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…)
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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 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…)
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…)
The scandalous 2-Series Active Tourer front-wheel-drive car by BMW is here. For some, this is the natural way of things happening and for others, it is a real disappointing news. This is the first FWD vehicle that BMW has ever produced. What is more, it comes with three-cylinder engines… just “impressive”!
We don’t know how to comment such vehicle. Yes, it is a typical BMW with nice interior, good engines and performance, but why they did it with FWD? Nobody knows!
Still, the 2-Series Active Tourer can’t be mistaken – kidney grille, twin circular headlights and the well-known Hofmeister kink. The dimensions are 4,342mm in length, 1,800mm in width and 1,555mm in height with a wheelbase of 2,670mm. The interior is also pretty much the same like in all new BMWs – driver-centric design, a lot of good-positioned buttons and switches.
There are three styling packages – Sport Line, Luxury Line and ///M Sport Package.
The engine range includes a 218i – a 1.5 liter three-cylinder turbocharged petrol – 136HP (100 kW) and 220Nm (162 lb-ft). 0-100 km/h in 9.3 seconds and a top speed of 200 km/h (124 mph). It will return 57.6 mpg UK – 4.9 l / 100 km with CO2 emissions of 115 g/km.
The 225i has a 2.0-liter four-cylinder turbocharged petrol – 231HP (170 kW) and 350Nm (258 lb-ft) of torque. 0-100 km/h in 6.8 seconds and a top speed of 235 km/h (146 mph).
The diesel variant is only one – 218d – a 2.0 liter turbodiesel – 150HP (110 kW) and 330Nm (243 lb-ft). 0-100 km/h in 8.9 seconds and a top speed of 205 km/h (127 mph).
BMW will also produce a super-efficient 216d as well as 220d and 220i. There will be xDrive versions of the 220d and 225i.
The interesting model, which is planned to have FWD (for first time in BMW’s history) was previewed back in September 2012 at the Paris Motor Show with the Concept Active Tourer.
The five-seat 2-Series Active Tourer model which will be joined later this year by a seven-seat version likely to be called 2-Series Gran Tourer.
The news doesn’t sound so good, because all BMW fans and owners will be a lot disappointed by these vehicles. (more…)
It is not the first time that G-Power is improving its own record. Already in 2010 a G-Power M5 Hurricane (sedan) improved its record of 367,4 km/h for the world’s fastest sedan, established two years before, to 372,1 km/h.
Currently the modified Bi-Kompressor system for the BMW M5/M6 E6X series – featuring the legendary high–rev V10 engine – enables the G-Power M5 Hurricane RR Touring to a new top speed of 362 km/h, making it in spite of the electronically limitation to the fastest station wagon in the world. Of course the G-Power Hurricane RR Touring sets new performance standards not just for top speed. The acceleration is spectacular – 4.4 seconds for 0-100 km/h, 9.5 seconds for 0-200 km/h and 25.6 seconds for 0-300 km/h. (more…)
Outside, the 2015 X3 has a modified front grille and new headlights. There are also redesigned mirrors and new styles alloy wheels.
There are two additional packages - xLine and M-Sport. The first one adds underbody guards, metallic trim accents and special 18” or 19” alloy wheels, while the M-Sport comes with a complete aerodynamics package, shadow line trim and 18” to 20” alloy wheels. There are also sport front seats, an anthracite roof liner and a sport-tuned suspension. (more…)
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…)
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…)