BMW drivers have always valued sporty accessories, especially if they fit the brand’s character and their handling is so easy as with the DEZENT TB and TB dark alloy wheels. Both designs are now available in 7.0×16, 7.5×17 and 8.0×17 inches with an ECE approval for the latest BMW 3, 4 and 5 series. The embossed number makes for a use with no type approval documents or other entry. Plug & Play! With its “EH2+“ hump, the TB also fits the BMW-typical runflat tyres. (more…)
The New BMW 518d and 520d
The BMW 2 Series Convertible [VIDEO]Introducing the BMW F8x M3 & M4 Carbon Front Spoiler
Today’s feature brings together two firsts in one package. This was our first time working on a BMW 650i Gran Coupe, as well as utilizing the brand new PUR Rs08 design.
We dived head first into the uncharted territory that is the Gran Coupe. To begin with, we installed a set of H&R lowering springs to eliminate the factory wheel gap. (more…)
Following the BMW M5 with V10-engine the BMW M3 with V8-engine is now history as well – G-POWER pushes the output from the strongest and most exclusive version of the S65 V8 high-revving engine of the BMW M3 CRT and M3 GTS to 650 hp with its supercharger
As a farewell to the legendary BMW S65 engines G-POWER has taken care of its strongest and most exclusive stage, namely the 4.4l version installed in the only 150 times build BMW M3 GTS respectively the even rarer four-door version the M3 CRT that has only been delivered 67 times. G-POWER is the only BMW tuner in the world offering a power output enhancement for one of the best and most exclusive BMW engines though. (more…)
After the introduction of KW coilovers in Variant 1, Variant 2 and Variant 3 types, KW now also offer electronic damping options for the M235i. KW DDC coilovers are plug&play for the new BMW 2-series. The adaptive suspension comes with stainless steel coilover (more…)
The BMW Group Technology Office and GoPro have announced the first-ever, mass-produced integration of a GoPro camera with an automobile’s on board infotainment system. In BMW Group vehicles equipped with the BMW Apps or MINI Connected option, a GoPro camera may now be configured and controlled using BMW’s state-of-the-art iDrive controller and high-resolution screen. Starting in July 2014, the integration will be functional on all model year 2012 and later BMW Group vehicles equipped with the BMW Apps or MINI Connected option, when used with a Wi-Fi-equipped GoPro camera. (more…)
As the first automobile refiner worldwide, LUMMA Design from the Swabian Winterlingen presents the draft design of the brand new BMW X6 of the new F16 series!
Accordingly, LUMMA designers and technicians are already stuck neck-deep in preparations for development in such a way that the first examples of the new LUMMA CLR X 6 R can be presented already at the Geneva Motor Show of 2015. Hidden behind the highly promising type designation is a vehicle conversion of the highest order with a good number of high-end and carefully thought-through elements of individualization.
The most striking modification of the Sport Activity Coupé performed by LUMMA Design however is of course, its spectacular widebody transformation. The LUMMA CLR X 6 R body kit underlying the evidently muscular growth accounts for a growth of about 50 millimeters on each side thanks to the wheel arch enlargements with air boxes on both axles! (more…)
As an extravagant individualist in urban traffic, the MINI Paceman is a real eye-catcher. The world’s first ever Sports Activity Coupé in the premium compact segment presents an excitingly athletic and elegant design as well as enthralling sporty driving properties. Now there is more to discover and lots more driving fun to experience as well. The new MINI Paceman presents precise visual modifications and innovative equipment details while at the same time offering an optimised balance between driving performance figures and fuel consumption. As part of the model revision, the premium characteristics in the interior of the 4-door model were also refined. Meanwhile, new paint finishes and light alloy rims provide additional freedom for characteristic MINI customisation. (more…)
The MINI Countryman has pursued its path to success both on and off-road. The first MINI with four doors, a large tailgate, five seats and optional allwheel drive now gives an additional boost to the brand’s advance into the premium compact segment. Selective design modifications for the exterior and interior, optimised fuel consumption and emission figures as well as innovative equipment features contribute to the more mature charisma and increased appeal of the new MINI Countryman. This gives it a more pronounced profile as an all-round talent for versatile mobility and an active lifestyle, both in city traffic and beyond. (more…)
The launch of the new F80 M3 and F82 M4 has ignited another exciting segment in our aerodynamic and wheel development. Beginning with our aero advancement, we initiated a 3D scan of the entire vehicle including the front bumper, front fenders, side skirts, quarter panels, rear bumper hood and trunk. Our state of the art 3D scanner measures the physical world using blue light technology that generates polygon meshes to create a defined digitized rendering. With this digital rendering, our team is able to shape, modify and perfect our drawings to ensure percise fitment, stability and practicality for everyday and track use. (more…)
AEZ Cliff invokes images of abysses, action and adventure. But it isn’t only its name that makes this 2014 design the best for SUVs in particular, it is also its “maximum concave” shape. The available dimensions from 16’’ to 21’’ fit cross-over vehicles of all kinds. The high end here includes models like the BMW X5 or X6, Mercedes M-, GL- or R-Class and Audi Q7, VW Touareg and Porsche Cayenne. (more…)
Plant Oxford today sees a production first as the new MINI 5-door Hatch comes off the production line.
The new 5-door is a first for MINI production at the Oxford plant and marks another phase in the roll-out of a £750 million investment programme across BMW Group UK’s production facilities from 2011 to 2015.
The car comes hot on the heels of the new MINI Hatch, which was launched in November. The new 5-door, which will go on sale in the autumn, is an exciting addition to the family of MINIs made in Oxford and opens up a whole new market segment. (more…)
The Internet Auto Award from the online portal AutoScout24, Europe’s most significant public choice award in the automotive sector, goes to the BMW i8. The innovative sportscar recieved the most votes in the electric vehicle category, which also included plug-in hybrid models. In the same class, third place went to the BMW i3, the first high-volume all-electric vehicle from BMW featuring a passenger compartment made of carbon fibre reinforced plastic (CFRP) and a comprehensive range of innovative driver assistant systems and mobility services. Editors of the AutoScout24 magazine bestowed the Editorial Award in the category technology on the BMW Laserlight, which was featured on a series production vehicle for the first time with the delivery of a BMW i8 on 5 June 2014. (more…)