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AC Schnitzer BMW F10 550i

Apr
20
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2 thumb AC Schnitzer BMW F10 550iThe ACS5 Sport S is based on BMW F10 550i. It comes with more power, the same fuel economy and nice exterior upgrades.

The ACS5 Sport S is powered by a  4.4 liter V8 with 540HP (397 kW) and 750 Nm (553 lb-ft) of torque, which is an increase of 133HP and 150Nm of torque. 0-100 km/h in 4.5 seconds and top speed is 320 km/h (198 mph). (more…)

ACS 99d BMW Z4

Apr
20
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99d thumb ACS 99d BMW Z4AC Schnitzer also reworked the Z4-Series. The name of the project is 99d inspired by the 320d Efficient Dynamics edition. The 2.0 liter diesel delivers 190HP (140 kW) and 420 Nm (310 lb-ft) of torque. 0-100 km/h in 6.9 seconds and a top speed of 235 km/h.

The fuel-economy is just impressive 3.8 liters/100 km and CO2 emissions are 99 g/km. AC Schnitzer makes those numbers by means of a 230 kg reduction in weight.

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2011 BMW ActiveE

Apr
19
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2011 BMW ActiveE thumb 2011 BMW ActiveEBMW ActiveE Electric Vehicle

The second phase of BMW Group’s electro-mobility development is ready to take to the road Woodcliff Lake, NJ – The introduction of the BMW ActiveE marks the launch of the second phase of the BMW Group’s electro-mobility development strategy. Like the MINI E before it, the BMW ActiveE will be available for lease in select markets beginning in Fall 2011. project i – research and development of tomorrow’s mobility.

The BMW ActiveE is the BMW Group’s next step towards an emission-free, mass-produced electric vehicle. Within the framework of project i, the BMW Group is carrying out research and development work on the development of electrically powered vehicles. The ultimate goal is the concept of a Megacity Vehicle (MCV) that meets the demands of a sustainable mobility solution for congested urban areas. For this reason, the drive components and battery technology that will be used in the MCV are being tested in the BMW ActiveE. (more…)

2011 Alpina B5 Bi-Turbo Touring

Apr
19
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2011 alpina b5 bi turbo touring thumb 2011 Alpina B5 Bi Turbo Touring2011 Alpina B5 Bi-Turbo Touring was presented at the Geneva Auto Show. The B5 Bi-Turbo Touring is the wagon variant of the B5 Bi-Turbo sedan model based on the BMW 5-Series F10.

It is powered by a 4.4-liter V8 twin-turbo with an output of 507HP (373 kW) and 700 Nm (516 lb-ft) of torque. Transmission is the SWITCH-TRONI8C -speed sport automatic gearbox from ZF. 0-100 km/h in 4.8 seconds and a top speed of 307 km/h (191 mph). Fuel-economy is 10.9 liters per 100 km.

Of course, the Touring comes with Alpina complete aerodynamics package and classic wheels. (more…)

TUNINGWERK BMW 1-Series M RS – 521HP

Apr
18
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Tuningwerk BMW 1 series M RS thumb TUNINGWERK BMW 1 Series M RS   521HPUNCOMPROMISING 1st M RS BMW with 521 HP by TUNINGWERK

The fact that the TUNINGWERK company specializes in BMW models, has geographical grounds, as Puchheim is a catchment area of Munich and probably rather the other way round. The BMW head office is situated in Munich. On the other hand, the question was only in time for the well-acknowledged BMW models that the 1st BMW M-Version would appear. TUNINGSWERK has given it no other name than the 1st M RS.

The motor, also referred to as engine, was completely modified. The transmission of the back axis was shortened up to 3.25 transmission ratios, optionally 3.45 are also possible. As a differential locking it has a suitable for the power to weight ratio Drexler lock. The cooling system was completely modified, including the second oil cooler. The model has a titanic exhaust system. The engine clutch has unconditionally optimized stability, it is well suited for the city traffic, and herewith a racing clutch is possible. (more…)

Hartge BMW 1-Series M Coupe

Apr
18
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Tuningwerk BMW 1 series M RS thumb1 Hartge BMW 1 Series M CoupeHartge has announced their tuning program for the astonishing BMW 1-Series M Coupe – E82 model. The sports car comes with stayling and performance package.

The 3.0 liter twin-turbocharged inline-six cylinder petrol engine is boosted to 401PS (295 kW) and 530Nm (391 lb-ft), which is an increase of 61PS and 30Nm of torque. These results are thanks to an ECU re-map and new stainless steel sport exhaust system. 0-100 km/h is not mentioned, but 0 to 200 km/h is in 11.34 seconds, which is ful 2.18 seconds faster than the normal version of 1-Series M. (more…)

M Performance Exhaust (video)

Apr
17
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M Performance Exhaust thumb M Performance Exhaust (video)BMW will now offer an after-market upgrade for the M3 range – M Performance exhaust system.

The new sport exhaust system is made f a new heat-resistant material called Inconel, a chrome-nickel alloy. It reduces back-pressure inside the exhaust resulting in a new sound (check the video). Furthermore, the whole system is lighter than the original with 9 kg (20 lbs).

The aftermarket exhaust can be recognized by the laser-engraved M logo on those tips. (more…)

BMW M3 vs Mercedes C63 AMG vs Audi RS4 (video)

Apr
17
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e92 m3 thumb BMW M3 vs Mercedes C63 AMG vs Audi RS4 (video)BMW M3 E92 is powered by high-revving 4.0 litre V8 with 420PS (309 kW) at 8300RPM and 400m (295 lb-ft) at 3900RPM. The engine is mated either with 6-speed manual or SMG III dual-clutch gearbox. It is astonishingly fast – 0 to 100 km/h in 4.8 seconds and top speed is 250 km/h (electronically limited) and without the limiter, it will easily top 300 km/h. The price is € 72 900. (more…)

G-Power Hurricane RS BMW M5 Touring with 359 km/h (video)

Apr
16
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touring thumb. G Power Hurricane RS BMW M5 Touring with 359 km/h (video)A family touring car cruising with nearly 359 km/h…? It can be only one – BMW M5 Touring Hurricane RS. It is powered by a 5.0 liter twin-supercharged V10 engine with 760PS (559 kW). The touring hits 359 km/h (224 mph) on a German autobahn in the late night, when there is no traffic at all.

The speed is shown on the on-board PerformanceBox GPS datalogger. (more…)

Kelleners Sport BMW F10 535i

Apr
16
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Kelleners Sport BMW F10 535i thumb Kelleners Sport BMW F10 535iWorld premiere at the Essen Motor Show: Kelleners Sport makes a comeback with the refined BMW 535i

Essen Motor Show, November 27th through December 5th 2010, Hall 3, Stand 320 with Vredestein

  • BMW specialist increases engine power from 306 to 367 hp
  • Full aerodynamics package ensures sporty look
  • “Hamburg” and “Berlin” alloy wheels in 19 inch and 20 inch versions
  • Interior upgrade creates an exclusive ambience

Kelleners Sport is back. The BMW specialist is making an impressive comeback with the refined BMW 535i (F10 model), whose world premiere will be at the stand of tyre partner Vredestein in Hall 3 at the 2010 Essen Motor Show. (more…)

2012 BMW 3-Series F30

Apr
13
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F30 thumb 2012 BMW 3 Series F30Dynamic performance, efficiency and comfort – perfectly showcased: the new BMW 3 Series Sedan

BMW is expanding its range of engines for the new BMW 3 Series Sedan with the addition of three power units which are all characterised by high performance and outstanding efficiency. The BMW 320i is presented as the new entry-level variant among the petrol engine models. The range of diesel models is supplemented with the BMW 318d and the BMW 316d. What is more, the M Sports package developed for the new BMW 3 Series Sedan is also presented at the 2012 Geneva Motor Show. There is also a look ahead to further engine versions: BMW will be offering the intelligent all-wheel drive system xDrive for the new generation of the sporty sedan, as well as launching the BMW ActiveHybrid 3. (more…)

Manhart MH5 S-Biturbo

Apr
13
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Manhart Racing MH5 S Biturbo thumb Manhart MH5 S BiturboWith the new BMW M5 of the F10 series, the automaker from Munich has now introduced the fifth M5 generation since 1984 thus underscoring its unflinching campaign for leadership in the coveted segment of high-performance limousines. With over 20,000 cars of the forerunner sold, BMW has clearly outshined all other competitors in market performance. While the “old” M5 suffered some serious missteps in the area of comfort due to its 5.0 liter V10 Aggregate (507 Horse Power) that was regarded as pretty brutal, the new 4.4 liter V8-Biturbo in combination with the seven-gear double-clutch transmission shows no weaknesses. Despite being boosted by a ten percent added performance capacity (560 Horse Power), the new V8-Biturbo stands out for its low level of fuel consumption that has been drastically reduced by almost 30 percent. Driving performance has already being an undisputed outstanding feature: Acceleration from 0 to 100 km/h in just 4.4 seconds and top speed far exceeding the 300 km/h limit, thus making the F10 generation an ultimate free ride gift from BMW to owners of the M5! (more…)