Bloomberg recently reported that a BMW employee was found guilty of a 3 million euros prejudice. The BMW worker got arrested by Munich’s police after he succeeded to stole seats from one of the German’s plants. It seems that the BMW worker whose name is still unkown teamed up with a car parts supplier and managed to sell the them on the Internet.
BMW decided to involve in this regard and managed to prove that the winter tires provide an advantage on winter conditions. They fitted winter and summer tires on two BMW X3 F25 and started few comparision tests. To make things more clearly they added a badge on each models where the type of the tires is written.
The difference is obviously, even at the start the model fitted with summer tires can not handle the situation while the X3 F25 with winter tires gets a whooping start. Many people are disputing on this subject, a part of them considering that the winter tires does not bring any benefits compared to the summer or better said all seasons tires.
The Sports Line Black Bison Edition it’s now available for the BMW 7 Series F01/F02, a tuning kit prepared by the Japanese tuners from Wald International for the Bavarian model. At a glance we can note the beauty of the new tuning kit prepared for the 7 Series F01/F02, a package which includes huge 22-inch Wald Renovatio R13 rims while the ground clearance seem to be lowered.
A body kit fits also the German model, the main components such the new front bumper and the sports side sills adding more style. In the rear the main attraction are the quad oval pipes but also the new rear bumper which features the Sports Line Black Bison Edition tuning kit.
Here is the last video from the BMW’s Unscripted series, a video where Jergen Greil, one of the BMW’s engineers that contributed at the building process of the Vision EfficientDynamics, talks about the concept which surprised us. The impressive Bavarian concept unveiled last year at the LA Auto Show will make few steps ahead as the model was confirmed to enter the series production. You can read more about this right here.
The Germans from AC Schnitzer, a tuning house well-known for the kits developed for BMW models, decided to reveal a tuning kit for a model that is more a family one than a sports one. We talk about the BMW 5 Series Touring F11, which receives a complete tuning kit from the German tuners, a tuning kit which includes exterior and interior improvements but also upgraded performance figures.
Outside the German tuners mounted new stylish front and rear bumpers, 21-inch alloy wheels, new side sills and at the interior a new sports steering wheel is available among carbon fiber trim. A new suspension system was mounted together with a high performance exhaust system.
The German coupe model is the latest one to benefit from a tuning kit from G-Power. The Germans managed to rise the horsepower amount of the model to a round figure: 800HP and 800 Nm of torque. Thanks to the Thanks to the bi-supercharger V10 engine under the bonnet the BMW M6 Hurricane RR manages to set a new record, the fastest four-seater coupe.
The model is able to develop extra 50 horsepower compared to the previous M6 Hurricane CS. The figures of the G-Power M6 Hurricane RR are also stunning, the sprint from 0 to 100 km/h being achieved in 4,3 seconds while the top speed reaches at 372 km/h.
The next generation of BMW 6 Series expected to debut in 2012 was revealed few days ago by the Bavarian manufacturer. In order to see the main details about the 2012 BMW 6 Series Convertible you have to read the first article where we discussed in this regard.
The Germans from BMW announced a trunk load capacity between 300 and 350 liters while the system used for the electrically powered soft-top roof is able to fold the roof in 19 seconds while 24 seconds are quite enough to cover back the German model.
The future generation of the BMW X5 SAV, expected to debut somewhere in 2013 and known as F40 inside the German company might adopt a new lightweight chassis, an aluminum one, instead the steel one that is used for the German SUV now. The third generation of the BMW X5 is likely to introduce a new chassis, able to reduce of course, the mass of the model but also to not forget the consequences of this change, that is the higher power-to-weight ratio and the improved fuel consumption.
Even the second generation of the German SAV was released recently, the Bavarians from BMW made room for some rumors according to, the third generation of the model will bring significant changes generating significant effects.
The Germans from BMW decided to reveal an extended photo gallery together with the official details on the BMW 6 Series F13, the convertible model expected to debut in 2012. The 2012 BMW 6 Series Convertible comes with an electrically powered soft-top roof with flying buttress architecture, with larger dimensions (4,89 meters lenght, 1,89 wide and 1,36 height) and with a design slighty inspired by the 6 Series Coupé concept.
The version revealed in these photos is the BMW 650i F13 which is able to develop 407 horsepower and 600 Nm of torque. These achievements are due to the 4.4-liter V8 twin-turbo engine hidden under the hood.
The current BMW 5 Series F10 generation receives few improvements through which the German model gets more horsepower under the hood but also an improved appearance. All these changes are made by the people at Kelleners Sport which managed to upgrade the six-cylinder engine found on the BMW’s 535i version in order to develop 367 horsepower, thus, extra 61 horses were squeezed.
The torque amount was also increased, the tuning package bringing extra 80 Nm of torque. The engine upgrades were achieved mainly due to a revised ECU unit and a new high performance sports exhaust system.