Archive for the BMW 3 Series Tuning

Lichtenstein’s BMW art car on display in Hong Kong

There are a lot of people that are adamant about vehicles not being art, no matter how you paint them or how much you modify them.

Still, with 17 BMW art cars currently in the manufacturer’s garage, spanning several decades, we think a lot of people might be wrong.

Roy Lichtenstein's BMW 320i Turbo Art Car

Roy Lichtenstein’s BMW 320i Turbo Art Car

Among the first art cars, Roy Lichtenstein’s 320i Turbo will be presented in Hong Kong. I am no art critic, but I do like Lichtenstein’s design, while I wouldn’t know the significance behind it. In his own words, the “painted lines symbolize the road the car has to follow and the artwork also portrays the surroundings through which the car is being driven”.
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E30 BMW 3 Series turned into… something

We have had plenty of weird and over the top builds presented here, and not much surprises us. But from time to time, a gem arises to show us that weird can still be done.

This E30 BMW 3 Series sure managed to pull that look, and I am not exactly sure what it is supposed to be, but it looks like it was taken out of a Tom & Jerry cartoon.

Gatsby BMW Cabriolet Custom

Gatsby BMW Cabriolet Custom

The owner named the build Gatsby BMW Cabriolet Custom, a name that pretty much says it all. It is a stretch convertible that wants to bring the 50s back. Most body panels were provided by Gatsby Coachworks, after being pilfered from an MG. The craftsmanship is not that bad, either.
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Alpina B3 Bi-Turbo speed test clocks 300 km/h

As far as specialized tuners go, BMW managed to attract a few, but if I were to choose one best to represent the German car maker, it has to be Alpina.

Ever since their first project together, every Bimmer that found its way on the hands of the wizards at Alpina was turned up several notches.

Alpina B3 Bi-Turbo

Alpina B3 Bi-Turbo

The quality of their builds is something you can depends on, and that is why they managed to strike out on their own a long time ago – successfully. One of their more beloved models has to be the B3 Bi-Turbo, a model based on BMW’s 335i. But just how awesome is this build?
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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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