The F85 X5 M has been spotted in testing since late 2012, and the F86 X6 M has now bared nearly all in our latest spy photos.
It’s not difficult to identify this next generation X6 M as it bears the tell-tale M model signs – huge front air intakes, more aggressive sideskirts and rear diffuser, blue M brakes, and cross drilled rotors (the first for any X6 model). The newest M styling trends are also evident — the double-slatted kidney grilles and the angled … CONTINUED
We share with you an exciting first look at the G11 7 Series production headlights! As you can see, the new L-shaped lights are inspired by the recent BMW concept cars such as the Vision Future Luxury Concept and X4 Concept and present a fresh and modern evolution of the BMW corona rings / angel eyes. Laser light versions are said to be coming as an option on the G11 7 Series and upcoming G30 5 Series. We’ll also likely see models that come … CONTINUED
Official info released on the F80 M3 / F82 M4 M Performance exhaust silencer:
The Original BMW M Performance exhaust system has been developed and tested in its entirety at BMW in collaboration with various technical departments and BMW M-GmbH. The development was subject to the highest BMW engineering requirements and state of the art manufacturing processes, superior to other aftermarket products.
The entire silencer system is ‘Made in Germany’.
18 30 2349 921 (one P/N for F80/82/83)
18 30 2358 110 (MPP carbon tailpipe finisher – … CONTINUED
BBMW of North America will introduce a new campaign, BMW Innovations, which will highlight how the range of BMW vehicles share several key technology features with the visionary BMW i8, a plug-in hybrid high-performance vehicle. The BMW i8, with the “i” standing for innovation, exhibits futuristic design and groundbreaking technology built upon BMW’s storied history.
“Innovation is at the core of everything we do. Following in the lead of the BMW i8, which epitomizes innovation, we are elevating the technology across our entire range of … CONTINUED
This isn’t the fastest way around a track nor the best way to break in a brand new M4, but it certainly makes for a fun video.
A video look at the BMW X4 xDrive35i M Sport exterior, interior and acceleration with launch control.
Here are part numbers for all F80 M3 and F82 M4 M Performance parts, miscellaneous parts and fluids.
M Performance Black Kidney Grille / Left M3 (F80) 51712352813
M Performance Black Kidney Grille / Left M4 (F82, F83) 51712352811
M Performance Black Kidney Grille / Right M3 (F80), M4 (F82, F83) 51712352812
M Performance Black Side Gill Trim / Right M3 (F80) 51712356980
M Performance Black Side Gill Trim / Left M3 (F80) 51712356981
M Performance Black Side Gill Trim / Right M4 (F82, F83) 51712356982… CONTINUED
F87 M2 prototypes have now been spotted with more advanced bodies. Gone is the M235i front fascia from the previous spotted prototypes. The front bumper is now fully camouflaged, potentially indicating that what lies underneath is the production-intent bumper styling.
The previously boxy flared front fenders may also have been ditched in favor of traditional flared and molded fenders as we no longer see a large body gap from the earlier prototypes.
There is no sign yet of a potential hood bulge (that’s a M235i hood), … CONTINUED
M3 and M4 owners take over Buttonwillow for a HPDE event as well as a photo shoot.
A full BMW M4 OEM parts and M Performance Parts build, including M4 M Performance Parts, stripes and ZCP Competition wheels.