Archive for the ‘Tuning’ Category
There is no doubt that the orange Manhart MH3 V8 RS Clubsport, based on the E92 M3, was (and still is) one of the most spectacular and most popular customised BMW vehicles of recent years. The creators of the MH3 V8 RS Clubsport – the performance specialists at Manhart Racing in Wuppertal, Germany – are now transplanting its internal organs into their new customised M3 convertible so to speak. The transplant involves ‘taming’ the new M3 slightly, as over against the MH3 V8 RS Clubsport, but it still creates the quickest and most powerful convertible of its class. The newly-developed and constructed MH3 V8 R Biturbo convertible again underscores the fact that the specialists at Manhart have lost nothing of their legendary technical expertise, even under new management. (more…)
With the new 1-series, BMW is offering a new dimension in dynamics and lifestyle. And with the 1-series F20 (5-doors) and F21 (3-doors), Aachen-based tuning experts AC Schnitzer are also offering even more individuality and driving pleasure. For the M 135i by AC Schnitzer the company has several tuning elements up its sleeve.
In its standard configuration, the six-cylinder 3.0-liter engine produces 320 HP (235 kW) and 332 lb-ft (450 Nm) of torque, but after AC Schnitzer works its magic power is increased to 360 HP (265 kW) without increasing CO2 emissions. (more…)
Following the display of the reworked version of the current BMW M5 by the
performance specialists of Manhart Racing from Wuppertal shortly after its
presentation, the BMW refining specialists have now uncovered a second
upgrade level of their MH5 S Biturbo – visually and technically more impressive
than ever before! (more…)
Alpha-N has revealed their tuning variant for BMW 1M coupe is next in line. The vehicle dubbed by Alpha-N as the 1M RS features a ventilated carbon hood, front fascia add-on carbon lower spoilers, carbon roof, carbon luggage lid spoiler and a carbon rear fascia diffuser.
For engine performance, Alpha-N offers basic upgrades which consist of a remapped ECU, new air intake and exhaust system, all of which provide an addition 70 HP (51 kW) over the serial 340 HP (250 kW) for a total of 410 HP (302 kW).
Other upgrades include a MAC high-performance braking system which include 6-piston calipers, 380 mm disks and braided stainless steel lines. Lastly, lightweight OZ Superforgiata rims measuring 8.5×19-inches in the front and 10×19-inches in the rear are fitted with a Michelin Cup tires in 245 and 265 width. (more…)
iND returns with a new, exciting M project. This time around, the Chicago-based company takes on the challenge to enhance two already amazing M automobiles for the same customer: the E92 M3 and F10 M5.
Here is how the story of the project came together:
“Our clients are our best asset” has been repeated here at IND for so many years that it has become a sort of mantra for all of us here. Clients like Louis are proof of our consistent good fortune. (more…)
We all know that IND is a great tuning performance company and they have proved that more than once. “Our clients are our best asset” has been repeated in their garage for so many years that it has become a sort of mantra for all the people working there.
Their newest customer – Louis hasn’t made a mistake when he asked them for consultation about his two beasts M3 and M5.The first idea was some small steps improving these two cars to be made but lately Louis gave IND the creative freedom they have really needed the whole time. The new color schemes and combinations are absolutely stunning. The M3 is a result of this creative freedom, with the Lamborghini Rosso Vik BBS FI wheels and ESS Supercharger manifold attesting to the fact that Louis is not afraid to add a bit of color and excitement to his modified cars. (more…)
G1 V8 HURRICANE RS
• 600 hp / 441 kW at 7.800 rpm (+ 240 hp / 176 kW)
• 580 Nm at 3.900 rpm (+ 80 Nm)
• V-max: >330 km/h
• 0-100 km/h: 4,4s
• 0-200 km/h: 12,7s
• G-POWER conversion to M3 V8 engine incl. stainless steel exhaust system
• G-POWER conversion to DCT gear box
• G-POWER M3 S65 supercharger system SK II
• G-POWER 20’’ SILVERSTONE DIAMOND wheel set
• G-POWER bonnet and boot lid made from Carbon fibre
• G-POWER coil-over suspension GM1-RS Clubsport
• G-POWER Ceramic braking system (more…)
When BMW showed the world their next M5 (F10) masterpiece people were simply dazzled. The car is beyond engineering marvel- it is a statement from BMW, a pure testament to the incredible level of excellence possible by this company.
To move beyond what BMW delivered from the factory is an outreaching task but for the IND company sounds like a challenge.
With the SEMA show going on, the IND engineers are ready to unveil stage 1 of the IND BMW M5. The car’s current state is not only its first iteration in development, it’s also a mission statement- a preview of the car’s future direction. The car’s dynamics, appearance, sound, and safety equipment are modified with the intent to maintain the look and feel of a BMW special edition car. (more…)
The British designer A.Kahn has just released some unique pictures of his latest tuning project – the 2012 Kahn BMW X6 Wide Track Edition and they are worth seeing.
This BMW X6 is ambitiously redesigned and has received an imposing makeover and plenty of visual presence. It has a pair of Kahn’s RS-XF alloy wheels, wide wheels arch extensions and side skirts, an aggressive front bumper with voluminous air intakes and a ventilated replacement hood.
More details and specifications around 2012 Kahn BMW X6 Wide Track Edition are going to be revealed in the coming weeks ahead. (more…)