Archive for the BMW 3 Series Tuning

E21 BMW 3 Series converted to a tow truck

Over the last few months we have witnessed several BMW pickup conversions, with even respectable tuners considering building such contraptions.

But while a pickup BMW is becoming something possible, pioneers come up with other, more controversial builds for their Bimmers.

E21 BMW 3 Series Tow Truck Conversion

E21 BMW 3 Series Tow Truck Conversion

One such vehicles recently became available for purchase on Copart.com. This conversion uses an E21 BMW 3 Series as a base and from there, a tow truck was born. The rear half of the vehicle has everything a tow truck needs, and what is even more spectacular, it all works.
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Abu Dhabi dealership restyles the BMW 335i

After restyling the BMW M135i, the same BMW Abu Dhabi dealership reveals a similar tuning program for the BMW 335i.

At the exterior, the German model stands out thanks to a carbon fiber front splitter, revised side skirts, a rear diffuser, 20-inch alloy wheels and a trunk-mounted spoiler. There’s also an M Performance exhaust, carbon fiber mirror caps and a special Melbourne Red metallic finish.

BMW 335i by Abu Dhabi Motors

BMW 335i by Abu Dhabi Motors

Most of these components are part of the M Performance pack, therefore, you can be sure that the appearance is improved.
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Concept 30 E30 BMW 3 Series

If you like Bimmers, then you must like or least have some respect for the E30 BMW 3 Series, a model that managed to become more than just an entry in BMW’s history, but an icon in the automotive industry.

As such, tuning the old model is still quite popular, and the second hand market can still produce plenty of beautifully maintained units.

TMCars Concept 30 E30 BMW 3 Series

TMCars Concept 30 E30 BMW 3 Series

Still, while most tuners just go for performance improvements, deeming unnecessary any alteration of the iconic design, some think they can do better than the manufacturer. I am referring to aftermarket specialists like TMCars, a Hungary based tuner that decided to bring the beloved E30 BMW 3 Series up to this century.
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Alpina 3.0CSl cuts loose on the track

Today, if you are least a bit interested in BMW and tuning, you have heard about Alpina and their great builds.

But where did it start? Where are the roost of the the industry leading aftermarket specialist?

Alpina 3.0 CSL

Alpina 3.0 CSL

Well, some 40 years ago, the guys from Alpina had a great idea about working with BMW in order to bring to life a special 3.0CSL. Needles to say, the car was a success and from that point on, Alpina went on to full collaboration with the German car maker, eventually making it as a standalone manufacturer.
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BMW 335i Touring tuned by MB Individual

Today we present you a new tuning kit dedicated to an older model, namely the BMW 335i Touring, known as the E91. This package is offered by MB Individual and comes with both styling and performance tweaks.

Under the hood sits a 3.0-liter engine producing 400 horsepower thanks to revised end pipes, a new piper cross air filter and an improved middle muffler.

BMW 335i Touring by MB Individual

BMW 335i Touring by MB Individual

In order to match extra power, MB Individual offers a matte blue wrap, 20-inch alloy wheels with 235/30 ZR20 (front) and 265/25 ZR20 (rear) tires, LED optical blocks, Blackline taillights, revised hood, bumpers and side sills.
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1984 E30 BMW 323i pickup

I have shown you several builds out there that tend to take the BMW brand to new places, mostly without much success.

One particular segment of the market regards pick-up, and as you might know, BMW does not build any.

1984 E30 BMW 323i pickup

1984 E30 BMW 323i pickup

At least, they haven’t built any so far, and the future holds no certainty that this will keep true. The same was thought about a forward wheel drive BMW, and that is on its way. Still, while there are no manufacturer BMW pick-ups out there, there are a few custom builds.
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2014 Tokyo Auto Salon

Each year, several auto shows take place with regularity all over the place. And while generally these events attract car makers, making it possible for them to showcase new models of concepts, some shows are more specialized.

The Tokyo Auto Salon is one such specialized gathering, and it is dedicated to aftermarket specialists and their builds.

BMW at 2014 Tokyo Auto Salon

BMW at 2014 Tokyo Auto Salon

This year, the Auto Salon presented plenty of Bimmers, from various tuners like 3D Design, Hamann, Kelleners and various other aftermarket specialists. As expected, the 3 Series was everywhere, whether the E90/E92 or F30/F32, and even the coupe successor, the 4 Series was present.
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F30 BMW 335i sporting Borla exhaust

The BMW 3 Series remains the bread an butter of not just the car maker, but of aftermarket specialists that took a shining to BMW.

So here we are with yet another modified F30 BMW 335i, a vehicle which was presented to the guys from European Auto Source (EAS) for some upgrading.

EAS F30 BMW 335i with Borla exhaust

EAS F30 BMW 335i with Borla exhaust

The main upgrade brought to the vehicle consists of the Borla ATAK exhaust system, turning the volume up on this Bimmer. That is, however, not the only part installed, as the guys from EAS also added H&R Sport lowering springs before mounting a set of Forgestar CF5V wheels.
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F30 BMW 3 Series with ARKYM aero kit

You can’t really say there are a lot of high profile aftermarket specialists out there, quite the contrary.

But that doesn’t mean that newcomers have it easy, that there is always room for more.

F30 BMW 3 Series by ARKYM

F30 BMW 3 Series by ARKYM

Truth is that if you want to hit it big and make a name for yourself, you have to be on par with companies like AC Schnitzer, Alpina, Hamann and the such. And that is exactly what newcomer ARKYM aims for, and to prove they mean business, they brought into play a nice aero kit for the F30 BMW 3 Series.
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Hybrid E36 BMW 3 Series

Don’t be deceived by the title, as I am not talking about a green minded owner, but rather a undecided one.

The hybrid part of this particular build refers not to the motivation unit, but to the bodywork itself.

Hybrid E36 BMW 3 Series

Hybrid E36 BMW 3 Series

Of the big German car makers, BMW and Mercedes-Benz have always been at each other’s throats, and for every 3 Series BMW built, Mercedes presented a C Class to counter. Comparisons are all over the internet, and while most choose a side, others find it quite difficult.
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