Oliver Heilmer, the designer of the F10 5-series interior discusses the design philosophy behind the best interior design and layout in a 5 series yet.
Lumma Design shows off another iteration of its X650 custom X6. This version features a flat/plastic look black exterior, with tons of carbon fiber touches throughout the exterior and the custom interior. Check out all the photos below.
Last year Brabham unveiled its turbo M3 in blue at the Essen Motorshow. This year they have brought another turbo M3 to the Essen show, but in white.
ATT-TEC, a tuner based in Germany, announces their E93 M3 "Thunderstorm" which features their new performance package for all current generation M3s. At the heart of their performance package is a supercharger and exhaust system which bumps the standard M3s power up an additional 80hp, to a total of 500 horsepowers. The engine/exhaust kit is estimated to be approximately USD $17,600 /
Here’s a recap by Berk Technology of their 2009 race season and their 135i race car, which has undergone many modifications in the past year.
We’ve seen E92 M3 coupes in the polarizing Laguna Seca Blue color before, but this is the first BMW Individual LSB E90 M3 sedan we’ve seen.
C&D reports that the 8 speed auto transmission (found in current 7-series) will be replacing the current 6 speed autos across the BMW range. Details inside.
The January 2010 issue picks the X5M over the Porsche Cayenne Turbo S, Jeep Grand Cherokee SRT8, and the Range Rover Sport Supercharged (in that order).
Japanese tuner 3D Design has released one of the first aftermarket aero part (front lip spoiler) for the E89 Z4. The lip is constructed from polyurethane and mounts to the factory mounting points.
The F10 5-series pricing for the UK has been announced. Here’s a comparison to E60 prices. What’s your guess for US prices?
The Association of German Car Tuners has just unveiled this year’s TUNE IT! SAFE! concept, a BMW 123d Coupe created by AC Schnitzer.
The exterior design of the F10 5-series exterior is explained in this video. The designer of the F10 was Jacek Fröhlich.