An owner’s review of Dinan’s Dinantronics software tune for the F80 M3 / F82 M4.
As promised, I decided to throw together a review of my recent Dinantronics install. I posted this in my Journal, but I thought more might be interested here.
First, let me explain why I chose it. I’ve been down the voided warranty road too many times, and for some reason I feel like my luck is about to run out. The only Turbo car I’ve ever owned was a 1988 … CONTINUED
Photos, videos and results from the M3 / M4 dyno shootout event held this past weekend at EAS.
Great little short film featuring e30 by Max Daines.
BMW is hosting 8 days of BMW M Track Days event at The Thermal Club in Palm Springs, CA. BIMMERPOST member SEWELLGT (Chris) shares a great recount of the whole experience:
I’m always appreciative of the members who take the time to sit down and write up trip summaries, event summaries, etc. Typically, I read those posts and enjoy living vicariously through them. I was fortunate enough to get an invite to the BMW M Track Day being hosted out at The Thermal Club … CONTINUED
HPDE instructor Nick gives us his review on the F82 M4 after providing hotlaps in the car to attendees of the Coronado Speedfest.
Akrapovic Evolution Exhaust Systems for the F80 M3 / F82 M4 / F83 M4 – weights, dyno and impressions by EAS.
Eisenmann releases the first preview of its valved exhaust system for the F80 M3 / F82 M4.
This video shows the Eisenmann rear section installed on IND’s own F82 M4, driven in the “Sport Plus” M mode. Like the rest of the F8x M car, the Eisenmann system’s behavior and sound will change to suit the driver’s mood, using the original BMW in-cabin controls.
For now, this is all IND can say about the new Eisenmann system, but check back in a week, when all … CONTINUED
The BMW M4 and i8 participate in Motor Trend’s World’s Greatest Drag Race 4, which contains all 10 contenders from Motor Trend’s 2014 Best Driver’s Car competition.
BMW CCA shared this video with us from their hotlap ride-along at the Coronado Speed Festival in San Diego last weekend in the BMW Motorsport E92 M3 GT2 piloted by Bill Auberlen. The accelerations and speeds are so fast that it makes the action appear sped up (it’s not)! Enjoy.
Motor Trend has announced the results of its 2014 Best Driver’s Car, in which the BMW M4 placed 5th. First-Fourth place went to the Camaro Z/28 (1st), Alfa Romeo 4C (2nd), 911 Turbo S (3rd), Nissan GT-R Nismo (4th).
The editors had this to say about the M4 (see full review / results):
The M4 is the best-driving M Division product in years, easily eclipsing even the pretty dang great M6 Gran Coupe. This becomes especially true when it’s time to make the snot yellow coupe’s … CONTINUED
Pro driver Randy Pobst hot laps the new 2015 BMW i8 around Mazda Raceway Laguna Seca for Motor Trend’s 2014 Best Driver’s Car. The i8 placed 8th in this year’s competition.
Sport Auto test driver Christian Gebhardt navigates the BMW i8 around the Hockenheim (short track) in 1:15.0.
At the same time, they ran the Boxster in 1:14.9 and Jaguar F-Type in 1:15.2.
Pro driver Randy Pobst hot laps the 2015 BMW M4 around Mazda Raceway Laguna Seca for Motor Trend’s 2014 Best Driver’s Car.
BMW M235i takes on the Opel Astra OPC and Subaru WRX STi.
Watch the official Formula E Safety Car, the BMW i8, move like you’ve never seen – pulling out some impressive drifts and slides.
The BMW i8 represents a significant shift in the way people view hybrid sports cars. EVO’s Henry Catchpole takes a look at the recent history of hybrid and electric cars, and ponders what the future holds for the performance car.
CAR’s technical editor Nicol Louw and journalist Wilhelm Lutjeharms compares the new F80 BMW M3 with Alfa Romeo’s 4C. Although they are two totally different cars, they both cost around the R1 million mark. How do they perform back-to-back? Watch the video inside to find out.
SimonMotorSport’s 800hp BMW M5 at the Challenge 2014 Rally.