Derek Shiekhi

Automotive Editor

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Derek Shiekhi is a Texas Intercollegiate Press Association award-winning writer and life-long car enthusiast with a degree in journalism.  He has been lucky enough to cover numerous car shows, attend a road racing course and go for a J-turn in a police interceptor as an Austin-area automotive journalist.

Recent Contributions by Derek

  • 3/4 Front Glamour 2015 BMW 428 Gran Coupe

    2015 BMW 428 Gran Coupe Buying Outlook

    Aug 12, 2014

    Contact your dealer: The 428i, in rear- and xDrive all-wheel-drive configurations, is a new BMW offering for the 2015 model year. It brings the fast...

  • 3/4 Front Glamour 2014 BMW 328 Gran Turismo

    2014 BMW 328 Gran Turismo Buying Outlook

    Aug 12, 2014

    Year one: 2014 marks the first year of the 3 Series being made in the five-door lift-back Gran Turismo body style seen before on the 5 Series. It...

  • 3/4 Front Glamour 2014 BMW X6

    2014 BMW X6 Buying Outlook

    Aug 12, 2014

    Not for everyone: Even though the X6 has an elevated ride height and four side doors, BMW calls it a coupe. It's a niche model in the eyes of many...

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    2014 BMW X4 Buying Outlook

    Aug 12, 2014

    New and few: As BMW did with the X6 several years ago, it has once again applied coupe-like lines to a soft-roader - in the form of the X4, which is...

  • 3/4 Front Glamour 2014 BMW i3

    2014 BMW i3 Buying Outlook

    Aug 12, 2014

    Financing terms and incentives the same as last month's: Whether you finance the 2014 BMW i3 or i3 with Range Extender, you can still take advantage...

  • 3/4 Front Glamour 2014 BMW 760

    2014 BMW 760 Buying Outlook

    Aug 12, 2014

    The flagship 7: There are 10 non-Alpina variations of BMW's ultimate luxury sedan, the 7 Series. The 535-horsepower, 12-cylinder 760Li is the...

  • 3/4 Front Glamour 2014 BMW 750

    2014 BMW 750 Buying Outlook

    Aug 12, 2014

    Less sticker shock: BMW's range of four V8-powered 750 models starts at $87,300 for the rear-wheel-drive 750i and ends at an MSRP of $94,000 for...

  • 3/4 Front Glamour 2014 BMW 740

    2014 BMW 740 Buying Outlook

    Aug 12, 2014

    Special Offers: We've seen dealership prices for BMW's various 740 offerings getting better. Supplies of the executive expresses are at normal...

  • 3/4 Front Glamour 2014 BMW 650

    2014 BMW 650 Buying Outlook

    Aug 12, 2014

    Availability and trends: The 2015 versions of the BMW 650i coupes and convertibles, with rear- or xDrive all-wheel drive, are available at...

  • 3/4 Front Glamour 2014 BMW 640

    2014 BMW 640 Buying Outlook

    Aug 12, 2014

    Say "Goodbye" to the 2014s: If you've been waiting to buy a 2014 BMW 640i, we have bad news: They're already gone. You'll find a 2015: The good...