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AC Schnitzer BMW 328i

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German tuner AC Schnitzer is preparing a full lineup of new tuned BMWs.

The latest model to join it is the BMW 328i, which has a magnificent 2.0- liter four-cylinder engine. It become even more magnificent though, when AC is done with it. They boost the output to 291 hp and 410 Nm (302 lb-ft) from 240 hp and 350 Nm (258.1 lb-ft).

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That reduces the 0 to 100km/h acceleration time. It now takes 5.7 seconds to do that which is great for a mid-size family car.

The car also benefits form other goodies such as revised front and rear aprons, sport exhausts, modded suspension and AC’s designer wheels. All in all, it’s a job well done by guys at AC.

AC Schnitzer BMW M5

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AC Schnitzer revealed its package for the BMW M5 F10 ahead of the Geneva Motor Show.

The car gets a carbon fiber body kit with steel grille, new side vents, and a revised rear aprons with a diffuser and trapezoidal tailpipes, and an air splitter. The whole car is finished in a nice matte blue paint job.

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As for the engine, the power has gone from 560 to 620hp and a peak torque of 790Nm. That means the car now does 0-100 km/h in 4.1 seconds. It’s done through ECU upgrade and sport exhausts.

The car also gets sport suspension and Type VII 21-inch wheels.

AC Schnitzer BMW 3 Series F30

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German tuner AC Schnitzr revealed its Geneva-bound BMW 3 Series package.

The body kit consists of Front spoiler, rear roof spoiler, rear spoiler, rear skirt, decals, rear skirt protection foil, and emblems. There is also a wide range of 18, 19, and 20 inch AC Schnitzer wheels.

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For the interior you get 3-spoke sports airbag steering wheel, leather gear knob illuminated, gear knob with digital shift display, aluminium gear knob “Black Line”, aluminium handbrake handles, aluminium cover “Black Line” for i-Drive System controller, aluminium pedal sets and foot rest, and velours floor mats.

Performance upgrades are in the works and will be announced later.

AC Schnitzer MINI Coupe

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Mini Coupe is currently the sportiest member of Mini family. But there’s still room for improvement as shown by AC Schnitzer with this package.

Visually, there’s not much to it, just a few chrome detailing and new paint job and graphics. But you do get new Mi2 BiColor18-inch rims with high performance tyres from Continental and Michelin in size 225/30 R 18 or 215/35 R 18 or optionally in 205/40 R 18.

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AC Schnitzer also offers their limited slip differential for the MINI Cooper S Coupé with locking up to 75%, and their sports exhaust system and high-performance brakes.

While the interior gets aluminum pedals and footrests, special handbrake lever, velours floor mats, and a shift knob with digital gear display, the engines currently get nothing. Their upgrades are still in the works.

AC Schnitzer BMW 6-Series Coupe

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BMW 6 series coupe is a handsome car. But AC Schnitzer’s kit turns it into a real head-turner.

The body gets a front spoiler, a chrome grille and chrome strips, rear spoiler and rear skirt insert, as well as 21-inch Type VIII lightweight forged rims  in normal or bicolour designs.

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The V8 engine of the 650 has also been tuned substantially from 407 to 540 hp. That improves the performance significantly with a 0 to 100 km/h acceleration of 4.3 seconds. AC also fits high performance brakes to cope with the speed.

As for the interior, you get sports airbag steering wheel, the AC Schnitzer Aluminum cover for the i-Drive System Controller “Black Line” AC Schnitzer and Aluminum pedals and footrest, as well as trunk and floor mats in velours.

AC Schnitzer BMW 1-Series

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When the new BMW 1-Series was launched we immediately hated its looks.

But we were hoping new tuning projects would make things right. You know, like a plastic surgery can fix a deformed face, a proper body kit can change an ugly car.

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Sadly, the 1er is still ugly after AC Schnitzer’s extensive work. It gets a front spoiler lip, a roof spoiler and skirt insert, as well as forged wheels and custom graphics. Interior is tweaked with new steering wheel, new floor mats, aluminum pedals, an aluminum i-Drive cover.

Performance-wise AC boosts the 118d from 143 hp to 171 hp and the 120 d from 184 hp to 210 hp using sport exhausts and refined ECU.

AC Schnitzer 2012 BMW 1-Series Preview

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AC Schnitzer released first details of their package for the new 1er.

The kit is still in the works and will eventually include performance upgrades, exhaust systems, suspension solutions, aerodynamic components and accessories for the interio, but now there are a few goodies you can order.

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They include racing tailpipes, steel pedals, illuminated and shift-display gear knob, aluminium handbrake handle and iDrive cover.

The tuner also offers a wide range of wheels to choose from. They include Type IV Wheels BiColor 18 and 19-inch, Type IV Wheels Silver 18 and 19-inch, Type VIII Wheels 19-inch and Type VIII Lightweight Forged Wheels 19-inch.

AC Schnitzer BMW ACS6 Convertible

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ACS6 Convertible is AC Schnitzer’s version of the new BMW 6-series convertible, and it’s about 110 percent better than the standard car!

The 6er gets a nice body kit consisting of front spoiler, chromed front grille and chrome decor strips, a rear skirt insert and loading lip protection film to give the bodywork of the 6-series cabrio that finishing touch.

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The 650i Cabrio by AC Schnitzer has been given a performance upgrade taking it from 407 HP (standard) to 540 HP. Now the eight-cylinder engine accelerates from 0 to 100 km/h in just 4.4 seconds. Added to this is the AC Schnitzer power plant and engine bay styling, which demonstrates the power of the engine.

And since no package in complete without an interior revision, you get trims painted in matt space grey, a sports airbag steering wheel, the AC Schnitzer “Black Line” aluminium cover for the i-Drive system controller and AC Schnitzer aluminium foot rests and pedals.

BMW 1-Series M Coupe AC Schnitzer

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German tuner released details of their complete package for the new BMW 1M Coupe, to be revealed at the 2011 IAA.

Starting with the body, the little Bimmer gets a kit including carbon front spoiler, chromed front grille, carbon rear diffusor and the AC Schnitzer design elements on the front wings, plus new exhausts and a range of 19 or 20-inch wheels.

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The best part of it however is the engine, where AC has boosted the output from the standard 340 to 400 PS. There is also an adjustable threaded suspension, adjustable both in compression and rebound, provides total control and maximum agility and dynamism.

Finally, you get a nice interior treatment with new sport seats, complete new trims and other AC goodies.

AC Schnitzer BMW 1M

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The old tuner of BMWs is prepping an awesome kit for the super awesome BMW 1M Coupe.

They have a body kit and an engine upgrade kit in the works, but here we have a preview of the rest of the package.

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There’s the usual range of AC wheels available in different sizes and designs, including the traditional AC Schnitzer model. They are complemented with a set of lowering springs which drop the car by as much as 200mm.

AC also offers a powerful braking package with 6-piston calipers in the front and 4-piston calipers rear.

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