AC Schnitzer BMW 1M Details Announced Ahead of Frankfurt Motor Show Debut

AC Schnitzer BMW 1M Details Announced Ahead of Frankfurt Motor Show Debut
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AC Schnitzer has officially revealed details of its tuning program for BMW‘s new 1M Coupe, and is set to officially debut the car at the 2011 Frankfurt Motor Show next month. AC Schnitzer’s take on the BMW 1M (at least initially) has a focus on aesthetics, brakes and suspension, leaving the powerplant untouched. It’s only… Continue Reading...

AC Schnitzer Eagle Claims to be World’s Fastest MINI [with video]

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AC Schnitzer is laying claim that they sport the world’s fastest MINI, with their John Cooper Works-based AC Schnitzer Eagle. And while you’re probably thinking AC Schnitzer set some record on the quarter mile or out at Nurburgring, their test bed was actually the famed Grand Prix Circuit at Hockenheim. It was there that their… Continue Reading...

AC Schnitzer Teases Hopped-Up 5 Series, Diesel-Powered Z4 [Geneva Preview]

AC Schnitzer Teases Hopped-Up 5 Series, Diesel-Powered Z4 [Geneva Preview]
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There wouldn’t be much of a Geneva Motor Show if AC Schnitzer didn’t have a thing or two up its sleeves to announce. For this year’s show, we now know they’ll at least be debuting a new ACS 5 Sport S and 99d vehicles, based on the BMW 550i and Z4 respectively. With both priced… Continue Reading...

AC Schnitzer Builds All Electric MINI E Police Car [Video]

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The German Automobile Tuner Association has been helping raise awareness with a “Tune it! Safe!” campaign, and famed German aftermarket tuner AC Schnitzer has chimed in with their MINI E Police Look Concept. Currently being shown off at the 2010 Essen Motor Show, the MINI E Police Car continues to promote tuning without compromising safety…. Continue Reading...

AC Schnitzer Becomes First Tuner To Offers an iPhone App

AC Schnitzer Becomes First Tuner To Offers an iPhone App
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AC Schnitzer has become the first aftermarket tuning company to utilize the power of phone applications. And while Android is gaining on the iPhone’s popularity, there’s no denying that going with Apple’s brainchild first is the smart thing to do. AC Schnitzer’s iPhone app is completely free to download and allows you to stay up… Continue Reading...

AC Schnitzer Releases 2011 BMW 5-Series Tuning Package

AC Schnitzer Releases 2011 BMW 5-Series Tuning Package
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Oh AC Schnitzer, you’re actually late to the party this time around! BMW‘s new 2011 5-Series has already been overhauled by quite a few tuners including 3D Design and Lumma Design and now the brand synonymous with BMW customization over the last few decades has embraced BMW’s new sedan. Apparently this is just one of… Continue Reading...

Germany’s GRiP Magazine Tests What Tuner Car is Best for Robbing a Bank [video]

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Even though we don’t understand a single word of this video, we didn’t have to in order to enjoy every minute of it. GRiP Magazine out in Germany made some solid arrangements to bring on an AC Schnitzer 123d that was built as a police car (apparently in collaboration with the police to promote responsible… Continue Reading...

Widebody BMW X6 From AC Schnitzer Spotted in The UK

Widebody BMW X6 From AC Schnitzer Spotted in The UK
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We’ve seen so many variants of BMW‘s X6 by now that we’re not even sure which one is our favorite anymore. But it’s clear that the aftermarket has really embraced BMW’s performance SUV despite its odd identity crisis. This time it’s AC Schnitzer with a widebody X6. Interestingly AC Schnitzer hasn’t officially released this kit… Continue Reading...

AC Schnitzer Tunes BMW X6 M

AC Schnitzer Tunes BMW X6 M
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The BMW X6 M continues to be a confused child in our eyes in the crossover segment. The twin-turbocharged 4.4L V8 tosses out 555-hp and 501 ft-lbs of torque, numbers that rival the much larger and more popular Porsche Cayenne Turbo. But BMW sticking their coveted M-badge on a SAV (or SUV, whichever you’d like… Continue Reading...

AC Schnitzer Debuts Makeover for New BMW 7 Series

AC Schnitzer Debuts Makeover for New BMW 7 Series
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Those BMW experts over at AC Schnitzer have just released details on the company’s new lineup of parts for the all-new BMW 7 Series. Thankfully, ACS decided to keep this makeover tasteful (with the exception of those wheels), especially considering some of the bizzare creations it has released as of late. The new exterior of… Continue Reading...