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2015 BMW 2-Series 228i Coupe Track Handling Package


2015 BMW 2 Series 228i Coupe Track Handling Package t2 2015 BMW 2 Series 228i Coupe Track Handling PackageBMW US has presented the 2015 2-Series 228i Track Handling Package. The performance car will be available to order in July.

The Track Handling Package includes ///M Adaptive Suspension, Michelin Pilot Super Sport tires on unique 18” light-alloy wheels , Variable Sport Steering, and M Sport Brakes. The package will be available from July 2014 for both 6-speed manual and 8-speed Sport Automatic transmission-equipped BMW 228i Coupe models.

The /// M Adaptive Suspension lowers the ride height by 10mm and makes use of several sensors to provide a “comprehensive real-time profile of damping needs at all four corners to effectively read and adapt to the road” in a few milliseconds. In other words, the 228i with Track Handling Package will corner even sharper. (more…)

Vorsteiner BMW 4-Series F32 435i Alpine White


Vorsteiner BMW 4 Series F32 435i Alpine White t Vorsteiner BMW 4 Series F32 435i Alpine WhiteVorsteiner has unveiled their latest project based on BMW 4-Series F32 435i. The tuned stylish coupe boasts a nice Alpine White paint finish.

Other highlights include a set of 8.5J x 20” Flow Forged V-FF 101 wheels finished in Matte Black at the front and 10J x 20” at the rear.

The 435i is powered by a 3.0 liter turbocharged petrol engine with 300HP (224 kW) and 406Nm (300 lb-ft) of torque. 0-100 km/h in 5.3 seconds and a top speed of 250 km/h (155 mph). (more…)

BMW Driving Experience in Sweden


BMW Driving Experience in Sweden t BMW Driving Experience in SwedenThe BMW Driving Experience program has recently visited Arjeplog, Sweden, which is no less than 60 km south of the polar circle.

The test aimed to teach the drivers and owners of ///M cars, what to do on ice and snow, when sitting behind the steering wheel of BMW M3 and particularly the E92 model.

BMW E92 M3 is powered by S65B40 – 4.0 litre V8 delivering 420PS (309 kW) at 8300RPM and 400Nm (295 lb-ft) at 3900RPM. 0 to 100 km/h in 4.8 seconds and a top speed of 250 km/h (155 mph) – electronically limited. Without the limiter, E92 M3 can easily pass 300 km/h (186 mph).

Of course, the tested models were fitted with spiked tyres to maintain traction. (more…)

BMW 7-Series F02 Horse Edition


BMW 7 Series F01 Horse Edition t BMW 7 Series F02 Horse EditionBMW is going to offer a 7-Series F02 Horse Special Edition for China, which is expected to be exhibited at the 2014 Beijing Motor Show starting on April 20th. The German manufacturer has already presented the exclusive M5 and M6 Gran Coupe Horse Edition, now it is turn to the luxurious flag-ship.

2014 BMW 7-Series F02 Horse Edition is specially developed to celebrate the year of the horse. It is based on the 740Li xDrive (long wheel base and all-wheel drive) and can be finished in some the exclusive color schemes: a metallic Black Sapphire, Moonstone, Citrine Black paint or with this pictured Ruby Black hue. (more…)

BMW 3-Series and 4-Series Winners – 2014 Annual Magazine Awards


2014 bmw m4 25 4 BMW 3 Series and 4 Series Winners   2014 Annual Magazine AwardsBMW managed to take two more awards from Automobile Magazine in the US. This time the winners are the 2014 BMW 3 Series Sedan and all-new BMW 4 Series Coupe.

“The BMW 3 Series is a perennial Automobile Magazine All-Star award winner, with this being its eighteenth year on the list. For 2014, the 3 Series name refers to four-door models, while coupe and convertible versions get the 4 Series badge. The 3 Series/
4 Series sums up a lifetime of automotive hopes and dreams for generations of American automotive enthusiasts.”, said the editors at Automobile Magazine. (more…)

2015 BMW M4 Convertible – Price $73,425


2014 BMW M4 Convertible 651 22 2015 BMW M4 Convertible – Price $73,4252015 BMW M4 Convertible is now available to order in the US with pricing starting from $73,425 (including Destination & Handling). The stylish drop-top will make its official US debut at the 2014 New York Auto Show.

2014 M4 Convertible is powered by a a 3.0 liter TwinPower Turbo six-cylinder engine with 430HP (317 kW) and 550Nm (406 lb-ft) of torque. 0-100 km/h in 4.2 seconds with 7-speed M Double Clutch Transmission and 4.4 seconds with the standard 6-speed manual. The top speed is limited to 250 km/h (155 mph). (more…)

BMW X5 eDrive Concept


bmw x5 edrive concept tt BMW X5 eDrive ConceptBMW will introduce a new version of X5 eDrive Concept at the 2014 New York Auto Show. The super-efficient SAV comes with impressively low fuel consumption and will actually go in production as an xDrive40e model.

BMW X5 eDrive Concept was unveiled in September, last year at the 2013 Frankfurt Motor Show. Its more refined version will be showed in New York this month. The specs remain the same – a four-cylinder 2.0 liter BMW TwinPower Turbo engine with 245 HP (180 kW) and 540Nm (400 lb-ft) of torque working together with an electric motor that generates 95 HP (70 kW). The combined power is 272HP (200 kW) and the fuel consumption is just 3.8 liters / 100 km – 61.9 mpg US or 74.3 mpg UK. (more…)

2014 BMW M4 Convertible


bmw m4 convertible tt 2014 BMW M4 Convertible2014 BMW M4 Convertible is finally here! The stylish coupe-cabriolet is powered by the same BMW M TwinPower Turbo 3.0-liter inline-six as its siblings.

The exterior boasts twin headlight arrangement with optional LED technology, distinctive twin-bar kidney grille with black painted bars, BMW M double-spoke wheels and the ///M logo all over the car. BMW M design features on display is the characteristic power dome on the hood and striking mirrors, with their suggested twin-stalk mounts, optimize the aerodynamics of the new BMW M4 Convertible. (more…)

Prior Design BMW M6 F13 Pickup [render]


Prior Design BMW M6 F13 Pickup tt Prior Design BMW M6 F13 Pickup [render]Prior Design has published a render picture of BMW M6 F13 Pickup. For now it is just an idea, but Prior actually said that it could become a reality. There is a lot of positive feedback from fans on the Facebook page of Prior Design.

The tuning package for M6 F13 Pickup by Prior Design includes  new front bumper, a carbon fiber front lip spoiler and carbon fiber fins. There is also a new ventilated hood, a pair of widened side skirts and extended wheel arches. The rear bumper is also new and comes with an integrated diffuser.

BMW M6 F13 Coupe is powered by a 4.4 liter twin-turbo V8 (S63B44TU) – 560HP (412 kW) at 6,600RPM and 680Nm (502 lb-ft) of torque available at just 1,500RPM. 0-100 km/h in 4.2 seconds (more…)

BMW 3-Series F30 M Performance Edition


BMW 3 Series F30 M Performance Edition tt BMW 3 Series F30 M Performance EditionBMW has introduced a range of ///M Performance accessories for 3-Series F30 in South Africa. The German manufacturer has already presented ///M Performance packages for X5 and X6 as well as the 1-Series and 5-Series F10. Now it is turn to F30.

The ///M Performance Edition model features a black front grille, a pair of aerodynamic side skirts and a carbon fiber rear spoiler. There are also carbon fiber mirror covers, ///M-Sport brake system and a set of 19” alloy wheels fitted with performance tires.

The options list also include ///M Performance stripes, an ///M Performance sports exhaust system and exclusive Laguna Seca Blue or Valencia Orange paint scheme. The ///M Performance Power Kit boosts the engine at least with 13HP (10 kW) and 30Nm (22 lb-ft) of torque (for 320d). (more…)

BMW 1-Series Coupe V10 – 555HP


TJ Fahrzeugdesign BMW 1M CSL tt BMW 1 Series Coupe V10   555HPTJ Fahrzeugdesign has fitted a 1-Series 118d Coupe with 5.0 liter V10 (S85B50) from E60 M5. The tuning company further tune the powerful naturally aspirated unit to 555HP. The result is simply impressive.

0-100 km/h in 3.9 seconds and 0-200 km/h in less than 12.0 seconds. 0-300 km/h takes 36 seconds and the top speed is over 322 km/h (200 mph). The engine also comes with a 7-speed SMG III gearbox.

Other upgrades include a carbon fiber roof as well as front and rear hoods. The 1M CSL rolls 19” alloy wheels and sits on a KW Clubsport coilover suspension Variant 3. The stopping power is granted by brake system from X6 M. More needed components for the suspension are taken from E92 M3. (more…)

Abu Dhabi BMW 3-Series F30 335i M Performance


abu dhabi bmw 3 series f30 335i m performance tt Abu Dhabi BMW 3 Series F30 335i M PerformanceAbu Dhabi Motors is now offering a 3-Series F30 335i with full ///M Performance Package.

The tuned Sedan comes with nice Melbourne Red metallic exterior paint job as well as a new front splitter, new front and rear bumpers, a new rear diffuser, mirror caps and side skirts. All parts are made exclusively from carbon fiber. There is also a full ///M Performance exhaust system, a trunk-mounted spoiler and black 20” alloy wheels fitted with performance tires. (more…)