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Manhart MH1 BMW 1-Series M135i


Manhart MH1 BMW 1 Series M135i tt Manhart MH1 BMW 1 Series M135i Manhart has released details and pictures about MH1 based on BMW 1-Series M135i. The hot hatchback comes with styling and performance upgrades as well.

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…)

Rieger BMW 135i Coupe


dotz shift bmw 135i coupe tt Rieger  BMW 135i CoupeRieger Tuning has taken wraps of their latest project based on BMW 135i Coupe. The compact sports coupe comes only with styling upgrades.

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…)

BMW M5 F10 Competition Package


BMW M5 F10 Competition Package tt BMW M5 F10 Competition PackageHere is a nice video and several pictures of the 2014 BMW M5 Competition Package. The sports saloon comes with minor styling upgrades and some performance goodies.

The Competition Package boosts the 4.4 liter twin-turbocharged V8 to 575HP (423 kW) – an increase of 15HP. It also makes the response sharper and the acceleration is slightly better. 0-100 km/h is improved with 0.1 seconds and 0-200 km/h with 0.2 seconds. Other highlights include ///M carbon ceramic brake system and revised suspension and damping. (more…)

Fostla BMW M6 E64 Convertible


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


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…)

2015 BMW M4 Convertible [unofficial]


bmw m4 convertible f83 tt 2015 BMW M4 Convertible [unofficial]BMW is going to reveal the all-new 2015 M4 Convertible at the 2014 NAIAS. The manufacturer will also exhibit the X4 as well as the 4-Series Gran Coupe, X3 Facelift and the Alpina B6 Gran Coupe.

2015 BMW M4 Convertible will have the codename – F83 and will use the same drivetrain like the M4 Coupe and M3 Sedan. This includes 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 s 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 fuel consumption will be probably a little bigger compared to 8.8 l / 100 km for M3 and M4. (more…)

BMW 3.0 CSL Group 4 Race Car at 2014 Amelia Island Concours d’Elegance


BMW 3.0 CSL Group 4 Race Car tt BMW 3.0 CSL Group 4 Race Car at 2014 Amelia Island Concours d’EleganceA 1972 BMW 3.0 CSL Group 4 Race Car is exhibited at the 2014 Amelia Island Concours d’Elegance. It won Best-in-Class title and was joined by a number of other nice BMW models, such as the 1973 European Sedan Championship Group 2 winner and the 1975 BMW Art Car, hand painted by Alexander Calder.

The BMW 3.0 CSL was homologated to make the racing version eligible for participating in the European Touring Car Championship. Three years later, the racing beast won the 12 Hours of Sebring in the US, while 3.0 CSLs won the ETCC in 1973 and in every year from 1975 to 1979. (more…)

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


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.

2014 BMW i8 in Production


2015 BMW i8 tt 2014 BMW i8 in Production2014 BMW i8 goes into production and the first deliveries will commence in June. The i8 is already exceeding the planned production volume during ramp-up. The manufacturer also updated the hybrid sports car.

The drivetrain features 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…)

2015 BMW Alpina B6 xDrive Gran Coupe


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…)

BMW M4 Coupe – The new Safety Car for MotoGP


BMW M4 Coupe MotoGP Safety Car tt BMW M4 Coupe   The new Safety Car for MotoGPOur favorite manufacturer has unveiled the Safety Car for 2014 MotoGP season – M4 Coupe. The previous one was an M6 Gran Coupe, but now everybody wants to see the all-new BMW M4, that’s why it will lead the bikes during safety laps.

Outside, M4 Coupe Safety Car boasts the ///M livery and the typical lettering as well as a light bar. There are also new front skirt attachments, a rear spoiler as well as a new diffuser. All parts are made exclusively from carbon fiber. (more…)

2015 BMW X4 – Officially Unveiled


 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…)