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Since summer has officially started, I thought we would give our fans and customers a little insight on how we are preparing the Berk Technology Time Attack BMW 135i for the heat.  Our next event is out at Willow Springs International Raceway out in the Mojave Desert by Edwards Air Force Base.  We will be there with the Redline Time Attack series on 4th of July weekend and ambient air temperatures are expected to be in the triple digits. Its no secret that heat is the number one enemy...
APR Performance develops a new BMW 135i application for their GTC-200 series of carbon fiber airfoil wings. The new kit is application specific to the BMW 135i trunk lid. We opted to configure our wing package to a full competition spec which adds the optional gurney flap and 2.5" riser plates. The gurney flap (or wicker bill for our UK audience) is that little right angle piece of carbon fiber that is added to the trailing edge of the wing. The wicker adds additional downforce by incr...
BMW's are known for their legendary chassis balance, superb handling, and the driver's experience. BMW is not known for being lightweight unless you own one of the M3 CSL models. Seibon Carbon steps in an helps us shed quite a few pounds off the car by replacing the hood and trunk lid with lightweight carbon fiber composite pieces. Although it took two guys to carry the OEM stamped steel hood up the ladder we were sure glad to put them away for long term storage. Coming out of the packagi...