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BMW Concept Roadster

May
29

BMW Concept Roadster t2 BMW Concept RoadsterBMW has presented the Concept Roadster,which was was exhibited at the 2014 Concorso d’Eleganza Villa d’Este. The Concept Roadster represents BMW’s vision of the future generations of boxer-powered roadsters. The motorcycle is powered by a newly developed two-cylinder 1.2 liter boxer engine with 125HP (92 kW) at 7,750RPM and 125Nm (93 lb-ft) of torque at 6,500RPM.

It features a single-sided swing arm with cardan drive and a light tubular space frame. It boasts a typical low front end and high rear one, which enables the rider to control it easier. Concept Roadster comes with LED front and rear lights as well as a fuel tank of gloss milled aluminum. The self-supporting rear structure is fashioned from a single piece. Last, but not least is the integrated single seat upholstered in Alcantara. (more…)

BMW 4-Series Gran Coupe Individual

May
26

bmw 4 series gran coupe individual t1 BMW 4 Series Gran Coupe Individual BMW has introduced 435i Gran Coupe Individual Frozen Grey in Bilbao, Spain.  The individual color emphasize on the sporty and elegant lines of the stylish four-door coupe. The 4-Series Gran Coupe is available in four trim levels – Luxury, Modern, Sport and M-Sport. In addition to many familiar colors, such as Glacier Silver, Alpine White or Black Sapphire, there is also a new color brown Jatoba.

Only with the ///M Sport Package, the Estoril Blue and Carbon Black are available to customers. The Alpine White, Black Sapphire Metallic, Glacier Silver and Mineral Grey are other options. For models without ///M Sport Package, the manufacturer offers Black, Kalahari Beige, Midnight Blue, Sparkling Brown, Melbourne Red, Imperial Blue, Mineral White and Jatoba. (more…)

Manhart MH4 550

May
21

Manhart MH4 550 BMW M4 t1 Manhart MH4 550Manhart Racing has announced their latest project based on the all-new BMW 4-Series M4. The tuning company is going to offer styling and performance upgrades for the sports coupe.

Manhart MH4 550 will get a new body kit comprising of a new front hood, front spoiler lip and kidney grills. There is also a pair of wider side skirts, rear diffuser and boot lid spoiler. All parts are made from carbon fiber. Finally, the new rear spoiler features  two black stripes on the sides that create a nice visual impact.

Performance upgrades include big brake system, improved suspension and bigger light-alloy wheels fitted with low-profile performance tires.

The 3.0 liter turbocharged petrol will be boosted to 550HP (404 kW) thanks to a new sports exhaust system, cold air intake system and an ECU re-map. (more…)

Hamann BMW X5 F15

May
19

Hamann BMW X5 F15 t1 Hamann BMW X5 F15Hamann has unveiled their latest project based on the 3rd generation BMW X5 – the F15 model. The SAV (sports activity vehicle) has received both styling and performance upgrades.

Outside, the tuned vehicle comes with a new front bumper with LED DRLs (day-time running lights) and also new fog lights. A new front lip (from fiberglass) is also available and can be ordered with a clear-coated carbon black finish. Other notable highlights include a pair of modified side skirts, a two-piece roof-mounted spoiler and different wheel designs available in several colors. Hamann also offers a a chrome or carbon quad exhaust system, which can be mounted on the modified or standard rear bumper.

The interior boasts a set of aluminum pedals and foot rests. There are also new branded floor mats and different finishes. (more…)

BMW Vision Gran Turismo [video]

May
16

bmw vision gran turismo t12 BMW Vision Gran Turismo [video]BMW Vision Gran Turismo will take part in the all-new Gran Turismo 6, exclusively available on PlayStation3. The race car is created by BMW Group Design. It comes with a three-litre six-cylinder inline engine, developed by BMW M GmbH.

The power is over 550HP (404 kW) 680 Nm (502 lb-ft). The Vision Gran Turismo also promises fast laps and optimum handling and control. The front and rear spoilers ensure optimum down-force, while all air conduction elements reduce drag. They also lower the vehicle’s total weight via the use of carbon fibre. The paint finish in BMW M colours traces the flow of the airstream. (more…)

BMW i8 – Advertising Campaign

May
14

BMW i8 Launch Campaign tt BMW i8   Advertising CampaignThe first plug-in hybrid of BMW – the i8 will have its own global campaign. With outstanding design that redefines the concept of premium and sheer driving pleasure. The BMW i8 combines the performance of a sports car with the fuel economy of a small car and therefore represents the next stage of development in the BMW Efficient Dynamics philosophy.

“We deliberately decided on a campaign that tells of the genesis of the BMW i8 – a journey from the impossible to the possible. Visuals showcase the beauty and power of the BMW i8 in pure, genuine, intense images, which give the campaign greater, more iconic impact.”, commented Dr. Steven Althaus, head of BMW Brand Marketing and BMW Group Marketing Services. (more…)

Hartge BMW 2-Series

May
13

Hartge BMW 2 Series t1 Hartge BMW 2 SeriesHartge is now offering a lot of performance packages for the 2-Series Coupe line-up. The tuning specialists have developed new special engine management programs to deliver a significant power boost for 2-Series Coupe. As an official BMW tuner – Hartge offers warranty for all upgrades.

The diesel range includes 218d, 220d and 225d. The first one is boosted to 174HP (128 kW) and 380Nm (280 lb-ft) – an increase of 31HP and 60Nm. The second now has 218HP (160 kW) and 450Nm (332 lb-ft) – an additional 34HP and 70Nm. The top-of-range 225d is boosted to the impressive 258HP (190 kW) and 530Nm (391 lb-ft) of torque – an increase of 40HP and 80Nm.

For now, only the 220i from the petrol variants is boosted – 218HP (160 kW) and 320Nm (236 lb-ft) of torque – an additional power of 34HP and 50Nm. (more…)

BMW 7-Series Edition Exclusive

May
10

 2014 bmw 7 series edition exclusive tt BMW 7 Series Edition ExclusiveBMW has presented 2014 7-Series Edition Exclusive coming with a number for styling upgrades bringing even more personality to the luxurious saloon. The new limited edition car comes just after the introduction of 7-Series Horse Edition made specially for China.

Edition Exclusive will be available for the BMW 7 Series Sedan and the BMW 7 Series Sedan with long wheelbase. It will be introduced to the markets this summer. (more…)

2015 BMW M3 F80 – 0-267 km/h Sprint

May
09

2014 bmw m3 tt1 2015 BMW M3 F80   0 267 km/h SprintHere is another on-board video of BMW M3 F80 doing acceleration test. This time, the test is done by Sport Auto, who put the sports saloon on its paces during a press event organized by BMW.

Launch control was used once again and the driver managed to achieve 267 km/h (166 mph).

2014 BMW M3 is powered by a 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 is 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. (more…)

2014 BMW M3 F80 – 0-280 km/h

May
07

2014 bmw m3 f80 t 2014 BMW M3 F80 – 0 280 km/hA petrolhead from Abu Dhabi, UAE has decided to check how fast is his all-new 2014 BMW M3 F80. The sports car has just turned over 2,000-mile break-in period and is ready for full throttle. He managed to reach 276 km/h (171.5 mph), but obviously there wasn’t enough road for more. The car is limited to 280 km/h (174 mph) with the optional M Driver’s Package.

2014 BMW M3 is powered by a 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 is 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. (more…)

Six Public Service Vehicles at RETTmobil

Apr
30

BMW X3 Paramedic Vehicle t1 Six Public Service Vehicles at RETTmobilBMW has presented several public service vehicles at the RETTmobil auto show. They are practical and purposefully designed and meet the highest standards in terms of performance, practicality, safety, cost efficiency and fuel economy.

The highlight of the show is the BMW X3 Paramedic Vehicle, which is based on the BMW X3 xDrive20d. It will offer the medical services its iconic credentials of robust agility, dynamic performance and extensive interior adaptability. Two powerful and fuel-efficient 2.0 turbodiesel engines come as a choice: 190HP (140 kW) and an average fuel consumption of just 5.4 to 5.0 l/100 km. (more…)

2014 BMW M6 GranCoupe F06 Individual

Apr
25

2014 BMW M6 GranCoupe F06 Individual t1 2014 BMW M6 GranCoupe F06 IndividualBMW has announced an Individual program for M6 GranCoupe F06. The one-off model comes with styling upgrades for the exterior and the interior.

The exterior of Individual M6 GranCoupe features a Frozen Red paint scheme with dark chrome accents and gold-painted brake calipers which reside behind attractive alloy wheels fitted with performance tires.

The interior boasts Opal White Merino leather seats with black leather-wrapped dashboard and Sakhir Orange stitching. The model has also been equipped with piano black trim, Frozen Red accents and embossed headrests. Last but not least, there are the special floor mats and BMW Individual sill plates. (more…)