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2013 BMW X6

Jul
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2013 bmw x6 sports activity coupe thumb 2013 BMW X6BMW has announced the new 2013 X6 Sports Activity Coupe. The vehicle will hit the US market this spring. It is the world’s first ever Sports Activity Coupe stills, which still offers a unique combination of sporty dynamics, versatility and unmatched character.

The new X6 will deliver outstanding driving experience provided by two powerful engines featuring BMW TwinPower Turbo Technology and xDrive, the intelligent AWD system. It also continues to offer Dynamic Performance Control which gives the Sports Activity Coupe unparalleled agility for a vehicle in this segment. (more…)

BMW highly automated driving mode – BMW ConnectedDrive

Jul
30
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BMW CDC 644 BMW highly automated driving mode   BMW ConnectedDrive“Our main challenge was to develop algorithms that can handle entirely new situations. In principal, the system works on all freeways that we have mapped out beforehand with [a] centimeter accuracy.”, commented Dr. Nico Kaempchen.

By now this has driven over 5000km in the highly-automated mode on freeways. (more…)

BMW X6M Evotech Stage 2 vs Mercedes-Benz CL63 AMG

Jul
30
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BMW X6M vs CL BMW X6M Evotech Stage 2 vs Mercedes Benz CL63 AMGThe X6 M is powered by a 4.4 liter twin-turbo V8 with boosted to 630PS (463 kW). The engine is mated to a 6-speed M Sports Automatic transmission with aluminum paddleshifters on steering wheel. The weight of the SAC is 2380 kg.

The CL 63 AMG is powered by a naturally aspirated 6.2 liter V8 with 525PS (386 kW) and 730Nm of torque. The engine is paired with 7-speed MCT transmission, The kerb weight is 2185 kg. (more…)

2012 BMW 1-Series M-Sport – £22 510

Jul
27
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2012 bmw 1 series m sport thumb 2012 BMW 1 Series M Sport   £22 510The exterior M Package includes restyled bumpers and side skirts. There is also a set of nice 18” Star-spoke light alloy wheels, a high-gloss shadowline restyled front kidney grille. The stance is further improved by lowering the ride with 10mm. All these enhancements give the new 1-Series better presence on the road and individual style.

The interior boasts an Anthracite headlining, Aluminum Hexagon interior trim, Estoril Blue styling accents and ///M badge door sills. There are also front sport seats finished in black cloth and Alcantara. The steering wheel is also a new one as well as the short-shift gear lever. (more…)

G-Power BMW M5 Hurricane RS

Jul
27
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2012 bmw f10 m5 saloon uk 03 G Power BMW M5 Hurricane RSThe G-Power Hurricane RS is the fastest street legal saloon car. It is powered by a brutal hi-revving V10 with two belt-driven ASA T1-313 superchargers. The result is not less than 750PS (552 kW) at 7500RPM and 800Nm (590 lb-ft) of torque at 5000RPM. From 0 to 100 km/h in less than 4.5 seconds, to 200 km/h in 9.7 seconds and just 26 seconds to the 300 km/h mark. The top speed is 367.4 km/h, but it was reached on special oval race track. However, you will see a staggering 357 km/h (223 mph) at daytime.

The G-Power Hurricane RS is fitted with 21” Silverstone Diamond wheels fiteed with 255/30 ZR 21 and 295/25 ZR 21 tires. (more…)

Will it drift? – 2012 BMW F10 M5 (video)

Jul
27
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2012 bmw f10 m5 saloon uk thumb Will it drift? – 2012 BMW F10 M5 (video)The sports family saloon is powered by a 4.4-liter twin-turbo V8 with 560PS (412 kW) and 680Nm (502 lb-ft). It is mated to a 7-speed M Double Clutch Transmission. 0 to 100 km/h in 4.4 seconds, 0 to 200 km/h in 13 seconds and top speed of 250 km/h (155 mph) electronically limited and 305 km/h (190 mph) with M Driver’s Package.

Still, this a car to bring your family to vacation, so the fuel consumption is good enough – 9.9 liters per 100 km on combined cycle (28.5 mpg) and CO2 emissions of 232 g/km. (more…)

2012 BMW 640d Coupe M Sport

Jul
26
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2012 bmw 640d coupe m sport thumb 2012 BMW 640d Coupe M SportThe M Sport model comes with a complete aerodynamics package including new front and rear bumpers and modified side skirts. There is also a set of 19” M light alloy wheels, dark chrome exhaust tailpipes, High-¬gloss Shadowline exterior trim and black brake calipers. Last, but not least you’ll get nice LED foglamps.

The interior also benefits from M Sport specification and adds anthracite headlining, Aluminium Hexagon trim, Sport seats with Alcantara/leather upholstery and M Sport multi¬function leather steering wheel. (more…)

BMW F10 M5 – Circuit de Nevers Magny-Cours

Jul
26
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2012 bmw m5 f10 6442 BMW F10 M5   Circuit de Nevers Magny Cours2012 BMW F10 M5 is powered by a 4.4 liter twin-turbo V8 with 560PS (412 kW) at 5750RPM and 680Nm(502 lb-ft) at just 1500RPM. The performance is superb – 4.4 seconds to 100 km/h, 13 seconds to 200 km/h and a top speed of 250 km/h (155 mph) – electronically limited.

The engine is mated to a new 7-speed M Double Clutch Transmission Drivelogic and Efficient Dynamics technology, including engine Auto Start-Stop and Brake Energy Regeneration. The transmission has manual (S) and fully automated (D) shift options, with three. (more…)

VMS M-Sport 5-Series F10

Jul
26
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vorsteiner 5 series f10 vms thumb VMS M Sport 5 Series F10Vorsteiner have unveiled their latest project – V-MS for the BMW 5 series (F10) equipped with M Sport package. It involves an aerodynamic kit, new wheels and some exhaust system tweaks.

The aerodynamic kit consists of a front air splitter (designed to fit the M Sport bumper), a rear diffuser and a trunk lip spoiler – all in carbon fiber. These add-ons give a type of character to the 5 series while having a purposeful balancing role. A newly installed full cat back exhaust system ups the power by 12HP and enhances the output sound. (more…)

Manhart BMW MH3 V8RS Clubsport

Jul
25
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manhart bmw mh3 v8rs clubsport thumb Manhart BMW MH3 V8RS ClubsportThe E92 M3 received the brutal engine from BMW X5 M – a 4.4 liter twin-turbocharged petrol with 555PS (408 kW). Still, the tuners decided that this is not enough power for a small 3-Series car and boosted the monster to whopping 750PS (551 kW) and 910Nm (671 lb-ft) of torque. So , they made the car really hard to drive.  The engine is mated to a 6-speed M Sport automatic transmission sending all that power to a LSD from E60 M5. The weight of the car is 1590 kg (3505 lbs) meaning that it has power to weight ratio of 2.25 kg/hp. (more…)

Prior PD-R Aerodynamic Kit – BMW F10

Jul
25
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prior design 5 series f10 pd r thumb Prior PD R Aerodynamic Kit   BMW F10Prior, the company that indulges in manufacturing perfect-fit aerodynamic kits for luxury performance cars and such, have a new offering – The Prior PD-R kit for the BMW 5 series (F10).

The company takes great interest in subtle elegance and this product is here to reinforce their stance. We have sleek sideskirts compatible with all F10 BMW’s, a sporty front bumper and a specially designed diffuser at the back. The latter two wont go on the M models but on any other specs they fit perfectly. The kit also includes all the nuts and bolts needed to seal the deal. (more…)

BMW F10 M5 vs BMW S1000RR (video)

Jul
25
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2012 bmw f10 m5 saloon uk 644 BMW F10 M5 vs BMW S1000RR (video)The car is powered by amazing twin-turbo 4.4-liter V8 with 560PS (412 kW) at 5750RPM and 680Nm(502 lb-ft) at just 1500RPM. It comes with a number of technology including M TwinPower Turbo with twin-scroll turbochargers, high-precision direct fuel injection, VALVETRONIC variable valve control and a cross-bank exhaust manifold.

The results are 4.4 seconds to 100 km/h and just 13 seconds to 200 km/h. The top speed is electronically limited to 250 km/h (155 mph) and 305 km/h (190 mph) with M Driver’s Package. All this performance comes at decent cost – 9.9 liters per 100 km on combined cycle (28.5 mpg) and CO2 emissions of 232 g/km. (more…)