Posts Tagged ‘bmw m5’

Vorsteiner BMW M5 F10 Teaser Pics

Friday, March 22nd, 2013:

Tuning company Vorsteiner has teased us with their upcoming package for the BMW M5 F10 sedan. It starts off with a new body additions made of lightweight carbon fiber, making the sports car much more aggressive looking than the stock version. As for the styling modifications you will notice a new splitter up front, side skirts add-ons, diffuser and spoiler at the rear. Rounding it out are a new set of forged rims ranging from 20-22 inches.

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Look At The Serious Hamann BMW M5 Mi5Sion

Wednesday, March 6th, 2013:

The guys at Hamann Motorsports played no games when it came to tuning this BMW M5 they are calling the Mi5Sion. Up front is a mean looking face-lift with new bumper, fender extensions, matching side skirts, vented rear bumper, boot spoiler and roof spoiler. Continuing the aggressive look are a new set of black alloy rims wrapped in high performance tires along with a quad tipped exhaust system at the rear.

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Hartge BMW M5 Tuning Package

Monday, January 28th, 2013:

The tuning professionals at Hartge have released a new package for the BMW M5. It starts out with a new front lip spoiler, carbon fiber mirror covers and new 21-inch alloy rims wrapped in high performance tires. Lowering springs were installed next to drop the ride height by up to 25 mm, while a stainless steel exhaust system rounds out the exterior styling. A few performance tweaks and interior modifications came next for the sleek M5.

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2013 BMW M5 vs 2012 Cadillac CTS-V

Sunday, June 24th, 2012:

Here is an interesting video from Road & Track where they tested the all new 2013 BMW M5 against its American rival the Cadillac CTS-V. Last year, the Caddy took the victory by a slim margin, so watch the video after the jump to see who takes the honor this year. From the factory, the Cadillac CTS-V holds a 6.2-liter supercharged V8 producing 556 horsepower. The new competition, 2013 BMW M5 now carries a 4.4-liter twin turbocharged V8 outputting a similar 553 HP. Now the pricing difference, $64,515 for the Cadillac or $89,900 for the BMW.

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G-Power BMW M5 Hurricane RRs

Wednesday, May 16th, 2012:

Celebrating their 100th Hurricane, G-Power has made this BMW M5 unique with some extra power under the hood. By installing an Alpha-N engine management unit, the powerplant now produces 830 PS while the torque stayed the same at 800 Nm. If you missed our previous coverage of the G-Power BMW M5 Hurricane RR, then be sure to check out its specifications. G-Power has set new records with this BMW M5 by reaching 372 km/h or 231 mph which is approximately the same as a McLaren F1 supercar.

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G-Power 2012 BMW M5 Tuning Program

Wednesday, February 22nd, 2012:

The tuning company G-Power has released this single image of the latest program for the 2012 BMW M5 F10. From the factory, the BMW M5 produces a stunning 560 horsepower and 680 newton meters of torque from the 4.4-liter twin turbo V8. With the G-Power addition of a custom exhaust system and ECU tuning, the powerplant now outputs 640 HP and 777 Nm of peak torque. This allows the luxury sedan to sprint from 0 to 100 km/h in 3.9 seconds while reaching 200 km/h in 11.9 seconds.

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Edo Competition BMW M5 Touring

Friday, July 8th, 2011:

German car tuning company Edo Competition is well known for exotic car projects, however this time they stuck with a more practical budget customizing the BMW M5 Touring model. Calling it the BMW M5 Dark Edition, performance tuning for the 5.0-liter V10 engine consists of a reprogrammed ECU, new air filters, catalytic converters, and a high performance sport exhaust system. This results in a power increase from the factory 500 HP and 521 Nm of torque to 555 horsepower and 560 Nm of torque. On the race track it is capable of a 0 to 100 km/h acceleration in just 4.2 seconds while reaching a top speed of 305 km/h.

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Prior Design BMW 5-Series Styling Kit

Wednesday, April 6th, 2011:

BMW is still working on the production model of the new 5-Series sports car, however tuning companies across Europe like Prior Design are starting to announce the plans with some teaser pictures. Here we have some initial images of the F10 BMW 5-Series, which also were featured on the new 6-Series coupe and convertible models. Prior Design has been limited with the details, but it is obviously that styling package consists of a redesigned front bumper, front lip, hood vents, side skirts, fender vents, new rear bumper, and integrated diffuser holding the four exhaust pipes. The wheels will round out the package, and as we see here a nice set of black alloy rims complete the tuning job for the German BMW M5. More details and final pictures should be released soon.

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G-Power BMW M5 Hurricane GS LPG Powered

Wednesday, January 12th, 2011:

Here is the latest car tuning project from G-Power, the new BMW M5 Hurricane GS. All of the G-Power Hurricane cars have been impressive, but this M5 holds the title for the world’s fasts LPG (liquid petroleum gas) powered car. Based of the BMW M5 E60, the Hurricane GS features a SK II package consisting of the LPG conversion, twin ASA superchargers, water-cooled intercooler, and a remapped ECU. With these modifications the custom 5.0-liter V10 power plant produces 660 PS and 650 Nm of torque. The amazing performance numbers allow the BMW M5 Hurricane to sprint from 0 to 100 km/h in just 4.6 seconds, hit 200 km/h in 11.4 seconds, and accomplish an overall top speed of 333 km/h to set a world record.

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G-Power BMW M5 Hurricane RR

Saturday, August 21st, 2010:

G-Power BMW M5 Hurricane RR

It’s been a while since we’ve seen a G-Power tuning project, however new records have been set with the release of the four door BMW M5 Hurricane RR. At the track the car was able to reach an amazing 372 km/h, with a 0 to 100 k/h time of just 4.35 seconds. Contributing to the world’s fastest sedan title is a redesigned twin supercharger system consisting of ASAT1-316 units, and new internals for the 10-cylinder powerplant. G-Power used the precisely balanced and lightweight MAHLE forged pistons to give them lower compression while improving strength. The result is 800 horsepower and 800 Nm of torque after a final ECU remap to the BMW M5 Hurricane RR.

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Overkill: Lumma Design BMW M5 CLR

Saturday, February 27th, 2010:

BMW M5 CLR

Here we have a Lumma Design BMW M5 that was spotted in Dubai outside the Dubai Mall. You may be thinking, overkill? Sure it looks impressive from the outside, but the blinding orange paint would get old after a week or so. Well the matte black stripes look pretty decent for a start, but the new bonnet vents are not the most appealing BMW M5 pieces we’ve seen. So, what exactly makes this BMW M5 CLR 500 RS overkill? Check out the over the top interior and tell me what you think. Carbon fiber is pleasant, but there comes a point where you have to say, “that’s enough.”

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Lumma Design BMW M5 CLR RS

Saturday, November 14th, 2009:

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Here we have a BMW M5 modified by the tuning firm Lumma Design, in collaboration with the popular BMW tuners G-Power and they named it the Lumma CLR RS. Both tuning companies were able to increase the performance significantly, with final numbers showing 730 hp and 700 Nm of torque. The M5 is able to accelerate from 0-100 km/h in just 4.2 seconds, reach 200 km/h in 10 seconds, and 300 km/h in 29.5 seconds. An astounding top speed number for the Lumma Design BMW M5 CLR RS shows it is capable of 367.4 km/h. These impressive figures are from a G-Power compressor system with ASA radial compressor, new exhaust system with 105 mm exhaust pipes, and 100 cells racing catalysts.

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