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2022 G80 M3 xDrive Brooklyn Gray Build

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Hello everybody

I thought I’d share my Brooklyn gray 2022 Competition X drive build AND experience so far. Feel free to share your build in the comments for inspiration, or ask questions if I have a product you want or are curious about something

Modification list after 8 months of ownership:

– Custom welded X pipe exhaust locally done in Scottsdale / wired my exhaust flaps open.
-MAD downpipes
-Bayde City intakes powder coated paint match
-JB4 tune (Currently on E30+ map 3-4-5)
– R44 front splitter
– R44 side skirts
– AA concepts high kick rear wing
– Carismo designs carbon fiber and alcantara steering wheel
– Custom starlight headliner (1000 stars) installed locally in Scottsdale.
– HAS – KW springs
– upgraded the rear Pirelli’s to 295/30/20
– Full front end PPF
– 5% tint and 20% tint on the windshield
– 15mm burger spacers all around.

Here is the truth. I’ve owned multiple GTR’s, one was built, I’ve had a Huracan EVO, a supercharged mustang, AMG GTS, a corvette C8 and more. The way this car sits is very fast and faster than the Huracan I had and just as fast as the FB0 GTR. No it’s

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The G42 M240i xDrive Takes on the Red Bull Ring

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Hey guys.

Recently my team and I took the 2400-mile round trip from London to the Red Bull Ring in Austria. Was an epic trip through 5 countries across Europe (France, Belgium, Netherlands, Germany, Austria). We have recorded the trip and will be making a video on it soon.

In the meantime, I wanted to share my experience of taking the G42 M240i on track at the Red Bull Ring.

Some context on the car for those of you not familiar with the build:

Standard Spec
BMW M240i G42 2 Series, Brooklyn Grey, M Adaptive Suspension, M Technology Pack, Cognac Leather Interior and Technology Pack.

Performance

  • JB4 Tuning Module
  • Eventuri Carbon Fiber Intake
  • DCE Catless Downpipe
  • Milltek Catback (OPF Delete) Exhaust with Cerakote Black Quad Tips
  • MSS Height Adjustable Suspension
  • WestForged x AUTOID Lightweight Forged Alloy Wheels (10kg per axle)
  • Endless ME22 Brake Pads
  • ATE Typ 200 Fluid

Visual

  • TRE Carbon Fiber Interior Kit (Satin)
  • TRE Carbon Fiber Seat Backs (Gloss, waiting for satin to be finished)
  • Essentials Carbon Fiber Front Splitter
  • Essentials Carbon Fiber Side Skirts (not shown)
  • TRE Carbon Fiber CS Rear Spoiler
  • M Performance Gloss Black M240i Badges

Before you watch the video, let me caveat it

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Stellantis CEO and EU Executives Can’t Agree on EVs

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Stellantis executives can’t seem to get on the same page as far as EVs are concerned. The head of the automaker conglomerate, CEO Carlos Tavares, insists the auto industry is rushing recklessly into the EV transition. But Uwe Hochgeschurtzthe former CEO of Opel and Vauxhall and current COO of Stellantis Europe, says the company will go purely electric because that’s what people want, as Electrek reports.

During an interview with German newspaper Frankfurter Allgemeine Zeitung, Hochgeschurtz said, “The people have decided: we will be purely electric.” The Stellantis EU boss went on to say that the German government has to ensure its people are able to make the EV transition comfortably by providing subsidies, per Frankfurter (link in German):

“If our states decide that, then they must also provide the means for our middle class to be able to pay for such cars,” demanded Hochschurtz. After all, local prosperity is based “on the fact that everyone in society has a right to individual mobility.”

Hochgeschurtz was referring to a need for tax cuts to offset the cost of EVs, which are typically more expensive than their fossil-fuel

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