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The MINI Convertible: Ten Years as The Epitome of Stylish Open-Top Driving Fun

Jul
22

Ten Years MINI Convertible Front The MINI Convertible: Ten Years as The Epitome of Stylish Open Top Driving FunSummer’s most seductive herald appeared just a few weeks before the start of spring. The MINI Convertible first hit the spotlight at the Geneva International Motor Show at the beginning of March 2004. For ten years now, the 4-seater open-top version of the British premium brand has been letting the sun shine in along boulevards and country roads all over the world.

From the very beginning, the MINI Convertible stood for refreshing openness, individual character and yet also a clear brand identity. Its upright windscreen ensured that the driver, front passenger and rear passengers instantly found themselves sitting in the open air as soon as the textile top was opened. Short overhangs at front and rear, large wheel arches, the height of the shoulder line and numerous hallmark brand design elements left no doubt as to the kinship of the open 4-seater model. And thanks to a precisely defined roof shape, the characteristic MINI proportions were instantly recognisable when the soft top was closed, too. (more…)

2014 BMW M235i Track Edition

Jul
21

BMW 2 Series M235i Track Edition 2014 thumb 2014 BMW M235i Track EditionNetherlands BMW Group presents the BMW M235i Track Edition. This exclusive version of the sporty BMW M235i Coupe combines superior driving dynamics with a strong appearance and high quality. The BMW M235i Track Edition incorporates numerous BMW M Performance parts, including an aerodynamics package, a special exhaust system and a limited slip differential.

Exclusivity is guaranteed thanks to the limited edition of twelve copies and high quality racing parts from BMW M Performance. The BMW M235i Track Edition has a serial number and costs € 83.000, -. ‘s in a series of only twelve pieces limited edition BMW M235i Track Edition features a range BMW M Performance parts that benefit entirely to the performance and appearance of the car. The powerful styling is further enhanced with the BMW M Performance aerodynamics package, consisting of such a front splitter, carbon trunk spoiler and a diffuser at the rear. (more…)

The New BMW 218d and BMW 225i Active Tourer

Jul
18

The New BMW 218d and BMW 225i Active Tourer The New BMW 218d and BMW 225i Active TourerThe launch of the BMW 2 Series Active Tourer sees BMW bringing the functionality of space and comfort, combined with hallmark BMW dynamics, style and elegance, to the premium compact class. Offering generous levels of space within impressively compact dimensions (length: 4,342 millimetres, width: 1,800 millimetres, height: 1,555 millimetres), the BMW 2 Series Active Tourer represents the perfect response to increasingly exacting mobility requirements.

New turbocharged engines with three and four cylinders, a comprehensive package of BMW EfficientDynamics measures and the extensive connectivity provided by BMW ConnectedDrive ensure a driving experience defined by sporting ability and exemplary efficiency. (more…)

ECE Approval for BMW Wheels DEZENT TB and TB Dark

Jul
17

ECE Approval for BMW Wheels DEZENT TB and TB Dark ECE Approval for BMW Wheels DEZENT TB and TB DarkBMW drivers have always valued sporty accessories, especially if they fit the brand’s character and their handling is so easy as with the DEZENT TB and TB dark alloy wheels. Both designs are now available in 7.0×16, 7.5×17 and 8.0×17 inches with an ECE approval for the latest BMW 3, 4 and 5 series. The embossed number makes for a use with no type approval documents or other entry. Plug & Play! With its “EH2+“ hump, the TB also fits the BMW-typical runflat tyres. (more…)

BMW 650i Gran Coupe By SR Auto Group

Jul
16

BMW 650i Gran Coupe By SR Auto Group Front Angle BMW 650i Gran Coupe By SR Auto GroupToday’s feature brings together two firsts in one package. This was our first time working on a BMW 650i Gran Coupe, as well as utilizing the brand new PUR Rs08 design.

We dived head first into the uncharted territory that is the Gran Coupe. To begin with, we installed a set of H&R lowering springs to eliminate the factory wheel gap. (more…)

G-Power BMW M3 GTS and CRT

Jul
15

G Power BMW M3 GTS and CRT 2014 fornt angle G Power BMW M3 GTS and CRTFollowing the BMW M5 with V10-engine the BMW M3 with V8-engine is now history as well – G-POWER pushes the output from the strongest and most exclusive version of the S65 V8 high-revving engine of the BMW M3 CRT and M3 GTS to 650 hp with its supercharger

As a farewell to the legendary BMW S65 engines G-POWER has taken care of its strongest and most exclusive stage, namely the 4.4l version installed in the only 150 times build BMW M3 GTS respectively the even rarer four-door version the M3 CRT that has only been delivered 67 times. G-POWER is the only BMW tuner in the world offering a power output enhancement for one of the best and most exclusive BMW engines though. (more…)

KW 2014 BMW 2-series M235i Adaptive DDC Coilovers

Jul
14

KW 2014 BMW 2 series M235i Adaptive DDC Coilovers Front Angle KW 2014 BMW 2 series M235i Adaptive DDC CoiloversAfter the introduction of KW coilovers in Variant 1, Variant 2 and Variant 3 types, KW now also offer electronic damping options for the M235i. KW DDC coilovers are plug&play for the new BMW 2-series. The adaptive suspension comes with stainless steel coilover (more…)

The All-New BMW M3/M4 with GoPro App Integration

Jul
11

GoPro BMW Connected Drive The All New BMW M3/M4 with GoPro App IntegrationThe BMW Group Technology Office and GoPro have announced the first-ever, mass-produced integration of a GoPro camera with an automobile’s on board infotainment system. In BMW Group vehicles equipped with the BMW Apps or MINI Connected option, a GoPro camera may now be configured and controlled using BMW’s state-of-the-art iDrive controller and high-resolution screen. Starting in July 2014, the integration will be functional on all model year 2012 and later BMW Group vehicles equipped with the BMW Apps or MINI Connected option, when used with a Wi-Fi-equipped GoPro camera. (more…)

2015 Lumma Design BMW CLR X 6 R

Jul
10

Lumma Design BMW CLR X 6 R 2015 Front 2015 Lumma Design BMW CLR X 6 RAs the first automobile refiner worldwide, LUMMA Design from the Swabian Winterlingen presents the draft design of the brand new BMW X6 of the new F16 series!

Accordingly, LUMMA designers and technicians are already stuck neck-deep in preparations for development in such a way that the first examples of the new LUMMA CLR X 6 R can be presented already at the Geneva Motor Show of 2015. Hidden behind the highly promising type designation is a vehicle conversion of the highest order with a good number of high-end and carefully thought-through elements of individualization.

The most striking modification of the Sport Activity Coupé performed by LUMMA Design however is of course, its spectacular widebody transformation. The LUMMA CLR X 6 R body kit underlying the evidently muscular growth accounts for a growth of about 50 millimeters on each side thanks to the wheel arch enlargements with air boxes on both axles! (more…)

2015 Mini Paceman John Cooper Works

Jul
09

Mini Paceman John Cooper Works 2015 Front Angle 2015 Mini Paceman John Cooper WorksAs an extravagant individualist in urban traffic, the MINI Paceman is a real eye-catcher. The world’s first ever Sports Activity Coupé in the premium compact segment presents an excitingly athletic and elegant design as well as enthralling sporty driving properties. Now there is more to discover and lots more driving fun to experience as well. The new MINI Paceman presents precise visual modifications and innovative equipment details while at the same time offering an optimised balance between driving performance figures and fuel consumption. As part of the model revision, the premium characteristics in the interior of the 4-door model were also refined. Meanwhile, new paint finishes and light alloy rims provide additional freedom for characteristic MINI customisation. (more…)

The New MINI Countryman

Jul
08

Mini Countryman 2015 Front The New MINI CountrymanThe MINI Countryman has pursued its path to success both on and off-road. The first MINI with four doors, a large tailgate, five seats and optional allwheel drive now gives an additional boost to the brand’s advance into the premium compact segment. Selective design modifications for the exterior and interior, optimised fuel consumption and emission figures as well as innovative equipment features contribute to the more mature charisma and increased appeal of the new MINI Countryman. This gives it a more pronounced profile as an all-round talent for versatile mobility and an active lifestyle, both in city traffic and beyond. (more…)

Vorsteiner BMW F8X M3 & M4 Development

Jul
04

Vorsteiner BMW F82 M4 2014 Vorsteiner BMW F8X M3 & M4 DevelopmentThe launch of the new F80 M3 and F82 M4 has ignited another exciting segment in our aerodynamic and wheel development. Beginning with our aero advancement, we initiated a 3D scan of the entire vehicle including the front bumper, front fenders, side skirts, quarter panels, rear bumper hood and trunk. Our state of the art 3D scanner measures the physical world using blue light technology that generates polygon meshes to create a defined digitized rendering. With this digital rendering, our team is able to shape, modify and perfect our drawings to ensure percise fitment, stability and practicality for everyday and track use. (more…)