The fifth BMW has been reworked by AC Schnitzer specialists

August 31, 2017 at 20:30

The sedan and wagon versions of the fifth series BMW under the G30/G31factory index has got a package of upgrades developed by AC Schnitzer studio. The models have received an increased power. In particular, the 540i version equipped by 3.0-liter turbo motor generates 400 horses instead of previous 300-hp, as for the 530d, its output increased from 265 to 315 horsepower. In future, the carmakers plan to increase the M550i, 530i, and 520d versions’ power by 50-60 additional horses.
The improvements in aerodynamics are an important feature of AC Schnitzer creations. The large aerodynamic package includes several polymer and carbon fiber components proposed for the customer’s choice. The fifth model can also be complemented by a splitter, new diffuser, rapier expanders, as well as a spoiler on the roof or a spoiler or a wing on the trunk lid. The driver can also add the mirrors made of CFRP.
A set of announced changes for the fifth series includes a set of new springs that let to understate the car’s body by 25 mm in front and 20 at rear comparing with the basic fifth version. The wheel disks’ design will be proposed in monochrome and two-tone color, in 19 or 20 inch diameter. It is possible to order tires on both axles in one or different sizes.


BMW Z4 concept will become a production car

August 26, 2017 at 11:24

The Bavarians have presented an open BMW Z4 Roadster Concept that is the prototype of the future Z4 production car in Californian Pebble Beach. At the Competition of Elegance, the company promised that Concept Z4 Roadster will turn into serial model next year. It should be noticed that Z4 car will get only the open version and the rear drive with the possibility to choose the six-speed mechanic transmission or eight-band automatics.

Concept Z4 Roadster is a prototype of Z4 production car photo

Concept Z4 Roadster is a prototype of Z4 production car photo

BMW M5 will be presented before Frankfurt Show

August 26, 2017 at 11:16

The Germans engineers will show the sixth generation BMW M5 with a detailed presentation in late August. The live production car will be launched at the Frankfurt Motor Show in September. The first models are supposed to reach the showrooms in April 2018. Nevertheless, there is an insider data about the new sedan.

BMW M5 sedan of the sixth generation picture

BMW M5 sedan of the sixth generation picture