BMWNA has just announced its intent to conduct a voluntary recall of some model year 2007-2010 BMWs equipped with the N54 twin-turbo inline six-cylinder engines, all of which feature BMW’s High Precision Injection direct fuel injection system. Full details inside.
An M6 coupe preview comes to us via another Alpine325ci creation. Gerald’s detailing is amazing as always, as evident by the details he gleams from the 6-series Concept Coupe, including the stunning interior.
Heres the first 2011 X3 commercial we have seen, posted by BMW UK on its youtube channel. The scenes and music portrays the X3 as a fun and versatile SUV/SAV.
The new BMW 5 Series Sedan has won Silver in the 2011 Design Award of the Federal Republic of Germany, presented annually by the German Design Council. The country
Single turbo kits have been the vaporware of the N54 tuning world – often started but seldomly finished. AR Design gives hope with preliminary results of their single turbo N54 which has hit 444whp@15psi on a Mustang dyno, all on pump gas and no other FI methods!
BMW has announced a new pilot program to rent out cars by the hour called BMW On Demand which will allow drivers near its Munich headquarters to rent various models from its product lineup, from the 1 series to its flagship 7 series sedan, and even performance models like the M6. Customers will be able to pick up and drop off the cars at BMW Welt (or “BMW World”), the auto maker’s exhibition, event and car delivery center next to its headquarters, and can reserve … CONTINUED
Active Autowerke is building their 2010 SEMA showcar, a E92 M3 focused around a Vorsteiner GTRS3 widebody transformation powered by the Active Autowerke Stage 2 E9X M3 supercharger system. It will be finished in a matte metallic film. Follow this fun M3 build inside.
These are the best spy photos yet of the upcoming 6-series convertible! Save for a few pieces of not very disguising tape, the production 6-series cabrio comes into view. The cloth hardtop remains on this 650i convertible (but we’ve been told that a hardtop option will be available).
Im sure you’ve seen all the data, poured over all the numbers and facts, but pictures are always worth a thousand words right? This short video clip really says it all when it comes to the Q5 vs. X3 debate.
The benefits and great experience from european delivery is no secret to our community. A NY Times columnist has also discovered the process and writes about his experience. Particularly interesting is the background he provides on the roots of the ED program.
We love mad scientist projects where huge BMW motors are stuffed into smaller models which it was never intended to power. A german E85 Z4 M roadster owner has shoehorned the V10 from the M5/M6 and the resulting aural experience isn’t too shabby. Videos inside.
Here are some great photos and video of the BMW X6 decked out with Performance Parts, including performance power kit, sport exhaust system, front bumper, side-sills, rear bumper insert, rear spoiler, rear fins, 21″ wheels.