German magazine Automotorundsport has put out these new renders of what the next generation 1-series could look like. It seems as though these renders are WAY off the reality of what will come. Most sources seem to confirm that the next one will take alot of styling cues from the BMW GINA concept car in some form, while these renders seem to rely on the current BMW 7-Series styling. Regardless, it did seem like an interesting attempt and worth the post.
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The folks over at Bimmerfile have gotten a chance to drive the 135i with performance package parts and have given us a look at their review.
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The heralded BMW 135i Coupe is set to take on the muscle of Albert Park at this year’s 2009 Australian Grand Prix.
A specially equipped 135i Coupe, bearing the famed tii livery and featuring BMW Performance gear, will take part in the Ultimate Speed Comparison.
A race between a V8 Supercar, fully prepared BMW Sauber Formula 1 car and road going BMW 135i Coupe, the Ultimate Speed Comparison is a crowd favourite which pits three high performance forms of motoring against each other in a one lap race to the finish line.
Summary: turbo 4 and 6 cylinder engines are going to be an M staple along with a focus on lightweight. Gone will be the days of large displacement and high horsepower engines
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Eight little one cars sitting on a hill….
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Not to be outdone, BMW Performance package parts are perfectly happy to mix it up with the big German tuning firms and they have made quite a showing with the 1 series!
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Ever since I was young it was a dream of mine to have my car in a magazine. When my last one was part of a small feature I thought that was awesome. Never did I think I would make it to the cover page though. I would like to thank Active Autowerke, without them this wouldnt have been possible, and my car would not be nearly as much fun to drive. Also photographer and editor Helmut Werb for writing this article and taking the awesome pics, again it would … CONTINUED
1Addicts member karlenstein has fit OEM BMW Performance brakes on his 1er and shares the very large resolution pictures with us.
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I have up for your enjoyment the complete BMW Performance video. The 3 series LCI looks like a 330i/328i/325i to me.
Complete BMW Performance Video
Download Link (Right Click and Save as): BMW Performance Video
(FYI: The parts page does not look to be updated yet Performance Parts Page)
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The recently released Performance parts for the BMW 135i are beyond cool. Here is a short video clip from BMWs division that showcases the car in “action”
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A very lucky member of 1Addicts has installed the full 135i Performance Package parts on his car and the difference is certainly striking
Ok, this is part of the new viral marketing campaign that BMW wants to do for the new 1-series.
They have actually built a giant ramp and will supposedly "launch" a new 1-series off it. Considering the 1-series is now officially out and can be seen at the dealership and ordered, I dont know when this "launch" will happen, but check out the website here: http://www.rampenfest.com/. And here is the blog for the ramp "filmmaker": http://jeffschultz.wordpress.com/… CONTINUED
EUROPEAN BMW 118d ADVANCED DIESEL NAMED 2008 WORLD GREEN CAR AT THE 2008 NEW YORK INTERNATIONAL AUTO SHOW
Jury of Nearly 50 Distinguished Automotive Journalists Recognize Emissions, Fuel Consumption and Power Plant Technology of BMWs 118d as Best in the World
Woodcliff Lake, NJ – March 20, 2008… The selection committee for the 2008 World Car Awards announced today that the European BMW 118d Advanced Diesel was named the 2008 World Green Car. Tom Purves, President and CEO of BMWNA, accepted the honor on behalf of … CONTINUED
It seems as though BMW has approved high performance ‘tii’ versions of the 1 and 3 series cars. Good times my friends!
Here Jason brings you some stunning press quality photos of the new BMW 135i in the yet unseen Cashmere Silver
Summary: $33,875 for 128i and $39,875 for 135i
PRICING ANNOUNCED FOR THE ALL-NEW BMW 1 SERIES CONVERTIBLE AT ITS WORLD DEBUT DURING THE 2008 NORTH AMERICAN INTERNATIONAL AUTO SHOW IN DETROIT
Woodcliff Lake, NJ – January 13, 2008… Those whose definition of pure driving pleasure includes wind in the face and sunshine above now have even more to smile about, as pricing was announced today for the new BMW 1 Series Convertible during its world debut at the 2008 North American International Auto Show in Detroit. The vehicle, which goes on sale … CONTINUED
BMWUSA 1-series configurator now online!!
Based on the new BMW 1 Series Coupe being presented to the world public for the first time at the Tokyo Motor Show 2007, this fascinating design study is the consistent evolution of BMW’s compact two-door with a clear focus on uncompromising sportiness. With its aerodynamically optimised body, a wide range of lightweight features serving to minimise the weight of the car and its axle load distribution, as well as an interior tailored specifically to the ambitious driver, this concept study clearly offers a high level of driving dynamics right … CONTINUED