The first down pipes for the F80 M3 / F82 M4 has been released, by Gintani. Specs:
Made in the USA
US 304 Stainless Steel
Hand TIG Welded
Lifetime warranty on all welds
Improved throttle and turbo response
100% perfect fitment and space for O2 sensors
For off-road use only; not 50 state legal
Chris Harris dishes on the M235i experience with limited slip differential (LSD) and M Performance Parts installed.
Photos from the recent Nurburgring 24 hour race and M Festival, as well as catching up with the American F80 M3 / F82 M4 European Delivery crew.
TAG Motorsports presents their F82 M4 coupe project car, which they call “BLACK BETTY.”
Check out what they’ve put on the car so far:
20″ MORR MS53
H&R Super Sport Springs
Brake calipers painted in Lamborghini’s new metallic red – Rosso Mars
Seat-backs matched in Rosso Mars red along with some other accents such as the shift knob and steering wheel trim surround
19″ HRE FF01 Wheels in both the Gloss Silver and Satin Black
20″ HRE RS103 wheels
We have made an extremely popular and useful thread to compare various F80 M3 / F82 M4 results to competitors!
For the most up to date post/data scroll from threads end backward!
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BMW announced today that it has informed the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA) of the company’s intent to voluntarily recall all model year 2000 – 2006 BMW 3 Series vehicles, produced between May 1999 and August 2006, to replace the passenger-side front airbag as part of a worldwide recall. Potential problems with the airbag inflator which may rupture in vehicles produced by other manufacturers using similar systems from the same supplier have become evident in rare cases. BMW is not aware of a … CONTINUED
Check out this 1M Coupe single turbo build.
Here’s a good look at the BMW Individual Gold Brown merino leather interior with Piano Black trim.
We’ve just heard from BMWNA:
Moonstone Metallic is available on the M4 Cv as a special order, and will be a Priority 1 paint in the coming months … Pricing is $1950 MSRP, and we are currently booking special orders in the last week of August … please have your Client Advisor reach out and [we] will supply them with the paperwork that is required.
This is true for the following exterior colors (subject to confirmation via BMWNA):
This is a must see — gorgeous photoshoot featuring BMWs at a South African air force base.
Carlos Lagos reviews the 2015 M3 (F80 M3), complete with dyno runs at K&N, back to back with an E90 M3 dyno run for comparison.
The next generation 7 Series is due next year and while prototypes have been spotted since early 2013, the interior has not been seen until now. The major interior changes seen so far are:
• Floating (non-integrated) iDrive screen
• Fully digital gauges
• Elevated control panel (shifter / iDrive knob) in center console
• Larger shifter
Our previous info on the G11 7 Series:
It’s no secret that BMW has been on the forefront of weight reduction in volume production vehicles. Starting with their tie-up SGL Group and development … CONTINUED
A review of the BMW M4 by a C63 owner:
I had the opportunity to thoroughly test a new F82 M4 this afternoon. I was able to drive the car on both back roads and the highway. Traffic was minimal so I had plenty of room to have fun (within the bounds of the law, of course).
In short, I was floored (in a good way).
I’ll beef up the quick impressions I’m about to share here later. Feel free to throw out any questions as I’d … CONTINUED
Today the BMW Group celebrated the opening of its first Driving Center in Asia, located in Incheon, Korea. The investment totals 75.5 million US Dollars up to 2020 (77 billion Korean won), and around 100 new jobs have already been created.
The BMW Group has driving experience centers in both Germany and the US, however the Driving Center in Korea is the first one worldwide to combine both a driving track and a dedicated brand experience. It will open its doors to the public on … CONTINUED
Maxime Martin (BE) crowned a perfect weekend at the Moscow Raceway (RU) with the first win of his fledgling DTM career. After 46 laps of the 3.931-kilometre circuit on the outskirts of the Russian capital, the BMW Team RMG driver crossed the line as the comfortable winner in the SAMSUNG BMW M4 DTM. Bruno Spengler (CA) followed 4.259 seconds behind in the BMW Bank M4 DTM to finish runner-up and make his second appearance of the year on the podium. The one-two marks the … CONTINUED
Enjoy the on-board sounds of the BMW F80 M3 / F82 M4 M Performance Exhaust from the Pistonheads Tanzanite Blue M4 running in the Goodwood Festival of Speed Hill Climb event.
Rick F. takes us on another beautiful (and informative) journey in his E93 3 Series, this time for some vintage cars and vintage memories across the state of Connecticut.
The first F30 3 Series facelift / LCI (Life Cycle Impulse) prototype has just been spotted! Due to start production in the Summer of 2015, the refreshed 3 Series will undergo minor exterior changes as the photos show. The most significant change will be seen in the front end, which will feature a restyled front bumper, deeper inset headlights (from the beefier bumper design) and shapelier kidney grilles featuring 11 slats.
*IF* BMW stays true to its LCI-refresh history, the facelift 3 Series will also … CONTINUED