AC Schnitzer cars "Tested"

Here you can find some of the articles with AC Schnitzer cars which have been published by the international automotive press.

"... - there's simply no better combination of driving pleasure and usefulness out there at the moment."."

M3 by AC Schnitzer record tour on the Sachsenring

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issue 03-2017, German - 6.0 pages

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"... the rear end hunkers down as the nose rises a smidgen and all the hounds of Baskervilles are unleashed somewhere back where the rear seats used to be and the ACL2 takes off like the proverbial bat out of hell." ..."

AC Schnitzer ACL2 "Light Speed"

BMW car
Issue 06-2016, English - 9.0 pages

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"... Rarely have we driven a more agile 2. 3 tonne lump. ..."

X6 M by AC Schnitzer Supertest

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issue 11-2015, deutsch - 11.0 pages

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"... ACS4 Sport is with 1:31,80 the fastest BMW on the Sachsenring. Will anyone ever go faster with a BMW?"

M4 by AC Schnitzer record tour on the Sachsenring

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issue 07-2015, German - 9.0 pages

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"The agility and sporting handling of this 2.4 tonne Brit are incredible."

AC Schnitzer Range Rover Sport short test

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Issue 06-2015, German - 2.0 Seiten

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"Pure sports car with a powerful diesel under the bonnet? Who'd make such a thing? AC Schnitzer - that's who. And they know what they're doing …"

AC Schnitzer ACZ4 5.0d Supertest

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Issue 03-2015, German - 11.0 pages

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"The rather daring possibility of steering the massive coupé on the throttle only is due to the spontaneous and predictable response of the engine, the good-natured, neutral driving behaviour, and the ultra-precise steering."

M6 Gran Coupé by AC Schnitzer Supertest

sport auto
issue 02-2015, German - 8 pages

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"Overall It's a fairly dramatic conversion - it's significantly quicker, sounds awesome and has the road manners ..."

M235i by AC Schnitzer testing report

BMW Car Magazine
Issue 11-2014, English - 7,0 pages

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"In the end however, there's no escaping the ACS2 Sport by Schnitzer which, with its excellent handling, not only beats its competition in the test and all previously tuned M235i, but also the standard BMW M4 - you can't get better!"

M235i by AC Schnitzer vs. GAD A45 AMG vs. Oettinger Golf R 400hp comparison test

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issue 10-2014, German - 7,5 pages

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"In contrast, the spring set from AC Schnitzer shows how to control the roll tendency of a 22 inch wheelset more harmoniously, countering the tightly spread adaptive suspension with slightly more hardness, and supporting the mass more skilfully."

X5 M50d by AC Schnitzer vs. Techart Cayenne Diesel Vergleichstest

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Issue 08-2014, German - 5 pages

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"For driving, the ACS4 3.5xi proves effortlessly fast and superior, combining a powerful thrust in all rev ranges with sharp handling"

435i xDrive by AC Schnitzer short test

sport auto
Edition 05-2014, German - 0,5 page

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"AC Schnitzer dominates the track tables like no other. We invite the BMW M135i from the Aachen-based tuner, with rear-wheel and all-wheel drive, to the cornering dance."

M 135i by AC Schnitzer vs. M 135 i xDrive by AC Schnitzer comparison test

sport auto
issue 04-2014, German - 4 pages

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"You can't find a better power diesel in the middle class. Fabulous!"

335d xDrive by AC Schnitzer short test

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Edition 02-2014, German - 1 page

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"The suspension shows the effects of the loving routine with which the Aachen-based company tunes BMWs. "

116i by AC Schnitzer short test

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Edition 11-2013, German - 1.5 pages

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"Schnitzer's smart programming shows in the power plateau above 5000 rpm and the linear development up to the rev limit. Or quite simply, in practical use - which not only offers undreamed of power reserves, but also consistent good manners."

328i Control Unit by AC Schnitzer in comparison

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Edition 10-2013,  German - 10 pages

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"We started out by positing the question of whether or not the ACS3 package proves to be as successful as the ACS1, and from our initial drive on local soil we’d give it a resounding thumbs up."

AC Schnitzer 328i Touring ACS3

BMW Car
Edition 08-2013, English - 6 pages

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"At the end it's rather the perfect package than the lap time that makes the AC Schnitzer win. The smooth handling is added to the every day comfort of this car."

AC Schnitzer 335i vs. MK vs. Lightweight

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Edition 07-2013, German - 7 pages

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"No doubt the ACS1 is more overtly sporting than the beautifully rounded M135i, and states its USP with alacrity."

AC Schnitzer M135i ACS1

BMW Car
Edition 06-2013, English - 7 pages

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"[...] The higher the speed indicator goes, the smaller the Abt appears in the rear view mirror. The ACS1 reaches 200km/h five seconds earlier."

330d Touring by AC Schnitzer vs. Abt AS4 Avant 3.0TDI quattro

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Edition 05-2013,  German - 5 pages

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"Utimately the BMW wins because of its driving dynamics on the race track and in the slalom."

Comparison test AC Schnitzer 118d vs. Abt A3 2.0 TDI

sport auto
Edition 05-2013, German - 3 pages

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"The grib is fantastic, thanks to the RS adjustable suspension. 33, 34, 35 – The indicator shows 1:35,84 minutes at the home stretch, new record!"

Record driving 1er M Coupé by AC Schnitzer and 99d

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Edition 04-2013, German- 1,5 pages.

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"The sound of the two chromed-tail pipes cracks, growls and babbles, it's simply genius and turns playing with the alloy pedals almost into compulsion."

AC Schnitzer M135i and 330d Touring

Motorvision
Edition 03-2013, German - 2 pages

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"Not everyone will want to upgrade their family wagon, but a smattering of Schnitzer goodies could certainly make your car a little bit more individual without spoiling the X3 experience."

AC Schnitzer X3 2.0d

BMW Car
Edition 03-2013, English - 2 pages

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"Schnitzer usues a spring set, which lowers the car about 25 millimeters. The outcome is sharpened handling, that gives the Schnitzer more sportiness without a loss of comfort."

AC Schnitzer 640d Grand Coupé

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Edition 02-2013, German - 1 page

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"All in all, the AC Schnitzer 99d offers all the criteria of a high performance car. When it comes to acceleration and top speed he can easily outclass some of his higher motorized opponents ."

AC Schnitzer 99d 

Tuning
Edition 02-2013, German - 6 pages

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"The by AC Schnitzer upgraded 118d never feels exerted and is faster."

Comparison test  BMW 120d vs. AC Schnitzer 118d

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Edition 01-2013, German - 5 pages

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"All three are fast, beautiful and fun limousines. But AC Schnitzer closes the deal in this challenge. The Aachen based tuners upgrade engine and suspension for reasonable prices."

AC Schnitzer M5 ACS5 Sport vs. Techart Panamera Turbo GT vs. GSC CLS 63 AMG Stealth

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Special edition  2013, German - 9 pages

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"The measured data proves the feeling: The Schnitzer 1 series sprints faster and with better traction"

Car test 1er M Coupé by AC Schnitzer

sport auto
Edition 12-2012, German- 6 pages.

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"Allrounder: the 5er-Touring by AC Schnitzer"

Winter comparison test AC Schnitzer 530xd 

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Edition 12-2012, German - 12 pages

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"I have the new AC Schnitzer Type VIIIs on the car and I think you’ll agree that they look absolutely stunning! I’m absolutely delighted with the way they look, and another plus is that (…) the car rides perfectly, too."

Long termer: AC Schnitzer M3 E92

BMW Car
Edition 08-2012, English - 2 pages

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"The Schnitzer-tuned BMW diesel sounds brighter, more smoky, and doesn't dread the red area of the rev meter – an exceptional talent, that almost untwines like a petrol engine."

Comparison test AC Schnitzer X3 xDrive 30d vs. SKN SQ5 TDI


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Edition 04-2012, German - 6 pages

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"The Schnitzer prances like a boxer, who has starved himself down from heavy weight into middle weight class – but sure kept his power of impact"

Car test AC Schnitzer 99d

auto motor und sport
Edition 04-2012, German- 3 pages.

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"The sound searches its own kind, the BMW answers every provocation with a loud roar."

Presentation of the  AC Schnitzer 99d and ACS5 Sport S

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Edition 04-2011, German - 5 pages.

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"Moseying out of Schnitzer’s Aachen home town, the GT certainly is attracting plenty of attention with several passers by doing a bit of double take and we soon lose count of the number of people who attempt to get a shot of the

530d GT by AC Schnitzer

BMW car
Edition 08-2010, English - 7 pages

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"Theres no cure for the combination BMW – AC Schnitzer. Even for a premium tuner such as Heico the AC Schnitzer X1 is a hard nut to crack."

Comparison test AC Schnitzer X1 23d vs. Heico XC60

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Edition 05-2010, German - 6 pages.

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"With the new Seven it has created a luxury driver’s car, the kind of limo that will get the chauffeur fired. It’s a driver’s car in the true BMW tradition, and all it took was a little help from AC Schnitzer to release the

Test 740i by AC Schnitzer

AUTOPANORAMA
Edition 167/2009, Russian - 4 pages.

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"The ACS6 doesn't only attract attention because of its bodyworks, but also because of his intrinsic values. The car is fast, agile and free of weakness. Tuning in its best form!"

Comparison test AC Schnitzer X6 FALCON vs. Hartge X6 3.5sd

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Edition 11-2009, German - 5,5 pages.

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"To sum up, a very well-made car, with good design in every detail. Sober and elegant, with particular taste in the interiors. […] Compliments, then, to the boys at AC Schnitzer."

135i Coupé by AC Schnitzer

Elaborare
Edition 05-2009, Italian - 7 pages

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"In any case, the truth is that the result is, to say the least, dramatic. Adding to this cocktail the front and rear spoilers […] this “modest” 525d arouses as many sighs as an M5, if not more."

525d Touring by AC Schnitzer

Auto Hoje
Edition 03-2009, Portuguese - 1 pages

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"Finally, the winner is BMW of AC Schnitzer, which obtains better performance with less power and lower consumption."

Comparison test X5 3.0d by AC Schnitzer vs. VW Touareg

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Edition 02-2009, Spanish - 6 pages

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"Due to more competition, the harder category is the one of the independent tuner. The winner in this class was AC Schnitzer (…)."

AC Schnitzer wins the Tuning Award 2008 of AUTOHAUS Magazine

AUTOHAUS
Edition 23/24-2008, German - 2 pages

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"Dabbing the gas pedal unleashes a growl that is equal parts high-tech German engineering and big-block American muscle car. The sound is addictive at city speed limits, and intoxicating on every open stretch of autobahn"

M3 by AC Schnitzer

Bimmer Magazine
Edition 11-2008, English - 3 pages

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"The run back to Aachen is mainly on the back roads and it’s an absolute blast, hood down, heated seats on, exhaust cracking and reverberating off the hedgerows – it doesn’t get much better than this."

135i Cabrio by AC Schnitzer

BMW car
Edition 10-2008, English - 7 pages

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"Nothing can beat the AC Schnitzer ACS1 3.5i. He's a specialist - made by experts and meant for experts -"

Comparison test 135i Coupé by AC Schnitzer vs. BMW Performance 135i

sport auto
Edition 08-2008, German - 5 pages

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"It’s not just the acceleration which is impressive, but the amazing noise. A sort of desperate howl is emitted whenever you press the pedal. Lift off a bit, and there's all sorts of mechanical hammering. On the gas again, and t

Comparison test AC Schnitzer GP3.10 vs. M3

Auto Week
Edition 08-2008, Dutch - 2 pages

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"Speed Devil: The lime green rocket covered the 13 kilometres, really one huge curve, to achieve the speed of 318.1 km/h. Which makes it the fastest LPG powered car in the world."

AC Schnitzer GP3.10

Auto Wereld
Edition 08-2008, Dutch - 4 pages

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"In relation to the standard versions they boast the superior sports look provided by a high-class tuner such as AC Schnitzer. Here they are in the versions by AC Schnitzer, daring in look and in performance, with remarkable resul

AC Schnitzer Convertibles

Elaborare
Edition 07-2008, Italian - 4 pages

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