Bespoke car manufacturer ALPINA will create 50 remarkable saloons (or estates) and 50 similar coupes to celebrate the company’s half century this year. Based on the B5 Bi-Turbo and the B6 Bi-Turbo respectively, each vehicle will include hand-crafted Edition 50 body and trim features and a remarkable, heavily revised V8 that will propel the luxury five seater from 0-100 km/h (62 mph) in 4.2 seconds and on to a top speed of 204 mph. ALPINA’s fifty year heritage includes the creation of some of Europe’s most highly-regarded luxury performance road cars and iconic race cars including the legendary BMW 3.0 CSL. (more…)
Archive for the ‘Tuning’ Category
Vorsteiner designed the front spoiler specifically for the F12/F13/F06 M6 which creates downforce at high speeds and also features our unique GTS-V brake ducts that forces air directly to the rotors.
Our front spoiler carries leading edges from the factory bumper to the front spoiler itself for a seamless transition. The M6 GTS-V front lip features our signature PrePreg Carbon Fiber to match the Rear Diffuser, and Deck Lid Spoiler. (more…)
Tuning specialists, Alpha-N Performance, who are located in Bad Neuenahr-Ahrweiler, not too far from the Nürburgring, are offering an attractive carbon-fibre aero package to highlight the motorsport character of the new BMW M4 Coupe.
The M4’s sleek nose can be aerodynamically enhanced with two possible styles of carbon-fibre front spoiler, both of which reduce lift over the front axle. The fixed spoiler costs 999-euro, while the adjustable version is 1.999-euro. (more…)
The basis for the latest concept vehicle, which remains a one-off and carries the name AC Schnitzer ACZ4 5.0d, is the BMW Z4 sDrive 23i (E89), but it’s been modified from the bottom up.
The core of the conversion is the engine: the M50d power plant, used for example in the BMW 5-series (F10/F11), has been upgraded and implanted into the ACZ4 5.0d. This now develops 316 kW/430 hp and has a maximum torque of 840 Nm (compared with the M50d, with 280 kW/381 hp, 740 Nm). (more…)
G-POWER V-MAX increase: Unfortunately the philosophy of electronically limiting the top speed has spread in the past from the BMW M models to all other powerful BMW models. That even includes the high-performance diesel engines.
Key Facts: G-POWER V-MAX increase
- Increase of the theoretical limit of the top speed up to 350 km/h.
- Recodes original BMW engine control unit.
- Fully exploits the potential of standard and upgraded BMW models. (more…)
With a power output of 740 PS/(544 kW) the G-POWER M5 with its 4.4 V8 bi-turbo engine is on the same performance level as the very first versions of the legendary G-POWER M5 / M6 HURRICANES with supercharged V10 engines. And with a torque peak of 975 Nm it is even clearly ahead. (more…)
Limited edition GTRS4 is a full wide body conversion for the BMW F82 M4. The GTRS4 is a full lightweight carbon composite conversion designed, tested and developed in-house by our team in Orange County, California. The front fenders have a total span of 4 inches while the rear quarter panels sit 7 inches wider than it’s original form. We’ve specially designed 3-Piece Forged wheels in 20×10.5J and 20×13.5J respectively to fit the 275 and 345 width tires. (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…)
These lightweight wheels fitted specifically for the BMW F30 3-series are pictured in Carbon Graphite in a staggered 20×8.5 front, 20×10 rear. In addition, the Alpine White 3-series M-Sport is fitted with our BMW F30 Carbon Fiber Front Spoiler.
Vorsteiner BMW F30 3-Series
- Carbon Fiber Front Spoiler (more…)
The latest in Lightweight Flow Forged Alloy Technology brings quality performance wheels at a fraction of the pricing of forged wheels. Exceptional strength to weight ratio with VIA & JWL safety certification. Our Flow Forged Technology is on average 25% lighter compared to a conventional cast construction, yet substantially stronger.
These lightweight wheels fitted specifically for the BMW F32 435i are pictured in Carbon Graphite in a 20×8.5 front and 20×10 rear. Utlizing a standard profile in the front and concave profile in the rear allows for sufficient clearance even with the largest big brake kits in today’s market. (more…)
Despite BMW finishing production of the BMW M3 E9X with its legendary 4.0l V8 high-revving engine in 2013, the demand for performance increases has been unabated. In order to accommodate, G-POWER has technically upgraded its range of supercharger systems. By doing so, the new systems with the increased performance of +20 hp have been labeled as the “TU” version (technical update) compared to previous versions. Prices of the new M3 V8 TU systems have not been increased, however. (more…)
The new 2016 model year BMW ALPINA B6 xDrive Gran Coupe gains subtle BMW enhancements and benefits in particular from the results of continuous development by ALPINA. The four-door Gran Coupe, already widely recognized for aesthetic beauty and impressive driving performance, raises the benchmark with exciting new details. The new BMW ALPINA B6 xDrive Gran Coupe will become available to order starting in March 2015, with US deliveries slated to begin at BMW Centers in June. Pricing will be announced closer to the on-sale date. (more…)