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And now the 700 WHP barrier has (amazingly) been cracked on the N54 engine!

A Vishnu with FFTEC 6466 single turbo 335i has hit 708 WHP.

Specs:

- Single Turbo – Precision Turbo 6466
- assuming full catless, FBO, 335 6MT
- 100 octane+Meth (700 WHP / 599 WTQ)
- 26 PSI

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The BMW N54 engine is turning out to be the 2jz engine (Toyota Supra) of this decade. It’s the darling of the BMW aftermarket tuning world and it’s now hit new horsepower heights.

Vargas Turbocharger Technologies has now hit 693 WHP on the N54 platform with its VTT-R63 Stage 3 upgraded turbo package (featuring Garrett turbos) for the E90/E92 3 Series. This was with a PTF Pro-Tuned COBB Flash on 98 Octane and NO Methanol.

Specs:
- Upgraded Twin Turbos – Garrett GTX-R63
- catless, FBO, 335 … CONTINUED

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We have added new BMW X4 Concept wallpaper images, featuring the first on-location images.

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Videos featuring the M Flight Club leaving the Hamann facility parking lot after their tour and visit. ///M Flight visited Hamann in Laupheim, Germany last weekend (6 April 2013)… They rolled there with 30 ///M’s (M3′s, M5′s, M6, X6M)… They even had an E92 ///M3 w/ G Power supercharger!

Listen to the fury as 30 of these cars pull out from the lot in a spirited fashion.

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We give you the first clear look at the interior of the F22 BMW 2 Series (M235i) coupe. As the 2 Series lineup is based off the current F20/F21 1 Series hatchbacks, it comes as no surprise that the interiors are nearly identical.

Interior

As this is the M235i (there will be no regular 235i), we see all the M Sport bits fitted from the M135i hatchback, including alcantara sports seats (with hexagonal pattern and blue contrast stitching), aluminum dash trim and door handles with hexagon texture, … CONTINUED

BMW Spyshot
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The Lime Park Rock M3 seems to be a popular car on which ambitious projects have been based upon. Here is another fine example belonging to M3POST member chrispykreme1.

It’s currently in progress, but already has the following modifications list:

- oem black chrome grilles/ side markers
- oem gts ///mpower e-brake handle
- oem carbon fiber mirror covers with ind m5 paint scheme
- oem shift/e-brake boot with ind ///m color stitching
- dinan aluminum pedal cover set
- H&R spacers, 15/12mm
- macht schnell … CONTINUED

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A delivery report featuring a 2013 Sakhir Orange M6 with M carbon ceramic brakes being picked up at BMW Welt via premium pickup.

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We have spied a new F10 M5 LCI mule and it showcases some new design elements. Seen for the first time on the M5 are double slatted kidney grilles (a la the M6). Like the M6, the F10 M5 LCI will also feature an M5 badge on the grilles, which is covered under black tape but can be seen on this mule’s grilles.

This M5 wears new style wheels, in black, which look great set off against the gold M carbon ceramic brakes. Also seen are … CONTINUED

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BIMMERPOST once again sponsored the most recent Airstrip Attack taking place on 4/6-4/7, a two day runway shootout race event held at the Coalinga Municipal Airport in Coalinga, California.

This race features an ESS VT3-750 M3 vs a Ford GT with Whipple Supercharger (730 whp).

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BIMMERPOST once again sponsored the most recent Airstrip Attack taking place on 4/6-4/7, a two day runway shootout race event held at the Coalinga Municipal Airport in Coalinga, California.

This race features a HPF Stage 2 E46 M3 vs a JB4 RB Twin Turbo 335i.

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According to Leftlanenews, a leaked document reveals that the official English name of this new joint brand is called “Zinoro” (which, not surprisingly, sounds like an English variation on “Zhi Nuo” (the Chinese name of the new brand)). The Zinoro models are expected to be green entry-level vehicles which will slot in under the MINI brand.

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Autobild takes the AC Schnitzer 1M Coupe on the Sachsenring to record some best runs. The car features 400hp / 560 Nm torque, custom brake kit, exhaust system aero kit.

The AC Schnitzer 1M laptime of 1:35,84 seconds on the Sachsenring makes it the fastest BMW ever to go round this track. The laptime is:

- over 4 seconds faster than stock 1M
- faster than 997 GT3 and M3 GTS
- 1.0 sec slower than Lambo Aventador
- 1.5 sec slower than Ferrari 458

We Visit the Lamborghini Museum

04/14/2013 at 10:00 AM
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Coverage by site moderator David (Dackelone):

Last year, I had the pleasure of visiting the Lamborghini Museum is located in Sant’Agata Bolognese, Italy. It is quite close to Modena, Italy. I had traveled to Modena to go visit the new Enzo Ferrari Musuem (opened just this year) and also to visit the (old & and still open!) Ferrari Museum in Maranello. I did not schedule any tours… I just got in my car and drove down to Northen Italy. The first day I visited Ferrari and … CONTINUED

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Christophe Jourd’hui, a graduate from the International School of Design (ISD) (France) and Benjamin Baron, a fellow ISD student who spent 8 months interning at BMW DesignWorks Munich, have put together this design thesis featuring what they call the MZ8 Concept.

Jourd’hui says that the MZ8 design “commemorates the 40 years of Motorsport department… I decide to work on a spyder in honor of the Z8 and 8 series. Modern interpretation of the Motorsport philosophy.”

Unlike many unofficial BMW concept designs we’ve seen in the past, this … CONTINUED

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Although the comparison is unexpected, its very well done! And as expected our M135i continues to steamroll and draw up the accolades from the motoring press.

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Some beautiful pics from the most recent Airstrip Attack event held on April 6-7, 2013.

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Check out this epic project by a 3 Series touring owner for his E91 wagon – a custom built trailer using an E36 3 series as a donor car!

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BMW Japan has announced the availability of 300 limited edition 5 Series “Exclusive Sport” models.

There’s actually not much exclusive about these models other than the packaging together of already existing options/packages and BMW Individual options.

The 5 Series sedan or touring can both be ordered in the Exclusive Sport model, and in either 523i (2.0L) or 523d (2.0L diesel). These models all feature the M Sport package (exterior aero kit, steering wheel, seats, and wheels).

The interior features Individual Cinnamon Brown leather with Individual Black Piano trim, … CONTINUED