The BMW M5 “30 Jahre M5” (30 years of the M5) will be produced in a limited run of 300 examples vehicles worldwide. Developing 441 kW/600 hp and peak torque of 700 Nm (516 lb-ft), the new special-edition model (fuel consumption combined: 9.9 l/100 km [28.5 mpg imp]; CO2 emissions combined: 231 g/km) is not only the most powerful BMW M5 ever to emerge from series production under the auspices of BMW M GmbH, but also the most powerful car in the history of the brand. The “30 Jahre M5” sprints from 0-100 km/h (62 mph) in a lightning 3.9 seconds. Its strikingly exclusive, BMW Individual-inspired looks and numerous dynamics and comfort-enhancing equipment details make this special edition a highly desirable collector’s item.
Under the bonnet of the BMW M5 “30 Jahre M5” is a 4.4-litre V8 engine with M TwinPower Turbo technology whose output of 441 kW/600 hp exceeds that of the standard model by 29 kW/40 hp. This power boost has been achieved through carefully calculated tweaks to the engine management and an increase in charge pressure. The foundation for these upgrades was provided by the Competition Package. Conceived to appreciably enrich the handling characteristics of the BMW M5, it can be ordered as an option for the regular Continue reading
BMW M GmbH has launched a new variant of the BMW X6 M in a limited edition of 100 cars. The exclusive BMW X6 M Design Edition boasts particularly sporty and visually striking elements both inside and out. The upgraded interior of the BMW X6 M Design Edition comes with full Merino leather, including a bicolour instrument panel in Black/Mugello Red with Mugello Red contrast stitching. Another beguiling feature fitted exclusively in the BMW X6 M Design Edition is the BMW Individual interior trim in Piano Black with an edition-specific badge.
From the outside, the BMW X6 M Design Edition stands apart with its 21-inch M Performance light-alloy wheels in double-spoke design and carbon elements. The exterior paintwork, meanwhile, can be specified in Alpine White, Sapphire Black or Melbourne Red metallic. It all comes together to create an elegantly sporty blend of colours – in a combination available exclusively in the 100 examples of the BMW X6 M Continue reading
BMW Motorsport will not only field eight BMW M4 DTMs in the 2014 DTM season, but is also represented by a new lead car, based on the production model of the BMW M4: the BMW M4 Coupé DTM Safety Car will lead the 23 DTM racing cars around the circuits on the race calendar safely and with great aplomb.
The new BMW M4 Coupé (combined fuel consumption: 8.8-8.3 l/100 km; combined CO2 emissions: 204–194 g/km) will make its debut as a safety car at the race at the Nürburgring (DE) on 17th August 2014. The BMW M4 Coupé combines motorsport genes and road capability in a highly-emotional and balanced general concept. The completely new, 431-hp six-cylinder inline engine with M TwinPower Turbo technology and high-rev characteristics generates a Continue reading
2014 G-Power BMW X6 M Typhoon-Front View
The front apron of the Typhoon stands out for its aggressive visual appearance and also has aerodynamic advantages. The same applies to the projecting rear apron through which the gigantic 114 millimeter end-pipes of the centrally installed exhaust system protrude. Another significant characteristic of this bodywork construction kit is the “Venturi” engine hood made of carbon. This does not only look quite impressive, but also fulfills – with its numerous air inlets and outlets – a significant technical function. Together with the air inlets in the front spoiler, the “dynamic venting” technology ensures a systematic de-aeration of the engine space in such a way that the Continue reading
The new BMW 4 Series Gran Coupé offers a choice of five powerful, cultivated and efficient engines. The high-end is represented by the 435i’s six-cylinder in-line 3.0-liter petrol engine delivering 225 kW/306 hp (fuel consumption urban/extra-urban/combined: 11.4/6.2/8.1 l/100 km; combined CO2 emission: 189 g/km). The BMW 428i Gran Coupé (fuel consumption urban/extra-urban/combined: 8.9/5.3/6.6 l/100 km; combined CO2 emission: 154 g/km)and the BMW 420i Gran Coupé (fuel consumption urban/extra-urban/combined: 8.7/5.1/6.4 l/100 km; combined CO2 emission: 149 g/km) are equipped with light and powerful four-cylinder engines that deliver 180 kW/245 hp and 135 kW/184 hp, respectively. Like all BMW diesel variants, the two four-cylinder engines offered for the BMW 4 Series Continue reading
G-Power has unveiled updated program for the 2013 BMW M3 GTS “Sporty Drive,” this new version adds up to 25% more powerful, V-8 engine and it can be combined with updated suspensions and new set of wheels. The revisions have been made in order to enhance the power output, to simplify the system’s installation and are the results of a continuous quality improvement process.
The 2013 G-Power BMW M3 GTS sprint to 62 mph (100 km/h) in 4.1 seconds (0.1s quicker than before), while 0-124 mph (0 – Continue reading
The German aftermarket specialist, RS-Racingteam has introduced their new upgrade program for the BMW M3, which come with pricing starts at €80,000 ($106,760) for regular model with performance enhancements. While the racecar version is priced €110,000 (US$147,000). The RS-Racingteam BMW M3 is powered by 4.0-liter V8 engine that develops 450 HP (331 kW) and 431 Nm (318 lb-ft) of torque. The car model can sprint from 0-100 km/h in 4.6 seconds, 0-200 km/h in 14.7 seconds and has a top speed of 299 km/h (186 mph).
The RS-Racingteam BMW M3 rides on new set of 19-inch ATS-Superlight forged wheels and also equipped with a 10-way adjustable Bilstein suspension system. For interior, The german tuner includes front sport bucket seats with six-point harnesses, a new racing steering wheel, racing brake pads, a roll cage and carbon fiber door panels.
The CLS 500 BlueEFFICIENCY will be equipped with the B50 kit that produces 500 hp (368 kW) and 531 lb-ft (720 Nm), the car can hit a top speed of 300km/h (186mph). The top of the line CLS 63 AMG is fitted with B63-620 performance kit that include the new ECU and an additional water-to-air intercooler powered by an auxiliary electric pump, the engine can generate 619 hp (455 kW) and a peak torque of 663 lb-ft (737 Nm), enough to allow it to accelerate from 0 to 100 km/h (62 mph) in just 4.2 seconds and reach a top speed of 320 km/h (200 mph).
The Brabus Mercedes CLS Shooting Brake also offers a special sport exhaust system with a butterfly valve for the CLS 63 that available in two modes are “Coming Home” mode and a “Sport”. It’s a stainless-steel exhaust system with ceramic-coated dual tailpipes. For all other CLS engines BRABUS offers a full-stainless-steel quad-sport exhaust system that both increases power output and exhaust note.
The Brabus Mercedes CLS Shooting Brake can be fitted with an aerodynamic package includes a new front spoiler, front fascia attachments with integrated LED daytime running lights, sport fenders and side skirts. For AMG cars gets an additional front spoiler lip. The CLS Shooting Brake will be available with alloy wheels choices includes rims in sizes ranging from 8.5Jx17 to 10.5Jx20 in six different designs, can be fitted onto the model. Tyres can be fitted from Continental, Pirelli or Yokohama’s range, for the 20 inch version, they come in size 255/30 ZR20 at the front and in size 295/25 ZR20 for the rear axle.
For interior, Brabus offers scuff plates with backlit ‘BRABUS’ logo a speedometer with 340km/h or 400km/h dial, rear tray tables, aluminum pedals, door-lock pins, shift paddles, accessories and custom-tailored interiors crafted from Mastik leather and Alcantara.