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BMW Motorrad

Get the Heritage Look

Their look is as distinctive as those who wear them. Their character as striking as you: The BMW Motorrad Heritage collection is much more than functional clothing – it combines the spirit of the casual old days with modern technologies.

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MINI

Lancashire Rescue Dog Leads MINI Retailer’s National Crusade for Social Video Glory

A Lancashire rescue dog is leading a North West car retailer’s national crusade to produce and share the best video in the country on social …

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MINI

Competition Terms & Conditions

Competition Ts&Cs.
You chance to win an overnight luxury spa break with dinner and Aqua Thermal Journey for two people at The Spa Hotel at Ribby Hall with use of a MINI Electric.

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BMW

Become A Convert

If you’ve never driven a convertible, you need to check out the BMW 4 Series, a sleek open-top four-seater that has power and pace.

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BMW of the Week
BMW

BMW of the Week

Discover our BMW of the Week: A BMW M340i xDrive Saloon in Black Sapphire.
– Shadowline Plus
– Comfort Pack

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Ciceley Motorsport
BMW

Bowker and Ciceley Partner for Motorsport Glory

Bowker BMW and Ciceley Motorsport reveal their first partnership in the pursuit of national motorsport glory.

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Preston College
BMW Motorrad

Bowker Motorrad Donates Engine to Preston’s College Thanks to Shannon’s Quick Thinking

A Bowker Motorrad apprentice has negotiated a deal to donate a motorcycle engine to Preston’s College Motorcycle engineering department.

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BMW Motorrad

Bike of the Week

– BMW F 900 XR TE
– £600 Bowker Contribution
– Immediate Delivery

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BMW

British Touring Car Championship Race Reports

Following Bowker BMW’s partnership with Ciceley Motorsport’s British Touring Car Championship Team – Car Gods Racing, we want to keep you updated with race reports.

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BMW Motorrad

Motorsport Wear Offer

With the British Super Bike season well underway, we are offering 25% off* all full priced items within our Motorsport Collection.

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MINI

Bowker MINI Partner With Cuckoo Gin

Bowker MINI are proud to announce that we have partnered up with the wonderful people at Brindle Distillery.
Based at Holmes Farm in Brindle, the award-winning distillery, known for the name ‘Cuckoo GIN’ are dedicated to the future and strive to be sustainable.

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MINI Countryman PHEV LCI Charging
MINI

MINI Charging

MINI Charging is your gateway to one of the worlds largest charging Networks. You will have access to a range of providers, using just one RFID card or via a mobile app.

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BMW

Plug-in Hybrid Explained

Our Product Genius’ get asked a lot about plug-in hybrids. Read all their answers and insights.

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BMW

BMW i4 M50

The BMW i4 M50 the most powerful variant available in the first all-electric Gran Coupé.

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BMW

BMW Charging

BMW Charging is the all-round solution for charging your BMW. Products and services from BMW Charging provide you with numerous tailor-made offers for charging at home and at public charging stations.

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BMW Motorrad

BMW Demo Tour at Bowker Motorrad

Welcome to our BMW 2021 Make Life a Ride Retailer Demo Tour at Bowker Motorrad on Saturday 10th July.

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MINI

The MINI Hatch is Auto Trader’s Most Fun Car to Drive.

The MINI Hatch has been awarded ‘Most Fun Car to Drive’ at the 2021 Auto Trader New Car Awards.

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M3 Competition
BMW

Combining Exclusivity With LANX Shoes

Bowker BMW have partnered with LANX Shoes and Godhead Coffee to combine exclusivity. With customised features and handcrafted details, BMW M cars, including the new M4 Competition Coupé become the most unique luxury high-performance cars.

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BMW

Living with the BMW i3

Interested in making the switch to an all-electric BMW? Here’s a real-life account from a BMW i3 driver. Heath talks about the switch from a combustion engine to electric, his initial ‘range anxiety’, fuel bill savings and the My BMW App being an essential companion for any BMW driver.

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BTCC Adam Morgan
BMW

2021 BTCC Partnership

Bowker BMW are proud to announce their partnership with Ciceley Motorsport’s BTCC team – Car Gods Racing.

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BMW Motorrad

Heritage Week

Celebrating iconic styles and models of the past, you can relive the rich and successful history of BMW Motorrad in a modern day package.

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BMW Motorrad Aftersales Offers

A Goodyear To Upgrade

– A pair of Dunlop tyres from just £299
– Price includes fitting
– Exclusive offers

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BMW Motorrad

Bowker Motorrad team up with PR Racing for another season

Bowker Motorrad are pleased to join the PR Racing team for a fifth consecutive year as a Team Partner.

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BMW

Earth Day 2021

In honour of Earth Day 2021, we are celebrating the BMW i3.
– Zero Emissions
– Sustainable Materials
– Electric Performance

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Covid-19
MINI

COVID-19 Update

At Bowker Motor Group we are closely monitoring the developments of COVID-19 and the impact this is having on our business, employees, customers and partners.

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Covid-19
BMW

COVID-19 Update

At Bowker Motor Group we are closely monitoring the developments of COVID-19 and the impact this is having on our business, employees, customers and partners.

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Covid-19
BMW Motorrad

COVID-19 Update

From Monday 12th April, our Centre is fully open for Sales and Aftersales, in line with Government guidance. We have enhanced safety measures in place to keep both you and our team protected at all times

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Covid-19
News

COVID-19 Important Group Update

At Bowker Motor Group we are closely monitoring the developments of COVID-19 and the impact this is having on our business, employees, customers and partners.

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MINI

The New MINI App

Maximise your MINI experience with the new MINI App. Thanks to its array of clever features, you can plan journeys more easily than ever before.

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MINI Electric Pacesetter
MINI

The MINI Electric Pacesetter inspired by John Cooper Works.

The first electric MINI as a FIA Formula E Safety Car. The MINI Electric Pacesetter inspired by JCW is the new Safety Car for the ABB FIA Formula E World Championship race series.

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MINI Electric Event
MINI

Make the switch to MINI Electric.

A lot of MINI Electric is what you know and love about the MINI Hatch already. Its iconic design and legendary responsive handling. The innovative …

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MINI Electric Event
MINI

Go Electric With The Motability Scheme

A charging solution for electric vehicle customers We know that many Motability customers are interested in electric vehicles but are concerned with charging them. So, …

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The first fully electric Gran Coupe. The BMW i4
BMW

The BMW i4

Introducing the BMW i4, the first purely electric Gran Coupe.

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News

International Women’s Day.

Bowker Motor Group is proud to employ many women who have helped to lead us through these uncertain times. To celebrate International Women’s Day we challenged them to share their proudest achievement and offer some advice in the spirit of equality and a better future.

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The New MINI Shadow Edition
MINI

MINI Clubman & Countryman Shadow Edition

Introducing the new MINI Countryman Boardwalk Edition. Exclusive on Cooper and Cooper S variants in Deep Laguna Blue.

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BMW

BMW Kick Off 2021 By Scooping What Car? Awards.

The BMW 3 Series, 4 Series and 5 Series were all recognised, as were the BMW X5 and X6, with a further nine awards for a range of models across the Best Buy categories, where MINI also snapped up two awards.

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MINI Countryman Boardwalk Edition Featured
MINI

MINI Countryman Boardwalk Edition

Introducing the new MINI Countryman Boardwalk Edition. Exclusive on Cooper and Cooper S variants in Deep Laguna Blue.

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Covid-19
Harley Davidson News

COVID-19 Update

At Bowker Motor Group we are closely monitoring the developments of COVID-19 and the impact this is having on our business, employees, customers and partners.

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MINI Convertible
MINI

MINI Convertible wins Carbuyer’s Best Convertible 2021.

The MINI Convertible has won Best Convertible at the annual Carbuyer Best Car Awards 2020, marking its fourth consecutive win in this category.

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Urbanaut
MINI

MINI Vision Urbanaut. Make it your space.

Discover the MINI Vision Urbanaut – an all-new interpretation of a vision of space. This digital vision vehicle offers more interior space and versatility than ever before, but still on a minimal footprint.

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BMW iX
BMW

The BMW iX.

The vision becomes reality, as the BMW Vision iNEXT becomes the BMW iX. A year before its market launch at the end of 2021, the BMW Group is providing a first look ahead to the future BMW iX, which is currently still in the series development phase.

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Mini News

Bowker MINI Halloween Drive Out Route

Looking for some spooktacular Halloween fun? At Bowker MINI, we’ve got just the answer! Download our driving route and create your own Bowker MINI Halloween Drive Out!

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BMW News

Accrington Woman Wins Mobility Scooter Prize

An Accrington woman has won a new mobility scooter in a prize draw.  More than 400 Motability customers entered a prize draw organised by Bowker …

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BMW 128ti
BMW News

The new BMW 128ti

Launching November 2020, the famed ‘ti’ badge returns to the BMW range in the shape of the new BMW 128ti.

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BMW

Team up with BMW.

We’re launching a competition looking for true creatives to help us launch the all-new BMW 4 Series.

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M3 Competition
BMW News

The new BMW M3 Competition Saloon and BMW M4 Competition Coupé

Bowker Motor Group is proud to have partnered with Blackburn Rugby Club to sponsor their Summer rugby camp – the first to be held at the club since the Coronavirus lockdown.

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BMW Motorrad News

THE BMW M 1000 RR

Racing like no other. The M RR is the first M model from BMW Motorrad. Its genes come directly from professional racing.

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Blackburn rugby club sponsorship
BMW News

Rugby Camp Success for Blackburn Youngsters

Bowker Motor Group is proud to have partnered with Blackburn Rugby Club to sponsor their Summer rugby camp – the first to be held at the club since the Coronavirus lockdown.

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Mini News

Talk Business at Bowker

At Bowker, we understand business can be tough which is why we’re here to help with any questions you have relating to company cars.

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Talk Business at Bowker
BMW News

Talk Business at Bowker

At Bowker, we understand business can be tough which is why we’re here to help with any questions you have relating to company cars.

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electrified drive
BMW

BMW Group aims for 7 million electrified drives on the road by 2030

BMW Group sustainability goals aim at putting more than seven million vehicles with electrified drive systems on the road worldwide by 2030.

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BMW iX3
BMW

The BMW iX3

Introducing the first-ever BMW ix3. BMW’s first fully electric-powered BMW X model.

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MINI named most loved brand
MINI

MINI WINS AUTO TRADER’S ‘MOST LOVED BRAND’ 2020

MINI has been awarded “Most Loved Brand” at the 2020 Auto Trader New Car Awards.

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MINI Genuine Parts
MINI

Bowker MINI introduce mail order service for MINI Genuine Parts

The health and safety of our customers a priority and we are pleased to be providing a mail order service for MINI Genuine Parts.

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BMW X6
BMW

The X6. Take Centre Stage.

The BMW X6 is a beast; a fearless performer with attitude, aggression and style.

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BMW X1 and X2 Plug-in Hybrid
BMW

Introducing the new BMW X1 xDrive25e & BMW X2 xDrive25e.

A highly efficient electric drive and a latest-generation lithium-ion battery enable an electrically powered range of up to 35 miles in the two new plug-in …

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News

Now that’s what I Call Bowker Christmas Videos

We’ve outrun jet fighters, ended up in orbit, let children take over the dealership and received visitations through magic tins of beans. Here, we take …

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Bowker Halloween Drive Out 2019
Mini News

Ninth Bowker MINI Halloween Drive Out is Spooky Success

A big Bowker thank you to everyone who took part in the Bowker MINI Halloween Drive Out this year. On Sunday 27th October, more than …

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Peter Turner
Mini News

Peter’s Back on Four Wheels at Bowker MINI in Preston

The Bowker MINI Centre on the docks in Preston has a new manager. 55-year old Peter Turner from Wigan is a familiar face at Bowker. …

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BMW News

World Stage Awaits for Blackburn Golfer

A former Clitheroe Grammar School student has won through to the world final of a prestigious amateur golf tournament. 21 year-old Louis Barrett, from Wilpshire, …

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EICMA 2019 Motorrad
BMW Motorrad News

New Motorrad Models Announced at EICMA 2019

Tuesday 5 November 2019 – three all-new BMW Motorrad models have made their hotly-anticipated debut at the internationally-significant ‘EICMA 2019’ motor show in Milan. CHASE …

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BMW Motorrad

Bowker Motorrad Riderwear Sale

TIME TO CHANGE GEAR. SAVE UP TO 75% ON SELECTED RIDER EQUIPMENT*. Are you looking to upgrade your gear? Perhaps you’re planning your riding wardrobe …

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Mini News

MEET THE NEW MINI ELECTRIC

It’s great to get special treatment. Which is why we’re offering you and a guest the chance to feast your eyes on our first electric …

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Mini News

Bowker MINI Halloween Drive Out 2019

Join us on Sunday 27th October 2019 at 10am for our ever anticipated annual Bowker MINI Halloween Drive Out! All MINI owners, family and friends …

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BMW News

Andrew is Motability Specialist of the Year

Andrew Holden, who works at Bowker BMW and MINI in Blackburn, has been honoured as the best Motability specialist in the country.

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Mini News

Live Magazines day out with the PHEV MINI Countryman

Live Magazines Paul Agnew was intrigued by the new PHEV MINI Countryman. We sent him out in our demonstrator model for a MINI PHEV Adventure. …

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BMW

Be Part of the Future….Now.

The electric car is set to go far … We’re talking about the future of motoring here and, as usual, BMW leads the way. The …

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BMW

World Final for Preston Amateur Golfer

A Lancashire golfer has become the first competitor from the county to represent the UK at the final of world’s largest amateur golf competition in …

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BMW

WLTP – What Does it Mean?

From September 2018, all cars must have been homologated under the new WLTP (Worldwide Hamonized Light Vehicles Test Procedure) test cycle which is designed to …

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BMW

Our Electrifying Partnership

Award-winning Lancashire luxury restaurant and hotel, Northcote, has taken delivery of a new hybrid electric BMW from Bowker Motor Group. The new BMW 2 Series …

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BMW

Lancashire Motor Group Managers Take On Burnley 10K Challenge

Seven members of the management team at Bowker Motor Group are in training to take part in this year’s Asda Foundation Burnley 10K. Bowker BMW, …

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BMW

GOING THE EXTRA MILE

Do you claim a car allowance? Whatever your budget and lifestyle, Bowker can help choose the best option for you, writes Victoria Bamber. Affordable, luxurious, stylish, practical, …

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BMW Sales Retailer of the Year
BMW

Bowker BMW in Preston Crowned ‘BMW Sales Retailer of the Year’ 2017

Bowker BMW in Preston has been crowned ”BMW Sales Retailer of the Year” at the 2017 Retailer Awards.

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BMW

Bowker Blackburn BMW Open Weekend

Bowker Blackburn Dedicates Refurbished BMW Centre Re-opening to Amateur Rugby Unsung Heroes. Three Blackburn Rugby Club volunteer coaches have officially reopened the newly-refurbished Bowker BMW …

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Aftersales Retailer of the Year
BMW

Bowker BMW named Aftersales Retailer of the Year at National Awards

Bowker BMW on Trident Park in Blackburn has been crowned BMW UK Aftersales Retailer of the Year.

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Motability specialist
BMW

Blackburn Car Executive is Motability Specialist of the Year

Andy Holden, our Blackburn-based Sales Executive, has been named Motability Specialist of the Year.

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Burnley FC in the Community
BMW

Bowker Boss raises money for Burnley FC in the Community with 10K Run

Group Managing Director, Chris Eccles, personally raised £390 for Burnley FC in the Community.

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Mini News

MINI ELECTRIC UNVEILED AT OXFORD AS BRAND TURNS 60.

BE ONE OF THE FIRST IN LINE. PRE-ORDER NOW > https://bit.ly/MINIElectricPreOrder MINI has today unveiled the new MINI Electric at the Oxford plant, the home …

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Mini News

Celebrating 60 Years of an Icon.

The MINI 60 Years Edition. On 26 August 1959, British Motor Corporation (BMC) proudly revealed a car that captured the imagination of the world and …

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Mini News

ACCIDENT? IT’S YOUR CALL.

MINI mishap? Bumped BMW? It’s your call where you send your car to for repair and Bowker have it covered, as Matthew Parkinson explains. Until …

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Mini News

WLTP – What Does it Mean?

From September 2018, all cars must have been homologated under the new WLTP (Worldwide Hamonized Light Vehicles Test Procedure) test cycle which is designed to …

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Mini News

Burnley 10K Success Raises Over £1,000 for Charity.

The management team at Bowker Motor Group has raised over £1,000 for Burnley FC in the Community at this year’s Asda Foundation Burnley 10K running …

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Mini News

1499 LIMITED EDITION CARS.

1499 MINUTES TO GET BEHIND THE WHEEL. ACT FAST. Soon we’ll be giving you the chance to book a test drive in the MINI 1499 …

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Mini News

BMW Group announces next step in electrification strategy.

Flexible vehicle architecture to enable electrification of every model series Fully electric MINI confirmed as MINI 3 door variant Electric drivetrain Made in Germany, integrated …

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Mini News

Special Delivery for Little Mix.

Bowker Blackburn MINI surprised the Little Mix star, Jade Thirlwall’s mother, on Christmas morning by delivering a brand new grey MINI Cooper Hatch!  Little Mix’s tour manager …

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Mini News

Lancashire MINI Centres Back North West Adventurer’s Historic ‘Italian Job’ Cycle Challenge.

Two Lancashire MINI centres have backed a North West cycling adventurer’s bid to become the first person in history to complete the Giro D’Italia on …

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Mini News

The safest in servicing…

When it comes to the upkeep of your car, servicing plays a vital role. Make sure you’re signed up to a servicing programme you can …

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BMW Motorrad News

Bowker Bike Night with Mackenzie & Hodgson.

Niall Mackenzie and Neil Hodgson brought comedy, behind the scenes gossip and hilarious stories of old to Bowker Motorrad on Tuesday 20th August 2019. Over …

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BMW Motorrad News

Baron Von Grumble Tour 2019.

Join us for a UK premiere! The first ever Baron Von Grumble Tour is coming to Bowker Motorrad. Join us on Wednesday 27th March for …

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BMW Motorrad News

Blood Bike Bonus as Riders Raise Over £1,000.

Bowker Motorrad has raised over £1,000 for North West Blood Bikes from a Seasonal Social attended by over 100 local riders. The fundraising raffle offered …

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BMW Motorrad News

BMW R 1250 GS Launch – Saturday 13th October.

The latest evolution of the GS success story – the new BMW R 1250 GS! Discover a new generation of the iconic Boxer engine with …

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BMW Motorrad News

2018 PR Racing BSB Team Confirmed.

Czech contender Jakub Smrz will return to the British Superbike Championship grid in 2018 with the PR Racing LLoyd & Jones Bowker Motorrad BMW team, …

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BMW Motorrad News

Bowker Motorrad Backs Myerscough Motorcycle Courses.

A Preston motorcycle dealership has donated a 1200cc boxer engine to test motorsport students technical skills on real life engineering. Bowker Motorrad on the docks …

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BMW Motorrad News

Lancashire Motorcycle Dealership Confirms First British Superbike Team Partnership.

Bowker Motorrad in Preston has confirmed its first-ever partnership with a British Superbike Championship racing team. Bowker Motorrad will partner with PR Racing for the …

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BMW Motorrad News

Motorrad Lancashire Attack Sponsorship.

Sponsorship Boost For New Lancashire Youth Football Team Determined to Make Bawling Touchline Parents a Thing of the Past A new Lancashire youth football team …

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BMW Motorrad News

BMW Motorrad R 5 Hommage. The Essence of Beauty and Simplicity. Custom meets heritage at the Concors.

Munich/Cernobbio. 80 years ago, BMW presented the BMW R 5 to the international public – an exciting new technological development that was to influence motorcycle …

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BMW Motorrad News

BMW MOTORRAD UK AND TAS RACING ANNOUNCE FIVE-RIDER TYCO BMW RACING TEAM.

The team will contest British Superbikes, Superstock 1000 and International Road Races including the North West 200, Isle of Man TT and the Ulster GP …

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Ribble Valley News

Bowker Ribble Valley – Prestige Car Passion in Lancashire

Michael Smallbone from Live Ribble Valley Magazine visits one of the region’s most prestigious car showrooms, where he spots a magnificent ultra-rare Lotus Exige. With blossom on …

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MINI

Bowker Blackburn – 10th Anniversary Event

It’s our 10th anniversary We invite you to our family fun weekend on Saturday 7 and Sunday 8 May 2016 as we celebrate our BMW and MINI …

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BMW M2 Coupé
BMW

New extensive range of BMW M Performance Parts for the new BMW M2 Coupé.

The BMW M2 Coupé has an extensive range of M Performance Parts designed to make your drive as exhilarting as possible.

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News

10 MILLIONTH MINI BUILT AS BRAND CELEBRATES 60TH YEAR

As MINI continues to celebrate its 60th anniversary, the brand has achieved a new feat as the ten millionth MINI produced globally since 1959 rolled off …

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News

Warden Construction Appointed to Build Porsche Centre Preston

Lancashire-based Bowker Motor Group has appointed Preston-based Warden Construction Limited to build the new 43,000 square feet Porsche Centre in the city. Demolition began on …

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News

Structural Work Begins on New Porsche Centre

Bowker Motor Group has celebrated the start of installation of the steel which will form the main structure for the new Porsche Centre Preston. The …

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News

MINI ELECTRIC UNVEILED AT OXFORD AS BRAND TURNS 60

MINI has today unveiled the new MINI Electric at the Oxford plant, the home of the brand where the very first Mini was built 60 …

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News

Lancashire Car Dealer Group Appoints New Chief Financial Officer

53-year old Andrew Gee from Wigan has been appointed into the new role for both Bowker Motor Group and Bowker Transport (WH Bowker Ltd).  It is …

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News

WTLP- What Does It Mean?

Since 1992, the New European Driving Cycle (NEDC) has been used to determine the fuel emissions and consumption values of vehicles. From September 2018, there …

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News

Bowker Motor Group Agrees New AFC Fylde Mill Farm Stadium Stand Partnership

Bowker Motor Group has agreed a two-year corporate partnership extension with AFC Fylde. The partnership will see the Lancashire-based automotive retailer continue the sponsorship of …

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News

Bowker Motor Group is keeping Community moving

Burnley FC in the Community (BFCitC) is pleased to announce that Bowker Motor Group will become the charity’s official vehicle supplier for the next two …

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News

Preston Community Radio Station Unveils New Breakfast Show Sponsor

Community radio station City Beat 103.2 FM in Preston has confirmed a deal with a Lancashire motor group to sponsor its breakfast show. Bowker Motor …

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News

Burnley 10K Success Raises Over £1,000 for Charity

The management team at Bowker Motor Group has raised over £1,000 for Burnley FC in the Community at this year’s Asda Foundation Burnley 10K running …

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News

Bowker Motor Group to Open New Porsche Centre Preston

Porsche Cars GB Limited has appointed Bowker Motor Group to operate its new Lancashire Centre. The family-owned motor group now plans to build a new …

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News

Lancashire Motorcycle Dealership Confirms First British Superbike Team Partnership

Bowker Motorrad in Preston has confirmed its first-ever partnership with a British Superbike Championship racing team. Bowker Motorrad will partner with PR Racing for the …

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News

W H BOWKER LTD ACQUIRES OPERATIONS FROM POTTER LOGISTICS LTD

International and UK logistics specialist W H Bowker Ltd has announced that it is acquiring the warehousing and transport operations at five sites belonging to …

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News

Porsche Centre Preston Planning Permission Approved

Bowker Motor Group has received planning permission to build a new 43,000 square feet Porsche Centre in Preston. Preston City Council approved plans for the …

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News

Stewart Registers 30 Years Service with Blackburn BMW Centre With an Eye on the Future

A Blackburn BMW centre service manager has celebrated a 30 year employment milestone. Stewart Rose joined Bowker BMW – now on Trident Park in Blackburn …

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News

RIbble Valley Business Awards Sponsor

Bowker Motor Group are delighted to be a category sponsor for the Ribble Valley Business Awards 2015. There will be 16 award categories, celebrating and …

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News

AFC Fylde Reveals First Mill Farm Stadium Stand Partnership

AFC Fylde have revealed their first corporate partnership at the club’s new ground Mill Farm in Wesham. The agreement with Preston-based Bowker Motor Group will …

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News

Bowker Harley-Davidson® – Turning Dreams into Reality.

After 8 years of establishing the Harley-Davidson® business in Preston, we were determined to make a very successful business even more so by creating the …

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News

RIBBLE VALLEY RIDE CYCLE SPORTIVE – SUNDAY 14 JUNE 2015

Fabulous, challenging routes  – 25, 60 & 100 miles Electronic Chip Timing Lots of food, much of it home-baked Supporting worthwhile charities Bowker Motor Group …

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News

The Hive Blackburn and Darwen Business Awards – Sponsor Announcement

Bowker Motor Group are delighted to announce our support of the Bright Spark award at the inaugural Hive Blackburn and Darwen Business Awards. The black tie event takes place on Thursday April …

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News

Rusty Rally 2015 – The Two Paulos

Paul Rowley (Rowland Homes) and Paul Bowker (Bowker Motor Group) will soon be heading off on a whistle stop tour of europe in a £500 …

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News

2015 Harley-Davidson® Model Launch Night

An evening of rock music and good food was accompanied by the release of the all new 2015 Harley-Davidson® models. Around 150 were in attendance …

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News

WHEELS IN MOTION

Bowker Motor Group has gone from strength to strength with their recent expansions into new markets and investment to their flagship dealerships – and it …

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News

Bowker Motor Group Confirms Further Preston Expansion

Lancashire motor group Bowker has revealed more expansion plans with the confirmed purchase of land adjacent to its docklands BMWand MINI centres in Preston. The Preston docklands …

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News

Bowker Motor Group Begins Building New Preston Docklands HQ After Planning Approved

Lancashire motor group Bowker will begin building a new group headquarters and motorcycle dealership – after Preston City Council approved plans for a six-figure transformation …

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News

Preston Car Dealership Reveals £750,000 Expansion Plans

Bowker BMW on the docks in Preston has revealed plans to expand the dealership. The proposed two-phase development will cost £750,000 and initially see the …

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News

Bowker has been shortlisted for the 2014 AM Awards!

Bowker Motor Group has been shortlisted for two awards at the prestigious AM Awards. Highlighting the company’s continued success, Bowker is a finalist in the …

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News

Bowker BMW are pleased to present the BMW i8

The BMW i8 is the second model to be launched from BMW i. It is the first plug-in hybrid vehicle from the BMW Group and …

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News

Blackburn Car Dealership Celebrates Record Breaking £16 million First Quarter

Bowker BMW in Blackburn has confirmed its highest-ever first quarter turnover in history. Over 500 cars were sold from the motor group’s BMW, MINI and …

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News

Running a marathon is a daunting task in itself but imagine being faced with two marathons in just one week

Phil Curwen of Bowker Blackburn Car Centre has challenged himself with running the Paris Marathon followed by the London Marathon the following weekend.  Being a …

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MINI News

MINI

Lancashire Rescue Dog Leads MINI Retailer’s National Crusade for Social Video Glory

A Lancashire rescue dog is leading a North West car retailer’s national crusade to produce and share the best video in the country on social …

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MINI

Competition Terms & Conditions

Competition Ts&Cs.
You chance to win an overnight luxury spa break with dinner and Aqua Thermal Journey for two people at The Spa Hotel at Ribby Hall with use of a MINI Electric.

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MINI

Bowker MINI Partner With Cuckoo Gin

Bowker MINI are proud to announce that we have partnered up with the wonderful people at Brindle Distillery.
Based at Holmes Farm in Brindle, the award-winning distillery, known for the name ‘Cuckoo GIN’ are dedicated to the future and strive to be sustainable.

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MINI Countryman PHEV LCI Charging
MINI

MINI Charging

MINI Charging is your gateway to one of the worlds largest charging Networks. You will have access to a range of providers, using just one RFID card or via a mobile app.

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MINI

The MINI Hatch is Auto Trader’s Most Fun Car to Drive.

The MINI Hatch has been awarded ‘Most Fun Car to Drive’ at the 2021 Auto Trader New Car Awards.

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Covid-19
MINI

COVID-19 Update

At Bowker Motor Group we are closely monitoring the developments of COVID-19 and the impact this is having on our business, employees, customers and partners.

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MINI

The New MINI App

Maximise your MINI experience with the new MINI App. Thanks to its array of clever features, you can plan journeys more easily than ever before.

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MINI Electric Pacesetter
MINI

The MINI Electric Pacesetter inspired by John Cooper Works.

The first electric MINI as a FIA Formula E Safety Car. The MINI Electric Pacesetter inspired by JCW is the new Safety Car for the ABB FIA Formula E World Championship race series.

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MINI Electric Event
MINI

Make the switch to MINI Electric.

A lot of MINI Electric is what you know and love about the MINI Hatch already. Its iconic design and legendary responsive handling. The innovative …

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MINI Electric Event
MINI

Go Electric With The Motability Scheme

A charging solution for electric vehicle customers We know that many Motability customers are interested in electric vehicles but are concerned with charging them. So, …

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The New MINI Shadow Edition
MINI

MINI Clubman & Countryman Shadow Edition

Introducing the new MINI Countryman Boardwalk Edition. Exclusive on Cooper and Cooper S variants in Deep Laguna Blue.

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MINI Countryman Boardwalk Edition Featured
MINI

MINI Countryman Boardwalk Edition

Introducing the new MINI Countryman Boardwalk Edition. Exclusive on Cooper and Cooper S variants in Deep Laguna Blue.

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MINI Convertible
MINI

MINI Convertible wins Carbuyer’s Best Convertible 2021.

The MINI Convertible has won Best Convertible at the annual Carbuyer Best Car Awards 2020, marking its fourth consecutive win in this category.

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Urbanaut
MINI

MINI Vision Urbanaut. Make it your space.

Discover the MINI Vision Urbanaut – an all-new interpretation of a vision of space. This digital vision vehicle offers more interior space and versatility than ever before, but still on a minimal footprint.

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Mini News

Bowker MINI Halloween Drive Out Route

Looking for some spooktacular Halloween fun? At Bowker MINI, we’ve got just the answer! Download our driving route and create your own Bowker MINI Halloween Drive Out!

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Mini News

Talk Business at Bowker

At Bowker, we understand business can be tough which is why we’re here to help with any questions you have relating to company cars.

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MINI named most loved brand
MINI

MINI WINS AUTO TRADER’S ‘MOST LOVED BRAND’ 2020

MINI has been awarded “Most Loved Brand” at the 2020 Auto Trader New Car Awards.

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MINI Genuine Parts
MINI

Bowker MINI introduce mail order service for MINI Genuine Parts

The health and safety of our customers a priority and we are pleased to be providing a mail order service for MINI Genuine Parts.

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Bowker Halloween Drive Out 2019
Mini News

Ninth Bowker MINI Halloween Drive Out is Spooky Success

A big Bowker thank you to everyone who took part in the Bowker MINI Halloween Drive Out this year. On Sunday 27th October, more than …

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Peter Turner
Mini News

Peter’s Back on Four Wheels at Bowker MINI in Preston

The Bowker MINI Centre on the docks in Preston has a new manager. 55-year old Peter Turner from Wigan is a familiar face at Bowker. …

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Mini News

MEET THE NEW MINI ELECTRIC

It’s great to get special treatment. Which is why we’re offering you and a guest the chance to feast your eyes on our first electric …

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Mini News

Bowker MINI Halloween Drive Out 2019

Join us on Sunday 27th October 2019 at 10am for our ever anticipated annual Bowker MINI Halloween Drive Out! All MINI owners, family and friends …

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Mini News

Live Magazines day out with the PHEV MINI Countryman

Live Magazines Paul Agnew was intrigued by the new PHEV MINI Countryman. We sent him out in our demonstrator model for a MINI PHEV Adventure. …

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Mini News

MINI ELECTRIC UNVEILED AT OXFORD AS BRAND TURNS 60.

BE ONE OF THE FIRST IN LINE. PRE-ORDER NOW > https://bit.ly/MINIElectricPreOrder MINI has today unveiled the new MINI Electric at the Oxford plant, the home …

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Mini News

Celebrating 60 Years of an Icon.

The MINI 60 Years Edition. On 26 August 1959, British Motor Corporation (BMC) proudly revealed a car that captured the imagination of the world and …

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Mini News

ACCIDENT? IT’S YOUR CALL.

MINI mishap? Bumped BMW? It’s your call where you send your car to for repair and Bowker have it covered, as Matthew Parkinson explains. Until …

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Mini News

WLTP – What Does it Mean?

From September 2018, all cars must have been homologated under the new WLTP (Worldwide Hamonized Light Vehicles Test Procedure) test cycle which is designed to …

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Mini News

Burnley 10K Success Raises Over £1,000 for Charity.

The management team at Bowker Motor Group has raised over £1,000 for Burnley FC in the Community at this year’s Asda Foundation Burnley 10K running …

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Mini News

1499 LIMITED EDITION CARS.

1499 MINUTES TO GET BEHIND THE WHEEL. ACT FAST. Soon we’ll be giving you the chance to book a test drive in the MINI 1499 …

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Mini News

BMW Group announces next step in electrification strategy.

Flexible vehicle architecture to enable electrification of every model series Fully electric MINI confirmed as MINI 3 door variant Electric drivetrain Made in Germany, integrated …

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Mini News

Special Delivery for Little Mix.

Bowker Blackburn MINI surprised the Little Mix star, Jade Thirlwall’s mother, on Christmas morning by delivering a brand new grey MINI Cooper Hatch!  Little Mix’s tour manager …

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Mini News

Lancashire MINI Centres Back North West Adventurer’s Historic ‘Italian Job’ Cycle Challenge.

Two Lancashire MINI centres have backed a North West cycling adventurer’s bid to become the first person in history to complete the Giro D’Italia on …

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Mini News

The safest in servicing…

When it comes to the upkeep of your car, servicing plays a vital role. Make sure you’re signed up to a servicing programme you can …

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MINI

Bowker Blackburn – 10th Anniversary Event

It’s our 10th anniversary We invite you to our family fun weekend on Saturday 7 and Sunday 8 May 2016 as we celebrate our BMW and MINI …

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BMW News

BMW

Become A Convert

If you’ve never driven a convertible, you need to check out the BMW 4 Series, a sleek open-top four-seater that has power and pace.

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BMW of the Week
BMW

BMW of the Week

Discover our BMW of the Week: A BMW M340i xDrive Saloon in Black Sapphire.
– Shadowline Plus
– Comfort Pack

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Ciceley Motorsport
BMW

Bowker and Ciceley Partner for Motorsport Glory

Bowker BMW and Ciceley Motorsport reveal their first partnership in the pursuit of national motorsport glory.

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BMW

British Touring Car Championship Race Reports

Following Bowker BMW’s partnership with Ciceley Motorsport’s British Touring Car Championship Team – Car Gods Racing, we want to keep you updated with race reports.

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BMW

Plug-in Hybrid Explained

Our Product Genius’ get asked a lot about plug-in hybrids. Read all their answers and insights.

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BMW

BMW Charging

BMW Charging is the all-round solution for charging your BMW. Products and services from BMW Charging provide you with numerous tailor-made offers for charging at home and at public charging stations.

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M3 Competition
BMW

Combining Exclusivity With LANX Shoes

Bowker BMW have partnered with LANX Shoes and Godhead Coffee to combine exclusivity. With customised features and handcrafted details, BMW M cars, including the new M4 Competition Coupé become the most unique luxury high-performance cars.

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BMW

Living with the BMW i3

Interested in making the switch to an all-electric BMW? Here’s a real-life account from a BMW i3 driver. Heath talks about the switch from a combustion engine to electric, his initial ‘range anxiety’, fuel bill savings and the My BMW App being an essential companion for any BMW driver.

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BTCC Adam Morgan
BMW

2021 BTCC Partnership

Bowker BMW are proud to announce their partnership with Ciceley Motorsport’s BTCC team – Car Gods Racing.

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BMW

Earth Day 2021

In honour of Earth Day 2021, we are celebrating the BMW i3.
– Zero Emissions
– Sustainable Materials
– Electric Performance

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Covid-19
BMW

COVID-19 Update

At Bowker Motor Group we are closely monitoring the developments of COVID-19 and the impact this is having on our business, employees, customers and partners.

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The first fully electric Gran Coupe. The BMW i4
BMW

The BMW i4

Introducing the BMW i4, the first purely electric Gran Coupe.

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BMW

BMW Kick Off 2021 By Scooping What Car? Awards.

The BMW 3 Series, 4 Series and 5 Series were all recognised, as were the BMW X5 and X6, with a further nine awards for a range of models across the Best Buy categories, where MINI also snapped up two awards.

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BMW iX
BMW

The BMW iX.

The vision becomes reality, as the BMW Vision iNEXT becomes the BMW iX. A year before its market launch at the end of 2021, the BMW Group is providing a first look ahead to the future BMW iX, which is currently still in the series development phase.

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BMW News

Accrington Woman Wins Mobility Scooter Prize

An Accrington woman has won a new mobility scooter in a prize draw.  More than 400 Motability customers entered a prize draw organised by Bowker …

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BMW 128ti
BMW News

The new BMW 128ti

Launching November 2020, the famed ‘ti’ badge returns to the BMW range in the shape of the new BMW 128ti.

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BMW

Team up with BMW.

We’re launching a competition looking for true creatives to help us launch the all-new BMW 4 Series.

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M3 Competition
BMW News

The new BMW M3 Competition Saloon and BMW M4 Competition Coupé

Bowker Motor Group is proud to have partnered with Blackburn Rugby Club to sponsor their Summer rugby camp – the first to be held at the club since the Coronavirus lockdown.

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Blackburn rugby club sponsorship
BMW News

Rugby Camp Success for Blackburn Youngsters

Bowker Motor Group is proud to have partnered with Blackburn Rugby Club to sponsor their Summer rugby camp – the first to be held at the club since the Coronavirus lockdown.

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Talk Business at Bowker
BMW News

Talk Business at Bowker

At Bowker, we understand business can be tough which is why we’re here to help with any questions you have relating to company cars.

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electrified drive
BMW

BMW Group aims for 7 million electrified drives on the road by 2030

BMW Group sustainability goals aim at putting more than seven million vehicles with electrified drive systems on the road worldwide by 2030.

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BMW iX3
BMW

The BMW iX3

Introducing the first-ever BMW ix3. BMW’s first fully electric-powered BMW X model.

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BMW X6
BMW

The X6. Take Centre Stage.

The BMW X6 is a beast; a fearless performer with attitude, aggression and style.

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BMW X1 and X2 Plug-in Hybrid
BMW

Introducing the new BMW X1 xDrive25e & BMW X2 xDrive25e.

A highly efficient electric drive and a latest-generation lithium-ion battery enable an electrically powered range of up to 35 miles in the two new plug-in …

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BMW News

World Stage Awaits for Blackburn Golfer

A former Clitheroe Grammar School student has won through to the world final of a prestigious amateur golf tournament. 21 year-old Louis Barrett, from Wilpshire, …

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BMW News

Andrew is Motability Specialist of the Year

Andrew Holden, who works at Bowker BMW and MINI in Blackburn, has been honoured as the best Motability specialist in the country.

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BMW

Be Part of the Future….Now.

The electric car is set to go far … We’re talking about the future of motoring here and, as usual, BMW leads the way. The …

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BMW

World Final for Preston Amateur Golfer

A Lancashire golfer has become the first competitor from the county to represent the UK at the final of world’s largest amateur golf competition in …

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BMW

WLTP – What Does it Mean?

From September 2018, all cars must have been homologated under the new WLTP (Worldwide Hamonized Light Vehicles Test Procedure) test cycle which is designed to …

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BMW

Our Electrifying Partnership

Award-winning Lancashire luxury restaurant and hotel, Northcote, has taken delivery of a new hybrid electric BMW from Bowker Motor Group. The new BMW 2 Series …

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BMW

Lancashire Motor Group Managers Take On Burnley 10K Challenge

Seven members of the management team at Bowker Motor Group are in training to take part in this year’s Asda Foundation Burnley 10K. Bowker BMW, …

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BMW

GOING THE EXTRA MILE

Do you claim a car allowance? Whatever your budget and lifestyle, Bowker can help choose the best option for you, writes Victoria Bamber. Affordable, luxurious, stylish, practical, …

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BMW Sales Retailer of the Year
BMW

Bowker BMW in Preston Crowned ‘BMW Sales Retailer of the Year’ 2017

Bowker BMW in Preston has been crowned ”BMW Sales Retailer of the Year” at the 2017 Retailer Awards.

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BMW

Bowker Blackburn BMW Open Weekend

Bowker Blackburn Dedicates Refurbished BMW Centre Re-opening to Amateur Rugby Unsung Heroes. Three Blackburn Rugby Club volunteer coaches have officially reopened the newly-refurbished Bowker BMW …

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Aftersales Retailer of the Year
BMW

Bowker BMW named Aftersales Retailer of the Year at National Awards

Bowker BMW on Trident Park in Blackburn has been crowned BMW UK Aftersales Retailer of the Year.

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Motability specialist
BMW

Blackburn Car Executive is Motability Specialist of the Year

Andy Holden, our Blackburn-based Sales Executive, has been named Motability Specialist of the Year.

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Burnley FC in the Community
BMW

Bowker Boss raises money for Burnley FC in the Community with 10K Run

Group Managing Director, Chris Eccles, personally raised £390 for Burnley FC in the Community.

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BMW M2 Coupé
BMW

New extensive range of BMW M Performance Parts for the new BMW M2 Coupé.

The BMW M2 Coupé has an extensive range of M Performance Parts designed to make your drive as exhilarting as possible.

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BMW Motorrad News

BMW Motorrad

Get the Heritage Look

Their look is as distinctive as those who wear them. Their character as striking as you: The BMW Motorrad Heritage collection is much more than functional clothing – it combines the spirit of the casual old days with modern technologies.

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Preston College
BMW Motorrad

Bowker Motorrad Donates Engine to Preston’s College Thanks to Shannon’s Quick Thinking

A Bowker Motorrad apprentice has negotiated a deal to donate a motorcycle engine to Preston’s College Motorcycle engineering department.

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BMW Motorrad

Bike of the Week

– BMW F 900 XR TE
– £600 Bowker Contribution
– Immediate Delivery

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BMW Motorrad

Motorsport Wear Offer

With the British Super Bike season well underway, we are offering 25% off* all full priced items within our Motorsport Collection.

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BMW Motorrad

BMW Demo Tour at Bowker Motorrad

Welcome to our BMW 2021 Make Life a Ride Retailer Demo Tour at Bowker Motorrad on Saturday 10th July.

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BMW Motorrad

Heritage Week

Celebrating iconic styles and models of the past, you can relive the rich and successful history of BMW Motorrad in a modern day package.

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BMW Motorrad Aftersales Offers

A Goodyear To Upgrade

– A pair of Dunlop tyres from just £299
– Price includes fitting
– Exclusive offers

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BMW Motorrad

Bowker Motorrad team up with PR Racing for another season

Bowker Motorrad are pleased to join the PR Racing team for a fifth consecutive year as a Team Partner.

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Covid-19
BMW Motorrad

COVID-19 Update

From Monday 12th April, our Centre is fully open for Sales and Aftersales, in line with Government guidance. We have enhanced safety measures in place to keep both you and our team protected at all times

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BMW Motorrad News

THE BMW M 1000 RR

Racing like no other. The M RR is the first M model from BMW Motorrad. Its genes come directly from professional racing.

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EICMA 2019 Motorrad
BMW Motorrad News

New Motorrad Models Announced at EICMA 2019

Tuesday 5 November 2019 – three all-new BMW Motorrad models have made their hotly-anticipated debut at the internationally-significant ‘EICMA 2019’ motor show in Milan. CHASE …

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BMW Motorrad

Bowker Motorrad Riderwear Sale

TIME TO CHANGE GEAR. SAVE UP TO 75% ON SELECTED RIDER EQUIPMENT*. Are you looking to upgrade your gear? Perhaps you’re planning your riding wardrobe …

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BMW Motorrad News

Bowker Bike Night with Mackenzie & Hodgson.

Niall Mackenzie and Neil Hodgson brought comedy, behind the scenes gossip and hilarious stories of old to Bowker Motorrad on Tuesday 20th August 2019. Over …

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BMW Motorrad News

Baron Von Grumble Tour 2019.

Join us for a UK premiere! The first ever Baron Von Grumble Tour is coming to Bowker Motorrad. Join us on Wednesday 27th March for …

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BMW Motorrad News

Blood Bike Bonus as Riders Raise Over £1,000.

Bowker Motorrad has raised over £1,000 for North West Blood Bikes from a Seasonal Social attended by over 100 local riders. The fundraising raffle offered …

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BMW Motorrad News

BMW R 1250 GS Launch – Saturday 13th October.

The latest evolution of the GS success story – the new BMW R 1250 GS! Discover a new generation of the iconic Boxer engine with …

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BMW Motorrad News

2018 PR Racing BSB Team Confirmed.

Czech contender Jakub Smrz will return to the British Superbike Championship grid in 2018 with the PR Racing LLoyd & Jones Bowker Motorrad BMW team, …

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BMW Motorrad News

Bowker Motorrad Backs Myerscough Motorcycle Courses.

A Preston motorcycle dealership has donated a 1200cc boxer engine to test motorsport students technical skills on real life engineering. Bowker Motorrad on the docks …

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BMW Motorrad News

Lancashire Motorcycle Dealership Confirms First British Superbike Team Partnership.

Bowker Motorrad in Preston has confirmed its first-ever partnership with a British Superbike Championship racing team. Bowker Motorrad will partner with PR Racing for the …

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BMW Motorrad News

Motorrad Lancashire Attack Sponsorship.

Sponsorship Boost For New Lancashire Youth Football Team Determined to Make Bawling Touchline Parents a Thing of the Past A new Lancashire youth football team …

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BMW Motorrad News

BMW Motorrad R 5 Hommage. The Essence of Beauty and Simplicity. Custom meets heritage at the Concors.

Munich/Cernobbio. 80 years ago, BMW presented the BMW R 5 to the international public – an exciting new technological development that was to influence motorcycle …

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BMW Motorrad News

BMW MOTORRAD UK AND TAS RACING ANNOUNCE FIVE-RIDER TYCO BMW RACING TEAM.

The team will contest British Superbikes, Superstock 1000 and International Road Races including the North West 200, Isle of Man TT and the Ulster GP …

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