Significantly expanded trade show coincide with the launch of the new retrofit products for very sports-oriented customers - top event for tuning enthusiasts with extensive presentation of the accessory offering for the new BMW 3 Series and BMW 1 Series as well as live broadcast of the first round of the DTM 2012th
For tuning enthusiasts and motorsports enthusiasts keep the last weekend in April, two ready to do. BMW will be the third time on 28 April to 1 May 2012 at the Tuning World Bodensee in Friedrichshafen. There, the latest innovations in the BMW M performance accessory program will be presented. The presentation on the main tuning show in Germany is also the starting signal for the launch of the latest aftermarket products for the new BMW 1 Series, the new BMW 3 Series and BMW 5 Series. She is also parallel to the start of the season in the German Touring Car Masters (DTM) 2012th After 20 years, returns to the BMW M3 in the race on the Hockenheimring DTM in the back. Both the qualifying on Saturday, 28 April, and the race on Sunday 29 April will be broadcast live on the exhibition stand of BMW. This allows the visitor the Tuning World Bodensee, the DTM comeback of BMW experience in an authentic atmosphere.
BMW M performance is one of the partners that support the three DTM teams of BMW in the comeback season. The BMW Team RMG used BMW M3 DTM M performance by the reigning champion of the racing series, Martin Tomczyk controlled. For intense racing atmosphere is guaranteed in these days of the fair the Tuning World Bodensee. Was doubled at the stand, the area over the previous year to around 400 square meters, equipped with BMW M performance accessory products, models of the BMW 3 Series and BMW 1 Series will be shown by experts of the trade teams in the framework of intensive "fuel conversations" section.
Unique and only from BMW M performance: racing know-how of BMW M GmbH, the BMW Group quality standards
The close connection to the motor sport is reflected in the product characteristics of the BMW M performance accessories for expression. The retrofit products for the drivetrain, chassis, aerodynamics and cockpit are being developed in cooperation with the BMW M GmbH. To be repaid by a decades-long experience and unique technical know-how from motorsport in all BMW M performance products that can help to increase both the sportive driving experience as well as the dynamic effect of a BMW even further.
In addition to the on the Tuning World Bodensee 2012 introduced new BMW M performance products are also on the BMW M3, the BMW 1 Series M Coupe offered, the BMW X5 M and BMW X6 M. With the individually available aftermarket components, the driver of a BMW individual accents for specific optimization of sports properties put his vehicle. In addition, all BMW M performance products in design and function in harmony. This also applies to the BMW Performance Accessories products are for upgrading the previous generation of the BMW 1 Series and BMW 3 Series and the BMW X5 and the BMW X6 is available and will be presented at the Tuning World Bodensee 2012 also.
The retrofit components of both product lines are part of the original BMW accessories offer. They correspond in design, quality and safety of the outstanding high standards of the BMW Group and are subject to the comprehensive warranty provisions of BMW. Likewise, their conditioning does not affect the rules of each vehicle warranty. Sold and installed on the BMW M and BMW dealers, BMW and the BMW dealer locations.
Optimized airflow, striking appearance: BMW M performance accessories such as aerodynamics
The specific model developed aerodynamic components of the product line in addition to the BMW M performance air flow, the dynamic effect of the particular vehicle is optimized effectively. To those shown at the Tuning World Bodensee innovation in the BMW M performance program aerodynamic components are for the front section, including air splitter, diffuser inserts on the rear bumper, side skirt attachments and side sills with M Folierungen Performance lettering.
Also includes the BMW M performance range black front grille, mirror caps in carbon finish and top performance BMW M stripes. The new BMW 1 Series can be equipped with a rear spoiler and rear fins with black. The new BMW 3 Series Sedan and the BMW 5 Series sedan each is a model-specific BMW M Performance carbon rear spoiler is available.
For increased agility: BMW M performance suspension components
Extensive racing expertise also features the BMW M performance accessory products from the chassis. With them, agility and precision in handling can increase significantly. The optimization of the sporty handling characteristics is emphasized by distinctive visual accents. The new BMW 1 Series and the new BMW 3 Series sedan, a BMW M performance will be the sporty chassis with oversized tuning and a very spacious, yet weight-optimized brake system offered BMW M performance. The both front and rear aluminum fixed caliper brake system guarantees original model is also under high thermal stress constant high stopping power. Its been perforated and internally ventilated brake disks front sports a size of 370 x 30 mm (diameter x thickness) and back to the dimension 345 x 24 millimeters. The front brake calipers are fitted with four each and the rear with two pistons. They are available in the colors red, yellow or orange paint, and each carrying a four-colored M logo.
Similarly, the offer is exclusive to BMW M light alloy wheels performance. Each model-specific forged wheels are characterized by their distinctive design and optimized by their weight. They contribute effectively to the reduction of the unsprung masses and thus encourage the agility and steering behavior of the vehicle. The 3 Series sedan and the new BMW 1 Series developed for the new BMW M light-alloy wheels in double spoke design exhibit the typical BMW M performance bi-color look in Ferric Grey with high-sheen spokes fronts. They are 19 inches in size for the BMW 1 Series and 20 inches for the BMW 3 Series Sedan available and are each equipped with mixed tires. The corresponding range for the BMW 5 Series Saloon and the BMW 5 Series Touring has 20-inch, with Mischbreifung fitted light-alloy wheels V-spoke design, either in color Liquid Black and also available in bi-color versions are. This set of wheels from the BMW M performance range is also available for the new BMW 6 Series Coupe, the new BMW 6 Series Convertible and the BMW 6 Series Gran Coupe.
BMW M Power Performance Kit: more torque at a constant average consumption
Using technology first hand and the corresponding know-how ensures the BMW M performance power kit that is offered for the new BMW 120d, the new BMW 320d Sedan and the BMW 520d, for a modern and typical of the brand to increase driving pleasure. It helps the 2.0-liter four-cylinder diesel engine of this model to a noticeable increase in power and torque, the exemplary consumption and emission levels in the EU test cycle remain unchanged. This is made ??possible by special hardware and software components. The BMW M Power Performance Kit includes, but is targeted modifications of motor control and a larger intercooler. The maximum output of the diesel engine is increased by 135 kW/184 hp to 147 kW/200 hp. The maximum torque is already at 1 750 min-1 is available, rises to 420 Newton meters. The most important result of this power increase is clearly noticeable for the driver accelerates optimization of assets. Thus, the acceleration from zero to 100 km / h by up quickly graduated to 1.0 seconds.
Another BMW M performance range of accessories in the area of the drive is selected for gasoline engine exhaust system models available. It helps the engine sound to a discreet but audibly sporting embossed pattern. Addition is effected by reducing the exhaust back pressure to optimize the response. A respective model-specific BMW M performance muffler system as a retrofit component for the new BMW 125i, the new BMW 335i Sedan and the BMW 535i available. Moreover, is offered for the new BMW 120d BMW 320d sedan and the new one in chrome tailpipe design with engraved M logo.
Sports car flair in characteristic style: BMW M performance accessory products in the cockpit
To enjoy the brand-typical driving experience especially intense, can own a BMW 5 Series sedan, a new BMW 3 Series sedan and a new BMW 1 Series also customize the interior ambience of their vehicles with BMW M performance accessory products specifically. On the Tuning World Bodensee 2012, for example, the
BMW M performance presented sports steering wheel. It has a flat-bottomed steering wheel rim, a carbon fiber hood and a center mark in red leather at 12 o 'clock position, his Alcantara upholstery with white contrast stitching provides maximum support and a comfortable feel in any temperature conditions.
The new BMW 3 Series Saloon and the new BMW 1 Series will also be in autumn 2012, a performance BMW M sport steering wheel available including race display. The top of the steering wheel rim an OLED display which shows various technical information, such as oil and cooling water temperature and the gear shift indicator is integrated. In addition, using the multifunction buttons on the steering wheel, different display modes are enabled. EfficientDynamics in the mode information to optimize fuel consumption are presented. The Sport mode makes it possible to use a stopwatch function and the display of lateral acceleration values. In Race mode, the timing will be specified in hundredths of a second and adds a memory function.
For an even more extensive optimization of the driver's workplace in the style of a sports car make the BMW M performance stainless steel pedals, the BMW Performance driver's footrest, interior trim in Alcantara and carbon as well as the hand brake lever with carbon Alcantara bellows. Depending on the vehicle equipment can also cover the shift lever or the gear selector into the carbon fiber version be made. In the 3-series for the new BMW sedan and the new BMW 1 Series is developed products for the first time an open-pored carbon finish is used, which with its matt texture, especially in combination with the Alcantara surfaces for a harmonious and decent overall picture. For a special emphasis on the sporty style of selected products are also marked with the "M Performance" lettering or with the M logo.
The comprehensive presentation of the new BMW M performance accessories offerings at the Tuning World Bodensee 2012, the logical extension of this product range as well as emphasized the targeting of the needs of the most performance-oriented customers, their passion for racing with an awareness of premium quality and combine authentic design. In the development of aftermarket products from BMW M Performance M-specific technological expertise is used to generate a noticeable increase in driving pleasure in everyday traffic.
The fair will be held Tuning World Bodensee this year for the tenth time. At the Friedrichshafen exhibition grounds are 12 halls and in two open spaces in total some 90 000 square meters are available which are used by some 235 exhibitors. The organizers expect more than 100 000 visitors.