Boston Acoustics * MSRP: 10" $279.95, 12" $299.95
Bass enthusiasts should check out Boston's latest G3 subwoofer. It's priced lower than Boston's high-end offerings but uses much of the same technology, including higher sensitivity ratings and Soft Part System, allowing quick repair and customization of the basket. You can paint, chrome or powdercoat it to match your car.
BMW E92 Styling
Lumma * MSRP: Website
Body styling for the new BMW 3-Series Coupe has been limited since it was introduced last year, but Lumma has launched a new line to improve the look of the factory body. The options include eyelids, front valance, carbon mirror covers and a subtle rear spoiler.
Audi A5 Styling
Abt * MSRP: Website
If you're excited about the new Audi A5, you won't want to miss what Abt has crafted. The new body kit includes a front valance with a grid element to emphasize the single-frame grille and foglights. The kit also includes gill-shaped air inlets on the sides. The rear adds a striking spoiler and diffuser for more aggression. Abt will also have engine, brake and wheel upgrades, so stay tuned.
VMR V715 Wheels
European Auto Source * MSRP: $999 per set
These wheels are bound to turn heads without costing you an arm and a leg. Available in 19x8.5" with optional staggered 9.5" rear fitment, these V715 wheels will enrich your BMW 3, 5 or Z Coupe. Instead of a polished lip, they use a pressed stainless steel lip to add more shine. Finishes come in silver or black, but European Auto Source also has gunmetal and matte black.
Lamborghini LP640 Tuning
Hamann Motorsport * MSRP: Website
The new Lamborghini LP640 is one of the most menacing cars on the street, and Hamann Motorsport has added its own flavor to make it even more deadly. From the carbon aerodynamics, central roof airbox, 20" forged wheels and double-pipe stainless exhaust to the eight-piece carbon interior, the Hamann Lambo is one of the sexiest exotics out there.
Kamei * MSRP: Website
For those long road trips, it can help to have additional storage. Kamei has a spacious roof box called the DuoLift that's been designed to open from either side. The result is more flexibility and better safety, since you don't need to stand near traffic to open it. The boxes are made from a tough thermoplastic and can hold 75kg. Silver, titanium and black metallic are available.
BMW Concept CS
BMW plans to enter a new segment with its Concept CS. The four-door luxury car combines a modern and sophisticated design with lightweight strategies. The concept features a low-slung roofline, low center of gravity, long wheelbase and a prominent grille for proper engine cooling. Flared arches allow for 21" wheels and a wide track. For more details on the design, visit www.bmwusa.com
petrol wheels * MSRP: from $1050 to $1250
Interested in fitting some affordable wheels on your BMW or Mercedes SUV or car? Petrol Wheels presents its new Burana. The three-piece wheel is available with cast centers in either chrome or silver. The outer lips are also rolled to provide a luxurious appearance.
Eternally shafted by the Europeans, North Americans rarely get the cool cars and accessories... until now! Finally, BMW has promised the new 1-Series Coupe will hit American shores in 2008. More than a great compact, the crown jewel of the new lineup is the 135i; with the venerable 300hp, 300 lb/ft 3.0 twin-turbo inline-six from the 335i. That's right, huge power and rubber-burning torque wrapped in a lightweight hatch that should weigh under 3000 lb. Do we think it'll be an affordable and highly tunable 12sec car out of the box? We sure do! A 230hp 128i will also be unveiled.
Audi TT Tuning
Nothelle * MSRP: Website
With the release of the redesigned Audi TT, tuners were bound to make various engine and cosmetic upgrades available for the North American market. Nothelle is one of the first to introduce products like its body kit, 19" and 20" wheels, an exhaust system, springs, coilovers and a 2.0T chip tuning. To coincide with its recent 40th anniversary, a 3.2 liter V6 twin-turbo was developed to produce 520hp. The conversion includes a reinforced clutch and revised gear ratios, but except to pay a premium for the bi-turbo.
Griffin Technology * MSRP: Website
* Griffin Elan Holster
The Holster offers full protection for your iPhone and is made from full-grain leather with a unique embossed pattern. Fastening to your pants is easy, thanks to a removable belt clip.
* Griffin Elan Sleeve
The sleeve encases the iPhone for a perfect fit. There's still easy access to the audio jack, volume control, connectors and touchscreen without adding excessive bulkiness. The screen cover is thin enough to react to your fingers, but sturdy enough to protect it from scratches. It also includes a removable belt clip.
* Elan Snap-In
The Snap-In gives you quick, easy access and convenience. It's a leather case that can be installed or removed in a snap. Slide the iPhone out to use and it and snap it back in when done. There's also a swivel belt clip for easy removal.
Just in case you want to exercise with your iPhone, Griffin has created an armband case. The lightweight and slim design protects the phone without adding much bulk. The screen protector guards against scratches and the band is both adjustable and washable for easy use.