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BMW 1-Series Performance Parts

Jun
28
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bmw 1 series performance thumb BMW 1 Series Performance PartsBMW will exhibit a number of Performance Accesorries for the new 2012 1-Series at the 2011 Frankfurt Motor Show. The newly developed range for the interior includes a variety of products the design of which perfectly adapts to the character of the BMW Lines. These features are exclusive available for 1-Series for the first time.

The Performance Package includes a new front and rear bumpers, modified side skirts and carbon fiber mirrors. The suspension is also improved and lowered for perfect stance and handling.

Last, but not least, M GmbH added nice 19” alloy wheels and big performance brakes behind them. (more…)

Alpina B3 BiTurbo F30 render

Jun
28
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alpina Alpina B3 BiTurbo F30 renderClosely affiliated to BMW, Alpina will use their 3.0-liter inline six-cylinder twin-scroll single turbo N55 engine as a base but will rebuild and re-engineer it for more power and torque via the addition of a twin-turbo system. Output will reportedly be approximately 420HP (309 kW) – slightly higher than the 400HP (294 kW) of the outgoing model.

The Alpina B3 BiTurbo is expected to have its media release at the end of this year followed by a public debut in Geneva next year. (more…)

CLP BMW E92 M3 GT

Jun
27
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clp bmw m3 gt thumb CLP BMW E92 M3 GTBMW M3, designed at the Bavarian engine works, a sports car of high power, in the road traffic or on the race circuit, currently convinces in its fourth generation. The high level of perfection and attention to the parts from the supplier plant make the M3 a Brocken powerful mountain in relation to the modification topic.

CLP Automotive, the company specializing in the body kits, from the city of Georgensgmünd, Germany, responds to this challenge and is proud to provide BMW M3 GT, the top-class car.The long set of CLP, called, the “Interceptor”, which transmits its name to the BMW M3 GT, and which should be paid €8880 for, is responsible for the optics.

In a set you will receive:

  • the forebody section carbon facing
  • the motor hood
  • the front wing
  • the side channel bar
  • the sidewall jet
  • the rear apron
  • the rear spoiler

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BMW Laser Headlights

Jun
27
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bmw vision connected drive concept thumb BMW Laser HeadlightsBMW develops laser light for the car.

Following the introduction of the full LED headlight, laser light is the next logical step in the development of vehicle headlight technology. BMW is planning this step, thus further expanding its lead in innovative light technology.

Munich. As a globally successful carmaker within the premium segment, the BMW Group attaches the utmost importance to advanced technology in all sectors of automotive manufacturing. Exclusive innovations and technological leaps secure BMW’s lead amongst the competition. In the field of exterior vehicle lights, BMW also leads the way for example with full LED headlamps for the BMW 6 Series and with new developments such as the “Anti-dazzle High- Beam Assistant”, as well as with “Dynamic Light Spot”. The term “Dynamic Light Spot” stands for a marker light system that automatically illuminates pedestrians in good time, thereby guiding the driver’s attention.

After LED technology, laser light is the next logical step in car light development. BMW engineers are currently already working on the introduction of laser light as a further pioneering technology for series production within a few years. Laser light could then facilitate entirely new light functions for even more safety and comfort and at the same time contribute significantly through its higher degree of efficiency towards a saving in energy and fuel respectively. (more…)

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…)