Archive for the ‘Series’ Category

BMW Driving Experience in Sweden

Apr
15

BMW Driving Experience in Sweden t BMW Driving Experience in SwedenThe BMW Driving Experience program has recently visited Arjeplog, Sweden, which is no less than 60 km south of the polar circle.

The test aimed to teach the drivers and owners of ///M cars, what to do on ice and snow, when sitting behind the steering wheel of BMW M3 and particularly the E92 model.

BMW E92 M3 is powered by S65B40 – 4.0 litre V8 delivering 420PS (309 kW) at 8300RPM and 400Nm (295 lb-ft) at 3900RPM. 0 to 100 km/h in 4.8 seconds and a top speed of 250 km/h (155 mph) – electronically limited. Without the limiter, E92 M3 can easily pass 300 km/h (186 mph).

Of course, the tested models were fitted with spiked tyres to maintain traction. (more…)

BMW 7-Series F02 Horse Edition

Apr
14

BMW 7 Series F01 Horse Edition t BMW 7 Series F02 Horse EditionBMW is going to offer a 7-Series F02 Horse Special Edition for China, which is expected to be exhibited at the 2014 Beijing Motor Show starting on April 20th. The German manufacturer has already presented the exclusive M5 and M6 Gran Coupe Horse Edition, now it is turn to the luxurious flag-ship.

2014 BMW 7-Series F02 Horse Edition is specially developed to celebrate the year of the horse. It is based on the 740Li xDrive (long wheel base and all-wheel drive) and can be finished in some the exclusive color schemes: a metallic Black Sapphire, Moonstone, Citrine Black paint or with this pictured Ruby Black hue. (more…)

BMW 3-Series and 4-Series Winners – 2014 Annual Magazine Awards

Apr
11

2014 bmw m4 25 4 BMW 3 Series and 4 Series Winners   2014 Annual Magazine AwardsBMW managed to take two more awards from Automobile Magazine in the US. This time the winners are the 2014 BMW 3 Series Sedan and all-new BMW 4 Series Coupe.

“The BMW 3 Series is a perennial Automobile Magazine All-Star award winner, with this being its eighteenth year on the list. For 2014, the 3 Series name refers to four-door models, while coupe and convertible versions get the 4 Series badge. The 3 Series/
4 Series sums up a lifetime of automotive hopes and dreams for generations of American automotive enthusiasts.”, said the editors at Automobile Magazine. (more…)

2015 BMW M4 Convertible – Price $73,425

Apr
10

2014 BMW M4 Convertible 651 22 2015 BMW M4 Convertible – Price $73,4252015 BMW M4 Convertible is now available to order in the US with pricing starting from $73,425 (including Destination & Handling). The stylish drop-top will make its official US debut at the 2014 New York Auto Show.

2014 M4 Convertible is powered by a a 3.0 liter TwinPower Turbo six-cylinder engine with 430HP (317 kW) and 550Nm (406 lb-ft) of torque. 0-100 km/h in 4.2 seconds with 7-speed M Double Clutch Transmission and 4.4 seconds with the standard 6-speed manual. The top speed is limited to 250 km/h (155 mph). (more…)

BMW X5 eDrive Concept

Apr
09

bmw x5 edrive concept tt BMW X5 eDrive ConceptBMW will introduce a new version of X5 eDrive Concept at the 2014 New York Auto Show. The super-efficient SAV comes with impressively low fuel consumption and will actually go in production as an xDrive40e model.

BMW X5 eDrive Concept was unveiled in September, last year at the 2013 Frankfurt Motor Show. Its more refined version will be showed in New York this month. The specs remain the same – a four-cylinder 2.0 liter BMW TwinPower Turbo engine with 245 HP (180 kW) and 540Nm (400 lb-ft) of torque working together with an electric motor that generates 95 HP (70 kW). The combined power is 272HP (200 kW) and the fuel consumption is just 3.8 liters / 100 km – 61.9 mpg US or 74.3 mpg UK. (more…)

2014 BMW M4 Convertible

Apr
08

bmw m4 convertible tt 2014 BMW M4 Convertible2014 BMW M4 Convertible is finally here! The stylish coupe-cabriolet is powered by the same BMW M TwinPower Turbo 3.0-liter inline-six as its siblings.

The exterior boasts twin headlight arrangement with optional LED technology, distinctive twin-bar kidney grille with black painted bars, BMW M double-spoke wheels and the ///M logo all over the car. BMW M design features on display is the characteristic power dome on the hood and striking mirrors, with their suggested twin-stalk mounts, optimize the aerodynamics of the new BMW M4 Convertible. (more…)

Prior Design BMW M6 F13 Pickup [render]

Apr
07

Prior Design BMW M6 F13 Pickup tt Prior Design BMW M6 F13 Pickup [render]Prior Design has published a render picture of BMW M6 F13 Pickup. For now it is just an idea, but Prior actually said that it could become a reality. There is a lot of positive feedback from fans on the Facebook page of Prior Design.

The tuning package for M6 F13 Pickup by Prior Design includes  new front bumper, a carbon fiber front lip spoiler and carbon fiber fins. There is also a new ventilated hood, a pair of widened side skirts and extended wheel arches. The rear bumper is also new and comes with an integrated diffuser.

BMW M6 F13 Coupe is powered by a 4.4 liter twin-turbo V8 (S63B44TU) – 560HP (412 kW) at 6,600RPM and 680Nm (502 lb-ft) of torque available at just 1,500RPM. 0-100 km/h in 4.2 seconds (more…)

BMW 3-Series F30 M Performance Edition

Apr
07

BMW 3 Series F30 M Performance Edition tt BMW 3 Series F30 M Performance EditionBMW has introduced a range of ///M Performance accessories for 3-Series F30 in South Africa. The German manufacturer has already presented ///M Performance packages for X5 and X6 as well as the 1-Series and 5-Series F10. Now it is turn to F30.

The ///M Performance Edition model features a black front grille, a pair of aerodynamic side skirts and a carbon fiber rear spoiler. There are also carbon fiber mirror covers, ///M-Sport brake system and a set of 19” alloy wheels fitted with performance tires.

The options list also include ///M Performance stripes, an ///M Performance sports exhaust system and exclusive Laguna Seca Blue or Valencia Orange paint scheme. The ///M Performance Power Kit boosts the engine at least with 13HP (10 kW) and 30Nm (22 lb-ft) of torque (for 320d). (more…)

BMW 1-Series Coupe V10 – 555HP

Apr
04

TJ Fahrzeugdesign BMW 1M CSL tt BMW 1 Series Coupe V10   555HPTJ Fahrzeugdesign has fitted a 1-Series 118d Coupe with 5.0 liter V10 (S85B50) from E60 M5. The tuning company further tune the powerful naturally aspirated unit to 555HP. The result is simply impressive.

0-100 km/h in 3.9 seconds and 0-200 km/h in less than 12.0 seconds. 0-300 km/h takes 36 seconds and the top speed is over 322 km/h (200 mph). The engine also comes with a 7-speed SMG III gearbox.

Other upgrades include a carbon fiber roof as well as front and rear hoods. The 1M CSL rolls 19” alloy wheels and sits on a KW Clubsport coilover suspension Variant 3. The stopping power is granted by brake system from X6 M. More needed components for the suspension are taken from E92 M3. (more…)

Abu Dhabi BMW 3-Series F30 335i M Performance

Apr
03

abu dhabi bmw 3 series f30 335i m performance tt Abu Dhabi BMW 3 Series F30 335i M PerformanceAbu Dhabi Motors is now offering a 3-Series F30 335i with full ///M Performance Package.

The tuned Sedan comes with nice Melbourne Red metallic exterior paint job as well as a new front splitter, new front and rear bumpers, a new rear diffuser, mirror caps and side skirts. All parts are made exclusively from carbon fiber. There is also a full ///M Performance exhaust system, a trunk-mounted spoiler and black 20” alloy wheels fitted with performance tires. (more…)

2015 BMW M3 and M4 – US Price $62,925 and $65,125

Apr
03

2014 bmw m3 tt 2015 BMW M3 and M4 – US Price $62,925 and $65,125 BMW US is now offering 2015 M3 Sedan and M4 Coupe. They are priced from from $62,925 and $65,125, respectively, which means that the Sedan is $5,350 more expensive than its predecessor (E90 M3) and the coupe cost just $2,800 more than the previous version (E92 M3).

The option list includes carbon ceramic brakes for additional $8,150. The Driver Assistance Package is $1,900 and includes side-view camera, autonomous braking, lane departure warning system and blind spot monitoring. BMW is also offering an Executive package for $4,300 packing a rear-view camera, head-up display, heated rear seats, parking sensors, heated steering wheel, keyless entry and satellite radio.

The exclusive options for M4 are the 19” alloy wheels for $1,200 and the Adaptive ///M Suspension for additional $1,000.

As a reminder, the engine is a 3.0 liter TwinPower Turbo Inline six-cylinder – 431HP (317 kW) at 5,500RPM and 550Nm (406 lb-ft) at 1,850RPM. The engine is mated to a 6-speed manual gearbox as standard. 0-100 km/h in 4.3 seconds and a top speed of 250 km/h (155 mph) or an optional 280 km/h (174 mph). The acceleration is even better, when fitted with the optional 7-speed ///M DCT – 4.1 seconds to 100 km/h. The new M3 and M4 are able to cover 100 km with just 8.8 liters of fuel in the combined cycle with the manual transmission and 8.3 liter with the DCT.

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D2Forged BMW X5 E70

Apr
02

d2forged bmw x5 tt D2Forged BMW X5 E70D2Forged has unveiled their tuning package for BMW X5 E70. The SAV (Sports Activity Vehicle) comes with some nice styling upgrades.

Outside, the X5 E70 features a set of new bumpers from AC Schnitzer. There are also D2ForgedMB1 Monoblock wheels in dimensions of 9.5J x 22” at the front and 11J x 22” at the rear fitted with ultra-low profile tires. An impressive highlight here is their titanium graphite finish and the featured brushed lip stripe.

Now, a 2014 BMW X5 F15 is available on the market. It has received a lot of new engines including sDrive25d and xDrive25d with a TwinPower Turbo four-cylinder diesel engine (the first one is RWD, while the second AWD). The power unit produces 218HP (160 kW). There are also xDrive35i with a 3.0 liter six-cylinder petrol and 306HP (225 kW) and the xDrive40d with a six-cylinder diesel engine rated at 313HP (230 kW). (more…)