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Alpine White BMW F22 2 Series Coupe On V706 Titan Bronze Wheels

Aug
13
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Alpine White BMW F22 2 Series Coupe On V706 Titan Bronze Wheels Front AngleBMW F22 2 Series is slowly turning into the darling of BMW community. While initially the F20 1 Series was bashed for its quirky design (later fixed), the 2 Series family has always been praised for its sporty and beautiful lines.

Yet some owners feel the need to slightly change the looks of their car. This BMW F22 M235i went to the wheels shop for a set of custom VMR Wheels. These are the VMR V706 wheels in 19 inches front and rear, and finished with a flashy Titan Bronze color. Not everyone’s cup of tea, but certainly an interesting option to match the Alpine White exterior. (more…)

BMW Team RLL finishes fifth and sixth at Road America

Aug
11
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BMW Team RLL finishes fifth and sixth at Road AmericaBMW Team RLL finished fifth and sixth in Sunday’s two-hour-and-forty-minute Continental Tire Road Race Showcase at Road America (US). Bill Auberlen (US) and Dirk Werner (DE) finished fifth in the number 25 BMW Z4 GTLM. John Edwards (US) and Lucas Luhr (DE), driving the number 24 machine, finished one position behind in sixth. The race was won by the number 911 Porsche of Nick Tandy (GB) and Patrick Pilet (FR). (more…)

BMW of North America – Unveil the Newly Restored 2001 BMW M3 GTR E46

Aug
10
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2001 BMW E46 M3 GTR FrontBMW of North America, LLC will unveil the newly restored 2001 BMW M3 GTR (E46) “Stars and Stripes” liveried race car along with its long hidden road-going counterpart at the Legends of the Autobahn Concours D’Elegance in Monterey, California on August 14, as part of the company’s 40th anniversary celebration this year.

The BMW M3 GTR was a dominant competitor throughout the single season that it contested. Bill Auberlen, Boris Said and Hans J-Stuck capped off the season for BMW North America by winning the 2001 Petit Le Mans finale. As a tribute to a grieving nation and to those who lost their lives in 9/11, BMW Team PTG owner Tom Milner had created the patriotic “Stars and Stripes” design specifically for this race. As a result of the win and the special livery, the car became a legend for BMW racing fans in America. Bill Auberlen will be in attendance at the Legends of the Autobahn M3 GTR display for the unveiling of the car that bears his name on its side. (more…)

Vorsteiner Front Spoiler for BMW F32 4 Series Coupe M Sport

Aug
07
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Vorsteiner Front Spoiler for BMW F32 4 Series Coupe M SportVorsteiner is proud to announce the anticipated launch of the lightweight carbon fiber aerodynamic product line for the BMW F32 4 Series Coupe M Sport.

Add the final touches to your BMW F32 4 Series with the all new add on front spoiler to compliment the existing M-Sport styling for a more aggressive aesthetic.

The front spoiler increases visual appeal and aerodynamic downforce without dramatically affecting ground clearance. Our studio engineers designed the new front spoiler to hug and accentuate the lines of the bumper while directing more air into the openings of the front radiators to improve cooling. (more…)

More details of the successor, the BMW M6 GT3, released

Aug
05
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BMW M6 GT3 Front AngleAfter the BMW Z4 GT3 crowned its final major appearance at the 24 Hours of Spa-Francorchamps (BE) with victory for BMW Sports Trophy Team Marc VDS, the anticipation among BMW Motorsport and its customer teams is now rising ahead of the arrival of the BMW M6 GT3. The new car will take over as the manufacturer’s figurehead on the GT racing scene, and will do battle for victory and titles in many racing series around the world. The car features thoroughbred racing technology: the BMW M6 GT3 has incorporated many findings from BMW Motorsport’s works projects – while at the same time ensuring reasonable costs for customers. (more…)

The new MINI Connected app Centres Even More on Driving-related Functions

Aug
03
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The new MINI Connected app Centres Even More on Driving-related FunctionsAfter five years, the MINI Connected app is undergoing a major relaunch, with the new version available to download from mid-August. The design follows the same principles applied to the brand’s realignment as recently revealed, meaning that the focus has been clearly placed on the essentials. In the same way as the brand has now adopted a much more pared-down overall approach, MINI Connected will in future concentrate on driving-related functions. (more…)

BMW celebrates 60th anniversary of the 507

Jul
31
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BMW celebrates 60th anniversary of the 507With only 252 units built from 1956 to 1959, the BMW 507 remains one of the rarest and most expensive BMWs ever built. To celebrate its 60th anniversary, BMW will be opening an exhibition at its museum in Munich. Called “Family Affairs – Variations on a Design Icon,” visitors to BMW’s facility will be able to see the design drafts to see where all of the elements of this car originally came from. A a Michelotti-designed red 507 concept can be seen also on display. Giovanni Michelotti is regarded as one of the most prolific and talented sports cars designers of the 20th century. A 507 prototype will make an appearance as well. (more…)

BMW 650i With A Prior Design Widebody And Vossen Wheels

Jul
30
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2015 Prior Design BMW 650i Coupe Front AngleThe Prior Design BMW 650i Widebody is a remarkable showcase of how far the aftermarket industry can push already aggressive designs and vehicles.

The aggressive body lines of this BMW 6 Series Coupe have been further improved by the addition of redesigned front and rear bumpers, side skirts, wider front fenders, flared rear fenders, rear trunk spoiler and a bonnet hood. The vehicle also received a set of Vossen VPS-306 forged wheels. (more…)

Turner Motorsport Takes GTD Class Victory at Lime Rock Park Northeast Grand Prix

Jul
29
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Turner Motorsport Takes GTD Class Victory Front AngleAfter the green flag waved in Saturday’s two-hour Continental Tire Sports Car Challenge race at Lime Rock Park, in Lakeville, Conn. it took only 59 seconds for the first caution period to occur. Unfortunately, the cause was contact to the rear of Ashley Freiberg’s No. 46 BMW M3 in the middle of Grand Sport class competitor scrum that forced her on the wet grass, then into and almost over the turn four tire wall. For the second consecutive race BMW Motorsport driver Trent Hindman was unable to drive. (more…)

BMW EnLighten App Green

Jul
28
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BMW EnLighten App GreenThe BMW Group announced today that it is the first manufacturer to bring the EnLighten App, by Connected Signals, into the car. Drivers of BMW Vehicles with iOS Devices will be able to see traffic signal data on the vehicle’s display in real time. The EnLighten app makes driving in cities easier by helping the driver anticipate traffic signal changes, which can increase safety and help save fuel by avoiding unnecessary acceleration. (more…)

G-Power BMW 435d xDrive F32 – 380hp-279 kW -755 Nm with the G-POWER Performance Software

Jul
27
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2015 G-Power BMW 435d xDrive F32 Front AngleThe 3.0 litres 6-cylinder serial motor, thanks to its default Biturbo charge the ideal basis for additional power increases: the G-POWER performance software optimizes the factory BMW motor electronics and increases power by 67 hp (49 kW) to a total of 380 hp. Even more impressive is the increase in torque of 125 Nm adding up to an awesome 755 Nm. In order to put this figure into the right perspective a comparison to the top models the M3/M4 won’t do. You’ll have to step up to the legendary G-POWER M5 V10 HURRICANE RR with 780 Nm in order to find a right match for the torque level of the G-POWER 435d xDrive. (more…)