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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 Europe, where small cars like BMW’s 1-series and the Audi A3 sell in substantial numbers, and according to a new report... read more

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BMW releases ‘Performance Power Kit’ for N54 straight-six engine

BMW’s N54 series straight-six engine is one of the most coveted powerplants currently in production, picking up prestigious awards like the International Engine of the... read more February 16, 2009 by 


 
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BMW reportedly planning a spiritual successor for the 2002

Last year we saw the first test-mules for the next-generation BMW 1-series driving around the streets of Munich in Germany. At first appearance the test vehicles looked like... read more January 21, 2009 by 


 
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BMW's new 116d tops 53mpg, rivals hybrids

The 1-series has been a popular staple among premium small-car buyers in Europe for some time, but it has only hit the U.S. recently. The fun-to-drive and attractive compact... read more January 8, 2009 by 


 
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Next-generation BMW 1-series could get 'shooting brake' variant

BMW released an updated version of the 1-series compact late last year and since then a suspicious prototype of the hatch has been captured running around German streets. At... read more November 24, 2008 by 


 
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BMW Performance goes online: 1-Series and 3-Series get first upgrades

BMW has released a video on its website promoting its new 'BMW Performance' range of accessories, which is designed to allow customers to purchase factory-backed performance... read more November 24, 2008 by 


 
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Hartge releases new modified BMW 135i

Almost six months ago, Hartge revealed its original take on the 1-series. At that time, it was entirely an appearance and suspension upgrade package, leaving the engine... read more September 22, 2008 by 


 
Hartge tunes the BMW 1-series

Hartge tunes the BMW 1-series

Just a month ago Hartge released its tuned M3 coupe, and already it's back with a tuned 1-series. Like the M3, the 1-series gets a unique cosmetic treatment, but unlike the... read more March 12, 2008 by 


 
BMW X5 diesel-hybrid concept, 1-series tii and M3 Convertible headed to Geneva

BMW X5 diesel-hybrid concept, 1-series tii and M3 Convertible headed to Geneva

BMW will be showcasing two very different concepts at next month’s Geneva Motor Show, one a brand new eco-friendly vehicle touting the latest in EfficientDynamics... read more February 21, 2008 by 


 
BMW Performance 1-series brochure leaked

BMW Performance 1-series brochure leaked

BMW is set to expand its aftermarket accessories line to include the new 1-series range, and a new brochure that’s leaked onto the web details all the goodies we can... read more January 29, 2008 by 


 
AC Schnitzer ACS1 3.5I BMW 1-series

AC Schnitzer ACS1 3.5I BMW 1-series

BMW’s 1-series coupe is still the new kid on the block but its twin-turbo straight six is an engine most reputable tuners in Germany will be familiar with. AC... read more November 29, 2007 by 


 
BMW Concept 1-series tii

BMW Concept 1-series tii

The 1-series hasn’t even touched down on American shores yet, and already BMW is building new concepts and increasing the performance of the hot little ride. Mostly a... read more October 23, 2007 by 


 
BMW planning 1-series based concept for Tokyo

BMW planning 1-series based concept for Tokyo

When BMW shows a concept car based on a current production model, there’s a good chance it will eventually end up in production with minimal changes. More recent... read more October 15, 2007 by 


 
BMW 1-series to hit U.S. shores under $30,000

BMW 1-series to hit U.S. shores under $30,000

The 1-series, as sold in the U.S., will come only in coupe form, but will have the option of two different six-cylinder engines. The base 128i model will have 230hp, while... read more September 12, 2007 by 


 
Hartge builds 300+km/h LPG BMW 1-series

Hartge builds 300+km/h LPG BMW 1-series

German tuner Hartge has released more details about its BMW 1-series hatch designed to run on liquefied petroleum gas (LPG). Labeled project ‘V300+’, the LPG... read more July 12, 2007 by 


 
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Video: BMW’s new 1-series coupe

When the first blurry images of the new 1-series coupe turned up we were a bit disappointed and thought the car looked out of proportion. However, this latest video has put... read more July 3, 2007 by 


 
 

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