With only 252 units built from 1956 to 1959, the BMW 507 remains one of the rarest and most expensive BMWs ever built. To celebrate its 60th anniversary, BMW will be opening an exhibition at its museum in Munich. Called “Family Affairs – Variations on a Design Icon,” visitors to BMW’s facility will be able to see the design drafts to see where all of the elements of this car originally came from. A a Michelotti-designed red 507 concept can be seen also on display. Giovanni Michelotti is regarded as one of the most prolific and talented sports cars designers of the 20th century. A 507 prototype will make an appearance as well. (more…)
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The Prior Design BMW 650i Widebody is a remarkable showcase of how far the aftermarket industry can push already aggressive designs and vehicles.
The aggressive body lines of this BMW 6 Series Coupe have been further improved by the addition of redesigned front and rear bumpers, side skirts, wider front fenders, flared rear fenders, rear trunk spoiler and a bonnet hood. The vehicle also received a set of Vossen VPS-306 forged wheels. (more…)
After the green flag waved in Saturday’s two-hour Continental Tire Sports Car Challenge race at Lime Rock Park, in Lakeville, Conn. it took only 59 seconds for the first caution period to occur. Unfortunately, the cause was contact to the rear of Ashley Freiberg’s No. 46 BMW M3 in the middle of Grand Sport class competitor scrum that forced her on the wet grass, then into and almost over the turn four tire wall. For the second consecutive race BMW Motorsport driver Trent Hindman was unable to drive. (more…)
The 3.0 litres 6-cylinder serial motor, thanks to its default Biturbo charge the ideal basis for additional power increases: the G-POWER performance software optimizes the factory BMW motor electronics and increases power by 67 hp (49 kW) to a total of 380 hp. Even more impressive is the increase in torque of 125 Nm adding up to an awesome 755 Nm. In order to put this figure into the right perspective a comparison to the top models the M3/M4 won’t do. You’ll have to step up to the legendary G-POWER M5 V10 HURRICANE RR with 780 Nm in order to find a right match for the torque level of the G-POWER 435d xDrive. (more…)
The BMW F30 335i on the Klassen iD Competition Series, M52R, features a 20×9 front and 20×11 rear fitting an impressive 245/35/20 and 295/25/20 tire. The heat-treated aerospace grade 6061-T6 forged aluminum wheels are machined specifically for the F30, allows for a custom width and offset tailored to any style. The M52R monoblock construction features our Textured Anthracite finish with red accented caps. (more…)
With its extrovert demeanour and distinctive fastback silhouette, the latest BMW X6 is the perfect base for renowned tuner, LUMMA Design, to create their spectacular Wide body CLR X6R.
With 40mm wider front and rear wheel arches, the LUMMA CLR X6R takes on a tougher, more purposeful appearance. Deeper, contoured side skirts visually connect these muscular arches, and the car’s perceived length is further emphasised by the Anthracite/Black Matt design stripes bearing the LUMMA logo. (more…)
This BMW M6 features the Carbon Graphite V-FF 103 Wheels in a staggered 21×9.5 front, and 21×11 rear fitment utilizing a concave profile in the front and a deep concave profile for the rear. Also fitted to this M6 is our Aero Side Blades, Rear Deck Lid Spoiler, Rear Diffuser and our newest GTS-V Front Spoiler. (more…)
It is not to be discussed at this place that the serial BMW M6 F13 is anything else than a child of sadness already ex factory. The established in Lower Saxony Seelze city near Hanover fostla.de company has picked even this highly motorized model of BMW 6 series 2nd generation, in order to make it still more racy, more sportively, more beyond compare. (more…)
At the end of 2014, BMW paid homage to their reigning DTM Champion, Marco Wittmann, with a limited run of 23 ‘DTM Champion Edition’ M4 Coupes inspired by the number 23 on Marco’s championship winning racecar. Now, TVW Car Design has taken one of these extremely rare cars to the next level of exclusivity and driving dynamics. (more…)
When BMW launched the i8 in 2014, customers had the option to choose between four exterior colors: Ionic Silver, Protonic Blue, Crystal White and Sophisto Grey. A year later, the color palette remains the same and has opened the door for aftermarket customizations starting with the most simple and inexpensive one: a vinyl wrap.
Coming from Netherlands is a BMW i8 with a two tone-color scheme – orange and black – similar to the one we saw last month. Compared to the previous orange i8, this one moves away from the matte color and sports bright orange and black metallic colors. (more…)
How fast can a 2300 kilograms can be? Auto Zeitung took the M beast to the Nurburgring Nordschleife to score a lap time of 8:20 minutes, just 5 seconds shy of the light and quick Audi RS3 which also weighs 700 kilograms less. The 1M also runs the same track in 8:15 minutes.
The new BMW M4 lapped the famous Nurburgring in just 7:52 minutes, slightly behind the E46 M3 CSL (7:50) and the M3 GTS (7:48). (more…)
This BMW M4 features our newest Aero Front Spoiler and Evo Deck Lid Spoiler made in our signature PrePreg Carbon Fiber. Also fitted to the vehicle are our 20″ Flow Forged V-FF 102 Wheels in Carbon Graphite in addition to the GTS Diffuser & Exhaust Tip Set. (more…)