Feeling passionate about cars? Always been on the opinion that by the model of the car you can judge the character of a person? Turning your head every time you see a masterful machine on the road? And if you have said “yes” to one of those questions then undeniably it is your car that defines your world. (more…)
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“Only serious and safe tuning will bring the driving fun you want!” Under this motto, the Association of German Vehicle Tuners (VDAT) launches a special concept car every year. In 2013, BMW AG is a partner in the Association’s “TUNE IT! SAFE!” initiative, which is supported by the Police and the Federal Ministry for Transport, Construction and Road Development. The Aachen-based BMW tuning specialist AC Schnitzer was responsible for most areas of tuning in the BMW 428i Coupé. (more…)
As of March 2014 a large selection of BMW M Performance parts will be available for all model variants of the Sports Activity Vehicle, giving the new BMW X5 an even more athletic look as it lines up at the start. Its powerful appearance can be further highlighted by means of a black decorative grid for the BMW kidney grille, a front splitter and exterior mirror caps in carbon, air ducting elements, a diffuser insert for the rear (more…)
The market launch of the BMW 2 Series Coupé clinches pole position in the premium compact segment. The figure 2 in the model designation stands for supreme sporty flair while the letter M refers to the attractive features available for making a dynamic driving experience even more intensive. As in the case of the BMW M Performance automobile BMW M235i, BMW M Performance parts developed for all variants of the BMW 2 Series Coupé will be available as of the market launch in March 2014. The retrofit components designed in close collaboration with BMW M GmbH in the areas of drivetrain, suspension, aerodynamics and cockpit perceptibly boost driving dynamics as well as underscoring the athletic appearance and sporty interior ambience of the new 2-door model. The product selection forms part of the Original BMW Parts program and enables the driver of a BMW 2 Series Coupé to add a touch of individual style in a way that expresses motor racing enthusiasm. (more…)
With its upgrade of the new BMW 4-series Coupé, AC Schnitzer is again reaching for the “Tuning Crown“. The Aachen-based tuning company presents the world premiere of its own version of the sporting mid-range coupe at the Essen Motor Show from 30th November to 8th December 2013. The tuning specialist again impressively demonstrates how to transform a base model from BMW into royalty. From engine, through suspension, bodywork and wheel sets, to the interior: the BMW 4-series Coupé has been comprehensively refined. (more…)
Once again, AC Schnitzer has developed a complete product range for this model which includes performance upgrades, exhaust systems, wheel and tyre combinations, aerodynamic bodystyling components and accessories for the interior.
More power is available for vehicles with diesel or petrol engines, in both rear-wheel and xDrive variants. The range of performance upgrades is vast, giving extra power of between 34 and 93 hp depending on basic engine. (more…)
One prejudice generally expressed against tuned cars is often: “These dazzlers only look racy and actually have nothing beneath the hood!“ The company LEIB Engineering from Gießen – specialist of performance upgrades – has not only disproved this dogma but also gives the lie to proponents of this prejudice with completely diametrically opposed facts. (more…)
MINI has today unveiled the new MINI Hatch, the car which has defined a segment since 2001.
Even though the new MINI is instantly recognisable – something which comes from having such a globally identifiable design – the car is completely new from the ground up. Every component has been back to the drawing board in an effort to optimise its function, performance and style.
The result is ‘The New Original’, a MINI which is distinctly familiar but enhanced in every single way. It features significant improvements in technology, engine efficiency and power delivery, driving dynamics, quality and – of course – personalisation. Inside, the new MINI Hatch is quieter than the outgoing model, with improvements to acoustic refinement inside the cabin. (more…)
BMW today announced the introduction of an entirely new model series with the introduction of the all-new BMW 2 Series Coupe. This new take on The Ultimate Driving MachineTM will arrive in the US in the first quarter of 2014 as the 228i and the M235i. The BMW M235i, the first M Performance Automobile offered in the US, includes an impressive list of performance enhancing features. This successor to the successful 1 Series Coupe will continue the decades-long tradition of premium sub-compact coupes with impeccable driving dynamics when it makes its world debut at the North American International Auto Show in January 2014. The 2014 BMW 2 Series Coupe will be offered at a Manufacturer’s Suggested Retail Price of $33,025 for the 228i and $44,025 for the M235i, including $925 destination and handling. (more…)