“Only serious and safe tuning will bring the driving fun you want!” Under this motto, the Association of German Vehicle Tuners (VDAT) launches a special concept car every year. In 2013, BMW AG is a partner in the Association’s “TUNE IT! SAFE!” initiative, which is supported by the Police and the Federal Ministry for Transport, Construction and Road Development. The Aachen-based BMW tuning specialist AC Schnitzer was responsible for most areas of tuning in the BMW 428i Coupé. (more…)
Archive for the ‘AC Schnitzer’ Category
With its upgrade of the new BMW 4-series Coupé, AC Schnitzer is again reaching for the “Tuning Crown“. The Aachen-based tuning company presents the world premiere of its own version of the sporting mid-range coupe at the Essen Motor Show from 30th November to 8th December 2013. The tuning specialist again impressively demonstrates how to transform a base model from BMW into royalty. From engine, through suspension, bodywork and wheel sets, to the interior: the BMW 4-series Coupé has been comprehensively refined. (more…)
Once again, AC Schnitzer has developed a complete product range for this model which includes performance upgrades, exhaust systems, wheel and tyre combinations, aerodynamic bodystyling components and accessories for the interior.
More power is available for vehicles with diesel or petrol engines, in both rear-wheel and xDrive variants. The range of performance upgrades is vast, giving extra power of between 34 and 93 hp depending on basic engine. (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…)
AC Schnitzer boosted the Diesel range significantly: 318d and 320d to achieve 171 HP (126 kW) and 218 HP (160 kW). The performance upgrades for the 328i and 335i will realise 294 HP (216 kW) and 360 HP (265 kW) but both are still in the final development stage. One thing is for sure: with the AC Schnitzer performance upgrades the 3 series will have an even more impressive presence.
The saloon makes itself heard with the AC Schnitzer sports rear silencer with one or two chromed “Racing” tailpipes. A pure optical enhancement is given by the AC Schnitzer “Racing” tailpipe (more…)
The engine receives an extra control unit that amps the power from 245hp to 295hp. The maximum torque is now 410Nm. Top speed is still limited to 250 km/h but zero to one hundred happens in 5.7 seconds – .2 of a second less.
The suspension has been lowered thanks to a spring kit provided by Schnitzer and the choice of wheels is mind boggling: AC Schnitzer wheels Type IV BiColor and silver, Type VI and Type VIII in 18 , 19 and 20-inch sizes. The Type VIII are also available in BiColor – lacquered silver with bright turned aluminium accents. (more…)
The M5 is powered by a twin-turbo 4.4-liter V8 engine which has been tuned to 620HP (456 kW) and 790 Nm (582 lb-ft) of torque. This is a little less than the G-Power M5, but still an increase of 60 HP and 40 Nm. 0-100 km/h in 4 seconds and a top speed of 305 km/h (190 mph).
The ACS5 features aerodynamic package including a carbon front spoiler, chromed front grille, rear roof spoiler, rear spoiler and carbon rear diffusor. The “Magic Blue” and silver exterior finish plus, AC Schnitzer side graphics and ACS5 Sport” logo complete the package. (more…)
The exterior is slightly touched with adding new front and rear skirts and sets of different wheels in dimensions from 18” to 20” fitted with proper tires. There is no information about the interior, but the owners won’t be disappointed. A set of aluminum ACS pedals are planned as well as ACS floor mats and sports steering wheel and knob. (more…)
The 4.4 liter twin-turbocharged V8 is tuned to 540HP (397 kW) and 750Nm (555 lb-ft) of torque. 0-100 km/h in 4.5 s and a top speed of 320 km/h (199 mph).
The sports saloon comes with complete aerodynamics package from Schnitzer as well as a set of big wheels fitted with performance tires.
The interior is also pimped by AC Schnitzer. It comes with leather bucket seats and AC Schnitzer sports steering wheel. (more…)
Powerful dynamics, sporting performance and exclusive elegance in perfect form became available with the BMW 6-series Gran Coupé. Tuning fans can rejoice: once again AC Schnitzer has reinvented the top class four-door coupé.
With a performance upgrade from 313 to 360 HP in the BMW 640d and from 320 to 360 HP in the 640i, AC Schnitzer again impressively demonstrates that there are no upper limits to dynamics and sporting performance. The concentrated power band widened by the Aachen specialists with intelligent technology is documented by the AC Schnitzer engine bay styling for the 6-series Gran Coupé. The AC Schnitzer twin sports rear silencer with chromed “Sports Trim” tailpipes (right/left), also available in export version, provides the matching sound track. (more…)
World premiere at the Essen Motor Show: The 6 Series Coupe by AC Schnitzer
F13 provides the sober model name of the third generation of the BMW 6 Series Coupé, which in October was presented officially to the public. With flair and technical know-how have the Aachen finishing specialists approached the project to the new “star in the sky-Coupe” (quote magazine “GQ”) to be a true AC Schnitzer.
Powerful, dynamic, elegant and fully suitable for everyday use, these are the qualities that the 6Coupe by AC Schnitzer aptly describe. BMW was the largest of the available aggregates from the 650i with a Performance increase of 407 (series) fitted to 540 hp. Thus sprints from the eight-cylinder immediately in 4.3 seconds from 0 to 100 km / h. In addition, the AC Schnitzer engine and Engine room look which also demonstrates the power of the state of the engine. With the AC Schnitzer Includes chrome-plated twin sports rear silencer “Sports Trim” tailpipes and right left can be seen from the rear of the 650i and especially hear. (more…)