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 formost are a bigger set of wheels to fill out those large wheel arches and give balance to the very large trunk. And so now ACS has released its set of wheels for the GT which are being offered … 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 WALLPAPER SIZED PICTURES
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.
For the non-german speaking among us, here is a brief summary:
- 328 HP / 675 Nm torque
- 22" Wheels
- 313 HP / 680 Nm torque
- 23" Wheels
- 30mm lowering
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.
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