In the Studio with BMW's 1 Series M Coupe | SkiddMark
Last Thursday we spent a few hours up-close-and-personal with BMW's new 1 Series M Coupe, learning about it's design and features whilst trying to assess its credibility as BMW's new 'entry-level' M car. You can read the first of our reviews at http://www.skiddmark.com/2010/12/09/in-the-studio-with-bmws-1-series-m-coup e/ Suffice to say that we liked it, but in deciding how best to share this experience more widely, I decided to create a video to provide the buyers-eye view as you would find if you were taking a look in a showroom. For the video buffs among you the film was shot using a Canon HV20 and captured in 1920x1080 at 23.976 fps. The image was fed into a Mac G5, transcoded from .m2k to .mov using Cineform NeoScene which was also used to remove pulldown. Then Premiere and AfterEffects CS5 were used to edit and grade before exporting in H.264 format. Anyway, I hope you enjoy it. Music is by the awesome Greek duo, StrangeZero from their album 'Newborn Butterflies' and the track is called 'Ikebana'.
MotorWeek | Retro Review: '99 BMW M Coupe
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If The Shoe Fits, It Must Be A BMW M Coupe
“The times when I’m not bored is when I’m flying, when I’m flying my hang glider, when I’m racing the M Coupe—because all of a sudden the world moves up to my speed.” Airline pilot Alex McCulloch is a great judge of what it means to travel quickly and effortlessly through the air, and so his choice of a BMW M Coupe is telling. “Someone said, life is racing and everything else is just waiting,” McCulloch says, and after a short time with the M Coupe, he quickly realized he was going to have to bring the car to a track. “You cannot challenge yourself on public roads safely,” he says. The rare BMW fits in nicely with one of his other obscure pursuits: cross-country, long-distance hang gliding, a sport that allows him to “be in a movie.” Modified only in ways that allow him to put the car back to stock if needed, the car has been prepared for time trial events—where McCulloch is learning to be a faster driver. “I used to say it wanted to kill me, but now we’ve reached an agreement where it’s not quite as murderous,” he says. Drive Tastefully® http://Petrolicious.com http://facebook.com/Petrolicious
BMW 150i 1 Serie w/ M5 E60 V10 Engine!
During the SCC500 Deutsche Meisterschaft Rolling50 1000, I have filmed this BMW 1 Series (E87) equipped with a stunning BMW M5 V10 (E60) engine! This video shows you some burnouts, revs and accelerations on a airstrip (dragraces)! Update (April 2016): This car has now 750HP! Thanks to the G-Power Bi-compressor kit! Click here for the video: https://youtu.be/PfEVz1wCmfY For information on future SCC500 events, please see: SCC500: http://www.scc500.de SCC500 Facebook: facebook.com/blackrok Liked the video? Click the 'like' button, comment, and subscribe! Follow me: Subscribe: http://www.YouTube.com/GUMBAL FACEBOOK: http://www.fb.com/GUMBALTV INSTAGRAM: http://www.instagram.com/GUMBALTV TWITTER: http://Twitter.com/GUMBALTV http://www.gumbal.tv