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Alpina B6

Jun
26
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Alpina B6 Biturbo Convertible thumb Alpina B6THE NEW BMW ALPINA B6 BITURBO CONVERTIBLE – OPEN-TOP INDULGENCE PAR EXCELLENCE

Dynamics and elegance perfectly matched. Exciting details and luxury materials, combined with thrilling performance and fantastic sound.

High-performance convertibles are automobiles for real connoisseurs. They combine characteristics whose sole purpose is to give driver and passengers maximum
pleasure. In doing so they combine the best qualities of their related species, so that they may be experienced even more directly and tangibly with the top down. The beguiling performance, powerful drive and fantastic sound of super sports cars. The elegance, dynamics and attractive lines of grand coupés. The luxury, comfort and cruising ability of refined luxury sedans. Generally speaking, qualities that have long characterised ALPINA automobiles. It therefore comes as no surprise to learn that the new BMW ALPINA B6 Bi-Turbo Convertible offers a special experience for all the senses. (more…)

APP Europe BMW 1-Series M

Jun
26
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app bmw 1 m thumb APP Europe BMW 1 Series MGerman tuner APP Europe has unveiled a new kit for the BMW 1-Series M Coupe.

Firstly, though, Bavarian-based APP asks a fellow tuner for a little help under the hood. The 1-Series M gets a performance boost courtesy of MR Car Design that takes output from a standard 340 PS (250 kW) to 410 PS (302 kW).

APP then adds a lightweight titanium exhaust system and a KW Variante 3 coilover suspension with DDC (direct digital control) which allows you to adjust your suspension settings (with an application) from your iPhone or iPad. The tuner also fits lightweight rims from ATS with Pirelli P Zero tires to the 1M Coupe.

On the inside are lightweight sport seats upholstered in BMW Performance Alcantara and a sport steering wheel from BMW Performance. (more…)

2012 BMW X3 – Crashtest (video)

Jun
25
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2012 bmw x3 64 2012 BMW X3 – Crashtest (video)The new BMW X3 manage to pass the tough EURO NCAP crash test with maximum five stars. The second-generation SAV earned its top marks thanks to its comprehensive range of standard safety equipment and effective occupant protection in various types of collision.

2012 X3 has an extremely stable body structure, and the forces exerted on the vehicle in a collision are deflected along precisely defined load paths and absorbed by generous deformation zones.

Among the standard safety equipment, the small SAV comes with front, side and curtain head airbags that protect both the driver and the passengers from injury. The belt tensioners as well as belt force limiters for the front seats and ISOFIX systems in the rear for attaching child seats are also standard. As an option you can order deactivating the front passenger airbag.

The active safety is granted by Dynamic Stability Control (DSC), Braking Assistant, Cornering Brake Control and the traction mode DTC (Dynamic Traction Control). There is also a Tyre Defect Indicator that warns the driver in good time of a loss of pressure in any individual wheel.
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2012 BMW F10 528i and Z4 Price – $47 575 and $49 525

Jun
25
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bmw f10 m sports package thumb1 2012 BMW F10 528i and Z4 Price – $47 575 and $49 5252012 BMW F10 528i is powered by a new TwinPower turbocharged 2.0-liter four-cylinder engine. The new “28i” replaces the 3.0 liter version. It features a high-pressure direct-injection, VALVETRONIC and a single twin-scroll turbocharger. 2012 528i delivers 240PS (177 kW) at 5000RPM and the torque at 1250RPM is just brutal – 351Nm (260 lb-ft).

The 2012 528i is priced at $47 575. This is $2 505 more than the previous 2011 F10.

2012 BMW Z4 has a price tag of $49 525, which is $2 075 more than the 2011 model.

However, the new models offer better engine with lower fuel consumption and nice power coming from low RPM. The difference in the price is not so much and you’ll enjoy the new 2.0 liter TwinPower turbocharged four-cylinder power unit. (more…)

BMW X5 Individual and X6 Individual

Jun
22
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bmw x6 individual thumb BMW X5 Individual and X6 IndividualBMW Individual X5 M and BMW Individual X6 M: Power meets exclusivity

Singapore. BMW Asia today announced two additional BMW M models: BMW Individual X5 M and BMW Individual X6 M to join the BMW Individual program. The 555-horsepower BMW X5 M and BMW X6 M now feature variations of exclusivity and individuality.

With the extension of the program, the BMW X5 M and BMW X6 M will now be available with; BMW Individual Paintwork, BMW Individual Extended Leather Trim Merino, BMW Individual Interior Trim, Soft Close function for doors, DVD system at rear, 6 DVD Changer and BMW Internet. The BMW Individual X5 M further comes with a panorama glass roof, while the BMW Individual X6 M comes with an electric glass roof and is available as a 4+1 seater version. (more…)

BMW Vision ConnectedDrive – Jewellery spot

Jun
22
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BMW Vision Connected Drive Concept 01 644 BMW Vision ConnectedDrive   Jewellery spotBMW has released a nice video of the amazing Vision ConnectedDrive.

The vehicle concentrates on communication, infotainment and safety. It is a two-seater roadster with aggressive lines and a flat sporting and dynamic silhouette. There are some transparent surfaces providing a cool light show.

Vision ConnectedDrive resembles a Vision EfficientDynamics roadster and features a wide grille, huge air intakes, a frameless windscreen and a transparent area in the hood.

The interior is split into two main sections as the driver and passenger are separated by a flowing center console. The Passenger Information Display in the instrument panel can come to life with a single touch. (more…)

2012 BMW X3

Jun
21
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2012 bmw x3 thumb 2012 BMW X3BMW extends the range of superbly successful Sports Activity Vehicle (SAV) – X3. BMW X3 xDrive20i and the BMW X3 xDrive35d will join the line-up in the Autumn of 2011. Both engines boast BMW TwinPower Turbo technology and have a further optimised performance and fuel consumption.

2012 BMW X3 Drive20i is powered by a 2.0 liter four-cylinder petrol engine with twin-scroll turbocharger, High Precision Injection direct petrol injection, Double-Vanos variable camshaft control and VALVETRONIC variable valve control. The result in numbers is 184PS (135 kW) at 4800RPM and 270Nm of torque at just … 1250RPM. Seriously, this 2.0 liter engine pulls way better than enormous V8. Furthermore, it is mated to an 8-speed automatic transmission, which provides ultimate shifting. (more…)

Hamann Tycoon Evo M – BMW X6

Jun
21
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hamann tycoon evo m thumb Hamann Tycoon Evo M   BMW X6Hamann Tycoon Evo M is based on 2010 BMW X6 M. The tuned Sports Activity Coupe received Widebody kit consisting of front and rear extensions, new side skirts, a front apron apron with LED daylight running lights. There are also a carbon fibre bonnet and a new sports exhaust system with 120mm sport muffler two tailpipes.

Hamann Tycoon Evo M is powered by a 4.4 liter twin-turbo V8 with whopping 670PS (493 kW) at 6000RPM and 780Nm (575 lb-ft) at just 1500RPM. 0 to 100 km/h in 4.2 seconds and the top speed is 300 km/h (186 mph), which is staggering for such big vehicle.

The tuned SAC stands on enormous 23” forged anodized rims in cross-spoke design fitted with ultra-low profile high-performance tires. Behind the wheels, there are carbon ceramic brakes with orange finished callipers. (more…)

“Performance 555hp” in Odessa – BMW X6 M (video)

Jun
20
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bmw x6 m2 “Performance 555hp” in Odessa – BMW X6 M (video)BMW X6 M is powered by a 4.4-liter twin-turbo V8 with whopping 555PS (408 kW) at 6000RPM and 680Nm (500 lb-ft) between 1500RPM and 5650RPM. The power is put on the road through 6-speed M Sports Automatic transmission with aluminum paddleshifters on steering wheel. 0 to 100 km/h in 5 seconds and top speed of 250 km/h (155 mph) – electronically limited.

X6 M also comes with 10 mm lower Adaptive Drive suspension, 4-piston calipers at the front with huge 396mm brake discs. (more…)

Vorsteiner GTRS5 BMW M3

Jun
20
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?Vorsteiner Limited Edition GTRS5 thumb Vorsteiner GTRS5 BMW M3To commemorate the retiring of the E92 M3, Vorsteiner is proud to introduce the next generation of GTRS series widebody conversions. The GTRS5 commands attention with its presence on the road or track. Its unmistakable race car stance is true to the heritage of the GTRS3 but has its own distinct characteristics.

Perfection is in the detail which is the reason for the redesigned front and rear bumper covers. The new styling enhancements give the GTRS5 a more aggressive look but more importantly it adds to the functionality and performance. The front bumper is designed with additional vertical vents to allow for improved airflow. (more…)

BMW i8 and i3

Jun
19
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bmw i8 concept thumb BMW i8 and i3BMW i – A New Understanding Of Mobility. (Long Version)

BMW i is about the development of visionary vehicles and mobility services, inspiring design and a new understanding of premium that is strongly defined by sustainability. With BMW i the BMW Group is adopting an all-embracing approach, redefining the understanding of personal mobility with purpose-built vehicle concepts, a focus on sustainability throughout the value chain and a range of complementary mobility services. (more…)

2012 BMW 1-Series 116i ES Price – £19 375

Jun
19
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2012 bmw 1 series 45 644 2012 BMW 1 Series 116i ES Price – £19 3752012 BMW 1-Series will hit the UK market on 17 September 2011, with a choice of three diesel and two petrol engines. The price tag is £19 375 otr for a BMW 116i ES. This is the second generation 1-Series as the first had huge success all over the world.

However, this is a completely different car featuring a unique and rewarding combination of agile, precise handling, improved aesthetics and innovative technology.

As we speaking for technology, the new 1-Series will be available with the superb 116d EfficientDynamics, which breaks the 100g/km mark.

2012 BMW 1-Series remains the only rear-wheel drive car in its class and with its highly powerful and efficient TwinPower petrol and diesel engines, offers a sporty but fuel-efficient proposition boosted by BMW’s EfficientDynamics technologies fitted as standard. (more…)