Archive for the ‘X Series’ Category

More Energy, More Elegance, More Expression – The X6 M by AC Schnitzer


2015 AC Schnitzer BMW X6 M Front AngleThe fact that the power pack is already designed for top performance didn’t of course faze the tuning experts: the Aachen-based engineers easily turn 575 into 650 hp, and proudly express this with the AC Schnitzer engine styling. A two-year warranty on the performance upgrade underlines the high quality of the tuning work.

The X6 M is perfectly equipped for every sound check thanks to the AC Schnitzer silencer including flap control, which comes with two “Sports Black” tailpipes, chromed “Sports” tailpipes or two “Carbon Evo” tailpipes (all in right/left combination). Exploring the limits of each country, the silencers with different tailpipe designs are also available as export versions, without flap control. (more…)

Pure Fascination – More Power for BMW X5M – X6M


2015 Daehler BMW X5 Front AngleThe DAEHLER (own notation dÄHLer) Design and Technik GmbH at Belp, Switzerland, is known for finest increasing performance and personality BMW tuning. The company philosophy, each day materialized by company head Christoph Daehler, bases upon power uprating for premium cars, the visual effect of which has been pepped up by significant invasions, and optimally adapted to the car owners’ demands, true to the motto: Swiss made – Not any other alternative for quality!

For the recently issued BMW X5 M (F85) and X6 M (F86) models with stronger M-TwinPower-Turbo-V8 engines DAEHLER offers carefully tuned performance graphs of harmonic, but powerful kind, in two stages. Stage 1 comes along with 664 HP (= 488 kW) at 6,500  rpm and 820 Nm of torque at 3,000 to 5,000 rpm [compared to serial 575 HP (= 423 kW) and 750 Nm]. The „sportster“ (more…)

BMW X4 M40i 2016


2016 BMW X4 M40i Front AngleToday, with the introduction of the new BMW X4 M40i, the successful BMW X4 has gained a new top model. In the Sports Activity Coupe segment (SAC), the BMW X4 M40i is setting new standards with enhanced driving dynamics and best-in-segment acceleration. The new BMW X4 M40i will be available at dealers starting February 2016.


The exterior of the new BMW X4 M40i makes it stand out as a clear member of the BMW M Performance family. Exclusive Ferric Gray metallic accents on the front of the vehicle and side mirrors, as well as the exclusive 20-inch M light-alloy double-spoke wheels with optional Michelin Pilot Super Sport tires and the sport exhaust system with valve control and Black Chrome tailpipes on both sides emphasize the unique character of the new BMW X4 M40i. The M leather wrapped steering wheel, M gear shift lever, sport seats, model-specific door sills and “X4 M40i” digital (more…)

G-Power Provides More M for the X6


2015 G-Power BMW X6 M50d Front AngleAlready in stock conditions, the heart of the BMW X6 M50d is a true masterpiece of German Engineering. It features not one, not two but incredible three turbochargers in different dimensions in order to provide the 3.0l six-cylinder engine with sufficient boost pressure.

Thus being the optimal basis for a power output enhancement by G-POWER to mighty 455 hp (335 kW) and 870 Nm of torque. The key to this transformation is the G-POWER D-Tronik 5 V1 power module or the equivalent D-Tronik 2 V1 ECU remap, each of which has specific advantages. (more…)

G-Power BMW X6 M F86 – Power-Plus for the King of the SUV class


2015 G-Power BMW X6 M F86 Front AngleWith its peerless combination of imposing appearance and sports car performance, the BMW X6 M (F86) has quickly established itself as the King of the SUV class.

Now the G-Power upgrade for the X6 M’s twin-turbo V8 increases output by 75 hp and 80 Nm, and the resulting 650 hp/478 kW and 830 Nm of torque propels this high performance SUV into the supercar league.

The key to this transformation is the G-POWER Bi-Tronik 5 V1 power module or the equivalent Bi-Tronik 2 V1 ECU remap, each of which has specific advantages. The knowhow behind these upgrades comes out of 30 years of experience in engine development, crowned by seven high-speed world records, the most spectacular being the 372.1 km/h set by the G-POWER M5 HURRICANE RR. (more…)



2015 Lightweight BMW X4 Front AngleThis time, the subject is X4, BMW crossover-SUV. The LIGHTWEIGHT-team under the lead management of Marc MÜLLER has provided BMW “SAC” race car with in-house stainless-steel mufflers with 4 x 90 mm tailpipes. The latter are coated in frozen-grey matching the car color and provided with embossed Lightweight-logo. The system is optionally available with sound generator, with the help of which the sound and volume can be selected. (more…)

Wide Body LUMMA CLR X6R Gets Off to a Rolling Start


2015 Lumma BMW X6 CLR X6R Front AngleWith its extrovert demeanour and distinctive fastback silhouette, the latest BMW X6 is the perfect base for renowned tuner, LUMMA Design, to create their spectacular Wide body CLR X6R.

With 40mm wider front and rear wheel arches, the LUMMA CLR X6R takes on a tougher, more purposeful appearance. Deeper, contoured side skirts visually connect these muscular arches, and the car’s perceived length is further emphasised by the Anthracite/Black Matt design stripes bearing the LUMMA logo. (more…)

BMW F86 X6 M – Nordschleife Lap Time of 8:20 minutes


BMW F86 X6 M - Nordschleife lap time of 8:20 minutesHow fast can a 2300 kilograms can be? Auto Zeitung took the M beast to the Nurburgring Nordschleife to score a lap time of 8:20 minutes, just 5 seconds shy of the light and quick Audi RS3 which also weighs 700 kilograms less. The 1M also runs the same track in 8:15 minutes.

The new BMW M4 lapped the famous Nurburgring in just 7:52 minutes, slightly behind the E46 M3 CSL (7:50) and the M3 GTS (7:48). (more…)

The New BMW X1 with New Generation Engines and Advanced Features


2016 BMW X1 Front AngleThe new BMW X1 – the successor to the model that blazed the trail for this class of car – treats the premium compact segment to an even more potent shot of Sports Activity Vehicle DNA. The second generation of this successful model, more than 730,000 units of which have now been sold, takes to the stage with a body design straight out of the BMW X model mould. The interior of the new BMW X1, meanwhile, offers significantly more space for passengers and luggage, a cutting-edge premium ambience and functionality grounded in solid engineering. Four-cylinder engines from the BMW Group’s latest generation of power units, an efficiency-optimised version of the BMW xDrive intelligent all-wheel-drive system and newly developed chassis technology all help to (more…)

BMW at Interschutz 2015


BMW Authority VehiclesProfessionals from the fields of rescue, fire prevention, civil protection and safety come together at INTERSCHUTZ in Hanover from 8th to 13th June 2015. BMW is represented by a broad range of vehicles, perfectly matched to the specific requirements of the services at this industry event, the most important of its kind for fire services and auxiliary services, which takes place every five years. (more…)

The BMW Performance Center – 2015 One Lap Of America with new BMW X6 M


The BMW Performance Center - 2015 One Lap Of America with new BMW X6 MThe BMW Performance Center, with partners BMW Manufacturing, BMW Performance Parts and IHG Rewards Club today announced that it will compete in the 2015 One Lap of America with the all-new 567 horsepower 2015 X6 M starting May 2, 2015.  This year’s team will be co-piloted by BMW Performance Center Driving Instructor, Michael Renner, BMW Powertrain Engineer Michael Broad and One Lap veteran Tom Lappin. The trio will compete in two classes, Truck/SUV and Stock Touring. The 2015 One Lap of America competitors will depart South Bend, Indiana on a 3,245 mile, 7 day route spanning eleven states and consisting of Time Trials, Drag Racing, Skid Pad Car Control and of course, long overnight transit stages. (more…)

AEZ BMW X5 – The Premium Brand for Special Cars


2015 AEZ BMW X5 Cliff Front Angle“Cliff“ reminds one of coastlines and vistas of the sea. With the eponymous alloy wheel, the renowned German wheel manufacturer AEZ has come up with an assertive and striking eye-catcher for drivers who want to combine what’s special with what’s perfect. The dynamic AEZ Cliff, in its eight dimensions between 16 and 21 inches, matches most vehicles. Be it a small city car like a Mini Coupé or an elegant premium car like an Audi A6/A7 or an SUV like a BMW X3, X5 or X6 – an AEZ Cliff lends them a sporty and elegant look that is always striking. (more…)