The 1-series M Coupe’s full release and specs will come at approximately 6PM EST, but basic specs have been posted by BMW insider Scott26. The 1M Coupe will feature 335hp, 0-100km/h in 4.9 seconds, 332 lb-ft torque (+37 overboost), and 1570kg (EU) weight. Pricing will come in at approximately 50,500 Euros.
For anyone who has been in a cave for the past 24 hours, the first full look at the 1M coupe appeared via a tantalizing video posted yesterday evening, serving as a preview to today’s official internet reveal with full press release, media, specs, and pricing info for certain market. This is expected to come at approximately 6PM EST today, so be sure to check in then!
Autocar has posted their review of the F10 535d M-Sport, calling it an excellent executive all-rounder with extraordinary performance for a diesel saloon car, capable of besting the factory quoted 5.7 second 0-62mph in real world performance. Not bad for car that gets 46.3 MPG! Here is their review.
Munich. The application containing all the product information on the new BMW X3 has been available in the App Store since the beginning of December 2010, offering the chance to experience the vehicle via iPad.
The application combines the advantages of the classic product catalogue, the website and the interactive possibilities of the iPad.
The BMW X3 App not only provides plenty of information and video material, but also gives users the chance to configure their ideal vehicle individually and to order product literature by operating the touchscreen. … CONTINUED
GT Haus showcased its F10 535i recently at the 2010 SEMA show but there have not many photos of this eye catching F10 until now. Inside are photos and an exhaust video from locations within Las Vegas, a perfect city for a car that is both bright and loud.
BMW sends another Merry Christmas message, this time featuring St. Nick having some wintertime sliding fun in the all new 2011 BMW X3.
The BMW 1-series M Coupe has just been fully unveiled in this official video! Check inside for the full look. The press release and official photos will come tomorrow (Thursday) at 6PM EST so stay tuned! This also provides the first official look at the 1-series LCI facelift, with its revised headlights (with eyebrows) and light bar tail lights.
BMW’s top performing inline 6 motor continues to rack up engine of the year awards. The newest I-6, the turbocharged N55 engine, has been awarded one of the best engine awards this year by Wards Auto. This year’s Wards Auto engine winners include:
3.0L N55 Turbocharged DOHC I-6 (BMW 335i)
3.0L TFSI Supercharged DOHC V-6 (Audi S4)
1.6L Turbocharged DOHC I-4 (Mini Cooper S)
3.6L Pentastar DOHC V-6 (Dodge Avenger)
5.0L DOHC V-8 (Ford Mustang GT)
1.4L DOHC I-4/111kW Drive Motor (Chevrolet Volt)
5.0L … CONTINUED
Edmunds Insideline has track performance tested the 2011 335is, achieving some great performance numbers, nipping at the heels of the E90 M3. Here is their performance test video and test results:
0-30 (sec): 2.0
0-45 (sec): 3.5
0-60 (sec): 5.0
0-75 (sec): 7.3
1/4-Mile (sec @ mph): 13.3 @ 104.6
0-60 with 1-ft Rollout (sec): 4.7
30-0 (ft): 27
60-0 (ft): 111
Slalom (mph): 67.2 (66.0 stability control on)
Skid Pad Lateral acceleration (g): 0.91g ( 0.85g stability control on )
BMW’s November sales were up nearly 20% over the previous period last year, driven by hot demand for the F10 5-series and X1. The BMW Group delivered 129,014 vehicles total in November. The 20% increase is BMW’s highest monthly gain this year and the company now targets 1.4M cars sold by the end of 2010.
The BMW Group increased its sales significantly in its three most important markets of Germany, the U.S. and China. In its domestic market of Germany, sales volumes for the BMW and MINI … CONTINUED
BMW community’s favorite driver Sabine Schmitz will be starting in CAR’s 2011 Performance Shootout, featuring 12 hot cars, an airstrip and the twisty Zwartkops raceway. Here’s a preview of her making a passenger shriek in an M3 Frozen Gray Edition, as usual.
It appears that the 1M coupe’s official internet reveal date has been moved up – to this Thursday, December 9 @ 6PM EST! Mark your calendars to tune in at that time to witness the 1M fully revealed for the first time.