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[13 Jun 2010 | No Comment | ]
Picture from the 2010 Bimmerfest

For those of you that don’t know, Bimmerfest is one of the biggest BMW gathering on any BMW enthusiasts calender. The world’s largest BMW event, Bimmerfest took place in North America!
Enjoy the pictures…
This is the same car we did a little write-up about last week, its amazing to actually see one of them at a show. This is a Vorsteiner GTRS3 BMW M3, the M3 has enough carbon Fibre to make a Le Mans car jealous!

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[12 Jun 2010 | 10 Comments | ]
Cold air induction – Performance modification

Today we are having a look at cold air inductions, we all love the growl from a cone filter or the roar of sidies. But they can damage your cars performance if not installed correctly.
Air filters are probably the most important protection part for your cars engine, air filters protect your engine from sucking up dirt and dust!
This is where we need to start chatting about cold air induction kits.
A couple of weeks back we looked at a few different types of filter available. The best filters use oiled cotton …

Modifications »

[12 Jun 2010 | 23 Comments | ]
Performance Camshafts explained  – Modifying your car

Before we get into the whole Performance camshaft story, it is important to understand how your camshaft works and its purpose.
What is the camshaft? What does it do? And, how can it be modified? It is really simple when thinking about it logically!
The camshaft is located at the top of the engine and looks like a metal bar with egg shaped lobes on it.  The shape and size of the lobe determines the amount of time that the head valves are open and how much they are open. The lobes push …

Modified Cars, Modified News »

[11 Jun 2010 | 9 Comments | ]
Vorsteiner GTRS3 BMW M3 – Widebody kit

Ohh my word, now I can see why the Bmw fans are so obsessed about the M3… Hot hot HOT!!!!
This Bmw has enough carbon Fibre to make a Le Mans car jealous! Vorsteiner has produced one hell of an amazing body kit, they have done a remarkable job choosing a colour that compliments the cars style.. If you ask me this mat green/grey gives this Bmw M3 one heck of an agressive look…

Modified News, Track Stuff »

[3 Jun 2010 | No Comment | ]
BMW unveils M3 Le Mans Art Car

BMW’s art cars have a racing history at LeMans dating back to the 1975 3.0 CSL. The company today unveiled its latest addition to the art car family — an GT2 class M3 designed by artist Jeff Koons. The car will compete at LeMans on June 12-13 which is in less than 2 weeks away .

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[24 Nov 2009 | 6 Comments | ]

Bmw’s sixth generation 5-series almost in South Africa.
The BMW 5series saloon is almost here. Codenamed the F10, this is BMW’s sixth generation 5series and will be unveiled at the Geneva motor show in spring 2010, with South Africa seeing it hit the market in May 2010. A 5series Touring version (F11) will follow next December.
What’s so different about the new 5series?
Let’s check out the tech side: BMW claims the new 5series is the first car in its class to feature start-stop tech, an eight-speed automatic transmission and double wishbone front suspension.
The …

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[23 Nov 2009 | 3 Comments | ]

New BMW Concept revealed at Frankfurt Motor Show
BMW is on a roll, again! Revealed at the Frankfurt Motor Show, was BMW’s new, SUPER-HOT concept, the Vision EfficientDynamics Concept.  The new concept’s drive train is a plug-in hybrid with a three-cylinder turbo-diesel engine.  Visualised with the idea of melding the performance of an M3 with extremely low fuel consumption, BMW claims a 0-100Km/h time of 4.8 seconds, whilst producing a sneaky 26.6 km/l
The concept uses a 1.5-liter turbo diesel, which is basically half of the 3.0 liter found in the 335d. …