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ac schnitzer bmw 5 series touring lci debuts at essen motor show

AC Schnitzer BMW 5 Series Touring LCI Debuts At Essen Motor Show

AC Schnitzer BMW 5 Series Touring LCI is celebrating its world premiere at the 2013 Essen Motor Show, which will happen between 30th and 8th of December. For this project, the tuning specialists at AC Schnitzer have developed a complete product range for the BMW 5 Series Touring model. The enhancements include performance upgrades, exhaust systems, wheel and tyre combinations, aerodynamic bodystyling components and accessories for the interior

ac schnitzer bmw 4-series coupe

AC Schnitzer BMW 4-Series Coupe

AC Schnitzer has introduced their tuning program for the all-new 2014 BMW 4-Series Coupe. The tuning company is going to offer a lot of styling upgrades as well as performance packages. The exterior features include an adjustable "racing" suspension or lowering springs that reduce the ride height by 25mm. There are also different sets of wheels ranging from 18” to 20” fitted with proper low-profile tires. AC Schnitzer also offers a sports exhaust system improving not only the sound, b

ac schnitzer enhances bmw m6 coupe, convertible and gran coupe [video]

AC Schnitzer Enhances BMW M6 Coupe, Convertible and Gran Coupe [VIDEO]

The tuning specialist at AC Schnitzer has just released the enhanced versions of the new BMW M6 Coupe, Convertible and Gran Coupe. In the core of their works was the aim to deliver high performance, outstanding technology and that true motorsport feeling. They have worked on the dynamics, sporting performance and power of these M Series. And therefore the M6 Coupé, the M6 Convertible and also the M6 Gran Coupé now benefit from more aerodynam

ac schnitzer mini color concepts go beyond the standard

AC Schnitzer MINI Color Concepts Go Beyond The Standard

AC Schnitzer MINI Color Concepts offer striking and individual visual attributes which enhance the expressive the unique appearance of the emblematic model. The tuning company AC Schnitzer has given the MINIs a combination of innovative technology with stylish and cheeky design. In addition, they have equipped the v

ac schnitzer bmw 3-series touring f31

AC Schnitzer BMW 3-Series Touring F31

AC Schnitzer will also present tuned BMW 3-Series Touring F31 in Geneva. It also features a nice Copper paint finish as well as some other interesting upgrades making the family touring car even more exclusive. The exterior boasts 2-piece front flippers for cars with M-Technik, rear roof spoiler and the chromed front grille. There is also a front spoiler and a rear skirt insert by AC Schnitzer. The AC Schnitzer F31 rolls Type VIII BiColor rims in black or silver in 18”, 19” and 20”

AC Schnitzer BMW 6-Series Gran Coupe

AC Schnitzer has announced their tuning version of BMW 6-Series Gran Coupe. The car will be presented at the 2013 Geneva Motor Show in March. The stylish four-door coupe comes with both – styling and performance modifications. The exterior boasts complete aerodynamics upgrades by AC Schnitzer including a new carbon front spoiler and a carbon rear diffuser for M-technik models and the normal versions will get a front spoiler with optional chrome line set and a rear skirt extension. The a

ac schnitzer bmw 1-series m coupe unveiled

AC Schnitzer BMW 1-series M Coupe Unveiled

AC Schnitzer BMW 1-series M Coupe has just been unveiled through tuning company’s Facebook page. As a matter of fact this is the fastest road-legal BMW. The proof for this is that the car has achieved a lap time of 1:35.80 min on the Sachsenring. On the outer side of the car we can clearly see that some original elements have been replaced with carbon fiber. In addition, the perfect BiColour Finish gives the Type VIII alloy wheel a sophisticated sporting look which makes perfectly the aggressive stance of the

ac schnitzer 2012 bmw 3-series f30 [video]

AC Schnitzer 2012 BMW 3-Series F30 [video]

AC Schnitzer has always created something special from “boring” family saloons like BMW 3-Series. This is their latest project based on the all-new BMW F30. AC Schnitzer boosted the Diesel range significantly: 318d and 320d to achieve 171 HP (126 kW) and 218 HP (160 kW). The performance upgrades for the 328i and 335i will realise 294 HP (216 kW) and 360 HP (265 kW) but both are still in the final development stage. One thing is for sure: with the AC Schnitzer performance upgrades the 3 series will have a

ac schnitzer bmw 6-series gran coupe - tuning to perfection

AC Schnitzer BMW 6-Series Gran Coupe - Tuning to Perfection

AC Schnitzer has announced their tuning program for one of the latest BMW models – the four-door coupe 6-Series Gran Coupe. The big car comes with both styling and performance packages. The exterior modifications include entire aerodynamics AC Schnitzer package – a new front spoiler, a rear bumper insert and add

ac schnitzer raptor mini john cooper works coupe

AC Schnitzer Raptor MINI John Cooper Works Coupe

A John Cooper Works MINI Coupe is sufficiently fast enough, right? Of course it is – 211 hp, 280 Nm of peak torque and a 6.4 second run to the 60 mile an hour mark. But apparently, one such MINI recently did a lap on the Hockenheim Race Circuit with a time of 1:13.0 on slick tires. The event was a 2012 “Tuner Grand Prix” and was hosted by the “sport auto” magazine. That's pretty impressive, but AC Schnitzer believe, the Coupe can do better than that (it is after all a “tuner” prix). That is when th

bmw 328i by ac schnitzer

BMW 328i by AC Schnitzer

M cars are not the only prime candidates for first-class tuning. Take the BMW 328i for example. It's pretty neat, powerful, compact and nimble. It only takes a company like AC Schnitzer to turn it into a desirable performance machine. The engine receives an extra control unit that amps the power from 245hp to 295hp. The maximum torque is now 410Nm. Top speed is still limited to 250 km/h but zero to one hundred happens in 5.7 seconds – .2 of a second less. The suspension has been lowered

bmw m5 by ac schnitzer

BMW M5 by AC Schnitzer

When the latest BMW M5 came out, it was the definition of balance between mad performance and everyday sedan practicality. Now the Aachen-based AC Schnitzer want to tip the scales in faveor of more power, more sportiness and more flamboyancy. It's the ACS5 Sport Saloon. To start off, they added an additional control unit on the engine that boosts the power to 620hp. The engine's torque output is also increased to 790Nm. Zero to sixty now takes 4.1 seconds. An AC Schnitzer twin sports silencer w