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G-Power BMW M550d remapped to 435 hp

German tuning home G-Power is offering the BMW M550d Touring a remodeling. Powered by a 3.0 liter TriTurbo engine, the M550d outputs, in standard type, 381 horsepower and 740 N of torque. But that does not appear to be enough for those looking for extra thrills, so G-Power is providing the M550d some added power for a total of 435 hp and 850 Nm of torque.

G-Power are using their D-Tronik 5 V1 module in order to enhance the power. The module is set up so that it just launches added power if the correct cooling water temperature has been reached. In scenarios where the oil temperature level reaches its restrictions, the power output is limited.

In traffic, the D-Tronik 5 module replies to the acceleration and change the power accordingly.

The M550d can now speed up to 100 km/h in 4.5 seconds, 0.2 seconds faster than the stock model and just 0.2 seconds slower than the M5.

Leading speed is restricted to 270 km/h, but for extra money you can increase it to 300 km/h.

The automobile now rests on 21″ ″ G-Power Typhoon RR forged wheels, wearing 255/30 ZR21 and 295/25 ZR21 tires.

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2015 BMW M235i Convertible

Here is a brand new gallery of the recently launched 2015 BMW M235i Convertible.

The 2015 BMW M235i Convertible is the peak of the performance models available with the 2 Series Convertible. Like the M235i coupe, it showcases a higher-output M Efficiency TwinPower Turbo inline six, mated to either an 8-speed sport automatic or six-speed manual transmission.

A cooling system, engine management and engine audio tuning, all of which have been specifically customized to the requirements of the BMW 2 Series M Efficiency models, finish the image. Optimum power of 320 hp is produced in between 5,800 and 6,000 rpm, from a displacement of 3.0 liters. The maximum torque of 330 lb-ft is offered between 1,400 and 4,500 rpm. With the basic eight-speed Steptronic sport transmission with Launch Control function, the BMW M235i Convertible accelerates from 0-60 miles per hour in 4.8 seconds.

It is likewise readily available with a six-speed manual gearbox with dry sump lubrication. Its short-throw action supplies extra-sporty moving.

60 miles per hour is reached from a standstill in 5 seconds flat. Leading speed is digitally limited to 250 km/h (155 mph).

Till the BMW M2 Convertible arrives – – if it arrives – the M235i Convertible is one of the most enjoyable cabriolets you can buy, one that provides on the guarantee of the Ultimate Driving Machine.

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Dubai’s Burj Al Arab hotel has recently added 4 more Rolls-Royces to its fleet

Burj Al Arab has actually acquired 4 more Bespoke Rolls-Royce Phantom Series IIs for visitor arrivals and departures.

Every one is white and has the hotel’s signature golden logo embroidered into the leather seats, hand-crafted into the veneer and imprinted on the hand-painted coach-line.

They also have actually extended luggage storage area, custom coolers and storage in the rear doors.

“Burj Al Arab provides its visitors the peak of luxury, and the Rolls-Royce Phantom is a fitting expression of this pledge”, said Burj Al Arab basic manager Anthony McHale.

“We are thrilled that this exciting collaboration will deliver an even higher guest experience.”

The hotel recently celebrated it’s the 15th anniversary of its opening, with its Signature Dream Experience, featuring a Rolls-Royce Phantom pick-up, is among its offers to guests throughout the year.

Torsten Müller-Ötvös, CEO of Rolls-Royce Motor Cars, included: “We are happy to grow our longstanding collaboration with Burj Al Arab, the world’s most glamorous hotel. Introducing the splendid Phantom Series II is an excellent way to celebrate 15 years of success.”

While the purchase of the extra Rolls-Royces might burnish the luxury credentials of Burj Al Arab, the hotel will certainly still have some way to go to capture up with Louis XIII hotel in Macau.

Its owner recently tattooed an offer to spend United States $20 million to equip his new hotel with 30 Rolls-Royce Phantoms, the biggest fleet ever ordered, when it opens in the very first half of 2016.

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Rinspeed BMW i3 Called Budii to debut at 2015 Geneva Auto Show

Frank Rinderknecht and his team at Rinspeed will reveal the Budii concept at the 2015 Geneva Motor Show.

The Budii is based upon the BMW i3 and comes with a self-driving function. If the occupants of the autonomously driving electrical vehicle seem like having some enjoyable at the wheel on a twisty country road or off roadway, a robotic arm will certainly hand the steering wheel to the motorist of front traveler as desired, therefore transferring command.

The sensitive 7-axis system will certainly make limitless adjustment choices possible: for instance, during automated driving in the daily commute it parks the steering wheel in the center with minimum space requirements or it works as a table or mindful personal valet. This is made possible by the distinct and multi-redundant “steer-by-wire” innovation from Paravan.

According to Frank M. Rinderknecht, autonomous driving will unquestionably offer the opportunity to make traffic more people-friendly and lower the variety of traffic mishaps worldwide. “However even the best innovation will not be best, albeit less vulnerable to error than people. That is something we will certainly have to accept,” states the employer of the Swiss powerhouse of automotive ideas Rinspeed. “We ought to not develop a blind, however rather a healthy rely on the brand-new capabilities of the hardware and software.”

Inside, Budii features a brand-new operating and display screen system with a host of innovative home entertainment, security and service functions, and is based upon the next-generation scalable platform from Harman. The innovations incorporate all functions of the RoboCar and quasi bring “Budii” to life.

The system independently recognizes the routines and preferences of the driver, and as a result minimizes the required operating steps to a minimum. Therefore, the automobile becomes a learning and proactive friend. The Harman audio division provides the premium stereo of the Harman Kardon brand name, letting “Budii” indulge its travelers with music in best HD quality.

The HMI design was developed by Luxoft Consulting Germany, the lightweight-construction aluminum frame for the central display screen by Georg Fischer Automotive. NXP with its intelligent networking innovations provides the safe connection of the vehicle and its owners to the outdoors world. This includes radar and ‘Vehicle-to-X’ options along with automatic payment for parking by means of NFC, mobile phone charging by means of wireless power charging, clever access solutions, and a keyless entry remote for opening, starting and customizing the car. In addition, solid state lighting items supply the correct LED lighting on the vehicle.

The electrically powered eye-catcher based upon the BMW “i3” was crafted by Swiss business 4erC. The technical application was in the hands of Esoro, which also put “Budii” on stylish 19-inch 8-twin-spoke alloys from Borbet. The technical goodies include an air suspension with a ride-height modification range of 100 mm, which will certainly ensure that fun gets away from daily regimen will certainly remain to be possible in the future.

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World Debut: BMW 2 Series Gran Tourer

It is based upon a tauter spring/damper calibration along with stiffer anti-roll bars. In the M Sport variation, the BMW 2 Series Gran Tourer features 17-inch or 18-inch M lightalloy wheels. As an alternative, drivings can choose a framework with Dynamic Damper Control. Utilizing the Driving Experience Control switch, drivers can choose between 2 different damping settings depending upon the driving scenario. Variable sport steering enables the BMW 2 Series Gran Tourer to be guided with even greater dexterity and accuracy. Parking and turning manoeuvres need less guiding input and, at greater speeds, variable sport steering makes sure greater straightline stability, optimum track holding and very exact directional control.

Driving Experience Control switch with ECO PRO mode
The new BMW 2 Series Gran Tourer likewise provides the driving the alternative of stylish, comfortable or specifically affordable total car settings based on the driving situation or individual preference. ECO PRO, SPORT and COMFORT modes are readily available via the Driving Experience Control switch in front of the centre console. A press of a button phones a predefined set-up that configures the powertrain and chassis parts accordingly.

The driving pleasure on tap in the brand-new BMW 2 Series Gran Tourer is not simply down to the brand’s normal driving dynamics but likewise thanks to exemplary levels of fuel economy. The latter comes thanks to the BMW EfficientDynamics development strategy and its raft of measures that reach essentially every feature of the vehicle. And it is one of the factors why the brand-new BMW 2 Series Gran Tourer occupies a prime position in regards to performance and fuel performance not just among its direct rivals.

On-demand operation of supplementary units and ECO PRO mode. In the brand-new BMW 2 Series Gran Tourer the ancillary units and electrical consumers form part of a smart energy management system. Ondemand operation of the coolant pump, a map-controlled oil pump and Electric Power Guiding that eats energy just when required all add to decreasing fuel consumption. ECO PRO mode, turned on by means of the Driving Experience Control switch, likewise assists the driver attain an effective and economical driving design without jeopardizing on convenience. This function allows an enhancement in fuel economy of up to 20 per cent, while the coasting function (Steptronic just) and ECO PRO Path (in conjunction with the navigation system) can save yet more fuel.

Smart light-weight design: high driving characteristics, low fuel consumption. Smart lightweight design plays an important role in attaining efficiency and agility while likewise boosting the vibrant driving qualities of the brand-new BMW 2 Series Gran Tourer. High-tensile and ultra-high-tensile multi-phase steels and elements that are exactly tailored to their function (so-called tailored blanks) lend the body a high degree of stiffness combined with extremely low weight. Together with the use of advanced composite products, the application of aluminium also ensures that the brand-new BMW 2 Series Gran Tourer brings no excess weight to the scales. The bumper supports, steering shaft, brake guards and wheel swivel bearings are all made from aluminium to trim weight, enhance the trademark BMW driving characteristics and protect outstanding fuel economy.

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2015 BMW 1 Series Facelift – High Resolution BMW official Wallpapers

Very first wallpapers of the 2015 BMW 1 Series facelift are now available for download.

The recently revealed LCI has taken everyone by surprise. Contrary to exactly what we have actually seen in BMW facelifts before, the Bavarians have actually decided to go all-in with this refresh. Moving away from little and subtle touches, like we have actually seen on the recently unveiled 6 Series, the skilled design team reporting to Karim Habib and Adrian van Hooydonk have provided the 1 Series rather a facelift.

BMW designers have done comprehensive work on the vehicle’s lights and front fascia, where now the larger air consumption control the roadway.

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World Debut: The 2015 BMW 1 Series Facelift

The new 2015 BMW 1 Series facelift makes its public launching today. The stylish compact hatch builds atop the success of the somewhat questionable pre-facelifted design and comes to market to challenge the similarity Audi A3 and Mercedes-Benz A-Class. While the 1 Series Hatch is still a non-US affair, the enjoyment around the new facelift is still high. Karim Habib’s team has been hard at work trying to correct some of the design drawbacks of the previous generation and deliver on their promise of producing both emotional and superior automobiles.

The excellent changes of the light devices are not common of BMW facelifts in recent times and without a concern it recommends that BMW has picked up from the feedback received on the previous model. The headlights have actually been heavily revised and are now slimmer, more angular and with a sporty eyebrow that offers the front-end a more unified look.

The two-part taillights are the next huge change on the 1 Series Facelift. They now showcase drifting LED tubes inside the lights providing the vehicle a more dynamic appearance from behind. The modified tailgate concerns complete the brand-new butt design.

A newly designed BMW kidney grille and bigger air consumptions advise us that the 1 Series is a major hot hatch ready to take on any rivals.

Regardless of the modifications, the BMW 1 Series 2015 remains independent and optically not too near to the BMW 2 Series family.

The new 3-door and 5-door BMW 1 Series designs likewise include a comprehensively revised engine line-up and extra measures designed to reduce fuel usage and emissions, enabling them to lead the way once again in the intro of new BMW EfficientDynamics innovation.

The option of engines offered for the new BMW 1 Series model range has been boosted by the addition of latest-generation petroleum and diesel systems with 3 and 4 cylinders. The torquey and high-revving engines with BMW TwinPower Turbo technology coordinate with rear-wheel drive– still a special selling point in the compact segment– to provide an appropriately extreme driving experience. It is all packed with an even more comprehensive spread of standard devices, an output boost for the six-cylinder in-line engine powering the BMW M135i M Efficiency Automobile and advanced innovations from BMW ConnectedDrive likewise imbue the brand’s hallmark characteristics with renewed vigor.

The 1 Series BMW now comes with an option of 5 fuel and five diesel motor choices. With fuel engines, only the BMW M135i is now offered with xDrive, while the diesel motor provide the option with the BMW 120d xDrive and BMW 118d xDrive, packing the required punch in both power and torque in the brand-new 1 Series models.

New generation of engines, new benchmarks in performance
An extensively upgraded line-up of engines and extended BMW EfficientDynamics innovation guarantee that the brand-new BMW 1 Series model range as soon as again sets brand-new requirements in its class by further lowering fuel consumption and emissions. BMW 1 Series consumers will certainly now be provided three-cylinder and four-cylinder power units from the BMW Group’s new engine family. The new performance pacesetter in the brand’s model range is the BMW 116d EfficientDynamics Edition with 85 kW/116 hp and typical fuel usage of 3.4 litres/100 kilometres (83.1 mpg imp) incorporated with CO2 emissions of 89 g/km in the EU test cycle.

As an alternative to the standard six-speed handbook gearbox, there is the option of an eight-speed Steptronic transmission (standard in the BMW 125d, BMW 120d xDrive and BMW M135i xDrive). The current variation of the automatic unit now likewise provides transmission management supported by navigation information.

A 5 kW increase in output (to 240 kW/326 hp) from its six-cylinder in-line engine enables the brand-new BMW M135i (average fuel usage: 8.0 liters/100 km; CO2 emissions incorporated: 188 g/km) to strengthen its position as the elite sports entertainer in the BMW 1 Series’ competitive section. Like the BMW 120d and BMW 118d, the BMW M Efficiency Auto can also be specified with the intelligent all-wheel-drive system xDrive which, along with serving the reasons for traction and directional stability, also improves the car’s dynamics. The brand-new BMW M135i xDrive (typical fuel consumption: 7.8 liters/100 km.

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BMW technology: over-the-air updates for BMW navigation maps

BMW is unveiling an upgrade to the Navigation Maps in BMW automobiles. The Navigation system Specialist has stood for the supreme in convenience and info en path to the location since it was introduced. When coupleded with the most recent generation of this system, BMW ConnectedDrive allows routine automatic navigation updates. With the help of the vehicle’s built-in SIM card, the information is transferred over the air by means of the cellphone network, with no licensing fees or transmission expenses for completion user.

The sophisticated BMW navigation systems are quick, simple to make use of and reliable. Besides the car data and the route planning algorithms, current map product is of essential importance right here. Updated navigation maps keep the system informed of brand-new roadways and modified traffic designs. This information can be factored in for reliable route planning in the same method as details such as altered town limits can be transferred to the electrical system to help with anticipatory energy management.

To allow the navigation system to access the extremely latest map material at all times, BMW ConnectedDrive is taking a different strategy with the generation of the Navigation system Expert that is now offered. With this system, the navigation maps now update automatically, putting an end to the problem of outdated datasets.

The brand-new map information is just transmitted straight to the vehicle over the mobile phone network using the automobile’s built-in SIM card, thereby dispensing with the requirement for manual installation via an external data gadget.

This advanced option is consisted of as part of the Navigation system Expert, and clients do not have to pay either licensing expenses or information transmission charges. Besides automatic map updates, the ultra-fast transmission of extremely in-depth data over the air using a SIM card embedded in the automobile also leads the way for moving the Actual time Traffic Details (RTTI) utilized to optimise route computations.

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BMW M4 Concept Iconic Lights – Impressive technology

At the 2015 CES, BMW is introducing a brand-new idea to showcase the newest developments in innovation coming from Munich. The BMW M4 Idea Iconic Lights showcases a new analysis of the twin round headlights including the laser lights technology.

In the back, the M4 Idea Iconic Lights sports brand-new OLED headlights which produce light from wafer-thin semiconducting layers of natural product.

The OLED aspects are really thin, with a thickness of simply 1.4 millimeters.

On the BMW M4 Principle Iconic Lights design, BMW Organic Light is utilized in the tail lights and rear direction indicators. By triggering the OLED segments individually, it is possible to produce various rear lighting impacts in various driving modes. Whereas generally the L-shape is wide and uniformly illuminated, in Sport mode a different-shaped light pattern can be made use of by triggering just some of the OLED segments. The rear light then appears as a narrow, concentrated and greatly defined “strip” of light.

BMW initially provided a rear light cluster with OLED aspects on the BMW Vision Future Luxury idea model, makinged its world debut in Beijing in April 2014. BMW M4 Principle Iconic Lights shows its own version of this design. Its M-style OLED rear light cluster marks a new evolution of the common BMW L-shaped lighting design which, with the BMW 7 Series launch, was strengthened with an unique “glowing” result.

BMW has yet to verify when the OLEDs will certainly make it into manufacturing, however our own sources say an M car with Organic Lights will certainly appear in 2016.

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