Simply put, a body kit is an alternative modification to a car’s original factory appearance; usually made from fiberglass, polyurethane, or in some cases carbon fibre, a body kit can put an individual stamp on an otherwise mass-made car.
Thought to have originated in America in the early 20th century, body kits have been a staple for car enthusiasts for many years.
There are four types of body kit at your disposal to enhance the visual aspects or performance of your car:
Potentially… Any exterior (or performance) modifications to your vehicle may affect insurance coverage – some companies may ask for specific documentation without affecting what you pay, while others may adjust your premiums.
There are insurance companies out there that specialise in modified vehicles, so you might be able to get a great deal through them! However, we do advise that you consult with your insurance provider before making any changes to your car’s appearance/ performance.
There are quite a few reasons why someone would buy and install a body kit for your BMW:
A body kit can transform the way your car looks and feels when you’re driving it – and what you want out of a kit is 100% up to you!
While some people may want their BMW to look more aggressive (through a wide body kit), others may want a sleeker look that, in addition, improves the aerodynamics of their BMW; reducing drag and enhancing corner drivability.
A body kit can also be a simple way to repair car damage, like scraped bumpers or mirrors that have been knocked off the car.
There’s no right or wrong reason to get a car body kit – you may want to change the way your BMW looks, drives, or to fix damage... or a mix of all these reasons.
All our sites have parts specialists that would love to help you with your BMW dream, they will offer a consultation on the best look for your car that in addition will help with overall performance, no matter the model or your budget.
Adding specifications to your used BMW needn’t be a hassle with Williams on your doorstep.
We recently had a client come in with their used M3 Competition xDrive that they had previously purchased at Williams Rochdale BMW, who wanted to create a car uniquely theirs with an M Performance body kit. Take a look at the stunning results below: