Archive for the ‘X Series’ Category

Wide Body LUMMA CLR X6R Gets Off to a Rolling Start

Jul
23

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

Jul
14

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

Jun
03

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

Jun
02

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

Apr
30

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

Apr
17

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…)

BMW at Auto Shanghai 2015

Apr
07

BMW at Auto Shanghai 2015BMW 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 Ultimate Driving Experience

Mar
24

BMW Ultimate Driving ExperienceBMW 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 BMW X5 xDrive40e

Mar
17

2016 BMW X5 xDrive40e Front AngleThe 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…)

AC Schnitzer BMW X6 F16

Mar
04

2015 AC Schnitzer BMW X6 F16 Front AngleThe 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…)

BMW X4 With New KW DDC Plug&Play Coilovers Kit

Feb
02

2015 KW BMW X4 Front AngleIn 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…)

BMW M Performance Parts for the BMW X5 M and the BMW X6 M

Jan
30

2015 BMW M Performance Parts ExteriorHallmark 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…)