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AC Schnitzer Mini RS6

Jun
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ac schnitzer mini rs6 01 frame daily AC Schnitzer Mini RS6MINI AC Schnitzer is something amazing, a car, which combines performance, style and quality of materials.

The tuning company developed special performance package for the already mighty 170 hp turbo engine in the Cooper S.

The suspension, which also comes from ACS is specially tuned by Touring Car legend Manfred Wollgarten.

Other upgrade is the complete body kit for the small car consisting of a new front spoiler for the front bumper,  rear skirt with a diffuser come also from AC Schnitzer as well as the Bicolor wheel Mi2 in 7.5Jx18″ and the Mi1 in the classic AC Schnitzer look in 7.5Jx17″.

The interior is slightly touched by adding some ACS accessories like the attractive controls and sports pedals of aluminium.

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Mini Cooper D

Jun
10
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mini cooper d 04 frame daily Mini Cooper DMINI One and MINI Cooper D models was unveiled to the public at the International Geneva Motor Show on 8 March 2007.  The available engines were 1.4-litre petrol engine with 95hp, while the Cooper D boasts performance and fuel efficiency from an all-new 1.6-litre 110hp turbodiesel powerplant.

MINI One D does 58.9mpg and the Cooper D is capable of 64.2mpg. A CO2 figure of just 118 g/km puts the car in tax band B.

MINI One also benefits from a significant improvement in both fuel consumption and emissions over the outgoing model. 49.6mpg is achievable from the One’s new 1.4-litre unit, compared to 41.5mpg from its predecessor. CO2 emissions are now 138g/km, against 164g/km produced by the previous model. (more…)

M3 GTS-R

Jun
10
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BMW M3 GTS R frame daily M3 GTS RBMW M3 GTS-R Features:

  • A styling which pays tribute to the M3 GT2 racecar- basically a street version of the vehicle
  • Wide front and rear fenders
  • New redesigned front and rear bumper
  • Front bumper with double lip and bigger side intakes
  • Exhaust is similar to the M3 GTS
  • Carbon fiber hood, roof and trunk
  • Rear wing is the same as in the M3 GTS
  • Lightweight glass similar to the M3 GTS
  • Interior is also similar to the M3 GTS (more…)

X4 is expected in 2012

Jun
03
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bmw x4 frame daily X4 is expected in 2012Recently, BMW introduced X1 and it gained huge access. Now, there is a rumour that the biggest car make in the world is preparing BMW X4, which will be a smaller version of X6.

Probably the interior will be identical to the latest X series – X1. There is no market niche in which the small SAC is targeted, but there is no doubt, that is will find its own.

If BMW start the production of X4, it probably wont look like the rendered picture, but hopefully it will take some of the muscular features of X6. (more…)

M3 GT2 Art

Jun
02
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bmw m3 gt2 art car 05 frame daily M3 GT2 ArtM3 GT2 Art Car is the latest creation of the famous designer – Jeff Koons. The original E92 M3 was homologated to take part at the 24 Hours of Le Mans in France on June 12-13, 2010.

The Art car was introduced on June 1 in front of 300 VIP guests in the Centre Pompidou. At the next day, M3 GT2 Art is available to examine between 11 AM to 9 PM

Jeff Koons said: “These race cars are like life, they are powerful and there is a lot of energy,”.

“You can participate with it, add to it and let yourself transcend with its energy. There is a lot of power under that hood and I want to let my ideas transcend with the car – it’s really to connect with that power”, he commented. (more…)

X6 Interceptor by Met-R

Jun
01
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bmw x6 interceptor 05 frame daily X6 Interceptor by Met RX6 Interceptor is the latest creation of the russian tuning company Met-R. The mighty SAC ( Sport Activity Coupe ) already has its Lumma, Hamann, AC-Schnitzer, and Hartge versions and now it is turn to Met-R to introduce their Interceptor X6.

The tuning features complete body kit consisting of a new front bumper, a new revised grille, a rear spoiler, and a rear diffuser. It also includes aerodynamic side sills, extended wheel arches and huge BBS wheels.

There will be two available versions of the tuned X6 by MET-R – the basic, which is a little cheaper and the carbon edition variant. (more…)

BMW won three awards from 2010 Auto Bild Design Competition

May
31
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bmw vision efficientdynamics concept frame daily BMW won three awards from 2010 Auto Bild Design CompetitionBMW won three awards in five categories at the 2010 Auto Bild Design Awards. The new BMW 5 Series Saloon, the BMW X1 and the concept car BMW  Vision EfficientDynamics took the first places in their categories.

More than 20 magazines, among was the Auto Bild, which is the most famous European Car Magazine had called on a total of around 40 million readers to nominate the best designed cars of the year. The choice was between 103 new models as well as concept vehicles. Again BMW was the best marque with total of three victories  out of five vehicle categories.

The first winner is the BMW 5 Series Salon, which was launched only a few weeks ago, but it managed to conquer the hearts of the fans.  The premium sedan boasts unique quality, driving spirit and technical equipment. (more…)

BMW 5 Series F10 passes first crash test

May
28
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bmw 5 seriesh F10 crash BMW 5 Series F10 passes first crash testBMW 5 Series F10 passes first crash test using brake intervention system. The test have been made at the facility of the Deutscher Kraftfahrzeug-Überwachungs-Verein (DEKRA) in Neumünster near Hamburg.

The most common crashes on motorway are happen when the end of a tailback suddenly appears behind a motorway bend. In such situation, a rear-end collision is imminent.

BMW 5 Series is already equipped with anticipatory assistance systems that help reduce the risk of such accidents. The car features Active Cruise Control – an optional rear-end collision warning system incorporating a braking function that activates an alarm scenario in two stages. (more…)

G-POWER M3 TORNADO CS and M3 GT2 S

May
27
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2010 g power m3 gt2 s 01 frame daily G POWER M3 TORNADO CS and M3 GT2 SG-Power M3 Tornado CS and G-Power M3 GT2 S are unveiled by the famous tuning company. The monsters have 600 horsepower under the bonnet, which are provided by V8 with mounted supercharger. The supercharger system is  SK II CS, a high-performance ASA T1-522 radial compressor with dual-flow carbon air intake, substantial cast aluminum charge air cooler, cast aluminum airbox as well as a special titanium exhaust unit.

The G-Power versions have weight reduction of approximately 150 kg each, so the overall weight is less than 1 500kg. On the GT2 S conversion, these figures are achieved through a full carbon body kit, which packs a new front skirt, rear skirt,  ultra-lightweight wings, redesigned carbon front lip and a multi-part carbon rear spoiler. The car is equipped with a set of 20″ 3-part SILVERSTONE RS forged wheels fitted with MICHELIN Pilot Sport Cup sports tires in the size 245/30 R 20 at the front and 315/25 R 20 at the rear axle. (more…)

BMW 320d EfficientDynamics –1630 km on a single tank of fuel

May
25
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bmw 320d efficientdynamics edition 04 frame daily BMW 320d EfficientDynamics –1630 km on a single tank of fuelBMW 320d EfficientDynamics Saloon achieved 1630 km on a single tank of fuel – the distance between UK and Munich and back.

The man behind the steering wheel was motoring journalist and TV presenter Tom Ford. He idn’t use efficient driving techniques such as coasting or drive deliberately slowly. Besides that, the new BMW 320d EfficientDynamics Saloon proved that the official combined figure of 68.9mpg and CO2 emissions of only 109g/km is real.

On his way to Munich, Tom achieved 75.9 mpg, and he didn’t drop the fuel consumption below 65 mpg for the entire journey. The average speed was 59.3 mph and the car achieved 68.9 mpg overall. (more…)

Alpina B3 S Bi-Turbo – 400hp and 540Nm

May
21
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bmw alpina b3 s bi turbo 04 frame daily2 Alpina B3 S Bi Turbo   400hp and 540NmAlpina B3 S Bi-Turbo is now available for sale in UK. The first deliveries will start in July.

Alpina reworked the famous 3.0 lire straight-six engine, which originally in BMW 335i develops 306 hp, but now in B3 S Bi-Turbo, it makes 400hp at 6000 rpm and mighty torque of 540 Nm at 4500 rpm. The car has an astonishing acceleration, 0 to 62 mph in 4.7 seconds and top speed of 186 mph ( 299 km/h ). Furthermore, the car does 29.1 mpg combined and CO2 of 224 g/km. The engine put all the power on the road through six-speed automatic transmission.

Alpina B3 S Bi-Turbo features aerodynamics kit, which includes front spoiler and rear diffuser.
To finish the conversation, Alpina adds a lightweight alloys borrowed from the B7 sedan.

The new B3 S Bi-Turbo is available as a choice of Saloon, Touring, Coupe and Covertible versions. (more…)

M3 E92 Emotionwheels – V8 Bi-Turbo 707 PS

May
19
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vorsteiner m tech series 01 frame daily M3 E92 Emotionwheels   V8 Bi Turbo 707 PSE92 M3 by Emotion-Wheels features carbon-fiber bonnet, 19″ Wasabi matte black alloy wheel with polished outer ring. Additionaly, the car is lowered by adding H&R sports suspension set and upgraded sport exhaust system from stainless steel or titanium.

The performance is boosted by swapping the engine with new V8 bi-turbo developing the amazing 707 PS.  Emotion-Wheels did not release any performance data. The original E92 M3 with mighty 4.0 liter V8 delivering 420hp accelerates from 0 to 100 km/h in 4.8 seconds, so the new one is expected to be under 4 and top speed over 300 km/h.

There is no doubt, that BMW E92 M3 by Emotion-Wheels will scare most of the people on the public roads.

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