Live to Offend’s Widebody BMW E36 Is the Perfect ’90s Remix, Builds on M3 Glory

Chances are that you’ve felt the vibes of at least one ’90s remix this year (heck, they’ve been popular for quite a few years now), so why wouldn’t this extend to one of the most iconic BMWs in the history of the brand, the E36 3 Series form four generations ago? Welcome to the widebody work of DJ Khyzyl Saleem and his Live to Offend record house!

We’re kidding, of course—Khyzyl is actually a digital artist, while his LTO label is the company producing the body kits he envisions. In fact, you might already be familiar with his real-world work, since his builds have graced multiple editions of the SEMA show, whether under the said brand or not—here’s widebody kit he put together for PistachioFd, the Mercedes V12-animated Mazda RX-7 we’ll meet at the Las Vegas custom car show next year.

The first time we discussed the LTO E36 BMW widebody kit was back in September when we compared the original renderings—released in the summer of last year—to a bath including CAD [computer-aided design] data. And we can now feast our eyes on the first prototype, which comes in white, just like the said 2020 3D goodies.

The kit naturally fits non-M3 E36 Bimmers, but it will stay true to the name of the brand by splitting opinions.

This kit won’t be to everyone’s taste of course, but we are overwhelmed with how it turned out! A couple of things to adjust and alter, but it’s here,” the artist states on Instagram.

Come to think of it, the E36 M3 had its fair share of critics back in the day, with certain enthusiasts being displeased by the fact that, unlike its homologation special predecessor (the original E30 M3), the newcomer brought the badge to the masses.

Details such as the vented overfenders, which sport the traditional colors of the Motorsport Division, and other super-sized aero bits like the front splitter and the rear wing, are the first that grab one’s eye.

However, what really gets us excited are the little details like the hexagonal headlights or the vents sitting just aft of those conspicuous BBS wheels, even without the side exhaust tips that use to occupy this area in the original renderings.

The prototype, which can be found on American soil, also sports air suspension, so you don’t have to worry about the aero pieces getting “sculpted” in the real world. So here’s to as many miles on the prototype build as possible!



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