Archive for the ‘3 Series’ Category

BMW of North America – Unveil the Newly Restored 2001 BMW M3 GTR E46


2001 BMW E46 M3 GTR FrontBMW of North America, LLC will unveil the newly restored 2001 BMW M3 GTR (E46) “Stars and Stripes” liveried race car along with its long hidden road-going counterpart at the Legends of the Autobahn Concours D’Elegance in Monterey, California on August 14, as part of the company’s 40th anniversary celebration this year.

The BMW M3 GTR was a dominant competitor throughout the single season that it contested. Bill Auberlen, Boris Said and Hans J-Stuck capped off the season for BMW North America by winning the 2001 Petit Le Mans finale. As a tribute to a grieving nation and to those who lost their lives in 9/11, BMW Team PTG owner Tom Milner had created the patriotic “Stars and Stripes” design specifically for this race. As a result of the win and the special livery, the car became a legend for BMW racing fans in America. Bill Auberlen will be in attendance at the Legends of the Autobahn M3 GTR display for the unveiling of the car that bears his name on its side. (more…)

Turner Motorsport Takes GTD Class Victory at Lime Rock Park Northeast Grand Prix


Turner Motorsport Takes GTD Class Victory Front AngleAfter 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…)

Klassen iD M52R in Textured Anthracite for the BMW F30 335i


2015 Klassen iD M52R BMW F30 335i Front AngleThe 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…)

BMW E30 M3 By Precision Sport Industries Build


BMW E30 M3 By Precision Sport Industries BuildFlorida-based tuning shop Precision Sport Industries witnessed their BMW E30 M3 DTM Replica appear in the March 2014 issue of European Car Magazine. Now we are able to show you this interesting project through a series of high-resolution photos. (more…)

Season’s Best Second Place Finish for Fall-Line Motorsports BMW M3


Seasons Best Second Place Finish for Fall-Line Motorsports BMW M3Eight BMW racing cars were entered among the 45 cars that made up the field for Saturday’s rain-soaked Continental Tire 150 at the Glen with the No. 46 Fall-Line Motorsports BMW M3, driven by Ashley Freiberg and Trent Hindman, scoring a season’s best second place finish in the Grand Sport class. (more…)

G-Power BMW M3 F80 Bi-Tronik 2 V2


2015 G-Power BMW M3 F80 Bi-Tronik 2 V2 Front AngleThe star billing in BMW’s current M portfolio, the F8X series M3/M4 now receives a performance upgrade from G-POWER centred on their in-house developed Bi-Tronik 2 V2.

Boosting output to 560 hp / 412 kW with 720 Nm of torque, this conversion catapults the Bavarian super saloon/coupe to 100km/h from a standing start in just 3.8 seconds. (more…)

BMW E46 330i ZHP Package


BMW E46 330i ZHP Package Front AngleJust recently, BMW has announced its launch of the ZHP package for a lucky few 435i owners. The ZHP package basically turns the standard BMW into an enthusiast’s version, with a bit more power, manual transmission, sportier suspension and some cool design tweaks both inside and out. Enthusiasts go nuts of the ZHP package and would do anything to get our grimy little hands on one.

Many people who own ZHP BMWs consider themselves part of a fanbase community called the “ZHP Mafia.” (more…)

G-Power with Two M3s at the Hockenheimring


G-Power with Two M3s at the HockenheimringWhen a bunch of high performance cars meet it goes without saying that G-POWER has to be part of the show. Thus G-POWER has displayed the 650 hp strong G-POWER M3 GTS with supercharger system just like the 600 hp strong G-POWER M3 F80 with Bi-Tronik power upgrade. (more…)

Savini Wheels – BMW F80 M3 with Black di Forza BM10


2015 Savini BMW F80 M3 Front AngleDinmann hooks up a variety of dope rides with dry carbon fiber parts so that they stand out from the rest. One of their latest projects is this BMW F80 M3 that flaunts their full Carbon Fiber Aero Package that includes: a front lip, side skirt lip, rear diffuser and rear bumper lip. Custom Dinmann front fenders were also added to create a banging Bimmer with unbeatable looks. (more…)

BMW celebrates 40 years of BMW Art Cars


2015 BMW Art Car Concorso dEleganzaEver since the invention of the motor car, artists have drawn inspiration from the thrill of speed, from the phenomenon of mobility and from racing cars as examples of modern sculpture. Since 1975, BMW Art Cars have been a central feature of this story. The idea behind the BMW Art Cars was the brainchild of French racing driver and art enthusiast Hervé Poulain: 40 years ago, Poulain asked artist friend Alexander Calder to apply his creative (more…)

The New BMW 3 Series


2016 BMW 3-Series Front AngleThe 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…)

40 Years of the BMW 3 Series


 BMW 3-Series 40 Anniversary Front AngleThe 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…)