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Not a fan of the enlarged BMW M3/M4 grille? Prior Design can help

There’s no doubt the enlarged BMW kidney grille on the M3 and M4, along with the 4 Series, is one of the most controversial designs we have seen from the German carmaker in recent years. It’s a like it or hate it affair, but for those who aren’t a fan …

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BMW M2 Competition Final Edition by Lightweight Performance

The F87 BMW M2 might be getting discontinued in Europe due to the region’s ever tightening emission regulations, but there’s no stopping tuners from grabbing every last opportunity to work their magic on what is often regarded as BMW’s best ever M car. One such tuner is Lightweight Performance. No …

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Tuned-up BMW M2 CS becomes the Manhart MH2 GTR

The BMW F87 M2 CS is already a capable track machine straight out from the factory, but that did not stop BMW tuning specialist Manhart Performance from upping the ante even further. Their latest project, the Manhart MH2 GTR is based on the M2 CS and follows on the same …

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467kW BMW M5 CS unveiled as the most powerful M car ever

The all-new 2021 BMW M5 CS, which made its world premiere overnight, will storm Australian roads and race circuits from the middle of this year. With an initial Australian allocation of just 20 vehicles, the new super sedan from BMW M packs the most powerful engine ever in the history …

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BMW 3 Series G20 dropped on H&R springs and spacer package

Chassis specialist H&R is introducing a lowering sport springs and spacer package for the G20 BMW 3 Series sedan, sharpening the sport sedan’s already impressive handling even further. Compatible with the standard shock absorbers, the H&R springs lower the 3 Series sedan by 40mm at the front and 30mm at the …

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AC Schnitzer creates BMW M850i police street weapon

When it comes to the maddest Police street weapon, we have seen a fair share of them here in Australia, such as the  BMW M5, Mercedes-AMG E 43, Audi RS4, Honda Civic Type R and Tesla Model X. But here’s something fresh from Germany. Unveiled at a nationwide ‘Tune it! Safe!” campaign for …

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BMW X7 Dark Shadow Edition introduced in limited numbers

BMW will offer a strictly limited allocation of the all-new X7 Dark Shadow Edition model in both xDrive30d and M50i variants with Australian arrival in March 2021. Just 10 examples of the Dark Shadow Edition – comprising five of each powertrain – will be available to local customers from the …

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Hamann adds extra attitude to the 2020 BMW X6

Hamann is no stranger to the world of tuning, having brought us stunners such as the F10 BMW M5 Mi5Sion and Lamborghini Aventador Nervudo. Its latest project comes in the form of the latest-generation BMW X6. Offered as individual upgrades in its home market of Germany, the new body kit …

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BMW 128ti to shake up affordable hot hatch segment in 2021

BMW is aiming to shake up the hot hatch segment in Australia next year with launch of the new 128ti, the successor to the previous 125i. Joining the BMW 1 Series line-up from early 2021, the 128ti will slot in between the entry-level 118i and the range-topping M135i xDrive. The …

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2020 BMW X7 xDrive30d vs Lexus LX 570 Review

The ultimate luxury on wheels used to be a flagship saloon the likes of BMW 7 Series or Lexus LS. Now, that’s been replaced by the SUV, the bigger the better. It’s the quintessential luxury family hauler, and the consummate wealth showcase. So, here are two heavyweights going head to …

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All-New 2021 BMW M3 and M4 price and specification

The all-new BMW M3 and M4 have been officially revealed, bringing fresh styling and uprated engines and, for the first time, all-wheel drive in certain models. The unveiling has confirmed one of the most talked about design elements in recent BMW history – the vertically stretched kidney grille that extends …

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KW Suspension tightens handling for BMW M8

KW Suspension has rolled out a new set of performance gear for the BMW M8 Coupe and M8 Competition Coupe. The KW Clubsport coilovers are designed to extract the maximum for the new M8 models on racetracks and on the street. Developed at the Nürburgring Nordschleife circuit, the new coilovers allow separate adjustment of …

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