Archive for the ‘5 Series’ Category

Bigger is Better – V-FF 103 Now Available in 21″ for BMW M5 and M6 Models


2015 Vorsteiner BMW M5 V-FF 103 Front AngleThe V-FF 103 is now available in 21” for BMW’s M5 and M6 models.

Vorsteiner V-FF 103 wheels are made using a special flow forging process that uses rollers to forge aluminum alloy and create a dense, lightweight molecular structure. The V-FF 103 wheels were also designed with an architecture that can withstand the stress from spirited driving with ease. (more…)

Styling & Tuning Programme for the Facelift BMW 5-Series by JMS Fahrzeugteile


2015 JMS BMW 5-Series Front AngleBMW tuning specialists JMS Fahrzeugteile from Walddorfhäslach have just released their styling and tuning programme for the recently face-lifted BMW 5 Series F10 / F11-Series.

Suitable for Saloon and Touring versions without the M-Technik package, the Racelook Exclusiv Line front spoiler lip with integrated splitter adds a sporting touch. As this lip is just 28 mm lower than the factory spoiler, it makes a perfect visual transition to the standard side sills. (more…)

BMW celebrates 60th anniversary of the 507


BMW celebrates 60th anniversary of the 507With only 252 units built from 1956 to 1959, the BMW 507 remains one of the rarest and most expensive BMWs ever built. To celebrate its 60th anniversary, BMW will be opening an exhibition at its museum in Munich. Called “Family Affairs – Variations on a Design Icon,” visitors to BMW’s facility will be able to see the design drafts to see where all of the elements of this car originally came from. A a Michelotti-designed red 507 concept can be seen also on display. Giovanni Michelotti is regarded as one of the most prolific and talented sports cars designers of the 20th century. A 507 prototype will make an appearance as well. (more…)

BMW a Multiple Winner in the J.D. Power and Associates Quality Study


BMW 2 Series Convertible M235i Front AnglePremium quality, reliability and ergonomics: these three attributes have earned BMW top placings in the prestigious Initial Quality Study by market researchers at J.D. Power and Associates. Each year this study assesses the quality of new cars in North America, and in 2015 has a total of five awards lined up for BMW. It is the first time BMW has topped three segments, namely with the BMW 2 Series, the BMW 4 Series and the BMW 5 Series. In addition, the BMW plants in Rosslyn, South Africa, and Dingolfing, Germany, have been honoured for their high production quality. (more…)

TDI-Tuning – BMW’s Growth in Performance


TDI-Tuning BMW M5 Front AngleBritish tuning designer and engineering firm TDI-Tuning has seen a marked increase in the number of BMW performance models being fitted with the company’s state-of-the-art tuning boxes. Since the beginning of the year, demand from BMW owners has in fact risen by 10%.

This echoes a buoyant first-quarter results from the German manufacturer, which reports a growth of more than 20% in its underlying earnings. (more…)

Historic BMW M5 Collection Up for Auction


1987 BMW E28 M5 saloon Front AngleAn exciting BMW collection featuring seven M5s from almost every era is set to go under the hammer at Classic Car Auctions’ (CCA) June Sale, taking place at its new venue the Warwickshire Exhibition Centre, on Saturday June 6th.

With the iconic super saloon series celebrating its 30th anniversary this year, the opportunity to purchase some fine examples of the model could not have come at a more exciting time. (more…)

Vorsteiner BMW F10 5-Series M-Sport


2015 Vorsteiner BMW F10 5-Series M-Sport Front AngleBMW F10 5-Series M-Sport is fitted with the V-FF 102 Flow Forged Wheels in Carbon Graphite. Also featured are our front spoiler, rear diffuser, and deck lid spoiler all in our signature PrePreg carbon fiber. (more…)

G-Power M5 with 740 HP


2015 G-Power BMW M5 Front AngleWhat happens if you put the keys of a G-POWER M5 into the gifted hands of Matthias Malmedie host of the TV show “GRIP das Motormagazin” G-POWER fans know what’s coming next! Screaming tires and burned rubber. The combination of G-POWER and Malemedie has already gained cult status amongst the G-POWER fans, since spectacular scenes that give impressive proof about the power that is hidden under the hood of the modified G-POWER cars are guaranteed. (more…)

New World Record! G-Power M550d with 271,4 km/h Top Speed


2015 G-Power BMW M550d Front AngleThe BMW M550d is not just impressive because of its pioneer engine layout – speaking of multi-stage turbocharging and variable turbine geometry with three turbochargers – but because of its power output as well: 381 hp (280 kW) and a 740 Nm of torque enable a “M”- like driving dynamics, thus this Power-Diesel is allowed to carry the legendary “M” in its name. The first Diesel in the BMW history!

But this is not the end in terms of power output, yet. Thanks to the microprocessor controlled power module D-Tronik 5 V1 the M550d becomes a real G-POWER amongst the BMW diesel models. More than 435 hp/(320 kW) and an awesome 850 Nm of torque are the result of the dyno test. (more…)

G-Power V-Max Increase Now Available for Almost All M Models


2015 G-Power BMW M3 E92 V-Max Front AngleG-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…)

740 hp BMW M5 by G-Power


2015 G-Power BMW M5 Front AngleWith a power output of 740 PS/(544 kW) the G-POWER M5 with its 4.4 V8 bi-turbo engine is on the same performance level as the very first versions of the legendary G-POWER M5 / M6 HURRICANES with supercharged V10 engines. And with a torque peak of 975 Nm it is even clearly ahead. (more…)

Dinan BMW M5 675 HP


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