Photos & Video: BMW 1 Series M Coupe with 420 hp by Manhart Racing

1M | August 26th, 2011 by 6
BMW 1er M Coupé Manhart Racing 01 750x500 Photos & Video: BMW 1 Series M Coupe with 420 hp by Manhart Racing

German tuner Manhart Racing unveils their own version of the new, popular and highly wanted BMW 1 Series M Coupe. As any other BMW tuner, …

German tuner Manhart Racing unveils their own version of the new, popular and highly wanted BMW 1 Series M Coupe. As any other BMW tuner, the German shop takes the aggressiveness of the BMW 1M to a new level, both through visual and power upgrades. The “Baby-M” now sits on 20 inch wheels with 295 tires in the rear. In the back, Manhart also provides a redesigned diffuser which fits the overall design.

Even though not yet shown to the press, a new front spoiler lip in carbon fiber will be fitted to the 1M. The paint job now feature some sporty black decals, similar to some of the BMW Performance vehicles.

Inside, the interior has been designed to match the sporty and raw character of the 1M. BMW Performance bucket seats are now holding tight the driver and passenger through sharp corners.

BMW 1er M Coupé Manhart Racing 05 655x491 Photos & Video: BMW 1 Series M Coupe with 420 hp by Manhart Racing

To increase its performance, the six-cylinder twin-turbo engine receives 80 more horsepower through extensive modifications to the engine mappings and a new exhaust system. The total output is now measured at 420 horsepower which should take the BMW 1 Series M Coupe from 0 to 62 mph in less than 4.5 seconds.

No pricing has been announced at the moment, but expect these significant upgrades to set you back a few thousand euros.

[Source: BimmerToday ]

6 Responses to “Photos & Video: BMW 1 Series M Coupe with 420 hp by Manhart Racing”

  1. La Ma says:

    4.5s 0-60 time ?  Isn’t the M3 V8 4.1s ? That’s with more weight and less HP (6 less)
    I would have estimated the time less then 4s with this much HP and lower weight an stickier tires.
    Could it be that they had to shift right before the 60mph ? The M3 was only 4.1s with the DSG, the
    manual M3 was 0.2s slower on the 0-60 and also slower on the 0-100mph time. Manual shifting is not
    possible at the speed the DSG can do it.

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