BMW 1 Series M Coupe by AC Schnitzer

Aachen-based German tuner AC Schnitzer unveils their program for the BMW 1 Series M Coupe. Focusing primarily on visual enhancements, AC Schnitzer previews some of their parts on a Valencia Orange and Sapphire Black 1Ms.

First goal was weight reduction and the 1M now features a lighter brake system and ventilated brake discs. The high performance brake system which ensures stable deceleration even under extended use and extreme heat, and – although generously dimensioned – saves a clear 4 kg weight.

The AC Schnitzer High Performance Brake System for the front and rear axle, consist of:

  • 6-piston fixed caliper, front
  • 4-piston fixed caliper, rear
  • slotted, internally vented brake discs (front 380 x 35 mm, rear 355 x 32 mm)
  • brake pads
  • caliper mounting brackets
  • brake pipes

Even though not visible from the outside, a new sportier-tuned suspension is included in the package. A series of aerodynamic upgrades are scheduled to appear in the next weeks.

For the interior of the 1 Series M Coupe a large program consisting of exclusive accessories made from high quality materials is already available.

  • Leather gear shift cover
  • Leather gear knob, illuminated
  • Gear knob with digital display
  • Aluminium gear knob “Black Line”
  • aluminium handbrake handle
  • aluminium cover “Black Line” for i-Drive system controller
  • aluminium pedal set
  • aluminium foot rest
  • velours floor mats

AC Schnitzer light alloy, racing and leightweight forged wheels are available in many different designs and sizes::

Type VIII Lightweight Forged Wheels, BiColor
front: 8,5J x 19″ with tyres 245/35 R 19
rear:  9,5J x 19″ with tyres 275/30 R 19

Type VIII Wheels, BiColor
front:  8,5J x 19″ with tyres 245/35 R 19
rear:   9,5J x 19″  with tyres 275/30 R 19

Type V Lightweight Forged Wheels, BiColor
front:  9,0J x 20″ with tyres 235/30 R 20
rear: 10,0J x 20″ with tyres 285/25 R 20

Type IV Wheels, silver
front: 8,5J x 19″ with tyres 245/35 R 19
rear: 9,5J x 19″ with tyres 275/30 R 19

Type IV Wheels, BiColor
front: 8,5J x 19″  with tyres 245/35 R 19
rear:  9,5J x 19″  with tyres 275/30 R 19

front:  9,0J x 20″  with tyres 235/30 R 20
rear: 10,0J x 20″  with tyres 295/25 R 20

Although there currently is no official statement in regards to power upgrades, we wouldn’t be surprised to see a horsepower increase similar to the AC Schnitzer BMW Z4 sDrive35is rated at 380 hp.

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[Source: AC Schnitzer via BimmerToday ]




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