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Now that BMW is truly embracing the technology behind their twin turbo applications, it’s no surprise that there will be an entirely new generation of M-powered vehicles that will no longer sport large displacement, naturally aspirated V8 and V10 engines. Nowack Motors, who we checked out before with their Mini Coopers, is known for tuning BMW M engines, and their newest product is impressive.
Named the N635S 5.8 Hans Nowack Edition, the 5.0L V10 pushes out 718-hp over the factory 507-hp and revs up to 9000 rpm. This engine conversion is available for all the M5s and M6s sporting the 5.0L V10, and Nowack offers a 12 month warranty with no mileage constraint for those opting to have the work done. So while BMW is pushing ahead with their twin turbo setups and abandoning the joy of torque-heavy V10s, Nowack motors continues to embrace and give current owners a new option to compete with the new technology.
There is unfortunately not a ton of details on what goes on with the conversion other than a remapped ECU and a pair of intake air collectors that are match painted to the car. But we’re going to guess that there’s tons of bottom end work and head work. Then again, it can’t be that difficult to find a whole lot of horsepower once you crack open a V10 can it?
The official press release available after the break.
GALLERY: Hans Nowack Edition BMW M5
In the past, Nowack Motors has tuned several BMWs and recently has released three kits for the MINI Cooper S and JCW models. What are already a fun and nimble cars have just become that much more powerful through Nowack Motors’ tuning kits. The three kits are conveniently labeled with their horsepower ratings: N210, N230 and N260.
The entry level N210 kit comes with a reprogrammed ECU and performance air flow filter making for safe and easy modifying and a nice power upgrade out of the MINI’s 1.6-liter turbocharged engine. An additional 20-hp can be found with a stainless steel exhaust system which is the difference between the N210 and N230 kit.
Things get more fun in order to achieve the 260-hp figure however. Nowack Motors’ N260 kit tosses in some internal engine work including a new cylinder head, high-performance camshafts, custom downpipe, upgraded intercoolers and a performance air intake.
Additional fun can be had from Nowack Motors with their springs, coilovers and sport differentials available as accessory upgrades. And for those that are located in Germany and can afford the luxury of having it all installed at Nowack Motors, they will receive pre- and post-dyno figures showing off just show smooth and linear their upgraded performance band is.
GALLERY: Nowack Motors Mini Cooper S
[Source: Tuning News]