Here are some great photos and a video from an Alpine White 1M coupe running at the famous Circuit de Spa-Francorchamps, venue of the Formula One Belgian Grand Prix and the Spa 24 Hours races.
Just as the first European Delivery journal wraps up, here comes another – the first euro delivered valencia orange 1M coupe! 1ADDICTS member MNavigator has begun chronicling his 10 day adventure which will take him through 5 countries, 4 racing circuits, and some of the best driving roads in the world. Follow along inside.
Car and Driver posts up their first drive initial impressions of the 1M coupe, calling it great and weird and fun, with super-quick steering and go-kart like feel, with stunning grip. Check out the rest of their impressions inside.
1addicts member WLKSFTLY brings perhaps the most exciting update yet from his 1M european delivery adventure, this time recounting his time spent on the Nurburgring with his brand new car! Photos and videos inside.
Derek comes in with update #3 to his 1M coupe european delivery journal, this time posting the first owner videos of the 1M coupe, as well as his own personal reactions to the car after some more time in the pilot seat.
1addicts member and very first 1M coupe owner, Derek, has updated his 1M european delivery journal with his unique experience at BMW M with the 1M engineers and all the information which they shared. Some great 1M technical info has been posted in update #3 to Derek’s journal. See inside for the update.
Automobile Magazine’s Georg Kacher chimes in with his first drive review of a 1M coupe test prototype. The first press drives of the production 1M is set to begin soon, so stay tuned for those reviews.
A 1addicts member is the first to take delivery of his 1M coupe! And he did it in style, via european delivery! The occasion was so important that the 1M engineers even invited him to the M Studio at BMW M HQ at Garching for a short sit-down and briefing. Check out Derek’s ongoing journal inside!
We have added a live-look video of the BMW M underground garage for your viewing pleasure. It hopefully gives our readers a better sense of the mystique and aura of the environment, which only added to the truly special moment and the heritage of the collection of cars we were witnessing.
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What a treat. While covering the M Event in Germany today, Jason and Southlight were invited to tour the BMW M facility, including underground into BMW M’s garage. No not the employee parking garage– THE GARAGE. Yes, the garage where BMW M stores a copy of every single M car ever made. Many of them you or I have never seen or heard of before. Cars that we may have thought about or dreamed about, but never materialized.
The event itself was a special BMW M Press … CONTINUED
Car and Driver has the very first 1M vs. competition shootout, and the 1M emerged victorious over some formidable competition on some formidable grounds – versus the Audi TT RS and the Infiniti IPL G37 at the famed Tail of the Dragon roads. The 1M coupe was the “clear winner,” and described as neither a performance poseur nor a cynical styling exercise.
1addicts member GTFan712 was lucky enough to witness both a Valencia Orange and Black Sapphire Metallic 1M coupe at The Welt last week. These are the best naturally lit Valencia Orange 1M photos we’ve seen yet.