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    Official: AC Schnitzer works over BMW's new 6 Series Gran Coupé [w/video]

    German powerhouse tuner AC Schnitzer has spent some time fettling the new BMW 6 Series Gran Coupé, the result being a 360-horsepower 640i sedan with all the restraint of a Mako shark. The additional grunt adds up to 40 hp for the 640i and 47 hp for the 640d, with said grunt made more ...

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    Geneva: AC Schnitzer rocks a matte blue hue with the ACS5 Sport

    The new 2012 BMW M5 produces an impressive 560 horsepower and 502 pound-feet of torque, but for companies like AC Schnitzer, the 4.4-liter twin-turbo V8 presents only a starting point. The German tuning company unveiled the new ACS5 Sport here at the Geneva Motor Show this week, managing to ...

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    Official: AC Schnitzer turns its attention on to the BMW 1M, 6 Series

    The BMW 1 Series M Coupe is a limited-edition German sports car that has us considering a raid upon our 401(k). We'd also happily supply our significant others with the BMW 650i convertible. One day, however, we would wind up at a stoplight night to a couple with more money who opted for the AC ...

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    AC Schnitzer's take on 2012 BMW X3 includes amusing 'crash test' [w/video]

    If you're one of the tens of people eagerly awaiting the arrival of the BMW X3 M, there may be an alternative that's ready to go right away. AC Schnitzer has gotten hold of the X3 and applied its custom touches to the compact crossover. A body kit, wheels, rear spoiler and custom exhaust help ...

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    Video: AC Schnitzer stakes claim to world's fastest Mini [w/video]

    Aachen, Germany-based AC Schnitzer claims its Eagle, a hotted-up Mini based on the John Cooper Works edition hot hatch, is the fastest Mini ever. Packing 260 horsepower into a shell that has shed nearly 200 pounds, we're inclined to believe them. The Schnitzer Eagle backs up its on-paper claims ...

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    BMW announces three two-car teams for 2012 DTM series

    Touring car racing fans are eagerly anticipating the return of BMW to the DTM series. The Bavarian automaker last competed in DTM (or its progenitors, anyway) a whopping 18 years ago, but late last year announced it would return to the German touring car series in 2012. Now it has revealed the ...

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    Geneva 2011: AC Schnitzer comes strong with sporty diesel BMW Z4, tuned 550i [w/videos]

    2011 AC Schnitzer 99d – Click above for high-res image gallery
    AC Schnitzer has showed up at the Geneva Motor Show with not one, but two fresh-off-the-press upgrade packages for 2011. Not wanting to look completely unfriendly to Mother Earth, AC Schnitzer has taken their expertise to the ...

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    AC Schnitzer tunes up BMW's latest 5 Series Touring [w/video]

    AC Schnitzer BMW 5 Series Touring – Click above for high-res image gallery
    The new 2011 BMW 5 Series Touring has been subjected to the AC Schnitzer tuning machine, with the result being the "Power Treatment," making the load-lugging forbidden fruit even more desirable than before. Under the ...

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    AC Schnitzer gives the BMW X1 a once-over

    AC Schnitzer X1 E84 – Click above for high-res image gallery
    The Westphalians at AC Schnitzer have done a number on the diesel BMW X1 to come up with the AC Schnitzer X1 E84. The range of changes, options, and badging – especially the badging – is extensive. But the crux of the ...

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    Essen 2009: AC Schnitzer gives BMW 123d the police package treatment [w/VIDEO]

    AC Schnitzer BMW 123d Tune It Safe! police concept - Click above for high-res image gallery
    High performance vehicles like Porsche 911s being used for pursuit duty on Germany's autobahn is nothing new. As such, in order order to grab the attention of Essen Motor Show attendees, the Tune It Safe! ...

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    Little Schnitzer: German tuner tweaks the Mini Cabrio

    AC Schnitzer Mini Cooper S convertible – Click above for a high-res image gallery
    From the base model all the way up to the JCW, there's no shortage of trim levels available for the Mini and its various body-styles. But if you're looking for something a little different, BMW tuner par ...

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    AC Schnitzer releases LCD-equipped shift knob

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    Over a year ago we told you about the Indy-Cator, an LCD-equipped shift knob that displayed your gear selection. Now, the German tuning powerhouse AC Schnitzer has come up with its own version for BMWs and MINIs, and we're still left wondering if it has any ...

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    AC Schnitzer reveals aero package for BMW X6

    Click above for high-res gallery of the AC Schnitzer BMW X6 In case the BMW X6 just doesn't look "the business" enough for your liking, AC Schnitzer has revealed a new aero package for BMW's controversial segment-buster. Hot on the heels of the X6 5.0iS spy shots we brought you today, Schnitzer's ...

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    AC Schnitzer takes on the MINI Clubman S

    Click above for a high res gallery of the AC Schnitzer MINI Clubman S.The MINI Clubman isn't what we'd call overly practical, or particularly pretty, but AC Schnitzer has done its best to address the biggie-sized MINI's faults. AC's interpretation of the Clubman S begins with an increase in output ...

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    AC Schnitzer does the 1-series cabrio

    Click above for a high-res gallery of the ACS1 Cabrio.In typical AC Schnitzer fashion, the German tuner wasted no time getting to work on the new BMW 1-series cabrio. Then again, it didn't take much effort to port over the work AC did for the standard 1-series coupe to its softer, drop-top ...

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    Six Appeal: AC Schnitzer's new 6-series mods includes diesel tuning

    Click above for high-res gallery of the 2008 BMW 6-Series by AC SchnitzerAC Schnitzer revamped its offerings for the 2008 BMW 6-series and is including tweaks for the 635d model. The changes boost power from the stock oilburner's 286 hp and 428 lb.-ft. to 310 hp and 501 lb.-ft. of torque. Along ...

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    AC Schnitzer knows what time it is

    In addition to tuning BMWs (and lately, beating them with an ugly stick in the process), AC Schnitzer offers a series of wristwatches. Who knew? This week, the company unveiled its Quartz Chronograph 2. Handsome and traditional in appearance (unlike some of its newer vehicle body kits), the new ...

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    Essen 2007: Details on AC Schnitzer's E92 M3

    Click above image to view the high resolution photo We gave you a preview of AC Schnitzer's version of the M3 earlier this month, and now we have the official details of the ACS3 Sport as well as more photos for your viewing enjoyment. The 4.0-liter V8 has been left untouched, but moving through ...

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    BMW 135i gets Schnitzered: 360 HP ACS1

    Click the image above for a high-res gallery.Like everything else from the propeller people, AC Schnitzer gets a stab at improving BMW's products before they're even released to the masses. The formula is the same for the new 135i, boosting power output of the 3.0-liter twin-turbocharged six to 360 ...

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    AC Schnitzer GP3.10 LPG powered 3-series hits 318 km/h

    Click the image above for more shots of the GP3.10 hammering around Nardo.You might recall the AC Schnitzer crew trotting out a particularly gaudy BMW 3-series coupe in Frankfurt called the GP3.10, powered by a V10 engine pulled from the M5/M6 running off liquefied petroleum. While the styling of ...


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