Gintani has announced the release of their full F80 M3/ F82 M4 ECU tune. With full access to the DME (Engine ECU), they’ve achieved impressive power gains and unlocked features such as cold start delete and cat delete.
The stage 1 tune on a stock car produced over 60WHP & 70WTQ on their DynoDynamics Dyno with 91 octane and only a small PSI increase. This tune is a full ECU flash with no piggyback unit/Plug in box.
BMW M4 Manhart edition, Valvetronic IPE exhaust System without downpipes, fitted by MSL Performance. Here are the performance figures:
With only Manhart Tuning Box:
795.733 NM TRQ
With Manhart Tuning Box and IPE system without downpipe:
829.69 NM TRQ
You’ve seen the launch comparison, now watch as Steve Sutcliffe of Autocar takes the M4 versus the i8 around the track.
Tuner F80 M3, F82 M4, 228i and E36 M3 participate in the 2014 European Car Tuner GP. The relatively low powered E36 M3 nearly takes the win. See inside for the winner.
Watch the BMW i8 drag race against the F82 M4 (manual transmission).
We’ve shown you BMW-centric cars from the Essen Motor Show, now see the rest of the show!
Promo Video for BMW Driving Experience Race Track Training Courses
Exhaust Valve Mod Comparison Video – Duelling F80 M3: factory versus modified exhaust valve.
Chris Harris is now out with his new (free to watch) youtube channel.
Among videos that have been uploaded you can find a full review of the F80 M3. For those who subscirbed and paid for drive+, you have already seen it. For everyone else.
Matt Farah takes the M4 coupe around Willow Springs (big track) with Donnie Isley, BMW Performance Center driving instructor at his side.
Great video by a BIMMERPOST member showing various modes and sounds of the M Performance Exhaust for the BMW M4 – revs / inside / outside / flybys.
The M235i is a substantial 4 seconds quicker than the M3 around the track, a huge advantage (as also commented by the Auto Bild crew).
The E46 M3 is still the rawer and more entertaining car (according to one of them), but the guy “sponsoring” the M3 has to admit defeat in the end.
Remus launches its axle-back exhaust system for the F80 M3 and F82 M4.
Have a listen at the TPG RACE exhaust for the F80 M3 / F82 M4.
Mike Spinelli of DRIVE sits down with BMW’s V.P. of Engineering, Albert Biermann, to talk about how they approached the F80 M3 and F82 M4, why they’re so good, and why it’s all about steering.
This week on Head 2 Head, Carlos Lago pits the BMW M4 versus the Lexus RCF in a battle of tire smoking glory. Also, they find out which one is faster and more fun to drive by visiting the test track, the infamous winding road at Hyundai
Enjoy some laps at Laguna Seca in the TCKR M4, as TC chases down a McLaren MP4-12C and then opens it up for a few hot laps.
The car is on TC Kline Double Adjustable Suspension and Apex Wheels with Hoosier R6 tires. Everything else is stock.
The new M3 and M4 exhaust system has been perhaps the most polarizing aspects of the cars, so it’s no surprise to see owners interested in modifying the factory exhaust.
Here is a review and rundown of one owner’s various modifications to his exhaust, in different configurations:
1) Stock exhaust with stock midpipe (valve flap disabled).
2) Stock exhaust with secondary catalytic converters removed from midpipe (valve flap enabled).
3) Stock exhaust with secondary catalytic converters removed from midpipe (valve flap disabled).
4) Stock exhaust with … CONTINUED