This car is the first of its type for BMW. The versatility of an SUV combined with the elegance of a sedan. So as AC Schnitzer claim, it was a natural car for them to do their work on. That or the fact that ACS (or any tuner for that matter) has the potential to hit a homerun with the GT. It is a car that after all has the potential to look great with just a few touchups, the first and … CONTINUED
AC Schnitzer has begun its work on the all new E84 BMW X1 and as usual the first order of bussiness are the wheels. ACS have adapted their familiar line of wheels in terms of fitment to the X1 without any new designs. The wheels are seen ranging from 18"-20" with a variety of widths.
Attached is the official fitment guide: Attachment 314705
AC Schnitzer BMW X1 CLICK ON THE THUMBNAILS FOR THE FULL … CONTINUED
Using the same base X6 xDrive 35d (diesel), the two famed German tuning houses AC Schnitzer and Hartge have put together their own take on where to take these cars. And were glad to see that German magazine AutoZeitung has gotten their hands on both of these vehicles and thought to put together a head-to-head. If you are german speaking, make sure to read the entire article by following the link below.
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Seen here is the next gen Alpina B5 already in testing. That Alpina already has a F10 5-series to work with shows the close relationship that the Germany manufacturer/tuner continues to have with BMW. This continues a trend of Alpina having access to still-in-development BMWs prior to the models debut. We most recently saw the Alpina B7 in development prior to its introduction.
The topic is dyno cheating – how it’s done, and how to prevent it. Come share your expertise and opinions on different dyno machines, or come and learn about dyno cheating.
The 231hp M54 engine from the E46 330i & E85/E86 Z4 3.0 is getting a boost (to 306hp) from G-POWER’s SK Plus NG supercharger system.
Follow (and watch) the results of these epic runoffs between 335i’s of various tunes and mods against each other, 911 GT3, M5, M3, M6, Corvettes and more!
Here’s one mean project 135i and its beautiful photoshoot by WSTO. It features upgrades throughout – performance, exterior, and interior.
Hamann brought out its F01 7-series to the Frankfurt IAA featuring a Hamann bumper with LED lights, sideskirts, roof spoiler, quad exhaust pipes, and trunk spoiler. Hamann wheels finish off the exterior look.
We’ve seen some quickly modified cars, but rarely have we seen a member’s car modified this quickly! Check out this M3post member’s M3 four-day conversion.
Coinciding with the Frankfurt IAA show, AC Schnitzer has revealed their full package for the E89 Z4. They had previously shown their Z4 with ACS Wheels, but this car now has the complete body kit and other accessories and represents the final product. Here is the breakdown on the specs:
Attached is the Datasheet including all the wheels specs with offsets and sizes and the available parts of the AC Schnitzer kit
Official Press Release
An Xbimmers member took delivery of the world’s first Dinan X6 50i with a complete Stage 1 upgrade, including tuning, Brembos, exhaust, black cermaic exhaust tips, and suspension.
After producing its monster V10 E89 Z4 and E91 3-series, Manhart is back with more V10 madness, this time in the form of the M3 E92 coupe! Some specs on the Manhart E92 M3, with press release below:
550hp V10 from M5/M6 0-100km/h in 3.9 seconds 208mph top speed 7-speed SMG transmission DME steering system Titanium exhaust – 84mm / 3.3" exhaust pipes speed limiter removed Bilstein coilovers 20" BBS Challenge R wheels Front and rear spoilers Rear diffuser Alcantara / leather … CONTINUED
Its an amazing sight to see when a brand new forum member posts up one hell of a car. Todays new member is fredrikz4 who hails from sweden with an ESS supercharged Z4 3.0 that is putting out about 430hp. Frederik didn’t stop with the supercharger and worked on the downflow stream with a new exhaust and pipes as well as a new clutch and rear diff. Bodywork and wheels were seriously beefed up to match what is under the hood and the … CONTINUED
Hammanns extreme widebody X6 “Tycoon Evo” will be introduced to the public at the Frankfurt Motor Show coming up in just 1-2 weeks. Back in December 08, Hamann debuted its “tycoon” aero kit, but this an even more radical “Evo” version.
The Tycoon Evo kit boasts a body thats 60mm wider than a stock X6! It also includes new front fascia, sideskirts, rear diffuser, rear spoilers, LED lights, dual center exhaust and 23″ Hamann wheels… along with the traditioanl Hamann interior cosmetic parts. … CONTINUED
Inside is the first review of the 335i BMW Performance Power Kit, perfect (and only) tuning solution for those wishing to maintaining BMW factory warranty.
Widebody race prepped 135i by Motorsport 24 with upgraded power and handling, custom body parts, race cage and other 1 series goodies.
Sniz’s turbo E36 M3 is undergoing a turbo upgrade to Garrett GT35R turbo, which should result in 500-600+ horsepowers! Follow the build inside.