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10/15/2013    2:00 PM
COMMENTS: 208

Deliveries of the Canadian limited edition “335i M Performance Edition” has begun arriving in Canada. Check out our first owner’s delivery.

10/15/2013    10:45 AM
COMMENTS: 50

Here’s the first sound clip for the 4 Series M Performance Parts exhaust system.

10/12/2013    10:30 AM
COMMENTS: 33

PSI recently built a BMW E36 Chumpcar build. Here is the story, as told by one of their technicians, JT:

After hearing the name “Chumpcar” for a few years now, I was determined to figure out what exactly this was. At first, I believed it was a goofy racing series where people decorated some $500 car and and then raced it around various tracks hoping to last through an endurance event. There is another series that is similar called “The 24 hours of Lemons”. A few months ago, we decided to go out to the track in Daytona and watch our very first Chumpcar race. We were pleasantly surprised at the level of craftsmanship that went into some of the nicer cars. These were real race … CONTINUED

10/11/2013    10:30 AM
COMMENTS: 42

Video from Alpina featuring their new BMW D3 Bi-turbo. The newest 3 Series by Alpina features 350 bhp (257 kW) at 4,000 rpm and an impressive 700 Nm of torque between 1,500 and 3,000 rpm.

10/07/2013    12:00 PM
COMMENTS: 55

Have a look at Indy race car driver Tony Kanaan’s F10 M5, by Velos Designwerks.

Modifications:

Velos Solo V Wheels 21×11 & 21×9.5
H&R Springs
Eisenmann Rear Exhaust (Full Gloss Black)
Vorsteiner Carbon Fiber Front Spoiler
Vorsteiner Carbon Fiber Rear Diffuser

10/03/2013    2:51 PM
COMMENTS: 54

Akrapovic has released its Evolution Exhaust system for the BMW 435i coupe, with these quoted figures:

HP Increase: ~7 @ 5850 rpm
TQ Increase: ~7.9 @ 3500 rpm
Weight savings: 1.8 lbs

See inside for the system’s specs, graphs, photos and some sample clips.

09/30/2013    1:45 PM
COMMENTS: 55

AC Schnitzer has released initial info on its tuning program for the 4 Series Coupe.

Starting with the engine, the AC Schnitzer tune for the 435i bumps its power up to 360 HP (265 kW), the 428i up to 294 HP (216 kW) and the 420d up to 218 HP (160 kW). To add to the visceral experience, a sports exhaust system is available.

For handling, they offer a height adjustable ‘racing suspension,’ as well as a lowering sprint kit which will lower the F32 by approximately 25mm (0.98 in).

And as usual, a host of of AC Schnitzer 18-20″ wheels and interior bits are also available.

Aero kit parts will be revealed later. What we’re seeing here is an M Sport 4 Series.

09/27/2013    4:30 PM
COMMENTS: 60

As we have all witnessed with the release of the F10 M5, FXX M6, and now the F80/F82 M3/M4, BMW is continuing to push for more extroverted styling with the production M cars. For a BMW tuner this means that designing a piece, whether it is an exhaust system or front lip, requires a more sophisticated approach. This is evident in the new installment to the 3D Design aero program, the 3D Design F06/F12/F13 M6.

At first glance it is apparent that the 3D aero kit is one with the spirit of the M6. Every piece of the aero program pays particular attention to the unique body lines of the chassis. The dips, curves, and twists are continued through each and every piece. While taking a … CONTINUED

09/20/2013    2:00 PM
COMMENTS: 42

Alpina has a larger than usual display at the ongoing 2013 Frankfurt IAA show where they brought out many of their many models, including the just announced Alpina D3, the XD3, B3 and B6.