Dinan Press Releases

Video: The Smoking Tire Drives Our S3-R 1M

June 25, 2014 by Cory Burns

Many out there, myself included, have stated that the BMW 1 Series M-Coupe is the best modern BMW money can buy, and one that, with such limited numbers in the US, will certainly go up in value. But what if you modify it? Steve Dinan’s S3.R, with 444 HP and 450 lb/ft of torque may […]

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Dinan S3-R 1M Media Tour – Rave reviews about our 450 horsepower 1M

May 30, 2014 by Cory Burns

For the last three months, our Dinan S3-R 1M has been making the rounds to multiple media outlets to give them a chance to experience the “Dinan Difference” in one of the most fun modern BMW platforms, the rare 1M. Our particular 1M makes 444 horsepower and 450 lb-ft of torque, equipped with almost every […]

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Video: Motor Trend Dinan Mini-Documentary

April 1, 2014 by Cory Burns

On this episode of The Downshift, Motor Trend take an inside look at one of the world’s most respected BMW tuners around. Since 1979, Dinan has been pushing the boundaries of what is possible with the reliability to match BMW’s factory warranty. Their products are the only performance products available through BMW dealers in North […]

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February 11, 2014 by Cory Burns

When the phrase “BMW Tuning” comes to mind, most think about improving power and handling, but rarely think about tuning their interior as well. After 35 years of BMW performance upgrades, Dinan has now added BAVSOUND as its official audio supplier for modern BMW’s. Like Dinan, Bavsound was started in a garage with hand-built products […]

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BMW Blog Gets the First Drive in Our S3-R 1M

February 6, 2014 by Cory Burns

Steve Dinan made a deal with the speed devil, and it’s been meted out in the details. The physical manifestation of this speed demon’s work is the S3-R BMW 1M. Just what makes this devilishly fast car so quick, who is the man who dare alter a modern cult classic, and why should you pay him $32,472 […]

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Steve Dinan Interviewed on The Smoking Tire Podcast

January 29, 2014 by Cory Burns

Steve had a blast visiting with the Smoking Tire crew last week and talking about the start of Dinan, tuning, racing and everything in between. You can give the complete episode a listen below: The Smoking Tire – Krautwerk

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Autoweek Takes A Spin in the 550xi S2

October 29, 2013 by AXIS

Jake Lingeman from Autoweek Magazine joined us for the final round of the Grand-AM season and spent to some seat time in the 550xi S2. Follow the jump to see more photos and read the article.Click here for the full story and more photos on Autoweek.com  

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Interview/Car Review with Steve Dinan on CNN Money

October 27, 2013 by AXIS

CNN Money recently experienced the “Dinan Difference” for themselves on the back roads of Monterey, California. Host Peter Valdez Dapena describes his experience with Dinan’s 550xi S2 and interviews Steve Dinan along the way about how it all started in a garage over 34 years ago. Follow the jump to see the video.  

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Steve Dinan at Laguna Seca

October 24, 2013 by AXIS

The BMW CCA Oktoberfest Track Day at Laguna Seca was a blast. The best part about being Steve Dinan is that there is always a lot of fun to be had, especially in our R&D vehicles. Check out this video of Steve testing out our F10 M5 Project car against some serious supercars.  

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Autoblog Tests out the 550i S3

October 23, 2013 by AXIS

Autoblog writer Michael Harley took a spin in our RWD 550i S3 to see what the Dinan Difference was all about. Read the full story after the jump. The 200 mph capable 5-Series features a comprehensive blend of components designed and tuned by Dinan, recognized for 34 years as the BMW tuning expert, to enhance […]

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