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BMW M4 DTM Completes Opening Test of the Year

Mar
10
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BMW Bank M4 DTMThe crucial phase of preparations for the 2015 DTM season is underway. Two BMW M4 DTMs got their first test kilometres of the year under their belts in ideal conditions and beautiful spring weather in Portimão (PT). The two cars in action completed a total of more than 3,000 kilometres between Monday and Wednesday. (more…)

740 hp BMW M5 by G-Power

Mar
09
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2015 G-Power BMW M5 Front AngleWith a power output of 740 PS/(544 kW) the G-POWER M5 with its 4.4 V8 bi-turbo engine is on the same performance level as the very first versions of the legendary G-POWER M5 / M6 HURRICANES with supercharged V10 engines. And with a torque peak of 975 Nm it is even clearly ahead. (more…)

BMW M4 Yas Marina Blue GTRS4 Widebody by Vorsteiner

Mar
06
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2015 Vorsteiner BMW M4 GTRS4 Yas Marina Blue Front AngleLimited edition GTRS4 is a full wide body conversion for the BMW F82 M4. The GTRS4 is a full lightweight carbon composite conversion designed, tested and developed in-house by our team in Orange County, California. The front fenders have a total span of 4 inches while the rear quarter panels sit 7 inches wider than it’s original form. We’ve specially designed 3-Piece Forged wheels in 20×10.5J and 20×13.5J respectively to fit the 275 and 345 width tires. (more…)

Mini Countryman Park Lane

Mar
05
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2015 Mini Countryman Park Lane Front AngleBold athletic flair and supreme versatility define the character of the MINI Countryman. As the first MINI with four doors, a large tailgate, five seats and optional all-wheel drive, it took on the role of an irresistible front-line force from the very outset – both in the conquest of additional target groups for the British premium brand and in the area of off-road driving. Its irrepressible forward thrust and flexibility are now expressed even more strikingly in an exclusive edition model. The MINI Countryman Park Lane sees its world premiere at the Geneva International Motor Show in March 2015. It will be available worldwide in up to four engine variants from July 2015. (more…)

AC Schnitzer BMW X6 F16

Mar
04
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2015 AC Schnitzer BMW X6 F16 Front AngleThe X6 by AC Schnitzer appears at the 85th Geneva Motor Show exactly how you’d expect from the Aachen-based tuning specialists – unrestrictedly powerful!

With performance upgrades to 309 hp on the X6 30d, 360 hp on the X6 40d and 35i, and a legendary 525 hp on the X6 50i, AC Schnitzer displays a new dimension of power in the BWM universe which is reflected visually in the AC Schnitzer engine styling.

Scope of delivery of every AC Schnitzer performance upgrade includes always a two years guarantee which can be upgraded up to three years. (more…)

The BMW F30 Carbon Fiber Front Spoiler

Feb
27
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2015 Vorsteiner BMW M328d FrontThese lightweight wheels fitted specifically for the BMW F30 3-series are pictured in Carbon Graphite in a staggered 20×8.5 front, 20×10 rear. In addition, the Alpine White 3-series M-Sport is fitted with our BMW F30 Carbon Fiber Front Spoiler.

Vorsteiner BMW F30 3-Series

MINI Clubman Vision Gran Turismo

Feb
26
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2015 MINI Clubman Vision Gran Turismo Front AngleInspired by the brand’s legendary motor racing success, the MINI Design Team has created the essence of a MINI to enable maximum racing performance in the game Gran Turismo®6 for PlayStation®3. “MINI has many highly emotional achievements to its name in motor racing. The MINI Clubman Vision Grand Turismo literally puts these onto the virtual race track in Gran Turismo 6. The image of a go-kart on the road has recurring appeal,” says Anders Warming, Head of MINI Design. (more…)

Dinan BMW M5 675 HP

Feb
25
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Source: Roads & Rides via YouTube

BMW Organic Light OLED

Feb
24
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BMW Organic Light OLEDIn June 2014, BMW was the world’s first manufacturer to supply to customers a standard-production vehicle with laser lighting – the BMW i8. Equipped with intelligent laser lighting and OLED-based BMW Organic Light, the BMW M4 Concept Iconic Lights model on show at CES 2015 in Las Vegas highlights BMW’s position as a technology leader. The concept model combines pioneering lighting design with the latest technology. (more…)

Wittmann Drives the BMW M4 DTM Champion Edition

Feb
23
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Wittmann BMW M4 DTM Champion EditionMarco Wittmann was at BMW Welt in Munich on Friday to pick up his BMW M4 DTM Champion Edition. BMW M GmbH designed this edition of the BMW M4 Coupé in honour of the 2014 DTM champion. In a tribute to the Ice-Watch BMW M4 DTM, the Champion Edition is offered exclusively in Alpine White. The model was modified at the BMW Individual factory. The matt-black bonnet and boot lid with the eye-catching stripe design display close links with the victorious BMW M4 DTM. Added to the mix are an M kidney grille with orange surround, an M logo rearwards of the front wheel arches, the number 23 on the doors and the flag along with “WIT” and “DTM Champion 2014” lettering on the rear side windows. (more…)

Vorsteiner Flow Forged V-FF 103 for the BMW F32 435i

Feb
20
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2015 Vorsteiner BMW 435i V-FF 103 Front AngleThe latest in Lightweight Flow Forged Alloy Technology brings quality performance wheels at a fraction of the pricing of forged wheels. Exceptional strength to weight ratio with VIA & JWL safety certification. Our Flow Forged Technology is on average 25% lighter compared to a conventional cast construction, yet substantially stronger.

These lightweight wheels fitted specifically for the BMW F32 435i are pictured in Carbon Graphite in a 20×8.5 front and 20×10 rear. Utlizing a standard profile in the front and concave profile in the rear allows for sufficient clearance even with the largest big brake kits in today’s market. (more…)

Understanding Wheel Alignment

Feb
19
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The wheels on automobiles do not point straight ahead.  They are mounted, or “aligned”, at specific angles slightly offset from straight ahead. This is done to stabilize the steering of the car and to reduce tire wear.  Depending on the vehicle, this alignment involves Camber (inward or outward tilt of the wheels when looking head on), Caster (wheel tilt front or back looking from the side) and Toe-in/out (looking down at the wheels from above). The adjustments are measured in small fractions of an inch and require specialized alignment equipment for automotive technicians to adjust. (more…)