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2014 Fostla BMW E70 X5 M Front AngleThe pros of full or partial car wrapping in comparison to full or partial car painting went about even to the most far car freak, because the offered by car wrapping possibilities are nearly inexhaustible. Else than in case of in a relatively short time disappearing again fashion trends, as e.g. chameleon effect paintings, wrappings hold the market since many years and the choice of variants grows continuously. Without any doubts, the company at Seelze near Hannover counts among the the illustrious circle of full professionals not only in fields of car wrapping. (more…)

2014 BMW M235i Track Edition


2014 BMW 2-Series M235i Track Edition FrontNetherlands 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…)

2015 Lumma Design BMW CLR X 6 R


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…)

Vorsteiner BMW F8X M3 & M4 Development


2014 Vorsteiner BMW F82 M4 Front AngleThe 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…)

2014 Tuningwerk BMW M235i RS


2014 Tuningwerk BMW M235i RS FrontThat one who is satisfied with the best, is a man of simple very simple taste! This slogan, attributed to no less a person than Oscar Wilde, is prime principle of the Tuningwerk GmbH Company at Puchheim, Bavaria, nearby Munich, Germany, if the point is the appreciated customer’s satisfaction. Numerous examples concerning the creativity of the specifically BMW tuning company – from 1-series to 7-series, including X models – are speaking very plain language. The recent object of the Bavarian’s desire is a 2 series BMW, on the market only since a few of months. It is an exclusively 2-doored compact class coupé, which by the way is understood itself as „reverence“ to the legendary 2002 BMW. (more…)

BMW Concept Roadster


BMW-Concept-Roadster-t2BMW 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


bmw-4-series-gran-coupe-individual-t1BMW 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


Manhart-MH4-550-BMW-M4-t1Manhart 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


Hamann-BMW-X5-F15-t1Hamann 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]


bmw-vision-gran-turismo-t12BMW 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


BMW-i8-Launch-Campaign-ttThe 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


Hartge-BMW-2-Series-t1Hartge 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…)