HAMANN WE ABOUT
Automotive technology and design
Individual high performance cars with state-of-the-art technology
and topical design are the specialty of HAMANN MOTORSPORT
located in the South German village Hüttisheim near Ulm. Owner and
founder of the company is Richard HAMANN, who invests his
knowhow from more than 20 years in motorsports into sportive tuning
for street cars. His career as a professional racing driver includes
many highlights like three times Champion of the German Special
Touring Car Trophy with a BMW M1 and races in Group C, DTM and
Back in 1986 the enterprise started customizing
BMW cars. The first HAMANN project was a turbocharged version
of the BMW M3 of the E30 model range. The two-door car powered 348
hp which accelerated the car in 5,1 seconds only from 0 - 100 km/h
and made it 273 km/h fast.
HAMANN developed the
tuning line steadily and meanwhile belongs to the most popular and
biggest tuners all over the world.
2002/2003 program includes all current BMW model ranges from the
316i compact up to the 760iL. HAMANN of course also offers
tuning programs for the BMW X5 SUV and the Z8 roadster. In the last
two years HAMANN extended the range to other brands with the
exclusive range for the new MINI, tuning for the new Range Rover
with BMW drivetrain and an individual program for Porsche
automobiles. Since 1997 the HAMANN subsidiary Opera DESIGN
offers customizing for Mercedes-Benz and smart cars.
HAMANN car or tuning part is delivered to the customer before
passing hard tests and TÜV homologation. Most important maxim of all
activities is maximum quality at development and manufacturing.