BIMMERPOST once again sponsored the most recent Airstrip Attack taking place on 4/6-4/7, a two day runway shootout race event held at the Coalinga Municipal Airport in Coalinga, California.
This race features a ESS VT2-650 Supercharged M3 vs Gintani Stage 2 Supercharged M3. Both cars featured DCT transmission and FBO (full bolt-ons). There were two runs, featured in the video below.
BIMMERPOST once again sponsored the most recent Airstrip Attack taking place on 4/6-4/7, a two day runway shootout race event held at the Coalinga Municipal Airport in Coalinga, California. As in previous events, we saw some of the most powerful European, Domestic, and Japanese cars go head-to-head on a half mile stretch of tarmac. The classes ranged from 400hp+ all the way to 1000hp+
This race features a ESS VT3-750 Supercharged M3 vs Mclaren MP4-12C (with performance upgrade - 616hp). Results in the video.
The BMW F80 M3 sedan prototype has once again been spotted in Southern California - Los Angeles to be exact.
Those are non-production mirrors on the prototype. The production ones remain hidden under more advanced prototypes
here is the latest list of what we know about the F80/F82 so far:
Lighter than current M3
targeting E46 M3 weight (source)
More powerful than current M3
approximately same HP, but around 100 lb-ft more torque (in range of 395 lb-ft) (source)
Faster than current M3 (source)
More efficient than current M3 (source)
Watch as a tuned F10 M5 belonging to M5POST member Niko1414 takes on various cars at the latest Airstrip Attack races.
The races featured in the videos are against a CLS 63, 997 Turbo, C63, and Lamborghini LP560.
Here is a personal E92 M3 race build by M3POST member manonfire.
Check out the build process photos as well as the finished car (photos and videos).
Are the BMW 1M coupe and/or Mustang Boss 302 better drivers cars than the benchmark E90/E92 M3?
EverydayDriver takes a look at the 3 cars and gives their answer to this question.
These photos were posted to the BMW M Training facebook page, previewing the first Nordschleife Training classes starting this Sunday. There will be more throughout the Summer.
Munich/Doha, 5th April 2013. Anniversary of a successful partnership: when the 2013 MotoGP World Championship gets underway with the Qatar Grand Prix this weekend, BMW M will be starting its 15th season as “Official Car of MotoGP”. BMW has been involved in MotoGP since 1999 and provides the official Safety Cars.
The first of many highlights over the course of the anniversary comes at the opening round, which will be held at the “Losail International Circuit” in Qatar: the first public outing of the BMW M6 Gran Coupe. It is only a few weeks since the latest eagerly-awaited high-performance coupé from BMW M GmbH was enjoying its world premiere at the NAIAS in Detroit. This season, the BMW M6 Gran Coupe will spearhead the fleet of … CONTINUED
The F10 M5 are finally being delivered with M Carbon Ceramic Brakes. An M5POST owner shares with us our first owner’s review of the ceramic brakes from his just delivered M5.
We have also posted a full technical training document on how the M Ceramic Brakes compare the standard M5 brakes.