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Video: BMW M Performance Parts Development

Videos | March 10th, 2012 by 5
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At the Geneva Motor Show, BMW introduced the F20 125i M Performance vehicle designed in close collaboration with BMW M in the areas of powertrain, …

At the Geneva Motor Show, BMW introduced the F20 125i M Performance vehicle designed in close collaboration with BMW M in the areas of powertrain, suspension, aerodynamics and cockpit.

The BMW 125i Hatchback showcased at the BMW stand in Geneva takes advantage of a BMW M Performance aerodynamic package with 19-inch BMW M Performance light alloy wheels, a BMW M Performance brake system and BMW M Performance Top Stripes.

In a new video released by BMW, the company explains the process that takes place behind the scene before the M Performance car comes to market. The focus of this video is primarily on the design of exterior and interior components, as well as the M Performance exhaust system and upgraded braking system.

Interesting is the fact that the M Performance Parts are also tested in the wind tunnel for optimized performance.

The video is in German, but BMW provides English subtitles.

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  • http://www.facebook.com/people/La-Ma/1681833435 La Ma

    of course its tested.  its more important to test that then the standard item. If a performance bumper does not generate downforce, but lift, then it would be horrible to use it at higher speeds. M models are often driven to their limit while standard BMW models are very seldom tested to their maximum limit (lower then M but still high)

    M parts are also has to meet the  TUV specs, otherwise even as parts, they would not be able to sell in Germany and much of Europe.

  • Bryce523

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