Paying tribute to the iconic ZHP Performance Package, BMW today released details for a 2016 BMW 435i ZHP Coupe Edition. The original ZHP option code was created by BMW Individual as a performance package for the 2003-2006 E46 3 Series that included the M-Tech II body kit, a ZHP shifter knob and shifter, upgraded suspension parts and settings, a different DME and special cam shafts that raised power output to 235 hp and allowed for a higher redline. Fulfilling the desires of true enthusiasts, the package was soon referred to by its internal option package code ‘ZHP’. BMW of North America embraced the thirst for the unique BMW 435i ZHP Coupe Edition once more resulting in the unique collaboration between factory options and key elements from the exciting BMW M Performance Accessory catalogue. Only 100 of these very special cars will be offered. (more…)
Performance Upgrade for the BMW M4 DTM Champion Edition by TVW Car Design
Etabeta VENTi-R21-inch Wheels for the BMW M4 Convertible by mbDESIGNVorsteiner BMW F82 M4 EVO with Carbon Graphite V-FF 102 Wheels
Most people know that racing wheels need to be lightweight, but the key is creating a set that any racing team can use with confidence for multiple seasons without issue.
HRE Wheels has proven they know the formula to the perfect racing wheels and have now expanded their offerings with the Series RC1 at a more affordable price.
The Series RC1 is a product of years of racing with teams like Fall-Line Motorsports and Rum Bum Racing in the IMSA | Continental Tire SportsCar Challenge, a wheel that lead both teams to championships for 4 out of the last 5 years. (more…)
BMW of North America announced its support of NYC Parks for its TreesCount! 2015 program with a donation of 20 BMW i3 vehicles. With these BMW i3 vehicles, TreesCount! staff and volunteers can easily travel throughout the five boroughs to map more than 600,000 street trees, helping to ensure a greener future for the City of New York, its residents and visitors.
BMW deepened its commitment to sustainability with the 2014 launches of the all-electric BMW i3 and BMW i8, a plug-in hybrid sports car. Every element of the vehicles, from the carbon fiber frames to the keys, is built using high quality renewable materials and sources. (more…)
RSR (Road, Street, Race) wheels – the first luxury marque entering the MKW family of wheels – takes its newest offering, the 800 Series flow form wheel, to Bimmerfest 2015 at Auto Club Speedway in Fontana, Calif., on Saturday, May 23rd, highlighting the VIBE Motorsports-modified M4, to be shown during the biggest BMW party in the country. (more…)
Since more than 10 years the Krumm-Performance company at Bruehl, south of Cologne, Germany, is occupied with the optimization of so called New-MINIs in all directions and established itself thanks to many years of experience in fields of motorsports and car tuning as respected partner in the MINI-scene. Besides the two main competences performance uprating and chassis engineering, the Rhinelanders became famous because of the systematic refitting of several R53 engines by means of tuning packets „Powered-by-Krumm“. After intense optimization works and extensive stableness tests on racing courses, the team offers also performance-packets for R56 series. (more…)
In the summer of 2015, BMW will be continuing with the generation change under the bonnet of many of its model series. Thanks to the optimised efficiency of the new three and four-cylinder engines, both the sporting characteristics and the fuel economy of numerous models will improve yet again. Moreover, the deployment of additional petrol and diesel power units will ensure even more diversity within the model range. Furthermore, as from July 2015, the BMW M235i xDrive Convertible will be the first open-top compact model to offer four-wheel drive as an option. (more…)
The goal of G-POWER as an engineering-based manufacturer is to help die-hard enthusiasts realise their four wheeled dreams through the creation of ultra-exclusive “One-of-One” cars.
The core of this philosophy is the uncompromising implementation of ideas sans the restrictions normally encountered in the course of conventional vehicle development. Underpinning this concept is the comprehensive automotive engineering knowledge of G-POWER as a manufacturer.
From first concept though design, technical development to manufacturing at an OEM level, G-POWER’s various departments handle all the tasks required to turn a customer’s dream into reality. (more…)
On 22 May 2015, the BMW Group will unveil the new BMW 3.0 CSL Hommage to the global public for the first time at the Concorso d’Eleganza Villa d’Este. This model is the BMW Design Team’s tribute to the BMW 3.0 CSL, a timeless classic and iconic BMW Coupe from the 1970s. The BMW 3.0 CSL Hommage is a nod to the engineering achievement exemplified by the BMW 3.0 CSL in its lightweight design and performance. The Hommage draws on the character of the earlier model and endows it with cutting-edge materials to translate it into the present in a new and exciting guise. (more…)
The BMW i8 is revolutionising its vehicle class as the first sports car to have the fuel consumption and emission values of a small car. Now thanks to AC Schnitzer, this revolution is being followed by another: the AC Schnitzer special equipment for the BMW i8 emphasises even more clearly the sporting performance and innovative design of the powerful, environmentally-friendly coupé.
Lowered by 25 mm at the front and 20 mm at the rear, the i8 by AC Schnitzer hugs the tarmac more closely than the standard vehicle and can therefore develop maximum efficiency and dynamics on the road. (more…)
MINI has carried a passion for motor racing in its genes for 55 years and this is expressed more intensely than ever before in the extreme driving fun offered by the latest generation. The tradition-steeped premium car manufacturer now launches the current edition of the top athlete in the small car segment – the new MINI John Cooper Works. The exceptional standing of the new MINI John Cooper Works is due to the most powerful engine ever installed in one of the brand’s serial production models, suspension technology refined with racing expertise and model-specific design features which not only optimise the car’s aerodynamic features but also underscore its exclusive charisma. With its irresistible temperament and enthralling performance figures, it outperforms the sportiest variants of the new MINI just as strikingly as it does the predecessor model with the John Cooper Works logo on the radiator grille. (more…)
The BMW 3 Series is the founder of the modern sports sedan segment and has been fêted as an icon of this vehicle class for 40 years. Over what is now six model generations, the BMW 3 Series has set the standard for dynamic excellence, efficiency and design, forging an emotionally rich connection between a sporting driving experience and unbeatable everyday practicality. Around one in every four BMWs sold is a BMW 3 Series Sedan or BMW 3 Series Touring, which makes this model series the most successful in the BMW brand’s line-up. Sharper design, even more advanced technology and cutting-edge engines ensure the new BMW 3 Series Sedan and new BMW 3 Series Touring are a more attractive proposition than ever before. The new BMW 3 Series (more…)
The BMW 3 Series can look back over an extraordinary career path. Among the key milestones along the way have been its success in pioneering a new category of vehicle, establishing itself as the embodiment of driving pleasure in its segment and becoming the world’s top-selling premium car. The model range was launched 40 years ago to replace the already legendary BMW 02, and is now set to enter its sixth generation. Today, as in 1975, purchasing a BMW 3 Series represents an expression of joy in sporty, agile handling, enthusiasm for innovative technology and appreciation of premium quality. (more…)