Posted on: Mar 08, 2012
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AC Schnitzer Brings a Pair of BMWs to Geneva

The German tuning firm shows off two tuned examples of BMW's most popular models.
German tuning firm AC Schnitzer wasted no time in getting their hands on a pair of BMW's latest models: the M5 and the newly redesigned 3-Series. Called the ASC5 Sport, their tuned M5 sedan boasts a total of 620hp and 583lb-ft of torque from its 4.4-liter twin-turbo V8. In addition, they've given it a new sport suspension system, 21-inch forged wheels and an aerodynamic kit consisting of a carbon fiber front spoiler and diffuser, chrome grille, and a rear spoiler.
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Painted in a matte blue paint, we think it's a simple yet elegant interpretation of what's already the world's finest super sports sedan. In addition to the ASC5 Sport, AC Schnitzer also brought along their upgraded 3-Series. Starting with the base 328i, the tuner did a performance upgrade to its 2.0-liter I4, bringing output up to 295hp and 302lb-ft of torque. Other enhancements include chrome ‘racing' tailpipes, a suspension spring kit, and upgraded 20-inch rims. The interior features aluminum pedals, handbrake, and footrest. All told, the tuner claims they wanted to give the 328i more dynamism and sportiness.

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AC Schnitzer Brings a Pair of BMWs to Geneva
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