BMW 550i by PP-Performance front fascia

Germany: PP-Performance tunes BMW 550i to produce 570 hp

December 23, 2014
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PP-Performance has tuned the BMW 550i (sixth-generation) to produce 570 hp. The tuning was done in a joint customisation program with Fostla where Fostla carried out all the designing and other visual customisations and PP-Performance did the tuning work.

BMW 550i by PP-Performance left side

PP-Performance tweaked the BMW 550i’s 4.4-litre V8 Twin-Turbo engine to produce 570 hp and 800 Nm of torque, from the standard 449 hp and 650 Nm of torque. The performance tuning package includes a Vmax unlocking (top speed unlocker) costs €4,299. The vehicle’s height has been lowered by 35 mm with H&R springs. Other performance modifications include Yido Performance YP1 20-inch wheels wrapped on Michelin Pilot Sport tyres.

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BMW 550i by PP-Performance front

The car wrapping trade has left its childhood behind since a longtime. The first efforts in these fields have earned only shakes of head. Meanwhile, nevertheless, the advantages of car wrapping instead of coloring have found repartition all over the land, all over Europe and even all over the world. Uncontested the fact that fostla.de at Seelze near Hanover, Germany, figures among the „First Addresses“ in fields of car wrapping. When at the same time the client wishes to have a power improvement for his car, the Hanover team thanks to the PP-Performance cooperation will be above all THE PARTNER in general.

BMW 550i by PP-Performance front three quarters right

So things have been with a BMW 550i F10. The full wrapping in urban-Taupe-mat-metallic or also gray-olive-mat-metallic makes the gentle viewer more easily think of a kind of four wheeled stealth bomber. The absolutely professionally applied by fostla.de foil gets perfect contrasts thanks to accents like the shiny-black wrapped shadow-line-elements.The windows, as also the front and rear lamps are tinted, of course. The mounted on the front bumper lip and the rear diffusor are in shining-black again. Parts of the interior boast with wrappings in selfcreated by fostla.de design. The sports steering wheel is coated with leather and soft cushioning.

BMW 550i by PP-Performance rear three quarters left

The V8 with its 4.4 liters of engine size and M-packet is not a child of sadness originally. H&R lowering springs give 35 mm more of „dip“. The wheelset consists in Yido Performance YP1 Talia 20 inches in 9×20 ET35 on front and 10×20 ET35 on rear axle. This rim set is offered by fostla.de – besides other rims for other prices – for 2,000 € including certificate. The Michelin Pilot Sports tires in 245/35ZR20 on front and 285/30ZR20 on the rear axle make a first class wheel-tire-combination, before mounting have been added 5 mm wheel spacers. The racing sports exhaust system incl. downpipes contribute their part to the M5 performance.

BMW 550i by PP-Performance Yido Performance wheel

Apropos performance: As everywhere known, fostla.de is PP-Performance contract dealer for Hanover and whole Northern Germany. That is the reason for that the engine of the Bavarian car had to suffer a PP-Performance refitting containing stage-2 motor electronics modification, downpipes and Vmax unlocking for 4,299 €. In the result, there is a power enhancement from 408 HP (= 300 kW) up to 570 PS (= 419 kW) and torque improvement from 600 up to 800 Nm. For comparison: M5 F10 brings along „only“ 560 HP (= 412 kW) and 680 Nm, but for a significantly higher total price beyond 100.000 €.

The price for the complete refitting of the presented here BMW 550i F10 V8 Bi-Turbo 4.4 with M-packet comes to 15.000 €. Please take your pocket calculator …

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