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      02-21-2009, 05:38 PM   #1
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bmw 1 series sedan idea

im thrilled by this idea,but seems like nobody talking about it so much,to say the true theres no topicat all(?)...
this is rough speedy photoshop but just imagine..
i would kill 4 it! the rear end is killer..
im sure theres gonna be a 1er sedan for next generation,too bad it didnt came out 4 this too...
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      02-21-2009, 06:04 PM   #2
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that would look awsome...the bottom pic with the white one is bad ass...they should make a 1 series sedan......i would buy one.
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      02-21-2009, 06:04 PM   #3
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I think what you're looking for is a re-styled 3er. I mean if the 3-series is BMW's compact sedan, then what category will this be in?


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      02-21-2009, 06:16 PM   #4
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Looks better than the coupe...

But even with extra door...realistically I wouldn't be able to lug friends around in those back seats...unless they were amputees.
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      02-21-2009, 06:24 PM   #5
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well you have the point it would be a restyled 3er,but it could be shorter wheel base from 1hatch..actually less lenght..but still room for backseat..thnx N 4 U
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either way the next generation of 3er will be longer,biger..so it would fit somewhere between... like vw jetta comparator...
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Yeah once the 1 Series is restyled, I will look at it as an option. Especially since I'm sure (by that time) the new 3 Series will be even bigger which would be too big for my tastes.

Currently I think it's cruel to have friends ride in the rear of the 1 Series...
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      02-21-2009, 07:32 PM   #8
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I must say that is the ugliest thing I have ever seen.... If you want a big car get the 3 or 5 series.
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      02-21-2009, 08:49 PM   #9
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shorten the front door and itll look better. coupes doors are longer. the white one looks the best but im sure its just cause of the angle
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A 1 Series sedan does not make any sense IMO. The five-door hatchback is alright but no sedan, that's what the 3 Series and 5 Series are for.
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First off, nice photoshop work.

I really hope the 1 resists the size creep that the 3 has experienced. As for the backseats on the 1, well I just treat mine as a two seater and consider the backseat for children and emergencies only.
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First off, nice photoshop work.

I really hope the 1 resists the size creep that the 3 has experienced. As for the backseats on the 1, well I just treat mine as a two seater and consider the backseat for children and emergencies only.
Heh. You think the size creep is bad on the 3 series?

Check out the new Audi A4. Looks like an A6!!!
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eww i could never imagine a 4 door 1 series
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kill it kill it! that thing is ugly... if you want four doors, by a 3 series... who cares about the back seat ppl... tell them to drive their own cars if its too small...

the 1 is perfect the way it is... unless they want to put a v8 in it
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Looks better than the coupe...

But even with extra door...realistically I wouldn't be able to lug friends around in those back seats...unless they were amputees.
that or 90lb lingerie models
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Check out the new Audi A4. Looks like an A6!!!
dude every audi looks practically the same
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As if the 3 series sedan had enough leg room... I can't see myself riding in a 1 series sedan without my knees stuck in the driver's back.
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I think the idea is great. In fact, now I almost NEED a compact 4dr Bimmer. Wait...

Seriously though, I love the compact 4 dr look. It looks better on the 1 than the coupe and I think the same on the E30s.
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I think watcha talking about is the previous 1 series...
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Looks good, but kinda like a limo. The front door is too long right now; looks the same as the coupe's plus a rear door. If you can cut the front door down in length about 20-25% then I think this would be quite an attractive car, though I'm not sure about marketability.

Perhaps photoshop the door combo off a 5-door hatch?
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