Tuning specialists at Manhart Performance are launching their own version of the popular BMW M135i. Dubbed Black Bullet MH1 400, the tuned up M135i now produces 390-405 horsepower, a significant boost from the standard 320 hp.
The 3.0 liter six-cylinder inline engine gets the Manhart’s Stage 1 kit for the M135i, which includes a re-programmed ECU, increases the output of the M135i to 390 hp and 530 Nm of torque. Manhart’s Stage 2 M135i develops 405 hp and 560 Nm of torque thanks to the addition of a custom exhaust system.
To make the car sound even better, even more than the Active Sound, MH1 gets a new exhaust system with a down-pipe and a 200-cell catalytic converter and rear silencers.
Design wise, the Manhart BMW M135i Black Bullet MH1 400 gets a new body kit that includes a front splitter, side skirts, a modified rear bumper with an integrated diffuser, a rear roof spoiler and side mirror casings. All these bespoke body parts are made of carbon fiber.
For the extra sporty effect, a matte vinyl wrap dresses up the the Manhart M135i. The Manhart BMW M135i sits on a set of 19-inch concave alloys, and a KW Clubsport threaded chassis with tension and pressure stage dampening.
The tuner says that the car is also equipped with a Quaife locking differential and bigger brakes with 8-piston calipers and 380×32 mm discs at the front and 4-piston calipers and 356×32 discs at the rear.
Inside the cabin customers get to enjoy the leather/Alcantara upholstery, carbon fiber trim parts, sport bucket seats, and a sport steering wheel.
No pricing was announced at this time.