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G-Power BMW M3 E92 SK II – 333 km/h (video)

Jun
14
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g power bmw m3 e92 sk ii thumb G Power BMW M3 E92 SK II – 333 km/h (video)G-Power has introduced another tuning package, but this time for the M3 E92. Furthermore, the tuned car has been driven at the 2011 Nardo High-Speed Test event in Italy run by German car magazine Auto, Motor und Sport and achieved a brutal result.

The 12.3 km-long route is basically a circle with a diameter of 4 km and an elevated roadway that is reminiscent of a steep curve. G-Power BMW M3 E92 SK II was driven by Christian Stöber, who topped 333.29 km/h (207 mph). (more…)

Kelleners BMW 1-Series M Coupe KS1-S

Jun
13
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kelleners sport bmw 1 series m coupe ks1 s thumb Kelleners BMW 1 Series M Coupe KS1 SCompact high-performance sports car: The Kelleners Sport KS1-S based on the BMW 1-Series M Coupé

  • Kelleners Sport the first tuner to offer a complete conversion
  • Output up to 410 hp
  • Adjustable coilover kit tuned by Ralf Kelleners ensures optimum handling – on road and track
  • Supplementary front spoiler lip for optimum down force at high speeds – threepiece grill insert reinforces visual impact
  • 20-inch light-alloy ‘Berlin’ or ‘Hamburg’ wheels
  • Exclusive interior concept with luxurious leather trim

The M in the name promises much. Kelleners Sport guarantees even more. Now, with the BMW 1-Series M Coupé (Type E82), the German BMW specialists have taken the combination of high-performance engine and lightweight body to its logical automotive conclusion – power up to 410 hp, unique handling characteristics, improved aerodynamics and the high-grade interior are the distinguishing features of the KS1-S. (more…)

BMW F10 520d EfficientDynamics Edition

Jun
13
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2012 bmw 520d efficientdynamics edition thumb BMW F10 520d EfficientDynamics EditionBMW 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…)

2012 BMW 3-Series – Edition Exclusive and ///M Sport Edition package

Jun
12
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2012 bmw 3 series edition exclusive and m sport edition thumb 2012 BMW 3 Series – Edition Exclusive and ///M Sport Edition packageThe BMW 3 Series range: More individuality, more innovation.

Stylish elegance or heart-pounding dynamics: Edition Exclusive and M Sport Edition packages for the BMW 3 Series Coupé and BMW 3 Series Convertible.

The BMW 3 Series Coupé and BMW 3 Series Convertible will put an even more stylish foot forward in Edition Exclusive trim. A particularly eye-catching feature of this package are the 18-inch V-spoke light-alloy wheels painted in Space Grey. Customers can also select the exclusive exterior paint shade Mineral Grey as an option, or any one of the other colour variants offered as standard or as an option. Exterior mirror caps in Oxide Silver add further colour accents. (more…)

2012 BMW 6-Series F12 M-package

Jun
12
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bmw 6 series f12 m package thumb 2012 BMW 6 Series F12 M packageThe BMW 6 Series range: Breaking new ground in the segment – the world’s sportiest six-cylinder diesel engine and BMW xDrive intelligent all-wheel drive.

The market launch of the new BMW 6 Series Coupé in autumn 2011 will be accompanied by the arrival of additional engine variants for the new BMW 6 Series Convertible. Making its debut in the two models is the world’s sportiest six-cylinder diesel engine, a 3.0-litre unit with BMW TwinPower Turbo technology and output of 230 kW/313 hp. For the first time, the BMW 6 Series will also be available with BMW xDrive. The electronically controlled intelligent all-wheel-drive system will give the BMW 650i xDrive Coupé and BMW 650i xDrive Convertible unbeatable authority, traction and directional stability in all road and weather conditions. The list of upgrades in the new BMW 6 Series Coupé and new BMW 6 Series Convertible will also include a number of innovative equipment features. (more…)

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…)