The BMW M6 Convertible and BMW X1 Sport Activity Vehicle will make their World Debuts at the 2012 New York International Auto Show on Wednesday, April 4th at the BMW Stand from 10:15 a.m. – 10:40 a.m. at the Jacob K. Javits Convention Center (655 West 34th Street at 11th Avenue) in Manhattan. The BMW M6 Convertible and BMW X1 will be joined by the BMW M6 Coupe, BMW X6 M (North American debuts) and the BMW 6 Series Gran Coupe (U.S. auto show debut) as the featured BMW vehicles in New York. The BMW i3 and i8 Concepts will also be featured providing a glimpse into the future of mobility. (more…)
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BMW South Africa in conjunction with ADF Motorsport will compete for the first time in the local production car championship, the Wesbank Super Series race meeting, at Killarney in Cape Town on 31 March 2012 and then at the 2012 Nurburgring 24-hour race later this year. (more…)
Vorsteiner has presented their project based on a 2008 BMW M3 Sedan – E90. It features high performance brake system including four new Brembo 380mm crossed drilled rotors complete with six-piston calipers at the front and four-piston ones at the back. There is also a set of sport H & R springs and sway bars that give the M3 some more rigidity and a lower stance.
The exterior features Vorsteiner GTS3 Carbon Fiber Front Bumper that comes with an air splitter, and a Vorsteiner Carbon Fiber Boot Lid. The rear also gets a Carbon Fiber diffuser for an overall complete feel. (more…)
The memories created when modifying a car is something the owner will hold on to forever. For enthusiasts, the transformation of their car is similar to watching your kids grow up. It’s a mix of emotions, both good and bad but in the end you realize it was all worth it.
We begin with the wheels, as a set of PUR 4OUR DEPTH are featured on Project Exkalaber. PUR Wheels is known for creating an exclusive line for Ferrari and Lamborghini applications, so it a bit out of the ordinary to see them on this M5. We took a standard twenty-two inch Lamborghini application, which has a bolt pattern of 5×112 and had them professionally re-drilled to 5×120. As a result of that, we have the first ever set of PUR’s on a M5. (more…)
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BMW M550d xDrive Touring, BMW X5 M50d and BMW X6 M50d. (more…)
Vorsteiner has announced their GTRS3 program for the BMW M3 Coupe. It includes a complete wide body kit and some other nice upgrades.
The widebody kit includes front and rear bumpers (rear end diffuser included), flaring wheel arches and extended side skirts, all made from carbon fiber, adorn the M3. The hood and boot lid have been completely replaced and some piping has been done as well. There are big air scoops everywhere and stainless steel quad exhaust system.
The tuned M3 rolls twin 7-spoked, 3-piece Concave Forged Mesh wheels from Vorsteiner’s V-308 line. Sizes come in both 19″ and 20″. (more…)
The upgrades for 1M Coupe include 30 mm lowering sports springs, boot lid spoiler, roof spoiler, aluminium pedals and HARTGE floor mats in black velour.
The German tuner offers a re-mapped ECU and stainless steel rear silencer with dual round tail pipes – diameter 80 mm giving the standard 3.0-liter N54B30A twin-turbo engine – 61HP and 30Nm more – 401 HP (295 kW) and 530 Nm (391 lb-ft), instead of 340 HP (250 kW) and 500 Nm (369 lb-ft) of torque.
0-200 km/h (124mph) sprint at 11.34 seconds which is 2.18 seconds faster than the stock 1M. (more…)
The engine receives an extra control unit that amps the power from 245hp to 295hp. The maximum torque is now 410Nm. Top speed is still limited to 250 km/h but zero to one hundred happens in 5.7 seconds – .2 of a second less.
The suspension has been lowered thanks to a spring kit provided by Schnitzer and the choice of wheels is mind boggling: AC Schnitzer wheels Type IV BiColor and silver, Type VI and Type VIII in 18 , 19 and 20-inch sizes. The Type VIII are also available in BiColor – lacquered silver with bright turned aluminium accents. (more…)