The new BMW X5 M and new BMW X6 M
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Two 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…)
Adaptive 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
Munich/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…)
Fifth 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 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 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…)
The 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 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.
- 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
- Lowered suspension
- Sport mapping for EDC/DSC
- Premium Package 2 (more…)
KW 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…)