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05/29/2013    12:05 PM
COMMENTS: 36

This weekend was the annual Sport Auto (a German car magazine) drift challenge and fastest lap around HockenheimRing.

Sport Auto calls it: “High Performance Days”. Its generally just a bad a$$ car show with a track day thrown in for good measure. All the German manufactures bring their museum and production cars for display. And then you have the drifting crowd that brings their machines to shred tires with! Its a great weekend car event. We went and toured the paddock area for a few hours Friday. The event is held all weekend a Hockenheim near Frankfurt/Heidelberg area. Here are our pics.

05/28/2013    6:15 PM
COMMENTS: 34

Street vs. Air, Racecar vs. Aircraft, Drift Ace vs. Action Pilot: Drift pro Dominic Tiroch with his Dotz BMW E92 (M3) DD1 drifting versus former Red Bull Air Race world champion Hannes Arch in his Zivko Edge 540. A nail-biting battle that couldn’t be any more thrilling and comes with a surprising, action game showdown.

05/28/2013    12:55 PM
COMMENTS: 156

E92 M3 coupes with LB Performance wide body kits, which features bolt on wide body fenders and bumpers, and a carbon fiber front spoiler and trunk wing.

05/28/2013    10:30 AM
COMMENTS: 34

Akrapovic Evolution exhaust systems for the BMW 335i are the result of the perfect integration of expertise, the best technology, and the use of the finest materials. Made of austenitic stainless steel, these systems feature a newly developed layout with two central link pipes replacing the single stock pipe, a new muffler design, and carbon fibre tailpipes. This sporty elegance makes this Bavarian machine stand out from the rest and offers the taste of a more powerful version, accentuated with the additional power gains and weight losses of the Evolution system.

The dual-mode ECU-controlled valve exhaust from Akrapovič offers stock-level sound at normal cruising, and a joyful deep sporty note when driving the 335i more dynamically. The Evolution systems replace the stock exhaust from the catalytic … CONTINUED

05/27/2013    9:00 AM
COMMENTS: 72

Check out this rare bird – a limited BMW M3 Edition Model in Monte Carlo Blue.

Standard Equipment

Interior mirror with automatic-dip
Seat adjuster, electric, with memory
Headlight cleaning system
Xenon Light
Automatic air conditioning
Cruise control
Kilometer-calibrated speedometer
Headlining anthracite
Language version German

Optional Equipment

CO2 package
Brake Energy Regeneration
Electronic Damper Control (EDC)
Extra package, EU-specific
M Drive
M double-clutch transmiss. w/Drivelogic
Alarm system
Fold-in outside mirror
Comfort access
Sun-blind, rear
Floor mats, velours
Warning triangle and first aid kit
Smoker package
Ski bag
Adjuster, backrest width
Storage compartment package
Seat heating driver/passenger
Armrest front, retractable
Park Distance Control (PDC)
Rain sensor
Adaptive Headlights
Light package
High-beam assistant
Navigation system Professional
BMW Assist
Internet, preparations
Expanded BMW Online Information
BMW Online
Voice control
Preparation, mobile phone, … CONTINUED

05/24/2013    8:45 AM
COMMENTS: 43

Some photos and video from another great fun event by M Owners Club Indonesia (MOCI) last month, attended by 200+ cars, including other local car clubs and exotics. Started out with drag race, followed by laps around the track.

05/23/2013    5:30 PM
COMMENTS: 84

This is one extreme 1 Series Coupe (E82) build! It has received a heart transplant and is now powered by a turbocharged S54 motor, good for approximately 800 WRHP! Here are the full build specs so far:

Chassis:

- 2012 make factory new bodyshell
- Glassfiber bodykit and doors
- Carbonfiber hood, roof, trunk, inner fenders and dash

Suspension/subframe:

-E92 front and rear subframe incl diff and electric steering
-Custom K-sport E92 M3 spec coilovers
-K-sport 356mm front and 330mm rear brakes
-Custom exhaust with twin pipes
-noname wheels

Interior

-Sparco bucket seats and 6 point harness
-E30 carbondash
-Dashllogger
-Pedalbox
-Hydraulic handbrake

Engine:

-S54B32 fully forged block internals , CP pistons, H rods, ARPs ++
-Stock cylinder head w/blocked and removed VANOS
-PPF S38 turbo tubular manifold with S54 … CONTINUED

05/22/2013    8:45 PM
COMMENTS: 156

Black and Yellow – A nighttime photo shoot in Esquire’s Dakar Yellow E92 M3 coupe.

05/22/2013    11:30 AM
COMMENTS: 44

Some rare photos of F31 3 Series touring decked out in full M Performance Parts.