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Manhart Performance – BMW X4 Already Refined


2014 Manhart BMW X4 35d xDrive Front AngleWith 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…)

2014 Manhart BMW M235i Coupe MH2 Clubsport


2014 Manhart BMW M235i Coupe MH2 Clubsport Front AngleClub sport – This term is music to the ears of ambitious athletic drivers. The aim of Club sport Racing is to achieve sound racing times with its private vehicle while driving on a race course such as the Nürburgring Nordschleife or the Bilster Berg and in the process, travel there and back on its own axle.

The BMW specialists of Manhart Performance from Wuppertal henceforth offer such a coveted track tool for Club sport. The brand new BMW M235i Coupé, which stands out for a 326 horse power-strong serial six-cylinder turbo engine that is tightly bound to the accelerator ex-works, a maximum torque of 450 Nm as well as the typically firm BMW driving behavior serves as a basis. The Manhart MH2 Clubsport was developed in Wuppertal from the depth of the company’s own bag of tricks. (more…)

Manhart MH4 550


Manhart-MH4-550-BMW-M4-t1Manhart Racing has announced their latest project based on the all-new BMW 4-Series M4. The tuning company is going to offer styling and performance upgrades for the sports coupe.

Manhart MH4 550 will get a new body kit comprising of a new front hood, front spoiler lip and kidney grills. There is also a pair of wider side skirts, rear diffuser and boot lid spoiler. All parts are made from carbon fiber. Finally, the new rear spoiler features  two black stripes on the sides that create a nice visual impact.

Performance upgrades include big brake system, improved suspension and bigger light-alloy wheels fitted with low-profile performance tires.

The 3.0 liter turbocharged petrol will be boosted to 550HP (404 kW) thanks to a new sports exhaust system, cold air intake system and an ECU re-map. (more…)

Manhart MH1 BMW 1-Series M135i


Manhart-MH1-BMW-1-Series-M135i-ttManhart has released details and pictures about MH1 based on BMW 1-Series M135i. The hot hatchback comes with styling and performance upgrades as well.

The 3.0 liter six-cylinder turbocharged engine is boosted to 405HP (298 kW) and 560Nm (413 lb-ft) – an increase of 85HP and 110Nm. The additional power is thanks to a new control unit and a complete sports exhaust system.

Outside, the MH1 features a matt black foil wrap and some yellow accents. There are also new alloy wheels – 8.5J x 19” at the front and 9.5J x 19” at the rear fitted with Michelin Super Sport tires. (more…)

Manhart MH6 700 BMW M6


Manhart has introduced their latest project based on the new BMW M6. The name of the project is MH6 700 and as you may suggest, the number is the amount of HP… closely.

The 4.4 liter twin-turbo V8 is boosted to 734HP (540 kW) and 953Nm (706 lb-ft). The result is thanks to a carbon-air-intake-system, new sports exhaust system featuring sports catalytic converters and rear silencers with 100 mm end-pipes. The top speed is 320 km/h (199 mph). (more…)

Manhart BMW MH3 V8 R Bi-turbo – 655HP


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…)

Manhart MH5 S Biturbo: The noble Stealth Fighter


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…)

Manhart MH1 S Biturbo: 465HP BMW 1-Series ///M


For nearly three decades, the name of Manhart Racing has been inseparably connected with the subject of motor tuning. Spectacular technology transplantations such as the V10-motor transplant from the M5 into the BMW Z4 or the Biturbo-V8 drive from the X6 M into the BMW M3 have essentially characterised the performance scene. Manhart Racing has recently changed its management and relocated its office rooms from Geilenkirchen to Wuppertal. The company’s genes, however, have not changed. At Manhart Racing, the focus is always on performance! (more…)

Manhart BMW MH1 S Bi-turbo


Manhart Racing has announced their latest project based on BMW 1-Series M Coupe. The project name is Manhart BMW MH1 S Biturbo.

It is boosted to whopping 465HP (342 kW) and 600Nm (443 lb-ft) of torque, which is an increase of 125HP (92 kW).

The result is thanks to a large charging air cooler and a larger water cooler.

The tuned 1-Series comes with MHR Concave One forged wheels in size 9J x 20” in the front and 10.5J x 20” in the back, applied with Continental Sport Contact 5P-high-performance tyres in 245/30 ZR20 and 295/25 ZR20.

Other improvements include a special MHR front spoiler was added as well as MHR motor cowl, MHR trunk lid of light-weight carbon and MHR tail diffuser.

Last, but not least are the mirror caps, of course from carbon fiber. (more…)

Manhart BMW MH3 V8RS Clubsport


The E92 M3 received the brutal engine from BMW X5 M – a 4.4 liter twin-turbocharged petrol with 555PS (408 kW). Still, the tuners decided that this is not enough power for a small 3-Series car and boosted the monster to whopping 750PS (551 kW) and 910Nm (671 lb-ft) of torque. So , they made the car really hard to drive.  The engine is mated to a 6-speed M Sport automatic transmission sending all that power to a LSD from E60 M5. The weight of the car is 1590 kg (3505 lbs) meaning that it has power to weight ratio of 2.25 kg/hp. (more…)

Manhart MH1 Biturbo


M3, M5, M6 … What was really lacking in this sequence was a smaller M1, which – with due respect to its famous predecessor of the same name – has now been officially called “1 Series M Coupe” by BMW. The engineers at BMW M GmbH are mighty proud of their smallest M-Racer, which thanks to an in-line six cylinder engine with TwinPower Turbo-charging and direct fuel injection, sends out a whopping 340 hp on the crankshaft. Alongside so much power, even a Porsche Cayman R must back off.

As one of the foremost engine tuners in Germany, the Manhart Racing Company, led by the engine tuning icon, Günter Manhart, will offer from now on a completely remodelled 1 Series M Coupe. The Manhart MH1 Biturbo stands out with its standard consistent increase in power to 415 hp, which catapults it directly into the same league as the M3 Coupe and the Porsche 997 Carrera GTS. The in-house sports exhaust system, including down pipes and stainless steel silencers, ensures not only a few extra horsepower, but also an aggressive sound. (more…)

Manhart M3 V8R Biturbo (video)


Manhart Racing put a mighty 4.4 liter V8 twin-turbo engine from X6M into E92 M3. The name of the project is Manhart V8R.

What is more, the engine is boosted to the staggering 734PS (540 kW) and 870Nm (644 lb-ft) of torque. 0-100 km/h in 3.3 seconds and top speed of more than 330 km/h.

Of course, the M3 also received some aerodynamics modifications and new paint job. The interior boasts BMW performance seats. (more…)