BMW Unveils the Special Edition BMW 435i ZHP Coupe
G-Power BMW G6M V10 HURRICANE CS ultimate – 1001 HP40 Years of the BMW 3 Series
In Paris the intelligent all-wheel drive system xDrive sees its premiere in the
BMW 1 Series. This system, which distributes drive torque variably between the front and rear axle, is now available for the compact model for the first time.
Two models are presented for the market launch: the 120d xDrive and the BMW M 135i xDrive.
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.
The price is €50 500.
BMW launched a very special limited edition 25th Anniversary Edition 760Li V-12 reflecting a rich tradition of V-12 engines that began back in 1987 with the then groundbreaking BMW 750iL when BMW engineers crafted the most Ultimate Driving Machine of its day with the introduction of its first automotive V-12 engine. Only 15 of these very limited edition models will be available to US customers on a special order basis only for BMW Center delivery in early 2013 at a price of $159,695 including destination and handling. (more…)
G-Power has announced a tuning package for BMW E92 M3. The project name is SK III and it comes with ASA T1-723 supercharger and some modifications to the exhaust and the air intake. The engine displacement is also bigger.
The result is 720HP (537 kW) – 0 to 100 km/h in 3.7 seconds and a top speed of 330 km/h (206 mph).
This tuning program also features a Clubsport adjustable suspension and a set of enormous 20” Silverstone Diamond wheels wrapped around in Michelin tires.
There are some elements from carbon fiber like the boot lid and the hood. The final touch is a front bumper lip spoiler.
Starting in the autumn of 2012, BMW will be sending out highly attractive signals in the areas of sportiness, versatility and efficiency with new engine variants and equipment features for the latest models within the compact and midrange segments. For the very first time, the intelligent four-wheel drive system BMW xDrive will be available for the BMW 1 Series. Furthermore, the remarkably economical BMW 114d will be making its debut. The BMW 320i EfficientDynamics Edition Sedan will be available as the first petrol-driven model with additionally enhanced technology for reducing fuel consumption and exhaust emissions. In future, there will be a choice of four diesel and two petrol engines for the new BMW 3 Series Touring. Latest additions to the vehicle range are the models BMW 320i Touring, BMW 318d Touring and the BMW 316d Touring. (more…)
Vorsteiner has announced their tuned version of BMW E93 M3 (convetbile). The name of the project is Vorsteiner GTRS3 E93 M3.
The aerodynamics package includes:
- GTRS3 Carbon Fiber Front Bumper
- GTRS3 Carbon Fiber Front Fenders
- GTRS3 Carbon Fiber Side Skirts
- GTRS3 Carbon Fiber Rear Bumper
- GTRS3 Carbon Fiber Rear Fenders
- GTRS3 Carbon Fiber Boot Lid
- GTS3 Carbon Fiber Vented Hood
- E93 Aero Boot Lid Double Carbon Fiber
The car rolls enormous VS-350 Forged Concave wheels – 10.5J x 20” at the front and 12.5J x 20” at the rear fitted with 285/25/20 Michelin PS2 and 325/25/20 Michelin PS2 tires, respectively.
The BMW M6 Convertible and BMW X1 Sport Activity Vehicle will make their World Debuts at the 2012 New York International Auto Show on Wednesday, April 4th at the BMW Stand from 10:15 a.m. – 10:40 a.m. at the Jacob K. Javits Convention Center (655 West 34th Street at 11th Avenue) in Manhattan. The BMW M6 Convertible and BMW X1 will be joined by the BMW M6 Coupe, BMW X6 M (North American debuts) and the BMW 6 Series Gran Coupe (U.S. auto show debut) as the featured BMW vehicles in New York. The BMW i3 and i8 Concepts will also be featured providing a glimpse into the future of mobility. (more…)