With the new X4, BMW completed the already large series of X models by adding a further Crossover model and thereby set a little brother with remarkably similar family features next to the successful X6. The BMW experts of Manhart Performance from Wuppertal are already presenting the xDrive35d top model of the brand new sport activity coupé at a first expanded tuning level! (more…)
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Today BMW announced that it will run three BMW USA Classic race cars in the Rolex Monterey Motorsports Reunion at Mazda Raceway Laguna Seca on August 14-17. The entries include the famous No. 25 BMW 3.0 CSL, the BMW ALPINA 2002ti, and the BMW M1 IMSA Group 4. Fans and media are encouraged to follow along on Twitter @BMWUSAClassic.
The No. 25 BMW 3.0 CSL Group 4 won the 1975 12 Hours of Sebring and was honored in March of this year with a Class win at the Amelia Island Concours d’Elegance. This 3.0 CSL is one of five BMW Motorsport chassis built and campaigned in North America in the 1975 & 1976 IMSA Camel GT Series in Group 4 and 5 specifications. Campaigned under the racing numbers 24 and 25, the CSL enjoyed considerable success, winning at Sebring, Riverside, Laguna Seca, Daytona and Talladega in 1975. At the Rolex Reunion, the BMW 3.0 CSL No. 25 will be driven by BMW of North America President and CEO, Ludwig Willisch. Willisch will run in Group 5A:1973-1981 FIA, IMSA with races on Saturday, August 16th at 10:25am and 3:30pm. (more…)
More power and torque at less weight: REMUS has developed a sport exhaust system for the new BMW 2-series coupe M235i. The company’s sound experts coax not only the distinctive sonorous-aggressive roar typical for REMUS from the 3.0-liter BMW engine, but also extra power. The power increases from 318.4 to 331.5 hp, while the torque climbs from 441.3 to 460.2 Nm. At the same time, the system is more than 3 kg lighter.
With the two-part cat-back front silencer, a sport silencer as well as two tailpipe sets, REMUS provides a perfect-fit solution for the current top model in the F22 series (from construction year 2014). “New Wolf Inside”: This is the manufacturer’s marketing slogan for its new developments. The innovative sport exhaust systems feature all-round shot-blasted surfaces, and thrill with an even more aggressive sound plus lighter-weight construction. That is partly down to thinner, yet equally strong walls. The more aggressive sound is generated by a new internal design of the silencers. The fully shot-blasted surfaces made from stainless steel with aerodynamic optimized inner workings guarantee long life and consistent sound. (more…)
Since its founding on August 01, 1997, the BEST-TUNING company from Viersen on the Lower Rhine has steadily “grown”, as concerning the performing of client’s tuning wishes for cars or bikes, as also in the favor of the estimated customers. Besides the automobile everyday life, the team around Stephan WITT favors the sections of car-retrofitting and exclusive tuning. The latter one gave the name to the company. The co-operation with exclusively renowned enterprises only has proven to be best all the years over. (more…)
With the two-door coupé M4 (F82) and the four-door limousine M3 (F80), BMW M GmbH – specialist in the development and production of high-performance BMW models – has released two red-hot irons into the streets which are giving all competitors a shiver. The source of power of their outstanding driving dynamics is the newly developed S55B30 serial six cylinder under the engine compartment of M4 and M3, which draws good 431 horse power and a maximum torque of 550 Newton meter from its three-liter cylinder capacity thanks to the forced respiration by two turbo-chargers. (more…)
The new GTS-V front spoiler for the BMW E92 M3 was admired by BMW enthusiasts since its initial release with its practicality on the track and everyday use. We 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.
Pictured in gloss black, our new front spoiler carries leading edges from the factory bumper to the front spoiler itself for a seamless transition. These photos were taken using our prototype, however it will feature our signature PrePreg Carbon Fiber to match the Aero Side Blades, Rear Diffuser, and Deck Lid Spoiler. (more…)
Full of character, dynamic and poised – that’s the third generation of the BMW X5 (F15). Now, Kelleners Sport presents its interpretation of the multi-talented SUV. For the next-generation X5, the exclusive customizer of BMW automobiles based in the southwest of Germany offers a sporting and elegant package including a wide-body kit, stainless steel tailpipes, aluminium wheels, a lowering kit and customising parts for the interior.
A wide-body kit gives the new X5 an even more dominant appearance. The aerodynamic package is made of PU RIM and is distinguished by very high quality and perfect fitting accuracy. Available for immediate delivery, the wide-body kit consists of a front spoiler extension with integrated spoiler lip, front and rear wheel-arch extensions and the RS rear skirt extension. All parts can be fitted quickly and cost-efficiently and come with a TUV approval. (more…)
Today’s feature brings together two firsts in one package. This was our first time working on a BMW 650i Gran Coupe, as well as utilizing the brand new PUR Rs08 design.
We dived head first into the uncharted territory that is the Gran Coupe. To begin with, we installed a set of H&R lowering springs to eliminate the factory wheel gap. (more…)
Following the BMW M5 with V10-engine the BMW M3 with V8-engine is now history as well – G-POWER pushes the output from the strongest and most exclusive version of the S65 V8 high-revving engine of the BMW M3 CRT and M3 GTS to 650 hp with its supercharger
As a farewell to the legendary BMW S65 engines G-POWER has taken care of its strongest and most exclusive stage, namely the 4.4l version installed in the only 150 times build BMW M3 GTS respectively the even rarer four-door version the M3 CRT that has only been delivered 67 times. G-POWER is the only BMW tuner in the world offering a power output enhancement for one of the best and most exclusive BMW engines though. (more…)
As the first automobile refiner worldwide, LUMMA Design from the Swabian Winterlingen presents the draft design of the brand new BMW X6 of the new F16 series!
Accordingly, LUMMA designers and technicians are already stuck neck-deep in preparations for development in such a way that the first examples of the new LUMMA CLR X 6 R can be presented already at the Geneva Motor Show of 2015. Hidden behind the highly promising type designation is a vehicle conversion of the highest order with a good number of high-end and carefully thought-through elements of individualization.
The most striking modification of the Sport Activity Coupé performed by LUMMA Design however is of course, its spectacular widebody transformation. The LUMMA CLR X 6 R body kit underlying the evidently muscular growth accounts for a growth of about 50 millimeters on each side thanks to the wheel arch enlargements with air boxes on both axles! (more…)
The launch of the new F80 M3 and F82 M4 has ignited another exciting segment in our aerodynamic and wheel development. Beginning with our aero advancement, we initiated a 3D scan of the entire vehicle including the front bumper, front fenders, side skirts, quarter panels, rear bumper hood and trunk. Our state of the art 3D scanner measures the physical world using blue light technology that generates polygon meshes to create a defined digitized rendering. With this digital rendering, our team is able to shape, modify and perfect our drawings to ensure percise fitment, stability and practicality for everyday and track use. (more…)
ALPINA is following the launch of the remarkable D3 Bi-Turbo, the world’s fastest diesel production car, with two new petrol models. The new B4 Bi-Turbo is available as a coupe or a convertible, together offering a unique combination of comfort, refinement and very high performance.
With more than 300 kW (410 hp) and 600 Nm of torque, the Coupe touches 100 km/h(62 mph) from zero in just 4.2 seconds (4.5 for the Convertible). Four Wheel Drive versions, available in left hand drive markets only, will reach 100 km/h (62 mph) in an astonishing 4.0 seconds. ALPINA’s careful optimisation of the powertrain and aerodynamics allows this remarkable performance to be delivered with combined cycle fuel economy of 37 mpg and CO2 emissions of just 177 g/km. (more…)