Projecting an aura of motorsport, BMW launches eye-catching and performance-enhancing accessories through BMW M Performance Parts. Like center bolt wheels.
Retrofit products from BMW M Performance Parts not only improve many current BMW models, but also add an air of motor sports in the high-performance sports cars of BMW M GmbH.
A typical example of technology transferred directly from the tracks to the street is the wheels with a center boltwhich are available for selected high-performance cars of the brand.
With optimized weight, sporty design and technology directly from motor sportsthe center bolt wheels are connected directly with the bearing emphasizing the high-performance character of the vehicles they equip. In the case of the BMW 3.0 CSL special edition, presented on the occasion of the 50th anniversary of BMW M GmbH and sold in a limited edition of 50 copies, they are part of the specially adapted high-performance chassis technology for track use.
BMW M Performance center bolt wheels are currently offered in the BMW Genuine Accessories program for BMW M2, as well as for all versions of BMW M3 Sedan, BMW M4 Coupe and BMW M4 convertible.
BMW signature wheels M Performance
Center bolt wheels were developed for motorsport as they allow a lot their rapid changes and, consequently, short pit stops. Instead of the usual five bolts, each wheel is connected to its hub by a single central bolt. The extremely stable connection is ensured during their installation by applying a torque that reaches the 930 Nm. This technology not only clearly conveys the racing DNA when changing wheels, but it also reduces rotating masses and optimizes the exclusive look through a subtle design in the hub area.
M Performance wheels with center bolt for the BMW M2, BMW M3 and BMW M4 models are offered as a standard set with a different diameter front and back – and specifically at 19 inches for the front axle and on 20 inches for the back. The lightweight forged wheels with spokes in a Y-shaped design and matte finish Jet Black, they bear the M Performance inscription and are combined with dimensional tires 275/35 ZR19 for the forward and 285/30 ZR20 for the rear axle.
Additional personalized features from BMW M Performance Parts
Like the center bolt wheels, the other products in the BMW M Performance Parts program are based on BMW M GmbH’s more than five decades of motorsport know-how and experience. The range includes retrofit options for the suspension, the drivetrain, the aerodynamic aids and cockpit, enabling performance-driven personalization. For a targeted enhancement of dynamics and agility, options such as the M Performance suspension with height-adjustable leaf springs and the M Performance sports brake system are available.
In addition, the sporty appearance of a BMW M can be enhanced with model-specific accessories carbon components. BMW M Performance Parts products intended for the exterior of vehicles are mainly manufactured from carbon fiber reinforced plastic (CFRP) and coated with clear varnish for a high quality finish. The options concerning specific models, such as M Performance carbon front add-onsThe rear diffuser M Performance or the inset sill M Performance from carbonlend a racing style to the appearance of the vehicle.
The quality and special aesthetics of BMW M Performance Parts are also noticeable in the interior. The high-quality elements of carbon and Alcantara carry the racing genes of BMW M into the cockpit. The knee pads M Performance with Alcantara surface provide optimized cornering grip. Also, both the M Performance Pro steering wheel as well as the armrest M Performance Alcantara they are ideal for a particularly sporty driving experience.