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AC Schnitzer News

AC Schnitzer is based in Aachen, Germany and it is one of the top tuning specialists for BMW. There is a Schnitzer version of almost every single BMW model. Now, it is turn of X6 M. AC Schnitzer BMW X6 M is faster, more powerful and better looking than the original SAC. The company is currently working on performance upgrade which, in combination with removing the Vmax limiter and a sports exhaust, will bring more satisfaction and driving pleasure to the owners of of the X6 M.One of the speci

AC Schnitzer, the Aachen-based premium tuner for BMW cars has released an exclusive program for the 2010 BMW 5 Series Gran Turismo, an extraordinary stylish vehicle packed with extremely flexible features and matchless comfort. Retrofitted by AC Schnitzer, the newcomer boasts a power upgrade, which increases the stock figures of the 530d’s six-cylinder turbo common-rail diesel engine from 245 to 286 horsepower, charging the refined ride with additional pulling power and racing flair. Outsi

AC Schnitzer, the famous BMW vehicles tuning company from Germany has released its latest custom project, the AC Schnitzer X1. The retrofitted ride will make its grand debut at the forthcoming auto occasion in Geneva, Switzerland. Based on the BMW X1 E84 premium compact SUV, the refined newcomer houses an exclusively optimised aerodynamic body kit, which emphasizes its vivid X Series styling language in unique way. By adding a front spoiler, rear skirt extension and a rear roof spoiler, the German engineers have

AC Schnitzer ACS3 3.5d Coupe is the world fastest road-legal diesel car. Built by the renowned BMW tuner from Aachen - AC Schnitzer, the ACS3 3.5d Coupe broke the world record from 2006 by reaching the astonishing 288.7 km/h at the legendary high-speed circuit in Nardo, southern Italy. This is the third world record set by AC Schnitzer at Nardo. After the records from 2006 with the TENSION as the fastest road-legal BMW and the GP3.10 GAS POWER

At the German occasion Essen Motor Show 2009, the Association of German Car Tuners (VDAT) in co-operation with BMW AG and AC Schnitzer will debut its fifth concept car for the "TUNE IT! SAFE!“ initiative, which is also supported by the Police and the Federal Ministry for Transport, Building and Road Development. For the project, BMW AG provided a BMW 123d Coupe, which was mostly refined by the Aachen-based tuning specialist AC Schnitzer. The transformed, Police vehicle now strikes with upgraded 2.3 D engine, w

The Forged Racing Wheel Type VIII is the latest AC Schnitzer multipiece wheel. Based on Type VI wheel and set to emphasize the styling language of BMW, the new genuine three-piece designer product enriches the broad marketplace for popular spoked wheels. A classic 5 double-spoke design, forged and machined inner star and a spoke frame held in anthracite, all these elements are combined in a perfect symbiosis to form the stunning new rim. The new forged racing wheel Type VIII are available in size 22" for the

Here are some facts for the tuned Z4: The original 3 litre bi-turbo petrol engine is boosted to 360hp (from the original 306). The top speed is 286km/h and the classic discipline from stand still to 100km/h is achieved in 4.9 seconds. AC Shnitzer also added stainless steel sports rear silencer and the chromed Racing tailpipe trims and the sound is fantastic. The suspension is improved by a new spring kit, which provides better handling. The aerodynamic package for the new BMW Z4 cons

AC Schnitzer proudly presents their latest alloy rims, with the external diameter of 22 inches – the new forged alloy wheels creates more than just a physical contact with the ground, but visual too. "If the wheels are too small, the car soon starts to look leggy and unstable“. – explained the AC Schnitzer Ch

Ever since the MINI was launched, it's been a strong member of the AC Schnitzer product range. Enough reason for the AC Schnitzer engineers to exploit the potential of the MINI Cooper S models (R55, R56, R57, R52, R53 and John Cooper Works) even further in a new project. Enjoy driving comfort to the full without restriction, and be prepared for every situation: thanks to the High performance brake system by AC Schnitzer for the MINI Cooper S (

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With its new Convertible (R57), MINI has now produced the next body variant of the cult car. The AC Schnitzer designers and engineers have already developed a range of special accessories for the new MINI. In keeping with the history of the MINI, the Aachen-based tuning specialists have concentrated on developments in the field of performance upgrades, sports rear silencer, sports suspension, alloy wheels, exterior components and interior details. Under the small bonnet of the MINI Cooper S t

We are delighted to welcome the latest member of the BMW family and - in good time for the official launch - can already supply a range of AC Schnitzer wheel and tyre combinations for the new Z4 Roadster. In the second generation Z4, BMW has moved away from the classic Roadster top. The new BMW Z4 to be launched in

Enter your destination while keeping the road in view or changing the vehicle configuration - it's all possible at any time with the BMW i-Drive system. Using the central controller, the driver can easily select i-Drive functions with one hand. And operation becomes even easier with the AC Schnitzer cover for the i-