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Vorsteiner BMW M3 GTRS3 Widebody

Jun
11
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bmw m3 gtrs3 widebody thumb Vorsteiner BMW M3 GTRS3 WidebodyVorsteiner has finally realeased M3 GTRS3, which is just staggering. The car is based on BMW M3 E92, but it is completely rebuilt.

The package of BMW M3 GTRS3 Widebody includes carbon fiber front bumper, carbon fiber wide arch front fenders, carbon fiber extended side skirts, carbon fiber wide arch rear quarter panels, carbon fiber wide arch rear bumper.

There are also clubsport carbon fiber vented hood, VRS aero carbon fiber boot lid, VTS type II Titanium sport exhaust system.

BMW M3 GTRS3 Widebody stands on V-309 three-piece Concave forged wheels fitted with Michelin PS2 ultra-performance tires. (more…)

Edo BMW M5 E60 Dark Edition

Jun
11
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edo bmw m5 e60 dark edition thumb Edo BMW M5 E60 Dark EditionEdo Competition has announced BMW M5 E60 Dark Edition. The tuned vehicle comes with styling and performance upgrades.

The exterior package includes new rear skirt housing four chromed exhaust tips. There are also rear wing and new 20” light alloy wheels with painted centers and Dunlop tires in dimensions 255/35 R20 front and 285/30 R20 rear.

The performance upgrade consists of a sport exhaust system, ECU re-map, high-flow air filters and catalytic converters. The overall power is boosted to 555PS (408 kW) and 560Nm (413 lb-ft). Furthermore, the top speed limiter has been removed, so the new top speed is 305 km/h (190 mph). 0 to 100 km/h takes 4.2 seconds and 100 to 200 km/h takes just 10 seconds. Very good results for a family touring car. (more…)

BMW i3 and i8 at the Frankfurt Motor Show

Jun
10
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bmw hot2 BMW i3 and i8 at the Frankfurt Motor ShowBMW exhibits the ECO-friendly concepts i3 and i8 at the 2011 Frankfurt Motor Show. Both vehicles will set a new bars in turn of efficiency.

The small i3 Concept is a four-seater city car with 5 doors, which is powered only by electric motor, but with astonishing power – 170PS (125 kW) and 250Nm (184 lb-ft) of torque. There is a lithium-ion battery package delivering up to 160 km (100 miles) range. 0 to 100 km/h in 7.9 seconds and top speed of 150 km/h (93 mph). The overall weight of the vehicle is 1250 kg (2755 lbs). BMW i3 is perfect for everyday driving with its range and once the battery is depleted, it can be recharged in just 6 hours to 100%.

The i8 Concept is completely different vehicle. It comes with a turbocharged 1.5-liter three-cylinder petrol combined with an electric motor. The total power is 353PS (260 kW) and 550Nm (406 lb-ft) of torque. 0 to 100 km/h in 4.6 seconds and top speed of 250 km/h (155 mph). The curb weight of the vehicle is 1480kg, so the results are impressive. (more…)

Manhart MH1 Biturbo

Jun
09
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manhart mh1 biturbo thumb Manhart MH1 BiturboM3, M5, M6 … What was really lacking in this sequence was a smaller M1, which – with due respect to its famous predecessor of the same name – has now been officially called “1 Series M Coupe” by BMW. The engineers at BMW M GmbH are mighty proud of their smallest M-Racer, which thanks to an in-line six cylinder engine with TwinPower Turbo-charging and direct fuel injection, sends out a whopping 340 hp on the crankshaft. Alongside so much power, even a Porsche Cayman R must back off.

As one of the foremost engine tuners in Germany, the Manhart Racing Company, led by the engine tuning icon, Günter Manhart, will offer from now on a completely remodelled 1 Series M Coupe. The Manhart MH1 Biturbo stands out with its standard consistent increase in power to 415 hp, which catapults it directly into the same league as the M3 Coupe and the Porsche 997 Carrera GTS. The in-house sports exhaust system, including down pipes and stainless steel silencers, ensures not only a few extra horsepower, but also an aggressive sound. (more…)

AC Schnitzer BMW X3 F25

Jun
04
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AC Schnitzer BMW X3 F25 thumb AC Schnitzer BMW X3 F25Unique and unmistakeable: The BMW X3 by AC Schnitzer

The new BMW X3, which has been available from dealers since autumn 2010, is uniquely versatile. Now BMW tuning specialist AC Schnitzer has developed an extensive range of accessories to make the second generation SUV stand out even more.

Just the AC Schnitzer performance upgrade from 184 to 218 HP in the X3 xDrive20d ensures that the vehicle stands out from the crowd. And in the near future, the Aachen-based specialist will be offering a performance upgrade for the X3 xDrive30d too.

With or without power upgrade, the engine bay styling with AC Schnitzer logo is available for all models. (more…)

HAMANN BMW 6-Series Convertible F12

Jun
04
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bmw hot1 HAMANN BMW 6 Series Convertible F12Hamann Motorsport has officially introduced the styling package for BMW 6 Cabrio F12.

HAMANN F12 stands on enormous 21” alloys wheels in Design Edition Race “Anodized” with high-gloss chrome-plated rim flange, black spokes and titanium screws or Design “Anniversary EVO” wheels in silver or matte black, available in 20” or 21”.

The suspension is lowered with 25mm at the front as well as the rear using progressive suspension springs.

The tuner has also fitted a stainless steel exhaust system consisting of a four-pipe exhaust system with round 90 mm tailpipes and a middle silencer. (more…)

BMW 6-Series Gran Coupe UK – Price £61 390

Jun
01
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bmw hot BMW 6 Series Gran Coupe UK   Price £61 390BMW will expand the 6 Series range to three models in June 2012 with the introduction of the Gran Coupé. BMW’s first four-door coupé combines the elegant and sporty appearance of a classic grand tourer with the space and ease of access of an executive saloon.

A new 450hp V8 heads a range of three TwinPower Turbo engines, which also includes six-cylinder petrol and six-cylinder diesel powerplants. All three engines drive through an eight-speed automatic transmission and come with the full suite of EfficientDynamics technologies, including Auto Start-Stop, ensuring highly responsive performance goes hand-in-hand with low fuel consumption and emissions. Extensive use of aluminium in the body and chassis reduces weight and ensures that the 6 Series Gran Coupé has the agility and precision expected of a BMW. (more…)

The BMW Zagato Coupe – more “BMW” than ever

Jun
01
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BMW Zagato Coupe thumb The BMW Zagato Coupe   more BMW than everThe Concorso d’Eleganza Villa d’Este will once again host a spectacular world premiere in 2012 and, in so doing, build on its tradition as a gathering of the industry’s leading coachbuilders. The premiere in question will see the time-honoured Milanese coachbuilder Zagato team up with BMW to unveil the result of a unique collaboration: the BMW Zagato Coupé.Zagato has worked in close collaboration to create an exciting and emotionally charged coupé in the finest tradition of automotive workmanship. The BMW Zagato Coupé embodies the unbridled fascination of cars and fuses the design DNA of the two companies into a fresh and desinctive whole. This one-off model is the product of many hours of skilled hand-craftsmanship and breathes new life into the tradition of coachbuilding. (more…)

BMW Individual comes to two M models

May
31
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2012 BMW M3 M Performance Edition thumb BMW Individual comes to two M modelsTwo exclusive new M Performance Editions for the BMW M3 and BMW M5 are being built by BMW M GmbH solely for the UK market. Just thirty of each model will be available costing £74,080 OTR for the M3 M Performance Edition and the M5 M Performance Edition is priced at £95,140 OTR.

Showcasing BMW Individual, these M Performance Editions will bring three new Frozen paint colours to the UK for the first time; BMW Individual Japan Red with a Frozen Red wrap, BMW Individual Frozen White and BMW Individual Frozen Blue.  All are on sale now. To complement the striking exterior colours, all M5 M Performance Editions come with Full Black Merino leather upholstery and all M3 M Performance Editions come with extended Black Novillo leather upholstery, both with contrasting Mugello Red, Lotus White or Tobago Blue stitching as standard. (more…)

The new BMW 7-Series

May
31
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BMW 7 Series thumb The new BMW 7 SeriesAdaptive LED headlights and styling changes further accentuate visual appeal

·   Occupant comfort enhanced by suspension and interior refinements

·   Powerful yet efficient new engines for high performance with low consumption and emissions

·   EU6 compliant BMW Diesel with BluePerformance offered

·   BMW ActiveHybrid power available for the first time in UK on 7 Series

·   A wide range of new BMW ConnectedDrive features
The new BMW 7 Series reinforces BMW’s commitment to building the finest flagship model possible with a focus on sporting elegance, superb refinement and luxurious comfort combined with efficient yet high performance powertrains.

Small design enhancements, including new optional Adaptive LED headlights, accentuate the strong, powerful lines and balanced proportions inherent to the 7 Series. Inside and the pursuit of innovation is apparent with an enhanced control display and a new optional multi-function Instrument panel providing access to the latest in BMW’s ConnectedDrive technology. Additional in-car refinement measures and further optimisation of the 7 Series’ chassis have led to an even higher level of driving comfort for the occupants. (more…)

BMW X1 sDrive20d EfficientDynamics Edition – unique in the premium segment and now even more efficient

May
30
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2012 bmw x1 sdrive20d efficientdynamics edition thumb BMW X1 sDrive20d EfficientDynamics Edition   unique in the premium segment and now even more efficientMunich. The BMW X1, the very first and still the only premium vehicle in its segment, continues to extend its pioneering position in the field of fuel efficiency. In the autumn of 2011, the model diversity across the range of the compact all-rounder will be complemented by the BMW X1 sDrive20d EfficientDynamics Edition. This model, which was systematically designed to provide driving pleasure simultaneously combined with reduced fuel consumption and emission levels, is powered by a 120 kW/163 hp four-cylinder diesel engine featuring BMW TwinPower Turbo technology. With an average fuel consumption of 4.5 litres/100 km and a CO2 emission level of 119 grams per kilometre it achieves best marks for efficiency in a BMW X model. Furthermore, from the autumn of 2011, a newly developed four-cylinder petrol engine with BMW TwinPower Turbo technology will be available for the BMW X1. The 135 kW/184 hp power unit also sets new standards in the reduction of fuel consumption and CO2 emissions within its performance class, with values ranging from 7.1 litres and 165 grams for the BMW X1 sDrive20i and 7.7 litres (automatic: 7.6 litres) and 179 grams (177 grams) for the BMW X1 xDrive20i. (more…)

Intelligent lightweight design paves the way for even higher performance: The BMW M3 CRT

May
30
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2011 bmw m3 e90 crt thumb Intelligent lightweight design paves the way for even higher performance: The BMW M3 CRTMunich/Nürburg.BMW M GmbH will use the M Night event in the lead-up to the Nürburgring 24-hour race to unveil a spectacular new addition to its model range. The BMW M3 CRT (Carbon Racing Technology) embodies a concentrated blend of state-of-the-art development expertise – inspired directly by motor sport – in the areas of drive system and chassis technology and intelligent lightweight design. It also represents the worldwide debut of a new production process for carbon-fibre reinforced plastic (CFRP) components in the automotive industry. This process allows CFRP to be introduced widely in the construction of the high-performance BMW M3 Saloon-based sports car created by the BMW M GmbH factory. And that helps it achieve a weight-to-power ratio of 3.5 kilograms per horsepower. A V8 engine with customary M high-revving characteristics and maximum output of 331 kW/450 hp accelerates the BMW M3 CRT from 0 to 100 km/h in just 4.4 seconds. (more…)