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More Energy, More Elegance, More Expression – The X6 M by AC Schnitzer


2015 AC Schnitzer BMW X6 M Front AngleThe fact that the power pack is already designed for top performance didn’t of course faze the tuning experts: the Aachen-based engineers easily turn 575 into 650 hp, and proudly express this with the AC Schnitzer engine styling. A two-year warranty on the performance upgrade underlines the high quality of the tuning work.

The X6 M is perfectly equipped for every sound check thanks to the AC Schnitzer silencer including flap control, which comes with two “Sports Black” tailpipes, chromed “Sports” tailpipes or two “Carbon Evo” tailpipes (all in right/left combination). Exploring the limits of each country, the silencers with different tailpipe designs are also available as export versions, without flap control. (more…)

AC Schnitzer BMW ACZ4 5.0d


2015 AC Schnitzer BMW ACZ4 5.0d Front AngleThe 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…)

AC Schnitzer BMW X6 F16


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…)

Police BMW X4 20i TUNE IT! SAFE! by AC Schnitzer [VIDEO]


2014 Ac Schnitzer BMW X4 20i Police Front AngleFor the fourth time now, AC Schnitzer has been involved in equipping a campaign vehicle for the TUNE IT! SAFE! initiative by the Association of German Automobile Tuners e.V. (VDAT), which celebrates its 10th birthday this year. The anniversary vehicle “Police BMW X4 20i TUNE IT! SAFE! by AC Schnitzer” by VDAT, which has been upgraded by the Aachen-based specialists, will be presented at the Essen Motor Show from 29.11. to 7.12.2014. (more…)

The M4 by AC Schnitzer


2014 AC Schnitzer BMW M4 FrontThe tuning experts at AC Schnitzer have given the BMW M4 with Motorsport power a further kick of energy. Once again, the Aachen-based tuning specialists have shown that there’s still no upper limit to power and sporting performance.

To build up the muscle power of the BMW M4, AC Schnitzer has provided a performance upgrade from 431 to 510 hp, at a glance under the bonnet with the AC Schnitzer engine styling shows. A sports catalyst (export version) is currently in preparation, and will reduce the thermal load on the turbocharger and exhaust manifold together with the back pressure. (more…)

2014 AC Schnitzer BMW X4 F26


2014 AC Schnitzer BMW X4 F26 Front AngleAC Schnitzer presents a world first at the “Auto Car Show” in Zürich in November 2014. From 6 to 9.11.2014, the Aachen-based tuning experts present their own typically unique and outstandingly athletic version of the BMW X4.

Athletes are judged by their performance – and the BMW X4 by AC Schnitzer doesn’t disappoint in this area. The Aachen tuners let the BMW X4 20i (export version) loose on the road with 245 hp. The BMW X4 28i delivers a mighty 294 hp, and the BMW X4 35i will even impress world championship judges with its 360 hp. Equally impressive is the casual way in which the X4 by AC Schnitzer powers forward from any speed. (more…)

2014 AC Schnitzer BMW X5 F15


2014 AC Schnitzer BMW X5 F15 Front AngleAt the Auto Zuerich Car Show from 06. – 09.11.2014, AC Schnitzer will be supported for the first time by its new sales partner, the new Swiss importer S.P.A.R.C. Cars by Seeblick Garage.

S.P.A.R.C. Cars is a division of Seeblick Garage AG, and has been closely associated with AC Schnitzer’s base marque BMW for over 40 years, and as a team has been connected with MINI since the very early days of 2001. (more…)

AC Schnitzer BMW 4-series Gran Coupe [VIDEO]


AC Schnitzer BMW 4-series Gran Coupe Front AngleReally good mixes are always only as good as their individual ingredients – as the tuning experts at AC Schnitzer well know. So they’ve developed their own unique recipe for the BMW 4-series Gran Coupé which perfectly combines the sporting performance of a coupé with the comfort of a saloon. The result is a vehicle which forms a perfect symbiosis in both style and engineering.

Technically, the 4-series Gran Coupé by AC Schnitzer comes with various performance upgrades. In the AC Schnitzer version, the BMW 428i develops 294 hp, and the BMW 435i transmits a powerful 360 hp through the wheels to the asphalt. The export version of the BMW 420i now offers 245 hp whereas before, only 184 hp lined up at the start. (more…)

2014 AC Schnitzer BMW 2-series


2014 AC Schnitzer BMW 2-series FrontIn March this year, the Bavarian company elevated its 1-series coupé to the new 2-series. For the tuning experts at AC Schnitzer, the work was just beginning: they have now developed an extensive tuning range for the BMW 2-series coupé which should satisfy even the most sophisticated drivers “beyond the standard”.

The Aachen-based tuners know that for many BMW customers, there’s no such thing as too sporty. So no less than five performance upgrades are offered for the 2-series coupé.

The export version of the BMW 220i takes off with an engine power of 245 hp instead of 184 hp. (more…)

AC Schnitzer BMW X5 F15


AC-Schnitzer-BMW-X5-F15-ttAC Schnitzer has revealed their latest project based on the all-new 2014 BMW X5 F15. The SAV gets both styling and performance upgrades.

Outside, it comes with a new front skirt and a new rear apron covered with protective film. There are also different alloy wheels in sizes from 20” to 22” fitted with low-profile performance tires. Other highlights include different tailpipes and a sports suspension lowering kit bringing the ride closer to the ground with 30mm at the front and 20mm at the rear.

Inside, there is a set of new bespoke floor mats, an aluminum pedal set and a custom key holder. (more…)

AC Schnitzer ACS4 based on BMW 4-Series 428i Coupe


AC-Schnitzer-ACS4-BMW-4-Series-428i-Coupe-ttAC Schnitzer has unveiled the ACS4 2.8i Coupe based on the all-new BMW 4-Series 428i. The coupe was tested on a racetrack in Barcelona by a DTM driver named Bruno Spengler, who made several laps in extremely wet conditions.

The 2.0 liter turbocharged petrol engine is boosted to 294HP (216 kW) and do 0-100 km/h in 5.7 seconds and 80-180 km/h in just 12.7 seconds. The top speed is electronically limited at 250 km/h (155 mph).

Otherwise, the exterior boasts front and rear bumpers extensions, new wheels, police lights and police decals for the sides, hood and mirrors. (more…)

2013 AC Schnitzer BMW M6 Gran Coupe


Piano, Piano! The attitude to life typical of many Italian regions certainly doesn’t apply to Nardò in Southern Italy.
There, under the headline “Beyond 300 km/h”, a high speed test was performed under the auspices of “CONTINENTAL AG” in collaboration with the editorial team of the car magazine “Auto Bild sportscars”. (more…)