Archive for the ‘5 Series’ Category

BMW Model Upgrade Measures in The Spring of 2015


BMW Model Upgrade Measures in The Spring of 2015BMW Model Upgrade Measures in The Spring of 2015Coinciding with the market launch of new models in the spring of 2015, BMW will guarantee enhanced diversity and driving pleasure through the deployment of additional engines and equipment options in already familiar series. Across the BMW 2 Series, the BMW 3 Series and the BMW 4 Series, the number of models featuring power units with BMW TwinPower Turbo technology from the new family of BMW Group engines will improve the efficiency edge even further. Above all, the new BMW 214d Active Tourer, the new BMW 316d Sedan and the new BMW 316d Touring, the new BMW 418d Coupe as well as the models BMW 218i Coupe and BMW 218i Convertible score particularly well thanks to the exceptionally low fuel consumption and emission levels achieved by their three and four-cylinder engines. (more…)

BMW 550i – More “Steam” Than M5 Series


2014 Fostla BMW 550i FrontThe car wrapping trade has left its childhood behind since a longtime. The first efforts in these fields have earned only shakes of head. Meanwhile, nevertheless, the advantages of car wrapping instead of coloring have found repartition all over the land, all over Europe and even all over the world. Uncontested the fact that at Seelze near Hanover, Germany, figures among the „First Addresses“ in fields of car wrapping. When at the same time the client wishes to have a power improvement for his car, the Hanover team thanks to the PP-Performance cooperation will be above all THE PARTNER in general. (more…)

Big Wheels for Big Boys: Oxigin 18 Concave for BMW 5 series and 7 series


2014 Oxigin BMW 7 Series Front AngleThe wheel rim specialists from Oxigin Leichtmetallräder in Swabian Unterensingen prove that their current wheel rim design “18 Concave” looks particularly handsome on the large BMW models with the two XL Bavarians presented here.

The white 5 series Touring from the F11 series has been equipped with the Oxigin 18 in the popular finish black full polish with undercut. It’s very practical: there is a TÜV expert report for the sizes used, 9×20 and 10.5×20 inch, in combination with tyres sized 245/35ZR20 and 285/30ZR20, for the current generation of the BMW 5 series F10/11. This permits easy registration in the vehicle documents. The significantly concave shape of the Oxigin 18 Concave is very well visible in the white station wagon. At the vehicle shown, it is 45 mm at the front and as much as 67 millimetres at the rear axle. (more…)

BMW at the Mondial de l’ Automobile Paris 2014


2015 BMW 7 Series Front AngleGerman premium carmaker BMW is taking to the stage at the 2014 Paris Motor Show with the latest results of its ongoing model push, revealing even more ways to experience the brand’s hallmark driving pleasure. Europe’s most important car show of the year, which opens to the public from 4 – 19 October 2014, will host the world premieres of two new models: the BMW 2 Series Convertible and the new BMW X6. Also on display in the French capital are the new four-cylinder diesel engines for the BMW 5 Series, an exclusive special edition of the BMW 7 Series luxury Sedan, and innovations from BMW ConnectedDrive. Paris also provides the venue for the French premiere of the BMW 2 Series Active Tourer and groundbreaking BMW i8 plug-in hybrid sports car. (more…)

The New BMW 518d and 520d


2015 BMW 520d Touring Front AngleNew generation of four-cylinder diesel engines with BMW TwinPower Turbo technology increase the driving pleasure offered by the worldwide bestseller and achieve further reductions in fuel consumption and emissions – The new BMW 520d outclasses its segment rivals in the efficiency race: engine output rises to 140 kW/190 hp, average fuel consumption drops to as little as 4.1 l/100 km [68.9 mpg imp] and CO2 emissions to 109 g/km. (more…)

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 at The 2014 Goodwood Festival of Speed


BMW i8 Goodwood Festival of Speed Front AngleThe Goodwood Festival of Speed, 26-29 June 2014, will see a trio of spectacular BMWs drive up the famous 1.16 mile hill.  BMW’s most advanced sport car ever, the new BMW i8, will be seen for the first time in the UK along with the BMW M5 30 Jahre Edition – the most powerful production car in the history of the brand.  With a special M4 Coupé in action too, and a line-up of the hottest new BMW M cars on stand, this summer’s Festival promises one of the most exciting displays ever for the Bavarian manufacturer. (more…)

BMW M5 F10 – “30 Jahre M5” Special Edition


BMW M5 F10 “30 Jahre M5” Special Edition is here! It features a lot of performance improvements and unique details. M5 F10 30 Jahre is designed for celebrating the 30th anniversary of M5. Only 300 units will be produced from the limited edition model.

All units come with Individual Frozen Dark Silver paint with dark chrome accents. There are also 20” bi-color alloy wheels fitted with 265/35 ZR20 front and 295/30 ZR20 rear performance tires. Other highlights include Merino leather and Alcantara interior with special badges and aluminum inserts. (more…)

BMW M5 F10 Competition Package


BMW-M5-F10-Competition-Package-ttHere is a nice video and several pictures of the 2014 BMW M5 Competition Package. The sports saloon comes with minor styling upgrades and some performance goodies.

The Competition Package boosts the 4.4 liter twin-turbocharged V8 to 575HP (423 kW) – an increase of 15HP. It also makes the response sharper and the acceleration is slightly better. 0-100 km/h is improved with 0.1 seconds and 0-200 km/h with 0.2 seconds. Other highlights include ///M carbon ceramic brake system and revised suspension and damping. (more…)

G-Power BMW M5 Hurricane RR – The Fastest Touring on Earth


G-Power-Hurricane-RR-BMW-M5-E61-Touring-ttIt is not the first time that G-Power is improving its own record. Already in 2010 a G-Power M5 Hurricane (sedan) improved its record of 367,4 km/h for the world’s fastest sedan, established two years before, to 372,1 km/h.

Currently the modified Bi-Kompressor system for the BMW M5/M6 E6X series – featuring the legendary high–rev V10 engine – enables the G-Power M5 Hurricane RR Touring to a new top speed of 362 km/h, making it in spite of the electronically limitation to the fastest station wagon in the world. Of course the G-Power Hurricane RR Touring sets new performance standards not just for top speed. The acceleration is spectacular – 4.4 seconds for 0-100 km/h, 9.5 seconds for 0-200 km/h and 25.6 seconds for 0-300 km/h. (more…)

BMW M5 & M6 Gran Coupe Horse Edition for China


BMW-M6-Gran-Coupe-Horse-Edition-tBMW has announced M5 and M6 Gran Coupe Horse Edition exclusively for China. The two special edition performance cars are designed to celebrate the year of the horse. Both of them come with minor special modifications.

The engine is the well-known 4.4-liter twin-turbo V8 with 560HP (412 kW) and 680Nm (502 lb-ft). It is mated to a 7-speed M Double Clutch Transmission. 0-100 km/h in 4.4 seconds, 0-200 km/h in 13 seconds and top speed of 250 km/h (155 mph) electronically limited and 305 km/h (190 mph) with M Driver’s Package. The Horse Edition comes with Competition Package boosting the engine to 575HP (423 kW). (more…)

2013 Vorsteiner BMW F10 M5


Vorsteiner’s Autoclaved Pre-Preg Carbon Fiber structure gives our parts superior stiffness, aerospace strength & durability compared to traditional hand laid carbon fiber composites. (more…)