The first MINI Crossman Concept car appeared at the Paris show last year and created a big buzz online. Since then BMW has been flaunting this test car all over as it prepares the production ready version of the car. Im happy BMW are properly tuning the car at the Nurburgring and giving it the chops it needs to be a proper MINI.
We’ve seen some quickly modified cars, but rarely have we seen a member’s car modified this quickly! Check out this M3post member’s M3 four-day conversion.
Come join the 1st Ohio Fall Bimmer Festivus 2009 @ Newport On The Levee and Hofbrauhaus on Sunday, October 11th 2009, presented by BimmerPost members.
The 7 series M-sport was recently introduced at the Frankfurt IAA. This is the first time it has been shown to the public.
Its the 740d, with biturbo 3.0L diesel outputting 306hp.
Photos by Bimmertoday
Coinciding with the Frankfurt IAA show, AC Schnitzer has revealed their full package for the E89 Z4. They had previously shown their Z4 with ACS Wheels, but this car now has the complete body kit and other accessories and represents the final product. Here is the breakdown on the specs:
Attached is the Datasheet including all the wheels specs with offsets and sizes and the available parts of the AC Schnitzer kit
Official Press Release
Here it is folks! The F10 M5 front bumper design has finally been exposed! Borrowing heavily from the current M3, it looks right at home on the M5.
The special limited edition “BMW M3 Edition” made its appearance at Frankfurt IAA in a stunning Monte Carlo Blue metallic paint. Production is limited to 6 months and all BMW M3 Edition cars come with a host of special touches, such as:
- Dark eloxy-plated chrome kidney grille, side gills, and the dual tailpipes on the exhaust system
- Black finish on the the caps on the special BMW M exterior mirrors, attached to the A-pillar by dual arms finished in body colour.
- The surfaces on the center … CONTINUED
An Xbimmers member took delivery of the world’s first Dinan X6 50i with a complete Stage 1 upgrade, including tuning, Brembos, exhaust, black cermaic exhaust tips, and suspension.
Here’s a BMW Performance E91 335i touring fully decked out in BMW Performance Parts!
The first confirmed prototype for the next-generation BMW M5 has been spotted testing on the Nürburgring. A thin fabric bra covering the prototype’s front fascia can’t hide the clear M-style front-bumper design. With BMW M’s trademark quad exhaust set-up poking out from the rear bumper, and large, cross-drilled rotors accenting the beefed-up braking system, the prototype has all of the necessary ///M cues.
Reports still vary on what engine will power the next M5. Earlier reports spoke of increasing the displacement of today’s 5.0-liter V10 to 5.5-liters, … CONTINUED
The E89 Z4 is now testing at the ring with its Msport body (or performance aero kit) ! This is potentially the 3.5iM, a slightly uprated power version of the standard 3.5i.
From the Frankfurt IAA, the BMW U.S. chief has confirmed BMWs plans to finally introduce a 4-cylinder (turbo) engine based 3-series into the U.S. BMW lineup (to debut in the F30 3-series). This will first occur in the Spring of 2012 for the next generation F30 3-series.