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BMW Megacity Vehicle announcement

BMW Confirms 2013 Launch For All-Electric Megacity Vehicle

In March of 2008 BMW first announced plans to establish a new research division called ‘Project i,’ whose task would be to develop a number of solutions for a vehicle designed for congested city motoring. The goal of Project i was never to exclusively develop one type of vehicle, but to come up... read more

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2010 BMW 135i Coupe and Convertible

80 Percent Of BMW 1-Series Owners Think Their Car Is Front-Wheel Drive

Last week’s announcement that BMW is planning to launch a new entry-level model with a front-wheel drive powertrain would certainly have had some brand purists spewing... read more March 23, 2010 by 


 
BMW 1-Series M Car spy shots

Spy Shots: Possible BMW 1-Series M Car

The all-new 2012 BMW 1-Series is set for launch next year and in the lead up to its reveal prototypes for the car have been spotted testing all around Europe. So far the only... read more March 15, 2010 by 


 
2010 BMW 1-Series

BMW 1-Series M-Car Back Off The Table?

If you were waiting for an M-Division 1-Series, it looks like you may be out of luck--again. The on-again, off-again project won't see daylight according to a new report out... read more March 3, 2010 by 


 
2012 BMW minicar rendering

Rendered: 2012 BMW Minicar

BMW’s future plans for a new all-electric urban commuter vehicle known as the Megacity has been getting all the buzz lately but there’s also news that the German... read more February 23, 2010 by 


 
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New Details On BMW's M-Division 1-Series

Making a clear statement that BMW's M products can be financially accessible as well as hair-raisingly quick is one of M Division chief Dr. Kay Segler's chief goals, and it's... read more February 16, 2010 by 


 
2012 BMW 1-Series Hatchback rendering

Rendered: 2012 BMW 1-Series Hatchback

BMW released an updated version of the 1-Series compact in late 2008 but since then suspicious prototypes of a new car with similar proportions and signature BMW styling have... read more January 25, 2010 by 


 
2009 BMW Concept ActiveE

BMW Planning Targeted U.S. Lease Program For ActiveE

BMW's forays into the electric car world are well-known, particularly the MINI E, which is currently being leased to select private citizens in key U.S. markets. The next BMW... read more January 18, 2010 by 


 
2011 BMW 135i

2011 BMW 135i Gets New Single-Turbo Engine, Dual-Clutch Gearbox

BMW's venerable N54 twin-turbocharged 3.0-liter inline six-cylinder engine is one of the most-loved of the Ultimate Driving Machine's current crop (the M Division's... read more January 11, 2010 by 


 
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BMW 1-Series M Car Coming In 2011

About a year ago, BMW's M Division development chief said a 1-Series M car was off the table, and hopes were consequently deflated. But now new reports of an entry-level M... read more January 6, 2010 by 


 
2010 Lexus HS 250h

Los Angeles Auto Show: Would Americans Buy the Baby Lexus LF-Ch Hybrid Electric?

First off, all of the madness concerning using letters and numbers to name cars has just gone too far. It worked for a few car companies like BMW (who has always done it) but... read more December 7, 2009 by 


 
BMW 1-Series Hybrid test-mule spy shots

Spy Shots: BMW 1-Series Hybrid Test-Mule

Unlike the mainstream market where hybrid technology is used to maximize fuel efficiency, luxury automakers have employed hybrid systems as a way to maintain or improve... read more November 19, 2009 by 


 
Lexus grille

Report: Lexus to tackle 1-series in Europe with new hatchback

Lexus is unlikely to launch a sub-$30,000 model in the U.S. but that doesn’t mean it won’t develop a new entry-level model for other markets. One possibility is... read more August 6, 2009 by 


 
2010 BMW 1-series

New engines added to BMW 1-series lineup

Like its 7-series bigger brother, the diminutive BMW 1-series is being upgraded for the 2010 model year with new engines and several special edition models. New to the lineup... read more June 25, 2009 by 


 
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Report: BMW to cut 1-series production costs, introduce shooting brake variant

BMW is having a hard time making much money on the 1-series because it is capped in its upper price range by competition with the 3-series, yet it still features much of the... read more May 5, 2009 by 


 
Alpina D3 biturbo: a 3-series with the heart of a 1-series

Alpina D3 biturbo: a 3-series with the heart of a 1-series

German tuner Alpina has given the world some fantastically tweaked BMWs over the years, from the AWD B3 Biturbo to the new B7, based on the latest 7-series and shown at this... read more March 16, 2009 by 


 
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