The 116i Black boasts Essen TN-9 Black aluminum rims – 8.5J x 20” ET35 with 235/30ZR20 88Y tires. There are also red coated brake calipers, H&R lower suspension settings, foil wrapped BMW kidneys and interior ledges. The side and back windows are tinted black. The price is €22,999. (more…)
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Vorsteiner has presented a new tuning package for one of the best sports coupes on the market – BMW 1-Series ///M. All parts of the body kit are made from pre-preg carbon fiber, so the lightweight and the high rigidity are guaranteed.
The exterior comes with new fins for the front bumper, new trunk lid (-5 kg) with integrated lip spoiler. There is also a custom-made exhaust system from either either stainless steel or titanium. Vorsteiner BMW 1M rolls a set of VS-400 rims fitted with 245/35 ZR19. (more…)
The first BMW 1 Series came out nearly 10 years ago, in 2004. Since then it has achieved many accolades being judged as the perfect small family urban car, and in addition it made a massive leaps to offer an affordable as well as luxurious BMW experience.
The customers who have driven and used BMW 1 Series enjoy powerful and responsive engines, which manage to sprint from 0 to 100 km/h (62 mph) in under five seconds. The current models are in the form of three or five-door hatchbacks and promise to offer a comfortable ride to those lucky to drive them,
The fact that the 1 Series are powerful enough and can accelerate very fast, is the reason some to utilize them for motorsport purposes. Such is the instance in the video which you can watch below.
In it a rashly driven BMW 1-Series becomes a victim at Nürburgring Nordschleife race track. You can see how the driver loses control, goes into a turn and then inevitably crashes into the barrier.
The top model of the recent BMW 1 series, the M135i with its exhaust gas turbo charged straight-six-engine, offers a quite excellent optimization starting basis for track day and street. Thus, nevertheless, sounds the credo of the Bavarian TUNINGWERK GmbH at Puchheim, west of Munich.
To take the relatively unspectacularly looking gray BMW M135i for a gray mouse could be a fatal error. Oftentimes, starting point no. 1 is the factory-set software, so also in this case. Moreover, the engine of the test car (with manual gear) is equipped by a two kgs lighter dual mass flywheel. Optionally, there is also available a single mass flywheel with about 4,5 kgs of weight economy and, also, a reinforced clutch. Both of these options are not possible for automatic gears. (more…)
BMW M135i is a real alternative to the highly prized M of the 1 series because the difference between both power racers is close to a mere 20 horse power in maximum performance. The in-line six cylinder with TwinPower Turbo and direct injection thus develops a lofty 320 horse power and a maximum torque of 450 Nm. That is sufficient for the classical sprint from 0 to 100 km/h in less than five seconds. Only the sound of the charged six cylinder still requires optimizing! (more…)
With the new 1-series, BMW is offering a new dimension in dynamics and lifestyle. And with the 1-series F20 (5-doors) and F21 (3-doors), Aachen-based tuning experts AC Schnitzer are also offering even more individuality and driving pleasure. For the M 135i by AC Schnitzer the company has several tuning elements up its sleeve.
In its standard configuration, the six-cylinder 3.0-liter engine produces 320 HP (235 kW) and 332 lb-ft (450 Nm) of torque, but after AC Schnitzer works its magic power is increased to 360 HP (265 kW) without increasing CO2 emissions. (more…)
Alpha-N has revealed their tuning variant for BMW 1M coupe is next in line. The vehicle dubbed by Alpha-N as the 1M RS features a ventilated carbon hood, front fascia add-on carbon lower spoilers, carbon roof, carbon luggage lid spoiler and a carbon rear fascia diffuser.
For engine performance, Alpha-N offers basic upgrades which consist of a remapped ECU, new air intake and exhaust system, all of which provide an addition 70 HP (51 kW) over the serial 340 HP (250 kW) for a total of 410 HP (302 kW).
Other upgrades include a MAC high-performance braking system which include 6-piston calipers, 380 mm disks and braided stainless steel lines. Lastly, lightweight OZ Superforgiata rims measuring 8.5×19-inches in the front and 10×19-inches in the rear are fitted with a Michelin Cup tires in 245 and 265 width. (more…)
6331 BMW 1 Series M Coupe (E82) were built, but many has missed the opportunity to order the highly anticipated compact sports and annoyed now immeasurably. Fortunately, there are also a solution for these cases, because TJ vehicle design from the Taunus turns any ordinary 1 Series Coupe with the best ingredients a vehicle must not hide behind the lines from Garching.
While G-Power has been shown recently that in the engine compartment the BMW 1-series to accommodate a supercharged V8, can go TJ an even higher step: The by his fans still beloved high-revving V10 with the internal code S85 known from the last generation of BMW M5 and BMW M6, can also be accommodated in the 1er. (more…)
G1 V8 HURRICANE RS
• 600 hp / 441 kW at 7.800 rpm (+ 240 hp / 176 kW)
• 580 Nm at 3.900 rpm (+ 80 Nm)
• V-max: >330 km/h
• 0-100 km/h: 4,4s
• 0-200 km/h: 12,7s
• G-POWER conversion to M3 V8 engine incl. stainless steel exhaust system
• G-POWER conversion to DCT gear box
• G-POWER M3 S65 supercharger system SK II
• G-POWER 20’’ SILVERSTONE DIAMOND wheel set
• G-POWER bonnet and boot lid made from Carbon fibre
• G-POWER coil-over suspension GM1-RS Clubsport
• G-POWER Ceramic braking system (more…)
BMW’s award-winning and cleanest car currently on sale in the UK now has another accolade. A BMW 116d EfficientDynamics five-door Hatchback entered into the RAC Future Car Challenge 2012 achieved an outstanding103mpg over the 64-mile Brighton to London route, winning the Best Internal Combustion Engine class in the process. (more…)