Russian billionaire Viktor Kharitonin reportedly buys controlling share in Nurburgring
Our friend Dale Lomas over at Bridgetogantry.com is reporting that our beloved ‘Ring has been sold again. Well… actually it’s Wirtschafts Woche that is reporting the sale. Dale has just translated the article and let his followers on BtG and PistonHeads know.
The Nurburgring seemingly has a new owner, as Russian billionaire Viktor Kharitonin has reportedly swooped into the void left by a struggling Capricorn. So says respected German business weekly Wirtschafts Woche.
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Vorsteiner reveals their F82 M4 GTRS4 Widebody ahead of the SEMA debut next week.
The Special Edition GTRS4 Package Includes:
ZIMA Motorsports presents their 2014 BMW M4 build for SEMA 2014:
SEMA is on the forefront for many manufactures out there bringing out the best of the best. Our car will be featured in the CCW Wheels / Weld Racing booth #24957
Project Bella has been being built for SEMA since the arrival of the car about 2 months ago. We first started out with creating a set of our very own DP’s and from their the project kicked off.
The car’s exterior features a number of … CONTINUED
Sport Auto has a story on the new X5M/X6M and quotes Herbert Bayerl, project leader for the car.
-The new car will “pulverize” the RR Sport’s *Ring lap record of 8:14
-The X6M is now at the performance level of the E9x M3
-No special parts needed to set the lap times
-No plans to set a record by BMW. “We’ll leave that to you guys” laughs Bayerl…
X6 M at the level of the old M3
How about, for example, with a good 20 kilometer Nürburgring-Nordschleife? In his three … CONTINUED
We’ve uploaded a ton of videos for the all new 2015 BMW X5 M (F85) and X6 M (F86), including an interview with Albert Biermann, head engineer at BMW M.
The F85 and F86 looking great under the studio lights at Auto Bild’s facilities.
Matt Farah of The Smoking Tire tests the 228i M Sport on the track.
You’ve seen the specs and details behind the new X5 M and X6 M in our Official Thread, now see how they compare to their predecessors, both on paper and visually.
Introducing the 2015 BMW X5 M (F85) and X6 M (F86)!
The new BMW X5 M and new BMW X6 M see BMW M GmbH setting the pace once again in the high-performance Sports Activity Vehicle (SAV) and Sports Activity Coupe (SAC) segment. When the previous generation of the two vehicles arrived in 2009, it was the first time the high-performance character distilled by BMW M GmbH had been transplanted into an all- wheel-drive BMW X model. The result was class-leading dynamics. The new BMW … CONTINUED
EVO takes the BMW i8 out against the R8 and 911.
Can the i8 possibly keep up against these sports car icons? Read on…
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
Preview look at the Vorsteiner Widebody M4 GTRS4 via PSI:
Vorsteiner shared with us exclusive images inside their design studio in Orange County, California. Their GTRS4 project shows their dedication and what it takes to create an original design from the ground up. It’s extremely unique to see an aftermarket company spend countless hours in the design process with using clay modeling.
White Balance F80 M3 by IND:
Over the years all of us at IND have been extremely fortunate to work with enthusiasts from around the world. As enthusiasts ourselves, we know how fun modifying your car can be and our goal has always been to maintain that enthusiasm through the entire process. User FinalV8 approached us in late June. The correspondence began on the heels of his F80 M3 allocation and quickly escalated to an in person visit at our facility. Coming from the E9X … CONTINUED
Factory stock M4s have already put down 11′s at the quarter mile track, but TPG Tuning shows that with just a few more modifications, the M4 is starting to sniff the 10 second range!
Check out this one-off “Z4 Red Carbonic” by Carlex Design. Especially impressive is the custom bespoke alcantara interior.
A great F30 photo journal capturing moments from a 10 day roadtrip from Vancouver through the Oregon Coast, Mt. Hood & Columbia Valley.
A little over a week after BMW works driver Marco Wittmann (DE) received the coveted 2014 DTM Champion trophy at the season finale in Hockenheim (DE), on Monday he visited the home of BMW in Munich (DE). The 24-year-old visited the BMW Group plant in Munich. Then Wittmann introduced himself to the employees at the centre for research and innovation (Forschungs- und Innovationszentrum (FIZ), the technological heart of the BMW Group.
In the morning Wittmann took a look behind the scenes during an extended … CONTINUED
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.