Guided by modern artist Robin Rhode and a team of technicians, the Z4 is rigged up with machines that spray paint from the wheels, with everything captured on film by director Jake Scott, Ridleys son. The tire prints in all kinds of hues are laid down on an enormous white canvas, and the result is called “An Expression of Joy.”
Expression of Joy:
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MCCHIP has released info on its diesel BMW X6 “White Shark” (a X6 XDrive35d)
The White Shark gets both engine massaging, as well as some body treatment.
The xDrive35ds diesel engine is reflashed to yield an additional 46hp (to 340hp) and 59lb-ft torque (to 487lb-ft) over the standard xDrive35d. The speed limiter has also been raised from a factory 148mph (238km/h)to 156mph (251km/h).
In terms of handling, the White Shark receives a lower ride height (40mm front / 30mm rear).
Factory 20″ wheels have been powdercoated gloss black and a black chrome grille has been fitted to the hood, as well as some other external modifications bits.
ECU reflash — $1,160 (849 euros)
Lowering Kit / black grille / various external bits — $1,730 (1,266 euros).
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The official BMW Z4 catalogue is out and ready for download in PDF format. Please remember to do a right-click-save-as when downloading this file, and enjoy the eye candy!
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Alpina teases the new Alpina B7 with this hand drawing of what the car will look like. I have to admit this is extremly slick and professional in appearance and I think Alpina will hit a homerun with this car
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Here are the first ever videos of the new E89 Z4. These are very high quality (much better then YouTube) so make sure to take a peek at all the details.
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This is the official collection of images and wallpapers for the recently revealed 2009+ E89 BMW Z4. Enjoy and remember to click on the thumbnails for the full resolution version of the images
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many many thanks to my friend adam who arranged all of this…it was his birthday party. i think its safe to say we had a blast today. i have tons of videos to chop so i probably wont be posting any until late tonight or tomorrow. below are the pics!
details on location: the new autoscope location in dallas “the dream garage”. words cant describe how impeccable these new facilities are. everything is modern and clean…and the dynos…. they are twin AWD mustang dynos complete with a drag race setup…tree and all. as youll see when i post the video, my M3 did a 12.13@113mph in the quarter mile. definitely surprised a few people.
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In the second half of the business year 2008, BMW M GmbH continues to hold a stable growth course. The significant increase in sales as compared to last year have resulted in 22,340 vehicles being sold worldwide as of November 2008. This means that BMW M GmbH has exceeded the previous year’s equivalent figures (14,092 units) by over 50 per cent. A major contribution to this was the success of the new BMW M3, which has shown continuously increasing sales figures since its market launch and which is now offered in three body variations. With its attractive product range and worldwide presence, BMW M GmbH has succeeded in increasing its sales figures and market share despite the current difficulties in the market environment.
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German tuner Hamann has been known to bring a very agressive styling scheme to otherwise mild mannered BMWs. This is especially true when they do their work on the BMW SAVs. This road going tank is based on the BMW X6
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The competition is certainly heating up between the tuners as they are now releasing images of the latest BMW cars with wheels only to bide their time before they finalize their complete packages. Hartge has jumped into the mix with these photos of the BMW 7 Series riding on some Classic wheels.
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