The 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…)
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“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…)
BMW takes to the stand at the 16th Auto Shanghai in China from 22 – 29 April 2015 with one world premiere, four Asian premieres and two Chinese premieres. Held every other year since 1985, Auto Shanghai ranks as one of Asia’s leading motor shows.
Celebrating its world premiere is the BMW X5 xDrive40e Sports Activity Vehicle, the first plug-in hybrid production model from the BMW core brand. The new BMW 2 Series Gran Tourer marks its Asian premiere as the first premium model in its segment to (more…)
BMW is launching the Ultimate Driving Experience, a nationwide tour that will offer dynamic behind-the-wheel driving programs through 10 events in nine markets for a total of 90 event days. A popular component of The Ultimate Driving Experience will be the Teen Driving School, which is an extension of the BMW Teen Driving School curriculum taught at the BMW Performance Center in Spartanburg, SC. The first Ultimate Driving Experience kicks-off March 21- 29 in Atlanta, GA at Atlanta Motor Speedway. The tour will consist of 10-nine day events across the U.S. in the following markets; New Jersey at MetLife Stadium (more…)
The first plug-in hybrid production car from the BMW core brand is a Sports Activity Vehicle. Permanent all-wheel drive and the BMW EfficientDynamics eDrive technology endow the BMW X5 xDrive40e with sensational sportiness and supreme poise on the one hand and outstanding efficiency on the other. With a total system output of 230 kW/313 hp generated by a four-cylinder petrol engine with BMW TwinPower Turbo technology and a synchronous electric motor, the BMW X5 xDrive40e achieves a combined fuel consumption of 3.4 – 3.3 litres per 100 kilometres (83.1 – 85.6 mpg imp) and a combined electricity consumption of 15.4 – 15.3 kWh over the same distance. CO2 emissions come in at 78 – 77 grams per kilometre (figures according to EU test cycle for plug-in hybrid vehicles, may vary depending on the tyre format specified). (more…)
The X6 by AC Schnitzer appears at the 85th Geneva Motor Show exactly how you’d expect from the Aachen-based tuning specialists – unrestrictedly powerful!
With performance upgrades to 309 hp on the X6 30d, 360 hp on the X6 40d and 35i, and a legendary 525 hp on the X6 50i, AC Schnitzer displays a new dimension of power in the BWM universe which is reflected visually in the AC Schnitzer engine styling.
Scope of delivery of every AC Schnitzer performance upgrade includes always a two years guarantee which can be upgraded up to three years. (more…)
In addition to the KW coilovers Variant 2 for the BMW X4, we now also have the adaptive KW DDC plug&play coilover kit available. This KW suspension made of stainless steel is compatible with the adaptive BMW suspension electronics, so all functions of the optional “Dynamic Damper Control” of the BMW X4 remain fully functional. The KW DDC plug&play coilover kit allows a continuous lowering of up to 70 millimetres in order to emphasize the dynamics also optically. (more…)
Hallmark M power, outstanding driving dynamics and an emphasis on sporting design are signature attributes of the two large BMW X models from BMW M GmbH. In order to shine an even brighter spotlight on these characteristics, the Original BMW Accessories range for the BMW X5 M and BMW X6 M offers a raft of special BMW M Performance Parts designed to allow precise individualisation of the cars’ exterior and interior design. (more…)
A wide selection of new BMW M Performance Parts available for the BMW X6 from the Accessories range allows owners to give the character of their large Sports Activity Coupe an even sharper sporting edge. As well as attractive design enhancements for the interior and exterior, the line-up also includes functional accessories which increase the engine’s power, for example, and lace its soundtrack with a stronger emotional appeal. In so doing, the new BMW M Performance Parts add further panache to the sporting driving pleasure available on board the BMW X6. (more…)
The first photos just hit the web and indicate what the customers should expect from the personalized catalog. To showcase some of the paint jobs available in the Individual pool, the new F85 BMW X5 M was dressed up in the Pyrite Brown Metallic color while the F86 X6 M gets the Azurite Blue paint job. (more…)
For the fourth time now, AC Schnitzer has been involved in equipping a campaign vehicle for the TUNE IT! SAFE! initiative by the Association of German Automobile Tuners e.V. (VDAT), which celebrates its 10th birthday this year. The anniversary vehicle “Police BMW X4 20i TUNE IT! SAFE! by AC Schnitzer” by VDAT, which has been upgraded by the Aachen-based specialists, will be presented at the Essen Motor Show from 29.11. to 7.12.2014. (more…)
BMW is expanding its line-up of M Performance Parts from the Original BMW Accessories range in time for the Essen Motor Show 2014 (29.11–07.12. 2014). The new BMW M Performance Parts for the BMW X3 and BMW X4, BMW M3, BMW M4 Coupe and BMW M4 Convertible lend these models an even sharper sporting edge. As well as attractive design upgrades for the interior and exterior, the range also includes functional accessories which boost the performance of classical BMW models, for example, and inject more emotional appeal into the engine’s soundtrack. The new accessories bring the total number of BMW M Performance Parts designed to raise sporty driving pleasure another notch to over 1,200 – from a starter kit all the way to exhaust systems. (more…)