2010 AC Schnitzer BMW X1

2010 AC Schnitzer BMW X1
2010 AC Schnitzer BMW X1 The BMW X1 is the trendy great addition to the compact vehicles segment, and brings the characteristic BMW "Driving Pleasure" to this class. AC Schnitzer BMW X1 celebrates its international optimal at the 2010 Geneva Motor Show.

The BMW X1 is to be had with preference of a 6-cylinder petrol engine and three four-cylinder diesel power vegetation. Here once more, AC Schnitzer is setting completely new requirements for using satisfaction inside the top rate compact phase. The BMW X1 xDrive23d has been upgraded from a a hundred and fifty kW/204 HP diesel engine with BMW TwinPower Turbo and Common Rail injection to 240 HP. The 2.Zero d and 1.8 d gadgets in the BMW X1 also feature Common Rail injection and a turbocharger, and with the AC Schnitzer tuning package obtain 210 and 171 HP respectively. Naturally, the electricity improvements are to be had for each the sDrive and xDrive variations. The AC Schnitzer engine styling which include potential logo is available for automobiles with and with out overall performance upgrade.

Acoustically, the carrying riding experience is more suitable through the AC Schnitzer sports rear silencer for the petrol BMW X1 xDrive 28i. Visual elegance is furnished with the aid of the chromed "Racing" tailpipe trim which is also available for all other models.

The high-quality driving behaviour of the BMW X1 with its consciousness on agility, precision and managing is the direct end result of the state-of-the-art suspension generation used at the extremely solid body structure. AC Schnitzer has built in this and with its suspension spring package and an aluminium strut brace, guarantees the appropriate stability among sporting overall performance and using comfort.

The AC Schnitzer aerodynamics package is a long way extra than mere ornament, even though it harmonises efficaciously inside the typical idea. The front spoiler and rear skirt extension, in combination with the rear roof spoiler, enhance downforce and make sure additional floor adhesion. Engine bay venting is optimised by way of the AC Schnitzer Bonnet Vents. These are improved in addition with chromed centre webs to be had as an option. In aesthetic phrases, the AC Schnitzer aerodynamic conversion emphasises the expressive styling and well-knownshows to the observer on first look the regularly occurring sporting aims of the AC Schnitzer BMW X1.

Impressive design factors also lend a sporting and youthful observe to the indoors of the AC Schnitzer BMW X1. These factors include silver "Exclusiv" carbon indoors trim, illuminated leather gear knob, aluminium gear knobs with or without digital equipment show, "Black Line" aluminium cowl for the i-Drive device controller, aluminium handbrake handle and pedal set, foot rests and velours foot mats.

The crowning glory comes from a hard and fast of attractive wheels, so the BMW X1 keeps its elegant appearance no longer only on twisty or converting terrain, but also out of doors a fashionable cafe. An best choice is the logo-new Type VIII wheel in 19". The new wheel with its five double spokes in BiColor Finish is an evolution of the well-known Type VI wheel, and complements flawlessly the styling language of the BMW X1. AC Schnitzer Type IV wheels in silver or in BiColor in 18, 19 or 20 inch, together with the Type VI rim in 18", complete the variety available for the BMW X1.

2008 AC Schnitzer BMW X6 Falcon

2008 AC Schnitzer BMW X6 Falcon
2008 AC Schnitzer BMW X6 Falcon Territory Falcons are getting increasingly more not unusual in town. Now a in particular imposing version of the agile predator is conquering the road valleys with its large wings: the AC Schnitzer BMW X6 Falcon. It follows the styling features of the X5 version of the equal name, already correctly launched.

Engine - Exhaust

While birds typically sing in high keys, the bass engine observe of the Falcon is more suggestive of a massive cat. The twin-glide exhaust gadget in AC Schnitzer Racing Design however has an incredible resonance phase. A lot of noise approximately not anything? On the opposite: way to the Control Unit, AC Schnitzer takes the series diesel engines, already super as fashionable, of sorts 30d and 35d to two hundred kW / 272 HP rather than 173 kW / 235 HP, and 228 kW / 310 HP in preference to 210 kW / 286 HP respectively.

The Suspension Technology

In other respects too the AC Schnitzer BMW X6 Falcon is flawlessly adapted to its habitat. Instead of sweeping through the sky, it swept around the North Loop of the Nürburgring in numerous laps until the chassis developers and Engineering Director Manfred Wollgarten had been totally glad with the setup of the new AC Schnitzer springs. Now the BMW X6 stays firmly on the ground even at speeds which a regular falcon only achieves in a nosedive. And of direction, on each corner.

The Bodywork

Other identifying marks of the AC Schnitzer BMW X6 Falcon are the striking wing extensions of PU-RIM, a high first-class plastic which is a long way greater flexible and strong than as an instance GRP laminate or deep-drawn materials consisting of ABS. The dimensions of the X6 in the attractive lengthways layout are 70 mm wider at the the front axle and 80 mm wider at the rear. Downforce as opposed to carry, changed into the motto inside the layout of the dazzling plumage, styled via Chief Designer Michele Viandante. The aerodynamics package deal includes a front skirt with diagonal air inlets, and repositioned fog lamps. The submarining safety has been eliminated in favour of a dynamically contoured spoiler part. The Falcon rear now wears a stable skirt with area body. In contrast to the unique, all components are painted in frame coloration at some stage in, in order that the body seems drawn further down and subsequently extra dominant. Instead of the submarining protection also in the beginning geared up here, AC Schnitzer has opted for a rear diffuser and completed the effect with a new rear spoiler.

The Interior

Perfect handling with corresponding Look and Feel is finished with the "EVO" three-spoke sports activities airbag steerage wheel. For the indoors there are velour foot mats to be had, collectively with the function AC Schnitzer aluminium pedals and foot rests. The new layout of an aluminium cowl for the controller of the BMW "i-Drive system" neatly sets the of entirety to the indoors layout.

The Wheels

Instead of the falconer's earrings, the "legs" of the Falcon are decorated with the multipiece AC Schnitzer alloy wheels Type Vll. With black or silver paint and a dense series of spokes, the 22" rim flawlessly complements the tough look. The alternating unfold angle of the web pairs offers a polished look. Decorated and equipped on this way, the AC Schnitzer Falcon without a doubt has no natural enemies obtainable.

2008 AC Schnitzer BMW X5 Falcon

2008 AC Schnitzer BMW X5 Falcon
2008 AC Schnitzer BMW X5 Falcon The falcon has continually been a born fighter, the bird of warriors and a standing image of the potent and effective. The peregrine falcon, with a dive pace of greater than two hundred km/h, is the fastest chicken inside the world. With its vast "wings" the AC Schnitzer BMW X5 Falcon additionally provides an impressive air of mystery. The new widening kit for the front and rear wings flawlessly harmonises with the existing accent range.

While different motors depend upon puffed-up appears the AC Schnitzer BMW X5 Falcon has a number of energy beneath the hardened plumage: the three.Zero litre diesel engine, which as popular supplies 210 kW and 286 HP, has been electronically upgraded by using AC Schnitzer to provide an outstanding 228 kW/310 HP. The most torque has additionally risen from 580 to 680 Nm.

Behind the perfectly integrated, chromed tailpipe trims in "Racing" style - in the shape of a horizontal figure of eight - lies the sonorous exhaust device with  sports activities rear silencers of V2A unique metal.

Suspension Technology

With subtle reducing thanks to the brand new suspension package, AC Schnitzer has given the BMW X5 Falcon astonishing manoeuvrability of a degree which is scarcely plausible from this type of strong vehicle. Just like its herbal namesake, well-known for being capable of change its route in flight in a flash. So it is no marvel that the stylish falcon has clearly no natural predators.

Body Work

The new widening package for the front and rear wings - as already mentioned - perfectly harmonises with the existing accessory range from the Aachen-based tuner.

Especially in combination with the front skirt element with its spoiler corners and indicated pressure-below safety, in the beginning sight it offers the SUV the supremely confident charisma of the fighter.

The picture of the "hen of prey" has been in addition emphasised by means of Designer Michele Viandante by means of the 2 triangular metallic-rimmed air intakes within the bonnet.

And confronted with the imposing rear stop, who would dare to get too near the AC Schnitzer BMW X5 Falcon? With its robust contours, the AC Schnitzer spoiler skirt has a muscular, masculine look.


The occupants of the AC Schnitzer BMW X5 Falcon but observe the performance from a unique factor. The indoors variety from AC Schnitzer consists of not handiest a 3-spoke sports airbag steerage wheel and aluminium pedal set, however also severa decor factors in carbon or aluminium.

The Aachen-based tuner has even designed a new i-Drive controller. In the give up, AC Schnitzer continually has a watch for appealing info.

2011 Acura TSX Sport Wagon

2011 Acura TSX Sport Wagon
2011 Acura TSX Sport Wagon Despite the TSX being a pinnacle choice in its class, Acura has now not rested on its laurels, as a number of major updates have been made for 2011. Topping the list, the Acura TSX receives a freshened outside look at the side of a big range of recent capabilities and technology - with unique attention being paid to in addition improving great and cabin quietness. In addition, large upgrades had been made to each the two.4L I-4 and 3.5L V-6 engines that yield stepped forward gasoline performance and longer engine existence.

While the TSX sedan receives great updates for 2011, the large news is an all-new TSX variation - the Acura TSX Sport Wagon. With crisp styling and introduced software, the Acura TSX Sport Wagon is a smart alternative for the ones thinking about a compact SUV. Besides presenting better gas financial system, the Acura TSX Sport Wagon affords comparable cargo area to many compact SUVs. Plus, the Acura TSX Sport Wagon offers a multi-configurable rear cargo location (with severa hidden storage regions), a low elevate-over height allowing for easy loading and unloading, and an to be had energy actuated tailgate.

"The all-new Acura TSX Sport Wagon is a smart alternative for the ones needing delivered software," stated Jeff Conrad, vp of Acura sales. "With the Sport Wagon, the customer concurrently enjoys the advantages of sports-sedan overall performance together with SUV-like shipment capability."

Acura's philosophy of clever luxury is nicely evidenced by the mixture of incredible seems, a luxury indoors to be had with a huge type of technology capabilities, and extraordinary protection - interested in an brilliant level of value. Thanks to this excellent blend of attributes, the TSX has the biggest percent of buyers below 30 among all luxurious sedans and has remained the volume leader within its segment in keeping with Global Insight.


On the outdoor, all TSX fashions get hold of a brand new front fascia, revised chin spoiler, new fog light garnish meeting and an up to date grille. The up to date the front end groups with new underbody panels to enhance aerodynamics. At the rear, revised rear lights and a rear license plate garnish add greater visual enchantment for the TSX.

With the new Sport Wagon version, sport-sedan styling and delivered utility are blended- a super mix for those who lead an energetic life-style. For such clients, the Acura TSX Sport Wagon reflects their ardour for performance and athleticism while additionally assisting their active social way of life with roomy, at ease seating for 5.

Incorporating a completely unique high-rigidity rear body shape with a unique hoop-fashion pass section, the Acura TSX Sport Wagon concurrently provides tremendous body energy.

The preferred 17-inch five-spoke aluminum wheels for the two.4L four-cylinder models (sedan and Sport Wagon) now comprise a machined lip on the face of the spokes. Split five-spoke 18-inch aluminum wheels stay popular at the TSX sedan with 3.5L V-6 engine.


The 2011 TSX stays a laugh to power way to  powerful engine choices; a lively 2.4L inline four cylinder engine and a torquey 3.5L V-6. For 2011, each engines get hold of severa upgrades to reduce inner running friction which assist improve fuel economic system and boom engine life. As a end result, the friction discount measures are a vast detail to improve fuel financial system as evidenced by improvements within the EPA metropolis, toll road and blended fuel economic system for both the two.4L I-4 and the three.5L V-6 engines.

New automatic transmission programming enables maximize the engine output through making an allowance for Shift Hold Control at some point of cornering in conjunction with "clever shift" capability that permits for semi-guide operation whilst in Drive- not simply whilst in Sport Mode. In addition, the Sequential SportShift 5-velocity computerized transmission now functions a fluid warmer that allows improve shift quality, transmission durability and engine gasoline financial system for TSX proprietors who stay in colder climates.


On sale at Acura dealerships on November 23, the 2011 TSX sedan with 2.4L I-4 engine has an MSRP of $29,610 for both manual and automated transmission models. Equipped with the to be had Technology package deal, the MSRP is $32,710. The TSX sedan with 3.5L V-6 engine has an MSRP of $35,one hundred fifty, or $38,250 while prepared with the Technology Package.

The 2011 TSX Sport Wagon went on sale December 21, 2010 with a base price of $30,960. When equipped with the to be had Technology Package, the Acura TSX Sport Wagon could have an MSRP of $34,610.

2008 ABT Audi R8

2008 ABT Audi R8
2008 ABT Audi R8 There are motors and dream motors. The latter consists of Lamborghini's Gallardo, Ferrari's F430 or Porsche's 911 Turbo. These cars make your coronary heart beat faster and display the perfected magic of pace on the roads. Abt Sportsline's R8 can also be amongst these wonderful top notch sports motors and is on the point of overtake them in the status duel.

The design studies already show the first impressions of Abt's sportiest introduction - and show that the Kempten-based totally tuner manages to best an extremely good serial model like the R8 to element and intensify its racing genes already in the drawing. The the front of the Bavarian R8 shows the marked Abt face. Together with the unique and exquisite rear with its four inclined organized exhaust stop pipes, the rear diffuser and the extravagant rear wing, the the front of the Abt R8 is a part of an average idea that brings about phenomenal roadholding. The upload-on components of the outstanding sports activities vehicles from the Allgäu-area enhance downforce and make sure best stability of the front and rear axis. This is particularly exceptional in velocity tiers reserved for only some motors. The sideblades which have been advanced mainly for the Abt R8 and the Abt aspect skirts provide the Abt R8 a brand new and person layout besides aerodynamical blessings. The aerodynamically efficient Abt frame package, which also consists of carbon-fibre parts, is a real eye catcher but also shows the modern-day Bavarian precision paintings. With the innovative construction, which additionally includes a carbon-fibre bonnet, now not most effective a maximum discount in weight is performed however it also ensures optimized weight distribution of the Abt R8 - the pure presence of the version athlete already shows this.

Technology and layout milestones do no longer most effective come from Maranello or Sant'Agata-Bolognese however additionally from Kempten. The Abt R8 could be a appropriate dream automobile with the genes of a pinnacle-elegance race vehicle. This unique automobile will belong to one of the quickest a number of the quickest; the Abt R8 will also challenge the Lamborghinis and Porsches. With regards to the expected overall performance information the Bavarians are historically discreet. But this records already amazes sports vehicle fanatics and makes them want to spur the hot-blooded Bavarian horses. 530 HP (390 kW) are to be drawn from the four.2 litre-V8 way to the Abt supercharger. Compared with the serial model which already shows outstanding overall performance statistics this means an boom of one hundred ten HP (eighty one kW). The brand new Abt 20-inch BR wheels stylishly switch this power onto the asphalt. The all-wheel-force dream car speeds up from zero to one hundred km/h in only 3.9 seconds and reaches a pinnacle pace of 317 km/h. These values are synonymous with magic and this exceptional top notch sports vehicle desperately wants to be pushed. By approach of the Abt suspension which is adjustable in height, strain and rebound, the overall performance and riding consolation of the incredible sports activities vehicle can be tailored perfectly to the necessities of its driver.

A dream vehicle is becoming reality: In autumn the top-class sports automobiles could have a brand new challenger as this is when the nearly unrivalled fast and uniquely beautiful Abt R8 becomes available.

2008 AC Schnitzer BMW M3 Cabrio

2008 AC Schnitzer BMW M3 Cabrio
2008 AC Schnitzer BMW M3 Cabrio The sun shines, the wind's to your hair and the engine be aware for your ears: nearly no different automobile on the road inspires such untrammelled feelings as the BMW M3 Convertible. Especially while the road leads thru AC Schnitzer in Aachen. The 309 kW / 420 HP V8 engine is (as but) untouched, however ultimately, extra carrying overall performance can be achieved in a specific way, as suspension guru Manfred Wollgarten knows: "With our racing suspension set up on the North Loop, we've got thoroughly mastered the physics of using".

The vehicle is an out-and-out eyecatcher from the outside: with its new the front skirt and strictly square segments of the chromed grille insert, the car has a strong, muscular look. The carrying presence is in addition underlined through the carbon spoiler lip with optionally available aluminium braces. The energy dome at the bonnet suggestions on the effective four.0 litre V8. It is flanked by way of two AC Schnitzer Bonnet Vents, which emit a greedy intake howl all through using. At the sides, the open-air sports activities vehicle indicates its muscle mass in the form of flexibly moulded side skirts which emphasise the wheelarches.

The latter are flawlessly crammed by way of the 20" Type V lightweight cast rims. Their narrow spokes supply a clean view of the 8-pot high overall performance braking system via AC Schnitzer which mercilessly reins in the thrust while required. A deceleration performance which the AC Schnitzer BMW M3 Cabrio not often desires for cornering, in which it behaves totally neutrally.

A carbon rear diffuser allows the automobile hunker down to the asphalt. The perfect driving experience is rounded off by way of the acoustic characteristics of the powerful vehicle, provided by using the AC Schnitzer sports rear silencer with chromed tailpipes in "Racing" layout. The sonorous word of the cabrio is heard at its great in slim road tunnels. If best the sun could shine a chunk extra regularly there!

And naturally AC Schnitzer continues the motorsport ecosystem within the driving force's administrative center, with attractive and ergonomically designed aluminium factors for the gear knob and handbrake deal with, pedals and i-Drive controller. A carbon interior trim and sports activities airbag steering wheels are to be had on request, together with velours mats.

2008 AC Schnitzer ACS1 1-Series Cabrio

2008 AC Schnitzer ACS1 1-Series Cabrio
2008 AC Schnitzer ACS1 1-Series Cabrio Viewed from its roof creation, the brand new BMW 1-series Cabrio is a classic softy. But under its gentle shell lurks a tough masculine cornering device which isn't always brushed aside via all people: particularly within the AC Schnitzer version. As honed as a high performance athlete, the car cuts a first-class figure even inside the car park. The Aachen-based BMW-tuners have transplanted the muscle groups visually to the right locations. In the stop, the automobile is an agile sprinter and not a bodybuilder who can scarcely move for power. At first look, the brand new the front skirt strikes you - it's miles less rounded than standard and runs right into a slight taper. This, in mixture with the diagonal grille insert, guarantees a much more dynamic look. And naturally the Cabriolet not simplest has a neat the front, however additionally a strong rear: The AC Schnitzer rear skirt lip or insert (for M-Technik model) presents a further pass contour in comparison with the original, and for this reason a extra "effective" appearance. Underneath, a diffuser detail highlights the wearing history of the car. The final touch is given by the chromed tailpipe trim in "Racing" design, available for the 118i, 120i, 125i, 120d and 123d.

The truth that the carrying appearance is extra than just Show & Shine will become evident to the driving force from a look inside the rearview reflect. Because the car behind grows smaller at file velocity whilst you put your foot to the ground. In both petrol and diesel engine variations, the Aachen tuners inject any amount of strength into the compact cabrio. Extra horsepower is available for the 135i, 120d and 123d. And due to the fact the same old speedo is occasionally overloaded with a lot "unbridled" power, AC Schnitzer upgrades it to 320 km/h.

Any pursuer's hopes of overtaking the agile 1-collection on the following nook are soon deflated by way of the AC Schnitzer suspension. The spring kit by myself permits transverse acceleration which appears to head past the laws of physics. But fortuitously physics doesn't trouble penalty notices! Obstacles may be evaded more fast and exactly with the complete sports activities suspension, or maybe turned around absolutely with the height-adjustable racing suspension. The comfortable three-spoke sports activities airbag steerage wheel from AC Schnitzer, and the further subtle controls, always make sure that the automobile is a pleasure on your hands. All that remains for the final touch is a fixed of attractive wheels, and the 1-series could be dressed to take centre degree now not just on twisty roads however also in front of the modern day brand new café or bar. The 18" Type VI with its thrilling re-interpretation of the conventional Y-spoke layout is a really perfect choice of decor for the cabrio, as is the sensitive but carrying Type IV in both 18" or 19", in silver or "BiColor". Or take your choose from a wide range of different patterns in 17", 18" or 19". With the 1-collection, the only issue left open by using AC Schnitzer is the roof - now not your desires.

2011 Acura TSX Sedan

2011 Acura TSX Sedan
2011 Acura TSX Sedan The TSX has long been one in all Acura's most famous fashions. As an all-new, smooth sheet design for 2009, the car media was right now impressed and Acura TSX sales had been sturdy. Thanks to a remarkable blend of styling, sporty performance, luxurious appointments, excellent fuel efficiency and great price, the TSX has remained the quantity leader inside its phase in step with Global Insight. Rather than resting on their laurels, Acura engineers have made major updates to the 2011 TSX.

While the Acura TSX sedan receives widespread updates for 2011, the huge information is an all-new TSX version - the TSX Sport Wagon. With crisp styling and brought application, the TSX Sport Wagon is a smart alternative for the ones thinking about a compact SUV. Besides providing higher gas economy, the TSX Sport Wagon gives cargo location corresponding to that of many CUVs. Plus, the TSX Sport Wagon gives an available power actuated tailgate, a multi-configurable rear cargo area (with numerous hidden storage regions) and a low lift-over peak making an allowance for clean loading. In brand new tough economic surroundings, the time is perfect to provide a better choice for customers - one with out sacrifice or that may be a compromise for the needs of ultra-modern savvy consumer.

The mixture of cost, gas performance and generation that make the Acura TSX a smart luxury choice have given the TSX the largest percent of buyers beneath 30 amongst all luxurious sedans. The TSX Sport Wagon now offers a wiser preference for younger households and those with active existence, trying delivered area for software without having to pay the penalty of the multiplied length and decreased fuel financial system this is commonplace with many SUVs.

30 years in the past station wagons ruled the road for hauling the own family. For 2011 the wagon returns to once more rule the street, but in a better package deal that prioritizes sporty riding and fantastic gas efficiency. Smart luxurious - it is a key detail in every Acura model, and it's far perfectly illustrated within the all-new TSX Sport Wagon.

However, the Sport Wagon is not the most effective element new, because the 2011 Acura TSX sedan gets a wide array of recent capabilities, options, and generation - with precise interest being paid to in addition enhancing quality and reducing noise, vibration, and harshness (NVH). Furthermore, the Acura TSX sedan gets an updated outdoors appearance as nicely. In brief, the great entry luxury vehicle just got higher.

On the outside, the 2011 Acura TSX gets a brand new the front fascia and an up to date grill that team with new underbody panels to improve aerodynamics. The trendy 17-inch five-spoke aluminum wheels for the I-4 models are extra reducing side as they now include a machined lip on the spokes, and break up 5-spoke 18-inch aluminum wheels continue to be widespread for the V-6 version. At the rear, a new garnish around license plate region and revised hind lights supply delivered visible punch for the 2011 TSX.

Inside, the 2011 Acura TSX receives a bunch of visible improvements within the form of revised styling for the center console, darker trim portions, brightly finished door handles, an updated parking brake handle, new steering wheel garnishes in conjunction with contrasting-color sewing for the leather seats, door armrests and middle console. Rear seat occupants will revel in delivered consolation thanks to the addition of heating/cooling vents hooked up at the rear of the middle console. The 2011 also makes use of even extra LED lighting fixtures now which include the front footwells.

Acura is thought for its outstanding array of person relevant generation, and the 2011 TSX in addition expands in this idea. New for 2011, the TSX with available Technology Package now includes an LED backlit complete VGA navigation display (that generates four hundred-percent better decision than before), Song By Voice™ (SBV) person interface, a 60-gigabyte hard disk pressure (HDD), and the capacity to download 15-gigabytes of private song to the HDD. With the capacity to keep greater than 3,500 songs, there's not any want to haul around a stash of cumbersome CDs.

Acura has constantly positioned an awful lot emphasis on constructing an indoors that is relatively quiet, and for 2011 the TSX has even much less noise, vibration, and harshness (NVH) thanks to items which includes a new acoustic glass the front windshield, even thicker aspect glass, expanded use of sound-deadening insulation, thicker ground mats and new underfloor covers.

2007 AC Schnitzer Mini Cooper R56

2007 AC Schnitzer Mini Cooper R56
2007 AC Schnitzer Mini Cooper R56 At the instant the AC Schnitzer designers and engineers increase a special accessories range for the brand new MINI. Following the records of the MINI, we are able to concentrate on unique traits in the place of performance improvements, sports rear silencer, sports suspension, outdoors additives and Interior information.

Engines - Exhaust

The gift consciousness of our activities is the brand new 170 HP rapid engine in the Cooper S, for which we develop a performance upgrade. And while the driving force places the power down, the sound tune performs loud and clear, way to the sonorous twin sports silencer with chromed Racing tailpipe.

The Suspension Technology

Full gasoline to the next corner - and via it at full velocity! Touring Car legend Manfred Wollgarten installation the AC Schnitzer racing suspension at the North Loop of the Nürburgring - and it runs rings round the already excellent fashionable suspension. You can experience the difference simply with the AC Schnitzer suspension spring package

The Bodywork

Back from the tune to the metropolis, where the reflective glass facades flashes the face of a version athlete. AC Schnitzer achieves this masterpiece with some hints. The the front bumper has a brand new the front spoiler. The the front bumper has a brand new the front spoiler. Painted in frame color, and with its placing distinguished corners, it units a clean visible spotlight. The sassy rear has additionally been subtly lifted. The rear skirt from AC Schnitzer, painted in contrast to standard, has a diffuser which efficaciously pulls the MINI down to the tarmac.

The Interior

And evidently the enthusiastic MINI fan has a wealth of matching accessories for the interior. Such as aluminium handbrake deal with, aluminium gear shift knob (aluminium/chrome), aluminium foot rest, aluminium and pedal set in addition to velours ground mats - naturally from AC Schnitzer.

The Wheels

Two wearing wheel designs, the Mi1 in the classic AC Schnitzer look in 7.5J x 17" and the brand-new Bicolor wheel Mi2 in 7.5 x18" complete the sporting variety for the MINI R56. The new AC Schnitzer Mi2 BiColor alloy, with its ultramodern styling combined with the very best standards in materials, production methods and riding dynamics, is now to be had as a one-piece variation for all MINI motors. Naturally the brand new Mi2 BiColor wheel era suits the modern-day and the antecessor MINI vehicles. For tyres, we advise high performance tyres from Continental and Michelin in length 215/35 R 18 or optionally in 205/40 R 18.

2008 ABT Audi AS5

2008 ABT Audi AS5
2008 ABT Audi AS5 The new Audi A5 combines a sporty and an unobtrusive layout to a powerful, stylish and individual look. "A uniquely beautiful vehicle and therefore a actual undertaking for us," says Hans-Jürgen Abt. The coping with director of Abt Sportsline raved about the brand new Coupe from Ingolstadt, but he emphasizes that "our designers and engineers were able to enhance the notable base model even more". The man or woman of the noble sportscar nevertheless maintains but upon getting a special treatment in the Allgaeu it appears more dynamical. The frame package, particularly tailored for the Abt AS5, is a amazing bundle: a the front skirt with a grid element which emphasizes the singel-body grill and the fog lights, the slightly curved, laterally established frame elements and the glossy gill-shaped air-inlets, in addition to the nicely-proportioned rear. With the unobtrusive but placing rear spoiler and the rear skirt inset in diffuser optics, the design of the Abt AS5 is gracefully rounded off. The four-pipe rear muffler is perfectly fitting and additionally recontoures the rear view. Needless to mention that the auto sounds as a actual Abt automobile should.

Even when standing nevertheless, the Abt AS5 is a sensual car, which eagerly wants to be pushed. And when it's miles allowed to head on the road, it suggests how a great deal sports spirit it has. First of all, the 3.Zero TDI engine receives a substantial "power remedy". The extraordinarily powerful, self-igniting engine flawlessly fits to the A5 and, further, offers slight consumption values. By approach of progressed motor management, Abt turns the serial 240 hp (176 kW) into effective 272 hp (two hundred kW). With an extra Abt turbo charger, the power even will increase to 300 properly feeded horses. Diesel and sportiness belong together because lengthy. Certainly, Abt Sportsline will successively adjust later evolved A5 engines.

To make certain an ideal dealing with of the noble energy package deal, Abt also makes use of its adjustable sports suspension, except the serial Quattro engine. All the extra, the Abt AS5 will be added to a standstill by way of the Abt brake gadget with a disc diameter of 380 millimeters.

To perfectly round off the successful optics package, Abt Sportsline recommends the AR wheel, that's to be had for the A5 within the sizes from 18 to twenty inch, of direction collectively with appropriate sport tyres. Wheels, frame components and technical changes build a whole unit: a excellent Coupe at its pleasant. Not more and not less.

2010 Acura ZDX

2010 Acura ZDX
2010 Acura ZDX The all-new 2010 Acura ZDX 4-door sports coupe will arrive this iciness at Acura dealerships with dramatic styling, super overall performance and the trendy in advanced technology. The segment bending Acura ZDX features beautiful coupe-like styling with the delivered benefit of a commanding presence and bendy utility. Staying proper to the prototype model that debuted on the 2009 New York International Auto Show in April, the manufacturing Acura ZDX will function the key design highlights of a wide ranging glass roof, hidden rear door handles and bold fender flares.

"The Acura ZDX is like not anything you've got ever seen earlier than from Acura," said Jeff Conrad, vice president of Acura income. "It combines the first-rate attributes of a coupe, a sedan and a game software - all wrapped in a beautifully sculpted bundle - with the intention to appeal to an entirely new luxurious patron to the Acura emblem."

Designed, advanced and synthetic entirely in North America, the Acura ZDX breaks new ground for Acura in lots of ways. The Acura ZDX is the first car to be styled from begin to finish within the new, dedicated Acura Design Studio in Torrance, CA, allowing outdoors and indoors designers to work intently collectively at some point of the entire layout technique. Staying authentic to the unique sketch from Acura's first woman fashion designer, Michelle Christensen, the Acura ZDX features sensuous curves, deeply sculpted shoulders and sturdy character traces.

Inside, the Acura ZDX well-knownshows the best degrees of refinement and sophistication ever presented from Acura. Every Acura ZDX interior will characteristic Acura's first hand-stitched leather-based dashboard, door panels and sculpted middle console. The wealthy leather appointments provide the Acura ZDX a heat and welcoming feeling at the same time as creating an intimate cockpit for the driver and front passenger. The cabin is nicely lit way to massive use of LED lights along with the mild from the unique moonroof that is an quintessential layout thing of the longest glass roof inside the industry. The panoramic glass roof has dual computerized sunshades that open and closes on the contact of a button.

The highly-priced cockpit gives manner to generous cabin that gives at ease seating for as much as 5-passengers. The Acura ZDX's bendy utility permits it to be a really perfect weekend getaway car, making an allowance for 26.3 cubic feet of area at the back of the second one row seats and a total of fifty five.8 cubic feet while the seats are folded flat. The cargo area also can be increased to accommodate longer objects (consisting of golf baggage) via getting rid of aspect panels inside the shipment-compartment sidewalls. As an added bonus, there may be an integrated underneath-floor storage location which gives 2.2 cubic-feet of comfy space.

The all-new ZDX now not best boasts head-turning fashion but additionally notable performance. The three.7-liter SOHC V-6 all-aluminum engine generates 300 horsepower and 270 lb-ft of torque for fast acceleration response, outstanding low- and mid-variety torque and superior high-rpm strength. The all-new 6-pace automatic transmission with guidance wheel mounted paddle shifters gives the Acura ZDX first rate acceleration at the same time as additionally enhancing gasoline financial system. EPA envisioned town/toll road gasoline mileage of 16/22 mpg and a large 21-gallon fuel capability allow for the Acura ZDX to have a protracted cruising variety. Plus, the ZDX complies with the today's EPA TIER 2 - BIN five and CARB LEV II ULEV emissions requirements.

Standard at the ZDX is Acura's distinctive Super Handling All-Wheel Drive™ (SH-AWD®) machine. SH-AWD® expands the Acura ZDX's appeal with the aid of supplying great managing in addition to top notch all-season capability. Standard on the Acura ZDX are 19x8.Five-inch 7-spoke aluminum alloy wheels- the biggest preferred wheel inside the Acura lineup.

Adding to the dynamic competencies of the Acura ZDX is the to be had Integrated Dynamics System (IDS), which tailors the completely unbiased suspension's Active Damper System and speed-sensitive steering collectively to in shape the driver's choice for a extra cozy or a greater wearing ride - all to be had for smooth trade on the flip of a dial. Comfort mode prioritizes road isolation and decreased passenger fatigue, even as Sport mode favors crisp handling response, heightened car frame manipulate and maximum traction.

Befitting its "sports coupe" layout, the 2010 ZDX is longer, lower, wider and has a extensively wider tune than its primary marketplace competitors. The Acura ZDX rides on a 108.3-inch wheelbase with an usual length of 192.Four inches, it has an usual width of 85.6 inches with a sixty seven.7-inch track the front and rear, and it stands sixty two.Eight inches tall. These dimensions permit the Acura ZDX to provide a riding man or woman this is as assured as its look is dramatic.

When the Acura ZDX is going on sale this winter, customers may have the selection of 3 distinct trim ranges: ZDX, ZDX with Technology Package and the ZDX with Advance Package. Like all Acura fashions, the ZDX will come generously geared up. The panoramic glass roof with moveable sunshades, hand-stitched leather interior, Bluetooth® HandsFreeLink® connectivity, power tailgate and a high powered audio machine with CD participant, AM/FM radio, XM® Satellite Radio and USB audio connectivity with iPod® integration are all preferred functions.

The Acura ZDX with Technology Package adds numerous key capabilities including an Acura Navigation System with Voice Recognition™, an Acura/ELS Surround® top rate audio machine and a brand new multi-view rear camera. The Advance Package boasts additional customer enhancing technology like a blind spot records gadget, a Collision Mitigating Braking System™ (CMBS™) and Adaptive Cruise Control (ACC).

When the Acura ZDX is going on-sale, it will convey a brand new level of status to the Acura lineup. The Acura ZDX may be placed and priced among the Acura MDX luxurious SUV and the Acura RL luxurious overall performance sedan. ZDX pricing and further info may be launched at a later date.

2007 AC Schnitzer ACS4 Z4 Sport Coupe

2007 AC Schnitzer ACS4 Z4 Sport Coupe
2007 AC Schnitzer ACS4 Z4 Sport Coupe Now that the Z4 Roadster has undergone a facelift and on the same time the M-variation, the Z4 M Roadster, became launched, the model range has been finished with a new Z4 Coupé and MCoupé. Not only BMW but also we at AC Schnitzer are thrilled with the range of recent Z4 cars, and gift our interpretations: the AC Schnitzer ACS4 Roadster and the AC Schnitzer ACS4 Coupé.

The product range extends from suspension components and exhaust systems, through a huge range of wheel and tyre combos, to special aerodynamic conversions and last but not least indoors add-ons.

The aerodynamic variety has been designed in order that - with few exceptions - the special add-ons for the ACS4 Roadster will also match the ACS4 Coupé, and further the conversions for the ACS4 M Roadster are well suited with the ACS4 M Coupé.

To improve the using dynamics, for the Z4 M Roadster and M Coupé we offer a changed rear axle ratio of three.91 : 1 (wellknown three.62 : 1). The AC Schnitzer rear axle ratio guarantees substantially advanced acceleration.

The reaction behaviour is improved on all Z4 models thanks to the AC Schnitzer sports activities rear silencers. Made completely of unique metal with chromed Racing tailpipe, additionally they provide a greater sonorous word than the standard machine. For merely visible enhancement, on the Z4 Roadster and Coupé chromed tailpipe trims are available in the identical layout.

For the M-variations of the Z4 which can be fitted with a twin sports activities silencer as general, as well as the Twin Racing system there's a further option of Sports Trim Design. This layout is reserved solely for M-vehicles and changed into previously seen on both the M5 and M6.

Faster and more precise equipment shifts promote the adrenalin rush and perceptibly improve acceleration in a automobile. So the AC Schnitzer Short Shift has been tailored for the BMW Z4 three.0i, three.0si and M-versions with guide transmission.

For secure manipulate always of the riding performance of the new BMW Z4 models, except M-variants, a unique high performance brake machine has been developed for the front. The internally vented and slotted brake discs measure 334 mm in diameter and are 32 mm thick. The special brake calipers are geared up with  forty two mm pistons. Naturally the standard ABS machine is retained in complete.

Extensive tests on race tracks and public roads have resulted in the development of a entire suspension idea consisting of AC Schnitzer sports activities suspension, special antiroll bar kit and strut braces. The general concept, the additives of which can also be fitted personally, achieves sports activities handling with the equal high widespread of driving comfort.

In addition, distinct to the M Roadster and M Coupé is a unique racing suspension that's currently nevertheless within the improvement phase.

The suspension concept for all ACS4 Roadster and Coupé models evidently also includes the AC Schnitzer Type IV, Type III and Type II alloy and racing rims in one-piece and multipiece production. As properly as a wealth of wheel and tyre combinations in 17", 18" and 19", we can now offer the most important wheels for the Z4 Roadster and Coupé in nine.0J x 20" with tyres 245/30 R 20.

The M Roadster and M Coupé are even outfitted with 9.0J x 20" and 245/30 R 20 on the front and 10.0J x 20" with 285/25 R 20 at the rear. For tyres, we advise excessive performance tyres from Continental and Michelin.

The bodywork of the AC Schnitzer ACS4 models well-knownshows the excessive technical standards that we observe to our products. So for the Z4 Roadster and Coupé and for the M Roadster and M Coupé there are two tailor-made clothes that fulfil those attributes.

The the front a part of the Z4 Roadster and Coupé is stronger through the strikingly designed front spoiler attached to the usual front skirt. This also guarantees higher downforce. The rear is rounded off with the aid of the brand new AC Schnitzer rear skirt which not only harmoniously integrates the sports activities rear silencer into the rear however on the equal time offers the car a greater imposing look.

For both the M Roadster and M Coupé, an aerodynamic bundle has been created which units even greater wearing accents thru its styling language and the use of carbon. The package deal includes carbon the front spoiler elements that optionally can be joined to the front spoiler with chromed aluminium supports. In addition, the new AC Schnitzer chrome front grille offers the vehicles a modern-day unfashionable appearance and on the equal time meets the high air glide demand of the three.2 litre excessive revving engine.

The car rear is enhanced with a totally integrated carbon rear diffuser. This diffuser is to be had with  extraordinary versions of the unique rear skirt area body which, relying on which exhaust is geared up, supply the "Finishing Touch" to the chromed tailpipes of the Sports Trim or Racing Design and the standard machine.

It is inside the nature of factors that there are a few essential differences between the Roadster and Coupé: for the Roadster the product range includes a chrome cowl for the roll bars, a wind deflector in clear-glass style and a -piece rear wing, the triangular elements of that are attached individually to the proper and left of the Roadster boot - setting totally new accents. For the coupé variations, a 3-piece rear wing is to be had.

Whatever the frame version, the AC Schnitzer aspect skirts shape the homogeneous link between the the front and rear. A particular eyecatcher is the side deflectors with included flashers, which as an alternative may be supplemented with a Chromeline set.

Exclusivity is the trump card inside the cockpits of all AC Schnitzer ACS4 fashions: As nicely because the carbon interior trim in silver, and matching ergonomically designed AC Schnitzer airbag sports steering wheels, the accents are set above all by the aluminium accessories in silver or black anodized end. There is likewise a pedal set with matching foot rest, a handbrake cope with and a selector knob for the manual variations. For automatics, there is a carbon selector lever. Last but now not least, foot mats with the AC Schnitzer emblem, crafted from high exceptional velours, entire the range.

Naturally all AC Schnitzer components are TÜV-examined.