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DTE-Systems Performance ECU and PedalBox Provides Double Joy for the BMW M235i

Sep
02

2015 DTE-System BMW M235i Front AngleBMW’s M-cars represent the pinnacle of the Bavarian marque’s “Ultimate Driving Machine” philosophy, and the entry-level M235i coupe and cabriolet are no exception.

The turbocharged straight-six motor is the heart of this compact M-car and responsible for a large portion of its driving pleasure. The grin factor is further increased by ECU tuning specialists DTE-Systems, who have developed a performance upgrade for the M235i. (more…)

More Luxury Ambience in BMW 7-Series Longest Version

Aug
28

2016 BMW 750Li xDrive Front AngleThe BMW 750Li xDrive, BMW 740Li, BMW 730Ld and BMW 730Ld xDrive models specified with the optional Executive Lounge, which redefines personal well-being in a luxury car, offer levels of comfort a class apart. This equipment package includes Automatic air conditioning with 4-zone control, Electrically adjustable comfort seats with massage function in the rear and Active seat ventilation for all seats, plus the optional Executive Lounge Seating, Executive Lounge rear console and Rear-seat entertainment Experience with BMW Touch Command.
The massage function now also includes the Vitality Programme, which allows rear passengers to engage in active physical exercise for recuperation purposes.

The Executive Lounge Seating option increases comfort in the rear seat behind the front passenger seat, which can slide forward by an additional 90 millimetres and has an electrically extendable footrest integrated into its backrest. The rear passenger can unwind into an extremely relaxing position thanks to a backrest which can recline impressively close to the horizontal position. (more…)

The BMW M2-FORERUNNER with Swiss Power-Plus Thanks DAHLER

Aug
27

2015 DAHLER BMW M235i Cabriolet Front AngleSince 1996 the Swiss company DAHLER (proper spelling DAHLER) Design & Technik GmbH in Belp (not far from Bern) has been responsible under the management of Christoph DAHLER for optimized, modified BMW and Wiesmann vehicles. The highest requirements are met by means of innovations, versatility and individuality and provide for exclusive driving pleasure. The DAHLER-crew does not only modify the vehicles with various components according to the wishes of the customer, but demanding customers can also order a “complete vehicle”, which is then delivered as DAHLER << competition line >>. Key terms in this context are increased performance tested according to the strict Euro 6 directive, sports suspension -each perfectly tuned to the respective vehicle, interior individualization with leather and/or alcantara, MID-display and stainless steel exhaust system with tailpipes. (more…)

BMW to Continue as the Official Vehicle Partner for the FIA Formula E Championship through the 2015/16 season

Aug
26

2015 BMW i8 Safety Car Front AngleBMW will be lining up for the FIA Formula E Championship once again in 2015/16 . The second season of the race series gets underway in Beijing on 17 October 2015, and BMW will be on hand as the Official Vehicle Partner.

The futuristic BMW i8 sports car (fuel consumption combined: 2.1 l/100 km / 134.5 mpg imp; CO2 emissions combined: 49 g/km) will once again see action as the Safety Car in the trailblazing race series for electrically-powered formula machines. And the all-electric (and therefore emission-free) BMW i3 (energy consumption combined: 12.9 kWh; CO2 emissions combined: 0 g/km) will perform the role of Medical Car, as it did in the series’ inaugural season. Added to which, a pair of BMW C evolution electric scooters and a BMW X5 xDrive40e plug-in hybrid (fuel consumption combined: 3.4–3.3 l/100 km / 83.1–85.6 mpg imp; CO2 emissions combined: 78–77 g/km; figures based on the EU test cycle, may vary depending on the tyre format specified) will be making their Formula E debuts, as models from other BMW Group brands join the BMW i cars in the eDrive family . (more…)

Bigger is Better – V-FF 103 Now Available in 21″ for BMW M5 and M6 Models

Aug
25

2015 Vorsteiner BMW M5 V-FF 103 Front AngleThe V-FF 103 is now available in 21” for BMW’s M5 and M6 models.

Vorsteiner V-FF 103 wheels are made using a special flow forging process that uses rollers to forge aluminum alloy and create a dense, lightweight molecular structure. The V-FF 103 wheels were also designed with an architecture that can withstand the stress from spirited driving with ease. (more…)

BMW Team RLL Finishes Fourth and Fifth at VIRginia International Raceway

Aug
24

BMW Team RLL Finishes Fourth and Fifth at VIRginia International RacewayBMW Team RLL finished fourth and fifth in front of the large crowd that watched today’s two-hour-and-forty-minute TUDOR United SportsCar Championship Oak Tree Grand Prix at VIRginia International Raceway, in Alton, Va. John Edwards and Lucas Luhr, driving the No. 24 BMW Z4, finished fourth. Bill Auberlen and Dirk Werner finished fifth in the No. 25 machine. Both BMWs ended the race in the same positions from which they started. The race was won by the No. 911 Porsche. (more…)

Styling & Tuning Programme for the Facelift BMW 5-Series by JMS Fahrzeugteile

Aug
21

2015 JMS BMW 5-Series Front AngleBMW tuning specialists JMS Fahrzeugteile from Walddorfhäslach have just released their styling and tuning programme for the recently face-lifted BMW 5 Series F10 / F11-Series.

Suitable for Saloon and Touring versions without the M-Technik package, the Racelook Exclusiv Line front spoiler lip with integrated splitter adds a sporting touch. As this lip is just 28 mm lower than the factory spoiler, it makes a perfect visual transition to the standard side sills. (more…)

BMW 1-Series M Coupe by Ok-Chiptuning

Aug
20

2015 Ok-Chiptuning BMW 1-Series M Coupe Front AngleThe fact that BMW 1 series M Coupe with 340 hp (= 250 kW) is not initially extremely delicate, is widely recognized. Perhaps by somebody, who owns an exemplar (from a good 6.000 models in total) of the Boliden no longer in production. The company OK-Chiptuning in Neukirchen-Vluyn, which specializes in software optimization under the lead management of Kai-Uwe OTTLINGHAUS, from time to time, takes up supposedly “incorrigible” vehicles, to prove the opposite. (more…)

BMW 3.0 CSL Hommage R. The Perfect Fusion of Driver and Machine

Aug
18

2015 BMW 3.0 CSL Hommage R Front AngleIn August every year car enthusiasts from all over the world gather for the Concours d’Elegance in Pebble Beach to immerse themselves in the fascination of both automotive treasures from years gone by and pioneering studies for times to come. The BMW Group has come up with something very special this year with the world premiere of the BMW 3.0 CSL Hommage R – a car that celebrates both the 40th anniversary of BMW in North America and the heady racing success of the BMW 3.0 CSL in 1975. (more…)

BMW Concept M4 GTS

Aug
17

2015 BMW M4 GTS Concept Front AngleA year on from the launch of the BMW M4 Coupe, BMW M Division is presenting an initial preview of a high-performance model for use on the road and, above all, on the race track: the BMW Concept M4 GTS.

The move sees BMW M Division once again returning to its roots. The BMW offshoot, founded in 1972 as BMW Motorsport GmbH, not only caused a sensation with its iconic BMW M1 racing car, but developed the first turbocharged engine to win the Formula One World Championship and was the force behind what remains the world’s most successful racing touring car – the Group A BMW M3. (more…)

G-Power BMW X6 M F86 – Power-Plus for the King of the SUV class

Aug
14

2015 G-Power BMW X6 M F86 Front AngleWith its peerless combination of imposing appearance and sports car performance, the BMW X6 M (F86) has quickly established itself as the King of the SUV class.

Now the G-Power upgrade for the X6 M’s twin-turbo V8 increases output by 75 hp and 80 Nm, and the resulting 650 hp/478 kW and 830 Nm of torque propels this high performance SUV into the supercar league.

The key to this transformation is the G-POWER Bi-Tronik 5 V1 power module or the equivalent Bi-Tronik 2 V1 ECU remap, each of which has specific advantages. The knowhow behind these upgrades comes out of 30 years of experience in engine development, crowned by seven high-speed world records, the most spectacular being the 372.1 km/h set by the G-POWER M5 HURRICANE RR. (more…)

Alpine White BMW F22 2 Series Coupe On V706 Titan Bronze Wheels

Aug
13

Alpine White BMW F22 2 Series Coupe On V706 Titan Bronze Wheels Front AngleBMW F22 2 Series is slowly turning into the darling of BMW community. While initially the F20 1 Series was bashed for its quirky design (later fixed), the 2 Series family has always been praised for its sporty and beautiful lines.

Yet some owners feel the need to slightly change the looks of their car. This BMW F22 M235i went to the wheels shop for a set of custom VMR Wheels. These are the VMR V706 wheels in 19 inches front and rear, and finished with a flashy Titan Bronze color. Not everyone’s cup of tea, but certainly an interesting option to match the Alpine White exterior. (more…)