Archive for the ‘5 Series’ Category
Kelleners package includes a new front bumper fascia with lower lip spoiler and three-piece polished stainless steel air vent inserts, sides skirts and rear bumper diffuser.
Engine upgrades provide a performance increase of approximately 20%. The 535d is boosted from 313 HP (230 kW) to 376 (277 kW) and756 Nm (558 lb-ft) of torque instead of the regular 630 Nm (465 lb-ft). The 550i now has 490 HP (360 kW) from the standard 407 HP (299 kW). Torque also increases from 600 to 720 Nm (442 – 530 lb-ft). The exhaust system is also from Kelleners and features four round 90mm stainless steel tail pipes. (more…)
Took my car to the local drag strip last night and boy was I happy.
My first run was a 11.92 @ 119 mph with a 1.9 sixty foot.
My second run after getting use to the ridiculous launch controll I was able to get a 1.85 sixty foot leading to 11.78 @119mph. I think I can get a little better time out of it as I get used to the launch controll.
The car is bone stock including tires and air pressure .
All runs done in comfort suspension setting, reducing the amount of tire spin do to wait transfer to the rear. Sport plus everything else. (more…)
Driving pleasure made to measure, inspired by motor racing: the new BMW M Performance accessory program
The newly structured program in the BMW M Performance product area enables selective customisation with a clear focus on a particularly intensive driving experience. Since spring 2012, BMW M Performance products specially developed for the BMW 5 Series, the new BMW 3 Series and the new BMW 1 Series have been available as part of the Original BMW Accessories range. The retrofit components designed in close collaboration with BMW M GmbH in the areas of powertrain, suspension, aerodynamics and cockpit provide a tangible increase in driving dynamics by enhancing engine power, reducing weight and optimising aerodynamic properties. What is more, they add a striking touch of sporty style to the appearance and interior styling of each vehicle. (more…)