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OPENING NIGHT: BMW Person 7 Series THE NEXT 100 YEARS photo 8
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World Debut BMW Indivdual 7 Series

Today BMW announced the “BMW Individual 7 Series THE NEXT 100 YEARS” designs to mark the company’s centenary, representing the historically progressed technological skills of the world’s leading manufacturer of premium vehicles and emphasize the exclusivity with which both high-end and development are revealed. The BMW 7 Series centennial designs are being produced in a restricted quantity with only 100 units readily available worldwide with three various engine variations.

The United States market will get 5 devices and it will be specifically offered as the “BMW Person M760i xDrive Design V12 Quality THE NEXT 100 YEARS” centennial design, featuring a 12-cylinder engine producing 610 hp (preliminary) and an unique mix of cutting edge comfort, high-end and dynamic dexterity. This centennial model will be offered by the end of 2016.

The BMW 7 Series centennial model is available with three drive versions:

BMW Person 740Le iPerformance THE NEXT 100 YEARS.
BMW Individual 740Le xDrive iPerformance THE NEXT 100 YEARS.
BMW Individual 750Li THE NEXT 100 YEARS.
BMW Person 750Li xDrive THE NEXT 100 YEARS.
BMW Person M760Li xDrive Model V12 Excellence THE NEXT 100 YEARS.

These BMW 7 Series centenary models integrate the innovation, efficiency and dynamics of the high-end sedan with unique and harmoniously matching design and equipment functions from BMW Person.

Despite the option of engine, the look, driving experience and interior environment of the luxury sedan are bestowed with a distinctively distinctive character thanks to the unique centenary design paint surface, 20-inch BMW Individual light-alloy wheels, BMW Individual great grain Merino full leather trim and more interior details from BMW Individual. The equipment range also consists of a fountain pen of the Montblanc brand, the colour and design of which are specifically lined up to the anniversary edition of the BMW 7 Series. It is likewise produced in a restricted quantity and is only exclusively available in combination with BMW 7 Series centennial models. As a result, the “BMW Person 7 Series THE NEXT 100 YEARS” embodies both a brand-new understanding of high-end at the top of the BMW design range in addition to a deeply ingrained awareness for client orientation, ageless design and unmatched quality.

Together, standard development abilities and outstanding ingenious stamina form the basis of the business’s exceptional success and the apparent character of BMW cars. The carmaker’s technological know-how is authentically shown in the brand-new BMW 7 Series’ attributes, which are more extensive and remarkable than ever in the history of the brand. The new high-end sedan impresses with a design that is specified by trendy presence, ageless elegance and supreme dynamics, its manifold innovations enhancing sportiness, trip convenience and effectiveness. At the same time, the sixth generation of the BMW 7 Series sets standards when it concerns operating comfort, intelligent networking and feel-good environment inside the automobile. With innovation and design highlights such as the Carbon Core body structure, BMW eDrive innovation, anti-dazzle BMW Laserlight, chassis control system Executive Drive Pro, BMW gesture control, remote regulated parking, Executive Lounge and panorama glass roofing system Sky Lounge, the BMW 7 Series highlights in the company’s anniversary year its claim to leadership in the luxury sedan sector more than ever previously.

Special outside colour, selected BMW Individual equipment functions.
The “BMW Individual 7 Series THE NEXT 100 YEARS” is produced at the BMW Dingolfing plant in a limited amount of 100 devices. The automobiles feature exclusive BMW Individual devices information created by a manufacturing procedure that is specified by uncompromising quality requirements, conventional style awareness, and handcrafted precision. The anniversary design’s prominent status is recognisable in the beginning glimpse by the BMW Individual outside colour Centennial Blue metal and the handcrafted signet. The colour alternative available exclusively for the 100 centennial designs is obtained by an especially intricate painting process that accentuates the sedan’s meaningful design through impressive sparkle and an extensive depth impact. Technology and design at the greatest level likewise combine together in the created 20-inch BMW Person light-alloy wheels in V-spoke design that come in a bi-colour Silver/Ferric Grey look and with mixed tires.

An exclusive, handmade signet bearing the lettering “THE NEXT 100 YEARS” decorates the B pillars, the interior strips above the glove compartment on the traveler side in addition to the front and rear seat headr

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BMW reveals the special edition BMW 435i ZHP Coupe

Paying tribute to the renowned ZHP Efficiency Bundle, BMW today released information for a 2016 BMW 435i ZHP Coupe Edition. The original ZHP alternative code was developed by BMW Person as a performance plan for the 2003-2006 E46 3 Series that consisted of the M-Tech II body kit, a ZHP shifter knob and shifter, updated suspension parts and settings, a different DME and unique cam shafts that raised power output to 235 hp and enabled a higher redline.

Satisfying the desires of real enthusiasts, the plan was quickly referred to by its internal option bundle code ‘ZHP’. BMW of North America embraced the thirst for the unique BMW 435i ZHP Coupe Edition again leading to the distinct partnership in between factory choices and key aspects from the amazing BMW M Performance Device brochure. Just 100 of these very unique vehicles will be offered.


The brand-new BMW 435i ZHP Coupe Edition is not just an automobile with improved optics and aerodynamics; it is also significantly quicker with more precise handling. These components take the vehicle’s capabilities to levels that those knowledgeable about BMW’s racing heritage can value. The BMW M Efficiency line of devices offers an unique, stylish character to additionally boost driving characteristics and is the result of years of racing knowledge and has been developed in close collaboration with BMW M GmbH. Each component goes through an intensive development and production process resulting in uncompromised performance. Special chassis, aerodynamic, cockpit and powertrain components are discovered throughout the BMW 435i ZHP Coupe Edition. Key characteristics are:

Track Handling Plan, new for MY16
BMW M Efficiency Limited Slip Differential (LSD).
BMW M Performance Parts.
M Sport Bundle.

Track Handling Package
Developed to enhance the dynamic abilities of the currently active BMW 435i, the Track Handling Plan adds 18″ Orbit Grey V-Spoke Wheels and M Sport Brakes with 4 piston repaired front and 2 piston dealt with rear calipers enhancing the automobiles thirst and motorists demand for speed and acceleration. This plan includes the Adaptive M Suspension with variable damper innovation as well as Variable Sport Steering.

BMW M Efficiency Limited Slip Differential
Created and produced for BMW lovers, the mechanical Restricted Slip Differential supplies the extra efficiency benefit that true performance motorists desire. This differential utilizes 3 clutch plates for a total of 30 % lockup on acceleration and 9 % lockup on deceleration. This lockup supplies instant power to the wheel that has the best quantity of grip to obtain much better traction from tight corners. A fringe benefit in low-grip circumstances is that both wheels get equal torque, implying more forward driving force on roads with lowered traction. The M Efficiency limited slip differential optimizes the traction, and makes sure more regulated and precise driving habits at the automobiles limitations of adhesion. The M Performance LSD is a real benefit while at the track or in sporty driving circumstances.

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BMW M4 Exhaust Battle: Hamann vs Akrapovic vs Stock photo 1
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BMW M4 Exhaust Comparison: Hamann vs Akrapovic vs Stock

Without a doubt the stock exhaust of the BMW m4 is the quite a tame one, so there are on the market some alternatives with a much deeper grumble. The loudest and inmost sounding of the three is the Hamann exhaust, however some may such as the Akrapovic for its more civilized sound. The video customer does not take the 3 cars on the road and tape the noise, a more practical comparison.

An excellent exhaust system and its sound stands out through a series of downshifts, tunnel drives and backfires, for instance, so a more comprehensive test drive is in order before picking exactly what the very best exhaust system for the M4 is.

We haven’t had a chance to experience the Hamann system, however we did spend a couple of minutes with the Akrapovic device at Nurburgring in 2014. Sadly, in a parking area likewise.

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BMW 650i M-Sport – – Vossen VFS1 Silver Brushed Wheels

Simply a step below the famous BMW M6, the BMW 650i is the very best mix of performance, luxury and pricing for a stylish coupe. The Melbourne Red is commonly described as one of the most striking finishes provided for BMW automobiles and paired with the 650i Coupe, makes for an appealing view. The intense red complements the luxury and classy lines of the coupe and it’s a nice change from the typical white, silver and black surfaces.

The BMW 650i has a 4.4-liter BMW TwinPower Turbo V8 powerplant, which delivers 445 horsepower to the rear wheels. It combines two turbochargers with variable valve control (Double-VANOS and Valvetronic) and high-precision direct injection, enabling smooth and reliable power delivery, along with excellent performance with this design. The BMW 6 Series with this powerplant can accelerate from 0-62mph (0-100km/ h) in just 4.5 seconds.

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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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Rinspeed's Autonomous BMW i3 Called Budii to debut at 2015 Geneva Auto Show photo 43
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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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Hamann does it once again with the F16 BMW X6 photo 1
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Hamann tuning for F16 BMW X6

Hamann has launched its new tuning program for the BMW X6 by wearing the SAV with its range of wheels. What they are flaunting today are their now ubiquitous Hamann Anniversary Evo wheels in an enormous 23″ “( 11” “front and back), available in black, silver and hypersilver. For the more conservative of you out there, they will provide a more controlled 22” “version also

As per usual with Hamann, they make sure to add styling and performance tuning at a later date

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Lumma Design CLR X6 R Body Kit based upon new BMW X6 photo 8
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Lumma Design CLR X6 R Body Kit based upon new BMW X6

Swiss tuning store Lumma Design unveils their body kit based upon the brand-new BMW X6. The CLR X6 R body kit provides a comprehensive aerodynamics package to the X6 for just 33,000 euros.

The Russian folks at TopCar were the first ones to obtain their hands on the aero plan and have simply posted a series of teaser images. Produced a market like the Middle East or Russia, the CLR X6 R body kit includes new and aggressive bumpers, massive wheel arches, revamped bonnet and a racing wing in the back.

The widebody kit advertisements 4 inches in width to the base X6.

In the back, the carbon fiber diffuser is incorporated within the revamped bumper and with the new exhaust system showcasing four tailpipes.

The base X6 xDrive50i has likewise had some work done under the hood. The automobile now outputs 590 horsepower and 850 Nm (627 lb-ft) of torque from the standard 450 ponies and 650 Nm (479 lb-ft) of torque.

A set of 22 inch wheels were contributed to the vehicle to make the position much more excellent.


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G-Power pushes BMW m4 to 520 hp

Prominent tuning company G-Power has exposed its power plans for the 2015 BMW M3 and BMW M4.

G-Power has actually created the Bi-Tronik 5 V1 system for the 2 Ms dealing with the base 3.0 liter twin-turbocharged six-cylinder engine. From the conventional 425 hp, the tuner managed to raise the power output to 520 hp in between 5500 and 7300 rpm in addition to 700 Nm of torque from 1850 and 5500 rpm. That torque increase stands for a 150 Nm jump.

The G-Power BMW M3 and M4 can now sprint to 100 km/h in 3.9 seconds and to 200 km/h in 11.8 seconds. Furthermore, the top speed has been increased to 325 km/h.

The business likewise provides their new G-Power 20″ Typhoon RR forged wheels for 8,000 euros and a new height and pressure-adjustable coilover suspension for 2,427 euro.

The power kit will certainly set clients back 3,358 euros.


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