Great (and surprising) news for 1-series owners: pricing for the entire range of 1-series BMW Performance parts have been reduced. New pricelist inside.
Here is BMWs first official commercial for the new Concept ActiveE car, based off the 1-series coupe.
Here is the official release and technical info behind the ActiveE: http://www.1addicts.com/forums/showthread.php?t=332082
Nice! Hope the ActiveE gets introduced in other BMW lineup.
BMW Concept ActiveE
BMWs vision for the future of the megacity vehicle, dubbed Project-i (Isetta?) comes in the form of this 1-series coupe modified to run on electricity.
For the next major autoshow on schedule, the International Autoshow at Detroit, BMW will bring this car to follow-up the VisionED concept car.
BMW maintains its goals of combining the green energy push with its own motto of "sheer driving pleasure" or "joy". They have aimed to make this car fun to drive, with a good amount of torque and power.
The Engine and Drivetrain
The engine itself is a uniquely derived unit that produced 170hp and 184 lb-ft of torque. … CONTINUED
The crew at WSTO is back with an improved version of their project 135i featuring new quad exhaust, carbon fiber diffuser, Advan RZ wheels and new matte black racing stripes. Check out the stunning new photos of this project car.
The 1-series and X5 have won Best Resale Value awards from Kelley Blue Book and a Residual Value Award from ALG, and the M3 is one of the Top 10 cars with Best Resale Value according to Kelley Blue Book
Here’s a recap by Berk Technology of their 2009 race season and their 135i race car, which has undergone many modifications in the past year.
The fantasies of many 1-series owner has become reality with this 130i fitted with S62 V8 motor (from E39 M5 / Z8). Interested in doing this project? Instructions are included!
Here is a 135i Sauber F1 Team Edition. This special edition 1-series was limited to 135 cars and this exact car is no. 110 out of 135. The special edition features the Performance carbon trunk spoiler, the black Performance kidneys, Style 261 M-wheels in specific colout “Celeton”, Performance carbon mirror caps, Performance steering wheel, Performance carbon interior parts, Sauber F1 stickers and a limited edition-badging in the roof, wrapped in alcantara.
Additionally, the car has received an ECU-upgrade from Swiss tuner collaction, which is also responsible for all the cars of the Swiss MINI CHALLENGE: 370hp and 550Nm of torque, Vmax somewhat aroung 290 kph. Furthermore, it’s got a KW V3 suspension, individually set up by collaction, as well.
Spotted here is what could be the long rumored 1-series supersport, a lightweight 1er with specific options aimed at the enthusiast not offered via BMW Performance catalog.