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  1. 2015 Alpine White F80 M3 - Titan 7 T-S5

    2015 Alpine White F80 M3 - Titan 7 T-S5

    Titan 7 T-S5s are finally available in 19'' F8x M3 and M4 fitment! When Titan 7 wheels first rolled out, the only BMW options were for E46 and E9x M3s. After numerous requests from drivers of newer models, Titan 7 began to put the 19'' T-S5s into production. The 2015 Alpine White M3 below is our first customer to get them and we gotta say this is one buff-looking combo! At their price point and build quality, Titan 7 wheels are a great option for the daily driver and the track toy alike.

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  2. 2018 Fire Orange F80 M3 ZCP, Part 3 - More M Performance!

    2018 Fire Orange F80 M3 ZCP, Part 3 - More M Performance!

    This Fire Orange regular came back for some more! Keeping in line with the OEM M Performance theme, the owner opted for additional factory upgrades--namely the M Performance exhaust system and the 763M wheels. These were certainly good choices as they made this orange beast look and sound even more mean. The black finish of the 763Ms goes well with the various carbon trim front to back and top to bottom on this car. The M Performance exhaust not only sounds great but also offers great weight savings, as the stock ZCP exhaust is still relatively heavy! All in all, this car is shaping up to be one of the best builds we've worked on. We can't wait to see what else is in store!

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  3. 2018 BMW i3s

    2018 BMW i3s

    The i3 was always quick and nimble for what it was--a compact EV primarily designed for urban travel (with a range-extender option for folks who need to drive some more). The i3s is the newest iteration of the eco-pocket rocket. Power has been bumped up to 184 HP and 199 ft-lbs (compared to the 170 HP/184 ft-lbs of the standard model). Top speed has been increased from 93 mph to 99 mph. 0-60 times have also dropped from 7.3 seconds to a 6.9. It's certainly no M2 or M3 in regards to speed or power it's still a decent amount of car for the average driver. While the i3s may seem underwhelming for most performance junkies, it does offer a look into the future of alternative-fuel performance cars.

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  4. Interlagos Blue E46 M3 Competition - Recaro Sportster CS

    Interlagos Blue E46 M3 Competition - Recaro Sportster CS

    Seats really do make the car. A high quality reclining seat from a company such as Recaro is oftentimes a major upgrade from your average factory seat with squishy bolsters and a lack of back support. A great example of said seat is Recaro's Sportster CS. The Sportster CS is inspired by motorsport seat design with an integral headrest that features harness pass-throughs and aggressive bolstering. The design is good blend of luxury and sport and would look right in almost all performance cars. Recaro seats not only hug you firmly during high performance driving but they can also keep you nice and comfortable during road trips. Recaro seats are designed to align the spinal cord in its most natural position. The driver's back muscles will actually become more relaxed the longer they sit in the seat.

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  5. Long Beach Blue Pearl F87 M2 - BMC, KW Suspension, VR Speed Factory

    Long Beach Blue Pearl F87 M2 - BMC, KW Suspension, VR Speed Factory

    When a driver modifies their suspension for the first time, more likely than not, they will opt for simple lowering springs. That's a perfectly sensible solution for the average driver. The more enthused drivers opt for complete coilover systems. Such systems offer way more points of adjustability and more potential than just springs but are also considerably more expensive. KW's HAS Sleeve-Over kit is a great compromise between the two extremes as it allows you to height-adjust each corner individually. This M2 was on just lowering springs before but came by to upgrade to the HAS kit.

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  6. 2018 Fire Orange F80 M3 ZCP, Part 2 - BMW M Performance Carbon Fiber Splitters

    2018 Fire Orange F80 M3 ZCP, Part 2 - BMW M Performance Carbon Fiber Splitters

    The last time this Fire Orange car was here it received a set of Macht Schnell Wheel Spacers. It has gone through a few more changes since then, chiefly carbon fiber aero trim from BMW M Performance. OEM always tends to fit these cars the best so we couldn't fault the owner for being a bit of a purist! M Performance's carbon fiber trunk spoiler, mirror caps and rear diffuser added some aggressive accents to this fiery sedan. But besides the blacked out kidney grilles, the front end was still looking tame compared to the considerably more aggressive rear. That's where we came in by installing carbon fiber upper and lower splitters, also from M Performance. These splitters look so right and are so popular with our customers that it's becoming very rare to NOT see them on an F8x car! With the exterior now very much on point, the owner expressed some interest in getting a louder exhaust which definitely sets the stage for this Fire Orange beast's next eas visit...

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  7. Yas Marina Blue F82 M4 - Titan 7 T-S5

    Yas Marina Blue F82 M4 - Titan 7 T-S5

    Titan 7 wheels are now available for F8x M3 and M4! For the uninitiated, Titan 7 wheels are a quality, lightweight, and durable wheel. They are fully-forged, with 10,000 lbs presure! When the wheels debuted for last year, the only BMWs they were available for were E46 and E92 M3s. Now, after much demand, the range has expanded to the F8x M2, M3 and M4!

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  8. 2018 Fire Orange F80 M3 ZCP, Part 1 - Macht Schnell Spacers

    2018 Fire Orange F80 M3 ZCP, Part 1 - Macht Schnell Spacers

    It's always a treat to receive a customer with an Individual car. More often than not, the Individual car is in a hue we seldom see. The F80 M3 can be a relatively unassuming car when finished in a white, black or gray but when its finished in Fire Orange, it's anything but! This Fire Orange II F80 M3 ZCP is fresh off the showroom floor and was in need of some personalization. The owner decided to draw first blood with Macht Schnell Competition Spacers, with 15mm spacers up front and 12mm in the rear. Combined with the stock ZCP suspension, the spacers did quite a bit to upgrade this M3's aesthetics!

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  9. 2018 Black Sapphire Metallic F90 M5

    2018 Black Sapphire Metallic F90 M5

    The F90 generation of the M5 brings many changes to the legendary model. This is the first M car (besides the X5/X6 Ms) to use all-wheel drive. The F90 is also the first M5 to not be available with a manual transmission. The staunchest BMW M purists may decry those changes, but going by published reviews and tests, the M5 is faster than ever and can still dance around corners with finesse. With 600 HP and 553 torques, it might not seem too much faster than the previous model or the competition. But thanks to AWD, it can accelerate from a stop with brutal authority--Car & Driver managed to get from 0-60 in 2.8 seconds! A 2.8 second 0-60 time makes this family sedan from hell even faster than a Audi R8 V10 Plus or Nissan GT-R!

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  10. 2017 Long Beach Blue F87 M2 - RKP Carbon Fiber Roof

    2017 Long Beach Blue F87 M2 - RKP Carbon Fiber Roof

    Ever since the E46 M3 CSL, carbon fiber roof panels have been available on the M3 and ultimately have helped defined the M3 and M4. Carbon fiber roofs help keep the center of gravity lower, improving handling, all while making cars look plain cooler. For M2 drivers who desire an off-the-shelf option, RKP Composites offers a high quality option. This M2 was our latest customer to purchase RKP's Carbon Fiber Roof Panel. The carbon roof really tied up this build as it already had Brembo GT Brakes and BBS FI-Rs installed. This Long Beach Blue beast is sure to inspire other M2 owners while parked at a weekend show or while hot-lapping around Buttonwillow.

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