Shady deals

Shadow Edition versions of BMWs 118i and 125i will be hitting showrooms as you read this, bringing styling and equipment upgrades without extra cost. The $49,900 driveaway 125i Shadow Edition scores you 18in double-spoke M alloys in Jet Black or Bicolour, LED fog lights and a lights package, and black exterior elements, including a high-gloss kidney grille frame, headlight inserts, darkened tail lights and black chrome tailpipes. It loses the model designation, so you can pretend its an expensive one, and theres wireless phone charging and a choice of interior finishes. The $39,900 drive-away 118i Shadow Edition adds to this an M Aerodynamics Package, an M leather steering wheel, and front sports seats.