Many of you know the BC hidden menu system on your BMW, but for those who don’t, here’s info on how to access the hidden menu, which shows some useful and plain interesting info such as software version, fuel use stats, coolant temp, and lots of other info unavailable in the normal menus.
The E86 Z4 M Coupe is still one of our favorite late model BMWs, even in stock form. ARKYM has taken it to even higher levels of gnarliness with its full carbon fiber kit, consisting of a carbon fiber front lip spoiler, rear diffuser, and aerowing.
Here are some unique in depth photos from the 1M Coupe, including the dash, suspension setup, and cloth interior.
A Croatian company, VST Convesions, has put together this amazing electric 1986 E30 323 conversion. Owner Mate Rimac showed up at an EV builders forum to announce that he wanted to build an extremely fast electric car. Looks like he has done just that. The VST E30 BMW is faster than the Tesla! Its good for 12.1 in the quarter mile and lays down 500 horsepowers to the wheels through its bi-moto powertrain.
The car is painted in a custom green color and has graphics which resembles that of the BMW 1-series ActiveE car.
But Mate Rimac isnt done yet. According to Autoblog Green:
ZPOST member impreza7854′s Alpine White E89 Z4 shows that Hamann may still have some magic in its designing pen at times. Featuring Hamann’s full E89 Z4 body kit, Eisenmann quad exhausts, Brembo BBK and Volk Racing wheels, this Z4 is a sight to behold.
SCOTT26 previews the future sub-1-series BMW Compacts family lineup, including the Fast Activity Sports Tourer, Compactive Sports Tourer and Advanced Activity Sports Tourer.
Funny that the trailer for BMW’s Unscripted series has come out after the first BMW Unscripted video (“Murray”), but here is a preview for the upcoming episodes, including one of M5 Ring Taxi driver – Sabine Schmitz, which we’re particularly looking forward to.
The ZF 8 speed automatic transmission currently equips the current F10 5-series and all new X3, and will be the automatic transmission in the next generation BMWs. For those not familiar with this transmission, here is video primer.
Most if not all 1 Series M Coupe initial drive reviews are now in. We’ve compiled the list for your review and reference. The next set of reviews should be actual drives of the production version sometime next year after the 1M coupe’s reveal at 2011 NAIAS in Detroit.
The M3 Competition takes down the Alpina B3 bi-turbo, C63 AMG Performance Pack, CTS-V, and IS-F in this latest performance sedan showdown. Full results inside.