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    AC Schnitzer builds a Matte Blue F10 M5 for Geneva with 620 horsepower, ACS5 Sport - Overrated?

    Everybody has been talking about and posting this M5 from AC Schtnizer although we do not see the big deal. Ok, so they gave it a matte blue finish, cool. They give it some body pieces, cool. They gave it a minor tune to bump up the horsepower slightly, cool. If this did not have the AC Schnitzer name nobody would even care. We would like to see some big horsepower numbers and some real tuning prowess pushing the edge rather than just a paintjob and some add on body parts. It's time for these Euro tuners to stop living off their names and start really doing interesting things. See Brabus for an example of a European German tuner who is worth the attention they get.

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    ACS has always been a safe-sided tuner. Don't expect them to swap turbos with bigger ones and boost it up to 1000+ HP.

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    It think it looks like $#@!!!! Specially those wheels, and gay ass grey stripe....

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    Click here to enlarge Originally Posted by leo985i Click here to enlarge
    It think it looks like $#@!!!! Specially those wheels, and gay ass grey stripe....
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    Click here to enlarge Originally Posted by Sorena Click here to enlarge
    ACS has always been a safe-sided tuner. Don't expect them to swap turbos with bigger ones and boost it up to 1000+ HP.
    Of course, you are right, but it just gets boring after a while.

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    I remember back in the day when ACS and Hamann were some of the best BMW tuners. I hate to say it but I feel like some of these original BMW tuners have really lost their touch since the 90s. All the cars that Hamann and ACS build now a days are just awkward and ugly.

    Like you mentioned, they can learn a lot from companies like Brabus...The least they can do is make the car look better not ugly with tacky grills
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    Click here to enlarge Originally Posted by flipm3 Click here to enlarge
    I remember back in the day when ACS and Hamann were some of the best BMW tuners. I hate to say it but I feel like some of these original BMW tuners have really lost their touch since the 90s. All the cars that Hamann and ACS build now a days are just awkward and ugly.

    Like you mentioned, they can learn a lot from companies like Brabus...The least they can do is make the car look better not ugly with tacky grills
    Well. Said

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    Click here to enlarge Originally Posted by flipm3 Click here to enlarge
    I remember back in the day when ACS and Hamann were some of the best BMW tuners. I hate to say it but I feel like some of these original BMW tuners have really lost their touch since the 90s. All the cars that Hamann and ACS build now a days are just awkward and ugly.

    Like you mentioned, they can learn a lot from companies like Brabus...The least they can do is make the car look better not ugly with tacky grills
    I feel the same way you do.

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    If they lost the stupid stripe and the ugly wheels, it may look half-decent. The matte job isn't too shabby.

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