Modified BMW

  • THE M POWER STRIKES BACK: S50B32 POWERED BMW E30

    THE M POWER STRIKES BACK: S50B32 POWERED BMW E30

    Glenn Rowswell on 17th March 2020

    There was a time when E30s were cheap and disposable. That time is firmly behind us – and Reece Parr’s response is to squeeze in a bona fide M Power engine and turn it into a showpiece of custom coach-built couture craftsmanship…

  • THE IMPOSSIBLE: BMW 3.0 CSL REPLICA

    THE IMPOSSIBLE: BMW 3.0 CSL REPLICA

    Matthew Bell on 9th March 2020

    All is not as it seems with this CSL because it’s actually based on an E28 and allowed one man to get as close to owning his dream car as was possible. Here is his CSL replica.

  • OVERCHARGED: 713WHP BMW E36 M3 TURBO

    OVERCHARGED: 713WHP BMW E36 M3 TURBO

    Matthew Bell on 30th January 2020

    Packing 715whp from its bored, stroked and turbocharged M50, this wild Swedish E36 M3 Turbo is very fast and exceedingly furious.

  • DARK ART: TUNED BMW E82 120D

    DARK ART: TUNED BMW E82 120D

    Glenn Rowswell on 28th January 2020

    Dripping with stunning carbon fibre and outrageously wide WORK Equip wheels, Harvey Howe’s aggressive tuned BMW E82 120D brings a unique US flavour to UK shores...

  • BMW E9 ON AIR

    BMW E9 ON AIR

    Glenn Rowswell on 27th January 2020

    Brought to the UK all the way from Miami Beach, Ben's BMW E9 was worth every mile...

  • HEART OF A LION: 2JZ BMW E24 6-SERIES 

    HEART OF A LION: 2JZ BMW E24 6-SERIES 

    Matthew Bell on 15th January 2020

    While a 2JZ swap in something as hallowed as the E24 might seem like a cardinal sin, an 830hp single-turbo straight-six has totally transformed this classic 6 Series. While modern BMWs are exceptional driving machines, loaded with some mind-boggling tech…

  • PBMW THROWBACK – MODIFIED 610BHP BMW N54 E46

    PBMW THROWBACK – MODIFIED 610BHP BMW N54 E46

    Matthew Bell on 20th December 2019

    With 610bhp from its twin-turbo N54, this E46 is an absolute performance beast, not that you’d ever be able to tell… Over the years we’ve seen so many different E46s that trying to take them all in would be enough…

  • PBMW THROWBACK – MODIFIED BMW F80 M3

    PBMW THROWBACK – MODIFIED BMW F80 M3

    Matthew Bell on 29th November 2019

    Finished in dazzling Sakhir orange, clad in carbon fibre and boasting 575bhp, this fabulous F80 M3 is a four-door thrill. It feels, to us at least, that the F8x M3 and M4 have only been around for five minutes, though…

  • BMW M2 F87 – FAST MODS

    BMW M2 F87 – FAST MODS

    Glenn Rowswell on 18th November 2019

    The BMW M2 F87 is ripe for some tuning upgrades, here are some of our faves...

  • PBMW THROWBACK – MODIFIED BMW E30 TOURING

    PBMW THROWBACK – MODIFIED BMW E30 TOURING

    Matthew Bell on 13th November 2019

    We’ve delved into the Performance BMW archive to dig out this throwback feature on a modified BMW E30 Touring from Down Under… The definition of a sleeper is generally performance related. Lots of power, not much visual impact. But I’d…