4+1 Bimmers Which Made a Mark

It’s very hard not to like BMW cars, or at least appreciate them. This powerhouse Bavarian manufacturer made a very strong impact on the whole car industry with numerous quality models that were durable, fast, beautiful, and for the lack of the more appropriate word – fascinating. There is simply something special about the way Bimmers look and behave, which makes it very hard to mistake them for any other brand. The fact that this is the case all the way from the time when the first BMW, the 3/15, hit the market in the 1920’s makes it even more noteworthy. Now, let us try to find top five models that stand out the most.

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Five Modifications That Will Ruin Your Cars Performance

Car Throttle published an article (or informative post) about Five Modifications That Ruin Performance. How many are you guilty of?  I think their title does not do the article justice though, it is five things that make your car dangerous to drive.

The top five most dangerous from their list include

  • Excessive negative camber
  • Stretched Tires
  • Stiff Springs
  • Zero ground clearance
  • Drilled Rotors

You can read more about their findings on their site… but they went more than just saying they are ruining your performance, they actually explained the details as to WHY.

ECS Tuning Announces Acquisition of Turner Motorsport

Wadsworth, Ohio, July 6, 2015 – ECS Tuning, LLC (“ECS”), a leading global engineering and ecommerce retailer of European automotive performance parts and accessories, announced today the acquisition of Turner Motorsport LLC (“Turner Motorsport”), an industry leading ecommerce retailer for BMW performance parts and accessories.

ECS is one of the web’s most popular destinations for European car enthusiasts (www.ecstuning.com). The company is distinguished by its highly engineered proprietary products and ever-expanding parts catalog featuring more than 1.4 million SKUs for BMW, Audi, Mercedes-Benz, Mini, Porsche and Volkswagen. The addition of Turner Motorsport will make ECS a premier destination for BMW parts online and will enable both companies to offer a broader selection of high quality engineered solutions and enhancements for the BMW marketplace.

“Turner Motorsport has always been dedicated to providing customers with the highest quality performance parts and accessories for BMWs,” said Will Turner, founder of Turner Motorsport. “I have a lot of ideas for new products and I’m excited that as part of the ECS family, we can bring those to life more quickly and offer an even broader selection of products to BMW owners, enthusiasts and racers.” Turner confirmed that the Turner Motorsport Racing team will remain unchanged, with ECS and Turner Motorsport continuing as primary sponsors.

Turner founded Turner Motorsport in 1993 to provide enthusiasts with high performance products and accessories for their BMW. With its focus on customer service, leading performance products, and in-house R&D, the company has developed a noteworthy reputation in the marketplace for high quality products, many of which are featured on the championship-winning Turner Motorsport Racing team vehicles. Will Turner will remain with the company as president of the Turner Motorsport Division.

“ECS is thrilled to partner with Will Turner,” said Tom Demrovsky, co-CEO of ECS. “Will shares our passion for European cars and Turner Motorsport is an excellent addition to the ECS family that allows us to better serve our customers. In addition, we look forward to leveraging our combined R&D efforts to introduce more industry-leading products across all of our vehicle makes.”

“Will is widely respected in the BMW enthusiast and racing circles, and we’re excited that he’ll be part of the combined ECS and Turner Motorsport team. We also look forward to welcoming the additional expertise of the broader Turner Motorsport team to the ECS family,” added Brian Demrovsky, co-CEO of ECS.

Want to talk about this?  Visit the ECS Tuning acquires Turner Motorsport thread