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BMW X1 ///M Package

May
07
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bmw x1 m package thumb BMW X1 ///M PackageBMW will offer M package accessories for the little crossover X1.

The ///M sport package features front and rear bumpers and a pair of side skirts. The wheel arches are modified and the interior is changed – a sport steering wheel, M-badging door sills and M-gear shifter. The crossover will also come with a sports suspension and big brake system. (more…)

Chevrolet Malibu – Ecklers Chevelle

May
07
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bmw thumb2 Chevrolet Malibu   Ecklers ChevelleChevrolet Malibu began as a top-of-range trim level of Chevelle, but became its own model line beginning back in 1978. There are four generations starting from 1964 to 1983 of the classic Malibu rear-wheel-drive car. In 1997, GM revived the model as a front-wheel-drive car.

The first generation Chevrolet Malibu was available in a full-range of bodystyles including a four-door sedan, two-door Sport Coupe hardtop, convertible and two-seat station wagon.

The Malibu Super Sport was available only as a two-door Sport Coupe hardtop or convertible. It comes with bucket seats, center console, engine gauges and special wheelcovers. It is powered by a six-cylinder or V8 engine. The big 6.5 liter V8 produces 325HP sent to the rear wheels through a 3-speed automatic transmission.

The second generation was completely restyled with semi-fastback rooflines on two-door hardtops and larger wheelbases. The engine range is revised as well as the interior. New grilles and rear decks with revised taillights highlighted the 1969 Malibus and other Chevelles.

Slowly, but surely the model loses its originally appeal, when the third generation came out. From top-of-range model, the Malibu became an entry level version of Chevelle.

The last fourth generation was introduced in 1978, when the Malibu, which been the bestselling badge in the lineup, replaced the Chevelle. Again, the car was restyled dramatically, which includes a foot shorter length and around 1000 lbs less weight. Only two trim levels were offered – Malibu and Malibu Classic.

Still, there are a lot of Malibu cars on the streets even nowadays and if you have one, you can check Ecklers Chevelle, where you can find all parts needed for restoring and upgrading the first four generations of Malibu.Chevrolet Malibu – Ecklers Chevelle

BMW Introduces ///M Performance Parts for the 3 and 5 Series Sedans

May
07
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BMW 5 Series with M Performance Parts thumb BMW Introduces ///M Performance Parts for the 3 and 5 Series SedansBMW today announced new BMW M Performance Parts specially designed for the new 2012 BWW 3 Series Sedan and 2011-2012 5 Series Sedan. Like the BMW M Performance Parts already available for the high-performance M3, 1 Series M Coupe, X5 M and X6 M, the components developed for 3 Series and 5 Series models ensure an authentic transfer of BMW M-specific motor racing technology to everyday driving.This new line of accessories provides a distinctive, sporty character to further enhance driving dynamics. BMW M Performance Parts are the result of years of racing expertise and have been developed in close collaboration with BMW M GmbH. Each component goes through an intensive development and manufacturing process which results in uncompromised performance. Exclusive chassis, aerodynamic, cockpit and powertrain components are now available for the 3 Series and 5 Series Sedans. (more…)

BMW M3 GTS Sedan Concept

May
04
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bmw m3 gts sedan concept thumb BMW M3 GTS Sedan ConceptBMW has introduced M3 E90 GTS Concept (Sedan) follows the M3 E92 GTS (Coupe).

The Sedan will be powered by the same 4.4 liter V8 with 450HP (331 kW) as the Coupe version. This is a revised version of the well-know 4.0 liter V8 in a regular M3, which delivers 420HP (309 kW).

M3 GTS Sedan Concept includes 19” alloys, huge brake system, rear boot lid spoiler and the black kidney grills. The car also gets front splitter, lighter sport exhaust system and revised suspension. (more…)

Vorsteiner BMW E93 M3 Convertible

May
04
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vorsteiner bmw e93 m3 cabrio thumb Vorsteiner BMW E93 M3 ConvertibleThe all-new VRS Cabrio Boot Lid guarantees astonishing stiffness, strength and durability yet is fully compatible with the sophisticated convertible technology on the E93 M3 Convertible.

The new Vorsteiner Cabrio Boot Lid is demonstrated on a specially prepared show vehicle – Vorsteiner BMW E93 M3 Cabrio, which besides the stunning Boot Lid addition also includes: monoblock forged alloys, V-104 Aero 2-piece splitters, Type II Rear Diffuser, Vorsteiner Titanium exhaust unit and KW coil-over suspension module, as well as Brembo GT brakes. (more…)

BMW E92 M3 Royal Edition

May
03
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BMW M3 Royal Edition thumb BMW E92 M3 Royal EditionThe Royal Edition of the M3 is based on the standard coupe, and will be available in a choice of three princely colours: Regal Red, Bridal White and Imperial Blue. Inside, the M3 Royal Edition is trimmed in Windsor White Dakota leather and the car is adorned with a commemorative ‘Will’ emblem.

Joe Kerre, BMW junior operations Kindle executive at BMW’s Forschungs und Narren division in Munich, spoke passionately about the latest M car: (more…)

2011 BMW M3 PICKUP

May
03
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2011 BMW M3 Pickup thumb 2011 BMW M3 PICKUPUnique: BMW M GmbH Develops The World’s Fastest Pickup.

Drive and suspension technology from the BMW M3 – comprehensive testing completed on the Nürburgring-Nordschleife – 420 hp and 450 kg load capacity – world premiere on 1 April 2011.

Following the BMW M3 Coupe, BMW M3 Convertible and BMW M3 Sedan, a fourth body variant of this globally successful high-performance sports car is about to cause a stir. Under the strictest secrecy, the world’s first high-performance pickup has been created at the BMW M GmbH development centre. The sportiest example by far in this vehicle category, (more…)

Wald International BMW 5-Series F10

May
02
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wald 2011 bmw 5er f10 thumb Wald International BMW 5 Series F10Wald International has announced their tuning package for 2011 BMW 5 Series F10. Nothing is mentioned about performance and interior upgrades, but there is no doubt that the company will surprise the fans.

The body kit includes extended wheel arches, new side skirts, a rear apron, roof spoiler and boot lid lip. The front bumper is redesigned, too. It features new apron, with large air intakes and integrated LED lights. The rear bumper is restyled a has with a set of elliptical exhaust tips. (more…)

BMW E92 M3 Matte Edition

May
02
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bmw e92 m3 matte edition thumb BMW E92 M3 Matte EditionBMW has unveiled a special E92 M3 Matte Edition for Chinese market. The sports coupe is finished in black or gray and boasts a staggering appearance with black chrome accents, red brake calipers and 19” alloys.

The interior has a lot of carbon fiber, black leather upholstery with red contrast stitching – just a perfect combination.

The engine stays untouched, but the performance it delivers is more than satisfying. A 4.0 liter V8 with 420PS (309 kW) and 400Nm (295 lb-ft). It is mated to a 7-speed dual-clutch gearbox. The acceleration from 0 to 100 km/h takes 4.6 seconds and the top speed is around 300 km/h, but for safety reasons is electronically limited to 250 km/h (155 mph). (more…)

2011 BMW X3 (video)

Apr
27
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2011 bmw x3 xdrive 35i thumb2 2011 BMW X3 (video)BMW has recently released the new version of the well-known X3. The compact-SUV wasn’t the best car of the manufacturer, but it was very well sold. However, the 2011 X3 is completely different and as we hope, way better than the predecessor.

The engine line-up includes a 2.0 liter diesel in X3 xDrive2.0d with 184HP and 380Nm of torque. Top speed – 210 km/h and 8.5 seconds to 100 km/h. The top version is 3.0 liter twin-turbo charged six-cylinder in X3 xDrive35i with 306HP and 400Nm of torque. Top speed  - 245 km/h and the 0 to 100 km/h takes only 5.7 seconds.

2011 BMW X3 xDrive35i is priced at 51 850 Euro and xDrive20d is priced at 39 100 Euro. (more…)

Hamann 2012 BMW 6-Series Cabrio

Apr
27
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hamann 2012 bmw 6 series cabrio thumb Hamann 2012 BMW 6 Series CabrioHamann has released some photos of the new BMW 6-Series Convertible. The company didn’t release any further information about styling and performance packages.

Hamann 2012 BMW 6-Series Cabriolet features a quad exhaust system and some nice sets of alloys. Performance upgrades will be offered for the 640i and 650i. (more…)

Manhart M3 V8R Biturbo (video)

Apr
26
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Manhart BMW M3 V8R Biturbo 644 thumb Manhart M3 V8R Biturbo (video)Manhart Racing put a mighty 4.4 liter V8 twin-turbo engine from X6M into E92 M3. The name of the project is Manhart V8R.

What is more, the engine is boosted to the staggering 734PS (540 kW) and 870Nm (644 lb-ft) of torque. 0-100 km/h in 3.3 seconds and top speed of more than 330 km/h.

Of course, the M3 also received some aerodynamics modifications and new paint job. The interior boasts BMW performance seats. (more…)