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BMW Hydrogen 7 Rolls Into Los Angeles To Complete The 2008 Hydrogen Road Tour

The BMW Hydrogen 7 - the first hydrogen-powered luxury sedan - pulled into Los Angeles this morning to finish a more than 4,000 mile cross-country journey featuring hydrogen-powered cars by the world's leading automakers in the 2008 Hydrogen Road Tour. The purpose of the tour was to show that leading automakers and energy producers are doing their part to move away from fossil fuels to hydrogen, and showcase the cooperation among forward-thinking

Meeting all challenges: The new BMW X5 Security

BMW presents the ideal combination of state-of-the-art security standards with the adaptability of a sporting four-wheel drive vehicle. The new BMW X5 Security guarantees effective and tailor-made protection from criminal attacks and other hazards. Based on the successful Sports Activity Vehicle (SAV) BMW X5, the new BMW X5 Security has room for up to five passengers and provides a superior drive train and chassis technology, which allows drivers to master even challenging situations and terrain with confidence. Du

KW street comfort for the BMW 3 series coupe E92

Sportier handling and ride comfort all in one is now being offered by KW automotive for the BMW 3 series coupe E92 with a suspension from the KW street comfort product line. This allows the body of the BMW coupe to be lowered between 20 and 40 mm at the front, and between 15 and 35 mm at the back. In spite of the significantly sportier handling, the BMW also excels with outstanding ride comfort, even on poor road surfaces. KW street comfort is available for the BMW E92 with immediate effect. KW street comfort

The ACS3 Sport Cabriolet based on the BMW M3

The sun shines, the wind's in your hair and the engine note in your ears: almost no other vehicle on the road evokes such untrammelled emotions as the BMW M3 Cabriolet. Especially when the road leads via AC Schnitzer in Aachen. The 309 kW / 420 HP V8 engine is (as yet) untouched, but in the end, extra sporting performance can be achieved in a different way, as suspension guru Manfred Wollgarten knows: "With our racing suspension set up on the North Loop, we've thoroughly mastered the physics of driving". The car

BMW 6 Series Edition Sport announced as M cars enhanced and prices revealed for flagship BMW X6

BMW’s Grand Tourer gets new sports package The BMW 6 Series Coupe and Convertible are now offered with a new sports package aimed at enhancing driving dynamics and adding a more sporting appearance. Available on all non-M derivatives, the Edition Sport package comprises a new contoured bonnet for an aggressive look, bespoke 19-inch light alloy wheels and M anti-roll stabilisation system for improved handling. The suspension enhancement will

AC Schnitzer Falcon X5

The falcon has always been a born fighter, the bird of warriors and a status symbol of the mighty and powerful. The peregrine falcon, with a dive speed of more than 200 km/h, is the fastest bird in the world. With its broad "wings", the new Falcon by AC Schnitzer also presents a majestic aura. The new widening kit for the front and rear wings perfectly harmonises with the existing accessory range from the Aachen-based tuner. Especially in combination with the front skirt element with its spoil

BMW ALPINA D3 Bi-Turbo Coupe

The factor with which the new D3 Coupe is best compared to its rivals is its Power-To-Weight ratio; an equation commonly applied in motor sport. But, with heavily increased personal taxation designed to encourage energy saving and lowered emissions, the calculation is assuming wider relevance to drivers - especially those in the select niche at which this latest ALPINA is aimed. As epitomised by the D3 Coupe, gaining extra performance simply by substituting a larger engine is alien to the ALP

Maximum performance in every discipline: The BMW M models of the year 2009.

BMW M3 with new rear end design – “competition package” for the BMW M6 Coupe – new iDrive generation for the BMW M3, BMW M5 and BMW M6. The high-performance BMW M GmbH sports cars enter the year 2009 both ideally equipped and in top shape. With specific body modifications to the BMW M3 Saloon, the introduction of the new iDrive generation for all versions of the BMW M3, the BMW M5 and the BMW M6 as well as a “competition package” for

2008 AC Schnitzer BMW X6

An eyecatcher at first glance - this calls for a closer look AC Schnitzer presents the new styling and performance package for the BMW X6. The new BMW X6 exerts a particular form of magnetism: not only does its chassis sit perfectly on the road, it also magically attracts attention. Now it appears there is only one place where the fascination, dynamism and presence of the first Sports Activity Coupé (SAC) can be enhanced: in the workshops of AC Schnitzer in Aachen. The result is a visual and te

The Design of the BMW 7 Series

Stylish design and supreme engineering give the BMW 7 Series its unique character. Here inspiring luxury comes together with thrilling driving dynamics and visual presence simply bound to evoke the greatest acknowledgment and recognition. BMW 7 Series comes with all the fortes and features a luxury performance saloon is able to offer these days thanks to the most sophisticated and refined art of engineering. Both the design of the body and the interior contribute to the truly fascinating driv

BMW Group confirmed as the uk's cleanest premium motor manufacturer

BMW Group products are officially the cleanest premium cars following independent, industry-wide research into CO2 emissions. The data, compiled by, also shows that, through its EfficientDynamics programme, the BMW brand has the most improved average CO2 emissions of any premium manufacturer. A report into average total model range emissions for car manufacturers found that from the period January 2008 to June 2008, BM

Engine conversion and modification of the top speed limit for 135i, 335i and X6 35i

11 35 0306 G Engine conversion (additional ECU) for 1 series 135i (E82 / E88) for 3 series 335i (E90 / E91 / E92 / E93) and for X6 35i (E71) (based on 225 kW / 306 hp) 257 kW (350 hp) / 5660 rpm 480 Nm (lb-ft 354) / 2950 rpm 11 35 1306 G Modification of the top speed limit (additional ECU) for 1 series 135i (E82 / E88) for 3 series 335i (E90 / E91 / E92 / E93) and for X6 35i (E71) (Attention must be paid to the speed index of