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2012 BMW M5 F10 – 560HP and 680Nm

May
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2012 bmw m5 f10 thumb1 2012 BMW M5 F10   560HP and 680NmFifth generation of the world’s most successful high-performance saloon in the premium segment of the executive class; new BMW M5 is an exceptionally dynamic high-performance sports car with four doors and five seats; consistent further development of the vehicle concept initiated in 1984 with the first-generation BMW M5; compelling track potential combines with the comprehensive practicality of a luxurious business saloon; groundbreaking character headlined by significantly improved efficiency, supreme long-distance comfort, and innovative driver assistance systems and infotainment functions.
World premiere of a newly developed BMW M high-performance engine: high-revving 4.4-litre V8 engine with M TwinPower Turbo package – consisting of Twin Scroll Twin Turbo technology, cross-bank exhaust manifold, High Precision Injection petrol direct injection and VALVETRONIC fully variable valve control; 412 kW/560 hp at 6,000 – 7,000 rpm, maximum torque: 680 Newton metres (502 lb-ft) from 1,500 rpm; lag-free power delivery, typical M car thrust. (more…)

TechTec BMW 1-Series ///M

May
29
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techtec bmw 1 series m coupe thumb TechTec BMW 1 Series ///MTechTec has announced a special styling and performance packages for the BMW 1-Series M Coupe. With the upgrades, the small car will become a real monster and it will be perfect for time attack at the race track.

The performance upgrade can boost the twin-turbo 3.0 liter inline six-cylinder up to 450PS and 630Nm, instead of the factory’s 340PS (250 kW) and 500Nm (369 lb-ft) of torque.

Stage 1 includes an ECU re-map, so the engine will produce 380 PS (280 kW) and 580Nm (428 lb-ft). The price is just €1 500.

Stage 2 comes for €2 500 and the power becomes 400PS (294 kW) and for €3 300 you will get Stage 3 will full 450PS (331 kW) and 630Nm (465 lb-ft). Nice. The acceleration is a bit faster than some Ferrari models and almost all normal Porsches – 4.1 seconds to 100 km/h. (more…)

Prior Design BMW M6 – PD550

May
28
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Prior Design BMW M6 PD550 thumb Prior Design BMW M6   PD550Prior Design has introduced a widebody-kit for BMW E63 and E64 M6 models.

The package includes a new front bumper lip, a pair of fenders, a pair of side skirts, a rear spoiler, a roof spoiler, a trunk spoiler and all mouting material. Furthermore, all parts come with TUV certificate for easy entry of the body panels.

All products are made from quality Dura-Flex Epoxy FRP (Fiber Reinforced Plastic). This material has an excellent surface finish that provides sufficient flexibility combined with high stability and allows for easy and inexpensive painting.

As an option, you can order a quad tip exhaust system and an exclusive green paint finish. (more…)

2013 BMW 7-Series Facelift

May
28
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2013 BMW 7 Series Facelift thumb 2013 BMW 7 Series FaceliftThe new BMW 7 Series is set to reinforce its position as the most innovative sedan in the luxury segment. The flagship model series of the BMW fleet embodies sporting elegance, refined powertrain technology and luxurious comfort in equal measure. And now, by making a clear step up in terms of product substance, the Sedan is set to underline its leadership. New LED headlights, an upgraded interior with optimised soundproofing, markedly improved ride comfort, a comprehensive selection of optional equipment and state-of-the-art safety technology combine to create an in-car experience from the top drawer. A line-up of either new or optimised drive systems, including the world’s most powerful six-cylinder in-line diesel engine and the second-generation BMW ActiveHybrid 7, set new performance and efficiency benchmarks. (more…)

BMW 1-Series ///M drift (HD video)

May
23
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2011 bmw 1 series m 031 BMW 1 Series ///M drift (HD video)BMW Canada has released a staggering video with 2012 1-Series M Coupe, which does some amazing drifts and burnouts. Furthermore, all stunts are made on a large tarmac area with some obstacles.

2012 BMW 1-Series M Coupe goes through small cutout openings in walls at high speeds, of course with the doors, first.

1-Series M is powered by a twin-turbo 3.0 liter inline six-cylinder with 340PS (250 kW) and 500Nm (369 lb-ft) of torque. It is connected to a 6-speed manual transmission. All that power is send to the road through a M variable differential on the rear wheels.

2011 BMW Frozen Black Edition M3 Coupe

May
23
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2011 bmw frozen black edition m3 coupe thumb 2011 BMW Frozen Black Edition M3 Coupe

  • BMW Individual Frozen Black Exterior Paint
  • Black Extended Novillo leather with Red Contrast Stitching on seats, headrests, door inserts, armrests, middle console, and door pulls.
  • Black M3 GTS wheels, 19” diameter with high-performance summer tires
  • Red brake calipers
  • Gloss black kidney grills
  • Gloss black side-gill elements
  • Gloss black exhaust pipe tips

Additional specified equipment from M3 catalog:

  • M-DCT Transmission with Drivelogic
  • Competition Package
  1. Lowered suspension
  2. Sport mapping for EDC/DSC

KW Sport Suspension for BMW 1-series M Coupe

May
22
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kw bmw 1 series m coupe thumb KW Sport Suspension for BMW 1 series M CoupeKW now offers Variant 3 coilover for BMW 1-Series M Coupe. The suspension kit will further improve the handling of the sport variant of 1-Series. The enhanced adjustable compression damping allows the M Coupe to expertly master sharp bends. So, the car is easier to handle at high speeds and the driver receives greater response from the road.

However, if you think that the comfort will suffer, you are wrong. At low speed, the impact of transverse joints is no longer transferred unfiltered into the passenger cabin for example. So, you receive not only stiffened suspension, but a better comfort, too. (more…)

2012 BMW 1-Series M package

May
22
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2012 BMW 1 Series M package thumb 2012 BMW 1 Series M packageBMW has revealed the M Sport package for the new 1-Series. Probably, the manufacturer is scared that the new 1-Series won’t so appreciated like the previous model, so they are hurrying to improve the exterior of the car.

The ///M Sport package consists of a new front bumper, revised rear bumper and big alloy wheels. The interior boasts a sport steering wheel, door sill with ///M logo and some aluminum trim with blue accents.

There is no information about the price list, but it won’t be cheap. Still, it is a kind of improvement for new the bland 1-Series. (more…)

2011 BMW M3 Carbon Edition for China

May
21
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2011 BMW M3 Carbon Edition thumb 2011 BMW M3 Carbon Edition for China2011 BMW M3 Carbon Edition will be limited to just 111 units, which will be sold at the biggest car market. The sports car features carbon fiber roof, BMW performance front GT splitters, hood inlets and a trunk mounted lip spoiler. Of course, all elements come in carbon fiber.

The special edition M3 is finished in white pearl metallic paint with black stripes. A Carbon Edition logo and huge 19” Style 220 M3 wheels in matt black fitted with high performance tires complete the exterior look.

The interior received carbon fiber element, too. The “Carbon Edition” logo is present as well as white leather for the arm rest, door panels and center console. The final touch is the carbon fiber patterned material for the headrests. (more…)

2012 BMW 1-Series

May
21
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2012 BMW 1 Series Urban Line thumb 2012 BMW 1 SeriesBMW 118i: Four-cylinder in-line petrol engine with
BMW TwinPower Turbo technology package, consisting of twin-scroll turbocharger, High Precision Injection, VALVETRONIC and Double-VANOS variable valve control,
capacity: 1, 598 cc, output: 125 kW/170 hp at 4,800 rpm,
maximum torque: 250 Nm at 1,500 – 4,500 rpm,
acceleration [0 – 100 km/h]: 7.4 seconds,
maximum speed: 225 km/h,
combined-cycle fuel consumption*: 5.8 – 5.9 litres/100 kilometres,
CO2 emissions*: 134 – 137 g/km, emissions standard: EU5. (more…)

Long term test: BMW 1-Series M Coupe (video)

May
19
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bmw 1m thumb Long term test: BMW 1 Series M Coupe (video)1M Coupe is powered by a twin-turbo 3.0 liter inline six-cylinder with 340HP (250 kW) and 500Nm (369 lb-ft) of torque connected to a 6-speed manual gearbox. Rumors said, that the 1-Series ///M is faster around race tracks than the brutal M3 with V8 under the hood.

The 1-Series ///M is just 1495 kg (3295 lbs). 0-100 km/h in 4.9 seconds and 0-200 km/h in 17.3 seconds. Top speed – 250 km/h (155 mph) and fuel consumption – 9.6 liter/100 km with CO2 emission of 224 g/km.

BMW 1-Series M Coupe comes with DSC, ABS, ASC, DBC and CBC. The breaking system is just staggering – internally-ventilated cast iron discs – that measure 360mm front and 350mm rear.

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BMW M5 F10 vs Nissan GT-R (video)

May
19
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2012 BMW M5 F10 thumb4 BMW M5 F10 vs Nissan GT R (video)The M5 F10 is powered by a twin-turbo 4.4-liter V8 with 560PS (412 kW) at 5750RPM and 680Nm(502 lb-ft) at just 1500RPM. It features M TwinPower Turbo technology, twin-scroll turbochargers, high-precision direct fuel injection, VALVETRONIC variable valve control and a cross-bank exhaust manifold. 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. However, the fuel consumption is also amazing – 9.9 liters per 100 km on combined cycle (28.5 mpg) and CO2 emissions of 232 g/km.
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