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Styled and tuned BMW i8 l12

Styled and tuned BMW i8 l12 From wrecks to rich’s - Styled and tuned i8. When Rich Benoit bought himself a crash-damaged i8 he didn’t just rebuild it, he modded it, made it his own and then showed it at SEMA. Words: Elizabeth de Latour. Photos: Viktor Benyi. FROM WRECKS TO RICH’S We have to be honest and say that, when BMW launched the i8, we never really expected to end up featuring any.More

1968 Lamborghini Miura P400 S ‘Millechiodi’

1968 Lamborghini Miura P400 S ‘Millechiodi’ Magnificent Jota-inspired one-off. This spectacular Jota-inspired one-off rates as one of the best Miuras on the planet. We strap into the passenger seat – once occupied by Brigitte Bardot – to hitch a ride with Lamborghini’s legendary Valentino Balboni Story by Gaetano Derosa/Ruoteclassiche Images by Alessandro Barteletti.More

505whp Pikes Peak BMW M2 F87

505whp Pikes Peak BMW M2 F87 505WHP F87 M2 Tyspeed's mind-blowing Pikes Peak monster in all its glory What started out life as a completely standard M2 has been transformed into a full-on race machine and it’s a build of epic proportions. Words: Elizabeth de Latour Photos: Larry Chen. FAST CLUB 505whp Pikes Peak BMW M2 F87 You know what?More

BMW E9x475bhp tuned BMW M3 E90

475bhp tuned BMW M3 E90 E90 M3 on velocity stacks. With an ultra-imposing aesthetic composed of acres of carbon (including the roof) and ultra-deep concave 20s overlaid with a soundtrack from its velocity stack-equipped S65 V8 that will send a shiver down your spine, this epic E90 M3 is an incredible experience. Words: Elizabeth de Latour Photos: Rich Pearce.More

BMW E9xBuying & tuning: BMW E9x 335i

Buying & tuning: BMW E9x 335i With a turbocharged straight-six under the bonnet and massive modding potential, the E9x 335i is the ultimate performance bargain. Words: Elizabeth de Latour Photos: Patrik Karlsson, Viktor Benyi, Christos Markou, Zayne Smith. Buying & tuning: BMW E9x 335i Buying and modding this epic turbo bargain. When it comes to cheap speed, value for money, bang for your buck, there is no single BMW that even comes close to the E9x 335i.More

BMW E36S50-swapped 1996 BMW 328i E36

S50-swapped 1996 BMW 328i E36 Stunning static BMW S50 E36. Brighter than a straight-A student and more aggressive than a school bully in detention, Alex Wright’s sevenyear, S50-swapped homebrew build sets the record straight: E36s are back in business. Words: Aron Norris Photos: Scott Paterson.More

BMW E9Group 5 S38-engined BMW E9 CSL Replica 70 street dreams

Group 5 S38-engined BMW E9 CSL Replica 70 street dreams Incredible S38-powered build. S38-powered Group 5 E9 CSL recreation. Constructed from two E9 shells and meticulously built to Group 5 spec, this S38-powered street-legal CSL replica is an incredible labour of love. Words: Elizabeth de Latour. Photos: Tony & Carmen Matthews. Imagine owning a car that seems so far beyond the possibility of actual ownership that you have to pinch yourself every time you see it.More

BMW M3 E30840WHP BMW E30 Wild 4WD turbo M50 DCT beast

840WHP BMW E30 Wild 4WD turbo M50 DCT beast Looking like little more than a very ordinary E30 Saloon, this epic 325iX boasts DCT and 840whp, making it a world-ending sleeper with a monumental level of performance. Words: Elizabeth de Latour Photos: Patrik Karlsson Before xDrive came along in 2001 in the E53 X5 and E46, BMW had dabbled with 4WD in the shape of its 25iX models, available in both E30 and E34 flavours.More

BMW M3 E30400bhp M50 Borg Warner S256 BMW 325i Coupe E30

400bhp M50 Borg Warner S256 BMW 325i Coupe E30 There are few things in life more fun than a turbo E30 and this rowdy red machine effortlessly blends serious power with subtle styling and it makes for the perfect monster retro sleeper. Words: Elizabeth de Latour Photos: Adam Rous. WILD THING The E30 is, without doubt, one of the all-time greats but, by modern standards, even the hottest versions are lacking in power; luckily, you are spoilt for choice when it comes to adding more because that’s obviously what you want to do.More

BMW M3 E36754bhp supercharged S54 drift BMW M3 E36

754bhp supercharged S54 drift BMW M3 E36 With a 3.5-litre stroked and supercharged S54 revving to over 10,000rpm and producing 754hp, this wild wide-body drift E36 is an absolutely insane build of epic proportions. Words: Elizabeth de Latour. Photos: Ade Brannan. SLIDESHOW 754HP S54 DRIFT E36 Supercharged animal Sometimes you want to make a big impression – you want all eyes on you, you want everyone to notice you and one of those times is when you’re going drifting.More

BMW E28Widebody BMW 520i E28

Widebody BMW 520i E28 Widebody BMW 520i E28 Wild classic Five. When life gives you lemons, make lemonade. When the country you live in makes it extremely hard for you to try and restore your E28, turn it into a wild, wide-body creation instead and this full-on Five is a shock to the system in the best way possible. Words: Elizabeth de Latour. Photos: Alex Hamby.More

BMW M3 E30Perfect 10 5.0-litre S85 V10-swapped BMW E30 M3

Perfect 10 5.0-litre S85 V10-swapped BMW E30 M3 Some people reckon you can have too much of a good thing but we disagree because a 5.0-litre V10 is a lot of engine and stuffing it into an E30 M3 might seem like a bit too much, but the end result is just the right amount of everything. Words: Elizabeth de Latour. Photos: Chris Frosin. V10 E30 M3 SPECTACULAR 5.More

BMW 8 Series E31Tuned 577bhp supercharged S62 BMW 8 Series E31

Tuned 577bhp supercharged S62 BMW 8 Series E31 577bhp S62 8 Series E31 Awesome supercharged M5 V8-swapped bruiser The 8 Series is a seriously cool car but, even in 850CSi form, it never quite had the performance it needed and deserved. Stick a supercharged S62 V8 under the bonnet, however, and you’ve got yourself a seriously fast retro super coupé. Words: Elizabeth de Latour. Photos: Rich Pearce.More