New 2011 BMW M3 GTS with 450HP 4.4-Liter V8 Revealed (photos and video)

6 11 2009

The most powerful ever production BMW M3 GTS revealed, and, yes, it’s a street-legal. More power from a larger capacity 450HP V8 engine and much juicy upgrades that you usually find on aftermarket tuned cars.

BMW M3 GTS img_1 | AutoWorld

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The new M3 GTS is distinguished by several exclusive features borrowed from the Porsche 911 GT3-like orange finish and the numerous dull-black applications, to the adjustable front splitter and rear wing that can grant a higher rank of downforce and the single 19-inch wheels with ample 255/35 tires at the front and 285/30 at the rear.

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Tuning: RDSport RS35 Biturbo with 414hp based on BMW E92 (details + photos)

17 04 2009

Car tuner Racing Dynamics (RDSport) presents a tuned version of the E92 BMW 335i Coupe with 414HP over a flag 420HP M3, project called as the RS35 BiTurbo. The Milan-based tuning fixed that is also known as RDSport, has upgraded the 335i’s turbocharged engine with electronic modifications along with a liberated-flowing intake and a bigger, more-efficient intercooler resultant to a crop of 414HP and 404 lb/ft of torque.

BMW RS35 BiTurbo Racing Dynamics tuning img_1

The tuning house did not relate performance figures for the RS35 BiTurbo, but we group that it will be a tad quicker than the horde 306HP 335i Coupe that goes from 0 to 100km/h (62mph) in 5.5 seconds versus the M3’s 4.8 seconds. To recover handling, Racing Dynamics has equipped the 335i Coupe with “custom-valved” Bilstein struts, stiffer springs and opposing-spin bars. The Bavarian coupe that rides on new 20-edge multi-portion wheels shod in Pirelli P Zero Nero rubber, now sits 25 mm reduce in the front and 20mm lower at the rear.

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BMW M GmbH: 30 Years of Great Work with 300,000 cars

19 06 2008

Though BMW Motorsport, the predecessor to BMW’s M tuning division, was founded in 1972, it wasn’t awaiting 1978 that the name was misused and the first M vehicle twisted – the mid-engine, plump-six-powered 277hp (204kW) M1. The freshly exposed M1 Homage plan inquiry, displayed at the Concorso d’Eleganza Villa d’Este 2008, recapitulated the M1’s revolutionary plan and at the same time honored the anniversary of its universe. The M1 was the first BMW M car, but it was built primarily as a homologation unusual for the ProCar race cycle.

Real degree production of M cars would interval awaiting 1984, when the first M car to be based on a pre-presented boulevard car, the M5, was built. Housing a very akin instantly-six, 286hp engine to the M1, the M5 was a tactful, yet very spry, style of shipping. In 1986, BMW followed with the M3, the classic that would come to term the sub marker in the eyes of many fans. Over 17,000 of the first-gen M3s rolled out of BMW’s factories, and it has since accounted for the track best-promotion M-imprint BMW in the world.

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New 2010 BMW M3 Sedan Facelift (spy photos)

19 05 2008

The BMW M3 sedan debuted just last October, and it is still not for sale in a number of markets around the world, but despite these prototypes for a facelifted version of the performance sedan have already spotted ahead of its sale launch early next year . The changes are in line with the center of life for the regular updating E90 sedan, expected for this year, and a number of smaller changes, both externally and the cabin.

Most cars will remain unchanged, but there are some differences, as the update with new LED lights of information, such as double taxation Daytime running lights. Until a new back bumper with a change of the organizer and rear lights redrawn.

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New Hamann BMW M3 Tuning Program ( tununing photo Hamman M3 E92 Coupe )

15 04 2008

At the moment the BMW tuning specialist from Lauphaim Germany offers two basic engine tuning levels for the E92 BMW M3 sports coupe. The entry level consists of a reprogrammed engine control unit which results in an additional 15kw/20hp and 25 Nm of torque. Just in case you don’t already have the M3’s figures etched into your frontal lobe, the S65 4.0litre V8 makes 414 hp (420 PS, 309 kW) and 295 ft-lbs (400 Nm) of torque. Top speed increases to 300 km/h from the M3’s delimited 259 km/h (161 mph).

Level 2, called Sportkit HM/M, takes it up a sliver with an additional 35hp/26kw and 48 Nm from factory figures. Top speed jumps up to 320 km/h (198 mph). Level 2 includes the remapped ECU from level 1, but this time optimized with a stainless steel exhaust system allowing the engine to breathe a bit better ad relse more power.

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