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03/06/2014    1:45 PM

Jethro compares the Audi S3 against the BMW M135i on track at Bedford Autodrome.

12/23/2013    8:00 AM

Our Hong Kong M135i members put together this aftermarket exhaust sound-off battle.

Here you can hear the stock vs M Performance vs Bastuck vs BCS vs Milltek exhausts.

09/07/2013    10:30 AM

CAR recently undertook a premium hot hatch comparison, featuring the M135i against the Mercedes A45 AMG and the Audi S3 (full review). Here’s how the trio stack up on paper:

The M135i serves up 320 HP and 332 LB-FT (450 Nm) from its 3 liter turbo N55 engine, mated to the 8 speed automatic ZF transmission and is RWD.

The Mercedes comes with the most power, but is also the most expensive out of this group, powered by a 360 HP / 332 LB-FT (450 Nm) 2-liter turbo engine and driven by a 7 speed dual clutch transmission and AWD.

The Audi S3 tested here has 300 HP and 380 Nm of torque from its 2 liter engine, 6 speed manual and AWD.

Here’s how they compare when tested.… CONTINUED

07/17/2013    6:50 PM

Chris Harris gives us his thoughts on the M135i hatchback versus the Mercedes A45 AMG hatchback. Winner? View inside.

07/08/2013    5:00 AM

Review by a BIMMERPOST member comparing his M135i hatchback to the A45 AMG hatchback following a test drive.

07/02/2013    7:00 AM

The Hong Kong BMW M135i Owners Group had a gathering over the weekend which saw a great turnout — 10 x M135i, 4 x 328i (F30), 1 x GTR, 1 x E36, 1 x Evo and 2 x M135i that met up later.

06/27/2013    10:59 AM

Autocar’s hot hatch shootout featuring the BMW M135i, Mercedes A45 AMG and the VW GTI.

05/12/2013    6:53 PM

From 1ADDICTS member and M135i owner mjh93sa:

From 1ADDICTS member and M135i owner mjh93sa:

With increasing numbers of the M-Lite on the road, and ever more people taking delivery it seemed that is was time to put together a meet with the aim of getting a few together in the same place to act geeky, compare cars, options, mpg figures and so on (as well as have a bit of a drive).

So organised primarily by TMP, and some collaborative route planning we took on the welsh valleys last weekend.

With a few late additions and drop-outs we managed to assemble a total of seven cars, 5 F20 M135is, and one each F21 M135i and E82 135i. In an unlikely coincidence that resulted in 2 Estoril Blue, 2 Glacier … CONTINUED