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2012 BMW Z4 sDrive28i

Jul
06
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2012 bmw z4 sdrive28i thumb 2012 BMW Z4 sDrive28i2012 BMW Z4 sDrive28i. The car is not an entirely new model, it received BMW’s brand new 2.0 liter twin-scroll turbocharged petrol engine with a nice power of 245PS (180 kW) and a train-pulling 350Nm (260 lb-ft) of torque. This new engine replaces the well-known 3.0 liter six-cylinder petrol in 25i and 30i.

2012 Z4 sDrive28i accelerates from 0 to 100 km/h in 5.7 seconds and still returns a nice 41.5 mpg on combined cycle with emissions below 160 g/km. This is possible thanks to a number of modern technology – Double-VANOS variable camshaft timing and VALVETRONIC variable valve opening. The top speed of the roadster is 250 km/h (155 mph), doesn’t matter whether the roof is up or down. (more…)

BMW 520d EfficientDynamics Saloon – Fuel consumption 62.8mpg

Jul
06
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bmw 520d efficientdynamics saloon thumb BMW 520d EfficientDynamics Saloon – Fuel consumption 62.8mpgBMW 520d EfficientDynamics Edition: unique in the upper mid-range segment – a premium sedan with CO2 emissions of 119 g/km.

From autumn 2011, in parallel with the regular BMW 520d, an ultra-fuel-efficient version of this sedan will be offered: the BMW 520d EfficientDynamics Edition. With unchanged maximum power (135 kW/184 hp) and torque (380 Newton metres / 280 lb-ft), this model records average fuel consumption in the EU test cycle of 4.5 l/100 km (62.8 mpg imp) and CO2 emissions of 119 grams per kilometre. This is around ten per cent better consumption than the most fuel-efficient segment competitors, despite the fact that the BMW 520d EfficientDynamics Edition is more powerful than the competitor models. (more…)

Hartge H35d based on 5-Series F10

Jul
05
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hartge h35d thumb Hartge H35d based on 5 Series F10Chosen by the readers of a renowned specialist magazine as the most sporting car of 2011 in the diesel category, the Hartge H35d is distinguished by an exhilarating performance. Hartge, an important manufacturer of BMW-based sports cars for 40 years, has coaxed a massive 354 hp (260 kW) at 3400 rpm from the 535d (F10). This increase of 54 hp compared to the standard car with its 300 hp (220 kW) has been achieved by a power-boosting module, which is not only highly efficient in terms of fuel consumption but also results in max. torque of 700 Nm at 1800 rpm. Despite its highperformance potential, the Hartge H35d still falls in the ‘green’ area of the planned German ecological seal with a CO2 emission of 162 g/km (Euro 5 emission standard). (more…)

2012 BMW 3-Series Sedan F30

Jul
05
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bmw 3 series f30 m sports package thumb 2012 BMW 3 Series Sedan F301. The new BMW 3 Series Sedan: Dynamic capability, efficiency and comfort are given the perfect stage.

  • New BMW face emphasises dynamic and elegant design.
  • BMW 3 Series now available in three different equipment lines.
  • Full-colour Head-Up Display for the sports sedan.
  • Sporty suspension tuning with enhanced ride comfort.
  • All engines with the latest BMW TwinPower Turbo technology.
  • All engines can be combined with an eight-speed automatic gearbox.
  • Driving Experience Control with Eco Pro mode; Auto Start-Stop function included as standard. (more…)

Tuningwerk BMW 7-Series 760iL

Jul
04
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tuningwerk bmw 7 series 760il thumb Tuningwerk BMW 7 Series 760iLBMW 7-Series 760iL received a serious upgrade package from the German specialists – Tuningwerk. The long wheelbase version of the model is boosted to whopping 720PS (530 kW) and 1090Nm (804 lb-ft) of torque.

The performance is rather impressive – 0 to 100 km/h in 3.5 seconds and a top speed of 350 km/h (218 mph). More is better, but in terms of power, but the weight has been reduced for maximum performance.

The huge car is 120 kg lighter than the original version thanks to some carbon fiber parts including lightweight carbon-ceramic brakes and a new sport exhaust system. The total weight of the car is 2030 kg.

The price is hefty, too. Tuningwerk BMW 7-Series 760iL costs €198 000, which is decent for such comfort and speed. This is the fastest full-size luxury car on the planet. (more…)

2012 BMW 6 Series Coupe UK price – £59 565

Jul
04
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2012 bmw 6 series coupe thumb 2012 BMW 6 Series Coupe UK price   £59 565BMW now offers the new 6 Series Coupe in the UK. This is the third generation since the 6 Series are available on the market. It features a sweeping coupe roofline while the long bonnet, short over-hangs, set-back passenger compartment with Hofmeister kink, long wheelbase and flat waistline embody the typical proportions of a BMW coupé more than any other model.

Usually, the 6er are offered with big petrol engines, but the new 640d Coupe boasts nice six-cylinder diesel engine with a hefty 313PS (230 kW) and 630Nm (467 lb-ft) of torque. 0 to 100 km/h in just 5.5 seconds and a top speed of 155 mph (250 km/h). It also boasts incredible 51.4 mpg and 145 g/km of CO2.

There are two petrol engines – 650i and 640i. (more…)

2012 BMW F10 M5 donuts (video)

Jul
03
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2012 bmw m5 f10 thumb2 2012 BMW F10 M5 donuts (video)The sports family saloon is powered by a 4.4-liter twin-turbo V8 with maximum power of 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.

The M5 F10 offers electronically controlled dampers with three modes — Comfort, Sport and Sport Plus. The M-specific Servotronic steering system, high-performance compound brakes and an Active M Differential make the driving a real pleasure. (more…)

Prior Design BMW 3-series E90 PD-M

Jul
03
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prior design bmw 3 series e90 pd m thumb Prior Design BMW 3 series E90 PD MPrior Design has announced a complete styling package for all BMW E90 models except the M3, of course. The Widebody-Kit not only gives the saloon more aggressiveness, but improves the airflow as well.

All parts are made from Dura-Flex, which is a high quality material, characterized by exccelent surface structure that provides sufficient flexibility and stability. Furthermore, all parts are easy to paint, so you won’t have any problems with matching the original colour of the car.

The package consists of  Front Bumper, a pair of Side Skirts, a pair of Front Fenders, Rear Bumper, a peir of Rear Widenings and all mounting materials. TÜV parts certificate is also included.

PD-M Front Bonnet, Rear Trunk and Mirror Panels are also available. (more…)

2012 BMW Active Hybrid 5

Jul
02
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2012 bmw active hybrid 5 thumb 2012 BMW Active Hybrid 51. At a glance:
- World premiere of the BMW ActiveHybrid 5, the most powerful and efficient full
hybrid in its segment.

- Exceptional balance between power output (250 kW/340 hp) and
CO2 emissions (149 g/km).
- Prominent electric driving experience; range under purely electric power:
four kilometres (approx. 2.5 miles), top speed under purely electric power:
60 km/h (37 mph).
- Coasting mode (with the engine switched off) active at up to 160 km/h (100
mph).

- Forward-looking intelligent energy management.

- E-boost function delivers extremely dynamic acceleration.

- Stationary climate control as standard.

(more…)

G-Power BMW M3 Tornado RS

Jul
02
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g power bmw m3 tornado rs thumb G Power BMW M3 Tornado RSGerman tuner G-Power has come up with its most powerful version of a BMW M3 yet – the M3 Tornado RS.

The power-tuning kit consists of the SK III “Sporty Drive” supercharger system which dials output on the V8 to a more than sporty 720HP (529 kW) and 700 Nm (516 lb-ft) of torque. (more…)

BMW Alpina B6 Bi-Turbo Convertible

Jun
29
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bmw alpina b6 bi turbo convertible thumb BMW Alpina B6 Bi Turbo ConvertibleOne of the most interesting and eagerly awaited cars was revealed at the 2011 Frankfurt Motor Show. BMW Alpina B6 Bi-Turbo Convertible is based on the well known 650i model.

The all-aluminium bi-turbo V8 power plant boasts 507PS (373 kW) and staggering 700Nm (516 lb-ft) of torque, which is an increase of 100PS (74 kW) and 100Nm (74 lb-ft). So, there is no coincidence. 0 to 100 km/h in 4.8 seconds and a Vmax of 311 km/h (193 mph). Still, the vehicle manages to achieve an average 10.9 litres per 100 km and 255 g/km of CO2.

Alpina B6 Bi-Turbo Convertible also comes with complete aerodynamic package including front and rear bumpers and side skirts. There are also a four-tailpipe Akrapovic sports exhaust system and huge 20” alloy wheels in the well-known design fitted with Michelin Pilot Super Sport tires. (more…)

BMW Alpina D5 Bi-Turbo

Jun
29
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bmw alpina d5 bi turbo thumb BMW Alpina D5 Bi TurboAlpina has introduced one more vehicle – D5 Bi-Turbo based on 535d. It comes with one of the most powerful diesel engines in the world.

In other words – 350PS (257 kW) coming from a 3.0 liter twin-turbo straight-six diesel, which has the same fuel-economy rating as the 530d with 245PS (180 kW) – 6.2 liters per 100 km on combined cycle. Not bad for such amount of power, not bad at all! 0 to 100 km/h in just 5.2 seconds and a top speed of 270 km/h (168 mph). That is the reason why 535d is called ///M diesel.

The mighty engine is mated to the new ZF SWITCH-TRONIC 8-speed Sport Automatic gearbox. It is further improved to handle all new torque.

The stance is improved by adding a set of lowering springs. There are also a set of 20” Alpina alloy wheels fitted with Michelin Pilot Super Sport tires in dimensions – 255/35 ZR20 at the front and 285/30 ZR20 at the rear. (more…)