The extreme widebody kits from LB Performance absolutely do enjoy cult status within the global tuning scene. Reason enough for the the specialists from PP Exclusive, to present their brand new “Deep Concave” rims in the appropriate setting. This three-piece forged wheel has an anodized aluminum outer rim, and – due to its five wide spokes – a pretty timeless design. Additionally, the rim is exclusively finished with special carbon inlays, which of course are available in different colors upon request. On the front axle of this BMW M3 Widebody Monster the PP Exclusive wheels dimensioned 11×20 inches are rotating with tires sized 285. Well done by he specialists: The star’s remarkable concave shape on the rear axle stands out due to a rim with brute 13×20 inches and tires sized 325. (more…)
Archive for the ‘3 Series’ Category
The 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.
In line with G-POWER’s seven high-speed world records, a customer can also request the remap to include removal of the factory Vmax limitation, raising top speed to a theoretical 330km/h. In reality, the car will achieve around 310km/h. (more…)
The city of Dusseldorf takes delivery of twelve BMW police cars. The Munich-based automaker delivered the 318d Tourings to the Interior Minister – Ralf Jäger.
Over the next three years, BMW will supply a total of 1,800 BMW 3 Series Touring to the police and therefore set the new standard for patrol cars. In addition, the BMW Group also provides 130 BMW 5 Series Touring (F11 520d LCI) and 121 BMW R 1200 RT motorcycles – all suitable vehicles for numerous police scenarios. (more…)
A stylishly elegant alloy wheel that no road salt or harsh winter weather will leave their mark upon? The solution is “straight ahead!“ The attractive alloy wheel AEZ Straight shine features the very permanent SR3 coating with the Triplex effect. The name stands for “Salt Resistant“, while the number refers to the 3-layer system: powder coating, colour painting, clear coat painting. And, of course, the look is striking too! (more…)
For any hard-core petrolhead who lives less than 90 km from the legendary Nürburgring Nordschleife, a full season ticket for this holy place is an essential fact of life.
However, for maximum enjoyment of the Nordschleife you need to own an effective track weapon. Christian Kreher, the owner of KBR Motorsport, a small, but highly regarded tuning company, has just such a track tool based on a 2013 BMW M3 E92, which he regularly brings to the ‘Ring. Apart from its sheer fun factor, this Clubsport conversion also serves as perfect proof of KBR Motorsport’s capabilities. (more…)
BMW M GmbH is set to unveil a BMW M3 in “Münchner Wirte” livery to coincide with this year’s Oktoberfest in Munich (19 September – 4 October). The one-off car will underscore the company’s ties with motor sport in general and the city of Munich in particular. The livery design of the BMW M3 “Münchner Wirte” harks back to that of the legendary BMW M1 Procar from 1981, complete with Bavarian-style façade painting and blue and white twisted cords, along with depictions of Munich landmarks (such as the Olympic Stadium, Siegestor, Frauenkirche church and BMW’s headquarters – the “four-cylinder” building), a roast chestnut seller and the Wiesn-Schänke beer tent at the Oktoberfest. (more…)
The BMW E46 M3 is fitted with Carbon Graphite V-FF 103 wheels in a staggered 19×9.5 with a standard concavity profile in the front and 19×10.5 with a deep concavity profile in the rear. The split five spoke design is an engineered masterpiece because of two things: the aesthetic beauty and the optimal performance it offers. (more…)
BMW 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…)
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 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…)
Florida-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…)
Eight 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…)