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Fostla BMW M6 E64 Convertible

Mar
18

bmw m6 convertible by fostla tt Fostla BMW M6 E64 Convertible The German-based tuning company Fostla has presented their latest project based on BMW M6 E64 (Convertible). The tuning specialists fitted the car with styling and performance upgrades as well.

The exterior boasts a full foil wrap in matte PWF Yellow color. The front hood, front spoiler lip and parts of the exterior mirrors have Monza carbon finish. Other features include tinted windows as well as headlights, taillights and indicator signals. Last, but not least are the huge alloy wheels – 9J x 22” ET30 front and 11.5J x 22 ET30 at the rear.

The 5.0 liter naturally aspirated V10 is boosted to 537HP (395 kW) and 545Nm (402 lb-ft) of torque – an increase of 30HP and 25Nm. 0-100 km/h in 4.3 seconds and a top speed of 330 km/h (205 mph). (more…)

2014 BMW M4 DTM

Mar
17

2014 BMW M4 DTM tt 2014 BMW M4 DTMBMW has published several images with the 2014 M4 DTM cars coming with three new livery designs.

Three of last year’s four driver/car pairings remain unchanged. Tomczyk will continue to take to the track in the iconic BMW Motorsport design for premium partner BMW M Performance Parts.

“White with blue and red stripes: those are the classic BMW Motorsport colours. I am very proud to appear in this design for the third year in a row,” commented the BMW Team Schnitzer driver.

The colour yellow will again be closely associated with Timo Glock this DTM season. As in 2013, he will drive the DEUTSCHE POST BMW M4 DTM.

“I have had a very good partnership with Deutsche Post for such a long time that I am obviously proud to appear in its colours again in 2014,” said the BMW Team MTEK driver, who won last year’s season finale in Hockenheim (DE). (more…)

BMW X6 M PP-Performance Stage V vs BMW M6 and Porsche 911 Turbo [video]

Mar
12

bmw m6 tt BMW X6 M PP Performance Stage V vs BMW M6 and Porsche 911 Turbo [video]Here is an interesting drag race between BMW X6 M PP-Performance Stage 5 with 850HP versus BMW F13 M6 PP-Performance Stage 2 with 680HP and Porsche 911 Turbo DT1200 R with 1200HP.

The first start is versus the M6, which managed to cover ¼ mile in 12.257 seconds with 205 km/h and 1 mile in 28.974 seconds with 293 km/h, while the X6 M needed 11.772 seconds with 190km/h at ¼ mile and 30.200 seconds with 265 km/h at 1 mile.

The second start was made only by the powerful SAC (Sports-Activity-Coupe), and the times were identical 11.734 seconds with 192 km/h at ¼ mile and 30.014 seconds with 268 km/h.
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2015 BMW Alpina B6 xDrive Gran Coupe

Mar
10

2015 bmw alpina b6 xdrive gran coupe tt 2015 BMW Alpina B6 xDrive Gran CoupeAlpina B6 xDrive Gran Coupe will make its official debut at the 2014 New York International Auto Show in April. Immediately after that, it will hit the market with pricing starting from $118,225. The model is based on BMW 6-Series Gran Coupe 650i.

The 4.4 liter Bi-Turbo gasoline V8 is boosted to 540HP (397 kW) and 732Nm (540 lb-ft) of torque. 0-100 km/h in 3.7 seconds and a top speed of 320 km/h (198 mph) – electronically limited. The engine is connected to an 8-speed Sport Automatic Transmission with ALPINA Switch-Tronic and BMW’s xDrive intelligent all-wheel drive system.

Other highlights include performance stainless steel ALPINA exhaust system with twin elliptical tailpipes, the Electronic Damping Control and Active Roll Stabilization technology that work in combination in order to distribute the torque of the xDrive intelligent AWD. (more…)

2015 BMW X4 – Officially Unveiled

Mar
06

 2015 BMW X4 tt 2015 BMW X4   Officially UnveiledBMW has officially unveiled the all-new 2015 X4. The crossover is based on the well-known X3 and adopts the sporty styling of the bigger X6.

The exterior boasts an aggressive front fascia with a prominent grille that is flanked by twin headlights and distinctive fog lights. The sloping roofline reminds a “classical sport coupe” with four-doors. Last, but not least are the L-shaped LED taillights and a faux rear diffuser. The X4 is 14mm longer and 36mm lower than the X3.

The interior boasts aluminum trim, metallic accents and gloss black control panel surrounds. There is a 40:20:40 split rear seat which folds down to expand the cargo capacity to 1,400 liters. (more…)

AC Schnitzer BMW X5 F15

Mar
04

AC Schnitzer BMW X5 F15 tt AC Schnitzer BMW X5 F15AC Schnitzer has revealed their latest project based on the all-new 2014 BMW X5 F15. The SAV gets both styling and performance upgrades.

Outside, it comes with a new front skirt and a new rear apron covered with protective film. There are also different alloy wheels in sizes from 20” to 22” fitted with low-profile performance tires. Other highlights include different tailpipes and a sports suspension lowering kit bringing the ride closer to the ground with 30mm at the front and 20mm at the rear.

Inside, there is a set of new bespoke floor mats, an aluminum pedal set and a custom key holder. (more…)

The 1st BMW M4 Coupe is Ready

Feb
28

BMW M4 Coupe tt The 1st BMW M4 Coupe is ReadyThe 1st BMW M4 Coupe is already assembled in Munich, Germany. To celebrate the event, the car was driven off the line by DTM racing driver Martin Tomczyk and BMW Munich Plant Managing Director Hermann Bohrer.

As a reminder, the M4 Coupe 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 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. (more…)

2014 BMW M4 Convertible [spy photos]

Feb
26

BMW M4 Convertible spy photo t 2014 BMW M4 Convertible [spy photos]Here are several pictures of the upcoming BMW M4 Convertible, which is expected to make its official public debut at the Geneva Motor Show, next week. The car is production ready and wears minimum camouflage, so this is the final exterior look.

It will come with a foldable metal roof as well as a sculpted hood, bigger wheel arches and four exhaust tips. The engine will be the same as in M3 – a 3.0 liter six-cylinder TwinPower Turbo with 431 HP (317 kW) and 550 Nm (406 lb-ft) of torque. It will be connected to a 6-speed manual gearbox or an optional 7-speed DCT (double-clutch transmission). 0-100 km/h in around 4.5 seconds and a top speed of 250 km/h (155 mph) – electronically limited.

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Alpina B4 Bi-Turbo Convertible based on BMW 4-Series 335i Convertible

Feb
24

Alpina B4 Bi Turbo Convertible t Alpina B4 Bi Turbo Convertible based on BMW 4 Series 335i ConvertibleAlpina has announced the B4 Bi-Turbo Convertible based on the all-new 4-Series 335i Convertible. The stylish drop-top will make its official debut at the 2014 Geneva Motor Show, next week.

Outside, the B4 Bi-Turbo boasts a complete body kit including front and rear aprons, a sports exhaust system and a set of 20” alloy wheels. The interior features heated leather sport seats, a sport steering wheel and Alpina branded door sills plates. Other highlights include embroidered headrests and special floor mats. (more…)

MB Individual BMW E91 335i Touring – 400HP

Feb
20

MB Individual BMW E91 335i Touring tt MB Individual BMW E91 335i Touring   400HPMB Individual Cars has unveiled their latest project based on BMW E91 335i Touring. The estate comes with styling and performance ugprades.

The 3.0 liter turbocharged gasoline engine is boosted to 400HP (294 kW) – an increase of 94HP. The result is thanks to a new piper cross air filter, sports middle muffler and tail-pipes as well as an ECU re-map.

Other upgrades include a matte blue metallic exterior wrap and tinted windows. There is also a bi-color wrap for the rear diffuser and partial wrap for the interior. The front of the car gets a new bumper from the 1-Series Coupe, a hood from the facelift model and ///M side sills as well as LED headlamps and Blackline taillights. (more…)

AC Schnitzer ACS4 based on BMW 4-Series 428i Coupe

Feb
19

AC Schnitzer ACS4 BMW 4 Series 428i Coupe tt AC Schnitzer ACS4 based on BMW 4 Series 428i CoupeAC Schnitzer has unveiled the ACS4 2.8i Coupe based on the all-new BMW 4-Series 428i. The coupe was tested on a racetrack in Barcelona by a DTM driver named Bruno Spengler, who made several laps in extremely wet conditions.

The 2.0 liter turbocharged petrol engine is boosted to 294HP (216 kW) and do 0-100 km/h in 5.7 seconds and 80-180 km/h in just 12.7 seconds. The top speed is electronically limited at 250 km/h (155 mph).

Otherwise, the exterior boasts front and rear bumpers extensions, new wheels, police lights and police decals for the sides, hood and mirrors. (more…)

KTW BMW 1-Series Black and White

Feb
18

KTW BMW 1 Series Black and White tt KTW BMW 1 Series Black and WhiteKTW Tuning has announced two tuned cars based on BMW 1-Series 116i model. The White and Black versions come with slightly different upgrades and prices.

The 116i Black boasts Essen TN-9 Black aluminum rims – 8.5J x 20” ET35 with 235/30ZR20 88Y tires. There are also red coated brake calipers, H&R lower suspension settings, foil wrapped BMW kidneys and interior ledges. The side and back windows are tinted black. The price is €22,999. (more…)