The tuned Sedan comes with nice Melbourne Red metallic exterior paint job as well as a new front splitter, new front and rear bumpers, a new rear diffuser, mirror caps and side skirts. All parts are made exclusively from carbon fiber. There is also a full ///M Performance exhaust system, a trunk-mounted spoiler and black 20” alloy wheels fitted with performance tires. (more…)
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BMW US is now offering 2015 M3 Sedan and M4 Coupe. They are priced from from $62,925 and $65,125, respectively, which means that the Sedan is $5,350 more expensive than its predecessor (E90 M3) and the coupe cost just $2,800 more than the previous version (E92 M3).
The option list includes carbon ceramic brakes for additional $8,150. The Driver Assistance Package is $1,900 and includes side-view camera, autonomous braking, lane departure warning system and blind spot monitoring. BMW is also offering an Executive package for $4,300 packing a rear-view camera, head-up display, heated rear seats, parking sensors, heated steering wheel, keyless entry and satellite radio.
The exclusive options for M4 are the 19” alloy wheels for $1,200 and the Adaptive ///M Suspension for additional $1,000.
As a reminder, the engine is 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.
Outside, the X5 E70 features a set of new bumpers from AC Schnitzer. There are also D2ForgedMB1 Monoblock wheels in dimensions of 9.5J x 22” at the front and 11J x 22” at the rear fitted with ultra-low profile tires. An impressive highlight here is their titanium graphite finish and the featured brushed lip stripe.
Now, a 2014 BMW X5 F15 is available on the market. It has received a lot of new engines including sDrive25d and xDrive25d with a TwinPower Turbo four-cylinder diesel engine (the first one is RWD, while the second AWD). The power unit produces 218HP (160 kW). There are also xDrive35i with a 3.0 liter six-cylinder petrol and 306HP (225 kW) and the xDrive40d with a six-cylinder diesel engine rated at 313HP (230 kW). (more…)
BMW Motorsport unveiled the designs for the remaining four M4 DTM Race Cars at the start of the first official test of the DTM season, which takes place from Monday to Thursday at the Hungaroring (HU). Augusto Farfus (BR) will endeavour to follow on from the success he has enjoyed over the past two years with the Castrol Edge livery. Marco Wittmann (DE) will continue to race in the colours of his Premium Partner from 2013 and will line up for his second DTM season in the Ice-Watch car. DTM rookie Maxime Martin (BE) drives the Samsung M4 DTM and Red Bull will be represented by DTM newcomer António Félix da Costa (PT) in the Red Bull BMW M4 DTM.
“I am now entering my third season together with my partner Castrol EDGE,” said Farfus. “The bright colours have been very lucky for me so far, and I hope I can represent them well again in 2014.” Farfus has won four DTM races together with Castrol EDGE, was named Rookie of the Year in 2012, and finished runner-up in the 2013 Drivers’ Championship. (more…)
BMW US has officially announced the pricing of the 2015 M3 Sedan and M4 Coupe. They are priced from $62,925 and $65,125, respectively, which means that the Sedan is $5,350 more expensive than its predecessor (E90 M3) and the coupe costs just $2,800 more than the previous version (E92 M3).
- The options list includes:
- Carbon ceramic brakes – $8,150
- Driver Assistance Package – $1,900 – side-view camera, autonomous braking, lane departure warning system and blind spot monitoring.
- Executive package – $4,300 – a rear-view camera, head-up display, heated rear seats, parking sensors, heated steering wheel, keyless entry and satellite radio.
The exclusive options for M4 are:
- 19” alloy wheels – $1,200
- Adaptive ///M Suspension – $1,000. (more…)
The exterior features complete aerodynamics package including new front and rear bumpers, a high-gloss black grille, a new diffuser and sport tuned suspension ( reducing the ride height by 10 mm). There are also new 17” or 18” alloy wheels fitted with low-profile tires.
The interior comes with leather sport steering wheel, leather front sports seats, an anthracite roof and ///M door sill plates.
The engine range of 2-Series Active Tourer includes a 1.5 liter three-cylinder petrol with 136 HP (100 kW) and 220 Nm (162 lb-ft) of torque; a 2.0 liter four-cylinder petrol with 231 HP (170 kW) and 350 Nm (258 lb-ft) and a 2.0 liter four-cylinder diesel with 150 HP (110 kW) and 330 Nm (243 lb-ft) of torque. (more…)
Outside, Abu Dhabi M135i features a white paint finish and a lot blue and black accent. There is a full ///M Performance Package including carbon fiber bumper splitters, side sills and mirror covers along with a blackened kidney grille and smoked taillights. The look is way more cleaner and impressive than the previous version.
The engine is a 3.0 liter six-cylinder twin-turbo with 320HP (235 kW) at 5,800RPM and 450Nm (332 lb-ft) of torque at 1,250RPM. 0-100 km/h in 4.9 seconds and a top speed of 250 km/h (155 mph) – electronically limited. (more…)
Hartge has presented a new range of alloy wheels for BMW X5 F15 - Hartge Classic 2, Hartge Ultima Ultra Light forged for vehicles with or without ///M Aerodynamic package. There are also Hartge Ultima silver wheels.
The tuning company also offers different types of wheel spacers in order to make the perfect set suitable to customers’ needs.
The alloy wheels range in dimensions from 9.5 J x 21” to 10.5J or 12J x 22” and even 11J x 23”. Hartge also offers different tires for all rims – 285/35 ZR21, 295/30 ZR22, 335/25 ZR22 and 315/25 ZR23.
All sets of wheels and tires are tested and TUV certified. The price list is available upon request. (more…)
Bimmerpost has published a short video showing the acceleration and the brutal sound of BMW i8. We all didn’t expect the tiny 1.5 liter three-cylinder engine to sound like an angry V8. What is more, the Active Sound system was deactivated for the entire duration of the video. This means we hear the natural sound of the petrol unit which is also found in the new MINI.
BMW i8 is powred by a 1.5 liter TwinPower Turbo three-cylinder engine, an electric motor and a lithium-ion battery. The overall power is 362HP (266 kW) and 570Nm (420 lb-ft), which is enough for acceleration from 0-100 km/h in 4.4 seconds and a top speed of 250 km/h (155 mph) – electronically limited.
The fuel consumption – 2.1 l / 100 km (134.5 mpg UK or 112 mpg US with CO2 emissions of 49 g/km. What is more, the 2015 i8 can go up to 37 km (23 miles) only on electricity with zero emissions. (more…)
The wide body kit includes a new front and rear bumpers as well as a pair of big side skirts, extended fenders and an add-on diffusor. There is also a new hood and rear trunk spoiler also prepared by DURA-FLEX. The package consists all the mounting materials and all added parts are easy to paint. (more…)
The 3.0 liter six-cylinder turbocharged engine is boosted to 405HP (298 kW) and 560Nm (413 lb-ft) – an increase of 85HP and 110Nm. The additional power is thanks to a new control unit and a complete sports exhaust system.
Outside, the MH1 features a matt black foil wrap and some yellow accents. There are also new alloy wheels – 8.5J x 19” at the front and 9.5J x 19” at the rear fitted with Michelin Super Sport tires. (more…)
The exterior boasts elegant high-gloss painted wheels with spoke edges and three-dimensional design. There is a fully adjustable KW coilover suspension and a new front spoiler, side skirts and rear valance housing the quad-pipe sports exhaust system.
Rieger BMW 135i Coupe is powered by a 3.0 liter twin-turbo I6 with 306HP (225 kW) and 400Nm (300 lb-ft) of torque. 0-100 km/h in 4.6 seconds and a top speed of 250 km/h (115 mph). (more…)