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HAMANN BMW 6-Series Convertible F12

Jun
04
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bmw hot1 HAMANN BMW 6 Series Convertible F12Hamann Motorsport has officially introduced the styling package for BMW 6 Cabrio F12.

HAMANN F12 stands on enormous 21” alloys wheels in Design Edition Race “Anodized” with high-gloss chrome-plated rim flange, black spokes and titanium screws or Design “Anniversary EVO” wheels in silver or matte black, available in 20” or 21”.

The suspension is lowered with 25mm at the front as well as the rear using progressive suspension springs.

The tuner has also fitted a stainless steel exhaust system consisting of a four-pipe exhaust system with round 90 mm tailpipes and a middle silencer. (more…)

BMW 6-Series Gran Coupe UK – Price £61 390

Jun
01
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bmw hot BMW 6 Series Gran Coupe UK   Price £61 390BMW will expand the 6 Series range to three models in June 2012 with the introduction of the Gran Coupé. BMW’s first four-door coupé combines the elegant and sporty appearance of a classic grand tourer with the space and ease of access of an executive saloon.

A new 450hp V8 heads a range of three TwinPower Turbo engines, which also includes six-cylinder petrol and six-cylinder diesel powerplants. All three engines drive through an eight-speed automatic transmission and come with the full suite of EfficientDynamics technologies, including Auto Start-Stop, ensuring highly responsive performance goes hand-in-hand with low fuel consumption and emissions. Extensive use of aluminium in the body and chassis reduces weight and ensures that the 6 Series Gran Coupé has the agility and precision expected of a BMW. (more…)

The BMW Zagato Coupe – more “BMW” than ever

Jun
01
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BMW Zagato Coupe thumb The BMW Zagato Coupe   more BMW than everThe Concorso d’Eleganza Villa d’Este will once again host a spectacular world premiere in 2012 and, in so doing, build on its tradition as a gathering of the industry’s leading coachbuilders. The premiere in question will see the time-honoured Milanese coachbuilder Zagato team up with BMW to unveil the result of a unique collaboration: the BMW Zagato Coupé.Zagato has worked in close collaboration to create an exciting and emotionally charged coupé in the finest tradition of automotive workmanship. The BMW Zagato Coupé embodies the unbridled fascination of cars and fuses the design DNA of the two companies into a fresh and desinctive whole. This one-off model is the product of many hours of skilled hand-craftsmanship and breathes new life into the tradition of coachbuilding. (more…)

BMW Individual comes to two M models

May
31
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2012 BMW M3 M Performance Edition thumb BMW Individual comes to two M modelsTwo exclusive new M Performance Editions for the BMW M3 and BMW M5 are being built by BMW M GmbH solely for the UK market. Just thirty of each model will be available costing £74,080 OTR for the M3 M Performance Edition and the M5 M Performance Edition is priced at £95,140 OTR.

Showcasing BMW Individual, these M Performance Editions will bring three new Frozen paint colours to the UK for the first time; BMW Individual Japan Red with a Frozen Red wrap, BMW Individual Frozen White and BMW Individual Frozen Blue.  All are on sale now. To complement the striking exterior colours, all M5 M Performance Editions come with Full Black Merino leather upholstery and all M3 M Performance Editions come with extended Black Novillo leather upholstery, both with contrasting Mugello Red, Lotus White or Tobago Blue stitching as standard. (more…)

The new BMW 7-Series

May
31
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BMW 7 Series thumb The new BMW 7 SeriesAdaptive LED headlights and styling changes further accentuate visual appeal

·   Occupant comfort enhanced by suspension and interior refinements

·   Powerful yet efficient new engines for high performance with low consumption and emissions

·   EU6 compliant BMW Diesel with BluePerformance offered

·   BMW ActiveHybrid power available for the first time in UK on 7 Series

·   A wide range of new BMW ConnectedDrive features
The new BMW 7 Series reinforces BMW’s commitment to building the finest flagship model possible with a focus on sporting elegance, superb refinement and luxurious comfort combined with efficient yet high performance powertrains.

Small design enhancements, including new optional Adaptive LED headlights, accentuate the strong, powerful lines and balanced proportions inherent to the 7 Series. Inside and the pursuit of innovation is apparent with an enhanced control display and a new optional multi-function Instrument panel providing access to the latest in BMW’s ConnectedDrive technology. Additional in-car refinement measures and further optimisation of the 7 Series’ chassis have led to an even higher level of driving comfort for the occupants. (more…)

BMW X1 sDrive20d EfficientDynamics Edition – unique in the premium segment and now even more efficient

May
30
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2012 bmw x1 sdrive20d efficientdynamics edition thumb BMW X1 sDrive20d EfficientDynamics Edition   unique in the premium segment and now even more efficientMunich. The BMW X1, the very first and still the only premium vehicle in its segment, continues to extend its pioneering position in the field of fuel efficiency. In the autumn of 2011, the model diversity across the range of the compact all-rounder will be complemented by the BMW X1 sDrive20d EfficientDynamics Edition. This model, which was systematically designed to provide driving pleasure simultaneously combined with reduced fuel consumption and emission levels, is powered by a 120 kW/163 hp four-cylinder diesel engine featuring BMW TwinPower Turbo technology. With an average fuel consumption of 4.5 litres/100 km and a CO2 emission level of 119 grams per kilometre it achieves best marks for efficiency in a BMW X model. Furthermore, from the autumn of 2011, a newly developed four-cylinder petrol engine with BMW TwinPower Turbo technology will be available for the BMW X1. The 135 kW/184 hp power unit also sets new standards in the reduction of fuel consumption and CO2 emissions within its performance class, with values ranging from 7.1 litres and 165 grams for the BMW X1 sDrive20i and 7.7 litres (automatic: 7.6 litres) and 179 grams (177 grams) for the BMW X1 xDrive20i. (more…)

Intelligent lightweight design paves the way for even higher performance: The BMW M3 CRT

May
30
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2011 bmw m3 e90 crt thumb Intelligent lightweight design paves the way for even higher performance: The BMW M3 CRTMunich/Nürburg.BMW M GmbH will use the M Night event in the lead-up to the Nürburgring 24-hour race to unveil a spectacular new addition to its model range. The BMW M3 CRT (Carbon Racing Technology) embodies a concentrated blend of state-of-the-art development expertise – inspired directly by motor sport – in the areas of drive system and chassis technology and intelligent lightweight design. It also represents the worldwide debut of a new production process for carbon-fibre reinforced plastic (CFRP) components in the automotive industry. This process allows CFRP to be introduced widely in the construction of the high-performance BMW M3 Saloon-based sports car created by the BMW M GmbH factory. And that helps it achieve a weight-to-power ratio of 3.5 kilograms per horsepower. A V8 engine with customary M high-revving characteristics and maximum output of 331 kW/450 hp accelerates the BMW M3 CRT from 0 to 100 km/h in just 4.4 seconds. (more…)

2012 BMW M5 F10 – 560HP and 680Nm

May
29
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2012 bmw m5 f10 thumb1 2012 BMW M5 F10   560HP and 680NmFifth generation of the world’s most successful high-performance saloon in the premium segment of the executive class; new BMW M5 is an exceptionally dynamic high-performance sports car with four doors and five seats; consistent further development of the vehicle concept initiated in 1984 with the first-generation BMW M5; compelling track potential combines with the comprehensive practicality of a luxurious business saloon; groundbreaking character headlined by significantly improved efficiency, supreme long-distance comfort, and innovative driver assistance systems and infotainment functions.
World premiere of a newly developed BMW M high-performance engine: high-revving 4.4-litre V8 engine with M TwinPower Turbo package – consisting of Twin Scroll Twin Turbo technology, cross-bank exhaust manifold, High Precision Injection petrol direct injection and VALVETRONIC fully variable valve control; 412 kW/560 hp at 6,000 – 7,000 rpm, maximum torque: 680 Newton metres (502 lb-ft) from 1,500 rpm; lag-free power delivery, typical M car thrust. (more…)

TechTec BMW 1-Series ///M

May
29
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techtec bmw 1 series m coupe thumb TechTec BMW 1 Series ///MTechTec has announced a special styling and performance packages for the BMW 1-Series M Coupe. With the upgrades, the small car will become a real monster and it will be perfect for time attack at the race track.

The performance upgrade can boost the twin-turbo 3.0 liter inline six-cylinder up to 450PS and 630Nm, instead of the factory’s 340PS (250 kW) and 500Nm (369 lb-ft) of torque.

Stage 1 includes an ECU re-map, so the engine will produce 380 PS (280 kW) and 580Nm (428 lb-ft). The price is just €1 500.

Stage 2 comes for €2 500 and the power becomes 400PS (294 kW) and for €3 300 you will get Stage 3 will full 450PS (331 kW) and 630Nm (465 lb-ft). Nice. The acceleration is a bit faster than some Ferrari models and almost all normal Porsches – 4.1 seconds to 100 km/h. (more…)

Prior Design BMW M6 – PD550

May
28
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Prior Design BMW M6 PD550 thumb Prior Design BMW M6   PD550Prior Design has introduced a widebody-kit for BMW E63 and E64 M6 models.

The package includes a new front bumper lip, a pair of fenders, a pair of side skirts, a rear spoiler, a roof spoiler, a trunk spoiler and all mouting material. Furthermore, all parts come with TUV certificate for easy entry of the body panels.

All products are made from quality Dura-Flex Epoxy FRP (Fiber Reinforced Plastic). This material has an excellent surface finish that provides sufficient flexibility combined with high stability and allows for easy and inexpensive painting.

As an option, you can order a quad tip exhaust system and an exclusive green paint finish. (more…)

2013 BMW 7-Series Facelift

May
28
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2013 BMW 7 Series Facelift thumb 2013 BMW 7 Series FaceliftThe new BMW 7 Series is set to reinforce its position as the most innovative sedan in the luxury segment. The flagship model series of the BMW fleet embodies sporting elegance, refined powertrain technology and luxurious comfort in equal measure. And now, by making a clear step up in terms of product substance, the Sedan is set to underline its leadership. New LED headlights, an upgraded interior with optimised soundproofing, markedly improved ride comfort, a comprehensive selection of optional equipment and state-of-the-art safety technology combine to create an in-car experience from the top drawer. A line-up of either new or optimised drive systems, including the world’s most powerful six-cylinder in-line diesel engine and the second-generation BMW ActiveHybrid 7, set new performance and efficiency benchmarks. (more…)

BMW 1-Series ///M drift (HD video)

May
23
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2011 bmw 1 series m 031 BMW 1 Series ///M drift (HD video)BMW Canada has released a staggering video with 2012 1-Series M Coupe, which does some amazing drifts and burnouts. Furthermore, all stunts are made on a large tarmac area with some obstacles.

2012 BMW 1-Series M Coupe goes through small cutout openings in walls at high speeds, of course with the doors, first.

1-Series M is powered by a twin-turbo 3.0 liter inline six-cylinder with 340PS (250 kW) and 500Nm (369 lb-ft) of torque. It is connected to a 6-speed manual transmission. All that power is send to the road through a M variable differential on the rear wheels.