Archive for the ‘3 Series’ Category

Alpha-N Performance: EVOX Chip-Tuning Boxes for BMW M3 / M4

Jul
31

Alpha N Performance BMW M3 M4 EVOX Front Angle Alpha N Performance: EVOX Chip Tuning Boxes for BMW M3 / M4With the two-door coupé M4 (F82) and the four-door limousine M3 (F80), BMW M GmbH – specialist in the development and production of high-performance BMW models – has released two red-hot irons into the streets which are giving all competitors a shiver. The source of power of their outstanding driving dynamics is the newly developed S55B30 serial six cylinder under the engine compartment of M4 and M3, which draws good 431 horse power and a maximum torque of 550 Newton meter from its three-liter cylinder capacity thanks to the forced respiration by two turbo-chargers. (more…)

ECE Approval for BMW Wheels DEZENT TB and TB Dark

Jul
17

ECE Approval for BMW Wheels DEZENT TB and TB Dark ECE Approval for BMW Wheels DEZENT TB and TB DarkBMW drivers have always valued sporty accessories, especially if they fit the brand’s character and their handling is so easy as with the DEZENT TB and TB dark alloy wheels. Both designs are now available in 7.0×16, 7.5×17 and 8.0×17 inches with an ECE approval for the latest BMW 3, 4 and 5 series. The embossed number makes for a use with no type approval documents or other entry. Plug & Play! With its “EH2+“ hump, the TB also fits the BMW-typical runflat tyres. (more…)

BMW 3 Series Ranks No.1 in Kelley Blue Book’s List of 10 Best Certified Pre-Owned Luxury Cars Under $30,000

Jun
27

BMW 3 Series Sedan 2011 BMW 3 Series Ranks No.1 in Kelley Blue Book’s List of 10 Best Certified Pre Owned Luxury Cars Under $30,000The 2011 BMW 3 Series Sedan has won first place on Kelley Blue Book’s KBB.com list of the 10 Best Certified Pre-Owned Luxury Cars Under $30,000.
 
According to KBB.com, “The hand-selected list includes a roster of 10 standouts from all 2011 model-year luxury cars with a Kelley Blue Book® Certified Pre-Owned Price starting under $30,000.  The best-selling luxury car in the country and the epitome of sport sedans, the 2011 BMW 3 Series is ranked No. 1 for its driving feel at an impressive starting Kelley Blue Book CPO Price of approximately $25,500.” (more…)

2014 Manhart BMW M235i Coupe MH2 Clubsport

Jun
12

Manhart BMW M235i Coupe MH2 Clubsport 2014 front 2014 Manhart BMW M235i Coupe MH2 ClubsportClub sport – This term is music to the ears of ambitious athletic drivers. The aim of Club sport Racing is to achieve sound racing times with its private vehicle while driving on a race course such as the Nürburgring Nordschleife or the Bilster Berg and in the process, travel there and back on its own axle.

The BMW specialists of Manhart Performance from Wuppertal henceforth offer such a coveted track tool for Club sport. The brand new BMW M235i Coupé, which stands out for a 326 horse power-strong serial six-cylinder turbo engine that is tightly bound to the accelerator ex-works, a maximum torque of 450 Nm as well as the typically firm BMW driving behavior serves as a basis. The Manhart MH2 Clubsport was developed in Wuppertal from the depth of the company’s own bag of tricks. (more…)

2015 BMW M3 F80 – 0-267 km/h Sprint

May
09

2014 bmw m3 tt1 2015 BMW M3 F80   0 267 km/h SprintHere is another on-board video of BMW M3 F80 doing acceleration test. This time, the test is done by Sport Auto, who put the sports saloon on its paces during a press event organized by BMW.

Launch control was used once again and the driver managed to achieve 267 km/h (166 mph).

2014 BMW M3 is powered by 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 is 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. (more…)

2014 BMW M3 F80 – 0-280 km/h

May
07

2014 bmw m3 f80 t 2014 BMW M3 F80 – 0 280 km/hA petrolhead from Abu Dhabi, UAE has decided to check how fast is his all-new 2014 BMW M3 F80. The sports car has just turned over 2,000-mile break-in period and is ready for full throttle. He managed to reach 276 km/h (171.5 mph), but obviously there wasn’t enough road for more. The car is limited to 280 km/h (174 mph) with the optional M Driver’s Package.

2014 BMW M3 is powered by 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 is 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. (more…)

Six Public Service Vehicles at RETTmobil

Apr
30

BMW X3 Paramedic Vehicle t1 Six Public Service Vehicles at RETTmobilBMW has presented several public service vehicles at the RETTmobil auto show. They are practical and purposefully designed and meet the highest standards in terms of performance, practicality, safety, cost efficiency and fuel economy.

The highlight of the show is the BMW X3 Paramedic Vehicle, which is based on the BMW X3 xDrive20d. It will offer the medical services its iconic credentials of robust agility, dynamic performance and extensive interior adaptability. Two powerful and fuel-efficient 2.0 turbodiesel engines come as a choice: 190HP (140 kW) and an average fuel consumption of just 5.4 to 5.0 l/100 km. (more…)

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 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…)

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…)

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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