deposit Contribution 
– 3.9% APR Representative 
– Misano Blue 
– Sun Protection Glass
– Pro Pack
– Park Assistance 
– £399 Per Month + £3,300 Deposit
– £5,937 Deposit Contribution 
– 3.9% APR Representative 
– Misano Blue 
– Sun Protection Glass
– Pro Pack
– £399 Per Month + £3,300 Deposit
– £5,937 Deposit Contribution 
– 3.9% APR Representative 
– Skyscraper Grey
– Sun Protection Glass
– Pro Pack 
– £399 Per Month + £3,000 Deposit
– £5,852 Deposit Contribution 
– 3.9% APR Representative 
– Skyscraper Grey
– Sun Protection Glass
– Pro Pack
– £399 Per Month + £3,000 Deposit
– £5,852 Deposit Contribution 
– 3.9% APR Representative 
– Storm Bay
– Sun Protection Glass
– Pro Pack
– £399 Per Month + £3,000 Deposit
– £5,852 Deposit Contribution 
– 3.9% APR Representative 
– Skyscraper Grey
– Sun Protection Glass
– Pro Pack
– £399 Per Month + £3,000 Deposit
– £5,852 Deposit Contribution 
– 3.9% APR Representative 
– Skyscraper Grey
– Sun Protection Glass
– Pro Pack
– Park Assistance
– £399 Per Month + £3,300 Deposit
– £5,937 Deposit Contribution 
– 3.9% APR Representative 

BMW M240i xDrive Coupé AUTO

– Thundernight
– Comfort & Tech Pack
– Harmon Kardon
– Illuminated Accents
– £599 Per Month + £4,000 Deposit
– £5,879 Deposit Contribution 
– 6.9% APR Representative
– Thundernight
– M Tech Pack
– Harmon Kardon
– Heated Steering Wheel
– £589 Per Month + £4,000 Deposit
– £5,771 Deposit Contribution 
– 6.9% APR Representative
– Portimao Blue
– Comfort & Tech Pack
– Harmon Kardon
– £585 Per Month + £4,000 Deposit
– £5,786 Deposit Contribution 
– 6.9% APR Representative

BMW Select Representative Finance Example.

Model BMW 128ti Sports Hatch AUTO BMW M135i xDrive Sports Hatch AUTO
On the Road Cash Price* £39,695.00 £48,415.00
Customer Deposit £2,000.00 £2,000.00
BMW FS Deposit Contribution £1,500.00 £2,500.00
Bowker Deposit Contribution £2,959.73 £3,897.79
47 Monthly Payments £379.00 £479.00
Term Of Agreement 48 Months 48 Months
Total Amount Of Credit £33,235.27 £40,017.21
Annual Mileage 6,000 6,000
Excess Mileage Charge (Per Mile) 10.88p 11.81p
Total Amount Payable £43,756.47 £53,219.48
Option to Purchase Fee^ £0.00 £0.00
Optional Final Payment^ £19,483.74 £22,308.69
Representative APR 3.9% 3.9%
Bowker Preston Limited and Bowker Blackburn Limited are credit brokers not lenders. 
Representative examples are for BMW Select agreement for the models above, with a contract mileage of 24,000 miles and excess mileage charge.  Applies to new vehicles ordered between 01/02/2024 and 29/02/2024 and registered by 29/02/2024​ (subject to availability). Retail customers only. *On the road cash price is based on manufacturer’s recommended retail price and includes 3 year BMW Retailer Warranty, BMW Emergency Service, 12 months’ road fund licence, vehicle first registration fee, delivery, number plates and VAT. ^Optional final payment and option to purchase fee not payable if you opt to return the vehicle at the end of the agreement (vehicle condition, excess mileage and other charges may be payable). Finance available subject to credit acceptance to UK residents aged 18 or over. Guarantees and indemnities may be required. Terms and conditions apply. Offer may be varied, withdrawn or extended at any time. ‘BMW Select’ is a form of hire-purchase agreement provided by BMW Financial Services, Summit ONE, Summit Avenue, Farnborough, Hampshire GU14 0FB. You will have a 14 day statutory right to withdraw from the agreement. Bowker Blackburn Limited and Bowker Preston Limited introduces customers to a selected panel of lenders, which includes BMW Financial Services. We receive a fixed commission for introducing you to BMW Financial Services calculated by reference to the vehicle or as a percentage of the amount you borrow. We do not have any discretion to vary the interest rate or APR you pay under your finance agreement. An introduction from us does not amount to independent financial advice.
Test drive subject to applicant status and availability. T&Cs apply.
No cash alternative for complimentary BMW M Performance Mats and BMW M Performance Mug. Offer ends 29/02/2024.

Bowker BMW and Ribby Hall Village have confirmed a two-year sustainability partnership extension. 

The relationship began 12 years ago, in 2011. It began with a shared commitment to sustainability that continues today. The partnership extension includes an all-electric BMW iX1, a courtesy vehicle for the Village.

Located in Wrea Green, Ribby Hall Village emphasises sustainable business practices. Ribby Hall Village is a previous winner of the title Green Business of the Year. The Village’s initiatives include promoting energy efficiency, supporting local businesses, and working to divert all its waste away from landfills. Their aim is to maximise recycling efforts.

Bowker, meanwhile, received a national BMW UK Retailer Award for the car centre’s commitment to sustainability in 2023. The family-owned business invested almost £2 million in sustainability initiatives in 2022 alone and appointed an Energy Champion to help reduce the company’s carbon footprint.

Jonathan Rogan, head of business for Bowker BMW, said: “Bowker and Ribby Hall Village are a great example of two local Lancashire businesses creating value for customers the right way. For Bowker, that means looking after the environment. The emission-free BMW iX1 is a great vehicle choice for Ribby Hall Village.”

The partnership between Bowker BMW and Ribby Hall Village centres on a shared commitment to sustainability. Both parties have agreed on actions that reflect their shared goals for environmentally conscious operations.

John McIlwham, director at Ribby Hall Village, said: “The fact that our partnership with Bowker has lasted for 12 years speaks volumes about our relationship together. When businesses that share the same values come together, we can work together and inspire each other to improve continually. The BMW iX1 will be used for our guests.”

The Corporate Key Account Manager at Bowker BMW has become one of the first in the country to achieve a new BMW Corporate Certified and Business Sales Skills certificate. 

Sue Singleton, who works for Bowker BMW with centres in Blackburn and Preston, was originally in the very first cohort and completed accreditation with the second cohort and is one of the first 23 corporate experts in the UK BMW network to achieve the certification. 

This certification is part of the Corporate Certified programme launched in January 2023. The new accreditation focuses on improving the corporate customer buying experience across the BMW and MINI retailer network. 

Sue’s training covered a rigorous programme designed by BMW UK to help certified retailers focus on the corporate customer experience. The result will benefit BMW owners with a uniform customer journey and establish quantifiable benchmarks.

Sue Singleton, Corporate Key Account Manager at Bowker BMW, said: “The training covered many diverse areas of my corporate role. Everything from finance to the way electric vehicles are transforming the customer experience. I learned a lot. We always set ourselves high standards. However, achieving the latest certificate guarantees that Bowker corporate customers will receive the highest standard of service.”

Richard Cowell, Group General Sales Manager, said: “Congratulations to Sue on becoming one of the first in the country to achieve the new certification. I know how hard she has worked and she deserves this success. The Corporate Certified programme is a significant step in our commitment to delivering exceptional service in the corporate vehicle sales sector. With her accreditation, Sue will now play a crucial role in delivering the high customer experience and business sales standards for which Bowker is renowned.”

BMW UK has introduced the initiative to distinguish BMW in the corporate sector. The training included detailed insights on the increasing mix of Battery Electric Vehicles (BEVs), which typically require more intensive customer interaction. 

Training is a crucial element of the new Corporate Certified programme, with courses provided at the BMW Group Academy near Reading. This training aims to enhance knowledge and understanding of the corporate sector. 

 

Bowker BMW is already a Corporate Certified Retailer. This means the centre commits to providing enhanced service and support tailored to fleet managers, company car drivers, and leasing companies.

The centre promises industry-leading response times to enquiries, with service online requests answered within five minutes. For repairs, the team commits to triage within 24 hours to support parts ordering and technician requirements, with follow-up appointments scheduled within seven working days or three days if a warning light is showing.

The centre offers both collection and local delivery options for new cars, ensuring a premium handover experience with minimal delivery emissions.

 

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BMW 118i M Sport

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Engine Performance: 100 kW (136 hp)
Acceleration (0-62 mph): 8.8 s
WLT Consumption (combined): 47.1 mpg
WLTP CO2 Emissions (combined): 137 g/km

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– M Sport Body Styling
– M Sport Steering

BMW M135i xDrive

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Engine Performance: 225 kW (306hp)
Acceleration (0-62 mph): 4.8 s
WLT Consumption (combined): 37.2 mpg
WLTP CO2 Emissions (combined): 173 g/km

Standard Equipment:
– 18″ M Double-Spoke Bi-Colour Alloy Wheels
– M Sport Exterior Styling
– M Sport Spoiler
– Exclusive Features in Cerium Grey

BMW 128ti

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Engine Performance: 198 kW (265hp)
Acceleration (0-62 mph): 6.1 s
WLT Consumption (combined): 44.1 mpg
WLTP CO2 Emissions (combined): 148 g/km

Standard Equipment:
– M Sport Exterior Styling
– ‘ti’ Badge
– Bespoke M Sport Suspension
– 18-inch Y‑spoke 553 M bi-colour light-alloy wheels

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BMW Select Finance Examples.

Model BMW 118i M Sport Hatch BMW 128ti Sports Hatch AUTO BMW M135i xDrive Sport Hatch AUTO
47 Monthly Payments £299.99 £350.00 £399.99
Bowker Deposit Contribution £2,262.69 £2,435.48 £2,952.21
Rate of Interest 3.9% APR 3.9% APR 3.9% APR
Customer Deposit £2,999.99 £3,500.00 £4,499.00
On the Road Cash Price* £31,630.00 £37,420.00 £42,285.00
Total Amount Of Credit £26,368.31 £31,484.52 £34,833.79
Term Of Agreement 48 Months 48 Months 48 Months
Annual Mileage 6,000 6,000 6,000
Excess Mileage Charge 8.81p 10.88p 11.81p
Total Amount Payable £34,854.97 £41,301.73 £46,531.37
Optional Final Payment^ £15,493.75 £18,916.25 £20,280.63
*Bowker Blackburn Ltd and Bowker Preston Ltd are credit brokers and not lenders.
Representative examples are for BMW Select agreements for the models above, with a contract mileage of 24,000 miles and excess mileage charge.  Applies to new vehicles ordered between 03/01/2024 and 30/03/2024 and registered by 30/03/2024​ (subject to availability) or within 10 days of vehicle arriving at Retailer. Retail customers only. *On the road cash price is based on manufacturer’s recommended retail price and includes 3 year BMW Retailer Warranty, BMW Emergency Service, 12 months’ road fund license, vehicle first registration fee, delivery, number plates and VAT. ^Optional final payment and option to purchase fee not payable if you opt to return the vehicle at the end of the agreement (vehicle condition, excess mileage and other charges may be payable). Finance available subject to credit acceptance to UK residents aged 18 or over. Guarantees and indemnities may be required. Terms and conditions apply. Offer may be varied, withdrawn or extended at any time. ‘BMW Select’ is a form of hire-purchase agreement provided by BMW Financial Services, Summit ONE, Summit Avenue, Farnborough, Hampshire GU14 0FB. You will have a 14 day statutory right to withdraw from the agreement. Bowker Blackburn Limited and Bowker Preston Limited introduces customers to a selected panel of lenders, which includes BMW Financial Services. We receive a fixed commission for introducing you to BMW Financial Services calculated by reference to the vehicle or as a percentage of the amount you borrow. We do not have any discretion to vary the interest rate or APR you pay under your finance agreement. An introduction from us does not amount to independent financial advice.
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BMW M135i xDrive

The new BMW iX2 combines all-electric driving enjoyment with plenty of space, and a striking, modern design. With a sporty and powerful exterior and elegant interior – get to your destination without local emissions and in typical BMW comfort, thanks to the impressive range of the new BMW iX2. 

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BMW Select Finance Example

Model BMW iX2 xDrive30 M Sport
47 Monthly Payments £598.91
Customer Deposit £8,671.00
On the Road Cash Price* £58,040.00
Total Amount Of Credit £49,369.00
Term Of Agreement 48 Months
Annual Mileage 6,000
Excess Mileage Charge 20.63p
Total Amount Payable £63,937.07
Optional Final Payment^ £27,117.30
Rate of Interest 3.9% APR
*Bowker Blackburn Ltd and Bowker Preston Ltd are credit brokers and not lenders.
Finance quote is for a BMW Select agreement for the BMW iX2 xDrive30 M Sport shown, with a contract mileage of 24,000 miles and excess mileage charge of 20.63p per mile. Applies to new vehicles ordered between 03/04/2024 and 01/07/2024 and registered by 30/09/2024 (subject to availability). Retail customers only. *On the road cash price is based on manufacturer’s recommended retail price and includes 3 year BMW Retailer Warranty, BMW Emergency Service, 12 months’ road fund licence, vehicle first registration fee, delivery, number plates and VAT. ^Optional final payment and option to purchase fee not payable if you opt to return the vehicle at the end of the agreement (vehicle condition, excess mileage and other charges may be payable). Finance available subject to credit acceptance to UK residents aged 18 or over. Guarantees and indemnities may be required. Terms and conditions apply. Offer may be varied, withdrawn or extended at any time. ‘BMW Select’ is a form of hire-purchase agreement provided by BMW Financial Services, Summit ONE, Summit Avenue, Farnborough, Hampshire GU14 0FB. You will have a 14 day statutory right to withdraw from the agreement. Bowker Blackburn Limited and Bowker Preston Limited introduces customers to a selected panel of lenders, which includes BMW Financial Services. We receive a fixed commission for introducing you to BMW Financial Services calculated by reference to the vehicle or as a percentage of the amount you borrow. We do not have any discretion to vary the interest rate or APR you pay under your finance agreement. An introduction from us does not amount to independent financial advice.
†Test drive subject to availability and driver eligibility.

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Representative 7.9% APR available on selected BMW Select or Hire Purchase agreement for Approved Used BMW 7 Series, 8 Series, X7 and XM models (up to 18 months old) sold from 03/04/2024 to 30/06/2024. All vehicles must be at least 4 months old at the point of entering the finance agreement. Available on terms between 24-60 months on Select and HP. Subject to availability. Participating Retailers only. Cannot be used in conjunction with any other offer. If you chose Select, optional final payment and option to purchase fee not payable if you opt to return the vehicle at the end of the agreement (vehicle condition, excess mileage and other charges may be payable). Finance available subject to credit acceptance to UK residents aged 18 or over. Guarantees and indemnities may be required. Terms and conditions apply. Offer may be varied, withdrawn or extended at any time. ‘BMW Select’ is a form of hire-purchase agreement provided by BMW Financial Services, Summit ONE, Summit Avenue, Farnborough, Hampshire GU14 0FB. You will have a 14 day statutory right to withdraw from the agreement. BMW (UK) Limited introduces customers to BMW Financial Services only and does not receive any commission or other payment for the introduction. The introduction does not amount to independent financial advice. Your Retailer will receive fixed commission for introducing customers to BMW Financial Services.
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