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BMW M5 F10 vs Nissan GT-R (video)

May
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2012 BMW M5 F10 thumb4 BMW M5 F10 vs Nissan GT R (video)The M5 F10 is powered by a twin-turbo 4.4-liter V8 with 560PS (412 kW) at 5750RPM and 680Nm(502 lb-ft) at just 1500RPM. It features M TwinPower Turbo technology, twin-scroll turbochargers, high-precision direct fuel injection, VALVETRONIC variable valve control and a cross-bank exhaust manifold. 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. However, the fuel consumption is also amazing – 9.9 liters per 100 km on combined cycle (28.5 mpg) and CO2 emissions of 232 g/km.
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Vorsteiner BMW 5-Series F10

May
18
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Vorsteiner BMW 5er F10 thumb Vorsteiner BMW 5 Series F10Vorsteiner has released the first pictures of their VMS styling package for the BMW 5-Series (F10).

No details have been released yet, but the car is outfitted with a carbon fiber front lip spoiler and extended side skirts. Out back, changes are minimal but include a trunk-mounted spoiler, an aggressive rear diffuser and a dual exhaust system. (more…)

Hartge BMW 6-Series Convertible F13

May
18
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Hartge BMW 6 Series F12 thumb Hartge BMW 6 Series Convertible F13Hartge has announced that they are preparing a tuning program for the latest BMW 6-Series Convertible (F13). The tuning company didn’t reveal any further information about the project, but as we can see on the pictures, the vehicle won’t get any huge spoilers or bright paint.

The upgrades will include a new sports exhaust system, lowering springs kit, which will reduce the stance of F13 with 30 mm at the front and 25 mm and the rear.

Hartge 6-Series stands on 19” or 21” alloy wheels in the well know design of the tuner.

The interior will receive aluminum Hartge pedals, floor mats with logos and a Hartge emblem on the steering wheel. (more…)

BMW F30 : 320i EfficientDynamics, 316i and 3-series xDrive

May
17
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2012 bmw 3 series sedan f30 thumb BMW F30 : 320i EfficientDynamics, 316i and 3 series xDriveNew BMW 3 Series Sedan with BMW xDrive as from the summer.

As from the second half of the year, the new BMW 3 Series Sedan will be optionally equipped with the intelligent four-wheel drive system BMW xDrive. The dynamic sports sedan and BMW xDrive will form an ideal combination in the models BMW 320i, BMW 328i and BMW 335i. Thanks to electronic control and millisecond-fast power distribution between the front and rear wheels, BMW xDrive guarantees supreme traction, unparalleled safety and first-class handling. Furthermore, xDrive ensures optimum performance in all kinds of weather and road conditions. As a result, the potential of even the most powerful BMW 3 Series four-wheel drive sedan, the BMW 335i xDrive delivering 225 kW/306 hp and a maximum torque of 400 Nm, can be utilised in a particularly efficient way. The BMW 335i xDrive does the sprint from 0 – 100 km/h in just 5.0 seconds. Power distribution of BMW xDrive is effected so rapidly that the vehicle is stabilised before the driver even notices the need to react. The model 320d xDrive is also in preparation. (more…)

The BMW M Story. 40 Years BMW M GmbH.

May
17
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m1 The BMW M Story. 40 Years BMW M GmbH.“A company is like a human being. As long as it goes in for sports, it is fit, well-trained, full of enthusiasm and performance.” These were the words of Robert A. Lutz, BMW AG Board Member Sales, back in 1972. They were the words christening the youngest subsidiary of BMW AG at the time, BMW Motorsport GmbH. Today the company is called BMW M GmbH. But it is just as fit, well-trained, full of enthusiasm and performance as it was 40 years ago. (more…)

BMW 328 Hommage

May
16
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BMW 328 Hommage thumb BMW 328 HommageThe BMW 328 is considered the most successful and best-looking sports car of the 1930s. The BMW 328′s success was the result of its design parameters -
through the use of systematic lightweight construction, aerodynamic lines, optimum engine types and outstanding suspension technology, it laid the foundation stone for a new vehicle concept, by which performance only leads to success if combined with perfect harmonisation of all parameters and maximum efficiency. With these characteristics, the BMW 328 was even then the embodiment of what the BMW brand still stands for today – dynamics, aesthetics and a high level of innovation. (more…)

G-Power BMW M3 GTS SK II

May
16
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G Power BMW M3 GTS SK II thumb G Power BMW M3 GTS SK IIG-POWER M3 GTS with SK II “Sporty Drive” supercharger system

The world’s most powerful BMW M3 GTS

  • 635 hp / 467 kW @ 7,800 r/min (+ 185 hp / 136 kW)
  • 630 Nm 3,900 r/min (+ 190 Nm)
  • Top speed: 323 km/h
  • 0-100 km/h: 4.2s
  • 0-200 km/h: 11.9s
  • G-POWER SK II “Sporty Drive” supercharger system: € 23,500.00 (excl. tax) plus installation

Club sport events are enjoying increasing popularity across the world. These events have traditionally been dominated by Porsche vehicles. Then, in 2009, BMW decided to stop ignoring widespread customer demands for a base vehicle for use in club sport events and unveiled the Project M3 GTS. Delivery of the limited run of 150 units was scheduled for early 2010. However, it took until the end of 2010 for the first vehicles to reach customer hands, of which 3 found their way immediately into the G-POWER workshops. (more…)

BMW E92 M3 ESS vs Mercedes SL 65 AMG, Porsche 911 Turbo and Nissan GT-R

May
15
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e92 m3 ess BMW E92 M3 ESS vs Mercedes SL 65 AMG, Porsche 911 Turbo and Nissan GT RBMW M3 E92 ESS VT2-650 with 700HP, Porsche 911 Turbo 997 with 530HP, Mercedes-Benz SL65 AMG PP-Performance Stage 2 with 750HP and mighty Nissan GT-R Mk.1 Sportec Stage 2 with 600HP. (more…)

2013 BMW 135is Coupe and Convertible

May
15
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2013 BMW 135is thumb 2013 BMW 135is Coupe and ConvertibleIn the long standing tradition of high performance BMW “is” models, BMW today announced an enhanced performance version of the 1 Series Coupe and Convertible called the BMW 135is. The 2013 135is Coupe and Convertible focus the qualities that made the 135i such a success amongst driving enthusiasts – with more performance, enhanced sound and dynamic design details. Both the new 135is Coupe and Convertible are scheduled to arrive in BMW Center showrooms this fall with retail pricing set at $44,145 and $48,845 respectively (including $895 destination and handling). (more…)

Kelleners Sport BMW 5-Series Touring F11

May
15
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Kelleners Sport BMW 5 Series Touring F11 thumb Kelleners Sport BMW 5 Series Touring F11Kelleners Sport has revealed their tuning program for the new F11 (5-Series Touring).

The styling features a new front bumper fascia with lower lip spoiler and three-piece polished stainless steel air vent inserts, sides skirts and rear bumper diffuser.

Performance yogrades are available for 535d and 550i. The 535d boasts 376HP (277 kW) with maximum torque of 756 Nm (558 lb-ft). The 550i has 490HP (360 kW) and 720 Nm (530 lb-ft) of torque. The exhaust system is Kelleners own with its four round 90mm stainless steel tail pipes. (more…)

2013 BMW 3-Series Touring

May
14
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2013 BMW 3 Series Touring thumb 2013 BMW 3 Series TouringThe new BMW 3 Series Touring will offer an even stronger blend of thoughtful practicality and outstanding driving dynamics when it comes to the UK in September. Larger, and more spacious inside than ever before, this truly versatile vehicle possesses a wide range of practical features in addition to the class-leading driving dynamics expected of any BMW.

A load capacity that is the largest in its class, complete with innovative storage solutions, is wrapped in a dynamically styled, strong but lightweight body that follows the same winning formula of previous BMW 3 Series Tourings over the years. After all, it was BMW that invented the premium Touring segment back with the E30 3 Series and it has proved a winning formula ever since then with an average 8,500 new car buyers a year. (more…)

2012 BMW 1-Series 3-door hatch

May
14
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2012 BMW 1 Series 3 door hatch thumb 2012 BMW 1 Series 3 door hatchThe sporty and elegant design of the new three-door model, along with additional engine choices, are distinguishing features that sharpen the unmistakable profile of the BMW 1 Series as the recognised standard of sheer driving pleasure in the premium compact car segment.

Summary:

  • Second body variant added to the new BMW 1 Series; Latest edition of the three-door version impressively underscores the compact model’s sporting characteristics; Sporty, elegant design and attractive supplements to the drive portfolio strengthen the BMW Series’ unsurpassed position within the segment characterised by the unique rear-wheel drive system and superior handling; Highlight in the model range: the BMW M135i. (more…)