Members from across the Bimmerpost sites gathered this past weekend for a large meet in Pembroke Pines, Florida. Nearly 200 cars showed attended the event, featuring bbq, raffle, and mobile dyno. Check out the event photos inside.
German publications were also on hand for the 1M coupe first drive and the reviews have been no less positive and encouraging than the US reviews. See inside for the translated key points from the reviews.
1-series owners are an addicted bunch. So much so that the car inspired Stewart Hendler and Pascal Remond to script and film this great short film / fictional commercial about the 1-series hatchback.
Car Enthusiast weighs in with their initial drive impressions, and yet positive review, full of potential for the 1M Coupe.
The crew at IND traveled to India to work on an M3POST member’s recently imported Nissan GTR. While there, they also witnessed his impressive car collection, including a supercharged E92 M3. Check out IND’s unique trip details and photos inside.
Another Review , And again they love it… Heres what they say: When you see the BMW 1-series M Coupé in the metal, it’s hard not to be impressed. Even with the taped disguise of this pre-production prototype, it is clear that this is more than just a warmed-over version of BMW’s price-leading two-door.
It’s not beautiful. But the added visual muscle and ground-hugging stance of the new entry-level M-car raises expectations of the performance lurking within. It’s a shot of attitude before you’ve even climbed … CONTINUED
M-Power.com just released an interview with Albert Biermann, Head of Development BMW M, giving away some more details on the 1 Series M Coupé
1M coupe first drive impressions continue to roll in. Edmunds was also part of the select group participating in the BMW 1M coupe prototype preliminary drives. Their initial impressions inside.
Select journalists were recently provided near production ready 1M coupes to test drive and review. Motortrend has now weighed in with their first drive impression, calling the 1M’s high level of control and cornering a level that seems impossible outside the virtual world of Sony’s Gran Turismo! Read on…
The combustion engine drivetrain for the production Vision Efficient Dynamics (gasoline motor version) has been revealed to be from the BMW Concept Active 5, a twinpower turbo straight-six gasoline engine with elecric drive and eight-speed automatic transmission. A fully hybrid version of the VED will follow later.