ATT Thunderstorm BMW M3 gets 500-hp and Swarovski crystals

ATT Thunderstorm BMW M3

Autotechnik + Tuning (ATT) has introduced a new tuning package for the BMW M3. Known as the Thunderstorm M3, the model receives an inbuilt compressor with engine software optimization that greatly increases engine performance.

Power is upgraded to 500-hp, which should definitely give you a significant boost when you step on the accelerator. No performance figures were released, but we’re pretty sure it’s a big improvement over the base M3.

ATT will upgrade the engine for a total of 11,749 euros. Performance is further enhanced by an upgraded chassis with KW coilover suspension for an extra 2,029 Euros. If that’s not enough, ATT is also offering an interior package with either carbon parts or Swarovski crystals.

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Press Release:

ATT · Autotechnik + Tuning – Thunderstorm M3 – up to 500 hp with the compressor

M3 is used to characterize 3 series top model of German car producer BMW. ATT tuner called its new power car Thunderstorm M3. Rastatt tuning specialists put much effort and creativity not only in design but also in great driving performance. At first glance you cannot estimate the scope of retrofitting, but the design is definitely not too stylish. Moreover, ATT has paid attention to powerful performance tuning.

The inbuilt compressor together with engine software optimization greatly increase engine performance. It is provided for by unique exhaust system with optimized dynamic pressure (available in two sound variations) for 1’355.00 Euro with 4×90 exhaust pipes increasing engine power up to 500 hp. The price for engine retrofitting is 11’749.00 Euros, including installation.

In order to correspond to driving performance, ATT gives its an upgrade in chassis. Now, KW coilover suspension Variant 3 (2’029.00 Euro) guarantees better road-holding, even at high speeds.

Huge ATT-TEC LeMans 20″alloy rims increase body overall width. 8,5×20 and 10×20 alloy rims with Michelin “žPilot Sport 2” 245/30 ZR 20 and 285/25 ZR 20 tyres cost 3’475.00 Euros, mounting & balancing included. The set is completed by 20 mm distance washers (for 393,00 Euros) on the front and rear axle.

Optionally you can order an interior packet for the passenger cabin with either carbon parts or Swarovski crystals.

– By: Kap Shah

Source: ATT (via WCF)