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…)
Archive for the ‘3 Series’ Category
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…)
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. (more…)
Just 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…)
When 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…)
Dinmann 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…)
Ever 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 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…)
The 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…)
G-POWER V-MAX increase: Unfortunately the philosophy of electronically limiting the top speed has spread in the past from the BMW M models to all other powerful BMW models. That even includes the high-performance diesel engines.
Key Facts: G-POWER V-MAX increase
- Increase of the theoretical limit of the top speed up to 350 km/h.
- Recodes original BMW engine control unit.
- Fully exploits the potential of standard and upgraded BMW models. (more…)