Believe it or not, Igor Negoda from Russia managed to cram a TS-21 Auxiliary Power Unit (APU) of a MIG-23 fighter jet into a BMW E30 3 Series, transforming it into a flame-spitting monster, literally. The TS-21 turbine is used to start the MIG-23’s main engine, but in the 3 Series, there’s enough propulsion to get it moving when paired with the original transmission. Continue reading for another build video and more information.
The Manhart MH4 700 LW takes the BMW M4 Convertible, and transforms it into a blue monster body kit. It’s not all just about looks, as this sleek vehicle now sports a tuned turbocharged 3.0-liter straight-six engine generating 690 hp and 664 lb-ft of torque, thanks to a bigger turbo, new intercooler and ECU tweaks. Continue reading for more pictures and information.
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Earlier this year, videos were released showing what appears to be the next-generation BMW M340i, ahead of their official 2020 M3 reveal next year. No details are known at this time, but insiders speculate that it will use a twin-turbo 3.0-liter straight-six powerplant generating over 460-horsepower. For comparison, the current M3 CS (F80) produces 454 hp and 443 lb-ft of torque. Continue reading for a test drive video and more information.
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Here it is, the BMW iNEXT electric crossover concept, which is set to go into production some time during 2021. Featuring a massive twin kidney grille surrounded by blue chrome, slim headlights, and recessed sections of the front fascia designed to channel air into slender intakes. On the inside, it boasts a rectangular-shaped steering wheel, floating digital instrument cluster, and a widescreen infotainment system. Continue reading for more pictures and information.
Priced from $112,985 and set to hit US showrooms in December, the 2019 BMW M850i is powered by a new twin-turbo 4.4L V8 producing 523hp and 553lb-ft of peak torque, mated to an eight-speed Steptronic automatic transmission, enabling it to sprint from 0-60mph in a mere 3.6 seconds. Options include: Driving Assistant Professional, a 1,400-watt Bowers & Wilkins Diamond Surround Sound system, an iDrive controller, and a carbon fiber roof. Continue reading for more pictures, a detailed video walkthrough and additional information.
The MH5 700 by MANHART, based on the new sixth-generation M5, gets completely revamped, starting with a new ECU that boosts the power of its twin-turbo 4.4-liter V8 to 713 hp and 642 lb-ft of torque. Other upgrades include: a stainless steel exhaust system with optional carbon fiber tips, KW coilover springs, which lower the vehicle 20mm closer to the ground, and 21-inch Concave One aluminum rims that are finished in Silk-Matte Black. Continue reading for more pictures, a detailed video walk through, and more information.
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The BMW M3 is available in several trims, but not yet in a “Touring Edition”, that is unless…you’re talking about this custom creation by an auto enthusiast. They started with a 340i xDrive, but rather than stick with the original diesel engine, S55 unit was swapped in, which initially generates 450PS (444hp / 331kW) and 550Nm (406lb-ft) of torque. A Stage 2 tuning upgrade was then installed, which included ECU remapping and Eventuri intakes, to increase power output to 530PS (523hp / 390kW). Continue reading for another video and more information. Click here for a few bonus images.
No, this isn’t yet another Liberty Walk creation, but rather one from wheelmaker Z-Performance. This sleek BMW M2 has been fitted with a widebody kit, a retro exterior color, and plenty of decals to showcase the new equipment. To top things off, it boasts 20″ ZP.Forged 6 Super Deep Concave rims finished in gloss black with a polished lip. Continue reading for more pictures and information.
Limited to just 1,200-units worldwide and available in several colors, including the Frozen Dark Blue that you see above, the BMW M3 CS will be the last F80 M3 model that the automaker will produce, mainly due to the new WLTP (Worldwide Harmonised Light Vehicle Test Procedure) rules. This new M3 Club Sport model features a tuned twin-turbo 3.0-liter straight-six engine that generates 454hp, enabling it to hit 60mph in 3.7-seconds, while topping out at 173mph. Continue reading for an in-depth video review, more pictures and information.
BMW claimed victory at the 24 Hours of Le Mans in 1999 with the V12 LMR prototype, but the automaker has yet to return to the endurance racing series. However, that could change with a vehicle like the BMW “Spike” by industrial designer Pavel Tomashevskiy. Featuring a closed cabin, a short pointed front fascia, and wheel covers created to improve aerodynamics. Continue reading for more pictures and information.