The AC Schnitzer Chronicle

  • Record: i8 by AC Schnitzer is the fastest i8 on the Nuerburgring

    Lap time Nuerburgring: 8:19.80 min.

  • The AC Schnitzer ACL2 is the fastest road-legal BMW on the Nuerburgring Nordschleife

    Lap time Nuerburgring: 7:25.8 min

  • M3 by AC Schnitzer is the fastest sedan on the Sachsenring in 1:33.90 min.

  • World premiere of the ACL2S on the Geneva Motor Show: 30 pieces limited anniversary edition for the BMW M240i

  • World Premiere: AC Schnitzer launches the unique concept car - ACL2 – (based on BMW M235i) on the Geneva Motor Show

  • Record: 150d by AC Schnitzer is the fastest Diesel in Hockenheim with 1:13.80 min.

  • World premiere of the M2 by AC Schnitzer and fastest M2 on the Sachsenring in 1:32.90 min.

  • Record: The M4 by AC Schnitzer  (based on BMW M4) is the fastest BMW on the small track in Hockenheim with 1:09,20 min.

    in comparison, e.g.:

    Koenigsegg CCR: 1:09,8 min. - Pagani Zonda F: 1:10,8 min. - Mercedes SLS AMG: 1:10,8 min. - Lamborghini Gallardo Superleggera: 1:10,9 min. - Porsche 911 Turbo S: 1:10,9 min. - Ferrari 599 GTB Fiorano: 1:12,0 min.

  • A milestone in automotive history: the BMW i8 and we present our interpretation of the i8 by AC Schnitzer

  • The new AC Schnitzer AC1 wheel generation celebrates its world premiere on the Geneva Motor Show.

  • World premiere on the Geneva Motor Show: the X6 by AC Schnitzer

  • The TUNE IT! SAFE! Police BMW X4 by AC Schnitzer based on BMW X4 20i celebrates its world premiere on the Essen Motor Show. It is the fourth TUNE IT! SAFE! campaign car built by AC Schnitzer

  • World Premiere on the Geneva Motor Show: the AC Schnitzer program for the Range Rover Sport 

  • The TUNE IT! SAFE! Police BMW 428i by AC Schnitzer based on BMW 428i celebrates its world premiere on the Essen Motor Show. It is the third TUNE IT! SAFE! campaign car which was built by von AC Schnitzer

  • World premiere on the Geneva Motor Show: the AC Schnitzer ACS6 Gran Coupé based on BMW 6 series Gran Coupé F06

  • Record: the AC Schnitzer RAPTOR (based on MINI Cooper S John Cooper Works Coupé) is now the fastest MINI on the small course of the Hockenheim race track with 1:10,87 min.

    in comparison, e. g.:
    Koenigsegg CCR: 1:09,8 min. - Pagani Zonda F: 1:10,8 min. - Mercedes SLS AMG: 1:10,8 min. - Lamborghini Gallardo Superleggera: 1:10,9 min. - Porsche 911 Turbo S: 1:10,9 min. - Ferrari 599 GTB Fiorano: 1:12,0 min.

  • World premiere at the Geneva Auto Show: the AC Schnitzer ACS5 Sport based on BMW M5 F10

  • Record: the AC Schnitzer EAGLE is the fastest MINI on the small course of the Hockenheim race track with 1:12,3 min.

    in comparison, e. g.:
    Lamborghini Gallardo Spyder: 1:12,3 min. - Ferrari California: 1:13,5 min. - Mercedes CLK 63 AMG Black Series: 1:13,8 min. - Porsche 911 Carerra S: 1:14,3 min. - Porsche 911 Turbo: 1:14,6 min - Audi RS 4: 1:15,4 min. - BMW Alpina B3 Coupé: 1:16,1 min. - Audi RS 6: 1:17,6 min.

  • On the Geneva Auto Show the AC Schnitzer ACS5 Sport S (based on BMW 550i F10) celebrates its world premiere, too

  • World premiere on the Geneva Auto Show: the AC Schnitzer 99d (230 kg less weight, 190 HP, 234 km/h, 99 g CO2 emission) based on Z4 E89

  • The TUNE IT! SAFE! Electro Police MINI by AC Schnitzer based on MINI E is launched as a world premiere. It is the second car of the TUNE IT! SAFE! campaign

  • World premiere on the Essen Motor Show: the TUNE IT! SAFE! Police BMW 123d by AC Schnitzer (based on BMW 123d Coupé E82) is the first car of the TUNE IT! SAFE! campaign with AC Schnitzer conversion

  • World record: The AC Schnitzer ACS3 3.5d Coupé based on BMW 335d breaks the world record in Nardò for Diesel cars with 288,7 km/h

  • The AC Schnitzer GP3.10 GAS POWERED based on BMW 335i Coupé celebrates its world premiere on the Motor Show in Frankfurt. Shortly thereafter the car reached a new world record in Nardò for LPG cars with 318,1 km/h

  • The AC Schnitzer PROFILE based on BMW M Coupé E86 has its world premiere

  • The AC Schnitzer TENSION based on BMW M6 E63 celebrates its world premiere on the Frankfurt Motor Show (IAA). Only some weeks later the TENSION breaks the world record in Nardò with 331,78 km/h and is the fastest BMW

  • World premiere: AC Schnitzer launches the TOPSTER on the Motor Show Frankfurt (IAA) - already 3 years before BMW presents the Z4 Coupé

  • World premiere: the first BMW SUV is the AC Schnitzer X-ROAD

  • The AC Schnitzer ACS3 A.R.T. (Advanced Racing Techonology) based on BMW 3 series Coupé E46 celebrates its world premiere on the Motor Show Frankfurt (IAA)

  • World premiere on the Motor Show in Frankfurt (IAA): the first Z3 with a V8 engine is the AC Schnitzer V8 roadster (based on BMW Z3 roadster)

  • 10 years of AC Schnitzer = a limited special edition of 10 vehicles: AC Schnitzer ACS3 3.2 compact "10 Years Limited Edition" (based on BMW E36 compact) has been built

  • Moving into the new building at the Neuenhofstrasse 160 in Aachen - back to the parent company Kohl automobile GmbH

  • World premiere on the Frankfurt Motor Show: the AC Schnitzer CLS II (based on BMW M3 E36)

  • World premiere of the AC Schnitzer ACS3 CLS - Coupé Lightweight Silhouette - (based on BMW M3 E36) on the Frankfurt Motor Show (IAA)

  • Moving into the new AC Schnitzer building at the Debyestrasse in Aachen

  • World premiere on the Frankfurt Motor Show (IAA): the AC Schnitzer ACS3 silhouette 3.0 (based on BMW E36)

  • World premiere: presentation of the road legal version of the AC Schnitzer ACS3 Sport based on BMW M3 E30 on the Motor Show Frankfurt (IAA)

  • Andreas Wetzelsperger on AC Schnitzer ACS3 Sport Group N Rallye (based on BMW M3 E30)

  • Manfred Wollgarten on AC Schnitzer ACS3 Sport Group N (based on BMW M3 E30) in the DTT - German Touring Car Trophy

  • Anton Goeser on BMW 635 CSi DTM - German Touring Car Championship (DTM) -

  • World premiere: on the Motor Show Frankfurt (IAA) the first AC Schnitzer car was launched: the ACS7 based on BMW E32

  • AC Schnitzer was founded by Willi Kohl and Herbert Schnitzer, located in Aachen, Neuenhofstrasse - parent company: Kohl automobile GmbH