This time, the subject is X4, BMW crossover-SUV. The LIGHTWEIGHT-team under the lead management of Marc MÜLLER has provided BMW “SAC” race car with in-house stainless-steel mufflers with 4 x 90 mm tailpipes. The latter are coated in frozen-grey matching the car color and provided with embossed Lightweight-logo. The system is optionally available with sound generator, with the help of which the sound and volume can be selected. (more…)
After 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…)
After 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…)
With 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…)
The 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…)
After 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…)
The 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…)
The 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…)
The BMW F30 335i on the Klassen iD Competition Series, M52R, features a 20×9 front and 20×11 rear fitting an impressive 245/35/20 and 295/25/20 tire. The heat-treated aerospace grade 6061-T6 forged aluminum wheels are machined specifically for the F30, allows for a custom width and offset tailored to any style. The M52R monoblock construction features our Textured Anthracite finish with red accented caps. (more…)
With its extrovert demeanour and distinctive fastback silhouette, the latest BMW X6 is the perfect base for renowned tuner, LUMMA Design, to create their spectacular Wide body CLR X6R.
With 40mm wider front and rear wheel arches, the LUMMA CLR X6R takes on a tougher, more purposeful appearance. Deeper, contoured side skirts visually connect these muscular arches, and the car’s perceived length is further emphasised by the Anthracite/Black Matt design stripes bearing the LUMMA logo. (more…)
This BMW M6 features the Carbon Graphite V-FF 103 Wheels in a staggered 21×9.5 front, and 21×11 rear fitment utilizing a concave profile in the front and a deep concave profile for the rear. Also fitted to this M6 is our Aero Side Blades, Rear Deck Lid Spoiler, Rear Diffuser and our newest GTS-V Front Spoiler. (more…)
Not only is the name new, but also the design – both point to a generational shift in the wheel segment at AC Schnitzer. Although the AC1 rims are a new design, in one important aspect they pay tribute to their heritage: they too will certainly become a design classic for BMW, MINI and Land Rover vehicles. (more…)