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2015 BMW 1-Series Hatchback facelift spy shots

2015 BMW 1-Series Hatchback Spy Shots (With Interior)

BMW is planning a subtle facelift for its 1-Series Hatchback sold overseas, as these latest spy shots reveal. The shots include prototypes for both the three- and five-door models, and confirm that the look of the 1-Series is being updated at both ends of the car. An earlier prototype only showed... read more

December 4, 2014 by 
 
BMW 2-Series Active Tourer, 2014 Geneva Motor Show

Possible Seven Front-Wheel-Drive BMWs In The Works, Including Z2 Roadster

It was in the spring of 2010 that BMW first confirmed plans for a new front-wheel-drive car, and now that car has arrived in the form of the 2016 2-Series Active Tourer... read more September 1, 2014 by 


 
2012 BMW 1-Series Hatchback (three-door)

First Details On Next-Generation BMW 1-Series

BMW’s current-generation 1-Series hatchback (sold overseas) is somewhat of an oddity in the world of compact cars because it has a sporty rear-wheel-drive layout and... read more June 10, 2014 by 


 
BMW 130i crash at Circuit Park Zandvoort

Racer Crashes Hard While Giving Family Member A Ride-Along: Video

Racing drivers take their lives into their hands when they strap into their cars, but they usually don't have passengers to share the risk with them. Rob ten Herkel was... read more December 13, 2013 by 


 
2014 BMW 1-Series Gran Turismo spy shots

Front-Wheel-Drive BMW 1-Series Sedan Due In 2017: Report

The front-wheel drive BMW 1-Series is coming, even though 80 percent of current 1-Series owners think their car is already front-wheel-drive. A new report today puts a... read more September 26, 2013 by 


 
BMW 1-Series (European model) fitted with prototype 1.5-liter 3-cylinder engine

BMW's 1.5-Liter Three-Cylinder Engine: First Drive Of Test Car

It's inevitable: With increasing pressure from fuel-efficiency and emission regulations globally, engines are going to get smaller. But BMW has simply taken its time-tested... read more March 26, 2013 by 


 
2011 BMW 3-Series Coupe

Half A Million BMWs Affected By Wide-Ranging Recall

BMW has issued a wide-ranging recall on several of its model lines, ranging from the 1-Series to the Z4 sports car. In total, there are 504,545 vehicles affected by the... read more February 18, 2013 by 


 
2014 BMW 1-Series Coupe and Convertible Limited Edition Lifestyle

BMW Announces Limited Edition 1-Series, Confirms Detroit Lineup

The BMW 1-Series Coupe and Convertibles, on sale since 2008, are about to enter their final model year, and to mark the occasion BMW is launching a pair of special edition... read more December 18, 2012 by 


 
2012 BMW M135i Hatchback (three-door)

New BMW 1-Series Sedan Likely To Feature M Performance Model

BMW is working on a new sedan based on its latest 1-Series range that will be aimed at customers in sedan-loving markets such as the U.S. and China. It will compete against... read more November 27, 2012 by 


 
Chris Harris with BMW's M135i and Audi's RS3

Chris Harris Compares The BMW M135i And Audi RS3: Forbidden Fruit Video

German automakers seem to have two absolute rules: there is no such this as “too complex,” and Americans don’t buy hatchbacks. We can’t comment on the... read more October 18, 2012 by 


 
BMW M135i 3dr hatchback quick drive

2012 BMW M135i Hatchback: Quick Drive

While European carmakers are slowly coming around to the concept of releasing their best products in the U.S., there are still a few cars denied to American customers. One of... read more October 16, 2012 by 


 
2012 BMW 1-Series Hatchback

BMW 1-Series Hatch Gets xDrive All-Wheel Drive: 2012 Paris Auto Show

The coupe and convertible versions of BMW’s second-generation 1-Series are yet to be launched, but over in Europe the new 1-Series has already debuted in three and... read more September 16, 2012 by 


 
BMW's M135i hot hatch

BMW Teases Its Not-For-North-America M135i: Video

We’ll admit it: we’re smitten with BMW’s M Performance hatchback, the M135i. It’s the right size, it offers hatchback sensibility and it looks to be a... read more August 1, 2012 by 


 
BMW ActiveE electric car

BMW Recalls ActiveE Electric And Z4 For Power Steering Issue

BMW has issued one of the first safety recalls for an electric car, with the automaker today announcing a recall for its 1-Series based ActiveE electric car due to a... read more July 6, 2012 by 


 
2012 BMW 1-Series Hatchback

Is A BMW 1-Series Sedan In The Works?

The BMW 3-Series sedan, like many of us, has picked up a few additional pounds and inches over the years. Since its launch in 1975, the BMW 3-Series has grown by over... read more May 24, 2012 by 


 
2013 BMW 135is

2013 BMW 135is Coupe And Convertible: 320 HP From $44,145

The BMW 1-Series M Coupe is basically done; it was a one-year special sold as a limited edition. But now there's a new compact BMW that's not-quite-but-almost as good, at... read more May 15, 2012 by 


 
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