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03/27/2013    4:47 PM
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This Estoril Blue F30 328i with M Performance parts and stripes is on display at the 2013 New York International Auto Show and represents the debut of a M Performance Parts equipped F30 at a North America auto show.

This F30 is equipped with the M Performance front splitters/lip, wheels (20″ Style 405M), brakes, sideskirts, trunk spoiler lip, rear bumper diffuser, and M Performance racing stripes. It rides on stock suspension (not M Sport suspension). It also did not feature any M Performance interior parts, nor the recently announced 335i M Performance Power Kit (PPK) [details / dyno video and results].

03/27/2013    3:56 PM
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Headlining today’s press day at the 2013 New York International Auto Show and making their North American debuts are the BMW 328d, 3 Series GT and Concept Active Tourer.

The 328d (info) and a 320i (info) will join the 335i and 328i this summer in the F30 3 Series lineup. The 328d will be powered by a TwinPower Turbo 4 cylinder engine, outputting 180 hp / 280 lb-ft of torque and accelerate from 0 to 60 mph in about 7.2 seconds, while getting mileage that could exceed 40 mpg (official US EPA estimates will be available closer to the launch of the 328d).

The FWD plug-in hybrid Concept Active (info) Tourer makes its first appearance at a North American auto show so that BMW can gauge whether … CONTINUED

03/10/2013    6:17 PM
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Making its debut at the 2013 Geneva motor show is this M135i F21 hatchback, by Swiss tuner, Sportec.

Sportec’s tuning program offers two stages. The first stage includes software tuning only, which upgrades the M135i’s N55 power output to 355 hp (from the factory 315 hp). The second stage includes the software upgrades from Stage 1, plus downpipes and new exhaust system (with titanium tail pipes), which combine to give the M135i 370 hp.

At 370 hp, Sportec claims that the M135i’s 0-62 mph (0-100 kmh) time drops to just 4.6 seconds, with a top speed of 171 mph (up from 155 mph from the factory).

The Sportec M135i rides on a set of lightweight 19″ forged SP10 wheels (available in matte titanium, semi gloss black or white).… CONTINUED

03/07/2013    1:40 PM
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Have a look at the BMW 3 Series GT at the Geneva Motor Show 2013 together with Bruno Spengler, the racing driver who won the 2012 DTM Drivers’ Championship. He’s talking to Karim Habib, Head of BMW Design.

03/07/2013    10:50 AM
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To wrap up our coverage from 2013 Geneva, here is a beautiful F11 touring 530d xDrive in Imperial Blue, paired up perfectly with 20″ Style 356 Liquid Black wheels.

03/07/2013    9:00 AM
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To re-inject a dose of OEM goodness after seeing all the tuner produced BMWs, here is a F30 M Sport (Active Hybrid 3), looking great in Glacier Silver. Nothing fancy or new, just good ole factory OEM-ness.

03/06/2013    5:20 PM
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Also making its debut at the 2013 Geneva show is the Geneva 2013: AC Schnitzer 6 Series Gran Coupe M Sport

The 6 Series Gran Coupe M Sport gets a center bumper metal grille, carbon fiber front lip, carbon fiber rear diffuser, and exhaust tail pipes.

Interior bits include painted trim, ACS iDrive knob, hand brake handle, shift knob, and aluminum pedals.

Follow our full 2013 Geneva show coverage updates at BIMMERPOST.com

03/06/2013    3:00 PM
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AC Schnitzer has brought its updated F31 3 Series Touring to the 2013 Geneva Motor Show.

The F31 3 Series Touring M Sport kit includes a center bumper metal grille, front splitter lips, painted rear diffuser, roof spoiler, and exhaust tail pipes.

Interior bits include painted trim, ACS iDrive knob, hand brake handle, shift knob, and aluminum pedals.

They also showcase their forged wheels and front splitter construction, as well as the company’s N20 engine tune (see specs and dyno plot below).

Follow our full 2013 Geneva show coverage updates at BIMMERPOST.com

03/06/2013    1:00 PM
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Hamann debuts their flashy and extremely shiny (chrome like) Mirr6r BMW M6 Coupe at the 2013 Geneva Motor Show.

The Hamanna Mirr6r M6 features a completely custom aero kit including, widebody front and rear vented fenders, custom front bumper with large air intakes and integrated spoiler lip, custom rear bumper with square intake outlets, sideskirts, high rear wing, carbon fiber Venturi diffuser, and vented carbon fiber hood.

The Hamann exhaust system features a push button selectable feature for a toned down note mode and an aggressive sound mode.

The suspension features sports springs which lower the M6 by 35mm. The Mirr6r M6 sits on forged wheels – Edition Race or Unique Forged Formula wheels, wrapped in Vredestein Ultrac Vorti R tires which are 265/30 ZR front and 305/25 … CONTINUED