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Alpha-N Performance BMW M3 and M4 get EVOX tuning treatment

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Alpha-N Performance has set to work on the current BMW M3 and M4 models. The main upgrade is the EVOX tuning package which pulls out 520PS AND 680Nm of torque from the 3.0-litre TwinPower Turbo six-cylinder engine. This is a boost of 89PS and 130Nm of torque. There are however stage 2 and stage 3…


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Red BMW M3 E46

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Video: BMW M3 Sounds Aggressive While Testing At Nürburgring

The brand-new BMW M3 is only one month away from going on sale in the United States, but it appears that the German manufacturer is still working on those final track adjustments. Late last month, no less than three BMW M3s were caught on film while being hooned on the iconic Nurburgring track and the footage has finally surfaced the Internet.

It isn’t clear whether or not BMW is still developing the car’s ability to stay glued to the asphalt, while taking both fast and slow turns, but this three-minute video is bound to keep potential customers on their toes. In fact, it doesn’t matter if the new M3 is on your list or not, this is a spectacle you can’t miss.

As a brief reminder, the 2014 BMW M3 will hit U.S. dealerships with a turbocharged 3.0-liter, inline-six engine under the hood. The sedan (the coupe is now sold as the M4) benefits from 425 horsepower and 406 pound-feet of torque. Two transmissions are available, a standard six-speed manual and an optional seven-speed automatic.

The vehicle starts from $62,000 and has enough boxes on the options list to take a well-equipped model into $70,000 territory.

Video: BMW M3 Sounds Aggressive While Testing At N rburgring originally appeared on topspeed.com on Monday, 14 April 2014 22:00 EST.

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BMW M3 Streetsport Supercharger by VF Engineering

Posted on 10.11.2012 17:00 by
Kirby Garlitos

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BMW | coupe | BMW 3-Series | sports cars | BMW M-series | car tuning | BMW M3 | Cars | Car Reviews | BMW

We often find ourselves in that position where initial thrills eventually lead to realizing that our enjoyment came with a price.

For drivers of forced induction BMW M3s, that realization may have presented itself when they realized that while powerful in its own right, they would need to ring up the revolutions in order to achieve the kind of throaty roar they’re looking for. Comes with a price, right?

VF Engineering has the answer, thanks to their new VF540 Streetsport Supercharger. Taking in a few components from the Vortech V3si supercharger, particularly the V3 blower that drives the supercharger at a much lower rpm. From there, VF Engineering also installed an ECU upgrade, improving the M3’s throttle response while also using a HEX Flash system that allows for remote tuning and functions as a diagnostic cable that can clear off engine codes.

With all these modifications in tow, VF Engineering turned a powerful-at-a-cost M3 and its 420-horsepower and 295 lb/ft of torque output into one that delivers 540 horsepower and 370 lb/ft of torque.

The V540 Streetsport package retails for a reasonable price of $8,295. Should you be interested in something a little more powerful, you can avail the VF620 program – 624 horses and 400 lb/ft of torque numbers – for $13,495 or go for the top-of-the-shelf VF650 program – 650 horsepower and 420 lb/ft of torque – that comes with a price of $16,495.

We’re sure it will be worth every penny.


BMW M3 Pickup Concept

Following the BMW M3 Coupé, BMW M3 Ragtop and BMW M3 4 door, a latest body plan of this across the world successful high-performance sporty car is about to create a stir. Inside strictest secrecy, our planet’s first high-performance pick up has been created about the BMW M GmbH evolution centre. Often the sportiest example probably in this vehicle category, the very BMW M3 Pickup are going to fire a imaginations of all of the motorists employing a deep appreciation of major performance matched by a inclined practical crooked. 309 kW/420 hp inside the given bonnet as well as rear-axle load ability of up to 450 kilos go ahead and take hallmark BMW Michael relationship from race-oriented driving sexual fun and daily utility a powerful entirely unique level. The following vehicle has now completed vast test and set-up powers on the Nürburgring’s Nordschleife in advance of its globally unveiling about 1 April 2011.This particular vehicle, BMW T GmbH once again provides evidence of it is really exceptional experience in building and setting up high-grade, individual dream cars. Employing a high-revving V8 engine at the front, a amply sized tension area lurking behind and a totally Targa roof previously mentioned, driver combined with passengers in the BMW M3 Pickup may relish an excellent unprecedented carry out the common M sensation. Yet this excellent spectacular modern development is simply unmistakably recognisable as a an affiliate the BMW M3 method family. Proving this kinship aren’t only the inimitable energy of the algorithm, but also fine-tuned aerodynamics and a personalized suspension set-up. Analytics in the manually wind it tunnel within the BMW Group’s Streamlined Test Centre showed some Cd feature on a a par with that of the BMW M3 Coupé. Like every BMW Meters model, these BMW M3 Pickup provides demonstrated it is really dynamic promising on the West Loop of one’s Nürburgring. Official panel times haven’t been released, having said that the needle inside dial vouched for getting a top quicken of 310 km/h.The kerb body fat of the uk’s fastest vehicle undercuts that of a new BMW M3 Convertible simply by around 100 kilograms. Detaching the Targa roof shaves right off a further 21 kg while at the same time reducing the car’s core of gravity. This a large amount of unusual expertise in top-down driving sexual pleasure in a BMW M3 and so goes in conjunction with farther optimised powerful handling.The exact practical options that come with the BMW M3 Vehicle are no significantly less impressive. The highest level of load capability has been brought up to 400 kilograms. The stress bed of a BMW M3 Pickup is in fact clad around high-grade structured aluminium sheeting and gives the biggest luggage capacity ever previously offered over a BMW M van. In terms of the team of way of measuring generally carried out on premium motors, that gives this loading organ of the BMW M3 Pickup the capacity to carry nearly 20 average 46-inch golf backpacks. What’s more, a BMW M3 Pickup is most likely the first BMW M3 alternative in the 25-year-plus reputation for this style range to follow with a movie trailer tow problem.Notwithstanding the unquestionable stand-out ability, the BMW M3 Collection will not be heading for the greens or tv series development, and can retain it truly is status being an exclusive one-off. It is actually earmarked as replacements as a shop transport vehicle for BMW Michael GmbH. With this in mind, current BMW M3 Pickup For unlike a different predecessor produced back in the 80s – adjusted through the requirement procedures to earn it is road documentation. Which makes it basically a pick up truck – but one that invests a whole new angle on the purpose of the word.

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