Car Magazine has published pictures of the M1 undergoing cold weather testing in Scandinavia. While the guys at Car Magazine are assuming that this is a mule for the next gen 1-series coupe (F2x), its safe to say this actually is an M1 prototype. Why? The very same car was spotted around the BMW M headquarter in Garching (near Munich) before: http://www.1addicts.com/forums/showthread.php?t=311113
Would naming the upcoming 1-series “M” model as an M1 be sacrilege or natural and appropriate? Cast your vote now.
Now that the BMW M1 has been confirmed, the natural next question would be: What’s on everyone’s M1 wishlist (performance, features, options)? Come share your list.
Autocar reports that the BMW M1 has been green lighted! Sales will begin mid-2011 and it will be powered by a turbocharged straight six motor estimated to produce around 350hp.
EVO Mag further confirms a high performance 1-series is coming, and a BMW supercar. The question is which will be called the new BMW M1.
An ///M model 1-series below the M3 is possibly coming, according to M division sources. It will be based on the next gen 1-series will be designed to introduce younger customers to new M cars
Spotted here is what could be the long rumored 1-series supersport, a lightweight 1er with specific options aimed at the enthusiast not offered via BMW Performance catalog.
The latest rumors from Autoexpress is that a new BMW M1 will be made and available in 2012. It’s claimed to be based on the Vision EfficientDynamics concept vehicle. True? Details inside.
BMW has revealed that a sports car concept vehicle will be unveiled at Frankfurt Motor Show in September 2009. BMW’s answer to the R8? Hopefully.
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