The new BMW 4 Series Gran Coupe adds a fresh dimension to one of the company’s newest model ranges. It combines the sleek look and sporty character of the 4 Series Coupe with the functionality provided by four-doors and a spacious, flexible luggage compartment. The 2015 BMW 4 Series Gran Coupe arrives in the US in early summer of 2014 with two engine choices. The 428i Gran Coupe will feature BMW’s award-winning 240hp TwinPower Turbo 2.0-liter four-cylinder while the 435i Gran Coupe will be powered by the much-lauded 300hp TwinPower Turbo 3.0-liter inline six. The 428i xDrive Gran Coupe will also be available at launch with BMW’s intelligent all-wheel drive system. All versions will be offered in the US with an 8-speed sport automatic transmission. The BMW 4 Series Gran Coupe will make its world debut at the Geneva Motor Show in March 2014 and makes its US debut at the New York International Auto Show in April 2014. (more…)
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BMW has unveiled the new Individual Program for the 4-Series Coupe and Convertible. The company has already announced the Individual program for the high-performance M3 Saloon and M4 Coupe, last year and now it is turn to the normal models.
The Coupe has a Citrine Black metallic exterior paint job and the Convertible is finished in Pyrite Brown metallic. Both roll 19” alloy wheels with a V-spoke Style 626. (more…)
The engine is a .6 liter supercharged V8 – 651HP (452 kW) at 8,100RPM and 595Nm (441 lb-ft) of torque at 5,900RPM. 0-200 km/h in 12.2 seconds and a top speed of over 337 km/h (210 mph). There is also a full titanium lightweight exhaust system with racing catalytic converters. (more…)
BMW will offer the 740Ld xDrive in the US with pricing starting from $83,425 (including $925 destination and handling tax). The long-wheelbase model will join the others Advanced Diesel models in the US.
2015 BMW 7-Series 740Ld xDrive is powered by a 3.0 liter TwinPower Turbo six-cylinder diesel – 258HP (190 kW) and 560Nm (413 lb-ft) of torque. It is connected to an 8-speed automatic ZF transmission and the world’s most intelligent all-wheel drive system – xDrive. 0-100 km/h in 6.1 seconds and a top speed of 250 km/h (155 mph) – electronically limited. (more…)
BMW is going to offer a lot of interesting models and upgrades this year. The German manufacturer will offer 218d, 225d, 335d Gran Turismo xDrive, 430d xDrive and 428i.
The 2-Series Coupe will be available as 218d – 143HP (105 kW) and 320Nm (236 lb-ft) of torque and 225d – 218HP (160 kW) and 450Nm (333 lb-ft). The 218d comes with 6-speed manual and can be paired with 8-speed automatic, while the 225d is only available with 8-speed automatic gearbox. BMW 218d Coupe accelerates 0-100 km/h in 8.9 seconds, while the 225d Coupe needs only 6.3 seconds. The small diesel consumes 4.2 liters / 100 km, while the powerful one needs 4.7 liters / 100 km. (more…)
Under the hood
A 3.0 liter turbocharged straight-six – 410HP (301 kW) at 5,500RPM and 600Nm (444 lb-ft) at 3,000RPM. The engine is connected to a ZF 8-Speed Sport-Automatic transmission. 0-100 km/h in 4.2 seconds and a top speed of 305 km/h (188 mph). Furthermore, the new B4 Bi-Turbo Coupe achieves a class-leading combined fuel economy of just 7.6l/100km and 177g/km CO2.
A new front apron and rear spoiler. A set of 20” ALPINA Classic wheels fitted with performance tires. At the rear – ALPINA lettering and signature twin tailpipes.
Adaptive ALPINA sport suspension with electronically adjustable dampers and performance springs, bump stops and stabilisers. The system allows the driver to use the Drive Performance Control (Eco Pro, Comfort, Sport, Sport+) to select the suspension setting and driving dynamics to match his mood.
370mm discs at the front and 345mm discs at the rear with 4- and 2-piston calipers
The engine is sports cars is the well-known 3.0 liter TwinPower Turbo Inline six-cylinder – 431HP (317 kW) at 5,500RPM and 550Nm (406 lb-ft) at 1,850RPM. The engine is mated to a 6-speed manual gearbox as standard. 0-100 km/h in 4.3 seconds and a top speed of 250 km/h (155 mph) or an optional 280 km/h (174 mph). The acceleration is even better, when fitted with the optional 7-speed ///M DCT – 4.1 seconds to 100 km/h. The new M3 and M4 are able to cover 100 km with just 8.8 liters of fuel in the combined cycle with the manual transmission and 8.3 liter with the DCT.
BMW has officially introduced X6 M Design Edition in September. now the exclusive model is ready and it will be produced in only 100 units, which makes it even more exclusive.
BMW X6 M Design Edition boasts nice athletic stance because it sports elements both inside and outside. The SAC is finished in Alpine White, Sapphire Black or Melbourne Red metallic. There are also included carbon fiber rear spoiler and a new rear diffuser. The ///M Performance stripes are available upon request. (more…)
Vilner has unveiled their latest project based on BMW E38 750 V12. The top-of-range 7-series received a lot of styling modifications mainly for the interior.
The exterior boasts DRLs incorporated in the halogens, a new rear wing mounted on the boot and 19” Z-Performance Wheels.
The interior boasts full leather and Alcantara upholstery almost on all parts including the rearview mirror. The dashboard has been dressed in grey leather as well as the mechanisms of the belts. There is a decorative stitching in white on the doors and the seats. (more…)
Manhart has introduced their latest project based on the new BMW M6. The name of the project is MH6 700 and as you may suggest, the number is the amount of HP… closely.
The 4.4 liter twin-turbo V8 is boosted to 734HP (540 kW) and 953Nm (706 lb-ft). The result is thanks to a carbon-air-intake-system, new sports exhaust system featuring sports catalytic converters and rear silencers with 100 mm end-pipes. The top speed is 320 km/h (199 mph). (more…)
Prior Design has introduced their latest project based on BMW X5 E70. The name of the project is PD5X and it includes a complete widebody aerodynamics package.
The exterior boasts redesigned front bumper with a lip spoiler, widened side skirts and modified rear bumper with a diffuser attached. There are also extended wheel arches and huge air vents. Last, but not least is the new front hood with air ducts. (more…)
BMW Motorsport has revealed full details of the 2014 M235i Racing. The specially prepared track car packs a lot of high performance upgrades and improved engine.
The dimensions are 4,454mm in length, 1,861mm in width, 1,380mm in height and a 2,690mm wheelbase. It rolls 18” alloy wheels fitted with performance tires.
The suspension is reworked by H&R and KW – H&R suspension springs and KW shock absorbers, front and rear H&R anti-roll bars and high-performance brakes with 4-piston fixed calipers. (more…)