The new M3 and M4 exhaust system has been perhaps the most polarizing aspects of the cars, so it’s no surprise to see owners interested in modifying the factory exhaust.
Here is a review and rundown of one owner’s various modifications to his exhaust, in different configurations:
1) Stock exhaust with stock midpipe (valve flap disabled).
2) Stock exhaust with secondary catalytic converters removed from midpipe (valve flap enabled).
3) Stock exhaust with secondary catalytic converters removed from midpipe (valve flap disabled).
4) Stock exhaust with … CONTINUED
Gorgeous photo shoot featuring the Mode Carbon Silverstone Slicer 2.0 E92 M3 coupe fitted with BBS E05 wheels, Mode Carbon GT4 Splitter and Adjustable Track Wing.
Great preview of the PSI M4 headed for SEMA.
Words by PSI:
While the SEMA Show was not the full end game we had in mind when our Sakhir Orange M4 arrived months ago, it was certainly the first major stop on a fantastic journey we had mapped out. From the beginning, we all knew the implications involved, and that our vision of an M4 “Club Sport” theme had to be unique yet purposeful. As usual with the aftermarket industry, and with building a project like … CONTINUED
Promotional piece created for Akrapovic USA for the M4 Evo Exhaust System.
Presenting the BMWs from First Class Fitment auto show by Canibeat.
Now in its 5th year First Class Fitment has become a Fall tradition known for its unique venue, laid back environment, and variety of quality cars. First Class Fitment is one of the few events which brings together people from all walks of the automotive community.
GSR Autosport gives us the skinny on their Global Time Attack M4 prior to SEMA. The GSR Autosport Global Time Attack project car is being developed to run in the 2015 GTA Pro Am Series in Street Class. The overall concept is sort of a Jekyll & Hyde thing where certain parts will be able to be swapped back and forth – between track duty and street duty – parts such as the front splitter, rear decklid/wing, roll bar, seats, wheels/tires, etc.
GSR started … CONTINUED
Have a lookie at what tuners are doing to the M4 overseas in Asia. Japanese tuner Access Evolution has paired a matte red wrap with gold HRE S101 wheels for an eye catching combination.
Here are some more real life pics of AC Schnitzer’s M235i with 380 PS.
The Aachen-based tuners know that for many BMW customers, there’s no such thing as too sporty. So no less than five performance upgrades are offered for the 2-series coupé.
The export version of the BMW 220i takes off with an engine power of 245 hp instead of 184 hp.
The power development of the BMW M 235i is even higher; the AC Schnitzer performance upgrade adds a further 54 hp to the … CONTINUED
TAG Motorsports shares with us their photos, install process and impressions of the KW Height Adjustable Spring for the F82 M4 and F80 M3.
BMW M4 DTM CHAMPION EDITION.
After eight out of ten races in the 2014 DTM season, Marco Wittmann (D) has clinched the driver’s title in what is probably the most toughly competitive touring car series in the world – the latest highlight in his rapid rise through the ranks in the DTM since his debut in 2013.
At the age of 24, this makes Wittmann the youngest DTM champion to drive for BMW and the youngest ever overall winner from Germany. “I always wanted to … CONTINUED
Beautiful M6 from Indonesia belonging to BIMMERPOST member erick. It features:
RKP Front Lip
Vorsteiner Rear Diffuser
BBS RI-D Satin Black 19×9.5 & 19×10.5
Michelin PSS tires
KW HAS kit
AFE Momentum CAI
Supersprint Catless Downpipe
Akrapovic Evolution System
ESS has just finished testing on its stage 1 F80 M3 / F82 M4 performance tuner. Their goal with this controller was to offer a product for this platform that was easy to install, delivered solid gains on pump fuel and provided OEM level driveability. With state of the art hardware and top notch processing power that includes Cam, MAP and MAF sensor integration the unit provides precise and reliable control over the factory ECU. On the road the car drives as if it … CONTINUED
Japanese tuner 3D Design puts its own touches on the 4 Series Gran coupe with an exterior carbon fiber kit including front splitter lip, side skirts, rear diffuser, trunk spoiler and roof spoiler, as well as its own exhaust system.
Great short video with some excellent aerial camera work by BMWTrueNorth.
Hamann has released images of its aero kit for the F82 M4, which includes:
- Front lip spoiler
- Rear diffuser
- High trunk wing
The theme is carbon fiber as each of these parts features the material. No details yet as to any engine performance or handling upgrades, but those will surely be forthcoming.
German tuning firm, Manhart, has posted teasers of its supposed upcoming BMW i8. Though these are just photoshopped images for now, it appears that they plan to maintain the factory exterior while adding bright dashes of paints on some accent pieces, as well as aftermarket wheels and lowering the suspension.
The more important question is what, if any, performance modification plans the tuner has for the i8. That should be answered in time.
F8x Eisenmann Heritage exhaust system, presented by IND:
F8x Eisenmann Heritage exhaust system, presented by IND:
When inspecting the F8x M3/4 in any amount of detail, one thing becomes abundantly clear- in their quest for the perfect M car, BMW left no stone unturned, no issue unaddressed, no aspect of the car’s behavior un-optimized. Technology and art in engineering has enabled BMW to create an absolutely spectacular M3, a car that’s capable of plush comfort when driven normally, and life changing performance when driven in anger. … CONTINUED
Here are the first real life photos of the F16 X6 with full set of M Performance Parts. The big catch here….. see the first BMW sourced fixed caliper 4 piston brakes on any BMW X vehicle.